Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 98 136
Rank change year-on-year -34 +38 +31
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 225 304 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.23% 2.74% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.78% 10.54% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 211 234 251
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2301 2885 2586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.85% 25.96% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1742 2122 2073
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,225 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the West Midlands

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the West Midlands

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the West Midlands

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Birmingham -17 119 £37,500 +36.36% 7
Warwickshire -10 28 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Coventry +5 27 £29,000 -24.68%
Staffordshire +6 17 £25,500 -43.33% 2
Wolverhampton -11 9 £34,500 -1.43%
Worcestershire -7 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Herefordshire +6 3 - -
Solihull -8 3 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Halesowen - 2 £21,000 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 214 (95.11%) Computer Science
2 201 (89.33%) Degree
3 113 (50.22%) Software Engineering
4 78 (34.67%) SQL
5 71 (31.56%) JavaScript
6 70 (31.11%) C#
7 67 (29.78%) HTML
8 64 (28.44%) .NET
9 60 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (25.78%) SQL Server
11 57 (25.33%) CSS
12 53 (23.56%) C++
13 52 (23.11%) Finance
13 52 (23.11%) Analytical Skills
14 48 (21.33%) Java
15 47 (20.89%) ASP.NET
16 46 (20.44%) Microsoft
17 41 (18.22%) SDLC
18 39 (17.33%) MVC
19 36 (16.00%) XML
19 36 (16.00%) Mathematics
20 35 (15.56%) Physics
21 31 (13.78%) Windows
22 30 (13.33%) QA
23 29 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
24 27 (12.00%) Scrum
24 27 (12.00%) Python
24 27 (12.00%) Test Automation
25 26 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
25 26 (11.56%) Data Centre

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 16 (7.11%) JBoss
2 13 (5.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) Mule
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.89%) Simulink
4 1 (0.44%) Houdini
4 1 (0.44%) Maya
4 1 (0.44%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.00%) GitHub
3 9 (4.00%) IaaS
3 9 (4.00%) PaaS
4 7 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.22%) SaaS
5 5 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.89%) Force.com
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.00%) Firewall
2 17 (7.56%) LAN
3 16 (7.11%) WAN
4 13 (5.78%) Internet
5 11 (4.89%) OSPF
6 7 (3.11%) HTTP
7 5 (2.22%) RFID
7 5 (2.22%) WLAN
8 3 (1.33%) SMTP
8 3 (1.33%) SNMP
9 2 (0.89%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.44%) DNS
10 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.44%) Network Security
10 1 (0.44%) SAN
10 1 (0.44%) SSL
10 1 (0.44%) VLAN
10 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.11%) MySQL
4 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.22%) MS Access
6 4 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.89%) DB2
8 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.44%) Riak
9 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 24 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.44%) Maven
3 18 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.22%) Bitbucket
5 12 (5.33%) Subversion
6 8 (3.56%) JUnit
7 7 (3.11%) Android Studio
7 7 (3.11%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.11%) JBehave
7 7 (3.11%) JMeter
7 7 (3.11%) Selenium
7 7 (3.11%) SoapUI
7 7 (3.11%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.11%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.11%) Xcode
8 6 (2.67%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.67%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.67%) TestNG
9 5 (2.22%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.22%) WATIR
General
1 52 (23.11%) Finance
2 16 (7.11%) Financial Institution
3 15 (6.67%) Banking
4 12 (5.33%) Automotive
5 9 (4.00%) Electronics
5 9 (4.00%) Publishing
5 9 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (1.78%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (38.22%) Developer
2 43 (19.11%) Graduate
3 42 (18.67%) .NET Developer
4 41 (18.22%) C# Developer
5 40 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (17.33%) Analyst
7 36 (16.00%) Software Engineer
8 29 (12.89%) Technical Analyst
9 24 (10.67%) Graduate Analyst
9 24 (10.67%) Graduate Technical Analyst
10 17 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (7.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (7.11%) Java Developer
12 14 (6.22%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (6.22%) Senior Developer
12 14 (6.22%) SQL Developer
13 13 (5.78%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (5.78%) Architect
13 13 (5.78%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (5.78%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (29.78%) HTML
2 64 (28.44%) .NET
3 57 (25.33%) CSS
4 47 (20.89%) ASP.NET
5 36 (16.00%) XML
6 18 (8.00%) Web Services
7 16 (7.11%) HTML5
7 16 (7.11%) Spring
8 13 (5.78%) JSON
9 12 (5.33%) REST
10 11 (4.89%) SOAP
11 10 (4.44%) Hibernate
11 10 (4.44%) jQuery
11 10 (4.44%) RESTful
12 9 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.00%) Java EE
12 9 (4.00%) Polymer
12 9 (4.00%) Web Components
13 8 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (3.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 214 (95.11%) Computer Science
2 52 (23.11%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.56%) Data Centre
4 21 (9.33%) Management Information System
5 16 (7.11%) User Experience
6 12 (5.33%) Fintech
7 11 (4.89%) CMDB
8 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (4.00%) Algorithms
9 9 (4.00%) SCADA
9 9 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (2.22%) CAN bus
10 5 (2.22%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (2.22%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.78%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.78%) Windows
2 20 (8.89%) Linux
3 16 (7.11%) Unix
4 12 (5.33%) Android
5 9 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (50.22%) Software Engineering
2 60 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.22%) SDLC
4 39 (17.33%) MVC
5 36 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 35 (15.56%) Physics
7 27 (12.00%) Scrum
7 27 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 24 (10.67%) ITIL
8 24 (10.67%) Service Delivery
9 23 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (10.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 22 (9.78%) Presales
11 19 (8.44%) Open Source
11 19 (8.44%) Software Testing
12 16 (7.11%) Collateral Management
12 16 (7.11%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.67%) BDD
13 15 (6.67%) TDD
14 14 (6.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.67%) SQL
2 71 (31.56%) JavaScript
3 70 (31.11%) C#
4 53 (23.56%) C++
5 48 (21.33%) Java
6 27 (12.00%) Python
7 17 (7.56%) C
8 16 (7.11%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.44%) Perl
10 9 (4.00%) XPath
11 8 (3.56%) Apple Swift
11 8 (3.56%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.56%) PHP
11 8 (3.56%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.11%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.22%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.22%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.78%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.89%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 201 (89.33%) Degree
2 14 (6.22%) ISEB
3 13 (5.78%) HND
3 13 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.44%) GNVQ
5 9 (4.00%) PMP
6 8 (3.56%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.67%) CEH
7 6 (2.67%) CISSP
7 6 (2.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.78%) MCP
10 3 (1.33%) HNC
10 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.44%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.33%) QA
2 8 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.67%) GPG13
4 5 (2.22%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.78%) ISO 9000
6 3 (1.33%) SLA
7 2 (0.89%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.89%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.67%) Firmware
4 3 (1.33%) Docker
4 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.89%) vSphere
5 2 (0.89%) XenApp
5 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.89%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.89%) vMotion
3 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.89%) CheckPoint
3 18 (8.00%) Oracle
3 18 (8.00%) VMware
4 16 (7.11%) HP
5 15 (6.67%) Cisco
6 14 (6.22%) Citrix
7 12 (5.33%) Fortinet
8 11 (4.89%) Google
9 9 (4.00%) EMC
9 9 (4.00%) NetApp
10 6 (2.67%) BMC
11 5 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.78%) Juniper
13 2 (0.89%) AppSense
13 2 (0.89%) IBM
13 2 (0.89%) Informatica
13 2 (0.89%) Jitterbit
13 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.89%) SAP