The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.05% 0.61% 4.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.97% 3.30% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 21
Average salary £29,000 £21,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.88% -10.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
126 91 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.47% 18.53% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 101 86 96
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
North West

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 +7 4 £29,000 +45.00% 4
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (20.00%) Streaming Media
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Internet

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
1 3 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Streaming Media
2 3 (20.00%) New Media
3 2 (13.33%) Economics
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) CHAID
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (13.33%) Multivariate Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) APMP
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Nortel
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £25 to £35 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster University
Posted: 13 days ago