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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 67 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 54 51 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.01% 3.24% 4.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.54% 9.26% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 71
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
632 551 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.17% 34.98% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 517 384 481
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 6 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 6 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 +23 28 £25,000 - 3
Wilmslow -2 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Runcorn -4 4 £22,500 +12.50%
Chester +7 2 £53,250 +66.40% 3
Macclesfield -29 2 £29,500 +3.50%
Northwich - 1 £20,000 -
Crewe - 1 £31,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 £21,500 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 82 (67.77%) Degree
2 44 (36.36%) Windows
3 40 (33.06%) .NET
3 40 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (31.40%) C#
5 33 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 32 (26.45%) Java
7 28 (23.14%) Internet
7 28 (23.14%) MVC
8 27 (22.31%) VB
8 27 (22.31%) WCF
9 26 (21.49%) Scrum
9 26 (21.49%) TDD
9 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
9 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
10 25 (20.66%) SQL
10 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (19.83%) Kanban
11 24 (19.83%) Spring.NET
11 24 (19.83%) WPF
11 24 (19.83%) NUnit
11 24 (19.83%) WinForms
11 24 (19.83%) VB.NET
11 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (19.83%) Dependency Injection
11 24 (19.83%) Inversion of Control
11 24 (19.83%) MSTest
11 24 (19.83%) MVVM
11 24 (19.83%) Rhino Mocks
11 24 (19.83%) Moq

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (4.13%) SAS
1 5 (4.13%) Confluence
2 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.48%) IIS
4 2 (1.65%) JBoss
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.65%) Mule
4 2 (1.65%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) MS Project
2 7 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.13%) SAP CO
1 5 (4.13%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) Internet
2 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.48%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.48%) Network Security
3 3 (2.48%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.65%) Intranet
4 2 (1.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) Broadband
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) SONET
5 1 (0.83%) DWDM
5 1 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.79%) Big Data
3 7 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.96%) SAP BW
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.13%) QlikView
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.13%) DB2
6 4 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.48%) MySQL
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) NUnit
1 24 (19.83%) MSTest
1 24 (19.83%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (19.83%) Moq
2 10 (8.26%) JIRA
3 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.13%) Synon
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.65%) Ant
7 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) Maven
8 1 (0.83%) Gradle
8 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.40%) Billing
3 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.79%) Banking
4 5 (4.13%) German Language
5 4 (3.31%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.31%) French Language
5 4 (3.31%) Games
5 4 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 3 (2.48%) Legal
7 2 (1.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (38.84%) Developer
2 32 (26.45%) Graduate
3 31 (25.62%) Graduate Developer
4 29 (23.97%) Junior
5 27 (22.31%) .NET Developer
5 27 (22.31%) Junior Developer
6 24 (19.83%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 24 (19.83%) Junior .NET Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (8.26%) Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) Technical Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Administrator
10 6 (4.96%) DBA
11 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) .NET
2 33 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 27 (22.31%) WCF
4 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
5 24 (19.83%) WinForms
5 24 (19.83%) WPF
5 24 (19.83%) Spring.NET
5 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (19.83%) Castle Windsor
5 24 (19.83%) Ninject
5 24 (19.83%) Unity DI Container
6 15 (12.40%) Web Services
7 10 (8.26%) HTML
8 7 (5.79%) CSS
8 7 (5.79%) JMS
9 6 (4.96%) jQuery
10 5 (4.13%) Ajax
10 5 (4.13%) Apache Flex
10 5 (4.13%) Swing
10 5 (4.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.26%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.44%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.96%) Statistics
7 5 (4.13%) AS400
7 5 (4.13%) iSeries
8 4 (3.31%) Open Source
8 4 (3.31%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.31%) Social Media
8 4 (3.31%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.48%) FMCG
9 3 (2.48%) Replication
9 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.83%) Physics
10 1 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.36%) Windows
2 15 (12.40%) Linux
3 7 (5.79%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.96%) Android
4 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.13%) UNIX
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) MVC
3 26 (21.49%) TDD
3 26 (21.49%) Scrum
4 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (19.83%) Kanban
5 24 (19.83%) Dependency Injection
5 24 (19.83%) MVVM
5 24 (19.83%) Web Application Development
6 14 (11.57%) Project Management
6 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.74%) Analytics
8 12 (9.92%) Product Management
9 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
9 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.44%) ITIL
11 8 (6.61%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.79%) ETL
12 7 (5.79%) OO
12 7 (5.79%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.40%) C#
2 32 (26.45%) Java
3 27 (22.31%) VB
4 25 (20.66%) SQL
5 24 (19.83%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.26%) RPG
7 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.96%) PHP
8 6 (4.96%) C++
9 5 (4.13%) C
9 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.13%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 82 (67.77%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.48%) MBA
3 3 (2.48%) GCIH
3 3 (2.48%) MCP
4 2 (1.65%) MCT
4 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.65%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) XenApp
2 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
1 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Oracle
3 10 (8.26%) BT
4 7 (5.79%) SAP
4 7 (5.79%) Hyperion
5 6 (4.96%) Citrix
5 6 (4.96%) Perforce
5 6 (4.96%) VMware
6 5 (4.13%) Google
6 5 (4.13%) Planview
6 5 (4.13%) Cognos
6 5 (4.13%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.48%) Splunk
7 3 (2.48%) Facebook
7 3 (2.48%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.65%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.83%) Tableau
9 1 (0.83%) AppSense
9 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
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