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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.49% 7.84% 8.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.02% 22.00% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 43 30
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,200 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
162 200 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.98% 35.65% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 150 181 107
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £19,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 3 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 49 (98.00%) Degree
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (54.00%) Software Engineering
5 26 (52.00%) Web Development
6 24 (48.00%) .NET
7 22 (44.00%) C#
8 19 (38.00%) J2EE
8 19 (38.00%) SQL
8 19 (38.00%) Java
8 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
8 19 (38.00%) Struts
8 19 (38.00%) Linux
8 19 (38.00%) Sun
8 19 (38.00%) Sun Certification
9 18 (36.00%) jQuery
10 17 (34.00%) Web Services
10 17 (34.00%) XML
11 14 (28.00%) Mathematics
12 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
12 13 (26.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
13 12 (24.00%) JSP
13 12 (24.00%) EJB
13 12 (24.00%) JUnit
13 12 (24.00%) HTML
13 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
14 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (20.00%) WCF

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (14.00%) Apache
1 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) JUnit
2 8 (16.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) Java Developer
2 19 (38.00%) J2EE Developer
2 19 (38.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 14 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (18.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (18.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Support Analyst
7 7 (14.00%) Software Support Analyst
7 7 (14.00%) Developer Analyst
8 6 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
9 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
10 4 (8.00%) Junior
10 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) .NET
2 19 (38.00%) J2EE
2 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (38.00%) Struts
3 18 (36.00%) jQuery
4 17 (34.00%) Web Services
4 17 (34.00%) XML
5 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
5 13 (26.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (24.00%) HTML
6 12 (24.00%) JSP
6 12 (24.00%) EJB
7 10 (20.00%) WCF
8 8 (16.00%) Servlets
8 8 (16.00%) NHibernate
9 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
9 7 (14.00%) Spring
10 6 (12.00%) CSS
10 6 (12.00%) WPF
10 6 (12.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (16.00%) N-Tier
4 6 (12.00%) Physics
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (52.00%) Web Development
4 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.00%) MVC
6 8 (16.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.00%) OOP
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.00%) Coaching
9 3 (6.00%) Bug Management
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Test Management
10 2 (4.00%) ITIL
11 1 (2.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.00%) C#
3 19 (38.00%) Java
3 19 (38.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (98.00%) Degree
2 19 (38.00%) Sun Certification
3 7 (14.00%) OCPJP
3 7 (14.00%) OCMJD
4 6 (12.00%) ISEB
4 6 (12.00%) PhD
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) CCNA
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCDST
7 1 (2.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Sun
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Google
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