Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 119 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26 +58
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 65 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.09% 1.54% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.41% 7.08% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 30 35
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +15.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,300 £29,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £44,500
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +2.56%

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 691 565 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.25% 21.74% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 451 375 416
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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
Chester +11 17 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Wilmslow +10 13 £40,500 - 1
Warrington +4 11 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Knutsford 0 6 £43,000 -
Runcorn +8 1 £22,500 -40.00% 3
Ellesmere Port - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 65 (100.00%) Degree
2 64 (98.46%) Computer Science
3 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (55.38%) Finance
5 33 (50.77%) Java
6 23 (35.38%) Mathematics
7 21 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (26.15%) SQL
9 16 (24.62%) TDD
10 15 (23.08%) Spring
10 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 14 (21.54%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (21.54%) Refactoring
11 14 (21.54%) Banking
11 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (20.00%) PHP
12 13 (20.00%) Python
13 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.92%) HTML
13 11 (16.92%) Web Services
13 11 (16.92%) Linux
14 10 (15.38%) OO
14 10 (15.38%) SOAP
14 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 10 (15.38%) Oracle
14 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.38%) JIRA
14 10 (15.38%) Fintech
15 9 (13.85%) Wealth Management

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 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
3 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.69%) Big Data
5 5 (7.69%) HBase
5 5 (7.69%) MySQL
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.62%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (3.08%) Flink
9 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.54%) GIS
9 1 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
2 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.31%) JUnit
4 7 (10.77%) Selenium
5 6 (9.23%) Ant
5 6 (9.23%) CA Release Automation
5 6 (9.23%) Gradle
5 6 (9.23%) Maven
5 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.69%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.54%) Liquibase
9 1 (1.54%) Mockito
9 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Advertising
5 4 (6.15%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Junior
3 10 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 10 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Graduate
5 7 (10.77%) Python Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) AWS Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) Azure Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) Cloud Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 15 (23.08%) Spring
2 11 (16.92%) HTML
2 11 (16.92%) Web Services
3 10 (15.38%) SOAP
4 9 (13.85%) CSS
4 9 (13.85%) Kafka
5 8 (12.31%) Angular 2
5 8 (12.31%) RESTful
6 7 (10.77%) LDAP
7 6 (9.23%) SAML
8 5 (7.69%) Flask
8 5 (7.69%) NumPy
8 5 (7.69%) Pandas
8 5 (7.69%) scikit-learn
8 5 (7.69%) SciPy
9 4 (6.15%) .NET
9 4 (6.15%) XML
10 3 (4.62%) JSON
10 3 (4.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (98.46%) Computer Science
2 14 (21.54%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (15.38%) Fintech
4 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
5 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.23%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
8 2 (3.08%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.54%) Infotainment
9 1 (1.54%) PKI
9 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Mathematics
3 16 (24.62%) TDD
4 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (21.54%) Refactoring
5 13 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (15.38%) OO
7 9 (13.85%) Data Modelling
7 9 (13.85%) Wealth Management
8 8 (12.31%) ETL
8 8 (12.31%) Microservices
8 8 (12.31%) SOA
9 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
10 6 (9.23%) Software Audit
11 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.69%) UML
12 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) Java
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) PHP
3 13 (20.00%) Python
4 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
6 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.69%) Java 8
8 4 (6.15%) C#
8 4 (6.15%) C++
8 4 (6.15%) Perl
8 4 (6.15%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) C
10 1 (1.54%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (6.15%) Postgraduate
4 3 (4.62%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) CEH
5 1 (1.54%) CISA
5 1 (1.54%) CISM
5 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Docker
2 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.23%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.54%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.54%) Webmin
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Splunk
4 5 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 4 (6.15%) HP
6 3 (4.62%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (3.08%) CyberArk
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) Google
8 1 (1.54%) Informatica
8 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.54%) Novell
8 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.54%) Ping Identity
8 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.54%) Sun
8 1 (1.54%) Sybase
8 1 (1.54%) Varonis