Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.78% 3.88% 3.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.01% 10.03% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 25
Lancashire median annual salary £35,500 £38,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.79% +20.31% -24.71%
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,000 £25,009
90th Percentile £53,500 £45,500 £62,500
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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 307 349 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.15% 38.69% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 244 306 205
Lancashire median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
10th Percentile £19,975 £22,500 £22,050
90th Percentile £49,250 £47,500 £48,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Lancashire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Lancashire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Lancashire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Chorley -3 14 £45,000 +15.38%
Skelmersdale - 9 £38,000 - 3
Burnley - 6 £25,000 -
Preston -11 1 £21,500 -5.49%
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 36 (83.72%) Degree
2 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
3 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) SQL
4 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (41.86%) MVC
5 17 (39.53%) Java
5 17 (39.53%) SDLC
6 15 (34.88%) C#
7 14 (32.56%) Spring
8 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.91%) .NET
9 12 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (23.26%) OOP
11 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.60%) HTML
12 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
12 8 (18.60%) CSS
13 7 (16.28%) PHP
13 7 (16.28%) MySQL
13 7 (16.28%) OO
13 7 (16.28%) Project Management
13 7 (16.28%) Retail
13 7 (16.28%) Web Development
13 7 (16.28%) REST
14 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
14 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
14 5 (11.63%) Actionable Insight
14 5 (11.63%) Statistics

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (11.63%) SAS
2 4 (9.30%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (11.63%) SPSS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (16.28%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Software Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Junior
5 8 (18.60%) Junior Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Graduate
6 7 (16.28%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Graduate Java Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (9.30%) IT Development Manager
8 4 (9.30%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (9.30%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Spring
2 12 (27.91%) .NET
3 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.60%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 7 (16.28%) REST
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.30%) SOAP
5 4 (9.30%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) XML
5 4 (9.30%) XSLT
6 3 (6.98%) CSS3
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) Node.js
6 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.30%) iPad
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) MVC
4 17 (39.53%) SDLC
5 10 (23.26%) OOP
6 7 (16.28%) OO
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) Web Development
7 5 (11.63%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
7 5 (11.63%) Statistics
7 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
8 4 (9.30%) Coaching
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) ERP
8 4 (9.30%) Information Security
8 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 17 (39.53%) Java
4 15 (34.88%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) PHP
6 5 (11.63%) Python
7 4 (9.30%) PHP 5
7 4 (9.30%) PHP 7
7 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (83.72%) Degree
2 12 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (11.63%) PhD
4 3 (6.98%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe
2 4 (9.30%) Google
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Sybase
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter