Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 53 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 71 81 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.57% 4.53% 4.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.92% 12.86% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 81
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 £22,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £69,625 £52,500
South East median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +2.56%

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 476 630 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.33% 35.20% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 399 532 680
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £24,200
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,900 £56,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -6 21 £52,500 +16.67%
Maidstone +23 9 £43,750 +32.58%
Chatham +7 2 £36,750 +83.75%
Canterbury -4 2 £42,500 +25.93%
Tonbridge +10 1 £70,000 +233.33%
Dartford -2 1 £42,500 +93.18%
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 46 (64.79%) Degree
2 37 (52.11%) SQL
3 31 (43.66%) Finance
4 29 (40.85%) Mathematics
4 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
5 28 (39.44%) Process Improvement
6 27 (38.03%) Microsoft Excel
6 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
6 27 (38.03%) HTML
6 27 (38.03%) MS Visio
6 27 (38.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 25 (35.21%) CSS
8 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
9 22 (30.99%) .NET
10 20 (28.17%) C#
10 20 (28.17%) Web Development
11 18 (25.35%) OO
11 18 (25.35%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (25.35%) Web Application Development
12 17 (23.94%) Node.js
13 16 (22.54%) Redis
13 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
13 16 (22.54%) Analytics
13 16 (22.54%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 16 (22.54%) OOP
14 11 (15.49%) Java
14 11 (15.49%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
17 7 (9.86%) MySQL

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 18 (25.35%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.23%) WordPress
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 27 (38.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) LAN
1 2 (2.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) Redis
2 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) SQL CLR
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.82%) Gradle
3 2 (2.82%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.82%) Xcode
4 1 (1.41%) ERwin
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.41%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Advertising
3 3 (4.23%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
2 18 (25.35%) Web Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Support Analyst
3 16 (22.54%) Technical Analyst
3 16 (22.54%) Technical Support
3 16 (22.54%) Technical Support Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Support Technician
5 9 (12.68%) Applications Support
6 8 (11.27%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Graduate
9 4 (5.63%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Junior
9 4 (5.63%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Junior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) HTML
2 25 (35.21%) CSS
3 22 (30.99%) .NET
4 17 (23.94%) Node.js
5 7 (9.86%) XML
6 4 (5.63%) Ajax
6 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.63%) WCF
7 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.23%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (4.23%) Web Services
8 2 (2.82%) Apache Tika
8 2 (2.82%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (2.82%) REST
8 2 (2.82%) RESTful
8 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Mathematics
2 28 (39.44%) Process Improvement
3 20 (28.17%) Web Development
4 18 (25.35%) OO
4 18 (25.35%) Web Application Development
5 16 (22.54%) Analytics
5 16 (22.54%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 16 (22.54%) OOP
6 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.63%) MVC
8 3 (4.23%) BDD
8 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) TDD
8 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.82%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.82%) Presales
9 2 (2.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.17%) C#
4 11 (15.49%) Java
5 6 (8.45%) C++
6 4 (5.63%) Python
7 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) CFML
8 2 (2.82%) F#
8 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Go
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (64.79%) Degree
2 11 (15.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Google
2 2 (2.82%) Sun
3 1 (1.41%) Atlassian