The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 7 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 14 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 20.00% 8.05% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.82% 14.89% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +72.41%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 Salford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 62.86% 54.02% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44 36 19
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Salford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Salford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Salford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) XML
3 19 (70.37%) Degree
4 17 (62.96%) C#
5 15 (55.56%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) JIRA
5 15 (55.56%) QA
6 13 (48.15%) Selenium
6 13 (48.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
6 13 (48.15%) PL/SQL
6 13 (48.15%) HND
6 13 (48.15%) Regression Testing
6 13 (48.15%) Workflow
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) Telerik
6 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
6 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (29.63%) TDD
8 8 (29.63%) WatiN
9 6 (22.22%) React
9 6 (22.22%) Grails
10 5 (18.52%) HP
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 4 (14.81%) SDLC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) JIRA
2 13 (48.15%) Selenium
3 8 (29.63%) WatiN
4 4 (14.81%) Maven
5 3 (11.11%) NUnit
6 2 (7.41%) CruiseControl
6 2 (7.41%) Moq
6 2 (7.41%) Gradle
6 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Tester
2 8 (29.63%) QA Tester
2 8 (29.63%) Automated Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) QA Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Applications Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 3 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Release Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) XML
3 6 (22.22%) Grails
3 6 (22.22%) React
4 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) NHibernate
6 2 (7.41%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (7.41%) Fluent NHibernate
6 2 (7.41%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Java EE
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
7 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Regression Testing
1 13 (48.15%) Workflow
1 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
1 13 (48.15%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
2 8 (29.63%) Scrum
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) PL/SQL
5 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) F#
7 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Telerik
2 5 (18.52%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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