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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.34% 4.57% 7.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.80% 12.87% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 40
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
125 202 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.54% 35.50% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 116 187 174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £51,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 11 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (75.00%) Degree
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) WinForms
7 6 (21.43%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) NUnit
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) WCF
7 6 (21.43%) WPF
7 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) Kanban
7 6 (21.43%) Spring.NET
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (21.43%) MSTest
7 6 (21.43%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) NUnit
1 6 (21.43%) MSTest
1 6 (21.43%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (21.43%) Moq
2 1 (3.57%) FogBugz
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Law
2 5 (17.86%) Legal
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Online Betting
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Graduate
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Junior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Junior .NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Junior
4 6 (21.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) WinForms
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) WCF
3 6 (21.43%) WPF
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 6 (21.43%) Spring.NET
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (21.43%) HTML5
3 6 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (21.43%) Ninject
3 6 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (17.86%) CSS3
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) ServiceStack
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
2 2 (7.14%) EMC Centera
2 2 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Kanban
4 6 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (21.43%) MVVM
4 6 (21.43%) Web Application Development
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Information Security
6 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) PhD
3 4 (14.29%) CISM
3 4 (14.29%) CISSP
3 4 (14.29%) ISSAP
3 4 (14.29%) ISSMP
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (14.29%) COBIT
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) NetApp
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco
1 2 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, North West
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago