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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 50 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 65 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.15% 2.99% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.07% 9.57% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 59 30 19
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £62,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
462 345 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 36.64% 31.28% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 337 263 319
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 -11 7 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Brentwood -3 6 £46,250 - 1
Colchester -4 6 £20,000 -55.55%
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £20,000 -
Basildon -9 1 £25,500 -51.42% 2
Harlow - 1 £67,500 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £47,500 -
Witham - 1 £21,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 115 (96.64%) Degree
2 61 (51.26%) Java
3 45 (37.82%) SDLC
4 39 (32.77%) SQL
5 38 (31.93%) Spring
5 38 (31.93%) Software Engineering
6 33 (27.73%) JBoss
7 31 (26.05%) C#
8 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (22.69%) MVC
9 27 (22.69%) Finance
9 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
10 26 (21.85%) JPA
11 25 (21.01%) HTML
11 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
12 23 (19.33%) J2EE
12 23 (19.33%) EJB
12 23 (19.33%) CSS
13 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
13 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
13 22 (18.49%) Hibernate
14 21 (17.65%) Unit Testing
14 21 (17.65%) .NET
15 20 (16.81%) OOP
15 20 (16.81%) OO
16 19 (15.97%) C
17 18 (15.13%) Scrum
17 18 (15.13%) JavaBeans
18 17 (14.29%) Eclipse
19 16 (13.45%) Servlets

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (27.73%) JBoss
2 7 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.36%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 11 (9.24%) Eclipse RCP
3 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.88%) JUnit
3 7 (5.88%) Subversion
4 5 (4.20%) Maven
4 5 (4.20%) Ant
5 4 (3.36%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.68%) JIRA
6 2 (1.68%) Gradle
7 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Automotive
4 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (68.07%) Developer
2 56 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 37 (31.09%) Graduate
4 30 (25.21%) Software Developer
5 29 (24.37%) Graduate Developer
6 22 (18.49%) Graduate Java Developer
7 19 (15.97%) Programmer
8 18 (15.13%) Java Programmer
9 15 (12.61%) Software Engineer
10 13 (10.92%) Analyst
10 13 (10.92%) C# Developer
11 12 (10.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (9.24%) Graduate Software Developer
12 11 (9.24%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (6.72%) Java Software Developer
13 8 (6.72%) Java Software Engineer
14 7 (5.88%) Junior Developer
14 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
14 7 (5.88%) Junior
14 7 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.93%) Spring
2 26 (21.85%) JPA
3 25 (21.01%) HTML
4 23 (19.33%) J2EE
4 23 (19.33%) EJB
4 23 (19.33%) CSS
5 22 (18.49%) Hibernate
6 21 (17.65%) .NET
7 18 (15.13%) JavaBeans
8 16 (13.45%) Servlets
8 16 (13.45%) Struts
8 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (8.40%) WPF
9 10 (8.40%) Java SE
10 6 (5.04%) Swing
11 5 (4.20%) Java EE
11 5 (4.20%) OpenCL
12 4 (3.36%) Ajax
12 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
13 3 (2.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.56%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.72%) Physics
4 5 (4.20%) CUDA
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.52%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.68%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.68%) Statistics
7 1 (0.84%) Psychology
7 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.82%) SDLC
2 38 (31.93%) Software Engineering
3 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.69%) MVC
5 21 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 20 (16.81%) OOP
6 20 (16.81%) OO
7 18 (15.13%) Scrum
8 13 (10.92%) E-business
9 10 (8.40%) Web Application Development
9 10 (8.40%) Information Security
10 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.56%) ITIL
11 6 (5.04%) Project Management
11 6 (5.04%) Workflow
11 6 (5.04%) TOGAF
11 6 (5.04%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (5.04%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.04%) SIEM
11 6 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.26%) Java
2 39 (32.77%) SQL
3 31 (26.05%) C#
4 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.97%) C
6 12 (10.08%) C++
7 8 (6.72%) XAML
8 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.20%) VC++
10 3 (2.52%) VB
11 2 (1.68%) PHP
11 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.68%) VBScript
12 1 (0.84%) Perl
12 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.84%) VBA
12 1 (0.84%) Python
12 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (96.64%) Degree
2 10 (8.40%) CISSP
3 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.04%) CEH
4 6 (5.04%) MCSE
4 6 (5.04%) CCNP
5 4 (3.36%) ISACA
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) Cisco
3 10 (8.40%) Oracle
4 4 (3.36%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) Citrix
5 2 (1.68%) VMware
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