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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 64 63 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.99% 2.17% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.43% 7.75% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 28
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £35,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
346 271 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.09% 28.02% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 253 238 279
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Billericay - 15 - -
Colchester -16 4 £45,000 +80.00% 3
Basildon - 4 £72,500 -
Brentwood - 3 £47,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £27,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -7 1 £20,000 -28.57% 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 100 (97.09%) Degree
2 37 (35.92%) Java
3 33 (32.04%) .NET
4 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
5 29 (28.16%) SQL
5 29 (28.16%) C#
6 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
6 26 (25.24%) Android
6 26 (25.24%) Android Development
7 22 (21.36%) HP
8 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET
8 21 (20.39%) Test Scripting
9 19 (18.45%) Web Services
9 19 (18.45%) Finance
9 19 (18.45%) WinForms
10 18 (17.48%) SOAP
10 18 (17.48%) Visual Studio
10 18 (17.48%) IIS
10 18 (17.48%) SharePoint
11 17 (16.50%) Ruby
11 17 (16.50%) Ruby on Rails
11 17 (16.50%) DevExpress
12 16 (15.53%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (14.56%) OO
14 14 (13.59%) Linux
14 14 (13.59%) CSS
14 14 (13.59%) HTML
15 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
15 13 (12.62%) Perl
15 13 (12.62%) Performance Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18 (17.48%) IIS
1 18 (17.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.77%) GlassFish
2 8 (7.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle iStore
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.77%) IPv4
2 8 (7.77%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) Data Mining
3 6 (5.83%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.65%) Subversion
3 8 (7.77%) Maven
3 8 (7.77%) Ant
4 7 (6.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (5.83%) Gradle
6 5 (4.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.97%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Automotive
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.91%) Electronics
4 3 (2.91%) Publishing
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) Software Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Test Manager
3 11 (10.68%) Test Specialist
4 9 (8.74%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Performance Manager
5 8 (7.77%) C Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Test Leader
6 6 (5.83%) Testing Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.88%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Test Specialist
8 4 (3.88%) Environment Manager
9 3 (2.91%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) .NET
2 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET
3 19 (18.45%) Web Services
3 19 (18.45%) WinForms
4 18 (17.48%) SOAP
5 17 (16.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (13.59%) CSS
6 14 (13.59%) HTML
7 9 (8.74%) Hibernate
7 9 (8.74%) J2EE
8 8 (7.77%) JMS
8 8 (7.77%) Swing
9 6 (5.83%) Ajax
10 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.91%) Spring
12 2 (1.94%) Struts
12 2 (1.94%) Java SE
12 2 (1.94%) JPA
13 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Open Source
2 2 (1.94%) Robotics
3 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.24%) Android
2 14 (13.59%) Linux
3 12 (11.65%) UNIX
4 7 (6.80%) Windows
5 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) Android Development
2 21 (20.39%) Test Scripting
3 15 (14.56%) OO
4 13 (12.62%) Performance Testing
5 12 (11.65%) Project Planning
5 12 (11.65%) Change Management
5 12 (11.65%) Scrum
6 10 (9.71%) Project Management
6 10 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.71%) Security Testing
6 10 (9.71%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.77%) TDD
8 8 (7.77%) Software Architecture
8 8 (7.77%) Test Strategy
8 8 (7.77%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.80%) OOP
9 7 (6.80%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.92%) Java
2 29 (28.16%) C#
2 29 (28.16%) SQL
3 17 (16.50%) Ruby
4 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.62%) Perl
5 12 (11.65%) Python
6 11 (10.68%) C
7 10 (9.71%) C++
8 9 (8.74%) PHP
8 9 (8.74%) VB.NET
9 8 (7.77%) VB
9 8 (7.77%) PL/SQL
10 7 (6.80%) VBScript
11 4 (3.88%) Tcl
12 1 (0.97%) VBA
12 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (97.09%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) ISEB
2 8 (7.77%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.36%) HP
3 17 (16.50%) DevExpress
4 9 (8.74%) JBoss
4 9 (8.74%) Oracle
5 4 (3.88%) Agilent
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Rayleigh, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
CCity IT
Posted: 14 days ago
Colchester
ITHR 752
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago