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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 12 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 15.91% 4.49% 8.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.19% 9.33% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 13
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,050 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
149 75 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 56.44% 48.08% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 129 72 50
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,050 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Colchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 57 (95.00%) Degree
2 42 (70.00%) Java
3 40 (66.67%) Oracle
4 38 (63.33%) Software Engineering
5 35 (58.33%) Open Source
5 35 (58.33%) PL/SQL
6 33 (55.00%) Oracle Database
7 31 (51.67%) Swing
8 29 (48.33%) JBoss
9 28 (46.67%) E-Commerce
10 27 (45.00%) CSS
10 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
10 27 (45.00%) HTML
10 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (40.00%) J2EE
11 24 (40.00%) OOP
11 24 (40.00%) OO
12 23 (38.33%) Ajax
12 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
13 22 (36.67%) WebSphere
13 22 (36.67%) WebLogic
13 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
14 21 (35.00%) RDBMS
15 17 (28.33%) SDLC
15 17 (28.33%) SQL
16 16 (26.67%) Linux
17 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
18 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (16.67%) Unix
18 10 (16.67%) Software Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 29 (48.33%) JBoss
2 22 (36.67%) WebLogic
2 22 (36.67%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) VLAN
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
3 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (35.00%) RDBMS
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (16.67%) NetBeans
2 6 (10.00%) Maven
3 5 (8.33%) Ant
3 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.33%) JUnit
3 5 (8.33%) NUnit
3 5 (8.33%) Selenium
3 5 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.67%) Cactus
4 4 (6.67%) DbUnit
4 4 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (6.67%) JMeter
4 4 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.67%) ArgoUML
5 1 (1.67%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.67%) Redmine
5 1 (1.67%) The Grinder
General
1 6 (10.00%) Automotive
1 6 (10.00%) Banking
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
1 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (68.33%) Developer
2 37 (61.67%) Java Developer
3 21 (35.00%) Senior Developer
3 21 (35.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (31.67%) J2EE Developer
4 19 (31.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (30.00%) Agile Developer
5 18 (30.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 18 (30.00%) J2EE Programmer
5 18 (30.00%) Java Programmer
5 18 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (30.00%) Programmer
5 18 (30.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 18 (30.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 18 (30.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 18 (30.00%) Senior Java Programmer
5 18 (30.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (30.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 18 (30.00%) Senior Programmer
6 10 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) Swing
2 27 (45.00%) CSS
2 27 (45.00%) HTML
3 24 (40.00%) J2EE
4 23 (38.33%) Ajax
5 6 (10.00%) .NET
6 5 (8.33%) Java EE
7 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.00%) HTML5
7 3 (5.00%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) Spring
9 1 (1.67%) JMS
9 1 (1.67%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.67%) CUDA
2 1 (1.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Unix
3 7 (11.67%) Windows
4 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 35 (58.33%) Open Source
3 28 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (40.00%) OO
5 24 (40.00%) OOP
6 17 (28.33%) SDLC
7 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Benchmarking
8 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 6 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (8.33%) Project Management
10 4 (6.67%) Use Case
11 3 (5.00%) Front End Development
11 3 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) Java
2 35 (58.33%) PL/SQL
3 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (28.33%) SQL
5 7 (11.67%) C++
6 6 (10.00%) C
6 6 (10.00%) Embedded C
6 6 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 6 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 57 (95.00%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) MCP
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) Citrix
4 5 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
Colchester, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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