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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 66 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 65 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.80% 3.53% 3.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.50% 9.19% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 48
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,999 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
480 707 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.38% 38.36% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 409 593 397
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -14 11 £25,000 - 1
Crewe +15 9 £23,500 -24.19%
Knutsford +10 7 £40,000 +86.04% 1
Chester +6 5 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Northwich - 2 £47,500 -
Runcorn +7 1 £42,500 +88.88%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 81 (74.31%) Degree
2 55 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.45%) .NET
4 41 (37.61%) JavaScript
5 39 (35.78%) C#
5 39 (35.78%) Scrum
6 37 (33.94%) HTML
6 37 (33.94%) CSS
7 35 (32.11%) Java
8 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET
9 30 (27.52%) Hibernate
9 30 (27.52%) Spring
10 29 (26.61%) TDD
10 29 (26.61%) Windows
11 28 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (24.77%) MVC
13 26 (23.85%) OOP
14 25 (22.94%) Internet
14 25 (22.94%) Finance
14 25 (22.94%) .NET Framework
14 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (22.02%) VB.NET
16 23 (21.10%) WCF
17 22 (20.18%) WPF
17 22 (20.18%) NUnit
17 22 (20.18%) WinForms
17 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 21 (19.27%) Unity DI Container
18 21 (19.27%) VB
18 21 (19.27%) Dependency Injection

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.92%) Apache
3 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.92%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.92%) 4G
3 1 (0.92%) ADSL
3 1 (0.92%) DHCP
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.92%) FTP
3 1 (0.92%) Intranet
3 1 (0.92%) LDAP
3 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) MySQL
3 11 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.42%) JasperReports
5 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) NUnit
2 21 (19.27%) Moq
2 21 (19.27%) MSTest
2 21 (19.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.26%) JUnit
4 9 (8.26%) TestNG
5 7 (6.42%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.42%) MyEclipse
5 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.59%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.83%) Gradle
8 2 (1.83%) Maven
9 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.92%) Sahi
9 1 (0.92%) Selenium
9 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.92%) WatiN
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Corporate Banking
4 7 (6.42%) Retail
5 6 (5.50%) Games
6 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.92%) Back Office
8 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (72.48%) Developer
2 42 (38.53%) Graduate
2 42 (38.53%) Graduate Developer
3 33 (30.28%) Java Developer
4 31 (28.44%) .NET Developer
5 26 (23.85%) Junior
6 21 (19.27%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 21 (19.27%) Junior .NET Developer
6 21 (19.27%) Junior Developer
7 20 (18.35%) Graduate Java Developer
7 20 (18.35%) Internet Developer
8 12 (11.01%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.34%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Architect
10 6 (5.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.45%) .NET
2 37 (33.94%) CSS
2 37 (33.94%) HTML
3 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET
4 30 (27.52%) Hibernate
4 30 (27.52%) Spring
5 25 (22.94%) .NET Framework
5 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (21.10%) WCF
7 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 22 (20.18%) WinForms
7 22 (20.18%) WPF
8 21 (19.27%) Castle Windsor
8 21 (19.27%) Ninject
8 21 (19.27%) Spring.NET
8 21 (19.27%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (9.17%) HTML5
9 10 (9.17%) Java EE
10 9 (8.26%) jQuery
10 9 (8.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (9.17%) User Experience
3 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.34%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.83%) Physics
5 2 (1.83%) Tandem
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Android
3 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.67%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Unix
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.78%) Scrum
3 29 (26.61%) TDD
4 28 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (24.77%) MVC
6 26 (23.85%) OOP
7 21 (19.27%) Dependency Injection
7 21 (19.27%) Kanban
7 21 (19.27%) MVVM
7 21 (19.27%) Web Application Development
8 14 (12.84%) SDLC
9 13 (11.93%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.26%) Front End Development
10 9 (8.26%) OO
11 8 (7.34%) SOA
11 8 (7.34%) Web Development
12 7 (6.42%) Open Source
13 6 (5.50%) Android Development
13 6 (5.50%) Presales
14 5 (4.59%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) JavaScript
2 39 (35.78%) C#
3 35 (32.11%) Java
4 24 (22.02%) VB.NET
5 21 (19.27%) VB
6 11 (10.09%) SQL
7 8 (7.34%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.67%) PHP
8 4 (3.67%) Python
9 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.92%) Delphi
9 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (74.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.92%) CCNA
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.92%) MCITP
3 1 (0.92%) MCP
3 1 (0.92%) MCPD
3 1 (0.92%) MCSE
3 1 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle
3 5 (4.59%) IBM
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe
4 1 (0.92%) Citrix
4 1 (0.92%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.92%) Google
4 1 (0.92%) Informatica
4 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) VMware
4 1 (0.92%) Zend
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