The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 46 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 20 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.94% 3.56% 9.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.25% 10.05% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 62
Average salary £50,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,650 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
204 199 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.13% 35.41% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 171 166 210
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +8 24 £50,000 +60.00% 4
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 83 (97.65%) Degree
2 38 (44.71%) ITIL
3 35 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (35.29%) SQL
5 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
6 27 (31.76%) Linux
7 25 (29.41%) .NET
8 24 (28.24%) SLA
9 23 (27.06%) Java
10 21 (24.71%) DB2
10 21 (24.71%) SOA
10 21 (24.71%) EAI
10 21 (24.71%) Change Management
11 19 (22.35%) MySQL
11 19 (22.35%) PHP
11 19 (22.35%) Zend
12 16 (18.82%) SAN
12 16 (18.82%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (17.65%) NetApp
13 15 (17.65%) EMC
14 14 (16.47%) Finance
14 14 (16.47%) CLARiiON
14 14 (16.47%) EMC Centera
14 14 (16.47%) TIBCO
14 14 (16.47%) Firmware
14 14 (16.47%) Cisco
14 14 (16.47%) C#
14 14 (16.47%) NAS
14 14 (16.47%) Symmetrix DMX
14 14 (16.47%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 12 (14.12%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.18%) nginx
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Magento
2 12 (14.12%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) SAN
2 14 (16.47%) NAS
3 2 (2.35%) Network Security
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.18%) IPsec
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.71%) DB2
3 19 (22.35%) MySQL
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.35%) Redis
6 2 (2.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.35%) MS Access
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) DTS
7 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Subversion
2 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) JUnit
4 1 (1.18%) RSpec
4 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 15 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 14 (16.47%) Storage Specialist
5 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 12 (14.12%) Magento Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Test Manager
7 9 (10.59%) Release Manager
8 8 (9.41%) Integration Manager
8 8 (9.41%) Technical Team Leader
9 7 (8.24%) Test Team Leader
9 7 (8.24%) Testing Manager
9 7 (8.24%) PHP Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.88%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
12 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) .NET
2 13 (15.29%) Web Services
3 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.12%) CSS
3 12 (14.12%) JMS
3 12 (14.12%) HTML
4 11 (12.94%) HTML5
5 9 (10.59%) jQuery
5 9 (10.59%) Middleware
6 8 (9.41%) XML
7 7 (8.24%) Ajax
8 6 (7.06%) XSLT
9 4 (4.71%) WCF
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.35%) RESTful
11 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.35%) Spring
11 2 (2.35%) J2SE
12 1 (1.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (16.47%) Symmetrix DMX
2 14 (16.47%) Firmware
2 14 (16.47%) CLARiiON
2 14 (16.47%) EMC Centera
3 13 (15.29%) Replication
4 10 (11.76%) Open Source
5 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.35%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) Windows
3 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.35%) UNIX
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) ITIL
2 35 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (24.71%) EAI
3 21 (24.71%) SOA
3 21 (24.71%) Change Management
4 13 (15.29%) Web Development
4 13 (15.29%) Asset Management
5 12 (14.12%) Project Management
5 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.94%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.59%) Release Management
7 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Use Case
10 5 (5.88%) MVC
10 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.88%) OO
10 5 (5.88%) UML
10 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) SQL
2 23 (27.06%) Java
3 19 (22.35%) PHP
4 14 (16.47%) C#
5 13 (15.29%) Ruby
6 12 (14.12%) Python
6 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
7 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.59%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.53%) VB
9 3 (3.53%) VB6
10 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (97.65%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (2.35%) CCNP
3 2 (2.35%) CCNA
3 2 (2.35%) ISEB
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) CISM
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.18%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.18%) ISSMP
4 1 (1.18%) MCITP
4 1 (1.18%) CISSP
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.24%) SLA
2 14 (16.47%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) vSphere
2 1 (1.18%) VMFS
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.18%) vCloud
2 1 (1.18%) NFS
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.18%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Zend
2 15 (17.65%) EMC
2 15 (17.65%) NetApp
3 14 (16.47%) Cisco
3 14 (16.47%) TIBCO
4 9 (10.59%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.53%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.35%) VMware
7 2 (2.35%) Telerik
7 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.18%) CA
8 1 (1.18%) Dell
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
Wirral, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago