The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 38 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.96% 3.47% 5.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.13% 12.05% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 38
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,550 £34,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
South Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
269 166 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.12% 28.82% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 240 135 269
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,870 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 56 (94.92%) Degree
2 39 (66.10%) Java
3 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
5 24 (40.68%) Git (software)
6 19 (32.20%) Linux
7 17 (28.81%) Hibernate
7 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (27.12%) UNIX
8 16 (27.12%) TDD
8 16 (27.12%) Subversion
9 14 (23.73%) C++
9 14 (23.73%) MySQL
9 14 (23.73%) OO
9 14 (23.73%) Eclipse
9 14 (23.73%) Spring
9 14 (23.73%) Maven
10 13 (22.03%) C#
10 13 (22.03%) OOP
11 12 (20.34%) C
11 12 (20.34%) .NET
11 12 (20.34%) Scrum
11 12 (20.34%) RESTful
12 11 (18.64%) Windows
12 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
12 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
13 10 (16.95%) HTML
13 10 (16.95%) Web Services
13 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (15.25%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (8.47%) nginx
2 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.08%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.39%) WordPress
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.39%) Acrobat
1 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) SNMP
3 5 (8.47%) VPN
3 5 (8.47%) DNS
3 5 (8.47%) VLAN
3 5 (8.47%) Network Security
3 5 (8.47%) DHCP
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) MySQL
2 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.86%) Big Data
4 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.12%) Subversion
3 14 (23.73%) Maven
3 14 (23.73%) Eclipse
4 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
5 9 (15.25%) Liquibase
5 9 (15.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (15.25%) JUnit
5 9 (15.25%) JIRA
6 8 (13.56%) Selenium
7 7 (11.86%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.08%) Ant
9 2 (3.39%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (3.39%) Xcode
10 1 (1.69%) GDB
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Graduate
3 12 (20.34%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Designer
7 4 (6.78%) Performance Tester
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Designer
8 3 (5.08%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Graduate Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) Hibernate
2 14 (23.73%) Spring
3 12 (20.34%) .NET
3 12 (20.34%) RESTful
4 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 10 (16.95%) Web Services
5 9 (15.25%) CSS
5 9 (15.25%) JSP
5 9 (15.25%) J2EE
5 9 (15.25%) JSON
5 9 (15.25%) OAuth
5 9 (15.25%) OAuth2
6 5 (8.47%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) Ajax
7 4 (6.78%) Flash
7 4 (6.78%) CSS3
7 4 (6.78%) HTML5
8 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.08%) Java EE
8 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
2 8 (13.56%) Smartphone
3 7 (11.86%) Replication
3 7 (11.86%) Telematics
4 5 (8.47%) Physics
4 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.78%) Graphic Design
5 4 (6.78%) User Experience
5 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.39%) Animation
6 2 (3.39%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (3.39%) Economics
6 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (3.39%) Open Source
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.69%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) UNIX
3 11 (18.64%) Windows
4 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Mac OS
4 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.78%) Android
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
3 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (27.12%) TDD
5 14 (23.73%) OO
6 13 (22.03%) OOP
7 12 (20.34%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) DevOps
9 7 (11.86%) Test Planning
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.47%) Web Development
10 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Creative Marketing
11 4 (6.78%) Web Design
11 4 (6.78%) ITIL
11 4 (6.78%) CAD
11 4 (6.78%) CAE
11 4 (6.78%) MVC
12 3 (5.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) C++
3 13 (22.03%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) C
5 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.86%) PHP
6 7 (11.86%) SQL
7 5 (8.47%) Ruby
7 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.69%) VC++
10 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (94.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) GWAPT
2 2 (3.39%) GPEN
2 2 (3.39%) OSCP
2 2 (3.39%) OSCE
2 2 (3.39%) CISSP
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) CISA
2 2 (3.39%) CISM
2 2 (3.39%) GCIH
2 2 (3.39%) CEH
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) PhD
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Xen
1 5 (8.47%) KVM
2 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
1 7 (11.86%) Vagrant
1 7 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.47%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe
2 2 (3.39%) EMC
2 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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