The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 6.08% 10.03% 4.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.67% 31.63% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 8
Median salary £25,000 £28,812 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.23% -52.96%  
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75 98 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 41.44% 31.72% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 67 96 80
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,082 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £70,700 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Stoke-on-Trent.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 16 (80.00%) Java
4 15 (75.00%) C#
4 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (70.00%) OOP
6 11 (55.00%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (45.00%) C++
7 9 (45.00%) OO
7 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
7 9 (45.00%) Physics
8 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (30.00%) Erlang
9 6 (30.00%) SOAP
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
10 5 (25.00%) HTML
10 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) SOA
10 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 5 (25.00%) Functional Programming
10 5 (25.00%) Service Design
11 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (20.00%) High Availability
11 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (20.00%) Open Source
11 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (20.00%) HTML5

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) Neo4j
4 2 (10.00%) Riak
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Graduate
2 10 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Computer Science Graduate
4 5 (25.00%) Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Architect
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Architect
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Database Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Development Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Junior
7 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) SOAP
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) Velocity
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) WinForms
5 3 (15.00%) WPF
5 3 (15.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Core
6 2 (10.00%) Kafka
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) OOP
2 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (45.00%) OO
2 9 (45.00%) Physics
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 5 (25.00%) Service Design
4 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) Erlang
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (15.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) Clojure
7 2 (10.00%) F#
7 2 (10.00%) Go
7 2 (10.00%) Haskell
7 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle