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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.86% 0.65% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.95% 2.05% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £34,500 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.96% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £29,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
185 146 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.25% 31.40% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 151 116 106
Average salary £40,000 £37,123 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% +23.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -8 5 £29,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £60,000 -
Chorley - 1 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Statistics
4 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 4 (28.57%) Life Science
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) EAI
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (14.29%) Drupal
1 2 (14.29%) WordPress
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) SilverStripe
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) PBX
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
5 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Symfony
3 2 (14.29%) Zend Framework
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) Ext JS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Yii
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) Laravel
3 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) li3
3 2 (14.29%) React
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Statistics
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 4 (28.57%) Life Science
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) EAI
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Zend
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Nortel
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Epicor
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) VMware