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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.00% 9.08% 5.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 23.32% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 50 23
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,950 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
170 253 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.00% 38.92% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 119 223 143
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
Liverpool -22 10 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) MVC
2 12 (57.14%) Scrum
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) NUnit
3 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
3 11 (52.38%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (52.38%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (52.38%) Moq
3 11 (52.38%) Ninject
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 6 (28.57%) MVVM
6 6 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (28.57%) MSTest
6 6 (28.57%) Kanban
6 6 (28.57%) Spring.NET
6 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 6 (28.57%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) NUnit
1 11 (52.38%) Moq
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) MSTest
2 6 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) FogBugz
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Electronics
3 4 (19.05%) Back Office
4 3 (14.29%) Law
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Graduate
2 7 (33.33%) Junior
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Junior Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Junior .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (52.38%) Ninject
3 6 (28.57%) Spring.NET
3 6 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (28.57%) WinForms
3 6 (28.57%) WCF
3 6 (28.57%) WPF
3 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 6 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
4 5 (23.81%) VXML
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) WebCenter
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
3 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
3 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
3 5 (23.81%) IVR
4 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
7 1 (4.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) MVC
1 12 (57.14%) Scrum
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) MVVM
4 6 (28.57%) Kanban
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
5 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 4 (19.05%) OOD
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
8 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.76%) OOP
9 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) PHP5
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Zend
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