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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.99% 2.65% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% 7.69% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
189 156 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.50% 34.44% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 171 121 131
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £26,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 3 £32,500 -
Blackburn -18 1 £21,000 -
Chorley - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (76.47%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (29.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (29.41%) Middleware
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
5 5 (29.41%) EAI
5 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) People Management
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Information Management
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic Portal
1 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) PBX
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Quality Manager
2 3 (17.65%) QA Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (11.76%) QA Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Psychology
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) EAI
1 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
1 5 (29.41%) People Management
2 3 (17.65%) Data Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
2 3 (17.65%) Information Management
3 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.88%) CHAID
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Nortel
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Draytek