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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 66 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.06% 3.11% 2.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.17% 9.78% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 21 21
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
501 450 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 38.39% 31.78% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 363 322 266
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +10 17 £42,500 -5.55%
Southend-on-Sea +2 11 £30,000 +50.00%
Chelmsford +4 7 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Chigwell - 2 £22,500 -
Rayleigh - 2 £60,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £45,000 -
Basildon +2 1 £47,500 -34.48%
Billericay +2 1 £60,000 -
Brentwood -11 1 - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 102 (93.58%) Degree
2 40 (36.70%) Finance
2 40 (36.70%) Microsoft
3 35 (32.11%) .NET
4 32 (29.36%) C#
4 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (27.52%) HTML
6 29 (26.61%) CSS
6 29 (26.61%) Java
7 27 (24.77%) Software Engineering
8 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
9 25 (22.94%) MS Excel
10 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
11 20 (18.35%) MVC
12 19 (17.43%) Project Management
12 19 (17.43%) SQL
13 16 (14.68%) OOP
13 16 (14.68%) OO
13 16 (14.68%) Management Information System
14 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (12.84%) Web Development
16 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (11.93%) Web Application Development
16 13 (11.93%) Scrum
16 13 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (11.93%) HP
17 11 (10.09%) J2EE
17 11 (10.09%) C
17 11 (10.09%) Windows
17 11 (10.09%) HP Quality Center

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.50%) JBoss
3 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (22.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) Final Cut Pro
3 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.67%) MS Office
4 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) ATM
2 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.50%) MySQL
4 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Subversion
2 5 (4.59%) Ant
2 5 (4.59%) Maven
3 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.92%) JMeter
4 1 (0.92%) NUnit
4 1 (0.92%) JUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.92%) ArgoUML
4 1 (0.92%) Cactus
4 1 (0.92%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.92%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.92%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.92%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.92%) Hudson
4 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.92%) Redmine
General
1 40 (36.70%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.59%) Law
3 5 (4.59%) Legal
3 5 (4.59%) Games
4 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Automotive
5 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.92%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.92%) French Language
5 1 (0.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (55.96%) Developer
2 30 (27.52%) Graduate
3 26 (23.85%) Graduate Developer
4 24 (22.02%) Java Developer
5 22 (20.18%) Software Developer
6 20 (18.35%) C# Developer
7 19 (17.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (13.76%) Graduate Java Developer
9 13 (11.93%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (11.01%) Software Engineer
11 9 (8.26%) Analyst
12 8 (7.34%) Test Manager
12 8 (7.34%) Performance Manager
13 7 (6.42%) Performance Test Manager
14 6 (5.50%) Head of IT
14 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
14 6 (5.50%) Programmer
14 6 (5.50%) Java Programmer
15 5 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
15 5 (4.59%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.11%) .NET
2 30 (27.52%) HTML
3 29 (26.61%) CSS
4 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (10.09%) J2EE
6 10 (9.17%) Ajax
6 10 (9.17%) jQuery
7 9 (8.26%) Spring
8 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.42%) Web Services
9 7 (6.42%) WPF
9 7 (6.42%) JPA
10 4 (3.67%) Java EE
10 4 (3.67%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.75%) Swing
11 3 (2.75%) EJB
11 3 (2.75%) JSP
11 3 (2.75%) Servlets
11 3 (2.75%) Struts
12 2 (1.83%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Management Information System
2 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.42%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.42%) Physics
4 5 (4.59%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.75%) Human Factors
5 3 (2.75%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.75%) Open Source
6 1 (0.92%) CUDA
6 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.92%) Psychology
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Android
3 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.77%) Software Engineering
3 20 (18.35%) MVC
4 19 (17.43%) Project Management
5 16 (14.68%) OOP
5 16 (14.68%) OO
6 14 (12.84%) Web Development
7 13 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (11.93%) Scrum
7 13 (11.93%) Web Application Development
8 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.26%) Performance Testing
8 9 (8.26%) Workflow
9 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2
10 7 (6.42%) ITIL
10 7 (6.42%) ETL
10 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.42%) Load Testing
10 7 (6.42%) Analytics
11 6 (5.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) C#
2 29 (26.61%) Java
3 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.43%) SQL
5 11 (10.09%) C
6 10 (9.17%) C++
7 7 (6.42%) XAML
8 5 (4.59%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.67%) VB
10 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.83%) VBA
10 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.92%) VC++
11 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (93.58%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.50%) MCSE
4 5 (4.59%) ISEB
4 5 (4.59%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) MCP
7 1 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (36.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.93%) HP
3 9 (8.26%) Citrix
4 7 (6.42%) Tableau
5 6 (5.50%) VMware
5 6 (5.50%) Oracle
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco
5 6 (5.50%) IBM
6 5 (4.59%) Symbian
6 5 (4.59%) i2
6 5 (4.59%) Apple
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago