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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.38% 1.31% 7.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.44% 4.88% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 15
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
45 41 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 30.20% 26.80% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 48
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Colchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (89.47%) Maven
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) Ant
2 17 (89.47%) JBoss
2 17 (89.47%) E-Commerce
3 16 (84.21%) J2EE
3 16 (84.21%) Project Management
3 16 (84.21%) JMS
3 16 (84.21%) Data Mining
3 16 (84.21%) OOP
3 16 (84.21%) OO
3 16 (84.21%) WebLogic
3 16 (84.21%) PL/SQL
3 16 (84.21%) Hibernate
3 16 (84.21%) GlassFish
3 16 (84.21%) WebSphere
4 15 (78.95%) NoSQL
4 15 (78.95%) Gradle
4 15 (78.95%) Relational Database
4 15 (78.95%) Swing
4 15 (78.95%) RDBMS
5 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (68.42%) HTML
5 13 (68.42%) CSS
5 13 (68.42%) Ajax
6 12 (63.16%) Automotive

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (84.21%) WebLogic
1 16 (84.21%) GlassFish
1 16 (84.21%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) Data Mining
3 15 (78.95%) NoSQL
3 15 (78.95%) Relational Database
3 15 (78.95%) RDBMS
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Maven
1 17 (89.47%) Ant
2 15 (78.95%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) Redmine
3 1 (5.26%) TestNG
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) ArgoUML
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) Cactus
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Rational Rose
General
1 12 (63.16%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (52.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) J2EE
1 16 (84.21%) JMS
1 16 (84.21%) Hibernate
2 15 (78.95%) Swing
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
3 13 (68.42%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) WinForms
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
5 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) E-Commerce
2 16 (84.21%) Project Management
2 16 (84.21%) OOP
2 16 (84.21%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) PL/SQL
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle
1 17 (89.47%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
Colchester, Essex
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