Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 68 56
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 +36
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 658 611 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.56% 3.96% 4.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.75% 9.88% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 451 599 724
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +21.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £53,750 £62,500
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 5,600 6,182 7,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.79% 40.06% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,219 4,842 5,442
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +29 454 £37,500 +19.05% 65
East Midlands -21 204 £45,000 +28.57% 38
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 508 (77.20%) Degree
2 380 (57.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 275 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (37.08%) Software Engineering
5 201 (30.55%) SQL
6 178 (27.05%) Java
7 154 (23.40%) C#
8 149 (22.64%) Windows
9 130 (19.76%) Finance
10 125 (19.00%) Data Centre
11 124 (18.84%) Self-Motivation
12 117 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
13 112 (17.02%) Scrum
14 110 (16.72%) VMware
15 109 (16.57%) ITIL
16 108 (16.41%) Microsoft
17 107 (16.26%) Mathematics
18 104 (15.81%) Amazon AWS
19 103 (15.65%) JavaScript
20 93 (14.13%) Continuous Improvement
21 85 (12.92%) SQL Server
21 85 (12.92%) TDD
22 83 (12.61%) HTML
23 81 (12.31%) .NET
23 81 (12.31%) OO
23 81 (12.31%) Service Delivery
24 79 (12.01%) Linux
24 79 (12.01%) C++
25 78 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
26 74 (11.25%) Continuous Integration

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 37 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 20 (3.04%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.74%) JBoss
5 12 (1.82%) Confluence
6 8 (1.22%) WildFly
7 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.91%) WordPress
9 4 (0.61%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.30%) Apache
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.30%) CMS
10 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.30%) nginx
10 2 (0.30%) SAS
10 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.76%) Simulink
3 5 (0.76%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.30%) Blender
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.06%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (15.81%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (4.71%) SaaS
5 22 (3.34%) PaaS
6 20 (3.04%) Force.com
7 18 (2.74%) IaaS
8 16 (2.43%) CloudFront
8 16 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.37%) Office 365
10 8 (1.22%) Serverless
11 7 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.91%) Zapier
13 5 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
16 2 (0.30%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.17%) Firewall
2 28 (4.26%) NetScaler
3 22 (3.34%) LAN
4 20 (3.04%) HTTP
4 20 (3.04%) WAN
5 19 (2.89%) OSPF
6 10 (1.52%) Internet
7 9 (1.37%) SSL
8 8 (1.22%) DNS
9 5 (0.76%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (0.76%) SMS
10 4 (0.61%) ATM
11 3 (0.46%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.46%) Hyperconnected
11 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.30%) AMQP
12 2 (0.30%) Network Security
12 2 (0.30%) Skype
13 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.15%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.32%) MongoDB
3 28 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 25 (3.80%) Big Data
6 24 (3.65%) MySQL
7 23 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (3.04%) OLTP
9 20 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (2.58%) Data Mining
11 14 (2.13%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.06%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 54 (8.21%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 37 (5.62%) Maven
4 30 (4.56%) JIRA
5 29 (4.41%) Visual Studio
6 28 (4.26%) Selenium
7 25 (3.80%) Subversion
8 21 (3.19%) Cucumber
9 19 (2.89%) JUnit
10 12 (1.82%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.67%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.22%) GoCD
12 8 (1.22%) JMeter
13 7 (1.06%) GitLab
13 7 (1.06%) IntelliJ
14 6 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.76%) NUnit
15 5 (0.76%) SoapUI
15 5 (0.76%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 130 (19.76%) Finance
2 55 (8.36%) Banking
3 33 (5.02%) Automotive
4 24 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.19%) Marketing
6 18 (2.74%) Retail Banking
7 17 (2.58%) Electronics
7 17 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.43%) Retail
9 15 (2.28%) Games
10 14 (2.13%) Publishing
11 13 (1.98%) Law
12 10 (1.52%) Digital Economy
13 9 (1.37%) Legal
14 8 (1.22%) Advertising
15 7 (1.06%) German Language
16 5 (0.76%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.76%) Billing
17 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 257 (39.06%) Developer
2 100 (15.20%) Graduate
3 81 (12.31%) Software Developer
4 74 (11.25%) Analyst
5 73 (11.09%) Software Engineer
6 56 (8.51%) Architect
6 56 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 47 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 44 (6.69%) Graduate Developer
9 43 (6.53%) Graduate Analyst
9 43 (6.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 43 (6.53%) Technical Specialist
10 39 (5.93%) Junior
10 39 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
11 32 (4.86%) Graduate Technical Analyst
12 31 (4.71%) Junior Developer
13 30 (4.56%) C# Developer
13 30 (4.56%) SCCM Engineer
14 26 (3.95%) Graduate Software Developer
15 25 (3.80%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.61%) HTML
2 81 (12.31%) .NET
3 72 (10.94%) CSS
4 59 (8.97%) Web Services
5 50 (7.60%) JSON
6 46 (6.99%) XML
7 44 (6.69%) Spring
8 33 (5.02%) HTML5
9 30 (4.56%) ASP.NET
9 30 (4.56%) RESTful
10 29 (4.41%) AngularJS
11 26 (3.95%) Visualforce
12 25 (3.80%) Hibernate
13 23 (3.50%) CSS3
14 22 (3.34%) Java EE
14 22 (3.34%) REST
15 21 (3.19%) JMS
16 17 (2.58%) .NET Framework
16 17 (2.58%) WPF
17 15 (2.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 125 (19.00%) Data Centre
2 124 (18.84%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (5.62%) Public Cloud
5 36 (5.47%) CMDB
6 25 (3.80%) Driving Licence
6 25 (3.80%) Fintech
6 25 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 24 (3.65%) Algorithms
8 22 (3.34%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.58%) User Experience
10 15 (2.28%) 3D Graphics
11 11 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.22%) NHS
13 7 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
13 7 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
14 6 (0.91%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 149 (22.64%) Windows
2 79 (12.01%) Linux
3 42 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 34 (5.17%) Windows 7
5 30 (4.56%) Windows 10
6 22 (3.34%) Unix
7 16 (2.43%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.98%) Android
9 11 (1.67%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.37%) CentOS
11 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (37.08%) Software Engineering
3 117 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
4 112 (17.02%) Scrum
5 109 (16.57%) ITIL
6 107 (16.26%) Mathematics
7 93 (14.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 85 (12.92%) TDD
9 81 (12.31%) OO
9 81 (12.31%) Service Delivery
10 74 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (10.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 63 (9.57%) Physics
13 60 (9.12%) Mentoring
13 60 (9.12%) SDLC
14 56 (8.51%) Microservices
15 55 (8.36%) Project Management
15 55 (8.36%) Test Automation
16 53 (8.05%) DevOps
17 50 (7.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 201 (30.55%) SQL
2 178 (27.05%) Java
3 154 (23.40%) C#
4 103 (15.65%) JavaScript
5 79 (12.01%) C++
6 72 (10.94%) Python
7 41 (6.23%) PHP
8 36 (5.47%) PowerShell
9 30 (4.56%) VBScript
10 26 (3.95%) Apex Code
11 13 (1.98%) C
11 13 (1.98%) MATLAB
12 11 (1.67%) R
12 11 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.67%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.52%) Java 8
13 10 (1.52%) Perl
13 10 (1.52%) Ruby
14 9 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 508 (77.20%) Degree
2 380 (57.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (8.36%) MCP
4 47 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 46 (6.99%) Master's Degree
6 38 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (5.62%) MCSE
8 22 (3.34%) ISEB
8 22 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (2.28%) CISSP
10 15 (2.28%) PMP
11 14 (2.13%) PMI Certification
12 11 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (1.52%) CEH
13 10 (1.52%) HND
13 10 (1.52%) ISTQB
14 9 (1.37%) PhD
15 7 (1.06%) CIPD
16 6 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.05%) QA
2 39 (5.93%) SLA
3 15 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.67%) GPG13
5 9 (1.37%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.37%) PMO
6 6 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.91%) SEPA
7 5 (0.76%) IEC 61131
7 5 (0.76%) MISRA
8 3 (0.46%) COBIT
8 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) GDPR
9 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 78 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (5.32%) Docker
3 30 (4.56%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 28 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (4.26%) vSphere
5 28 (4.26%) XenApp
5 28 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 22 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.52%) Firmware
8 8 (1.22%) Xen
9 4 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.30%) HDFS
10 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 50 (7.60%) SCVMM
2 30 (4.56%) SCCM
3 28 (4.26%) vCenter Server
3 28 (4.26%) vMotion
4 18 (2.74%) Ansible
5 17 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.82%) Kubernetes
7 10 (1.52%) Kibana
7 10 (1.52%) logstash
7 10 (1.52%) Nagios
8 8 (1.22%) Graphite
8 8 (1.22%) Terraform
8 8 (1.22%) WSUS
9 5 (0.76%) Puppet
9 5 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.76%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.46%) Galera Cluster
10 3 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.30%) Packer
11 2 (0.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 110 (16.72%) VMware
2 108 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 64 (9.73%) Citrix
4 45 (6.84%) Oracle
5 29 (4.41%) CheckPoint
6 28 (4.26%) Google
6 28 (4.26%) Ivanti
7 27 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (3.34%) BMC
8 22 (3.34%) Cisco
9 21 (3.19%) Fortinet
10 20 (3.04%) HP
11 16 (2.43%) Xamarin
12 14 (2.13%) EMC
12 14 (2.13%) NetApp
13 13 (1.98%) Sage
14 12 (1.82%) Misys
14 12 (1.82%) Twitter
15 8 (1.22%) Epicor
15 8 (1.22%) Infor