The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 62 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.72% 3.67% 5.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.69% 10.78% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51 26 42
Average salary £35,000 £41,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.16% +12.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,750 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
Computer Science
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
422 334 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.97% 34.05% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 355 266 311
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,225 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Kent

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Kent

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Kent

Computer Science
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Tunbridge Wells +1 41 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Maidstone -4 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Canterbury -8 2 £30,250 - 2
Chatham +1 1 £20,000 -57.89% 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £65,000 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

1 103 (96.26%) Degree
2 59 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (38.32%) JavaScript
4 37 (34.58%) Web Services
5 33 (30.84%) .NET
5 33 (30.84%) Java
6 31 (28.97%) SQL
6 31 (28.97%) HTML
6 31 (28.97%) XML
7 30 (28.04%) CSS
8 28 (26.17%) Git (software)
8 28 (26.17%) Mobile App
9 27 (25.23%) jQuery
10 25 (23.36%) JSON
10 25 (23.36%) HTML5
10 25 (23.36%) Memory Management
10 25 (23.36%) REST
10 25 (23.36%) Mobile Development
10 25 (23.36%) OpenGL
11 23 (21.50%) C#
12 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
12 22 (20.56%) MS Excel
13 21 (19.63%) MVC
14 19 (17.76%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (17.76%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (17.76%) SaaS
15 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
15 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
16 16 (14.95%) Eclipse
16 16 (14.95%) T-SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (8.41%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (20.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.76%) SaaS
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
1 2 (1.87%) 3G
1 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.87%) Wireless
1 2 (1.87%) 4G
2 1 (0.93%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (9.35%) SQL CLR
6 9 (8.41%) MySQL
7 8 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.74%) Big Data
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.93%) Redis
11 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (26.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.95%) Eclipse
3 12 (11.21%) Jasmine
4 10 (9.35%) Xcode
4 10 (9.35%) NUnit
4 10 (9.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 9 (8.41%) Subversion
6 8 (7.48%) JUnit
7 7 (6.54%) Selenium
7 7 (6.54%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.87%) Rational Rose
9 2 (1.87%) Grunt
9 2 (1.87%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (1.87%) ERwin
10 1 (0.93%) MSTest
10 1 (0.93%) Moq
10 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.93%) jMock
10 1 (0.93%) EasyMock
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Local Government
4 2 (1.87%) Automotive
4 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (76.64%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) Junior
3 20 (18.69%) Web Developer
4 16 (14.95%) Android Developer
5 15 (14.02%) SQL Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Junior Developer
6 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Graduate Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Graduate
7 10 (9.35%) Applications Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Web Applications Developer
7 10 (9.35%) iOS Developer
8 9 (8.41%) Test Engineer
9 8 (7.48%) .NET Developer
9 8 (7.48%) PHP Developer
9 8 (7.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Junior Oracle DBA
10 7 (6.54%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (6.54%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.58%) Web Services
2 33 (30.84%) .NET
3 31 (28.97%) HTML
3 31 (28.97%) XML
4 30 (28.04%) CSS
5 27 (25.23%) jQuery
6 25 (23.36%) JSON
6 25 (23.36%) HTML5
6 25 (23.36%) REST
6 25 (23.36%) OpenGL
7 19 (17.76%) KnockoutJS
8 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET
8 15 (14.02%) Android SDK
9 13 (12.15%) Sass
10 11 (10.28%) Backbone.js
11 10 (9.35%) Cocoa Touch
11 10 (9.35%) CSS3
11 10 (9.35%) Cocoa
12 9 (8.41%) LESS
13 8 (7.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.17%) Mobile App
2 19 (17.76%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (13.08%) Data Structures
4 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
5 10 (9.35%) iPhone
5 10 (9.35%) iPad
6 7 (6.54%) Algorithms
7 6 (5.61%) Blog
8 5 (4.67%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.80%) Physics
10 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Android
2 12 (11.21%) Linux
3 11 (10.28%) Windows
4 10 (9.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) Memory Management
2 25 (23.36%) Mobile Development
3 21 (19.63%) MVC
4 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
5 16 (14.95%) Android Development
6 13 (12.15%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.21%) Data Modelling
8 11 (10.28%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (9.35%) iOS Development
9 10 (9.35%) Scrum
10 9 (8.41%) OO
10 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.54%) Scalability Testing
11 7 (6.54%) Test Strategy
11 7 (6.54%) API Testing
11 7 (6.54%) TDD
11 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.67%) SDLC
13 4 (3.74%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.32%) JavaScript
2 33 (30.84%) Java
3 31 (28.97%) SQL
4 23 (21.50%) C#
5 16 (14.95%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.28%) PHP
7 10 (9.35%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.80%) C++
9 2 (1.87%) C
9 2 (1.87%) Python
9 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (96.26%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) OCP
2 4 (3.74%) OCA
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (3.74%) ISEB
3 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Firmware
2 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle
3 4 (3.74%) Adobe
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco
4 3 (2.80%) Apple
5 2 (1.87%) IBM
5 2 (1.87%) Sybase
5 2 (1.87%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Zend
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Veeam
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chatham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000
Posted: 24 days ago