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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.79% 1.32% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 4.84% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £25,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.46% +28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
129 62 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.99% 27.31% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 30
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,700 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
4 7 (43.75%) Digital Forensics
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) CISSP
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (31.25%) CEH
6 5 (31.25%) Legal
6 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (31.25%) EnCE
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Security
6 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
6 5 (31.25%) Data Privacy
7 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) ETL
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) Information Management
9 2 (12.50%) MBA
9 2 (12.50%) Subversion
9 2 (12.50%) IBM

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
3 5 (31.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Incident Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Forensic Investigator
2 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) FMCG
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Economics
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Security
3 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
3 5 (31.25%) Data Privacy
3 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Information Management
6 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) EnCE
2 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) MBA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Dundas
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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