The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.50% 2.53% 12.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 14.29% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £22,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.11% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
30 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.98% 17.72% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 15
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £26,594 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £40,052 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Chelmsford region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) MVVM
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Magento
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Java EE
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
5 2 (18.18%) JPA
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Gradle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Gradle
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Graduate
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Development Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Graduate Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Java Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Junior
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate Systems Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) EJB
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Java EE
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) JPA
3 2 (18.18%) Struts
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) MVVM
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) MCP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle