The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 37 8 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.20% 1.93% 8.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.74% 7.08% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 40
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Northamptonshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 113 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 31.08% 27.23% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 199 105 154
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Northampton

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 63 (82.89%) Degree
2 59 (77.63%) Software Engineering
3 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (64.47%) Java
5 48 (63.16%) J2EE
6 42 (55.26%) Web Development
7 41 (53.95%) Sun
7 41 (53.95%) Sun Certification
7 41 (53.95%) Struts
7 41 (53.95%) Linux
8 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
9 33 (43.42%) EJB
9 33 (43.42%) JSP
9 33 (43.42%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (35.53%) XML
11 26 (34.21%) Web Services
11 26 (34.21%) JUnit
11 26 (34.21%) Unit Testing
12 24 (31.58%) Servlets
13 23 (30.26%) SQL
14 22 (28.95%) Oracle
14 22 (28.95%) PhD
15 18 (23.68%) .NET
15 18 (23.68%) C#
15 18 (23.68%) jQuery
16 17 (22.37%) Mathematics
16 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
16 17 (22.37%) Finance
17 15 (19.74%) Games
17 15 (19.74%) Hibernate

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 15 (19.74%) Apache
1 15 (19.74%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) LAN
1 1 (1.32%) WAN
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) JUnit
2 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Games
3 6 (7.89%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (82.89%) Developer
2 48 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 41 (53.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 41 (53.95%) J2EE Developer
4 23 (30.26%) Analyst
5 16 (21.05%) Support Analyst
6 15 (19.74%) C# Developer
6 15 (19.74%) Developer Analyst
6 15 (19.74%) Software Support Analyst
7 13 (17.11%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (17.11%) Software Developer
8 10 (13.16%) Graduate
9 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Research Scientist
10 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Junior
12 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.95%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (63.16%) J2EE
2 41 (53.95%) Struts
3 33 (43.42%) EJB
3 33 (43.42%) JSP
4 27 (35.53%) XML
5 26 (34.21%) Web Services
6 24 (31.58%) Servlets
7 18 (23.68%) .NET
7 18 (23.68%) jQuery
8 15 (19.74%) Hibernate
8 15 (19.74%) Spring
9 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.84%) Ajax
10 8 (10.53%) WCF
10 8 (10.53%) HTML
11 7 (9.21%) WPF
11 7 (9.21%) Silverlight
11 7 (9.21%) HTML5
12 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.63%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (43.42%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (22.37%) Mathematics
3 15 (19.74%) Physics
4 6 (7.89%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.95%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (77.63%) Software Engineering
2 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (55.26%) Web Development
4 26 (34.21%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.89%) UML
5 6 (7.89%) OOD
6 5 (6.58%) Project Management
6 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.95%) TDD
9 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.63%) Image Processing
9 2 (2.63%) OO
10 1 (1.32%) Service Management
10 1 (1.32%) MVC
10 1 (1.32%) Scrum
10 1 (1.32%) CRM
10 1 (1.32%) DevOps
10 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) Java
2 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
3 23 (30.26%) SQL
4 18 (23.68%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (82.89%) Degree
2 41 (53.95%) Sun Certification
3 22 (28.95%) PhD
4 15 (19.74%) OCPJP
4 15 (19.74%) OCMJD
5 6 (7.89%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) Sun
2 22 (28.95%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
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