Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 121 122
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 67 28 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.16% 1.22% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.95% 5.50% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 48 22 56
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +19.05% -21.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £43,750 £51,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%

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 612 509 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.68% 22.11% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 422 384 601
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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
Knutsford - 12 £45,000 -
Sandbach - 11 £50,000 -
Warrington +3 8 £42,500 - 1
Chester -11 7 £27,500 -21.43%
Wilmslow +16 6 £40,500 +15.71%
Crewe +8 3 £25,000 -35.48% 1
Nantwich +3 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 67 (100.00%) Degree
2 61 (91.04%) Computer Science
3 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (43.28%) Java
5 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
5 22 (32.84%) Windows
6 21 (31.34%) OO
6 21 (31.34%) Finance
7 20 (29.85%) SQL
8 19 (28.36%) Banking
9 17 (25.37%) Oracle
9 17 (25.37%) Unix
10 16 (23.88%) QA
10 16 (23.88%) RESTful
11 15 (22.39%) JSON
11 15 (22.39%) UML
12 14 (20.90%) XML
12 14 (20.90%) SDLC
13 13 (19.40%) OpenShift
13 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
13 13 (19.40%) J2EE
13 13 (19.40%) C#
14 12 (17.91%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
14 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
15 11 (16.42%) ServiceNow
15 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 11 (16.42%) Tableau
15 11 (16.42%) Ganglia

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 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.48%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) OpenShift
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DHCP
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
1 3 (4.48%) LDAP
2 1 (1.49%) ATM
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) MS Access
3 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.48%) GIS
4 3 (4.48%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
1 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (14.93%) JIRA
4 5 (7.46%) Gradle
5 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.97%) Maven
5 4 (5.97%) Selenium
6 3 (4.48%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.48%) JMeter
6 3 (4.48%) JUnit
6 3 (4.48%) NUnit
6 3 (4.48%) Ranorex
6 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.48%) TestNG
6 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.49%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.49%) Subversion
7 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Advertising
4 2 (2.99%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Banking Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Data Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Software Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.46%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Data Architect
10 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Junior
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) RESTful
2 15 (22.39%) JSON
3 14 (20.90%) XML
4 13 (19.40%) J2EE
5 11 (16.42%) Middleware
6 9 (13.43%) .NET
6 9 (13.43%) HTML
7 8 (11.94%) Drools
8 7 (10.45%) CSS
8 7 (10.45%) Java EE
9 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.97%) JDBC
10 4 (5.97%) ODBC
10 4 (5.97%) React
10 4 (5.97%) Spring
11 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
11 3 (4.48%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 61 (91.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Fintech
3 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.48%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) PMI
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) Unix
3 8 (11.94%) Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) OO
3 15 (22.39%) UML
4 14 (20.90%) SDLC
5 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.91%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
7 11 (16.42%) Data Extraction
7 11 (16.42%) ITIL
8 10 (14.93%) TDD
9 9 (13.43%) Open Source
9 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
10 8 (11.94%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (11.94%) Data Modelling
10 8 (11.94%) Microservices
11 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.45%) DevOps
11 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.96%) OOD
12 6 (8.96%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) C#
4 8 (11.94%) PHP
5 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) VBScript
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.48%) MCSA
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.99%) CISM
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Docker
2 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Ganglia
2 3 (4.48%) WSUS
3 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
2 11 (16.42%) ServiceNow
2 11 (16.42%) Tableau
2 11 (16.42%) Teradata
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) Apigee
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) NetApp
4 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix
5 3 (4.48%) CommVault
5 3 (4.48%) Dell
5 3 (4.48%) EqualLogic
5 3 (4.48%) Symantec
6 2 (2.99%) Adobe
6 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.49%) Apple
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Sun