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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 69 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 49 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.82% 3.20% 3.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.17% 9.26% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 56
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
600 594 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.56% 34.58% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 472 393 427
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +26 24 £25,000 - 3
Runcorn +3 6 £22,500 +12.50%
Wilmslow -3 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Chester +3 3 £53,250 +100.94% 2
Knutsford - 3 £40,000 - 2
Macclesfield -20 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £20,000 -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 72 (65.45%) Degree
2 40 (36.36%) Windows
3 39 (35.45%) .NET
4 37 (33.64%) C#
4 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (29.09%) .NET Framework
6 29 (26.36%) Internet
6 29 (26.36%) MVC
7 28 (25.45%) Scrum
7 28 (25.45%) VB
7 28 (25.45%) WCF
8 27 (24.55%) TDD
8 27 (24.55%) Java
8 27 (24.55%) ASP.NET
9 26 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (22.73%) WPF
10 25 (22.73%) Kanban
10 25 (22.73%) Spring.NET
10 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (22.73%) Inversion of Control
10 25 (22.73%) NUnit
10 25 (22.73%) WinForms
10 25 (22.73%) VB.NET
10 25 (22.73%) MSTest
10 25 (22.73%) MVVM
10 25 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
10 25 (22.73%) Moq
10 25 (22.73%) Castle Windsor
10 25 (22.73%) Ninject

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (4.55%) Confluence
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) JBoss
3 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.82%) SAS
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.82%) Mule
3 2 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.73%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.73%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.36%) Internet
2 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.73%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.73%) Network Security
3 3 (2.73%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.82%) Firewall
4 2 (1.82%) Wireless
4 2 (1.82%) HTTP
4 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.82%) Intranet
5 1 (0.91%) MPLS
5 1 (0.91%) VPN
5 1 (0.91%) Broadband
5 1 (0.91%) LAN
5 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.55%) DB2
3 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.64%) SAP BW
4 4 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.82%) Big Data
6 2 (1.82%) QlikView
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (0.91%) MS Access
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (22.73%) NUnit
1 25 (22.73%) MSTest
1 25 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (22.73%) Moq
2 10 (9.09%) JIRA
3 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.55%) Synon
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.82%) Ant
7 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.82%) Selenium
8 1 (0.91%) Maven
8 1 (0.91%) Gradle
8 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (14.55%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Billing
3 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.36%) Banking
5 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.64%) Retail
8 3 (2.73%) German Language
8 3 (2.73%) Games
8 3 (2.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.91%) Automotive
9 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.91%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Developer
2 33 (30.00%) Graduate
3 31 (28.18%) Graduate Developer
4 29 (26.36%) Junior
5 28 (25.45%) .NET Developer
6 27 (24.55%) Junior Developer
7 25 (22.73%) Junior .NET Developer
7 25 (22.73%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
8 9 (8.18%) Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Administrator
10 7 (6.36%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (6.36%) Technical Manager
10 7 (6.36%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 6 (5.45%) DBA
11 6 (5.45%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.55%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.45%) .NET
2 32 (29.09%) .NET Framework
3 28 (25.45%) WCF
4 27 (24.55%) ASP.NET
5 25 (22.73%) WPF
5 25 (22.73%) WinForms
5 25 (22.73%) Spring.NET
5 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (22.73%) Castle Windsor
5 25 (22.73%) Ninject
5 25 (22.73%) Unity DI Container
6 12 (10.91%) Web Services
6 12 (10.91%) HTML
7 10 (9.09%) CSS
8 7 (6.36%) JMS
9 6 (5.45%) jQuery
10 5 (4.55%) Ajax
10 5 (4.55%) Apache Flex
10 5 (4.55%) Entity Framework
10 5 (4.55%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.36%) Statistics
5 5 (4.55%) iSeries
5 5 (4.55%) AS400
6 4 (3.64%) Open Source
6 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.73%) Replication
8 2 (1.82%) Physics
9 1 (0.91%) Psychology
9 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.91%) Clustering
9 1 (0.91%) Economics
9 1 (0.91%) Social Media
9 1 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.64%) Android
4 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.82%) UNIX
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.36%) MVC
3 28 (25.45%) Scrum
4 27 (24.55%) TDD
5 26 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (22.73%) Kanban
6 25 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
6 25 (22.73%) MVVM
6 25 (22.73%) Web Application Development
7 12 (10.91%) Product Management
8 11 (10.00%) Project Management
9 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.18%) ITIL
11 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.36%) OO
12 7 (6.36%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.36%) PRINCE
12 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
13 6 (5.45%) Computer Security
13 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.64%) C#
2 28 (25.45%) VB
3 27 (24.55%) Java
4 25 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 22 (20.00%) SQL
6 10 (9.09%) RPG
7 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.45%) PHP
9 5 (4.55%) C++
9 5 (4.55%) RPG/400
10 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.73%) C
12 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (65.45%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.73%) GCIH
3 3 (2.73%) MCP
4 2 (1.82%) MCT
4 2 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.73%) XenApp
2 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.73%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 10 (9.09%) BT
4 6 (5.45%) Perforce
4 6 (5.45%) VMware
4 6 (5.45%) SAP
4 6 (5.45%) Citrix
5 5 (4.55%) Hyperion
5 5 (4.55%) Google
5 5 (4.55%) Planview
6 3 (2.73%) Splunk
6 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.73%) Facebook
6 3 (2.73%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.82%) Cognos
7 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.91%) Tableau
8 1 (0.91%) AppSense
8 1 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
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Knutsford
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
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Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitve
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