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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.89% 4.68% 5.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.48% 17.22% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 20
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +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
261 180 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 35.75% 27.15% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 238 157 118
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,050 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (86.84%) Degree
2 46 (60.53%) C#
3 44 (57.89%) SQL
4 42 (55.26%) Software Engineering
5 36 (47.37%) .NET
5 36 (47.37%) Windows
6 26 (34.21%) HTML
6 26 (34.21%) Mathematics
6 26 (34.21%) Physics
7 25 (32.89%) PhD
8 24 (31.58%) C++
8 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
9 22 (28.95%) Python
10 20 (26.32%) Linux
10 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 19 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (19.74%) Scrum
14 14 (18.42%) OO
14 14 (18.42%) VB.NET
14 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
14 14 (18.42%) Electronics
14 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
14 14 (18.42%) Image Processing
14 14 (18.42%) Entity Framework
15 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
16 12 (15.79%) Pattern Recognition
17 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (14.47%) Artificial Intelligence

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (1.32%) Apache
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) NAS
2 1 (1.32%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (5.26%) QlikView
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.58%) Selenium
5 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.32%) JUnit
General
1 14 (18.42%) Electronics
2 8 (10.53%) Games
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) Software Engineer
3 23 (30.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Software Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Graduate
5 13 (17.11%) .NET Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Junior
8 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (5.26%) IT Graduate
10 4 (5.26%) Automation Tester
10 4 (5.26%) Tester
10 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) .NET
2 26 (34.21%) HTML
3 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
4 14 (18.42%) Entity Framework
5 10 (13.16%) CSS
6 9 (11.84%) WPF
6 9 (11.84%) XML
6 9 (11.84%) jQuery
7 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (10.53%) JSON
7 8 (10.53%) Web Services
8 7 (9.21%) WinForms
9 6 (7.89%) HTML5
9 6 (7.89%) WCF
9 6 (7.89%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.63%) JSP
10 2 (2.63%) Servlets
10 2 (2.63%) EJB
10 2 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Mathematics
1 26 (34.21%) Physics
2 11 (14.47%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (5.26%) Statistics
3 4 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (47.37%) Windows
2 20 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) Windows 2000
4 3 (3.95%) UNIX
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Software Engineering
2 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) Scrum
4 14 (18.42%) Image Processing
4 14 (18.42%) OO
5 12 (15.79%) Pattern Recognition
6 10 (13.16%) Web Development
7 9 (11.84%) MVC
8 8 (10.53%) OOP
9 4 (5.26%) Balanced Scorecard
9 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.26%) Analytics
9 4 (5.26%) SDLC
9 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) C#
2 44 (57.89%) SQL
3 24 (31.58%) C++
4 22 (28.95%) Python
5 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 14 (18.42%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.89%) Java
8 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.95%) C-shell
10 3 (3.95%) C
11 2 (2.63%) R
12 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (86.84%) Degree
2 25 (32.89%) PhD
3 4 (5.26%) ISEB
4 3 (3.95%) RHCE
4 3 (3.95%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) NFS
1 3 (3.95%) Samba
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Tableau
2 4 (5.26%) Birst
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) hybris
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