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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 21 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 136 158 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.51% 10.03% 5.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.99% 27.87% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 100 152 84
Average salary £34,250 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,000
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
567 567 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.33% 35.98% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 430 486 419
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,250 £27,450
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 21 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (83.45%) Degree
2 115 (39.66%) Java
3 112 (38.62%) Software Engineering
4 88 (30.34%) Finance
5 87 (30.00%) SQL
6 75 (25.86%) Unit Testing
7 71 (24.48%) Spring
8 62 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (21.03%) Windows
10 60 (20.69%) HTML
11 59 (20.34%) C++
12 58 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 56 (19.31%) XML
14 55 (18.97%) OO
15 52 (17.93%) JavaScript
15 52 (17.93%) Web Services
16 50 (17.24%) Banking
17 49 (16.90%) Scrum
17 49 (16.90%) TDD
17 49 (16.90%) QA
17 49 (16.90%) Relational Database
18 46 (15.86%) Microsoft
19 44 (15.17%) C#
20 42 (14.48%) Linux
21 41 (14.14%) Eclipse
21 41 (14.14%) RDBMS
22 39 (13.45%) MySQL
23 38 (13.10%) VMware
24 37 (12.76%) Enterprise Software
25 36 (12.41%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (12.41%) WebLogic
1 36 (12.41%) WebSphere
2 19 (6.55%) Apache ServiceMix
3 17 (5.86%) IIS
4 11 (3.79%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.07%) Alfresco
6 6 (2.07%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.07%) Joomla!
7 5 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.34%) Node.js
10 1 (0.34%) nginx
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.83%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.38%) MS Office
3 4 (1.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (4.83%) Magento
2 13 (4.48%) Shopify
3 5 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.83%) SaaS
2 12 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.90%) SAN
2 13 (4.48%) VPN
2 13 (4.48%) Firewall
3 12 (4.14%) DNS
4 10 (3.45%) HTTP
5 9 (3.10%) VoIP
5 9 (3.10%) IPsec
6 8 (2.76%) Network Security
6 8 (2.76%) ISDN
6 8 (2.76%) SMTP
6 8 (2.76%) PPTP
6 8 (2.76%) H.323
7 7 (2.41%) LDAP
7 7 (2.41%) Internet
8 4 (1.38%) Intranet
8 4 (1.38%) DHCP
8 4 (1.38%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.03%) NAS
10 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (16.90%) Relational Database
3 41 (14.14%) RDBMS
4 39 (13.45%) MySQL
5 23 (7.93%) Big Data
6 15 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (4.48%) Hazelcast
8 9 (3.10%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.41%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.07%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.34%) DB2
14 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (14.14%) Eclipse
2 34 (11.72%) Eclipse RCP
3 31 (10.69%) Git (software)
4 27 (9.31%) JUnit
5 25 (8.62%) Maven
6 24 (8.28%) Ant
7 19 (6.55%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.79%) PHPUnit
9 8 (2.76%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.07%) Subversion
10 6 (2.07%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (1.72%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.69%) Selenium
14 1 (0.34%) Behat
14 1 (0.34%) Android Studio
General
1 88 (30.34%) Finance
2 50 (17.24%) Banking
3 34 (11.72%) French Language
4 28 (9.66%) Games
5 19 (6.55%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.83%) Retail
7 12 (4.14%) Back Office
8 9 (3.10%) Local Government
9 5 (1.72%) Electronics
9 5 (1.72%) Marketing
10 4 (1.38%) Military
11 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 92 (31.72%) Developer
2 83 (28.62%) Software Engineer
3 60 (20.69%) Graduate
4 35 (12.07%) Junior
5 34 (11.72%) Java Software Engineer
6 25 (8.62%) Architect
6 25 (8.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 21 (7.24%) Java Developer
8 20 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 20 (6.90%) Technical Architect
9 19 (6.55%) Junior Software Engineer
10 16 (5.52%) Junior Java Software Engineer
11 15 (5.17%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.83%) .NET Developer
12 14 (4.83%) Graduate Developer
13 13 (4.48%) PHP Developer
13 13 (4.48%) iOS Developer
14 12 (4.14%) Consultant
15 11 (3.79%) C++ Software Engineer
15 11 (3.79%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (24.48%) Spring
2 60 (20.69%) HTML
3 56 (19.31%) XML
4 52 (17.93%) Web Services
5 34 (11.72%) GWT
6 32 (11.03%) jQuery
7 31 (10.69%) .NET
8 30 (10.34%) CSS
9 29 (10.00%) J2EE
10 27 (9.31%) RESTful
11 21 (7.24%) Hibernate
12 20 (6.90%) ASP.NET
13 19 (6.55%) OSGi
14 18 (6.21%) XSLT
14 18 (6.21%) JSP
14 18 (6.21%) Servlets
14 18 (6.21%) JMS
14 18 (6.21%) WebSphere MQ
15 16 (5.52%) STL
15 16 (5.52%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.76%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (11.03%) Open Source
3 21 (7.24%) Mathematics
4 20 (6.90%) N-Tier
5 19 (6.55%) Client/Server
6 18 (6.21%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (6.21%) SWIFT
7 15 (5.17%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.79%) GIS
9 9 (3.10%) Digital Media
10 7 (2.41%) Physics
11 6 (2.07%) RIA
12 5 (1.72%) Social Network
13 2 (0.69%) Statistics
13 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.34%) Informatics
14 1 (0.34%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.34%) Replication
14 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.03%) Windows
2 42 (14.48%) Linux
3 27 (9.31%) UNIX
4 23 (7.93%) Apple iOS
5 18 (6.21%) Mac OS X
6 13 (4.48%) Ubuntu
6 13 (4.48%) Android
6 13 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.14%) CentOS
7 12 (4.14%) Fedora
8 8 (2.76%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.38%) AIX
10 4 (1.38%) Solaris
10 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (38.62%) Software Engineering
2 75 (25.86%) Unit Testing
3 62 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (18.97%) OO
5 49 (16.90%) TDD
5 49 (16.90%) Scrum
6 36 (12.41%) Problem Management
7 31 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (8.62%) ITIL
8 25 (8.62%) UML
9 20 (6.90%) OOD
10 19 (6.55%) Web Development
10 19 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (6.55%) iOS Development
11 18 (6.21%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.52%) Project Management
12 16 (5.52%) MVC
13 14 (4.83%) Service Management
14 13 (4.48%) DNA
14 13 (4.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (39.66%) Java
2 87 (30.00%) SQL
3 59 (20.34%) C++
4 52 (17.93%) JavaScript
5 44 (15.17%) C#
6 32 (11.03%) C
7 27 (9.31%) PHP
8 19 (6.55%) Python
9 14 (4.83%) PHP5
10 13 (4.48%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.79%) Ruby
11 11 (3.79%) Lisp
12 10 (3.45%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.72%) VBA
14 5 (1.72%) VB
15 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.69%) VC++
17 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 242 (83.45%) Degree
2 30 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 26 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 21 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.07%) HND
6 5 (1.72%) CCNP
6 5 (1.72%) CCNA
6 5 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.38%) CISSP
7 4 (1.38%) MCSE
7 4 (1.38%) MCP
7 4 (1.38%) MCSD
8 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.69%) ISEB
10 1 (0.34%) HNC
10 1 (0.34%) CISA
10 1 (0.34%) GIAC
10 1 (0.34%) GCIA
10 1 (0.34%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (16.90%) QA
2 13 (4.48%) SLA
3 4 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.38%) COBIT
3 4 (1.38%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.34%) COSO
System Software
1 35 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.76%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.38%) Samba
4 4 (1.38%) NFS
4 4 (1.38%) Xen
4 4 (1.38%) GPFS
5 1 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (2.76%) Nagios
1 8 (2.76%) logstash
2 4 (1.38%) Bcfg2
3 3 (1.03%) Puppet
3 3 (1.03%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 46 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.10%) VMware
3 36 (12.41%) Oracle
3 36 (12.41%) JBoss
4 20 (6.90%) Google
5 19 (6.55%) IBM
6 16 (5.52%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.83%) Zend
8 11 (3.79%) ESRI
9 9 (3.10%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.07%) Twitter
10 6 (2.07%) Adobe
11 5 (1.72%) Intel
11 5 (1.72%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.38%) Cisco
13 2 (0.69%) Sybase
13 2 (0.69%) Business Objects
14 1 (0.34%) SAP
14 1 (0.34%) HP
14 1 (0.34%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension & Benefits + Flexi Hours!
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Invatech Health
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Invatech Health
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 -£35k + VG benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35 - 40k + VG benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £28,500 + VG benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago