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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 54 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 85 97 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.40% 4.15% 3.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.38% 9.88% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56 69 68
Median salary £33,500 £27,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.81% -17.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 747 982 694
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 38.62% 41.98% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 555 602 570
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 124 (81.05%) Degree
2 120 (78.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (42.48%) Software Engineering
4 50 (32.68%) Finance
5 48 (31.37%) Data Centre
6 44 (28.76%) ITIL
7 41 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (22.88%) Cisco
9 32 (20.92%) SQL Server
9 32 (20.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (20.26%) HP
11 30 (19.61%) CheckPoint
11 30 (19.61%) Mathematics
12 29 (18.95%) Service Delivery
12 29 (18.95%) .NET
13 28 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (18.30%) Presales
14 26 (16.99%) Java
14 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
15 25 (16.34%) C#
15 25 (16.34%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (16.34%) Mentoring
15 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
16 24 (15.69%) MySQL
16 24 (15.69%) Physics
17 23 (15.03%) Oracle
17 23 (15.03%) SQL
18 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (13.73%) VMware

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 10 (6.54%) Drupal
2 5 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.96%) CMS
3 3 (1.96%) Mule
4 2 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.31%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.31%) WordPress
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Magento
1 6 (3.92%) Sentinel
2 5 (3.27%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.65%) Actimize
4 1 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.65%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (10.46%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (8.50%) IaaS
4 13 (8.50%) PaaS
5 5 (3.27%) GitHub
6 4 (2.61%) Slack
7 3 (1.96%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 3 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.73%) Firewall
2 17 (11.11%) LAN
3 16 (10.46%) OSPF
3 16 (10.46%) WAN
4 8 (5.23%) HTTP
5 6 (3.92%) Skype
6 3 (1.96%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.96%) VPN
7 2 (1.31%) Internet
7 2 (1.31%) NAS
7 2 (1.31%) SAN
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.65%) Extranet
8 1 (0.65%) Network Security
8 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.69%) MySQL
3 13 (8.50%) DB2
4 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.58%) JUnit
3 5 (3.27%) Maven
4 3 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.96%) Gradle
4 3 (1.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.65%) JBehave
6 1 (0.65%) TestNG
6 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (32.68%) Finance
2 21 (13.73%) Automotive
2 21 (13.73%) Retail
3 15 (9.80%) Publishing
4 11 (7.19%) Banking
5 7 (4.58%) Electronics
6 2 (1.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (24.84%) Developer
1 38 (24.84%) Graduate
2 36 (23.53%) Analyst
3 25 (16.34%) Graduate Analyst
4 23 (15.03%) Graduate Technical Analyst
4 23 (15.03%) Technical Analyst
5 19 (12.42%) Network Engineer
6 16 (10.46%) Architect
6 16 (10.46%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.19%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.88%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.23%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Applications Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.95%) .NET
2 20 (13.07%) HTML
3 19 (12.42%) CSS
4 16 (10.46%) jQuery
4 16 (10.46%) Web Services
5 13 (8.50%) REST
5 13 (8.50%) XML
6 9 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.23%) SOAP
8 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.92%) Ajax
9 6 (3.92%) HTML5
9 6 (3.92%) Java EE
9 6 (3.92%) Spring
10 5 (3.27%) FuelPHP
10 5 (3.27%) XSLT
11 4 (2.61%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.96%) RESTful
12 3 (1.96%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 28 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.15%) User Experience
4 13 (8.50%) CMDB
5 6 (3.92%) CAN bus
6 5 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.61%) iPhone
7 4 (2.61%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.31%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.31%) Fintech
8 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.31%) NHS
8 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.31%) W3C
9 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.19%) Linux
2 10 (6.54%) Windows
3 6 (3.92%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.27%) Android
5 3 (1.96%) Solaris
6 2 (1.31%) Unix
6 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.48%) Software Engineering
2 44 (28.76%) ITIL
3 41 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (19.61%) Mathematics
6 29 (18.95%) Service Delivery
7 28 (18.30%) Presales
8 25 (16.34%) Mentoring
8 25 (16.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 24 (15.69%) Physics
10 21 (13.73%) MVC
11 18 (11.76%) CRM
11 18 (11.76%) Project Management
12 17 (11.11%) OO
13 16 (10.46%) Network Management
13 16 (10.46%) SDLC
14 15 (9.80%) Service Management
14 15 (9.80%) Test Automation
14 15 (9.80%) Web Development
15 14 (9.15%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.99%) Java
2 25 (16.34%) C#
3 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 23 (15.03%) SQL
5 11 (7.19%) C
6 10 (6.54%) C++
6 10 (6.54%) Embedded C
7 9 (5.88%) PHP
8 6 (3.92%) Embedded C++
8 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.92%) VBScript
9 5 (3.27%) XPath
10 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.31%) Python
10 2 (1.31%) Ruby
10 2 (1.31%) Scala
10 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (81.05%) Degree
2 120 (78.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (13.07%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (11.11%) ISEB
5 16 (10.46%) GNVQ
5 16 (10.46%) HND
6 13 (8.50%) PMI Certification
6 13 (8.50%) PMP
7 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.58%) MCSE
9 6 (3.92%) MCP
10 4 (2.61%) CCNA
10 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (2.61%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (1.31%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.65%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.65%) CISSP
12 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) SLA
3 2 (1.31%) MISRA
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) FINRA
4 1 (0.65%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.65%) MISRA C
System Software
1 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.50%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (4.58%) Firmware
4 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) SCVMM
2 6 (3.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.31%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.31%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.65%) Control-M
4 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 35 (22.88%) Cisco
2 31 (20.26%) HP
3 30 (19.61%) CheckPoint
4 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
5 23 (15.03%) Oracle
6 21 (13.73%) VMware
7 20 (13.07%) Fortinet
8 15 (9.80%) EMC
8 15 (9.80%) IBM
8 15 (9.80%) NetApp
9 14 (9.15%) Juniper
10 13 (8.50%) BMC
10 13 (8.50%) Citrix
11 9 (5.88%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.31%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.31%) Adobe
12 2 (1.31%) Brocade
12 2 (1.31%) Google
12 2 (1.31%) SAP
13 1 (0.65%) Infor
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