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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 9 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 65 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.58% 19.64% 7.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.77% 46.10% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 57 26
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
114 141 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 40.86% 42.60% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 96 126 114
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Games
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) WSH
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Subversion
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Electronics
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
7 2 (10.53%) HND
7 2 (10.53%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) 3G
3 1 (5.26%) DVB
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) Broadband
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) LTE
3 1 (5.26%) Multicast
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) 2G
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.53%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
General
1 5 (26.32%) Games
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) WSH
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Vaadin
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) Flash
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Symfony
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) Kendo UI
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Physics
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) MPEG
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
4 2 (10.53%) Network Management
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) Lua
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) HND
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Progress
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.26%) F5