Period
to 16 October 2017

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 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 38 41
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 67 114 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.30% 5.43% 4.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.19% 14.13% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 58 88 107
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £56,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.89% +56.25% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,875 £30,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,200
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 599 807 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.45% 38.45% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 469 603 713
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £25,280 £22,550 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 16 October 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 6 months to 16 October 2017. 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 -5 25 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Colchester -6 15 £35,000 -44.00%
Saffron Walden -4 10 £35,614 -20.86% 3
Brentwood +19 4 - -
Southend-on-Sea +23 3 £85,000 +295.35%
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 61 (91.04%) Degree
2 38 (56.72%) Java
3 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (46.27%) MVC
5 29 (43.28%) Spring
6 27 (40.30%) Spring MVC
7 25 (37.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (31.34%) SQL
9 19 (28.36%) Java EE
10 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
11 17 (25.37%) TDD
11 17 (25.37%) Mathematics
12 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
13 15 (22.39%) Finance
14 14 (20.90%) C#
14 14 (20.90%) Oracle
15 13 (19.40%) OO
15 13 (19.40%) E-Commerce
16 12 (17.91%) MySQL
17 11 (16.42%) OOP
17 11 (16.42%) Swing
18 10 (14.93%) Linux
18 10 (14.93%) .NET
18 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
18 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
18 10 (14.93%) R
18 10 (14.93%) Web Development
19 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
19 9 (13.43%) CSS
19 9 (13.43%) Servlets

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 8 (11.94%) JBoss
2 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.99%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
3 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) VLAN
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) MySQL
3 9 (13.43%) RDBMS
3 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.48%) Big Data
5 3 (4.48%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.99%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.99%) QlikView
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.49%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Ant
1 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.96%) Maven
2 4 (5.97%) Gradle
2 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
2 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) JIRA
4 2 (2.99%) JUnit
4 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Automotive
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 33 (49.25%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Agile Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Programmer
6 9 (13.43%) Graduate
6 9 (13.43%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Java Programmer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Data Scientist
8 6 (8.96%) Junior
8 6 (8.96%) Junior Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) Spring
2 27 (40.30%) Spring MVC
3 19 (28.36%) Java EE
4 11 (16.42%) Swing
5 10 (14.93%) .NET
5 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
6 9 (13.43%) CSS
6 9 (13.43%) HTML
6 9 (13.43%) Servlets
7 8 (11.94%) J2EE
7 8 (11.94%) JSP
7 8 (11.94%) Struts
8 7 (10.45%) Java SE
9 6 (8.96%) Ajax
9 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.96%) JPA
10 5 (7.46%) EJB
10 5 (7.46%) OSGi
10 5 (7.46%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.49%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Unix
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Android
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.27%) MVC
3 17 (25.37%) Mathematics
3 17 (25.37%) TDD
4 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.40%) E-Commerce
5 13 (19.40%) OO
6 11 (16.42%) OOP
7 10 (14.93%) Web Development
8 7 (10.45%) Bioinformatics
8 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) Project Management
9 6 (8.96%) Visualisation
10 5 (7.46%) Biology
10 5 (7.46%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (7.46%) SDLC
10 5 (7.46%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.97%) Performance Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) SQL
3 14 (20.90%) C#
4 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.93%) R
5 7 (10.45%) Perl
5 7 (10.45%) Python
6 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.97%) VBA
8 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (91.04%) Degree
2 25 (37.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.96%) PhD
4 4 (5.97%) ISEB
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.48%) MBA
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CISM
7 1 (1.49%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) SANS
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
1 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco CME
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Citrix
3 5 (7.46%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Facebook
4 2 (2.99%) Twitter
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Avaya
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) IFS
5 1 (1.49%) McAfee
5 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.49%) Sophos
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau