The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.83% 5.86% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.88% 11.51% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 1
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Computer Science
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Miscellaneous Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 139 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.27% 50.92% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 85 108 70
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Computer Science
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 14 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
4 6 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) WPF
5 5 (23.81%) Physics
5 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) UNIX
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (14.29%) Use Case
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) SNMP
3 2 (9.52%) GSM
3 2 (9.52%) ISDN
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) X.25
3 2 (9.52%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) WPF
2 3 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) Physics
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
6 1 (4.76%) AS400
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) AIX
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) OS/400
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Fedora
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) PhD
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.52%) Perforce
3 2 (9.52%) NetScout
3 2 (9.52%) Wind River
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago