Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 70 47
Rank change year-on-year +42 -23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 34 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.85% 1.54% 3.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.94% 3.45% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 24
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £39,750 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +51.43% -25.00%
10th Percentile £30,917 £30,525 £22,325
90th Percentile £51,464 £50,650 £39,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -1.54% -7.14%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 142 261 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 32.79% 44.77% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 110 248 248
Worcestershire median annual salary £38,094 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,850 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Worcester +13 23 £43,086 +8.39% 1
Malvern +11 8 £45,000 +100.00% 2
Redditch +9 2 £47,750 -17.67% 1
Kidderminster - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 32 (94.12%) Degree
2 28 (82.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (64.71%) C#
5 21 (61.76%) .NET
5 21 (61.76%) JSON
5 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (61.76%) Driving Licence
5 21 (61.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (32.35%) Java
7 9 (26.47%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
7 9 (26.47%) Xamarin
7 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (23.53%) Twitter
9 7 (20.59%) VMware
9 7 (20.59%) Jython
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) Nagios
9 7 (20.59%) Python
9 7 (20.59%) Web Services
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.59%) Xen
9 7 (20.59%) Kibana
9 7 (20.59%) Graphite
9 7 (20.59%) Kubernetes
9 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
9 7 (20.59%) Ansible

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (20.59%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (20.59%) CloudFront
2 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.59%) GoCD
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Automotive
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Development Team Leader
2 9 (26.47%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Team Leader
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Consultant
4 7 (20.59%) IT Consultant
4 7 (20.59%) IT Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Linux Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Software Development Team Leader
5 6 (17.65%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) .NET
1 21 (61.76%) JSON
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (20.59%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (20.59%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Driving Licence
2 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Continuous Deployment
2 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.59%) High Availability
3 7 (20.59%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) QMS
6 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.94%) Break/Fix
7 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.94%) Physics
7 1 (2.94%) SDLC
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
4 7 (20.59%) Jython
4 7 (20.59%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) Degree
2 28 (82.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (20.59%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (20.59%) Xen
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Ansible
1 7 (20.59%) Graphite
1 7 (20.59%) Kibana
1 7 (20.59%) Kubernetes
1 7 (20.59%) logstash
1 7 (20.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Xamarin
2 8 (23.53%) Twitter
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Google