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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.05% 7.46% 1.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.42% 19.77% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 4
Average salary £27,500 £57,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.75% +123.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £60,000 £46,300
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
48 86 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 19.67% 37.72% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 71 55
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £50,000 £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 22 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Croydon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) MVC
3 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (61.90%) jQuery
4 12 (57.14%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) Statistics
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
5 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (47.62%) Razor View Engine
6 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
6 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
6 10 (47.62%) RDBMS
6 10 (47.62%) Ajax
6 10 (47.62%) Economics
6 10 (47.62%) CMS
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) GIS
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) MCPD
9 2 (9.52%) Firewall

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (47.62%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
3 10 (47.62%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Programmer
2 11 (52.38%) Analyst Programmer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Programmer
2 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Developer Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate
5 2 (9.52%) Junior DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
1 13 (61.90%) jQuery
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (47.62%) Razor View Engine
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
4 10 (47.62%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) COM+
6 1 (4.76%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Statistics
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
2 10 (47.62%) Economics
3 3 (14.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
1 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
4 1 (4.76%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MCPD
2 2 (9.52%) MCSD
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) HP