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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.12% 5.36% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 20.29% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 5
Average salary £85,000 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+220.75% +3.92%
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
63 69 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.20% 26.44% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 65
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 6 May 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Games
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Google
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Economics
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 1 (14.29%) Physics
6 1 (14.29%) Psychology
6 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Graduate
3 3 (42.86%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Junior
4 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Trainee Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Trainee
5 1 (14.29%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Trainee Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Economics
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
1 1 (14.29%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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