The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.96% 2.47% 5.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.89% 8.33% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 27
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Computer Science
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
143 120 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 33.33% 29.63% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 97 113 134
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Liverpool region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Liverpool

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 24 (92.31%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (30.77%) Firewall
4 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
4 8 (30.77%) Information Security
4 8 (30.77%) JIRA
4 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (30.77%) Data Privacy
4 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (26.92%) WebEx
5 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
5 7 (26.92%) ISMS
5 7 (26.92%) Telerik
5 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
5 7 (26.92%) Security Management
5 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) CISSP
5 7 (26.92%) CISA
5 7 (26.92%) CISM
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL
5 7 (26.92%) Java
6 6 (23.08%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (19.23%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) WebEx
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.85%) FogBugz
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (19.23%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Information Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Security Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Database Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) QA Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) QA Test Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) QA Tester
5 5 (19.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (19.23%) Tester
6 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) CSS3
3 2 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) Laravel
4 1 (3.85%) Memcached
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Struts
4 1 (3.85%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Life Science
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Streaming Media
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) IVR
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
1 8 (30.77%) Data Privacy
1 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
1 8 (30.77%) Information Security
2 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
2 7 (26.92%) ISMS
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Security Management
2 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
3 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
3 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
3 5 (19.23%) QA Automation
3 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) CISA
2 7 (26.92%) CISM
2 7 (26.92%) CISSP
3 5 (19.23%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
1 8 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) HDFS
1 1 (3.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Piwik
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Telerik
2 5 (19.23%) HP
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