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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 21 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 13.41% 7.94% 2.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.81% 14.85% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 5
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,802 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +3.47%
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
93 101 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 51.96% 53.44% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 83 91 69
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 April 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Colchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 60 (92.31%) Degree
2 48 (73.85%) Java
3 45 (69.23%) Oracle
4 41 (63.08%) Software Engineering
5 39 (60.00%) Swing
6 38 (58.46%) Oracle Database
7 37 (56.92%) Open Source
8 36 (55.38%) E-Commerce
8 36 (55.38%) CSS
8 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
8 36 (55.38%) PL/SQL
8 36 (55.38%) HTML
9 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (50.77%) JBoss
11 32 (49.23%) OOP
11 32 (49.23%) OO
12 31 (47.69%) Ajax
12 31 (47.69%) Relational Database
13 28 (43.08%) J2EE
14 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
15 25 (38.46%) WebLogic
15 25 (38.46%) WebSphere
16 22 (33.85%) RDBMS
17 16 (24.62%) Linux
18 14 (21.54%) SQL
18 14 (21.54%) SDLC
19 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
20 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 10g
20 9 (13.85%) Unix
20 9 (13.85%) NetBeans

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 33 (50.77%) JBoss
2 25 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 25 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) VoIP
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) VLAN
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (58.46%) Oracle Database
2 31 (47.69%) Relational Database
3 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (33.85%) RDBMS
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (6.15%) MySQL
7 3 (4.62%) Big Data
7 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) NetBeans
2 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) Ant
3 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.69%) JUnit
3 5 (7.69%) Maven
3 5 (7.69%) NUnit
3 5 (7.69%) Selenium
3 5 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.15%) Cactus
4 4 (6.15%) DbUnit
4 4 (6.15%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (6.15%) JMeter
4 4 (6.15%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.54%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.15%) Automotive
1 4 (6.15%) Banking
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
1 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 43 (66.15%) Java Developer
3 27 (41.54%) Java Programmer
3 27 (41.54%) Programmer
4 25 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 25 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Agile Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Agile Java Developer
5 24 (36.92%) J2EE Developer
5 24 (36.92%) J2EE Programmer
5 24 (36.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Oracle Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Senior Agile Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Senior Java Programmer
5 24 (36.92%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.00%) Swing
2 36 (55.38%) CSS
2 36 (55.38%) HTML
3 31 (47.69%) Ajax
4 28 (43.08%) J2EE
5 8 (12.31%) Java EE
6 5 (7.69%) HTML5
6 5 (7.69%) jQuery
7 4 (6.15%) .NET
8 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.62%) REST
8 3 (4.62%) Spring
9 2 (3.08%) OpenCL
9 2 (3.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.08%) CUDA
2 2 (3.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Unix
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Software Engineering
2 37 (56.92%) Open Source
3 36 (55.38%) E-Commerce
4 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (49.23%) OO
5 32 (49.23%) OOP
6 14 (21.54%) SDLC
7 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 5 (7.69%) Web Development
9 4 (6.15%) Benchmarking
9 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.15%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (6.15%) ITIL
9 4 (6.15%) Migration
9 4 (6.15%) Project Management
9 4 (6.15%) Use Case
10 3 (4.62%) Analytics
10 3 (4.62%) MVC
11 1 (1.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) Java
2 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
2 36 (55.38%) PL/SQL
3 14 (21.54%) SQL
4 6 (9.23%) C++
5 4 (6.15%) C
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded C
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++
5 4 (6.15%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) C#
7 2 (3.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (92.31%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) MCP
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.15%) MCSA
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Citrix
3 5 (7.69%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec
5 1 (1.54%) VMware