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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 60 56
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +39
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 593 729 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.97% 4.37% 4.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.85% 11.93% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 501 619 781
Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 5,464 6,111 6,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.61% 36.66% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4,248 4,607 4,909
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,783 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,700 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%

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 January 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 January 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 +2 359 £33,000 -2.94% 69
East Midlands -8 244 £32,500 -13.33% 43
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 468 (78.92%) Degree
2 314 (52.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 227 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (37.10%) Software Engineering
5 187 (31.53%) C#
6 185 (31.20%) SQL
7 146 (24.62%) JavaScript
8 136 (22.93%) Java
9 134 (22.60%) .NET
10 116 (19.56%) C++
11 110 (18.55%) HTML
12 109 (18.38%) SQL Server
12 109 (18.38%) Finance
13 107 (18.04%) Windows
14 105 (17.71%) Microsoft
15 104 (17.54%) Mathematics
16 102 (17.20%) CSS
17 83 (14.00%) MVC
18 77 (12.98%) ASP.NET
19 75 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
20 74 (12.48%) OO
21 73 (12.31%) Physics
22 72 (12.14%) Scrum
23 69 (11.64%) Test Automation
24 67 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
24 67 (11.30%) Python
25 66 (11.13%) TDD
26 64 (10.79%) Continuous Improvement
27 62 (10.46%) Linux
27 62 (10.46%) Visual Studio

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 31 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (2.87%) JBoss
3 14 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.35%) IIS
7 6 (1.01%) Confluence
8 5 (0.84%) Apache
9 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.67%) Simulink
4 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) CATIA
5 1 (0.17%) EPLAN
5 1 (0.17%) Houdini
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.17%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.84%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.56%) GitHub
4 19 (3.20%) Force.com
5 15 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.85%) IaaS
6 11 (1.85%) PaaS
7 9 (1.52%) Office 365
8 6 (1.01%) Serverless
9 5 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.51%) SaaS
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.38%) HTTP
2 19 (3.20%) Internet
3 18 (3.04%) Firewall
4 16 (2.70%) LAN
4 16 (2.70%) WAN
5 10 (1.69%) NetScaler
5 10 (1.69%) OSPF
6 8 (1.35%) SMS
7 6 (1.01%) Hyperconnected
7 6 (1.01%) RFID
8 5 (0.84%) WLAN
9 4 (0.67%) Extranet
9 4 (0.67%) Profibus
10 3 (0.51%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.34%) Intranet
11 2 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.34%) SAN
11 2 (0.34%) SSL
11 2 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.40%) MongoDB
3 30 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 24 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (3.88%) OLTP
6 22 (3.71%) Big Data
6 22 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.85%) MySQL
8 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.01%) SQLite
14 5 (0.84%) MS Access
15 4 (0.67%) Spotfire
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (10.46%) Visual Studio
2 49 (8.26%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.58%) Subversion
4 35 (5.90%) JIRA
5 26 (4.38%) Jenkins
6 25 (4.22%) Maven
7 19 (3.20%) Bitbucket
8 17 (2.87%) Cucumber
8 17 (2.87%) Selenium
9 15 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.19%) JUnit
10 13 (2.19%) Mercurial
10 13 (2.19%) NUnit
11 11 (1.85%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.52%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.35%) Gradle
13 8 (1.35%) JMeter
14 7 (1.18%) JBehave
14 7 (1.18%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (18.38%) Finance
2 50 (8.43%) Banking
3 34 (5.73%) Electronics
4 30 (5.06%) Games
5 22 (3.71%) Retail
6 21 (3.54%) Automotive
7 14 (2.36%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.19%) Marketing
9 12 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.85%) Advertising
10 11 (1.85%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.52%) Publishing
12 8 (1.35%) Law
13 6 (1.01%) Billing
13 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.34%) Legal
16 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 269 (45.36%) Developer
2 99 (16.69%) Graduate
3 97 (16.36%) Software Engineer
4 77 (12.98%) C# Developer
5 75 (12.65%) Analyst
6 73 (12.31%) Software Developer
7 65 (10.96%) Junior
8 60 (10.12%) .NET Developer
9 52 (8.77%) Senior Developer
10 50 (8.43%) Architect
11 49 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 49 (8.26%) Junior Developer
12 48 (8.09%) Graduate Developer
13 46 (7.76%) Java Developer
14 41 (6.91%) C++ Software Engineer
15 39 (6.58%) Graduate Analyst
16 36 (6.07%) C# Software Developer
17 32 (5.40%) JavaScript Developer
17 32 (5.40%) Technical Analyst
18 27 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (22.60%) .NET
2 110 (18.55%) HTML
3 102 (17.20%) CSS
4 77 (12.98%) ASP.NET
5 59 (9.95%) Web Services
5 59 (9.95%) XML
6 45 (7.59%) REST
7 42 (7.08%) HTML5
8 37 (6.24%) AngularJS
8 37 (6.24%) JSON
9 34 (5.73%) Spring
10 28 (4.72%) .NET Framework
10 28 (4.72%) WPF
11 26 (4.38%) jQuery
12 25 (4.22%) Visualforce
13 22 (3.71%) CSS3
14 20 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (3.20%) Entity Framework
15 19 (3.20%) Node.js
16 18 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.75%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.06%) Algorithms
3 30 (5.06%) User Experience
4 26 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.87%) Fintech
7 16 (2.70%) CMDB
8 14 (2.36%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
10 10 (1.69%) SCADA
11 9 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
12 8 (1.35%) Smart Meter
13 7 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.18%) Replication
14 6 (1.01%) CCTV
15 5 (0.84%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 107 (18.04%) Windows
2 62 (10.46%) Linux
3 29 (4.89%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 22 (3.71%) Android
6 20 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.37%) Unix
7 15 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.52%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.51%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.34%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (37.10%) Software Engineering
3 104 (17.54%) Mathematics
4 83 (14.00%) MVC
5 74 (12.48%) OO
6 73 (12.31%) Physics
7 72 (12.14%) Scrum
8 69 (11.64%) Test Automation
9 66 (11.13%) TDD
10 64 (10.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 53 (8.94%) SDLC
12 47 (7.93%) Software Testing
13 42 (7.08%) ITIL
14 38 (6.41%) Project Management
15 37 (6.24%) Service Delivery
16 36 (6.07%) Mentoring
17 34 (5.73%) Web Development
18 32 (5.40%) Root Cause Analysis
19 31 (5.23%) BDD
20 29 (4.89%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 187 (31.53%) C#
2 185 (31.20%) SQL
3 146 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 136 (22.93%) Java
5 116 (19.56%) C++
6 67 (11.30%) Python
7 44 (7.42%) C
8 41 (6.91%) VB.NET
9 25 (4.22%) Apex Code
9 25 (4.22%) PHP
10 15 (2.53%) MATLAB
11 13 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.19%) XPath
12 12 (2.02%) Perl
13 7 (1.18%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.01%) Ada
14 6 (1.01%) Scala
14 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.84%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 468 (78.92%) Degree
2 314 (52.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (3.37%) PhD
4 13 (2.19%) ISEB
5 12 (2.02%) MCP
5 12 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (1.85%) PMP
7 10 (1.69%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.35%) CISSP
8 8 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.01%) CEH
9 6 (1.01%) HND
9 6 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.26%) QA
2 13 (2.19%) SLA
3 11 (1.85%) PMO
4 7 (1.18%) COBIT
4 7 (1.18%) GPG13
4 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.84%) IEC 62304
6 4 (0.67%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.67%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.51%) DICOM
7 3 (0.51%) HL7
7 3 (0.51%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.51%) MISRA
8 2 (0.34%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 28 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.69%) Docker
4 10 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.69%) vSphere
4 10 (1.69%) XenApp
4 10 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.84%) Firmware
6 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.17%) HDFS
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (3.71%) SCVMM
2 10 (1.69%) vCenter Server
2 10 (1.69%) vMotion
3 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 3 (0.51%) Puppet
4 3 (0.51%) SCCM
4 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.34%) Kibana
5 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.34%) logstash
5 2 (0.34%) Packer
5 2 (0.34%) Terraform
5 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 105 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.40%) VMware
3 27 (4.55%) Citrix
4 26 (4.38%) Oracle
5 25 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (3.54%) Google
7 18 (3.04%) CheckPoint
8 15 (2.53%) Cisco
8 15 (2.53%) HP
9 11 (1.85%) BMC
10 10 (1.69%) Fortinet
10 10 (1.69%) Ivanti
11 9 (1.52%) EMC
11 9 (1.52%) NetApp
12 8 (1.35%) Epicor
12 8 (1.35%) Infor
12 8 (1.35%) Sage
13 6 (1.01%) SAP
13 6 (1.01%) Twitter
14 5 (0.84%) PeopleSoft