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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.56% 9.06% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.86% 28.57% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 2
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +51.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
70 84 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 37.43% 31.70% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 61 76 73
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Croydon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 18 (81.82%) Degree
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) C#
4 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) MVC
7 6 (27.27%) OOP
7 6 (27.27%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (13.64%) MCPD
10 3 (13.64%) Use Case
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
10 3 (13.64%) Workflow
10 3 (13.64%) MCSD
11 2 (9.09%) HTML
11 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Lawson
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Use Case
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) System Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) MCPD
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £34000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago