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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.61% 4.20% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.78% 12.16% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
334 370 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.50% 34.55% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 266 312 223
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(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
Canterbury - 12 £28,355 -
Maidstone 0 3 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Folkestone - 3 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +12 2 £42,500 -3.95% 4
Dartford -6 2 £40,000 +48.14%
Sevenoaks +7 1 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Chatham - 1 £47,500 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 86 (88.66%) Degree
2 57 (58.76%) .NET
3 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (45.36%) JavaScript
5 42 (43.30%) C#
6 41 (42.27%) HTML
6 41 (42.27%) SQL Server
7 32 (32.99%) ASP.NET
7 32 (32.99%) Windows
8 31 (31.96%) SQL
8 31 (31.96%) Software Engineering
9 30 (30.93%) CSS
10 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
11 25 (25.77%) WCF
12 21 (21.65%) TDD
12 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
13 18 (18.56%) Java
14 17 (17.53%) C++
14 17 (17.53%) IIS
14 17 (17.53%) Mathematics
15 16 (16.49%) WPF
15 16 (16.49%) MSMQ
15 16 (16.49%) Project Management
16 15 (15.46%) Silverlight
17 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
18 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (12.37%) OO
19 12 (12.37%) Scrum
20 11 (11.34%) MVC
20 11 (11.34%) T-SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (17.53%) IIS
2 10 (10.31%) IBM Connections
2 10 (10.31%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (7.22%) Documentum
4 5 (5.15%) Apache
4 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.03%) Zemax
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) CTI
2 5 (5.15%) SMS
2 5 (5.15%) HTTP
2 5 (5.15%) SSL
3 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) VPN
3 2 (2.06%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) VoIP
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.03%) DMZ
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (42.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.19%) MySQL
6 5 (5.15%) OLAP
6 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.03%) SQLite
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.03%) Redis
9 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Xcode
2 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.15%) Maven
4 5 (5.15%) Subversion
4 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.12%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (4.12%) Selenium
6 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.06%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.06%) Grunt
7 2 (2.06%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.03%) JUnit
8 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.03%) Robotium
8 1 (1.03%) Mockito
8 1 (1.03%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.03%) EasyMock
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
1 7 (7.22%) Marketing
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (59.79%) Developer
2 19 (19.59%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Software Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Junior Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Junior
5 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Graduate
7 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Applications Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Product Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Server Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Mobile Software Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Web Applications Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.12%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (58.76%) .NET
2 41 (42.27%) HTML
3 32 (32.99%) ASP.NET
4 30 (30.93%) CSS
5 25 (25.77%) WCF
6 16 (16.49%) WPF
6 16 (16.49%) MSMQ
7 15 (15.46%) Silverlight
8 10 (10.31%) XPages
8 10 (10.31%) Web Services
8 10 (10.31%) ODBC
9 9 (9.28%) Cocoa
9 9 (9.28%) XML
9 9 (9.28%) HTML5
9 9 (9.28%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (7.22%) REST
10 7 (7.22%) CSS3
11 6 (6.19%) jQuery
11 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
12 5 (5.15%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Mathematics
2 11 (11.34%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.31%) User Experience
4 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.25%) Physics
6 5 (5.15%) Chemistry
6 5 (5.15%) Economics
7 3 (3.09%) Open Source
7 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.06%) iPhone
8 2 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.06%) Animation
8 2 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.03%) NHS
9 1 (1.03%) W3C
9 1 (1.03%) Replication
9 1 (1.03%) Clustering
9 1 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Android
3 9 (9.28%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Phone
4 8 (8.25%) Windows 8
4 8 (8.25%) Linux
5 5 (5.15%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.96%) Software Engineering
3 21 (21.65%) TDD
4 16 (16.49%) Project Management
5 12 (12.37%) OO
5 12 (12.37%) Scrum
6 11 (11.34%) MVC
6 11 (11.34%) Web Development
7 10 (10.31%) User Stories
7 10 (10.31%) Kanban
7 10 (10.31%) ERP
7 10 (10.31%) OOP
8 9 (9.28%) iOS Development
9 8 (8.25%) CRM
10 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.15%) DSDM
12 5 (5.15%) Product Management
12 5 (5.15%) Agile Project Management
13 4 (4.12%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.36%) JavaScript
2 42 (43.30%) C#
3 31 (31.96%) SQL
4 18 (18.56%) Java
5 17 (17.53%) C++
6 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
7 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
8 10 (10.31%) VB
8 10 (10.31%) LotusScript
8 10 (10.31%) Formula Language
9 9 (9.28%) Objective-C
9 9 (9.28%) XAML
10 7 (7.22%) C
10 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.15%) Perl
12 4 (4.12%) PHP
13 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.03%) Fortran
14 1 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 86 (88.66%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) ISEB
3 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.06%) IIBA
5 1 (1.03%) PhD
5 1 (1.03%) HND
5 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (5.15%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) Cognos
2 10 (10.31%) Lotus
2 10 (10.31%) IBM
3 8 (8.25%) Xamarin
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle
4 7 (7.22%) Thunderhead
5 5 (5.15%) Percona
6 2 (2.06%) Adobe
6 2 (2.06%) HP
6 2 (2.06%) Dell
7 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.03%) Sony
7 1 (1.03%) Apple
7 1 (1.03%) Symantec
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Creative Personnel
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Tonbridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefit
Posted: 14 days ago