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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 18.03% 7.59% 9.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.50% 28.57% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 3
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
40 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 65.57% 26.58% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 24
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Salford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (68.75%) Java
1 22 (68.75%) XML
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) Degree
4 18 (56.25%) JIRA
4 18 (56.25%) SQL
5 17 (53.13%) PL/SQL
5 17 (53.13%) C#
5 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
7 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
7 12 (37.50%) Workflow
7 12 (37.50%) Finance
7 12 (37.50%) Scrum
7 12 (37.50%) Telerik
7 12 (37.50%) TDD
7 12 (37.50%) HND
7 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
7 12 (37.50%) QA
7 12 (37.50%) Selenium
7 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 12 (37.50%) WatiN
8 10 (31.25%) Grails
8 10 (31.25%) Maven
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle
9 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.88%) BDD
11 6 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) JIRA
2 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) WatiN
3 10 (31.25%) Maven
4 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.50%) NUnit
6 3 (9.38%) CruiseControl
6 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.38%) Moq
7 2 (6.25%) Gradle
8 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Tester
3 9 (28.13%) QA Tester
3 9 (28.13%) Automated Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Programme Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) XML
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) Grails
4 6 (18.75%) REST
4 6 (18.75%) XSLT
4 6 (18.75%) J2SE
4 6 (18.75%) JMS
4 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (15.63%) XML Schema
5 5 (15.63%) SAX
5 5 (15.63%) DOM
5 5 (15.63%) Servlets
5 5 (15.63%) J2EE
5 5 (15.63%) React
6 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (9.38%) Fluent NHibernate
7 3 (9.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Workflow
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.88%) BDD
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) Kanban
5 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.75%) Coaching
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) UML
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
6 5 (15.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 17 (53.13%) PL/SQL
3 17 (53.13%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) XPath
6 3 (9.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 12 (37.50%) HND
3 5 (15.63%) PMP
3 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Telerik
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.63%) VMware