The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1378 1266 1265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.74% 5.63% 5.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.80% 19.18% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1123 1024
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7329 6599 7001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.52% 29.37% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 5341 5986
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South East region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the South East

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in the South East

Computer Science
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 281 £46,250 +2.77% 53
Surrey -13 238 £47,500 +20.25% 31
Hampshire +17 233 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Oxfordshire +2 209 £40,000 - 19
Buckinghamshire +6 123 £37,500 +7.14% 9
East Sussex +4 96 £37,500 +33.92% 3
West Sussex +7 88 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Kent 0 81 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Middlesex +6 22 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Home Counties - 14 - -
M4 Corridor +5 1 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 2012 (79.87%) Degree
2 919 (36.48%) C#
3 874 (34.70%) .NET
4 781 (31.00%) Software Engineering
5 698 (27.71%) Java
6 693 (27.51%) SQL
7 662 (26.28%) JavaScript
8 645 (25.61%) SQL Server
9 627 (24.89%) C++
10 607 (24.10%) HTML
11 529 (21.00%) Mathematics
12 519 (20.60%) Linux
13 494 (19.61%) CSS
14 488 (19.37%) Windows
15 486 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
16 438 (17.39%) ASP.NET
17 422 (16.75%) OO
18 402 (15.96%) Microsoft
19 350 (13.89%) Finance
20 313 (12.43%) jQuery
21 293 (11.63%) Oracle
22 288 (11.43%) MVC
23 265 (10.52%) XML
24 241 (9.57%) C
25 239 (9.49%) Python
25 239 (9.49%) Physics
26 236 (9.37%) MS Excel
27 231 (9.17%) Web Services
28 222 (8.81%) MySQL
29 219 (8.69%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 112 (4.45%) Apache
2 87 (3.45%) IIS
3 69 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 67 (2.66%) CMS
5 52 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 40 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 36 (1.43%) Node.js
8 27 (1.07%) nginx
9 20 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.75%) Drupal
11 18 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 13 (0.52%) concrete5
13 13 (0.52%) MS Exchange
14 11 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (0.44%) WordPress
15 9 (0.36%) Mule
15 9 (0.36%) SAS
15 9 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 236 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.82%) MS Office
3 28 (1.11%) MS Project
4 18 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.36%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.20%) Simulink
8 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.16%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.15%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.20%) Magento
3 5 (0.20%) Maximo
4 4 (0.16%) assyst
4 4 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.079%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 111 (4.41%) SaaS
2 16 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.56%) GitHub
4 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.28%) Office 365
6 5 (0.20%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.16%) IaaS
7 4 (0.16%) Heroku
8 2 (0.079%) Engine Yard
8 2 (0.079%) PaaS
8 2 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.040%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 125 (4.96%) Internet
2 123 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 88 (3.49%) HTTP
4 56 (2.22%) DNS
4 56 (2.22%) Firewall
5 45 (1.79%) VoIP
6 27 (1.07%) DHCP
7 26 (1.03%) SAN
8 25 (0.99%) NAS
9 23 (0.91%) Ethernet
9 23 (0.91%) SNMP
10 20 (0.79%) VPN
11 19 (0.75%) iSCSI
12 17 (0.67%) FTP
13 16 (0.64%) SMTP
14 15 (0.60%) WAN
14 15 (0.60%) Network Security
15 14 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (0.56%) Broadband
16 13 (0.52%) TELNET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 645 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 222 (8.81%) MySQL
3 168 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 121 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 98 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 76 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 69 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
9 61 (2.42%) Riak
10 60 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (2.34%) Big Data
12 55 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 54 (2.14%) RDBMS
14 50 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 46 (1.83%) Oracle Database
17 44 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 34 (1.35%) SQLite
19 32 (1.27%) Hadoop
20 29 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 188 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 134 (5.32%) Subversion
3 97 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 70 (2.78%) Selenium
5 68 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (1.83%) Eclipse
7 45 (1.79%) JIRA
8 35 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 30 (1.19%) Jasmine
9 30 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 29 (1.15%) Ant
10 29 (1.15%) Xcode
11 28 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 27 (1.07%) Maven
13 26 (1.03%) JUnit
13 26 (1.03%) ClearCase
14 23 (0.91%) NUnit
15 18 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
15 18 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
16 16 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 350 (13.89%) Finance
2 166 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 112 (4.45%) Marketing
4 73 (2.90%) Electronics
5 54 (2.14%) Games
6 44 (1.75%) Retail
7 41 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 41 (1.63%) Back Office
8 36 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (1.43%) Banking
9 31 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.11%) Multimedia
11 27 (1.07%) French Language
12 25 (0.99%) Automotive
13 21 (0.83%) Publishing
13 21 (0.83%) German Language
14 18 (0.71%) Legal
15 17 (0.67%) Front Office
16 15 (0.60%) Advertising
16 15 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 1228 (48.75%) Developer
2 379 (15.05%) Software Engineer
3 288 (11.43%) Software Developer
4 265 (10.52%) Graduate
4 265 (10.52%) Analyst
5 239 (9.49%) .NET Developer
6 227 (9.01%) Java Developer
7 213 (8.46%) C# Developer
8 204 (8.10%) Senior Developer
9 200 (7.94%) Junior
10 134 (5.32%) Graduate Developer
11 130 (5.16%) Junior Developer
12 124 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
13 98 (3.89%) Web Developer
14 96 (3.81%) Consultant
15 95 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
16 94 (3.73%) Programmer
17 84 (3.33%) Tester
18 78 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
19 74 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 874 (34.70%) .NET
2 607 (24.10%) HTML
3 494 (19.61%) CSS
4 438 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 313 (12.43%) jQuery
6 265 (10.52%) XML
7 231 (9.17%) Web Services
8 195 (7.74%) Ajax
9 190 (7.54%) .NET Framework
10 174 (6.91%) WPF
11 135 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 132 (5.24%) HTML5
13 125 (4.96%) WCF
14 122 (4.84%) J2EE
15 98 (3.89%) Spring
16 88 (3.49%) CSS3
17 87 (3.45%) Hibernate
18 86 (3.41%) XSLT
19 75 (2.98%) SOAP
20 71 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 529 (21.00%) Mathematics
2 239 (9.49%) Physics
3 189 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
4 130 (5.16%) Management Information System
5 124 (4.92%) Statistics
6 96 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 84 (3.33%) Open Source
8 77 (3.06%) Social Media
9 49 (1.95%) Visualisation
10 38 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
11 36 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
12 32 (1.27%) Chemistry
12 32 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 29 (1.15%) Derivative
14 27 (1.07%) Economics
14 27 (1.07%) Data Integration
15 26 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
15 26 (1.03%) Replication
16 24 (0.95%) Clustering
16 24 (0.95%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 519 (20.60%) Linux
2 488 (19.37%) Windows
3 216 (8.57%) UNIX
4 116 (4.61%) Android
5 90 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (1.31%) Solaris
9 29 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 24 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 21 (0.83%) Debian
12 18 (0.71%) AIX
12 18 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
13 14 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
13 14 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.44%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.40%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (31.00%) Software Engineering
2 486 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (16.75%) OO
4 288 (11.43%) MVC
5 180 (7.15%) Project Management
6 171 (6.79%) TDD
7 164 (6.51%) OOD
8 156 (6.19%) Scrum
9 139 (5.52%) Web Development
9 139 (5.52%) Unit Testing
10 131 (5.20%) OOP
11 107 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
12 99 (3.93%) Analytics
13 90 (3.57%) ITIL
14 86 (3.41%) E-Commerce
15 81 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
16 76 (3.02%) Time Management
17 75 (2.98%) Software Testing
17 75 (2.98%) MVVM
18 70 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 919 (36.48%) C#
2 698 (27.71%) Java
3 693 (27.51%) SQL
4 662 (26.28%) JavaScript
5 627 (24.89%) C++
6 241 (9.57%) C
7 239 (9.49%) Python
8 219 (8.69%) PHP
9 158 (6.27%) VB.NET
10 126 (5.00%) Perl
11 107 (4.25%) T-SQL
12 99 (3.93%) VB
13 55 (2.18%) Bash Shell
14 54 (2.14%) Ruby
15 52 (2.06%) Objective-C
16 44 (1.75%) MATLAB
17 38 (1.51%) PL/SQL
18 35 (1.39%) Scala
19 32 (1.27%) F#
20 30 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2012 (79.87%) Degree
2 166 (6.59%) PhD
3 100 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 69 (2.74%) ISEB
5 65 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 45 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 37 (1.47%) PMI Certification
9 32 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
9 32 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (1.27%) MCSE
10 28 (1.11%) PMP
11 26 (1.03%) CISSP
12 22 (0.87%) OCA
13 20 (0.79%) MCP
14 16 (0.64%) CCNP
15 15 (0.60%) OCPJP
16 14 (0.56%) CCNA
17 13 (0.52%) CISA
17 13 (0.52%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (8.57%) QA
2 42 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.71%) SLA
5 11 (0.44%) HL7
6 9 (0.36%) COBIT
7 8 (0.32%) TickIT
8 7 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.20%) P3O
10 5 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.12%) GAMP
12 2 (0.079%) WAI
12 2 (0.079%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.079%) COSO
12 2 (0.079%) GPG13
13 1 (0.040%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.040%) DO-178B
System Software
1 34 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 34 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (0.75%) Xen
3 17 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.64%) XenServer
5 13 (0.52%) NFS
6 11 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.12%) Snort
9 3 (0.12%) vCloud
9 3 (0.12%) Novell eDirectory
10 2 (0.079%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.079%) Varnish
10 2 (0.079%) KVM
10 2 (0.079%) Squid
11 1 (0.040%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 37 (1.47%) Puppet
2 20 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 13 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.44%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.36%) Nagios
8 6 (0.24%) MOM
8 6 (0.24%) Cacti
9 5 (0.20%) Netcool
10 4 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.12%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.12%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.12%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.079%) WSUS
12 2 (0.079%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.079%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.079%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.079%) collectd
12 2 (0.079%) StatsD
Vendors
1 402 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 293 (11.63%) Oracle
3 62 (2.46%) Google
4 57 (2.26%) VMware
5 49 (1.95%) SAP
6 42 (1.67%) Cisco
7 35 (1.39%) HP
8 28 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 26 (1.03%) Citrix
10 23 (0.91%) Sun
10 23 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.79%) Business Objects
12 19 (0.75%) IBM
13 18 (0.71%) Dell
14 17 (0.67%) hybris
15 16 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 16 (0.64%) Adobe
16 15 (0.60%) JBoss
16 15 (0.60%) BT
16 15 (0.60%) Teradata
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £44000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Propel
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Pitney Bowes Software Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago