The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 18 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.20% 2.04% 6.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.52% 7.26% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 38
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £25,000 £20,125
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
189 179 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.57% 28.14% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 150 161 212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Merseyside

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Computer Science
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Liverpool +13 16 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Wirral - 1 £47,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 42 (100.00%) Degree
2 22 (52.38%) ITIL
3 16 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) SLA
6 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 13 (30.95%) HTML
6 13 (30.95%) CSS
7 11 (26.19%) HTML5
7 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 10 (23.81%) EMC
8 10 (23.81%) SAN
8 10 (23.81%) NetApp
8 10 (23.81%) Java
8 10 (23.81%) .NET
9 9 (21.43%) Web Services
9 9 (21.43%) Cisco
9 9 (21.43%) Firmware
9 9 (21.43%) CLARiiON
9 9 (21.43%) EMC Centera
9 9 (21.43%) Replication
9 9 (21.43%) Asset Management
9 9 (21.43%) NAS
9 9 (21.43%) Symmetrix DMX
10 8 (19.05%) C#
11 7 (16.67%) DB2
11 7 (16.67%) EAI
11 7 (16.67%) SOA
11 7 (16.67%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (11.90%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) SAN
2 9 (21.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) DB2
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) Redis
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JUnit
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.29%) Games
1 6 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Online Betting
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 9 (21.43%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.14%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Integration Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
1 13 (30.95%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) HTML5
3 10 (23.81%) .NET
4 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) CSS3
6 5 (11.90%) JMS
7 4 (9.52%) ServiceStack
8 3 (7.14%) jQuery
9 2 (4.76%) Middleware
9 2 (4.76%) Spring
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Replication
1 9 (21.43%) CLARiiON
1 9 (21.43%) EMC Centera
1 9 (21.43%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 9 (21.43%) Asset Management
6 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 7 (16.67%) Change Management
6 7 (16.67%) EAI
6 7 (16.67%) SOA
7 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 6 (14.29%) Security Management
7 6 (14.29%) Information Security
7 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 5 (11.90%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) Analytics
10 3 (7.14%) OOP
10 3 (7.14%) ETL
10 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) C#
5 6 (14.29%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.90%) Ruby
6 5 (11.90%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) ISSAP
2 6 (14.29%) ISSMP
2 6 (14.29%) CISSP
2 6 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (2.38%) MBA
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) SLA
2 6 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (14.29%) COBIT
2 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) QA
4 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) VMFS
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) EMC
1 10 (23.81%) NetApp
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco
3 5 (11.90%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Zend
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