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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 50 41 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.73% 4.25% 5.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.82% 9.47% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 47
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
423 433 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 39.98% 44.92% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 345 382 352
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 15 £35,000 +32.07% 2
Stansted - 7 £42,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £57,500 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 82 (78.10%) Degree
2 47 (44.76%) SQL
3 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 39 (37.14%) HTML
6 36 (34.29%) .NET
7 33 (31.43%) CSS
8 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
9 31 (29.52%) C#
10 30 (28.57%) HTML5
11 29 (27.62%) SDLC
12 28 (26.67%) Software Engineering
13 25 (23.81%) Oracle
14 24 (22.86%) jQuery
15 23 (21.90%) TDD
15 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
15 23 (21.90%) Web Services
15 23 (21.90%) PL/SQL
15 23 (21.90%) ETL
16 22 (20.95%) Scrum
17 20 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (18.10%) Web Development
18 19 (18.10%) XML
18 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
19 17 (16.19%) ASP.NET
19 17 (16.19%) Java
20 16 (15.24%) IIS
20 16 (15.24%) Linux
20 16 (15.24%) SQL Server 2012
20 16 (15.24%) Ember.js

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 16 (15.24%) IIS
2 12 (11.43%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) nginx
3 3 (2.86%) WordPress
4 1 (0.95%) Node.js
4 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
1 1 (0.95%) LAN
1 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (12.38%) MySQL
4 9 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) DB2
6 1 (0.95%) MS Access
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.95%) SQL CLR
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 20 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.57%) Subversion
4 8 (7.62%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.81%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.81%) Selenium
5 4 (3.81%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.86%) Moq
6 3 (2.86%) MSTest
6 3 (2.86%) NUnit
6 3 (2.86%) Protractor
6 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.95%) Grunt
7 1 (0.95%) JIRA
7 1 (0.95%) MSI
7 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
1 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Military
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (83.81%) Developer
2 33 (31.43%) SQL Developer
3 23 (21.90%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 20 (19.05%) Graduate
6 19 (18.10%) Graduate Developer
7 16 (15.24%) .NET Developer
8 15 (14.29%) Software Engineer
9 14 (13.33%) C# Developer
9 14 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 14 (13.33%) Web Developer
10 13 (12.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (12.38%) .NET Software Engineer
10 13 (12.38%) C# Software Engineer
11 12 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (11.43%) PHP Web Developer
12 11 (10.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 11 (10.48%) PHP Developer
13 10 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (9.52%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.14%) HTML
2 36 (34.29%) .NET
3 33 (31.43%) CSS
4 30 (28.57%) HTML5
5 24 (22.86%) jQuery
6 23 (21.90%) Web Services
7 19 (18.10%) XML
8 17 (16.19%) ASP.NET
9 16 (15.24%) Ember.js
10 13 (12.38%) CSS3
11 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.57%) LAMP
12 9 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (7.62%) Android SDK
13 8 (7.62%) JSON
13 8 (7.62%) OpenGL
13 8 (7.62%) REST
14 6 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) User Experience
2 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Blog
7 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) Economics
7 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) Android
3 6 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) CentOS
4 1 (0.95%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Solaris
4 1 (0.95%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) SDLC
3 28 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 23 (21.90%) ETL
4 23 (21.90%) TDD
5 22 (20.95%) Scrum
6 19 (18.10%) Web Development
7 15 (14.29%) MVC
8 12 (11.43%) Time Management
9 9 (8.57%) Android Development
9 9 (8.57%) Mobile Development
10 8 (7.62%) Memory Management
11 6 (5.71%) Expense Management
11 6 (5.71%) Regression Testing
12 5 (4.76%) BDD
12 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.76%) Microservices
12 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.81%) OOD
13 4 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) SQL
2 40 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 31 (29.52%) C#
4 23 (21.90%) PL/SQL
5 17 (16.19%) Java
6 13 (12.38%) PHP
7 9 (8.57%) VB
8 8 (7.62%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.71%) C++
10 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.90%) Python
11 2 (1.90%) Ruby
12 1 (0.95%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.95%) Go
12 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.95%) Perl
12 1 (0.95%) Scala
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (78.10%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) ISEB
3 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.95%) MCSE
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) XenApp
2 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) SCCM
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (23.81%) Oracle
2 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.52%) Progress
4 3 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (0.95%) AppSense
5 1 (0.95%) BMC
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco
5 1 (0.95%) Citrix
5 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.95%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) Sun
5 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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