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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.18% 3.76% 2.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 13.79% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Average salary £53,250 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.40% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,650 £41,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
41 58 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.12% 27.23% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 82
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,000
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 6 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Chester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Information Management
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (30.00%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (30.00%) FMCG
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) MBA
4 3 (30.00%) Games
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Graduate
2 4 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Trainee Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Trainee
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Trainee Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) ETL
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Information Management
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (30.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) Google
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