Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 62 55
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 598 803 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.93% 4.44% 4.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.48% 12.08% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 548 738 858
Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5707 6649 6671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.52% 36.78% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4569 5013 5226
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -2 369 £32,500 +8.33% 12
East Midlands -4 242 £32,500 -2.99% 14
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 490 (81.94%) Degree
2 321 (53.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 217 (36.29%) Software Engineering
4 212 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (35.45%) C#
5 195 (32.61%) SQL
6 163 (27.26%) JavaScript
7 155 (25.92%) .NET
8 150 (25.08%) Java
9 132 (22.07%) C++
10 127 (21.24%) HTML
11 118 (19.73%) CSS
12 112 (18.73%) Microsoft
12 112 (18.73%) Mathematics
13 110 (18.39%) SQL Server
14 109 (18.23%) Finance
15 96 (16.05%) MVC
16 85 (14.21%) Physics
16 85 (14.21%) ASP.NET
17 83 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
18 82 (13.71%) OO
19 80 (13.38%) Windows
20 69 (11.54%) SDLC
21 68 (11.37%) Scrum
22 67 (11.20%) Python
23 66 (11.04%) XML
24 65 (10.87%) Test Automation
25 62 (10.37%) Visual Studio
26 61 (10.20%) Web Services
27 59 (9.87%) Linux

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 26 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.18%) JBoss
4 14 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.84%) Apache
5 11 (1.84%) IIS
6 9 (1.51%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.17%) Confluence
8 3 (0.50%) CMS
8 3 (0.50%) OpenEdge
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 2 (0.33%) Mule
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.00%) Simulink
4 5 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) CATIA
7 1 (0.17%) EPLAN
7 1 (0.17%) Houdini
7 1 (0.17%) Maya
7 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.33%) assyst
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.17%) Actimize
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (6.86%) GitHub
4 15 (2.51%) Force.com
5 11 (1.84%) Office 365
6 9 (1.51%) IaaS
6 9 (1.51%) PaaS
7 8 (1.34%) SaaS
8 7 (1.17%) Serverless
9 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.18%) HTTP
2 23 (3.85%) Firewall
3 20 (3.34%) LAN
4 19 (3.18%) WAN
5 18 (3.01%) Internet
6 11 (1.84%) OSPF
7 5 (0.84%) Profibus
7 5 (0.84%) RFID
7 5 (0.84%) SMS
7 5 (0.84%) VoIP
8 4 (0.67%) Extranet
8 4 (0.67%) SAN
8 4 (0.67%) WLAN
9 3 (0.50%) Hyperconnected
9 3 (0.50%) ISDN
9 3 (0.50%) MPLS
9 3 (0.50%) PBX
9 3 (0.50%) Skype
9 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.35%) MongoDB
3 30 (5.02%) Big Data
4 28 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (2.51%) OLTP
8 14 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.67%) MySQL
11 8 (1.34%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.17%) MS Access
12 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.67%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (10.37%) Visual Studio
2 50 (8.36%) Git (software)
3 41 (6.86%) Subversion
4 35 (5.85%) JIRA
5 27 (4.52%) Maven
6 25 (4.18%) Jenkins
7 21 (3.51%) Bitbucket
8 20 (3.34%) JUnit
9 18 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (2.84%) Selenium
11 16 (2.68%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.01%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.84%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.84%) NUnit
14 10 (1.67%) JMeter
14 10 (1.67%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.67%) SoapUI
14 10 (1.67%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.51%) Gradle
15 9 (1.51%) TestNG
General
1 109 (18.23%) Finance
2 52 (8.70%) Electronics
3 44 (7.36%) Banking
4 36 (6.02%) Games
5 27 (4.52%) Automotive
6 23 (3.85%) Retail
7 17 (2.84%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.51%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.34%) Marketing
10 11 (1.84%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.67%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.51%) Publishing
13 6 (1.00%) Law
14 5 (0.84%) Advertising
14 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.50%) Billing
15 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.33%) Legal
17 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 279 (46.66%) Developer
2 109 (18.23%) Graduate
3 99 (16.56%) Software Engineer
4 87 (14.55%) C# Developer
5 83 (13.88%) Software Developer
6 76 (12.71%) Analyst
7 72 (12.04%) .NET Developer
8 60 (10.03%) Graduate Developer
9 55 (9.20%) Java Developer
9 55 (9.20%) Junior
10 54 (9.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 49 (8.19%) C# Software Developer
12 44 (7.36%) C++ Software Engineer
12 44 (7.36%) Senior Developer
13 43 (7.19%) Architect
14 42 (7.02%) Junior Developer
15 38 (6.35%) Graduate Analyst
16 36 (6.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 31 (5.18%) JavaScript Developer
17 31 (5.18%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (25.92%) .NET
2 127 (21.24%) HTML
3 118 (19.73%) CSS
4 85 (14.21%) ASP.NET
5 66 (11.04%) XML
6 61 (10.20%) Web Services
7 53 (8.86%) REST
8 45 (7.53%) AngularJS
9 43 (7.19%) HTML5
10 39 (6.52%) Spring
11 35 (5.85%) jQuery
12 31 (5.18%) JSON
13 30 (5.02%) .NET Framework
13 30 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (4.68%) WPF
15 27 (4.52%) Entity Framework
16 25 (4.18%) Node.js
16 25 (4.18%) SOAP
17 22 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 83 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.69%) Algorithms
3 33 (5.52%) User Experience
4 32 (5.35%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.01%) Fintech
8 12 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.67%) SCADA
11 9 (1.51%) CAN bus
11 9 (1.51%) CMDB
11 9 (1.51%) Mobile Computing
11 9 (1.51%) Video\Live Streaming
12 8 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (1.17%) Clustering
13 7 (1.17%) Replication
14 6 (1.00%) CCTV
15 5 (0.84%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.38%) Windows
2 59 (9.87%) Linux
3 23 (3.85%) Unix
4 19 (3.18%) Android
5 18 (3.01%) Windows 7
6 17 (2.84%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (2.68%) Windows Server
8 15 (2.51%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (2.01%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.00%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.67%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (36.29%) Software Engineering
2 212 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (18.73%) Mathematics
4 96 (16.05%) MVC
5 85 (14.21%) Physics
6 82 (13.71%) OO
7 69 (11.54%) SDLC
8 68 (11.37%) Scrum
9 65 (10.87%) Test Automation
10 48 (8.03%) TDD
11 43 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (7.02%) Software Testing
13 38 (6.35%) Computer Vision
14 36 (6.02%) Project Management
15 33 (5.52%) Machine Learning
16 32 (5.35%) Mentoring
16 32 (5.35%) Web Development
17 30 (5.02%) OOP
18 29 (4.85%) Unit Testing
19 28 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 212 (35.45%) C#
2 195 (32.61%) SQL
3 163 (27.26%) JavaScript
4 150 (25.08%) Java
5 132 (22.07%) C++
6 67 (11.20%) Python
7 57 (9.53%) C
8 36 (6.02%) VB.NET
9 20 (3.34%) MATLAB
10 19 (3.18%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.84%) XPath
12 16 (2.68%) Apex Code
12 16 (2.68%) Perl
13 15 (2.51%) PHP
13 15 (2.51%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.84%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.67%) R
16 9 (1.51%) Embedded C++
17 8 (1.34%) Scala
18 6 (1.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 490 (81.94%) Degree
2 321 (53.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (5.18%) PhD
4 20 (3.34%) HND
5 18 (3.01%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (2.84%) Master's Degree
7 16 (2.68%) GNVQ
7 16 (2.68%) ISEB
8 12 (2.01%) PMP
9 11 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.84%) PMI Certification
9 11 (1.84%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.84%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.51%) CISSP
11 8 (1.34%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (1.34%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (1.17%) CCNA
12 7 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.86%) QA
2 10 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.17%) IEC 62304
4 6 (1.00%) GPG13
4 6 (1.00%) PMO
4 6 (1.00%) SLA
5 5 (0.84%) MISRA
6 4 (0.67%) COBIT
6 4 (0.67%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.67%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.67%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.50%) DICOM
7 3 (0.50%) HL7
7 3 (0.50%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.33%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.33%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (2.51%) Firmware
2 11 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.33%) Docker
4 2 (0.33%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (0.84%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.50%) Kibana
3 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.33%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.33%) Nessus
4 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 112 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.53%) Oracle
3 20 (3.34%) CheckPoint
4 18 (3.01%) HP
5 17 (2.84%) Google
6 16 (2.68%) Cisco
6 16 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.01%) Fortinet
8 11 (1.84%) NetApp
8 11 (1.84%) VMware
9 10 (1.67%) Citrix
9 10 (1.67%) SAP
10 9 (1.51%) EMC
11 6 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.00%) Tableau
12 4 (0.67%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.67%) Avaya
12 4 (0.67%) Coverity
12 4 (0.67%) Greenplum
12 4 (0.67%) IBM