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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 52 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 50 56 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.55% 5.44% 7.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.17% 11.09% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 66
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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
411 505 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.40% 49.08% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 344 452 377
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £59,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -18 18 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Stansted - 9 £37,500 - 1
Canterbury - 2 £26,500 -
Folkestone - 2 £43,750 -
Broadstairs - 1 £47,500 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 80 (78.43%) Degree
2 56 (54.90%) JavaScript
3 51 (50.00%) HTML
4 45 (44.12%) CSS
4 45 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (43.14%) HTML5
6 42 (41.18%) .NET
7 38 (37.25%) SQL
8 35 (34.31%) Software Engineering
8 35 (34.31%) jQuery
9 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
10 31 (30.39%) C#
11 28 (27.45%) Git (software)
12 26 (25.49%) Web Services
12 26 (25.49%) Linux
13 23 (22.55%) TDD
13 23 (22.55%) Scrum
14 22 (21.57%) XML
14 22 (21.57%) PHP
14 22 (21.57%) Oracle
15 21 (20.59%) MySQL
15 21 (20.59%) Apache
16 20 (19.61%) MVC
16 20 (19.61%) CSS3
17 19 (18.63%) SDLC
17 19 (18.63%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (17.65%) IIS
18 18 (17.65%) Ember.js
18 18 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (15.69%) Data Structures

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (20.59%) Apache
2 18 (17.65%) IIS
3 6 (5.88%) CMS
3 6 (5.88%) nginx
4 5 (4.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.98%) Node.js
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.59%) MySQL
3 18 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.94%) Big Data
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.98%) DB2
10 1 (0.98%) MS Access
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.98%) SQL CLR
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (14.71%) Subversion
4 8 (7.84%) Jasmine
5 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.92%) Moq
6 4 (3.92%) MSTest
6 4 (3.92%) NUnit
6 4 (3.92%) Protractor
7 2 (1.96%) ERwin
7 2 (1.96%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (1.96%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.98%) Grunt
8 1 (0.98%) JIRA
8 1 (0.98%) Xcode
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) Automotive
4 2 (1.96%) Electronics
4 2 (1.96%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Local Government
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Military
5 1 (0.98%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 84 (82.35%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) SQL Developer
3 22 (21.57%) Web Developer
4 21 (20.59%) Software Engineer
5 20 (19.61%) C# Developer
6 19 (18.63%) .NET Developer
6 19 (18.63%) C# Software Engineer
7 18 (17.65%) .NET Software Engineer
7 18 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (17.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 18 (17.65%) PHP Developer
7 18 (17.65%) PHP Web Developer
8 17 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 17 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (12.75%) Junior
9 13 (12.75%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (10.78%) PL/SQL Developer
11 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (7.84%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (50.00%) HTML
2 45 (44.12%) CSS
3 44 (43.14%) HTML5
4 42 (41.18%) .NET
5 35 (34.31%) jQuery
6 26 (25.49%) Web Services
7 22 (21.57%) XML
8 20 (19.61%) CSS3
9 18 (17.65%) Ember.js
10 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
11 15 (14.71%) LAMP
11 15 (14.71%) LAPP Stack
12 11 (10.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (8.82%) JSON
14 9 (8.82%) REST
14 9 (8.82%) Sass
15 8 (7.84%) Android SDK
15 8 (7.84%) WCF
15 8 (7.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Data Structures
2 12 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.80%) User Experience
4 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.86%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.90%) Data Integration
6 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.96%) Animation
8 1 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.98%) Blog
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.98%) Economics
8 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.49%) Linux
2 12 (11.76%) Android
3 9 (8.82%) Windows
4 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) Software Engineering
3 23 (22.55%) Scrum
3 23 (22.55%) TDD
4 20 (19.61%) MVC
5 19 (18.63%) SDLC
6 15 (14.71%) ETL
7 11 (10.78%) Mobile Development
8 9 (8.82%) Android Development
9 8 (7.84%) Microservices
9 8 (7.84%) Time Management
10 7 (6.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.86%) Memory Management
11 6 (5.88%) Expense Management
11 6 (5.88%) SOA
11 6 (5.88%) SOLID
11 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.90%) CQRS
12 5 (4.90%) Front End Development
12 5 (4.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.90%) JavaScript
2 38 (37.25%) SQL
3 31 (30.39%) C#
4 22 (21.57%) PHP
5 15 (14.71%) Java
6 13 (12.75%) PL/SQL
7 11 (10.78%) C++
8 7 (6.86%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.86%) VB
9 5 (4.90%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) Perl
11 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (78.43%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.94%) OCA
3 3 (2.94%) OCP
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.96%) IBM
3 2 (1.96%) Informatica
3 2 (1.96%) Sybase
4 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) Sun
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Talent Spa
Salary: £17k - 20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Advanced Business Software & Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago