The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 39 46
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.46% 4.10% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 11.24% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 12
Median salary £33,750 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +44.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £35,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 225 169 169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 40.98% 36.50% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 176 139 131
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £64,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Merseyside

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Merseyside

Computer Science
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool -12 8 £33,750 -10.00% 4
Computer Science
North West

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

1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (20.00%) System Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Graduate
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ACCA
3 1 (6.67%) CIMA
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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