The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 66 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.61% 11.83% 7.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 27.39% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 62 46
Average salary £28,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.97% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 241 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.24% 43.19% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 125 227 205
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Suffolk

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Computer Science
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Ipswich -23 7 £33,500 +13.55% 2
Newmarket -1 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Woodbridge -5 1 £20,000 +11.11%
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 51 (96.23%) Degree
2 33 (62.26%) Software Engineering
3 30 (56.60%) C#
4 29 (54.72%) SQL
5 25 (47.17%) .NET
6 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
7 22 (41.51%) Java
8 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (35.85%) T-SQL
8 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
9 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
9 17 (32.08%) Web Services
9 17 (32.08%) XML
9 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (30.19%) Oracle
10 16 (30.19%) C++
11 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
11 15 (28.30%) SOAP
11 15 (28.30%) Windows
11 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
12 14 (26.42%) CSS
12 14 (26.42%) VB.NET
13 13 (24.53%) HTML
13 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (24.53%) Android
14 12 (22.64%) PHP
14 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
15 11 (20.75%) MVC
15 11 (20.75%) jQuery
15 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (28.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (16.98%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle 10gAS
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) PowerPivot
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Intranet
2 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.32%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
4 4 (7.55%) Kerberos
4 4 (7.55%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) SSL
5 1 (1.89%) DVB
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) Multicast
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) IPsec
5 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle OLAP
4 9 (16.98%) OLAP
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (16.98%) DTS
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.55%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.98%) PVCS
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (16.98%) MorphX
2 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (7.55%) LabVIEW
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Maven
5 2 (3.77%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) NCover
6 1 (1.89%) FxCop
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.89%) NUnit
6 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Junior Software Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Junior
5 6 (11.32%) Graduate
5 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) CRM Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.77%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) .NET
2 17 (32.08%) Web Services
2 17 (32.08%) XML
3 15 (28.30%) SOAP
4 14 (26.42%) CSS
5 13 (24.53%) HTML
6 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
7 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
7 11 (20.75%) jQuery
8 10 (18.87%) HTML5
8 10 (18.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (18.87%) Android SDK
9 9 (16.98%) RESTful
9 9 (16.98%) CSS3
9 9 (16.98%) Ajax
9 9 (16.98%) WCF
9 9 (16.98%) JSON
9 9 (16.98%) WinForms
10 6 (11.32%) Spring
11 5 (9.43%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) GIS
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Robotics
4 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) Physics
6 1 (1.89%) Open Source
6 1 (1.89%) MPEG
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Android
3 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Software Engineering
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (20.75%) MVC
5 9 (16.98%) Web Design
5 9 (16.98%) OOP
5 9 (16.98%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) ERP
5 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
5 9 (16.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (13.21%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) UML
7 5 (9.43%) CRM
7 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.55%) TDD
8 4 (7.55%) Time Management
8 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.55%) Release Management
8 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) C#
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) Java
4 19 (35.85%) T-SQL
5 16 (30.19%) C++
6 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
7 14 (26.42%) VB.NET
8 12 (22.64%) PHP
9 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
9 9 (16.98%) X++
10 5 (9.43%) Lua
10 5 (9.43%) VB
10 5 (9.43%) Python
10 5 (9.43%) VB6
11 4 (7.55%) C
11 4 (7.55%) VBA
12 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.89%) Ruby
12 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (96.23%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) HND
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCP
3 2 (3.77%) MCSD
4 1 (1.89%) CCSA
4 1 (1.89%) CCSE
4 1 (1.89%) MCTS
4 1 (1.89%) MCPD
4 1 (1.89%) PhD
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle
3 9 (16.98%) Serena
4 2 (3.77%) Progress
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.89%) F5
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