The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.09% 4.72% 3.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.17% 13.04% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Average salary £29,500 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 20.87% 36.22% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,100 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Shropshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 5 £29,500 +47.50%
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 9 (52.94%) HP
3 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) C
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) SaaS
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) VBScript
7 3 (17.65%) VB
7 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Junior
3 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Junior Support Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Arduino
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C
3 3 (17.65%) VBScript
3 3 (17.65%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
3 3 (17.65%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) PhD
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
1 9 (52.94%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco