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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 26 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.74% 2.75% 7.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.66% 10.32% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 35
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,972 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +8.49%
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
166 155 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.24% 26.68% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139 139 199
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Stafford +13 15 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -4 4 £26,250 +31.25%
Lichfield - 4 £27,500 -
Tamworth - 3 £20,000 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (76.74%) Degree
2 32 (74.42%) SQL
3 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
4 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
6 14 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.58%) QA
8 11 (25.58%) HTML
9 10 (23.26%) jQuery
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (20.93%) ISEB
11 8 (18.60%) Project Management
11 8 (18.60%) C#
11 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
11 8 (18.60%) .NET
11 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
11 8 (18.60%) CSS
11 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
12 7 (16.28%) Web Development
12 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (16.28%) OO
12 7 (16.28%) PHP
13 6 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (13.95%) Ajax
13 6 (13.95%) MVC
13 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
13 6 (13.95%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (11.63%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Simulink
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (11.63%) MySQL
5 4 (9.30%) MS Access
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Tester
3 8 (18.60%) Junior
4 7 (16.28%) Business Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Software Tester
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Tester
5 6 (13.95%) QA Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Software Tester
7 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) jQuery
3 8 (18.60%) .NET
3 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.60%) CSS
4 6 (13.95%) Ajax
4 6 (13.95%) CSS3
4 6 (13.95%) HTML5
5 3 (6.98%) Classic ASP
5 3 (6.98%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
6 1 (2.33%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) XSLT
6 1 (2.33%) XHTML
6 1 (2.33%) WinForms
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) Physics
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) VxWorks
1 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) OO
4 7 (16.28%) Web Development
4 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.95%) MVC
6 5 (11.63%) OOP
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.63%) Refactoring
6 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.63%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (11.63%) Analytics
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) People Management
7 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
7 4 (9.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.60%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) PHP
4 5 (11.63%) PHP5
5 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.30%) C
5 4 (9.30%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VB
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.65%) VBA
8 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
4 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.65%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Business Objects
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) MKS
2 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle