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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 23 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.97% 10.34% 10.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.38% 25.86% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 12
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,775 £33,150 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
64 58 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 42.38% 40.00% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 43
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £40,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Colchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Physics
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Hudson
5 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) JProfiler
5 2 (25.00%) Redmine
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Cactus
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) DbUnit
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (25.00%) Redmine
1 2 (25.00%) Cactus
1 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) DbUnit
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) ArgoUML
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Rose
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Forensic Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Physics
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) E-Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) XAML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) i2
4 1 (12.50%) Symbian
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago