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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 23 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 30 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.55% 4.94% 10.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.29% 12.24% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 31
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% +24.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
164 98 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 46.72% 40.33% 46.74%
Number of salaries quoted 155 87 130
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 53 (80.30%) Degree
2 42 (63.64%) C#
2 42 (63.64%) .NET
3 29 (43.94%) SQL Server
4 25 (37.88%) HTML
4 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
6 21 (31.82%) Java
7 19 (28.79%) MVC
8 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 18 (27.27%) CSS
8 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (25.76%) SQL
10 16 (24.24%) .NET Framework
11 15 (22.73%) jQuery
12 14 (21.21%) C++
12 14 (21.21%) N-Tier
13 13 (19.70%) SDLC
14 12 (18.18%) Time Management
14 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
15 11 (16.67%) Web Services
15 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 10 (15.15%) SOA
16 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (15.15%) XML
16 10 (15.15%) HND
16 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
16 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Broadband
2 2 (3.03%) SMTP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.09%) MySQL
4 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 3 (4.55%) Selenium
2 3 (4.55%) VisiBroker
2 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Electronics
2 6 (9.09%) Marketing
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Legal
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) Graduate
3 16 (24.24%) Software Developer
4 12 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.67%) Junior
6 10 (15.15%) Software Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (15.15%) Administrator
6 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
7 9 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (12.12%) Junior Developer
8 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
9 6 (9.09%) Analyst
9 6 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Junior Software Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
10 5 (7.58%) Senior Manager
11 3 (4.55%) Software Tester
11 3 (4.55%) Tester
11 3 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) .NET
2 25 (37.88%) HTML
3 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 18 (27.27%) CSS
4 16 (24.24%) .NET Framework
5 15 (22.73%) jQuery
6 11 (16.67%) Web Services
7 10 (15.15%) XML
7 10 (15.15%) Kendo UI
7 10 (15.15%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.55%) HTML5
8 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.55%) Spring
9 2 (3.03%) Middleware
9 2 (3.03%) J2EE
9 2 (3.03%) CSS3
10 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.52%) Memcached
10 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.21%) N-Tier
3 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.09%) Android
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Linux
5 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) MVC
3 13 (19.70%) SDLC
4 12 (18.18%) Time Management
5 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 10 (15.15%) SOA
6 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.09%) Project Management
8 6 (9.09%) Analytics
9 5 (7.58%) OO
9 5 (7.58%) Workflow
9 5 (7.58%) TDD
9 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) Scrum
11 3 (4.55%) Practice Management
11 3 (4.55%) OOP
11 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) C#
2 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
3 21 (31.82%) Java
4 17 (25.76%) SQL
5 14 (21.21%) C++
6 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 9 (13.64%) PHP
8 7 (10.61%) Objective-C
9 6 (9.09%) C
10 3 (4.55%) VB
11 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (80.30%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) HND
3 2 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Firmware
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) NFS
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) VMware
2 3 (4.55%) Planview
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle