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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 74 38
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -36
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 16 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.75% 1.41% 5.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.29% 4.47% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 45
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £30,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
350 358 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.51% 31.49% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 265 275 269
Average salary £42,500 £42,700 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.46% +6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 October 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 1 October 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 +7 9 £40,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 7 £40,000 -
Harlow +5 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Loughton - 2 £22,250 - 1
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Braintree - 2 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £40,000 -
Stanford-le-Hope -1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Brentwood -6 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £23,500 -
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 86 (90.53%) Degree
2 46 (48.42%) .NET
2 46 (48.42%) SQL Server
3 39 (41.05%) C#
4 37 (38.95%) Java
5 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
6 25 (26.32%) HTML
7 24 (25.26%) JavaScript
7 24 (25.26%) SQL
7 24 (25.26%) CSS
8 23 (24.21%) OO
8 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (23.16%) Project Management
9 22 (23.16%) OOP
10 20 (21.05%) Finance
11 18 (18.95%) JBoss
11 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce
11 18 (18.95%) Web Services
12 17 (17.89%) Ant
12 17 (17.89%) J2EE
12 17 (17.89%) Oracle
12 17 (17.89%) Hibernate
12 17 (17.89%) Maven
13 16 (16.84%) ASP.NET
14 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
14 15 (15.79%) PL/SQL
14 15 (15.79%) JMS
14 15 (15.79%) Data Mining
14 15 (15.79%) Swing
14 15 (15.79%) RDBMS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
1 15 (15.79%) WebSphere
1 15 (15.79%) GlassFish
2 14 (14.74%) SharePoint
2 14 (14.74%) IIS
3 4 (4.21%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.11%) CMS
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.05%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (2.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.05%) ATM
2 1 (1.05%) SDH
2 1 (1.05%) WAN
2 1 (1.05%) DWDM
2 1 (1.05%) MPLS
2 1 (1.05%) OSPF
2 1 (1.05%) BGP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) DNS
2 1 (1.05%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.79%) Data Mining
2 15 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 15 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Ant
1 17 (17.89%) Maven
2 15 (15.79%) Gradle
3 13 (13.68%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.16%) Subversion
6 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.11%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.11%) JProfiler
6 2 (2.11%) Hudson
6 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.11%) Redmine
6 2 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.11%) JMeter
6 2 (2.11%) ArgoUML
6 2 (2.11%) NUnit
6 2 (2.11%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.11%) Cactus
6 2 (2.11%) Rational Rose
6 2 (2.11%) JUnit
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Automotive
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Electronics
3 3 (3.16%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (64.21%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) Software Developer
3 18 (18.95%) Graduate
4 16 (16.84%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.68%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.37%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Graduate Software Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Junior
9 5 (5.26%) Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Automation Specialist
10 4 (4.21%) Junior Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Test Specialist
10 4 (4.21%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Tester
10 4 (4.21%) Programmer
11 3 (3.16%) Development Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (48.42%) .NET
2 25 (26.32%) HTML
3 24 (25.26%) CSS
4 18 (18.95%) Web Services
5 17 (17.89%) J2EE
5 17 (17.89%) Hibernate
6 16 (16.84%) ASP.NET
7 15 (15.79%) JMS
7 15 (15.79%) Swing
7 15 (15.79%) Ajax
8 13 (13.68%) SOAP
8 13 (13.68%) WinForms
9 12 (12.63%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.16%) Java EE
11 3 (3.16%) WPF
11 3 (3.16%) jQuery
11 3 (3.16%) JPA
11 3 (3.16%) HTML5
12 2 (2.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Open Source
3 3 (3.16%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) EPoS
5 1 (1.05%) EMV
5 1 (1.05%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.05%) EFT
5 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.05%) Robotics
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
5 1 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Android
2 11 (11.58%) Windows
3 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) OO
1 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) Project Management
2 22 (23.16%) OOP
3 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce
4 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.68%) Android Development
6 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.32%) SOA
8 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.26%) ITIL
8 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.26%) MVC
8 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.21%) Time Management
9 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.21%) Scrum
9 4 (4.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) C#
2 37 (38.95%) Java
3 24 (25.26%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.26%) SQL
4 15 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 12 (12.63%) Ruby
6 8 (8.42%) C
7 6 (6.32%) C++
7 6 (6.32%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.26%) VB
9 4 (4.21%) PowerHouse
9 4 (4.21%) VBScript
10 1 (1.05%) COBOL
10 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) VC++
10 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.05%) XQuery
10 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 86 (90.53%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.16%) MCP
5 2 (2.11%) CSSLP
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) CEH
5 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.11%) PMP
5 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
5 2 (2.11%) CISSP
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.11%) CISM
5 2 (2.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.05%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.05%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.95%) JBoss
3 17 (17.89%) Oracle
4 13 (13.68%) DevExpress
5 8 (8.42%) HP
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) Tableau
7 2 (2.11%) Progress
8 1 (1.05%) Sybase
8 1 (1.05%) Cognos
8 1 (1.05%) Dell
8 1 (1.05%) Juniper
8 1 (1.05%) IBM
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