The 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 69 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 22 11 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.97% 1.47% 5.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.75% 4.68% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 43
Average salary £28,250 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.22% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Computer Science
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
284 235 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 38.33% 31.50% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 203 221 223
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £26,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,250 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 20 £28,250 -24.66% 2
Kettering -1 1 £21,500 -52.22%
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 58 (70.73%) Degree
2 50 (60.98%) Software Engineering
3 49 (59.76%) Java
4 46 (56.10%) JavaScript
5 35 (42.68%) Web Development
6 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (41.46%) J2EE
6 34 (41.46%) JSP
6 34 (41.46%) EJB
7 32 (39.02%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (36.59%) SQL
9 28 (34.15%) JUnit
10 26 (31.71%) Linux
11 22 (26.83%) Servlets
12 20 (24.39%) Struts
12 20 (24.39%) XML
12 20 (24.39%) Sun
12 20 (24.39%) Sun Certification
13 19 (23.17%) jQuery
14 18 (21.95%) Web Services
14 18 (21.95%) MySQL
14 18 (21.95%) C#
14 18 (21.95%) Unit Testing
15 16 (19.51%) Oracle
15 16 (19.51%) PhD
16 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
16 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.85%) HTML
18 12 (14.63%) .NET
18 12 (14.63%) Telecoms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (8.54%) Apache Solr
1 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Fireworks
1 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Internet
1 2 (2.44%) Modbus
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) MPLS
2 1 (1.22%) VPN
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) MySQL
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.32%) Neo4j
4 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) JUnit
2 7 (8.54%) Ant
2 7 (8.54%) Maven
2 7 (8.54%) Subversion
2 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.44%) JDeveloper
5 2 (2.44%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 12 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.41%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Games
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (75.61%) Developer
2 44 (53.66%) Java Developer
3 20 (24.39%) J2EE Developer
3 20 (24.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (23.17%) Graduate
5 18 (21.95%) Agile Developer
5 18 (21.95%) Agile Java Developer
5 18 (21.95%) Linux Developer
6 16 (19.51%) Graduate Developer
7 15 (18.29%) Graduate Java Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Analyst
9 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
9 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) Web Developer
10 7 (8.54%) C# Developer
11 6 (7.32%) PHP Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.46%) EJB
1 34 (41.46%) J2EE
1 34 (41.46%) JSP
2 22 (26.83%) Servlets
3 20 (24.39%) Struts
3 20 (24.39%) XML
4 19 (23.17%) jQuery
5 18 (21.95%) Web Services
6 13 (15.85%) HTML
7 12 (14.63%) .NET
7 12 (14.63%) Ajax
8 10 (12.20%) CSS
9 7 (8.54%) Java EE
9 7 (8.54%) Spring
10 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (7.32%) Symfony
11 5 (6.10%) HTML5
12 4 (4.88%) CSS3
13 3 (3.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.02%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.54%) iPad
3 5 (6.10%) User Experience
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.44%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.44%) Physics
5 2 (2.44%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Windows
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) Software Engineering
2 35 (42.68%) Web Development
3 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.95%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.20%) OO
6 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.54%) B2C
7 7 (8.54%) Information Management
7 7 (8.54%) OOP
7 7 (8.54%) UML
8 6 (7.32%) MVC
8 6 (7.32%) Product Management
9 4 (4.88%) Data Transformation
10 3 (3.66%) OOD
10 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.66%) Project Management
11 2 (2.44%) DevOps
11 2 (2.44%) DSDM
11 2 (2.44%) Image Processing
11 2 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) Java
2 46 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 30 (36.59%) SQL
4 18 (21.95%) C#
5 9 (10.98%) PHP
6 8 (9.76%) Python
7 5 (6.10%) C++
8 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.44%) C
10 1 (1.22%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (70.73%) Degree
2 20 (24.39%) Sun Certification
3 16 (19.51%) PhD
4 3 (3.66%) HNC
4 3 (3.66%) HND
5 2 (2.44%) OCMJD
5 2 (2.44%) OCPJP
5 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.22%) MCSD
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Sun
2 16 (19.51%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) hybris
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) Juniper
5 1 (1.22%) Nintex
5 1 (1.22%) Riverbed
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago