The 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1303 1227 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.26% 5.54% 5.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.99% 14.75% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 991 939
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8148 8318 7592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.15% 37.56% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6543 6284 6183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 345 £50,000 +33.33% 38
Surrey -6 276 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Hampshire -5 193 £32,500 -7.14% 25
East Sussex +19 141 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Oxfordshire +9 137 £45,000 +50.00% 20
Buckinghamshire -18 92 £37,500 - 6
Kent +17 62 £35,000 -16.16% 7
West Sussex +14 51 £45,000 +16.12% 12
Middlesex -8 2 £45,000 +9.09%
Sussex -2 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2133 (85.25%) Degree
2 863 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
3 862 (34.45%) SQL
4 799 (31.93%) Java
5 790 (31.57%) Software Engineering
6 664 (26.54%) JavaScript
7 590 (23.58%) C#
8 589 (23.54%) Linux
9 569 (22.74%) HTML
10 522 (20.86%) .NET
11 453 (18.11%) C++
12 448 (17.91%) Windows
13 446 (17.83%) Mathematics
14 443 (17.71%) CSS
15 423 (16.91%) SQL Server
16 414 (16.55%) Finance
17 403 (16.11%) Oracle
18 389 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
19 345 (13.79%) Web Services
20 332 (13.27%) XML
21 320 (12.79%) OO
22 292 (11.67%) Microsoft
23 287 (11.47%) jQuery
24 277 (11.07%) Python
25 273 (10.91%) UNIX
26 260 (10.39%) MySQL
27 239 (9.55%) Scrum
28 234 (9.35%) ASP.NET
29 228 (9.11%) Project Management
30 218 (8.71%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 134 (5.36%) Apache
2 117 (4.68%) WebLogic
3 102 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 79 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 76 (3.04%) Node.js
6 42 (1.68%) nginx
7 41 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 40 (1.60%) JBoss
9 38 (1.52%) IIS
10 31 (1.24%) OpenStack
11 27 (1.08%) Jetty
12 26 (1.04%) SAS
13 21 (0.84%) CMS
14 16 (0.64%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.60%) Drupal
15 15 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
15 15 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.52%) MS Exchange
17 10 (0.40%) GlassFish
17 10 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 203 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 59 (2.36%) MS Office
3 36 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (0.96%) SPSS
5 19 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.36%) MS Project
9 8 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.16%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.12%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.040%) Simulink
13 1 (0.040%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.040%) Mingle
13 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 16 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.60%) HFM
5 14 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle AGIS
8 5 (0.20%) Epicor Vantage
8 5 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.12%) Movex
10 3 (0.12%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
11 2 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 161 (6.43%) SaaS
2 91 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.48%) PaaS
4 31 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (1.08%) GitHub
7 18 (0.72%) IaaS
8 14 (0.56%) Taleo
9 13 (0.52%) Responsys
10 10 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.36%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.16%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.080%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.080%) Boomi
13 2 (0.080%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.080%) Heroku
13 2 (0.080%) Office 365
14 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.64%) Firewall
2 113 (4.52%) TCP/IP
3 84 (3.36%) Internet
4 79 (3.16%) HTTP
5 62 (2.48%) DNS
6 57 (2.28%) LAN
7 56 (2.24%) WAN
8 52 (2.08%) Wireless
9 37 (1.48%) VoIP
10 36 (1.44%) SMTP
11 35 (1.40%) SSL
12 27 (1.08%) SAN
13 25 (1.00%) LDAP
14 23 (0.92%) VPN
14 23 (0.92%) SSH
15 22 (0.88%) DHCP
15 22 (0.88%) Ethernet
16 21 (0.84%) MPLS
16 21 (0.84%) Network Security
17 18 (0.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 260 (10.39%) MySQL
3 169 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 149 (5.96%) Oracle Database
5 111 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 85 (3.40%) Big Data
7 77 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 74 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 72 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
10 66 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 51 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 48 (1.92%) Riak
14 44 (1.76%) OLTP
15 42 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 39 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
17 36 (1.44%) Hadoop
18 34 (1.36%) RDBMS
19 32 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 31 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 193 (7.71%) Git (software)
2 168 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 94 (3.76%) Subversion
4 83 (3.32%) Maven
5 69 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 68 (2.72%) Jenkins
7 57 (2.28%) JIRA
8 55 (2.20%) Selenium
9 52 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 46 (1.84%) Grunt
11 40 (1.60%) NUnit
12 38 (1.52%) JUnit
13 37 (1.48%) Ant
14 32 (1.28%) gulp
15 25 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
16 24 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
17 20 (0.80%) WebDriver
17 20 (0.80%) Xcode
18 19 (0.76%) Toad
19 18 (0.72%) FitNesse
General
1 414 (16.55%) Finance
2 144 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 109 (4.36%) Marketing
4 108 (4.32%) Games
5 106 (4.24%) Electronics
6 57 (2.28%) Retail
7 49 (1.96%) Banking
8 42 (1.68%) Front Office
9 33 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 32 (1.28%) Legal
11 31 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.92%) Automotive
13 22 (0.88%) German Language
14 21 (0.84%) Advertising
15 18 (0.72%) Back Office
16 17 (0.68%) Billing
17 14 (0.56%) Publishing
17 14 (0.56%) French Language
18 12 (0.48%) Italian Language
18 12 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1079 (43.13%) Developer
2 396 (15.83%) Software Engineer
3 278 (11.11%) Graduate
4 263 (10.51%) Java Developer
5 254 (10.15%) Analyst
6 231 (9.23%) Software Developer
7 186 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 170 (6.79%) Junior
9 151 (6.04%) C# Developer
10 149 (5.96%) Graduate Developer
11 126 (5.04%) Junior Developer
12 120 (4.80%) .NET Developer
13 111 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
14 108 (4.32%) Consultant
15 107 (4.28%) Administrator
16 93 (3.72%) Web Developer
17 90 (3.60%) C++ Developer
17 90 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
18 78 (3.12%) Architect
19 77 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 569 (22.74%) HTML
2 522 (20.86%) .NET
3 443 (17.71%) CSS
4 345 (13.79%) Web Services
5 332 (13.27%) XML
6 287 (11.47%) jQuery
7 234 (9.35%) ASP.NET
8 194 (7.75%) Spring
9 191 (7.63%) HTML5
10 167 (6.67%) Ajax
11 145 (5.80%) JSON
12 137 (5.48%) AngularJS
13 136 (5.44%) REST
14 121 (4.84%) Hibernate
15 114 (4.56%) .NET Framework
16 109 (4.36%) J2EE
17 108 (4.32%) WPF
18 87 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 80 (3.20%) JSP
20 79 (3.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 446 (17.83%) Mathematics
2 389 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (6.63%) Physics
4 150 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 130 (5.20%) Algorithms
6 111 (4.44%) Visualisation
7 109 (4.36%) Data Structures
7 109 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
8 94 (3.76%) Mobile App
8 94 (3.76%) Data Centre
9 75 (3.00%) User Experience
10 70 (2.80%) Statistics
11 56 (2.24%) Social Media
12 41 (1.64%) Replication
13 39 (1.56%) Semantic Web
14 36 (1.44%) Clustering
15 34 (1.36%) Client/Server
16 33 (1.32%) Data Integration
17 28 (1.12%) Chemistry
18 23 (0.92%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 589 (23.54%) Linux
2 448 (17.91%) Windows
3 273 (10.91%) UNIX
4 142 (5.68%) Android
5 124 (4.96%) Apple iOS
6 52 (2.08%) Solaris
7 39 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 19 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
10 18 (0.72%) CentOS
11 16 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.48%) AIX
13 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.36%) Debian
14 9 (0.36%) VMS
14 9 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (31.57%) Software Engineering
3 320 (12.79%) OO
4 239 (9.55%) Scrum
5 228 (9.11%) Project Management
6 218 (8.71%) TDD
7 201 (8.03%) MVC
8 196 (7.83%) Unit Testing
9 179 (7.15%) Web Development
10 161 (6.43%) SDLC
11 130 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
12 127 (5.08%) Multithreading
13 123 (4.92%) Mentoring
14 118 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
15 117 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
16 115 (4.60%) ETL
17 111 (4.44%) SOA
18 107 (4.28%) OOD
19 105 (4.20%) E-Commerce
20 102 (4.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 862 (34.45%) SQL
2 799 (31.93%) Java
3 664 (26.54%) JavaScript
4 590 (23.58%) C#
5 453 (18.11%) C++
6 277 (11.07%) Python
7 187 (7.47%) PHP
8 162 (6.47%) C
9 103 (4.12%) VB.NET
10 101 (4.04%) T-SQL
11 100 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 81 (3.24%) Perl
13 77 (3.08%) Shell Script
14 71 (2.84%) VB
15 67 (2.68%) Ruby
16 42 (1.68%) MATLAB
16 42 (1.68%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.40%) Objective-C
18 34 (1.36%) COBOL
19 31 (1.24%) R
Qualifications
1 2133 (85.25%) Degree
2 74 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 72 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (2.64%) PhD
5 48 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (1.88%) ISEB
6 47 (1.88%) CISSP
7 45 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 34 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 34 (1.36%) CCIE
9 31 (1.24%) CISA
10 30 (1.20%) CCNP
11 29 (1.16%) CCNA
11 29 (1.16%) MCSE
12 27 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
13 24 (0.96%) CISM
14 22 (0.88%) ISTQB
15 19 (0.76%) CEH
16 17 (0.68%) PMP
17 16 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (7.95%) QA
2 30 (1.20%) SLA
3 26 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.32%) HL7
8 5 (0.20%) Section 508
8 5 (0.20%) WCAG
8 5 (0.20%) COBIT
9 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.080%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.080%) GAMP
10 2 (0.080%) GMP
10 2 (0.080%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.040%) GPG13
11 1 (0.040%) P3O
11 1 (0.040%) JTAG
System Software
1 56 (2.24%) Active Directory
1 56 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (1.08%) Varnish
4 19 (0.76%) Xen
5 16 (0.64%) IMail Server
6 14 (0.56%) qmail
6 14 (0.56%) Squid
6 14 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.44%) Firmware
8 10 (0.40%) vSphere
9 8 (0.32%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.28%) KVM
10 7 (0.28%) NFS
10 7 (0.28%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.20%) Samba
12 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.16%) XenServer
13 3 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.080%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 56 (2.24%) Puppet
2 32 (1.28%) Graphite
3 29 (1.16%) Nagios
4 24 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (0.96%) Cacti
5 23 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.84%) Ganglia
7 20 (0.80%) logstash
8 19 (0.76%) collectd
8 19 (0.76%) ZABBIX
9 15 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (0.44%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.44%) Ansible
11 9 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.32%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (0.28%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.24%) Netcool
14 6 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
14 6 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 403 (16.11%) Oracle
2 292 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 105 (4.20%) Cisco
4 78 (3.12%) VMware
5 58 (2.32%) Sun
6 50 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 42 (1.68%) IBM
7 42 (1.68%) Juniper
8 40 (1.60%) Google
9 36 (1.44%) Informatica
10 32 (1.28%) HP
11 26 (1.04%) F5
12 25 (1.00%) Hyperion
13 24 (0.96%) Sybase
14 21 (0.84%) Adobe
14 21 (0.84%) Tableau
15 20 (0.80%) Pega
15 20 (0.80%) Websense
16 19 (0.76%) Splunk
17 18 (0.72%) hybris
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liss, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + additional flexible benefits packa
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago