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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 63 28
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 17 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.25% 2.34% 7.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.71% 8.72% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 43
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £37,000 £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
261 195 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.79% 26.79% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 220 163 232
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 31 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 31 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 +12 18 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Stafford -3 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £45,000 -
Rugeley +2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 43 (67.19%) Degree
2 36 (56.25%) SQL
3 31 (48.44%) C#
4 26 (40.63%) .NET
5 23 (35.94%) Java
6 22 (34.38%) HTML
7 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
7 21 (32.81%) Mathematics
8 20 (31.25%) C++
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
10 15 (23.44%) Linux
10 15 (23.44%) Haskell
10 15 (23.44%) Erlang
10 15 (23.44%) Scala
10 15 (23.44%) Functional Programming
11 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.31%) CSS
12 13 (20.31%) VB
13 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 11 (17.19%) Middleware
14 11 (17.19%) MVC
14 11 (17.19%) Finance
14 11 (17.19%) Algorithms
14 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
15 10 (15.63%) QA
15 10 (15.63%) jQuery
15 10 (15.63%) Low Latency
15 10 (15.63%) Data Structures
15 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.56%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.38%) Riak
3 4 (6.25%) Big Data
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) MS Access
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.13%) TestPartner
4 2 (3.13%) QADirector
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Marketing
3 5 (7.81%) Games
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Electronics
4 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Graduate
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Junior
5 5 (7.81%) AWS Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Tester
7 3 (4.69%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Data Scientist
7 3 (4.69%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) .NET
2 22 (34.38%) HTML
3 13 (20.31%) CSS
4 11 (17.19%) Middleware
5 10 (15.63%) jQuery
6 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.94%) WCF
8 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.38%) HTML5
9 5 (7.81%) WinForms
9 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (6.25%) WPF
11 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.13%) CSS3
12 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
13 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.56%) Silverlight
13 1 (1.56%) Symfony
13 1 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Mathematics
2 11 (17.19%) Algorithms
3 10 (15.63%) Data Structures
4 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.94%) Physics
5 5 (7.81%) Hedge funds
6 4 (6.25%) User Experience
6 4 (6.25%) Social Media
7 3 (4.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.13%) FMCG
8 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.56%) NHS
9 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone
3 4 (6.25%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
2 15 (23.44%) Functional Programming
3 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.19%) MVC
5 10 (15.63%) Low Latency
6 9 (14.06%) OO
7 8 (12.50%) Project Management
7 8 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.94%) SDLC
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.38%) Scrum
10 5 (7.81%) TDD
10 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.81%) OOP
11 4 (6.25%) Web Design
11 4 (6.25%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) SQL
2 31 (48.44%) C#
3 23 (35.94%) Java
4 20 (31.25%) C++
5 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 15 (23.44%) Haskell
5 15 (23.44%) Erlang
5 15 (23.44%) Scala
6 13 (20.31%) VB
7 10 (15.63%) PHP
7 10 (15.63%) C
8 9 (14.06%) VB6
9 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
10 6 (9.38%) VBScript
10 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
11 5 (7.81%) F#
11 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
12 3 (4.69%) R
13 2 (3.13%) VBA
14 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 43 (67.19%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) MOM
2 4 (6.25%) Rundeck
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (1.56%) MKS
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18k - 25k per year
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Talent Spa
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 23 days ago