Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 38 27
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 56 50 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.69% 5.11% 7.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.67% 13.48% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 59
Suffolk median annual salary £26,000 £45,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.22% +73.08% -8.77%
10th Percentile £20,900 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £51,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 210 371 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 36.33% 37.90% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 195 334 398
Suffolk median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £24,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,875
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +1.19%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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
Ipswich +2 31 £45,000 - 1
Stowmarket - 10 £22,250 -
Bury St Edmunds +26 9 £26,000 -48.00% 1
Woodbridge - 1 £34,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 39 (69.64%) Degree
2 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 22 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.93%) Java
6 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 18 (32.14%) HTML
7 17 (30.36%) SQL
7 17 (30.36%) CSS
8 16 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (23.21%) Oracle
9 13 (23.21%) ITIL
10 11 (19.64%) ISEB
10 11 (19.64%) Node.js
11 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
11 10 (17.86%) MySQL
11 10 (17.86%) PHP
11 10 (17.86%) C#
11 10 (17.86%) C++
11 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
11 10 (17.86%) QA
12 9 (16.07%) C
12 9 (16.07%) MVC
12 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
12 9 (16.07%) Mobile Development
13 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
13 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
13 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server

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 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) Network Security
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) Looker
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Digital Economy
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Graduate
2 19 (33.93%) Developer
3 18 (32.14%) Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Graduate Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 8 (14.29%) iOS Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Architect
7 7 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Graduate Test Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) Graduate QA Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) Junior
8 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) Graduate Support Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Graduate Test Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) HTML
2 17 (30.36%) CSS
3 11 (19.64%) Node.js
4 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.50%) React
5 6 (10.71%) .NET
5 6 (10.71%) RESTful
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.93%) WCF
6 5 (8.93%) Web Services
7 4 (7.14%) Kendo UI
7 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (5.36%) CSS3
8 3 (5.36%) Ember.js
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) JSON
8 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) PMI
3 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.57%) PDA
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Unix
4 4 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
5 9 (16.07%) Mobile Development
5 9 (16.07%) MVC
5 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
6 8 (14.29%) CRM
6 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.50%) Release Management
7 7 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Planning and Forecasting
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.93%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (8.93%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) C#
4 10 (17.86%) C++
4 10 (17.86%) PHP
5 9 (16.07%) C
6 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 7 (12.50%) Apple Swift
8 6 (10.71%) Embedded C
8 6 (10.71%) Embedded C++
9 3 (5.36%) ES6
10 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) Degree
2 16 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (19.64%) ISEB
4 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.57%) MCP
6 2 (3.57%) MCSD
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Juniper