Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 134 192
Rank change year-on-year -30 +58 -93
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 178 63 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.73% 1.61% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.04% 6.85% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 100 49 122
10th Percentile £24,850 £27,700 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £41,250 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -6.53%
75th Percentile £62,688 £70,000 £54,299
90th Percentile £72,500 £105,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 2,215 920 2,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.55% 23.46% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,334 727 2,025
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,100
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,670 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -7 135 £45,000 - 42
East Midlands -58 43 £43,750 -18.60% 17
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Degree
2 165 (92.70%) Computer Science
3 107 (60.11%) Social Skills
4 95 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (34.83%) OO
6 59 (33.15%) C++
7 54 (30.34%) SQL
8 53 (29.78%) Middleware
9 52 (29.21%) C
10 49 (27.53%) Unit Testing
11 48 (26.97%) Software Engineering
11 48 (26.97%) Algorithms
12 47 (26.40%) Data Structures
12 47 (26.40%) TDD
12 47 (26.40%) Games
13 46 (25.84%) UML
14 44 (24.72%) Multithreading
15 43 (24.16%) Microsoft
16 40 (22.47%) JavaScript
17 39 (21.91%) C#
18 34 (19.10%) Finance
19 32 (17.98%) Java
19 32 (17.98%) Azure
19 32 (17.98%) Mentoring
20 30 (16.85%) AWS
20 30 (16.85%) Scrum
21 26 (14.61%) .NET
21 26 (14.61%) SDLC
22 25 (14.04%) Line Management
23 24 (13.48%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.37%) Apache
2 6 (3.37%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.37%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.69%) Confluence
3 3 (1.69%) SAS
4 2 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.56%) Mendix
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (3.37%) Siemens NX
1 6 (3.37%) Solid Edge
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Teamcenter
2 4 (2.25%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.56%) Eikon
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.98%) Azure
2 30 (16.85%) AWS
3 15 (8.43%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (6.18%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (6.18%) SaaS
5 7 (3.93%) GCP
6 5 (2.81%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.25%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (2.25%) GitHub
8 3 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.56%) Apigee
9 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) Firewall
2 6 (3.37%) Skype
2 6 (3.37%) Wireless
3 3 (1.69%) MQTT
3 3 (1.69%) NFC
3 3 (1.69%) PPP
4 2 (1.12%) Broadband
4 2 (1.12%) DHCP
4 2 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (1.12%) LAN
4 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.81%) Big Data
5 5 (2.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.25%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.25%) MySQL
6 4 (2.25%) Power BI
7 3 (1.69%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.69%) Impala
7 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.69%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.74%) JIRA
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.81%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.81%) webpack
5 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.69%) GoogleTest
6 3 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.69%) TestRail
6 3 (1.69%) Valgrind
7 2 (1.12%) Mocha
7 2 (1.12%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.12%) Subversion
7 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.56%) Moq
8 1 (0.56%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 107 (60.11%) Social Skills
2 47 (26.40%) Games
3 34 (19.10%) Finance
4 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.06%) Retail
6 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.25%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.25%) Marketing
8 4 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.25%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.69%) German Language
9 3 (1.69%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.12%) Automotive
10 2 (1.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.12%) Law
10 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.56%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (29.21%) Developer
2 44 (24.72%) Programmer
3 27 (15.17%) Software Developer
4 24 (13.48%) Lead Programmer
5 21 (11.80%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Architect
7 12 (6.74%) Tools Programmer
8 10 (5.62%) Gameplay Programmer
8 10 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Junior
9 9 (5.06%) Graduate
10 8 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Junior Developer
11 7 (3.93%) Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Head of Cybersecurity
11 7 (3.93%) Head of Information Security
11 7 (3.93%) Head of Security
11 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.37%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.78%) Middleware
2 26 (14.61%) .NET
3 21 (11.80%) AngularJS
3 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET
4 20 (11.24%) REST
5 17 (9.55%) CSS
6 13 (7.30%) HTML
6 13 (7.30%) JSON
6 13 (7.30%) Web Services
7 12 (6.74%) .NET Core
7 12 (6.74%) .NET Framework
7 12 (6.74%) React
7 12 (6.74%) Swagger
8 11 (6.18%) XML
9 10 (5.62%) ASP.NET Core
9 10 (5.62%) Entity Framework
9 10 (5.62%) Node.js
9 10 (5.62%) Vue.js
10 9 (5.06%) jQuery
11 8 (4.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.97%) Algorithms
2 47 (26.40%) Data Structures
3 23 (12.92%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.43%) Life Science
5 13 (7.30%) Animation
6 11 (6.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (5.62%) Client/Server
7 10 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (5.62%) User Experience
8 7 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.37%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (3.37%) CCTV
9 6 (3.37%) CUDA
9 6 (3.37%) e-Health
9 6 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (2.81%) Driving Licence
11 4 (2.25%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.87%) Windows
2 7 (3.93%) Android
3 6 (3.37%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.81%) Linux
5 3 (1.69%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (92.70%) Computer Science
2 95 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (34.83%) OO
4 49 (27.53%) Unit Testing
5 48 (26.97%) Software Engineering
6 47 (26.40%) TDD
7 46 (25.84%) UML
8 44 (24.72%) Multithreading
9 32 (17.98%) Mentoring
10 30 (16.85%) Scrum
11 26 (14.61%) SDLC
12 25 (14.04%) Line Management
13 24 (13.48%) Mathematics
13 24 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (11.24%) Analytics
15 18 (10.11%) Artificial Intelligence
16 17 (9.55%) Full Stack Development
16 17 (9.55%) Physics
16 17 (9.55%) Project Management
17 15 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.15%) C++
2 54 (30.34%) SQL
3 52 (29.21%) C
4 40 (22.47%) JavaScript
5 39 (21.91%) C#
6 32 (17.98%) Java
7 21 (11.80%) TypeScript
8 20 (11.24%) Python
9 8 (4.49%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.93%) PHP
11 6 (3.37%) HLSL
11 6 (3.37%) XAML
12 3 (1.69%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.12%) VC++
14 1 (0.56%) Java 11
14 1 (0.56%) Java 8
14 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 178 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (7.30%) Master's Degree
3 8 (4.49%) CISM
3 8 (4.49%) CISSP
4 7 (3.93%) CEH
5 5 (2.81%) MCSA
5 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.81%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.81%) PMP
6 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.69%) MCSE
7 2 (1.12%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.56%) CISA
8 1 (0.56%) GIAC
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.43%) QA
2 12 (6.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 12 (6.74%) GxP
3 7 (3.93%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (3.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) DICOM
4 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) HL7
4 1 (0.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Docker
2 9 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (11.24%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.49%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Nessus
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (24.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.36%) SAP
3 15 (8.43%) Agilent
3 15 (8.43%) Google
4 8 (4.49%) NetApp
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle
4 8 (4.49%) VMware
5 6 (3.37%) Citrix
5 6 (3.37%) Siemens
5 6 (3.37%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco
6 3 (1.69%) Databricks
6 3 (1.69%) Splunk
7 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.12%) Dell
7 2 (1.12%) McAfee
7 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.56%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.56%) Dynatrace