Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 67 125
Rank change year-on-year -93 +58 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 122 384 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.57% 4.09% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 15.49% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 68 186 212
West Midlands median annual salary £28,500 £38,094 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.19% +26.98% -20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,625 £61,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +7.95% -2.22%

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 2,262 2,479 2,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.19% 26.37% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,543 1,589 1,833
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.15% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £68,750 £61,200
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 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
Birmingham -49 81 £28,500 +3.64% 3
Warwickshire -43 22 £27,000 -44.33%
Staffordshire +1 5 £40,000 +11.89% 2
Coventry +1 5 £27,500 +2.80%
Worcestershire -41 5 £28,000 -37.78%
Solihull -12 2 £55,000 -21.43%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,000 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 103 (84.43%) Degree
2 102 (83.61%) Computer Science
3 44 (36.07%) Software Engineering
4 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (24.59%) ITIL
6 30 (24.59%) Mathematics
7 29 (23.77%) Finance
8 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
8 28 (22.95%) Data Centre
8 28 (22.95%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (20.49%) GDPR
9 25 (20.49%) C#
10 22 (18.03%) VMware
10 22 (18.03%) Physics
10 22 (18.03%) Data Protection
11 21 (17.21%) Java
11 21 (17.21%) SQL
12 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
12 20 (16.39%) Firewall
12 20 (16.39%) CheckPoint
13 18 (14.75%) Windows
13 18 (14.75%) Python
13 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (13.93%) User Experience
14 17 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (13.93%) Network Management
14 17 (13.93%) Data Modelling
14 17 (13.93%) JavaScript

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 12 (9.84%) Confluence
2 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) WordPress
4 1 (0.82%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) HFM
1 4 (3.28%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (10.66%) IaaS
4 13 (10.66%) PaaS
5 12 (9.84%) Serverless
6 6 (4.92%) SaaS
7 2 (1.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.39%) Firewall
2 11 (9.02%) LAN
2 11 (9.02%) WAN
3 10 (8.20%) OSPF
4 5 (4.10%) Internet
4 5 (4.10%) Multicast
5 4 (3.28%) Wireless
6 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.82%) DHCP
7 1 (0.82%) DNS
7 1 (0.82%) HTTP
7 1 (0.82%) RFID
7 1 (0.82%) Skype
7 1 (0.82%) SMTP
7 1 (0.82%) SNMP
7 1 (0.82%) VPN
7 1 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) Big Data
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.74%) QlikView
5 4 (3.28%) Essbase
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (3.28%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.82%) MySQL
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) JIRA
2 11 (9.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.46%) Bower
4 3 (2.46%) Grunt
4 3 (2.46%) gulp
4 3 (2.46%) Moq
4 3 (2.46%) NUnit
4 3 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.46%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.46%) Selenium
4 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (23.77%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Automotive
3 10 (8.20%) Publishing
4 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Advertising
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (27.87%) Graduate
2 29 (23.77%) Developer
3 25 (20.49%) Architect
4 23 (18.85%) Analyst
5 22 (18.03%) Graduate Analyst
5 22 (18.03%) Graduate Technical Analyst
5 22 (18.03%) Technical Analyst
6 20 (16.39%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (9.84%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (9.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 12 (9.84%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (9.84%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.56%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Graduate Software Developer
9 8 (6.56%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Senior SCCM Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) .NET
2 13 (10.66%) Node.js
3 12 (9.84%) RESTful
4 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET
4 11 (9.02%) CSS
4 11 (9.02%) HTML
5 9 (7.38%) XML
6 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.92%) REST
8 5 (4.10%) Web Services
9 4 (3.28%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.28%) HTML5
9 4 (3.28%) ONVIF
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.46%) SOAP
10 3 (2.46%) WCF
11 2 (1.64%) jQuery
11 2 (1.64%) LAMP
11 2 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (22.95%) Data Centre
2 28 (22.95%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (13.93%) User Experience
4 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.20%) CMDB
6 5 (4.10%) CCTV
7 3 (2.46%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.64%) New Media
8 2 (1.64%) Robotics
9 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Windows 10
2 9 (7.38%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.92%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) CentOS
4 2 (1.64%) Unix
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (83.61%) Computer Science
2 44 (36.07%) Software Engineering
3 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (24.59%) ITIL
4 30 (24.59%) Mathematics
5 22 (18.03%) Data Protection
5 22 (18.03%) Physics
6 18 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (13.93%) Data Modelling
7 17 (13.93%) Network Management
7 17 (13.93%) Service Delivery
7 17 (13.93%) Service Management
8 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.30%) Presales
10 14 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (11.48%) Information Security
10 14 (11.48%) Workflow
11 13 (10.66%) Project Management
11 13 (10.66%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.49%) C#
2 21 (17.21%) Java
2 21 (17.21%) SQL
3 18 (14.75%) Python
4 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.02%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.56%) VBScript
7 7 (5.74%) C++
8 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.46%) PHP
10 2 (1.64%) Perl
10 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.82%) C
11 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (84.43%) Degree
2 11 (9.02%) CEH
2 11 (9.02%) CISSP
3 10 (8.20%) CompTIA Security+
3 10 (8.20%) ISEB
3 10 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (8.20%) PMI Certification
3 10 (8.20%) PMP
4 9 (7.38%) MCSE
4 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.56%) MCP
6 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.64%) HND
10 1 (0.82%) CCENT
10 1 (0.82%) CCNA
10 1 (0.82%) MCITP
10 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.49%) GDPR
2 16 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (8.20%) GPG13
4 6 (4.92%) SLA
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.82%) NIST
5 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) SCCM
1 8 (6.56%) WSUS
2 3 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.03%) VMware
3 20 (16.39%) CheckPoint
4 13 (10.66%) Cisco
5 10 (8.20%) Citrix
5 10 (8.20%) EMC
5 10 (8.20%) Fortinet
5 10 (8.20%) HP
5 10 (8.20%) NetApp
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle
7 4 (3.28%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.28%) Verint
8 3 (2.46%) Juniper
8 3 (2.46%) OpenText
8 3 (2.46%) Remedy
8 3 (2.46%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.64%) UiPath
10 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.82%) Motorola