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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.52% 13.81% 7.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.78% 35.71% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
59 70 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 37.11% 38.67% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 53 63 58
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £47,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Colchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Ant
2 10 (71.43%) OOP
2 10 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) JBoss
2 10 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) Swing
5 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (50.00%) J2EE
5 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 7 (50.00%) JMS
5 7 (50.00%) Data Mining
5 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 7 (50.00%) Project Management
5 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (50.00%) GlassFish
5 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (50.00%) Gradle
5 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) Automotive
6 5 (35.71%) Ajax

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (71.43%) JBoss
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Ant
1 10 (71.43%) Maven
2 7 (50.00%) Gradle
3 3 (21.43%) Cactus
3 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Rational Rose
3 3 (21.43%) JMeter
3 3 (21.43%) NUnit
3 3 (21.43%) ArgoUML
3 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 3 (21.43%) DbUnit
3 3 (21.43%) JProfiler
3 3 (21.43%) Hudson
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) Redmine
4 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (7.14%) TestNG
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Swing
2 7 (50.00%) JMS
2 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OOP
1 10 (71.43%) OO
1 10 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) XAML
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
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 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
Colchester, Essex
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