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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 67 62 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 37 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.35% 2.85% 2.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 7.81% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 36
Median salary £38,750 £33,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.54% +33.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £23,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 350 474 608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 32.83% 36.52% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 235 386 478
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Wilmslow - 4 £35,000 -
Chester +7 3 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Macclesfield +2 3 £40,000 -
Sandbach - 3 - - 1
Warrington 0 2 £39,500 +58.00% 3
Daresbury - 2 £29,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £32,500 - 2
Crewe -15 1 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (72.86%) Degree
2 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.00%) Finance
3 21 (30.00%) .NET
4 19 (27.14%) C#
5 18 (25.71%) OO
5 18 (25.71%) TDD
6 17 (24.29%) Linux
7 16 (22.86%) Windows
8 15 (21.43%) PHP
8 15 (21.43%) SQL
9 14 (20.00%) Java
10 13 (18.57%) Python
10 13 (18.57%) MVC
10 13 (18.57%) Mathematics
11 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
11 12 (17.14%) Scrum
11 12 (17.14%) Information Security
11 12 (17.14%) Cisco
11 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
12 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 10 (14.29%) NUnit
12 10 (14.29%) Moq
13 9 (12.86%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (12.86%) Personalization
13 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.86%) CISSP
13 9 (12.86%) Data Security
13 9 (12.86%) IIS

Computer Science
Top Related 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 9 (12.86%) Apache
1 9 (12.86%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.29%) SAS
3 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.43%) Kinematics
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.71%) SPSS
4 3 (4.29%) Stata
5 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.29%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) HTTP
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
1 7 (10.00%) Intranet
2 5 (7.14%) Firewall
3 4 (5.71%) LAN
3 4 (5.71%) WAN
4 3 (4.29%) BGP
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.29%) EIGRP
4 3 (4.29%) MPLS
4 3 (4.29%) Network Security
4 3 (4.29%) OSPF
4 3 (4.29%) VoIP
4 3 (4.29%) VPLS
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) HBase
6 1 (1.43%) Impala
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) Spark SQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Moq
1 10 (14.29%) NUnit
2 8 (11.43%) JIRA
3 7 (10.00%) MSTest
3 7 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) French Language
4 3 (4.29%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) Junior
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Junior Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Graduate
5 7 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Internet Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Chief Information Officer
6 6 (8.57%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 6 (8.57%) Chief Security Officer
6 6 (8.57%) CIO
6 6 (8.57%) Information Security Officer
6 6 (8.57%) Security Officer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
2 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.43%) Unity DI Container
3 8 (11.43%) Web Services
3 8 (11.43%) WinForms
3 8 (11.43%) WPF
4 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 7 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (10.00%) Ninject
4 7 (10.00%) Spring.NET
4 7 (10.00%) WCF
5 5 (7.14%) HTML
5 5 (7.14%) RESTful
6 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.71%) Java EE
6 4 (5.71%) XML
7 3 (4.29%) REST
7 3 (4.29%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Handset
3 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Unix
4 5 (7.14%) CentOS
4 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.86%) Android
6 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) OO
2 18 (25.71%) TDD
3 13 (18.57%) Mathematics
3 13 (18.57%) MVC
4 12 (17.14%) Information Security
4 12 (17.14%) Scrum
5 9 (12.86%) Data Security
5 9 (12.86%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (12.86%) Personalization
5 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.43%) Analytics
6 8 (11.43%) MVVM
6 8 (11.43%) Refactoring
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (10.00%) Kanban
7 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 6 (8.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) C#
2 15 (21.43%) PHP
2 15 (21.43%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) Java
4 13 (18.57%) Python
5 8 (11.43%) C
5 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.00%) VB
7 4 (5.71%) Perl
7 4 (5.71%) R
8 3 (4.29%) ActionScript
8 3 (4.29%) C++
8 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.29%) VBA
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (72.86%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) CISSP
3 8 (11.43%) CISM
4 7 (10.00%) CISA
5 6 (8.57%) ISSAP
5 6 (8.57%) PCI QSA
6 3 (4.29%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.29%) CCNA
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.29%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CNA
8 1 (1.43%) CNE
8 1 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.43%) HND
8 1 (1.43%) MCITP
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (1.43%) NCDA
8 1 (1.43%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.00%) QA
3 6 (8.57%) ISO22301
4 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Cisco
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) VMware
3 4 (5.71%) Avaya
4 3 (4.29%) Zend
5 2 (2.86%) hybris
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.43%) NetApp
6 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
6 1 (1.43%) Talend
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago