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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Kent
Rank 63 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 22 61 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.71% 5.75% 6.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.43% 14.81% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 56 49
Median salary £45,000 £36,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -13.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%

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
296 412 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.45% 38.83% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 219 360 478
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +14 11 £45,000 +38.46%
Maidstone - 4 £20,500 -
Tonbridge - 4 - -
Chatham - 1 £22,000 -
West Malling - 1 £50,000 - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 70 (92.11%) Degree
2 39 (51.32%) XML
3 37 (48.68%) Java
4 30 (39.47%) SQL
5 28 (36.84%) REST
6 26 (34.21%) Android
6 26 (34.21%) Android Development
6 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (34.21%) C#
7 25 (32.89%) Mobile Development
8 24 (31.58%) Android SDK
9 23 (30.26%) Mobile App
10 21 (27.63%) JSON
10 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
10 21 (27.63%) Memory Management
10 21 (27.63%) Web Services
10 21 (27.63%) Eclipse
11 19 (25.00%) .NET
12 17 (22.37%) Finance
13 14 (18.42%) MVC
14 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.79%) HP
16 11 (14.47%) VB
17 10 (13.16%) Marketing
17 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (11.84%) SDLC
18 9 (11.84%) MS Office
19 7 (9.21%) Regression Testing
19 7 (9.21%) ISTQB
19 7 (9.21%) SQL Server

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 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.63%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.32%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) SNMP
3 3 (3.95%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) WAN
4 1 (1.32%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) SQL CLR
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.32%) Redis
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Eclipse
1 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) Ranorex
2 7 (9.21%) Robot Framework
2 7 (9.21%) SoapUI
2 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.63%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Grunt
4 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.32%) Moq
4 1 (1.32%) NUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Games
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Developer
2 32 (42.11%) Graduate
3 29 (38.16%) Graduate Developer
4 26 (34.21%) Android Developer
5 10 (13.16%) SQL Developer
6 8 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.21%) ASP Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) VB Developer
8 6 (7.89%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (7.89%) Java Programmer
8 6 (7.89%) Programmer
8 6 (7.89%) SQL Programmer
8 6 (7.89%) VB Programmer
8 6 (7.89%) XML Developer
8 6 (7.89%) XML Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (51.32%) XML
2 28 (36.84%) REST
3 24 (31.58%) Android SDK
4 21 (27.63%) JSON
4 21 (27.63%) Web Services
5 19 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (9.21%) SOAP
7 6 (7.89%) WCF
8 5 (6.58%) CSS
9 4 (5.26%) HTML
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.63%) Ajax
10 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.63%) iOS SDK
10 2 (2.63%) jQuery
10 2 (2.63%) XSLT
11 1 (1.32%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (1.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Health Informatics
3 7 (9.21%) Informatics
4 6 (7.89%) Internet of Things
5 4 (5.26%) e-Health
5 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.26%) User Experience
6 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.63%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.63%) iPad
7 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Android
2 6 (7.89%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Windows
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (34.21%) Android Development
2 25 (32.89%) Mobile Development
3 21 (27.63%) Memory Management
4 14 (18.42%) MVC
5 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.84%) SDLC
7 7 (9.21%) Automation Testing
7 7 (9.21%) ETL
7 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Regression Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Resource Management
7 7 (9.21%) System Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Time Management
8 4 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.26%) Structured Programming
9 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) SQL
3 26 (34.21%) C#
4 11 (14.47%) VB
5 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.95%) C
6 3 (3.95%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (92.11%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) ISEB
2 7 (9.21%) ISTQB
2 7 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) CISA
4 2 (2.63%) CISM
4 2 (2.63%) CISSP
4 2 (2.63%) HND
4 2 (2.63%) MBA
4 2 (2.63%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) PA-DSS
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (5.26%) Nagios
2 4 (5.26%) OpenView
2 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) HP
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) BMC
3 4 (5.26%) CA
3 4 (5.26%) Compuware
3 4 (5.26%) Dynatrace
3 4 (5.26%) IBM
3 4 (5.26%) Nimsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Adobe
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) Aruba
5 1 (1.32%) F5
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago