Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 83 59
Rank change year-on-year +47 -24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 68 28 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.75% 2.01% 3.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.29% 9.36% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 22 53
Essex median annual salary £25,000 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.86% -12.50% +38.89%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,425 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,375 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 280 299 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.69% 21.46% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 173 250 271
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,924
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +1.23% +17.31%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £62,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.44%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +25 29 £45,000 -5.26%
Southend-on-Sea +2 10 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Brentwood +9 4 £22,500 -
Colchester +5 3 £42,500 -20.93% 2
Basildon - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 68 (100.00%) Degree
2 63 (92.65%) Computer Science
3 47 (69.12%) Java
4 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
5 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (55.88%) C#
6 38 (55.88%) OO
7 35 (51.47%) SQL
8 34 (50.00%) .NET
9 33 (48.53%) TDD
10 32 (47.06%) Visual Studio
11 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
12 22 (32.35%) PHP
12 22 (32.35%) BDD
13 20 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (29.41%) MVC
14 18 (26.47%) Python
14 18 (26.47%) SDLC
15 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
16 16 (23.53%) MySQL
16 16 (23.53%) AngularJS
17 15 (22.06%) Non-Functional Testing
17 15 (22.06%) SpecFlow
17 15 (22.06%) Gherkin
17 15 (22.06%) MSTest
17 15 (22.06%) Waterfall
17 15 (22.06%) WatiN
17 15 (22.06%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (22.06%) Test Scripting
17 15 (22.06%) Time Management

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 5 (7.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) JBoss
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 15 (22.06%) MSTest
2 15 (22.06%) NUnit
2 15 (22.06%) SpecFlow
2 15 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (22.06%) WatiN
3 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
4 13 (19.12%) Subversion
5 7 (10.29%) JUnit
6 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.47%) Maven
7 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 32 (47.06%) Graduate
3 26 (38.24%) Graduate Developer
4 17 (25.00%) Analyst
5 16 (23.53%) Junior
5 16 (23.53%) Junior Developer
6 15 (22.06%) Java Developer
6 15 (22.06%) Test Analyst
6 15 (22.06%) Tester
7 14 (20.59%) Automation Test Analyst
7 14 (20.59%) Automation Tester
8 12 (17.65%) C# Developer
8 12 (17.65%) Software Developer
9 10 (14.71%) Graduate C# Developer
9 10 (14.71%) Graduate Software Developer
10 8 (11.76%) Junior C# Developer
11 7 (10.29%) SQL Developer
12 6 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
12 6 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (8.82%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.00%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 15 (22.06%) Gherkin
4 15 (22.06%) Spring
5 14 (20.59%) jQuery
6 12 (17.65%) CSS
7 8 (11.76%) Java EE
8 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
8 7 (10.29%) React
8 7 (10.29%) Spring MVC
8 7 (10.29%) Vue.js
9 6 (8.82%) J2EE
9 6 (8.82%) Java SE
9 6 (8.82%) JPA
9 6 (8.82%) Struts
10 5 (7.35%) HTML
11 3 (4.41%) Ajax
11 3 (4.41%) Web Services
12 2 (2.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.47%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.47%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Android
1 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (92.65%) Computer Science
2 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (55.88%) OO
4 33 (48.53%) TDD
5 22 (32.35%) BDD
6 20 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (29.41%) MVC
7 18 (26.47%) SDLC
8 15 (22.06%) Acceptance Criteria
8 15 (22.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (22.06%) Regression Testing
8 15 (22.06%) Software Delivery
8 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
8 15 (22.06%) Test Scripting
8 15 (22.06%) Time Management
8 15 (22.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (22.06%) Waterfall
9 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
10 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) Java
2 38 (55.88%) C#
3 35 (51.47%) SQL
4 22 (32.35%) PHP
5 18 (26.47%) Python
6 15 (22.06%) VB
7 14 (20.59%) C++
8 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.82%) Java 8
10 2 (2.94%) Ruby
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) ISEB
2 15 (22.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (4.41%) WMI
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.47%) Tableau
4 1 (1.47%) VMware