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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 29 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.04% 5.88% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.41% 26.15% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -31.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £54,250
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
85 65 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 42.93% 22.49% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 74
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Croydon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) MCSD
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) GIS
6 2 (15.38%) MCPD
6 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (7.69%) Delphi
7 1 (7.69%) VBScript
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) COM+

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate
2 2 (15.38%) Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) ActiveX
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
2 1 (7.69%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) XQuery
5 1 (7.69%) XPath
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCPD
3 2 (15.38%) MCSD
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) BMC
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
Croydon, Surrey
MOTT MACDONALD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago