The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 19 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 8.70% 2.78% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.00% 4.76% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Maidstone with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30 42 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 43.48% 58.33% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 25
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Maidstone.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Maidstone

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Maidstone over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Payments Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Tika
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Contact Management
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP