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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.61% 3.69% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.51% 9.13% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 17
Average salary £26,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £37,750 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £62,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
173 263 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.74% 40.40% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127 220 191
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 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 July 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 +5 10 £26,000 -48.00% 1
Southport - 3 - - 2
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) QA
4 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
5 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
5 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
6 6 (27.27%) Electronics
6 6 (27.27%) VXML
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) IVR
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) CRM
7 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
7 5 (22.73%) OOD
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Thin Client

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Moq
3 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.64%) Ant
4 3 (13.64%) JUnit
4 3 (13.64%) Log4j
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 3 (13.64%) Maven
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Electronics
2 4 (18.18%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Functional Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 4 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate
4 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 6 (27.27%) VXML
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (22.73%) Ninject
5 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js
6 4 (18.18%) WebCenter
6 4 (18.18%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) J2SE
7 3 (13.64%) J2EE
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms
8 2 (9.09%) CSS
8 2 (9.09%) HTML
9 1 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (4.55%) Web Services
9 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 6 (27.27%) IVR
3 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
3 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
3 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Games
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) Online Games
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) SUSE
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) OOD
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
3 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
3 5 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (18.18%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby
7 2 (9.09%) C
7 2 (9.09%) C++
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Perforce
4 1 (4.55%) Zend
Southport, Lancashire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago