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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 56 55 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.60% 3.94% 2.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.67% 12.11% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 52 31 28
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £72,500 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
480 454 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 39.41% 32.50% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 336 339 289
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 12 £45,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +9 11 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Chelmsford +8 7 £24,000 -12.72%
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £45,000 - 1
Brentwood -11 1 - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 109 (93.97%) Degree
2 43 (37.07%) Microsoft
3 38 (32.76%) Finance
4 37 (31.90%) .NET
4 37 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (30.17%) HTML
5 35 (30.17%) Java
6 34 (29.31%) C#
6 34 (29.31%) CSS
7 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
8 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
9 28 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
10 25 (21.55%) MVC
11 24 (20.69%) SQL
12 21 (18.10%) OOP
12 21 (18.10%) OO
13 20 (17.24%) Project Management
14 17 (14.66%) Management Information System
15 16 (13.79%) Scrum
15 16 (13.79%) Web Application Development
15 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (12.07%) Web Development
16 14 (12.07%) Spring
16 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (12.07%) J2EE
17 12 (10.34%) C
17 12 (10.34%) HP
17 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (10.34%) Ajax

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (9.48%) JBoss
2 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) Final Cut Pro
3 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.59%) MS Office
5 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) Firewall
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.17%) MySQL
4 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Subversion
2 6 (5.17%) Ant
2 6 (5.17%) Maven
3 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.72%) Gradle
5 1 (0.86%) NUnit
5 1 (0.86%) ArgoUML
5 1 (0.86%) Cactus
5 1 (0.86%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.86%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.86%) Hudson
5 1 (0.86%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.86%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.86%) Redmine
5 1 (0.86%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.86%) JMeter
5 1 (0.86%) JUnit
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.03%) Automotive
3 5 (4.31%) Law
3 5 (4.31%) Legal
3 5 (4.31%) Games
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.86%) French Language
5 1 (0.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 71 (61.21%) Developer
2 31 (26.72%) Java Developer
3 30 (25.86%) Graduate
4 26 (22.41%) Software Developer
5 25 (21.55%) Graduate Developer
6 23 (19.83%) C# Developer
7 22 (18.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (12.93%) Graduate Java Developer
10 12 (10.34%) Software Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) Java Programmer
11 8 (6.90%) Programmer
11 8 (6.90%) Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) Test Manager
11 8 (6.90%) Performance Manager
12 7 (6.03%) Performance Test Manager
12 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Head of IT
14 5 (4.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 5 (4.31%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.90%) .NET
2 35 (30.17%) HTML
3 34 (29.31%) CSS
4 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 14 (12.07%) Spring
5 14 (12.07%) J2EE
6 12 (10.34%) Ajax
7 10 (8.62%) jQuery
7 10 (8.62%) JPA
8 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.03%) WPF
9 7 (6.03%) Web Services
10 6 (5.17%) EJB
10 6 (5.17%) Servlets
10 6 (5.17%) Struts
10 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.17%) Java EE
11 5 (4.31%) Java SE
11 5 (4.31%) Swing
12 3 (2.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.03%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.03%) Physics
4 5 (4.31%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.31%) Cybercrime
5 4 (3.45%) Open Source
6 3 (2.59%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.59%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.86%) Psychology
7 1 (0.86%) CUDA
7 1 (0.86%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Windows
2 9 (7.76%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.31%) Android
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
3 25 (21.55%) MVC
4 21 (18.10%) OOP
4 21 (18.10%) OO
5 20 (17.24%) Project Management
6 16 (13.79%) Scrum
6 16 (13.79%) Web Application Development
7 14 (12.07%) Web Development
8 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.62%) Workflow
9 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.76%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.03%) Load Testing
11 7 (6.03%) Analytics
11 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.03%) ETL
12 6 (5.17%) CRM
12 6 (5.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.17%) Java
2 34 (29.31%) C#
3 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.69%) SQL
5 12 (10.34%) C
6 11 (9.48%) C++
7 7 (6.03%) XAML
8 5 (4.31%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.45%) VB
9 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.86%) VBA
11 1 (0.86%) VBScript
11 1 (0.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 109 (93.97%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.03%) MCSE
3 4 (3.45%) ISEB
3 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) ISACA
6 1 (0.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) HP
3 8 (6.90%) Citrix
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle
4 7 (6.03%) Tableau
4 7 (6.03%) Cisco
5 6 (5.17%) IBM
5 6 (5.17%) VMware
6 5 (4.31%) Apple
6 5 (4.31%) Symbian
6 5 (4.31%) i2
Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 5 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 13 days ago