Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 119 82
Rank change year-on-year +25 -37 -27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 348 102 400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.25% 2.14% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.31% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 228 71 332
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £28,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +20.48% +3.75%
75th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £97,500 £72,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 10,010 4,425 10,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.62% 92.65% 92.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,284 3,614 8,762
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Computer Science in the Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 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 +20 238 £42,500 -5.56% 62
East Midlands +6 108 £42,500 -30.33% 57
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 296 (85.06%) Degree
2 162 (46.55%) Social Skills
3 155 (44.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 155 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (30.17%) Software Engineering
5 98 (28.16%) SQL
6 94 (27.01%) Problem-Solving
7 88 (25.29%) Java
8 81 (23.28%) JavaScript
9 75 (21.55%) Azure
10 74 (21.26%) SQL Server
11 71 (20.40%) Python
12 70 (20.11%) Microsoft
13 69 (19.83%) Finance
14 66 (18.97%) Git (software)
15 65 (18.68%) C#
16 62 (17.82%) Analytics
17 61 (17.53%) .NET
18 59 (16.95%) C++
18 59 (16.95%) Scrum
18 59 (16.95%) Mathematics
19 57 (16.38%) OO
20 54 (15.52%) AWS
21 53 (15.23%) Algorithms
22 51 (14.66%) Unit Testing
23 48 (13.79%) QA
23 48 (13.79%) Windows
23 48 (13.79%) SDLC
23 48 (13.79%) AngularJS
24 47 (13.51%) Marketing

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 16 (4.60%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.01%) Confluence
4 7 (2.01%) SAS
5 6 (1.72%) Apache
6 4 (1.15%) WordPress
7 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.57%) GemFire
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.29%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.29%) Mendix
9 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) OpenCart
1 4 (1.15%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.86%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 75 (21.55%) Azure
2 54 (15.52%) AWS
3 27 (7.76%) SaaS
4 19 (5.46%) Power Platform
5 15 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (4.31%) GitHub
5 15 (4.31%) Microsoft 365
6 13 (3.74%) OpenShift
7 10 (2.87%) Serverless
8 9 (2.59%) GCP
9 6 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (1.72%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.44%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 5 (1.44%) Heroku
10 5 (1.44%) Power Automate
11 4 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.15%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.86%) Boomi
12 3 (0.86%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.87%) Firewall
2 9 (2.59%) DNS
2 9 (2.59%) HTTP
3 6 (1.72%) DHCP
4 5 (1.44%) MQTT
4 5 (1.44%) NFC
4 5 (1.44%) PPP
5 4 (1.15%) Internet
5 4 (1.15%) LAN
5 4 (1.15%) VLAN
5 4 (1.15%) VoIP
5 4 (1.15%) VPN
5 4 (1.15%) WAN
6 3 (0.86%) Broadband
6 3 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.86%) IPsec
6 3 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.57%) SMTP
7 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.46%) Apache Hive
4 19 (5.46%) Hadoop
5 18 (5.17%) Power BI
6 15 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.16%) MySQL
8 8 (2.30%) Big Data
8 8 (2.30%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.01%) Data Lake
9 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.01%) Tableau
10 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.44%) DB2
11 5 (1.44%) Redis
12 3 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.86%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.86%) Impala
Development Applications
1 66 (18.97%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.60%) JIRA
3 13 (3.74%) Bitbucket
4 12 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.30%) Selenium
6 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.01%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.72%) TestRail
8 5 (1.44%) GitLab
8 5 (1.44%) GoogleTest
8 5 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (1.44%) Valgrind
9 4 (1.15%) Postman
9 4 (1.15%) REST Assured
10 3 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.86%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.86%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.86%) Subversion
10 3 (0.86%) webpack
11 2 (0.57%) JBehave
General
1 162 (46.55%) Social Skills
2 69 (19.83%) Finance
3 47 (13.51%) Marketing
4 35 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (8.91%) Games
6 19 (5.46%) Banking
7 17 (4.89%) Organisational Skills
8 14 (4.02%) Retail
9 11 (3.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 11 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (2.87%) Law
11 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (1.44%) Electronics
13 5 (1.44%) German Language
13 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
14 4 (1.15%) Front Office
15 3 (0.86%) Legal
16 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 112 (32.18%) Developer
2 43 (12.36%) Software Developer
3 38 (10.92%) .NET Developer
4 35 (10.06%) Analyst
5 34 (9.77%) Programmer
5 34 (9.77%) Software Engineer
6 33 (9.48%) Junior
7 24 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 20 (5.75%) Data Scientist
8 20 (5.75%) Lead Programmer
9 17 (4.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 17 (4.89%) Graduate
10 16 (4.60%) Customer Analyst
10 16 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
10 16 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (4.31%) Architect
11 15 (4.31%) Junior Analyst
11 15 (4.31%) Junior Developer
11 15 (4.31%) Junior Systems Analyst
12 13 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.53%) .NET
2 48 (13.79%) AngularJS
3 44 (12.64%) XML
4 42 (12.07%) CSS
5 39 (11.21%) Middleware
6 33 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 32 (9.20%) RESTful
8 31 (8.91%) REST
8 31 (8.91%) Web Services
9 30 (8.62%) .NET Framework
9 30 (8.62%) ASP.NET
10 28 (8.05%) HTML
11 26 (7.47%) JSON
12 22 (6.32%) jQuery
13 18 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (5.17%) Vue.js
14 17 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (4.89%) Blazor
14 17 (4.89%) Spring
15 16 (4.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.23%) Algorithms
2 41 (11.78%) Data Structures
3 38 (10.92%) User Experience
4 34 (9.77%) Management Information System
5 31 (8.91%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (6.61%) Life Science
7 18 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (4.89%) e-Health
9 13 (3.74%) Virtual Team
10 11 (3.16%) Client/Server
11 8 (2.30%) Cloud Native
12 7 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.72%) Animation
14 5 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (1.44%) NHS
14 5 (1.44%) Smartcard
15 4 (1.15%) Graphic Design
16 3 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
16 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.79%) Windows
2 24 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.46%) Linux
4 13 (3.74%) Android
5 12 (3.45%) Unix
6 6 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.44%) Debian
8 2 (0.57%) CentOS
8 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (30.17%) Software Engineering
3 94 (27.01%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (17.82%) Analytics
5 59 (16.95%) Mathematics
5 59 (16.95%) Scrum
6 57 (16.38%) OO
7 51 (14.66%) Unit Testing
8 48 (13.79%) SDLC
9 45 (12.93%) DevOps
10 42 (12.07%) Full Stack Development
10 42 (12.07%) Mentoring
11 40 (11.49%) TDD
12 37 (10.63%) Workflow
13 35 (10.06%) Data Science
13 35 (10.06%) UML
14 33 (9.48%) Physics
15 32 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (8.91%) Artificial Intelligence
16 31 (8.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 98 (28.16%) SQL
2 88 (25.29%) Java
3 81 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 71 (20.40%) Python
5 65 (18.68%) C#
6 59 (16.95%) C++
7 43 (12.36%) C
8 23 (6.61%) TypeScript
9 20 (5.75%) R
10 19 (5.46%) T-SQL
10 19 (5.46%) VB.NET
11 17 (4.89%) XAML
12 7 (2.01%) PHP
13 6 (1.72%) Scala
13 6 (1.72%) VBA
14 5 (1.44%) Perl
14 5 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.15%) Go
15 4 (1.15%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 296 (85.06%) Degree
2 155 (44.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (12.36%) HND
4 38 (10.92%) HNC
5 31 (8.91%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.30%) MCSA
6 8 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.01%) MCSE
8 6 (1.72%) CISM
8 6 (1.72%) CISSP
8 6 (1.72%) PhD
9 5 (1.44%) CEH
9 5 (1.44%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.86%) SANS
12 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.79%) QA
2 12 (3.45%) GxP
3 10 (2.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.15%) Accessibility
5 4 (1.15%) CDISC
5 4 (1.15%) PMO
6 3 (0.86%) GDPR
6 3 (0.86%) SLA
7 2 (0.57%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.57%) JTAG
7 2 (0.57%) MISRA
8 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.29%) DICOM
8 1 (0.29%) GMP
8 1 (0.29%) HL7
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (11.21%) Docker
2 9 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (9.20%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.87%) Ansible
3 6 (1.72%) Terraform
4 3 (0.86%) Kustomize
4 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.86%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.29%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 70 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.89%) Xamarin
3 16 (4.60%) Agilent
3 16 (4.60%) Google
4 14 (4.02%) SAP
5 9 (2.59%) Databricks
5 9 (2.59%) Oracle
6 8 (2.30%) Cisco
7 7 (2.01%) Splunk
8 5 (1.44%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.44%) Sybase
9 4 (1.15%) BroadSoft
9 4 (1.15%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.86%) Dell
10 3 (0.86%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.86%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.86%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.57%) EMC
11 2 (0.57%) Red Hat