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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 20 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.85% 10.77% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.94% 27.45% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 4
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +72.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £45,000 £25,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 102 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 24.57% 39.23% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 68 81 75
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £30,275
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +32.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -2 13 £35,000 +25.00%
Malvern -11 5 £48,000 +9.71%
Bromsgrove +2 4 £20,000 -50.00%
Redditch -6 1 - -
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 37 (88.10%) Software Engineering
1 37 (88.10%) Degree
2 29 (69.05%) C#
3 24 (57.14%) .NET
3 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 19 (45.24%) Scrum
6 18 (42.86%) C++
7 17 (40.48%) VB.NET
8 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (28.57%) HTML
9 9 (21.43%) Web Development
9 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
9 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 9 (21.43%) CSS
10 8 (19.05%) Windows
10 8 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (19.05%) jQuery
11 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (16.67%) WPF
11 7 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (14.29%) TDD
12 6 (14.29%) TickIT
12 6 (14.29%) Java
12 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 6 (14.29%) SaaS
12 6 (14.29%) SDLC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LAN
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 2 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.38%) VectorCAST
4 1 (2.38%) CANoe
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) Software Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
5 10 (23.81%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Graduate
7 6 (14.29%) Junior
7 6 (14.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Junior Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Junior C# Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
10 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.43%) CSS
4 8 (19.05%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (16.67%) WPF
6 5 (11.90%) Qt
6 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
6 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) Kendo UI
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (9.52%) XML
8 2 (4.76%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 6 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) Physics
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.38%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Software Engineering
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) Web Development
5 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.90%) OO
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
9 2 (4.76%) Information Security
9 2 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Line Management
9 2 (4.76%) Social Engineering
10 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.38%) Agile Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) C++
4 17 (40.48%) VB.NET
5 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (9.52%) C
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (88.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) TickIT
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nessus
1 2 (4.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) MKS
2 1 (2.38%) Xilinx
2 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu