Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 69 52
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 66 62 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.25% 3.84% 4.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.87% 11.09% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 87
Kent median annual salary £25,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.48% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,625 £52,500 £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 513 559 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.78% 34.61% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 424 446 692
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,875 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,125 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Tunbridge Wells -10 15 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Maidstone +29 8 £41,250 +25.00% 3
Tonbridge -2 5 £22,500 -
Chatham +7 2 £36,750 +34.86%
Sittingbourne - 2 - - 3
Rochester +2 1 £19,500 -
West Malling -6 1 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 39 (59.09%) Degree
2 32 (48.48%) C#
2 32 (48.48%) .NET
3 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
3 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
4 28 (42.42%) Finance
5 25 (37.88%) Mathematics
5 25 (37.88%) SQL
6 23 (34.85%) MVC
6 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (30.30%) TDD
8 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (27.27%) WCF
9 18 (27.27%) Process Improvement
10 17 (25.76%) Inversion of Control
10 17 (25.76%) .NET Framework
10 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (24.24%) MS Visio
11 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 16 (24.24%) CSS
11 16 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 14 (21.21%) Windows
13 13 (19.70%) Internet
13 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (19.70%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (18.18%) jQuery
14 12 (18.18%) Web Application Development
14 12 (18.18%) Scrum
15 11 (16.67%) WinForms
15 11 (16.67%) NUnit

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 6 (9.09%) NServiceBus
2 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 4 (6.06%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.06%) WordPress
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (24.24%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) npm
1 6 (9.09%) Yarn
2 4 (6.06%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) Internet
2 11 (16.67%) Hyperconnected
3 4 (6.06%) LAN
3 4 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Redis
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Moq
1 11 (16.67%) MSTest
1 11 (16.67%) NUnit
1 11 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (9.09%) Babel
2 6 (9.09%) Log4Net
2 6 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 6 (9.09%) webpack
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 28 (42.42%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Advertising
3 6 (9.09%) Marketing
4 5 (7.58%) Games
5 3 (4.55%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Graduate
2 22 (33.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Junior
3 17 (25.76%) Junior .NET Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Junior Developer
4 13 (19.70%) Analyst
4 13 (19.70%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 10 (15.15%) Applications Developer
6 10 (15.15%) C# Application Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Internet Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (13.64%) Technical Support
7 9 (13.64%) Technical Support Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Support Technician
8 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) .NET
2 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
3 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (27.27%) WCF
5 17 (25.76%) .NET Framework
6 16 (24.24%) CSS
7 12 (18.18%) jQuery
8 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 11 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
8 11 (16.67%) Ninject
8 11 (16.67%) Spring.NET
8 11 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
8 11 (16.67%) WinForms
8 11 (16.67%) WPF
9 10 (15.15%) HTML
10 7 (10.61%) Node.js
11 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
11 6 (9.09%) Jest
11 6 (9.09%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Mathematics
2 23 (34.85%) MVC
3 20 (30.30%) TDD
4 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (27.27%) Process Improvement
6 17 (25.76%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (18.18%) Scrum
8 12 (18.18%) Web Application Development
9 11 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (16.67%) Kanban
9 11 (16.67%) MVVM
10 9 (13.64%) SOLID
11 7 (10.61%) Physics
11 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.61%) Statistics
12 6 (9.09%) SOA
13 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
14 4 (6.06%) Content Management
14 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) C#
2 25 (37.88%) SQL
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) ES6
4 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.06%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) Java
6 3 (4.55%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.55%) CEH
3 3 (4.55%) CISA
3 3 (4.55%) CISM
3 3 (4.55%) CISSP
4 2 (3.03%) MCDST
4 2 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) PMP
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) PayPal
3 2 (3.03%) Apple
3 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.03%) Concur
3 2 (3.03%) SAP