Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 82 70
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 53 39 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.46% 2.67% 3.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.11% 7.04% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 55
Kent median annual salary £25,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £56,250 £51,500
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 477 554 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.15% 37.87% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 422 455 710
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -10.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +3.45%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +10 12 £20,000 -52.94% 2
Tunbridge Wells +3 12 £25,000 -52.38%
Maidstone +6 6 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Folkestone - 5 £35,000 - 2
Tonbridge - 4 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne +11 2 - -
Chatham +10 1 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Sevenoaks +5 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Rochester - 1 £19,500 - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 42 (79.25%) Degree
2 25 (47.17%) C#
3 24 (45.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
5 20 (37.74%) SQL
5 20 (37.74%) .NET
6 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
6 19 (35.85%) Windows
6 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
7 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
9 12 (22.64%) WCF
9 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
9 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (20.75%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
10 11 (20.75%) Internet
10 11 (20.75%) MVC
11 10 (18.87%) Kanban
11 10 (18.87%) Scrum
11 10 (18.87%) CSS
11 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (18.87%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (16.98%) Hyperconnected
12 9 (16.98%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (16.98%) MVVM
12 9 (16.98%) Rhino Mocks

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 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) npm
2 2 (3.77%) Yarn
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Internet
2 9 (16.98%) Hyperconnected
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.98%) Moq
2 9 (16.98%) MSTest
2 9 (16.98%) NUnit
2 9 (16.98%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.43%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Babel
5 2 (3.77%) Log4Net
5 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.77%) webpack
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.43%) Electronics
1 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) Graduate
3 19 (35.85%) .NET Developer
4 17 (32.08%) Graduate Developer
5 12 (22.64%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 11 (20.75%) Junior
6 11 (20.75%) Junior .NET Developer
6 11 (20.75%) Junior Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Analyst
7 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
8 7 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Internet Developer
10 5 (9.43%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (9.43%) DBA
10 5 (9.43%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
10 5 (9.43%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (9.43%) SQL DBA
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
10 5 (9.43%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
4 12 (22.64%) WCF
5 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (18.87%) CSS
7 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 9 (16.98%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (16.98%) Ninject
7 9 (16.98%) Spring.NET
7 9 (16.98%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (16.98%) WinForms
7 9 (16.98%) WPF
8 8 (15.09%) HTML
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.77%) Autofac
10 2 (3.77%) Backbone.js
10 2 (3.77%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (3.77%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (20.75%) MVC
3 10 (18.87%) Kanban
3 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (18.87%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.98%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (16.98%) MVVM
4 9 (16.98%) TDD
4 9 (16.98%) Web Application Development
5 8 (15.09%) SOLID
6 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) API Design
7 5 (9.43%) API Development
7 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) Data Security
8 3 (5.66%) Information Security
8 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C#
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) ES6
6 2 (3.77%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (79.25%) Degree
2 24 (45.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.55%) CISA
3 4 (7.55%) CISM
3 4 (7.55%) CISSP
4 3 (5.66%) PCI QSA
5 2 (3.77%) MCDST
5 2 (3.77%) MCP
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Apple
3 2 (3.77%) Concur
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.89%) PayPal