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 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 45 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.67% 5.38% 4.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 16.78% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
99 149 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.33% 32.04% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 83 127 107
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) Advertising
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) GPEN
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Nessus
4 2 (16.67%) CEH
4 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) GCIA
4 2 (16.67%) GCIH
4 2 (16.67%) Metasploit
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) Modbus
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) JPA
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
2 1 (8.33%) LESS
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) OOP
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) PLM
4 1 (8.33%) PDM
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) GPEN
2 2 (16.67%) GCIA
2 2 (16.67%) GCIH
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (8.33%) GAMP
1 1 (8.33%) GMP
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) Websense
2 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
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