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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 91 198 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.59% 10.16% 8.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.96% 22.65% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76 175 109
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,947 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
702 874 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.44% 44.87% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 534 690 502
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 186 (83.78%) Degree
2 109 (49.10%) Software Engineering
3 104 (46.85%) Java
4 76 (34.23%) SQL
5 72 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (31.98%) Finance
7 67 (30.18%) Unit Testing
8 60 (27.03%) Spring
9 58 (26.13%) C++
10 53 (23.87%) XML
11 50 (22.52%) HTML
11 50 (22.52%) Banking
12 49 (22.07%) JavaScript
13 45 (20.27%) QA
14 43 (19.37%) TDD
14 43 (19.37%) SQL Server
15 40 (18.02%) Oracle
16 39 (17.57%) OO
17 36 (16.22%) J2EE
18 35 (15.77%) C#
18 35 (15.77%) Eclipse
19 33 (14.86%) Web Services
20 32 (14.41%) .NET
20 32 (14.41%) Security Cleared
20 32 (14.41%) UML
20 32 (14.41%) Relational Database
20 32 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (13.96%) Problem Management
21 31 (13.96%) CSS
21 31 (13.96%) GWT

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (13.96%) WebLogic
1 31 (13.96%) JBoss
1 31 (13.96%) WebSphere
2 18 (8.11%) Apache ServiceMix
3 14 (6.31%) Alfresco
3 14 (6.31%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.35%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.35%) Magento
1 3 (1.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.15%) SaaS
2 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Internet
2 3 (1.35%) DHCP
2 3 (1.35%) VPN
2 3 (1.35%) DNS
2 3 (1.35%) SAN
3 2 (0.90%) HTTP
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) LDAP
3 2 (0.90%) GPRS
3 2 (0.90%) GSM
3 2 (0.90%) CDMA2000
3 2 (0.90%) DVB
3 2 (0.90%) Wireless
3 2 (0.90%) HSPA
3 2 (0.90%) LTE
3 2 (0.90%) NAS
3 2 (0.90%) DLNA
4 1 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.45%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.45%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.41%) Relational Database
3 30 (13.51%) RDBMS
4 14 (6.31%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.70%) MySQL
6 6 (2.70%) Big Data
7 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.35%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (15.77%) Eclipse
2 31 (13.96%) Eclipse RCP
3 30 (13.51%) JUnit
4 28 (12.61%) Ant
4 28 (12.61%) Maven
5 24 (10.81%) Git (software)
6 18 (8.11%) Jenkins
7 12 (5.41%) Subversion
8 10 (4.50%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.90%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.90%) PVCS
12 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.45%) Selenium
12 1 (0.45%) Behat
12 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 71 (31.98%) Finance
2 50 (22.52%) Banking
3 31 (13.96%) French Language
4 22 (9.91%) Games
5 17 (7.66%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.95%) Electronics
6 11 (4.95%) Local Government
7 9 (4.05%) Retail
8 4 (1.80%) Military
9 3 (1.35%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.90%) Automotive
10 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (36.94%) Software Engineer
2 67 (30.18%) Developer
3 51 (22.97%) Graduate
4 32 (14.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 31 (13.96%) Java Software Engineer
6 29 (13.06%) Junior
7 23 (10.36%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.21%) Junior Software Engineer
9 14 (6.31%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (5.86%) Junior Developer
10 13 (5.86%) Consultant
10 13 (5.86%) Junior Java Software Engineer
11 11 (4.95%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.95%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.50%) Principal Consultant
13 9 (4.05%) Architect
13 9 (4.05%) Analyst
13 9 (4.05%) C++ Software Engineer
14 8 (3.60%) DBA
15 7 (3.15%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (27.03%) Spring
2 53 (23.87%) XML
3 50 (22.52%) HTML
4 36 (16.22%) J2EE
5 33 (14.86%) Web Services
6 32 (14.41%) .NET
7 31 (13.96%) CSS
7 31 (13.96%) GWT
8 26 (11.71%) Hibernate
9 21 (9.46%) HTML5
10 18 (8.11%) OSGi
10 18 (8.11%) JMS
10 18 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (8.11%) JSP
10 18 (8.11%) Servlets
10 18 (8.11%) XSLT
11 16 (7.21%) ASP.NET
12 15 (6.76%) XHTML
12 15 (6.76%) SOAP
13 14 (6.31%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.96%) Mathematics
2 26 (11.71%) Algorithms
3 22 (9.91%) Open Source
4 21 (9.46%) Data Structures
5 19 (8.56%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (8.56%) Client/Server
5 19 (8.56%) N-Tier
6 18 (8.11%) SWIFT
6 18 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (6.76%) Management Information System
8 14 (6.31%) RIA
9 10 (4.50%) Physics
10 8 (3.60%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.80%) BBC
11 4 (1.80%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.80%) GIS
12 3 (1.35%) Verilog
12 3 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.51%) Android
2 29 (13.06%) Apple iOS
3 28 (12.61%) Windows
4 21 (9.46%) UNIX
5 15 (6.76%) Linux
6 9 (4.05%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.80%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.90%) CentOS
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.90%) Fedora
8 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (49.10%) Software Engineering
2 72 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (30.18%) Unit Testing
4 43 (19.37%) TDD
5 39 (17.57%) OO
6 32 (14.41%) UML
6 32 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (13.96%) Problem Management
8 28 (12.61%) Scrum
9 20 (9.01%) MVC
10 17 (7.66%) PRINCE2
10 17 (7.66%) OOD
10 17 (7.66%) iOS Development
11 16 (7.21%) Android Development
12 15 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (6.31%) Web Development
13 14 (6.31%) Project Management
14 13 (5.86%) ITIL
15 11 (4.95%) Migration
15 11 (4.95%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 104 (46.85%) Java
2 76 (34.23%) SQL
3 58 (26.13%) C++
4 49 (22.07%) JavaScript
5 35 (15.77%) C#
6 30 (13.51%) C
7 14 (6.31%) Perl
8 12 (5.41%) Python
9 11 (4.95%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.50%) VB.NET
11 9 (4.05%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.15%) PHP
12 7 (3.15%) VBA
12 7 (3.15%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.15%) Ruby
13 5 (2.25%) VB
13 5 (2.25%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.80%) VC++
15 3 (1.35%) PHP5
15 3 (1.35%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 186 (83.78%) Degree
2 32 (14.41%) Security Cleared
3 29 (13.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.15%) HND
5 6 (2.70%) PhD
6 3 (1.35%) ISEB
7 2 (0.90%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.90%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.27%) QA
2 10 (4.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) COBIT
3 2 (0.90%) JTAG
3 2 (0.90%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.90%) DO-178B
System Software
1 19 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Puppet
1 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) MOM
2 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (18.02%) Oracle
2 22 (9.91%) IBM
3 21 (9.46%) VMware
3 21 (9.46%) Google
4 16 (7.21%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.50%) Adobe
6 5 (2.25%) HP
7 4 (1.80%) Nokia
7 4 (1.80%) Siemens
7 4 (1.80%) Toshiba
7 4 (1.80%) ESRI
7 4 (1.80%) BT
8 3 (1.35%) Zend
8 3 (1.35%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.90%) Twitter
9 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.90%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.45%) Perforce
10 1 (0.45%) Dell
10 1 (0.45%) EMC
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Clear Cube Consulting
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff or Bristol
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago