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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Kent
Rank 73 64 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.51% 3.68% 4.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 10.07% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 25
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,250 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 278 417 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 34.97% 36.55% 42.23%
Number of salaries quoted 230 359 350
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 3 £32,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £31,750 -
Tunbridge Wells +4 2 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Sandwich - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 47 (90.38%) Degree
2 21 (40.38%) Java
3 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (36.54%) XML
5 17 (32.69%) Android
5 17 (32.69%) Android Development
6 16 (30.77%) Mobile Development
7 15 (28.85%) Android SDK
7 15 (28.85%) REST
7 15 (28.85%) SQL
8 14 (26.92%) Web Services
8 14 (26.92%) Mobile App
9 12 (23.08%) Memory Management
9 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 12 (23.08%) Eclipse
9 12 (23.08%) C#
9 12 (23.08%) JSON
10 8 (15.38%) MVC
10 8 (15.38%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) HP
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.46%) Finance
11 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
11 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.54%) SDLC
12 6 (11.54%) ISEB
12 6 (11.54%) VB
13 5 (9.62%) Internet
13 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
13 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing

Computer Science
Top Related 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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Google Play
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) SNMP
3 3 (5.77%) LAN
3 3 (5.77%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL CLR
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) Ranorex
3 3 (5.77%) Robot Framework
3 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.85%) Android Studio
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Moq
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) Graduate
3 20 (38.46%) Graduate Developer
4 17 (32.69%) Android Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Junior
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Change Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Android Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) XML
2 15 (28.85%) Android SDK
2 15 (28.85%) REST
3 14 (26.92%) Web Services
4 12 (23.08%) JSON
5 8 (15.38%) .NET
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.77%) CSS
6 3 (5.77%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.85%) HTML
7 2 (3.85%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.85%) jQuery
7 2 (3.85%) XSD
8 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.92%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (1.92%) LINQ
8 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) e-Health
3 4 (7.69%) Internet of Things
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Fintech
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Android
2 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Android Development
3 16 (30.77%) Mobile Development
4 12 (23.08%) Memory Management
5 8 (15.38%) MVC
6 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.54%) SDLC
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.69%) iOS Development
9 4 (7.69%) Scrum
9 4 (7.69%) Structured Programming
10 3 (5.77%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Change Management
10 3 (5.77%) ETL
10 3 (5.77%) Informatics
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL
10 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) VB
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (90.38%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ISEB
3 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (7.69%) Nagios
1 4 (7.69%) OpenView
1 4 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) HP
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) BMC
3 4 (7.69%) CA
3 4 (7.69%) Compuware
3 4 (7.69%) Dynatrace
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) Nimsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Perforce
5 1 (1.92%) Aruba
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) F5
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
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