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 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 24 36 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 18 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.37% 2.80% 10.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.14% 11.43% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 23
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
105 70 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.84% 24.48% 42.02%
Number of salaries quoted 90 64 80
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -37.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) C#
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) VB
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) QA
8 6 (24.00%) C
8 6 (24.00%) VBScript
8 6 (24.00%) C++
8 6 (24.00%) PHP
8 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) VB6
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Games
9 5 (20.00%) Banking
9 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (20.00%) Physics
9 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Middleware
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.00%) Haskell
9 5 (20.00%) Erlang

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) TestPartner
3 2 (8.00%) QADirector
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Games
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 4 (16.00%) iOS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Project Support Coordinator
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate
5 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Project Support Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) Middleware
3 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (20.00%) Physics
1 5 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Android
3 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Functional Programming
3 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (16.00%) SDLC
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Web Design
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Social Media Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) VB
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) VBScript
4 6 (24.00%) VB6
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Haskell
5 5 (20.00%) Erlang
5 5 (20.00%) F#
5 5 (20.00%) Scala
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (8.00%) VBA
9 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Apple
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 19 hours ago