Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 132 127
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 33 57 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.60% 1.69% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.04% 8.32% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 16
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% +15.71% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,875 £23,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £59,100 £43,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -6.25%

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 469 685 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.71% 20.36% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 343 460 353
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,625 £21,250 £22,550
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £56,250
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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -2 10 £41,500 +2.47%
Knutsford +24 2 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Chester +20 2 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Crewe +12 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Warrington +5 1 £27,000 -36.47% 2
Sandbach +2 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Winsford - 1 £27,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - - 2
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 33 (100.00%) Degree
2 32 (96.97%) Computer Science
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) PHP
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (27.27%) React
8 8 (24.24%) Vue.js
8 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
8 8 (24.24%) TDD
8 8 (24.24%) Banking
8 8 (24.24%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
9 7 (21.21%) OO
9 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.21%) Workflow
9 7 (21.21%) TypeScript
9 7 (21.21%) Nintex
10 6 (18.18%) SDLC
10 6 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
10 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) Project Management
11 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
12 4 (12.12%) Mathematics

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 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Dialogflow
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) BGP
1 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.03%) Extranet
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) OSPF
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 3 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (9.09%) MariaDB
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
1 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.03%) Gradle
4 1 (3.03%) Grunt
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.03%) JSHint
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Lead Developer
4 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
6 3 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Junior
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Environment Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
1 9 (27.27%) React
2 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
2 8 (24.24%) Vue.js
3 4 (12.12%) Behat
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.03%) Drools
5 1 (3.03%) Flash
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) Kendo UI
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.03%) SignalR
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.09%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.06%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Computer Science
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
4 7 (21.21%) OO
4 7 (21.21%) Workflow
5 6 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 6 (18.18%) SDLC
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Service Design
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Test Management
7 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.12%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) PHP
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) TypeScript
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) Master's Degree
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Nintex
2 4 (12.12%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Facebook
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft