The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.56% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39 56 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.11% 28.57% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 44
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £39,800 £38,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Wakefield

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe