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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.83% 4.71% 5.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.82% 13.16% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 27
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
195 152 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.91% 35.76% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 188 138 174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £51,500 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (96.61%) Degree
2 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (67.80%) Software Engineering
4 36 (61.02%) Web Development
5 31 (52.54%) Java
5 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
5 31 (52.54%) J2EE
6 30 (50.85%) Struts
6 30 (50.85%) Linux
6 30 (50.85%) Sun
6 30 (50.85%) Sun Certification
7 23 (38.98%) jQuery
8 21 (35.59%) EJB
8 21 (35.59%) JSP
8 21 (35.59%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (33.90%) JUnit
9 20 (33.90%) Web Services
9 20 (33.90%) XML
9 20 (33.90%) Unit Testing
10 18 (30.51%) C#
10 18 (30.51%) .NET
11 16 (27.12%) Mathematics
12 15 (25.42%) SQL
12 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET
13 13 (22.03%) Servlets
14 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
14 12 (20.34%) Finance
15 11 (18.64%) Oracle
15 11 (18.64%) WCF
16 10 (16.95%) Apache

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (16.95%) Apache
1 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) JUnit
2 8 (13.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Developer
2 31 (52.54%) Java Developer
3 30 (50.85%) J2EE Developer
3 30 (50.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (32.20%) Analyst
5 16 (27.12%) C# Developer
6 11 (18.64%) Support Analyst
7 10 (16.95%) Developer Analyst
7 10 (16.95%) Software Support Analyst
7 10 (16.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (13.56%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Graduate
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Graduate Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) J2EE
2 30 (50.85%) Struts
3 23 (38.98%) jQuery
4 21 (35.59%) EJB
4 21 (35.59%) JSP
5 20 (33.90%) Web Services
5 20 (33.90%) XML
6 18 (30.51%) .NET
7 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET
8 13 (22.03%) Servlets
9 11 (18.64%) WCF
10 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
10 10 (16.95%) Spring
11 8 (13.56%) Ajax
11 8 (13.56%) NHibernate
11 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
11 8 (13.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (11.86%) HTML5
12 7 (11.86%) WPF
12 7 (11.86%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (27.12%) Mathematics
3 8 (13.56%) Physics
3 8 (13.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (67.80%) Software Engineering
3 36 (61.02%) Web Development
4 20 (33.90%) Unit Testing
5 9 (15.25%) TDD
6 8 (13.56%) Project Management
6 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Coaching
8 4 (6.78%) MVC
9 2 (3.39%) OO
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.69%) DevOps
10 1 (1.69%) CRM
10 1 (1.69%) OOD
10 1 (1.69%) UML
10 1 (1.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
1 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
2 18 (30.51%) C#
3 15 (25.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (96.61%) Degree
2 30 (50.85%) Sun Certification
3 10 (16.95%) OCPJP
3 10 (16.95%) OCMJD
4 9 (15.25%) PhD
5 6 (10.17%) ISEB
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Sun
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft