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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.85% 2.09% 4.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.35% 6.85% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 29
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
185 146 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.88% 30.54% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 132 134 169
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,798 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £53,750 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +3 17 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Southport - 2 - - 1
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (95.00%) Degree
2 20 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (45.00%) QA
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 14 (35.00%) Firewall
6 13 (32.50%) Project Management
6 13 (32.50%) Java
6 13 (32.50%) JIRA
7 12 (30.00%) Selenium
8 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 10 (25.00%) C#
8 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) ITIL
10 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (20.00%) Business Continuity
10 8 (20.00%) Information Security
10 8 (20.00%) Scrum
10 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
10 8 (20.00%) Data Privacy
11 7 (17.50%) WebEx
11 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
11 7 (17.50%) Time Management
11 7 (17.50%) ISMS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (15.00%) TWiki
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) WebEx
3 6 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (15.00%) VPN
4 5 (12.50%) PuTTY
4 5 (12.50%) WinSCP
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) SMS
6 1 (2.50%) SSH
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) MySQL
3 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) JIRA
2 12 (30.00%) Selenium
3 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
4 6 (15.00%) Ant
5 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 5 (12.50%) JMeter
5 5 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
5 5 (12.50%) WATIR
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.50%) FogBugz
8 1 (2.50%) Hudson
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Log4j
8 1 (2.50%) Maven
8 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) QA Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Server Support
5 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Database Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 5 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) HTML5
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) CSS3
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) J2SE
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) Laravel
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Struts
4 1 (2.50%) VXML
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XHTML
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.00%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Streaming Media
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) IVR
5 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) SUSE
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 8 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.00%) Information Security
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) Information Security Management
4 7 (17.50%) ISMS
4 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.50%) Security Management
4 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
4 7 (17.50%) Time Management
5 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (17.50%) PHP
5 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (95.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) CISA
2 7 (17.50%) CISM
2 7 (17.50%) CISSP
3 6 (15.00%) CCDP
3 6 (15.00%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.00%) MCP
3 6 (15.00%) MCSE
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
2 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
3 6 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.50%) HDFS
2 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Piwik
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Telerik
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Southport, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Lead Agency
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Many Additional Company Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago