Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 126 106
Rank change year-on-year +66 -20 +55
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 386 241 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.07% 2.40% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.10% 10.08% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 204 230 286
West Midlands median annual salary £42,793 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.64% -16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,250 £61,875
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 2,556 2,390 3,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.94% 23.83% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,916 2,488
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +37 212 £27,500 -8.33% 9
Warwickshire +55 73 £48,500 +76.36% 8
Worcestershire +44 32 £44,043 +3.63%
Coventry -6 28 £28,500 -5.00% 5
Staffordshire +9 15 £43,750 +71.57% 3
Wolverhampton -13 11 £34,000 +4.62% 3
Solihull +11 9 £71,250 +122.66%
Halesowen +5 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 355 (91.97%) Degree
2 320 (82.90%) Computer Science
3 173 (44.82%) Software Engineering
4 132 (34.20%) Data Centre
5 129 (33.42%) Self-Motivation
6 122 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (27.20%) VMware
8 103 (26.68%) SQL
9 100 (25.91%) Microsoft
10 98 (25.39%) Windows
11 90 (23.32%) ITIL
12 85 (22.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 76 (19.69%) C#
14 74 (19.17%) Service Delivery
15 71 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 69 (17.88%) Root Cause Analysis
17 67 (17.36%) Java
18 61 (15.80%) JavaScript
19 59 (15.28%) Citrix
20 56 (14.51%) HTML
21 54 (13.99%) Service Management
22 53 (13.73%) Finance
22 53 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (13.47%) ITIL Certification
24 50 (12.95%) .NET
25 49 (12.69%) MCP
26 48 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
27 47 (12.18%) Integration Testing
28 44 (11.40%) CSS
28 44 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification

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 23 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 23 (5.96%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.07%) JBoss
6 6 (1.55%) WordPress
7 5 (1.30%) Confluence
8 3 (0.78%) Apache
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.26%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.52%) Blender
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (4.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
1 40 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.22%) SaaS
3 23 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (5.70%) PaaS
5 21 (5.44%) IaaS
6 19 (4.92%) Office 365
7 8 (2.07%) CloudFront
8 6 (1.55%) Zapier
9 4 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.52%) Serverless
11 1 (0.26%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.88%) Firewall
2 24 (6.22%) LAN
2 24 (6.22%) OSPF
2 24 (6.22%) WAN
3 23 (5.96%) NetScaler
4 17 (4.40%) DNS
5 13 (3.37%) Internet
6 11 (2.85%) DHCP
7 9 (2.33%) SSL
8 7 (1.81%) ATM
9 3 (0.78%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.78%) HTTP
9 3 (0.78%) Network Security
9 3 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.66%) MySQL
2 18 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.89%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.04%) Big Data
8 4 (1.04%) DB2
8 4 (1.04%) GIS
8 4 (1.04%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.04%) Spotfire
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.52%) HBase
10 2 (0.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 24 (6.22%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.18%) Maven
3 14 (3.63%) JUnit
4 10 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.07%) GoCD
5 8 (2.07%) JIRA
6 7 (1.81%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.55%) GitLab
7 6 (1.55%) Subversion
8 5 (1.30%) TestNG
9 4 (1.04%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.04%) Selenium
9 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.78%) CocoaPods
10 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.78%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.52%) JBehave
11 2 (0.52%) JMeter
11 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (13.73%) Finance
2 23 (5.96%) Publishing
3 19 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.11%) Legal
5 11 (2.85%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.07%) Banking
7 7 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.55%) Electronics
9 5 (1.30%) Automotive
10 3 (0.78%) Games
10 3 (0.78%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (29.02%) Developer
2 63 (16.32%) Graduate
3 51 (13.21%) Analyst
4 43 (11.14%) Architect
5 38 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 38 (9.84%) Technical Analyst
6 37 (9.59%) Software Engineer
7 34 (8.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 34 (8.81%) SCCM Engineer
7 34 (8.81%) Technical Specialist
8 30 (7.77%) Graduate Analyst
8 30 (7.77%) Graduate Technical Analyst
9 23 (5.96%) Graduate Developer
10 21 (5.44%) Network Engineer
10 21 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (5.18%) Graduate Software Developer
11 20 (5.18%) Senior Developer
12 19 (4.92%) Citrix Specialist
12 19 (4.92%) Citrix Technical Specialist
12 19 (4.92%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.51%) HTML
2 50 (12.95%) .NET
3 44 (11.40%) CSS
4 31 (8.03%) JSON
5 25 (6.48%) XML
6 24 (6.22%) Hibernate
7 17 (4.40%) Web Services
8 16 (4.15%) .NET Framework
9 15 (3.89%) HTML5
9 15 (3.89%) Java EE
9 15 (3.89%) Spring
10 14 (3.63%) RESTful
11 10 (2.59%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (2.33%) JMS
13 8 (2.07%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.07%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (1.81%) jQuery
14 7 (1.81%) React
14 7 (1.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 320 (82.90%) Computer Science
2 132 (34.20%) Data Centre
3 129 (33.42%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (11.14%) CMDB
6 29 (7.51%) Mobile App
7 28 (7.25%) Public Cloud
8 24 (6.22%) Management Information System
9 17 (4.40%) Driving Licence
10 15 (3.89%) User Experience
11 11 (2.85%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (2.07%) Fat Client
13 8 (2.07%) Thin Client
14 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
14 4 (1.04%) Animation
14 4 (1.04%) Clustering
14 4 (1.04%) Fintech
14 4 (1.04%) Replication
14 4 (1.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 98 (25.39%) Windows
2 41 (10.62%) Linux
3 38 (9.84%) Windows 10
4 35 (9.07%) Windows 7
4 35 (9.07%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.15%) Unix
6 12 (3.11%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.81%) Android
10 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.04%) CentOS
12 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (44.82%) Software Engineering
2 122 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (23.32%) ITIL
4 85 (22.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 74 (19.17%) Service Delivery
6 69 (17.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 54 (13.99%) Service Management
8 48 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (12.18%) Integration Testing
10 40 (10.36%) Mathematics
11 39 (10.10%) Line Management
11 39 (10.10%) Requirements Analysis
11 39 (10.10%) TDD
12 37 (9.59%) Network Management
13 36 (9.33%) Due Diligence
13 36 (9.33%) Presales
14 35 (9.07%) Project Management
14 35 (9.07%) Web Development
15 34 (8.81%) System Integration Testing
16 33 (8.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.68%) SQL
2 76 (19.69%) C#
3 67 (17.36%) Java
4 61 (15.80%) JavaScript
5 41 (10.62%) PowerShell
6 34 (8.81%) VBScript
7 31 (8.03%) Python
8 18 (4.66%) C++
9 15 (3.89%) PHP
10 11 (2.85%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.59%) Perl
12 8 (2.07%) Jython
12 8 (2.07%) Ruby
13 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.04%) Java 8
14 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.78%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.78%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.78%) VB
15 3 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 355 (91.97%) Degree
2 52 (13.47%) ITIL Certification
3 49 (12.69%) MCP
4 44 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (8.81%) MCSE
6 30 (7.77%) Master's Degree
7 21 (5.44%) ISEB
7 21 (5.44%) PMI Certification
7 21 (5.44%) PMP
8 20 (5.18%) CISSP
9 17 (4.40%) CEH
9 17 (4.40%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.81%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (1.55%) CCNA
12 6 (1.55%) CCNP
12 6 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.30%) CIPD
14 3 (0.78%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.07%) SLA
2 24 (6.22%) QA
3 21 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (4.40%) GPG13
5 10 (2.59%) GDPR
6 6 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.55%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.99%) vSphere
3 24 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.96%) Active Directory
4 23 (5.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (5.96%) XenApp
4 23 (5.96%) XenDesktop
5 22 (5.70%) Docker
6 15 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (3.11%) Firmware
8 8 (2.07%) Xen
9 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (10.36%) SCCM
2 38 (9.84%) SCVMM
3 23 (5.96%) vCenter Server
3 23 (5.96%) vMotion
4 12 (3.11%) WSUS
5 10 (2.59%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.07%) Ansible
6 8 (2.07%) Graphite
6 8 (2.07%) Kibana
6 8 (2.07%) logstash
6 8 (2.07%) Nagios
7 6 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.04%) Galera Cluster
8 4 (1.04%) PowerCLI
9 3 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.78%) TeMIP
10 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 105 (27.20%) VMware
2 100 (25.91%) Microsoft
3 59 (15.28%) Citrix
4 41 (10.62%) CheckPoint
5 34 (8.81%) BMC
6 32 (8.29%) Remedy
7 30 (7.77%) Cisco
8 25 (6.48%) HP
8 25 (6.48%) Oracle
9 24 (6.22%) Fortinet
10 23 (5.96%) Ivanti
11 21 (5.44%) EMC
11 21 (5.44%) NetApp
12 20 (5.18%) Xamarin
13 15 (3.89%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.07%) Twitter
15 7 (1.81%) Google
16 6 (1.55%) Nokia
16 6 (1.55%) Zuora
17 4 (1.04%) Veritas