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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.50% 2.56% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.71% 7.14% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £23,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.53% -41.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,450 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £25,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
34 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.63% 35.90% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 60 52
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Chester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Chester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Games
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) HTML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Sahi
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) WatiN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Games
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) QA Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Delphi
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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