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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 61 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.61% 1.67% 6.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.85% 5.21% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 32
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,700 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £41,800 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
179 192 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.06% 32.11% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 165 148 151
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +6 7 £25,000 -6.54% 1
Stafford -5 3 £37,500 -
Lichfield - 3 £21,000 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (81.63%) Degree
2 38 (77.55%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
4 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
5 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.53%) .NET
6 13 (26.53%) C++
7 12 (24.49%) C#
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (22.45%) C
8 11 (22.45%) HTML
9 10 (20.41%) Java
9 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (20.41%) Project Management
10 9 (18.37%) VB
10 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) PHP
11 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) Mathematics
12 7 (14.29%) QA
12 7 (14.29%) Analytics
12 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.29%) Marketing
13 6 (12.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (12.24%) VB6

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.20%) Data Mining
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (8.16%) MS Access
4 4 (8.16%) Big Data
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.12%) Riak
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.04%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Junior
3 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Junior Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) Graduate
6 3 (6.12%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.12%) Project Support Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Project Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 11 (22.45%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) jQuery
4 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) Classic ASP
5 3 (6.12%) Ajax
5 3 (6.12%) NHibernate
5 3 (6.12%) HTML5
5 3 (6.12%) CSS3
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
7 1 (2.04%) WinForms
7 1 (2.04%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) XSLT
7 1 (2.04%) XHTML
7 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 6 (12.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (8.16%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.12%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
1 4 (8.16%) VxWorks
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Project Management
2 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.29%) Analytics
4 6 (12.24%) Validation
5 5 (10.20%) MVC
5 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.20%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (8.16%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.16%) Functional Programming
6 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Coaching
6 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.16%) OO
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) C++
3 12 (24.49%) C#
4 11 (22.45%) C
5 10 (20.41%) Java
6 9 (18.37%) VB
7 8 (16.33%) PHP
7 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (12.24%) VB6
9 5 (10.20%) VBScript
9 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.16%) Haskell
10 4 (8.16%) Erlang
10 4 (8.16%) Scala
11 3 (6.12%) R
12 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
12 2 (4.08%) VBA
12 2 (4.08%) PHP5
13 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
13 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (81.63%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) ISEB
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) IEC 61508
3 2 (4.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) MOM
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.08%) MKS
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter