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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.62% 0.43% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.38% 1.33% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £45,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
94 75 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 41.05% 31.91% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 80 53 64
Average salary £46,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.70% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,650 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,200 £52,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Chester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) MBA
2 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Graduate
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Graduate Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Trainee Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Trainee Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Trainee
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Forensic Investigator
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Information Management
1 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
1 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MBA
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) EnCE
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
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