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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 70 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 21 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.47% 1.86% 5.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.96% 6.36% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 56
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,700 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
274 330 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.16% 29.23% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 223 268 290
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,089
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Colchester +9 13 £45,000 +80.00%
Basildon +13 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Chelmsford -3 5 £37,500 +4.16%
Braintree 0 2 £40,000 +77.77%
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Loughton - 2 £22,000 -
Brentwood +7 1 - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (93.10%) Degree
2 51 (58.62%) SQL Server
3 44 (50.57%) Java
4 43 (49.43%) C#
4 43 (49.43%) .NET
5 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
6 26 (29.89%) SQL
7 25 (28.74%) HTML
7 25 (28.74%) CSS
8 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 23 (26.44%) Web Services
10 21 (24.14%) IIS
10 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET
10 21 (24.14%) WinForms
10 21 (24.14%) Android
11 20 (22.99%) DevExpress
11 20 (22.99%) Android Development
11 20 (22.99%) Visual Studio
11 20 (22.99%) SOAP
11 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
12 19 (21.84%) Project Management
12 19 (21.84%) Ruby on Rails
12 19 (21.84%) Ruby
13 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (20.69%) E-Commerce
13 18 (20.69%) OOP
13 18 (20.69%) OO
13 18 (20.69%) Oracle
14 17 (19.54%) Ant
14 17 (19.54%) JBoss

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (24.14%) IIS
2 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
3 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
3 16 (18.39%) GlassFish
3 16 (18.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.45%) MS Project
1 3 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle iStore
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) Multicast
2 1 (1.15%) SDH
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) DWDM
2 1 (1.15%) MPLS
2 1 (1.15%) OSPF
2 1 (1.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.39%) Data Mining
3 15 (17.24%) RDBMS
3 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 15 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Visual Studio
2 17 (19.54%) Ant
2 17 (19.54%) Maven
3 15 (17.24%) Gradle
4 4 (4.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.15%) QADirector
5 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.15%) Cactus
5 1 (1.15%) NUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
5 1 (1.15%) ArgoUML
5 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.15%) Redmine
5 1 (1.15%) TestNG
5 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.15%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.15%) Hudson
5 1 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Automotive
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (65.52%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) Software Developer
3 16 (18.39%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Graduate
5 10 (11.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Junior
8 5 (5.75%) Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Programmer
9 4 (4.60%) Test Specialist
9 4 (4.60%) Automation Specialist
9 4 (4.60%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Performance Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Graduate Web Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Performance Test Manager
10 3 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (49.43%) .NET
2 25 (28.74%) HTML
2 25 (28.74%) CSS
3 23 (26.44%) Web Services
4 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET
4 21 (24.14%) WinForms
5 20 (22.99%) SOAP
6 19 (21.84%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (18.39%) JMS
7 16 (18.39%) J2EE
7 16 (18.39%) Hibernate
8 15 (17.24%) Swing
9 13 (14.94%) Ajax
10 3 (3.45%) WPF
10 3 (3.45%) HTML5
11 2 (2.30%) WCF
11 2 (2.30%) Spring
11 2 (2.30%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Open Source
2 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.30%) Robotics
3 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Android
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) CentOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Android Development
2 19 (21.84%) Project Management
3 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 18 (20.69%) OOP
3 18 (20.69%) OO
4 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.75%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.60%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.60%) Wealth Management
6 4 (4.60%) Performance Testing
6 4 (4.60%) Time Management
7 3 (3.45%) Load Testing
7 3 (3.45%) Web Development
7 3 (3.45%) Web Design
7 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.30%) OOD
8 2 (2.30%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.30%) Information Security
8 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) Java
2 43 (49.43%) C#
3 26 (29.89%) SQL
4 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.84%) Ruby
6 16 (18.39%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.90%) C
8 5 (5.75%) C++
9 4 (4.60%) VBScript
9 4 (4.60%) VB
10 2 (2.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 81 (93.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) CISSP
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.30%) MCSE
3 2 (2.30%) CISM
3 2 (2.30%) CSSLP
3 2 (2.30%) CEH
4 1 (1.15%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.99%) DevExpress
3 18 (20.69%) Oracle
4 17 (19.54%) JBoss
5 10 (11.49%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) Progress
8 1 (1.15%) Juniper
8 1 (1.15%) Cognos
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) Sybase
Rayleigh, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum according to experience
Posted: 6 days ago