Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 56 60
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 112 96 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.70% 4.24% 4.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.97% 10.88% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 128
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £33,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.82% +5.56% -16.00%
10th Percentile £20,125 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £51,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 1248 882 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.28% 38.97% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 868 705 1037
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +2.56%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 -25 20 £80,000 - 2
Warrington -28 14 £39,000 +56.00%
Runcorn - 11 £37,500 -
Sandbach - 11 £50,000 - 1
Chester -5 10 £23,500 -45.35% 3
Crewe +4 8 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Wilmslow +11 7 £39,000 +11.43%
Macclesfield -3 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Nantwich -3 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 92 (82.14%) Degree
2 65 (58.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (33.04%) SQL
4 37 (33.04%) Windows
5 29 (25.89%) Java
6 27 (24.11%) Finance
7 26 (23.21%) Banking
8 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
9 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Excel
9 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
9 22 (19.64%) Mathematics
10 20 (17.86%) OO
11 19 (16.96%) Unix
12 17 (15.18%) Oracle
12 17 (15.18%) JSON
12 17 (15.18%) RESTful
13 16 (14.29%) XML
14 15 (13.39%) UML
14 15 (13.39%) .NET
14 15 (13.39%) C#
14 15 (13.39%) Software Engineering
14 15 (13.39%) QA
14 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (13.39%) Windows Server
15 14 (12.50%) HTML
16 13 (11.61%) ITIL
16 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (11.61%) OpenShift
16 13 (11.61%) Git (software)

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 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.68%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.79%) Apache
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Sage CRM
2 3 (2.68%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) OpenShift
2 12 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) DHCP
1 3 (2.68%) DNS
1 3 (2.68%) Internet
1 3 (2.68%) LDAP
2 2 (1.79%) Intranet
2 2 (1.79%) PBX
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
3 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) MS Access
3 10 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.46%) MySQL
6 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.68%) GIS
7 3 (2.68%) Star Schema
7 3 (2.68%) VLDB
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (8.04%) JIRA
4 5 (4.46%) Gradle
4 5 (4.46%) Maven
5 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.57%) Selenium
6 3 (2.68%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.68%) JMeter
6 3 (2.68%) JUnit
6 3 (2.68%) NUnit
6 3 (2.68%) Ranorex
6 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.68%) TestNG
6 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 26 (23.21%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.68%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Advertising
6 2 (1.79%) Back Office
6 2 (1.79%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) French Language
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Developer
2 22 (19.64%) Analyst
3 17 (15.18%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 13 (11.61%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Banking Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) Architect
8 9 (8.04%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (7.14%) PHP Developer
9 8 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 7 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.25%) CRM Manager
10 7 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
10 7 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (6.25%) SQL Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Graduate
11 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) JSON
1 17 (15.18%) RESTful
2 16 (14.29%) XML
3 15 (13.39%) .NET
4 14 (12.50%) HTML
5 12 (10.71%) CSS
5 12 (10.71%) J2EE
6 11 (9.82%) Middleware
7 8 (7.14%) Drools
8 7 (6.25%) Java EE
9 6 (5.36%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.57%) JDBC
10 4 (3.57%) ODBC
10 4 (3.57%) REST
10 4 (3.57%) Spring
11 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.68%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.36%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.36%) Handset
3 6 (5.36%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.68%) PMI
6 3 (2.68%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.89%) iPhone
8 1 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.04%) Windows
2 19 (16.96%) Unix
3 15 (13.39%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.82%) Linux
5 6 (5.36%) Android
5 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.64%) Mathematics
3 20 (17.86%) OO
4 15 (13.39%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.39%) UML
5 13 (11.61%) ITIL
6 12 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 12 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (10.71%) SDLC
7 11 (9.82%) Data Extraction
7 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.93%) ERP
8 10 (8.93%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.04%) TDD
10 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (7.14%) CRM
10 8 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.14%) Microservices
11 7 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.04%) SQL
2 29 (25.89%) Java
3 15 (13.39%) C#
4 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.93%) PHP
6 4 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (1.79%) Perl
7 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 92 (82.14%) Degree
2 65 (58.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.04%) MCSA
5 8 (7.14%) CCNA
5 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.36%) CCENT
6 6 (5.36%) MCITP
7 4 (3.57%) Master's Degree
8 3 (2.68%) CISA
8 3 (2.68%) CISM
8 3 (2.68%) CISSP
8 3 (2.68%) CNE
8 3 (2.68%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (2.68%) MCSE
8 3 (2.68%) Novell Certification
8 3 (2.68%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.68%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.89%) CCIE
9 1 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (10.71%) Docker
2 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) Ganglia
2 3 (2.68%) WSUS
3 2 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.18%) Oracle
3 12 (10.71%) Teradata
4 11 (9.82%) ServiceNow
4 11 (9.82%) Tableau
5 10 (8.93%) Sage
6 5 (4.46%) Cisco
7 4 (3.57%) Apigee
7 4 (3.57%) NetApp
7 4 (3.57%) VMware
8 3 (2.68%) Citrix
8 3 (2.68%) CommVault
8 3 (2.68%) Dell
8 3 (2.68%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.68%) Symantec
9 2 (1.79%) Adobe
9 2 (1.79%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.79%) Zend
10 1 (0.89%) Avaya
10 1 (0.89%) HP