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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 67 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 30 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.01% 2.31% 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.58% 6.64% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 44
Median salary £35,000 £28,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,250 £54,999
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,846 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -2.88%

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
304 452 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.52% 34.82% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 197 384 525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 6 £33,750 - 2
Chester +1 4 £60,000 +84.61% 5
Macclesfield - 4 £40,000 - 1
Warrington -1 1 £36,000 +44.00% 1
Daresbury - 1 £25,000 -
Sandbach - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 53 (67.95%) Degree
2 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.62%) .NET
4 25 (32.05%) TDD
5 21 (26.92%) PHP
5 21 (26.92%) Windows
6 19 (24.36%) C#
6 19 (24.36%) SQL
6 19 (24.36%) Finance
7 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 18 (23.08%) Linux
7 18 (23.08%) OO
7 18 (23.08%) Python
7 18 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 17 (21.79%) MVC
9 16 (20.51%) Scrum
9 16 (20.51%) Cisco
9 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.95%) Apache
10 14 (17.95%) IIS
10 14 (17.95%) Java
11 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 13 (16.67%) Web Services
11 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 13 (16.67%) Internet
11 13 (16.67%) WinForms
11 13 (16.67%) NUnit
11 13 (16.67%) Information Security
11 13 (16.67%) WPF
11 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.95%) Apache
1 14 (17.95%) IIS
2 5 (6.41%) SAS
3 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.56%) JBoss
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) MS Office
3 6 (7.69%) SPSS
4 5 (6.41%) Stata
5 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) Internet
2 9 (11.54%) HTTP
2 9 (11.54%) Intranet
3 7 (8.97%) Firewall
3 7 (8.97%) LAN
3 7 (8.97%) WAN
4 6 (7.69%) BGP
4 6 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 6 (7.69%) MPLS
4 6 (7.69%) Network Security
4 6 (7.69%) OSPF
4 6 (7.69%) VoIP
4 6 (7.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.13%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Moq
1 13 (16.67%) NUnit
2 12 (15.38%) MSTest
2 12 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (11.54%) JIRA
4 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) French Language
4 3 (3.85%) Law
4 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) Junior
3 13 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Graduate
4 12 (15.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Internet Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 12 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Chief Information Officer
6 6 (7.69%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 6 (7.69%) Chief Security Officer
6 6 (7.69%) CIO
6 6 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
6 6 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Security Officer
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) .NET
2 18 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 13 (16.67%) Web Services
3 13 (16.67%) WinForms
3 13 (16.67%) WPF
4 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
4 12 (15.38%) Ninject
4 12 (15.38%) Spring.NET
4 12 (15.38%) WCF
5 9 (11.54%) HTML
6 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.13%) CSS
6 4 (5.13%) REST
6 4 (5.13%) RESTful
6 4 (5.13%) XML
7 3 (3.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) Handset
4 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.28%) RIA
4 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Unix
4 7 (8.97%) CentOS
4 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) TDD
3 18 (23.08%) OO
4 17 (21.79%) MVC
5 16 (20.51%) Scrum
6 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (16.67%) Information Security
6 13 (16.67%) MVVM
7 12 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
7 12 (15.38%) Kanban
7 12 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 12 (15.38%) Web Application Development
8 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.54%) Analytics
9 9 (11.54%) Personalization
9 9 (11.54%) Refactoring
10 7 (8.97%) Data Security
10 7 (8.97%) High Availability
10 7 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) PHP
2 19 (24.36%) C#
2 19 (24.36%) SQL
3 18 (23.08%) Python
4 14 (17.95%) Java
5 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 12 (15.38%) VB
7 9 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 9 (11.54%) C
7 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
8 8 (10.26%) Perl
9 6 (7.69%) R
10 5 (6.41%) VBA
10 5 (6.41%) VBScript
11 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
11 4 (5.13%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.85%) ActionScript
12 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 53 (67.95%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) CISM
2 7 (8.97%) CISSP
3 6 (7.69%) A+ Certification
3 6 (7.69%) CCNA
3 6 (7.69%) CISA
3 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.69%) ISSAP
3 6 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (7.69%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.28%) HND
4 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.69%) ISO22301
3 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.13%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (11.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Cisco
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) VMware
3 7 (8.97%) Avaya
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Zend
5 2 (2.56%) hybris
6 1 (1.28%) New Relic
6 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
Runcorn, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extremely good benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandbach
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 17 days ago