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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1054 1154 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.20% 5.55% 5.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.88% 15.14% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 836 935 1022
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
7082 7624 7294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.97% 36.69% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5639 5872 5946
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
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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 -1 283 £42,500 -5.55% 52
Surrey -1 197 £42,500 -15.00% 27
Hampshire -22 147 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Oxfordshire +3 126 £42,000 -1.17% 18
West Sussex +3 93 £40,000 - 5
East Sussex +2 86 £35,500 -11.25% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 74 £37,500 - 11
Kent -22 42 £29,500 -30.58% 8
Middlesex +10 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1916 (85.12%) Degree
2 842 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 730 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 721 (32.03%) SQL
5 677 (30.08%) C#
6 673 (29.90%) Java
7 657 (29.19%) JavaScript
8 597 (26.52%) .NET
9 564 (25.06%) HTML
10 502 (22.30%) CSS
11 490 (21.77%) SQL Server
12 487 (21.63%) Linux
13 436 (19.37%) Windows
14 430 (19.10%) C++
15 395 (17.55%) Microsoft
16 367 (16.30%) OO
16 367 (16.30%) Mathematics
17 315 (13.99%) XML
18 309 (13.73%) Finance
19 303 (13.46%) Web Services
20 295 (13.11%) ASP.NET
21 287 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
22 274 (12.17%) jQuery
23 260 (11.55%) MVC
24 247 (10.97%) TDD
25 230 (10.22%) Python
26 226 (10.04%) MS Excel
27 221 (9.82%) Oracle
28 219 (9.73%) C
29 201 (8.93%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 119 (5.29%) Apache
2 95 (4.22%) Tomcat
3 69 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 60 (2.67%) Node.js
5 47 (2.09%) IIS
6 40 (1.78%) WebLogic
7 39 (1.73%) Apache Solr
8 38 (1.69%) CMS
9 25 (1.11%) WordPress
10 23 (1.02%) SAS
10 23 (1.02%) Drupal
11 18 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.58%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.53%) JBoss
14 11 (0.49%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.44%) nginx
16 9 (0.40%) Joomla!
17 8 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 226 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.00%) MS Office
3 27 (1.20%) MS Project
3 27 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.44%) SPSS
6 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.27%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.13%) Abaqus
9 3 (0.13%) TargetLink
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
2 20 (0.89%) HFM
3 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.13%) Tridion
4 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.13%) SAP FI-GL
4 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.089%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.089%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.089%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.95%) SaaS
2 29 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (1.16%) PaaS
4 25 (1.11%) Office 365
5 23 (1.02%) IaaS
6 16 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.089%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.089%) Force.com
11 1 (0.044%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.044%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 104 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 96 (4.26%) Internet
3 85 (3.78%) Firewall
4 80 (3.55%) HTTP
5 57 (2.53%) Wireless
6 48 (2.13%) SAN
7 40 (1.78%) WAN
8 38 (1.69%) LAN
9 34 (1.51%) DNS
10 31 (1.38%) VPN
11 29 (1.29%) MPLS
12 28 (1.24%) Network Security
13 26 (1.16%) LDAP
14 24 (1.07%) NAS
14 24 (1.07%) VoIP
15 21 (0.93%) 3G
16 16 (0.71%) HSPA
16 16 (0.71%) WiMAX
16 16 (0.71%) GSM
16 16 (0.71%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 172 (7.64%) MySQL
3 87 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 57 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 50 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 49 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 43 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (1.82%) Big Data
10 34 (1.51%) MS Access
11 32 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 32 (1.42%) OLAP
12 29 (1.29%) SQLite
13 27 (1.20%) OLTP
14 25 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 25 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
15 23 (1.02%) DB2
15 23 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
16 22 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 185 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 176 (7.82%) Visual Studio
3 121 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 117 (5.20%) NUnit
5 114 (5.06%) Subversion
6 91 (4.04%) Eclipse
7 89 (3.95%) Rhino Mocks
8 79 (3.51%) Selenium
9 72 (3.20%) JIRA
10 55 (2.44%) JUnit
11 33 (1.47%) Ant
11 33 (1.47%) Maven
12 29 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
13 22 (0.98%) Mockito
14 21 (0.93%) Toad
15 20 (0.89%) MSTest
16 19 (0.84%) Mercurial
17 18 (0.80%) Jenkins
18 17 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 16 (0.71%) Moq
General
1 309 (13.73%) Finance
2 169 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 90 (4.00%) Electronics
3 90 (4.00%) Marketing
4 48 (2.13%) Banking
5 33 (1.47%) Billing
6 28 (1.24%) Advertising
7 26 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.16%) Front Office
8 25 (1.11%) Games
8 25 (1.11%) Automotive
8 25 (1.11%) Retail
9 23 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (1.02%) Legal
10 19 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.71%) French Language
11 16 (0.71%) Publishing
12 12 (0.53%) Military
13 11 (0.49%) German Language
14 10 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1063 (47.22%) Developer
2 361 (16.04%) Software Engineer
3 234 (10.40%) Analyst
4 230 (10.22%) Graduate
5 221 (9.82%) Software Developer
6 212 (9.42%) Java Developer
7 203 (9.02%) Junior
8 177 (7.86%) .NET Developer
9 176 (7.82%) Senior Developer
10 161 (7.15%) C# Developer
11 146 (6.49%) Junior Developer
12 109 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 95 (4.22%) Web Developer
14 93 (4.13%) Graduate Developer
15 75 (3.33%) Consultant
15 75 (3.33%) Business Analyst
16 72 (3.20%) Support Engineer
17 66 (2.93%) Architect
18 65 (2.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 59 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (26.52%) .NET
2 564 (25.06%) HTML
3 502 (22.30%) CSS
4 315 (13.99%) XML
5 303 (13.46%) Web Services
6 295 (13.11%) ASP.NET
7 274 (12.17%) jQuery
8 182 (8.09%) J2EE
9 181 (8.04%) HTML5
10 168 (7.46%) Ajax
11 141 (6.26%) Spring
12 130 (5.78%) .NET Framework
13 122 (5.42%) JSON
14 115 (5.11%) CSS3
15 113 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 107 (4.75%) REST
17 97 (4.31%) WCF
18 90 (4.00%) Hibernate
19 83 (3.69%) JSP
20 82 (3.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 367 (16.30%) Mathematics
2 287 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
3 151 (6.71%) Physics
4 128 (5.69%) Management Information System
5 116 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
6 99 (4.40%) Open Source
7 89 (3.95%) Algorithms
8 80 (3.55%) Mobile App
9 52 (2.31%) User Experience
10 48 (2.13%) Statistics
10 48 (2.13%) Visualisation
11 45 (2.00%) Client/Server
12 35 (1.55%) Social Media
12 35 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
12 35 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
14 27 (1.20%) iPad
15 22 (0.98%) Data Integration
16 20 (0.89%) Cryptography
17 19 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 487 (21.63%) Linux
2 436 (19.37%) Windows
3 193 (8.57%) UNIX
4 128 (5.69%) Android
5 89 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 26 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.76%) CentOS
9 16 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.62%) VMS
11 13 (0.58%) Solaris
11 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.49%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.18%) Windows CE
15 4 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 730 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 367 (16.30%) OO
4 260 (11.55%) MVC
5 247 (10.97%) TDD
6 201 (8.93%) Scrum
7 174 (7.73%) Project Management
8 165 (7.33%) Unit Testing
9 144 (6.40%) Web Development
10 118 (5.24%) User Stories
11 117 (5.20%) E-Commerce
12 113 (5.02%) OOD
12 113 (5.02%) UML
13 109 (4.84%) Mentoring
13 109 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
14 108 (4.80%) SOA
14 108 (4.80%) Workflow
15 103 (4.58%) OOP
16 93 (4.13%) ITIL
17 83 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 721 (32.03%) SQL
2 677 (30.08%) C#
3 673 (29.90%) Java
4 657 (29.19%) JavaScript
5 430 (19.10%) C++
6 230 (10.22%) Python
7 219 (9.73%) C
8 192 (8.53%) PHP
9 97 (4.31%) VB
10 93 (4.13%) Perl
11 84 (3.73%) T-SQL
12 74 (3.29%) VB.NET
13 67 (2.98%) PL/SQL
14 57 (2.53%) Ruby
15 44 (1.95%) MATLAB
16 43 (1.91%) Objective-C
17 39 (1.73%) Bash Shell
18 29 (1.29%) PHP5
19 25 (1.11%) PowerShell
20 22 (0.98%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1916 (85.12%) Degree
2 88 (3.91%) PhD
2 88 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 54 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (2.04%) VCP4
6 42 (1.87%) CISSP
7 41 (1.82%) CCNA
8 40 (1.78%) ISEB
9 37 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 35 (1.55%) MCSE
11 33 (1.47%) ISTQB
12 30 (1.33%) OCPJP
13 29 (1.29%) HND
14 27 (1.20%) PMI Certification
14 27 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
15 25 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (1.11%) CCNP
16 24 (1.07%) MCITP
17 23 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (7.42%) QA
2 41 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 37 (1.64%) SLA
4 20 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.40%) COBIT
7 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.36%) COSO
7 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.18%) GPG13
8 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.13%) WCAG
9 3 (0.13%) JTAG
9 3 (0.13%) Section 508
10 2 (0.089%) HL7
System Software
1 86 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 67 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.02%) vSphere
4 16 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.62%) Firmware
5 14 (0.62%) NFS
6 13 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.36%) IMail Server
8 6 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.22%) XenServer
9 5 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.13%) KVM
10 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.089%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.089%) XenApp
11 2 (0.089%) Xen
11 2 (0.089%) Samba
12 1 (0.044%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 58 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.58%) Puppet
3 10 (0.44%) Nagios
4 9 (0.40%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.40%) Netcool
4 9 (0.40%) SCCM
5 7 (0.31%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.27%) SCOM
7 4 (0.18%) Icinga
7 4 (0.18%) logstash
7 4 (0.18%) Cacti
7 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.089%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.089%) Opsview
9 2 (0.089%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.089%) Nessus
9 2 (0.089%) WMI
9 2 (0.089%) Control-M
Vendors
1 395 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 221 (9.82%) Oracle
3 74 (3.29%) VMware
4 61 (2.71%) Cisco
5 46 (2.04%) SAP
6 44 (1.95%) IBM
7 41 (1.82%) Sun
8 40 (1.78%) HP
9 37 (1.64%) TOWER Software
10 32 (1.42%) Google
11 31 (1.38%) Hyperion
11 31 (1.38%) Informatica
12 30 (1.33%) hybris
13 26 (1.16%) Business Objects
14 23 (1.02%) Huawei
14 23 (1.02%) Zend
15 21 (0.93%) Atlassian
16 20 (0.89%) 3PAR
16 20 (0.89%) Red Hat
17 18 (0.80%) AppDynamics
Chertsey, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
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Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 -55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £6000 - £750000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , includes benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Proteus Europe
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South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday