The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.87% - 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% - 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £33,750 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
60 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 26.20% 12.04% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 47 21 23
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £52,900 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Halifax

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Halifax

Computer Science
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Dell Compellent