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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 63 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.92% 11.48% 8.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.09% 32.64% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 63 53
Average salary £31,000 £37,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.21% +48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £70,000 £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
106 193 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.98% 35.15% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 95 185 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 12 £34,250 +24.54%
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (96.36%) Degree
2 28 (50.91%) C#
2 28 (50.91%) Software Engineering
3 23 (41.82%) Web Services
3 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 21 (38.18%) Oracle
5 20 (36.36%) SOAP
5 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 19 (34.55%) CSS
6 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
6 19 (34.55%) .NET
6 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
6 19 (34.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
7 18 (32.73%) XML
8 17 (30.91%) MVC
8 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
9 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.27%) Java
9 15 (27.27%) Windows
9 15 (27.27%) SharePoint
10 14 (25.45%) jQuery
10 14 (25.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (23.64%) HTML
12 11 (20.00%) PHP
12 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
12 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 11 (20.00%) OOP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.36%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle 10gAS
3 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
5 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) PowerPivot
3 3 (5.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Intranet
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
3 4 (7.27%) Kerberos
3 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) SSH
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) IPsec
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (16.36%) OLAP
4 9 (16.36%) DTS
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (7.27%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.36%) PVCS
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (16.36%) MorphX
2 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (7.27%) LabVIEW
4 3 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (5.45%) Sahi
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) NCover
5 2 (3.64%) FxCop
5 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.64%) Ant
5 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 2 (3.64%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.27%) Electronics
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Graduate
3 14 (25.45%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Java Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) CRM Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) Web Services
2 20 (36.36%) SOAP
3 19 (34.55%) CSS
3 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
3 19 (34.55%) .NET
4 18 (32.73%) XML
5 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
6 14 (25.45%) jQuery
6 14 (25.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (23.64%) HTML
8 11 (20.00%) HTML5
9 10 (18.18%) Spring
9 10 (18.18%) Ajax
9 10 (18.18%) CSS3
9 10 (18.18%) WSH
10 9 (16.36%) WinForms
10 9 (16.36%) JSON
10 9 (16.36%) RESTful
11 8 (14.55%) JPA
11 8 (14.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) GIS
2 8 (14.55%) N-Tier
2 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.27%) Robotics
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.64%) Physics
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.91%) MVC
3 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.00%) OOP
5 11 (20.00%) OO
6 10 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (18.18%) UML
6 10 (18.18%) Web Design
6 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.36%) ERP
7 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.55%) SOA
8 8 (14.55%) Project Management
9 7 (12.73%) CRM
9 7 (12.73%) System Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
11 5 (9.09%) TDD
11 5 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.27%) Java
5 11 (20.00%) PHP
5 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
7 9 (16.36%) X++
8 5 (9.09%) VBA
8 5 (9.09%) C++
8 5 (9.09%) Lua
9 4 (7.27%) C
9 4 (7.27%) Python
10 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (96.36%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) HND
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 3 (5.45%) MCSD
4 2 (3.64%) MCTS
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCSA
5 1 (1.82%) CCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Oracle
3 9 (16.36%) Serena
4 2 (3.64%) Progress
5 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.82%) F5
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