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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 10.31% 11.90% 6.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.57% 26.32% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 9
Median salary £42,500 £32,250 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.78% +46.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £24,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 70 38 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 36.08% 45.24% 35.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57 35 44
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £74,000 £50,000
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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Chelmsford

Computer Science
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (100.00%) Degree
2 26 (89.66%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) Spring
4 10 (34.48%) Java EE
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Spring MVC
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) Automotive
8 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) HTTP
10 2 (6.90%) CSS
10 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
11 1 (3.45%) PHP
11 1 (3.45%) C
11 1 (3.45%) C++
11 1 (3.45%) MS Project
11 1 (3.45%) MS Office
11 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
11 1 (3.45%) Unix
11 1 (3.45%) Linux
11 1 (3.45%) JBoss
11 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
11 1 (3.45%) Python
11 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.45%) PMP
11 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
11 1 (3.45%) Project Management

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 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.24%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 25 (86.21%) Java Developer
3 15 (51.72%) Graduate
3 15 (51.72%) Graduate Developer
4 14 (48.28%) Graduate Java Developer
5 10 (34.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Graduate Java Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Graduate Programmer
5 10 (34.48%) Graduate Software Developer
5 10 (34.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Java Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Java Programmer
5 10 (34.48%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (34.48%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Programmer
5 10 (34.48%) Software Developer
5 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Software Programmer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Spring
2 10 (34.48%) Java EE
3 7 (24.14%) Spring MVC
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Complexity Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Use Case
4 1 (3.45%) User Stories
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) IIBA
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
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