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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 28 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.43% 3.06% 7.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.93% 10.27% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 34
Average salary £38,000 £25,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -14.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £70,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 185 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.80% 29.79% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 162 154 185
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 14 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Lichfield - 6 £47,500 -
Tamworth - 4 £19,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 3 £20,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +6 1 £50,000 +36.05% 1
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (81.08%) Degree
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
4 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (37.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
5 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) QA
8 10 (27.03%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) .NET
9 8 (21.62%) CSS
9 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
9 8 (21.62%) ISEB
9 8 (21.62%) jQuery
9 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (18.92%) OO
10 7 (18.92%) C#
10 7 (18.92%) Web Development
10 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
11 6 (16.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (16.22%) HTML5
11 6 (16.22%) Ajax
11 6 (16.22%) CSS3
11 6 (16.22%) PHP
11 6 (16.22%) Project Management
12 5 (13.51%) OOP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (13.51%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (37.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (13.51%) Data Mining
5 5 (13.51%) MySQL
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (10.81%) MS Access
6 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Junior
4 7 (18.92%) Tester
4 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Software Tester
5 6 (16.22%) QA Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Junior Tester
7 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Junior Software Tester
8 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Graduate
8 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) jQuery
2 8 (21.62%) CSS
3 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.22%) HTML5
4 6 (16.22%) Ajax
4 6 (16.22%) CSS3
5 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
5 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) WPF
5 1 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) XSLT
5 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Physics
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) SCADA
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Web Development
3 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (18.92%) OO
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) OOP
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.51%) Refactoring
5 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.51%) People Management
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.81%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) MVC
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) PHP5
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.11%) Java
7 2 (5.41%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.41%) VB
7 2 (5.41%) VBA
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) ISEB
2 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) AccuRev
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