The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.00% 1.92% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.05% 9.62% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £25,750 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+113.59% +47.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
83 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.20% 19.92% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 34
Average salary £33,500 £34,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.89% +13.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Cheshire

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 23 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Chester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) UNIX
3 9 (36.00%) Information Security
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Financial Institution
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (28.00%) Statistics
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (28.00%) Physics
5 7 (28.00%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (24.00%) SAS
6 6 (24.00%) Python
6 6 (24.00%) MS Office
6 6 (24.00%) SAP
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) C
6 6 (24.00%) C++
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) Business Objects
6 6 (24.00%) Firewall
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (24.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) SMTP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) OLAP
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Graduate
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Forensic Investigator
4 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) XHTML
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) MDX
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Statistics
1 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (28.00%) Physics
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Economics
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 5 (20.00%) Data Privacy
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) ETL
8 1 (4.00%) Service Management
8 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) EnCE
2 5 (20.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Business Objects
2 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Dundas
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