The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 72 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 55 70 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.98% 3.75% 4.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.11% 14.68% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 83
Average salary £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,300 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £41,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
454 477 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.63% 25.54% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 278 347 402
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -12 20 £25,000 - 5
Chester +22 15 £30,750 +20.58% 4
Macclesfield 0 11 £28,500 +14.00%
Wilmslow - 2 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn -4 1 £20,000 -23.07%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 93 (81.58%) Degree
2 64 (56.14%) .NET
3 58 (50.88%) C#
4 47 (41.23%) Windows
5 45 (39.47%) HTML
6 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
6 43 (37.72%) MVC
7 40 (35.09%) ASP.NET
8 39 (34.21%) Microsoft
9 36 (31.58%) QA
10 35 (30.70%) .NET Framework
11 31 (27.19%) C++
12 30 (26.32%) Software Engineering
13 28 (24.56%) WCF
13 28 (24.56%) MS Excel
14 27 (23.68%) VB
14 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
15 26 (22.81%) VB.NET
15 26 (22.81%) Oracle
16 25 (21.93%) CSS
16 25 (21.93%) Java
16 25 (21.93%) SQL
17 24 (21.05%) Web Development
17 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (18.42%) Scrum
19 20 (17.54%) Linux
20 19 (16.67%) OOP
20 19 (16.67%) OO
20 19 (16.67%) TDD
20 19 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (5.26%) SAS
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle 10gAS
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.63%) CMS
3 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) WordPress
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
5 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Office
3 5 (4.39%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) SMTP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (11.40%) MySQL
5 10 (8.77%) OLTP
5 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
7 7 (6.14%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (6.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.63%) MS Access
10 2 (1.75%) OLAP
10 2 (1.75%) SAP BI
10 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.75%) Big Data
11 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MSTest
1 15 (13.16%) NUnit
1 15 (13.16%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (13.16%) Moq
2 12 (10.53%) Xcode
3 11 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.39%) Subversion
4 5 (4.39%) JDeveloper
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.63%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.75%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (47.37%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) Graduate
3 21 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 18 (15.79%) Junior Developer
4 18 (15.79%) Junior
5 16 (14.04%) Software Developer
5 16 (14.04%) Graduate Developer
6 15 (13.16%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 15 (13.16%) Junior .NET Developer
6 15 (13.16%) Analyst
7 14 (12.28%) Tester
7 14 (12.28%) Software Tester
8 12 (10.53%) Team Leader
9 11 (9.65%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (7.02%) Test Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Web Developer
10 8 (7.02%) PHP Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Consultant
12 6 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (4.39%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (56.14%) .NET
2 45 (39.47%) HTML
3 40 (35.09%) ASP.NET
4 35 (30.70%) .NET Framework
5 28 (24.56%) WCF
6 25 (21.93%) CSS
7 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (15.79%) Web Services
9 16 (14.04%) WinForms
9 16 (14.04%) WPF
10 15 (13.16%) Spring.NET
10 15 (13.16%) Unity DI Container
10 15 (13.16%) Castle Windsor
10 15 (13.16%) Ninject
10 15 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
10 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (11.40%) Cocoa
11 13 (11.40%) Cocoa Touch
12 10 (8.77%) jQuery
12 10 (8.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (12.28%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.65%) Statistics
4 9 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.14%) NHS
6 6 (5.26%) Physics
7 5 (4.39%) Social Media
7 5 (4.39%) Life Science
8 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.63%) SystemC
9 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.63%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
10 2 (1.75%) 3D Printing
11 1 (0.88%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.88%) Open Source
11 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.23%) Windows
2 20 (17.54%) Linux
3 18 (15.79%) UNIX
4 15 (13.16%) Apple iOS
5 14 (12.28%) Android
6 13 (11.40%) Windows Phone
7 12 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) MVC
2 30 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 24 (21.05%) Web Development
4 21 (18.42%) Scrum
5 19 (16.67%) OOP
5 19 (16.67%) OO
5 19 (16.67%) TDD
6 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.16%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (13.16%) Kanban
6 15 (13.16%) MVVM
6 15 (13.16%) Web Application Development
7 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.40%) iOS Development
8 12 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.53%) Matrix Management
8 12 (10.53%) Product Management
9 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.77%) Project Management
10 10 (8.77%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.88%) C#
2 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
3 31 (27.19%) C++
4 27 (23.68%) VB
5 26 (22.81%) VB.NET
6 25 (21.93%) Java
6 25 (21.93%) SQL
7 18 (15.79%) PHP
8 13 (11.40%) XAML
9 12 (10.53%) Objective-C
10 10 (8.77%) Python
11 9 (7.89%) C
12 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
12 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.63%) Golang
13 3 (2.63%) PHP5
13 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.63%) VBA
14 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 93 (81.58%) Degree
2 11 (9.65%) ISEB
3 2 (1.75%) MCP
3 2 (1.75%) MCAD
3 2 (1.75%) MCSD
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) MCTS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (31.58%) QA
2 8 (7.02%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.81%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) SAP
4 7 (6.14%) Business Objects
5 6 (5.26%) Cognizant
6 5 (4.39%) Adobe
7 3 (2.63%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.63%) Zend
7 3 (2.63%) Google
7 3 (2.63%) Informatica
7 3 (2.63%) McKesson
8 2 (1.75%) Ektron
8 2 (1.75%) Dundas
9 1 (0.88%) Twitter
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + Health Cover, Life Assurance,
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago