The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.90% 1.83% 9.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.08% 5.66% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 16
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
71 53 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 48.97% 32.32% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 56
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Colchester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Colchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
3 16 (88.89%) JBoss
3 16 (88.89%) E-Commerce
3 16 (88.89%) Ant
3 16 (88.89%) Oracle
3 16 (88.89%) Java
3 16 (88.89%) Maven
3 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (83.33%) Hibernate
4 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
4 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
4 15 (83.33%) J2EE
4 15 (83.33%) WebLogic
4 15 (83.33%) JMS
4 15 (83.33%) Data Mining
4 15 (83.33%) OOP
4 15 (83.33%) OO
4 15 (83.33%) RDBMS
4 15 (83.33%) Project Management
4 15 (83.33%) GlassFish
4 15 (83.33%) NoSQL
4 15 (83.33%) Gradle
4 15 (83.33%) Relational Database
5 14 (77.78%) Swing
6 13 (72.22%) CSS
6 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
6 13 (72.22%) HTML
6 13 (72.22%) Ajax
7 12 (66.67%) Automotive

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
1 15 (83.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) Data Mining
2 15 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 15 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 15 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Maven
1 16 (88.89%) Ant
2 15 (83.33%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) ArgoUML
3 1 (5.56%) Cactus
3 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.56%) JProfiler
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Redmine
General
1 12 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) J2EE
1 15 (83.33%) JMS
1 15 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 14 (77.78%) Swing
3 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Project Management
2 15 (83.33%) OOP
2 15 (83.33%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
1 16 (88.89%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
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