Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 32 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.62% 2.06% 3.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.94% 4.74% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 27
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £46,750
North West median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% +7.14%

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 358 464 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 40.50% 43.45% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 301 380 242
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +12 24 £40,000 +14.29% 9
St Helens - 1 £21,000 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 25 (78.13%) Degree
2 16 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) Python
3 13 (40.63%) Change Management
4 12 (37.50%) PHP
5 11 (34.38%) Debian
5 11 (34.38%) Master's Degree
5 11 (34.38%) High Availability
5 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (31.25%) Route 53
6 10 (31.25%) Splunk
6 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon S3
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (31.25%) New Relic
6 10 (31.25%) Ansible
6 10 (31.25%) DevOps
6 10 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (31.25%) Performance Optimisation
6 10 (31.25%) LAMP
6 10 (31.25%) Nagios
6 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 10 (31.25%) MySQL
6 10 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (31.25%) CentOS

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 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SAP BPC
2 2 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon ELB
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon S3
1 10 (31.25%) Route 53
1 10 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) G Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) BGP
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) OSPF
2 2 (6.25%) VLAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) WLAN
3 1 (3.13%) 802.11
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.13%) IPv4
3 1 (3.13%) IPv6
3 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon RDS
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Web Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Web Hosting Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Data Scientist
8 1 (3.13%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) LAMP
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.25%) Symfony
2 2 (6.25%) Zend Framework
3 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Debian
3 10 (31.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Change Management
2 11 (34.38%) High Availability
3 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 10 (31.25%) DevOps
3 10 (31.25%) Performance Optimisation
4 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity
4 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity Planning
4 7 (21.88%) Data Science
4 7 (21.88%) IT Strategy
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) Analytics
5 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 6 (18.75%) Line Management
5 6 (18.75%) People Management
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 6 (18.75%) Supplier Management
5 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Python
2 12 (37.50%) PHP
3 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Java 8
6 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Degree
2 16 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (34.38%) Master's Degree
4 6 (18.75%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (9.38%) CCNP
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.25%) CCNA
6 2 (6.25%) PhD
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
1 1 (3.13%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) LXC
2 1 (3.13%) NFS
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Ansible
1 10 (31.25%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) New Relic
1 10 (31.25%) Splunk
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Sun
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Google
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper
5 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.25%) Twitter
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Zend
6 1 (3.13%) Capita
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) Tableau