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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 51 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 22 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.92% 1.50% 7.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.19% 5.06% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 36
Average salary £28,250 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.66% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,750 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
216 158 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 38.50% 29.70% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 148 149 165
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (76.71%) Degree
2 48 (65.75%) Software Engineering
3 47 (64.38%) Java
4 45 (61.64%) JavaScript
5 35 (47.95%) Web Development
6 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (46.58%) J2EE
6 34 (46.58%) EJB
6 34 (46.58%) JSP
7 32 (43.84%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (38.36%) JUnit
8 28 (38.36%) SQL
9 22 (30.14%) Servlets
10 20 (27.40%) Struts
10 20 (27.40%) XML
10 20 (27.40%) Linux
10 20 (27.40%) Sun
10 20 (27.40%) Sun Certification
11 18 (24.66%) Unit Testing
11 18 (24.66%) Web Services
12 17 (23.29%) C#
12 17 (23.29%) jQuery
13 16 (21.92%) Oracle
13 16 (21.92%) PhD
14 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
14 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.44%) MySQL
15 12 (16.44%) .NET
15 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
15 12 (16.44%) Ajax

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Fireworks
1 3 (4.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
1 1 (1.37%) LAN
1 1 (1.37%) MPLS
1 1 (1.37%) VPN
1 1 (1.37%) WAN
1 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.44%) MySQL
3 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) JUnit
2 7 (9.59%) Ant
2 7 (9.59%) Maven
2 7 (9.59%) Subversion
2 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.74%) JDeveloper
4 2 (2.74%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.07%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Games
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (76.71%) Developer
2 44 (60.27%) Java Developer
3 20 (27.40%) J2EE Developer
3 20 (27.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 18 (24.66%) Agile Developer
4 18 (24.66%) Agile Java Developer
4 18 (24.66%) Linux Developer
5 17 (23.29%) Graduate
6 16 (21.92%) Graduate Developer
7 15 (20.55%) Graduate Java Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Senior Agile Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (46.58%) EJB
1 34 (46.58%) J2EE
1 34 (46.58%) JSP
2 22 (30.14%) Servlets
3 20 (27.40%) Struts
3 20 (27.40%) XML
4 18 (24.66%) Web Services
5 17 (23.29%) jQuery
6 12 (16.44%) .NET
6 12 (16.44%) Ajax
7 11 (15.07%) HTML
8 8 (10.96%) CSS
9 7 (9.59%) Java EE
9 7 (9.59%) Spring
10 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.85%) HTML5
12 4 (5.48%) CSS3
13 3 (4.11%) JMS
13 3 (4.11%) Sass
13 3 (4.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.59%) iPad
3 5 (6.85%) User Experience
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.74%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.74%) Physics
5 2 (2.74%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (65.75%) Software Engineering
2 35 (47.95%) Web Development
3 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.66%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.70%) OO
6 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.59%) B2C
7 7 (9.59%) Information Management
7 7 (9.59%) UML
8 6 (8.22%) MVC
9 4 (5.48%) Data Transformation
10 3 (4.11%) OOD
10 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.11%) Project Management
11 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.74%) DSDM
11 2 (2.74%) Image Processing
11 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.74%) Scrum
12 1 (1.37%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (64.38%) Java
2 45 (61.64%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.36%) SQL
4 17 (23.29%) C#
5 4 (5.48%) C++
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
6 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.74%) C
7 2 (2.74%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (76.71%) Degree
2 20 (27.40%) Sun Certification
3 16 (21.92%) PhD
4 3 (4.11%) HNC
4 3 (4.11%) HND
5 2 (2.74%) OCMJD
5 2 (2.74%) OCPJP
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCSD
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Sun
2 16 (21.92%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) hybris
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) Juniper
5 1 (1.37%) Nintex
5 1 (1.37%) Riverbed