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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.89% 5.02% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.59% 15.29% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 11
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,961 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
158 170 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.07% 32.82% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 148 127 160
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £43,596
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 4 £32,500 +1.56%
Preston -3 3 £20,000 -22.95%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Degree
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) VMware
5 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Aerospace
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
7 7 (24.14%) Banking
7 7 (24.14%) Retail
7 7 (24.14%) Life Science
7 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) QA
8 6 (20.69%) SCCM
8 6 (20.69%) Web Development
8 6 (20.69%) VB
8 6 (20.69%) BMC
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) MSI
9 5 (17.24%) VBScript
9 5 (17.24%) Java

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 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) IMAP
2 2 (6.90%) SMTP
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) IPv4
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) SNMP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
1 5 (17.24%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Aerospace
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
4 3 (10.34%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.34%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Graduate
3 3 (10.34%) HTML Developer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Graduate
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Trainee
3 3 (10.34%) Trainee .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Trainee Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Trainee Web Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
1 10 (34.48%) jQuery
2 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (13.79%) Laravel
3 4 (13.79%) Symfony
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (24.14%) Life Science
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
2 5 (17.24%) Windows NT
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) OpenVMS
5 1 (3.45%) VMS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Web Development
3 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
3 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Software Deployment
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) VB
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) VBScript
5 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) HND
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.45%) CISM
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) AppDNA
3 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) BMC
4 5 (17.24%) AppSense
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.45%) Compuware
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas