The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 36 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.78% 6.11% 16.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.31% 13.67% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 37
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
Computer Science
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
213 139 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 47.97% 44.69% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 182 122 95
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Ipswich region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Ipswich

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 41 (62.12%) Java
1 41 (62.12%) Objective-C
1 41 (62.12%) Apple iOS
2 38 (57.58%) Android
2 38 (57.58%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) C++
2 38 (57.58%) HTML
2 38 (57.58%) PHP
2 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 38 (57.58%) MySQL
3 37 (56.06%) C
4 33 (50.00%) Degree
5 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
6 28 (42.42%) Web Services
6 28 (42.42%) Mobile App
6 28 (42.42%) Mobile Application Development
7 27 (40.91%) Firmware
8 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
10 16 (24.24%) Risk Management
11 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (21.21%) Project Management
12 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
13 13 (19.70%) Analytics
14 12 (18.18%) Finance
14 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 11 (16.67%) CSS
15 11 (16.67%) Windows
16 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.15%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (15.15%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) Drupal
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
3 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.03%) OLAP
3 2 (3.03%) QlikView
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Datazen
4 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Legal
3 8 (12.12%) Electronics
4 6 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
1 37 (56.06%) Graduate
2 29 (43.94%) Graduate Developer
3 20 (30.30%) Applications Developer
3 20 (30.30%) Graduate Mobile Developer
3 20 (30.30%) Graduate Software Developer
3 20 (30.30%) Software Developer
4 19 (28.79%) Applications Engineer
4 19 (28.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 19 (28.79%) Graduate Applications Developer
4 19 (28.79%) Graduate Applications Engineer
4 19 (28.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 19 (28.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 19 (28.79%) Software Engineer
5 17 (25.76%) Project Manager
6 8 (12.12%) Graduate Software Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Graduate Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Software Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Tester
7 3 (4.55%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) .NET
1 38 (57.58%) HTML
2 28 (42.42%) Web Services
3 11 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.55%) Spring
4 3 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) J2EE
5 2 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (1.52%) Ajax
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) Drools
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) JSF
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) JSP
6 1 (1.52%) MDX
6 1 (1.52%) OAuth
6 1 (1.52%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Mobile App
2 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Reinsurance
5 3 (4.55%) Social Media
6 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.52%) Physics
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Apple iOS
2 38 (57.58%) Android
3 11 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 28 (42.42%) Mobile Application Development
3 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (24.24%) Risk Management
5 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
5 14 (21.21%) Project Management
6 13 (19.70%) Analytics
7 4 (6.06%) iOS Development
7 4 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.03%) Data Governance
8 2 (3.03%) High Availability
8 2 (3.03%) Information Management
8 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.03%) RAD
8 2 (3.03%) UML
8 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) Java
1 41 (62.12%) Objective-C
2 38 (57.58%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) C++
2 38 (57.58%) PHP
3 37 (56.06%) C
4 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 9 (13.64%) Embedded C++
6 5 (7.58%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Planview
3 3 (4.55%) Apple
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.03%) Netezza
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Tableau
4 2 (3.03%) Teradata