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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 15 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 11.29% 7.59% 4.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.88% 28.57% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
32 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 51.61% 26.58% 60.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 22
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £30,424
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +23.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Salford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 17 (62.96%) Java
1 17 (62.96%) PL/SQL
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
1 17 (62.96%) XML
1 17 (62.96%) Degree
1 17 (62.96%) JIRA
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) HND
4 11 (40.74%) Telerik
4 11 (40.74%) Regression Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Workflow
4 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) QA
4 11 (40.74%) Selenium
4 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
4 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
4 11 (40.74%) WatiN
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 10 (37.04%) Maven
5 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (22.22%) REST
6 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (22.22%) BDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) JIRA
2 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) WatiN
3 10 (37.04%) Maven
4 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 4 (14.81%) NUnit
5 4 (14.81%) CruiseControl
5 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (14.81%) Moq
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Tester
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) QA Tester
3 7 (25.93%) Automated Tester
4 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Portfolio Manager
5 5 (18.52%) Programme Manager
6 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) XML
2 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) J2EE
3 6 (22.22%) Servlets
3 6 (22.22%) Grails
3 6 (22.22%) DOM
3 6 (22.22%) XSLT
3 6 (22.22%) J2SE
3 6 (22.22%) JMS
3 6 (22.22%) XML Schema
3 6 (22.22%) SAX
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (22.22%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 4 (14.81%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (14.81%) Fluent NHibernate
4 4 (14.81%) NHibernate
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Regression Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Workflow
2 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (22.22%) UML
4 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Kanban
4 6 (22.22%) BDD
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 6 (22.22%) Coaching
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) PL/SQL
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) XPath
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) HND
3 5 (18.52%) PMP
3 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Telerik
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (22.22%) VMware