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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.11% 6.46% 4.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 19.15% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 44 28
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% -25.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 200 235 251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 38.91% 33.72% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 165 221 219
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £57,500
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 0 11 £25,000 -13.23%
Lichfield - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 27 (84.38%) Degree
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
3 20 (62.50%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) Java
4 17 (53.13%) OO
5 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (46.88%) OOP
7 13 (40.63%) SOAP
8 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
8 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (34.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
9 10 (31.25%) Physics
9 10 (31.25%) C++
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
11 8 (25.00%) Web Services
11 8 (25.00%) REST
12 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (21.88%) Erlang
12 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
12 7 (21.88%) SAP PI
12 7 (21.88%) JDBC
12 7 (21.88%) HTTP
12 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 7 (21.88%) ABAP
12 7 (21.88%) SAP
12 7 (21.88%) LSMW
12 7 (21.88%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.38%) Riak
5 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Graduate
2 10 (31.25%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (21.88%) ABAP Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Graduate
3 7 (21.88%) SAP Developer
3 7 (21.88%) SAP PI Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Architect
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) SOAP
3 8 (25.00%) REST
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) IDoc
4 7 (21.88%) JDBC
4 7 (21.88%) SAP PI
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (15.63%) HTML5
6 5 (15.63%) jQuery
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) Velocity
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) Ajax
8 3 (9.38%) Middleware
8 3 (9.38%) WinForms
8 3 (9.38%) WPF
8 3 (9.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Blog
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) OO
2 15 (46.88%) OOP
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
4 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 10 (31.25%) Physics
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
5 7 (21.88%) Feasibility Study
5 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Migration
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) MVC
7 5 (15.63%) Functional Programming
7 5 (15.63%) Open Source
7 5 (15.63%) Service Design
7 5 (15.63%) SOA
7 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) C++
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) ABAP
5 7 (21.88%) Erlang
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Clojure
6 3 (9.38%) F#
6 3 (9.38%) Haskell
6 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
6 3 (9.38%) VB
7 2 (6.25%) Go
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 4 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
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