Period
to 29 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 73 83
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 -20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 29 63 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.12% 3.53% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 3.84% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 57 71
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,218
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.60% +16.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £78,250 £85,000
North West median annual salary £53,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +21.59% +4.76% -2.33%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 665 1,641 2,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.46% 91.98% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 512 1,291 1,916
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £65,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cheshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Cheshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Cheshire over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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 +13 8 £40,447 +24.45% 2
Northwich +2 6 £27,500 -32.31% 1
Wilmslow -8 5 £47,500 -
Nantwich +12 1 £45,000 +73.08% 1
Runcorn - 1 £67,500 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Web Services
7 9 (31.03%) .NET
8 8 (27.59%) Java
8 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
8 8 (27.59%) Life Science
8 8 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (24.14%) C#
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) JSON
10 6 (20.69%) RESTful
10 6 (20.69%) Microservices
10 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (17.24%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) NAS
11 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.24%) VoIP
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco
11 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 5 (17.24%) MySQL
11 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) NAS
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
1 5 (17.24%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Graduate
3 3 (10.34%) Programmer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) Network Programmer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) JSON
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
4 4 (13.79%) Ajax
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (13.79%) Dropwizard
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (13.79%) WCF
4 4 (13.79%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.45%) Lumberyard
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Life Science
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Industry 4.0
4 2 (6.90%) Robotics
5 1 (3.45%) Animation
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.69%) Microservices
3 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (17.24%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
5 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) Game Development
7 2 (6.90%) Mechatronics
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Physics
7 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (13.79%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) GAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) IEC 62304
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 13485
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
1 5 (17.24%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Verint