Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 82 47
Rank change year-on-year +39 -35 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 47 39 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.08% 2.64% 4.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.86% 12.07% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 75
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% +7.65% +18.06%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,475 £24,000
90th Percentile £83,625 £78,750 £56,275
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +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 215 323 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.24% 21.82% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 146 282 379
Essex median annual salary £41,374 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% +8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £69,875 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +12 17 £45,000 +26.76%
Southend-on-Sea +6 6 £22,500 -10.00%
Brentwood - 4 - -
Colchester +17 3 £42,500 -32.00%
Computer Science Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 47 (100.00%) Degree
2 46 (97.87%) Computer Science
3 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (55.32%) SQL
5 21 (44.68%) Java
6 20 (42.55%) SDLC
7 19 (40.43%) TDD
8 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
9 16 (34.04%) C#
9 16 (34.04%) OO
9 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
9 16 (34.04%) Time Management
9 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
10 14 (29.79%) .NET
11 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
11 13 (27.66%) BDD
11 13 (27.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
12 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
13 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
13 10 (21.28%) NUnit
13 10 (21.28%) Python
13 10 (21.28%) ISEB
13 10 (21.28%) VB
13 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
13 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
13 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (21.28%) Test Automation

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 6 (12.77%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (12.77%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) npm
2 2 (4.26%) Yarn
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 10 (21.28%) MSTest
2 10 (21.28%) NUnit
2 10 (21.28%) SpecFlow
2 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (21.28%) WatiN
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) gulp
5 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.13%) Grunt
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
1 13 (27.66%) Graduate
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Automation Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Automation Tester
3 10 (21.28%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Tester
4 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Project Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering Graduate
6 4 (8.51%) Deployment Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Deployment Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Testing Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Graduate Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
3 10 (21.28%) Gherkin
4 7 (14.89%) Spring
5 6 (12.77%) CSS
5 6 (12.77%) Spring MVC
6 4 (8.51%) React
6 4 (8.51%) Vue.js
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
7 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 2 (4.26%) Laravel
8 2 (4.26%) Sass
8 2 (4.26%) Symfony
9 1 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.13%) JMS
9 1 (2.13%) JSON
9 1 (2.13%) Node.js
9 1 (2.13%) REST
9 1 (2.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
1 6 (12.77%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Android
1 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) Computer Science
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) SDLC
4 19 (40.43%) TDD
5 16 (34.04%) OO
5 16 (34.04%) Time Management
5 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
6 13 (27.66%) BDD
6 13 (27.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
8 10 (21.28%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (21.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Software Delivery
8 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
8 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
8 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (19.15%) MVC
10 8 (17.02%) Product Management
10 8 (17.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) C#
4 10 (21.28%) Python
4 10 (21.28%) VB
5 8 (17.02%) PHP
6 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.38%) C++
8 2 (4.26%) C
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) ISEB
2 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (8.51%) WMI
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.13%) VMware