Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 49 67 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 12.31% 15.73% 11.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 32.03% 38.95% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 70 48
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £26,300
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +45.99%

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 153 172 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 38.44% 40.38% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 137 166 192
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £65,000 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £44,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% -0.56% +8.43%

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 45 (91.84%) Degree
2 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (53.06%) E-Commerce
4 20 (40.82%) HTML
4 20 (40.82%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
5 19 (38.78%) CSS
5 19 (38.78%) OOP
5 19 (38.78%) OO
6 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
6 17 (34.69%) MySQL
6 17 (34.69%) Oracle
6 17 (34.69%) Swing
7 15 (30.61%) JBoss
7 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
8 14 (28.57%) Java EE
9 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
9 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
9 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.53%) Ajax
10 12 (24.49%) Spring
10 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
10 12 (24.49%) MVC
10 12 (24.49%) JSP
10 12 (24.49%) Tomcat
10 12 (24.49%) JMS
10 12 (24.49%) Spring MVC
10 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
11 11 (22.45%) Computer Science Degree

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 15 (30.61%) JBoss
2 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
3 12 (24.49%) Tomcat
4 9 (18.37%) Apache Spark
5 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
6 6 (12.24%) Apache
7 5 (10.20%) Apache Geronimo
7 5 (10.20%) Apache Pig
7 5 (10.20%) GlassFish
8 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
9 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Weka
2 5 (10.20%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) SMS
1 2 (4.08%) VLAN
1 2 (4.08%) VPN
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) MySQL
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
3 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
4 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (22.45%) Data Mining
6 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 5 (10.20%) Apache Hive
7 5 (10.20%) Big Data
7 5 (10.20%) CouchDB
7 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
7 5 (10.20%) Mahout
7 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
7 5 (10.20%) Neo4j
7 5 (10.20%) Sqoop
8 4 (8.16%) KNIME
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Ant
1 11 (22.45%) Maven
2 9 (18.37%) Gradle
3 7 (14.29%) gulp
4 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) Cactus
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) DbUnit
5 2 (4.08%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.08%) Grunt
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) JProfiler
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) NUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Rational Rose
5 2 (4.08%) Redmine
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (16.33%) Automotive
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Lead Developer
6 7 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (12.24%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (12.24%) HTML Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) Junior
8 5 (10.20%) Junior Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Data Scientist
9 4 (8.16%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (8.16%) Graduate Java Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) HTML
2 19 (38.78%) CSS
3 17 (34.69%) Swing
4 14 (28.57%) Java EE
5 13 (26.53%) Ajax
6 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
6 12 (24.49%) JMS
6 12 (24.49%) JSP
6 12 (24.49%) Spring
6 12 (24.49%) Spring MVC
7 11 (22.45%) Servlets
8 8 (16.33%) CSS3
8 8 (16.33%) HTML5
8 8 (16.33%) jQuery
8 8 (16.33%) Sass
8 8 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (14.29%) JSON
9 7 (14.29%) LESS
9 7 (14.29%) Web Services
10 6 (12.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.29%) User Experience
3 4 (8.16%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (53.06%) E-Commerce
3 19 (38.78%) OO
3 19 (38.78%) OOP
4 12 (24.49%) MVC
5 9 (18.37%) Analytics
5 9 (18.37%) User Stories
5 9 (18.37%) Workflow
5 9 (18.37%) Workflow Analysis
6 8 (16.33%) Open Source
6 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.29%) Wireframes
8 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
8 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (12.24%) Web Development
9 5 (10.20%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
1 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) MATLAB
5 4 (8.16%) R
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) XAML
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (91.84%) Degree
2 11 (22.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (12.24%) IIBA
4 4 (8.16%) Master's Degree
4 4 (8.16%) PhD
5 3 (6.12%) MCP
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.08%) MCSE
6 2 (4.08%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
7 1 (2.04%) CCENT
7 1 (2.04%) CCNA
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) HDFS
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Tableau
3 5 (10.20%) Alteryx
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) PureLoad
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Mitel