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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 60 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 29 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.33% 3.09% 4.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.79% 7.98% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 25
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £45,000
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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 246 376 421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 36.77% 38.76% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 201 312 348
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Kent

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Kent

Computer Science
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tunbridge Wells +12 14 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Maidstone +7 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Canterbury -9 2 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £40,000 -
Dartford +5 1 £42,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
South East

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

1 26 (61.90%) Degree
2 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (45.24%) HTML
4 18 (42.86%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) CSS
5 17 (40.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 15 (35.71%) C#
7 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.95%) Web Development
9 11 (26.19%) OO
9 11 (26.19%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (26.19%) Web Application Development
10 10 (23.81%) XML
11 9 (21.43%) OOP
11 9 (21.43%) Redis
11 9 (21.43%) Node.js
11 9 (21.43%) Analytics
11 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
11 9 (21.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 8 (19.05%) Java
12 8 (19.05%) SQL
13 7 (16.67%) MVC
13 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (14.29%) Finance
14 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 6 (14.29%) Web Services
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 5 (11.90%) ISEB

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 11 (26.19%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) LAN
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Redis
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) SQL CLR
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Gradle
3 3 (7.14%) NetBeans
3 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.76%) Xcode
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) ERwin
5 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.38%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (2.38%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Web Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Graduate
4 7 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Junior
5 6 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior SQL Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) .NET
3 17 (40.48%) CSS
4 10 (23.81%) XML
5 9 (21.43%) Node.js
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 6 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.14%) Apache Tika
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.14%) Java EE
7 3 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.14%) WCF
7 3 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.76%) Fintech
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Web Development
3 11 (26.19%) OO
3 11 (26.19%) Web Application Development
4 9 (21.43%) Analytics
4 9 (21.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 9 (21.43%) OOP
5 7 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.14%) Release Management
8 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.76%) IT Governance
9 2 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 15 (35.71%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) F#
6 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Degree
2 17 (40.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (11.90%) ISEB
4 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
1 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Google
2 2 (4.76%) Perforce
2 2 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
Kent
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 26 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago