Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 60 56
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 33 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.79% 3.00% 4.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.42% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 38
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,000 £27,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.55% -40.86% +55.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £23,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -20.00%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 583 964 1,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 92.10% 87.64% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 519 795 912
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +22 10 £28,750 -4.17% 5
Stoke-on-Trent -13 10 £39,500 +51.92% 4
Stafford +16 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Uttoxeter - 1 £37,500 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 23 (95.83%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Analytics
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (25.00%) User Experience
8 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
8 6 (25.00%) CRM
8 6 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (25.00%) CMS
9 5 (20.83%) Marketing
9 5 (20.83%) Project Management
9 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
9 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) G Suite
10 4 (16.67%) CSS3

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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 6 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) G Suite
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.17%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Moq
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) DBA
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Project Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) CSS3
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) Laravel
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Symfony
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
7 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.67%) Online Marketing
7 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Progressive Web App
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
9 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Data Management
9 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.17%) ES6
5 1 (4.17%) ES7
5 1 (4.17%) ES8
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Zend