Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.86% 4.26% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.77% 11.65% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 9
Chester median annual salary £23,500 £43,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.35% +43.33% -41.98%
10th Percentile £19,750 £30,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £51,250 £35,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £33,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year +27.82% +5.56% -16.00%

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 114 103 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 32.57% 36.52% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 100 88 105
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,175 £27,200
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,875 £61,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.06% -1.25%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) VLDB
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) Gradle
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Kafka
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (20.00%) Akka
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark

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 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) VLDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Akka
2 2 (20.00%) Kafka
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Apigee
2 1 (10.00%) Google