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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 58 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 58 27 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.00% 2.85% 3.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.27% 8.63% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 46
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,375 £30,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,861
% change year-on-year - +5.65%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 626 313 683
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.17% 32.98% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 558 375 851
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,041
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,250 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -4 16 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Knutsford - 14 £80,000 - 3
Runcorn - 13 £37,500 -
Wilmslow -11 4 £40,500 +92.85% 1
Warrington -28 3 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £32,500 - 2
Chester - 1 £42,500 - 4
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 71 (85.54%) Degree
2 37 (44.58%) Finance
3 30 (36.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (30.12%) SQL
5 22 (26.51%) Mathematics
5 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (21.69%) .NET
7 18 (21.69%) C#
7 18 (21.69%) Windows
8 16 (19.28%) OO
8 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.07%) CISSP
9 15 (18.07%) Data Security
9 15 (18.07%) Information Security
9 15 (18.07%) Retail
10 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (16.87%) Virtual Team
11 13 (15.66%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (15.66%) CNA
11 13 (15.66%) CNE
11 13 (15.66%) Novell Certification
11 13 (15.66%) Legal
11 13 (15.66%) Identity Management
11 13 (15.66%) Management Information System
11 13 (15.66%) MVC
11 13 (15.66%) CISA
11 13 (15.66%) MCSE
11 13 (15.66%) PHP
11 13 (15.66%) SQL Server

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 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) SAS
3 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Kinematics
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Sage CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.20%) HFM
3 1 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.20%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Firewall
1 2 (2.41%) LAN
1 2 (2.41%) PBX
1 2 (2.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) SSH
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Apache Hive
2 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.02%) Impala
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.41%) Essbase
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.20%) Big Data
6 1 (1.20%) DB2
6 1 (1.20%) HBase
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.61%) Moq
2 3 (3.61%) NUnit
3 1 (1.20%) Gradle
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.20%) Maven
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Retail
3 13 (15.66%) Legal
4 12 (14.46%) Banking
5 5 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.82%) Advertising
6 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.61%) Marketing
7 3 (3.61%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.41%) Publishing
9 1 (1.20%) Automotive
9 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.20%) Electronics
9 1 (1.20%) French Language
9 1 (1.20%) Law
9 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Compliance Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Security Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) PHP Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Architect
7 7 (8.43%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.23%) CRM Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Junior
8 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Junior Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) .NET
2 11 (13.25%) HTML
3 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.84%) CSS
4 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (6.02%) RESTful
5 5 (6.02%) WebGL
5 5 (6.02%) Zend Framework
6 4 (4.82%) Java EE
6 4 (4.82%) XML
7 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.61%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.61%) Flash
7 3 (3.61%) JDBC
7 3 (3.61%) JSON
7 3 (3.61%) ODBC
7 3 (3.61%) Web Services
8 2 (2.41%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.87%) Virtual Team
3 13 (15.66%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.02%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.02%) Handset
4 5 (6.02%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.82%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.41%) Life Science
6 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) PMI
7 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.20%) Social Media
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.05%) Linux
4 9 (10.84%) Unix
5 5 (6.02%) Android
5 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Mathematics
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.28%) OO
4 15 (18.07%) Data Security
4 15 (18.07%) Information Security
5 13 (15.66%) Identity Management
5 13 (15.66%) MVC
6 12 (14.46%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (14.46%) Process Improvement
7 11 (13.25%) Migration
7 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
8 10 (12.05%) Project Management
9 9 (10.84%) ERP
9 9 (10.84%) Machine Learning
10 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.43%) Analytics
11 7 (8.43%) Refactoring
11 7 (8.43%) TDD
12 6 (7.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) SQL
2 18 (21.69%) C#
3 13 (15.66%) PHP
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.84%) Java
6 6 (7.23%) Python
7 5 (6.02%) R
7 5 (6.02%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.82%) ActionScript
8 4 (4.82%) C++
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.20%) Delphi
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (85.54%) Degree
2 30 (36.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (18.07%) CISSP
4 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (15.66%) CISA
5 13 (15.66%) CNA
5 13 (15.66%) CNE
5 13 (15.66%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (15.66%) MCSE
5 13 (15.66%) Novell Certification
5 13 (15.66%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (4.82%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.61%) CISM
7 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.41%) CAPM
8 2 (2.41%) CCNA
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.41%) HND
9 1 (1.20%) CCIE
9 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.20%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) Sage
4 5 (6.02%) Zend
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) Avaya
6 2 (2.41%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.20%) CA
7 1 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) NetApp
7 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.20%) Tableau
7 1 (1.20%) Talend
7 1 (1.20%) VMware
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £12000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + 29 days holiday + bene
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago