The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / West Midlands
Rank 75 58 88
Rank change year-on-year -17 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 157 251 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.33% 4.10% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.44% 11.44% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121 213 129
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1664 2195 1653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.28% 35.82% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1629 1405
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Computer Science in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the West Midlands

Computer Science
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 68 £27,500 -21.42% 8
Coventry +10 24 £40,000 - 4
Warwickshire +4 22 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Staffordshire -8 15 £47,500 +46.15%
Worcestershire -17 10 £42,500 +84.78% 2
Solihull -21 5 £38,500 -42.53% 3
Halesowen - 3 £23,000 - 2
Herefordshire -25 2 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Shropshire +4 1 £45,000 -
West Bromwich +1 1 £40,000 +40.35%
Wolverhampton - 1 £47,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 269 (80.54%) Degree
2 146 (43.71%) Software Engineering
3 99 (29.64%) .NET
4 96 (28.74%) SQL
5 93 (27.84%) C#
5 93 (27.84%) JavaScript
6 88 (26.35%) HTML
7 77 (23.05%) CSS
8 74 (22.16%) SQL Server
9 73 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (21.26%) Java
11 69 (20.66%) Mathematics
12 65 (19.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 62 (18.56%) Data Centre
13 62 (18.56%) Finance
14 60 (17.96%) ITIL
15 55 (16.47%) Microsoft
16 54 (16.17%) Cisco
17 52 (15.57%) Service Delivery
17 52 (15.57%) Physics
18 51 (15.27%) CheckPoint
19 50 (14.97%) Web Development
20 48 (14.37%) HP
21 43 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
22 42 (12.57%) MySQL
23 41 (12.28%) MVC
24 40 (11.98%) Oracle
24 40 (11.98%) ASP.NET
24 40 (11.98%) Mentoring
24 40 (11.98%) Root Cause Analysis

Computer Science
Top Related 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 7 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (2.10%) IIS
2 5 (1.50%) Drupal
3 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.90%) WordPress
4 2 (0.60%) nginx
4 2 (0.60%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.30%) Jetty
5 1 (0.30%) Mule
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Blender
4 1 (0.30%) CATIA
4 1 (0.30%) Maple
Business Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Magento
2 7 (2.10%) Sentinel
3 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.60%) Shopify
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.30%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (6.89%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (6.29%) IaaS
4 21 (6.29%) PaaS
5 11 (3.29%) SaaS
6 7 (2.10%) GitHub
7 4 (1.20%) Office 365
8 2 (0.60%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.48%) Firewall
2 33 (9.88%) WAN
3 32 (9.58%) LAN
4 27 (8.08%) OSPF
5 11 (3.29%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.40%) Internet
7 6 (1.80%) HTTP
8 5 (1.50%) DNS
9 3 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.90%) VPN
9 3 (0.90%) Wireless
10 2 (0.60%) DHCP
10 2 (0.60%) SSL
10 2 (0.60%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.30%) Network Security
11 1 (0.30%) RS-232
11 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.57%) MySQL
3 20 (5.99%) DB2
4 18 (5.39%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.29%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.80%) Riak
9 4 (1.20%) Big Data
9 4 (1.20%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (8.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.49%) Selenium
3 13 (3.89%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.69%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.40%) Subversion
7 7 (2.10%) JUnit
8 6 (1.80%) Clang
9 5 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.50%) Maven
10 4 (1.20%) GDB
10 4 (1.20%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.20%) TestNG
11 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (0.60%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.60%) JIRA
12 2 (0.60%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.60%) LSMW
12 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (18.56%) Finance
2 34 (10.18%) Retail
3 23 (6.89%) Publishing
4 16 (4.79%) Marketing
5 9 (2.69%) Electronics
6 7 (2.10%) Automotive
7 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (35.63%) Developer
2 69 (20.66%) Graduate
3 46 (13.77%) Analyst
4 35 (10.48%) Architect
5 32 (9.58%) Graduate Analyst
5 32 (9.58%) Graduate Developer
6 29 (8.68%) Junior
7 28 (8.38%) Technical Analyst
8 27 (8.08%) Graduate Technical Analyst
8 27 (8.08%) Software Engineer
9 26 (7.78%) Network Engineer
10 24 (7.19%) Software Developer
11 23 (6.89%) Junior Developer
11 23 (6.89%) Senior Network Engineer
12 22 (6.59%) .NET Developer
13 21 (6.29%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (5.99%) PHP Developer
15 19 (5.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 18 (5.39%) Senior Developer
17 17 (5.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (29.64%) .NET
2 88 (26.35%) HTML
3 77 (23.05%) CSS
4 40 (11.98%) ASP.NET
5 38 (11.38%) jQuery
6 33 (9.88%) HTML5
7 30 (8.98%) Web Services
8 24 (7.19%) XML
9 23 (6.89%) AngularJS
10 20 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (5.69%) SOAP
12 16 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (3.89%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.29%) React
14 11 (3.29%) Spring
15 10 (2.99%) REST
15 10 (2.99%) WCF
16 9 (2.69%) Velocity
17 7 (2.10%) JSON
17 7 (2.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.56%) Data Centre
2 43 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.29%) CMDB
4 17 (5.09%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.49%) User Experience
6 12 (3.59%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.69%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.69%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.80%) Replication
8 6 (1.80%) SystemC
9 4 (1.20%) Fintech
9 4 (1.20%) iPhone
9 4 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.90%) NHS
11 2 (0.60%) Clustering
11 2 (0.60%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.08%) Linux
2 33 (9.88%) Windows
3 9 (2.69%) Unix
4 8 (2.40%) Android
4 8 (2.40%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.80%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.90%) VyOS
7 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (43.71%) Software Engineering
2 73 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (20.66%) Mathematics
4 65 (19.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 60 (17.96%) ITIL
6 52 (15.57%) Physics
6 52 (15.57%) Service Delivery
7 50 (14.97%) Web Development
8 41 (12.28%) MVC
9 40 (11.98%) Mentoring
9 40 (11.98%) Root Cause Analysis
10 34 (10.18%) OO
10 34 (10.18%) Project Management
11 33 (9.88%) IT Strategy
12 30 (8.98%) OOP
12 30 (8.98%) SDLC
13 29 (8.68%) Open Source
13 29 (8.68%) PRINCE2
14 27 (8.08%) Network Management
15 26 (7.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (28.74%) SQL
2 93 (27.84%) C#
2 93 (27.84%) JavaScript
3 71 (21.26%) Java
4 32 (9.58%) PHP
5 31 (9.28%) C++
6 20 (5.99%) Python
7 18 (5.39%) VB.NET
8 16 (4.79%) Erlang
9 15 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.19%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.99%) Go
12 9 (2.69%) Ruby
13 8 (2.40%) C
13 8 (2.40%) VB
14 7 (2.10%) Clojure
14 7 (2.10%) F#
14 7 (2.10%) Haskell
15 6 (1.80%) Scala
15 6 (1.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 269 (80.54%) Degree
2 30 (8.98%) ISEB
3 27 (8.08%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (6.29%) PMI Certification
4 21 (6.29%) PMP
5 17 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.59%) PhD
7 11 (3.29%) MCSE
8 10 (2.99%) MCP
9 9 (2.69%) ISTQB
10 8 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.80%) HND
12 5 (1.50%) CCNA
12 5 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.50%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.20%) GNVQ
13 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.90%) CCNP
15 2 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.98%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) COBIT
2 7 (2.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.90%) PMO
4 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.30%) GPG13
5 1 (0.30%) GxP
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (7.19%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.29%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.99%) Docker
5 2 (0.60%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.60%) Samba
5 2 (0.60%) Squid
5 2 (0.60%) Xen
6 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) HDFS
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (6.29%) SCVMM
2 7 (2.10%) SCCM
3 4 (1.20%) Ansible
3 4 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Graphite
5 2 (0.60%) Kibana
5 2 (0.60%) logstash
5 2 (0.60%) Nagios
5 2 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 54 (16.17%) Cisco
3 51 (15.27%) CheckPoint
4 48 (14.37%) HP
5 40 (11.98%) Oracle
6 37 (11.08%) VMware
7 28 (8.38%) Fortinet
8 21 (6.29%) Juniper
9 20 (5.99%) BMC
9 20 (5.99%) Citrix
9 20 (5.99%) EMC
9 20 (5.99%) IBM
9 20 (5.99%) NetApp
10 9 (2.69%) SAP
11 6 (1.80%) Google
12 3 (0.90%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.90%) Vyatta
13 2 (0.60%) Aprimo
13 2 (0.60%) Pega
14 1 (0.30%) Brocade
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + cracking benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Health + Bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Harvey Nash
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Amazing !
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + MS Qualification + more benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive Salary x Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: From £17,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Solihull
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £18,411 to £20,624 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago