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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 49 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 11 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.71% 2.20% 8.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.58% 6.08% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 48
Median salary £37,500 £28,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.74% -29.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £25,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £46,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
153 181 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.32% 36.20% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 113 125 231
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 7 £37,500 +32.74% 3
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) JIRA
3 11 (37.93%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) QA
5 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Selenium
6 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) Telerik
8 5 (17.24%) CMS
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) PHP
8 5 (17.24%) MySQL
8 5 (17.24%) Time Management
8 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
9 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
9 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) Big Data
9 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
9 4 (13.79%) QA Automation
9 4 (13.79%) HND

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.90%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) TWiki
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) PuTTY
2 3 (10.34%) WinSCP
3 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) WebEx
4 1 (3.45%) SMS
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (6.90%) Redis
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.34%) Ant
4 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
4 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.34%) Hudson
4 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.34%) JMeter
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (10.34%) WATIR
5 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) QA Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Database Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) QA Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) QA Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) Struts
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (6.90%) CSS3
4 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) Django
5 1 (3.45%) Laravel
5 1 (3.45%) Memcached
5 1 (3.45%) QML
5 1 (3.45%) Qt
5 1 (3.45%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Streaming Media
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
1 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Scrum
2 5 (17.24%) Time Management
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) QA Automation
3 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) MapReduce
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) RAD
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
3 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) HND
3 2 (6.90%) CCDP
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) CISA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CISM
3 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) HDFS
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Piwik
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Telerik
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Progress
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