The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 71 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 7.85% 7.87% 6.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.36% 20.00% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 45
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
304 270 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 33.63% 39.36% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 232 212 312
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Brighton

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Brighton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 131 (84.52%) Degree
2 68 (43.87%) Java
3 58 (37.42%) Software Engineering
4 53 (34.19%) SQL
5 48 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (29.03%) C#
7 41 (26.45%) HTML
8 40 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 40 (25.81%) MVC
9 38 (24.52%) OO
10 35 (22.58%) .NET
10 35 (22.58%) Linux
11 32 (20.65%) CSS
12 31 (20.00%) Web Services
13 27 (17.42%) jQuery
14 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
15 24 (15.48%) Spring
16 23 (14.84%) Social Media
16 23 (14.84%) ASP.NET
16 23 (14.84%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (14.19%) Front Office
17 22 (14.19%) XML
17 22 (14.19%) MySQL
18 21 (13.55%) MS Excel
19 20 (12.90%) Scrum
19 20 (12.90%) Bash Shell
19 20 (12.90%) Algorithms
20 19 (12.26%) Unit Testing
20 19 (12.26%) TDD
21 18 (11.61%) Internet

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.81%) Apache Solr
1 9 (5.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.58%) CMS
3 2 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Lync
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (13.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.61%) Internet
2 15 (9.68%) SMTP
3 2 (1.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) WLAN
4 1 (0.65%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.84%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (14.19%) MySQL
3 18 (11.61%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.39%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.81%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.81%) HBase
6 9 (5.81%) Big Data
7 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.94%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.29%) SQLite
9 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Visual Studio
1 14 (9.03%) JUnit
2 11 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.45%) JIRA
3 10 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.81%) Mockito
4 9 (5.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.52%) Selenium
6 5 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.23%) TestNG
7 2 (1.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.29%) Xcode
General
1 22 (14.19%) Front Office
2 10 (6.45%) Electronics
3 9 (5.81%) Finance
3 9 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.16%) Publishing
5 5 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (54.84%) Developer
2 29 (18.71%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.61%) C# Developer
4 17 (10.97%) Analyst
5 16 (10.32%) .NET Developer
6 15 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 13 (8.39%) Support Engineer
7 13 (8.39%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.10%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Software Programmer
9 10 (6.45%) iOS Developer
9 10 (6.45%) C# Programmer
9 10 (6.45%) IT Support
9 10 (6.45%) Programmer
9 10 (6.45%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.45%) Applications Support
9 10 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (5.81%) Deployment Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.45%) HTML
2 35 (22.58%) .NET
3 32 (20.65%) CSS
4 31 (20.00%) Web Services
5 27 (17.42%) jQuery
6 24 (15.48%) Spring
7 23 (14.84%) ASP.NET
8 22 (14.19%) XML
9 18 (11.61%) SOAP
9 18 (11.61%) WCF
9 18 (11.61%) RESTful
10 17 (10.97%) Ajax
11 9 (5.81%) XSLT
11 9 (5.81%) Core Animation
11 9 (5.81%) AngularJS
11 9 (5.81%) Velocity
12 8 (5.16%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.16%) HTML5
12 8 (5.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.84%) Social Media
2 20 (12.90%) Algorithms
3 12 (7.74%) Open Source
4 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.81%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (5.81%) Animation
5 9 (5.81%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.52%) N-Tier
7 6 (3.87%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.29%) User Experience
10 2 (1.29%) PMI
11 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.58%) Linux
2 15 (9.68%) Windows
3 10 (6.45%) Android
3 10 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.42%) Software Engineering
2 48 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (25.81%) MVC
4 38 (24.52%) OO
5 20 (12.90%) Scrum
6 19 (12.26%) Unit Testing
6 19 (12.26%) TDD
7 18 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 15 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (9.03%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (9.03%) BDD
10 13 (8.39%) Software Architecture
10 13 (8.39%) Refactoring
11 12 (7.74%) OOD
12 10 (6.45%) iOS Development
12 10 (6.45%) OOP
12 10 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.81%) SOA
13 9 (5.81%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.87%) Java
2 53 (34.19%) SQL
3 45 (29.03%) C#
4 40 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 12 (7.74%) C++
6 12 (7.74%) Python
7 11 (7.10%) C
8 8 (5.16%) PHP
9 7 (4.52%) PHP5
9 7 (4.52%) Groovy
10 6 (3.87%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.94%) VB
11 3 (1.94%) XAML
12 2 (1.29%) F#
12 2 (1.29%) Lua
12 2 (1.29%) VB6
13 1 (0.65%) COBOL
13 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 131 (84.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) CCNP
3 1 (0.65%) CCNA
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (9.68%) IMail Server
2 1 (0.65%) XenServer
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.29%) Sitecore
2 2 (1.29%) Ektron
2 2 (1.29%) Adobe
2 2 (1.29%) Vignette
3 1 (0.65%) Citrix
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco
3 1 (0.65%) Pega