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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.74% 1.97% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 8.93% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £57,500 £25,750 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+123.30% +47.14%
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
90 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.46% 22.05% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 27
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,600 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 17 (89.47%) Degree
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) UNIX
5 7 (36.84%) Financial Institution
5 7 (36.84%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) CISSP
7 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (26.32%) Legal
7 5 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (26.32%) CEH
7 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (26.32%) Cyber Security
7 5 (26.32%) Data Privacy
7 5 (26.32%) Computer Security
7 5 (26.32%) Statistics
7 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
7 5 (26.32%) Physics
7 5 (26.32%) EnCE
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (26.32%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Financial Institution
3 5 (26.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Graduate
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Forensic Investigator
3 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) MDX
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Statistics
1 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
1 5 (26.32%) Physics
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (26.32%) Cyber Security
3 5 (26.32%) Data Privacy
3 5 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Computer Security
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) EnCE
2 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) CEH
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Dundas
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