The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 49 28 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.95% 2.61% 4.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.44% 8.75% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 52
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £39,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
298 320 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.05% 29.88% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 240 266 291
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
East of England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -5 11 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Billericay - 6 - -
Basildon +11 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Chelmsford -5 4 £27,500 -23.61%
Loughton - 2 £22,000 -
Brentwood +1 1 - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (94.05%) Degree
2 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 42 (50.00%) Java
4 41 (48.81%) .NET
4 41 (48.81%) C#
5 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.76%) SQL
7 24 (28.57%) HTML
7 24 (28.57%) CSS
8 22 (26.19%) Web Services
8 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
9 21 (25.00%) IIS
9 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 21 (25.00%) Android
10 20 (23.81%) Android Development
10 20 (23.81%) Visual Studio
10 20 (23.81%) SOAP
10 20 (23.81%) SharePoint
10 20 (23.81%) WinForms
11 19 (22.62%) DevExpress
11 19 (22.62%) Ruby
11 19 (22.62%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (17.86%) Project Management
13 14 (16.67%) Finance
13 14 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 14 (16.67%) OOP
13 14 (16.67%) OO
13 14 (16.67%) JBoss
13 14 (16.67%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (25.00%) IIS
2 20 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 12 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 12 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 12 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Project
1 3 (3.57%) MS Office
1 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle iStore
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) Multicast
2 1 (1.19%) SDH
2 1 (1.19%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) DWDM
2 1 (1.19%) MPLS
2 1 (1.19%) OSPF
2 1 (1.19%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 11 (13.10%) RDBMS
3 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 13 (15.48%) Ant
2 13 (15.48%) Maven
3 11 (13.10%) Gradle
4 6 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.19%) JMeter
5 1 (1.19%) NUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) ArgoUML
5 1 (1.19%) JUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.19%) Cactus
5 1 (1.19%) QADirector
5 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.19%) TestNG
5 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) DbUnit
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Automotive
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) Software Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Graduate
4 9 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Test Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) Automation Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (3.57%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Performance Test Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.81%) .NET
2 24 (28.57%) CSS
2 24 (28.57%) HTML
3 22 (26.19%) Web Services
4 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (23.81%) SOAP
5 20 (23.81%) WinForms
6 19 (22.62%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (15.48%) J2EE
7 13 (15.48%) Swing
7 13 (15.48%) Hibernate
8 12 (14.29%) JMS
9 11 (13.10%) Ajax
10 3 (3.57%) WPF
10 3 (3.57%) JPA
10 3 (3.57%) HTML5
10 3 (3.57%) Spring
10 3 (3.57%) Struts
11 2 (2.38%) Java SE
11 2 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Open Source
2 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.38%) Robotics
3 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Android
2 8 (9.52%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Android Development
2 15 (17.86%) Project Management
2 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.67%) OOP
3 14 (16.67%) OO
3 14 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.76%) Wealth Management
8 3 (3.57%) Web Development
8 3 (3.57%) Time Management
8 3 (3.57%) Load Testing
8 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.57%) Web Design
9 2 (2.38%) Information Security
9 2 (2.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) Java
2 41 (48.81%) C#
3 25 (29.76%) SQL
4 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 19 (22.62%) Ruby
6 12 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.14%) VBScript
7 6 (7.14%) VB
8 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.95%) C++
8 5 (5.95%) C
9 2 (2.38%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 79 (94.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.57%) ISEB
2 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.38%) CISM
3 2 (2.38%) CEH
3 2 (2.38%) CISSP
3 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.38%) CSSLP
3 2 (2.38%) MCSE
3 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (1.19%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.62%) DevExpress
3 14 (16.67%) Oracle
3 14 (16.67%) JBoss
4 12 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) Progress
7 1 (1.19%) Juniper
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) Sybase
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum according to experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
CCity IT
Posted: 15 days ago