The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 29 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 0.78% 1.41% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 4.08% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £21,500 - £38,500
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 Wakefield with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 45 49 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 34.88% 34.51% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 58
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Wakefield

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Material Design Lite
2 1 (50.00%) Material Design
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Material Design
1 1 (50.00%) Material Design Lite
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware