The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 2.80% 5.88% 5.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 13.33% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 Wigan region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 19.63% 44.12% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 25
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,029
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Wigan

Computer Science
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Junior
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft