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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.67% 3.73% 6.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.67% 11.11% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 7
Average salary £25,750 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.50% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
75 54 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 45.45% 33.54% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72 45 30
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Colchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) MySQL
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Symbian
4 5 (35.71%) i2
4 5 (35.71%) Apple
4 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (35.71%) Law
4 5 (35.71%) Legal
4 5 (35.71%) Games
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Forensics
4 5 (35.71%) Digital Media
4 5 (35.71%) E-Discovery
4 5 (35.71%) Final Cut Pro
4 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (35.71%) Android
4 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (28.57%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) JBoss
6 3 (21.43%) Ant
6 3 (21.43%) JUnit

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Final Cut Pro
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Rose
1 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (21.43%) JMeter
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
1 3 (21.43%) ArgoUML
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) Cactus
1 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Functional Tester
1 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
1 3 (21.43%) DbUnit
1 3 (21.43%) JProfiler
1 3 (21.43%) Hudson
1 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
1 3 (21.43%) Redmine
General
1 5 (35.71%) Law
1 5 (35.71%) Legal
1 5 (35.71%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Forensic Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Swing
1 3 (21.43%) Java EE
1 3 (21.43%) WPF
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Media
2 3 (21.43%) Physics
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Android
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Forensics
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (35.71%) E-Discovery
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Use Case
2 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) OOP
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) XAML
3 3 (21.43%) C
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) VCP4
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) i2
3 5 (35.71%) Apple
3 5 (35.71%) Symbian
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix