Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 38 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 22 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.88% 3.26% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 3.46% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 5
Chester median annual salary £56,000 £42,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.76% +80.85% -35.17%
10th Percentile £21,800 £18,800 £21,750
90th Percentile £78,250 £61,000 £47,750
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +23.46% +35.00%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 295 260 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 92.19% 94.20% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 252 229 217
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,275 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £62,500 £59,250
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%

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 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
1 17 (77.27%) CSS
1 17 (77.27%) DevOps
2 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
3 15 (68.18%) User Experience
4 14 (63.64%) React
4 14 (63.64%) REST
5 13 (59.09%) webpack
5 13 (59.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 13 (59.09%) Virtual Team
5 13 (59.09%) Redux
5 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
5 13 (59.09%) JSON
6 12 (54.55%) Banking
7 10 (45.45%) React Native
8 9 (40.91%) Finance
9 8 (36.36%) Degree
10 6 (27.27%) Apache Flex
11 4 (18.18%) PHP
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.64%) Selenium
12 3 (13.64%) SaaS
12 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (9.09%) BlazeMeter
13 2 (9.09%) Cosmos DB
13 2 (9.09%) Azure
13 2 (9.09%) TDD

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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Azure
2 2 (9.09%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (59.09%) webpack
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 12 (54.55%) Banking
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 13 (59.09%) Software Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Graduate
3 3 (13.64%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Access Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IAM Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) CSS
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) React
2 14 (63.64%) REST
3 13 (59.09%) JSON
3 13 (59.09%) Redux
4 10 (45.45%) React Native
5 6 (27.27%) Apache Flex
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) Swagger
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (4.55%) gRPC
7 1 (4.55%) Laravel
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) SailPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Symfony
7 1 (4.55%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) User Experience
2 13 (59.09%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.09%) Learning Management System
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Debian
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) DevOps
2 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 13 (59.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) A/B Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Microservices
5 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.09%) HND
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) SendGrid
2 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) Zend