The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 17 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 13.69% 5.39% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 41.82% 16.67% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 3
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £26,750 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 66 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.74% 32.35% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 76
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Croydon region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Croydon

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Croydon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 34 (87.18%) Degree
2 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (71.79%) Finance
4 21 (53.85%) C#
4 21 (53.85%) .NET
4 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 21 (53.85%) SDLC
5 20 (51.28%) SQL
6 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
7 12 (30.77%) OO
8 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
9 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
9 10 (25.64%) HTML
10 9 (23.08%) CSS
10 9 (23.08%) MVC
11 8 (20.51%) OOP
12 7 (17.95%) Windows
13 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
13 5 (12.82%) Java
13 5 (12.82%) OOD
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
13 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
14 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
14 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
14 4 (10.26%) Physics
14 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (10.26%) C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Software Developer
3 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Applications Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
5 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) .NET
1 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.64%) HTML
3 9 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.26%) Physics
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) SDLC
3 12 (30.77%) OO
4 9 (23.08%) MVC
5 8 (20.51%) OOP
6 5 (12.82%) OOD
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.13%) System Testing
9 2 (5.13%) People Management
9 2 (5.13%) ERP
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Java
5 4 (10.26%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (87.18%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCPD
3 4 (10.26%) MCSD
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Citrix
Croydon, Surrey
MOTT MACDONALD
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