The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.57% 2.58% 4.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.59% 8.09% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
397 371 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.78% 31.87% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 286 281 241
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Essex region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Essex

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Essex

Computer Science
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +10 8 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Colchester -2 3 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -5 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Brentwood -10 3 £42,500 -
Harlow - 2 £42,500 -
Braintree +3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Stanford-le-Hope -1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Loughton - 1 £22,500 -
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Basildon - 1 £23,500 -
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 79 (89.77%) Degree
2 39 (44.32%) .NET
3 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
4 27 (30.68%) Finance
5 25 (28.41%) C#
5 25 (28.41%) Java
6 22 (25.00%) OO
7 21 (23.86%) OOP
8 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 20 (22.73%) HTML
8 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (21.59%) CSS
9 19 (21.59%) Project Management
10 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
11 17 (19.32%) JBoss
11 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (18.18%) Hibernate
13 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
13 15 (17.05%) J2EE
14 14 (15.91%) Oracle
14 14 (15.91%) SQL
14 14 (15.91%) Ant
14 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
14 14 (15.91%) Maven
15 12 (13.64%) Swing
15 12 (13.64%) Windows
16 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
16 11 (12.50%) JMS
16 11 (12.50%) Data Mining
16 11 (12.50%) WebLogic

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 17 (19.32%) JBoss
2 11 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 11 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 11 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 5 (5.68%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.41%) CMS
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.14%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Project
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
2 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) VisionPLUS
1 3 (3.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) ATM
1 2 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Multicast
2 1 (1.14%) SDH
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) DWDM
2 1 (1.14%) MPLS
2 1 (1.14%) OSPF
2 1 (1.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 11 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.41%) MySQL
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Ant
1 14 (15.91%) Maven
2 11 (12.50%) Gradle
3 5 (5.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.41%) JMeter
4 3 (3.41%) NUnit
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) ArgoUML
4 3 (3.41%) JUnit
4 3 (3.41%) Rational Rose
4 3 (3.41%) Cactus
4 3 (3.41%) FitNesse
4 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.41%) DbUnit
4 3 (3.41%) JProfiler
4 3 (3.41%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.41%) Hudson
4 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.41%) Redmine
5 2 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 27 (30.68%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Automotive
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Local Government
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (60.23%) Developer
2 24 (27.27%) Graduate
3 19 (21.59%) Graduate Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Java Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Junior
7 7 (7.95%) Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Tester
8 5 (5.68%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Programmer
9 4 (4.55%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (44.32%) .NET
2 20 (22.73%) HTML
3 19 (21.59%) CSS
4 16 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 15 (17.05%) J2EE
6 12 (13.64%) Swing
7 11 (12.50%) JMS
7 11 (12.50%) Ajax
8 6 (6.82%) JPA
8 6 (6.82%) Web Services
9 5 (5.68%) EJB
9 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.68%) Java EE
10 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.55%) jQuery
11 3 (3.41%) Struts
11 3 (3.41%) Spring
11 3 (3.41%) WPF
12 2 (2.27%) Silverlight
12 2 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Open Source
3 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.14%) iPhone
6 1 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.14%) EPoS
6 1 (1.14%) EMV
6 1 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.14%) EFT
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.14%) CentOS
5 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) OO
2 21 (23.86%) OOP
3 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (21.59%) Project Management
5 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
6 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.09%) SOA
8 7 (7.95%) MVC
8 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.82%) ITIL
9 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.68%) Web Development
11 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.55%) Use Case
11 4 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) C#
1 25 (28.41%) Java
2 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.91%) SQL
4 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.95%) C
5 7 (7.95%) PowerHouse
6 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.68%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) VB
9 3 (3.41%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) XPath
10 1 (1.14%) VC++
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.14%) XQuery
10 1 (1.14%) COBOL
10 1 (1.14%) PHP
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (89.77%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.55%) MCP
4 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) CISSP
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PMP
5 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.27%) CISM
5 2 (2.27%) CEH
5 2 (2.27%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) HP
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 2 (2.27%) Progress
5 2 (2.27%) Tableau
6 1 (1.14%) Dell
6 1 (1.14%) Juniper
6 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.14%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.14%) Sybase
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) Cognos
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £28000 per annum - extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k
Posted: 19 days ago