The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 32 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 5.93% 4.56% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.58% 17.81% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 3
Average salary £23,000 £38,750 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.64% +127.94%
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 Devon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
193 73 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 35.74% 25.61% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 153 63 89
Average salary £31,500 £35,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% +13.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,992 £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 Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Devon region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Devon

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Devon

Computer Science
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +8 17 £22,500 -31.61% 2
Plymouth - 7 £22,000 - 1
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 37 (72.55%) Degree
2 24 (47.06%) Linux
3 21 (41.18%) HTML
4 16 (31.37%) CSS
4 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (29.41%) Windows
5 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
6 14 (27.45%) Java
7 13 (25.49%) Oracle
8 12 (23.53%) C++
8 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
9 11 (21.57%) HTML5
10 10 (19.61%) Python
11 9 (17.65%) ITIL
11 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 9 (17.65%) SQL
11 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
12 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
12 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
13 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (13.73%) QA
13 7 (13.73%) VMware
13 7 (13.73%) Dell
13 7 (13.73%) Citrix
14 6 (11.76%) Electronics
14 6 (11.76%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 5 (9.80%) CMS
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Navigator
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.76%) Electronics
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
1 6 (11.76%) Games
1 6 (11.76%) Retail
2 5 (9.80%) French Language
2 5 (9.80%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Graduate
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Solutions Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Junior
7 4 (7.84%) DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Architect
8 3 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) CSS
3 11 (21.57%) HTML5
4 6 (11.76%) Restlet
5 5 (9.80%) RESTful
5 5 (9.80%) Ajax
5 5 (9.80%) JSON
5 5 (9.80%) jQuery
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
5 5 (9.80%) XML
5 5 (9.80%) Flash
6 4 (7.84%) Spring
6 4 (7.84%) DOM
7 3 (5.88%) MFC
8 2 (3.92%) Qt
9 1 (1.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (7.84%) Open Source
4 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.88%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.92%) Physics
7 1 (1.96%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.96%) RMADS
7 1 (1.96%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (1.96%) Statistics
7 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (11.76%) Validation
4 6 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 6 (11.76%) Web Development
5 5 (9.80%) SEO
5 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) UML
7 1 (1.96%) OOP
7 1 (1.96%) OO
7 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Manual Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Information Assurance
7 1 (1.96%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) C++
3 10 (19.61%) Python
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) C
6 5 (9.80%) PHP
7 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.92%) C#
9 1 (1.96%) R
9 1 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (72.55%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) CCNA
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (9.80%) VCP5
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) PhD
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) XenApp
4 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.73%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) Dell
4 7 (13.73%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) NetSuite
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
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