Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 46 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 7.22% 12.43% 16.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 13.49% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 73
Colchester median annual salary £72,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.10% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,125 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £45,591 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.82% +5.26% -

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 149 341 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 82.78% 92.16% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 106 294 352
Colchester median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £27,061 £30,813 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £66,125
Essex median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.37% +5.56% +4.05%

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 20 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Colchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) Maven
4 9 (69.23%) Java EE
4 9 (69.23%) JBoss
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) Java
4 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle
4 9 (69.23%) Ant
4 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 9 (69.23%) SOAP
5 8 (61.54%) MySQL
6 7 (53.85%) Spring
6 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
6 7 (53.85%) Ajax
6 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
6 7 (53.85%) FreeMarker
6 7 (53.85%) GlassFish
6 7 (53.85%) JPA
6 7 (53.85%) Web Services
6 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 7 (53.85%) JSP
6 7 (53.85%) Servlets
6 7 (53.85%) EJB
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 7 (53.85%) Apache
6 7 (53.85%) Swing
6 7 (53.85%) Tomcat

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 (69.23%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 7 (53.85%) Apache Geronimo
2 7 (53.85%) GlassFish
2 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
3 6 (46.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) npm
1 2 (15.38%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Apache Hive
3 6 (46.15%) Big Data
3 6 (46.15%) CouchDB
3 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
3 6 (46.15%) Mahout
3 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 6 (46.15%) Neo4j
3 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 6 (46.15%) Sqoop
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Ant
1 9 (69.23%) Maven
2 7 (53.85%) Gradle
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) gulp
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Grunt
5 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Lead Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Lead Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) Java EE
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
2 7 (53.85%) EJB
2 7 (53.85%) FreeMarker
2 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
2 7 (53.85%) JMS
2 7 (53.85%) JPA
2 7 (53.85%) JSP
2 7 (53.85%) REST
2 7 (53.85%) Servlets
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Swing
2 7 (53.85%) TopLink
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Laravel
3 2 (15.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum-ban
4 6 (46.15%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) API Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) HDFS
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Alteryx
2 6 (46.15%) Tableau
3 2 (15.38%) PureLoad