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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 48 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.42% 4.92% 6.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.35% 14.36% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 55 58
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
423 397 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.99% 34.28% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 340 333 311
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +5 31 £32,500 -31.57% 4
Sevenoaks -2 2 £21,500 -35.82%
Canterbury - 2 £35,000 - 1
Maidstone -13 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 87 (93.55%) Degree
2 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (51.61%) XML
4 43 (46.24%) Web Services
5 42 (45.16%) Mobile App
6 41 (44.09%) Java
7 39 (41.94%) OpenGL
7 39 (41.94%) JSON
7 39 (41.94%) REST
7 39 (41.94%) Memory Management
7 39 (41.94%) Mobile Development
8 33 (35.48%) Git (software)
9 29 (31.18%) Android
9 29 (31.18%) Android Development
10 28 (30.11%) Eclipse
11 27 (29.03%) Android SDK
12 25 (26.88%) .NET
13 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
14 23 (24.73%) C#
15 22 (23.66%) MS Excel
16 18 (19.35%) HTML
16 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
16 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
17 17 (18.28%) SQL
18 15 (16.13%) Relational Database
19 14 (15.05%) T-SQL
19 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
19 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
20 13 (13.98%) Windows
21 12 (12.90%) Cocoa

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (4.30%) Apache
2 1 (1.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) PBX
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) 3G
2 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.15%) Wireless
2 2 (2.15%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL CLR
5 4 (4.30%) MySQL
5 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 28 (30.11%) Eclipse
3 12 (12.90%) Xcode
4 8 (8.60%) NUnit
5 6 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.45%) JUnit
5 6 (6.45%) Selenium
6 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.30%) Subversion
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Marketing
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (79.57%) Developer
2 29 (31.18%) Android Developer
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Developer
3 12 (12.90%) iOS Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Junior Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Junior
5 8 (8.60%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Excel Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Graduate
6 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.53%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.30%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.30%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (51.61%) XML
2 43 (46.24%) Web Services
3 39 (41.94%) OpenGL
3 39 (41.94%) JSON
3 39 (41.94%) REST
4 27 (29.03%) Android SDK
5 25 (26.88%) .NET
6 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 18 (19.35%) HTML
7 12 (12.90%) Cocoa
7 12 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
8 11 (11.83%) jQuery
9 10 (10.75%) CSS
10 9 (9.68%) HTML5
11 7 (7.53%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.30%) CSS3
12 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.30%) LAMP
12 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (45.16%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.90%) iPad
2 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) iPhone
3 9 (9.68%) Data Integration
3 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.38%) Blog
5 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.30%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.30%) Physics
7 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.15%) Statistics
9 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.08%) Social Media
9 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.18%) Android
2 13 (13.98%) Windows
3 12 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.60%) Linux
5 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.94%) Memory Management
2 39 (41.94%) Mobile Development
3 29 (31.18%) Android Development
4 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.90%) iOS Development
6 11 (11.83%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.75%) MVC
8 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.45%) Scalability Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (6.45%) API Testing
11 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.38%) OO
11 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.30%) Web Design
12 4 (4.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.09%) Java
2 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.73%) C#
4 17 (18.28%) SQL
5 14 (15.05%) T-SQL
6 12 (12.90%) Objective-C
7 6 (6.45%) PHP
8 5 (5.38%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) Python
9 3 (3.23%) C
10 2 (2.15%) VB
11 1 (1.08%) Fortran
11 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.08%) Scala
11 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (93.55%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.23%) MCITP
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Cisco
3 4 (4.30%) Adobe
3 4 (4.30%) Google
4 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.23%) Veeam
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Zend
5 1 (1.08%) Apple
5 1 (1.08%) Progress
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Salary: £20-25k Annually + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 Per Annum + private healthcare, gym membersh
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago