Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 69 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 105 100 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.36% 3.82% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.19% 9.04% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 93 52 52
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +62.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £23,800 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,875 £43,375
North West median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +8.00% -

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 1,282 1,106 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.08% 42.23% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 912 729 690
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £56,000
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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Warrington +17 23 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Chester +15 21 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Wilmslow +11 17 £40,500 - 1
Knutsford -14 9 £50,000 -37.50%
Crewe -25 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Nantwich - 2 £50,000 -
Alderley Edge - 2 £29,000 -
Runcorn -6 1 £22,500 -40.00% 5
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 91 (86.67%) Degree
2 65 (61.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (41.90%) Java
5 40 (38.10%) Finance
6 28 (26.67%) Mathematics
7 27 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (22.86%) TDD
8 24 (22.86%) SQL
9 21 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (19.05%) OO
11 19 (18.10%) HTML
11 19 (18.10%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (17.14%) PHP
13 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
13 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (15.24%) Spring
14 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
14 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
14 16 (15.24%) Web Services
14 16 (15.24%) Python
14 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.29%) CSS
15 15 (14.29%) Refactoring
15 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 14 (13.33%) Banking
16 14 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
17 12 (11.43%) Oracle
17 12 (11.43%) C#
17 12 (11.43%) Linux

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 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.90%) GitHub
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.95%) Office 365
4 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) BGP
1 3 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (2.86%) Firewall
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
1 3 (2.86%) LAN
1 3 (2.86%) MPLS
1 3 (2.86%) OSPF
1 3 (2.86%) RIP
1 3 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (0.95%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) Hadoop
3 10 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.57%) MySQL
5 7 (6.67%) Big Data
5 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.76%) HBase
7 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.90%) Flink
11 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.95%) DB2
11 1 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.95%) QlikView
11 1 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) JIRA
2 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.62%) JUnit
3 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.67%) Selenium
5 6 (5.71%) Ant
5 6 (5.71%) CA Release Automation
5 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.71%) Gradle
5 6 (5.71%) Maven
6 5 (4.76%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.90%) JMeter
7 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.90%) Subversion
8 1 (0.95%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.95%) Mockito
8 1 (0.95%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.95%) TestNG
8 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Advertising
5 4 (3.81%) Law
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (47.62%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Junior
4 12 (11.43%) Junior Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Graduate
5 9 (8.57%) SQL Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 7 (6.67%) Administrator
7 7 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Python Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Tester
8 6 (5.71%) Cloud Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) HTML
2 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
3 16 (15.24%) Spring
3 16 (15.24%) Web Services
4 15 (14.29%) CSS
5 10 (9.52%) .NET
5 10 (9.52%) Kafka
5 10 (9.52%) SOAP
6 9 (8.57%) RESTful
7 8 (7.62%) Angular 2
7 8 (7.62%) XML
8 7 (6.67%) jQuery
8 7 (6.67%) JSON
8 7 (6.67%) LDAP
9 6 (5.71%) REST
9 6 (5.71%) SAML
10 5 (4.76%) Flask
10 5 (4.76%) NumPy
10 5 (4.76%) Pandas
10 5 (4.76%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.52%) Fintech
5 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (2.86%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.90%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.95%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.95%) PKI
10 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) Unix
3 4 (3.81%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 27 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (22.86%) TDD
5 20 (19.05%) OO
6 15 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 14 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (10.48%) ITIL
9 10 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 10 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 10 (9.52%) DevOps
9 10 (9.52%) SOA
10 9 (8.57%) Microservices
10 9 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.57%) Wealth Management
11 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.62%) ETL
12 7 (6.67%) Service Management
13 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) Java
2 24 (22.86%) SQL
3 18 (17.14%) PHP
4 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.24%) Python
5 12 (11.43%) C#
6 7 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.76%) C++
8 5 (4.76%) Java 8
9 4 (3.81%) Perl
9 4 (3.81%) Scala
10 2 (1.90%) C
11 1 (0.95%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.95%) Delphi
11 1 (0.95%) Groovy
11 1 (0.95%) R
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (86.67%) Degree
2 65 (61.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (7.62%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (6.67%) CCNA
4 7 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.81%) CCENT
5 4 (3.81%) MCITP
5 4 (3.81%) MCP
5 4 (3.81%) MCSA
5 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.81%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.86%) CCNP
6 3 (2.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) CEH
7 1 (0.95%) CISA
7 1 (0.95%) CISM
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Docker
2 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) pfSense
4 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.95%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.95%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.95%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.95%) Webmin
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) Cloudera
4 6 (5.71%) Splunk
5 5 (4.76%) HP
6 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco
6 3 (2.86%) Meraki
6 3 (2.86%) SAP
7 2 (1.90%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.90%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.90%) Google
7 2 (1.90%) IBM
8 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.95%) CA
8 1 (0.95%) Capita
8 1 (0.95%) Informatica
8 1 (0.95%) Lotus
8 1 (0.95%) Novell
8 1 (0.95%) Sun