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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 34 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.04% 5.87% 10.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.37% 20.95% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 45
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £50,000 £37,500
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
152 105 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 22.55% 28.00% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 133 102 119
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 £30,000 £23,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,100 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 67 (79.76%) Degree
2 63 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 50 (59.52%) Java
4 47 (55.95%) J2EE
5 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (48.81%) Web Development
7 38 (45.24%) Linux
8 36 (42.86%) Struts
8 36 (42.86%) Sun
8 36 (42.86%) Sun Certification
9 35 (41.67%) JavaScript
10 34 (40.48%) EJB
10 34 (40.48%) JSP
10 34 (40.48%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (36.90%) PhD
12 28 (33.33%) Servlets
13 27 (32.14%) SQL
14 26 (30.95%) XML
15 25 (29.76%) C#
16 24 (28.57%) Oracle
16 24 (28.57%) Unit Testing
17 23 (27.38%) JUnit
17 23 (27.38%) Web Services
18 21 (25.00%) .NET
19 20 (23.81%) Games
19 20 (23.81%) Mathematics
19 20 (23.81%) Physics
20 19 (22.62%) Windows
21 18 (21.43%) Visual Studio
22 17 (20.24%) Telecoms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (17.86%) Apache
1 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) JUnit
2 18 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (23.81%) Games
2 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
2 17 (20.24%) Finance
3 6 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (79.76%) Developer
2 47 (55.95%) Java Developer
3 36 (42.86%) J2EE Developer
3 36 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (23.81%) Analyst
5 18 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 18 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 18 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
6 14 (16.67%) Graduate
6 14 (16.67%) Support Analyst
7 13 (15.48%) Software Support Analyst
7 13 (15.48%) Developer Analyst
8 12 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
10 7 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Research Scientist
12 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) J2EE
2 36 (42.86%) Struts
3 34 (40.48%) EJB
3 34 (40.48%) JSP
4 28 (33.33%) Servlets
5 26 (30.95%) XML
6 23 (27.38%) Web Services
7 21 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (15.48%) Hibernate
8 13 (15.48%) jQuery
8 13 (15.48%) Spring
9 12 (14.29%) WPF
10 9 (10.71%) HTML
11 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.33%) HTML5
11 7 (8.33%) Silverlight
11 7 (8.33%) WCF
12 6 (7.14%) Ajax
13 5 (5.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.48%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 20 (23.81%) Physics
3 6 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Linux
2 19 (22.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (48.81%) Web Development
4 24 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 11 (13.10%) OOD
6 7 (8.33%) Image Processing
7 6 (7.14%) UML
8 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.57%) Project Management
8 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.38%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.38%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.38%) Database Security
10 1 (1.19%) DevOps
10 1 (1.19%) TDD
10 1 (1.19%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.19%) Scrum
10 1 (1.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) Java
2 35 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.14%) SQL
4 25 (29.76%) C#
5 7 (8.33%) C
5 7 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (79.76%) Degree
2 36 (42.86%) Sun Certification
3 31 (36.90%) PhD
4 13 (15.48%) OCPJP
4 13 (15.48%) OCMJD
5 6 (7.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Sun
2 24 (28.57%) Oracle
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