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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 14 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.93% 2.88% 7.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% 8.00% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 28
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £19,550 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £63,000 £69,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 225 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.85% 36.06% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 178 184 139
Average salary £36,875 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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
Stafford -3 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Stoke-on-Trent +4 4 £35,000 -50.00%
Tamworth +1 4 £19,500 -2.50% 1
Cannock -4 2 £26,500 -44.21%
Lichfield -11 1 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Rugeley - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 31 (96.88%) Degree
2 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
3 15 (46.88%) .NET
4 14 (43.75%) C#
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
5 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 9 (28.13%) VB
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (25.00%) C++
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.88%) MVC
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) Web Development
8 7 (21.88%) SCADA
8 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
9 6 (18.75%) CSS3
9 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
9 6 (18.75%) jQuery
9 6 (18.75%) HTML5
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) Ajax
10 5 (15.63%) SEO
10 5 (15.63%) XML
10 5 (15.63%) XSLT
10 5 (15.63%) XHTML
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) OLAP
6 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Junior
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Developer
5 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Programmer
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Tester
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) Ajax
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) CSS3
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
6 5 (15.63%) XML
6 5 (15.63%) XSLT
6 5 (15.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) SCADA
2 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
4 3 (9.38%) Physics
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Economics
6 1 (3.13%) Statistics
6 1 (3.13%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) MVC
1 7 (21.88%) Web Development
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) SEO
3 5 (15.63%) SOA
3 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) OOD
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Data Entry
7 1 (3.13%) Android Development
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C#
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
3 9 (28.13%) VB
4 8 (25.00%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) PHP
7 3 (9.38%) C
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VBScript
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VB6
8 1 (3.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 31 (96.88%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) AccuRev
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Siemens
4 1 (3.13%) Atmel
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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Posted: Yesterday
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