Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 127 88
Rank change year-on-year +48 -39 +63
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 304 248 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.49% 2.52% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.96% 10.57% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 248 297
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £49,875 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.83% - +3.45%

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 2,346 2,347 3,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.91% 23.88% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,534 1,877 2,313
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,591 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.40% +1.48% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +28 186 £28,500 -20.83% 9
Warwickshire +49 38 £44,000 +35.38% 4
Coventry 0 29 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire +15 15 £48,750 +91.18% 6
Worcestershire +18 11 £38,094 +2.96% 4
Wolverhampton -1 10 £36,500 +8.96% 1
Solihull -1 9 £71,250 +122.66% 2
Dudley - 1 £23,000 - 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 274 (90.13%) Degree
2 266 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 126 (41.45%) Software Engineering
4 98 (32.24%) Self-Motivation
5 97 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (29.28%) SQL
7 83 (27.30%) Data Centre
8 82 (26.97%) JavaScript
9 75 (24.67%) HTML
10 69 (22.70%) Windows
11 67 (22.04%) Microsoft
12 62 (20.39%) VMware
13 61 (20.07%) C#
14 59 (19.41%) Java
14 59 (19.41%) ITIL
15 57 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
17 51 (16.78%) Root Cause Analysis
17 51 (16.78%) Mathematics
17 51 (16.78%) CSS
18 49 (16.12%) Finance
19 47 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
20 46 (15.13%) Service Delivery
20 46 (15.13%) Web Development
21 41 (13.49%) Firewall
22 40 (13.16%) CheckPoint
22 40 (13.16%) .NET
23 39 (12.83%) TDD
24 38 (12.50%) Master's Degree
25 36 (11.84%) Scrum

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 13 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (4.28%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.96%) Joomla!
5 6 (1.97%) Apache
6 4 (1.32%) nginx
7 3 (0.99%) Confluence
7 3 (0.99%) JBoss
7 3 (0.99%) WordPress
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 30 (9.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) Blender
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.91%) SaaS
4 19 (6.25%) PaaS
5 18 (5.92%) IaaS
6 14 (4.61%) Office 365
7 12 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (2.63%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.99%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.99%) Zapier
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.49%) Firewall
2 22 (7.24%) LAN
2 22 (7.24%) OSPF
2 22 (7.24%) WAN
3 18 (5.92%) Internet
4 13 (4.28%) NetScaler
5 7 (2.30%) ATM
6 6 (1.97%) SSL
7 4 (1.32%) DNS
8 3 (0.99%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.99%) HTTP
8 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.66%) Intranet
10 1 (0.33%) Broadband
10 1 (0.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.21%) MySQL
2 23 (7.57%) Relational Database
3 18 (5.92%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.63%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.64%) GIS
11 4 (1.32%) Big Data
11 4 (1.32%) DB2
12 3 (0.99%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.66%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (4.93%) Jenkins
1 15 (4.93%) Maven
2 12 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.95%) JUnit
3 7 (2.30%) JIRA
4 5 (1.64%) CircleCI
5 4 (1.32%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.32%) Selenium
6 3 (0.99%) CocoaPods
6 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.99%) GitLab
6 3 (0.99%) GoCD
6 3 (0.99%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.99%) TestNG
6 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.66%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.66%) Concordion
7 2 (0.66%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.66%) Log4Net
7 2 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 49 (16.12%) Finance
2 26 (8.55%) Publishing
3 14 (4.61%) Legal
4 7 (2.30%) Banking
5 6 (1.97%) Retail
6 5 (1.64%) Automotive
6 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.32%) Games
7 4 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (30.59%) Developer
2 57 (18.75%) Graduate
3 47 (15.46%) Analyst
4 38 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 37 (12.17%) Architect
6 30 (9.87%) Graduate Analyst
6 30 (9.87%) Graduate Technical Analyst
7 28 (9.21%) Software Developer
8 26 (8.55%) SCCM Engineer
8 26 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
10 22 (7.24%) Software Engineer
11 21 (6.91%) Graduate Developer
12 19 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
12 19 (6.25%) Web Developer
13 18 (5.92%) Senior SCCM Engineer
14 16 (5.26%) Applications Support
15 13 (4.28%) Technical Support
16 12 (3.95%) Junior
16 12 (3.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (24.67%) HTML
2 51 (16.78%) CSS
3 40 (13.16%) .NET
4 25 (8.22%) HTML5
5 23 (7.57%) Java EE
5 23 (7.57%) XML
6 22 (7.24%) Hibernate
7 17 (5.59%) AngularJS
8 16 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 16 (5.26%) jQuery
8 16 (5.26%) React
9 14 (4.61%) JSON
10 13 (4.28%) CSS3
11 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET
11 12 (3.95%) Spring
12 11 (3.62%) Vue.js
13 10 (3.29%) RESTful
14 9 (2.96%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (2.96%) Sass
14 9 (2.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 266 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 98 (32.24%) Self-Motivation
3 83 (27.30%) Data Centre
4 54 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (8.88%) Mobile App
6 25 (8.22%) Management Information System
7 20 (6.58%) CMDB
8 14 (4.61%) Public Cloud
8 14 (4.61%) User Experience
9 8 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.30%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.97%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.32%) Animation
12 4 (1.32%) RIA
13 3 (0.99%) Clustering
13 3 (0.99%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.99%) Replication
14 2 (0.66%) Cyberattack
14 2 (0.66%) Oculus Rift
15 1 (0.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.70%) Windows
2 30 (9.87%) Linux
3 27 (8.88%) Windows 7
4 26 (8.55%) Windows 10
5 16 (5.26%) Unix
6 15 (4.93%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.95%) Mac OS X
8 9 (2.96%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.63%) Android
10 3 (0.99%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (41.45%) Software Engineering
2 97 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (19.41%) ITIL
4 57 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 51 (16.78%) Mathematics
5 51 (16.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 47 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (15.13%) Service Delivery
7 46 (15.13%) Web Development
8 39 (12.83%) TDD
9 36 (11.84%) Scrum
10 33 (10.86%) Physics
11 31 (10.20%) Service Management
12 29 (9.54%) OO
13 27 (8.88%) CRM
13 27 (8.88%) Data Protection
14 24 (7.89%) Integration Testing
14 24 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 24 (7.89%) SDLC
15 23 (7.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (29.28%) SQL
2 82 (26.97%) JavaScript
3 61 (20.07%) C#
4 59 (19.41%) Java
5 35 (11.51%) VBScript
6 32 (10.53%) PHP
7 31 (10.20%) Python
8 26 (8.55%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.62%) C++
9 11 (3.62%) Perl
10 10 (3.29%) Ruby
11 9 (2.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 7 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.32%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.99%) Jython
14 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.66%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 274 (90.13%) Degree
2 38 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 35 (11.51%) ITIL Certification
4 29 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (8.88%) MCP
6 26 (8.55%) MCSE
7 18 (5.92%) CEH
7 18 (5.92%) CISSP
7 18 (5.92%) CompTIA Security+
7 18 (5.92%) ISEB
7 18 (5.92%) PMI Certification
7 18 (5.92%) PMP
8 5 (1.64%) CIPD
8 5 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.66%) CCNP
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.66%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.66%) GIAC
10 2 (0.66%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.88%) GDPR
2 24 (7.89%) SLA
3 18 (5.92%) GPG13
3 18 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (5.92%) QA
4 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 35 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.25%) Docker
3 14 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.61%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (4.61%) vSphere
4 13 (4.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (4.28%) XenApp
4 13 (4.28%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.62%) Firmware
6 3 (0.99%) Xen
7 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.33%) HDFS
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (8.88%) SCCM
2 14 (4.61%) SCVMM
2 14 (4.61%) vCenter Server
2 14 (4.61%) WSUS
3 13 (4.28%) vMotion
4 11 (3.62%) Ansible
5 8 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.63%) Puppet
6 5 (1.64%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.99%) Galera Cluster
7 3 (0.99%) Graphite
7 3 (0.99%) Kibana
7 3 (0.99%) logstash
7 3 (0.99%) Nagios
7 3 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 62 (20.39%) VMware
3 40 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 32 (10.53%) Citrix
5 25 (8.22%) Cisco
5 25 (8.22%) Remedy
6 23 (7.57%) HP
7 22 (7.24%) Fortinet
8 19 (6.25%) NetApp
9 18 (5.92%) EMC
10 15 (4.93%) Xamarin
11 14 (4.61%) BMC
12 13 (4.28%) Ivanti
13 12 (3.95%) Oracle
14 7 (2.30%) Google
15 3 (0.99%) Apple
15 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.99%) Zuora
16 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
16 2 (0.66%) TIBCO