The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 47 41 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 15 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.50% 4.75% 4.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.72% 13.14% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 24
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% +23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 172 236 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 40.09% 36.20% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 133 227 169
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -9 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) C#
2 30 (69.77%) Degree
3 22 (51.16%) SOA
4 21 (48.84%) SQL
4 21 (48.84%) Java
4 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
4 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
5 18 (41.86%) HTML
6 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
6 17 (39.53%) jQuery
6 17 (39.53%) HTML5
7 16 (37.21%) Erlang
7 16 (37.21%) CSS
7 16 (37.21%) OO
7 16 (37.21%) OOP
7 16 (37.21%) MVC
7 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (32.56%) Functional Programming
9 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (27.91%) SOAP
10 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
10 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
12 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
12 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (23.26%) Service Design
12 10 (23.26%) RDBMS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) RS-232
3 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
3 10 (23.26%) RDBMS
3 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.63%) Riak
5 4 (9.30%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) Selenium
2 8 (18.60%) Subversion
2 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.65%) LSMW
4 1 (2.33%) GDB
General
1 2 (4.65%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Architect
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Architect
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Database Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Graduate
7 2 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 18 (41.86%) HTML
3 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
3 17 (39.53%) HTML5
3 17 (39.53%) jQuery
4 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 16 (37.21%) CSS
5 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (27.91%) SOAP
7 9 (20.93%) Velocity
7 9 (20.93%) WCF
7 9 (20.93%) XML
8 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
8 8 (18.60%) React
9 7 (16.28%) Middleware
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 5 (11.63%) Ajax
10 5 (11.63%) WinForms
10 5 (11.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (20.93%) N-Tier
3 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
3 7 (16.28%) Data Structures
4 4 (9.30%) Replication
5 2 (4.65%) Blog
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) SOA
2 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
3 16 (37.21%) MVC
3 16 (37.21%) OO
3 16 (37.21%) OOP
4 14 (32.56%) Functional Programming
5 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (23.26%) Service Design
7 9 (20.93%) High Availability
7 9 (20.93%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (20.93%) Open Source
7 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
8 8 (18.60%) Refactoring
8 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 8 (18.60%) SOLID
9 7 (16.28%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) Erlang
4 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
4 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Clojure
5 7 (16.28%) F#
5 7 (16.28%) Go
5 7 (16.28%) Haskell
6 6 (13.95%) VB
6 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
7 5 (11.63%) C++
7 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.65%) ABAP
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) SAP