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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 51 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.76% 5.42% 6.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.06% 17.14% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 37
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
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
299 280 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.75% 31.64% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 274 259 241
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 46 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Brackley - 3 £18,500 -
Kettering -5 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (88.10%) Degree
2 51 (60.71%) C#
3 45 (53.57%) SQL
4 41 (48.81%) .NET
4 41 (48.81%) Software Engineering
5 37 (44.05%) Windows
6 31 (36.90%) HTML
7 29 (34.52%) ASP.NET
8 25 (29.76%) Mathematics
8 25 (29.76%) Physics
9 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
10 21 (25.00%) PhD
10 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 20 (23.81%) C++
11 20 (23.81%) Linux
11 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (22.62%) OO
12 19 (22.62%) VB.NET
12 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
13 18 (21.43%) CSS
13 18 (21.43%) Python
14 17 (20.24%) Scrum
14 17 (20.24%) .NET Framework
14 17 (20.24%) Entity Framework
15 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (17.86%) Electronics
15 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
16 14 (16.67%) XML
16 14 (16.67%) MVC
17 13 (15.48%) Image Processing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (2.38%) Apache
1 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.57%) DNS
1 3 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) QlikView
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.90%) Mercurial
3 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.14%) Selenium
5 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (17.86%) Electronics
2 9 (10.71%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Military
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) Software Engineer
3 20 (23.81%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 17 (20.24%) .NET Developer
6 11 (13.10%) Graduate
7 9 (10.71%) Junior
7 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.71%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Tester
10 5 (5.95%) Junior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Trainee
11 4 (4.76%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.81%) .NET
2 31 (36.90%) HTML
3 29 (34.52%) ASP.NET
4 18 (21.43%) CSS
5 17 (20.24%) .NET Framework
5 17 (20.24%) Entity Framework
6 14 (16.67%) XML
7 13 (15.48%) JSON
8 12 (14.29%) Web Services
8 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (11.90%) jQuery
10 9 (10.71%) WPF
11 7 (8.33%) HTML5
11 7 (8.33%) WinForms
12 6 (7.14%) WCF
12 6 (7.14%) Silverlight
13 4 (4.76%) LAMP
14 2 (2.38%) Sass
14 2 (2.38%) XSLT
14 2 (2.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Mathematics
1 25 (29.76%) Physics
2 10 (11.90%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.76%) Statistics
4 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.38%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.05%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
3 3 (3.57%) Android
3 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.57%) UNIX
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Software Engineering
2 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) OO
4 17 (20.24%) Scrum
5 14 (16.67%) MVC
6 13 (15.48%) Image Processing
7 12 (14.29%) OOP
8 11 (13.10%) Pattern Recognition
9 7 (8.33%) Web Development
9 7 (8.33%) SDLC
10 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.76%) Analytics
11 4 (4.76%) Automation Testing
11 4 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (4.76%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
11 4 (4.76%) ITIL
11 4 (4.76%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.71%) C#
2 45 (53.57%) SQL
3 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.81%) C++
5 19 (22.62%) VB.NET
6 18 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.76%) PHP
8 4 (4.76%) C
9 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.57%) C-shell
9 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.38%) R
10 2 (2.38%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 74 (88.10%) Degree
2 21 (25.00%) PhD
3 7 (8.33%) ISEB
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.57%) RHCE
4 3 (3.57%) MCSE
4 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.57%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.38%) MCDST
5 2 (2.38%) CCNA
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) MCITP
6 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Samba
1 3 (3.57%) NFS
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Google
2 4 (4.76%) Tableau
2 4 (4.76%) Birst
3 1 (1.19%) Citrix
3 1 (1.19%) VMware
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