Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 99 116
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 39 71 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.47% 2.52% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.39% 11.11% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 28
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £23,800 £23,325 £26,775
90th Percentile £58,500 £57,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -

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 528 639 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.87% 22.70% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 368 418 404
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,675 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -1 13 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Knutsford +5 7 £37,750 -16.11% 2
Chester +2 7 £50,000 +112.77% 4
Warrington -4 4 £27,000 -36.47% 2
Runcorn +12 1 £22,500 -40.00%
Crewe +5 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £27,500 - 1
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (100.00%) Degree
2 38 (97.44%) Computer Science
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) PHP
5 15 (38.46%) Java
6 14 (35.90%) Finance
7 11 (28.21%) TDD
7 11 (28.21%) Banking
7 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (23.08%) Refactoring
8 9 (23.08%) OO
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
10 7 (17.95%) SDLC
10 7 (17.95%) Linux
10 7 (17.95%) Unix
10 7 (17.95%) Python
10 7 (17.95%) Project Management
10 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
11 6 (15.38%) JIRA
11 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
11 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
11 6 (15.38%) Web Services
11 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.38%) Wealth Management
11 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
12 5 (12.82%) 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (5.13%) Flink
4 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) HBase
5 1 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) Selenium
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) PHPUnit
3 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Ant
6 1 (2.56%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Law
5 2 (5.13%) Advertising
5 2 (5.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Junior
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Graduate
4 4 (10.26%) Python Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Environment Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) Behat
3 4 (10.26%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) Kafka
4 3 (7.69%) LDAP
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) JSON
5 2 (5.13%) OAuth
5 2 (5.13%) REST
5 2 (5.13%) SAML
5 2 (5.13%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) NumPy
6 1 (2.56%) OpenID
6 1 (2.56%) SciPy
6 1 (2.56%) SPML
6 1 (2.56%) SPNEGO
6 1 (2.56%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (97.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Internet of Things
4 3 (7.69%) Fintech
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Online Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.56%) Infotainment
6 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
1 7 (17.95%) Unix
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (28.21%) TDD
3 9 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (23.08%) OO
3 9 (23.08%) Refactoring
4 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
5 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.95%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.38%) Wealth Management
7 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 4 (10.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) PHP
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) BeanShell
8 1 (2.56%) Java 8
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.26%) Master's Degree
3 3 (7.69%) CISSP
4 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.56%) CEH
5 1 (2.56%) CISA
5 1 (2.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Webmin
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (5.13%) CyberArk
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) Novell
5 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) Ping Identity
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Varonis