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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 25 37 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.92% 5.92% 7.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.54% 13.78% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 25
Median salary £57,500 £21,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +167.44% -21.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £46,500
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 Suffolk with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 87 254 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 30.31% 42.98% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 81 215 192
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,700
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 26 March 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 26 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
Ipswich +10 9 £55,000 +155.81% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £57,500 - 1
Newmarket - 1 - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 29 (72.50%) Degree
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (27.50%) Finance
4 10 (25.00%) Unix
5 9 (22.50%) OO
5 9 (22.50%) .NET
6 8 (20.00%) OOD
6 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (20.00%) Banking
6 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 8 (20.00%) High Availability
6 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (17.50%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.50%) C#
7 7 (17.50%) C++
8 6 (15.00%) ERP
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) Games
8 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.00%) Physics
8 6 (15.00%) Virtual Team
8 6 (15.00%) MongoDB

Computer Science
Top Related 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 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) MySQL
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.50%) Power BI
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) SCons
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
1 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Games
4 5 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) C++ Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Graduate
3 6 (15.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Graduate
5 3 (7.50%) Graduate Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) jQuery
4 3 (7.50%) J2EE
4 3 (7.50%) RESTful
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) Sass
6 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.50%) Java EE
6 1 (2.50%) JMS
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.00%) PMI
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) OO
2 8 (20.00%) High Availability
2 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (20.00%) OOD
2 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Multithreaded Programming
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) ERP
4 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
4 6 (15.00%) Physics
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Economics
6 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) MVC
7 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) C#
2 7 (17.50%) C++
3 5 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) Xen
1 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) Juniper
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) F5
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
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