The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 64 38 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.79% 5.86% 7.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.10% 18.01% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 62 32 56
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,150 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
255 211 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.04% 32.51% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 210 177 169
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £22,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Northamptonshire region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton +8 61 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Kettering +1 1 £45,000 +140.00%
Wellingborough - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (82.29%) Degree
2 59 (61.46%) Software Engineering
3 48 (50.00%) C#
4 44 (45.83%) Windows
5 38 (39.58%) Java
5 38 (39.58%) .NET
6 37 (38.54%) Web Development
7 36 (37.50%) PhD
8 31 (32.29%) J2EE
8 31 (32.29%) Linux
9 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
10 28 (29.17%) WPF
11 26 (27.08%) Mathematics
11 26 (27.08%) SQL
11 26 (27.08%) EJB
11 26 (27.08%) JSP
11 26 (27.08%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (26.04%) Physics
13 24 (25.00%) Servlets
13 24 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 22 (22.92%) Oracle
14 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (21.88%) jQuery
16 20 (20.83%) WCF
16 20 (20.83%) Games
16 20 (20.83%) HTML
17 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET
18 17 (17.71%) Struts
18 17 (17.71%) Sun
18 17 (17.71%) Sun Certification

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (9.38%) Apache
1 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
1 14 (14.58%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.50%) JUnit
3 11 (11.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.13%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.13%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 20 (20.83%) Games
2 11 (11.46%) Finance
3 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (71.88%) Developer
2 31 (32.29%) Java Developer
2 31 (32.29%) C# Developer
3 28 (29.17%) Software Developer
4 27 (28.13%) C# Software Developer
5 26 (27.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (17.71%) J2EE Developer
6 17 (17.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (16.67%) Software Engineer
8 15 (15.63%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (14.58%) Graduate
10 11 (11.46%) C Software Engineer
11 10 (10.42%) .NET Developer
11 10 (10.42%) Analyst
11 10 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
12 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
13 5 (5.21%) Software Tester
13 5 (5.21%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.58%) .NET
2 31 (32.29%) J2EE
3 28 (29.17%) WPF
4 26 (27.08%) EJB
4 26 (27.08%) JSP
5 24 (25.00%) Servlets
6 21 (21.88%) jQuery
7 20 (20.83%) WCF
7 20 (20.83%) HTML
8 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET
9 17 (17.71%) Struts
10 16 (16.67%) Silverlight
10 16 (16.67%) HTML5
11 14 (14.58%) XML
12 12 (12.50%) Web Services
13 11 (11.46%) WinForms
14 5 (5.21%) Spring
14 5 (5.21%) Hibernate
14 5 (5.21%) STL
14 5 (5.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Mathematics
1 26 (27.08%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (26.04%) Physics
3 5 (5.21%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (45.83%) Windows
2 31 (32.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (61.46%) Software Engineering
2 37 (38.54%) Web Development
3 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 16 (16.67%) OOD
5 13 (13.54%) Image Processing
6 8 (8.33%) OO
7 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.21%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.21%) Identity Management
8 5 (5.21%) Memory Management
9 4 (4.17%) Project Management
9 4 (4.17%) Manual Testing
10 2 (2.08%) Database Security
10 2 (2.08%) Signal Processing
11 1 (1.04%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.04%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.04%) Validation
11 1 (1.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.04%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.00%) C#
2 38 (39.58%) Java
3 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
4 26 (27.08%) SQL
5 16 (16.67%) C
5 16 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (3.13%) VB
6 3 (3.13%) RPG
7 2 (2.08%) C-shell
7 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.08%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (82.29%) Degree
2 36 (37.50%) PhD
3 17 (17.71%) Sun Certification
4 6 (6.25%) ISEB
5 5 (5.21%) OCPJP
5 5 (5.21%) OCMJD
6 3 (3.13%) RHCE
7 2 (2.08%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.04%) CCNA
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) GxP
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Squid
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Oracle
2 17 (17.71%) Sun
3 5 (5.21%) JBoss
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 21000-24000 Per Annum Salary Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago