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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 31 56
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 45 57 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.59% 5.92% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.55% 17.17% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 20
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,475 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £50,000 £63,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
471 332 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.53% 34.48% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 351 227 255
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,250 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Chelmsford -3 7 £22,000 -51.11% 1
Colchester -6 6 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Brentwood -22 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £28,500 - 1
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 83 (91.21%) Degree
2 40 (43.96%) .NET
3 33 (36.26%) Finance
4 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.37%) C#
6 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (20.88%) HTML
7 19 (20.88%) Java
7 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
8 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
9 17 (18.68%) SQL
9 17 (18.68%) CSS
10 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (17.58%) Software Engineering
11 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
11 15 (16.48%) MVC
12 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (14.29%) Web Development
14 12 (13.19%) HP
15 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
15 11 (12.09%) jQuery
16 10 (10.99%) Ajax
16 10 (10.99%) Workflow
16 10 (10.99%) Web Services
16 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
16 10 (10.99%) OO
17 9 (9.89%) OOP
17 9 (9.89%) ETL
17 9 (9.89%) Telecoms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) JBoss
3 4 (4.40%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) Mule
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) ATM
2 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Subversion
2 3 (3.30%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.20%) Hudson
3 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.20%) Redmine
3 2 (2.20%) DbUnit
3 2 (2.20%) JProfiler
3 2 (2.20%) ArgoUML
3 2 (2.20%) Maven
3 2 (2.20%) Cactus
3 2 (2.20%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.20%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.20%) Ant
3 2 (2.20%) JUnit
3 2 (2.20%) Rational Rose
3 2 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.20%) JMeter
3 2 (2.20%) NUnit
4 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (36.26%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (57.14%) Developer
2 31 (34.07%) Graduate
3 27 (29.67%) Graduate Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.09%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Graduate Java Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Performance Manager
6 7 (7.69%) Junior
6 7 (7.69%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Performance Test Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Programme Director
9 4 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) .NET
2 19 (20.88%) HTML
3 17 (18.68%) CSS
4 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.09%) jQuery
5 10 (10.99%) Ajax
5 10 (10.99%) Web Services
6 5 (5.49%) EJB
6 5 (5.49%) J2EE
6 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.49%) JPA
7 4 (4.40%) Java EE
8 3 (3.30%) WPF
8 3 (3.30%) Spring
8 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.20%) REST
9 2 (2.20%) Swing
9 2 (2.20%) Struts
9 2 (2.20%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.30%) Physics
5 2 (2.20%) Open Source
5 2 (2.20%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.10%) iPhone
6 1 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.10%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) EMV
6 1 (1.10%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.10%) EFT
6 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.20%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (17.58%) Software Engineering
2 15 (16.48%) MVC
3 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.29%) Web Development
5 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.99%) OO
6 10 (10.99%) Workflow
7 9 (9.89%) ETL
7 9 (9.89%) OOP
7 9 (9.89%) Analytics
8 8 (8.79%) Performance Testing
8 8 (8.79%) Project Management
8 8 (8.79%) SOA
8 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.69%) ITIL
9 7 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) C#
2 19 (20.88%) Java
3 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.68%) SQL
5 7 (7.69%) C
6 5 (5.49%) C++
7 3 (3.30%) XAML
8 2 (2.20%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.10%) VC++
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.10%) XQuery
9 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 83 (91.21%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) MCP
2 5 (5.49%) ISEB
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.20%) PMP
4 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) PgMP
5 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.19%) HP
3 9 (9.89%) Tableau
4 3 (3.30%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.10%) i2
6 1 (1.10%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Symbian
6 1 (1.10%) Dell
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 6 days ago