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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 47 39 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.33% 5.97% 9.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.27% 16.96% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 60
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
211 230 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.95% 35.22% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 195 212 178
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 -14 41 £32,500 +4.00% 5
Daventry - 4 £25,000 - 1
Kettering - 2 £25,000 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 82 (77.36%) Degree
2 67 (63.21%) Software Engineering
3 52 (49.06%) Java
4 47 (44.34%) J2EE
5 46 (43.40%) Web Development
6 42 (39.62%) C#
7 41 (38.68%) Linux
7 41 (38.68%) PhD
8 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
10 36 (33.96%) EJB
10 36 (33.96%) JSP
10 36 (33.96%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (33.02%) Windows
12 34 (32.08%) Struts
12 34 (32.08%) .NET
12 34 (32.08%) Sun
12 34 (32.08%) Sun Certification
13 31 (29.25%) Servlets
14 30 (28.30%) SQL
15 29 (27.36%) Oracle
16 28 (26.42%) Visual Studio
16 28 (26.42%) Mathematics
17 27 (25.47%) Physics
17 27 (25.47%) Games
18 26 (24.53%) XML
19 24 (22.64%) Unit Testing
19 24 (22.64%) WPF
20 23 (21.70%) Web Services
20 23 (21.70%) JUnit

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (14.15%) Apache
1 15 (14.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.89%) Mule
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (26.42%) Visual Studio
2 23 (21.70%) JUnit
3 15 (14.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (3.77%) Moq
5 4 (3.77%) MSTest
5 4 (3.77%) NUnit
6 2 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 27 (25.47%) Games
2 18 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 18 (16.98%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (75.47%) Developer
2 47 (44.34%) Java Developer
3 34 (32.08%) J2EE Developer
3 34 (32.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 26 (24.53%) Software Developer
5 25 (23.58%) C# Software Developer
5 25 (23.58%) C# Developer
6 20 (18.87%) Graduate
7 19 (17.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (15.09%) Analyst
9 13 (12.26%) .NET Developer
10 12 (11.32%) Software Engineer
10 12 (11.32%) Support Analyst
11 11 (10.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (10.38%) Developer Analyst
11 11 (10.38%) Software Support Analyst
11 11 (10.38%) C Software Engineer
12 10 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (8.49%) Junior
13 9 (8.49%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.34%) J2EE
2 36 (33.96%) EJB
2 36 (33.96%) JSP
3 34 (32.08%) Struts
3 34 (32.08%) .NET
4 31 (29.25%) Servlets
5 26 (24.53%) XML
6 24 (22.64%) WPF
7 23 (21.70%) Web Services
8 15 (14.15%) jQuery
8 15 (14.15%) WCF
9 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET
10 13 (12.26%) WinForms
11 12 (11.32%) HTML
12 11 (10.38%) Hibernate
12 11 (10.38%) Spring
13 10 (9.43%) HTML5
13 10 (9.43%) Silverlight
14 5 (4.72%) Ajax
15 4 (3.77%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.96%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (26.42%) Mathematics
3 27 (25.47%) Physics
4 6 (5.66%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.68%) Linux
2 35 (33.02%) Windows
3 2 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (0.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (63.21%) Software Engineering
2 46 (43.40%) Web Development
3 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.64%) Unit Testing
5 15 (14.15%) OOD
6 11 (10.38%) Image Processing
7 6 (5.66%) UML
7 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.72%) TDD
8 5 (4.72%) Scrum
8 5 (4.72%) MVVM
9 4 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (3.77%) Web Application Development
9 4 (3.77%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Kanban
9 4 (3.77%) MVC
10 3 (2.83%) ITIL
11 2 (1.89%) Automated Testing
11 2 (1.89%) Business Analysis
11 2 (1.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) Java
2 42 (39.62%) C#
3 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
4 30 (28.30%) SQL
5 11 (10.38%) C
5 11 (10.38%) C++
6 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.89%) C-shell
6 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 82 (77.36%) Degree
2 41 (38.68%) PhD
3 34 (32.08%) Sun Certification
4 11 (10.38%) OCPJP
4 11 (10.38%) OCMJD
5 6 (5.66%) ISEB
6 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.83%) RHCE
7 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.94%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Squid
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (32.08%) Sun
2 29 (27.36%) Oracle
3 5 (4.72%) JBoss
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.94%) VMware
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