The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 7 21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 11.11% 1.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 25.00% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Miscellaneous Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 10.53% 44.44% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 7
Average salary £77,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,500 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the M4 Corridor region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Computer Science
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Swing
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Velocity
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JavaFX
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Swing
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Velocity
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle