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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.24% 1.05% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 3.13% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% +34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £29,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,800 £24,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
156 160 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.10% 33.61% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 133 125 112
Average salary £37,750 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.94% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £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 31 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 31 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 -9 5 £29,000 - 1
Chorley - 4 £32,000 - 2
Blackburn - 3 £60,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (29.41%) ERP
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Statistics
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 4 (23.53%) Life Science
4 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (23.53%) EAI
4 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (11.76%) Drupal
1 2 (11.76%) WordPress
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
1 2 (11.76%) SilverStripe
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) PBX
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Symfony
2 2 (11.76%) Zend Framework
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) Ext JS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) Yii
2 2 (11.76%) CSS3
2 2 (11.76%) Laravel
2 2 (11.76%) Ember.js
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) li3
2 2 (11.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Statistics
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Life Science
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) EAI
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) OCP
2 1 (5.88%) OCA
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.76%) Zend
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Nortel
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Epicor
Lancashire
IT Recruitment Company
Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston
University of Central Lancashire
Salary: £24,057 - £27,864 per annum PLUS excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Great benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago