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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.83% 3.54% 6.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.29% 11.92% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 43
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 £38,750 £48,000 £37,500
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
221 193 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.51% 29.74% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 193 182 163
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,850 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -5 32 £32,500 - 3
Daventry - 4 £25,000 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (76.09%) Degree
2 63 (68.48%) Software Engineering
3 50 (54.35%) Java
4 47 (51.09%) J2EE
5 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (45.65%) Web Development
6 38 (41.30%) Linux
7 36 (39.13%) Struts
7 36 (39.13%) Sun
7 36 (39.13%) Sun Certification
8 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
9 34 (36.96%) EJB
9 34 (36.96%) JSP
9 34 (36.96%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (34.78%) C#
10 32 (34.78%) PhD
11 29 (31.52%) SQL
12 28 (30.43%) Servlets
12 28 (30.43%) .NET
13 26 (28.26%) Oracle
13 26 (28.26%) XML
14 25 (27.17%) Windows
15 23 (25.00%) Web Services
15 23 (25.00%) JUnit
15 23 (25.00%) Unit Testing
16 22 (23.91%) Mathematics
17 21 (22.83%) Physics
17 21 (22.83%) Games
18 20 (21.74%) Visual Studio
19 18 (19.57%) WPF

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (16.30%) Apache
1 15 (16.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) JUnit
2 20 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 11 (11.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (4.35%) NUnit
5 4 (4.35%) MSTest
5 4 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 21 (22.83%) Games
2 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
2 17 (18.48%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (80.43%) Developer
2 47 (51.09%) Java Developer
3 36 (39.13%) J2EE Developer
3 36 (39.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (21.74%) Software Developer
5 19 (20.65%) Analyst
5 19 (20.65%) C# Developer
5 19 (20.65%) C# Software Developer
6 18 (19.57%) Graduate
7 13 (14.13%) Support Analyst
7 13 (14.13%) Developer Analyst
7 13 (14.13%) Software Support Analyst
7 13 (14.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (9.78%) .NET Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Junior
9 8 (8.70%) Software Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.61%) C Software Engineer
10 7 (7.61%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.09%) J2EE
2 36 (39.13%) Struts
3 34 (36.96%) EJB
3 34 (36.96%) JSP
4 28 (30.43%) Servlets
4 28 (30.43%) .NET
5 26 (28.26%) XML
6 23 (25.00%) Web Services
7 18 (19.57%) WPF
8 14 (15.22%) jQuery
9 13 (14.13%) Hibernate
9 13 (14.13%) Spring
9 13 (14.13%) WCF
10 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
11 9 (9.78%) HTML
11 9 (9.78%) WinForms
12 8 (8.70%) Silverlight
12 8 (8.70%) HTML5
13 6 (6.52%) Ajax
14 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.96%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (23.91%) Mathematics
3 21 (22.83%) Physics
4 6 (6.52%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.30%) Linux
2 25 (27.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (68.48%) Software Engineering
2 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (45.65%) Web Development
3 23 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (11.96%) OOD
5 7 (7.61%) Image Processing
6 6 (6.52%) UML
7 5 (5.43%) TDD
7 5 (5.43%) Scrum
7 5 (5.43%) MVVM
8 4 (4.35%) Web Application Development
8 4 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.35%) Kanban
8 4 (4.35%) MVC
9 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.26%) Project Management
9 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) Java
2 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 32 (34.78%) C#
4 29 (31.52%) SQL
5 7 (7.61%) C++
5 7 (7.61%) C
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (76.09%) Degree
2 36 (39.13%) Sun Certification
3 32 (34.78%) PhD
4 13 (14.13%) OCPJP
4 13 (14.13%) OCMJD
5 8 (8.70%) ISEB
6 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 36 (39.13%) Sun
2 26 (28.26%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago