Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 40 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.47% 5.61% 4.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.60% 14.70% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 47 66 69
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +16.36%
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 365 483 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.51% 38.18% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 315 405 565
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,250 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +19 18 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Tunbridge Wells -4 10 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Folkestone - 9 £35,000 -
Chatham 0 2 £37,500 +2.04%
Canterbury +13 1 £42,500 - 2
Maidstone -15 1 £42,500 -2.86% 1
Tonbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 41 (89.13%) Degree
2 35 (76.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (69.57%) SQL
4 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (41.30%) C#
6 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
7 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
8 17 (36.96%) .NET
9 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
10 14 (30.43%) CSS
10 14 (30.43%) HTML
11 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (21.74%) Marketing
11 10 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (19.57%) API Development
12 9 (19.57%) API Design
12 9 (19.57%) SOLID
12 9 (19.57%) Subversion
12 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
13 8 (17.39%) MVC
13 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
14 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
15 6 (13.04%) 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 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Hyperconnected
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Blockchain
4 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
4 9 (19.57%) Subversion
5 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.52%) NUnit
7 3 (6.52%) Selenium
8 2 (4.35%) Moq
8 2 (4.35%) MSTest
8 2 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 10 (21.74%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Graduate
3 16 (34.78%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Graduate Developer
5 9 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.57%) C# Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (17.39%) ASP Developer
6 8 (17.39%) DBA
6 8 (17.39%) Graduate DBA
6 8 (17.39%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 8 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (17.39%) SQL DBA
6 8 (17.39%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Internet Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 14 (30.43%) CSS
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
4 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.04%) React
6 6 (13.04%) WCF
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.70%) Entity Framework
8 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (8.70%) LINQ
8 4 (8.70%) Vue.js
9 2 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (4.35%) Middleware
9 2 (4.35%) Ninject
9 2 (4.35%) Node.js
9 2 (4.35%) Spring.NET
9 2 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (19.57%) API Design
2 9 (19.57%) API Development
2 9 (19.57%) SOLID
3 8 (17.39%) MVC
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) Release Management
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) TDD
7 3 (6.52%) Kanban
7 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.52%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) C#
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) Go
6 2 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (89.13%) Degree
2 35 (76.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.52%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CISA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CISM
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Consul
1 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (2.17%) Grafana
1 1 (2.17%) Graphite
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Opsview
1 1 (2.17%) Packer
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Salt
1 1 (2.17%) Terraform
1 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Apple
2 2 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) DataCash