The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.49% 4.00% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.68% 13.73% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Manchester

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 51 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 23.17% 29.14% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 47
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Stockport

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Stockport

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 35 (97.22%) Degree
2 31 (86.11%) HTML
2 31 (86.11%) .NET
3 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 23 (63.89%) CSS
5 21 (58.33%) C#
6 20 (55.56%) VB.NET
7 19 (52.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (44.44%) OO
8 16 (44.44%) OOD
9 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
10 12 (33.33%) ADO.NET
10 12 (33.33%) Windows
10 12 (33.33%) WCF
10 12 (33.33%) LINQ
10 12 (33.33%) Mathematics
10 12 (33.33%) Physics
10 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 12 (33.33%) NUnit
10 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 12 (33.33%) Moq
10 12 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Web Testing
11 8 (22.22%) System Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) NUnit
1 12 (33.33%) Moq
2 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 12 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 12 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 12 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 12 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 12 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Tester
3 8 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Development Team Leader
4 7 (19.44%) Software Development Team Leader
4 7 (19.44%) Software Team Leader
4 7 (19.44%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) HTML
1 31 (86.11%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 12 (33.33%) WCF
3 12 (33.33%) LINQ
3 12 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (19.44%) XML
5 7 (19.44%) XSLT
5 7 (19.44%) Ajax
5 7 (19.44%) HTML5
6 4 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 12 (33.33%) Physics
2 7 (19.44%) Social Media
3 4 (11.11%) iPad
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.11%) Android
3 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) OO
1 16 (44.44%) OOD
2 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Web Testing
3 8 (22.22%) System Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 4 (11.11%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) XQuery
6 5 (13.89%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) Java
7 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Apple
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle