Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 63 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 570 634 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.58% 4.15% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 4.55% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 442 564 702
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -2.99% -4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,475 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,405 13,925 16,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.59% 91.17% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,590 11,304 12,646
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in the Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the Midlands

Computer Science
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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 +6 335 £37,500 +25.00% 88
East Midlands +11 238 £45,000 +38.46% 38
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 476 (83.51%) Degree
2 296 (51.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 214 (37.54%) Software Engineering
4 200 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
5 183 (32.11%) Java
6 162 (28.42%) SQL
7 133 (23.33%) C#
8 130 (22.81%) Finance
9 118 (20.70%) JavaScript
10 111 (19.47%) Microsoft
10 111 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
11 110 (19.30%) .NET
12 109 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
13 107 (18.77%) Mathematics
14 106 (18.60%) HTML
15 100 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
16 87 (15.26%) Linux
17 85 (14.91%) C++
18 84 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
19 79 (13.86%) Microservices
19 79 (13.86%) Windows
20 78 (13.68%) Data Centre
21 68 (11.93%) Python
22 66 (11.58%) CSS
23 65 (11.40%) OO
24 64 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
25 63 (11.05%) Docker
26 61 (10.70%) Scrum
27 58 (10.18%) ITIL
27 58 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement

Computer Science
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 33 (5.79%) Apache Spark
2 20 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.58%) CMS
4 8 (1.40%) SAS
5 7 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.05%) Apache
6 6 (1.05%) nginx
6 6 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.70%) Confluence
7 4 (0.70%) WordPress
8 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) Kentico
10 1 (0.18%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 32 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.05%) SPSS
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.18%) Simulink
6 1 (0.18%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.53%) HFM
3 3 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.53%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 109 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (2.98%) PaaS
5 16 (2.81%) IaaS
6 10 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.58%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.23%) Office 365
9 6 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.88%) GitHub
10 5 (0.88%) SaaS
11 4 (0.70%) npm
12 2 (0.35%) Force.com
12 2 (0.35%) G Suite
12 2 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.18%) Boomi
13 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.37%) Firewall
2 29 (5.09%) LAN
2 29 (5.09%) WAN
3 25 (4.39%) OSPF
4 22 (3.86%) Internet
5 20 (3.51%) HTTP
6 11 (1.93%) Network Security
6 11 (1.93%) VPN
7 8 (1.40%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.23%) DNS
8 7 (1.23%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.70%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.70%) MPLS
10 4 (0.70%) Wireless
11 3 (0.53%) Broadband
11 3 (0.53%) IPv4
11 3 (0.53%) IPv6
12 2 (0.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.84%) MySQL
3 34 (5.96%) Big Data
4 28 (4.91%) HBase
5 27 (4.74%) MongoDB
6 26 (4.56%) Hadoop
7 25 (4.39%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 18 (3.16%) DB2
11 16 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (2.63%) Apache Hive
12 15 (2.63%) Impala
13 13 (2.28%) Flink
14 10 (1.75%) OLTP
14 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 51 (8.95%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.09%) Gradle
3 26 (4.56%) Maven
4 24 (4.21%) Cucumber
4 24 (4.21%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.63%) Selenium
7 13 (2.28%) JIRA
8 12 (2.11%) Subversion
9 10 (1.75%) GitLab
9 10 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.40%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.40%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.23%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.05%) webpack
12 6 (1.05%) Xcode
13 5 (0.88%) LSMW
13 5 (0.88%) TestLink
General
1 130 (22.81%) Finance
2 27 (4.74%) Marketing
3 21 (3.68%) Banking
3 21 (3.68%) Publishing
3 21 (3.68%) Retail
4 19 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.46%) Automotive
5 14 (2.46%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.40%) Legal
8 4 (0.70%) Electronics
9 3 (0.53%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 184 (32.28%) Developer
2 106 (18.60%) Graduate
3 74 (12.98%) Software Engineer
4 69 (12.11%) Analyst
5 60 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
6 56 (9.82%) Java Developer
7 50 (8.77%) Architect
8 37 (6.49%) .NET Developer
9 33 (5.79%) Graduate Analyst
10 29 (5.09%) C# Developer
11 28 (4.91%) Junior
11 28 (4.91%) Software Developer
12 27 (4.74%) Administrator
12 27 (4.74%) Technical Analyst
13 26 (4.56%) Consultant
13 26 (4.56%) Graduate Technical Analyst
14 23 (4.04%) Junior Developer
14 23 (4.04%) Senior Developer
14 23 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (19.30%) .NET
2 106 (18.60%) HTML
3 66 (11.58%) CSS
4 55 (9.65%) HTML5
5 51 (8.95%) Web Services
6 48 (8.42%) AngularJS
7 42 (7.37%) Node.js
8 39 (6.84%) Spring
9 38 (6.67%) REST
10 34 (5.96%) ASP.NET
10 34 (5.96%) J2EE
11 29 (5.09%) OAuth
12 27 (4.74%) jQuery
13 26 (4.56%) SAML
14 25 (4.39%) CSS3
15 24 (4.21%) Hibernate
15 24 (4.21%) Java EE
15 24 (4.21%) RESTful
16 23 (4.04%) .NET Framework
17 22 (3.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
2 78 (13.68%) Data Centre
3 64 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (6.84%) Public Cloud
5 34 (5.96%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (4.56%) Mobile App
6 26 (4.56%) Virtual Team
7 22 (3.86%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.63%) User Experience
9 13 (2.28%) CMDB
10 10 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
12 8 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (1.23%) Robotics
14 6 (1.05%) PMI
15 5 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (15.26%) Linux
2 79 (13.86%) Windows
3 24 (4.21%) Unix
4 15 (2.63%) Windows 10
4 15 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.70%) Android
8 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) watchOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (37.54%) Software Engineering
2 200 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
4 107 (18.77%) Mathematics
5 79 (13.86%) Microservices
6 65 (11.40%) OO
7 61 (10.70%) Scrum
8 58 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 58 (10.18%) ITIL
9 55 (9.65%) Physics
10 50 (8.77%) Analytics
11 49 (8.60%) SDLC
12 48 (8.42%) Unit Testing
13 46 (8.07%) TDD
14 42 (7.37%) Test Automation
15 40 (7.02%) Data Protection
16 35 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (6.14%) Technical Leadership
17 34 (5.96%) Mentoring
17 34 (5.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 183 (32.11%) Java
2 162 (28.42%) SQL
3 133 (23.33%) C#
4 118 (20.70%) JavaScript
5 85 (14.91%) C++
6 68 (11.93%) Python
7 35 (6.14%) PHP
8 22 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.33%) C
10 17 (2.98%) VBScript
11 13 (2.28%) Perl
12 12 (2.11%) Ruby
13 11 (1.93%) R
14 10 (1.75%) Scala
14 10 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.58%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.40%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.23%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 476 (83.51%) Degree
2 296 (51.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (9.82%) Master's Degree
4 28 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (4.74%) CISSP
6 25 (4.39%) ISEB
7 22 (3.86%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (3.33%) PMI Certification
10 18 (3.16%) CEH
11 16 (2.81%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (2.46%) HND
12 14 (2.46%) MCP
12 14 (2.46%) MCSE
13 13 (2.28%) PMP
14 12 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (1.93%) ISTQB
16 7 (1.23%) CCNP
17 6 (1.05%) Security Cleared
18 5 (0.88%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.77%) GDPR
2 40 (7.02%) QA
3 22 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.46%) SLA
5 13 (2.28%) GPG13
6 8 (1.40%) IEC 61131
7 7 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.18%) MISRA
10 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 63 (11.05%) Docker
2 27 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.46%) Firmware
5 8 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.05%) HDFS
7 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.98%) Puppet
3 14 (2.46%) SCCM
3 14 (2.46%) WSUS
4 9 (1.58%) Ansible
4 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.40%) Oozie
6 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.18%) EnCase
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.18%) Kibana
9 1 (0.18%) logstash
9 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 111 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.19%) CheckPoint
3 36 (6.32%) Cisco
4 35 (6.14%) VMware
5 33 (5.79%) Oracle
6 27 (4.74%) Google
7 26 (4.56%) ForgeRock
8 25 (4.39%) Fortinet
8 25 (4.39%) HP
9 18 (3.16%) SAP
10 17 (2.98%) Citrix
11 16 (2.81%) Xamarin
12 13 (2.28%) EMC
12 13 (2.28%) NetApp
13 9 (1.58%) Symantec
14 7 (1.23%) F5
15 6 (1.05%) Adobe
16 4 (0.70%) Meraki
16 4 (0.70%) Remedy
16 4 (0.70%) ServiceNow