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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 18 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.51% 3.31% 7.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 9.05% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 29
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,850 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,750 £70,000
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
225 232 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.42% 36.59% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 176 181 161
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 31 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 31 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
Tamworth +1 5 £19,500 -2.50% 1
Lichfield - 5 £47,500 -
Stafford -2 4 £31,500 -10.00%
Stoke-on-Trent 0 3 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (82.86%) Degree
2 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) .NET
5 14 (40.00%) C#
6 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (34.29%) HTML
7 12 (34.29%) VB.NET
8 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
8 11 (31.43%) CSS
9 10 (28.57%) Web Development
9 10 (28.57%) jQuery
10 9 (25.71%) HTML5
10 9 (25.71%) CSS3
10 9 (25.71%) Ajax
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (22.86%) VB
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
12 7 (20.00%) OO
12 7 (20.00%) PHP
12 7 (20.00%) C++
12 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 7 (20.00%) SCADA
12 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (17.14%) MVC
14 5 (14.29%) CMS
14 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
14 5 (14.29%) MySQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) MySQL
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) OLAP
8 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Junior
3 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Junior Developer
6 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Programmer
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Programmer
6 4 (11.43%) Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Software Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Graduate
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 11 (31.43%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) jQuery
6 9 (25.71%) Ajax
6 9 (25.71%) HTML5
6 9 (25.71%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.43%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) XSLT
7 4 (11.43%) XHTML
8 1 (2.86%) WinForms
8 1 (2.86%) WPF
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) SCADA
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) Economics
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Web Development
2 7 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) People Management
4 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
4 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.43%) SOA
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) SEO
5 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) VB.NET
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.86%) VB
6 7 (20.00%) PHP
6 7 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (14.29%) PHP5
8 4 (11.43%) Java
9 2 (5.71%) C
9 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.86%) VBScript
10 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (82.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) AccuRev
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos
4 1 (2.86%) Siemens
4 1 (2.86%) Tableau
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago