Period
to 24 September 2018

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 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 55 49
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 15 42 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.83% 4.13% 5.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.69% 11.17% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 61
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.82% -15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £29,700 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -7.14%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 320 376 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 39.02% 36.97% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 245 321 420
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,300 £20,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -7 8 £47,500 +86.27% 9
Lichfield +16 5 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Cannock - 1 £22,500 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (93.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) CSS3
7 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) SOA
8 4 (26.67%) Web Development
8 4 (26.67%) TypeScript
9 3 (20.00%) High Availability
9 3 (20.00%) MariaDB
9 3 (20.00%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (20.00%) Replication
9 3 (20.00%) Clustering
9 3 (20.00%) MVC
9 3 (20.00%) MySQL
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Blender
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) AccuRev
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) DBA
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Junior
7 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Memcached
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Three.js
5 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (13.33%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (13.33%) WebGL
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) CentOS
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Physics
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) TypeScript
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Go
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (93.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Galera Cluster
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat