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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 70 50 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.98% 2.93% 3.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.71% 8.42% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 53
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
721 594 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.97% 34.84% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 554 428 468
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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 +1 25 £25,000 - 5
Runcorn - 8 £37,500 -
Crewe - 3 £22,500 -
Macclesfield - 3 £60,000 - 1
Frodsham - 2 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 64 (53.78%) Degree
2 60 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (43.70%) Windows
4 44 (36.97%) .NET
5 41 (34.45%) C#
6 38 (31.93%) ASP.NET
7 35 (29.41%) Scrum
8 34 (28.57%) TDD
8 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (26.05%) .NET Framework
10 30 (25.21%) MVC
11 29 (24.37%) SQL
12 28 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (22.69%) VB
13 27 (22.69%) VB.NET
14 26 (21.85%) Internet
15 25 (21.01%) WinForms
15 25 (21.01%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (21.01%) Inversion of Control
15 25 (21.01%) MSTest
15 25 (21.01%) MVVM
15 25 (21.01%) Rhino Mocks
15 25 (21.01%) Moq
15 25 (21.01%) Kanban
15 25 (21.01%) Spring.NET
15 25 (21.01%) Castle Windsor
15 25 (21.01%) Ninject
15 25 (21.01%) Web Application Development
15 25 (21.01%) NUnit
15 25 (21.01%) WCF

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.36%) SAS
1 4 (3.36%) CMS
2 3 (2.52%) Confluence
2 3 (2.52%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.52%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.52%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (9.24%) MS Project
4 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.84%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.85%) Internet
2 7 (5.88%) GPRS
2 7 (5.88%) UMTS
3 6 (5.04%) HTTP
3 6 (5.04%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.68%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.84%) Wireless
6 1 (0.84%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.52%) HBase
4 3 (2.52%) Big Data
4 3 (2.52%) DB2
4 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.52%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) NUnit
1 25 (21.01%) MSTest
1 25 (21.01%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (21.01%) Moq
2 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.20%) JIRA
4 3 (2.52%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.68%) JUnit
5 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.84%) Synon
6 1 (0.84%) Selenium
6 1 (0.84%) Ranorex
General
1 18 (15.13%) Finance
2 17 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (8.40%) Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Billing
4 6 (5.04%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.36%) Retail
7 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (39.50%) Developer
2 32 (26.89%) Graduate
3 29 (24.37%) Graduate Developer
4 28 (23.53%) Junior
5 27 (22.69%) .NET Developer
6 26 (21.85%) Junior Developer
7 25 (21.01%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 25 (21.01%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (8.40%) Administrator
9 9 (7.56%) Java Developer
9 9 (7.56%) IT Administrator
9 9 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (6.72%) Technical Leader
11 7 (5.88%) Software Manager
12 6 (5.04%) Development Manager
12 6 (5.04%) Analyst
12 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
13 5 (4.20%) Architect
13 5 (4.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.97%) .NET
2 38 (31.93%) ASP.NET
3 31 (26.05%) .NET Framework
4 28 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (21.01%) Spring.NET
5 25 (21.01%) Castle Windsor
5 25 (21.01%) Ninject
5 25 (21.01%) WinForms
5 25 (21.01%) WCF
5 25 (21.01%) WPF
5 25 (21.01%) Unity DI Container
6 14 (11.76%) CSS
6 14 (11.76%) HTML
7 10 (8.40%) Web Services
7 10 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.72%) jQuery
9 7 (5.88%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.88%) HTML5
9 7 (5.88%) Spring
10 6 (5.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.01%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 13 (10.92%) Statistics
5 13 (10.92%) Mathematics
6 9 (7.56%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.88%) User Experience
8 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.36%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.36%) SCADA
9 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.52%) Physics
10 3 (2.52%) CMDB
11 2 (1.68%) Life Science
11 2 (1.68%) Tandem
12 1 (0.84%) Economics
12 1 (0.84%) LIMS
12 1 (0.84%) AS400
12 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.70%) Windows
2 17 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 17 (14.29%) Android
2 17 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.88%) Windows CE
4 4 (3.36%) UNIX
4 4 (3.36%) Linux
5 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) Scrum
3 34 (28.57%) TDD
3 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (25.21%) MVC
5 25 (21.01%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (21.01%) Kanban
5 25 (21.01%) MVVM
5 25 (21.01%) Web Application Development
6 15 (12.61%) Product Management
7 10 (8.40%) Validation
7 10 (8.40%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.56%) ITIL
8 9 (7.56%) OO
8 9 (7.56%) ETL
8 9 (7.56%) Software Testing
8 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.45%) C#
2 29 (24.37%) SQL
3 27 (22.69%) VB
3 27 (22.69%) VB.NET
4 17 (14.29%) Java
5 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.04%) C++
7 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.36%) RPG
7 4 (3.36%) Python
8 3 (2.52%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.52%) C
8 3 (2.52%) R
9 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 64 (53.78%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.68%) GCIH
4 1 (0.84%) PhD
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) GAMP
2 3 (2.52%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Snort
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.84%) Puppet
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle
3 4 (3.36%) BT
4 3 (2.52%) Perforce
4 3 (2.52%) SAP
4 3 (2.52%) Cognizant
4 3 (2.52%) Wonderware
5 2 (1.68%) Planview
5 2 (1.68%) Splunk
5 2 (1.68%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.68%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.68%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) Facebook
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago