The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 66 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.83% 2.88% 4.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.42% 7.94% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 61 50 62
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
701 693 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.64% 36.26% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 556 520 421
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Cheshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 19 £25,000 -13.04% 3
Crewe - 8 £23,500 -
Macclesfield - 3 £60,000 -
Chester -7 2 £22,500 -60.86% 2
Northwich - 2 - -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £52,500 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 76 (60.32%) Degree
2 69 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (37.30%) Windows
4 44 (34.92%) .NET
5 42 (33.33%) Scrum
6 41 (32.54%) C#
7 39 (30.95%) ASP.NET
8 37 (29.37%) TDD
8 37 (29.37%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (26.19%) MVC
10 30 (23.81%) .NET Framework
11 29 (23.02%) VB.NET
11 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
12 28 (22.22%) HTML
12 28 (22.22%) CSS
13 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (20.63%) Internet
15 24 (19.05%) WinForms
15 24 (19.05%) SQL
15 24 (19.05%) VB
15 24 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
15 24 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
15 24 (19.05%) MSTest
15 24 (19.05%) MVVM
15 24 (19.05%) Rhino Mocks
15 24 (19.05%) Moq
15 24 (19.05%) Spring.NET
15 24 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
15 24 (19.05%) Ninject
15 24 (19.05%) Web Application Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.94%) CMS
2 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.17%) SAS
3 3 (2.38%) IIS
3 3 (2.38%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.56%) MS Project
4 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.63%) Internet
2 11 (8.73%) HTTP
2 11 (8.73%) HTTPS
3 7 (5.56%) GPRS
3 7 (5.56%) UMTS
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) MySQL
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.17%) JasperReports
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.38%) HBase
4 3 (2.38%) Big Data
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (19.05%) NUnit
1 24 (19.05%) MSTest
1 24 (19.05%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (19.05%) Moq
2 9 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 6 (4.76%) JUnit
4 6 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.17%) TestNG
5 4 (3.17%) MyEclipse
6 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.59%) Subversion
8 1 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.79%) Ranorex
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Banking
3 13 (10.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (50.00%) Developer
2 37 (29.37%) Graduate
3 34 (26.98%) Graduate Developer
4 30 (23.81%) Junior
5 28 (22.22%) Junior Developer
6 26 (20.63%) .NET Developer
7 24 (19.05%) Junior .NET Developer
7 24 (19.05%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 17 (13.49%) Java Developer
9 14 (11.11%) Architect
10 13 (10.32%) Enterprise Architect
11 9 (7.14%) HTML Developer
11 9 (7.14%) UI Developer
11 9 (7.14%) UI Programmer
11 9 (7.14%) Web Developer
12 8 (6.35%) Graduate Java Developer
12 8 (6.35%) Technical Leader
13 6 (4.76%) Designer
13 6 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (4.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.92%) .NET
2 39 (30.95%) ASP.NET
3 30 (23.81%) .NET Framework
4 28 (22.22%) CSS
4 28 (22.22%) HTML
5 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (19.05%) Spring.NET
6 24 (19.05%) WCF
6 24 (19.05%) WPF
6 24 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
6 24 (19.05%) Ninject
6 24 (19.05%) WinForms
6 24 (19.05%) Unity DI Container
7 17 (13.49%) jQuery
8 16 (12.70%) Hibernate
8 16 (12.70%) Spring
9 14 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 13 (10.32%) Web Services
10 13 (10.32%) HTML5
11 11 (8.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 20 (15.87%) Mobile App
4 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (10.32%) Visualisation
5 13 (10.32%) User Experience
6 10 (7.94%) Statistics
7 9 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.97%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.17%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.17%) SCADA
10 3 (2.38%) CMDB
11 2 (1.59%) Life Science
11 2 (1.59%) Physics
11 2 (1.59%) Tandem
11 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.59%) NHS
12 1 (0.79%) LIMS
12 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.79%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.30%) Windows
2 15 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
2 15 (11.90%) Android
2 15 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.56%) Windows CE
4 4 (3.17%) UNIX
5 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.33%) Scrum
3 37 (29.37%) TDD
3 37 (29.37%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (26.19%) MVC
5 24 (19.05%) Kanban
5 24 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
5 24 (19.05%) MVVM
5 24 (19.05%) Web Application Development
6 13 (10.32%) OO
6 13 (10.32%) TOGAF
6 13 (10.32%) Supplier Management
6 13 (10.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 13 (10.32%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.94%) ETL
8 8 (6.35%) Project Management
8 8 (6.35%) OOP
8 8 (6.35%) Software Testing
8 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) C#
2 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
2 29 (23.02%) VB.NET
3 24 (19.05%) VB
3 24 (19.05%) SQL
4 23 (18.25%) Java
5 6 (4.76%) C++
6 5 (3.97%) PHP
7 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.17%) Python
8 3 (2.38%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.38%) R
8 3 (2.38%) C
9 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (60.32%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.79%) PhD
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) GAMP
2 3 (2.38%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) SAP
3 3 (2.38%) IBM
3 3 (2.38%) Cognizant
3 3 (2.38%) Wonderware
4 2 (1.59%) Sony
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago