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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.69% 0.94% 9.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.75% 2.10% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 32
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
142 143 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.72% 44.83% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 122 128 121
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
4 16 (45.71%) TDD
5 15 (42.86%) HTML
6 14 (40.00%) UML
7 13 (37.14%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) C#
8 11 (31.43%) JIRA
9 10 (28.57%) HTML5
9 10 (28.57%) C++
9 10 (28.57%) Java
9 10 (28.57%) Software Architecture
9 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 9 (25.71%) OO
10 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 9 (25.71%) PHP
10 9 (25.71%) Ajax
11 8 (22.86%) .NET
12 7 (20.00%) jQuery
12 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 7 (20.00%) CSS
12 7 (20.00%) SQLite
13 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.14%) MySQL
13 6 (17.14%) CSS3
13 6 (17.14%) Bugzilla
13 6 (17.14%) Subversion
13 6 (17.14%) Redmine

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (11.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) Fireworks
3 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQLite
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) Bugzilla
2 6 (17.14%) Subversion
2 6 (17.14%) Redmine
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) JUnit
3 4 (11.43%) JMeter
3 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 5 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Graduate
3 9 (25.71%) Software Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
6 6 (17.14%) C++ Developer
6 6 (17.14%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (14.29%) QA Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Junior
7 5 (14.29%) Analyst
7 5 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
8 4 (11.43%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) HTML5
3 9 (25.71%) Ajax
4 8 (22.86%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
6 6 (17.14%) CSS3
7 5 (14.29%) iOS SDK
8 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
8 4 (11.43%) Cocoa
8 4 (11.43%) iPhone SDK
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.71%) SOAP
9 2 (5.71%) Web Services
9 2 (5.71%) XSLT
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.71%) JSON
9 2 (5.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) iPhone
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
2 4 (11.43%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.71%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) VHDL
4 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
1 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
3 16 (45.71%) TDD
4 14 (40.00%) UML
5 10 (28.57%) Software Architecture
6 9 (25.71%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) OOP
8 5 (14.29%) BDD
8 5 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (11.43%) iOS Development
9 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (11.43%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
9 4 (11.43%) RUP
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.43%) Pair Programming
9 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) C++
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) C
5 4 (11.43%) Objective-C
5 4 (11.43%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) XPath
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) VB
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago