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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 61 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 47 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.54% 1.49% 6.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.11% 4.76% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 9 41
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
333 189 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.17% 31.24% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 295 176 197
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 39 £32,500 - 5
Kettering - 2 £23,000 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 77 (81.91%) Degree
2 61 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (63.83%) Software Engineering
4 51 (54.26%) Java
5 50 (53.19%) J2EE
6 45 (47.87%) Web Development
7 43 (45.74%) Struts
7 43 (45.74%) Linux
7 43 (45.74%) Sun
7 43 (45.74%) Sun Certification
8 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
9 36 (38.30%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (36.17%) EJB
10 34 (36.17%) JSP
11 29 (30.85%) SQL
12 28 (29.79%) XML
13 27 (28.72%) Web Services
13 27 (28.72%) Oracle
13 27 (28.72%) JUnit
13 27 (28.72%) Unit Testing
14 25 (26.60%) Servlets
14 25 (26.60%) C#
15 24 (25.53%) .NET
16 22 (23.40%) PhD
17 20 (21.28%) jQuery
18 19 (20.21%) Mathematics
19 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
19 18 (19.15%) Finance
20 16 (17.02%) Hibernate
20 16 (17.02%) OCPJP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (17.02%) Apache
1 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) LAN
2 1 (1.06%) WAN
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (28.72%) JUnit
2 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.26%) MSTest
5 4 (4.26%) NUnit
5 4 (4.26%) Moq
General
1 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Games
3 6 (6.38%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (75.53%) Developer
2 50 (53.19%) Java Developer
3 43 (45.74%) J2EE Developer
3 43 (45.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 24 (25.53%) Analyst
5 17 (18.09%) Support Analyst
5 17 (18.09%) C# Developer
6 16 (17.02%) Developer Analyst
6 16 (17.02%) Software Support Analyst
7 14 (14.89%) Graduate
8 13 (13.83%) Software Developer
8 13 (13.83%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Junior
11 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
11 6 (6.38%) Architect
11 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (6.38%) Research Scientist
11 6 (6.38%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.19%) J2EE
2 43 (45.74%) Struts
3 34 (36.17%) EJB
3 34 (36.17%) JSP
4 28 (29.79%) XML
5 27 (28.72%) Web Services
6 25 (26.60%) Servlets
7 24 (25.53%) .NET
8 20 (21.28%) jQuery
9 16 (17.02%) Hibernate
9 16 (17.02%) Spring
10 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET
11 13 (13.83%) WCF
12 11 (11.70%) WPF
13 9 (9.57%) Ajax
14 8 (8.51%) HTML
14 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
15 7 (7.45%) HTML5
15 7 (7.45%) Silverlight
16 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.30%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (20.21%) Mathematics
3 15 (15.96%) Physics
4 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.38%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.13%) Open Source
6 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Linux
2 14 (14.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (63.83%) Software Engineering
3 45 (47.87%) Web Development
4 27 (28.72%) Unit Testing
5 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.57%) TDD
7 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.38%) Line Management
8 6 (6.38%) MVC
8 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.38%) UML
8 6 (6.38%) OOD
8 6 (6.38%) Project Management
9 5 (5.32%) Scrum
10 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.26%) ITIL
10 4 (4.26%) Kanban
10 4 (4.26%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (4.26%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.26%) Java
2 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.85%) SQL
4 25 (26.60%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) C++
5 2 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (81.91%) Degree
2 43 (45.74%) Sun Certification
3 22 (23.40%) PhD
4 16 (17.02%) OCPJP
4 16 (17.02%) OCMJD
5 9 (9.57%) ISEB
6 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) Sun
2 27 (28.72%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
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