Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 53 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20 +21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 204 188 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.56% 4.53% 3.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.78% 10.72% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 128 112 131
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £27,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.73% -27.63% +38.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +10.24%

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 1,596 1,753 1,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.52% 42.25% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 1,125 1,099
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,800
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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 141 (69.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 139 (68.14%) Degree
3 85 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 78 (38.24%) SQL
5 66 (32.35%) Data Centre
6 60 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (27.94%) ITIL
8 55 (26.96%) Finance
9 53 (25.98%) VMware
10 52 (25.49%) Service Delivery
10 52 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 45 (22.06%) Microsoft
12 43 (21.08%) Citrix
12 43 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (20.10%) Windows
14 37 (18.14%) JavaScript
14 37 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
15 36 (17.65%) SCVMM
15 36 (17.65%) Java
16 35 (17.16%) Root Cause Analysis
16 35 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 34 (16.67%) Physics
18 33 (16.18%) Mathematics
19 32 (15.69%) Presales
20 31 (15.20%) Salesforce.com
20 31 (15.20%) ETL
20 31 (15.20%) Visualforce
20 31 (15.20%) Apex Code
21 30 (14.71%) ITIL Certification

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 16 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.86%) JBoss
3 13 (6.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.98%) Apache
5 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (12.25%) Force.com
4 19 (9.31%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.39%) IaaS
5 11 (5.39%) PaaS
6 3 (1.47%) SaaS
7 2 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.29%) Firewall
2 19 (9.31%) LAN
2 19 (9.31%) WAN
3 16 (7.84%) NetScaler
4 14 (6.86%) OSPF
5 5 (2.45%) RFID
5 5 (2.45%) WLAN
6 3 (1.47%) HTTP
7 2 (0.98%) AMQP
7 2 (0.98%) Extranet
8 1 (0.49%) DNS
8 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.27%) Big Data
3 13 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.43%) MySQL
5 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.98%) DB2
7 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.98%) Riak
7 2 (0.98%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 17 (8.33%) Maven
2 14 (6.86%) Bitbucket
3 12 (5.88%) Subversion
4 11 (5.39%) Selenium
5 10 (4.90%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.41%) JUnit
7 8 (3.92%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.92%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.43%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.43%) JBehave
8 7 (3.43%) JIRA
8 7 (3.43%) JMeter
8 7 (3.43%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.43%) WATIR
8 7 (3.43%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.94%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.94%) TestNG
10 3 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.47%) Gradle
General
1 55 (26.96%) Finance
2 18 (8.82%) Banking
2 18 (8.82%) Financial Institution
3 11 (5.39%) Publishing
4 2 (0.98%) Law
4 2 (0.98%) Marketing
4 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (35.29%) Developer
2 38 (18.63%) Architect
3 34 (16.67%) Graduate
4 33 (16.18%) Senior Developer
5 32 (15.69%) Analyst
6 27 (13.24%) Salesforce Developer
7 26 (12.75%) Graduate Analyst
7 26 (12.75%) Salesforce Architect
7 26 (12.75%) Technical Analyst
8 25 (12.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 25 (12.25%) Technical Specialist
9 24 (11.76%) Graduate Technical Analyst
10 23 (11.27%) Senior Salesforce Developer
11 22 (10.78%) Senior Architect
11 22 (10.78%) Senior Salesforce Architect
12 15 (7.35%) Java Developer
13 12 (5.88%) .NET Developer
13 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (5.88%) C# Developer
13 12 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.20%) Visualforce
2 26 (12.75%) CSS
2 26 (12.75%) HTML
3 23 (11.27%) .NET
4 18 (8.82%) Web Services
5 15 (7.35%) ASP.NET
6 11 (5.39%) XML
7 10 (4.90%) Java EE
7 10 (4.90%) JMS
8 8 (3.92%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.92%) Spring
8 8 (3.92%) XSLT
9 7 (3.43%) Gherkin
9 7 (3.43%) JPA
9 7 (3.43%) REST
9 7 (3.43%) RESTful
10 6 (2.94%) EJB
10 6 (2.94%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (2.45%) jQuery
11 5 (2.45%) MyFaces
Miscellaneous
1 66 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 35 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (12.75%) CMDB
4 19 (9.31%) Public Cloud
5 17 (8.33%) Fintech
6 8 (3.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.43%) User Experience
8 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.45%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.98%) Life Science
11 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.49%) Blog
11 1 (0.49%) Clustering
11 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.49%) NHS
11 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.10%) Windows
2 19 (9.31%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.86%) Unix
4 13 (6.37%) Linux
5 9 (4.41%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.45%) Android
6 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 60 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (27.94%) ITIL
4 52 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 52 (25.49%) Service Delivery
5 35 (17.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 34 (16.67%) Physics
7 33 (16.18%) Mathematics
8 32 (15.69%) Presales
9 31 (15.20%) ETL
10 28 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
11 26 (12.75%) Line Management
12 20 (9.80%) Project Management
13 17 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 17 (8.33%) SDLC
13 17 (8.33%) Test Automation
14 16 (7.84%) BDD
14 16 (7.84%) Collateral Management
14 16 (7.84%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.24%) SQL
2 37 (18.14%) JavaScript
3 36 (17.65%) Java
4 31 (15.20%) Apex Code
5 22 (10.78%) C#
6 12 (5.88%) Python
7 9 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.41%) VBScript
7 9 (4.41%) XPath
8 7 (3.43%) Perl
9 6 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.45%) C
10 5 (2.45%) C++
11 4 (1.96%) PHP
11 4 (1.96%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.98%) COBOL
12 2 (0.98%) Scala
12 2 (0.98%) VBA
13 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 141 (69.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 139 (68.14%) Degree
3 30 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (12.25%) MCP
5 16 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (5.88%) ISEB
6 12 (5.88%) PMP
7 11 (5.39%) PMI Certification
8 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (4.41%) MCSE
10 7 (3.43%) CISSP
10 7 (3.43%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (2.94%) CEH
12 4 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.98%) PhD
14 1 (0.49%) CISM
14 1 (0.49%) HNC
14 1 (0.49%) HND
14 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.27%) QA
2 21 (10.29%) SLA
3 7 (3.43%) GPG13
3 7 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.98%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.98%) PMO
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 43 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.80%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (7.84%) vSphere
4 16 (7.84%) XenApp
4 16 (7.84%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.92%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.45%) Firmware
7 2 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.98%) HDFS
8 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (17.65%) SCVMM
2 16 (7.84%) vCenter Server
2 16 (7.84%) vMotion
3 9 (4.41%) SCCM
4 2 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.98%) WSUS
5 1 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (25.98%) VMware
2 45 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 43 (21.08%) Citrix
4 31 (15.20%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (10.78%) CheckPoint
6 19 (9.31%) BMC
7 18 (8.82%) Cisco
7 18 (8.82%) HP
8 16 (7.84%) Ivanti
9 14 (6.86%) Fortinet
10 13 (6.37%) Oracle
11 11 (5.39%) EMC
11 11 (5.39%) NetApp
12 4 (1.96%) IBM
13 3 (1.47%) Dell
13 3 (1.47%) Juniper
14 2 (0.98%) Greenplum
14 2 (0.98%) Tableau
14 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.98%) Veritas