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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.87% 4.17% 7.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 17.86% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £22,750 £20,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -20.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £29,600 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
57 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.27% 23.33% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 17 18
Average salary £31,750 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,050 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £42,887
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -6 3 £23,000 +15.00%
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) VB
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) VBScript
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) OOP
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (15.38%) OO

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) COM
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Arduino
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) OOP
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) VBScript
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) C++
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) VBA
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus