The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 38 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.23% 2.57% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.05% 8.26% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 6
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £37,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
190 109 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.31% 31.14% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 171 80 160
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Lancashire region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Lancashire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Chorley +6 10 £39,000 - 2
Preston -7 9 £23,496 -41.26%
Burnley - 2 £30,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 24 (64.86%) Degree
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) Unix
5 13 (35.14%) Linux
5 13 (35.14%) jQuery
6 12 (32.43%) vSphere
7 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (29.73%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
7 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
7 11 (29.73%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (24.32%) DNS
9 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
9 9 (24.32%) PHP
9 9 (24.32%) Web Development
10 8 (21.62%) MVC
10 8 (21.62%) Java
11 7 (18.92%) C#
11 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
11 7 (18.92%) VMware
11 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
11 7 (18.92%) SDLC
12 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.22%) HP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) SNMP
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) IPv4
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Graduate
2 7 (18.92%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (16.22%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (16.22%) HTML Developer
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (16.22%) PHP Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Graduate Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) CSS
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) jQuery
3 5 (13.51%) Spine.js
4 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.81%) Laravel
4 4 (10.81%) RESTful
4 4 (10.81%) Spring
4 4 (10.81%) Symfony
4 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.81%) e-Health
5 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
1 13 (35.14%) Unix
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.51%) Android
4 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 2 (5.41%) HPUX
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 9 (24.32%) Web Development
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) SDLC
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) OOP
6 5 (13.51%) Web Design
7 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.81%) Structured Programming
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.41%) Service Management
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) PHP
4 8 (21.62%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) C#
6 5 (13.51%) C
6 5 (13.51%) VB
7 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.81%) C++
7 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Degree
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) DBS Check
4 4 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.41%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) vSphere
2 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) vCloud
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (13.51%) Nagios
1 5 (13.51%) OpenView
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) BMC
4 5 (13.51%) Compuware
4 5 (13.51%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) Xamarin
5 4 (10.81%) CA
5 4 (10.81%) Dynatrace
5 4 (10.81%) Nimsoft
6 3 (8.11%) Veritas
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.41%) Sun
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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