Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 65 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 586 612 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.38% 4.09% 4.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.76% 10.27% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 433 600 775
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,800 £22,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £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 5,447 5,962 7,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 40.72% 39.82% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4,048 4,803 5,403
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £63,750
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +14 385 £40,000 +25.98% 82
East Midlands -17 199 £40,000 +23.08% 49
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 489 (83.45%) Degree
2 324 (55.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 227 (38.74%) Software Engineering
4 208 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (27.99%) SQL
6 153 (26.11%) Java
7 138 (23.55%) Mathematics
8 127 (21.67%) C#
9 119 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
10 114 (19.45%) Self-Motivation
10 114 (19.45%) JavaScript
11 113 (19.28%) Finance
12 103 (17.58%) HTML
13 99 (16.89%) .NET
14 98 (16.72%) Microsoft
15 90 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
16 86 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
17 82 (13.99%) Physics
18 81 (13.82%) Windows
19 78 (13.31%) Data Centre
20 75 (12.80%) OO
21 71 (12.12%) CSS
22 70 (11.95%) Python
23 69 (11.77%) Linux
23 69 (11.77%) Continuous Improvement
24 68 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
25 67 (11.43%) ITIL
26 66 (11.26%) Scrum
27 62 (10.58%) C++
28 61 (10.41%) SQL Server

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 34 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.71%) Confluence
5 10 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.19%) Apache
8 6 (1.02%) CMS
8 6 (1.02%) nginx
9 5 (0.85%) SAS
10 2 (0.34%) WordPress
11 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.68%) SPSS
5 2 (0.34%) Blender
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Simulink
6 1 (0.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.34%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.34%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.34%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) HFM
4 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (3.58%) SaaS
5 20 (3.41%) PaaS
6 18 (3.07%) IaaS
7 15 (2.56%) Office 365
8 10 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.54%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.85%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.68%) Force.com
14 3 (0.51%) npm
15 2 (0.34%) GitHub
16 1 (0.17%) AdWords
16 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
16 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.02%) Firewall
2 28 (4.78%) LAN
3 27 (4.61%) WAN
4 24 (4.10%) Internet
5 23 (3.92%) OSPF
6 12 (2.05%) HTTP
7 9 (1.54%) NetScaler
8 8 (1.37%) Network Security
8 8 (1.37%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.19%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.85%) ATM
10 5 (0.85%) DNS
10 5 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.85%) VPN
10 5 (0.85%) Wireless
11 4 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.68%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.68%) MPLS
12 3 (0.51%) Broadband
13 2 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.53%) MySQL
3 40 (6.83%) Big Data
4 34 (5.80%) NoSQL
4 34 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.12%) MongoDB
7 29 (4.95%) Hadoop
8 27 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (4.44%) HBase
10 21 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (3.07%) DB2
13 16 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (2.22%) Apache Hive
15 13 (2.22%) Flink
15 13 (2.22%) Impala
16 12 (2.05%) OLTP
17 10 (1.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.44%) Cucumber
2 26 (4.44%) Maven
3 25 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.10%) Gradle
5 20 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.24%) JIRA
7 15 (2.56%) JUnit
7 15 (2.56%) Selenium
8 12 (2.05%) Subversion
9 10 (1.71%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.54%) GitLab
11 8 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.37%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.02%) LSMW
12 6 (1.02%) Xcode
13 5 (0.85%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.85%) WiX
14 4 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 113 (19.28%) Finance
2 26 (4.44%) Publishing
3 24 (4.10%) Automotive
4 21 (3.58%) Marketing
5 19 (3.24%) Legal
6 18 (3.07%) Retail
7 17 (2.90%) Law
8 15 (2.56%) Retail Banking
9 14 (2.39%) Banking
10 13 (2.22%) Manufacturing
11 12 (2.05%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.54%) Electronics
12 9 (1.54%) Games
13 5 (0.85%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Advertising
14 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Back Office
15 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (29.35%) Developer
2 100 (17.06%) Graduate
3 87 (14.85%) Analyst
4 77 (13.14%) Software Engineer
5 70 (11.95%) Architect
6 49 (8.36%) Software Developer
7 48 (8.19%) Graduate Analyst
8 43 (7.34%) Graduate Developer
9 42 (7.17%) Technical Analyst
10 35 (5.97%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 31 (5.29%) Java Developer
11 31 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
12 30 (5.12%) .NET Developer
13 27 (4.61%) Graduate Software Developer
14 26 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
14 26 (4.44%) Junior
15 25 (4.27%) Senior Developer
16 24 (4.10%) C# Developer
16 24 (4.10%) Java Engineer
17 22 (3.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (17.58%) HTML
2 99 (16.89%) .NET
3 71 (12.12%) CSS
4 47 (8.02%) HTML5
5 45 (7.68%) AngularJS
6 41 (7.00%) Web Services
7 33 (5.63%) jQuery
7 33 (5.63%) XML
8 32 (5.46%) CSS3
9 30 (5.12%) RESTful
10 29 (4.95%) ASP.NET
11 28 (4.78%) .NET Framework
11 28 (4.78%) Hibernate
12 27 (4.61%) Spring
13 26 (4.44%) Java EE
14 22 (3.75%) Node.js
15 21 (3.58%) JSON
16 19 (3.24%) React
17 17 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (2.73%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 114 (19.45%) Self-Motivation
2 90 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (13.31%) Data Centre
4 40 (6.83%) Management Information System
5 34 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (4.95%) Public Cloud
7 28 (4.78%) Mobile App
8 20 (3.41%) Driving Licence
8 20 (3.41%) User Experience
9 18 (3.07%) CMDB
10 14 (2.39%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.37%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.19%) Robotics
13 6 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.68%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.82%) Windows
2 69 (11.77%) Linux
3 32 (5.46%) Unix
4 24 (4.10%) Windows 7
5 22 (3.75%) Windows 10
6 17 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.73%) Windows Server
8 13 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 10 (1.71%) Android
10 5 (0.85%) CentOS
11 2 (0.34%) watchOS
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (38.74%) Software Engineering
2 208 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (23.55%) Mathematics
4 119 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
5 82 (13.99%) Physics
6 75 (12.80%) OO
7 69 (11.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 67 (11.43%) ITIL
9 66 (11.26%) Scrum
10 60 (10.24%) TDD
11 57 (9.73%) Analytics
12 51 (8.70%) Microservices
13 47 (8.02%) Open Source
13 47 (8.02%) SDLC
14 44 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (7.51%) Root Cause Analysis
15 43 (7.34%) Service Delivery
16 42 (7.17%) Mentoring
17 41 (7.00%) MVC
18 37 (6.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 164 (27.99%) SQL
2 153 (26.11%) Java
3 127 (21.67%) C#
4 114 (19.45%) JavaScript
5 70 (11.95%) Python
6 62 (10.58%) C++
7 40 (6.83%) PHP
8 23 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 21 (3.58%) VBScript
10 20 (3.41%) C
11 11 (1.88%) Perl
12 10 (1.71%) R
13 9 (1.54%) Ruby
13 9 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.37%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.37%) Scala
14 8 (1.37%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.19%) XAML
16 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 489 (83.45%) Degree
2 324 (55.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (10.07%) Master's Degree
4 36 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
5 30 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (4.95%) ISEB
7 24 (4.10%) CISSP
8 23 (3.92%) MCP
8 23 (3.92%) MCSE
8 23 (3.92%) PMI Certification
9 22 (3.75%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (3.24%) CEH
10 19 (3.24%) PMP
11 18 (3.07%) CompTIA Security+
12 13 (2.22%) HND
13 11 (1.88%) Security Cleared
14 10 (1.71%) ISTQB
15 7 (1.19%) CCNP
15 7 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.31%) QA
2 36 (6.14%) GDPR
3 26 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (3.58%) SLA
5 18 (3.07%) GPG13
6 9 (1.54%) IEC 61131
7 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.17%) MISRA
9 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (7.85%) Docker
2 31 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.22%) Firmware
6 9 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.54%) vSphere
6 9 (1.54%) XenApp
6 9 (1.54%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.85%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (3.58%) SCCM
2 19 (3.24%) Puppet
3 14 (2.39%) WSUS
4 11 (1.88%) Ansible
4 11 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.54%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.54%) vCenter Server
5 9 (1.54%) vMotion
6 8 (1.37%) Oozie
7 3 (0.51%) Galera Cluster
7 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 98 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.04%) VMware
3 41 (7.00%) CheckPoint
3 41 (7.00%) Google
4 33 (5.63%) Cisco
5 28 (4.78%) Citrix
6 26 (4.44%) Xamarin
7 25 (4.27%) Oracle
8 23 (3.92%) Fortinet
8 23 (3.92%) HP
9 18 (3.07%) EMC
9 18 (3.07%) NetApp
10 15 (2.56%) SAP
11 12 (2.05%) Remedy
12 9 (1.54%) Ivanti
13 8 (1.37%) Adobe
14 7 (1.19%) ForgeRock
15 6 (1.02%) Cloudera
15 6 (1.02%) MapR
15 6 (1.02%) Salesforce.com