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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 45 42 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.42% 2.71% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.54% 6.62% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Median salary £27,000 £37,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +78.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,200
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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 153 136 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 36.96% 40.96% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 140 109 140
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,560 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
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 26 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
Preston -12 4 £32,500 -
Chorley 0 2 £27,000 -28.00%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) SDLC
4 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) CSS
4 12 (34.29%) Unix
4 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) Windows
5 11 (31.43%) C#
5 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
5 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
5 11 (31.43%) vSphere
5 11 (31.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) DNS
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (22.86%) MySQL
9 7 (20.00%) VMware
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (17.14%) HTML5
10 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.14%) jQuery
10 6 (17.14%) JSON
10 6 (17.14%) Web Development
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) SOAP

Computer Science
Top Related 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 (11.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) IPv4
3 4 (11.43%) SNMP
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Junior
5 4 (11.43%) Junior Applications Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Junior C# Application Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Junior C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Junior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Junior Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) CSS
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) HTML5
2 6 (17.14%) jQuery
2 6 (17.14%) JSON
2 6 (17.14%) SOAP
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) Spine.js
4 4 (11.43%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
5 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) e-Health
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
1 12 (34.29%) Unix
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Android
4 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) AIX
6 2 (5.71%) HPUX
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) SDLC
2 11 (31.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Web Development
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
4 5 (14.29%) Web Design
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.43%) Structured Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) C#
4 5 (14.29%) C
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.43%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.71%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) vSphere
2 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) vCloud
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (11.43%) Nagios
1 4 (11.43%) OpenView
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) Xamarin
5 4 (11.43%) BMC
5 4 (11.43%) CA
5 4 (11.43%) Compuware
5 4 (11.43%) Dynatrace
5 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) Nimsoft
6 3 (8.57%) Veritas
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) Sun
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Research Councils UK
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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