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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 66 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.26% 5.70% 4.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.22% 15.46% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 52
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
411 427 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 41.73% 36.91% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 350 337 335
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 25 £32,500 -43.47% 2
Sevenoaks -1 2 £21,500 -35.82%
Canterbury - 2 £35,000 - 2
Dartford - 2 £40,000 -
Maidstone -12 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 82 (93.18%) Degree
2 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (51.14%) XML
4 38 (43.18%) Java
5 35 (39.77%) Web Services
5 35 (39.77%) Mobile App
6 33 (37.50%) Mobile Development
6 33 (37.50%) Memory Management
6 33 (37.50%) REST
6 33 (37.50%) OpenGL
6 33 (37.50%) JSON
7 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
7 30 (34.09%) C#
7 30 (34.09%) .NET
8 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 28 (31.82%) Eclipse
8 28 (31.82%) Android
8 28 (31.82%) Android Development
9 26 (29.55%) Android SDK
10 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET
11 22 (25.00%) HTML
12 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
13 20 (22.73%) SQL
14 19 (21.59%) Windows
14 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
15 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
15 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
16 14 (15.91%) Data Analysis
16 14 (15.91%) Relational Database
16 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (3.41%) Node.js
2 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Railo
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) PBX
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.41%) MySQL
4 3 (3.41%) SQL CLR
5 2 (2.27%) Redis
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 28 (31.82%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.95%) Xcode
4 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.55%) NUnit
6 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.27%) NCrunch
6 2 (2.27%) JUnit
6 2 (2.27%) Selenium
6 2 (2.27%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (80.68%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Android Developer
3 13 (14.77%) SQL Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Junior Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Junior
5 9 (10.23%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Excel Developer
7 7 (7.95%) iOS Developer
8 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Graduate
9 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.14%) XML
2 35 (39.77%) Web Services
3 33 (37.50%) REST
3 33 (37.50%) OpenGL
3 33 (37.50%) JSON
4 30 (34.09%) .NET
5 26 (29.55%) Android SDK
6 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET
7 22 (25.00%) HTML
8 10 (11.36%) jQuery
9 9 (10.23%) HTML5
9 9 (10.23%) CSS
10 7 (7.95%) Cocoa
10 7 (7.95%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (7.95%) Cocoa Touch
11 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
13 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.77%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.64%) Data Integration
4 10 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (10.23%) Mathematics
6 7 (7.95%) Physics
6 7 (7.95%) iPhone
6 7 (7.95%) iPad
7 5 (5.68%) Blog
8 4 (4.55%) Algorithms
8 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.27%) Statistics
10 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
11 1 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Android
2 19 (21.59%) Windows
3 11 (12.50%) Linux
4 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Mobile Development
2 33 (37.50%) Memory Management
3 28 (31.82%) Android Development
4 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.91%) Data Analysis
6 12 (13.64%) MVC
7 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.95%) iOS Development
8 6 (6.82%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (6.82%) OO
9 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.68%) Open Source
10 4 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.55%) Web Development
10 4 (4.55%) Web Design
10 4 (4.55%) Content Management
10 4 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.18%) Java
2 30 (34.09%) C#
3 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.73%) SQL
5 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
6 9 (10.23%) C++
7 7 (7.95%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.82%) C
9 5 (5.68%) Python
9 5 (5.68%) PHP
10 3 (3.41%) Scala
10 3 (3.41%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.27%) R
11 2 (2.27%) VB
11 2 (2.27%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 82 (93.18%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.55%) MCITP
4 2 (2.27%) ISEB
4 2 (2.27%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Cisco
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe
2 4 (4.55%) VMware
2 4 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.55%) Veeam
2 4 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (1.14%) Progress
3 1 (1.14%) Apple
3 1 (1.14%) Renesas
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