Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 3.78% 8.47% 9.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.00% 18.99% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 31
Colchester median annual salary £45,500 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.20% +31.58% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,400 £46,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £69,125 £68,750 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +52.78% -10.00%

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 100 158 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 42.02% 44.63% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 77 151 168
Colchester median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £29,150 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £65,000
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.85% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Swing
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 4 (44.44%) JMS
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) Ant
4 4 (44.44%) Gradle
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 3 (33.33%) JBoss
5 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (22.22%) JSP
6 2 (22.22%) Servlets

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 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (11.11%) Informix
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Ant
1 4 (44.44%) Gradle
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Programmer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Swing
2 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 4 (44.44%) JMS
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) Servlets
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware