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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 87 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.70% 7.51% 3.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.29% 18.28% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 30
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
447 476 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.66% 41.11% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 391 365 234
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +1 33 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Maidstone +3 4 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £40,000 -
Canterbury -6 1 - - 4
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 95 (81.90%) Degree
2 70 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (44.83%) Java
4 47 (40.52%) XML
5 45 (38.79%) C#
6 40 (34.48%) .NET
6 40 (34.48%) Software Engineering
7 37 (31.90%) ASP.NET
8 35 (30.17%) JavaScript
9 34 (29.31%) HTML
9 34 (29.31%) SQL
10 33 (28.45%) T-SQL
11 31 (26.72%) Eclipse
12 30 (25.86%) REST
13 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 29 (25.00%) Web Services
14 28 (24.14%) OpenGL
14 28 (24.14%) Memory Management
14 28 (24.14%) JSON
15 27 (23.28%) Android
15 27 (23.28%) Mobile App
15 27 (23.28%) Android Development
16 25 (21.55%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (21.55%) Android SDK
16 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
17 21 (18.10%) Windows
17 21 (18.10%) Linux
17 21 (18.10%) C++
18 20 (17.24%) MVC
18 20 (17.24%) Telecoms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (6.03%) Node.js
2 4 (3.45%) Railo
2 4 (3.45%) ColdFusion
2 4 (3.45%) CMS
2 4 (3.45%) Confluence
3 3 (2.59%) Apache
4 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.86%) Documentum
5 1 (0.86%) SAS
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Mathematica
2 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) PBX
3 2 (1.72%) SMS
3 2 (1.72%) HTTP
3 2 (1.72%) SSL
4 1 (0.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.03%) MySQL
5 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.31%) Redis
7 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.86%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.86%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Eclipse
2 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.17%) NCrunch
4 4 (3.45%) JIRA
4 4 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.59%) Xcode
6 2 (1.72%) Subversion
6 2 (1.72%) Maven
6 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.86%) JUnit
7 1 (0.86%) Robotium
General
1 20 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.21%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Marketing
4 4 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.45%) Publishing
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 92 (79.31%) Developer
2 27 (23.28%) Android Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Software Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Applications Developer
4 17 (14.66%) SQL Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Software Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) .NET Developer
6 15 (12.93%) C# Developer
7 14 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (11.21%) C# Application Developer
8 13 (11.21%) .NET Applications Developer
9 12 (10.34%) Junior Developer
9 12 (10.34%) Junior
10 11 (9.48%) Excel Developer
11 10 (8.62%) Web Developer
12 8 (6.90%) SOA Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Analyst
13 6 (5.17%) Programmer
14 5 (4.31%) Junior Web Developer
15 3 (2.59%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.52%) XML
2 40 (34.48%) .NET
3 37 (31.90%) ASP.NET
4 34 (29.31%) HTML
5 30 (25.86%) REST
6 29 (25.00%) Web Services
7 28 (24.14%) OpenGL
7 28 (24.14%) JSON
8 25 (21.55%) Android SDK
9 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (12.07%) MSMQ
12 11 (9.48%) .NET Framework
12 11 (9.48%) CSS
13 8 (6.90%) HTML5
14 7 (6.03%) WCF
14 7 (6.03%) jQuery
15 6 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (4.31%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.28%) Mobile App
2 25 (21.55%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (16.38%) Physics
4 18 (15.52%) Data Integration
5 17 (14.66%) Visualisation
6 15 (12.93%) Mathematics
7 11 (9.48%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (6.90%) Open Source
9 5 (4.31%) Blog
10 4 (3.45%) Statistics
10 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.59%) iPad
11 3 (2.59%) iPhone
12 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.72%) Economics
13 1 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.86%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.28%) Android
2 21 (18.10%) Windows
2 21 (18.10%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) UNIX
4 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 28 (24.14%) Memory Management
4 27 (23.28%) Android Development
5 20 (17.24%) Data Analysis
5 20 (17.24%) MVC
6 13 (11.21%) SOA
7 11 (9.48%) Data Management
7 11 (9.48%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 9 (7.76%) OOD
8 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.90%) MVVM
10 7 (6.03%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.31%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (4.31%) Scrum
12 4 (3.45%) SEO
12 4 (3.45%) TDD
12 4 (3.45%) OO
12 4 (3.45%) Kanban
12 4 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) Java
2 45 (38.79%) C#
3 35 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 34 (29.31%) SQL
5 33 (28.45%) T-SQL
6 21 (18.10%) C++
7 19 (16.38%) C
8 11 (9.48%) Fortran
9 9 (7.76%) MATLAB
9 9 (7.76%) PHP
10 7 (6.03%) Python
10 7 (6.03%) Scala
11 3 (2.59%) R
11 3 (2.59%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.72%) Perl
12 2 (1.72%) VB
12 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.86%) LotusScript
13 1 (0.86%) Formula Language
13 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (81.90%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) PhD
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.59%) MCITP
3 3 (2.59%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.72%) IIBA
4 2 (1.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.86%) HDFS
2 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.72%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.59%) Cisco
2 3 (2.59%) VMware
2 3 (2.59%) Google
2 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
2 3 (2.59%) Veeam
3 2 (1.72%) Percona
4 1 (0.86%) Renesas
4 1 (0.86%) IBM
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos
4 1 (0.86%) Progress
4 1 (0.86%) Lotus
4 1 (0.86%) Apple
4 1 (0.86%) Sony
4 1 (0.86%) Thunderhead
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