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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 76 145 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.93% 8.26% 9.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.75% 18.40% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 66 117 111
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
647 788 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 33.47% 44.87% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 507 621 490
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 23 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 167 (87.43%) Degree
2 98 (51.31%) Java
3 96 (50.26%) Software Engineering
4 67 (35.08%) SQL
5 63 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (32.98%) Finance
6 60 (31.41%) Unit Testing
7 57 (29.84%) Spring
8 53 (27.75%) HTML
9 52 (27.23%) JavaScript
10 47 (24.61%) Banking
11 46 (24.08%) C++
11 46 (24.08%) XML
12 41 (21.47%) QA
13 37 (19.37%) OO
14 36 (18.85%) TDD
15 35 (18.32%) J2EE
16 32 (16.75%) Oracle
16 32 (16.75%) SQL Server
16 32 (16.75%) CSS
17 31 (16.23%) Eclipse
17 31 (16.23%) Android
18 30 (15.71%) Security Cleared
18 30 (15.71%) Apple iOS
18 30 (15.71%) Web Services
18 30 (15.71%) .NET
18 30 (15.71%) C#
19 29 (15.18%) WebLogic
19 29 (15.18%) JBoss
19 29 (15.18%) WebSphere

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (15.18%) WebLogic
1 29 (15.18%) JBoss
1 29 (15.18%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.38%) Joomla!
2 16 (8.38%) Alfresco
3 15 (7.85%) Apache ServiceMix
4 7 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WordPress
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Photoshop
1 7 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) SaaS
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) CDMA2000
2 2 (1.05%) DVB
2 2 (1.05%) Wireless
2 2 (1.05%) HSPA
2 2 (1.05%) LTE
2 2 (1.05%) DLNA
2 2 (1.05%) GPRS
2 2 (1.05%) GSM
2 2 (1.05%) HTTP
2 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.52%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.57%) RDBMS
2 24 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.38%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.24%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.09%) Big Data
5 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (16.23%) Eclipse
2 29 (15.18%) Eclipse RCP
3 26 (13.61%) JUnit
4 24 (12.57%) Ant
4 24 (12.57%) Maven
5 21 (10.99%) Git (software)
6 15 (7.85%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.76%) Subversion
8 9 (4.71%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.05%) Android Studio
10 2 (1.05%) PVCS
11 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.52%) Selenium
11 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.52%) Behat
11 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 63 (32.98%) Finance
2 47 (24.61%) Banking
3 29 (15.18%) French Language
4 17 (8.90%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.28%) Games
6 8 (4.19%) Electronics
6 8 (4.19%) Retail
7 6 (3.14%) Local Government
8 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.05%) Automotive
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (37.70%) Software Engineer
2 63 (32.98%) Developer
3 42 (21.99%) Graduate
4 29 (15.18%) Junior
4 29 (15.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 25 (13.09%) Java Developer
7 17 (8.90%) Junior Software Engineer
8 14 (7.33%) Junior Java Software Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) Graduate Developer
9 12 (6.28%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Analyst
11 8 (4.19%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.19%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.66%) Architect
12 7 (3.66%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.66%) Consultant
12 7 (3.66%) J2EE Developer
12 7 (3.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.84%) Spring
2 53 (27.75%) HTML
3 46 (24.08%) XML
4 35 (18.32%) J2EE
5 32 (16.75%) CSS
6 30 (15.71%) .NET
6 30 (15.71%) Web Services
7 29 (15.18%) GWT
8 27 (14.14%) Hibernate
9 24 (12.57%) HTML5
10 18 (9.42%) JPA
11 17 (8.90%) SOAP
11 17 (8.90%) XHTML
12 16 (8.38%) Dojo
12 16 (8.38%) Spring MVC
12 16 (8.38%) Apache Flex
12 16 (8.38%) WSDL
12 16 (8.38%) Spring Web Flow
13 15 (7.85%) OSGi
13 15 (7.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.09%) Mathematics
1 25 (13.09%) Open Source
2 20 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.42%) Algorithms
4 16 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (8.38%) RIA
4 16 (8.38%) Client/Server
5 15 (7.85%) N-Tier
5 15 (7.85%) Data Structures
5 15 (7.85%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (7.85%) SWIFT
6 10 (5.24%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.19%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.14%) Physics
9 4 (2.09%) BBC
9 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.57%) Social Media
10 3 (1.57%) Verilog
10 3 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.23%) Android
2 30 (15.71%) Apple iOS
3 18 (9.42%) Windows
4 16 (8.38%) UNIX
5 10 (5.24%) Linux
6 7 (3.66%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (50.26%) Software Engineering
2 63 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (31.41%) Unit Testing
4 37 (19.37%) OO
5 36 (18.85%) TDD
6 29 (15.18%) Problem Management
7 28 (14.66%) UML
8 26 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (12.57%) Scrum
10 19 (9.95%) MVC
11 17 (8.90%) iOS Development
11 17 (8.90%) Web Development
12 16 (8.38%) Android Development
13 13 (6.81%) Project Management
14 12 (6.28%) PRINCE2
15 10 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
15 10 (5.24%) CRUD
16 9 (4.71%) OOD
17 8 (4.19%) Business Analysis
18 7 (3.66%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 98 (51.31%) Java
2 67 (35.08%) SQL
3 52 (27.23%) JavaScript
4 46 (24.08%) C++
5 30 (15.71%) C#
6 27 (14.14%) C
7 14 (7.33%) Perl
8 11 (5.76%) Python
9 7 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.66%) VBA
10 6 (3.14%) Ruby
11 5 (2.62%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.62%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.62%) PHP
12 4 (2.09%) VC++
13 3 (1.57%) VB
14 2 (1.05%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.05%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 167 (87.43%) Degree
2 30 (15.71%) Security Cleared
3 27 (14.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.14%) PhD
5 4 (2.09%) HND
6 3 (1.57%) ISEB
7 2 (1.05%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.05%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (21.47%) QA
2 5 (2.62%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) JTAG
3 2 (1.05%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.05%) DO-178B
System Software
1 15 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) MOM
1 1 (0.52%) SCCM
1 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (16.75%) Oracle
2 18 (9.42%) IBM
2 18 (9.42%) Google
3 15 (7.85%) VMware
4 12 (6.28%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.28%) Adobe
5 4 (2.09%) HP
5 4 (2.09%) Nokia
5 4 (2.09%) Siemens
5 4 (2.09%) Toshiba
5 4 (2.09%) BT
6 3 (1.57%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.05%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.05%) ESRI
8 1 (0.52%) Perforce
8 1 (0.52%) Netezza
8 1 (0.52%) Zend
8 1 (0.52%) Synopsys
8 1 (0.52%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.52%) Magma
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: 240000 to $360000 per Year (GBP)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum with Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago