Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 52 60
Rank change year-on-year -36 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 391 616 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.41% 4.55% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 4.98% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 320 460 657
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 10,534 12,378 13,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.89% 91.53% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,421 9,653 11,390
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -27 266 £41,500 +10.67% 85
East Midlands -6 125 £38,750 -13.89% 49
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 297 (75.96%) Degree
2 163 (41.69%) C#
3 161 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (37.85%) SQL
5 137 (35.04%) Microsoft
6 128 (32.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 123 (31.46%) .NET
8 117 (29.92%) Problem-Solving
9 113 (28.90%) JavaScript
10 96 (24.55%) Software Engineering
11 95 (24.30%) SQL Server
12 91 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
13 86 (21.99%) Azure
14 83 (21.23%) Mathematics
15 72 (18.41%) Python
15 72 (18.41%) HTML
16 70 (17.90%) ASP.NET
17 64 (16.37%) Java
18 62 (15.86%) Finance
19 61 (15.60%) Visual Studio
20 58 (14.83%) Scrum
20 58 (14.83%) AWS
21 56 (14.32%) TDD
22 54 (13.81%) Windows
23 52 (13.30%) C++
23 52 (13.30%) Git (software)
24 48 (12.28%) Physics
24 48 (12.28%) MVC
24 48 (12.28%) Docker
25 47 (12.02%) C

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 (3.58%) ArcGIS
2 12 (3.07%) IIS
3 9 (2.30%) SAS
4 4 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.02%) JBoss
5 3 (0.77%) Confluence
6 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.02%) Simulink
3 4 (1.02%) Stateflow
4 3 (0.77%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.77%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.30%) Oracle Assets
1 9 (2.30%) Oracle Cash Management
1 9 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (2.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 9 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.77%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (21.99%) Azure
2 58 (14.83%) AWS
3 22 (5.63%) Serverless
4 15 (3.84%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (3.84%) AWS IoT
5 14 (3.58%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (2.81%) GCP
7 8 (2.05%) Office 365
8 6 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.28%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.28%) SaaS
10 4 (1.02%) GitHub
11 3 (0.77%) Boomi
11 3 (0.77%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.51%) npm
12 2 (0.51%) Slack
13 1 (0.26%) Google Play
13 1 (0.26%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.88%) HTTP
2 20 (5.12%) Firewall
3 17 (4.35%) SMTP
4 15 (3.84%) FTP
4 15 (3.84%) SSH
5 14 (3.58%) MQTT
6 10 (2.56%) Internet
7 9 (2.30%) DNS
7 9 (2.30%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.53%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.02%) LAN
9 4 (1.02%) SSL
9 4 (1.02%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.02%) VLAN
9 4 (1.02%) WAN
9 4 (1.02%) Wireless
9 4 (1.02%) Wireless Security
10 3 (0.77%) HSRP
10 3 (0.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.35%) GIS
4 16 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (3.58%) Amazon Aurora
6 14 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (3.58%) Spatial Data
7 12 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.30%) Big Data
10 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2017
11 6 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.53%) MySQL
11 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.28%) Power BI
13 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 61 (15.60%) Visual Studio
2 52 (13.30%) Git (software)
3 26 (6.65%) Selenium
4 24 (6.14%) JIRA
5 21 (5.37%) Subversion
6 18 (4.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (2.81%) webpack
8 10 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.30%) Visual Studio Code
10 6 (1.53%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.53%) Maven
11 4 (1.02%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.02%) Gradle
11 4 (1.02%) IDA Disassembler
11 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.02%) OllyDbg
12 2 (0.51%) gulp
12 2 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.26%) Babel
13 1 (0.26%) Travis CI
General
1 62 (15.86%) Finance
2 41 (10.49%) Retail
3 21 (5.37%) Marketing
4 13 (3.32%) Aerospace
5 10 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.56%) Law
6 9 (2.30%) Banking
6 9 (2.30%) General Ledger
6 9 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.05%) Electronics
8 7 (1.79%) Automotive
8 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.53%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.02%) Games
11 3 (0.77%) Legal
12 2 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.51%) German Language
13 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (40.15%) Developer
2 83 (21.23%) Graduate
3 68 (17.39%) Analyst
4 66 (16.88%) .NET Developer
5 43 (11.00%) C# Developer
6 42 (10.74%) Software Developer
7 40 (10.23%) Graduate Analyst
8 34 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (7.93%) Graduate Technical Analyst
9 31 (7.93%) Senior Developer
9 31 (7.93%) Technical Analyst
10 28 (7.16%) Architect
10 28 (7.16%) Graduate Developer
10 28 (7.16%) Junior
10 28 (7.16%) Software Engineer
11 25 (6.39%) AWS Developer
12 19 (4.86%) Junior Developer
13 18 (4.60%) Consultant
14 17 (4.35%) Administrator
15 16 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (31.46%) .NET
2 72 (18.41%) HTML
3 70 (17.90%) ASP.NET
4 47 (12.02%) CSS
5 39 (9.97%) HTML5
5 39 (9.97%) Node.js
5 39 (9.97%) Web Services
6 28 (7.16%) AngularJS
6 28 (7.16%) XML
7 27 (6.91%) J2EE
8 23 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 21 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (5.37%) OAuth
9 21 (5.37%) React
9 21 (5.37%) SAML
9 21 (5.37%) Spring
10 20 (5.12%) Ajax
10 20 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (3.58%) XMPP
12 13 (3.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 91 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.44%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (7.67%) Data Centre
4 27 (6.91%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 22 (5.63%) Public Cloud
6 22 (5.63%) Virtual Team
7 15 (3.84%) User Experience
8 14 (3.58%) Smart Home
9 11 (2.81%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (2.30%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.02%) CUDA
12 4 (1.02%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.02%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.77%) PMI
14 2 (0.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.81%) Windows
2 47 (12.02%) Linux
3 24 (6.14%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.30%) Unix
5 7 (1.79%) Kali Linux
6 5 (1.28%) Android
6 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (29.92%) Problem-Solving
3 96 (24.55%) Software Engineering
4 83 (21.23%) Mathematics
5 58 (14.83%) Scrum
6 56 (14.32%) TDD
7 48 (12.28%) MVC
7 48 (12.28%) Physics
8 44 (11.25%) DevOps
8 44 (11.25%) Web Development
9 43 (11.00%) Project Management
10 39 (9.97%) Unit Testing
11 35 (8.95%) Microservices
12 33 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (8.18%) OO
14 31 (7.93%) Test Automation
15 29 (7.42%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (7.42%) Mentoring
16 27 (6.91%) Information Security
17 26 (6.65%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (41.69%) C#
2 148 (37.85%) SQL
3 113 (28.90%) JavaScript
4 72 (18.41%) Python
5 64 (16.37%) Java
6 52 (13.30%) C++
7 47 (12.02%) C
8 21 (5.37%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.35%) TypeScript
10 12 (3.07%) R
11 11 (2.81%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.30%) Scala
13 8 (2.05%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.53%) PHP
16 4 (1.02%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.02%) Ruby
16 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.77%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 297 (75.96%) Degree
2 128 (32.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (5.63%) HND
4 21 (5.37%) Master's Degree
5 15 (3.84%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.81%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.56%) CCNP
7 10 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.05%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (1.79%) CISM
9 7 (1.79%) CISSP
10 5 (1.28%) MCP
10 5 (1.28%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.28%) PMP
10 5 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (1.02%) CEH
11 4 (1.02%) ISEB
12 3 (0.77%) CISA
12 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.67%) QA
2 11 (2.81%) GDPR
3 10 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.30%) Basel II
4 9 (2.30%) IFRS
4 9 (2.30%) IFRS 9
4 9 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.02%) SLA
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.51%) MISRA
8 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (12.28%) Docker
2 26 (6.65%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.28%) Firmware
5 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.51%) XenApp
6 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (8.18%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.79%) Nessus
3 6 (1.53%) Puppet
3 6 (1.53%) SCOM
3 6 (1.53%) Terraform
4 4 (1.02%) EnCase
4 4 (1.02%) FTK
4 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.51%) Kibana
6 2 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 137 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.21%) Oracle
3 20 (5.12%) ForgeRock
4 17 (4.35%) Cisco
5 12 (3.07%) Google
6 11 (2.81%) ArcSight
6 11 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.81%) Splunk
6 11 (2.81%) VMware
7 8 (2.05%) Citrix
8 7 (1.79%) Tableau
9 6 (1.53%) Dynatrace
10 5 (1.28%) Spotify
11 3 (0.77%) Informatica
11 3 (0.77%) Jitterbit
11 3 (0.77%) Juniper
11 3 (0.77%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.77%) SnapLogic
11 3 (0.77%) Talend
11 3 (0.77%) TIBCO