Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 48 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 196 192 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.56% 5.08% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 5.53% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 138 156 155
Birmingham median annual salary £28,500 £36,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +30.91% -38.89%
10th Percentile £26,025 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,500 £51,800
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -20.00%

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 3,210 3,471 4,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.99% 91.85% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,287 2,690 3,123
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 137 (69.90%) Degree
2 118 (60.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (46.43%) Software Engineering
4 53 (27.04%) Mathematics
5 52 (26.53%) Data Centre
6 50 (25.51%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (25.51%) C#
7 45 (22.96%) GDPR
7 45 (22.96%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (22.45%) ITIL
9 41 (20.92%) Firewall
9 41 (20.92%) Finance
10 40 (20.41%) Physics
10 40 (20.41%) Data Protection
11 38 (19.39%) C++
11 38 (19.39%) CheckPoint
12 35 (17.86%) SQL
12 35 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (17.35%) Microsoft
14 29 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (14.80%) OOP
15 28 (14.29%) Java
15 28 (14.29%) Cisco
15 28 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
16 27 (13.78%) Service Delivery
16 27 (13.78%) VMware
17 26 (13.27%) .NET
17 26 (13.27%) CRM
18 25 (12.76%) Windows
18 25 (12.76%) LAN

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 6 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.51%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) Drupal
3 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) SAP R/3
2 3 (1.53%) HFM
2 3 (1.53%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.63%) IaaS
1 13 (6.63%) PaaS
2 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.04%) Office 365
4 2 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.92%) Firewall
2 25 (12.76%) LAN
2 25 (12.76%) OSPF
2 25 (12.76%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.57%) MySQL
3 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.53%) Big Data
5 3 (1.53%) Essbase
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.02%) Power BI
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.06%) Jasmine
3 4 (2.04%) Mocha
3 4 (2.04%) Selenium
4 3 (1.53%) JIRA
5 2 (1.02%) Log4Net
5 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (20.92%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Publishing
3 7 (3.57%) Retail
3 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.04%) Legal
5 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (34.69%) Graduate
2 53 (27.04%) Developer
3 40 (20.41%) Analyst
4 36 (18.37%) Graduate Analyst
5 30 (15.31%) Graduate Developer
6 29 (14.80%) Graduate Technical Analyst
6 29 (14.80%) Technical Analyst
7 28 (14.29%) Architect
8 23 (11.73%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (9.18%) Software Engineer
10 15 (7.65%) Technical Support
11 14 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
11 14 (7.14%) Senior SCCM Engineer
12 13 (6.63%) Network Engineer
13 12 (6.12%) Consultant
13 12 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
14 9 (4.59%) Software Developer
15 7 (3.57%) Junior
15 7 (3.57%) Junior Developer
16 6 (3.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.27%) .NET
2 18 (9.18%) HTML
3 17 (8.67%) CSS
4 14 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 11 (5.61%) HTML5
6 10 (5.10%) CSS3
7 8 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.57%) jQuery
8 7 (3.57%) Node.js
8 7 (3.57%) Vue.js
9 6 (3.06%) Laravel
9 6 (3.06%) OpenCV
9 6 (3.06%) OpenEmbedded
9 6 (3.06%) Sass
9 6 (3.06%) WPF
9 6 (3.06%) Yocto
10 5 (2.55%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.55%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.04%) Angular 2
11 4 (2.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 50 (25.51%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (22.96%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.63%) CMDB
6 9 (4.59%) Algorithms
7 8 (4.08%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.53%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.76%) Windows
2 14 (7.14%) Linux
2 14 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 14 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.06%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.02%) Unix
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (46.43%) Software Engineering
2 53 (27.04%) Mathematics
3 44 (22.45%) ITIL
4 40 (20.41%) Data Protection
4 40 (20.41%) Physics
5 35 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.80%) OOP
7 28 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (13.78%) Service Delivery
9 26 (13.27%) CRM
10 25 (12.76%) Network Management
11 21 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (9.18%) ITIL V3
12 18 (9.18%) Service Management
12 18 (9.18%) Thought Leadership
12 18 (9.18%) TOGAF
13 17 (8.67%) Presales
14 15 (7.65%) Mentoring
14 15 (7.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.51%) C#
2 38 (19.39%) C++
3 35 (17.86%) SQL
4 28 (14.29%) Java
5 21 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.14%) VBScript
7 12 (6.12%) C
8 11 (5.61%) PHP
9 7 (3.57%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 137 (69.90%) Degree
2 118 (60.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (12.76%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (7.14%) MCP
5 14 (7.14%) MCSE
6 13 (6.63%) CEH
6 13 (6.63%) CISSP
6 13 (6.63%) CompTIA Security+
6 13 (6.63%) ISEB
6 13 (6.63%) PMI Certification
6 13 (6.63%) PMP
7 10 (5.10%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (4.08%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (22.96%) GDPR
2 13 (6.63%) GPG13
2 13 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (6.12%) SLA
4 3 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.12%) Firmware
3 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (7.14%) SCCM
1 14 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (19.39%) CheckPoint
2 34 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 28 (14.29%) Cisco
4 27 (13.78%) VMware
5 25 (12.76%) Fortinet
5 25 (12.76%) HP
6 13 (6.63%) Citrix
6 13 (6.63%) EMC
6 13 (6.63%) NetApp
7 8 (4.08%) Oracle
8 6 (3.06%) SAP
8 6 (3.06%) Xamarin
9 4 (2.04%) Remedy
10 3 (1.53%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.53%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.51%) Epicor
11 1 (0.51%) IBM
11 1 (0.51%) Infor
11 1 (0.51%) Sage
11 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com