The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% 3.89% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 7.81% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 4
Average salary £22,500 £55,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.09% +113.59%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Computer Science
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
109 128 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 46.19% 49.81% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 43
Average salary £42,500 £33,852 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.54% -3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Chester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Business Development
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Psychology
4 1 (25.00%) Economics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Economics
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 22 days ago