Period
to 26 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 59 65
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 85 123 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.07% 4.30% 3.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.30% 10.01% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 76 69 63
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +62.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £46,750
North West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,164 1,229 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.07% 42.99% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 869 827 652
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £22,691 £21,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cheshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Cheshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cheshire

Computer Science
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 26 September 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 +8 18 £40,500 -
Chester +8 13 £42,500 +80.85% 10
Warrington +3 9 £28,000 -28.21% 3
Knutsford -13 9 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Crewe -3 5 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Runcorn +1 2 £22,500 -40.00% 3
Nantwich -10 2 £35,000 - 1
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 78 (91.76%) Degree
2 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (50.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (49.41%) Java
5 37 (43.53%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (42.35%) TDD
7 33 (38.82%) OO
8 29 (34.12%) Software Engineering
9 24 (28.24%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (28.24%) DevOps
10 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (21.18%) PHP
12 17 (20.00%) Finance
12 17 (20.00%) Mathematics
13 15 (17.65%) SQL
14 14 (16.47%) Python
15 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (14.12%) Deployment Automation
16 12 (14.12%) Refactoring
17 11 (12.94%) Banking
17 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
17 11 (12.94%) Web Services
18 10 (11.76%) Linux
18 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
18 10 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
18 10 (11.76%) Decision-Making
19 9 (10.59%) JIRA
19 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
19 9 (10.59%) .NET
19 9 (10.59%) C#

Computer Science
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 (8.24%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.53%) Apache
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Loan IQ
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.35%) GitHub
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) BGP
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (3.53%) Firewall
2 3 (3.53%) LAN
2 3 (3.53%) MPLS
2 3 (3.53%) OSPF
2 3 (3.53%) RIP
2 3 (3.53%) WAN
3 2 (2.35%) HTTP
4 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.24%) Big Data
4 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.53%) HBase
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.35%) Flink
6 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.18%) GIS
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) JIRA
2 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.88%) Gradle
3 5 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (3.53%) Ant
4 3 (3.53%) CA Release Automation
4 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.53%) JUnit
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.35%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.06%) Law
5 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (49.41%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Agile Developer
4 19 (22.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 16 (18.82%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Analyst
7 10 (11.76%) PHP Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Senior Agile Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Graduate
8 6 (7.06%) Junior
8 6 (7.06%) Python Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Administrator
9 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Web Services
2 9 (10.59%) .NET
2 9 (10.59%) HTML
3 8 (9.41%) Kafka
4 7 (8.24%) CSS
4 7 (8.24%) XML
5 5 (5.88%) JSON
5 5 (5.88%) LDAP
6 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.71%) SAML
7 3 (3.53%) Flask
7 3 (3.53%) HTML5
7 3 (3.53%) jQuery
7 3 (3.53%) NumPy
7 3 (3.53%) Pandas
7 3 (3.53%) REST
7 3 (3.53%) scikit-learn
7 3 (3.53%) SciPy
7 3 (3.53%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (3.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.53%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.53%) Fintech
6 2 (2.35%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.18%) Infotainment
7 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Unix
3 5 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.53%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (42.35%) TDD
4 33 (38.82%) OO
5 29 (34.12%) Software Engineering
6 24 (28.24%) DevOps
7 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 12 (14.12%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (14.12%) Refactoring
10 10 (11.76%) Decision-Making
10 10 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
11 8 (9.41%) Wealth Management
12 7 (8.24%) Data Analysis
12 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.24%) ITIL
12 7 (8.24%) Risk Management
13 6 (7.06%) ETL
13 6 (7.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) Java
2 18 (21.18%) PHP
3 15 (17.65%) SQL
4 14 (16.47%) Python
5 9 (10.59%) C#
6 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.06%) C++
8 4 (4.71%) Scala
9 3 (3.53%) Java 8
9 3 (3.53%) Perl
9 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.35%) C
11 1 (1.18%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.18%) Delphi
11 1 (1.18%) R
11 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (91.76%) Degree
2 43 (50.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.71%) Master's Degree
3 4 (4.71%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.53%) CCNA
4 3 (3.53%) CCNP
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) CISSP
5 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.35%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) CEH
6 1 (1.18%) CISA
6 1 (1.18%) CISM
6 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) pfSense
3 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Webmin
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Cloudera
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Splunk
4 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco
4 3 (3.53%) HP
4 3 (3.53%) Meraki
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.35%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.35%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.18%) Informatica
6 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.18%) Ping Identity
6 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.18%) Talend
6 1 (1.18%) Varonis