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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 65 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.15% 6.14% 3.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.15% 18.95% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 21
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
470 343 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.41% 32.39% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 348 248 255
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,407 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Chelmsford +1 5 £22,000 -51.11% 2
Brentwood -19 5 £48,750 - 1
Colchester -9 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Purfleet - 2 £47,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -16 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Loughton - 1 £22,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (90.48%) Degree
2 39 (46.43%) .NET
3 33 (39.29%) Finance
4 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 26 (30.95%) C#
6 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
7 22 (26.19%) Java
7 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.62%) HTML
9 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (21.43%) CSS
11 17 (20.24%) OO
12 16 (19.05%) OOP
13 15 (17.86%) SQL
13 15 (17.86%) Project Management
13 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
14 14 (16.67%) MVC
14 14 (16.67%) Ajax
15 13 (15.48%) JBoss
16 12 (14.29%) Hibernate
16 12 (14.29%) Web Development
17 11 (13.10%) J2EE
17 11 (13.10%) Web Services
17 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
17 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (13.10%) jQuery
18 10 (11.90%) Oracle
18 10 (11.90%) Ant

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (15.48%) JBoss
2 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.33%) GlassFish
4 5 (5.95%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.57%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) Mule
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) MS Project
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) VisionPLUS
1 3 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) ATM
2 1 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 7 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Ant
1 10 (11.90%) Maven
2 9 (10.71%) Subversion
3 7 (8.33%) Gradle
4 3 (3.57%) DbUnit
4 3 (3.57%) JProfiler
4 3 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.57%) Hudson
4 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.57%) Redmine
4 3 (3.57%) ArgoUML
4 3 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.57%) JMeter
4 3 (3.57%) NUnit
4 3 (3.57%) JUnit
4 3 (3.57%) Rational Rose
4 3 (3.57%) Cactus
4 3 (3.57%) FitNesse
4 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 33 (39.29%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (63.10%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) Graduate
3 23 (27.38%) Graduate Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Senior Developer
4 11 (13.10%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Junior
7 7 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Environment Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Programme Director
10 4 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Development Manager
11 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.43%) .NET
2 19 (22.62%) HTML
3 18 (21.43%) CSS
4 14 (16.67%) Ajax
5 12 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 11 (13.10%) Web Services
6 11 (13.10%) J2EE
6 11 (13.10%) jQuery
7 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
8 8 (9.52%) Swing
9 7 (8.33%) JMS
10 5 (5.95%) EJB
10 5 (5.95%) JPA
10 5 (5.95%) Java EE
11 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.38%) Spring
12 2 (2.38%) WPF
12 2 (2.38%) REST
12 2 (2.38%) Struts
12 2 (2.38%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.57%) Open Source
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.19%) iPhone
6 1 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.19%) EPoS
6 1 (1.19%) EMV
6 1 (1.19%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.19%) EFT
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) OO
3 16 (19.05%) OOP
4 15 (17.86%) Project Management
4 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 14 (16.67%) MVC
6 12 (14.29%) Web Development
7 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.90%) Workflow
9 9 (10.71%) ETL
9 9 (10.71%) Analytics
9 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.52%) SOA
11 7 (8.33%) ITIL
11 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) C#
2 22 (26.19%) Java
3 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.86%) SQL
5 7 (8.33%) C
5 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.95%) C++
6 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.38%) VBA
7 2 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
8 1 (1.19%) VC++
8 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.19%) XQuery
8 1 (1.19%) XAML
8 1 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (90.48%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) MCP
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) ISEB
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.38%) PMP
5 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 9 (10.71%) Tableau
4 5 (5.95%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Dell
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.19%) DevExpress
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