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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 27 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.37% 3.12% 2.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.98% 9.93% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 7
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £36,600
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
169 141 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 39.86% 31.40% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 130 128 94
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 54 (87.10%) Degree
2 22 (35.48%) C++
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
4 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 16 (25.81%) Mobile App
5 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.58%) Linux
6 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.97%) Android
7 12 (19.35%) ISEB
7 12 (19.35%) UNIX
7 12 (19.35%) C
8 11 (17.74%) SQL
8 11 (17.74%) MS Visio
8 11 (17.74%) Back Office
8 11 (17.74%) Finance
8 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (16.13%) Android Development
9 10 (16.13%) Google
9 10 (16.13%) Scrum
9 10 (16.13%) Python
9 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
9 10 (16.13%) HTML
10 9 (14.52%) C#
10 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
10 9 (14.52%) Oracle
10 9 (14.52%) Android SDK
10 9 (14.52%) Analytics
10 9 (14.52%) Mathematics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (12.90%) QlikView
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
1 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) JUnit
2 4 (6.45%) JMeter
2 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
1 11 (17.74%) Back Office
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
3 4 (6.45%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Graduate
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Software Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) C Software Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Android Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (11.29%) Technical Business Analyst
8 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) QA Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) iOS Developer
9 5 (8.06%) iPhone Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Test Leader
10 4 (6.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) HTML
2 9 (14.52%) Android SDK
3 8 (12.90%) CSS
4 7 (11.29%) iOS SDK
5 6 (9.68%) .NET
5 6 (9.68%) Cocoa
5 6 (9.68%) iPhone SDK
5 6 (9.68%) HTML5
6 4 (6.45%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.61%) Ajax
7 1 (1.61%) LINQ
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.61%) XSLT
7 1 (1.61%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Mobile App
2 9 (14.52%) Mathematics
2 9 (14.52%) Physics
3 8 (12.90%) Data Integration
4 6 (9.68%) iPhone
4 6 (9.68%) Smartphone
5 5 (8.06%) Market Risk
6 4 (6.45%) Open Source
7 3 (4.84%) PMI
7 3 (4.84%) BBC
8 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.61%) PDA
9 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.61%) VHDL
9 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.61%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Android
3 12 (19.35%) UNIX
4 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.84%) Windows
5 3 (4.84%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.13%) Scrum
4 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 10 (16.13%) Android Development
5 9 (14.52%) Analytics
6 8 (12.90%) Data Architecture
6 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 8 (12.90%) SOA
6 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.29%) UML
7 7 (11.29%) RUP
7 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.45%) Refactoring
10 4 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) C++
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) C
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Python
5 9 (14.52%) C#
5 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.68%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (87.10%) Degree
2 12 (19.35%) ISEB
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.84%) PMP
4 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CISA
5 1 (1.61%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) HND
5 1 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Google
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle
4 8 (12.90%) Tableau
4 8 (12.90%) Actuate
5 6 (9.68%) Apple