The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 39 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.61% 10.68% 12.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.54% 29.77% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 51
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
162 131 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.88% 35.89% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 148 124 120
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Northamptonshire

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 11 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 79 (79.80%) Degree
2 65 (65.66%) Software Engineering
3 51 (51.52%) Java
4 47 (47.47%) Web Development
5 46 (46.46%) J2EE
6 44 (44.44%) PhD
7 39 (39.39%) Linux
7 39 (39.39%) C#
7 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (37.37%) JavaScript
9 36 (36.36%) EJB
9 36 (36.36%) JSP
9 36 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (33.33%) Windows
11 32 (32.32%) Servlets
11 32 (32.32%) Struts
11 32 (32.32%) .NET
11 32 (32.32%) Sun
11 32 (32.32%) Sun Certification
12 29 (29.29%) Mathematics
12 29 (29.29%) Physics
13 28 (28.28%) Games
13 28 (28.28%) Visual Studio
14 27 (27.27%) Oracle
14 27 (27.27%) SQL
15 25 (25.25%) XML
16 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
17 22 (22.22%) WPF
17 22 (22.22%) Web Services
17 22 (22.22%) JUnit

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (14.14%) Apache
1 14 (14.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.02%) Mule
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (28.28%) Visual Studio
2 22 (22.22%) JUnit
3 17 (17.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.02%) Subversion
General
1 28 (28.28%) Games
2 18 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 18 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (76.77%) Developer
2 46 (46.46%) Java Developer
3 32 (32.32%) J2EE Developer
3 32 (32.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 28 (28.28%) C# Developer
4 28 (28.28%) Software Developer
4 28 (28.28%) C# Software Developer
5 22 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Graduate
7 13 (13.13%) Analyst
8 12 (12.12%) Software Engineer
8 12 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
9 11 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (11.11%) Support Analyst
10 10 (10.10%) .NET Developer
10 10 (10.10%) Developer Analyst
10 10 (10.10%) Software Support Analyst
10 10 (10.10%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.46%) J2EE
2 36 (36.36%) EJB
2 36 (36.36%) JSP
3 32 (32.32%) Servlets
3 32 (32.32%) Struts
3 32 (32.32%) .NET
4 25 (25.25%) XML
5 22 (22.22%) WPF
5 22 (22.22%) Web Services
6 16 (16.16%) jQuery
7 14 (14.14%) HTML
8 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
8 12 (12.12%) HTML5
8 12 (12.12%) Silverlight
8 12 (12.12%) WCF
9 10 (10.10%) Hibernate
9 10 (10.10%) WinForms
9 10 (10.10%) Spring
10 4 (4.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (29.29%) Mathematics
2 29 (29.29%) Physics
3 6 (6.06%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.39%) Linux
2 33 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) UNIX
4 1 (1.01%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Software Engineering
2 47 (47.47%) Web Development
3 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
5 16 (16.16%) OOD
6 11 (11.11%) Image Processing
7 6 (6.06%) UML
8 2 (2.02%) Database Security
8 2 (2.02%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.02%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.01%) DevOps
9 1 (1.01%) Project Management
9 1 (1.01%) Service Management
9 1 (1.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.01%) Scrum
9 1 (1.01%) TDD
9 1 (1.01%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.01%) ITIL
9 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 51 (51.52%) Java
2 39 (39.39%) C#
3 37 (37.37%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.27%) SQL
5 11 (11.11%) C++
5 11 (11.11%) C
6 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.02%) C-shell
6 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (79.80%) Degree
2 44 (44.44%) PhD
3 32 (32.32%) Sun Certification
4 10 (10.10%) OCPJP
4 10 (10.10%) OCMJD
5 5 (5.05%) ISEB
6 3 (3.03%) RHCE
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.01%) CCNA
7 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Squid
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Sun
2 27 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.01%) VMware
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IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
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Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
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