Period
to 21 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 7.42% 10.42% 8.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.34% 24.54% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 31
Colchester median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% -24.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £20,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £79,500 £65,000 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% -21.74% +59.72%

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 94 163 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 33.22% 42.45% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 83 143 161
Colchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,304 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% -9.47% +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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Colchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 15 (71.43%) MySQL
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Java
5 12 (57.14%) Oracle
5 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
6 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
6 10 (47.62%) Swing
6 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) OOP
6 10 (47.62%) OO
7 9 (42.86%) CSS
7 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
7 9 (42.86%) Spring
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (33.33%) JSP
9 7 (33.33%) MVC
9 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 7 (33.33%) Java EE
9 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
9 7 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
10 6 (28.57%) Ajax
10 6 (28.57%) Servlets
10 6 (28.57%) C#
11 5 (23.81%) 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 5 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) OpenEdge
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) MySQL
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
3 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (19.05%) Data Mining
5 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
6 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.76%) OLAP
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Ant
1 5 (23.81%) Gradle
1 5 (23.81%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Bower
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Graduate
3 7 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Graduate Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Junior
4 5 (23.81%) Junior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Junior Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) MySQL Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Trainee
5 4 (19.05%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Programmer
6 3 (14.29%) Trainee Programmer
6 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) Swing
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) Spring
3 7 (33.33%) Java EE
3 7 (33.33%) JSP
3 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 6 (28.57%) Ajax
4 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 6 (28.57%) Servlets
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) J2EE
5 5 (23.81%) JMS
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Online Gambling
3 2 (9.52%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 10 (47.62%) OO
3 10 (47.62%) OOP
3 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Game Development
8 2 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
8 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
9 1 (4.76%) Physics
9 1 (4.76%) Project Management
9 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.76%) Scrum
9 1 (4.76%) Validation
9 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) CCENT
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Avaya
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Mitel