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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 148 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.71% 4.23% 4.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.13% 10.43% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 120 51 25
Average salary £46,250 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.16% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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
589 508 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.60% 40.58% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 428 396 246
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £52,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +8 38 £37,500 +40.84% 1
Brentwood +12 14 £73,750 +34.09%
Leigh-on-Sea - 6 £52,500 -
Chelmsford +11 5 £24,000 +9.09% 5
Basildon - 3 £60,000 -
Harlow - 2 £37,500 -
Southend-on-Sea +5 1 £55,000 +92.98%
Saffron Walden - 1 £35,000 - 3
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (83.67%) Degree
2 110 (43.82%) Java
3 69 (27.49%) Software Engineering
4 67 (26.69%) JavaScript
5 63 (25.10%) HTML
5 63 (25.10%) SQL Server
6 62 (24.70%) .NET
7 61 (24.30%) C#
7 61 (24.30%) Finance
8 59 (23.51%) CSS
9 56 (22.31%) SQL
10 54 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (19.92%) J2EE
11 50 (19.92%) JBoss
12 49 (19.52%) Oracle
12 49 (19.52%) MVC
13 47 (18.73%) Ajax
14 46 (18.33%) OO
14 46 (18.33%) Microsoft
15 45 (17.93%) Relational Database
16 43 (17.13%) OOP
16 43 (17.13%) Swing
17 42 (16.73%) ASP.NET
18 40 (15.94%) PL/SQL
19 39 (15.54%) Workflow
20 37 (14.74%) Mathematics
21 36 (14.34%) RDBMS
21 36 (14.34%) SDLC
22 35 (13.94%) Open Source
23 34 (13.55%) E-Commerce

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 50 (19.92%) JBoss
2 26 (10.36%) WebLogic
2 26 (10.36%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.19%) GlassFish
5 7 (2.79%) IIS
5 7 (2.79%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (4.78%) MS Office
2 8 (3.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.39%) Internet
1 6 (2.39%) VoIP
2 2 (0.80%) Network Security
2 2 (0.80%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) SS7
3 1 (0.40%) VLAN
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.93%) Relational Database
3 36 (14.34%) RDBMS
4 33 (13.15%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.58%) MySQL
7 11 (4.38%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.98%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.99%) Datomic
9 5 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.99%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (8.76%) Subversion
2 19 (7.57%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.78%) HP UFT
3 12 (4.78%) JUnit
4 11 (4.38%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.98%) NetBeans
6 9 (3.59%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.79%) Maven
8 6 (2.39%) Eclipse RCP
8 6 (2.39%) LoadRunner
9 5 (1.99%) Ant
9 5 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.99%) DbUnit
9 5 (1.99%) NUnit
9 5 (1.99%) Selenium
10 4 (1.59%) Cactus
10 4 (1.59%) JIRA
10 4 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (1.59%) JMeter
10 4 (1.59%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 61 (24.30%) Finance
2 19 (7.57%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.98%) Banking
4 13 (5.18%) Automotive
5 6 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 161 (64.14%) Developer
2 85 (33.86%) Java Developer
3 48 (19.12%) C# Developer
4 45 (17.93%) Graduate
5 39 (15.54%) Senior Developer
6 35 (13.94%) Programmer
7 30 (11.95%) Graduate Developer
7 30 (11.95%) Java Programmer
8 29 (11.55%) Analyst
9 28 (11.16%) Senior Java Developer
10 24 (9.56%) Software Engineer
11 22 (8.76%) J2EE Developer
11 22 (8.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 22 (8.76%) Senior Programmer
12 21 (8.37%) .NET Developer
12 21 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (8.37%) Graduate Java Developer
12 21 (8.37%) Java Engineer
12 21 (8.37%) Senior Java Programmer
13 20 (7.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (25.10%) HTML
2 62 (24.70%) .NET
3 59 (23.51%) CSS
4 50 (19.92%) J2EE
5 47 (18.73%) Ajax
6 43 (17.13%) Swing
7 42 (16.73%) ASP.NET
8 30 (11.95%) Spring
9 26 (10.36%) jQuery
10 22 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (8.76%) WCF
11 21 (8.37%) Hibernate
12 19 (7.57%) Web Services
13 16 (6.37%) WPF
14 15 (5.98%) JPA
15 11 (4.38%) EJB
15 11 (4.38%) JavaBeans
16 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (2.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.74%) Mathematics
2 23 (9.16%) Biology
3 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.38%) Life Science
4 11 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.79%) SWIFT
7 6 (2.39%) Biotechnology
7 6 (2.39%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.99%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.59%) Physics
10 3 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.20%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.80%) PKI
12 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.16%) Linux
2 18 (7.17%) Unix
3 15 (5.98%) Windows
4 10 (3.98%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.39%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.49%) Software Engineering
2 54 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.52%) MVC
4 46 (18.33%) OO
5 43 (17.13%) OOP
6 39 (15.54%) Workflow
7 36 (14.34%) SDLC
8 35 (13.94%) Open Source
9 34 (13.55%) E-Commerce
10 27 (10.76%) Web Development
11 23 (9.16%) Bioinformatics
12 21 (8.37%) Analytics
13 20 (7.97%) Software Testing
13 20 (7.97%) Wealth Management
14 19 (7.57%) Project Management
15 17 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (6.77%) ETL
16 15 (5.98%) Business Analysis
17 12 (4.78%) Unit Testing
18 11 (4.38%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 110 (43.82%) Java
2 67 (26.69%) JavaScript
3 61 (24.30%) C#
4 56 (22.31%) SQL
5 40 (15.94%) PL/SQL
6 22 (8.76%) Python
7 21 (8.37%) C++
8 15 (5.98%) Perl
9 13 (5.18%) C
10 10 (3.98%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.59%) ABAP
12 6 (2.39%) Embedded C
12 6 (2.39%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.99%) Clojure
13 5 (1.99%) Scala
14 4 (1.59%) PHP
14 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.59%) VB
14 4 (1.59%) VBA
15 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 210 (83.67%) Degree
2 20 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.98%) PhD
4 7 (2.79%) MCP
4 7 (2.79%) MCSD
4 7 (2.79%) MCSE
5 6 (2.39%) CCNA
5 6 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.39%) MCSA
6 5 (1.99%) ISEB
6 5 (1.99%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.59%) HND
7 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) CCNP
8 2 (0.80%) CEH
8 2 (0.80%) CISM
8 2 (0.80%) CISSP
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) RHCE
8 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.17%) QA
2 5 (1.99%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.80%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Firmware
2 1 (0.40%) GPFS
2 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.80%) Nessus
2 2 (0.80%) Nexpose
2 2 (0.80%) QRadar
2 2 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (19.52%) Oracle
2 46 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.57%) HP
4 17 (6.77%) Tableau
5 13 (5.18%) Citrix
6 10 (3.98%) SAP
7 4 (1.59%) IBM
7 4 (1.59%) Progress
8 3 (1.20%) Symantec
9 2 (0.80%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco
9 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.40%) Google
10 1 (0.40%) Isilon
10 1 (0.40%) NetApp
10 1 (0.40%) Sage
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
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