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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 19 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 9.27% 8.17% 6.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.35% 19.77% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 10
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +38.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 85 86 83
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 41.46% 41.35% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 74 84 73
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 62 (98.41%) Degree
2 57 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (88.89%) Oracle
4 49 (77.78%) Java
5 39 (61.90%) PL/SQL
6 36 (57.14%) E-Commerce
7 34 (53.97%) JBoss
8 31 (49.21%) OOP
8 31 (49.21%) OO
8 31 (49.21%) Swing
8 31 (49.21%) Ant
8 31 (49.21%) Hibernate
8 31 (49.21%) Maven
9 30 (47.62%) HTML
9 30 (47.62%) JavaScript
9 30 (47.62%) CSS
10 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
10 29 (46.03%) MVC
11 28 (44.44%) MySQL
11 28 (44.44%) Spring
11 28 (44.44%) Spring MVC
11 28 (44.44%) NoSQL
12 27 (42.86%) Java EE
13 25 (39.68%) Relational Database
14 24 (38.10%) Oracle Database
15 21 (33.33%) Ajax
15 21 (33.33%) Servlets
15 21 (33.33%) J2EE
16 20 (31.75%) WebSphere
17 19 (30.16%) Git (software)

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 34 (53.97%) JBoss
2 20 (31.75%) WebSphere
3 18 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 16 (25.40%) GlassFish
4 16 (25.40%) Tomcat
5 15 (23.81%) Apache Pig
5 15 (23.81%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.17%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Geronimo
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.59%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (44.44%) MySQL
2 28 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 25 (39.68%) Relational Database
4 24 (38.10%) Oracle Database
5 19 (30.16%) RDBMS
6 15 (23.81%) Big Data
6 15 (23.81%) CouchDB
6 15 (23.81%) Hadoop
6 15 (23.81%) MongoDB
7 13 (20.63%) Data Mining
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.59%) GIS
11 1 (1.59%) Informix
11 1 (1.59%) Mahout
11 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (49.21%) Ant
1 31 (49.21%) Maven
2 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
3 17 (26.98%) Gradle
4 5 (7.94%) gulp
5 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (1.59%) Automotive
1 1 (1.59%) Electronics
1 1 (1.59%) Finance
1 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.59%) Marketing
1 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (96.83%) Developer
2 49 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 45 (71.43%) Oracle Developer
4 20 (31.75%) Lead Developer
5 18 (28.57%) Agile Developer
5 18 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
5 18 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
5 18 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (28.57%) Programmer
6 17 (26.98%) Java Programmer
7 16 (25.40%) Senior Developer
7 16 (25.40%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (20.63%) Java Swing Developer
8 13 (20.63%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 10 (15.87%) Lead Java Developer
10 8 (12.70%) Senior Java Programmer
10 8 (12.70%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (7.94%) Photoshop Designer
11 5 (7.94%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 5 (7.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) Hibernate
1 31 (49.21%) Swing
2 30 (47.62%) CSS
2 30 (47.62%) HTML
3 28 (44.44%) Spring
3 28 (44.44%) Spring MVC
4 27 (42.86%) Java EE
5 21 (33.33%) Ajax
5 21 (33.33%) J2EE
5 21 (33.33%) Servlets
6 17 (26.98%) JMS
7 14 (22.22%) JSP
8 9 (14.29%) EJB
9 5 (7.94%) CSS3
9 5 (7.94%) HTML5
9 5 (7.94%) jQuery
9 5 (7.94%) JSON
9 5 (7.94%) LESS
9 5 (7.94%) Sass
9 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (3.17%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 31 (49.21%) OO
3 31 (49.21%) OOP
4 29 (46.03%) MVC
5 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.52%) Web Development
9 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.94%) ETL
9 5 (7.94%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.94%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (7.94%) PDM
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.94%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.17%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (1.59%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) Java
2 39 (61.90%) PL/SQL
3 30 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.46%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (98.41%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) HDFS
Vendors
1 56 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
2 1 (1.59%) IBM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP
2 1 (1.59%) Tableau