The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 64 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 57 69 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.20% 3.99% 3.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.40% 15.75% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 79
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
500 438 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.09% 25.32% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 376 348 527
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,400 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 30 £28,750 -24.83% 3
Chester +3 10 £55,000 +113.59% 1
Ellesmere Port 0 3 £20,000 -20.00%
Wilmslow -11 1 £21,500 -42.66%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (71.03%) Degree
2 66 (61.68%) .NET
3 62 (57.94%) C#
4 49 (45.79%) ASP.NET
5 43 (40.19%) Windows
6 40 (37.38%) TDD
7 39 (36.45%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (35.51%) MVC
9 37 (34.58%) HTML
10 35 (32.71%) VB.NET
11 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (29.91%) SQL
12 32 (29.91%) Scrum
13 31 (28.97%) Internet
13 31 (28.97%) MVVM
13 31 (28.97%) WCF
14 29 (27.10%) SQL Server
14 29 (27.10%) .NET Framework
15 27 (25.23%) VB
16 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
16 26 (24.30%) WinForms
16 26 (24.30%) NUnit
16 26 (24.30%) WPF
16 26 (24.30%) Kanban
16 26 (24.30%) Spring.NET
16 26 (24.30%) Rhino Mocks
16 26 (24.30%) Moq
16 26 (24.30%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (24.30%) Inversion of Control
16 26 (24.30%) MSTest

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.61%) SAS
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (1.87%) WordPress
4 2 (1.87%) CMS
4 2 (1.87%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.97%) Internet
2 6 (5.61%) Firewall
3 5 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.74%) Network Security
4 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.61%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.67%) OLTP
5 5 (4.67%) OLAP
5 5 (4.67%) MySQL
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (24.30%) NUnit
1 26 (24.30%) MSTest
1 26 (24.30%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (24.30%) Moq
2 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.67%) Subversion
4 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (64.49%) Developer
2 37 (34.58%) Graduate
3 31 (28.97%) Junior
3 31 (28.97%) Junior Developer
4 30 (28.04%) Graduate Developer
5 29 (27.10%) .NET Developer
6 27 (25.23%) Junior .NET Developer
7 26 (24.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
8 9 (8.41%) Analyst
9 8 (7.48%) Tester
9 8 (7.48%) Consultant
9 8 (7.48%) Software Tester
10 7 (6.54%) Web Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 4 (3.74%) Graduate Web Developer
13 4 (3.74%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (61.68%) .NET
2 49 (45.79%) ASP.NET
3 37 (34.58%) HTML
4 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (28.97%) WCF
6 29 (27.10%) .NET Framework
7 26 (24.30%) WinForms
7 26 (24.30%) WPF
7 26 (24.30%) Spring.NET
7 26 (24.30%) Castle Windsor
7 26 (24.30%) Ninject
7 26 (24.30%) Razor View Engine
7 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 26 (24.30%) Unity DI Container
8 22 (20.56%) HTML5
9 20 (18.69%) CSS
10 11 (10.28%) CSS3
11 9 (8.41%) RESTful
12 8 (7.48%) Hibernate
12 8 (7.48%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.30%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (12.15%) Statistics
3 12 (11.21%) Mathematics
4 10 (9.35%) Physics
4 10 (9.35%) Open Source
5 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.67%) GIS
7 4 (3.74%) Social Media
7 4 (3.74%) Economics
7 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.87%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.19%) Windows
2 23 (21.50%) UNIX
3 10 (9.35%) Linux
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.38%) TDD
2 39 (36.45%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (35.51%) MVC
4 32 (29.91%) Scrum
5 31 (28.97%) MVVM
6 26 (24.30%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (24.30%) Kanban
6 26 (24.30%) Web Application Development
7 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
8 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.28%) Web Development
9 11 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.35%) SOA
10 10 (9.35%) Information Security
11 8 (7.48%) OOP
11 8 (7.48%) OO
12 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.54%) Digital Forensics
13 6 (5.61%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (5.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (57.94%) C#
2 35 (32.71%) VB.NET
3 32 (29.91%) SQL
4 27 (25.23%) VB
5 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
6 25 (23.36%) Java
7 13 (12.15%) C++
8 10 (9.35%) Python
9 8 (7.48%) PHP
10 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
10 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
11 6 (5.61%) C
12 3 (2.80%) VBA
12 3 (2.80%) Golang
13 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (71.03%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) EnCE
2 5 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (4.67%) CEH
2 5 (4.67%) ISEB
2 5 (4.67%) CISSP
3 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.87%) MBA
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) SAP
4 6 (5.61%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.67%) IBM
5 5 (4.67%) Dundas
6 4 (3.74%) Adobe
7 3 (2.80%) Google
8 2 (1.87%) Ektron
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago