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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.94% 1.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 4.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £38,500 £20,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
63 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 29.72% 28.24% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56 23 23
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree