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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1130 1386 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.43% 6.04% 5.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.69% 16.08% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1189 1110
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
7692 8620 8293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.98% 37.56% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5974 6803 6800
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 293 £50,000 +11.11% 51
Surrey +3 208 £45,000 -5.26% 32
Hampshire -26 144 £36,500 +4.28% 16
Oxfordshire 0 131 £40,000 - 23
East Sussex -6 120 £40,000 +6.66% 18
West Sussex +18 97 £42,500 +21.42% 15
Buckinghamshire -24 91 £35,500 -0.69% 12
Kent -7 42 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Sussex - 7 £57,500 -
Middlesex -11 3 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1863 (84.45%) Degree
2 874 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 717 (32.50%) Software Engineering
4 716 (32.46%) SQL
5 690 (31.28%) Java
6 598 (27.11%) JavaScript
7 597 (27.06%) C#
8 545 (24.71%) .NET
9 512 (23.21%) HTML
10 497 (22.53%) Linux
11 471 (21.35%) Windows
12 465 (21.08%) SQL Server
13 434 (19.67%) CSS
14 389 (17.63%) C++
15 379 (17.18%) Mathematics
16 365 (16.55%) Microsoft
17 356 (16.14%) Web Services
18 352 (15.96%) Finance
19 350 (15.87%) OO
20 334 (15.14%) XML
21 309 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
22 272 (12.33%) ASP.NET
23 258 (11.70%) Oracle
24 249 (11.29%) jQuery
25 231 (10.47%) Python
26 224 (10.15%) MS Excel
26 224 (10.15%) MVC
27 222 (10.06%) Project Management
28 216 (9.79%) TDD
29 214 (9.70%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 120 (5.44%) Apache
2 97 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 57 (2.58%) WebLogic
3 57 (2.58%) Node.js
4 51 (2.31%) WebSphere
5 49 (2.22%) IIS
6 46 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 38 (1.72%) CMS
8 32 (1.45%) SAS
9 28 (1.27%) Apache Solr
10 24 (1.09%) Drupal
11 16 (0.73%) JBoss
12 13 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.54%) Jetty
14 9 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.41%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.41%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.36%) WordPress
15 8 (0.36%) Moodle
Applications
1 224 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.13%) MS Office
3 35 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.09%) SPSS
5 22 (1.00%) MS Project
6 18 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.73%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
11 7 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (0.14%) Abaqus
14 1 (0.045%) Mingle
14 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 17 (0.77%) HFM
3 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.18%) Epicor Vantage
4 3 (0.14%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.14%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.14%) Movex
5 2 (0.091%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.091%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.091%) Unica
5 2 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.045%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 91 (4.13%) SaaS
2 46 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (1.45%) PaaS
5 25 (1.13%) IaaS
6 21 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.23%) Office 365
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.14%) Taleo
11 3 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.091%) Responsys
12 2 (0.091%) Boomi
12 2 (0.091%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.091%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.091%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.045%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 114 (5.17%) Firewall
2 105 (4.76%) Internet
3 93 (4.22%) TCP/IP
4 80 (3.63%) HTTP
5 56 (2.54%) Wireless
6 46 (2.09%) WAN
7 45 (2.04%) LAN
8 43 (1.95%) SAN
9 36 (1.63%) VPN
10 32 (1.45%) DNS
11 31 (1.41%) VoIP
12 28 (1.27%) MPLS
13 21 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (0.95%) LDAP
14 20 (0.91%) SMTP
14 20 (0.91%) Network Security
15 19 (0.86%) HTTPS
15 19 (0.86%) NAS
15 19 (0.86%) Unified Communications
16 18 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 148 (6.71%) MySQL
3 105 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 77 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 59 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 51 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 50 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 42 (1.90%) Big Data
10 36 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 35 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (1.50%) OLTP
13 31 (1.41%) DB2
14 30 (1.36%) Data Mining
15 29 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (1.22%) CouchDB
17 26 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
17 26 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
17 26 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (1.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 191 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 160 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 122 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 115 (5.21%) Subversion
5 98 (4.44%) NUnit
6 77 (3.49%) Eclipse
7 64 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
8 58 (2.63%) Selenium
9 56 (2.54%) Maven
10 52 (2.36%) JIRA
11 48 (2.18%) Jenkins
12 38 (1.72%) JUnit
13 37 (1.68%) Ant
14 23 (1.04%) Grunt
15 21 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
15 21 (0.95%) MSTest
16 19 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
17 18 (0.82%) Toad
18 17 (0.77%) Xcode
18 17 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 352 (15.96%) Finance
2 138 (6.26%) Telecoms
3 107 (4.85%) Marketing
4 76 (3.45%) Electronics
5 63 (2.86%) Games
6 52 (2.36%) Banking
7 38 (1.72%) Retail
8 29 (1.31%) Billing
9 28 (1.27%) Front Office
10 27 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.09%) Advertising
13 20 (0.91%) Automotive
14 19 (0.86%) Publishing
14 19 (0.86%) German Language
15 17 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.73%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.68%) Legal
17 15 (0.68%) French Language
18 11 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 983 (44.56%) Developer
2 361 (16.36%) Software Engineer
3 232 (10.52%) Analyst
4 217 (9.84%) Graduate
5 211 (9.56%) Java Developer
6 183 (8.30%) Software Developer
7 169 (7.66%) Senior Developer
8 168 (7.62%) C# Developer
9 167 (7.57%) Junior
10 165 (7.48%) .NET Developer
11 127 (5.76%) Junior Developer
12 104 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
13 87 (3.94%) Architect
14 82 (3.72%) Consultant
14 82 (3.72%) Support Engineer
15 80 (3.63%) Senior Software Engineer
16 75 (3.40%) Graduate Developer
17 69 (3.13%) Web Developer
18 65 (2.95%) Business Analyst
19 64 (2.90%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (24.71%) .NET
2 512 (23.21%) HTML
3 434 (19.67%) CSS
4 356 (16.14%) Web Services
5 334 (15.14%) XML
6 272 (12.33%) ASP.NET
7 249 (11.29%) jQuery
8 185 (8.39%) Ajax
9 162 (7.34%) HTML5
10 145 (6.57%) Spring
11 135 (6.12%) .NET Framework
12 133 (6.03%) JSON
13 128 (5.80%) J2EE
14 116 (5.26%) REST
15 107 (4.85%) Hibernate
16 93 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 92 (4.17%) JSP
18 91 (4.13%) WPF
19 80 (3.63%) CSS3
20 77 (3.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 379 (17.18%) Mathematics
2 309 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (6.07%) Management Information System
4 122 (5.53%) Physics
5 118 (5.35%) Algorithms
6 103 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
7 100 (4.53%) Mobile App
8 88 (3.99%) Visualisation
9 76 (3.45%) Data Centre
10 72 (3.26%) Data Structures
10 72 (3.26%) Statistics
11 57 (2.58%) Social Media
12 47 (2.13%) User Experience
13 39 (1.77%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.63%) Mainframe
15 27 (1.22%) GIS
16 25 (1.13%) Data Integration
16 25 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
17 24 (1.09%) Economics
18 21 (0.95%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 497 (22.53%) Linux
2 471 (21.35%) Windows
3 214 (9.70%) UNIX
4 158 (7.16%) Android
5 115 (5.21%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 24 (1.09%) Solaris
9 23 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.82%) VMS
11 17 (0.77%) CentOS
12 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.32%) AIX
17 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.27%) Debian
18 5 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 717 (32.50%) Software Engineering
3 350 (15.87%) OO
4 224 (10.15%) MVC
5 222 (10.06%) Project Management
6 216 (9.79%) TDD
7 198 (8.98%) Scrum
8 173 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 168 (7.62%) Web Development
10 146 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
11 131 (5.94%) E-Commerce
12 126 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 126 (5.71%) SDLC
13 121 (5.49%) UML
14 112 (5.08%) SOA
15 111 (5.03%) OOD
16 105 (4.76%) Analytics
17 100 (4.53%) Mentoring
17 100 (4.53%) Open Source
18 93 (4.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 716 (32.46%) SQL
2 690 (31.28%) Java
3 598 (27.11%) JavaScript
4 597 (27.06%) C#
5 389 (17.63%) C++
6 231 (10.47%) Python
7 178 (8.07%) C
8 154 (6.98%) PHP
9 87 (3.94%) VB.NET
10 80 (3.63%) VB
11 75 (3.40%) PL/SQL
12 67 (3.04%) T-SQL
13 63 (2.86%) Perl
14 56 (2.54%) MATLAB
14 56 (2.54%) Ruby
15 46 (2.09%) Objective-C
16 29 (1.31%) COBOL
17 23 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.04%) VB6
17 23 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 1863 (84.45%) Degree
2 88 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (3.26%) PhD
5 60 (2.72%) CCNA
6 51 (2.31%) Security Cleared
7 43 (1.95%) ISEB
8 42 (1.90%) CCNP
9 41 (1.86%) MCSE
10 38 (1.72%) ISTQB
11 35 (1.59%) CISSP
12 34 (1.54%) PMI Certification
12 34 (1.54%) SC Cleared
13 25 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 23 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
15 21 (0.95%) CCIE
16 20 (0.91%) CISM
16 20 (0.91%) OCPJP
17 19 (0.86%) MCITP
17 19 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (7.25%) QA
2 43 (1.95%) SLA
3 28 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.36%) WCAG
5 8 (0.36%) Section 508
6 6 (0.27%) COBIT
6 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.23%) COSO
8 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 2 (0.091%) GPG13
10 1 (0.045%) FISMA
10 1 (0.045%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.045%) JTAG
System Software
1 76 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.13%) vSphere
4 21 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.73%) NFS
6 13 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.41%) IMail Server
8 8 (0.36%) Firmware
9 7 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.32%) XenServer
10 5 (0.23%) Samba
10 5 (0.23%) KVM
11 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.18%) iptables
11 4 (0.18%) Xen
12 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.091%) Squid
13 2 (0.091%) qmail
14 1 (0.045%) XenApp
14 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.86%) Puppet
3 10 (0.45%) SCCM
4 8 (0.36%) Nagios
5 7 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.27%) Netcool
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.27%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.27%) Graphite
7 5 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.18%) collectd
8 4 (0.18%) logstash
8 4 (0.18%) Cacti
8 4 (0.18%) WMI
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.14%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.14%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.091%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.091%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 365 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 258 (11.70%) Oracle
3 84 (3.81%) VMware
4 71 (3.22%) Cisco
5 57 (2.58%) IBM
6 44 (1.99%) HP
7 43 (1.95%) Sun
8 37 (1.68%) Google
9 32 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 29 (1.31%) TOWER Software
10 29 (1.31%) SAP
10 29 (1.31%) Informatica
11 25 (1.13%) Hyperion
11 25 (1.13%) hybris
12 24 (1.09%) Pega
12 24 (1.09%) AppDynamics
13 23 (1.04%) Tableau
14 21 (0.95%) Business Objects
15 20 (0.91%) 3PAR
16 18 (0.82%) Cognos
Reading, Berkshire
Speech-Soft
Salary: Competitive Salary offered
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
WA Consultants
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 12 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus great benefits!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday