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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.36% 10.53% 12.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.10% 30.00% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 54
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
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
155 120 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 23.48% 35.09% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 139 115 126
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 £28,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £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 1 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 79 (80.61%) Degree
2 69 (70.41%) Software Engineering
3 54 (55.10%) Java
4 49 (50.00%) J2EE
5 46 (46.94%) Web Development
6 43 (43.88%) Linux
7 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (39.80%) PhD
9 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
10 37 (37.76%) EJB
10 37 (37.76%) JSP
10 37 (37.76%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (36.73%) Struts
11 36 (36.73%) Sun
11 36 (36.73%) Sun Certification
12 33 (33.67%) C#
13 31 (31.63%) Servlets
14 28 (28.57%) SQL
14 28 (28.57%) Oracle
15 27 (27.55%) XML
15 27 (27.55%) Windows
16 26 (26.53%) .NET
17 25 (25.51%) Games
17 25 (25.51%) Mathematics
17 25 (25.51%) Physics
17 25 (25.51%) Unit Testing
18 24 (24.49%) Visual Studio
18 24 (24.49%) JUnit
18 24 (24.49%) Web Services
19 18 (18.37%) Telecoms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (16.33%) Apache
1 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.04%) Mule
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) Visual Studio
1 24 (24.49%) JUnit
2 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 25 (25.51%) Games
2 18 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 18 (18.37%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (75.51%) Developer
2 49 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 36 (36.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 36 (36.73%) J2EE Developer
4 23 (23.47%) Software Developer
4 23 (23.47%) C# Software Developer
4 23 (23.47%) C# Developer
5 18 (18.37%) Analyst
6 17 (17.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (16.33%) Graduate
8 13 (13.27%) Support Analyst
9 12 (12.24%) Software Support Analyst
9 12 (12.24%) Developer Analyst
10 11 (11.22%) Software Engineer
11 10 (10.20%) C Software Engineer
11 10 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (8.16%) .NET Developer
13 8 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
14 6 (6.12%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (50.00%) J2EE
2 37 (37.76%) EJB
2 37 (37.76%) JSP
3 36 (36.73%) Struts
4 31 (31.63%) Servlets
5 27 (27.55%) XML
6 26 (26.53%) .NET
7 24 (24.49%) Web Services
8 17 (17.35%) WPF
9 15 (15.31%) jQuery
10 12 (12.24%) Spring
10 12 (12.24%) Hibernate
11 11 (11.22%) HTML
12 9 (9.18%) HTML5
12 9 (9.18%) Silverlight
12 9 (9.18%) WCF
12 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
13 8 (8.16%) WinForms
14 6 (6.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.76%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (25.51%) Mathematics
2 25 (25.51%) Physics
3 6 (6.12%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.88%) Linux
2 27 (27.55%) Windows
3 2 (2.04%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (70.41%) Software Engineering
2 46 (46.94%) Web Development
3 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.51%) Unit Testing
5 14 (14.29%) OOD
6 10 (10.20%) Image Processing
7 6 (6.12%) UML
8 2 (2.04%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.04%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.04%) Database Security
8 2 (2.04%) Project Management
8 2 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.02%) ITIL
9 1 (1.02%) Scrum
9 1 (1.02%) Service Management
9 1 (1.02%) DevOps
9 1 (1.02%) TDD
9 1 (1.02%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.10%) Java
2 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.67%) C#
4 28 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (10.20%) C
5 10 (10.20%) C++
6 2 (2.04%) C-shell
6 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (80.61%) Degree
2 39 (39.80%) PhD
3 36 (36.73%) Sun Certification
4 12 (12.24%) OCPJP
4 12 (12.24%) OCMJD
5 5 (5.10%) ISEB
6 3 (3.06%) RHCE
7 1 (1.02%) CCNA
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Squid
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (36.73%) Sun
2 28 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) VMware
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
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