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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.01% 1.00% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 3.25% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £18,000 £50,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.35% +34.66%
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
161 123 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.66% 30.60% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 133 98 81
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £37,500 £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 22 May 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 £18,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Statistics
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Life Science
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) EAI
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (44.44%) ERP
3 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Operations Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Manager
2 2 (22.22%) QA Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
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%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Statistics
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Life Science
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) EAI
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Nortel
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
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Stem Graduates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago