The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.02% 1.71% 4.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.07% 6.12% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 5
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Computer Science
Staffordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 23.56% 28.00% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 45
Average salary £35,000 £26,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) PHP
5 5 (41.67%) VB
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (33.33%) C
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) VBScript
6 4 (33.33%) VB6
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) OOD
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Support Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Project Support Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) SEO
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) VBScript
4 4 (33.33%) VB6
4 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle