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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 62 50 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.86% 2.94% 3.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.08% 8.99% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 56
Average salary £37,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,710 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +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
615 556 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.27% 32.74% 33.52%
Number of salaries quoted 486 382 441
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +12 25 £25,000 - 5
Runcorn - 10 £30,750 -
Knutsford - 3 £40,000 -
Chester -1 1 - - 2
Crewe - 1 - -
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 67 (56.78%) Degree
2 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (42.37%) Windows
4 43 (36.44%) .NET
5 38 (32.20%) C#
6 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET
7 32 (27.12%) .NET Framework
8 31 (26.27%) TDD
8 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (26.27%) Scrum
9 28 (23.73%) SQL
9 28 (23.73%) VB
9 28 (23.73%) Internet
9 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (22.88%) MVC
10 27 (22.88%) VB.NET
11 26 (22.03%) WCF
12 25 (21.19%) WPF
12 25 (21.19%) Kanban
12 25 (21.19%) Dependency Injection
12 25 (21.19%) Inversion of Control
12 25 (21.19%) Spring.NET
12 25 (21.19%) MSTest
12 25 (21.19%) MVVM
12 25 (21.19%) Rhino Mocks
12 25 (21.19%) Moq
12 25 (21.19%) NUnit
12 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
12 25 (21.19%) WinForms
12 25 (21.19%) Castle Windsor

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (3.39%) IIS
1 4 (3.39%) SAS
1 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.54%) Confluence
2 3 (2.54%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (9.32%) MS Project
4 2 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.73%) Internet
2 4 (3.39%) GPRS
2 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.39%) UMTS
3 3 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.54%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.54%) tcpdump
3 3 (2.54%) HTTP
3 3 (2.54%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.69%) Wireless
4 2 (1.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.85%) Network Security
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) LAN
5 1 (0.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.54%) DB2
3 3 (2.54%) HBase
3 3 (2.54%) Big Data
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (21.19%) MSTest
1 25 (21.19%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (21.19%) Moq
1 25 (21.19%) NUnit
2 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.08%) JIRA
4 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.54%) Synon
5 1 (0.85%) Selenium
5 1 (0.85%) Ranorex
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (8.47%) Banking
4 9 (7.63%) Billing
5 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.39%) Retail
7 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.54%) Legal
8 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (38.98%) Developer
2 29 (24.58%) Junior
2 29 (24.58%) Graduate
3 28 (23.73%) .NET Developer
4 27 (22.88%) Junior Developer
5 26 (22.03%) Graduate Developer
6 25 (21.19%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 25 (21.19%) Junior .NET Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Administrator
8 9 (7.63%) IT Administrator
8 9 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.78%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.78%) Technical Manager
10 7 (5.93%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (5.93%) Technical Leader
10 7 (5.93%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 7 (5.93%) Analyst
11 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Software Manager
11 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.44%) .NET
2 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET
3 32 (27.12%) .NET Framework
4 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (22.03%) WCF
6 25 (21.19%) WPF
6 25 (21.19%) Spring.NET
6 25 (21.19%) WinForms
6 25 (21.19%) Castle Windsor
6 25 (21.19%) Ninject
6 25 (21.19%) Unity DI Container
7 11 (9.32%) HTML
8 9 (7.63%) CSS
9 8 (6.78%) Web Services
10 7 (5.93%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.08%) RESTful
11 6 (5.08%) jQuery
12 5 (4.24%) HTML5
13 4 (3.39%) .NET Compact Framework
13 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.71%) Mobile App
4 14 (11.86%) Mathematics
5 13 (11.02%) Statistics
6 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.08%) Visualisation
8 5 (4.24%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.39%) User Experience
9 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.54%) CMDB
10 3 (2.54%) Physics
10 3 (2.54%) iSeries
10 3 (2.54%) AS400
10 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.69%) Tandem
12 1 (0.85%) Economics
12 1 (0.85%) Psychology
12 1 (0.85%) Life Science
12 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.37%) Windows
2 13 (11.02%) Android
2 13 (11.02%) Apple iOS
2 13 (11.02%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (4.24%) Linux
4 4 (3.39%) UNIX
4 4 (3.39%) Windows CE
5 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.27%) TDD
2 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (26.27%) Scrum
3 27 (22.88%) MVC
4 25 (21.19%) Kanban
4 25 (21.19%) Dependency Injection
4 25 (21.19%) MVVM
4 25 (21.19%) Web Application Development
5 15 (12.71%) Product Management
6 12 (10.17%) ITIL
7 10 (8.47%) Project Management
7 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.47%) Data Analysis
7 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.78%) CRM
9 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.93%) PRINCE
9 7 (5.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.20%) C#
2 28 (23.73%) SQL
2 28 (23.73%) VB
3 27 (22.88%) VB.NET
4 18 (15.25%) Java
5 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.08%) RPG
6 6 (5.08%) C++
7 4 (3.39%) PHP
7 4 (3.39%) Python
8 3 (2.54%) R
8 3 (2.54%) RPG/400
8 3 (2.54%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.54%) C
9 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (56.78%) Degree
2 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.54%) GCIH
4 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) PhD
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Snort
2 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) BT
4 4 (3.39%) Google
5 3 (2.54%) Planview
5 3 (2.54%) Perforce
5 3 (2.54%) SAP
5 3 (2.54%) Splunk
5 3 (2.54%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.69%) Facebook
6 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.69%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) VMware
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
Daresbury, Warrington
Research Councils UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago