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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 131 172 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.06% 10.88% 5.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.61% 25.98% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 108 164 79
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £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
704 662 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.95% 41.87% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 569 562 533
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 239 (83.57%) Degree
2 120 (41.96%) Java
3 110 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 99 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (29.72%) Finance
6 81 (28.32%) SQL
6 81 (28.32%) Spring
7 78 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 62 (21.68%) Windows
9 61 (21.33%) C++
10 60 (20.98%) HTML
11 58 (20.28%) XML
12 54 (18.88%) Web Services
13 53 (18.53%) SQL Server
13 53 (18.53%) TDD
14 51 (17.83%) QA
15 48 (16.78%) JavaScript
16 47 (16.43%) Scrum
16 47 (16.43%) Relational Database
17 46 (16.08%) Banking
18 45 (15.73%) OO
19 44 (15.38%) Linux
20 43 (15.03%) Microsoft
21 41 (14.34%) RDBMS
21 41 (14.34%) Eclipse
22 39 (13.64%) C#
23 37 (12.94%) Oracle
23 37 (12.94%) VMware
23 37 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (12.24%) Problem Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (12.24%) WebLogic
1 35 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 22 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
3 17 (5.94%) IIS
4 12 (4.20%) Joomla!
4 12 (4.20%) Alfresco
5 9 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.10%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (4.90%) Photoshop
1 14 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.55%) Magento
1 13 (4.55%) Shopify
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.90%) SaaS
2 12 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.64%) SAN
2 12 (4.20%) Firewall
2 12 (4.20%) VPN
2 12 (4.20%) DNS
3 10 (3.50%) HTTP
4 8 (2.80%) ISDN
4 8 (2.80%) VoIP
4 8 (2.80%) SMTP
4 8 (2.80%) IPsec
4 8 (2.80%) PPTP
4 8 (2.80%) H.323
4 8 (2.80%) Internet
4 8 (2.80%) Network Security
5 7 (2.45%) LDAP
6 4 (1.40%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.40%) Intranet
6 4 (1.40%) DHCP
7 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.43%) Relational Database
3 41 (14.34%) RDBMS
4 33 (11.54%) MySQL
5 18 (6.29%) Big Data
6 13 (4.55%) Hazelcast
7 12 (4.20%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.10%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (14.34%) Eclipse
2 33 (11.54%) Eclipse RCP
3 31 (10.84%) Git (software)
4 30 (10.49%) Maven
5 29 (10.14%) JUnit
6 26 (9.09%) Ant
7 22 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.15%) Subversion
9 8 (2.80%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (2.10%) PHPUnit
10 6 (2.10%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.05%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.70%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.70%) Selenium
14 1 (0.35%) PVCS
14 1 (0.35%) Behat
14 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 85 (29.72%) Finance
2 46 (16.08%) Banking
3 33 (11.54%) French Language
4 28 (9.79%) Games
5 16 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.90%) Retail
7 12 (4.20%) Back Office
8 11 (3.85%) Local Government
9 8 (2.80%) Electronics
10 5 (1.75%) Military
11 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.05%) Marketing
12 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.35%) German Language
13 1 (0.35%) Advertising
13 1 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 85 (29.72%) Software Engineer
2 82 (28.67%) Developer
3 64 (22.38%) Graduate
4 34 (11.89%) Junior
5 33 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
6 28 (9.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 25 (8.74%) Architect
7 25 (8.74%) Java Developer
8 20 (6.99%) Technical Architect
8 20 (6.99%) Software Developer
9 17 (5.94%) Junior Software Engineer
10 15 (5.24%) Graduate Developer
10 15 (5.24%) Junior Java Software Engineer
11 14 (4.90%) Consultant
12 12 (4.20%) iOS Developer
13 11 (3.85%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.85%) Junior Developer
14 10 (3.50%) .NET Developer
14 10 (3.50%) Principal Consultant
14 10 (3.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (28.32%) Spring
2 60 (20.98%) HTML
3 58 (20.28%) XML
4 54 (18.88%) Web Services
5 34 (11.89%) J2EE
6 33 (11.54%) GWT
7 32 (11.19%) CSS
8 28 (9.79%) Hibernate
9 27 (9.44%) jQuery
9 27 (9.44%) RESTful
10 25 (8.74%) .NET
11 22 (7.69%) OSGi
12 18 (6.29%) JSP
12 18 (6.29%) Servlets
12 18 (6.29%) XSLT
12 18 (6.29%) JMS
12 18 (6.29%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (5.59%) XHTML
13 16 (5.59%) ASP.NET
13 16 (5.59%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.54%) Open Source
3 32 (11.19%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (8.39%) Mathematics
5 20 (6.99%) N-Tier
6 19 (6.64%) Client/Server
7 18 (6.29%) Inversion of Control
7 18 (6.29%) SWIFT
8 14 (4.90%) Management Information System
9 12 (4.20%) RIA
9 12 (4.20%) GIS
10 8 (2.80%) Digital Media
11 7 (2.45%) Physics
12 5 (1.75%) Social Network
13 4 (1.40%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.70%) Statistics
14 2 (0.70%) Video on Demand
14 2 (0.70%) MPEG
14 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (21.68%) Windows
2 44 (15.38%) Linux
3 30 (10.49%) Apple iOS
4 26 (9.09%) UNIX
5 24 (8.39%) Android
6 18 (6.29%) Mac OS X
7 12 (4.20%) Fedora
7 12 (4.20%) Ubuntu
7 12 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.20%) CentOS
8 8 (2.80%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.40%) Solaris
10 3 (1.05%) AIX
10 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 99 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 53 (18.53%) TDD
5 47 (16.43%) Scrum
6 45 (15.73%) OO
7 35 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (12.24%) Problem Management
8 28 (9.79%) UML
9 26 (9.09%) ITIL
10 20 (6.99%) iOS Development
11 18 (6.29%) MVC
11 18 (6.29%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (5.94%) PRINCE2
13 16 (5.59%) OOD
14 15 (5.24%) Web Development
14 15 (5.24%) Business Analysis
15 14 (4.90%) Project Management
15 14 (4.90%) Android Development
16 13 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (41.96%) Java
2 81 (28.32%) SQL
3 61 (21.33%) C++
4 48 (16.78%) JavaScript
5 39 (13.64%) C#
6 35 (12.24%) C
7 22 (7.69%) PHP
8 21 (7.34%) Python
9 13 (4.55%) PHP5
10 12 (4.20%) Objective-C
10 12 (4.20%) Ruby
10 12 (4.20%) Lisp
11 11 (3.85%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.45%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.10%) VB
13 6 (2.10%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.75%) VBA
15 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.05%) VC++
17 2 (0.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 239 (83.57%) Degree
2 35 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 30 (10.49%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.45%) HND
6 4 (1.40%) MCP
6 4 (1.40%) MCSD
6 4 (1.40%) MCSE
6 4 (1.40%) CCNP
6 4 (1.40%) CCNA
6 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.40%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) CISSP
7 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.70%) ISEB
8 2 (0.70%) HNC
9 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.35%) CISA
9 1 (0.35%) GIAC
9 1 (0.35%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (17.83%) QA
2 15 (5.24%) SLA
3 4 (1.40%) COBIT
4 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.05%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.35%) COSO
System Software
1 34 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.80%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.40%) Samba
4 4 (1.40%) NFS
4 4 (1.40%) Xen
4 4 (1.40%) GPFS
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (2.80%) Nagios
1 8 (2.80%) logstash
2 4 (1.40%) Bcfg2
3 3 (1.05%) Puppet
3 3 (1.05%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) MOM
4 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.94%) Oracle
2 37 (12.94%) VMware
3 35 (12.24%) JBoss
4 20 (6.99%) IBM
4 20 (6.99%) Google
5 15 (5.24%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.55%) Zend
7 12 (4.20%) ESRI
8 8 (2.80%) Adobe
8 8 (2.80%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.10%) Twitter
10 4 (1.40%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.05%) Cisco
11 3 (1.05%) Intel
12 2 (0.70%) Sybase
12 2 (0.70%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.35%) SAP
13 1 (0.35%) HP
13 1 (0.35%) Dell
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: circa £35-40k + benefits upon experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: c £25-35k, dependent on relevant experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £28k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago