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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 61 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 199 255 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.90% 4.12% 4.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.42% 11.25% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 159 211 241
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% +3.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 1909 2266 1951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.42% 36.62% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1630 1606
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 June 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 June 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 -2 84 £33,500 +21.81% 4
Coventry +12 53 £32,000 -8.57% 3
Warwickshire +8 22 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Staffordshire -12 17 £25,000 -23.07%
Solihull -16 7 £32,000 -55.86% 3
Halesowen - 6 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,000 -
Herefordshire -10 1 - - 2
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 297 (83.43%) Degree
2 223 (62.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 146 (41.01%) Software Engineering
4 103 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (27.53%) C#
6 97 (27.25%) .NET
7 86 (24.16%) SQL Server
8 83 (23.31%) Mathematics
9 82 (23.03%) SQL
10 81 (22.75%) JavaScript
11 72 (20.22%) Physics
12 70 (19.66%) C++
12 70 (19.66%) HTML
13 69 (19.38%) Microsoft
14 67 (18.82%) Java
15 60 (16.85%) CSS
16 57 (16.01%) Linux
17 55 (15.45%) Data Centre
18 52 (14.61%) Finance
19 51 (14.33%) OO
20 50 (14.04%) ITIL
21 47 (13.20%) MVC
22 46 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (12.08%) Windows
23 43 (12.08%) Cisco
24 42 (11.80%) ASP.NET
24 42 (11.80%) SDLC
25 41 (11.52%) Continuous Improvement
25 41 (11.52%) Oracle
26 40 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure

Computer Science
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 11 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.81%) Drupal
2 10 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.40%) IIS
4 5 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.12%) WordPress
6 3 (0.84%) CMS
6 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.84%) Mule
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.56%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (5.90%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.97%) Maple
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Magento
2 6 (1.69%) Sentinel
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.12%) assyst
4 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.28%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (4.49%) SaaS
5 13 (3.65%) IaaS
5 13 (3.65%) PaaS
6 5 (1.40%) GitHub
6 5 (1.40%) Office 365
7 4 (1.12%) Slack
8 3 (0.84%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 3 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.56%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.56%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.43%) Firewall
2 25 (7.02%) LAN
3 24 (6.74%) WAN
4 16 (4.49%) OSPF
5 15 (4.21%) HTTP
6 13 (3.65%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.25%) Internet
7 8 (2.25%) VPN
8 7 (1.97%) Skype
9 6 (1.69%) Wireless
10 5 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.84%) DNS
11 3 (0.84%) NAS
11 3 (0.84%) SAN
11 3 (0.84%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.56%) Network Security
13 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.28%) NFC
13 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.55%) MySQL
3 16 (4.49%) DB2
4 14 (3.93%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.81%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.97%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.69%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.12%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.84%) Riak
11 2 (0.56%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 38 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.78%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.81%) Clang
4 9 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.53%) JUnit
5 7 (1.97%) LabVIEW
5 7 (1.97%) LSMW
5 7 (1.97%) Selenium
6 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.40%) Maven
8 4 (1.12%) CA Gen
8 4 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.12%) JIRA
8 4 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.84%) Gradle
9 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.56%) JBehave
10 2 (0.56%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 52 (14.61%) Finance
2 32 (8.99%) Retail
3 30 (8.43%) Electronics
4 22 (6.18%) Automotive
5 15 (4.21%) Publishing
6 11 (3.09%) Banking
7 5 (1.40%) Marketing
8 3 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.84%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 136 (38.20%) Developer
2 77 (21.63%) Graduate
3 52 (14.61%) Analyst
4 45 (12.64%) Software Developer
5 36 (10.11%) Graduate Developer
6 31 (8.71%) Junior
7 29 (8.15%) C# Developer
8 27 (7.58%) Software Engineer
9 26 (7.30%) Graduate Analyst
9 26 (7.30%) Junior Developer
10 25 (7.02%) Architect
11 24 (6.74%) Network Engineer
12 23 (6.46%) .NET Developer
12 23 (6.46%) Graduate Technical Analyst
12 23 (6.46%) Technical Analyst
13 20 (5.62%) Business Analyst
13 20 (5.62%) Java Developer
14 18 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
15 16 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (27.25%) .NET
2 70 (19.66%) HTML
3 60 (16.85%) CSS
4 42 (11.80%) ASP.NET
5 39 (10.96%) Web Services
6 36 (10.11%) jQuery
7 28 (7.87%) REST
7 28 (7.87%) XML
8 25 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 24 (6.74%) SOAP
10 21 (5.90%) .NET Framework
11 20 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (5.06%) HTML5
13 16 (4.49%) Spring
14 12 (3.37%) JDBC
15 11 (3.09%) Ajax
15 11 (3.09%) Entity Framework
16 10 (2.81%) Hibernate
16 10 (2.81%) Java EE
16 10 (2.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 46 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.43%) Algorithms
4 18 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.06%) User Experience
5 15 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.65%) CMDB
7 10 (2.81%) SystemC
8 8 (2.25%) Replication
9 6 (1.69%) CAN bus
9 6 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.12%) iPhone
11 4 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.12%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.01%) Linux
2 43 (12.08%) Windows
3 7 (1.97%) Android
4 6 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.40%) Unix
5 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.84%) Solaris
7 3 (0.84%) VyOS
8 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (41.01%) Software Engineering
2 103 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (23.31%) Mathematics
4 72 (20.22%) Physics
5 51 (14.33%) OO
6 50 (14.04%) ITIL
7 47 (13.20%) MVC
8 42 (11.80%) SDLC
9 41 (11.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (10.39%) Mentoring
11 35 (9.83%) Web Development
12 31 (8.71%) Root Cause Analysis
13 30 (8.43%) OOP
13 30 (8.43%) Service Delivery
13 30 (8.43%) Test Automation
14 28 (7.87%) Presales
14 28 (7.87%) Project Management
15 25 (7.02%) Open Source
16 24 (6.74%) Scrum
17 22 (6.18%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 98 (27.53%) C#
2 82 (23.03%) SQL
3 81 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 70 (19.66%) C++
5 67 (18.82%) Java
6 32 (8.99%) Python
7 25 (7.02%) PHP
8 19 (5.34%) C
9 17 (4.78%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.49%) MATLAB
11 15 (4.21%) Embedded C
12 13 (3.65%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.53%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.97%) ABAP
15 7 (1.97%) Erlang
16 6 (1.69%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.69%) F#
16 6 (1.69%) VBScript
17 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 297 (83.43%) Degree
2 223 (62.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (8.71%) PhD
4 21 (5.90%) ISEB
5 20 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (4.78%) HND
7 16 (4.49%) GNVQ
8 13 (3.65%) MCSE
8 13 (3.65%) PMI Certification
8 13 (3.65%) PMP
9 11 (3.09%) MCP
10 10 (2.81%) CCNA
10 10 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (1.97%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (1.69%) Master's Degree
14 5 (1.40%) CCNP
15 4 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.06%) QA
2 14 (3.93%) SLA
3 7 (1.97%) COBIT
4 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.84%) PMO
6 2 (0.56%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.56%) MISRA
7 1 (0.28%) GPG13
7 1 (0.28%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.28%) NIST 800
System Software
1 26 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.49%) Firmware
2 16 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.40%) Docker
5 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.65%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.69%) SCCM
3 5 (1.40%) Kibana
4 2 (0.56%) Ansible
4 2 (0.56%) Graphite
4 2 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.56%) logstash
4 2 (0.56%) Nagios
4 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.56%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.28%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.28%) Nessus
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.08%) Cisco
3 41 (11.52%) Oracle
4 35 (9.83%) CheckPoint
5 32 (8.99%) HP
6 31 (8.71%) VMware
7 20 (5.62%) Fortinet
8 18 (5.06%) IBM
9 16 (4.49%) NetApp
10 15 (4.21%) EMC
11 14 (3.93%) Juniper
12 13 (3.65%) BMC
12 13 (3.65%) Citrix
12 13 (3.65%) SAP
13 9 (2.53%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.69%) Palo Alto
15 5 (1.40%) Google
15 5 (1.40%) Sun
15 5 (1.40%) Sybase
16 4 (1.12%) CA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Ashdown Group
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hereford
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: £18,411 - £20,624 with opportunity to progress to £21,843
Posted: 3 days ago