The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 30 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 53 66 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.74% 6.29% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.56% 23.49% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 11
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
364 281 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.53% 26.76% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 308 224 185
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Maidstone -5 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stansted - 13 £45,000 -
Folkestone - 6 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +11 2 £47,500 +38.68%
Tonbridge +3 2 £37,500 +41.50%
Chatham - 2 £47,500 -
Dartford -14 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 100 (84.75%) Degree
2 80 (67.80%) .NET
3 62 (52.54%) C#
4 56 (47.46%) SQL
5 53 (44.92%) JavaScript
5 53 (44.92%) HTML
6 52 (44.07%) SQL Server
7 45 (38.14%) Microsoft
8 42 (35.59%) ASP.NET
9 41 (34.75%) CSS
10 40 (33.90%) Windows
11 39 (33.05%) Software Engineering
12 36 (30.51%) WCF
13 35 (29.66%) MVC
14 28 (23.73%) MS Excel
14 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (20.34%) Web Services
15 24 (20.34%) Mathematics
15 24 (20.34%) Mobile App
16 23 (19.49%) iOS Development
16 23 (19.49%) Apple iOS
16 23 (19.49%) Cocoa Touch
16 23 (19.49%) Cocoa
17 21 (17.80%) Xcode
17 21 (17.80%) Objective-C
17 21 (17.80%) MSMQ
18 20 (16.95%) Xamarin
18 20 (16.95%) Android
19 19 (16.10%) HTML5
19 19 (16.10%) TDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (15.25%) IIS
2 7 (5.93%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (5.93%) IBM Connections
3 6 (5.08%) Documentum
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 28 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.08%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS Project
4 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) Zemax
5 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) CTI
2 3 (2.54%) DHCP
2 3 (2.54%) VPN
2 3 (2.54%) SAN
2 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.69%) DMZ
3 2 (1.69%) DNS
3 2 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.17%) SQLite
4 10 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.93%) Redis
7 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (5.08%) OLAP
7 6 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.85%) MySQL
11 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.85%) Big Data
11 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Xcode
2 8 (6.78%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (5.93%) Jasmine
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (3.39%) Selenium
6 3 (2.54%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.54%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.69%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.69%) Grunt
8 1 (0.85%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (62.71%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.71%) Software Developer
4 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Front-End Developer
6 12 (10.17%) Junior Developer
6 12 (10.17%) Junior
6 12 (10.17%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Team Leader
8 9 (7.63%) Analyst
9 8 (6.78%) Development Team Leader
10 7 (5.93%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Graduate
10 7 (5.93%) Applications Developer
10 7 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Software Team Leader
11 6 (5.08%) Server Analyst
11 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (5.08%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (67.80%) .NET
2 53 (44.92%) HTML
3 42 (35.59%) ASP.NET
4 41 (34.75%) CSS
5 36 (30.51%) WCF
6 24 (20.34%) Web Services
7 23 (19.49%) Cocoa
7 23 (19.49%) Cocoa Touch
8 21 (17.80%) MSMQ
9 19 (16.10%) HTML5
10 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
11 16 (13.56%) WPF
12 15 (12.71%) Silverlight
12 15 (12.71%) jQuery
13 13 (11.02%) Backbone.js
13 13 (11.02%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (10.17%) CSS3
15 10 (8.47%) Sass
15 10 (8.47%) LESS
16 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Mathematics
1 24 (20.34%) Mobile App
2 16 (13.56%) Physics
3 12 (10.17%) SystemC
4 10 (8.47%) NHS
5 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (6.78%) Chemistry
7 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.54%) Open Source
9 2 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.69%) Social Media
9 2 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.69%) Replication
9 2 (1.69%) Clustering
9 2 (1.69%) Animation
9 2 (1.69%) Blog
10 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.85%) W3C
10 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.90%) Windows
2 23 (19.49%) Apple iOS
3 20 (16.95%) Android
4 10 (8.47%) Windows 8
4 10 (8.47%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.54%) Linux
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Software Engineering
2 35 (29.66%) MVC
3 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.49%) iOS Development
5 19 (16.10%) TDD
5 19 (16.10%) OO
6 18 (15.25%) OOP
7 10 (8.47%) MVVM
8 9 (7.63%) Web Development
9 8 (6.78%) Project Management
9 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.78%) Web Application Development
9 8 (6.78%) Android Development
10 7 (5.93%) ERP
10 7 (5.93%) CRM
11 6 (5.08%) Matrix Management
11 6 (5.08%) Scrum
11 6 (5.08%) Product Management
12 4 (3.39%) Data Cleansing
12 4 (3.39%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.54%) C#
2 56 (47.46%) SQL
3 53 (44.92%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.80%) Objective-C
5 19 (16.10%) T-SQL
6 15 (12.71%) VB.NET
7 14 (11.86%) VB
7 14 (11.86%) C++
8 13 (11.02%) XAML
9 12 (10.17%) C
10 11 (9.32%) Java
11 7 (5.93%) LotusScript
11 7 (5.93%) Formula Language
12 6 (5.08%) PHP
12 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 100 (84.75%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) PhD
3 5 (4.24%) ISEB
3 5 (4.24%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.39%) TickIT
3 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.95%) Xamarin
3 7 (5.93%) Lotus
3 7 (5.93%) Cognos
3 7 (5.93%) IBM
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 6 (5.08%) HP
4 6 (5.08%) Thunderhead
5 4 (3.39%) Symantec
5 4 (3.39%) Dell
6 2 (1.69%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.85%) Sony
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago