Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 84 172 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.81% 8.72% 9.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.44% 22.54% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 79 156 166
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +45.99%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61% +3.75%

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 544 763 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.60% 38.69% 47.61%
Number of salaries quoted 464 618 763
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +10.43%
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +7.14%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -3 39 £50,000 - 14
Chelmsford -1 19 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Saffron Walden -1 4 £35,000 -1.72%
Basildon -11 2 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £25,000 -
Witham +2 1 £25,000 -47.37%
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 75 (89.29%) Degree
2 46 (54.76%) Java
3 42 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 32 (38.10%) Spring
7 31 (36.90%) Java EE
8 30 (35.71%) HTML
8 30 (35.71%) MVC
9 29 (34.52%) CSS
9 29 (34.52%) E-Commerce
10 26 (30.95%) JBoss
11 25 (29.76%) MySQL
12 24 (28.57%) Hibernate
13 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
13 23 (27.38%) OO
13 23 (27.38%) Spring MVC
14 22 (26.19%) SQL
14 22 (26.19%) JSP
14 22 (26.19%) OOP
15 21 (25.00%) Oracle
15 21 (25.00%) Swing
15 21 (25.00%) WebSphere
16 20 (23.81%) Tomcat
17 19 (22.62%) Ajax
17 19 (22.62%) Oracle Database
17 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
18 17 (20.24%) Software Engineering
18 17 (20.24%) PL/SQL
18 17 (20.24%) J2EE

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 26 (30.95%) JBoss
2 21 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 20 (23.81%) Tomcat
4 12 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 11 (13.10%) Apache
6 9 (10.71%) GlassFish
7 7 (8.33%) Apache Spark
8 4 (4.76%) Apache Geronimo
8 4 (4.76%) Apache Pig
9 3 (3.57%) OpenEdge
10 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Weka
2 4 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Firewall
1 2 (2.38%) LAN
1 2 (2.38%) SMS
1 2 (2.38%) VLAN
1 2 (2.38%) VPN
1 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) MySQL
2 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
3 19 (22.62%) Oracle Database
3 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
4 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
6 10 (11.90%) Data Mining
7 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.76%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.76%) Big Data
8 4 (4.76%) CouchDB
8 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.76%) Mahout
8 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.76%) Neo4j
8 4 (4.76%) Sqoop
9 3 (3.57%) KNIME
9 3 (3.57%) OLAP
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.67%) Ant
2 14 (16.67%) Gradle
2 14 (16.67%) Maven
3 10 (11.90%) JUnit
4 7 (8.33%) Subversion
5 6 (7.14%) gulp
6 3 (3.57%) Grunt
6 3 (3.57%) Selenium
6 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.19%) Bower
7 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 12 (14.29%) Automotive
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Back Office
3 4 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (70.24%) Developer
2 43 (51.19%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.24%) Graduate
3 17 (20.24%) Graduate Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Graduate Java Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Junior
4 15 (17.86%) Lead Developer
5 14 (16.67%) Junior Developer
6 13 (15.48%) Junior Java Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (9.52%) SQL Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Analyst
10 7 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Junior J2EE Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) Spring
2 31 (36.90%) Java EE
3 30 (35.71%) HTML
4 29 (34.52%) CSS
5 24 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 23 (27.38%) Spring MVC
7 22 (26.19%) JSP
8 21 (25.00%) Swing
9 19 (22.62%) Ajax
10 17 (20.24%) J2EE
11 16 (19.05%) Web Services
12 15 (17.86%) JMS
12 15 (17.86%) JPA
13 14 (16.67%) jQuery
14 12 (14.29%) Servlets
15 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
15 11 (13.10%) SOAP
15 11 (13.10%) Struts
16 9 (10.71%) .NET
17 8 (9.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.14%) User Experience
2 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.19%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.19%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.19%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) MVC
3 29 (34.52%) E-Commerce
4 23 (27.38%) OO
5 22 (26.19%) OOP
6 17 (20.24%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Front End Development
8 9 (10.71%) TDD
9 8 (9.52%) Open Source
9 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.52%) SDLC
9 8 (9.52%) Web Development
10 7 (8.33%) Analytics
10 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (7.14%) Pair Programming
11 6 (7.14%) Wireframes
12 5 (5.95%) User Stories
12 5 (5.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) Java
2 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 22 (26.19%) SQL
4 17 (20.24%) PL/SQL
5 13 (15.48%) C#
6 9 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.76%) C++
7 4 (4.76%) Python
8 3 (3.57%) Java 8
8 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) R
9 2 (2.38%) XAML
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) Perl
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 75 (89.29%) Degree
2 42 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (10.71%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.57%) IIBA
4 3 (3.57%) MCP
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.57%) PhD
5 2 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CCENT
6 1 (1.19%) CCNA
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) HDFS
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Docker
3 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Tableau
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.76%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Symantec
6 2 (2.38%) VMware
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Avaya
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco
7 1 (1.19%) Mitel
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com