Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 112 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 37 69 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.53% 2.23% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.66% 10.70% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 23
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,325 £28,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £67,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year -1.18% +11.11% +2.00%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 483 645 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.95% 20.82% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 346 435 389
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £20,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Cheshire

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Cheshire

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cheshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Cheshire

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -11 15 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Chester +12 5 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Knutsford +12 4 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Warrington +4 3 £27,000 -36.47% 5
Crewe +4 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Runcorn - 1 £22,500 - 2
Winsford - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 37 (100.00%) Degree
2 36 (97.30%) Computer Science
3 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (54.05%) PHP
5 15 (40.54%) Finance
6 13 (35.14%) TDD
7 11 (29.73%) Java
7 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (27.03%) Banking
9 9 (24.32%) Refactoring
9 9 (24.32%) Project Management
9 9 (24.32%) OO
9 9 (24.32%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (24.32%) SDLC
10 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
11 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
11 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
11 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
12 6 (16.22%) Behat
12 6 (16.22%) BDD
12 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
12 6 (16.22%) DevOps
12 6 (16.22%) Service Design
12 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
12 6 (16.22%) HP
12 6 (16.22%) Python
12 6 (16.22%) SQL
12 6 (16.22%) Selenium

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
1 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) DB2
2 3 (8.11%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (8.11%) MariaDB
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.41%) Flink
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) PHPUnit
1 6 (16.22%) Selenium
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.41%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) JSHint
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Advertising
4 3 (8.11%) Law
5 2 (5.41%) Back Office
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) PHP Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (8.11%) DBA
6 3 (8.11%) Environment Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Graduate
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Behat
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 2 (5.41%) Kafka
4 2 (5.41%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) Kendo UI
5 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.70%) LESS
5 1 (2.70%) React
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Internet of Things
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Online Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Computer Science
2 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (24.32%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (24.32%) OO
5 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 9 (24.32%) Refactoring
5 9 (24.32%) SDLC
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
7 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
8 6 (16.22%) BDD
8 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (16.22%) DevOps
8 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Service Design
8 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
8 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) PHP
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) Python
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Webmin
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica