Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 81 63
Rank change year-on-year +32 -18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 27 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.10% 1.27% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.31% 3.09% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 29
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +49.04%
10th Percentile £35,300 £27,500 £36,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £44,250
North West median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 325 421 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 37.36% 41.27% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 254 332 279
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £44,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Liverpool +19 18 £41,000 -3.53% 7
Birkenhead - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 9 (33.33%) Change Management
3 9 (33.33%) ITSM
3 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity Planning
4 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity
5 7 (25.93%) Information Security
5 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Nagios
5 7 (25.93%) Sun
5 7 (25.93%) SAP
5 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) SAP BPC
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
5 7 (25.93%) New Relic
5 7 (25.93%) Line Management
5 7 (25.93%) People Management
5 7 (25.93%) SDLC
5 7 (25.93%) TOGAF Certification
5 7 (25.93%) Data Science
5 7 (25.93%) IT Strategy
5 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (22.22%) User Experience

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 (7.41%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (14.81%) Route 53
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) BGP
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) OSPF
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) WLAN
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) Junos
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Team Leader
2 4 (14.81%) Automation Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Web Hosting Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.70%) Qt
4 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Robotics
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) CentOS
3 4 (14.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Change Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITSM
2 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity
3 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity Planning
4 7 (25.93%) Data Science
4 7 (25.93%) Information Security
4 7 (25.93%) IT Strategy
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
4 7 (25.93%) Line Management
4 7 (25.93%) People Management
4 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
5 6 (22.22%) Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) High Availability
5 6 (22.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Python
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) PHP
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (25.93%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Master's Degree
4 4 (14.81%) CCNP
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) PhD
7 1 (3.70%) CCIE
7 1 (3.70%) CISSP
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Nagios
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) MOM
4 1 (3.70%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Rancher
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) New Relic
1 7 (25.93%) SAP
1 7 (25.93%) Sun
2 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 4 (14.81%) Blue Prism
3 4 (14.81%) Micro Focus
3 4 (14.81%) Splunk
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Dynatrace
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) Capita
6 1 (3.70%) Tableau
6 1 (3.70%) VMware