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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 34 12 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.70% 3.08% 9.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% 11.11% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 42
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 £30,250 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
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
221 108 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.52% 27.76% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 200 106 147
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £32,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 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 64 (82.05%) Software Engineering
2 63 (80.77%) Degree
3 53 (67.95%) Java
4 52 (66.67%) J2EE
5 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (55.13%) Sun Certification
6 43 (55.13%) Struts
6 43 (55.13%) Linux
6 43 (55.13%) Sun
7 42 (53.85%) Web Development
8 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
9 35 (44.87%) EJB
9 35 (44.87%) JSP
9 35 (44.87%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (34.62%) XML
11 26 (33.33%) Servlets
11 26 (33.33%) Web Services
11 26 (33.33%) Oracle
11 26 (33.33%) JUnit
11 26 (33.33%) SQL
11 26 (33.33%) Unit Testing
12 25 (32.05%) PhD
13 17 (21.79%) Telecoms
13 17 (21.79%) Finance
13 17 (21.79%) Hibernate
13 17 (21.79%) OCPJP
13 17 (21.79%) OCMJD
13 17 (21.79%) Spring
13 17 (21.79%) Apache
13 17 (21.79%) Tomcat

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 17 (21.79%) Apache
1 17 (21.79%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (33.33%) JUnit
2 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (21.79%) Telecoms
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Games
3 6 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (84.62%) Developer
2 52 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 43 (55.13%) J2EE Developer
3 43 (55.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 23 (29.49%) Analyst
5 17 (21.79%) Support Analyst
5 17 (21.79%) Developer Analyst
5 17 (21.79%) Software Support Analyst
6 14 (17.95%) C# Developer
6 14 (17.95%) Software Developer
6 14 (17.95%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (15.38%) Graduate
8 8 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (8.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Research Scientist
11 5 (6.41%) Business Analyst
11 5 (6.41%) Junior
12 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
13 3 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (66.67%) J2EE
2 43 (55.13%) Struts
3 35 (44.87%) EJB
3 35 (44.87%) JSP
4 27 (34.62%) XML
5 26 (33.33%) Servlets
5 26 (33.33%) Web Services
6 17 (21.79%) .NET
6 17 (21.79%) Hibernate
6 17 (21.79%) Spring
7 16 (20.51%) jQuery
8 9 (11.54%) Ajax
9 8 (10.26%) WPF
9 8 (10.26%) HTML
10 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.97%) Silverlight
10 7 (8.97%) HTML5
10 7 (8.97%) WCF
11 1 (1.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (44.87%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (20.51%) Mathematics
2 16 (20.51%) Physics
3 6 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.13%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Software Engineering
2 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (53.85%) Web Development
4 26 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (8.97%) OOD
6 6 (7.69%) UML
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.85%) Project Management
7 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.85%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.28%) DevOps
9 1 (1.28%) Scrum
9 1 (1.28%) TDD
9 1 (1.28%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.95%) Java
2 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.33%) SQL
4 17 (21.79%) C#
5 3 (3.85%) C++
5 3 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (80.77%) Degree
2 43 (55.13%) Sun Certification
3 25 (32.05%) PhD
4 17 (21.79%) OCPJP
4 17 (21.79%) OCMJD
5 6 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Sun
2 26 (33.33%) Oracle
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