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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 70 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 48 49 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 2.73% 3.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.82% 8.18% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 62
Average salary £28,750 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £23,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £41,500 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
614 599 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.33% 33.35% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 472 391 429
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +10 22 £25,000 - 3
Runcorn - 6 - - 3
Knutsford - 3 £40,000 - 1
Chester -1 2 £85,000 +220.75% 2
Crewe - 1 - -
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Northwich - 1 £20,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 74 (66.07%) Degree
2 42 (37.50%) Windows
3 41 (36.61%) .NET
4 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (32.14%) C#
6 30 (26.79%) Internet
6 30 (26.79%) .NET Framework
7 29 (25.89%) Scrum
8 28 (25.00%) MVC
8 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 28 (25.00%) VB
9 27 (24.11%) SQL
9 27 (24.11%) TDD
9 27 (24.11%) WCF
9 27 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (22.32%) Dependency Injection
11 25 (22.32%) Inversion of Control
11 25 (22.32%) Spring.NET
11 25 (22.32%) Kanban
11 25 (22.32%) WPF
11 25 (22.32%) NUnit
11 25 (22.32%) WinForms
11 25 (22.32%) VB.NET
11 25 (22.32%) MSTest
11 25 (22.32%) MVVM
11 25 (22.32%) Rhino Mocks
11 25 (22.32%) Moq
11 25 (22.32%) Castle Windsor
11 25 (22.32%) Ninject

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (4.46%) IIS
1 5 (4.46%) Confluence
2 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.68%) SAS
4 2 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Mule
4 2 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.89%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.79%) Internet
2 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.68%) HTTP
3 3 (2.68%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.68%) Network Security
3 3 (2.68%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.68%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.79%) Wireless
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) Intranet
5 1 (0.89%) MPLS
5 1 (0.89%) VPN
5 1 (0.89%) Broadband
5 1 (0.89%) GPRS
5 1 (0.89%) LAN
5 1 (0.89%) UMTS
5 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
2 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.46%) DB2
4 4 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.79%) HBase
6 2 (1.79%) Big Data
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (22.32%) NUnit
1 25 (22.32%) MSTest
1 25 (22.32%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (22.32%) Moq
2 9 (8.04%) JIRA
3 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.46%) Synon
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.89%) Selenium
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Billing
3 9 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.04%) Banking
4 8 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.57%) Retail
6 3 (2.68%) Legal
6 3 (2.68%) Games
7 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.89%) Automotive
8 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (42.86%) Developer
2 32 (28.57%) Graduate
3 29 (25.89%) Graduate Developer
3 29 (25.89%) Junior
4 27 (24.11%) .NET Developer
4 27 (24.11%) Junior Developer
5 25 (22.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 25 (22.32%) Junior .NET Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 8 (7.14%) Administrator
8 7 (6.25%) Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.25%) IT Administrator
8 7 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.61%) .NET
2 30 (26.79%) .NET Framework
3 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 27 (24.11%) WCF
5 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (22.32%) Spring.NET
6 25 (22.32%) WPF
6 25 (22.32%) WinForms
6 25 (22.32%) Castle Windsor
6 25 (22.32%) Ninject
6 25 (22.32%) Unity DI Container
7 12 (10.71%) HTML
8 11 (9.82%) Web Services
9 10 (8.93%) CSS
10 7 (6.25%) JMS
11 6 (5.36%) jQuery
12 5 (4.46%) Swing
12 5 (4.46%) Apache Flex
12 5 (4.46%) HTML5
13 4 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (11.61%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.82%) Statistics
5 5 (4.46%) AS400
5 5 (4.46%) iSeries
5 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.57%) Open Source
7 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.68%) Replication
7 3 (2.68%) User Experience
8 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.79%) Physics
8 2 (1.79%) CMDB
8 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.57%) Android
3 4 (3.57%) UNIX
3 4 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.89%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.89%) Scrum
3 28 (25.00%) MVC
4 27 (24.11%) TDD
4 27 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (22.32%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (22.32%) Kanban
5 25 (22.32%) MVVM
5 25 (22.32%) Web Application Development
6 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 12 (10.71%) ITIL
7 11 (9.82%) Product Management
8 10 (8.93%) Project Management
9 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.25%) PRINCE
11 7 (6.25%) OO
12 6 (5.36%) Computer Security
12 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.14%) C#
2 28 (25.00%) VB
3 27 (24.11%) SQL
4 25 (22.32%) VB.NET
5 24 (21.43%) Java
6 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.93%) RPG
8 5 (4.46%) PHP
8 5 (4.46%) C++
8 5 (4.46%) RPG/400
9 3 (2.68%) C
9 3 (2.68%) Python
10 2 (1.79%) R
10 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 74 (66.07%) Degree
2 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.68%) GCIH
4 2 (1.79%) MCT
4 2 (1.79%) MCP
4 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.68%) Snort
2 3 (2.68%) XenApp
2 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
1 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) BT
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) VMware
3 6 (5.36%) Citrix
4 5 (4.46%) Perforce
4 5 (4.46%) Google
5 4 (3.57%) Planview
6 3 (2.68%) Splunk
6 3 (2.68%) Facebook
6 3 (2.68%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.79%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.89%) AppSense
8 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Runcorn
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Frodsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Absence Protection
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 26 days ago