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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.13% 5.78% 6.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.24% 17.45% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 47 33
Average salary £36,250 £31,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.17% -15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £23,550 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
221 275 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.47% 33.13% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 199 246 163
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -34 12 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Towcester - 2 - - 3
Kettering - 2 £45,000 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 66 (100.00%) Degree
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
4 27 (40.91%) .NET
4 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 26 (39.39%) Web Development
6 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
7 24 (36.36%) Linux
8 22 (33.33%) C#
8 22 (33.33%) Java
9 21 (31.82%) SQL
10 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
11 19 (28.79%) Struts
11 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
11 19 (28.79%) J2EE
11 19 (28.79%) Sun
11 19 (28.79%) Sun Certification
12 18 (27.27%) jQuery
13 17 (25.76%) Web Services
13 17 (25.76%) XML
14 14 (21.21%) Mathematics
14 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (19.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
16 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
16 12 (18.18%) EJB
16 12 (18.18%) JSP
16 12 (18.18%) JUnit
16 12 (18.18%) Windows

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (10.61%) Apache
1 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) LAN
1 1 (1.52%) WAN
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) JUnit
2 8 (12.12%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Military
4 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
2 19 (28.79%) J2EE Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 14 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Architect
6 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (12.12%) Support Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Developer Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Software Support Analyst
9 6 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.58%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Development Manager
10 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
11 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) .NET
2 19 (28.79%) J2EE
2 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
2 19 (28.79%) Struts
3 18 (27.27%) jQuery
4 17 (25.76%) Web Services
4 17 (25.76%) XML
5 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
5 13 (19.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (18.18%) JSP
6 12 (18.18%) EJB
7 11 (16.67%) HTML
8 10 (15.15%) WCF
9 8 (12.12%) NHibernate
9 8 (12.12%) Servlets
10 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.61%) Spring
11 6 (9.09%) WPF
11 6 (9.09%) Silverlight
11 6 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Mathematics
1 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.12%) N-Tier
4 6 (9.09%) Physics
5 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Android
3 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
3 26 (39.39%) Web Development
4 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 10 (15.15%) Line Management
7 9 (13.64%) MVC
8 8 (12.12%) TDD
8 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.61%) OO
10 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.58%) OOP
10 5 (7.58%) Project Management
11 4 (6.06%) ITIL
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.06%) Coaching
12 3 (4.55%) Bug Management
12 3 (4.55%) Test Management
12 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 22 (33.33%) C#
2 22 (33.33%) Java
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.03%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (28.79%) Sun Certification
3 8 (12.12%) ISEB
4 7 (10.61%) OCPJP
4 7 (10.61%) OCMJD
5 6 (9.09%) PhD
6 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (3.03%) CCNA
7 2 (3.03%) MCSE
7 2 (3.03%) MCDST
7 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) Sun
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Google
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