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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 99 63 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.86% 4.74% 3.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.90% 11.13% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 22
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,050 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
452 566 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.02% 42.62% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 355 421 355
Average salary £38,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 24 £62,500 +47.05%
Chelmsford +14 11 £38,000 +58.33%
Saffron Walden +2 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Brentwood +15 6 £36,250 -
Basildon 0 2 £25,000 -47.36%
Chigwell 0 1 £22,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -6 1 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 203 (78.68%) Degree
2 109 (42.25%) Java
3 78 (30.23%) SQL
4 77 (29.84%) JavaScript
5 72 (27.91%) C#
6 70 (27.13%) SQL Server
7 67 (25.97%) .NET
8 66 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (25.19%) HTML
10 63 (24.42%) CSS
11 62 (24.03%) Software Engineering
12 61 (23.64%) Oracle
13 56 (21.71%) Ajax
14 55 (21.32%) MVC
14 55 (21.32%) Finance
15 54 (20.93%) Relational Database
16 52 (20.16%) ASP.NET
17 50 (19.38%) OO
17 50 (19.38%) Swing
18 49 (18.99%) JBoss
19 48 (18.60%) OOP
19 48 (18.60%) J2EE
19 48 (18.60%) Microsoft
20 43 (16.67%) PL/SQL
21 42 (16.28%) Oracle Database
22 41 (15.89%) E-Commerce
23 37 (14.34%) RDBMS
23 37 (14.34%) Open Source
24 34 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
25 31 (12.02%) WebLogic

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 49 (18.99%) JBoss
2 31 (12.02%) WebLogic
2 31 (12.02%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.71%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.94%) IIS
5 5 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (6.59%) MS Office
2 10 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.59%) Internet
2 4 (1.55%) VoIP
3 2 (0.78%) Network Security
3 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) LAN
4 1 (0.39%) VLAN
4 1 (0.39%) VPN
4 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 54 (20.93%) Relational Database
3 42 (16.28%) Oracle Database
4 37 (14.34%) RDBMS
5 25 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (5.43%) MySQL
9 9 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (2.71%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.55%) Lumira
11 4 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.55%) SAP BI
11 4 (1.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (6.59%) Subversion
2 14 (5.43%) SoapUI
3 13 (5.04%) HP UFT
4 10 (3.88%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.49%) Ant
5 9 (3.49%) Maven
5 9 (3.49%) NetBeans
6 8 (3.10%) LoadRunner
6 8 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.71%) Selenium
8 5 (1.94%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.94%) JUnit
8 5 (1.94%) NUnit
9 4 (1.55%) Cactus
9 4 (1.55%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.55%) Gradle
9 4 (1.55%) JIRA
9 4 (1.55%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (1.55%) JMeter
9 4 (1.55%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 55 (21.32%) Finance
2 19 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.20%) Banking
4 11 (4.26%) Automotive
5 4 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 178 (68.99%) Developer
2 82 (31.78%) Java Developer
3 58 (22.48%) Senior Developer
4 45 (17.44%) C# Developer
5 42 (16.28%) Programmer
6 40 (15.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 39 (15.12%) Java Programmer
8 34 (13.18%) Senior Programmer
9 33 (12.79%) Senior Java Programmer
10 32 (12.40%) Graduate
11 27 (10.47%) Analyst
12 26 (10.08%) J2EE Developer
12 26 (10.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 24 (9.30%) Agile Developer
13 24 (9.30%) Agile Java Developer
13 24 (9.30%) J2EE Programmer
13 24 (9.30%) Oracle Developer
13 24 (9.30%) Senior Agile Developer
13 24 (9.30%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 24 (9.30%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.97%) .NET
2 65 (25.19%) HTML
3 63 (24.42%) CSS
4 56 (21.71%) Ajax
5 52 (20.16%) ASP.NET
6 50 (19.38%) Swing
7 48 (18.60%) J2EE
8 34 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (11.24%) jQuery
10 26 (10.08%) WCF
11 24 (9.30%) WPF
12 19 (7.36%) Spring
13 17 (6.59%) Hibernate
13 17 (6.59%) Web Services
14 12 (4.65%) Java EE
15 9 (3.49%) JPA
15 9 (3.49%) SOAP
16 8 (3.10%) HTML5
17 7 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 4 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.08%) Mathematics
2 21 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.20%) Biology
4 7 (2.71%) Life Science
4 7 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.71%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.33%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.94%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.55%) Biotechnology
7 4 (1.55%) Physics
7 4 (1.55%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.55%) User Experience
7 4 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.16%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.78%) Chemistry
9 2 (0.78%) CUDA
9 2 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.91%) Linux
2 16 (6.20%) Unix
3 11 (4.26%) Windows
4 5 (1.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.03%) Software Engineering
3 55 (21.32%) MVC
4 50 (19.38%) OO
5 48 (18.60%) OOP
6 41 (15.89%) E-Commerce
7 37 (14.34%) Open Source
8 28 (10.85%) Analytics
8 28 (10.85%) Workflow
9 27 (10.47%) Web Development
10 25 (9.69%) SDLC
11 24 (9.30%) ETL
12 23 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (8.14%) Software Testing
14 18 (6.98%) Project Management
15 16 (6.20%) Bioinformatics
15 16 (6.20%) Business Analysis
16 15 (5.81%) ITIL
17 13 (5.04%) Use Case
18 9 (3.49%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (42.25%) Java
2 78 (30.23%) SQL
3 77 (29.84%) JavaScript
4 72 (27.91%) C#
5 43 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 24 (9.30%) C++
7 22 (8.53%) Python
8 17 (6.59%) Perl
9 16 (6.20%) C
10 13 (5.04%) ABAP
11 8 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.10%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.71%) VBA
13 5 (1.94%) PHP
13 5 (1.94%) VB
14 4 (1.55%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.55%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.16%) Clojure
15 3 (1.16%) Scala
16 2 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 203 (78.68%) Degree
2 15 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.26%) PhD
4 10 (3.88%) ISEB
4 10 (3.88%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.71%) MCSE
6 6 (2.33%) CCNA
6 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.94%) MCP
8 4 (1.55%) HND
8 4 (1.55%) MCSA
8 4 (1.55%) MCSD
9 2 (0.78%) CCNP
9 2 (0.78%) CEH
9 2 (0.78%) CISM
9 2 (0.78%) CISSP
9 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) RHCE
9 2 (0.78%) SANS
9 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.59%) QA
2 5 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.78%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.78%) Nessus
2 2 (0.78%) Nexpose
2 2 (0.78%) QRadar
2 2 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (23.64%) Oracle
2 48 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.75%) HP
3 20 (7.75%) Tableau
4 14 (5.43%) SAP
5 13 (5.04%) Citrix
6 4 (1.55%) IBM
6 4 (1.55%) Progress
7 3 (1.16%) Symantec
8 2 (0.78%) Anaplan
8 2 (0.78%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco
8 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.39%) Sage
9 1 (0.39%) VMware
9 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago