Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 58 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.74% 3.18% 4.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.41% 9.64% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 51
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,750 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.55% -31.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,575 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +16.28% +7.50% -14.29%

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 312 394 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 42.74% 33.00% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 249 344 411
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,750 £55,525 £57,500
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -4 13 £42,000 +63.11% 2
Tamworth +14 2 £35,000 +16.67% 10
Lichfield +12 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Cannock - 1 £22,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £37,500 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) CSS3
6 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) CMS
8 3 (15.00%) Analytics
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) Power BI
9 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
9 2 (10.00%) User Experience
9 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project

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 3 (15.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Power BI
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) AccuRev
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) DBA
3 5 (25.00%) Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) CSS3
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) Laravel
5 1 (5.00%) Symfony
5 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) ES6
4 1 (5.00%) ES7
4 1 (5.00%) ES8
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PHP 7
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Zend