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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.33% 3.99% 3.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.90% 9.70% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 18
Average salary £26,500 £50,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £40,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £41,650
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
191 268 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.38% 41.10% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 142 231 191
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,500 £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 3 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 3 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 +3 15 £26,500 -47.00% 1
Southport - 2 - - 2
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 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 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) QA
5 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
6 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
6 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) MVC
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) IVR
7 6 (26.09%) Electronics
7 6 (26.09%) VXML
7 6 (26.09%) NUnit
7 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (26.09%) Moq
7 6 (26.09%) Ninject
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) NUnit
2 6 (26.09%) Moq
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Ant
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Log4j
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) MSTest
5 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Back Office
3 3 (13.04%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Junior
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 4 (17.39%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Functional Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) UX Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Tester
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (26.09%) VXML
5 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (26.09%) Ninject
6 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (17.39%) WebCenter
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) WinForms
8 3 (13.04%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) J2SE
9 2 (8.70%) J2EE
9 2 (8.70%) HTML5
10 1 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) IVR
1 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
2 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
2 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Online Games
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) SUSE
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OO
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
1 7 (30.43%) Scrum
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Refactoring
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) OOD
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) PHP5
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Perforce
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Zend
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago