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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.95% 3.02% 8.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 7.41% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 22
Average salary £21,500 £38,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.51% -26.19%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
76 81 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.04% 40.70% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 66 61 79
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Croydon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.69%) SLA
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 6 (20.69%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) C++
5 5 (17.24%) HND
5 5 (17.24%) Unix
5 5 (17.24%) Python
6 4 (13.79%) BCP
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) NetApp
6 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
6 4 (13.79%) FTP
6 4 (13.79%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (13.79%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
1 4 (13.79%) FTP
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
1 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
1 4 (13.79%) IPsec
1 4 (13.79%) LDAP
1 4 (13.79%) NAS
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) OLTP
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
2 1 (3.45%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Assistant
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
5 3 (10.34%) ASP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Physics
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) SDLC
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) BCP
4 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) OOD
4 4 (13.79%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (13.79%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C++
3 5 (17.24%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) C
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.45%) R
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) MCPD
3 1 (3.45%) MCSD
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Samba
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) GlusterFS
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Brocade
4 1 (3.45%) BT
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) StorageTek
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas