The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.61% 8.40% 5.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 27.03% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Miscellaneous Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 22.58% 31.09% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 26
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Maidstone region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Maidstone

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) Zend

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco