Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 30 56
Rank change year-on-year -28 +26 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 146 265 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.63% 7.02% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 7.67% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 96 152 105
Birmingham median annual salary £28,500 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.75% +45.45% -26.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,100 £23,550
90th Percentile £64,375 £75,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £35,218 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.04% +17.39% -18.92%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,899 3,456 3,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.92% 91.60% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,122 2,483 2,709
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,006
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.64% -3.52%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Birmingham

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Birmingham

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 96 (65.75%) Degree
2 88 (60.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (41.10%) Software Engineering
4 43 (29.45%) Data Centre
5 42 (28.77%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (28.08%) Mathematics
7 40 (27.40%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (27.40%) GDPR
8 39 (26.71%) ITIL
8 39 (26.71%) Physics
9 33 (22.60%) Data Protection
9 33 (22.60%) C#
9 33 (22.60%) Firewall
10 31 (21.23%) CheckPoint
11 30 (20.55%) Finance
12 27 (18.49%) C++
13 26 (17.81%) VMware
14 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (15.75%) Service Delivery
15 23 (15.75%) Java
15 23 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
17 20 (13.70%) CRM
17 20 (13.70%) Presales
18 19 (13.01%) ITIL V3
18 19 (13.01%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (13.01%) SQL
18 19 (13.01%) Cisco
18 19 (13.01%) TOGAF

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.68%) CMS
1 1 (0.68%) Drupal
1 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) HFM
1 6 (4.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (2.05%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.96%) IaaS
1 16 (10.96%) PaaS
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.60%) Firewall
2 17 (11.64%) LAN
2 17 (11.64%) OSPF
2 17 (11.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.11%) Essbase
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (20.55%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Publishing
3 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (37.67%) Graduate
2 40 (27.40%) Analyst
3 33 (22.60%) Graduate Analyst
4 29 (19.86%) Developer
5 25 (17.12%) Graduate Technical Analyst
5 25 (17.12%) Technical Analyst
6 22 (15.07%) Graduate Developer
7 19 (13.01%) Architect
8 14 (9.59%) Software Engineer
9 12 (8.22%) SCCM Engineer
9 12 (8.22%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 12 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (8.22%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.79%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Hyperion Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.16%) .NET
2 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (4.11%) CSS
3 6 (4.11%) HTML
3 6 (4.11%) OpenEmbedded
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (4.11%) Yocto
4 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.74%) HTML5
5 4 (2.74%) XML
6 3 (2.05%) REST
7 2 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.45%) Data Centre
2 42 (28.77%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (27.40%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (10.27%) Management Information System
5 14 (9.59%) CMDB
6 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) Robotics
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Windows
2 12 (8.22%) Windows 10
2 12 (8.22%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.48%) Linux
4 6 (4.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.10%) Software Engineering
2 41 (28.08%) Mathematics
3 39 (26.71%) ITIL
3 39 (26.71%) Physics
4 33 (22.60%) Data Protection
5 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (15.75%) Service Delivery
7 20 (13.70%) CRM
7 20 (13.70%) Presales
8 19 (13.01%) ITIL V3
8 19 (13.01%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (13.01%) Service Management
8 19 (13.01%) Thought Leadership
8 19 (13.01%) TOGAF
9 18 (12.33%) OOP
10 17 (11.64%) Network Management
11 16 (10.96%) Information Security
11 16 (10.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.60%) C#
2 27 (18.49%) C++
3 23 (15.75%) Java
4 19 (13.01%) SQL
5 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.22%) VBScript
6 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.11%) C
8 3 (2.05%) Python
9 2 (1.37%) PHP
9 2 (1.37%) R
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (65.75%) Degree
2 88 (60.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (11.64%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (9.59%) CEH
4 14 (9.59%) CISSP
4 14 (9.59%) CompTIA Security+
4 14 (9.59%) ISEB
4 14 (9.59%) PMI Certification
4 14 (9.59%) PMP
5 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (8.22%) MCP
6 12 (8.22%) MCSE
7 7 (4.79%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (27.40%) GDPR
2 16 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (9.59%) GPG13
4 10 (6.85%) SLA
5 3 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.85%) Firmware
3 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.22%) SCCM
1 12 (8.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (21.23%) CheckPoint
2 26 (17.81%) VMware
3 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.01%) Cisco
5 17 (11.64%) Fortinet
5 17 (11.64%) HP
6 14 (9.59%) Citrix
6 14 (9.59%) EMC
6 14 (9.59%) NetApp
7 8 (5.48%) Oracle
8 6 (4.11%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.05%) SAP
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com