Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 73 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.29% 2.45% 3.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.32% 5.88% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 17
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.19%
10th Percentile £35,600 £31,250 £24,900
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £46,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 391 544 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 38.87% 41.72% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 282 361 237
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +4 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (38.46%) FMCG
6 4 (30.77%) System Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Release Management
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (23.08%) Logistics
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (23.08%) SAP
7 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (23.08%) 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 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Force.com
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Support
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SAP SD Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP WM Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP WM Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) JSP
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Release Management
1 4 (30.77%) System Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Murex
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle