The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Sevenoaks region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 11 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 6.06% 12.50% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 80.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £21,500 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sevenoaks region.

Miscellaneous Category
Sevenoaks
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 18.18% 15.63% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Average salary £22,500 £33,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.83% +34.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Sevenoaks region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Sevenoaks region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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 8 (80.00%) Physics
1 8 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Fortran
4 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 5 (50.00%) OOD
4 5 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (40.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) Postgraduate
6 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (30.00%) Image Processing
6 3 (30.00%) PhD
6 3 (30.00%) R
6 3 (30.00%) 3D Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Mathematica
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) OO

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematica
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Physics
1 8 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (30.00%) Image Processing
2 3 (30.00%) 3D Visualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Fortran
3 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) R
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Postgraduate
2 3 (30.00%) PhD