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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 20 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +48
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 66 129 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.26% 9.25% 3.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.64% 20.41% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 45 98 40
Median salary £47,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
354 632 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.59% 45.34% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 238 444 388
Median salary £46,924 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.16% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 18 £67,500 +63.63%
Chelmsford -1 10 £29,500 +24.21% 2
Saffron Walden - 7 £40,000 - 1
Basildon +17 6 - -
Brentwood -13 4 £36,250 -63.75% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
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 3 December 2016, 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.

1 120 (96.77%) Degree
2 71 (57.26%) Java
3 53 (42.74%) SQL
4 49 (39.52%) JBoss
5 47 (37.90%) J2EE
5 47 (37.90%) Oracle
5 47 (37.90%) WebLogic
5 47 (37.90%) WebSphere
5 47 (37.90%) Relational Database
6 43 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
8 38 (30.65%) Software Engineering
9 33 (26.61%) CSS
10 31 (25.00%) C#
10 31 (25.00%) HTML
11 28 (22.58%) Ajax
12 27 (21.77%) Open Source
12 27 (21.77%) E-Commerce
13 25 (20.16%) Oracle Database
13 25 (20.16%) RDBMS
13 25 (20.16%) OOP
13 25 (20.16%) OO
13 25 (20.16%) Swing
13 25 (20.16%) .NET
13 25 (20.16%) MVC
14 24 (19.35%) Java EE
15 22 (17.74%) Maven
15 22 (17.74%) GlassFish
15 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
15 22 (17.74%) Ant

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 49 (39.52%) JBoss
2 47 (37.90%) WebLogic
2 47 (37.90%) WebSphere
3 22 (17.74%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Office
2 5 (4.03%) MS Project
3 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Internet
2 5 (4.03%) HTTP
3 4 (3.23%) SNMP
4 2 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.81%) DHCP
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.90%) Relational Database
2 25 (20.16%) Oracle Database
2 25 (20.16%) RDBMS
3 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.03%) MySQL
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.61%) QlikView
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) Ant
1 22 (17.74%) Gradle
1 22 (17.74%) Maven
2 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.84%) JIRA
3 6 (4.84%) LoadRunner
3 6 (4.84%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) Moq
6 1 (0.81%) NUnit
6 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (15.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Advertising
3 1 (0.81%) Automotive
3 1 (0.81%) Back Office
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 92 (74.19%) Developer
2 61 (49.19%) Java Developer
3 58 (46.77%) Senior Developer
4 44 (35.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (29.03%) Programmer
6 35 (28.23%) Java Programmer
7 27 (21.77%) Agile Developer
8 25 (20.16%) Agile Java Developer
8 25 (20.16%) J2EE Developer
8 25 (20.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 25 (20.16%) Oracle Developer
9 22 (17.74%) J2EE Programmer
9 22 (17.74%) Senior Java Programmer
9 22 (17.74%) Senior Programmer
10 21 (16.94%) Senior Agile Developer
10 21 (16.94%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 21 (16.94%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 21 (16.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 21 (16.94%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 19 (15.32%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.90%) J2EE
2 33 (26.61%) CSS
3 31 (25.00%) HTML
4 28 (22.58%) Ajax
5 25 (20.16%) .NET
5 25 (20.16%) Swing
6 24 (19.35%) Java EE
7 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
7 22 (17.74%) JMS
8 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET
9 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.84%) SOAP
10 6 (4.84%) WPF
11 5 (4.03%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.03%) jQuery
12 3 (2.42%) Entity Framework
12 3 (2.42%) Spring
12 3 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.61%) JSON
13 2 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.65%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.84%) Internet of Things
3 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.23%) e-Health
5 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) RIA
6 1 (0.81%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Linux
2 7 (5.65%) Unix
3 2 (1.61%) Windows
3 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.81%) AIX
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) HPUX
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.65%) Software Engineering
3 27 (21.77%) E-Commerce
3 27 (21.77%) Open Source
4 25 (20.16%) MVC
4 25 (20.16%) OO
4 25 (20.16%) OOP
5 10 (8.06%) Project Management
5 10 (8.06%) Scrum
6 7 (5.65%) User Stories
7 6 (4.84%) Performance Testing
7 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.84%) SDLC
7 6 (4.84%) Software Testing
7 6 (4.84%) Test Strategy
8 5 (4.03%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.03%) Line Management
8 5 (4.03%) Time Management
9 4 (3.23%) Analytics
9 4 (3.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.26%) Java
2 53 (42.74%) SQL
3 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
4 31 (25.00%) C#
5 22 (17.74%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.84%) C
6 6 (4.84%) Python
6 6 (4.84%) VBA
7 5 (4.03%) C++
7 5 (4.03%) Perl
8 4 (3.23%) PHP
8 4 (3.23%) VB
9 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (96.77%) Degree
2 8 (6.45%) ISEB
3 6 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.84%) Postgraduate
4 5 (4.03%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.03%) PMP
4 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.42%) IIBA
7 1 (0.81%) CBAP
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) HL7
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) vSphere
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.23%) Nagios
2 4 (3.23%) OpenView
2 4 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (37.90%) Oracle
2 11 (8.87%) HP
3 6 (4.84%) Citrix
4 4 (3.23%) BMC
4 4 (3.23%) CA
4 4 (3.23%) Compuware
4 4 (3.23%) Dynatrace
4 4 (3.23%) IBM
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.23%) Nimsoft
5 2 (1.61%) Cognos
5 2 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) arcserve
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) EMC
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) Sophos
6 1 (0.81%) Sun
6 1 (0.81%) Tableau
6 1 (0.81%) Veeam
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Salary: 35-45k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
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