Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 60 41
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 93 63 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.38% 4.21% 5.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.06% 10.40% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 72 56 90
Essex median annual salary £29,750 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.63% -27.27% +52.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,625 £28,625
90th Percentile £79,300 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 488 606 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.73% 40.48% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 382 471 660
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £22,625 £24,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Essex

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Essex

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Essex over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Essex

Computer Science
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 within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 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
Colchester +20 29 £30,000 -14.29% 9
Chelmsford +12 28 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Southend-on-Sea -1 9 £22,500 -73.53%
Basildon - 3 £52,500 -
Saffron Walden -4 2 £35,000 -1.72% 3
Brentwood +5 1 - -
Witham - 1 £25,000 - 1
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 86 (92.47%) Degree
2 61 (65.59%) SQL Server
3 56 (60.22%) Java
3 56 (60.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 51 (54.84%) C#
5 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (49.46%) .NET
7 45 (48.39%) OO
8 43 (46.24%) MySQL
9 37 (39.78%) SQL
10 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
10 36 (38.71%) CSS
11 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
12 30 (32.26%) HTML
12 30 (32.26%) MVC
13 29 (31.18%) Oracle
14 28 (30.11%) E-Commerce
15 27 (29.03%) Visual Studio
16 25 (26.88%) TDD
16 25 (26.88%) Spring
17 23 (24.73%) Java EE
18 22 (23.66%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (22.58%) PHP
20 19 (20.43%) BDD
21 18 (19.35%) Mathematics
21 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
21 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
21 18 (19.35%) OOP
21 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (18.28%) Hibernate

Computer Science
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 15 (16.13%) JBoss
2 12 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.75%) Apache
4 7 (7.53%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.38%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.30%) Apache Geronimo
6 4 (4.30%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.23%) OpenEdge
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Weka
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) LAN
1 1 (1.08%) SMS
1 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (65.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (46.24%) MySQL
3 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.83%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.38%) Big Data
7 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.30%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.30%) CouchDB
8 4 (4.30%) Mahout
8 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.30%) Neo4j
8 4 (4.30%) Sqoop
9 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.08%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (1.08%) OLAP
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.20%) Subversion
4 12 (12.90%) MSTest
4 12 (12.90%) NUnit
4 12 (12.90%) SpecFlow
4 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (12.90%) WatiN
5 11 (11.83%) JUnit
6 7 (7.53%) Ant
6 7 (7.53%) Gradle
6 7 (7.53%) Maven
7 1 (1.08%) Bower
7 1 (1.08%) Grunt
7 1 (1.08%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Automotive
3 6 (6.45%) Games
4 5 (5.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (69.89%) Developer
2 46 (49.46%) Graduate
2 46 (49.46%) Graduate Developer
3 28 (30.11%) Java Developer
4 21 (22.58%) Junior
5 20 (21.51%) Junior Developer
6 17 (18.28%) Analyst
7 16 (17.20%) Trainee
8 15 (16.13%) Software Developer
8 15 (16.13%) Web Developer
9 14 (15.05%) Graduate Java Developer
9 14 (15.05%) Graduate Web Developer
10 13 (13.98%) Trainee Developer
10 13 (13.98%) Trainee Web Developer
11 12 (12.90%) Junior Java Developer
11 12 (12.90%) Test Analyst
11 12 (12.90%) Tester
12 11 (11.83%) Graduate Software Developer
12 11 (11.83%) Lead Developer
12 11 (11.83%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (49.46%) .NET
2 36 (38.71%) CSS
3 30 (32.26%) HTML
4 25 (26.88%) Spring
5 23 (24.73%) Java EE
6 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 17 (18.28%) Hibernate
7 17 (18.28%) jQuery
8 15 (16.13%) Swing
9 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
9 14 (15.05%) JSP
9 14 (15.05%) Spring MVC
9 14 (15.05%) Web Services
10 13 (13.98%) Ajax
10 13 (13.98%) JPA
10 13 (13.98%) LESS
11 12 (12.90%) Gherkin
11 12 (12.90%) J2EE
12 11 (11.83%) SOAP
13 9 (9.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.15%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.15%) Social Gaming
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.08%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.08%) LIMS
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (48.39%) OO
3 30 (32.26%) MVC
4 28 (30.11%) E-Commerce
5 25 (26.88%) TDD
6 22 (23.66%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (20.43%) BDD
8 18 (19.35%) Mathematics
8 18 (19.35%) OOP
8 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
9 17 (18.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (18.28%) Web Development
10 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
11 13 (13.98%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 13 (13.98%) SDLC
11 13 (13.98%) Software Delivery
11 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
11 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
12 12 (12.90%) Acceptance Criteria
12 12 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.22%) Java
2 51 (54.84%) C#
3 37 (39.78%) SQL
4 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 21 (22.58%) PHP
6 16 (17.20%) Python
7 14 (15.05%) TypeScript
8 12 (12.90%) C++
8 12 (12.90%) VB
9 9 (9.68%) PL/SQL
10 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
11 6 (6.45%) Java 8
12 3 (3.23%) C
13 2 (2.15%) Ruby
14 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.08%) Perl
14 1 (1.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 86 (92.47%) Degree
2 56 (60.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (15.05%) ISEB
4 13 (13.98%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.30%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.23%) IIBA
6 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) CCENT
8 1 (1.08%) CCNA
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.08%) MCP
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) HDFS
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 29 (31.18%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Tableau
4 4 (4.30%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe
5 1 (1.08%) Avaya
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) Mitel
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com