Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 99 64 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.94% 2.84% 3.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.15% 7.14% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 85 41 68
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £36,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% +8.00%
10th Percentile £21,100 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +15.38%

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 1,385 896 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.11% 39.72% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 956 601 757
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -3 22 £41,250 -13.16% 3
Warrington +11 21 £42,500 +25.00% 5
Wilmslow +10 13 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Knutsford -33 6 £67,000 -
Macclesfield -3 4 £34,000 -15.00%
Alderley Edge - 3 £29,000 -
Nantwich -14 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Crewe -13 1 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 72 (72.73%) Degree
2 56 (56.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (42.42%) Finance
5 32 (32.32%) Java
6 29 (29.29%) SQL
7 27 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 21 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (17.17%) Python
12 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.15%) Data Analysis
13 15 (15.15%) Spring
13 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
14 14 (14.14%) Banking
14 14 (14.14%) Refactoring
14 14 (14.14%) HTML
14 14 (14.14%) Oracle
14 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.13%) PHP
15 13 (13.13%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (12.12%) TDD
16 12 (12.12%) ITIL
16 12 (12.12%) SOA
17 11 (11.11%) Unix
17 11 (11.11%) CSS
17 11 (11.11%) Microservices
18 10 (10.10%) Docker

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 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.04%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.02%) SAS
4 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.02%) SPSS
4 1 (1.01%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) HTTP
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) MySQL
2 8 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.07%) VLDB
4 6 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.04%) Big Data
6 4 (4.04%) HBase
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.01%) DB2
8 1 (1.01%) MS Access
8 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.07%) JIRA
2 7 (7.07%) JUnit
3 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.06%) Gradle
3 6 (6.06%) Maven
3 6 (6.06%) Selenium
4 5 (5.05%) Ant
4 5 (5.05%) CA Release Automation
5 4 (4.04%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.02%) JMeter
6 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.02%) Subversion
7 1 (1.01%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.01%) Mockito
7 1 (1.01%) NUnit
7 1 (1.01%) TestNG
7 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (42.42%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Advertising
4 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Retail
6 2 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Law
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Developer
2 13 (13.13%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) PHP Developer
3 12 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Junior
5 8 (8.08%) Data Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 8 (8.08%) Junior Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Tester
6 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Architect
7 5 (5.05%) AWS Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Azure Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Cloud Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
1 15 (15.15%) Spring
2 14 (14.14%) HTML
3 11 (11.11%) CSS
4 10 (10.10%) SOAP
5 8 (8.08%) Angular 2
5 8 (8.08%) RESTful
6 7 (7.07%) .NET
6 7 (7.07%) Web Services
7 6 (6.06%) Kafka
8 5 (5.05%) LDAP
8 5 (5.05%) REST
9 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.04%) Flask
9 4 (4.04%) jQuery
9 4 (4.04%) Laravel
9 4 (4.04%) NumPy
9 4 (4.04%) Pandas
9 4 (4.04%) SAML
9 4 (4.04%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.13%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.08%) Fintech
3 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.04%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) PMI
7 2 (2.02%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.01%) iPhone
8 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Unix
2 9 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) AIX
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 21 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (15.15%) Data Analysis
5 14 (14.14%) Refactoring
6 12 (12.12%) ITIL
6 12 (12.12%) SOA
6 12 (12.12%) TDD
7 11 (11.11%) Microservices
8 10 (10.10%) OO
8 10 (10.10%) Service Management
9 9 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.09%) Visualisation
9 9 (9.09%) Web Development
10 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.08%) Problem Management
10 8 (8.08%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) Java
2 29 (29.29%) SQL
3 17 (17.17%) Python
4 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.13%) PHP
5 9 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.08%) C#
7 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.06%) Java 8
9 4 (4.04%) Scala
10 3 (3.03%) C++
10 3 (3.03%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) C
11 2 (2.02%) VBA
12 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.01%) BeanShell
12 1 (1.01%) Groovy
12 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (72.73%) Degree
2 56 (56.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.06%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (4.04%) CCENT
4 4 (4.04%) CCNA
4 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.04%) MCITP
4 4 (4.04%) MCP
4 4 (4.04%) MCSA
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.04%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.02%) CISM
5 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.02%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.01%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.01%) PhD
6 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.04%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (4.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.01%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.01%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.01%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.01%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) HP
4 4 (4.04%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.04%) Google
4 4 (4.04%) Lotus
4 4 (4.04%) Splunk
5 2 (2.02%) Tableau
6 1 (1.01%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (1.01%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.01%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.01%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.01%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.01%) New Relic
6 1 (1.01%) Ping Identity
6 1 (1.01%) Sawtooth Software
6 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.01%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.01%) Veeam
6 1 (1.01%) Zend