Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 58 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29 -37
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.57% 4.72% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 5.31% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 31
Kent median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -33.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,125 £47,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 813 1,074 1,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 90.64% 88.98% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 664 911 1,194
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
West Malling +24 16 £26,500 -53.91%
Dartford - 10 £20,000 - 1
Folkestone - 5 £35,000 -
Maidstone -9 2 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Tunbridge Wells -7 1 £21,000 -16.00% 1
Chatham - 1 £62,500 - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) C#
3 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (58.54%) Degree
5 23 (56.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (43.90%) Scrum
7 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
10 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
11 11 (26.83%) HTML
11 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
11 11 (26.83%) CSS
12 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
12 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
14 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
15 6 (14.63%) C++
16 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
16 5 (12.20%) Subversion
16 5 (12.20%) Web Development
16 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
16 5 (12.20%) Marketing
16 5 (12.20%) API Development
16 5 (12.20%) API Design
16 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012

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 2 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Graduate
2 19 (46.34%) Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
4 12 (29.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Analyst
6 7 (17.07%) ASP Developer
6 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Data Analyst
6 7 (17.07%) Graduate Analyst
6 7 (17.07%) Graduate Data Analyst
6 7 (17.07%) Junior
6 7 (17.07%) Junior Developer
7 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) CSS
2 11 (26.83%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.20%) HTML5
4 5 (12.20%) LESS
5 4 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (9.76%) RESTful
5 4 (9.76%) SOAP
5 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.44%) Java EE
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
6 1 (2.44%) Sass
6 1 (2.44%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) PlayStation
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Scrum
3 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.20%) API Design
4 5 (12.20%) API Development
4 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (12.20%) SOLID
4 5 (12.20%) Web Development
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
7 2 (4.88%) MVVM
7 2 (4.88%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) OOD
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.88%) UML
8 1 (2.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.20%) TypeScript
6 4 (9.76%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Degree
2 23 (56.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Sony