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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.98% 0.59% 3.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.94% 3.26% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 19
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
144 92 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.46% 18.18% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 124 88 102
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £40,000 £45,000
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
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 8 £42,500 - 4
Blackpool - 2 £60,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) EAI
4 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 5 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Data Management
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) Streaming Media
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) CSS3
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Streaming Media
1 3 (20.00%) New Media
2 2 (13.33%) Economics
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Psychology
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) EAI
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (13.33%) Multivariate Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) APMP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Suresite Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £70 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago