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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 45 65
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.06% 3.79% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.38% 8.33% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 2
Median salary £23,500 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.25% +37.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £59,500 £37,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 141 204 195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 32.34% 45.43% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 111 173 161
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Chorley -4 6 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Burnley - 2 £22,500 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £33,000 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 18 (94.74%) SDLC
3 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
6 10 (52.63%) HTML
6 10 (52.63%) CSS
6 10 (52.63%) HTML5
7 9 (47.37%) SOAP
7 9 (47.37%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) Oracle
8 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
8 8 (42.11%) MySQL
8 8 (42.11%) Java
8 8 (42.11%) HTTP
8 8 (42.11%) JSON
9 7 (36.84%) Web Services
9 7 (36.84%) C#
10 6 (31.58%) Spring
10 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
12 4 (21.05%) Internet
12 4 (21.05%) OO
12 4 (21.05%) OpenEdge
12 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (21.05%) PHP
12 4 (21.05%) MVC
12 4 (21.05%) QA

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 4 (21.05%) OpenEdge
2 1 (5.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Software Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Junior
3 6 (31.58%) Junior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior .NET Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior .NET Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior C# Application Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
1 10 (52.63%) HTML5
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) SOAP
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) REST
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.53%) CSS3
8 2 (10.53%) Node.js
8 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.26%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) SDLC
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Scorecard
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: 3 days ago