The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.79% 2.56% 2.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 21.05% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +79.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
59 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 46.46% 12.18% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 58 18 22
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £16,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Bolton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) HTML5
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) OOP
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Java
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (41.67%) Web Development
8 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 4 (33.33%) Facebook
8 4 (33.33%) Twitter
8 4 (33.33%) Moq
8 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (33.33%) ReSharper
8 4 (33.33%) WCF
8 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Kanban
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 4 (33.33%) Moq
1 4 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 4 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Android Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML5
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) OOP
5 5 (41.67%) Web Development
6 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Kanban
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Logistics
7 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Android Development
9 1 (8.33%) Social Media Marketing
9 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Facebook
2 4 (33.33%) Twitter