The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 68 35
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 8 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.68% 1.13% 4.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.84% 4.47% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 31
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £27,463
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £30,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
241 179 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 37.42% 25.35% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 209 144 224
Average salary £42,500 £37,125 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.47% -1.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,150 £68,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +20 22 £34,000 +41.66% 2
Stafford -7 3 £29,500 -1.66%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £45,000 -
Rugeley +1 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 39 (62.90%) Degree
2 31 (50.00%) SQL
3 29 (46.77%) C#
4 24 (38.71%) .NET
5 22 (35.48%) Java
6 21 (33.87%) HTML
7 19 (30.65%) C++
7 19 (30.65%) Mathematics
8 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
9 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
11 14 (22.58%) Linux
11 14 (22.58%) Haskell
11 14 (22.58%) Erlang
11 14 (22.58%) Scala
11 14 (22.58%) Functional Programming
12 13 (20.97%) CSS
12 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
13 12 (19.35%) MVC
13 12 (19.35%) Finance
13 12 (19.35%) QA
13 12 (19.35%) jQuery
14 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
14 11 (17.74%) Middleware
15 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.13%) PHP
15 10 (16.13%) C
15 10 (16.13%) VB
15 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
15 10 (16.13%) Algorithms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.29%) Internet
3 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.45%) Riak
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) MS Access
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.23%) TestPartner
4 2 (3.23%) QADirector
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Marketing
3 6 (9.68%) Games
4 5 (8.06%) Banking
5 4 (6.45%) Electronics
6 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.61%) Back Office
7 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Graduate
5 5 (8.06%) Junior
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Development Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.06%) iOS Developer
5 5 (8.06%) AWS Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Magento Developer
7 3 (4.84%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Development Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) .NET
2 21 (33.87%) HTML
3 13 (20.97%) CSS
4 12 (19.35%) jQuery
5 11 (17.74%) Middleware
6 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (9.68%) HTML5
7 6 (9.68%) WCF
8 5 (8.06%) WinForms
8 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.84%) WPF
11 2 (3.23%) CSS3
11 2 (3.23%) NHibernate
11 2 (3.23%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.61%) XML
12 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
12 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Mathematics
2 10 (16.13%) Algorithms
3 9 (14.52%) Data Structures
4 8 (12.90%) Physics
5 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.06%) User Experience
6 5 (8.06%) Social Media
6 5 (8.06%) Hedge funds
7 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.23%) FMCG
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.61%) NHS
9 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Phone
3 5 (8.06%) Android
3 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) Functional Programming
4 12 (19.35%) MVC
5 9 (14.52%) Low Latency
6 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.90%) SDLC
6 8 (12.90%) Project Management
7 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.68%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) Scrum
9 5 (8.06%) Web Design
9 5 (8.06%) TDD
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.06%) Social Media Marketing
9 5 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) SQL
2 29 (46.77%) C#
3 22 (35.48%) Java
4 19 (30.65%) C++
5 14 (22.58%) Haskell
5 14 (22.58%) Erlang
5 14 (22.58%) Scala
6 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
7 10 (16.13%) PHP
7 10 (16.13%) VB
7 10 (16.13%) C
8 8 (12.90%) VB6
8 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
9 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
9 6 (9.68%) VBScript
10 5 (8.06%) F#
11 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.23%) VBA
12 2 (3.23%) R
13 1 (1.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 39 (62.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) MOM
2 3 (4.84%) Rundeck
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Apple
4 1 (1.61%) MKS
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
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