Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 73 88 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.52% 5.13% 5.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.81% 14.55% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 75 102
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,000 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 493 605 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.29% 35.26% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 402 509 687
Kent median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +3.90% -6.10%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,950 £23,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £54,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells -9 19 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Maidstone +22 6 £48,750 +48.85%
Chatham 0 2 £36,750 +75.00%
Tonbridge -1 1 £70,000 +233.33%
West Malling -15 1 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 43 (58.90%) Degree
2 36 (49.32%) Mathematics
2 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
3 35 (47.95%) Finance
3 35 (47.95%) SQL
4 29 (39.73%) Process Improvement
5 27 (36.99%) .NET
5 27 (36.99%) MS Visio
5 27 (36.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 27 (36.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (34.25%) C#
7 23 (31.51%) HTML
7 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
8 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
8 21 (28.77%) CSS
9 17 (23.29%) Web Development
10 16 (21.92%) Web Application Development
11 15 (20.55%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (19.18%) Node.js
13 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
13 13 (17.81%) Redis
13 13 (17.81%) Analytics
13 13 (17.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 13 (17.81%) OOP
13 13 (17.81%) OO
14 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
14 12 (16.44%) MVC
14 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (16.44%) TDD
14 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC

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 15 (20.55%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.11%) WordPress
3 2 (2.74%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 27 (36.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) LAN
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Redis
2 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.85%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.74%) SQL CLR
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.74%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) ERwin
4 1 (1.37%) Moq
4 1 (1.37%) MSTest
4 1 (1.37%) NUnit
4 1 (1.37%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.37%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (47.95%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Advertising
3 3 (4.11%) Games
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Support Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Technical Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Technical Support
3 16 (21.92%) Technical Support Analyst
4 15 (20.55%) Web Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Support Technician
6 9 (12.33%) Applications Support
7 8 (10.96%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Graduate
8 5 (6.85%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Junior
8 5 (6.85%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) .NET
2 23 (31.51%) HTML
3 21 (28.77%) CSS
4 14 (19.18%) Node.js
5 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
5 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (10.96%) jQuery
7 5 (6.85%) WCF
8 4 (5.48%) Ajax
9 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.11%) WPF
9 3 (4.11%) XML
10 2 (2.74%) REST
10 2 (2.74%) RESTful
10 2 (2.74%) SOAP
10 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Mathematics
2 29 (39.73%) Process Improvement
3 17 (23.29%) Web Development
4 16 (21.92%) Web Application Development
5 13 (17.81%) Analytics
5 13 (17.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 13 (17.81%) OO
5 13 (17.81%) OOP
6 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.44%) MVC
6 12 (16.44%) TDD
7 7 (9.59%) Physics
7 7 (9.59%) Statistics
8 4 (5.48%) BDD
8 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) C#
3 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) Java
5 6 (8.22%) C++
6 4 (5.48%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 2 (2.74%) CFML
8 2 (2.74%) F#
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) Go
9 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (58.90%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.11%) CEH
3 3 (4.11%) CISA
3 3 (4.11%) CISM
3 3 (4.11%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.74%) Google
2 2 (2.74%) Sun