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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 38 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.12% 3.80% 4.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.84% 10.65% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 32
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
296 216 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.10% 35.70% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 276 193 228
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,000 £60,000
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 December 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 December 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 -3 25 £37,500 +20.96%
Kettering - 3 £45,000 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 72 (92.31%) Degree
2 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.28%) Software Engineering
4 36 (46.15%) Web Development
5 34 (43.59%) Java
6 33 (42.31%) Linux
7 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
7 31 (39.74%) J2EE
8 30 (38.46%) Struts
8 30 (38.46%) Sun
8 30 (38.46%) Sun Certification
9 25 (32.05%) .NET
10 23 (29.49%) jQuery
10 23 (29.49%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (28.21%) C#
12 21 (26.92%) EJB
12 21 (26.92%) JSP
13 20 (25.64%) JUnit
13 20 (25.64%) Web Services
13 20 (25.64%) XML
13 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
14 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET
15 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
16 17 (21.79%) SQL
17 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (20.51%) Mathematics
18 15 (19.23%) Windows
18 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
18 15 (19.23%) WCF
19 13 (16.67%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (12.82%) Apache
1 10 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) JUnit
2 12 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.13%) NUnit
4 4 (5.13%) Moq
4 4 (5.13%) MSTest
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (65.38%) Developer
2 31 (39.74%) Java Developer
3 30 (38.46%) J2EE Developer
3 30 (38.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (24.36%) Analyst
5 16 (20.51%) C# Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Support Analyst
7 10 (12.82%) Architect
7 10 (12.82%) Developer Analyst
7 10 (12.82%) Software Support Analyst
7 10 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (10.26%) Graduate
9 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
9 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
9 8 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Junior
11 5 (6.41%) Development Manager
12 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) J2EE
2 30 (38.46%) Struts
3 25 (32.05%) .NET
4 23 (29.49%) jQuery
5 21 (26.92%) EJB
5 21 (26.92%) JSP
6 20 (25.64%) Web Services
6 20 (25.64%) XML
7 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET
8 15 (19.23%) WCF
9 13 (16.67%) Servlets
10 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 11 (14.10%) WPF
12 10 (12.82%) Spring
12 10 (12.82%) Hibernate
13 8 (10.26%) Ajax
13 8 (10.26%) NHibernate
13 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (8.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (20.51%) Mathematics
3 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.26%) Physics
4 8 (10.26%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.56%) Open Source
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.31%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.28%) Software Engineering
3 36 (46.15%) Web Development
4 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.67%) TDD
7 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.82%) Line Management
9 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
9 8 (10.26%) Project Management
9 8 (10.26%) MVC
10 4 (5.13%) Scrum
10 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.13%) Coaching
10 4 (5.13%) Kanban
10 4 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.13%) MVVM
10 4 (5.13%) Web Application Development
11 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.21%) C#
4 17 (21.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (92.31%) Degree
2 30 (38.46%) Sun Certification
3 10 (12.82%) OCPJP
3 10 (12.82%) OCMJD
4 9 (11.54%) PhD
5 8 (10.26%) ISEB
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Sun
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.67%) Oracle
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