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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 33 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 59 64 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.06% 6.35% 4.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.90% 14.75% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 53
Median salary £35,614 £57,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.06% +59.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,250 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 371 434 521
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 38.09% 43.06% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 309 343 377
Median salary £41,995 £46,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +4 20 £42,500 -32.00%
Saffron Walden -4 13 £35,614 -25.02% 1
Chelmsford -13 13 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 159 (92.44%) Degree
2 105 (61.05%) Java
3 94 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (38.95%) Oracle
5 66 (38.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 57 (33.14%) Spring
7 55 (31.98%) Java EE
8 51 (29.65%) MVC
8 51 (29.65%) SQL
9 50 (29.07%) JBoss
10 49 (28.49%) PL/SQL
11 48 (27.91%) Relational Database
12 45 (26.16%) Spring MVC
13 44 (25.58%) JavaScript
14 43 (25.00%) Hibernate
15 41 (23.84%) Ant
15 41 (23.84%) Maven
16 39 (22.67%) HTML
17 37 (21.51%) NoSQL
18 36 (20.93%) OO
18 36 (20.93%) E-Commerce
19 35 (20.35%) J2EE
20 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
20 34 (19.77%) CSS
21 33 (19.19%) OOP
22 31 (18.02%) Swing
22 31 (18.02%) WebSphere
23 30 (17.44%) Git (software)
23 30 (17.44%) RDBMS
23 30 (17.44%) MySQL

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 50 (29.07%) JBoss
2 31 (18.02%) WebSphere
3 29 (16.86%) WebLogic
4 27 (15.70%) GlassFish
5 26 (15.12%) Apache Spark
6 16 (9.30%) Tomcat
7 15 (8.72%) Apache Pig
8 12 (6.98%) Apache
9 9 (5.23%) Confluence
10 6 (3.49%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.16%) Apache Geronimo
11 2 (1.16%) IIS
12 1 (0.58%) CMS
12 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (2.91%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.58%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) Internet
1 4 (2.33%) Wireless
2 3 (1.74%) BGP
2 3 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.74%) DSL
2 3 (1.74%) EIGRP
2 3 (1.74%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.74%) Firewall
2 3 (1.74%) Frame Relay
2 3 (1.74%) GPRS
2 3 (1.74%) IPsec
2 3 (1.74%) LAN
2 3 (1.74%) MPLS
2 3 (1.74%) OSPF
2 3 (1.74%) PPP
2 3 (1.74%) VPN
2 3 (1.74%) WAN
3 2 (1.16%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.91%) Relational Database
2 37 (21.51%) NoSQL
3 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
4 30 (17.44%) MySQL
4 30 (17.44%) RDBMS
5 26 (15.12%) CouchDB
5 26 (15.12%) MongoDB
6 25 (14.53%) Oracle Database
7 16 (9.30%) Big Data
7 16 (9.30%) Hadoop
8 14 (8.14%) Data Mining
9 7 (4.07%) QlikView
10 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (23.84%) Ant
1 41 (23.84%) Maven
2 30 (17.44%) Git (software)
3 27 (15.70%) Gradle
4 13 (7.56%) JIRA
5 5 (2.91%) gulp
5 5 (2.91%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.58%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 23 (13.37%) Finance
2 16 (9.30%) Automotive
3 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (81.40%) Developer
2 101 (58.72%) Java Developer
3 55 (31.98%) Senior Developer
4 45 (26.16%) Oracle Developer
5 39 (22.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (16.86%) Programmer
7 27 (15.70%) Java Programmer
8 24 (13.95%) Agile Developer
8 24 (13.95%) Agile Java Developer
9 23 (13.37%) Software Developer
10 19 (11.05%) Lead Developer
11 18 (10.47%) J2EE Developer
11 18 (10.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 17 (9.88%) Senior Software Developer
13 16 (9.30%) Analyst
13 16 (9.30%) Graduate
13 16 (9.30%) Graduate Developer
14 14 (8.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
15 13 (7.56%) Graduate Java Developer
16 12 (6.98%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (33.14%) Spring
2 55 (31.98%) Java EE
3 45 (26.16%) Spring MVC
4 43 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 39 (22.67%) HTML
6 35 (20.35%) J2EE
7 34 (19.77%) CSS
8 31 (18.02%) Swing
9 27 (15.70%) JMS
10 22 (12.79%) Ajax
11 21 (12.21%) Servlets
12 15 (8.72%) EJB
13 14 (8.14%) JSP
14 11 (6.40%) Node.js
15 10 (5.81%) .NET
15 10 (5.81%) CPAN
15 10 (5.81%) DBIx::Class
15 10 (5.81%) Express
15 10 (5.81%) Moose
16 8 (4.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.07%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.91%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.91%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.74%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.58%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.58%) e-Health
7 1 (0.58%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.58%) iPad
7 1 (0.58%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.28%) Linux
2 10 (5.81%) VMS
3 7 (4.07%) Unix
4 4 (2.33%) Android
4 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (29.65%) MVC
3 36 (20.93%) E-Commerce
3 36 (20.93%) OO
4 33 (19.19%) OOP
5 25 (14.53%) Mathematics
6 23 (13.37%) Software Engineering
7 21 (12.21%) Web Development
8 20 (11.63%) TDD
9 17 (9.88%) Bioinformatics
9 17 (9.88%) Visualisation
10 16 (9.30%) Data Analysis
10 16 (9.30%) Informatics
11 14 (8.14%) Business Analysis
12 13 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.98%) Data Modelling
13 12 (6.98%) Logical Data Model
13 12 (6.98%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.98%) Test Automation
14 10 (5.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 105 (61.05%) Java
2 51 (29.65%) SQL
3 49 (28.49%) PL/SQL
4 44 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.47%) Python
6 17 (9.88%) Perl
6 17 (9.88%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.81%) C#
7 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.49%) R
9 2 (1.16%) C
9 2 (1.16%) C++
9 2 (1.16%) Ruby
9 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.58%) Go
10 1 (0.58%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 159 (92.44%) Degree
2 66 (38.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (6.40%) Master's Degree
4 10 (5.81%) Postgraduate
5 7 (4.07%) CBAP
5 7 (4.07%) IIBA
6 6 (3.49%) PhD
7 3 (1.74%) CCIE
7 3 (1.74%) CCNP
7 3 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.58%) CISSP
9 1 (0.58%) GSEC
9 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.40%) LXC
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) HDFS
2 1 (0.58%) KVM
2 1 (0.58%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Mesos
Vendors
1 67 (38.95%) Oracle
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
3 3 (1.74%) Cisco
3 3 (1.74%) Citrix
3 3 (1.74%) F5
4 2 (1.16%) Cognos
4 2 (1.16%) Facebook
4 2 (1.16%) Tableau
4 2 (1.16%) Twitter
5 1 (0.58%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.58%) IBM
5 1 (0.58%) IFS
5 1 (0.58%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.58%) SAP
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
Brightgen
Posted: 23 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 27 days ago