Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 622 811 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.11% 4.36% 4.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.75% 11.80% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 630 755 838
Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £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 5785 6872 6786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.21% 36.91% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4660 5153 5416
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,975 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -9 402 £32,500 - 24
East Midlands +1 257 £32,500 -2.99% 24
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 527 (84.73%) Degree
2 356 (57.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 218 (35.05%) Software Engineering
4 216 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (34.57%) C#
5 215 (34.57%) SQL
6 174 (27.97%) Java
7 153 (24.60%) JavaScript
8 148 (23.79%) C++
9 140 (22.51%) .NET
10 138 (22.19%) Mathematics
11 136 (21.86%) HTML
12 123 (19.77%) CSS
13 118 (18.97%) OO
14 116 (18.65%) SQL Server
15 115 (18.49%) Finance
16 108 (17.36%) Physics
17 104 (16.72%) Microsoft
18 96 (15.43%) Linux
19 92 (14.79%) MVC
20 88 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
21 84 (13.50%) Python
22 77 (12.38%) Windows
23 75 (12.06%) C
24 74 (11.90%) Scrum
25 71 (11.41%) ASP.NET
26 68 (10.93%) Web Services
27 63 (10.13%) Oracle
27 63 (10.13%) Git (software)
28 61 (9.81%) Amazon AWS

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 22 (3.54%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.89%) Apache
4 17 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.25%) JBoss
6 13 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.29%) IIS
8 7 (1.13%) Drupal
9 6 (0.96%) Confluence
10 5 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.48%) CMS
11 3 (0.48%) Mule
11 3 (0.48%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.48%) SAS
11 3 (0.48%) WordPress
12 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.96%) Maple
4 6 (0.96%) Simulink
5 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.48%) SPSS
8 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.16%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.64%) assyst
3 3 (0.48%) Magento
3 3 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.16%) Actimize
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (7.23%) GitHub
4 17 (2.73%) SaaS
5 12 (1.93%) IaaS
5 12 (1.93%) PaaS
6 11 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.29%) Force.com
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.64%) Office 365
8 4 (0.64%) Slack
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.32%) Google Play
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.16%) npm
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.31%) HTTP
2 28 (4.50%) Firewall
3 19 (3.05%) LAN
4 18 (2.89%) WAN
5 13 (2.09%) Internet
6 11 (1.77%) OSPF
7 9 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.13%) Skype
9 6 (0.96%) SAN
9 6 (0.96%) VPN
10 5 (0.80%) Profibus
10 5 (0.80%) VoIP
10 5 (0.80%) Wireless
11 4 (0.64%) NAS
12 3 (0.48%) Extranet
12 3 (0.48%) ISDN
12 3 (0.48%) MPLS
12 3 (0.48%) PBX
12 3 (0.48%) SMS
12 3 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.11%) Big Data
3 27 (4.34%) MongoDB
4 26 (4.18%) MySQL
4 26 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.93%) DB2
7 12 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.29%) OLTP
11 8 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.13%) MS Access
13 6 (0.96%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 31 (4.98%) JUnit
4 29 (4.66%) JIRA
5 25 (4.02%) Subversion
6 19 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 19 (3.05%) Selenium
7 18 (2.89%) Cucumber
7 18 (2.89%) Maven
8 17 (2.73%) Bitbucket
8 17 (2.73%) WebDriver
9 16 (2.57%) SoapUI
10 15 (2.41%) JMeter
10 15 (2.41%) NUnit
10 15 (2.41%) TestNG
11 11 (1.77%) FitNesse
11 11 (1.77%) Ranorex
12 9 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.29%) TeamCity
General
1 115 (18.49%) Finance
2 55 (8.84%) Electronics
3 43 (6.91%) Banking
4 35 (5.63%) Games
5 32 (5.14%) Automotive
6 27 (4.34%) Retail
7 17 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.25%) Marketing
9 12 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.93%) Publishing
10 11 (1.77%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.80%) Law
12 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.48%) Billing
14 2 (0.32%) Advertising
14 2 (0.32%) Legal
14 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 274 (44.05%) Developer
2 109 (17.52%) Graduate
3 86 (13.83%) Analyst
4 81 (13.02%) Software Engineer
5 73 (11.74%) Software Developer
6 66 (10.61%) C# Developer
7 65 (10.45%) Graduate Developer
8 64 (10.29%) .NET Developer
9 58 (9.32%) Junior
10 56 (9.00%) Java Developer
11 49 (7.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 48 (7.72%) Junior Developer
13 43 (6.91%) C++ Software Engineer
14 39 (6.27%) Architect
15 35 (5.63%) C# Software Developer
16 31 (4.98%) Graduate Analyst
16 31 (4.98%) Technical Analyst
17 28 (4.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 27 (4.34%) C# Software Engineer
18 27 (4.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (22.51%) .NET
2 136 (21.86%) HTML
3 123 (19.77%) CSS
4 71 (11.41%) ASP.NET
5 68 (10.93%) Web Services
6 56 (9.00%) XML
7 55 (8.84%) REST
8 48 (7.72%) jQuery
9 44 (7.07%) HTML5
10 42 (6.75%) AngularJS
11 39 (6.27%) Spring
12 29 (4.66%) .NET Framework
12 29 (4.66%) SOAP
13 28 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (4.18%) CSS3
14 26 (4.18%) Entity Framework
15 24 (3.86%) Node.js
16 21 (3.38%) Java EE
16 21 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (3.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.04%) Algorithms
3 40 (6.43%) Data Centre
4 36 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 36 (5.79%) User Experience
5 19 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.93%) CAN bus
7 12 (1.93%) CMDB
7 12 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.45%) Fintech
9 8 (1.29%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.13%) Replication
10 7 (1.13%) SCADA
11 6 (0.96%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.80%) SystemC
12 5 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.43%) Linux
2 77 (12.38%) Windows
3 18 (2.89%) Unix
4 16 (2.57%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (1.77%) Android
5 11 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.13%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.13%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.64%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (35.05%) Software Engineering
2 216 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (22.19%) Mathematics
4 118 (18.97%) OO
5 108 (17.36%) Physics
6 92 (14.79%) MVC
7 74 (11.90%) Scrum
8 59 (9.49%) SDLC
9 52 (8.36%) Test Automation
10 48 (7.72%) Computer Vision
11 47 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (7.23%) ITIL
12 45 (7.23%) OOP
13 43 (6.91%) Machine Learning
14 41 (6.59%) TDD
15 40 (6.43%) Mentoring
16 38 (6.11%) Open Source
17 37 (5.95%) Web Development
18 34 (5.47%) Project Management
19 31 (4.98%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 215 (34.57%) C#
1 215 (34.57%) SQL
2 174 (27.97%) Java
3 153 (24.60%) JavaScript
4 148 (23.79%) C++
5 84 (13.50%) Python
6 75 (12.06%) C
7 32 (5.14%) MATLAB
8 27 (4.34%) VB.NET
9 25 (4.02%) R
10 24 (3.86%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.70%) Embedded C
11 23 (3.70%) PHP
12 17 (2.73%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.73%) XPath
13 16 (2.57%) Perl
14 14 (2.25%) Ruby
15 12 (1.93%) Embedded C++
16 11 (1.77%) Scala
17 8 (1.29%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 527 (84.73%) Degree
2 356 (57.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (9.32%) PhD
4 29 (4.66%) HND
5 26 (4.18%) Numerate Degree
6 23 (3.70%) GNVQ
7 22 (3.54%) Master's Degree
8 18 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.57%) ISEB
10 15 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (2.25%) PMI Certification
11 14 (2.25%) PMP
12 13 (2.09%) CCNA
12 13 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (1.61%) CISSP
13 10 (1.61%) MCITP
14 7 (1.13%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (1.13%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (1.13%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.70%) QA
2 16 (2.57%) SLA
3 11 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.96%) MISRA
6 5 (0.80%) GPG13
6 5 (0.80%) IEC 62304
6 5 (0.80%) PMO
7 4 (0.64%) COBIT
7 4 (0.64%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.64%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.32%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.16%) FINRA
10 1 (0.16%) GDPR
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 25 (4.02%) Firmware
2 15 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.80%) Docker
5 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.13%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.48%) Kibana
3 2 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.32%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.32%) Nessus
3 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 104 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.13%) Oracle
3 28 (4.50%) Cisco
4 27 (4.34%) CheckPoint
5 24 (3.86%) HP
5 24 (3.86%) SAP
6 18 (2.89%) VMware
7 16 (2.57%) NetApp
8 15 (2.41%) Fortinet
9 14 (2.25%) EMC
10 13 (2.09%) IBM
11 12 (1.93%) Citrix
12 9 (1.45%) Google
12 9 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.29%) Juniper
13 8 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.29%) Sun
14 7 (1.13%) BMC
14 7 (1.13%) Tableau
15 4 (0.64%) Xamarin