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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 80 54
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 70 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.94% 2.09% 3.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.61% 5.68% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
479 458 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.63% 36.85% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 438 396 235
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,113 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Tunbridge Wells +23 26 £27,500 -35.29% 6
Sevenoaks - 14 £40,000 - 2
Canterbury -7 6 £28,355 -12.75% 1
Maidstone - 3 £22,500 -
Dartford -7 2 £31,250 +15.74%
Folkestone -12 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 89 (82.41%) Degree
2 60 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (42.59%) C#
3 46 (42.59%) .NET
4 43 (39.81%) Java
5 41 (37.96%) JavaScript
6 40 (37.04%) HTML
7 39 (36.11%) Software Engineering
8 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
9 29 (26.85%) SQL
10 26 (24.07%) Windows
11 25 (23.15%) C++
12 24 (22.22%) CSS
12 24 (22.22%) MVC
13 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
14 22 (20.37%) XML
14 22 (20.37%) T-SQL
15 19 (17.59%) Linux
15 19 (17.59%) Mathematics
15 19 (17.59%) Physics
16 18 (16.67%) Android
16 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 18 (16.67%) Mobile App
16 18 (16.67%) Web Services
16 18 (16.67%) C
17 17 (15.74%) MSMQ
17 17 (15.74%) Eclipse
17 17 (15.74%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (15.74%) REST
18 16 (14.81%) WCF

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 7 (6.48%) Lotus Domino
1 7 (6.48%) IBM Connections
2 6 (5.56%) Apache
3 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.70%) Documentum
4 4 (3.70%) Node.js
4 4 (3.70%) IIS
5 3 (2.78%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.78%) CMS
5 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 3 (2.78%) Railo
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Mathematica
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) SMS
1 5 (4.63%) HTTP
1 5 (4.63%) SSL
2 4 (3.70%) CTI
3 2 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) MySQL
3 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.70%) Redis
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) SQLite
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.93%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.74%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.48%) Xcode
4 5 (4.63%) Subversion
4 5 (4.63%) Maven
4 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.70%) NCrunch
6 3 (2.78%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.78%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.93%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.93%) Grunt
7 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.93%) Mockito
7 1 (0.93%) Robotium
7 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.93%) Robolectric
General
1 15 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.41%) Finance
3 7 (6.48%) Marketing
4 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.78%) Publishing
4 3 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (75.00%) Developer
2 23 (21.30%) Software Developer
3 19 (17.59%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 17 (15.74%) Applications Developer
6 13 (12.04%) C# Developer
7 12 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.11%) Android Developer
8 11 (10.19%) C# Application Developer
8 11 (10.19%) .NET Applications Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Junior
9 9 (8.33%) Junior Developer
10 8 (7.41%) SOA Developer
11 7 (6.48%) SQL Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Graduate
12 5 (4.63%) Programmer
12 5 (4.63%) Product Manager
13 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (42.59%) .NET
2 40 (37.04%) HTML
3 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
4 24 (22.22%) CSS
5 22 (20.37%) XML
6 18 (16.67%) Web Services
7 17 (15.74%) MSMQ
7 17 (15.74%) REST
8 16 (14.81%) WCF
9 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (10.19%) OpenGL
11 11 (10.19%) .NET Framework
11 11 (10.19%) JSON
12 10 (9.26%) Android SDK
13 9 (8.33%) HTML5
14 7 (6.48%) XPages
14 7 (6.48%) Cocoa
14 7 (6.48%) ODBC
14 7 (6.48%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Mathematics
1 19 (17.59%) Physics
2 18 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 17 (15.74%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (12.96%) Visualisation
5 10 (9.26%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (8.33%) User Experience
7 7 (6.48%) Data Integration
7 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
8 6 (5.56%) Open Source
8 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (4.63%) Economics
10 4 (3.70%) Blog
11 2 (1.85%) iPhone
11 2 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.85%) Chemistry
11 2 (1.85%) Statistics
11 2 (1.85%) Animation
11 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.93%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.07%) Windows
2 19 (17.59%) Linux
3 18 (16.67%) Android
4 7 (6.48%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 5 (4.63%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) Software Engineering
3 24 (22.22%) MVC
4 13 (12.04%) Project Management
4 13 (12.04%) Scrum
5 12 (11.11%) Android Development
6 11 (10.19%) Memory Management
6 11 (10.19%) TDD
6 11 (10.19%) SOA
7 10 (9.26%) Web Development
7 10 (9.26%) Kanban
7 10 (9.26%) User Stories
8 9 (8.33%) MVVM
8 9 (8.33%) OO
9 7 (6.48%) ERP
9 7 (6.48%) Data Management
9 7 (6.48%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.48%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.48%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.59%) C#
2 43 (39.81%) Java
3 41 (37.96%) JavaScript
4 29 (26.85%) SQL
5 25 (23.15%) C++
6 22 (20.37%) T-SQL
7 18 (16.67%) C
8 9 (8.33%) PHP
8 9 (8.33%) Fortran
9 7 (6.48%) Objective-C
9 7 (6.48%) LotusScript
9 7 (6.48%) Formula Language
9 7 (6.48%) VB
10 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.56%) MATLAB
10 6 (5.56%) XAML
11 5 (4.63%) Perl
12 4 (3.70%) Python
12 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (82.41%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) PhD
3 2 (1.85%) ISEB
3 2 (1.85%) IIBA
4 1 (0.93%) HND
4 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (4.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) Cognos
2 7 (6.48%) IBM
2 7 (6.48%) Lotus
3 6 (5.56%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.63%) Percona
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.93%) Apple
6 1 (0.93%) Sony
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £70000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago