Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 74 75
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 22 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.70% 1.41% 2.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.47% 3.61% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 30
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £31,875
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £56,875
North West median annual salary £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +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 340 388 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 41.67% 39.15% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 256 275 368
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +15 18 £41,000 -3.53% 3
Birkenhead - 1 - - 4
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 17 (77.27%) Degree
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) SOAP
5 9 (40.91%) Micro Focus
5 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
5 9 (40.91%) REST
5 9 (40.91%) Procedural Programming
5 9 (40.91%) Blue Prism
5 9 (40.91%) Robotic Process Automation
5 9 (40.91%) Due Diligence
6 8 (36.36%) Robotics
7 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
7 6 (27.27%) Information Security
8 5 (22.73%) Python
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) Perl
9 4 (18.18%) ITSM
9 4 (18.18%) Service Management
9 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (13.64%) Firewall
10 3 (13.64%) New Relic
10 3 (13.64%) Change Management
10 3 (13.64%) Project Management
10 3 (13.64%) Juniper
10 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification

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 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) BGP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) OSPF
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) WLAN
3 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.55%) Junos
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Automation Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate
4 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) REST
2 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.55%) Qt
5 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.55%) React
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Robotics
2 2 (9.09%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Due Diligence
1 9 (40.91%) Procedural Programming
1 9 (40.91%) Robotic Process Automation
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) ITSM
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) People Management
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PhD
5 1 (4.55%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
3 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) MOM
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) CFEngine
3 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Rancher
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Blue Prism
1 9 (40.91%) Micro Focus
2 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) New Relic
4 2 (9.09%) Dynatrace
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) VMware