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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 97 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.32% 8.00% 3.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.62% 18.95% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 67 41
Average salary £26,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £24,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
426 512 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.84% 42.21% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 375 373 304
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 28 £26,500 -37.64% 4
Maidstone +5 4 £28,500 -28.75%
Sevenoaks +2 1 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Dartford 0 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Canterbury -8 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 91 (82.73%) Degree
2 65 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (46.36%) Java
4 49 (44.55%) XML
5 41 (37.27%) C#
6 40 (36.36%) .NET
7 37 (33.64%) Software Engineering
8 36 (32.73%) ASP.NET
9 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
10 33 (30.00%) SQL
10 33 (30.00%) T-SQL
10 33 (30.00%) Mobile App
11 32 (29.09%) Eclipse
12 31 (28.18%) OpenGL
12 31 (28.18%) HTML
12 31 (28.18%) Web Services
12 31 (28.18%) JSON
12 31 (28.18%) Android
12 31 (28.18%) Android Development
12 31 (28.18%) Memory Management
12 31 (28.18%) REST
13 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
13 29 (26.36%) Android SDK
14 25 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
16 23 (20.91%) Windows
17 20 (18.18%) Data Analysis
17 20 (18.18%) Telecoms
18 19 (17.27%) Linux
18 19 (17.27%) MVC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (6.36%) Node.js
2 4 (3.64%) Railo
2 4 (3.64%) ColdFusion
2 4 (3.64%) CMS
2 4 (3.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Mathematica
2 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Internet
2 4 (3.64%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.27%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.55%) MySQL
5 5 (4.55%) Redis
6 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.91%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (29.09%) Eclipse
2 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.45%) NCrunch
4 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.64%) JIRA
5 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.82%) Xcode
7 1 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 20 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.91%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Publishing
3 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (81.82%) Developer
2 31 (28.18%) Android Developer
3 18 (16.36%) Applications Developer
4 17 (15.45%) SQL Developer
5 15 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 13 (11.82%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.82%) C# Application Developer
6 13 (11.82%) .NET Applications Developer
6 13 (11.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (10.91%) Junior Developer
7 12 (10.91%) Junior
8 11 (10.00%) Excel Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Web Developer
10 8 (7.27%) SOA Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Junior Web Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Programmer
12 4 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.64%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.55%) XML
2 40 (36.36%) .NET
3 36 (32.73%) ASP.NET
4 31 (28.18%) HTML
4 31 (28.18%) Web Services
4 31 (28.18%) OpenGL
4 31 (28.18%) JSON
4 31 (28.18%) REST
5 29 (26.36%) Android SDK
6 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (12.73%) MSMQ
7 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 8 (7.27%) CSS
9 8 (7.27%) HTML5
10 6 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (5.45%) WCF
10 6 (5.45%) jQuery
11 5 (4.55%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 25 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (16.36%) Data Integration
5 17 (15.45%) Physics
6 15 (13.64%) Visualisation
7 13 (11.82%) Mathematics
8 11 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (8.18%) Open Source
10 8 (7.27%) Blog
11 4 (3.64%) Statistics
11 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
11 4 (3.64%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.82%) iPad
12 2 (1.82%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.82%) iPhone
13 1 (0.91%) Social Media
13 1 (0.91%) User Experience
13 1 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.18%) Android
2 23 (20.91%) Windows
3 19 (17.27%) Linux
4 7 (6.36%) UNIX
5 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) Software Engineering
3 31 (28.18%) Memory Management
3 31 (28.18%) Android Development
4 20 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 19 (17.27%) MVC
6 13 (11.82%) SOA
7 11 (10.00%) Data Management
7 11 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 8 (7.27%) MVVM
8 8 (7.27%) OOD
9 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.36%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (3.64%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.64%) SEO
12 3 (2.73%) TDD
12 3 (2.73%) OO
12 3 (2.73%) Multithreading
12 3 (2.73%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.36%) Java
2 41 (37.27%) C#
3 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 33 (30.00%) SQL
4 33 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 17 (15.45%) C++
6 16 (14.55%) C
7 10 (9.09%) Fortran
8 9 (8.18%) PHP
9 8 (7.27%) MATLAB
10 7 (6.36%) Python
10 7 (6.36%) Scala
11 3 (2.73%) R
12 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.82%) VB
13 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (82.73%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) PhD
3 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) MCITP
4 3 (2.73%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.91%) HDFS
2 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) Cisco
2 4 (3.64%) VMware
2 4 (3.64%) Google
2 4 (3.64%) Atlassian
2 4 (3.64%) Veeam
3 1 (0.91%) Renesas
3 1 (0.91%) Progress
3 1 (0.91%) Sony
Sevenoaks, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified c£Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
PAW Associates
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum C£25k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago