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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 12.77% 6.27% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 40.00% 15.38% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 2
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,710 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +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
60 104 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.91% 40.78% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 55 88 63
Average salary £42,660 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.74% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 June 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Croydon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 26 (83.87%) Degree
2 25 (80.65%) Finance
3 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) C#
4 17 (54.84%) .NET
4 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
4 17 (54.84%) SDLC
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
6 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
7 9 (29.03%) MVC
8 8 (25.81%) OOP
8 8 (25.81%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 6 (19.35%) HTML
10 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 5 (16.13%) CSS
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
12 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (12.90%) MCPD
12 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
12 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (12.90%) MCSD
13 3 (9.68%) ITIL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
4 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Data Quality Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
1 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) SDLC
3 9 (29.03%) MVC
4 8 (25.81%) OOP
4 8 (25.81%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Use Case
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
9 2 (6.45%) System Testing
9 2 (6.45%) People Management
9 2 (6.45%) Information Security
9 2 (6.45%) TDD
9 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.90%) MCPD
3 4 (12.90%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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