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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 91 157 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.51% 7.81% 10.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.98% 18.89% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 76 123 165
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,220 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
701 831 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 34.74% 41.32% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 589 631 636
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 4 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 142 (85.03%) Degree
2 83 (49.70%) Java
3 77 (46.11%) Software Engineering
4 75 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (38.32%) SQL
6 55 (32.93%) JavaScript
7 42 (25.15%) Finance
8 39 (23.35%) HTML
9 37 (22.16%) XML
10 36 (21.56%) CSS
11 35 (20.96%) Unit Testing
12 34 (20.36%) OO
12 34 (20.36%) Banking
13 33 (19.76%) Spring
14 32 (19.16%) .NET
15 29 (17.37%) C++
16 28 (16.77%) Scrum
17 26 (15.57%) C#
17 26 (15.57%) SQL Server
17 26 (15.57%) Open Source
18 25 (14.97%) Oracle
18 25 (14.97%) Mathematics
18 25 (14.97%) QA
19 24 (14.37%) TDD
19 24 (14.37%) WebLogic
19 24 (14.37%) JBoss
20 23 (13.77%) Web Services
20 23 (13.77%) WebSphere
21 22 (13.17%) Eclipse
21 22 (13.17%) Continuous Integration

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 24 (14.37%) WebLogic
1 24 (14.37%) JBoss
2 23 (13.77%) WebSphere
3 14 (8.38%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.19%) Apache
4 12 (7.19%) Node.js
5 10 (5.99%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (3.59%) Joomla!
6 6 (3.59%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.40%) IIS
8 3 (1.80%) nginx
8 3 (1.80%) ArcSDE
8 3 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.80%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.20%) CMS
9 2 (1.20%) Liferay
10 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) SaaS
2 7 (4.19%) IaaS
2 7 (4.19%) PaaS
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Internet
2 3 (1.80%) DNS
2 3 (1.80%) VPN
2 3 (1.80%) Firewall
2 3 (1.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) NAS
3 1 (0.60%) Wireless
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.58%) RDBMS
2 16 (9.58%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.38%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.79%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (2.40%) Big Data
9 3 (1.80%) MySQL
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (13.17%) Eclipse
2 20 (11.98%) Eclipse RCP
3 15 (8.98%) JUnit
4 13 (7.78%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.78%) Maven
4 13 (7.78%) Ant
5 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.80%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (1.80%) Subversion
8 2 (1.20%) MSTest
8 2 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.60%) Mockito
9 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
9 1 (0.60%) jMock
9 1 (0.60%) JIRA
9 1 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 42 (25.15%) Finance
2 34 (20.36%) Banking
3 19 (11.38%) French Language
4 15 (8.98%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.19%) Advertising
5 7 (4.19%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.59%) Law
7 5 (2.99%) Electronics
8 3 (1.80%) Games
9 2 (1.20%) Automotive
9 2 (1.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.60%) Retail
10 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.60%) Local Government
10 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (45.51%) Developer
2 44 (26.35%) Software Engineer
3 36 (21.56%) Junior
4 25 (14.97%) Graduate
5 24 (14.37%) Java Developer
6 22 (13.17%) Junior Developer
7 19 (11.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (8.98%) Project Manager
9 12 (7.19%) Software Developer
9 12 (7.19%) Junior Software Engineer
10 11 (6.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 10 (5.99%) Architect
11 10 (5.99%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (5.39%) Junior Java Software Engineer
12 9 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (4.79%) Software Manager
13 8 (4.79%) Junior Software Developer
13 8 (4.79%) Software Project Manager
14 7 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
14 7 (4.19%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (23.35%) HTML
2 37 (22.16%) XML
3 36 (21.56%) CSS
4 33 (19.76%) Spring
5 32 (19.16%) .NET
6 23 (13.77%) Web Services
7 21 (12.57%) J2EE
8 20 (11.98%) GWT
9 15 (8.98%) HTML5
10 14 (8.38%) JSP
10 14 (8.38%) Hibernate
11 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET
11 13 (7.78%) XSLT
12 11 (6.59%) Servlets
13 10 (5.99%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (5.99%) Struts
13 10 (5.99%) JMS
13 10 (5.99%) SWT
13 10 (5.99%) OSGi
14 9 (5.39%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.57%) Open Source
2 25 (14.97%) Mathematics
3 18 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.78%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.59%) Data Structures
5 11 (6.59%) Algorithms
6 10 (5.99%) Client/Server
6 10 (5.99%) N-Tier
6 10 (5.99%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (5.99%) SWIFT
7 7 (4.19%) BBC
8 6 (3.59%) RIA
8 6 (3.59%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.99%) Social Media
9 5 (2.99%) User Experience
10 4 (2.40%) GIS
11 2 (1.20%) Social Network
11 2 (1.20%) Statistics
11 2 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.78%) UNIX
2 17 (10.18%) Linux
3 15 (8.98%) Apple iOS
3 15 (8.98%) Android
3 15 (8.98%) Windows
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (46.11%) Software Engineering
2 75 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.96%) Unit Testing
4 34 (20.36%) OO
5 28 (16.77%) Scrum
6 24 (14.37%) TDD
7 22 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.98%) MVC
8 20 (11.98%) Problem Management
9 19 (11.38%) UML
10 16 (9.58%) Web Development
11 15 (8.98%) Project Management
12 11 (6.59%) Resource Management
12 11 (6.59%) PRINCE2
12 11 (6.59%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.79%) Programme Management
13 8 (4.79%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.79%) Android Development
13 8 (4.79%) iOS Development
14 7 (4.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 83 (49.70%) Java
2 64 (38.32%) SQL
3 55 (32.93%) JavaScript
4 29 (17.37%) C++
5 26 (15.57%) C#
6 18 (10.78%) Perl
7 16 (9.58%) C
8 15 (8.98%) Python
9 7 (4.19%) PHP
10 6 (3.59%) Jython
11 5 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.99%) Ruby
12 3 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.20%) Ada
13 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.20%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.20%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.60%) Scala
14 1 (0.60%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 142 (85.03%) Degree
2 20 (11.98%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.99%) PMP
4 5 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.80%) PhD
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB
6 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.97%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) JTAG
2 2 (1.20%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.20%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (3.59%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) Puppet
2 7 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (3.59%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.60%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (14.97%) Oracle
2 17 (10.18%) VMware
3 12 (7.19%) IBM
3 12 (7.19%) Google
4 9 (5.39%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.19%) HP
5 7 (4.19%) Nokia
5 7 (4.19%) Siemens
5 7 (4.19%) BT
5 7 (4.19%) Toshiba
6 6 (3.59%) Adobe
7 4 (2.40%) ESRI
7 4 (2.40%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.60%) Cadence
8 1 (0.60%) Zend
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.60%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £27500 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
EE
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + training, pension, gym
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + training, pension, gym
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + training, pension, gym
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago