Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 81 124
Rank change year-on-year -93 +43 -33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 95 302 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.27% 3.50% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 13.02% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78 194 253
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £26,600 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,150
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.81% +7.22% -

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 1,925 2,319 2,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.80% 26.86% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,395 1,517 1,893
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,591
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +8.40% +1.48%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,114
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -45 53 £28,500 - 7
Coventry -12 12 £49,362 +9.69% 5
Warwickshire -42 9 - - 4
Staffordshire 0 5 £37,500 -25.00% 9
Worcestershire -16 5 £48,000 +26.00% 5
Solihull -20 2 £55,000 -22.81% 1
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 84 (88.42%) Computer Science
2 73 (76.84%) Degree
3 39 (41.05%) Finance
4 33 (34.74%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (30.53%) Mathematics
6 28 (29.47%) Physics
7 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
10 17 (17.89%) Java
11 16 (16.84%) SQL
12 15 (15.79%) Oracle
13 14 (14.74%) .NET
13 14 (14.74%) C#
14 13 (13.68%) Retail
14 13 (13.68%) Integration Testing
15 12 (12.63%) Waterfall
15 12 (12.63%) Project Management
15 12 (12.63%) Web Services
16 11 (11.58%) Risk Management
16 11 (11.58%) Information Security
16 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
17 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
17 10 (10.53%) Windows
17 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
18 9 (9.47%) Python
18 9 (9.47%) Oracle Fusion
18 9 (9.47%) Cash Management
18 9 (9.47%) TDD
18 9 (9.47%) Penetration Testing

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 3 (3.16%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.21%) Simulink
2 4 (4.21%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle Assets
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle Cash Management
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) AWS
2 4 (4.21%) Azure
2 4 (4.21%) GCP
3 3 (3.16%) GitHub
3 3 (3.16%) Serverless
4 2 (2.11%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) HTTP
2 6 (6.32%) Multicast
2 6 (6.32%) Wireless
3 5 (5.26%) DNS
4 4 (4.21%) Firewall
4 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.16%) DHCP
6 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.11%) FlexRay
6 2 (2.11%) Internet
6 2 (2.11%) Network Security
6 2 (2.11%) SAN
6 2 (2.11%) SMTP
6 2 (2.11%) SSL
7 1 (1.05%) LAN
7 1 (1.05%) MPLS
7 1 (1.05%) RFID
7 1 (1.05%) WAN
7 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) Moq
3 1 (1.05%) NUnit
3 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.05%) Selenium
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (41.05%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Retail
3 9 (9.47%) General Ledger
4 8 (8.42%) Automotive
5 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.11%) German Language
6 2 (2.11%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Analyst
2 32 (33.68%) Graduate
3 28 (29.47%) Graduate Analyst
3 28 (29.47%) Graduate Technical Analyst
3 28 (29.47%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (13.68%) Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Architect
6 9 (9.47%) Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Functional Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.32%) CCTV Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Project Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) Web Services
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (6.32%) Spring
5 5 (5.26%) ONVIF
5 5 (5.26%) XML
6 4 (4.21%) Ajax
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.21%) jQuery
6 4 (4.21%) Node.js
6 4 (4.21%) RESTful
6 4 (4.21%) TensorFlow
6 4 (4.21%) WinForms
7 3 (3.16%) CSS
8 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.11%) HTML
8 2 (2.11%) REST
8 2 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.47%) User Experience
4 7 (7.37%) CCTV
5 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.21%) CUDA
7 2 (2.11%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.11%) Robotics
7 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Unix
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.16%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Android
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (88.42%) Computer Science
2 29 (30.53%) Mathematics
3 28 (29.47%) Physics
4 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (13.68%) Integration Testing
7 12 (12.63%) Project Management
7 12 (12.63%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.58%) Information Security
8 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.58%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.47%) Accounts Payable
9 9 (9.47%) Accounts Receivable
9 9 (9.47%) Cash Management
9 9 (9.47%) Order to Cash
9 9 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (9.47%) Procure-to-Pay
9 9 (9.47%) Record to Report
9 9 (9.47%) SDLC
9 9 (9.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) Java
2 16 (16.84%) SQL
3 14 (14.74%) C#
4 9 (9.47%) Python
5 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.26%) C
6 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.21%) C++
7 4 (4.21%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (76.84%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.16%) CCNP
4 2 (2.11%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.11%) GIAC
4 2 (2.11%) SANS
5 1 (1.05%) CCENT
5 1 (1.05%) CCNA
5 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.05%) MCITP
5 1 (1.05%) MCSE
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.11%) GDPR
3 2 (2.11%) ISO 26262
3 2 (2.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (2.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) Verint
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco
5 2 (2.11%) Citrix
5 2 (2.11%) NVIDIA
5 2 (2.11%) UiPath
5 2 (2.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.05%) Juniper
6 1 (1.05%) Motorola
6 1 (1.05%) Nokia
6 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.05%) Sun