Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 67 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.47% 2.21% 4.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.00% 6.03% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 47
Sheffield median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +29.87% +14.93%
10th Percentile £21,650 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £60,500 £71,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +23.08% -2.99%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 300 348 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.40% 36.67% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 270 307 361
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,450 £26,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £65,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Sheffield

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Sheffield

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Degree
3 19 (48.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
6 16 (41.03%) Java
7 15 (38.46%) SQL
7 15 (38.46%) Scrum
7 15 (38.46%) SDLC
8 14 (35.90%) React
8 14 (35.90%) JIRA
8 14 (35.90%) QA
8 14 (35.90%) Spring
8 14 (35.90%) Atlassian
8 14 (35.90%) JPA
8 14 (35.90%) AngularJS
8 14 (35.90%) User Stories
8 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
8 14 (35.90%) J2EE
8 14 (35.90%) Broadband
9 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 13 (33.33%) Servlets
9 13 (33.33%) Web Services
9 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 13 (33.33%) Gherkin
9 13 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
9 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 13 (33.33%) RESTful
10 5 (12.82%) CSS

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Broadband
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) JIRA
2 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (2.56%) Electronics
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
1 14 (35.90%) Business Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Customer Support Representative
6 2 (5.13%) 3D CAD Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3D Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) CAD Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) FPGA Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.56%) IT Support
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) AngularJS
1 14 (35.90%) J2EE
1 14 (35.90%) JPA
1 14 (35.90%) React
1 14 (35.90%) Spring
2 13 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 13 (33.33%) RESTful
2 13 (33.33%) Servlets
2 13 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) CSS
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) CSS3
4 3 (7.69%) HTML5
4 3 (7.69%) Sass
5 2 (5.13%) .NET
5 2 (5.13%) MFC
5 2 (5.13%) Qt
5 2 (5.13%) WinForms
5 2 (5.13%) WPF
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 15 (38.46%) Scrum
3 15 (38.46%) SDLC
4 14 (35.90%) User Stories
5 13 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
6 3 (7.69%) Physics
7 2 (5.13%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (5.13%) CAD
7 2 (5.13%) CAE
7 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.56%) Business Development
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) Information Security
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) OOP
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.26%) C
5 4 (10.26%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Fortran
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 19 (48.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) PhD
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.56%) Capita