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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 72 38
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -34
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 38 18 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.51% 1.65% 5.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.38% 5.28% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 48
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £30,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
334 341 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.81% 31.28% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 255 270 279
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +7 10 £45,000 +38.46%
Chelmsford - 6 £52,500 -
Basildon +4 4 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Braintree - 2 £40,000 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Harlow +5 1 £42,500 +34.92%
Stanford-le-Hope 0 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Brentwood -2 1 - -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 82 (91.11%) Degree
2 49 (54.44%) SQL Server
3 44 (48.89%) .NET
4 43 (47.78%) Java
5 39 (43.33%) C#
6 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 28 (31.11%) SQL
8 22 (24.44%) HTML
8 22 (24.44%) Web Services
9 21 (23.33%) CSS
9 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 21 (23.33%) Project Management
10 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (22.22%) Android
10 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 20 (22.22%) IIS
10 20 (22.22%) OO
11 19 (21.11%) Visual Studio
11 19 (21.11%) SOAP
11 19 (21.11%) WinForms
11 19 (21.11%) DevExpress
11 19 (21.11%) Android Development
12 18 (20.00%) Ruby
12 18 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 18 (20.00%) Finance
12 18 (20.00%) OOP
12 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
13 17 (18.89%) JBoss
13 17 (18.89%) J2EE

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (22.22%) IIS
2 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 15 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 15 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 15 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.11%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.33%) MS Project
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) Multicast
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) DWDM
2 1 (1.11%) MPLS
2 1 (1.11%) OSPF
2 1 (1.11%) BGP
2 1 (1.11%) ATM
2 1 (1.11%) SDH
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (54.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 15 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 15 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.78%) Ant
2 16 (17.78%) Maven
3 15 (16.67%) Gradle
4 4 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.11%) Redmine
5 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.11%) Hudson
5 1 (1.11%) NUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Cactus
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) ArgoUML
5 1 (1.11%) QADirector
5 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.11%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.11%) Mockito
5 1 (1.11%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.11%) TestNG
5 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.11%) EasyMock
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Automotive
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Local Government
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (65.56%) Developer
2 27 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.56%) Graduate
5 10 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Junior
6 6 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) Test Specialist
8 4 (4.44%) Automation Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.33%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (48.89%) .NET
2 22 (24.44%) HTML
2 22 (24.44%) Web Services
3 21 (23.33%) CSS
4 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 19 (21.11%) SOAP
5 19 (21.11%) WinForms
6 18 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 17 (18.89%) J2EE
7 17 (18.89%) Hibernate
8 15 (16.67%) JMS
9 14 (15.56%) Swing
10 13 (14.44%) Ajax
11 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.33%) WPF
11 3 (3.33%) HTML5
11 3 (3.33%) JPA
12 2 (2.22%) EJB
12 2 (2.22%) XML
12 2 (2.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Open Source
3 2 (2.22%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.11%) Robotics
4 1 (1.11%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.11%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
4 1 (1.11%) EMV
4 1 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.11%) EFT
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Android
2 9 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) CentOS
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Project Management
2 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) OO
3 19 (21.11%) Android Development
4 18 (20.00%) OOP
5 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.56%) SOA
9 4 (4.44%) Scrum
9 4 (4.44%) Time Management
9 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.44%) Wealth Management
9 4 (4.44%) TDD
9 4 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.78%) Java
2 39 (43.33%) C#
3 28 (31.11%) SQL
4 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.00%) Ruby
6 15 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.56%) VB
7 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.56%) C
7 5 (5.56%) C++
8 4 (4.44%) VBScript
9 2 (2.22%) PowerHouse
10 1 (1.11%) XPath
10 1 (1.11%) COBOL
10 1 (1.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.11%) VC++
10 1 (1.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 82 (91.11%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.33%) MCP
5 2 (2.22%) CCNA
5 2 (2.22%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.22%) PMP
5 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.22%) CISSP
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.22%) CISM
5 2 (2.22%) CEH
5 2 (2.22%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.11%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.11%) PgMP
6 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) DevExpress
3 17 (18.89%) JBoss
4 16 (17.78%) Oracle
5 7 (7.78%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco
7 2 (2.22%) Progress
8 1 (1.11%) Dell
8 1 (1.11%) Juniper
8 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.11%) Sybase
8 1 (1.11%) Cognos
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