Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 53 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 514 709 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.24% 4.72% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 5.19% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 400 506 586
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 11,118 13,657 14,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.69% 90.90% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,150 10,896 11,656
Midlands median annual salary £43,278 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.83% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -24 304 £34,250 -3.34% 10
East Midlands +8 215 £40,000 - 9
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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.

1 408 (79.38%) Degree
2 237 (46.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 202 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (34.82%) Software Engineering
5 161 (31.32%) SQL
6 160 (31.13%) C#
7 153 (29.77%) Microsoft
8 149 (28.99%) Java
9 132 (25.68%) JavaScript
10 128 (24.90%) .NET
11 121 (23.54%) Mathematics
12 116 (22.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 116 (22.57%) Amazon AWS
13 99 (19.26%) HTML
13 99 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
14 92 (17.90%) Data Centre
15 89 (17.32%) Self-Motivation
16 85 (16.54%) Windows
17 84 (16.34%) SQL Server
18 79 (15.37%) Web Services
19 78 (15.18%) Linux
19 78 (15.18%) Finance
20 75 (14.59%) Python
21 74 (14.40%) Microservices
22 72 (14.01%) Docker
23 71 (13.81%) Node.js
24 70 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
25 64 (12.45%) Visual Studio
26 61 (11.87%) HTML5
27 60 (11.67%) CSS

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 14 (2.72%) Confluence
2 11 (2.14%) CMS
3 6 (1.17%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.17%) WordPress
4 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (0.97%) SAS
5 4 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.58%) IIS
6 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.39%) Apache
7 2 (0.39%) JBoss
7 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) Kentico
8 1 (0.19%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 33 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.58%) SPSS
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.17%) HFM
1 6 (1.17%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (0.58%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 116 (22.57%) Amazon AWS
1 116 (22.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 22 (4.28%) IaaS
2 22 (4.28%) PaaS
3 18 (3.50%) SaaS
4 16 (3.11%) Serverless
5 9 (1.75%) Office 365
6 7 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.17%) npm
8 4 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.78%) G Suite
8 4 (0.78%) GitHub
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.39%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.75%) Firewall
2 26 (5.06%) LAN
2 26 (5.06%) OSPF
2 26 (5.06%) WAN
3 17 (3.31%) HTTP
4 14 (2.72%) Internet
5 11 (2.14%) IPv6
6 10 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (1.36%) BGP
7 7 (1.36%) Converged Networks
7 7 (1.36%) DNS
7 7 (1.36%) EIGRP
7 7 (1.36%) HSRP
7 7 (1.36%) Intranet
7 7 (1.36%) IPsec
7 7 (1.36%) MPLS
7 7 (1.36%) VoIP
7 7 (1.36%) VPN
7 7 (1.36%) VRRP
8 6 (1.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (3.70%) MySQL
4 18 (3.50%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.31%) Big Data
5 17 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.53%) Couchbase
8 11 (2.14%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.56%) SQLite
12 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.36%) DB2
12 7 (1.36%) OLTP
13 6 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.17%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 64 (12.45%) Visual Studio
2 39 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 36 (7.00%) JIRA
4 25 (4.86%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.86%) Maven
5 18 (3.50%) Gradle
5 18 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.31%) Subversion
7 13 (2.53%) gulp
8 12 (2.33%) Selenium
8 12 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (1.95%) webpack
10 9 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.36%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio Code
12 6 (1.17%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.17%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.97%) JUnit
13 5 (0.97%) TestLink
General
1 78 (15.18%) Finance
2 37 (7.20%) Marketing
3 28 (5.45%) Retail
4 26 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.31%) Automotive
6 15 (2.92%) Publishing
7 13 (2.53%) Games
8 10 (1.95%) Banking
9 8 (1.56%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.17%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.78%) Advertising
13 3 (0.58%) Electronics
14 2 (0.39%) Legal
15 1 (0.19%) Billing
15 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Law
15 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 210 (40.86%) Developer
2 100 (19.46%) Graduate
3 68 (13.23%) Analyst
4 60 (11.67%) Java Developer
5 55 (10.70%) Graduate Developer
6 51 (9.92%) Architect
7 50 (9.73%) Software Developer
8 49 (9.53%) Software Engineer
9 47 (9.14%) C# Developer
10 43 (8.37%) .NET Developer
11 34 (6.61%) Graduate Analyst
12 30 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
14 25 (4.86%) Graduate Technical Analyst
14 25 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (4.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 22 (4.28%) Senior Developer
16 21 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
16 21 (4.09%) Graduate Software Developer
17 20 (3.89%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (24.90%) .NET
2 99 (19.26%) HTML
3 79 (15.37%) Web Services
4 71 (13.81%) Node.js
5 61 (11.87%) HTML5
6 60 (11.67%) CSS
7 57 (11.09%) ASP.NET
8 55 (10.70%) REST
9 46 (8.95%) AngularJS
9 46 (8.95%) Spring
10 45 (8.75%) J2EE
11 34 (6.61%) OAuth
11 34 (6.61%) SAML
12 31 (6.03%) XML
13 30 (5.84%) .NET Framework
14 26 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (4.86%) SOAP
16 23 (4.47%) Hibernate
17 20 (3.89%) CSS3
17 20 (3.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.90%) Data Centre
2 89 (17.32%) Self-Motivation
3 70 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (7.59%) Public Cloud
5 36 (7.00%) Virtual Team
6 30 (5.84%) Management Information System
7 26 (5.06%) User Experience
8 15 (2.92%) CMDB
9 14 (2.72%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.53%) Mobile Games
11 12 (2.33%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.33%) Social Media
12 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
13 8 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.36%) Fintech
15 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.17%) PKI
16 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.54%) Windows
2 78 (15.18%) Linux
3 22 (4.28%) Unix
4 18 (3.50%) Mac OS
5 16 (3.11%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.72%) Windows 10
7 13 (2.53%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.95%) Android
9 8 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (34.82%) Software Engineering
3 121 (23.54%) Mathematics
4 99 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
5 74 (14.40%) Microservices
6 59 (11.48%) ITIL
7 51 (9.92%) Unit Testing
8 49 (9.53%) Analytics
8 49 (9.53%) Project Management
9 48 (9.34%) Physics
9 48 (9.34%) TDD
10 47 (9.14%) Scrum
11 44 (8.56%) MVC
12 42 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (8.17%) Data Protection
12 42 (8.17%) DevOps
12 42 (8.17%) OO
13 41 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (7.98%) SDLC
14 36 (7.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 161 (31.32%) SQL
2 160 (31.13%) C#
3 149 (28.99%) Java
4 132 (25.68%) JavaScript
5 75 (14.59%) Python
6 60 (11.67%) C++
7 32 (6.23%) C
8 29 (5.64%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.50%) PHP
9 18 (3.50%) VBScript
10 15 (2.92%) VB.NET
11 14 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.72%) Perl
11 14 (2.72%) Ruby
11 14 (2.72%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.33%) R
13 8 (1.56%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.78%) Go
14 4 (0.78%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 408 (79.38%) Degree
2 237 (46.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (7.20%) Master's Degree
4 30 (5.84%) CISSP
5 26 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (4.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 21 (4.09%) CEH
8 20 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (3.50%) MCSE
9 18 (3.50%) PMP
10 17 (3.31%) HND
10 17 (3.31%) PMI Certification
11 16 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (3.11%) ISEB
11 16 (3.11%) MCP
12 12 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (1.95%) CCNP
14 9 (1.75%) CISM
14 9 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (1.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.70%) GDPR
2 24 (4.67%) QA
3 20 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.31%) SLA
5 15 (2.92%) GPG13
6 9 (1.75%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.39%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.39%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 72 (14.01%) Docker
2 48 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.92%) Firmware
5 12 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (9.14%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.53%) SCCM
2 13 (2.53%) WSUS
3 6 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.97%) CASB
4 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.39%) Puppet
6 2 (0.39%) SCOM
6 2 (0.39%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) EnCase
7 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 153 (29.77%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.78%) VMware
3 39 (7.59%) Cisco
4 38 (7.39%) CheckPoint
5 34 (6.61%) ForgeRock
6 31 (6.03%) Oracle
7 20 (3.89%) Citrix
8 19 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 19 (3.70%) HP
9 15 (2.92%) EMC
9 15 (2.92%) NetApp
10 12 (2.33%) SAP
11 11 (2.14%) Google
12 10 (1.95%) Tableau
13 8 (1.56%) Xamarin
14 7 (1.36%) Juniper
15 6 (1.17%) Cognos
15 6 (1.17%) Hyperion
16 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.78%) Symantec