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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.04% 8.60% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.36% 22.35% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 2
Average salary £27,500 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.16% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
44 85 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 17.96% 38.46% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36 71 55
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Croydon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) MVC
3 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 11 (55.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) Statistics
5 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (45.00%) Razor View Engine
6 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
6 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (45.00%) Ajax
6 9 (45.00%) Economics
6 9 (45.00%) CMS
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) GIS
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) MCPD
9 2 (10.00%) Firewall

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Programmer
2 10 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Developer Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 9 (45.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
1 12 (60.00%) jQuery
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) Razor View Engine
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) Ajax
4 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.00%) COM+
6 1 (5.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Statistics
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (45.00%) Economics
3 3 (15.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCSD
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper