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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.88% 2.27% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.60% 6.94% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 6
Average salary £20,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -13.51%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 144 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.00% 32.73% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 130 122 87
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Preston +4 1 £20,000 +14.28%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) EAI
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) Life Science
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Operations Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Manager
2 2 (22.22%) QA Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Statistics
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 3 (33.33%) Life Science
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) EAI
1 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Information Management
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft