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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 33 17 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.69% 4.21% 9.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.87% 14.17% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 46
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,600 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
208 120 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.55% 29.70% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 187 118 160
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £21,600
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 22 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 66 (80.49%) Degree
2 65 (79.27%) Software Engineering
3 54 (65.85%) Java
4 52 (63.41%) J2EE
5 51 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (52.44%) Linux
6 43 (52.44%) Web Development
7 42 (51.22%) Struts
7 42 (51.22%) Sun
7 42 (51.22%) Sun Certification
8 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
9 36 (43.90%) EJB
9 36 (43.90%) JSP
9 36 (43.90%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (34.15%) XML
11 27 (32.93%) PhD
11 27 (32.93%) Servlets
11 27 (32.93%) SQL
12 26 (31.71%) Oracle
12 26 (31.71%) JUnit
12 26 (31.71%) Web Services
12 26 (31.71%) Unit Testing
13 20 (24.39%) C#
14 19 (23.17%) .NET
15 17 (20.73%) Apache
15 17 (20.73%) Tomcat
15 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
15 17 (20.73%) Finance
15 17 (20.73%) Games
15 17 (20.73%) Mathematics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (20.73%) Apache
1 17 (20.73%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) JUnit
2 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
1 17 (20.73%) Games
2 6 (7.32%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (84.15%) Developer
2 52 (63.41%) Java Developer
3 42 (51.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 42 (51.22%) J2EE Developer
4 22 (26.83%) Analyst
5 16 (19.51%) C# Software Developer
5 16 (19.51%) Support Analyst
5 16 (19.51%) C# Developer
5 16 (19.51%) Developer Analyst
5 16 (19.51%) Software Support Analyst
5 16 (19.51%) Software Developer
6 13 (15.85%) Graduate
7 10 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Research Scientist
10 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Junior
10 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (63.41%) J2EE
2 42 (51.22%) Struts
3 36 (43.90%) EJB
3 36 (43.90%) JSP
4 28 (34.15%) XML
5 27 (32.93%) Servlets
6 26 (31.71%) Web Services
7 19 (23.17%) .NET
8 16 (19.51%) jQuery
8 16 (19.51%) Hibernate
8 16 (19.51%) Spring
9 10 (12.20%) WPF
10 9 (10.98%) Ajax
11 8 (9.76%) HTML
12 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.54%) HTML5
12 7 (8.54%) Silverlight
12 7 (8.54%) WCF
13 3 (3.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.90%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (20.73%) Mathematics
2 17 (20.73%) Physics
3 6 (7.32%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 43 (52.44%) Linux
2 14 (17.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (79.27%) Software Engineering
2 51 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (52.44%) Web Development
4 26 (31.71%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.98%) OOD
6 6 (7.32%) UML
7 4 (4.88%) Image Processing
8 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.66%) Project Management
8 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.44%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.44%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.22%) Database Security
10 1 (1.22%) DevOps
10 1 (1.22%) TDD
10 1 (1.22%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.22%) Service Management
10 1 (1.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (65.85%) Java
2 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.93%) SQL
4 20 (24.39%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) C
5 4 (4.88%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (80.49%) Degree
2 42 (51.22%) Sun Certification
3 27 (32.93%) PhD
4 16 (19.51%) OCPJP
4 16 (19.51%) OCMJD
5 6 (7.32%) ISEB
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) Sun
2 26 (31.71%) Oracle
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