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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 52 71 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -30
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 35 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.05% 2.00% 5.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.26% 7.03% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 55
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £30,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £44,500 £47,500
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
264 313 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.98% 28.51% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 201 262 278
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Colchester +6 11 £45,000 - 1
Chelmsford 0 5 £37,500 +4.16%
Basildon +6 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Brentwood +1 2 - -
Braintree 0 2 £40,000 +77.77%
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 85 (92.39%) Degree
2 52 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 48 (52.17%) Java
4 44 (47.83%) .NET
5 43 (46.74%) C#
6 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
7 29 (31.52%) SQL
8 25 (27.17%) HTML
9 24 (26.09%) CSS
9 24 (26.09%) Web Services
10 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 22 (23.91%) IIS
11 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
11 22 (23.91%) Android
12 21 (22.83%) SOAP
12 21 (22.83%) Visual Studio
12 21 (22.83%) Project Management
12 21 (22.83%) WinForms
12 21 (22.83%) Android Development
13 20 (21.74%) OO
13 20 (21.74%) SharePoint
13 20 (21.74%) DevExpress
14 19 (20.65%) Ruby
14 19 (20.65%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (20.65%) E-Commerce
15 18 (19.57%) JBoss
15 18 (19.57%) OOP
15 18 (19.57%) J2EE
15 18 (19.57%) Hibernate

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (23.91%) IIS
2 20 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 16 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 16 (17.39%) GlassFish
3 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.09%) Mule
5 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Project
1 3 (3.26%) MS Office
1 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) ATM
2 1 (1.09%) SDH
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) DWDM
2 1 (1.09%) MPLS
2 1 (1.09%) OSPF
2 1 (1.09%) BGP
2 1 (1.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) Data Mining
3 15 (16.30%) RDBMS
3 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
3 15 (16.30%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.26%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQLite
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Visual Studio
2 17 (18.48%) Ant
2 17 (18.48%) Maven
3 15 (16.30%) Gradle
4 4 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.09%) JUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.09%) JMeter
5 1 (1.09%) Redmine
5 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
5 1 (1.09%) Mockito
5 1 (1.09%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.09%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.09%) TestNG
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Automotive
3 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Back Office
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (66.30%) Developer
2 31 (33.70%) Software Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.22%) Graduate
5 10 (10.87%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (10.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Junior
6 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Test Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Test Specialist
9 4 (4.35%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Performance Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Automation Specialist
9 4 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Programmer
9 4 (4.35%) Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (47.83%) .NET
2 25 (27.17%) HTML
3 24 (26.09%) CSS
3 24 (26.09%) Web Services
4 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
5 21 (22.83%) SOAP
5 21 (22.83%) WinForms
6 19 (20.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 18 (19.57%) J2EE
7 18 (19.57%) Hibernate
8 16 (17.39%) JMS
9 15 (16.30%) Swing
10 13 (14.13%) Ajax
11 3 (3.26%) HTML5
11 3 (3.26%) WPF
11 3 (3.26%) JPA
11 3 (3.26%) Spring
11 3 (3.26%) Java EE
12 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Open Source
2 2 (2.17%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.17%) Robotics
3 1 (1.09%) EPoS
3 1 (1.09%) EMV
3 1 (1.09%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.09%) EFT
3 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.09%) Social Media
3 1 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Android
2 9 (9.78%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Project Management
1 21 (22.83%) Android Development
2 20 (21.74%) OO
3 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.65%) E-Commerce
4 18 (19.57%) OOP
5 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.35%) Web Development
7 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.35%) Wealth Management
7 4 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.35%) Time Management
8 3 (3.26%) Scrum
8 3 (3.26%) Web Design
8 3 (3.26%) MVC
8 3 (3.26%) Load Testing
8 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.17%) Java
2 43 (46.74%) C#
3 29 (31.52%) SQL
4 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.65%) Ruby
6 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
8 6 (6.52%) C
9 5 (5.43%) C++
9 5 (5.43%) VB
10 4 (4.35%) VBScript
11 2 (2.17%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.09%) COBOL
12 1 (1.09%) XQuery
12 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (92.39%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.26%) ISEB
3 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.17%) CEH
4 2 (2.17%) CSSLP
4 2 (2.17%) CISM
4 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.17%) PMP
4 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.17%) CCNA
4 2 (2.17%) CISSP
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (1.09%) PgMP
5 1 (1.09%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.74%) DevExpress
3 18 (19.57%) JBoss
4 17 (18.48%) Oracle
5 10 (10.87%) HP
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco
7 2 (2.17%) Progress
8 1 (1.09%) Sybase
8 1 (1.09%) Cognos
8 1 (1.09%) Dell
8 1 (1.09%) Juniper
8 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago