The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.94% 1.36% 7.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.89% 8.00% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Average salary £37,500 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 24.52% 17.01% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 45
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £31,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Stevenage region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Stevenage

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Computer Science
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 25 (100.00%) Degree
2 24 (96.00%) Java
2 24 (96.00%) OO
3 23 (92.00%) Python
3 23 (92.00%) C
3 23 (92.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (92.00%) Linux
4 22 (88.00%) C#
4 22 (88.00%) C++
4 22 (88.00%) UNIX
4 22 (88.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) Product Management
6 1 (4.00%) GTK+
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) Finance
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (88.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (44.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) OO
2 23 (92.00%) Software Engineering
3 22 (88.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 23 (92.00%) Python
2 23 (92.00%) C
3 22 (88.00%) C#
3 22 (88.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Degree