Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 28 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 13.89% 5.79% 9.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.12% 6.25% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 30
Colchester median annual salary £72,500 £51,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.46% -18.00% +78.57%
10th Percentile £22,075 £28,325 £46,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76% +45.83%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146 240 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 81.11% 92.66% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89 194 266
Colchester median annual salary £38,500 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% +10.50% +20.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,875 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,559
% change year-on-year -5.56% -3.35% +16.40%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Colchester

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 20 (80.00%) MySQL
3 19 (76.00%) Oracle
3 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (72.00%) HTML
4 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (72.00%) CSS
5 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (48.00%) C#
6 12 (48.00%) .NET
6 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (44.00%) Web Development
7 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 10 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
8 10 (40.00%) LESS
8 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
8 10 (40.00%) Spring
8 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (40.00%) Java
8 10 (40.00%) Windows
8 10 (40.00%) Web Services
9 9 (36.00%) JBoss
9 9 (36.00%) JMS
9 9 (36.00%) Swing
9 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
9 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
9 9 (36.00%) Ant

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 9 (36.00%) JBoss
1 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (32.00%) Apache
2 8 (32.00%) Apache Geronimo
2 8 (32.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (32.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (8.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) MySQL
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (32.00%) Apache Hive
4 8 (32.00%) Big Data
4 8 (32.00%) CouchDB
4 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (32.00%) Mahout
4 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (32.00%) Neo4j
4 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (32.00%) Sqoop
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Ant
1 9 (36.00%) Gradle
1 9 (36.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Trainee
3 10 (40.00%) Graduate
3 10 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Graduate Web Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Trainee Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Trainee Web Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Lead Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Trainee Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) CSS
1 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) LESS
3 10 (40.00%) Spring
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (36.00%) Java EE
4 9 (36.00%) JMS
4 9 (36.00%) JSP
4 9 (36.00%) REST
4 9 (36.00%) Servlets
4 9 (36.00%) SOAP
4 9 (36.00%) Spring MVC
4 9 (36.00%) Swing
5 8 (32.00%) Ajax
5 8 (32.00%) EJB
5 8 (32.00%) FreeMarker
5 8 (32.00%) JPA
5 8 (32.00%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Online Gambling
4 1 (4.00%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (44.00%) Web Development
4 10 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
6 8 (32.00%) Analytics
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum-ban
7 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) OO
9 1 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) IIBA
2 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Alteryx
3 8 (32.00%) Tableau