The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 15 28 23
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 6.82% 7.86% 9.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.95% 16.34% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 21
Median salary £55,000 £21,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +155.81% -21.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £47,500
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 Ipswich with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 41 202 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 31.06% 48.10% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 178 143
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Ipswich

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Ipswich over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Ipswich

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 19 (73.08%) Degree
2 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 8 (30.77%) High Availability
3 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (26.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (26.92%) Banking
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) C++
4 7 (26.92%) Multithreaded Programming
5 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) Games
5 6 (23.08%) OOD
5 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
5 6 (23.08%) Physics
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) C#
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) Retail
7 4 (15.38%) Economics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Power BI
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) SCons
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Games
5 4 (15.38%) Retail
6 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) C++ Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior C++ Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Graduate
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Graduate Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) iOS Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.85%) Java EE
5 1 (3.85%) JMS
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
1 9 (34.62%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) High Availability
1 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
2 7 (26.92%) Multithreaded Programming
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
3 6 (23.08%) OOD
3 6 (23.08%) Physics
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Economics
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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