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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 69 64 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.63% 3.69% 3.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.68% 10.14% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 50 79
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
713 631 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.47% 36.39% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 637 468 611
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +13 38 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Chester +17 6 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Macclesfield +4 4 £29,500 +3.50% 1
Crewe +17 2 £30,000 -
Nantwich - 2 £30,000 -
Knutsford -5 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 83 (66.94%) Degree
2 55 (44.35%) C#
2 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (43.55%) .NET
4 45 (36.29%) Windows
5 40 (32.26%) TDD
6 38 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (29.84%) ASP.NET
7 37 (29.84%) MVC
8 35 (28.23%) .NET Framework
9 34 (27.42%) Scrum
9 34 (27.42%) SQL
10 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
10 33 (26.61%) Java
10 33 (26.61%) WCF
11 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (25.00%) MVVM
12 30 (24.19%) Internet
13 29 (23.39%) VB
14 28 (22.58%) VB.NET
15 26 (20.97%) Kanban
15 26 (20.97%) Spring.NET
15 26 (20.97%) WPF
15 26 (20.97%) QA
15 26 (20.97%) NUnit
15 26 (20.97%) WinForms
15 26 (20.97%) Rhino Mocks
15 26 (20.97%) Moq
15 26 (20.97%) MSTest
15 26 (20.97%) Dependency Injection

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 10 (8.06%) SAS
2 8 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (2.42%) Lync
6 2 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.61%) IIS
6 2 (1.61%) JBoss
6 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.61%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.61%) Mule
6 2 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.23%) MS Office
4 2 (1.61%) SPSS
4 2 (1.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.26%) SAP FI
1 9 (7.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (7.26%) SAP CO
1 9 (7.26%) SAP BPC
2 5 (4.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.19%) Internet
2 4 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.61%) Network Security
3 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.81%) SONET
4 1 (0.81%) DWDM
4 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.68%) Big Data
3 11 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.06%) SAP BW
5 9 (7.26%) QlikView
5 9 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.26%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.42%) MySQL
10 2 (1.61%) DB2
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) NUnit
1 26 (20.97%) MSTest
1 26 (20.97%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (20.97%) Moq
2 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.23%) JIRA
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.61%) Selenium
6 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.61%) Ant
6 2 (1.61%) Synon
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.81%) Gradle
7 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.26%) German Language
3 9 (7.26%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.45%) Spanish Language
4 8 (6.45%) French Language
5 6 (4.84%) Billing
6 4 (3.23%) Marketing
7 2 (1.61%) Games
7 2 (1.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (49.19%) Developer
2 34 (27.42%) Graduate
3 33 (26.61%) Graduate Developer
4 32 (25.81%) Junior
5 31 (25.00%) .NET Developer
6 29 (23.39%) Junior Developer
7 27 (21.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 27 (21.77%) Junior .NET Developer
8 13 (10.48%) Analyst
9 12 (9.68%) Consultant
10 10 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 9 (7.26%) Business Analyst
11 9 (7.26%) Business Consultant
11 9 (7.26%) SAP Analyst
11 9 (7.26%) SAP Business Analyst
12 8 (6.45%) Java Developer
12 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
13 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
14 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
14 4 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (43.55%) .NET
2 37 (29.84%) ASP.NET
3 35 (28.23%) .NET Framework
4 33 (26.61%) WCF
5 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (20.97%) Spring.NET
6 26 (20.97%) WPF
6 26 (20.97%) WinForms
6 26 (20.97%) Castle Windsor
6 26 (20.97%) Ninject
6 26 (20.97%) Unity DI Container
7 22 (17.74%) HTML
8 15 (12.10%) HTML5
9 14 (11.29%) Web Services
10 13 (10.48%) CSS
11 12 (9.68%) Razor View Engine
11 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (7.26%) jQuery
13 8 (6.45%) SOAP
14 7 (5.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.48%) Algorithms
4 11 (8.87%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.06%) Open Source
5 10 (8.06%) Mathematics
6 8 (6.45%) Data Integration
7 7 (5.65%) Statistics
7 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (4.03%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.03%) GIS
8 5 (4.03%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.42%) FMCG
9 3 (2.42%) Social Media
10 2 (1.61%) iSeries
10 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.61%) AS400
10 2 (1.61%) Replication
11 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.81%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.29%) Windows
2 19 (15.32%) Linux
3 13 (10.48%) UNIX
4 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.26%) TDD
3 38 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (29.84%) MVC
5 34 (27.42%) Scrum
6 31 (25.00%) MVVM
7 26 (20.97%) Dependency Injection
7 26 (20.97%) Kanban
7 26 (20.97%) Web Application Development
8 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
9 17 (13.71%) Data Modelling
10 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (12.90%) Analytics
11 15 (12.10%) Project Management
12 14 (11.29%) Data Analysis
13 13 (10.48%) OO
14 10 (8.06%) SOA
15 8 (6.45%) OOP
16 7 (5.65%) Unit Testing
16 7 (5.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.35%) C#
2 34 (27.42%) SQL
3 33 (26.61%) Java
4 29 (23.39%) VB
5 28 (22.58%) VB.NET
6 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 15 (12.10%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.26%) C++
9 6 (4.84%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.03%) C
11 4 (3.23%) RPG
11 4 (3.23%) PHP
12 2 (1.61%) ABAP
12 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.61%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 83 (66.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) MBA
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.61%) CEH
4 2 (1.61%) MCP
4 2 (1.61%) MCT
4 2 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.61%) CISSP
4 2 (1.61%) EnCE
5 1 (0.81%) MCTS
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.97%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.61%) XenApp
3 2 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Oracle
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) SAP
3 9 (7.26%) Cognos
3 9 (7.26%) Business Objects
3 9 (7.26%) Hyperion
4 5 (4.03%) VMware
5 4 (3.23%) BT
5 4 (3.23%) Citrix
6 3 (2.42%) Perforce
7 2 (1.61%) Planview
7 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.81%) Tableau
8 1 (0.81%) Facebook
8 1 (0.81%) Zend
8 1 (0.81%) AppSense
8 1 (0.81%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
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