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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 74 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.02% 5.85% 4.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.44% 15.42% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 51
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
413 480 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.58% 37.97% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 362 354 313
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +8 22 £25,750 -39.41% 1
Maidstone +5 3 £24,000 -33.33% 1
Sevenoaks +3 3 £21,500 -35.82%
Dartford -1 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Canterbury -6 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 92 (87.62%) Degree
2 64 (60.95%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (46.67%) Java
4 47 (44.76%) XML
5 40 (38.10%) C#
5 40 (38.10%) .NET
6 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 33 (31.43%) ASP.NET
7 33 (31.43%) Mobile App
8 32 (30.48%) Eclipse
9 31 (29.52%) OpenGL
9 31 (29.52%) Web Services
9 31 (29.52%) JSON
9 31 (29.52%) Software Engineering
9 31 (29.52%) Android Development
9 31 (29.52%) REST
9 31 (29.52%) Android
9 31 (29.52%) Memory Management
9 31 (29.52%) Mobile Development
10 29 (27.62%) Git (software)
10 29 (27.62%) Android SDK
10 29 (27.62%) SQL
10 29 (27.62%) HTML
11 28 (26.67%) T-SQL
12 23 (21.90%) SQL Server
13 22 (20.95%) Windows
14 20 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (18.10%) MVC
16 18 (17.14%) Data Analysis
16 18 (17.14%) Telecoms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (4.76%) Node.js
2 4 (3.81%) Railo
2 4 (3.81%) ColdFusion
2 4 (3.81%) CMS
2 4 (3.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Mathematica
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
2 4 (3.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.76%) MySQL
4 5 (4.76%) Redis
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) SQL CLR
6 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.95%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.95%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 32 (30.48%) Eclipse
2 29 (27.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.76%) NCrunch
4 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 2 (1.90%) Xcode
5 2 (1.90%) NUnit
General
1 18 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 17 (16.19%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Publishing
3 4 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.81%) Marketing
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (81.90%) Developer
2 31 (29.52%) Android Developer
3 16 (15.24%) SQL Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Junior
5 14 (13.33%) Applications Developer
6 13 (12.38%) Software Developer
6 13 (12.38%) .NET Developer
7 12 (11.43%) C# Developer
7 12 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (10.48%) Software Engineer
8 11 (10.48%) C# Application Developer
8 11 (10.48%) .NET Applications Developer
9 10 (9.52%) Web Developer
10 9 (8.57%) Excel Developer
11 6 (5.71%) SOA Developer
12 5 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
13 4 (3.81%) Administrator
13 4 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (3.81%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) XML
2 40 (38.10%) .NET
3 33 (31.43%) ASP.NET
4 31 (29.52%) Web Services
4 31 (29.52%) OpenGL
4 31 (29.52%) JSON
4 31 (29.52%) REST
5 29 (27.62%) Android SDK
5 29 (27.62%) HTML
6 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (10.48%) MSMQ
9 9 (8.57%) CSS
9 9 (8.57%) HTML5
9 9 (8.57%) .NET Framework
10 7 (6.67%) jQuery
10 7 (6.67%) WCF
11 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (4.76%) SignalR
12 5 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.43%) Mobile App
2 20 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (15.24%) Data Integration
5 15 (14.29%) Physics
6 14 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 10 (9.52%) Visualisation
8 9 (8.57%) Open Source
8 9 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (7.62%) Blog
10 4 (3.81%) Statistics
10 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.90%) iPad
11 2 (1.90%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.90%) iPhone
12 1 (0.95%) User Experience
12 1 (0.95%) Social Media
12 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Android
2 22 (20.95%) Windows
3 16 (15.24%) Linux
4 5 (4.76%) UNIX
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.52%) Software Engineering
2 31 (29.52%) Memory Management
2 31 (29.52%) Android Development
2 31 (29.52%) Mobile Development
3 19 (18.10%) MVC
4 18 (17.14%) Data Analysis
5 11 (10.48%) Data Management
5 11 (10.48%) SOA
6 9 (8.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 7 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.71%) OOD
8 6 (5.71%) MVVM
9 5 (4.76%) OO
10 4 (3.81%) SEO
10 4 (3.81%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (3.81%) Web Application Development
11 3 (2.86%) 3D Visualisation
11 3 (2.86%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.67%) Java
2 40 (38.10%) C#
3 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 29 (27.62%) SQL
5 28 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 14 (13.33%) C++
7 12 (11.43%) C
8 7 (6.67%) PHP
8 7 (6.67%) Python
8 7 (6.67%) Fortran
9 6 (5.71%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.76%) Scala
11 3 (2.86%) R
12 2 (1.90%) VB
12 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (87.62%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) PhD
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.81%) MCITP
3 3 (2.86%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.90%) ISEB
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.95%) HDFS
2 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco
2 4 (3.81%) VMware
2 4 (3.81%) Google
2 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
2 4 (3.81%) Veeam
3 1 (0.95%) Renesas
3 1 (0.95%) Progress
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe
3 1 (0.95%) Sony
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