Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 58 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 57 55 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.16% 3.97% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.67% 10.24% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 63
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £56,250 £69,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 417 537 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.77% 38.80% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 345 458 668
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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
Dartford +15 18 £20,000 -52.94%
Tunbridge Wells -3 10 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Folkestone - 9 £35,000 -
Maidstone +2 4 £40,000 +2.56%
Tonbridge - 3 £40,000 -
Chatham +6 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Sevenoaks +1 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Rochester - 1 £19,500 - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 52 (91.23%) Degree
2 36 (63.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (54.39%) SQL Server
4 30 (52.63%) SQL
5 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
6 23 (40.35%) C#
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 19 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 18 (31.58%) .NET
8 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.05%) HTML
10 12 (21.05%) CSS
10 12 (21.05%) Windows
10 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
12 9 (15.79%) Subversion
12 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
12 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (15.79%) SOLID
12 9 (15.79%) API Development
12 9 (15.79%) API Design
13 8 (14.04%) MVC
13 8 (14.04%) Marketing
13 8 (14.04%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (12.28%) WCF

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 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Hyperconnected
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (54.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.79%) Subversion
5 5 (8.77%) NUnit
6 4 (7.02%) Moq
6 4 (7.02%) MSTest
6 4 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.51%) Selenium
9 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.04%) Marketing
2 5 (8.77%) Electronics
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Graduate
3 17 (29.82%) .NET Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (14.04%) ASP Developer
6 8 (14.04%) DBA
6 8 (14.04%) Graduate DBA
6 8 (14.04%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 8 (14.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (14.04%) SQL DBA
6 8 (14.04%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
8 5 (8.77%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
1 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
2 12 (21.05%) CSS
2 12 (21.05%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (12.28%) WCF
6 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.77%) React
8 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (7.02%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
8 4 (7.02%) Ninject
8 4 (7.02%) Spring.NET
8 4 (7.02%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (7.02%) WinForms
8 4 (7.02%) WPF
9 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) API Design
2 9 (15.79%) API Development
2 9 (15.79%) SOLID
3 8 (14.04%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (14.04%) MVC
4 6 (10.53%) Kanban
4 6 (10.53%) Scrum
5 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.77%) Project Management
5 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.77%) TDD
6 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (7.02%) MVVM
6 4 (7.02%) Release Management
6 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) C#
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Go
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (91.23%) Degree
2 36 (63.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.02%) CISA
3 4 (7.02%) CISM
3 4 (7.02%) CISSP
4 3 (5.26%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.26%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Firmware
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.75%) DataCash