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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.84% 3.43% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 9.32% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £26,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
172 161 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.21% 36.84% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 154 129 117
Average salary £30,500 £39,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.29% +20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £25,300 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 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 +14 3 £32,500 +85.71%
Blackburn -16 1 £21,000 -23.63%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Information Management
4 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) XenApp
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) MS Access

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) PBX
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) MS Access
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Quality Manager
1 3 (27.27%) QA Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) QA Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Information Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) People Management
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Nortel
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) Avaya
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Draytek
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