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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 18 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.02% 2.84% 6.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.18% 8.96% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 47
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £23,550 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £43,500
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
296 201 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.55% 31.75% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 264 194 208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 33 £32,500 - 5
Daventry - 4 £25,000 - 1
Kettering - 2 £23,000 - 1
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (77.42%) Degree
2 65 (69.89%) Software Engineering
3 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (59.14%) Java
5 52 (55.91%) J2EE
6 44 (47.31%) Linux
7 43 (46.24%) Web Development
8 42 (45.16%) Struts
8 42 (45.16%) Sun
8 42 (45.16%) Sun Certification
9 38 (40.86%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (39.78%) JavaScript
11 36 (38.71%) EJB
11 36 (38.71%) JSP
12 33 (35.48%) SQL
13 30 (32.26%) Oracle
14 29 (31.18%) XML
15 27 (29.03%) PhD
15 27 (29.03%) Servlets
16 26 (27.96%) JUnit
16 26 (27.96%) C#
16 26 (27.96%) Web Services
16 26 (27.96%) Unit Testing
17 25 (26.88%) .NET
18 19 (20.43%) Windows
19 18 (19.35%) Apache
19 18 (19.35%) Tomcat
19 18 (19.35%) Mathematics
20 17 (18.28%) Physics
20 17 (18.28%) Telecoms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (19.35%) Apache
1 18 (19.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (27.96%) JUnit
2 15 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.30%) MSTest
4 4 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (4.30%) Moq
4 4 (4.30%) NUnit
5 3 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
1 17 (18.28%) Games
2 6 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 6 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (81.72%) Developer
2 52 (55.91%) Java Developer
3 42 (45.16%) J2EE Developer
3 42 (45.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 22 (23.66%) Analyst
5 17 (18.28%) Graduate
5 17 (18.28%) Software Developer
6 16 (17.20%) C# Developer
6 16 (17.20%) Support Analyst
6 16 (17.20%) C# Software Developer
6 16 (17.20%) Developer Analyst
6 16 (17.20%) Software Support Analyst
7 10 (10.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (9.68%) Junior
9 7 (7.53%) .NET Developer
9 7 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Research Scientist
10 6 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (55.91%) J2EE
2 42 (45.16%) Struts
3 36 (38.71%) EJB
3 36 (38.71%) JSP
4 29 (31.18%) XML
5 27 (29.03%) Servlets
6 26 (27.96%) Web Services
7 25 (26.88%) .NET
8 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
8 16 (17.20%) Spring
8 16 (17.20%) jQuery
9 15 (16.13%) WPF
10 12 (12.90%) WCF
11 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
12 9 (9.68%) Ajax
13 8 (8.60%) HTML
14 7 (7.53%) WinForms
14 7 (7.53%) Silverlight
14 7 (7.53%) HTML5
15 4 (4.30%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.86%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 17 (18.28%) Physics
4 6 (6.45%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.30%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (47.31%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.89%) Software Engineering
2 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (46.24%) Web Development
4 26 (27.96%) Unit Testing
5 9 (9.68%) OOD
6 6 (6.45%) UML
6 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.38%) MVVM
7 5 (5.38%) TDD
7 5 (5.38%) Scrum
8 4 (4.30%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.30%) MVC
8 4 (4.30%) ITIL
8 4 (4.30%) Web Application Development
8 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.30%) Kanban
8 4 (4.30%) Image Processing
8 4 (4.30%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) Java
2 37 (39.78%) JavaScript
3 33 (35.48%) SQL
4 26 (27.96%) C#
5 4 (4.30%) C++
5 4 (4.30%) C
6 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (77.42%) Degree
2 42 (45.16%) Sun Certification
3 27 (29.03%) PhD
4 16 (17.20%) OCPJP
4 16 (17.20%) OCMJD
5 10 (10.75%) ISEB
6 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 42 (45.16%) Sun
2 30 (32.26%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + benefits and training!
Posted: 5 days ago
Daventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 22000-25000 Per Annum Competitive Basic with Excellent benefits!
Posted: 13 days ago