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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 60 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.07% 3.47% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.57% 11.23% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 18
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,750 £44,000
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
442 365 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.36% 30.85% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 306 296 334
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 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 3 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
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £20,000 -
Colchester -2 8 £24,000 -46.66%
Chelmsford -2 6 £58,000 +54.66% 3
Brentwood -10 3 £45,000 - 1
Basildon -12 1 £25,500 -57.50% 2
Harlow - 1 £67,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 113 (92.62%) Degree
2 54 (44.26%) Java
3 47 (38.52%) SDLC
4 38 (31.15%) Finance
5 37 (30.33%) SQL
5 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
5 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (30.33%) Software Engineering
6 32 (26.23%) C#
6 32 (26.23%) Spring
7 29 (23.77%) JBoss
8 28 (22.95%) MS Excel
9 26 (21.31%) CSS
9 26 (21.31%) HTML
9 26 (21.31%) MVC
10 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
10 25 (20.49%) .NET
11 24 (19.67%) OOP
11 24 (19.67%) OO
11 24 (19.67%) JPA
12 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
13 21 (17.21%) Management Information System
13 21 (17.21%) Scrum
14 19 (15.57%) J2EE
14 19 (15.57%) EJB
14 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (14.75%) Hibernate
16 17 (13.93%) Project Management
17 16 (13.11%) Unit Testing
17 16 (13.11%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 29 (23.77%) JBoss
2 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.64%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) Firewall
2 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.28%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Eclipse
2 9 (7.38%) Eclipse RCP
3 6 (4.92%) Maven
3 6 (4.92%) Ant
4 5 (4.10%) JUnit
5 4 (3.28%) Subversion
5 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.46%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.64%) JIRA
7 2 (1.64%) Gradle
8 1 (0.82%) Cactus
8 1 (0.82%) Selenium
8 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.82%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.82%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.82%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.82%) Hudson
8 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.82%) Redmine
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Automotive
3 8 (6.56%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Law
4 4 (3.28%) Legal
4 4 (3.28%) Games
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.82%) German Language
6 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 78 (63.93%) Developer
2 48 (39.34%) Java Developer
3 33 (27.05%) Graduate
4 30 (24.59%) Software Developer
5 27 (22.13%) Graduate Developer
6 17 (13.93%) Graduate Java Developer
7 15 (12.30%) Java Programmer
7 15 (12.30%) Programmer
7 15 (12.30%) C# Developer
7 15 (12.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (10.66%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (10.66%) Analyst
9 12 (9.84%) Software Engineer
10 9 (7.38%) Graduate Software Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Head of IT
11 6 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Senior Java Programmer
12 5 (4.10%) Senior Programmer
12 5 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) Spring
2 26 (21.31%) HTML
2 26 (21.31%) CSS
3 25 (20.49%) .NET
4 24 (19.67%) JPA
5 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 19 (15.57%) J2EE
5 19 (15.57%) EJB
6 18 (14.75%) Hibernate
7 15 (12.30%) Struts
8 14 (11.48%) Servlets
9 13 (10.66%) JavaBeans
10 10 (8.20%) Java SE
10 10 (8.20%) WPF
11 7 (5.74%) Java EE
11 7 (5.74%) Swing
12 5 (4.10%) OpenCL
13 4 (3.28%) Ajax
14 3 (2.46%) jQuery
14 3 (2.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.56%) Physics
3 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.92%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.10%) CUDA
6 4 (3.28%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.28%) Cybercrime
7 3 (2.46%) Human Factors
8 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.64%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.64%) Statistics
9 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.82%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 10 (8.20%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Android
3 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) SDLC
2 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.33%) Software Engineering
3 26 (21.31%) MVC
4 24 (19.67%) OOP
4 24 (19.67%) OO
5 21 (17.21%) Scrum
6 17 (13.93%) Project Management
7 16 (13.11%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.66%) Web Application Development
9 12 (9.84%) E-business
10 11 (9.02%) ITIL
11 9 (7.38%) Information Security
12 8 (6.56%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.92%) CRM
14 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (4.92%) Strategic Management
14 6 (4.92%) Web Development
14 6 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.26%) Java
2 37 (30.33%) SQL
3 32 (26.23%) C#
4 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.11%) C
6 12 (9.84%) C++
7 8 (6.56%) XAML
8 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.10%) VC++
10 4 (3.28%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.28%) VB
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.64%) VBScript
11 2 (1.64%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 113 (92.62%) Degree
2 10 (8.20%) MCSE
2 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.56%) CISSP
4 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.28%) ISACA
5 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.28%) CCNP
5 4 (3.28%) CEH
6 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.48%) Cisco
3 11 (9.02%) Oracle
4 7 (5.74%) Citrix
5 6 (4.92%) VMware
6 5 (4.10%) IBM
7 4 (3.28%) Symbian
7 4 (3.28%) i2
7 4 (3.28%) Apple
7 4 (3.28%) HP
Basildon, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-42k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24k-27k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Basildon
OHO Group
Salary: £25k - 27k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Suffolk - commutable from Cambs / Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + good benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Chelmsford
OHO Group
Salary: £24000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago