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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 39 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 40 60 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.88% 5.43% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.65% 19.67% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 12
Average salary £41,750 £34,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.14% -14.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £23,250 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £46,250 £44,600
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
293 305 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.45% 27.63% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 247 242 171
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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 -7 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stansted - 6 £45,000 -
Canterbury - 4 - - 1
Folkestone - 3 £25,000 -
Chatham - 2 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +7 1 £42,500 +1.79%
Tonbridge +4 1 £37,500 +41.50%
Dartford -9 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 95 (88.79%) Degree
2 70 (65.42%) .NET
3 53 (49.53%) C#
4 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
5 47 (43.93%) HTML
5 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
6 46 (42.99%) SQL
7 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
8 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET
8 37 (34.58%) Windows
9 34 (31.78%) Software Engineering
10 33 (30.84%) CSS
11 32 (29.91%) WCF
12 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
14 23 (21.50%) MVC
15 20 (18.69%) TDD
16 19 (17.76%) MSMQ
16 19 (17.76%) Mobile App
17 18 (16.82%) Web Services
17 18 (16.82%) Mathematics
18 17 (15.89%) Android
18 17 (15.89%) Apple iOS
18 17 (15.89%) IIS
18 17 (15.89%) Cocoa
18 17 (15.89%) Xcode
18 17 (15.89%) Objective-C
18 17 (15.89%) iOS Development
18 17 (15.89%) Cocoa Touch
19 16 (14.95%) Xamarin

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (15.89%) IIS
2 9 (8.41%) IBM Connections
2 9 (8.41%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (5.61%) Documentum
4 2 (1.87%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 4 (3.74%) MS Project
4 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Zemax
5 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) CTI
2 2 (1.87%) SAN
2 2 (1.87%) DHCP
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) VPN
2 2 (1.87%) SMS
2 2 (1.87%) SSL
2 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless Security
3 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) DMZ
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.41%) SQLite
5 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.61%) OLAP
6 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 5 (4.67%) Redis
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.80%) MySQL
10 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.93%) Big Data
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Xcode
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (4.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (4.67%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.74%) Selenium
5 3 (2.80%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.80%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.87%) Maven
6 2 (1.87%) Subversion
6 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.87%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.87%) Grunt
7 1 (0.93%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.93%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.93%) Mockito
7 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Marketing
3 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (59.81%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.15%) Software Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Junior Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Junior
5 9 (8.41%) Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.48%) Development Team Leader
6 8 (7.48%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Graduate
8 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Server Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (65.42%) .NET
2 47 (43.93%) HTML
3 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET
4 33 (30.84%) CSS
5 32 (29.91%) WCF
6 19 (17.76%) MSMQ
7 18 (16.82%) Web Services
8 17 (15.89%) Cocoa
8 17 (15.89%) Cocoa Touch
9 16 (14.95%) WPF
10 15 (14.02%) Silverlight
11 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
11 14 (13.08%) HTML5
12 9 (8.41%) jQuery
12 9 (8.41%) CSS3
12 9 (8.41%) ODBC
12 9 (8.41%) XPages
13 8 (7.48%) Sass
13 8 (7.48%) LESS
13 8 (7.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Mobile App
2 18 (16.82%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.35%) NHS
4 9 (8.41%) Physics
5 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.48%) SystemC
6 7 (6.54%) Chemistry
7 3 (2.80%) Open Source
8 2 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.87%) Animation
8 2 (1.87%) Blog
8 2 (1.87%) Economics
8 2 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.87%) Social Media
8 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) iPhone
9 1 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.58%) Windows
2 17 (15.89%) Android
2 17 (15.89%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.48%) Windows 8
3 8 (7.48%) Windows Phone
4 5 (4.67%) Linux
5 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Software Engineering
2 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.50%) MVC
4 20 (18.69%) TDD
5 17 (15.89%) iOS Development
6 14 (13.08%) OO
7 12 (11.21%) Project Management
7 12 (11.21%) OOP
8 10 (9.35%) Web Development
9 9 (8.41%) ERP
9 9 (8.41%) Scrum
9 9 (8.41%) Android Development
10 8 (7.48%) MVVM
11 7 (6.54%) CRM
11 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.61%) Product Management
13 5 (4.67%) Web Application Development
13 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.74%) Migration
14 4 (3.74%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.53%) C#
2 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
3 46 (42.99%) SQL
4 17 (15.89%) Objective-C
5 15 (14.02%) T-SQL
6 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
6 14 (13.08%) Java
7 12 (11.21%) C++
8 10 (9.35%) C
8 10 (9.35%) VB
9 9 (8.41%) LotusScript
9 9 (8.41%) Formula Language
9 9 (8.41%) XAML
10 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.74%) PHP
12 2 (1.87%) Perl
12 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 95 (88.79%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.67%) ISEB
3 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) TickIT
2 4 (3.74%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.87%) Capistrano
1 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.95%) Xamarin
3 9 (8.41%) IBM
3 9 (8.41%) Cognos
3 9 (8.41%) Lotus
4 6 (5.61%) HP
4 6 (5.61%) Oracle
4 6 (5.61%) Thunderhead
5 5 (4.67%) Dell
6 4 (3.74%) Symantec
7 2 (1.87%) Adobe
7 2 (1.87%) Percona
8 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.93%) Sony
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