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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 70 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 52 70 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 3.74% 4.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.66% 14.31% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 80
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 £23,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
446 489 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.37% 26.11% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 267 361 397
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 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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 23 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 23 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 -22 19 £25,000 - 5
Chester +18 15 £30,750 +20.58% 3
Macclesfield +2 11 £28,500 +14.00%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 - 1
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 88 (81.48%) Degree
2 63 (58.33%) .NET
3 57 (52.78%) C#
4 46 (42.59%) Windows
5 43 (39.81%) HTML
6 42 (38.89%) MVC
7 41 (37.96%) JavaScript
8 40 (37.04%) ASP.NET
9 37 (34.26%) Microsoft
10 35 (32.41%) QA
11 34 (31.48%) .NET Framework
12 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
12 29 (26.85%) C++
13 27 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 27 (25.00%) WCF
14 26 (24.07%) VB.NET
14 26 (24.07%) MS Excel
15 25 (23.15%) VB
16 24 (22.22%) Java
16 24 (22.22%) SQL
16 24 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (21.30%) Web Development
17 23 (21.30%) CSS
18 22 (20.37%) Oracle
19 20 (18.52%) Linux
20 19 (17.59%) Scrum
20 19 (17.59%) TDD
21 18 (16.67%) Finance
21 18 (16.67%) OOP
21 18 (16.67%) OO

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (5.56%) SAS
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle 10gAS
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) CMS
4 2 (1.85%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS Office
3 4 (3.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) Internet
2 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (12.04%) MySQL
4 10 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.26%) OLTP
5 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.85%) MS Access
10 2 (1.85%) OLAP
10 2 (1.85%) Big Data
11 1 (0.93%) DB2
11 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) NUnit
1 15 (13.89%) MSTest
1 15 (13.89%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (13.89%) Moq
2 11 (10.19%) Xcode
2 11 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.63%) Subversion
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.63%) JDeveloper
4 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.78%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.85%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (48.15%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Graduate
3 21 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 18 (16.67%) Junior
5 16 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Graduate Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Analyst
6 15 (13.89%) Junior .NET Developer
7 14 (12.96%) Tester
7 14 (12.96%) Software Tester
8 11 (10.19%) Team Leader
9 10 (9.26%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (7.41%) Test Analyst
10 8 (7.41%) PHP Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Consultant
12 6 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (4.63%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (58.33%) .NET
2 43 (39.81%) HTML
3 40 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 34 (31.48%) .NET Framework
5 27 (25.00%) WCF
6 24 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (21.30%) CSS
8 16 (14.81%) WinForms
8 16 (14.81%) WPF
9 15 (13.89%) Spring.NET
9 15 (13.89%) Castle Windsor
9 15 (13.89%) Ninject
9 15 (13.89%) Web Services
9 15 (13.89%) Razor View Engine
9 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 15 (13.89%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
10 12 (11.11%) Cocoa
11 10 (9.26%) HTML5
12 9 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (12.04%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.19%) Statistics
4 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.48%) NHS
6 6 (5.56%) Physics
7 5 (4.63%) Social Media
8 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.78%) SystemC
9 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.85%) 3D Printing
10 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.85%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.93%) Replication
11 1 (0.93%) Life Science
11 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.59%) Windows
2 20 (18.52%) Linux
3 18 (16.67%) UNIX
4 14 (12.96%) Apple iOS
5 13 (12.04%) Android
6 12 (11.11%) Windows Phone
7 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) MVC
2 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
3 23 (21.30%) Web Development
4 19 (17.59%) Scrum
4 19 (17.59%) TDD
5 18 (16.67%) OOP
5 18 (16.67%) OO
6 15 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.89%) Kanban
6 15 (13.89%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (13.89%) MVVM
6 15 (13.89%) Web Application Development
7 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.11%) iOS Development
9 11 (10.19%) Product Management
9 11 (10.19%) Matrix Management
9 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
10 10 (9.26%) Web Testing
10 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (52.78%) C#
2 41 (37.96%) JavaScript
3 29 (26.85%) C++
4 26 (24.07%) VB.NET
5 25 (23.15%) VB
6 24 (22.22%) SQL
6 24 (22.22%) Java
7 17 (15.74%) PHP
8 12 (11.11%) XAML
9 11 (10.19%) Objective-C
10 10 (9.26%) Python
11 9 (8.33%) C
12 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
12 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.78%) VBA
13 3 (2.78%) PHP5
13 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.78%) Golang
14 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 88 (81.48%) Degree
2 11 (10.19%) ISEB
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.85%) MCTS
3 2 (1.85%) MCP
3 2 (1.85%) MCAD
3 2 (1.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (32.41%) QA
2 8 (7.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) HL7
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (34.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.37%) Oracle
3 7 (6.48%) SAP
4 6 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.70%) Adobe
6 3 (2.78%) McKesson
6 3 (2.78%) Google
6 3 (2.78%) Zend
6 3 (2.78%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.85%) Dundas
7 2 (1.85%) Ektron
7 2 (1.85%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) JBoss
8 1 (0.93%) Twitter
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + Health Cover, Life Assurance,
Posted: 15 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago