Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 102 70
Rank change year-on-year +56 -32 +19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 60 24 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.73% 1.57% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.80% 6.17% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 17 44
Essex median annual salary £25,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.44% -18.18% +52.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £33,950
90th Percentile £77,500 £52,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 303 389 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.90% 25.44% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 210 316 299
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,625 £61,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Essex

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Essex.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Essex

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Essex over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Essex

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +26 27 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £22,500 -
Colchester +14 5 £42,500 +102.38% 5
Saffron Walden +5 2 £35,000 -33.33%
Basildon - 2 £40,000 -
Brentwood +7 1 £22,500 -
Computer Science Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Essex region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 59 (98.33%) Degree
2 56 (93.33%) Computer Science
3 48 (80.00%) Java
4 45 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 40 (66.67%) OO
6 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (60.00%) C#
8 32 (53.33%) SQL
9 31 (51.67%) .NET
10 29 (48.33%) Visual Studio
11 25 (41.67%) TDD
12 23 (38.33%) PHP
13 22 (36.67%) MySQL
13 22 (36.67%) MVC
14 19 (31.67%) BDD
15 17 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
15 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
15 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
15 17 (28.33%) Spring
15 17 (28.33%) jQuery
16 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
16 16 (26.67%) Subversion
17 15 (25.00%) Java EE
17 15 (25.00%) CSS
17 15 (25.00%) Python
17 15 (25.00%) Finance
18 14 (23.33%) C++
18 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
19 13 (21.67%) Hibernate

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 10 (16.67%) JBoss
2 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (36.67%) MySQL
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) OLAP
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (48.33%) Visual Studio
2 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
3 16 (26.67%) Subversion
4 12 (20.00%) MSTest
4 12 (20.00%) NUnit
4 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (20.00%) WatiN
5 11 (18.33%) JUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Ant
6 2 (3.33%) Gradle
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) Bower
7 1 (1.67%) Grunt
7 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Automotive
3 6 (10.00%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 32 (53.33%) Graduate
2 32 (53.33%) Graduate Developer
3 20 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 19 (31.67%) Junior
4 19 (31.67%) Junior Developer
5 14 (23.33%) Analyst
6 13 (21.67%) Software Developer
7 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
7 12 (20.00%) Test Analyst
7 12 (20.00%) Tester
8 11 (18.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (18.33%) Automation Tester
8 11 (18.33%) Graduate Java Developer
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Developer
9 10 (16.67%) Graduate C# Developer
9 10 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
10 9 (15.00%) J2EE Developer
10 9 (15.00%) Junior J2EE Developer
10 9 (15.00%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) .NET
2 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
2 17 (28.33%) jQuery
2 17 (28.33%) Spring
3 15 (25.00%) CSS
3 15 (25.00%) Java EE
4 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
4 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
5 12 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 9 (15.00%) HTML
6 9 (15.00%) J2EE
6 9 (15.00%) JPA
6 9 (15.00%) Struts
6 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 7 (11.67%) Ajax
7 7 (11.67%) React
7 7 (11.67%) Swing
7 7 (11.67%) Vue.js
8 6 (10.00%) Java SE
8 6 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (93.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Online Gambling
2 2 (3.33%) Social Gaming
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) OO
2 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (41.67%) TDD
4 22 (36.67%) MVC
5 19 (31.67%) BDD
6 17 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (20.00%) OOP
8 12 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 12 (20.00%) SDLC
8 12 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 12 (20.00%) Time Management
8 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (15.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) Java
2 36 (60.00%) C#
3 32 (53.33%) SQL
4 23 (38.33%) PHP
5 15 (25.00%) Python
6 14 (23.33%) C++
6 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 12 (20.00%) VB
8 6 (10.00%) Java 8
9 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (98.33%) Degree
2 12 (20.00%) ISEB
2 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe
3 1 (1.67%) Tableau