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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 68 58 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 61 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.13% 3.78% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.15% 10.58% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 52
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
667 567 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.19% 35.73% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 530 444 497
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +7 38 £32,500 -4.41% 6
Chester -8 2 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Macclesfield -5 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £52,500 - 1
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 79 (68.70%) Degree
2 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (49.57%) C#
4 53 (46.09%) .NET
5 42 (36.52%) ASP.NET
5 42 (36.52%) Windows
5 42 (36.52%) TDD
6 41 (35.65%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (31.30%) MVC
8 34 (29.57%) Scrum
8 34 (29.57%) SQL Server
9 32 (27.83%) WCF
9 32 (27.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (27.83%) MVVM
10 31 (26.96%) Internet
11 30 (26.09%) SQL
11 30 (26.09%) VB.NET
12 29 (25.22%) VB
13 28 (24.35%) .NET Framework
14 26 (22.61%) Kanban
14 26 (22.61%) Spring.NET
14 26 (22.61%) WPF
14 26 (22.61%) Rhino Mocks
14 26 (22.61%) Moq
14 26 (22.61%) MSTest
14 26 (22.61%) Dependency Injection
14 26 (22.61%) Inversion of Control
14 26 (22.61%) Castle Windsor
14 26 (22.61%) Ninject
14 26 (22.61%) NUnit

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (6.96%) Tomcat
1 8 (6.96%) SAS
2 6 (5.22%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (2.61%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) SAP FI
1 6 (5.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (5.22%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.22%) SAP BPC
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.96%) Internet
2 6 (5.22%) Firewall
3 5 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
5 1 (0.87%) SONET
5 1 (0.87%) DWDM
5 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.96%) Big Data
4 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.22%) QlikView
5 6 (5.22%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.22%) SAP BW
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.35%) OLAP
6 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (22.61%) NUnit
1 26 (22.61%) MSTest
1 26 (22.61%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (22.61%) Moq
2 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.74%) Subversion
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (22.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Financial Institution
2 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.22%) French Language
3 6 (5.22%) German Language
3 6 (5.22%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (2.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (56.52%) Developer
2 33 (28.70%) Junior
2 33 (28.70%) Graduate
3 32 (27.83%) Graduate Developer
4 30 (26.09%) Junior Developer
5 29 (25.22%) .NET Developer
6 27 (23.48%) Junior .NET Developer
6 27 (23.48%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Consultant
7 10 (8.70%) Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 7 (6.09%) Business Consultant
11 6 (5.22%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) SAP Business Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) SAP Analyst
12 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.09%) .NET
2 42 (36.52%) ASP.NET
3 32 (27.83%) WCF
3 32 (27.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (24.35%) .NET Framework
5 26 (22.61%) WinForms
5 26 (22.61%) Spring.NET
5 26 (22.61%) Castle Windsor
5 26 (22.61%) Ninject
5 26 (22.61%) WPF
5 26 (22.61%) Unity DI Container
6 25 (21.74%) HTML
7 22 (19.13%) Razor View Engine
7 22 (19.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 18 (15.65%) CSS
9 16 (13.91%) HTML5
10 9 (7.83%) RESTful
10 9 (7.83%) JSON
10 9 (7.83%) Web Services
11 8 (6.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.30%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.43%) Open Source
5 11 (9.57%) Mathematics
6 10 (8.70%) Statistics
7 6 (5.22%) Data Integration
8 5 (4.35%) GIS
8 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
9 4 (3.48%) Economics
9 4 (3.48%) Physics
9 4 (3.48%) Visualisation
9 4 (3.48%) Social Media
10 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.74%) FMCG
10 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.87%) NHS
11 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.87%) iPhone
11 1 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Windows
2 21 (18.26%) UNIX
3 16 (13.91%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) TDD
3 41 (35.65%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (31.30%) MVC
5 34 (29.57%) Scrum
6 32 (27.83%) MVVM
7 26 (22.61%) Dependency Injection
7 26 (22.61%) Kanban
7 26 (22.61%) Web Application Development
8 18 (15.65%) Software Engineering
9 16 (13.91%) Data Analysis
10 15 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (11.30%) Data Modelling
12 11 (9.57%) SOA
13 10 (8.70%) OO
13 10 (8.70%) Analytics
14 9 (7.83%) ETL
14 9 (7.83%) Project Management
14 9 (7.83%) OOP
14 9 (7.83%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.57%) C#
2 30 (26.09%) SQL
2 30 (26.09%) VB.NET
3 29 (25.22%) VB
4 24 (20.87%) Java
5 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.57%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.48%) C++
9 3 (2.61%) PHP
10 2 (1.74%) ABAP
11 1 (0.87%) Python
11 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (68.70%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) EnCE
2 5 (4.35%) CISSP
2 5 (4.35%) CEH
3 4 (3.48%) MBA
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.87%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) SAP
4 6 (5.22%) Cognos
4 6 (5.22%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.22%) Hyperion
5 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 5 (4.35%) Dundas
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe
7 1 (0.87%) Zend
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