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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.14% 2.75% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.79% 6.83% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 7
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +60.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £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
174 161 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 44.50% 40.25% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 133 143 106
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (86.44%) Degree
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) Java
4 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
5 18 (30.51%) C++
6 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
6 15 (25.42%) Mobile App
7 13 (22.03%) Scrum
7 13 (22.03%) SQL
7 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
8 12 (20.34%) ISEB
8 12 (20.34%) Linux
9 11 (18.64%) HTML
9 11 (18.64%) C#
9 11 (18.64%) MS Visio
9 11 (18.64%) Back Office
9 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (16.95%) Google
10 10 (16.95%) C
10 10 (16.95%) UNIX
10 10 (16.95%) Android
11 9 (15.25%) Mathematics
11 9 (15.25%) Physics
11 9 (15.25%) Analytics
11 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
11 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
11 9 (15.25%) Oracle
12 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (13.56%) QlikView
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
1 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) JUnit
2 4 (6.78%) JMeter
2 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
1 11 (18.64%) Back Office
2 5 (8.47%) Multimedia
3 4 (6.78%) Electronics
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) Graduate
3 13 (22.03%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Software Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Android Developer
9 5 (8.47%) iOS Developer
9 5 (8.47%) iPhone Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Junior
9 5 (8.47%) QA Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) HTML
2 8 (13.56%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) CSS
3 7 (11.86%) HTML5
3 7 (11.86%) iOS SDK
3 7 (11.86%) Android SDK
4 6 (10.17%) iPhone SDK
4 6 (10.17%) Cocoa
5 4 (6.78%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.08%) Ajax
7 2 (3.39%) XSLT
7 2 (3.39%) LINQ
8 1 (1.69%) jQuery
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.69%) CSS3
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.69%) J2ME
8 1 (1.69%) JSON
8 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.25%) Mathematics
2 9 (15.25%) Physics
3 8 (13.56%) Data Integration
4 6 (10.17%) iPhone
4 6 (10.17%) Smartphone
5 5 (8.47%) Market Risk
5 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.78%) Open Source
7 2 (3.39%) PMI
7 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.39%) BBC
8 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.69%) VHDL
8 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.69%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Android
2 10 (16.95%) UNIX
3 7 (11.86%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.78%) Windows
5 3 (5.08%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.03%) Scrum
4 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
5 9 (15.25%) Analytics
6 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.56%) SOA
6 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.56%) Data Architecture
7 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.86%) UML
7 7 (11.86%) RUP
7 7 (11.86%) Android Development
8 6 (10.17%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.47%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.47%) TDD
9 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) C++
3 13 (22.03%) SQL
4 11 (18.64%) C#
5 10 (16.95%) C
6 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.56%) Python
8 6 (10.17%) Objective-C
9 4 (6.78%) Ruby
9 4 (6.78%) PHP
10 2 (3.39%) XPath
11 1 (1.69%) VB
11 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (86.44%) Degree
2 12 (20.34%) ISEB
3 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.39%) PMP
4 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CISA
5 1 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) HND
5 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) COBIT
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Google
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 8 (13.56%) Tableau
4 8 (13.56%) Actuate
5 6 (10.17%) Apple
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 13 days ago