Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 56 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 211 178 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.80% 4.68% 5.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.38% 11.00% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 136 141 145
Birmingham median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +30.91% -24.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £56,375 £65,000 £48,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +26.98% - -10.00%

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 1,704 1,618 2,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.81% 42.57% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 1,186 1,351
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,972 £41,162
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.35% +4.40% -3.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 164 (77.73%) Degree
2 157 (74.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (53.55%) Software Engineering
4 72 (34.12%) Self-Motivation
5 71 (33.65%) Data Centre
6 64 (30.33%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (27.96%) Mathematics
8 54 (25.59%) ITIL
8 54 (25.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 53 (25.12%) Microsoft
10 48 (22.75%) VMware
11 46 (21.80%) Finance
11 46 (21.80%) SQL
11 46 (21.80%) Physics
12 45 (21.33%) C#
13 44 (20.85%) Windows
14 43 (20.38%) Root Cause Analysis
14 43 (20.38%) Firewall
15 41 (19.43%) CheckPoint
15 41 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (18.96%) Service Delivery
17 36 (17.06%) .NET
17 36 (17.06%) GDPR
18 33 (15.64%) Data Protection
19 32 (15.17%) ITIL Certification
20 31 (14.69%) CRM
20 31 (14.69%) JavaScript
21 27 (12.80%) Citrix
21 27 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (11.85%) Cisco

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 11 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (10.90%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.47%) HFM
2 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.53%) IaaS
1 18 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (8.53%) PaaS
2 11 (5.21%) Office 365
3 8 (3.79%) SaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Force.com
4 2 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.38%) Firewall
2 23 (10.90%) LAN
2 23 (10.90%) OSPF
2 23 (10.90%) WAN
3 9 (4.27%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.27%) MySQL
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.37%) Big Data
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.95%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.95%) Power BI
8 1 (0.47%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) Essbase
8 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.32%) Jasmine
3 4 (1.90%) Mocha
3 4 (1.90%) Selenium
4 3 (1.42%) JIRA
4 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.95%) Log4Net
5 2 (0.95%) Subversion
5 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) JUnit
6 1 (0.47%) Maven
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 46 (21.80%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Publishing
3 11 (5.21%) Legal
4 8 (3.79%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.90%) Marketing
5 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Automotive
7 2 (0.95%) Advertising
7 2 (0.95%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (27.96%) Graduate
2 46 (21.80%) Analyst
3 44 (20.85%) Developer
3 44 (20.85%) Graduate Analyst
4 35 (16.59%) Architect
4 35 (16.59%) Graduate Technical Analyst
4 35 (16.59%) Technical Analyst
5 30 (14.22%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (9.95%) SCCM Engineer
7 20 (9.48%) Software Engineer
8 18 (8.53%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 16 (7.58%) Software Developer
10 15 (7.11%) Technical Support
11 13 (6.16%) Graduate Developer
12 12 (5.69%) Consultant
12 12 (5.69%) Graduate Software Developer
12 12 (5.69%) Network Engineer
13 11 (5.21%) Applications Engineer
13 11 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
14 8 (3.79%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.06%) .NET
2 21 (9.95%) .NET Framework
3 20 (9.48%) HTML
4 19 (9.00%) CSS
5 13 (6.16%) Hibernate
6 12 (5.69%) HTML5
7 10 (4.74%) CSS3
8 9 (4.27%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.32%) jQuery
9 7 (3.32%) Node.js
9 7 (3.32%) Vue.js
10 6 (2.84%) Laravel
10 6 (2.84%) OpenCV
10 6 (2.84%) Sass
10 6 (2.84%) WPF
11 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.90%) Angular 2
12 4 (1.90%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.90%) XML
13 3 (1.42%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (34.12%) Self-Motivation
2 71 (33.65%) Data Centre
3 64 (30.33%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.48%) Management Information System
5 18 (8.53%) CMDB
6 11 (5.21%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.27%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.27%) Public Cloud
8 8 (3.79%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.42%) User Experience
10 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.95%) Clustering
10 2 (0.95%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.85%) Windows
2 21 (9.95%) Windows 10
2 21 (9.95%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.21%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.79%) Linux
6 2 (0.95%) CentOS
6 2 (0.95%) Unix
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (53.55%) Software Engineering
2 59 (27.96%) Mathematics
3 54 (25.59%) Continuous Improvement
3 54 (25.59%) ITIL
4 46 (21.80%) Physics
5 43 (20.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 41 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (18.96%) Service Delivery
8 33 (15.64%) Data Protection
9 31 (14.69%) CRM
10 23 (10.90%) Network Management
10 23 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (10.90%) TDD
11 21 (9.95%) ITIL V3
11 21 (9.95%) Project Management
11 21 (9.95%) Service Management
11 21 (9.95%) Technical Architecture
11 21 (9.95%) TOGAF
12 20 (9.48%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (9.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.80%) SQL
2 45 (21.33%) C#
3 31 (14.69%) JavaScript
4 21 (9.95%) PowerShell
4 21 (9.95%) VBScript
5 13 (6.16%) Java
6 10 (4.74%) PHP
7 9 (4.27%) C++
8 7 (3.32%) Python
9 6 (2.84%) C
10 3 (1.42%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.95%) R
12 1 (0.47%) Java 8
12 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 164 (77.73%) Degree
2 157 (74.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (15.17%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (9.95%) MCP
4 21 (9.95%) MCSE
4 21 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.53%) CEH
5 18 (8.53%) CISSP
5 18 (8.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 18 (8.53%) ISEB
5 18 (8.53%) PMI Certification
5 18 (8.53%) PMP
6 15 (7.11%) Master's Degree
7 11 (5.21%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) CIPD
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (17.06%) GDPR
2 20 (9.48%) SLA
3 18 (8.53%) GPG13
3 18 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.21%) Firmware
2 11 (5.21%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.27%) vSphere
3 9 (4.27%) XenApp
3 9 (4.27%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (9.95%) SCCM
2 14 (6.64%) WSUS
3 9 (4.27%) SCVMM
3 9 (4.27%) vCenter Server
3 9 (4.27%) vMotion
4 2 (0.95%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 53 (25.12%) Microsoft
2 48 (22.75%) VMware
3 41 (19.43%) CheckPoint
4 27 (12.80%) Citrix
5 25 (11.85%) Cisco
6 23 (10.90%) Fortinet
6 23 (10.90%) HP
7 18 (8.53%) EMC
7 18 (8.53%) NetApp
8 13 (6.16%) Xamarin
9 11 (5.21%) Remedy
10 9 (4.27%) Ivanti
11 6 (2.84%) Oracle
12 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.90%) SAP
13 3 (1.42%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
15 1 (0.47%) Epicor
15 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
15 1 (0.47%) Sage