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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 18.18% 8.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.58% 14.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £39,000 £33,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 Salford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 57.58% 55.74% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 6
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Salford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) .NET
5 13 (54.17%) XML
6 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) Maven
7 10 (41.67%) Spring
7 10 (41.67%) HTML5
8 9 (37.50%) Hazelcast
8 9 (37.50%) Grails
8 9 (37.50%) XPath
8 9 (37.50%) Android
8 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (37.50%) XSLT
8 9 (37.50%) Servlets
8 9 (37.50%) Linux
8 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
8 9 (37.50%) J2SE
8 9 (37.50%) JMS
8 9 (37.50%) HTTP
8 9 (37.50%) XML Schema
9 8 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (33.33%) SAX
9 8 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (33.33%) DOM
9 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
9 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Hazelcast
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) WatiN
3 2 (8.33%) Moq
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
3 2 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) HTML Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) Spring
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
5 9 (37.50%) Grails
5 9 (37.50%) Servlets
5 9 (37.50%) XSLT
5 9 (37.50%) J2SE
5 9 (37.50%) JMS
5 9 (37.50%) XML Schema
6 8 (33.33%) SAX
6 8 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 8 (33.33%) DOM
6 8 (33.33%) WebGL
6 8 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
7 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
1 8 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Android
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) XPath
4 6 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Telerik
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle