The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 29 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.79% 10.71% 8.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.39% 31.10% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 62 47
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £70,000 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 209 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.04% 34.43% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 102 195 177
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -7 14 £31,750 +27.00% 3
Bury St Edmunds -13 12 £50,000 -16.66%
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (95.24%) Degree
2 36 (57.14%) C#
3 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 27 (42.86%) Web Services
5 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET
5 26 (41.27%) .NET
5 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
6 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
7 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 24 (38.10%) CSS
8 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
9 22 (34.92%) XML
9 22 (34.92%) SOAP
9 22 (34.92%) SQL
9 22 (34.92%) MVC
9 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
10 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (33.33%) Oracle
11 19 (30.16%) jQuery
12 18 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (26.98%) SharePoint
14 16 (25.40%) Windows
15 14 (22.22%) SOA
15 14 (22.22%) N-Tier
15 14 (22.22%) HTML
15 14 (22.22%) Java
15 14 (22.22%) Finance
16 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (19.05%) UML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (26.98%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.29%) Apache
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle 10gAS
3 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.94%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Project
3 4 (6.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Intranet
2 6 (9.52%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) Kerberos
3 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 4 (6.35%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (1.59%) IPsec
4 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
5 9 (14.29%) OLAP
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (14.29%) DTS
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.35%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.29%) PVCS
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (14.29%) MorphX
2 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.76%) Sahi
3 3 (4.76%) Selenium
3 3 (4.76%) Subversion
3 3 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.76%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.17%) NUnit
4 2 (3.17%) CruiseControl
4 2 (3.17%) Maven
4 2 (3.17%) NCover
4 2 (3.17%) FxCop
4 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) Ant
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Graduate
4 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 11 (17.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Applications Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) CRM Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) Web Services
2 26 (41.27%) .NET
2 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.10%) CSS
4 22 (34.92%) XML
4 22 (34.92%) SOAP
4 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
5 19 (30.16%) jQuery
6 18 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (22.22%) HTML
8 12 (19.05%) HTML5
9 11 (17.46%) Ajax
9 11 (17.46%) CSS3
10 10 (15.87%) Spring
10 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (15.87%) WSH
11 9 (14.29%) REST
11 9 (14.29%) RESTful
11 9 (14.29%) WinForms
11 9 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (14.29%) GIS
4 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.76%) Robotics
8 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (3.17%) Physics
9 1 (1.59%) Open Source
9 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
2 22 (34.92%) MVC
3 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.22%) SOA
5 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (19.05%) UML
6 12 (19.05%) OO
7 11 (17.46%) OOP
7 11 (17.46%) Web Design
7 11 (17.46%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
8 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
9 9 (14.29%) ERP
9 9 (14.29%) CRM
9 9 (14.29%) Analytics
10 8 (12.70%) TDD
11 7 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 7 (11.11%) System Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
12 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.92%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) Java
5 12 (19.05%) PHP
6 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
7 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
8 9 (14.29%) X++
8 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.35%) Lua
9 4 (6.35%) VBA
10 3 (4.76%) Python
10 3 (4.76%) C++
11 2 (3.17%) C
12 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (95.24%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) MCP
2 5 (7.94%) MCSD
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) MCPD
4 2 (3.17%) MCTS
4 2 (3.17%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.17%) HND
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CCSA
5 1 (1.59%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Serena
4 2 (3.17%) Progress
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.59%) F5
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £25,000 to £45,000 DOE
Posted: 11 days ago