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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1412 1111 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.33% 5.32% 5.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.85% 13.83% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 908 930
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
7909 8034 7895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 41.03% 38.48% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6659 6498 6223
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 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Surrey +20 298 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Berkshire +12 294 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Hampshire +12 196 £35,000 - 25
West Sussex +15 169 £37,500 - 15
Oxfordshire +5 164 £45,000 +11.11% 19
East Sussex +23 123 £37,500 +5.63% 9
Buckinghamshire +32 117 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Kent +5 51 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Middlesex -10 1 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2312 (81.61%) Degree
2 976 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
3 906 (31.98%) SQL
4 887 (31.31%) Software Engineering
5 852 (30.07%) JavaScript
6 786 (27.74%) Java
7 744 (26.26%) C#
8 733 (25.87%) HTML
9 617 (21.78%) .NET
10 610 (21.53%) Linux
11 579 (20.44%) C++
12 576 (20.33%) SQL Server
13 573 (20.23%) CSS
14 550 (19.41%) Windows
15 524 (18.50%) Finance
16 484 (17.08%) Web Services
17 467 (16.48%) Mathematics
18 450 (15.88%) Oracle
19 414 (14.61%) OO
20 399 (14.08%) XML
21 377 (13.31%) Microsoft
22 347 (12.25%) TDD
23 338 (11.93%) jQuery
24 330 (11.65%) Python
24 330 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
25 299 (10.55%) HTML5
26 294 (10.38%) Scrum
27 292 (10.31%) MVC
28 279 (9.85%) QA
29 275 (9.71%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 171 (6.04%) Apache
2 133 (4.69%) IIS
3 113 (3.99%) Node.js
4 91 (3.21%) WebLogic
5 85 (3.00%) WebSphere
6 74 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 50 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 46 (1.62%) JBoss
8 46 (1.62%) MS Exchange
9 43 (1.52%) nginx
10 34 (1.20%) CMS
11 26 (0.92%) Tuxedo
12 25 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
13 21 (0.74%) Skype for Business
14 20 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.46%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.42%) CICS
17 12 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 209 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 68 (2.40%) MS Office
3 22 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.60%) SPSS
5 15 (0.53%) MS Project
6 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.35%) Mathematica
8 5 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.071%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.071%) Simulink
11 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
4 7 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.21%) Magento
6 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
7 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.071%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.071%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.071%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.035%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 128 (4.52%) SaaS
2 108 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.20%) GitHub
4 26 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (0.81%) Office 365
7 5 (0.18%) IaaS
8 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.14%) PaaS
9 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.071%) Force.com
10 2 (0.071%) Heroku
11 1 (0.035%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.035%) Responsys
11 1 (0.035%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.45%) TCP/IP
2 105 (3.71%) Internet
3 78 (2.75%) DNS
4 67 (2.36%) Firewall
4 67 (2.36%) HTTP
5 44 (1.55%) SSL
6 43 (1.52%) Network Security
7 40 (1.41%) FTP
8 37 (1.31%) SAN
9 32 (1.13%) LAN
9 32 (1.13%) VoIP
10 30 (1.06%) WAN
11 29 (1.02%) LDAP
11 29 (1.02%) SMTP
12 28 (0.99%) Wireshark
13 25 (0.88%) VPN
14 24 (0.85%) Wireless
15 23 (0.81%) SMS
16 21 (0.74%) DHCP
16 21 (0.74%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 225 (7.94%) MySQL
3 202 (7.13%) Oracle Database
4 194 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 156 (5.51%) NoSQL
6 147 (5.19%) Big Data
7 80 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 74 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 71 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
10 67 (2.36%) MongoDB
11 65 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 59 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 57 (2.01%) Data Mining
14 52 (1.84%) DB2
15 51 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 50 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
17 35 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
18 30 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
19 29 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
20 27 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 214 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 195 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 137 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 109 (3.85%) Subversion
5 73 (2.58%) JIRA
6 65 (2.29%) JUnit
7 63 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 61 (2.15%) NUnit
9 60 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 52 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
11 50 (1.76%) Maven
12 36 (1.27%) Grunt
13 31 (1.09%) Selenium
14 29 (1.02%) gulp
15 18 (0.64%) Ant
16 17 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
17 16 (0.56%) Mocha
17 16 (0.56%) Protractor
18 15 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
19 14 (0.49%) FitNesse
General
1 524 (18.50%) Finance
2 223 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 105 (3.71%) Electronics
4 99 (3.49%) Retail
5 65 (2.29%) Banking
6 61 (2.15%) Marketing
7 52 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 49 (1.73%) Games
9 45 (1.59%) Billing
10 40 (1.41%) Legal
11 38 (1.34%) Advertising
12 34 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 31 (1.09%) Front Office
14 26 (0.92%) Military
15 23 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.64%) Automotive
17 17 (0.60%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.49%) French Language
19 13 (0.46%) Publishing
20 12 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1326 (46.81%) Developer
2 338 (11.93%) C# Developer
3 334 (11.79%) Graduate
4 327 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 312 (11.01%) Software Developer
6 287 (10.13%) Analyst
6 287 (10.13%) Java Developer
7 272 (9.60%) Junior
8 268 (9.46%) .NET Developer
9 223 (7.87%) Graduate Developer
9 223 (7.87%) Senior Developer
10 175 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 157 (5.54%) Junior Developer
12 149 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 149 (5.26%) SQL Developer
13 145 (5.12%) C# Software Developer
14 144 (5.08%) C++ Developer
15 95 (3.35%) Architect
15 95 (3.35%) Consultant
16 92 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 733 (25.87%) HTML
2 617 (21.78%) .NET
3 573 (20.23%) CSS
4 484 (17.08%) Web Services
5 399 (14.08%) XML
6 338 (11.93%) jQuery
7 299 (10.55%) HTML5
8 261 (9.21%) ASP.NET
9 181 (6.39%) AngularJS
10 164 (5.79%) J2EE
10 164 (5.79%) Spring
11 159 (5.61%) RESTful
12 154 (5.44%) Ajax
13 140 (4.94%) SOAP
14 139 (4.91%) WPF
15 138 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 134 (4.73%) CSS3
17 112 (3.95%) Middleware
18 104 (3.67%) .NET Framework
19 102 (3.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 467 (16.48%) Mathematics
2 330 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (5.61%) Algorithms
3 159 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 135 (4.77%) Physics
5 129 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 114 (4.02%) Data Structures
7 79 (2.79%) Mobile App
8 62 (2.19%) Mainframe
9 59 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
10 58 (2.05%) User Experience
11 54 (1.91%) Visualisation
12 46 (1.62%) Data Integration
13 45 (1.59%) Data Centre
14 38 (1.34%) Clustering
15 36 (1.27%) Statistics
16 34 (1.20%) Driving Licence
17 30 (1.06%) Replication
18 29 (1.02%) Social Media
19 26 (0.92%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 610 (21.53%) Linux
2 550 (19.41%) Windows
3 227 (8.01%) Unix
4 163 (5.75%) Android
5 160 (5.65%) Apple iOS
6 109 (3.85%) Windows Server
7 39 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (1.13%) Windows XP
10 27 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (0.88%) Solaris
12 20 (0.71%) VMS
13 19 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (0.60%) Debian
15 15 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
16 13 (0.46%) CentOS
16 13 (0.46%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 976 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 887 (31.31%) Software Engineering
3 414 (14.61%) OO
4 347 (12.25%) TDD
5 294 (10.38%) Scrum
6 292 (10.31%) MVC
7 275 (9.71%) SDLC
8 228 (8.05%) Unit Testing
9 152 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
10 148 (5.22%) SOA
11 144 (5.08%) Web Development
12 142 (5.01%) Multithreading
13 141 (4.98%) OOP
14 139 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
15 135 (4.77%) Analytics
15 135 (4.77%) Open Source
16 130 (4.59%) Information Security
17 124 (4.38%) User Stories
18 123 (4.34%) CRM
19 115 (4.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 906 (31.98%) SQL
2 852 (30.07%) JavaScript
3 786 (27.74%) Java
4 744 (26.26%) C#
5 579 (20.44%) C++
6 330 (11.65%) Python
7 194 (6.85%) C
8 168 (5.93%) PHP
9 129 (4.55%) Ruby
10 112 (3.95%) VB.NET
11 106 (3.74%) VB
12 105 (3.71%) PL/SQL
13 101 (3.57%) T-SQL
14 85 (3.00%) Perl
15 77 (2.72%) Shell Script
16 69 (2.44%) Bash Shell
17 57 (2.01%) COBOL
18 43 (1.52%) MATLAB
19 40 (1.41%) Objective-C
19 40 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2312 (81.61%) Degree
2 89 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.40%) CISSP
3 68 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (2.01%) ISEB
5 53 (1.87%) CISA
6 49 (1.73%) PhD
7 45 (1.59%) MCSE
7 45 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 44 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (1.41%) ISTQB
10 34 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
11 32 (1.13%) CEH
12 29 (1.02%) CCNA
12 29 (1.02%) MCTS
13 27 (0.95%) CISM
13 27 (0.95%) HNC
14 26 (0.92%) HND
14 26 (0.92%) OCPJP
15 23 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (9.85%) QA
2 29 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.53%) SLA
5 11 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.39%) ISO 9000
6 10 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.35%) SSAE 16
7 7 (0.25%) COBIT
8 6 (0.21%) GAMP
8 6 (0.21%) GMP
9 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.071%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.071%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.035%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.035%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.035%) HL7
12 1 (0.035%) SAS 70
System Software
1 100 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.88%) Firmware
4 21 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.64%) Varnish
6 15 (0.53%) NFS
7 14 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.32%) qmail
8 9 (0.32%) Squid
9 8 (0.28%) Docker
10 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.14%) OpenSSH
12 4 (0.14%) RACF
13 3 (0.11%) iptables
13 3 (0.11%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.11%) vCloud
13 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.92%) Puppet
3 19 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.46%) Nagios
5 11 (0.39%) SCCM
5 11 (0.39%) SCOM
6 10 (0.35%) Cacti
6 10 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (0.35%) Graphite
7 9 (0.32%) collectd
7 9 (0.32%) Ganglia
7 9 (0.32%) logstash
7 9 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.21%) Ansible
9 6 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
10 4 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 450 (15.88%) Oracle
2 377 (13.31%) Microsoft
3 65 (2.29%) Cisco
4 52 (1.84%) VMware
5 50 (1.76%) IBM
5 50 (1.76%) Sun
6 46 (1.62%) Informatica
7 41 (1.45%) HP
8 34 (1.20%) Hyperion
9 31 (1.09%) Xamarin
10 29 (1.02%) Google
10 29 (1.02%) TOWER Software
11 28 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 21 (0.74%) hybris
13 19 (0.67%) Sybase
14 18 (0.64%) Huawei
15 17 (0.60%) Rally
16 16 (0.56%) Citrix
16 16 (0.56%) JD Edwards
16 16 (0.56%) Tableau
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - £26k per annum + Pension 2:1 Life assurance 4x base
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance (£3k) + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stansted, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum Plus Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on capability
Posted: 3 days ago