Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 167 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 -95 +49
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 50 129 365
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.09% 1.66% 3.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 5.58% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 91 190
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,094
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +5.00% +26.98%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,425 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

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 1,050 2,310 2,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.81% 29.76% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1,576 1,544
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,620 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.90% -0.86% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,055 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 -6 29 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Warwickshire +7 7 £52,500 +94.44%
West Bromwich - 5 £47,500 -
Solihull +11 4 £69,000 +25.45%
Coventry +22 1 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 43 (86.00%) Degree
2 42 (84.00%) Computer Science
3 25 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (38.00%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (34.00%) Finance
7 16 (32.00%) Windows
8 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
9 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
10 12 (24.00%) Physics
11 9 (18.00%) .NET
11 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
12 8 (16.00%) JSON
12 8 (16.00%) Ajax
12 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.00%) C#
12 8 (16.00%) HTML
12 8 (16.00%) CSS
12 8 (16.00%) SOAP
12 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (16.00%) React
12 8 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (16.00%) Requirements Gathering
12 8 (16.00%) jQuery
12 8 (16.00%) Azure
13 7 (14.00%) REST
13 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.00%) DevOps

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 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Appian
3 2 (4.00%) FileNet
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Azure
2 3 (6.00%) AWS
3 2 (4.00%) npm
4 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) DHCP
1 6 (12.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) NUnit
2 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) GitLab
4 2 (4.00%) gulp
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) jspm
4 2 (4.00%) Maven
4 2 (4.00%) Moq
4 2 (4.00%) MSTest
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) French Language
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Graduate
2 12 (24.00%) Graduate Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Graduate Technical Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Testing Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) Ajax
2 8 (16.00%) CSS
2 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) jQuery
2 8 (16.00%) JSON
2 8 (16.00%) React
2 8 (16.00%) SOAP
3 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.00%) REST
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.00%) WCF
4 6 (12.00%) Web Services
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (10.00%) Node.js
6 4 (8.00%) ADO
7 3 (6.00%) XML
8 2 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (12.00%) User Experience
5 5 (10.00%) AS400
6 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.00%) BYOD
7 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (24.00%) Physics
5 8 (16.00%) Requirements Gathering
6 7 (14.00%) DevOps
6 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
7 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Service Management
7 6 (12.00%) SIEM
7 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) C#
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) C
3 6 (12.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) R
3 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Java 8
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (86.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) CCSP
5 1 (2.00%) CEH
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) vSphere
3 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
1 6 (12.00%) SCOM
1 6 (12.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (10.00%) HP ALM
3 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) Dell
3 6 (12.00%) Fujitsu
3 6 (12.00%) HP
3 6 (12.00%) McAfee
3 6 (12.00%) NetApp
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Pega
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.00%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.00%) Zscaler