The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 12 22
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 6.35% 8.76% 5.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.44% 30.00% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 9
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% +60.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Chelmsford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73 40 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 38.62% 29.20% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 47
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,350 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Chelmsford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Chelmsford.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Chelmsford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Chelmsford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chelmsford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 31 (100.00%) Degree
2 29 (93.55%) Java
3 21 (67.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (64.52%) Spring
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (48.39%) SQL
6 14 (45.16%) MVC
6 14 (45.16%) TDD
6 14 (45.16%) Mathematics
6 14 (45.16%) Spring MVC
7 10 (32.26%) Java EE
8 5 (16.13%) Automotive
9 4 (12.90%) HTML
10 1 (3.23%) GIS
10 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.23%) CMS
10 1 (3.23%) C
10 1 (3.23%) C++
10 1 (3.23%) Unix
10 1 (3.23%) Linux
10 1 (3.23%) Python
10 1 (3.23%) CRM
10 1 (3.23%) HTTP
10 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
10 1 (3.23%) J2EE
10 1 (3.23%) EJB
10 1 (3.23%) Struts
10 1 (3.23%) jQuery
10 1 (3.23%) JIRA
10 1 (3.23%) Network Planning

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 29 (93.55%) Java Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Graduate
3 10 (32.26%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Graduate Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Graduate Java Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Graduate Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) Graduate Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Java Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Java Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) Spring
2 14 (45.16%) Spring MVC
3 10 (32.26%) Java EE
4 4 (12.90%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Mathematics
2 14 (45.16%) MVC
2 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 1 (3.23%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Network Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Degree
2 21 (67.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
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