The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 27 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 28 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.02% 6.60% 6.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.59% 16.30% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 39
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 136 227 293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 34.09% 40.46% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 119 217 285
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Suffolk

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Suffolk over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Suffolk

Computer Science
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Ipswich -9 8 £61,250 +150.00% 3
Stowmarket - 6 £22,250 - 2
Bury St Edmunds +4 5 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Newmarket - 4 £30,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 37 (80.43%) Degree
2 22 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (41.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) ERP
4 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
6 9 (19.57%) ISEB
6 9 (19.57%) Linux
7 8 (17.39%) Retail
8 7 (15.22%) QA
8 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.22%) .NET
8 7 (15.22%) C#
8 7 (15.22%) ArchiMate
9 6 (13.04%) SDLC
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Juniper
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) HTML
10 5 (10.87%) Java
10 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
10 5 (10.87%) CSS
10 5 (10.87%) ITIL
10 5 (10.87%) Unix
10 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (10.87%) Relational Database

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Network Security
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Power BI
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Ant
3 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.17%) Gradle
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) SCons
General
1 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (21.74%) Graduate
4 8 (17.39%) Junior
5 7 (15.22%) Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Applications Support
6 6 (13.04%) Graduate Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Graduate QA Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) QA Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Junior Network Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
8 4 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) CSS
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) RESTful
4 3 (6.52%) jQuery
5 2 (4.35%) Ajax
5 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.35%) CSS3
5 2 (4.35%) Kendo UI
5 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.35%) React
5 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.17%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) REST
6 1 (2.17%) Sass
6 1 (2.17%) SOAP
6 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ERP
1 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.22%) ArchiMate
3 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.04%) SDLC
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Logistics
6 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) Web Filtering
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) C#
3 5 (10.87%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Scala
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Degree
2 19 (41.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (19.57%) ISEB
4 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) CCSA
6 1 (2.17%) CCSE
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) HND
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Juniper
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) F5
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £23,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
SpeedyBooker.com Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum dependent on experience, negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago