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

Computer Science Degree
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 128 98
Rank change year-on-year +32 -30 +43
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 210 228 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.68% 2.31% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.34% 10.09% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 139 179 197
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £49,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 2,248 2,260 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.69% 22.88% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,488 1,634 1,913
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 January 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 January 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 +17 135 £28,500 -22.45% 7
Coventry +31 29 £50,000 +72.41% 3
Warwickshire +13 22 £27,000 -16.92% 8
Staffordshire +24 11 £38,500 +50.98% 4
Worcestershire -19 4 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Solihull +12 3 £45,500 -36.70% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £30,000 -
Halesowen +48 2 £35,000 +66.67% 1
Wolverhampton +11 1 £34,000 -1.45% 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 191 (90.95%) Computer Science
2 186 (88.57%) Degree
3 98 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 66 (31.43%) Data Centre
5 60 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (28.10%) JavaScript
7 56 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
8 54 (25.71%) ITIL
9 52 (24.76%) HTML
10 51 (24.29%) Data Protection
10 51 (24.29%) GDPR
11 50 (23.81%) SQL
12 49 (23.33%) Mathematics
13 48 (22.86%) CheckPoint
13 48 (22.86%) Firewall
14 46 (21.90%) Finance
15 40 (19.05%) CSS
15 40 (19.05%) Microsoft
16 38 (18.10%) Java
17 37 (17.62%) VMware
18 36 (17.14%) Cisco
18 36 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
20 34 (16.19%) Continuous Improvement
21 33 (15.71%) C#
21 33 (15.71%) Service Delivery
22 32 (15.24%) Network Management
23 31 (14.76%) OSPF
23 31 (14.76%) ITIL Certification
23 31 (14.76%) HP

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 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (4.29%) Joomla!
2 5 (2.38%) Apache
2 5 (2.38%) nginx
2 5 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.38%) WordPress
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.48%) Confluence
3 1 (0.48%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 19 (9.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) HFM
1 3 (1.43%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.10%) IaaS
1 17 (8.10%) PaaS
2 12 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.29%) Amazon S3
3 9 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.86%) Firewall
2 31 (14.76%) LAN
2 31 (14.76%) OSPF
2 31 (14.76%) WAN
3 7 (3.33%) Internet
4 6 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (0.95%) DHCP
5 2 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.48%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.14%) MySQL
4 9 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.43%) Big Data
6 3 (1.43%) Essbase
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.95%) QlikView
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.48%) GIS
8 1 (0.48%) Power BI
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.43%) Bower
3 3 (1.43%) Grunt
3 3 (1.43%) gulp
3 3 (1.43%) JIRA
3 3 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.43%) Selenium
3 3 (1.43%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.95%) Concordion
4 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.95%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.48%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.48%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.48%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.48%) Moq
5 1 (0.48%) NUnit
5 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
General
1 46 (21.90%) Finance
2 23 (10.95%) Publishing
3 6 (2.86%) Marketing
3 6 (2.86%) Retail
4 3 (1.43%) Advertising
4 3 (1.43%) Automotive
4 3 (1.43%) Legal
5 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (25.71%) Developer
2 45 (21.43%) Graduate
3 32 (15.24%) Analyst
4 29 (13.81%) Architect
5 25 (11.90%) Graduate Analyst
5 25 (11.90%) Graduate Technical Analyst
5 25 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
6 24 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (8.57%) Junior
7 18 (8.57%) SCCM Engineer
7 18 (8.57%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 17 (8.10%) Graduate Developer
9 16 (7.62%) Technical Support
10 15 (7.14%) Junior Developer
10 15 (7.14%) Network Engineer
10 15 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
11 14 (6.67%) Software Developer
12 13 (6.19%) Applications Support
12 13 (6.19%) Support Engineer
12 13 (6.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.76%) HTML
2 40 (19.05%) CSS
3 25 (11.90%) .NET
4 17 (8.10%) ASP.NET
5 15 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.19%) Java EE
7 12 (5.71%) CSS3
7 12 (5.71%) jQuery
8 11 (5.24%) XML
9 10 (4.76%) HTML5
9 10 (4.76%) React
10 9 (4.29%) Vue.js
11 6 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (2.86%) Laravel
11 6 (2.86%) Sass
12 5 (2.38%) LAMP
13 3 (1.43%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.43%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.43%) Node.js
13 3 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 66 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 56 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 17 (8.10%) CMDB
6 6 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.86%) PKI
7 5 (2.38%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.38%) User Experience
8 3 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.43%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.43%) New Media
9 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.86%) Windows
2 20 (9.52%) Linux
3 18 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 18 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (90.95%) Computer Science
2 98 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 60 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (25.71%) ITIL
5 51 (24.29%) Data Protection
6 49 (23.33%) Mathematics
7 35 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 34 (16.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (15.71%) Service Delivery
10 32 (15.24%) Network Management
11 30 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (13.33%) SIEM
13 27 (12.86%) Information Security
13 27 (12.86%) Physics
14 24 (11.43%) TOGAF
15 23 (10.95%) Scrum
16 22 (10.48%) CRM
17 21 (10.00%) Presales
18 19 (9.05%) MVC
18 19 (9.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.10%) JavaScript
2 50 (23.81%) SQL
3 38 (18.10%) Java
4 33 (15.71%) C#
5 27 (12.86%) VBScript
6 26 (12.38%) PHP
7 18 (8.57%) PowerShell
8 17 (8.10%) Python
9 15 (7.14%) C++
10 9 (4.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 9 (4.29%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.43%) C
12 3 (1.43%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.95%) Perl
13 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.95%) R
13 2 (0.95%) Ruby
14 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 186 (88.57%) Degree
2 31 (14.76%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (10.95%) CEH
3 23 (10.95%) CISSP
4 20 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.57%) ISEB
5 18 (8.57%) MCP
5 18 (8.57%) MCSE
6 17 (8.10%) CompTIA Security+
6 17 (8.10%) Master's Degree
6 17 (8.10%) PMI Certification
6 17 (8.10%) PMP
7 9 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (2.86%) CEPT
8 6 (2.86%) GPEN
8 6 (2.86%) OSCP
9 4 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (1.43%) CREST Certified
10 3 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (24.29%) GDPR
2 17 (8.10%) GPG13
2 17 (8.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (7.62%) SLA
4 6 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.62%) Firmware
3 5 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.43%) Docker
5 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (9.52%) SCCM
2 18 (8.57%) WSUS
3 9 (4.29%) Ansible
3 9 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.29%) Puppet
4 6 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.95%) SCOM
6 2 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (22.86%) CheckPoint
2 40 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 37 (17.62%) VMware
4 36 (17.14%) Cisco
5 31 (14.76%) Fortinet
5 31 (14.76%) HP
6 19 (9.05%) NetApp
7 17 (8.10%) Citrix
7 17 (8.10%) EMC
8 3 (1.43%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle
9 2 (0.95%) Dell
9 2 (0.95%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.95%) McAfee
10 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.48%) Google
10 1 (0.48%) IBM
10 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.48%) Tableau
10 1 (0.48%) TIBCO