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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 45 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.65% 2.25% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.74% 6.78% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 5
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £40,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,923 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -2.69%

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
178 118 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.38% 33.24% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 166 94 141
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £55,000 £47,500
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 20 February 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 20 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
Preston -11 7 £27,500 -31.25%
Chorley - 3 £27,000 - 2
Burnley - 2 £30,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 27 (71.05%) Degree
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) Unix
4 13 (34.21%) Linux
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 12 (31.58%) HTML
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
5 12 (31.58%) vSphere
6 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (28.95%) SDLC
6 11 (28.95%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
7 10 (26.32%) jQuery
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.05%) PHP
10 7 (18.42%) C#
10 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
10 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
10 7 (18.42%) VMware
10 7 (18.42%) Web Development
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.79%) Java
11 6 (15.79%) HP
11 6 (15.79%) Internet

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 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) Internet
3 5 (13.16%) SNMP
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) IPv4
5 2 (5.26%) HTTP
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Graduate
2 6 (15.79%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (13.16%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (13.16%) HTML Developer
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Graduate PHP Developer
4 4 (10.53%) QA Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Programmer
5 3 (7.89%) Programmer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Programmer
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) CSS
1 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) jQuery
3 5 (13.16%) Spine.js
4 4 (10.53%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) Laravel
5 3 (7.89%) Symfony
5 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) SOAP
6 2 (5.26%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) .NET
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Clustering
4 4 (10.53%) e-Health
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (5.26%) PKI
6 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
1 13 (34.21%) Unix
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Android
4 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (5.26%) HPUX
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 11 (28.95%) SDLC
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
3 7 (18.42%) Web Development
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
4 5 (13.16%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) OOP
4 5 (13.16%) Web Design
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.53%) Structured Programming
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) PHP
4 7 (18.42%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) Java
6 5 (13.16%) C
6 5 (13.16%) VB
7 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.53%) C++
7 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) DBS Check
4 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.26%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) vSphere
2 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) vCloud
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (13.16%) Nagios
1 5 (13.16%) OpenView
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) BMC
4 5 (13.16%) Compuware
4 5 (13.16%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) Xamarin
5 4 (10.53%) CA
5 4 (10.53%) Dynatrace
5 4 (10.53%) Nimsoft
6 3 (7.89%) Veritas
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.26%) Sun
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