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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 8 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.03% 2.89% 11.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 6.30% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 32
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,700 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,625 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
128 127 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 32.41% 45.85% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 115 116 113
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,950 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (96.55%) Degree
2 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
4 16 (55.17%) TDD
5 13 (44.83%) HTML
5 13 (44.83%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) OO
6 12 (41.38%) UML
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 11 (37.93%) Software Architecture
8 10 (34.48%) JIRA
9 9 (31.03%) Ajax
9 9 (31.03%) PHP
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
10 8 (27.59%) C#
10 8 (27.59%) OOP
11 7 (24.14%) SQLite
11 7 (24.14%) jQuery
12 6 (20.69%) Bugzilla
12 6 (20.69%) Scrum
12 6 (20.69%) Subversion
12 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
12 6 (20.69%) Windows
12 6 (20.69%) C++
12 6 (20.69%) MySQL
12 6 (20.69%) Open Source
12 6 (20.69%) HTML5
12 6 (20.69%) CSS3
12 6 (20.69%) Redmine

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) Fireworks
2 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQLite
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Bugzilla
2 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 6 (20.69%) Redmine
3 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
3 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 4 (13.79%) JMeter
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Metasploit
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Junior
4 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Graduate
4 5 (17.24%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C++ Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Front-End Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) QA Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) Ajax
2 9 (31.03%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) jQuery
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 6 (20.69%) CSS3
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) LINQ
6 2 (6.90%) JPA
6 2 (6.90%) Spring
6 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.90%) XSLT
6 2 (6.90%) SOAP
6 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Open Source
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
4 12 (41.38%) OO
4 12 (41.38%) UML
5 11 (37.93%) Software Architecture
6 8 (27.59%) OOP
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
9 4 (13.79%) Refactoring
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
9 4 (13.79%) MVC
9 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Information Security
10 2 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) PHP
4 8 (27.59%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) C++
6 4 (13.79%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (96.55%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) GCIA
2 2 (6.90%) GCIH
2 2 (6.90%) CEH
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nessus
1 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) Websense
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Google