Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 126 94
Rank change year-on-year +29 -32 +51
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 248 233 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.94% 2.32% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.97% 9.86% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 158 230 273
West Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.46% -3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £24,925 £24,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,550 £57,625 £47,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

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 2,260 2,363 3,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.81% 23.55% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,506 1,826 2,255
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,625 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +23 154 £28,500 -20.83% 10
Warwickshire +46 33 £44,000 +35.38% 3
Coventry +7 24 £45,000 +55.17%
Staffordshire +24 15 £42,250 +65.69% 8
Worcestershire +14 6 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Solihull +4 6 £71,250 +122.66% 2
Wolverhampton -2 5 £34,000 -1.45% 4
Halesowen +41 1 £35,000 +66.67% 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 219 (88.31%) Degree
2 218 (87.90%) Computer Science
3 99 (39.92%) Software Engineering
4 76 (30.65%) Self-Motivation
5 71 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 66 (26.61%) SQL
8 65 (26.21%) Data Centre
9 60 (24.19%) HTML
10 51 (20.56%) ITIL
10 51 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (19.35%) Mathematics
11 48 (19.35%) Windows
11 48 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 46 (18.55%) Finance
13 44 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 44 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (16.94%) Firewall
14 42 (16.94%) VMware
14 42 (16.94%) CSS
14 42 (16.94%) Java
14 42 (16.94%) C#
15 41 (16.53%) CheckPoint
16 40 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
17 39 (15.73%) Data Protection
17 39 (15.73%) GDPR
18 37 (14.92%) Service Delivery
19 33 (13.31%) .NET
19 33 (13.31%) Web Development
20 32 (12.90%) Master's Degree

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 9 (3.63%) Joomla!
2 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.42%) Apache
3 6 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.02%) nginx
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) HFM
2 2 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.85%) PaaS
3 16 (6.45%) IaaS
4 15 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (4.03%) Office 365
5 10 (4.03%) SaaS
6 9 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.63%) Amazon S3
6 9 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.94%) Firewall
2 25 (10.08%) LAN
2 25 (10.08%) OSPF
2 25 (10.08%) WAN
3 13 (5.24%) Internet
4 6 (2.42%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.61%) ATM
6 2 (0.81%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.81%) DHCP
6 2 (0.81%) DNS
6 2 (0.81%) HTTP
6 2 (0.81%) SSL
6 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.40%) Broadband
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.27%) MySQL
2 19 (7.66%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.66%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.21%) Big Data
9 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.81%) Essbase
9 2 (0.81%) GIS
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.81%) Power BI
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.42%) JUnit
1 6 (2.42%) Maven
2 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.61%) CircleCI
4 3 (1.21%) Concordion
4 3 (1.21%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.21%) FitNesse
4 3 (1.21%) JIRA
4 3 (1.21%) Selenium
4 3 (1.21%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.81%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.81%) CocoaPods
5 2 (0.81%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (18.55%) Finance
2 24 (9.68%) Publishing
3 11 (4.44%) Legal
4 7 (2.82%) Retail
5 4 (1.61%) Automotive
5 4 (1.61%) Banking
5 4 (1.61%) Games
5 4 (1.61%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (26.21%) Developer
2 48 (19.35%) Graduate
3 41 (16.53%) Analyst
4 34 (13.71%) Architect
4 34 (13.71%) Technical Analyst
5 30 (12.10%) Graduate Analyst
5 30 (12.10%) Graduate Technical Analyst
6 26 (10.48%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (8.47%) Applications Engineer
8 18 (7.26%) SCCM Engineer
9 17 (6.85%) Software Engineer
10 16 (6.45%) Applications Support
10 16 (6.45%) Senior SCCM Engineer
11 14 (5.65%) Network Engineer
11 14 (5.65%) Web Developer
12 13 (5.24%) Applications Support Engineer
12 13 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
12 13 (5.24%) Software Developer
12 13 (5.24%) Support Engineer
12 13 (5.24%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.19%) HTML
2 42 (16.94%) CSS
3 33 (13.31%) .NET
4 19 (7.66%) Java EE
5 16 (6.45%) HTML5
6 15 (6.05%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.05%) jQuery
7 14 (5.65%) ASP.NET
7 14 (5.65%) Hibernate
7 14 (5.65%) React
7 14 (5.65%) XML
8 12 (4.84%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.44%) CSS3
9 11 (4.44%) Vue.js
10 7 (2.82%) Sass
10 7 (2.82%) Spring
11 6 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (2.42%) JSON
11 6 (2.42%) Laravel
12 5 (2.02%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 218 (87.90%) Computer Science
2 76 (30.65%) Self-Motivation
3 65 (26.21%) Data Centre
4 51 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (8.87%) Mobile App
6 19 (7.66%) Management Information System
7 16 (6.45%) CMDB
8 8 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
8 8 (3.23%) User Experience
9 6 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.21%) Animation
11 3 (1.21%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.40%) Clustering
12 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.40%) Replication
12 1 (0.40%) RIA
12 1 (0.40%) Social Media
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.35%) Windows
2 23 (9.27%) Linux
3 19 (7.66%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.26%) Windows 10
5 12 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.03%) Unix
7 8 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.42%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.61%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) watchOS
11 1 (0.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (39.92%) Software Engineering
2 71 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (20.56%) ITIL
4 48 (19.35%) Mathematics
5 44 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 44 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 39 (15.73%) Data Protection
8 37 (14.92%) Service Delivery
9 33 (13.31%) Web Development
10 31 (12.50%) Physics
11 28 (11.29%) Scrum
11 28 (11.29%) TDD
12 27 (10.89%) Service Management
13 26 (10.48%) Network Management
14 22 (8.87%) CRM
15 21 (8.47%) Mentoring
16 20 (8.06%) Information Security
17 19 (7.66%) Kanban
17 19 (7.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 66 (26.61%) SQL
3 42 (16.94%) C#
3 42 (16.94%) Java
4 27 (10.89%) PHP
4 27 (10.89%) VBScript
5 24 (9.68%) Python
6 18 (7.26%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.63%) C++
7 9 (3.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 5 (2.02%) Perl
8 5 (2.02%) Ruby
9 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.21%) C
10 3 (1.21%) R
10 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 219 (88.31%) Degree
2 32 (12.90%) Master's Degree
3 31 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (7.26%) MCP
5 18 (7.26%) MCSE
6 17 (6.85%) ISEB
7 16 (6.45%) CEH
7 16 (6.45%) CISSP
7 16 (6.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 16 (6.45%) PMI Certification
7 16 (6.45%) PMP
8 5 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.21%) CCNP
10 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.21%) CREST Certified
10 3 (1.21%) GIAC
10 3 (1.21%) SANS
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.73%) GDPR
2 17 (6.85%) SLA
3 16 (6.45%) GPG13
3 16 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 22 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.84%) Docker
2 12 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.44%) Firmware
4 8 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.23%) vSphere
5 7 (2.82%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.42%) XenApp
6 6 (2.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (8.06%) SCCM
2 14 (5.65%) WSUS
3 9 (3.63%) Ansible
3 9 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.63%) Puppet
4 8 (3.23%) vCenter Server
5 6 (2.42%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.42%) vMotion
6 3 (1.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.81%) SCOM
7 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.40%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.94%) VMware
3 41 (16.53%) CheckPoint
4 30 (12.10%) Cisco
5 25 (10.08%) Fortinet
5 25 (10.08%) HP
6 22 (8.87%) Citrix
7 19 (7.66%) Remedy
8 18 (7.26%) NetApp
9 16 (6.45%) EMC
10 11 (4.44%) BMC
10 11 (4.44%) Xamarin
11 7 (2.82%) Oracle
12 6 (2.42%) Ivanti
13 2 (0.81%) Dell
13 2 (0.81%) Fujitsu
13 2 (0.81%) McAfee
13 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.81%) Tableau
13 2 (0.81%) TIBCO