Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 57 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13 +40
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 38 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.19% 4.65% 5.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.11% 13.43% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 65
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +7.69%

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 376 432 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.60% 34.62% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 330 404 374
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,225 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,125 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -3 16 £25,750 -35.63%
Lichfield +4 6 £22,500 -25.00%
Stafford -5 4 £45,000 +36.36%
Burton-upon-Trent +8 2 £21,750 -44.94%
Tamworth -5 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 30 (78.95%) Degree
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
5 11 (28.95%) SDLC
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
6 10 (26.32%) QA
7 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
8 8 (21.05%) C++
9 7 (18.42%) Physics
9 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
9 7 (18.42%) Electronics
9 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (15.79%) MVC
10 6 (15.79%) Information Security
10 6 (15.79%) ERP
10 6 (15.79%) SOA
11 5 (13.16%) Six Sigma
11 5 (13.16%) Benchmarking
11 5 (13.16%) MATLAB
11 5 (13.16%) Simulink
11 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing

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 4 (10.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Simulink
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Profibus
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.26%) MS Access
4 2 (5.26%) OLAP
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (10.53%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) MSI
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.42%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Tester
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Graduate
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Junior
7 3 (7.89%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) Classic ASP
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
5 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
5 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) PhoneGap
6 2 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Mobile Computing
1 5 (13.16%) Taxonomies
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) VxWorks
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) SDLC
3 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
4 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.42%) Physics
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) ERP
6 6 (15.79%) Information Security
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) SOA
7 5 (13.16%) Benchmarking
7 5 (13.16%) BPMN
7 5 (13.16%) Cryptography
7 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) Matrix Management
7 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Six Sigma
7 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) C++
4 5 (13.16%) MATLAB
5 4 (10.53%) C
5 4 (10.53%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (13.16%) ISEB
5 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.63%) ACCA
6 1 (2.63%) CIMA
6 1 (2.63%) CISA
6 1 (2.63%) CISSP
6 1 (2.63%) CNE
6 1 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Novell Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) IEC 61508
2 4 (10.53%) IEC 62304
3 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.63%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 4 (10.53%) Coverity
3 2 (5.26%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) Infor
4 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Sage
4 1 (2.63%) SAP