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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 18 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 12.21% 2.93% 4.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 37.50% 14.00% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 6
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -42.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £24,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £60,000
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
56 50 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.56% 20.92% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 82
Average salary £45,000 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.33% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,950 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Croydon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 39 (86.67%) Degree
2 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (66.67%) Finance
4 25 (55.56%) SDLC
5 24 (53.33%) C#
5 24 (53.33%) .NET
5 24 (53.33%) ASP.NET
6 23 (51.11%) SQL
7 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
8 14 (31.11%) OO
8 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
9 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
9 13 (28.89%) HTML
10 12 (26.67%) CSS
11 11 (24.44%) Windows
12 8 (17.78%) Java
12 8 (17.78%) C++
12 8 (17.78%) OOD
12 8 (17.78%) MVC
12 8 (17.78%) Mathematics
12 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
13 7 (15.56%) Physics
13 7 (15.56%) UML
13 7 (15.56%) OOP
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
15 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 5 (11.11%) MCPD
15 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
3 7 (15.56%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
1 24 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 13 (28.89%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Mathematics
2 7 (15.56%) Physics
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) GIS
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) SDLC
3 14 (31.11%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) OOD
4 8 (17.78%) MVC
4 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.56%) UML
5 7 (15.56%) OOP
6 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL
9 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) System Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.44%) Matrix Management
10 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) C++
4 8 (17.78%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (86.67%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) MCSD
3 5 (11.11%) MCPD
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix
2 1 (2.22%) BT
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