The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 40 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 75 54 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.91% 4.49% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.45% 17.25% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 51 19
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £35,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
456 313 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.93% 26.00% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 331 254 186
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 28 £36,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells -8 13 £42,500 - 2
Sevenoaks - 4 £33,500 -
Stansted - 3 £45,000 -
Dartford -2 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Folkestone - 2 £37,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £22,500 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 118 (83.69%) Degree
2 91 (64.54%) .NET
3 87 (61.70%) SQL
4 68 (48.23%) SQL Server
5 67 (47.52%) MVC
6 66 (46.81%) HTML
7 59 (41.84%) JavaScript
8 52 (36.88%) C#
9 51 (36.17%) CSS
10 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 46 (32.62%) T-SQL
12 44 (31.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (27.66%) Enterprise Software
15 38 (26.95%) SaaS
16 36 (25.53%) KnockoutJS
16 36 (25.53%) Software Engineering
16 36 (25.53%) Microsoft
17 35 (24.82%) Windows
18 34 (24.11%) Backbone.js
19 31 (21.99%) QA
20 30 (21.28%) jQuery
20 30 (21.28%) OO
21 29 (20.57%) HTML5
22 28 (19.86%) Web Services
23 26 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
23 26 (18.44%) Apple iOS
23 26 (18.44%) Cocoa Touch
23 26 (18.44%) Mobile App
23 26 (18.44%) .NET Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (9.93%) IIS
2 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.84%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (18.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.26%) MS Office
3 4 (2.84%) MS Project
4 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Google Analytics
1 4 (2.84%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.80%) DNS
2 7 (4.96%) Firewall
2 7 (4.96%) SAN
2 7 (4.96%) DHCP
2 7 (4.96%) VPN
2 7 (4.96%) DMZ
2 7 (4.96%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (4.96%) iSCSI
3 4 (2.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (48.23%) SQL Server
2 44 (31.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (14.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (12.77%) Redis
5 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (8.51%) SQLite
9 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (6.38%) OLAP
10 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.84%) Big Data
12 4 (2.84%) SQL CLR
12 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (17.02%) Xcode
2 21 (14.89%) Jasmine
3 18 (12.77%) Karma Test Runner
4 12 (8.51%) Selenium
5 9 (6.38%) JSUnit
5 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (4.26%) Grunt
7 5 (3.55%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (2.13%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.42%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.42%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.71%) NUnit
10 1 (0.71%) Subversion
10 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.93%) Finance
3 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 4 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (63.12%) Developer
2 40 (28.37%) .NET Developer
3 33 (23.40%) ASP.NET Developer
4 30 (21.28%) Web Developer
5 27 (19.15%) Front-End Developer
6 26 (18.44%) Applications Developer
6 26 (18.44%) Web Applications Developer
7 18 (12.77%) .NET Web Developer
8 15 (10.64%) .NET Applications Developer
9 14 (9.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (9.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (9.93%) C# Developer
9 14 (9.93%) Analyst
10 13 (9.22%) Team Leader
11 12 (8.51%) Software Engineer
12 11 (7.80%) Development Team Leader
13 10 (7.09%) Front-End Web Developer
13 10 (7.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
13 10 (7.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (64.54%) .NET
2 66 (46.81%) HTML
3 51 (36.17%) CSS
4 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 36 (25.53%) KnockoutJS
6 34 (24.11%) Backbone.js
7 30 (21.28%) jQuery
8 29 (20.57%) HTML5
9 28 (19.86%) Web Services
10 26 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (18.44%) Cocoa Touch
10 26 (18.44%) .NET Framework
10 26 (18.44%) Ajax
10 26 (18.44%) Cocoa
11 24 (17.02%) SignalR
12 23 (16.31%) AngularJS
13 20 (14.18%) MSMQ
14 19 (13.48%) WCF
14 19 (13.48%) Sass
14 19 (13.48%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (18.44%) Mobile App
3 24 (17.02%) Mathematics
4 23 (16.31%) Physics
5 15 (10.64%) Blog
6 12 (8.51%) SystemC
6 12 (8.51%) NHS
7 11 (7.80%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (6.38%) Chemistry
9 7 (4.96%) Replication
9 7 (4.96%) Clustering
10 6 (4.26%) Social Media
11 4 (2.84%) Wiki
11 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.71%) GIS
13 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.82%) Windows
2 26 (18.44%) Apple iOS
3 16 (11.35%) Android
4 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.71%) UNIX
6 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.52%) MVC
2 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.53%) Software Engineering
4 30 (21.28%) OO
5 26 (18.44%) iOS Development
6 23 (16.31%) OOP
7 22 (15.60%) MVVM
8 17 (12.06%) Scrum
8 17 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (12.06%) Web Application Development
9 12 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.51%) Android Development
10 10 (7.09%) Product Management
10 10 (7.09%) Web Development
10 10 (7.09%) Matrix Management
11 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.38%) BDD
11 9 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (5.67%) Analytics
13 7 (4.96%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (61.70%) SQL
2 59 (41.84%) JavaScript
3 52 (36.88%) C#
4 46 (32.62%) T-SQL
5 24 (17.02%) Objective-C
6 12 (8.51%) C
7 11 (7.80%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.38%) VB
8 9 (6.38%) C++
9 8 (5.67%) XAML
10 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.84%) PHP
12 2 (1.42%) Java
13 1 (0.71%) VB6
13 1 (0.71%) CFML
13 1 (0.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 118 (83.69%) Degree
2 14 (9.93%) PhD
3 5 (3.55%) ISEB
3 5 (3.55%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.99%) QA
2 8 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.84%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.84%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.51%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.26%) HP
4 4 (2.84%) Google
4 4 (2.84%) Dell
4 4 (2.84%) Symantec
5 2 (1.42%) Apple
6 1 (0.71%) Business Objects
Maidstone
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Bridge Recruitment UK Ltd
Salary: 37000-45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Jobs
Salary: £18-24k
Posted: 17 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 24 days ago