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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 70 54 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 55 66 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 4.15% 3.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.44% 14.25% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 58
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,900 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
527 463 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.19% 29.10% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 408 369 446
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 34 £28,750 -15.44% 4
Chester -7 2 £57,500 +123.30% 1
Wilmslow -9 1 £21,500 -42.66%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (69.81%) Degree
2 58 (54.72%) C#
3 57 (53.77%) .NET
4 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET
5 42 (39.62%) TDD
6 41 (38.68%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (36.79%) Windows
8 38 (35.85%) MVC
9 34 (32.08%) Scrum
10 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (30.19%) MVVM
11 32 (30.19%) WCF
11 32 (30.19%) SQL Server
12 31 (29.25%) VB.NET
12 31 (29.25%) Internet
13 29 (27.36%) SQL
13 29 (27.36%) VB
14 28 (26.42%) .NET Framework
15 27 (25.47%) HTML
16 26 (24.53%) WinForms
16 26 (24.53%) Spring.NET
16 26 (24.53%) Kanban
16 26 (24.53%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (24.53%) Inversion of Control
16 26 (24.53%) Rhino Mocks
16 26 (24.53%) Moq
16 26 (24.53%) MSTest
16 26 (24.53%) Castle Windsor
16 26 (24.53%) Ninject
16 26 (24.53%) Web Application Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.55%) Tomcat
1 8 (7.55%) SAS
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.89%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.89%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.25%) Internet
2 6 (5.66%) Firewall
3 5 (4.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.77%) Network Security
5 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (4.72%) OLAP
6 4 (3.77%) Big Data
7 3 (2.83%) MySQL
7 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.83%) QlikView
8 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.94%) OLTP
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (24.53%) NUnit
1 26 (24.53%) MSTest
1 26 (24.53%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (24.53%) Moq
2 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.77%) Subversion
5 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.72%) Legal
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) French Language
4 3 (2.83%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.89%) German Language
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Local Government
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (62.26%) Developer
2 37 (34.91%) Graduate
3 33 (31.13%) Junior
4 32 (30.19%) Graduate Developer
5 30 (28.30%) Junior Developer
6 29 (27.36%) .NET Developer
7 27 (25.47%) Junior .NET Developer
7 27 (25.47%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 10 (9.43%) Consultant
9 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Software Tester
12 4 (3.77%) Incident Manager
12 4 (3.77%) Forensic Investigator
12 4 (3.77%) Graduate Web Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (53.77%) .NET
2 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (30.19%) WCF
5 28 (26.42%) .NET Framework
6 27 (25.47%) HTML
7 26 (24.53%) WinForms
7 26 (24.53%) WPF
7 26 (24.53%) Spring.NET
7 26 (24.53%) Castle Windsor
7 26 (24.53%) Ninject
7 26 (24.53%) Unity DI Container
8 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 24 (22.64%) Razor View Engine
9 19 (17.92%) CSS
10 17 (16.04%) HTML5
11 9 (8.49%) RESTful
11 9 (8.49%) CSS3
12 8 (7.55%) Hibernate
12 8 (7.55%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.53%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (13.21%) Mathematics
3 13 (12.26%) Open Source
4 12 (11.32%) Statistics
5 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
6 8 (7.55%) Physics
7 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.72%) GIS
8 4 (3.77%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.77%) Economics
9 3 (2.83%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.83%) Social Media
10 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.94%) NHS
11 1 (0.94%) iPhone
11 1 (0.94%) iPad
11 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.79%) Windows
2 20 (18.87%) UNIX
3 11 (10.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) TDD
2 41 (38.68%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (35.85%) MVC
4 34 (32.08%) Scrum
5 32 (30.19%) MVVM
6 26 (24.53%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (24.53%) Kanban
6 26 (24.53%) Web Application Development
7 22 (20.75%) Software Engineering
8 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.38%) SOA
10 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
11 10 (9.43%) OO
12 9 (8.49%) OOP
12 9 (8.49%) Information Security
13 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.60%) Project Management
13 7 (6.60%) Digital Forensics
13 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.72%) C#
2 31 (29.25%) VB.NET
3 29 (27.36%) VB
3 29 (27.36%) SQL
4 24 (22.64%) Java
5 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.43%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.60%) C++
8 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.72%) Python
10 4 (3.77%) C
10 4 (3.77%) PHP
11 2 (1.89%) ABAP
12 1 (0.94%) VBA
12 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (69.81%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) EnCE
2 5 (4.72%) CEH
2 5 (4.72%) CISSP
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.89%) MBA
4 1 (0.94%) MCTS
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.09%) Oracle
3 9 (8.49%) SAP
4 7 (6.60%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.72%) IBM
5 5 (4.72%) Dundas
6 3 (2.83%) Cognos
6 3 (2.83%) Adobe
7 2 (1.89%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.94%) Zend
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
RedEye
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago