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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Kent
Rank 73 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 14 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.70% 3.90% 5.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.28% 10.73% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 39
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,846 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -2.88%

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
265 410 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.12% 36.32% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 203 353 410
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,500 £57,500
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +9 7 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Maidstone - 3 £28,500 - 2
Chatham - 2 £32,500 -
Sandwich - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 56 (90.32%) Degree
2 26 (41.94%) XML
2 26 (41.94%) Java
3 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (35.48%) Android
4 22 (35.48%) REST
4 22 (35.48%) Android Development
5 21 (33.87%) Mobile Development
6 20 (32.26%) Android SDK
6 20 (32.26%) SQL
7 19 (30.65%) Mobile App
8 17 (27.42%) Memory Management
8 17 (27.42%) C#
8 17 (27.42%) Eclipse
8 17 (27.42%) Web Services
8 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
8 17 (27.42%) JSON
9 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
9 11 (17.74%) Finance
10 10 (16.13%) HP
10 10 (16.13%) .NET
11 8 (12.90%) MVC
11 8 (12.90%) SDLC
12 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (11.29%) ISEB
12 7 (11.29%) Internet
12 7 (11.29%) MS Office
12 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
12 7 (11.29%) Marketing
12 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Internet
2 4 (6.45%) SNMP
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL CLR
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Eclipse
1 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.06%) Ranorex
3 5 (8.06%) Robot Framework
3 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.23%) Android Studio
4 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Moq
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 29 (46.77%) Graduate
3 25 (40.32%) Graduate Developer
4 22 (35.48%) Android Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Junior
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.84%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Change Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) XML
2 22 (35.48%) REST
3 20 (32.26%) Android SDK
4 17 (27.42%) JSON
4 17 (27.42%) Web Services
5 10 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (8.06%) SOAP
7 3 (4.84%) CSS
8 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.23%) HTML
8 2 (3.23%) iOS SDK
8 2 (3.23%) XSLT
9 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.61%) Lambda Expressions
9 1 (1.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Internet of Things
4 4 (6.45%) e-Health
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) User Experience
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.23%) Fintech
6 2 (3.23%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.23%) iPad
7 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Android
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.45%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Android Development
3 21 (33.87%) Mobile Development
4 17 (27.42%) Memory Management
5 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.90%) MVC
6 8 (12.90%) SDLC
7 7 (11.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.06%) ETL
8 5 (8.06%) Health Informatics
8 5 (8.06%) Informatics
8 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Resource Management
8 5 (8.06%) System Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
9 4 (6.45%) Structured Programming
10 3 (4.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Java
2 20 (32.26%) SQL
3 17 (27.42%) C#
4 6 (9.68%) VB
5 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.84%) C
6 3 (4.84%) C++
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (90.32%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) HND
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) vSphere
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (6.45%) Nagios
2 4 (6.45%) OpenView
2 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) HP
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) BMC
3 4 (6.45%) CA
3 4 (6.45%) Compuware
3 4 (6.45%) Dynatrace
3 4 (6.45%) IBM
3 4 (6.45%) Nimsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Perforce
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) Aruba
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) F5
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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