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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.85% 2.19% 6.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.65% 7.33% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 44
Average salary £48,900 £25,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.60% -32.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £18,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £34,500 £46,000
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
216 191 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.18% 29.94% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 174 161 219
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,228
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +18 20 £49,450 +58.24% 5
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 56 (100.00%) Degree
2 33 (58.93%) ITIL
3 27 (48.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (39.29%) SQL
5 21 (37.50%) SLA
6 18 (32.14%) Linux
7 16 (28.57%) Java
8 15 (26.79%) SAN
9 14 (25.00%) Change Management
9 14 (25.00%) NetApp
9 14 (25.00%) EMC
9 14 (25.00%) EAI
9 14 (25.00%) SOA
9 14 (25.00%) DB2
10 13 (23.21%) CSS
10 13 (23.21%) HTML
10 13 (23.21%) Cisco
10 13 (23.21%) Firmware
10 13 (23.21%) Replication
10 13 (23.21%) CLARiiON
10 13 (23.21%) EMC Centera
10 13 (23.21%) NAS
10 13 (23.21%) Symmetrix DMX
11 12 (21.43%) Asset Management
11 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 12 (21.43%) .NET
12 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (17.86%) HTML5
13 10 (17.86%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (16.07%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (8.93%) Magento
3 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) SAN
2 13 (23.21%) NAS
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) DB2
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.93%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) Redis
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) DTS
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.71%) Games
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Technical Specialist
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Storage Specialist
3 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 10 (17.86%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Integration Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Release Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Testing Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Magento Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) CSS
1 13 (23.21%) HTML
2 12 (21.43%) .NET
3 10 (17.86%) HTML5
3 10 (17.86%) Web Services
4 9 (16.07%) JMS
5 5 (8.93%) Middleware
5 5 (8.93%) CSS3
6 4 (7.14%) ServiceStack
6 4 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.57%) J2SE
7 2 (3.57%) Spring
8 1 (1.79%) LAMP
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.79%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) XSLT
8 1 (1.79%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Firmware
1 13 (23.21%) Replication
1 13 (23.21%) CLARiiON
1 13 (23.21%) EMC Centera
1 13 (23.21%) Symmetrix DMX
2 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) ITIL
2 27 (48.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (25.00%) Change Management
3 14 (25.00%) EAI
3 14 (25.00%) SOA
4 12 (21.43%) Asset Management
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security Management
7 5 (8.93%) Security Management
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Release Management
7 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.93%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) Java
3 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.07%) Ruby
4 9 (16.07%) Python
4 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.50%) C#
6 5 (8.93%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) CISM
2 5 (8.93%) ISSAP
2 5 (8.93%) ISSMP
2 5 (8.93%) CISSP
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) SLA
2 9 (16.07%) QA
3 5 (8.93%) COBIT
3 5 (8.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.79%) VMFS
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.79%) vSphere
1 1 (1.79%) vCloud
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) NetApp
1 14 (25.00%) EMC
2 13 (23.21%) Cisco
3 9 (16.07%) TIBCO
4 5 (8.93%) Zend
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
Wirral
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + strong package + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago