Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 121 130
Rank change year-on-year +54 +9 +54
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 355 228 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.80% 2.37% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.99% 10.08% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 174 198 246
West Midlands median annual salary £35,718 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.06% -20.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £68,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2,368 2,263 3,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.36% 23.49% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,518 1,760 2,421
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 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
Birmingham +24 203 £27,500 - 14
Warwickshire +41 66 £48,500 +76.36% 4
Worcestershire +50 33 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Coventry -19 23 £26,750 -10.83% 4
Staffordshire +5 13 £34,000 +4.62% 3
Wolverhampton -19 9 £34,000 +4.62% 10
Solihull +2 6 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Halesowen -12 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 326 (91.83%) Degree
2 303 (85.35%) Computer Science
3 168 (47.32%) Software Engineering
4 134 (37.75%) Data Centre
5 119 (33.52%) Self-Motivation
6 114 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (31.27%) VMware
8 98 (27.61%) Windows
9 97 (27.32%) Microsoft
10 94 (26.48%) ITIL
11 86 (24.23%) SQL
12 83 (23.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 79 (22.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 79 (22.25%) Service Delivery
14 71 (20.00%) C#
15 70 (19.72%) Root Cause Analysis
16 67 (18.87%) Citrix
17 63 (17.75%) Java
18 54 (15.21%) MCP
18 54 (15.21%) ITIL Certification
19 51 (14.37%) SCVMM
20 48 (13.52%) HTML
20 48 (13.52%) Finance
21 47 (13.24%) JavaScript
21 47 (13.24%) Linux
22 46 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
23 45 (12.68%) CMDB
24 44 (12.39%) .NET
25 42 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
26 41 (11.55%) CSS

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 29 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 29 (8.17%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.54%) JBoss
4 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.69%) WordPress
5 5 (1.41%) Confluence
6 2 (0.56%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (10.70%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.56%) Blender
Business Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (8.73%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (5.07%) SaaS
5 16 (4.51%) IaaS
5 16 (4.51%) PaaS
6 11 (3.10%) Office 365
7 8 (2.25%) CloudFront
8 6 (1.69%) Zapier
9 4 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.56%) Serverless
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.28%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.01%) Firewall
2 29 (8.17%) NetScaler
3 21 (5.92%) LAN
3 21 (5.92%) WAN
4 20 (5.63%) OSPF
5 17 (4.79%) DNS
6 11 (3.10%) DHCP
7 9 (2.54%) Internet
8 8 (2.25%) SSL
9 4 (1.13%) ATM
10 3 (0.85%) Network Security
11 2 (0.56%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.56%) HTTP
11 2 (0.56%) Intranet
11 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.28%) RFID
12 1 (0.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.51%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.66%) MySQL
5 8 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.13%) DB2
7 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.13%) Spotfire
7 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.85%) Big Data
8 3 (0.85%) GIS
8 3 (0.85%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.56%) Bigtable
9 2 (0.56%) Flink
9 2 (0.56%) Impala
9 2 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 22 (6.20%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.51%) Maven
3 11 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.54%) JIRA
4 9 (2.54%) JUnit
5 8 (2.25%) Bitbucket
5 8 (2.25%) GoCD
6 7 (1.97%) Subversion
7 6 (1.69%) GitLab
8 5 (1.41%) TestNG
9 4 (1.13%) Selenium
9 4 (1.13%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.85%) JBehave
10 3 (0.85%) JMeter
10 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.56%) CocoaPods
General
1 48 (13.52%) Finance
2 18 (5.07%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.51%) Publishing
4 12 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.69%) Banking
5 6 (1.69%) Electronics
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.41%) Legal
7 4 (1.13%) Automotive
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (29.30%) Developer
2 59 (16.62%) Graduate
3 46 (12.96%) Analyst
4 43 (12.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 43 (12.11%) Technical Specialist
5 35 (9.86%) Software Developer
6 33 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
7 32 (9.01%) SCCM Engineer
8 29 (8.17%) Architect
8 29 (8.17%) Software Engineer
9 28 (7.89%) Graduate Analyst
9 28 (7.89%) Graduate Technical Analyst
10 22 (6.20%) Web Developer
11 21 (5.92%) Citrix Specialist
11 21 (5.92%) Citrix Technical Specialist
11 21 (5.92%) Virtualisation Specialist
12 20 (5.63%) Graduate Developer
13 19 (5.35%) Junior
13 19 (5.35%) Senior Developer
13 19 (5.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.52%) HTML
2 44 (12.39%) .NET
3 41 (11.55%) CSS
4 27 (7.61%) JSON
5 23 (6.48%) Web Services
6 19 (5.35%) Spring
6 19 (5.35%) XML
7 14 (3.94%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.66%) RESTful
9 12 (3.38%) Hibernate
9 12 (3.38%) HTML5
9 12 (3.38%) Spring Security
10 10 (2.82%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.82%) Java EE
11 9 (2.54%) JMS
12 8 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
13 7 (1.97%) Spring MVC
14 6 (1.69%) JPA
14 6 (1.69%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 303 (85.35%) Computer Science
2 134 (37.75%) Data Centre
3 119 (33.52%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (12.68%) CMDB
5 40 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (9.58%) Public Cloud
7 17 (4.79%) Driving Licence
7 17 (4.79%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.66%) User Experience
9 12 (3.38%) 3D Graphics
10 9 (2.54%) Fintech
10 9 (2.54%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.25%) Fat Client
11 8 (2.25%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.13%) RIA
14 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.85%) Clustering
14 3 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (27.61%) Windows
2 47 (13.24%) Linux
3 40 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 36 (10.14%) Windows 10
5 32 (9.01%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.10%) Mac OS
6 11 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.10%) Unix
7 6 (1.69%) Android
7 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (47.32%) Software Engineering
2 114 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (26.48%) ITIL
4 83 (23.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 79 (22.25%) Service Delivery
6 70 (19.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 42 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (11.55%) Line Management
9 40 (11.27%) Requirements Analysis
10 39 (10.99%) Mathematics
10 39 (10.99%) Presales
10 39 (10.99%) Service Management
11 38 (10.70%) Due Diligence
12 33 (9.30%) Network Management
12 33 (9.30%) Physics
13 32 (9.01%) Integration Testing
14 31 (8.73%) OO
14 31 (8.73%) Web Development
15 29 (8.17%) Project Management
16 27 (7.61%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (24.23%) SQL
2 71 (20.00%) C#
3 63 (17.75%) Java
4 47 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 39 (10.99%) PowerShell
6 32 (9.01%) Python
6 32 (9.01%) VBScript
7 25 (7.04%) PHP
8 21 (5.92%) C++
9 11 (3.10%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.25%) Jython
10 8 (2.25%) Perl
11 5 (1.41%) Ruby
12 4 (1.13%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.13%) Java 8
12 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.85%) VB
13 3 (0.85%) XPath
14 2 (0.56%) Groovy
14 2 (0.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 326 (91.83%) Degree
2 54 (15.21%) ITIL Certification
2 54 (15.21%) MCP
3 40 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (9.01%) MCSE
5 22 (6.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (4.79%) Master's Degree
7 16 (4.51%) ISEB
7 16 (4.51%) PMI Certification
7 16 (4.51%) PMP
8 15 (4.23%) CISSP
9 12 (3.38%) CEH
9 12 (3.38%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (1.97%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (1.69%) CCNA
11 6 (1.69%) CCNP
11 6 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.41%) CIPD
13 3 (0.85%) CISM
13 3 (0.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.27%) SLA
2 22 (6.20%) QA
3 16 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (3.38%) GPG13
5 6 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.69%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (22.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.30%) vSphere
3 29 (8.17%) Hyper-V
3 29 (8.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 29 (8.17%) VMware ESXi
3 29 (8.17%) XenApp
3 29 (8.17%) XenDesktop
4 23 (6.48%) Active Directory
5 22 (6.20%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (3.94%) Docker
7 11 (3.10%) Firmware
8 8 (2.25%) Xen
9 2 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 51 (14.37%) SCVMM
2 38 (10.70%) SCCM
3 29 (8.17%) vCenter Server
3 29 (8.17%) vMotion
4 10 (2.82%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.54%) WSUS
6 8 (2.25%) Ansible
6 8 (2.25%) Graphite
6 8 (2.25%) Kibana
6 8 (2.25%) logstash
6 8 (2.25%) Nagios
7 5 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.13%) PowerCLI
9 3 (0.85%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.85%) TeMIP
10 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 111 (31.27%) VMware
2 97 (27.32%) Microsoft
3 67 (18.87%) Citrix
4 32 (9.01%) CheckPoint
5 31 (8.73%) BMC
6 29 (8.17%) Ivanti
7 26 (7.32%) Cisco
8 22 (6.20%) Oracle
9 21 (5.92%) HP
10 20 (5.63%) Fortinet
11 16 (4.51%) EMC
11 16 (4.51%) NetApp
12 15 (4.23%) Remedy
13 14 (3.94%) Red Hat
14 10 (2.82%) Xamarin
15 8 (2.25%) Google
15 8 (2.25%) Twitter
16 6 (1.69%) Nokia
16 6 (1.69%) Zuora
17 5 (1.41%) Salesforce.com