Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.97% 2.92% 4.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 9.01% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 9
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £23,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.94% -45.35% +43.33%
10th Percentile £18,800 £19,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £76,250 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year +14.71% +27.82% +5.56%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 100 111 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 37.17% 32.46% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 97
Chester median annual salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50% -9.60%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,000 £26,700
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £61,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -3.57%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science 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 in Chester.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Chester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Chester over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (25.00%) Flink
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) Kafka
1 2 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Infotainment
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Telematics
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Webmin
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore