Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 34 24
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 29 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 12.95% 4.66% 8.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.80% 10.92% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 30
Colchester median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -44.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £20,500 £30,700 £40,000
90th Percentile £78,200 £65,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £29,750 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.63% -27.27% +52.78%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 81 119 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 36.16% 42.65% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56 96 164
Colchester median annual salary £38,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,125 £29,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,625 £68,375
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +18.75%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Colchester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Colchester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Colchester over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Colchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 24 (82.76%) Degree
2 20 (68.97%) MySQL
3 17 (58.62%) Oracle
3 17 (58.62%) HTML
3 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
4 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (55.17%) CSS
5 14 (48.28%) C#
5 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
5 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (48.28%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (44.83%) .NET
6 13 (44.83%) Web Development
6 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (37.93%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (37.93%) TypeScript
9 10 (34.48%) LESS
9 10 (34.48%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 10 (34.48%) Java
9 10 (34.48%) Mathematics
10 8 (27.59%) Spring
10 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
11 7 (24.14%) Swing
12 6 (20.69%) JSP
12 6 (20.69%) Servlets
12 6 (20.69%) Web Services
12 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
12 6 (20.69%) SQL

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 4 (13.79%) JBoss
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) OpenEdge
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Geronimo
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Weka
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) MySQL
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
5 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.90%) Big Data
7 2 (6.90%) CouchDB
7 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (6.90%) Mahout
7 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
7 2 (6.90%) Sqoop
8 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Ant
1 4 (13.79%) Gradle
1 4 (13.79%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Bower
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Back Office
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Graduate
2 13 (44.83%) Graduate Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Trainee
3 11 (37.93%) Web Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Graduate Web Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Trainee Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Trainee Web Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Graduate Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Junior
6 3 (10.34%) Junior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Trainee Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) LESS
5 8 (27.59%) Spring
6 7 (24.14%) Swing
7 6 (20.69%) Java EE
7 6 (20.69%) JSP
7 6 (20.69%) Servlets
7 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) Ajax
8 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
9 4 (13.79%) JMS
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.34%) J2EE
10 3 (10.34%) JSON
10 3 (10.34%) REST
10 3 (10.34%) SOAP
10 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (37.93%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (6.90%) Online Gambling
4 2 (6.90%) Social Gaming
5 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
2 14 (48.28%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Web Development
4 10 (34.48%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 10 (34.48%) Mathematics
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) DevOps
8 3 (10.34%) Game Development
8 3 (10.34%) Open Source
8 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma
9 2 (6.90%) Analytics
9 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
9 2 (6.90%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (6.90%) Scrum-ban
9 2 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) TypeScript
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.34%) IIBA
3 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (3.45%) CCENT
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) HDFS
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Alteryx
3 2 (6.90%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Mitel