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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 256 150 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.90% 4.05% 3.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.27% 10.01% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 135 89 147
Birmingham median annual salary £43,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.18% -21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,200 £20,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +25.00%

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 1,676 1,498 1,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.18% 40.45% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,039 1,021 1,256
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 198 (77.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 186 (72.66%) Degree
3 136 (53.13%) Software Engineering
4 117 (45.70%) Data Centre
5 109 (42.58%) Self-Motivation
6 96 (37.50%) VMware
7 89 (34.77%) ITIL
8 81 (31.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 77 (30.08%) Service Delivery
10 74 (28.91%) Windows
11 70 (27.34%) Microsoft
11 70 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (26.95%) SQL
13 68 (26.56%) Root Cause Analysis
14 64 (25.00%) Citrix
14 64 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 53 (20.70%) MCP
16 51 (19.92%) Finance
17 50 (19.53%) SCVMM
18 48 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
19 41 (16.02%) Java
19 41 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (15.23%) SLA
21 38 (14.84%) Requirements Analysis
21 38 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (14.45%) Mathematics
22 37 (14.45%) Presales
23 36 (14.06%) Line Management
23 36 (14.06%) Due Diligence
23 36 (14.06%) CMDB

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 28 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 28 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.13%) JBoss
2 8 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.34%) WordPress
4 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) Apache
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.78%) Confluence
5 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (12.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (8.59%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (7.42%) Force.com
5 17 (6.64%) SaaS
6 14 (5.47%) IaaS
6 14 (5.47%) PaaS
7 6 (2.34%) Zapier
8 5 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.95%) Office 365
8 5 (1.95%) Serverless
9 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.17%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.11%) Firewall
2 28 (10.94%) NetScaler
3 21 (8.20%) LAN
3 21 (8.20%) WAN
4 20 (7.81%) OSPF
5 6 (2.34%) DNS
5 6 (2.34%) SSL
6 2 (0.78%) AMQP
7 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.39%) RFID
7 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.42%) Big Data
2 17 (6.64%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.73%) MySQL
4 7 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.78%) Bigtable
6 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.78%) Flink
6 2 (0.78%) HBase
6 2 (0.78%) Impala
6 2 (0.78%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Selenium
2 10 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.91%) Maven
3 9 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.73%) Subversion
6 6 (2.34%) GitLab
7 5 (1.95%) JUnit
7 5 (1.95%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.95%) TestNG
8 4 (1.56%) JIRA
8 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.56%) WATIR
9 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.17%) JBehave
9 3 (1.17%) JMeter
9 3 (1.17%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.78%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (19.92%) Finance
2 16 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 14 (5.47%) Publishing
4 10 (3.91%) Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (29.30%) Developer
2 47 (18.36%) Graduate
3 43 (16.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 43 (16.80%) Technical Specialist
4 36 (14.06%) Architect
5 32 (12.50%) Analyst
6 31 (12.11%) Graduate Analyst
6 31 (12.11%) SCCM Engineer
7 27 (10.55%) Graduate Technical Analyst
7 27 (10.55%) Technical Analyst
8 21 (8.20%) Citrix Specialist
8 21 (8.20%) Citrix Technical Specialist
8 21 (8.20%) Salesforce Architect
8 21 (8.20%) Salesforce Developer
8 21 (8.20%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 20 (7.81%) Senior Developer
10 19 (7.42%) Software Developer
11 18 (7.03%) Technical Support
12 17 (6.64%) Senior Architect
12 17 (6.64%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.11%) CSS
1 31 (12.11%) HTML
2 25 (9.77%) Visualforce
3 18 (7.03%) .NET
4 12 (4.69%) Hibernate
5 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.52%) HTML5
5 9 (3.52%) Web Services
5 9 (3.52%) XML
6 8 (3.13%) Java EE
7 7 (2.73%) JMS
7 7 (2.73%) RESTful
8 6 (2.34%) JPA
8 6 (2.34%) Twig
9 5 (1.95%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.95%) EJB
9 5 (1.95%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (1.95%) Spring
10 4 (1.56%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.56%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 117 (45.70%) Data Centre
2 109 (42.58%) Self-Motivation
3 41 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (14.06%) CMDB
5 33 (12.89%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.30%) Fintech
6 11 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.34%) User Experience
9 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.78%) Clustering
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
11 1 (0.39%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.39%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 74 (28.91%) Windows
2 31 (12.11%) Windows 10
2 31 (12.11%) Windows 7
3 30 (11.72%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.86%) Linux
5 6 (2.34%) Unix
6 5 (1.95%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Android
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 89 (34.77%) ITIL
3 81 (31.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 77 (30.08%) Service Delivery
5 70 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (26.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 38 (14.84%) Requirements Analysis
8 37 (14.45%) Mathematics
8 37 (14.45%) Presales
9 36 (14.06%) Due Diligence
9 36 (14.06%) Line Management
10 34 (13.28%) Physics
11 27 (10.55%) ETL
12 23 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (8.59%) Proactive Management
14 20 (7.81%) Network Management
14 20 (7.81%) TDD
15 18 (7.03%) Mentoring
15 18 (7.03%) Project Management
15 18 (7.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.95%) SQL
2 41 (16.02%) Java
3 36 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.11%) C#
4 31 (12.11%) PowerShell
4 31 (12.11%) VBScript
5 25 (9.77%) Apex Code
6 13 (5.08%) PHP
7 7 (2.73%) C++
8 6 (2.34%) Python
9 4 (1.56%) C
9 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.17%) Java 8
10 3 (1.17%) Perl
10 3 (1.17%) Scala
10 3 (1.17%) XPath
11 2 (0.78%) COBOL
11 2 (0.78%) VB
11 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 198 (77.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 186 (72.66%) Degree
3 53 (20.70%) MCP
4 48 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
5 33 (12.89%) MCSE
5 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (8.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (6.25%) ISEB
8 14 (5.47%) PMI Certification
8 14 (5.47%) PMP
9 11 (4.30%) CISSP
9 11 (4.30%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (3.91%) CEH
11 7 (2.73%) CIPD
11 7 (2.73%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.78%) PhD
13 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.23%) SLA
2 16 (6.25%) QA
3 11 (4.30%) GPG13
3 11 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.94%) Hyper-V
2 28 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 28 (10.94%) VMware ESXi
2 28 (10.94%) vSphere
2 28 (10.94%) XenApp
2 28 (10.94%) XenDesktop
3 22 (8.59%) Active Directory
3 22 (8.59%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (4.30%) Firmware
5 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 50 (19.53%) SCVMM
2 31 (12.11%) SCCM
3 28 (10.94%) vCenter Server
3 28 (10.94%) vMotion
4 9 (3.52%) WSUS
5 2 (0.78%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 96 (37.50%) VMware
2 70 (27.34%) Microsoft
3 64 (25.00%) Citrix
4 30 (11.72%) CheckPoint
5 28 (10.94%) Ivanti
6 25 (9.77%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (8.59%) BMC
8 21 (8.20%) Cisco
8 21 (8.20%) HP
9 20 (7.81%) Fortinet
10 14 (5.47%) EMC
10 14 (5.47%) NetApp
11 10 (3.91%) Oracle
12 6 (2.34%) Zuora
13 5 (1.95%) Remedy
13 5 (1.95%) Xamarin
14 4 (1.56%) Dell
14 4 (1.56%) IBM
14 4 (1.56%) Veritas
15 2 (0.78%) Red Hat