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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 60 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.00% 2.37% 7.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.04% 8.47% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 41
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
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
188 177 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.22% 28.01% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 151 158 210
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,225 £23,171
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £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 20 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 20 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 +19 15 £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 20 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 41 (100.00%) Degree
2 22 (53.66%) ITIL
3 16 (39.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (36.59%) SQL
5 14 (34.15%) SLA
6 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
6 13 (31.71%) HTML
6 13 (31.71%) CSS
7 11 (26.83%) HTML5
7 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (24.39%) EMC
8 10 (24.39%) SAN
8 10 (24.39%) NetApp
8 10 (24.39%) Java
8 10 (24.39%) .NET
9 9 (21.95%) Web Services
9 9 (21.95%) Cisco
9 9 (21.95%) Firmware
9 9 (21.95%) CLARiiON
9 9 (21.95%) EMC Centera
9 9 (21.95%) Replication
9 9 (21.95%) Asset Management
9 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
9 9 (21.95%) NAS
9 9 (21.95%) Symmetrix DMX
10 8 (19.51%) C#
11 7 (17.07%) DB2
11 7 (17.07%) EAI
11 7 (17.07%) SOA
11 7 (17.07%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (12.20%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) DB2
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.88%) Redis
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JUnit
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.63%) Games
1 6 (14.63%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Online Betting
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 9 (21.95%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (12.20%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.32%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) HTML
1 13 (31.71%) CSS
2 11 (26.83%) HTML5
3 10 (24.39%) .NET
4 9 (21.95%) Web Services
5 7 (17.07%) CSS3
6 5 (12.20%) JMS
7 4 (9.76%) ServiceStack
8 3 (7.32%) jQuery
9 2 (4.88%) Middleware
9 2 (4.88%) Spring
9 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.88%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Replication
1 9 (21.95%) CLARiiON
1 9 (21.95%) EMC Centera
1 9 (21.95%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 16 (39.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.95%) Asset Management
5 7 (17.07%) Multithreading
5 7 (17.07%) Change Management
5 7 (17.07%) EAI
5 7 (17.07%) SOA
6 6 (14.63%) Information Security Management
6 6 (14.63%) Security Management
6 6 (14.63%) Information Security
6 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) OO
8 4 (9.76%) Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) OOP
9 3 (7.32%) ETL
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) C#
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.20%) Ruby
6 5 (12.20%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) ISSAP
2 6 (14.63%) ISSMP
2 6 (14.63%) CISSP
2 6 (14.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) MBA
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) SLA
2 6 (14.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (14.63%) COBIT
2 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.20%) QA
4 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) VMFS
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) EMC
1 10 (24.39%) NetApp
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco
3 5 (12.20%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Zend
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