The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.95% 1.71% 3.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.00% 3.70% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 12
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 162 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 39.66% 46.29% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 115 141 104
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,266 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 Portsmouth

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (82.22%) Degree
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) Software Engineering
4 17 (37.78%) HTML
5 16 (35.56%) TDD
6 15 (33.33%) C++
7 14 (31.11%) UML
8 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) C#
9 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 12 (26.67%) HTML5
10 11 (24.44%) JIRA
10 11 (24.44%) Java
11 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
12 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.00%) PHP
12 9 (20.00%) OO
12 9 (20.00%) .NET
12 9 (20.00%) Linux
12 9 (20.00%) Ajax
13 8 (17.78%) C
14 7 (15.56%) CSS
14 7 (15.56%) UNIX
14 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
14 7 (15.56%) iOS SDK
14 7 (15.56%) SQLite
14 7 (15.56%) jQuery
15 6 (13.33%) iPhone
15 6 (13.33%) CSS3

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (8.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.67%) Fireworks
3 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQLite
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) JIRA
2 6 (13.33%) Bugzilla
2 6 (13.33%) Subversion
2 6 (13.33%) Redmine
3 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) JUnit
3 4 (8.89%) JMeter
3 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.33%) Multimedia
2 4 (8.89%) Back Office
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Graduate
3 13 (28.89%) Software Engineer
4 12 (26.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.56%) C++ Developer
5 7 (15.56%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Junior
6 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) iPhone Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 12 (26.67%) HTML5
3 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 9 (20.00%) Ajax
4 7 (15.56%) CSS
4 7 (15.56%) iOS SDK
4 7 (15.56%) jQuery
5 6 (13.33%) Cocoa
5 6 (13.33%) iPhone SDK
5 6 (13.33%) CSS3
6 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) XSLT
7 2 (4.44%) JSON
7 2 (4.44%) LINQ
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.33%) iPhone
2 6 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Open Source
5 2 (4.44%) Market Risk
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) BBC
6 1 (2.22%) VHDL
6 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Physics
6 1 (2.22%) Human Factors
6 1 (2.22%) PMI
6 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Android
4 3 (6.67%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Software Engineering
3 16 (35.56%) TDD
4 14 (31.11%) UML
5 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 9 (20.00%) OO
7 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.33%) iOS Development
8 5 (11.11%) OOP
8 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 5 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
9 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
9 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.89%) RUP
9 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) C++
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) Java
5 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) PHP
6 8 (17.78%) C
7 6 (13.33%) Objective-C
8 4 (8.89%) Ruby
9 2 (4.44%) XPath
9 2 (4.44%) Python
10 1 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (82.22%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CISA
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) HND
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.33%) Apple
2 2 (4.44%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago