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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 31 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.05% 10.53% 8.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.41% 30.81% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 62 45
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £40,600
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
127 211 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.86% 34.20% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 103 198 183
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £68,500
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 25 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 25 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 -5 16 £31,750 +27.00% 1
Bury St Edmunds -14 13 £50,000 -16.66%
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 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 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
4 28 (44.44%) Web Services
5 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 27 (42.86%) .NET
6 26 (41.27%) SQL Server
7 25 (39.68%) Software Engineering
8 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 24 (38.10%) CSS
8 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 23 (36.51%) XML
10 22 (34.92%) SOAP
10 22 (34.92%) MVC
10 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
11 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (33.33%) SQL
11 21 (33.33%) Oracle
12 19 (30.16%) jQuery
13 18 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (28.57%) SharePoint
14 16 (25.40%) Windows
15 15 (23.81%) SOA
15 15 (23.81%) N-Tier
16 14 (22.22%) HTML
16 14 (22.22%) Java
16 14 (22.22%) Finance
17 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (20.63%) UML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 18 (28.57%) 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 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) 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 26 (41.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (20.63%) 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%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.35%) PerformancePoint
7 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
4 2 (3.17%) 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 2 (3.17%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.63%) 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%) CRM Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) Web Services
2 27 (42.86%) .NET
2 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.10%) CSS
4 23 (36.51%) XML
5 22 (34.92%) SOAP
5 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
6 19 (30.16%) jQuery
7 18 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (22.22%) HTML
9 12 (19.05%) HTML5
10 11 (17.46%) Ajax
10 11 (17.46%) CSS3
11 10 (15.87%) Spring
11 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (15.87%) WSH
12 9 (14.29%) REST
12 9 (14.29%) RESTful
12 9 (14.29%) WinForms
12 9 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) N-Tier
2 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (14.29%) GIS
4 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.17%) Physics
6 2 (3.17%) Robotics
6 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.59%) Open Source
7 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 25 (39.68%) Software Engineering
2 22 (34.92%) MVC
3 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.81%) SOA
5 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (20.63%) 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 21 (33.33%) 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 3 (4.76%) C++
9 3 (4.76%) Lua
9 3 (4.76%) VBA
10 2 (3.17%) Python
10 2 (3.17%) C
11 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (95.24%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) MCP
2 6 (9.52%) MCSD
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) 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 29 (46.03%) 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
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