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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 61 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 63 85 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.44% 3.61% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.83% 8.85% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 49
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 641 960 616
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.05% 40.75% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 442 618 510
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 118 (80.82%) Degree
2 62 (42.47%) Software Engineering
3 52 (35.62%) Data Centre
4 51 (34.93%) Finance
5 45 (30.82%) Service Delivery
5 45 (30.82%) CheckPoint
5 45 (30.82%) ITIL
5 45 (30.82%) Cisco
5 45 (30.82%) HP
5 45 (30.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
7 35 (23.97%) SQL
8 33 (22.60%) .NET
8 33 (22.60%) HTML
8 33 (22.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 32 (21.92%) Mathematics
10 30 (20.55%) MySQL
10 30 (20.55%) CSS
10 30 (20.55%) MS Excel
11 29 (19.86%) SQL Server
11 29 (19.86%) C#
12 28 (19.18%) Firewall
12 28 (19.18%) Web Development
13 27 (18.49%) Fortinet
13 27 (18.49%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (18.49%) OSPF
13 27 (18.49%) LAN
13 27 (18.49%) WAN
13 27 (18.49%) Network Management
13 27 (18.49%) Mentoring

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 4 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.05%) Drupal
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Mule
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Blender
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Sentinel
2 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.05%) Magento
3 2 (1.37%) Shopify
4 1 (0.68%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (12.33%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (12.33%) IaaS
3 18 (12.33%) PaaS
4 3 (2.05%) GitHub
5 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.18%) Firewall
2 27 (18.49%) LAN
2 27 (18.49%) OSPF
2 27 (18.49%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) MySQL
2 29 (19.86%) SQL Server
3 18 (12.33%) DB2
4 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) Flink
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) Impala
6 1 (0.68%) OLAP
6 1 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.68%) Riak
6 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.42%) JUnit
3 4 (2.74%) Maven
4 3 (2.05%) TestNG
4 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (1.37%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.68%) gulp
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (34.93%) Finance
2 24 (16.44%) Retail
3 20 (13.70%) Publishing
4 7 (4.79%) Automotive
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.05%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (30.82%) Developer
1 45 (30.82%) Graduate
2 27 (18.49%) Analyst
3 24 (16.44%) Graduate Analyst
4 23 (15.75%) Network Engineer
4 23 (15.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (15.07%) Graduate Technical Analyst
5 22 (15.07%) Technical Analyst
6 21 (14.38%) Graduate Developer
7 18 (12.33%) Architect
8 16 (10.96%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (10.27%) .NET Developer
10 14 (9.59%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 11 (7.53%) Junior
12 10 (6.85%) PHP Developer
13 7 (4.79%) Junior Developer
14 6 (4.11%) Java Developer
14 6 (4.11%) SCCM Engineer
14 6 (4.11%) Software Developer
15 5 (3.42%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.60%) .NET
1 33 (22.60%) HTML
2 30 (20.55%) CSS
3 15 (10.27%) jQuery
4 11 (7.53%) HTML5
5 8 (5.48%) Web Services
6 7 (4.79%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.11%) Spring
8 4 (2.74%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.74%) RESTful
9 3 (2.05%) CSS3
9 3 (2.05%) J2EE
9 3 (2.05%) LESS
9 3 (2.05%) REST
9 3 (2.05%) Sass
9 3 (2.05%) SOAP
9 3 (2.05%) Spring MVC
9 3 (2.05%) Spring Security
9 3 (2.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (35.62%) Data Centre
2 25 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.33%) CMDB
4 4 (2.74%) Fintech
4 4 (2.74%) iPhone
4 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.74%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.05%) NHS
6 2 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.37%) Social Media
6 2 (1.37%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.68%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.22%) Windows
2 8 (5.48%) Linux
3 7 (4.79%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.11%) Android
4 6 (4.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Unix
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.47%) Software Engineering
2 45 (30.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 45 (30.82%) ITIL
2 45 (30.82%) Service Delivery
3 33 (22.60%) Root Cause Analysis
4 32 (21.92%) Mathematics
5 28 (19.18%) Web Development
6 27 (18.49%) Mentoring
6 27 (18.49%) Network Management
7 26 (17.81%) Physics
8 24 (16.44%) Project Management
9 20 (13.70%) CRM
9 20 (13.70%) Service Management
10 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (13.01%) Presales
11 18 (12.33%) Gantt Chart
11 18 (12.33%) IT Strategy
11 18 (12.33%) ITIL V3
11 18 (12.33%) Line Management
11 18 (12.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
2 35 (23.97%) SQL
3 29 (19.86%) C#
4 14 (9.59%) PHP
5 13 (8.90%) Java
6 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.11%) VBScript
7 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.74%) Python
9 3 (2.05%) Ruby
10 2 (1.37%) R
10 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) Go
11 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 118 (80.82%) Degree
2 27 (18.49%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (15.75%) ISEB
4 18 (12.33%) PMI Certification
4 18 (12.33%) PMP
5 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.11%) MCP
6 6 (4.11%) MCSE
7 5 (3.42%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.74%) GNVQ
8 4 (2.74%) HND
9 2 (1.37%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) CISA
10 1 (0.68%) CISM
10 1 (0.68%) CISSP
10 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.90%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (12.33%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.68%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (12.33%) SCVMM
2 6 (4.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (30.82%) CheckPoint
1 45 (30.82%) Cisco
1 45 (30.82%) HP
2 27 (18.49%) Fortinet
3 24 (16.44%) VMware
4 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
4 21 (14.38%) Oracle
5 18 (12.33%) BMC
5 18 (12.33%) Citrix
5 18 (12.33%) EMC
5 18 (12.33%) IBM
5 18 (12.33%) Juniper
5 18 (12.33%) NetApp
6 4 (2.74%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
7 1 (0.68%) Vertica
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