Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 51 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 172 233 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.44% 4.89% 4.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.58% 11.25% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 139 138 166
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -26.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £23,375
90th Percentile £71,000 £52,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +2.94%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1625 2071 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 41.96% 43.51% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 1336 1035
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,343 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £73,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 125 (72.67%) Degree
2 122 (70.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (37.21%) Finance
3 64 (37.21%) Software Engineering
4 62 (36.05%) SQL
5 60 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (25.58%) Java
7 44 (25.58%) JavaScript
8 36 (20.93%) SQL Server
8 36 (20.93%) CSS
9 34 (19.77%) HTML
10 32 (18.60%) .NET
10 32 (18.60%) Physics
11 31 (18.02%) Mathematics
12 30 (17.44%) Microsoft
13 29 (16.86%) C#
14 28 (16.28%) Web Services
14 28 (16.28%) Test Automation
14 28 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (15.70%) SDLC
16 26 (15.12%) MVC
16 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (13.95%) XML
18 23 (13.37%) ITIL
18 23 (13.37%) Data Centre
18 23 (13.37%) Presales
18 23 (13.37%) QA
19 21 (12.21%) Continuous Improvement
19 21 (12.21%) CheckPoint

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 17 (9.88%) JBoss
2 13 (7.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.74%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.16%) CMS
4 2 (1.16%) Drupal
4 2 (1.16%) Mule
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) Actimize
2 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.14%) Force.com
4 9 (5.23%) IaaS
4 9 (5.23%) PaaS
5 5 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.58%) Office 365
7 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.05%) Firewall
2 17 (9.88%) LAN
3 16 (9.30%) WAN
4 12 (6.98%) HTTP
4 12 (6.98%) OSPF
5 5 (2.91%) Extranet
6 4 (2.33%) RFID
6 4 (2.33%) WLAN
7 2 (1.16%) Internet
7 2 (1.16%) Skype
7 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.58%) DNS
8 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.58%) Network Security
8 1 (0.58%) SAN
8 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.98%) Big Data
2 12 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.07%) MySQL
4 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.91%) MS Access
6 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.33%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.16%) DB2
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.58%) Power BI
9 1 (0.58%) QlikView
9 1 (0.58%) Riak
Development Applications
1 20 (11.63%) Maven
2 18 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.30%) JUnit
4 14 (8.14%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.40%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.40%) Subversion
6 10 (5.81%) JIRA
7 9 (5.23%) Selenium
8 8 (4.65%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.65%) JBehave
8 8 (4.65%) WebDriver
9 7 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (4.07%) Gradle
9 7 (4.07%) JMeter
9 7 (4.07%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.07%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.49%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.49%) TestNG
11 5 (2.91%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.91%) WATIR
General
1 64 (37.21%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Banking
3 17 (9.88%) Automotive
4 16 (9.30%) Financial Institution
5 10 (5.81%) Electronics
6 9 (5.23%) Publishing
7 4 (2.33%) Marketing
8 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (38.37%) Developer
2 39 (22.67%) Analyst
3 33 (19.19%) Graduate
4 31 (18.02%) Technical Analyst
5 27 (15.70%) Senior Developer
6 26 (15.12%) Architect
6 26 (15.12%) Graduate Analyst
7 25 (14.53%) Graduate Technical Analyst
8 24 (13.95%) Java Developer
9 16 (9.30%) .NET Developer
9 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (9.30%) C# Developer
10 13 (7.56%) Salesforce Developer
10 13 (7.56%) Senior Salesforce Developer
11 12 (6.98%) Salesforce Architect
11 12 (6.98%) Senior Architect
11 12 (6.98%) Senior Salesforce Architect
12 11 (6.40%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.93%) CSS
2 34 (19.77%) HTML
3 32 (18.60%) .NET
4 28 (16.28%) Web Services
5 24 (13.95%) XML
6 19 (11.05%) REST
7 17 (9.88%) ASP.NET
8 16 (9.30%) XSLT
9 15 (8.72%) Visualforce
10 14 (8.14%) Spring
11 12 (6.98%) Java EE
12 10 (5.81%) Ajax
12 10 (5.81%) Hibernate
12 10 (5.81%) JMS
12 10 (5.81%) jQuery
13 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (5.23%) Node.js
13 9 (5.23%) RESTful
14 8 (4.65%) JPA
15 7 (4.07%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.37%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.40%) User Experience
4 9 (5.23%) CMDB
4 9 (5.23%) Fintech
5 8 (4.65%) CAN bus
6 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.91%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.91%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.16%) Life Science
10 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) Blog
11 1 (0.58%) Clustering
11 1 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.58%) NHS
11 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.56%) Unix
2 10 (5.81%) Windows
3 9 (5.23%) Linux
4 4 (2.33%) Android
4 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.21%) Software Engineering
2 60 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.60%) Physics
4 31 (18.02%) Mathematics
5 28 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 27 (15.70%) SDLC
7 26 (15.12%) MVC
8 23 (13.37%) ITIL
8 23 (13.37%) Presales
9 21 (12.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (12.21%) Service Delivery
10 20 (11.63%) Project Management
11 19 (11.05%) Mentoring
11 19 (11.05%) PRINCE2
12 17 (9.88%) Scrum
13 16 (9.30%) BDD
13 16 (9.30%) Collateral Management
13 16 (9.30%) ETL
14 15 (8.72%) OO
15 13 (7.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.05%) SQL
2 44 (25.58%) Java
2 44 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 29 (16.86%) C#
4 17 (9.88%) XPath
5 15 (8.72%) Apex Code
6 14 (8.14%) Python
7 13 (7.56%) C
8 12 (6.98%) C++
9 9 (5.23%) Embedded C
10 8 (4.65%) Embedded C++
10 8 (4.65%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.07%) Perl
12 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.91%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.16%) PHP
13 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.16%) R
13 2 (1.16%) Scala
13 2 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 125 (72.67%) Degree
2 122 (70.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (9.30%) GNVQ
3 16 (9.30%) HND
4 12 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (5.81%) PMP
6 9 (5.23%) ISEB
6 9 (5.23%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.49%) CEH
7 6 (3.49%) CISSP
7 6 (3.49%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (3.49%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.58%) CCSA
9 1 (0.58%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.58%) MCP
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.37%) QA
2 8 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.49%) GPG13
4 3 (1.74%) IEC 62304
4 3 (1.74%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.58%) FINRA
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.58%) MISRA
5 1 (0.58%) PMO
5 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.81%) Firmware
1 10 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.58%) HDFS
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.21%) CheckPoint
3 19 (11.05%) Oracle
4 17 (9.88%) HP
5 16 (9.30%) Cisco
6 15 (8.72%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (7.56%) Fortinet
8 10 (5.81%) Citrix
8 10 (5.81%) VMware
9 9 (5.23%) EMC
9 9 (5.23%) NetApp
10 4 (2.33%) BMC
10 4 (2.33%) Greenplum
10 4 (2.33%) Juniper
10 4 (2.33%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.16%) Adobe
11 2 (1.16%) FIS
11 2 (1.16%) IBM
11 2 (1.16%) Informatica
11 2 (1.16%) Jitterbit