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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 45 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 15 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.91% 8.33% 3.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.49% 19.72% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 15
Median salary £52,500 £20,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+156.09% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £38,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
143 218 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.24% 42.25% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 127 185 145
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 11 £52,500 +156.09%
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £50,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £21,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 23 (65.71%) Degree
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) OO
4 13 (37.14%) Unix
5 12 (34.29%) C++
6 11 (31.43%) OOD
6 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
6 11 (31.43%) High Availability
6 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 10 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
8 9 (25.71%) Virtual Team
8 9 (25.71%) Low Latency
8 9 (25.71%) Games
8 9 (25.71%) Physics
8 9 (25.71%) Banking
8 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) C#
11 6 (17.14%) Java
11 6 (17.14%) .NET
11 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
12 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.43%) Project Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) SCons
General
1 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (37.14%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Graduate
3 9 (25.71%) Senior C++ Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Computer Science Graduate
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Graduate Tester
5 4 (11.43%) iOS Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) CSS3
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) Sass
6 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
6 1 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (25.71%) Physics
2 9 (25.71%) Virtual Team
3 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 4 (11.43%) Economics
4 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Arduino
5 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Android
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
5 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) OO
2 11 (31.43%) High Availability
2 11 (31.43%) OOD
2 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
3 10 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
3 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 9 (25.71%) Low Latency
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) MVC
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) API Development
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.71%) Product Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C++
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) Python
7 2 (5.71%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) VB
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) Xen
1 2 (5.71%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper