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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 28 50 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.58% 7.97% 8.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.53% 21.83% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 28
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
207 229 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 33.88% 36.52% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 177 194 120
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 36 (90.00%) Degree
2 29 (72.50%) C#
3 28 (70.00%) SQL
4 25 (62.50%) .NET
5 24 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
6 22 (55.00%) HTML
7 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
9 16 (40.00%) CSS
10 15 (37.50%) XML
10 15 (37.50%) Windows
10 15 (37.50%) OO
10 15 (37.50%) VB.NET
11 14 (35.00%) Web Services
11 14 (35.00%) MVC
12 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (32.50%) JSON
12 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
12 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
12 13 (32.50%) Physics
12 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
12 13 (32.50%) PhD
12 13 (32.50%) OOP
12 13 (32.50%) Entity Framework
12 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (27.50%) Linux
13 11 (27.50%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (20.00%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Software Engineer
3 14 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Software Developer
4 10 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) Junior
5 8 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Junior Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 5 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Graduate
9 4 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Analyst
10 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (55.00%) HTML
3 16 (40.00%) CSS
4 15 (37.50%) XML
5 14 (35.00%) Web Services
6 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (32.50%) Entity Framework
6 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
6 13 (32.50%) JSON
7 7 (17.50%) jQuery
8 5 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) WCF
8 5 (12.50%) WPF
8 5 (12.50%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.00%) LAMP
9 2 (5.00%) Struts
9 2 (5.00%) J2EE
10 1 (2.50%) EJB
10 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
1 13 (32.50%) Physics
2 5 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (37.50%) OO
3 14 (35.00%) MVC
4 13 (32.50%) OOP
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (27.50%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) Web Development
6 6 (15.00%) Image Processing
6 6 (15.00%) Pattern Recognition
7 3 (7.50%) Bug Management
7 3 (7.50%) Test Management
7 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) Open Source
8 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
9 1 (2.50%) Line Management
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) C#
2 28 (70.00%) SQL
3 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 8 (20.00%) C++
5 8 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) C-shell
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (90.00%) Degree
2 13 (32.50%) PhD
3 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) MCDST
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.50%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.50%) OCMJD
5 1 (2.50%) RHCE
5 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Samba
2 1 (2.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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