Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 46 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 75 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.20% 5.61% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 6.20% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 41 67 76
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19,500 £22,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £53,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 859 1,210 1,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 92.56% 90.50% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 687 1,020 1,316
Kent median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,550 £24,000 £25,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,092 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Folkestone - 11 £35,000 -
Dartford - 8 £20,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +2 7 £37,500 -28.57%
Canterbury - 5 £35,000 - 1
Maidstone -6 2 £33,750 -25.00% 3
Chatham 0 1 £35,000 -4.76% 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 33 (84.62%) Degree
2 29 (74.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 20 (51.28%) C#
5 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
6 18 (46.15%) CSS
6 18 (46.15%) HTML
6 18 (46.15%) .NET
7 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
9 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (33.33%) Marketing
9 13 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
11 11 (28.21%) Subversion
11 11 (28.21%) SOLID
11 11 (28.21%) API Development
11 11 (28.21%) API Design
11 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
12 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
14 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (20.51%) React
15 7 (17.95%) Scrum
16 6 (15.38%) Linux
16 6 (15.38%) OO

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 4 (10.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) Blockchain
4 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) Subversion
3 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.69%) Selenium
6 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.13%) JIRA
8 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.56%) NUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 13 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 12 (30.77%) Graduate
5 11 (28.21%) ASP Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (10.26%) DBA
7 4 (10.26%) Graduate DBA
7 4 (10.26%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 4 (10.26%) SQL DBA
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Angular Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Product Architect
9 2 (5.13%) React Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
1 18 (46.15%) CSS
1 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
4 8 (20.51%) React
5 5 (12.82%) Vue.js
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.69%) LINQ
7 3 (7.69%) WCF
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.13%) Express
8 2 (5.13%) Middleware
8 2 (5.13%) Node.js
9 1 (2.56%) Cocoa
9 1 (2.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) AS400
3 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.56%) iSeries
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (28.21%) API Design
2 11 (28.21%) API Development
2 11 (28.21%) SOLID
3 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 6 (15.38%) OO
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) Analytics
6 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Kanban
6 4 (10.26%) Release Management
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 3 (7.69%) Microservices
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (51.28%) C#
4 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) Go
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) Degree
2 29 (74.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.69%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) Consul
1 1 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (2.56%) Grafana
1 1 (2.56%) Graphite
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Opsview
1 1 (2.56%) Packer
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Salt
1 1 (2.56%) Terraform
1 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Apple
2 2 (5.13%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) DataCash
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau