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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.84% 12.06% 4.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.64% 28.57% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 9
Median salary £55,000 £31,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 66 84 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 42.86% 42.21% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 58 82 61
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 21 (77.78%) Degree
4 20 (74.07%) SOA
5 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
6 17 (62.96%) Java
7 16 (59.26%) SQL
8 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
8 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
8 14 (51.85%) HTML
8 14 (51.85%) OOP
8 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
8 14 (51.85%) Erlang
8 14 (51.85%) HTML5
9 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (48.15%) Functional Programming
9 13 (48.15%) MVC
9 13 (48.15%) CSS
10 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (44.44%) jQuery
11 11 (40.74%) OO
12 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
12 10 (37.04%) SOAP
12 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
12 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
12 10 (37.04%) Service Design
13 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (33.33%) High Availability
13 9 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
2 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) Neo4j
3 4 (14.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
1 7 (25.93%) Subversion
1 7 (25.93%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Software Architect
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Architect
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Database Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Linux Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
2 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) HTML5
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (44.44%) jQuery
5 10 (37.04%) SOAP
6 9 (33.33%) Velocity
7 8 (29.63%) XML
8 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.93%) React
8 7 (25.93%) WCF
9 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
9 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 5 (18.52%) Middleware
9 5 (18.52%) WinForms
9 5 (18.52%) XHTML
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
2 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
3 4 (14.81%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) SOA
2 14 (51.85%) OOP
2 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 13 (48.15%) Functional Programming
3 13 (48.15%) MVC
4 11 (40.74%) OO
5 10 (37.04%) Service Design
6 9 (33.33%) High Availability
6 9 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.93%) Refactoring
8 7 (25.93%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) SOLID
9 6 (22.22%) Open Source
10 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
10 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) Erlang
4 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) Clojure
6 5 (18.52%) F#
6 5 (18.52%) Go
6 5 (18.52%) Haskell
6 5 (18.52%) TypeScript
6 5 (18.52%) VB
7 4 (14.81%) C++
7 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft