Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 123 142
Rank change year-on-year -48 +19 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 156 316 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.51% 2.62% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.43% 9.27% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 136 233 269
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,426 3,408 3,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 23.51% 28.25% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,917 2,221 2,527
Midlands median annual salary £45,933 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.08% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the Midlands

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the Midlands

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the Midlands

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -57 89 £43,000 +19.44% 31
East Midlands -5 68 £47,500 - 19
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 138 (88.46%) Degree
2 136 (87.18%) Computer Science
3 56 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (35.90%) Java
4 47 (30.13%) C#
5 39 (25.00%) SQL
5 39 (25.00%) .NET
6 38 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (23.08%) Finance
8 35 (22.44%) C++
8 35 (22.44%) Software Engineering
9 33 (21.15%) Web Services
10 32 (20.51%) JavaScript
11 28 (17.95%) AWS
12 27 (17.31%) Azure
13 26 (16.67%) Mathematics
14 25 (16.03%) CSS
15 24 (15.38%) Physics
16 23 (14.74%) Oracle
17 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
18 20 (12.82%) Management Information System
18 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
19 19 (12.18%) Elasticsearch
20 18 (11.54%) Open Source
21 17 (10.90%) .NET Core
21 17 (10.90%) C
21 17 (10.90%) Google
22 16 (10.26%) Test Automation
22 16 (10.26%) HTML

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (12.18%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.77%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.21%) Confluence
5 2 (1.28%) Appian
6 1 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.64%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Simulink
1 6 (3.85%) Stateflow
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Assets
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.92%) Primavera
3 1 (0.64%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.95%) AWS
2 27 (17.31%) Azure
3 12 (7.69%) GCP
4 6 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.21%) Office 365
5 5 (3.21%) Power Platform
5 5 (3.21%) Serverless
6 4 (2.56%) SaaS
7 2 (1.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) DNS
2 9 (5.77%) DHCP
2 9 (5.77%) Firewall
3 5 (3.21%) HTTP
4 4 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.92%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) Network Security
6 1 (0.64%) Skype
6 1 (0.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) Big Data
2 12 (7.69%) Flink
2 12 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 12 (7.69%) HBase
3 8 (5.13%) MySQL
4 7 (4.49%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (3.21%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.21%) Power BI
6 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.92%) Looker
7 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.92%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (8.33%) JIRA
2 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.56%) Xcode
6 3 (1.92%) Maven
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.64%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.64%) Gradle
7 1 (0.64%) JUnit
7 1 (0.64%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.64%) Selenium
7 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Retail
3 6 (3.85%) Automotive
4 5 (3.21%) Banking
4 5 (3.21%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.56%) Law
5 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.56%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.92%) German Language
7 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (25.64%) Developer
2 32 (20.51%) Analyst
3 30 (19.23%) Graduate
4 22 (14.10%) Graduate Analyst
5 21 (13.46%) Graduate Technical Analyst
5 21 (13.46%) Software Developer
5 21 (13.46%) Technical Analyst
6 19 (12.18%) Software Engineer
7 15 (9.62%) Junior
8 12 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) Administrator
9 11 (7.05%) Architect
9 11 (7.05%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.13%) Big Data Software Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Java Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.00%) .NET
2 33 (21.15%) Web Services
3 25 (16.03%) CSS
4 17 (10.90%) .NET Core
5 16 (10.26%) HTML
6 14 (8.97%) RESTful
7 10 (6.41%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.41%) Spring
8 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.49%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.85%) HTML5
10 6 (3.85%) jQuery
10 6 (3.85%) PyTorch
10 6 (3.85%) TensorFlow
10 6 (3.85%) Vue.js
10 6 (3.85%) XML
11 5 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (3.21%) Spring Boot
12 4 (2.56%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 16 (10.26%) User Experience
4 12 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 12 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 11 (7.05%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.49%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.85%) CUDA
8 5 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.56%) Apple TV
9 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.64%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.64%) LIMS
11 1 (0.64%) NHS
11 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.05%) Linux
1 11 (7.05%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) Unix
3 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (87.18%) Computer Science
2 56 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (22.44%) Software Engineering
5 26 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 24 (15.38%) Physics
7 18 (11.54%) Open Source
8 16 (10.26%) Scrum
8 16 (10.26%) SDLC
8 16 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 15 (9.62%) Machine Learning
9 15 (9.62%) SIEM
10 14 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.97%) OO
11 13 (8.33%) Analytics
11 13 (8.33%) MVC
12 12 (7.69%) TDD
13 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (7.05%) Project Management
13 11 (7.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.90%) Java
2 47 (30.13%) C#
3 39 (25.00%) SQL
4 35 (22.44%) C++
5 32 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (10.90%) C
7 11 (7.05%) Python
8 10 (6.41%) R
9 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.85%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.56%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.92%) VBA
13 2 (1.28%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.28%) Java 8
14 1 (0.64%) Perl
14 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 138 (88.46%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.85%) CISSP
5 5 (3.21%) CEH
5 5 (3.21%) CISM
6 4 (2.56%) CCNA
6 4 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.92%) CCNP
8 2 (1.28%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.28%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.64%) CCVP
9 1 (0.64%) CISA
9 1 (0.64%) GIAC
9 1 (0.64%) GXPN
9 1 (0.64%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 7 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.92%) ISO 26262
5 3 (1.92%) MISRA
5 3 (1.92%) PMO
6 2 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.77%) vSphere
3 6 (3.85%) Docker
4 5 (3.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.77%) SCCM
1 9 (5.77%) SCOM
1 9 (5.77%) vCenter Server
2 5 (3.21%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (14.74%) Oracle
2 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.90%) Google
4 15 (9.62%) Cisco
5 9 (5.77%) Dell
5 9 (5.77%) Fujitsu
5 9 (5.77%) McAfee
5 9 (5.77%) NetApp
5 9 (5.77%) VMware
6 5 (3.21%) Spotify
7 4 (2.56%) Apple
8 3 (1.92%) NVIDIA
8 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.28%) IBM
9 2 (1.28%) Sun
10 1 (0.64%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.64%) HP
10 1 (0.64%) Juniper
10 1 (0.64%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.64%) Telerik