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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 17 16 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 112 138 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.14% 12.77% 5.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 32.09% 26.24% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 101 118 61
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 349 526 473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 34.73% 48.66% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 274 403 370
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £22,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +10 43 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Chelmsford -9 18 £42,500 +60.37% 3
Brentwood +14 9 £70,000 +154.54%
Saffron Walden -2 8 £39,729 -16.36% 2
Basildon +14 3 £60,000 -
Witham - 3 £47,500 -
Braintree - 2 £47,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 169 (93.89%) Degree
2 111 (61.67%) Java
3 90 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (40.00%) Oracle
5 66 (36.67%) JBoss
6 60 (33.33%) SQL
7 56 (31.11%) Relational Database
8 54 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 53 (29.44%) J2EE
10 51 (28.33%) WebSphere
11 50 (27.78%) PL/SQL
12 49 (27.22%) HTML
12 49 (27.22%) WebLogic
13 48 (26.67%) Java EE
14 45 (25.00%) CSS
15 44 (24.44%) Hibernate
16 42 (23.33%) Maven
16 42 (23.33%) Ant
17 39 (21.67%) E-Commerce
18 35 (19.44%) Oracle Database
19 34 (18.89%) OO
20 33 (18.33%) OOP
20 33 (18.33%) Swing
21 32 (17.78%) Gradle
21 32 (17.78%) JMS
21 32 (17.78%) Spring
21 32 (17.78%) Ajax
22 31 (17.22%) Software Engineering
22 31 (17.22%) GlassFish
22 31 (17.22%) RDBMS

Computer Science
Top Related 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 66 (36.67%) JBoss
2 51 (28.33%) WebSphere
3 49 (27.22%) WebLogic
4 31 (17.22%) GlassFish
5 17 (9.44%) Apache Spark
6 12 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 11 (6.11%) Apache Pig
8 10 (5.56%) Confluence
9 8 (4.44%) Apache
10 6 (3.33%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.11%) Apache Geronimo
12 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.67%) MS Office
4 2 (1.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) Internet
2 5 (2.78%) HTTP
3 4 (2.22%) SNMP
3 4 (2.22%) Wireless
4 3 (1.67%) BGP
4 3 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.67%) DSL
4 3 (1.67%) EIGRP
4 3 (1.67%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.67%) Firewall
4 3 (1.67%) Frame Relay
4 3 (1.67%) GPRS
4 3 (1.67%) IPsec
4 3 (1.67%) LAN
4 3 (1.67%) MPLS
4 3 (1.67%) OSPF
4 3 (1.67%) PPP
4 3 (1.67%) VPN
4 3 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (31.11%) Relational Database
2 35 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 31 (17.22%) RDBMS
4 27 (15.00%) NoSQL
5 22 (12.22%) SQL Server
6 18 (10.00%) CouchDB
6 18 (10.00%) MongoDB
7 16 (8.89%) MySQL
8 15 (8.33%) Data Mining
9 11 (6.11%) Big Data
9 11 (6.11%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.78%) QlikView
12 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.11%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.56%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 42 (23.33%) Ant
1 42 (23.33%) Maven
2 32 (17.78%) Gradle
3 23 (12.78%) Git (software)
4 15 (8.33%) JIRA
5 5 (2.78%) gulp
6 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.11%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.56%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (12.22%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Automotive
3 4 (2.22%) Banking
3 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.11%) Advertising
4 2 (1.11%) Electronics
4 2 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (81.11%) Developer
2 106 (58.89%) Java Developer
3 68 (37.78%) Senior Developer
4 56 (31.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (26.11%) Oracle Developer
6 41 (22.78%) Programmer
7 39 (21.67%) Java Programmer
8 33 (18.33%) Agile Developer
9 31 (17.22%) Agile Java Developer
10 30 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
10 30 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 29 (16.11%) Software Developer
12 24 (13.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 23 (12.78%) Senior Java Programmer
13 23 (12.78%) Senior Programmer
14 21 (11.67%) Graduate
14 21 (11.67%) Graduate Developer
15 20 (11.11%) Analyst
15 20 (11.11%) Java Engineer
16 18 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.44%) J2EE
2 49 (27.22%) HTML
3 48 (26.67%) Java EE
4 45 (25.00%) CSS
5 44 (24.44%) Hibernate
6 33 (18.33%) Swing
7 32 (17.78%) Ajax
7 32 (17.78%) JMS
7 32 (17.78%) Spring
8 21 (11.67%) Spring MVC
9 11 (6.11%) .NET
10 10 (5.56%) EJB
11 9 (5.00%) Servlets
12 8 (4.44%) JPA
13 7 (3.89%) jQuery
13 7 (3.89%) Node.js
14 6 (3.33%) CPAN
14 6 (3.33%) DBIx::Class
14 6 (3.33%) HTML5
14 6 (3.33%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.33%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.78%) e-Health
5 5 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.78%) Linux
2 8 (4.44%) Unix
3 6 (3.33%) VMS
4 3 (1.67%) Android
4 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.56%) HPUX
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.67%) E-Commerce
3 34 (18.89%) OO
4 33 (18.33%) OOP
5 31 (17.22%) Software Engineering
6 28 (15.56%) MVC
7 20 (11.11%) Open Source
8 18 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 16 (8.89%) Business Analysis
10 14 (7.78%) Logical Data Model
10 14 (7.78%) Web Development
11 13 (7.22%) User Stories
12 12 (6.67%) Informatics
13 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.11%) PRINCE2
13 11 (6.11%) Use Case
13 11 (6.11%) Visualisation
14 10 (5.56%) TDD
14 10 (5.56%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (61.67%) Java
2 60 (33.33%) SQL
3 54 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 50 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.22%) C#
5 13 (7.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.56%) Python
7 9 (5.00%) Perl
8 8 (4.44%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.22%) C
9 4 (2.22%) C++
9 4 (2.22%) VB
10 2 (1.11%) PHP
10 2 (1.11%) Ruby
10 2 (1.11%) VBA
11 1 (0.56%) Go
11 1 (0.56%) Haskell
11 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 169 (93.89%) Degree
2 11 (6.11%) IIBA
3 10 (5.56%) Postgraduate
4 9 (5.00%) CBAP
5 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.22%) ISEB
7 3 (1.67%) CCIE
7 3 (1.67%) CCNP
7 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.11%) PMP
9 1 (0.56%) CISSP
9 1 (0.56%) GSEC
9 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.89%) LXC
2 4 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) HDFS
3 1 (0.56%) KVM
3 1 (0.56%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (2.22%) Nagios
1 4 (2.22%) OpenView
1 4 (2.22%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 72 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (3.89%) HP
3 5 (2.78%) Citrix
3 5 (2.78%) Cognos
3 5 (2.78%) IBM
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.22%) BMC
4 4 (2.22%) CA
4 4 (2.22%) Compuware
4 4 (2.22%) Dynatrace
4 4 (2.22%) Nimsoft
5 3 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.67%) Cisco
5 3 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Sun
6 1 (0.56%) Tableau
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