The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 114 208 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.06% 12.03% 5.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.43% 27.70% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 97 198 81
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
694 751 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 36.91% 43.44% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 559 632 500
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Bristol

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

1 207 (82.80%) Degree
2 112 (44.80%) Java
3 101 (40.40%) Software Engineering
4 79 (31.60%) SQL
5 77 (30.80%) Finance
6 76 (30.40%) Spring
6 76 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (30.40%) Unit Testing
7 56 (22.40%) C++
8 52 (20.80%) HTML
8 52 (20.80%) SQL Server
9 51 (20.40%) XML
10 49 (19.60%) Banking
10 49 (19.60%) QA
11 44 (17.60%) Web Services
11 44 (17.60%) Windows
12 43 (17.20%) Oracle
12 43 (17.20%) TDD
13 42 (16.80%) Relational Database
14 39 (15.60%) Scrum
14 39 (15.60%) JavaScript
14 39 (15.60%) RDBMS
15 38 (15.20%) Eclipse
16 37 (14.80%) Security Cleared
17 35 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (13.60%) J2EE
19 33 (13.20%) C#
19 33 (13.20%) WebLogic
19 33 (13.20%) JBoss
19 33 (13.20%) Problem Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 33 (13.20%) WebLogic
1 33 (13.20%) JBoss
1 33 (13.20%) WebSphere
2 20 (8.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 14 (5.60%) Joomla!
3 14 (5.60%) Alfresco
4 13 (5.20%) IIS
5 7 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.00%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Photoshop
1 7 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.60%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.00%) Magento
1 10 (4.00%) Shopify
2 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.40%) SaaS
2 9 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.00%) Internet
2 9 (3.60%) SAN
3 8 (3.20%) VPN
3 8 (3.20%) DNS
4 6 (2.40%) HTTP
4 6 (2.40%) Firewall
5 4 (1.60%) PPTP
5 4 (1.60%) H.323
5 4 (1.60%) IPsec
5 4 (1.60%) Network Security
5 4 (1.60%) Intranet
5 4 (1.60%) ISDN
5 4 (1.60%) VoIP
5 4 (1.60%) SMTP
5 4 (1.60%) DHCP
6 3 (1.20%) LDAP
6 3 (1.20%) NAS
7 2 (0.80%) DLNA
7 2 (0.80%) HSPA
7 2 (0.80%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 42 (16.80%) Relational Database
3 39 (15.60%) RDBMS
4 19 (7.60%) MySQL
5 14 (5.60%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.00%) Big Data
7 10 (4.00%) Hazelcast
8 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.00%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (15.20%) Eclipse
2 31 (12.40%) Eclipse RCP
3 30 (12.00%) JUnit
3 30 (12.00%) Maven
4 27 (10.80%) Ant
5 25 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 20 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.80%) Subversion
8 10 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.80%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.80%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.80%) PVCS
12 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.40%) Selenium
12 1 (0.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.40%) Behat
General
1 77 (30.80%) Finance
2 49 (19.60%) Banking
3 31 (12.40%) French Language
4 23 (9.20%) Games
5 17 (6.80%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.40%) Local Government
7 8 (3.20%) Retail
7 8 (3.20%) Back Office
7 8 (3.20%) Electronics
8 5 (2.00%) Military
9 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (34.40%) Software Engineer
2 66 (26.40%) Developer
3 61 (24.40%) Graduate
4 32 (12.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 31 (12.40%) Java Software Engineer
6 28 (11.20%) Junior
7 26 (10.40%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.40%) Architect
8 16 (6.40%) Junior Software Engineer
9 14 (5.60%) Junior Java Software Engineer
9 14 (5.60%) Consultant
10 13 (5.20%) Software Developer
10 13 (5.20%) Technical Architect
10 13 (5.20%) Graduate Developer
11 11 (4.40%) Junior Developer
12 10 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (4.00%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Analyst
12 10 (4.00%) Programmer
12 10 (4.00%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.40%) Spring
2 52 (20.80%) HTML
3 51 (20.40%) XML
4 44 (17.60%) Web Services
5 34 (13.60%) J2EE
6 31 (12.40%) Hibernate
6 31 (12.40%) GWT
7 29 (11.60%) CSS
8 23 (9.20%) .NET
9 20 (8.00%) OSGi
10 19 (7.60%) XHTML
11 17 (6.80%) JMS
11 17 (6.80%) XSLT
11 17 (6.80%) JSP
11 17 (6.80%) Servlets
11 17 (6.80%) WebSphere MQ
12 16 (6.40%) jQuery
12 16 (6.40%) RESTful
12 16 (6.40%) HTML5
13 15 (6.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.80%) Mathematics
2 24 (9.60%) Open Source
2 24 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (9.60%) Algorithms
3 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.60%) N-Tier
5 18 (7.20%) Client/Server
6 17 (6.80%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (6.80%) SWIFT
7 14 (5.60%) RIA
7 14 (5.60%) Management Information System
8 11 (4.40%) Data Structures
9 10 (4.00%) Physics
10 9 (3.60%) GIS
11 5 (2.00%) Social Network
11 5 (2.00%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.60%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.20%) Statistics
13 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.60%) Windows
2 30 (12.00%) Linux
3 25 (10.00%) Android
4 24 (9.60%) UNIX
5 23 (9.20%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.60%) CentOS
6 9 (3.60%) Fedora
6 9 (3.60%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.80%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.20%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.40%) Software Engineering
2 76 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.40%) Unit Testing
3 43 (17.20%) TDD
4 39 (15.60%) Scrum
5 35 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (13.20%) Problem Management
7 29 (11.60%) UML
7 29 (11.60%) OO
8 25 (10.00%) ITIL
9 19 (7.60%) MVC
10 17 (6.80%) PRINCE2
11 16 (6.40%) Android Development
12 15 (6.00%) iOS Development
13 14 (5.60%) OOD
13 14 (5.60%) Business Analysis
13 14 (5.60%) Web Development
14 13 (5.20%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (5.20%) Project Management
15 12 (4.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (44.80%) Java
2 79 (31.60%) SQL
3 56 (22.40%) C++
4 39 (15.60%) JavaScript
5 33 (13.20%) C#
6 28 (11.20%) C
7 17 (6.80%) Python
8 13 (5.20%) PHP
9 11 (4.40%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.40%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.00%) PHP5
11 9 (3.60%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.20%) Lisp
12 8 (3.20%) Ruby
13 7 (2.80%) VBA
14 5 (2.00%) VB
14 5 (2.00%) Perl
14 5 (2.00%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.60%) VC++
16 3 (1.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 207 (82.80%) Degree
2 37 (14.80%) Security Cleared
3 33 (13.20%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.80%) HND
6 4 (1.60%) MCP
6 4 (1.60%) MCSD
6 4 (1.60%) PhD
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB
7 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) MCSE
8 2 (0.80%) CISSP
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.80%) CCNP
8 2 (0.80%) CCNA
8 2 (0.80%) HNC
9 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.40%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.60%) QA
2 15 (6.00%) SLA
3 4 (1.60%) COBIT
4 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.80%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.40%) COSO
System Software
1 23 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) Nagios
1 4 (1.60%) logstash
2 3 (1.20%) Puppet
2 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) MOM
3 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (17.20%) Oracle
2 30 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.40%) VMware
4 20 (8.00%) Google
5 19 (7.60%) IBM
6 10 (4.00%) Zend
6 10 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.00%) Adobe
7 9 (3.60%) ESRI
8 5 (2.00%) Twitter
9 4 (1.60%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.80%) Sybase
11 2 (0.80%) Intel
11 2 (0.80%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.40%) Synopsys
12 1 (0.40%) Netezza
12 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.40%) Mapinfo
12 1 (0.40%) Perforce
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benifits, Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harnham
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, pension, training scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ADP
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £2500 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £28k + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: c £25-35k, dependent on relevant experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 25 days ago