Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 71 63
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 660 587 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.71% 3.80% 4.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.83% 9.27% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 469 612 755
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% - -4.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 5,579 6,332 7,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.83% 41.01% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,183 5,072 5,491
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,949 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +36 489 £40,000 +25.00% 84
East Midlands -34 170 £40,500 +24.62% 46
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 551 (83.48%) Degree
2 398 (60.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 254 (38.48%) Software Engineering
4 238 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (29.09%) SQL
6 174 (26.36%) C#
7 150 (22.73%) Java
8 136 (20.61%) Self-Motivation
9 126 (19.09%) JavaScript
10 124 (18.79%) Mathematics
11 118 (17.88%) Windows
11 118 (17.88%) Microsoft
11 118 (17.88%) Data Centre
11 118 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
12 113 (17.12%) .NET
13 107 (16.21%) Finance
14 103 (15.61%) HTML
15 99 (15.00%) ITIL
16 97 (14.70%) VMware
17 96 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
18 84 (12.73%) OO
18 84 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
19 83 (12.58%) Scrum
20 81 (12.27%) CSS
21 79 (11.97%) Physics
22 78 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
23 75 (11.36%) Python
24 73 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
25 72 (10.91%) SQL Server
26 70 (10.61%) Service Delivery

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 21 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (2.88%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.97%) Confluence
6 12 (1.82%) JBoss
7 11 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.06%) WordPress
9 4 (0.61%) CMS
9 4 (0.61%) WildFly
10 3 (0.45%) Apache
10 3 (0.45%) nginx
10 3 (0.45%) SAS
11 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.76%) Simulink
3 5 (0.76%) Stateflow
4 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.30%) Blender
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.45%) Magento
2 3 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.30%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.76%) SaaS
4 26 (3.94%) PaaS
5 24 (3.64%) IaaS
6 19 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (2.58%) Office 365
8 11 (1.67%) CloudFront
9 9 (1.36%) Force.com
10 6 (0.91%) Zapier
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.76%) Serverless
12 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.61%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.42%) Firewall
2 30 (4.55%) LAN
3 28 (4.24%) WAN
4 24 (3.64%) OSPF
5 20 (3.03%) Internet
6 18 (2.73%) NetScaler
7 10 (1.52%) DNS
7 10 (1.52%) HTTP
8 9 (1.36%) SSL
9 7 (1.06%) ATM
9 7 (1.06%) Network Security
9 7 (1.06%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.76%) Wireless
11 4 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.61%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.61%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.61%) MPLS
11 4 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.61%) VPN
12 3 (0.45%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.52%) MySQL
3 33 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 30 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 29 (4.39%) Relational Database
6 28 (4.24%) Big Data
7 24 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (2.12%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.82%) Data Mining
13 12 (1.82%) OLTP
13 12 (1.82%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.36%) DB2
14 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.21%) Power BI
15 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (1.06%) HBase
Development Applications
1 52 (7.88%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.85%) Maven
4 28 (4.24%) JIRA
5 25 (3.79%) Visual Studio
6 23 (3.48%) JUnit
6 23 (3.48%) Subversion
7 19 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.12%) Gradle
9 13 (1.97%) Selenium
10 12 (1.82%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.21%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.21%) GitLab
12 8 (1.21%) GoCD
13 6 (0.91%) LSMW
14 5 (0.76%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.76%) WiX
14 5 (0.76%) Xcode
15 4 (0.61%) TestNG
General
1 107 (16.21%) Finance
2 33 (5.00%) Automotive
3 28 (4.24%) Publishing
4 24 (3.64%) Banking
5 23 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.88%) Electronics
7 18 (2.73%) Law
7 18 (2.73%) Legal
7 18 (2.73%) Marketing
8 16 (2.42%) Games
8 16 (2.42%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.97%) Retail
10 12 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.21%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.06%) German Language
13 6 (0.91%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.45%) Advertising
14 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 221 (33.48%) Developer
2 113 (17.12%) Graduate
3 87 (13.18%) Analyst
4 73 (11.06%) Software Engineer
5 71 (10.76%) Architect
6 70 (10.61%) Software Developer
7 54 (8.18%) Graduate Developer
8 47 (7.12%) Graduate Analyst
9 42 (6.36%) Technical Analyst
10 38 (5.76%) Graduate Software Developer
10 38 (5.76%) Java Developer
11 34 (5.15%) Senior Developer
12 32 (4.85%) C# Developer
12 32 (4.85%) Graduate Technical Analyst
12 32 (4.85%) SCCM Engineer
13 31 (4.70%) Junior
13 31 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (4.55%) .NET Developer
15 27 (4.09%) Consultant
16 26 (3.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (17.12%) .NET
2 103 (15.61%) HTML
3 81 (12.27%) CSS
4 48 (7.27%) JSON
5 46 (6.97%) XML
6 37 (5.61%) AngularJS
6 37 (5.61%) HTML5
6 37 (5.61%) Web Services
7 36 (5.45%) RESTful
8 33 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 32 (4.85%) Hibernate
10 28 (4.24%) .NET Framework
10 28 (4.24%) Spring
11 26 (3.94%) CSS3
11 26 (3.94%) Java EE
12 23 (3.48%) jQuery
13 20 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (2.73%) JMS
15 16 (2.42%) WPF
16 14 (2.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 136 (20.61%) Self-Motivation
2 118 (17.88%) Data Centre
3 84 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (6.21%) Management Information System
5 36 (5.45%) Driving Licence
6 32 (4.85%) CMDB
7 29 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (4.39%) Public Cloud
8 27 (4.09%) Algorithms
9 26 (3.94%) Mobile App
10 21 (3.18%) User Experience
11 12 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.36%) Augmented Reality
12 9 (1.36%) Fintech
13 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
15 4 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 118 (17.88%) Windows
2 66 (10.00%) Linux
3 35 (5.30%) Windows 7
4 33 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 29 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 26 (3.94%) Unix
7 16 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 14 (2.12%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.21%) Android
10 6 (0.91%) CentOS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (38.48%) Software Engineering
2 238 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (18.79%) Mathematics
4 118 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
5 99 (15.00%) ITIL
6 96 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 84 (12.73%) OO
8 83 (12.58%) Scrum
9 79 (11.97%) Physics
10 73 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (10.61%) Service Delivery
12 64 (9.70%) TDD
13 63 (9.55%) Root Cause Analysis
14 57 (8.64%) Project Management
15 55 (8.33%) Mentoring
15 55 (8.33%) Microservices
16 53 (8.03%) SDLC
16 53 (8.03%) Web Development
17 42 (6.36%) MVC
18 37 (5.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (29.09%) SQL
2 174 (26.36%) C#
3 150 (22.73%) Java
4 126 (19.09%) JavaScript
5 75 (11.36%) Python
6 63 (9.55%) C++
7 39 (5.91%) PHP
8 37 (5.61%) PowerShell
9 32 (4.85%) VBScript
10 18 (2.73%) C
11 15 (2.27%) Perl
12 14 (2.12%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.12%) MATLAB
13 13 (1.97%) Ruby
14 11 (1.67%) Apex Code
14 11 (1.67%) R
15 10 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.21%) Jython
16 8 (1.21%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 551 (83.48%) Degree
2 398 (60.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (9.39%) Master's Degree
4 46 (6.97%) ITIL Certification
5 43 (6.52%) MCP
5 43 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (5.61%) MCSE
7 28 (4.24%) CISSP
8 27 (4.09%) ISEB
9 24 (3.64%) PMI Certification
9 24 (3.64%) PMP
10 21 (3.18%) CEH
11 20 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
12 15 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (1.82%) HND
14 11 (1.67%) Security Cleared
15 9 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.21%) PhD
17 7 (1.06%) CIPD
18 6 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.36%) QA
2 31 (4.70%) SLA
3 28 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (3.03%) GPG13
5 19 (2.88%) GDPR
6 10 (1.52%) IEC 61131
7 7 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (1.06%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.76%) MISRA
9 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.45%) PMO
10 3 (0.45%) SEPA
11 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 65 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (6.06%) Docker
3 25 (3.79%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (2.73%) vSphere
5 18 (2.73%) XenApp
5 18 (2.73%) XenDesktop
6 12 (1.82%) Firmware
7 9 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.21%) Xen
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (4.85%) SCCM
2 27 (4.09%) SCVMM
3 19 (2.88%) Ansible
4 18 (2.73%) vCenter Server
4 18 (2.73%) vMotion
5 13 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.97%) WSUS
6 11 (1.67%) Kubernetes
7 10 (1.52%) Nagios
8 8 (1.21%) Graphite
8 8 (1.21%) Kibana
8 8 (1.21%) logstash
8 8 (1.21%) Puppet
9 4 (0.61%) Galera Cluster
9 4 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.45%) Terraform
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.30%) Oozie
11 2 (0.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 118 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 97 (14.70%) VMware
3 50 (7.58%) Citrix
4 44 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 38 (5.76%) Oracle
6 37 (5.61%) Xamarin
7 35 (5.30%) Google
8 28 (4.24%) Cisco
9 25 (3.79%) HP
10 24 (3.64%) Fortinet
11 23 (3.48%) EMC
11 23 (3.48%) NetApp
12 18 (2.73%) Ivanti
13 14 (2.12%) SAP
14 13 (1.97%) Remedy
14 13 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.67%) Twitter
16 9 (1.36%) BMC
17 8 (1.21%) Telerik
18 7 (1.06%) Sage