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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 22 15 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +39
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 79 158 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.83% 12.61% 3.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.57% 25.24% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66 124 41
Median salary £52,500 £41,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,650 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,846 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -2.88%

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
350 626 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 39.11% 49.96% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 249 442 380
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,646 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -2 23 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Chelmsford -7 10 £24,000 +1.05% 3
Brentwood +3 9 £85,000 -15.00% 1
Saffron Walden +1 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Basildon +17 4 - -
Braintree - 1 £47,500 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 131 (99.24%) Degree
2 88 (66.67%) Java
3 57 (43.18%) JBoss
4 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (40.91%) J2EE
6 53 (40.15%) Oracle
6 53 (40.15%) WebSphere
7 52 (39.39%) WebLogic
8 48 (36.36%) Relational Database
9 46 (34.85%) SQL
10 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
11 39 (29.55%) Software Engineering
12 35 (26.52%) HTML
13 34 (25.76%) E-Commerce
13 34 (25.76%) OO
14 33 (25.00%) OOP
14 33 (25.00%) Swing
14 33 (25.00%) CSS
15 29 (21.97%) Ajax
15 29 (21.97%) Hibernate
16 27 (20.45%) Ant
16 27 (20.45%) PL/SQL
16 27 (20.45%) JMS
16 27 (20.45%) Java EE
16 27 (20.45%) Maven
16 27 (20.45%) Gradle
16 27 (20.45%) Oracle Database
17 24 (18.18%) RDBMS
18 23 (17.42%) Open Source
19 21 (15.91%) GlassFish

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (43.18%) JBoss
2 53 (40.15%) WebSphere
3 52 (39.39%) WebLogic
4 21 (15.91%) GlassFish
5 7 (5.30%) Confluence
6 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Geronimo
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MS Office
2 3 (2.27%) MS Project
3 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.76%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) Internet
2 5 (3.79%) HTTP
3 4 (3.03%) SNMP
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) SSL
4 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 27 (20.45%) Oracle Database
3 24 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 11 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.30%) MySQL
6 7 (5.30%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.79%) QlikView
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.52%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.52%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.76%) Big Data
10 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.76%) Mahout
10 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (20.45%) Ant
1 27 (20.45%) Gradle
1 27 (20.45%) Maven
2 13 (9.85%) JIRA
3 5 (3.79%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.79%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.52%) Subversion
5 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) Moq
6 1 (0.76%) NUnit
6 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Automotive
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (74.24%) Developer
2 78 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 49 (37.12%) Senior Developer
4 48 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 45 (34.09%) Programmer
6 44 (33.33%) Java Programmer
7 34 (25.76%) Agile Developer
8 32 (24.24%) Agile Java Developer
8 32 (24.24%) J2EE Developer
8 32 (24.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 32 (24.24%) Oracle Developer
9 25 (18.94%) Senior Java Programmer
9 25 (18.94%) Senior Programmer
10 23 (17.42%) J2EE Programmer
11 22 (16.67%) Senior Agile Developer
11 22 (16.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 22 (16.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 22 (16.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 22 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 21 (15.91%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (40.91%) J2EE
2 35 (26.52%) HTML
3 33 (25.00%) CSS
3 33 (25.00%) Swing
4 29 (21.97%) Ajax
4 29 (21.97%) Hibernate
5 27 (20.45%) Java EE
5 27 (20.45%) JMS
6 12 (9.09%) .NET
7 8 (6.06%) Spring
8 6 (4.55%) JPA
8 6 (4.55%) SOAP
8 6 (4.55%) WPF
9 4 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.03%) jQuery
10 3 (2.27%) EJB
10 3 (2.27%) Java SE
10 3 (2.27%) Web Services
11 2 (1.52%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Internet of Things
2 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) Virtual Team
3 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.79%) e-Health
4 5 (3.79%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.76%) Informatics
7 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.76%) Physics
7 1 (0.76%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (1.52%) Android
3 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) HPUX
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
4 1 (0.76%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) Software Engineering
3 34 (25.76%) E-Commerce
3 34 (25.76%) OO
4 33 (25.00%) OOP
5 23 (17.42%) Open Source
6 14 (10.61%) Business Analysis
7 12 (9.09%) MVC
8 11 (8.33%) User Stories
9 10 (7.58%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.82%) Use Case
11 8 (6.06%) Wealth Management
12 7 (5.30%) Analytics
12 7 (5.30%) BPMN
12 7 (5.30%) Product Management
12 7 (5.30%) Project Management
12 7 (5.30%) UML
12 7 (5.30%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (66.67%) Java
2 46 (34.85%) SQL
3 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.45%) PL/SQL
5 17 (12.88%) C#
6 7 (5.30%) C
6 7 (5.30%) Python
7 6 (4.55%) C++
7 6 (4.55%) Perl
8 5 (3.79%) VBA
9 4 (3.03%) PHP
9 4 (3.03%) VB
10 2 (1.52%) Ruby
10 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.52%) VBScript
11 1 (0.76%) Go
11 1 (0.76%) Haskell
11 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 131 (99.24%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) IIBA
3 7 (5.30%) CBAP
3 7 (5.30%) ISEB
4 5 (3.79%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.79%) Postgraduate
4 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.27%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) GSEC
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) HDFS
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.76%) KVM
2 1 (0.76%) LXC
2 1 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.03%) Nagios
2 4 (3.03%) OpenView
2 4 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.76%) Ansible
3 1 (0.76%) Mesos
Vendors
1 53 (40.15%) Oracle
2 10 (7.58%) HP
3 5 (3.79%) Citrix
3 5 (3.79%) Cognos
4 4 (3.03%) BMC
4 4 (3.03%) CA
4 4 (3.03%) Compuware
4 4 (3.03%) Dynatrace
4 4 (3.03%) IBM
4 4 (3.03%) Nimsoft
5 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.76%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.76%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.76%) Snowplow
6 1 (0.76%) Sun
6 1 (0.76%) Tableau
6 1 (0.76%) VMware
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