The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.88% 3.31% 5.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.64% 10.34% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 11
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £25,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 58 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 29.10% 32.04% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 43
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £23,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Essex

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 28 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Colchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (88.89%) Maven
3 16 (88.89%) Java
3 16 (88.89%) Oracle
3 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 16 (88.89%) Ant
3 16 (88.89%) JBoss
3 16 (88.89%) E-Commerce
4 15 (83.33%) Project Management
4 15 (83.33%) JMS
4 15 (83.33%) Data Mining
4 15 (83.33%) Swing
4 15 (83.33%) OOP
4 15 (83.33%) OO
4 15 (83.33%) WebLogic
4 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
4 15 (83.33%) Hibernate
4 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
4 15 (83.33%) J2EE
4 15 (83.33%) GlassFish
5 14 (77.78%) NoSQL
5 14 (77.78%) Gradle
5 14 (77.78%) Relational Database
5 14 (77.78%) RDBMS
6 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
6 13 (72.22%) HTML
6 13 (72.22%) CSS
6 13 (72.22%) Ajax
7 12 (66.67%) Automotive

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
1 15 (83.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) Data Mining
3 14 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 14 (77.78%) Relational Database
3 14 (77.78%) RDBMS
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Maven
1 16 (88.89%) Ant
2 14 (77.78%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) ArgoUML
3 1 (5.56%) Cactus
3 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.56%) JProfiler
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Redmine
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) JMS
1 15 (83.33%) Swing
1 15 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 15 (83.33%) J2EE
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) E-Commerce
3 15 (83.33%) Project Management
3 15 (83.33%) OOP
3 15 (83.33%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
1 16 (88.89%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) DevExpress