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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 63 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 28 18 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.58% 2.41% 7.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.91% 7.89% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 44
Average salary £41,250 £30,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -43.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £19,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £37,000 £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
235 228 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.40% 30.56% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 203 193 213
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +8 11 £42,500 +22.30% 1
Stafford -1 3 £35,000 -
Lichfield 0 2 £28,000 +6.66%
Rugeley +1 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 37 (68.52%) Degree
2 31 (57.41%) SQL
3 26 (48.15%) C#
4 20 (37.04%) Java
4 20 (37.04%) .NET
5 19 (35.19%) Mathematics
6 18 (33.33%) C++
7 17 (31.48%) HTML
8 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
9 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
9 13 (24.07%) Linux
9 13 (24.07%) Haskell
9 13 (24.07%) Erlang
9 13 (24.07%) Scala
9 13 (24.07%) Functional Programming
10 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.37%) VB
11 11 (20.37%) MVC
11 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.52%) C
12 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 10 (18.52%) CSS
13 9 (16.67%) PHP
13 9 (16.67%) Middleware
13 9 (16.67%) Finance
13 9 (16.67%) Algorithms
13 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 9 (16.67%) jQuery
14 8 (14.81%) Low Latency
14 8 (14.81%) Data Structures

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.96%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.26%) Riak
3 4 (7.41%) Big Data
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Subversion
3 3 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.85%) TestPartner
5 1 (1.85%) QADirector
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Games
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Electronics
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Junior
4 5 (9.26%) AWS Developer
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Magento Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 3 (5.56%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) HTML
3 10 (18.52%) CSS
4 9 (16.67%) Middleware
4 9 (16.67%) jQuery
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.11%) WCF
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.41%) HTML5
8 4 (7.41%) WPF
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (5.56%) WinForms
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.85%) XML
11 1 (1.85%) Ajax
11 1 (1.85%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.85%) Classic ASP
11 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.85%) Symfony
11 1 (1.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Mathematics
2 9 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 8 (14.81%) Data Structures
4 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.96%) Physics
5 5 (9.26%) Hedge funds
5 5 (9.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (3.70%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) FMCG
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 13 (24.07%) Functional Programming
3 11 (20.37%) MVC
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) OO
4 8 (14.81%) Low Latency
5 7 (12.96%) SDLC
5 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.26%) OOP
6 5 (9.26%) Scrum
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
6 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.56%) UML
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.56%) Validation
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) C#
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 18 (33.33%) C++
5 13 (24.07%) Haskell
5 13 (24.07%) Erlang
5 13 (24.07%) Scala
6 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.37%) VB
8 10 (18.52%) C
9 9 (16.67%) PHP
10 8 (14.81%) VB6
11 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 5 (9.26%) VBScript
12 5 (9.26%) F#
13 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
13 3 (5.56%) R
14 1 (1.85%) VBA
14 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) MOM
2 3 (5.56%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Apple
3 2 (3.70%) MKS
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, car, 25 days, pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staffordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago