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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.25% 2.66% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.55% 8.02% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Median salary £40,000 £21,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.04% -38.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £59,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  

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 197 162 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 35.12% 33.20% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 165 105 122
Median salary £37,500 £43,349 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.49% +8.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £60,000
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 30 March 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 30 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
Liverpool -9 6 £41,250 +91.86% 1
Southport - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 23 (76.67%) Degree
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) JIRA
3 8 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (23.33%) Confluence
4 7 (23.33%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (23.33%) Sass
4 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (23.33%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) N-Tier
4 7 (23.33%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) WCF
4 7 (23.33%) Atlassian
4 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) WinForms
4 7 (23.33%) Web Design
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 5 (16.67%) QA

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 7 (23.33%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Magento
2 2 (6.67%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) AdminStudio
4 1 (3.33%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.33%) NuGet
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Scientist
5 2 (6.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Graduate
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Data Scientist
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Application Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
2 7 (23.33%) jQuery
2 7 (23.33%) Sass
2 7 (23.33%) WCF
2 7 (23.33%) WinForms
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
2 8 (26.67%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (23.33%) Web Design
3 7 (23.33%) Web Development
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Statistics
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) R
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ACCA
3 1 (3.33%) CIMA
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) SAS Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Atlassian
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Zend
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Altiris
5 1 (3.33%) BMC
5 1 (3.33%) Demandware
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) Wyse
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