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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 132 163 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.27% 10.25% 5.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.49% 28.55% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 100 156 88
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £53,000
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
562 571 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.95% 35.89% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 430 488 425
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 242 (84.03%) Degree
2 118 (40.97%) Java
3 108 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 87 (30.21%) Finance
5 82 (28.47%) SQL
6 75 (26.04%) Unit Testing
7 74 (25.69%) Spring
8 63 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (21.53%) Windows
10 60 (20.83%) C++
11 59 (20.49%) HTML
12 57 (19.79%) XML
13 56 (19.44%) Web Services
13 56 (19.44%) SQL Server
14 53 (18.40%) TDD
15 52 (18.06%) OO
16 50 (17.36%) JavaScript
16 50 (17.36%) QA
17 49 (17.01%) Scrum
18 48 (16.67%) Relational Database
19 47 (16.32%) Banking
20 43 (14.93%) C#
20 43 (14.93%) Linux
20 43 (14.93%) Microsoft
21 41 (14.24%) Eclipse
22 40 (13.89%) RDBMS
23 38 (13.19%) VMware
24 37 (12.85%) Oracle
25 36 (12.50%) MySQL
25 36 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (12.15%) WebLogic
1 35 (12.15%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.94%) Apache ServiceMix
3 17 (5.90%) IIS
4 11 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.78%) Alfresco
6 8 (2.78%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.08%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.35%) nginx
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.35%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.39%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.86%) Magento
2 13 (4.51%) Shopify
3 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.86%) SaaS
2 12 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.94%) SAN
2 13 (4.51%) VPN
2 13 (4.51%) Firewall
3 12 (4.17%) DNS
4 10 (3.47%) HTTP
5 9 (3.13%) VoIP
5 9 (3.13%) IPsec
6 8 (2.78%) Network Security
6 8 (2.78%) ISDN
6 8 (2.78%) SMTP
6 8 (2.78%) PPTP
6 8 (2.78%) H.323
7 7 (2.43%) LDAP
7 7 (2.43%) Internet
8 4 (1.39%) Intranet
8 4 (1.39%) DHCP
8 4 (1.39%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.04%) NAS
10 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 48 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 40 (13.89%) RDBMS
4 36 (12.50%) MySQL
5 23 (7.99%) Big Data
6 13 (4.51%) Hazelcast
6 13 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.08%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (14.24%) Eclipse
2 33 (11.46%) Eclipse RCP
3 31 (10.76%) Git (software)
4 28 (9.72%) JUnit
5 26 (9.03%) Maven
6 24 (8.33%) Ant
7 20 (6.94%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.78%) PHPUnit
9 7 (2.43%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.43%) Subversion
10 6 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.04%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.69%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.69%) Selenium
14 1 (0.35%) PVCS
14 1 (0.35%) Behat
14 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 87 (30.21%) Finance
2 47 (16.32%) Banking
3 33 (11.46%) French Language
4 29 (10.07%) Games
5 18 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 16 (5.56%) Retail
7 12 (4.17%) Back Office
8 10 (3.47%) Local Government
9 6 (2.08%) Electronics
10 5 (1.74%) Marketing
11 4 (1.39%) Military
12 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.35%) Advertising
13 1 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 91 (31.60%) Developer
2 83 (28.82%) Software Engineer
3 60 (20.83%) Graduate
4 33 (11.46%) Junior
4 33 (11.46%) Java Software Engineer
5 26 (9.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 25 (8.68%) Architect
7 23 (7.99%) Java Developer
8 21 (7.29%) Software Developer
9 20 (6.94%) Technical Architect
10 17 (5.90%) Junior Software Engineer
11 15 (5.21%) Junior Java Software Engineer
12 14 (4.86%) iOS Developer
12 14 (4.86%) .NET Developer
13 13 (4.51%) Consultant
13 13 (4.51%) Graduate Developer
14 12 (4.17%) Web Developer
15 10 (3.47%) Tester
15 10 (3.47%) Analyst
15 10 (3.47%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (25.69%) Spring
2 59 (20.49%) HTML
3 57 (19.79%) XML
4 56 (19.44%) Web Services
5 33 (11.46%) GWT
6 31 (10.76%) .NET
6 31 (10.76%) J2EE
7 29 (10.07%) CSS
7 29 (10.07%) jQuery
7 29 (10.07%) RESTful
8 23 (7.99%) Hibernate
9 20 (6.94%) OSGi
10 19 (6.60%) ASP.NET
11 18 (6.25%) XSLT
11 18 (6.25%) JSP
11 18 (6.25%) Servlets
11 18 (6.25%) JMS
11 18 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
12 16 (5.56%) iOS SDK
12 16 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (11.81%) Open Source
3 22 (7.64%) Mathematics
4 20 (6.94%) N-Tier
5 19 (6.60%) Client/Server
6 18 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (6.25%) SWIFT
7 14 (4.86%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.82%) GIS
9 9 (3.13%) Digital Media
10 8 (2.78%) RIA
11 7 (2.43%) Physics
12 5 (1.74%) Social Network
13 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.69%) Statistics
15 1 (0.35%) Informatics
15 1 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
15 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (21.53%) Windows
2 43 (14.93%) Linux
3 28 (9.72%) Apple iOS
4 27 (9.38%) UNIX
5 20 (6.94%) Mac OS X
6 18 (6.25%) Android
7 13 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.51%) Ubuntu
8 12 (4.17%) Fedora
8 12 (4.17%) CentOS
9 8 (2.78%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.39%) AIX
11 4 (1.39%) Solaris
11 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 75 (26.04%) Unit Testing
3 63 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (18.40%) TDD
5 52 (18.06%) OO
6 49 (17.01%) Scrum
7 35 (12.15%) Problem Management
8 32 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.68%) ITIL
9 25 (8.68%) UML
10 20 (6.94%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (6.94%) iOS Development
11 19 (6.60%) Web Development
12 18 (6.25%) OOD
13 17 (5.90%) PRINCE2
13 17 (5.90%) MVC
14 15 (5.21%) Project Management
14 15 (5.21%) Business Analysis
15 13 (4.51%) Service Management
15 13 (4.51%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 118 (40.97%) Java
2 82 (28.47%) SQL
3 60 (20.83%) C++
4 50 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 43 (14.93%) C#
6 35 (12.15%) C
7 25 (8.68%) PHP
8 20 (6.94%) Python
9 14 (4.86%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.86%) PHP5
10 12 (4.17%) Lisp
10 12 (4.17%) Ruby
11 11 (3.82%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.78%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.74%) VB
14 4 (1.39%) VBA
14 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.04%) VC++
16 2 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 242 (84.03%) Degree
2 29 (10.07%) Security Cleared
3 26 (9.03%) SC Cleared
4 21 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.08%) HND
6 5 (1.74%) CCNP
6 5 (1.74%) CCNA
6 5 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.39%) MCSE
7 4 (1.39%) MCP
7 4 (1.39%) MCSD
7 4 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.04%) CISSP
9 2 (0.69%) ISEB
10 1 (0.35%) HNC
10 1 (0.35%) CISA
10 1 (0.35%) GIAC
10 1 (0.35%) GCIA
10 1 (0.35%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (17.36%) QA
2 14 (4.86%) SLA
3 4 (1.39%) COBIT
4 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.04%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.35%) COSO
System Software
1 35 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.39%) Samba
4 4 (1.39%) NFS
4 4 (1.39%) Xen
4 4 (1.39%) GPFS
5 1 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (2.78%) Nagios
1 8 (2.78%) logstash
2 4 (1.39%) Bcfg2
3 3 (1.04%) Puppet
3 3 (1.04%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 43 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.19%) VMware
3 37 (12.85%) Oracle
4 35 (12.15%) JBoss
5 20 (6.94%) Google
6 19 (6.60%) IBM
7 16 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.86%) Zend
9 11 (3.82%) ESRI
10 9 (3.13%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.08%) Twitter
11 6 (2.08%) Adobe
12 4 (1.39%) Cisco
12 4 (1.39%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.04%) Intel
14 2 (0.69%) Sybase
14 2 (0.69%) Business Objects
15 1 (0.35%) SAP
15 1 (0.35%) HP
15 1 (0.35%) Dell
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Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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SDL Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 27 days ago