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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 163 136 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.76% 7.44% 9.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.25% 18.78% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 132 103 145
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £18,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
805 724 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 43.28% 39.61% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 693 544 605
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 174 (69.60%) Degree
2 121 (48.40%) Java
3 104 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (39.20%) SQL
5 95 (38.00%) Software Engineering
6 75 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 67 (26.80%) Finance
8 59 (23.60%) Oracle
8 59 (23.60%) XML
9 57 (22.80%) SQL Server
10 55 (22.00%) CSS
10 55 (22.00%) TDD
11 53 (21.20%) Scrum
12 52 (20.80%) HTML
13 50 (20.00%) OO
14 49 (19.60%) Banking
15 48 (19.20%) UNIX
15 48 (19.20%) Mathematics
15 48 (19.20%) Unit Testing
15 48 (19.20%) SDLC
16 47 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (18.00%) VMware
18 39 (15.60%) JBoss
18 39 (15.60%) WebLogic
18 39 (15.60%) Spring
18 39 (15.60%) Open Source
18 39 (15.60%) WebSphere
19 38 (15.20%) C++
19 38 (15.20%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (15.60%) JBoss
1 39 (15.60%) WebLogic
1 39 (15.60%) WebSphere
2 30 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 28 (11.20%) Apache
4 20 (8.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 19 (7.60%) Node.js
6 7 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.00%) Alfresco
8 5 (2.00%) Joomla!
8 5 (2.00%) nginx
8 5 (2.00%) ArcSDE
8 5 (2.00%) ArcGIS
8 5 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.60%) IIS
9 4 (1.60%) Liferay
10 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.20%) SAS
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.40%) SaaS
2 19 (7.60%) IaaS
2 19 (7.60%) PaaS
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.80%) Internet
2 7 (2.80%) DNS
3 5 (2.00%) Firewall
3 5 (2.00%) HTTP
4 4 (1.60%) DHCP
5 3 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) NAS
6 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.80%) Relational Database
3 33 (13.20%) RDBMS
4 26 (10.40%) Hadoop
5 19 (7.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (7.20%) MongoDB
7 17 (6.80%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.60%) MySQL
9 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.80%) Big Data
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 37 (14.80%) Eclipse
2 34 (13.60%) Git (software)
3 31 (12.40%) Eclipse RCP
3 31 (12.40%) Jenkins
4 26 (10.40%) JUnit
4 26 (10.40%) Maven
5 25 (10.00%) Ant
6 8 (3.20%) Subversion
7 5 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (1.60%) MSTest
9 2 (0.80%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.40%) jMock
10 1 (0.40%) JIRA
10 1 (0.40%) Mockito
10 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
General
1 67 (26.80%) Finance
2 49 (19.60%) Banking
3 26 (10.40%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.40%) French Language
5 11 (4.40%) Electronics
5 11 (4.40%) Law
6 10 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.00%) Marketing
7 9 (3.60%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.40%) Games
8 6 (2.40%) Advertising
8 6 (2.40%) Publishing
9 4 (1.60%) Military
10 2 (0.80%) Retail
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (43.60%) Developer
2 49 (19.60%) Software Engineer
3 43 (17.20%) Graduate
4 33 (13.20%) Java Developer
5 32 (12.80%) Junior
6 22 (8.80%) Java Software Engineer
7 20 (8.00%) Junior Developer
8 18 (7.20%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (6.80%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (6.40%) Architect
11 14 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (5.60%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (5.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 13 (5.20%) Project Manager
12 13 (5.20%) Web Developer
13 11 (4.40%) Senior Developer
14 10 (4.00%) Support Engineer
14 10 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
15 9 (3.60%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.60%) XML
2 55 (22.00%) CSS
3 52 (20.80%) HTML
4 39 (15.60%) Spring
5 37 (14.80%) .NET
6 31 (12.40%) GWT
7 28 (11.20%) J2EE
8 27 (10.80%) Web Services
9 26 (10.40%) JSP
10 25 (10.00%) XSLT
11 23 (9.20%) Servlets
12 20 (8.00%) JMS
12 20 (8.00%) Middleware
12 20 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 20 (8.00%) OSGi
13 19 (7.60%) Oracle Fusion
14 18 (7.20%) WebCenter
14 18 (7.20%) MCollective
15 17 (6.80%) Hibernate
16 15 (6.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.20%) Mathematics
2 31 (12.40%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (9.20%) Algorithms
4 21 (8.40%) Data Structures
5 20 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 20 (8.00%) N-Tier
5 20 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
5 20 (8.00%) SWIFT
5 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (7.60%) Data Centre
7 15 (6.00%) User Experience
7 15 (6.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.00%) DTV
8 10 (4.00%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.80%) Physics
10 5 (2.00%) RIA
10 5 (2.00%) GIS
11 3 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.20%) BBC
11 3 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.20%) UNIX
2 38 (15.20%) Linux
3 21 (8.40%) Windows
4 9 (3.60%) Android
5 8 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.20%) CentOS
7 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (38.00%) Software Engineering
3 55 (22.00%) TDD
4 53 (21.20%) Scrum
5 50 (20.00%) OO
6 48 (19.20%) Unit Testing
6 48 (19.20%) SDLC
7 47 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (15.60%) Open Source
9 31 (12.40%) Configuration Management
9 31 (12.40%) MVC
9 31 (12.40%) Mentoring
10 30 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (11.60%) UML
11 29 (11.60%) Problem Management
11 29 (11.60%) Web Development
12 22 (8.80%) Root Cause Analysis
12 22 (8.80%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (8.40%) DevOps
14 19 (7.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (48.40%) Java
2 98 (39.20%) SQL
3 75 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.20%) C++
5 33 (13.20%) Python
6 26 (10.40%) Perl
7 22 (8.80%) C#
8 18 (7.20%) Jython
9 17 (6.80%) C
10 16 (6.40%) PHP
11 9 (3.60%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.60%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.20%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.20%) Ruby
13 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.40%) Rust
15 1 (0.40%) Erlang
15 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 174 (69.60%) Degree
2 21 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.00%) PMP
4 5 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.20%) MCTS
5 3 (1.20%) MCP
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.80%) CISSP
6 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) CEH
7 1 (0.40%) CISA
7 1 (0.40%) CISM
7 1 (0.40%) PhD
7 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 45 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.20%) VirtualBox
2 18 (7.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.40%) KVM
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (12.00%) Puppet
2 19 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (7.20%) Oracle Identity Management
3 18 (7.20%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.20%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (23.60%) Oracle
2 45 (18.00%) VMware
3 24 (9.60%) Google
4 19 (7.60%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.00%) Sybase
6 11 (4.40%) BEA
7 10 (4.00%) IBM
7 10 (4.00%) SAP
8 6 (2.40%) Adobe
9 5 (2.00%) ESRI
9 5 (2.00%) Mapinfo
10 4 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.60%) Citrix
11 3 (1.20%) Toshiba
11 3 (1.20%) BT
11 3 (1.20%) HP
11 3 (1.20%) Nokia
11 3 (1.20%) Siemens
12 1 (0.40%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.40%) Zend
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