The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 65 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 48 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.35% 7.24% 5.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.23% 23.19% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 43 22
Average salary £30,000 £51,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
139 207 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.25% 31.22% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 117 176 98
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
West Midlands

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 July 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 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent -16 8 £30,000 -57.14% 2
Lichfield -6 5 £26,250 -19.23%
Cannock +9 2 £26,500 +0.47%
Stafford -11 2 £32,500 -
Rugeley - 2 £30,000 -
Tamworth +8 1 £19,000 -41.53%
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 13 (48.15%) C#
5 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 11 (40.74%) HTML
6 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
7 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
8 9 (33.33%) VB
8 9 (33.33%) XML
9 8 (29.63%) Java
9 8 (29.63%) C++
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) SCADA
10 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
11 6 (22.22%) Web Development
11 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (22.22%) CSS
12 5 (18.52%) MVC
12 5 (18.52%) SEO
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
12 5 (18.52%) SOA
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (18.52%) XSLT
12 5 (18.52%) XHTML
12 5 (18.52%) Ajax
12 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 5 (18.52%) JIRA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Junior
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) XSLT
5 5 (18.52%) XHTML
5 5 (18.52%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) CSS3
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) JSF
6 4 (14.81%) JSP
6 4 (14.81%) SOAP
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) SCADA
2 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
3 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
5 1 (3.70%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) Economics
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Web Development
1 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) MVC
2 5 (18.52%) SEO
2 5 (18.52%) SOA
2 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Android Development
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) VB
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) C++
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) C
8 2 (7.41%) PHP
9 1 (3.70%) VB6
9 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) AccuRev
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Siemens
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Facebook
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) Atmel
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