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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 64 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.06% 2.64% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.36% 8.17% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63 16 12
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £72,500 £38,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
479 416 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.87% 32.25% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 354 287 261
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £51,570
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 31 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 13 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Southend-on-Sea 0 10 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Chelmsford +8 7 £24,000 -
Brentwood -14 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Rayleigh - 2 £60,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £45,000 -
Billericay +6 1 £60,000 -
Basildon -2 1 £47,500 -34.48%
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 99 (92.52%) Degree
2 44 (41.12%) Finance
3 41 (38.32%) .NET
4 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
5 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (27.10%) C#
7 28 (26.17%) HTML
8 27 (25.23%) CSS
9 26 (24.30%) Java
10 25 (23.36%) JavaScript
11 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
12 22 (20.56%) MS Excel
12 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (18.69%) MVC
13 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
14 19 (17.76%) SQL
15 18 (16.82%) Project Management
16 16 (14.95%) Web Development
17 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
17 15 (14.02%) OOP
17 15 (14.02%) OO
17 15 (14.02%) HP
18 14 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (10.28%) jQuery
19 11 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
20 10 (9.35%) Scrum
20 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
20 10 (9.35%) Web Application Development
20 10 (9.35%) Ajax
20 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.48%) JBoss
3 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (20.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.67%) Final Cut Pro
3 4 (3.74%) MS Office
4 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) AWD
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Firewall
2 2 (1.87%) ATM
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.61%) MySQL
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Subversion
2 6 (5.61%) Ant
2 6 (5.61%) Maven
3 4 (3.74%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.80%) JUnit
4 3 (2.80%) Rational Rose
4 3 (2.80%) ArgoUML
4 3 (2.80%) JMeter
4 3 (2.80%) NUnit
4 3 (2.80%) Cactus
4 3 (2.80%) FitNesse
4 3 (2.80%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.80%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.80%) JProfiler
4 3 (2.80%) Hudson
4 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.80%) Redmine
5 1 (0.93%) Gradle
5 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
General
1 44 (41.12%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.54%) Legal
4 5 (4.67%) Games
4 5 (4.67%) Law
5 4 (3.74%) Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (55.14%) Developer
2 32 (29.91%) Graduate
3 29 (27.10%) Graduate Developer
4 19 (17.76%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.95%) Software Developer
5 16 (14.95%) Java Developer
5 16 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (12.15%) Graduate Java Developer
7 11 (10.28%) Analyst
8 10 (9.35%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Performance Manager
9 8 (7.48%) Test Manager
10 7 (6.54%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.54%) Performance Test Manager
11 6 (5.61%) Head of IT
11 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Forensic Analyst
13 4 (3.74%) Environment Manager
13 4 (3.74%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (3.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (38.32%) .NET
2 28 (26.17%) HTML
3 27 (25.23%) CSS
4 11 (10.28%) jQuery
5 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (9.35%) Ajax
6 9 (8.41%) J2EE
6 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET
7 8 (7.48%) Web Services
8 6 (5.61%) Hibernate
8 6 (5.61%) Java EE
9 5 (4.67%) JPA
9 5 (4.67%) Spring
9 5 (4.67%) EJB
10 4 (3.74%) Swing
10 4 (3.74%) WPF
11 3 (2.80%) JSP
11 3 (2.80%) Servlets
11 3 (2.80%) Struts
12 1 (0.93%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.48%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.67%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.74%) Physics
5 4 (3.74%) Open Source
6 3 (2.80%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.87%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) Android
3 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
2 20 (18.69%) MVC
3 18 (16.82%) Project Management
4 16 (14.95%) Web Development
5 15 (14.02%) OOP
5 15 (14.02%) OO
6 14 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.35%) Scrum
7 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.35%) Web Application Development
8 9 (8.41%) Performance Testing
8 9 (8.41%) Load Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Analytics
9 8 (7.48%) ITIL
9 8 (7.48%) ETL
9 8 (7.48%) Workflow
10 7 (6.54%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.10%) C#
2 26 (24.30%) Java
3 25 (23.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.76%) SQL
5 6 (5.61%) C
6 5 (4.67%) MATLAB
6 5 (4.67%) C++
7 4 (3.74%) VB
7 4 (3.74%) XAML
8 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.87%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (92.52%) Degree
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.61%) MCSE
4 5 (4.67%) ISEB
4 5 (4.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) JTAG
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) HP
3 9 (8.41%) Citrix
4 8 (7.48%) IBM
4 8 (7.48%) Tableau
5 6 (5.61%) VMware
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle
5 6 (5.61%) Cisco
6 5 (4.67%) Symbian
6 5 (4.67%) i2
6 5 (4.67%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
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