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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 60 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 26 54 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.67% 4.97% 4.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 12.33% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 51
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,722 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.04% +0.59%
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
364 438 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.33% 40.29% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 306 349 343
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -3 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Maidstone +12 2 £50,000 - 1
Canterbury +7 2 £33,750 -3.57%
West Malling - 2 £47,500 -
Dartford - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £21,000 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 59 (78.67%) Degree
2 28 (37.33%) SQL
3 25 (33.33%) C#
4 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.00%) SDLC
6 16 (21.33%) CSS
6 16 (21.33%) HTML
6 16 (21.33%) .NET
6 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (20.00%) ETL
7 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (18.67%) Java
8 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
8 14 (18.67%) Oracle
9 13 (17.33%) XML
9 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
9 13 (17.33%) TDD
9 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
9 13 (17.33%) MVC
9 13 (17.33%) Scrum
10 12 (16.00%) Web Services
11 11 (14.67%) jQuery
11 11 (14.67%) HTML5
12 10 (13.33%) REST
12 10 (13.33%) Progress
13 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
14 8 (10.67%) ISEB
14 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.33%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) BGP-4
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) OSPF
2 1 (1.33%) snoop
2 1 (1.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.33%) SSH
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.67%) MySQL
4 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.67%) Selenium
4 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.33%) Subversion
6 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.67%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.67%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.33%) gulp
8 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.33%) JIRA
8 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.33%) Moq
8 1 (1.33%) MSI
8 1 (1.33%) NUnit
8 1 (1.33%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
2 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Games
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) Graduate
3 17 (22.67%) Graduate Developer
3 17 (22.67%) SQL Developer
4 15 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 13 (17.33%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL Developer
6 10 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 10 (13.33%) Graduate Software Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Junior
7 8 (10.67%) Junior Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Android Developer
8 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Junior Android Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (5.33%) SQL Programmer
11 4 (5.33%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
1 16 (21.33%) CSS
1 16 (21.33%) HTML
2 13 (17.33%) XML
3 12 (16.00%) Web Services
4 11 (14.67%) HTML5
4 11 (14.67%) jQuery
5 10 (13.33%) REST
6 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.33%) Android SDK
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.33%) Ember.js
7 7 (9.33%) JSON
8 6 (8.00%) OpenGL
9 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.67%) Gherkin
10 4 (5.33%) CSS3
10 4 (5.33%) DOM
10 4 (5.33%) LAMP
10 4 (5.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.33%) Algorithms
2 7 (9.33%) User Experience
3 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.67%) Health Informatics
5 2 (2.67%) Informatics
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Economics
6 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Android
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) SDLC
3 15 (20.00%) ETL
4 13 (17.33%) MVC
4 13 (17.33%) Scrum
4 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (17.33%) TDD
5 8 (10.67%) Mobile Development
5 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (10.67%) Time Management
6 7 (9.33%) Android Development
6 7 (9.33%) Memory Management
6 7 (9.33%) Web Development
7 6 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (6.67%) BDD
9 4 (5.33%) Coaching
9 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.33%) OOP
9 4 (5.33%) System Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) SQL
2 25 (33.33%) C#
3 14 (18.67%) Java
3 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.33%) VB
6 5 (6.67%) PHP
7 3 (4.00%) C++
8 2 (2.67%) C
8 2 (2.67%) Python
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby
8 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.33%) ES6
9 1 (1.33%) Go
9 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (78.67%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) ISEB
3 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MCSE
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
3 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) WSUS
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle
3 10 (13.33%) Progress
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) AppSense
6 1 (1.33%) BMC
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
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