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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1246 1375 1239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.95% 5.90% 5.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.81% 15.94% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1172 1080
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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
7879 8624 8348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.60% 36.99% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6146 6738 6823
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +13 331 £50,000 +19.04% 38
Surrey -4 265 £45,000 - 43
Hampshire -13 155 £35,000 +2.94% 24
Oxfordshire +9 154 £44,500 +33.33% 21
East Sussex -1 107 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Buckinghamshire -32 97 £35,000 -4.10% 10
West Sussex +20 73 £40,000 +21.21% 12
Kent 0 48 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Sussex - 6 £57,500 - 1
Middlesex -2 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2019 (84.73%) Degree
2 908 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 749 (31.43%) SQL
4 746 (31.31%) Java
5 736 (30.89%) Software Engineering
6 596 (25.01%) JavaScript
7 583 (24.46%) C#
8 550 (23.08%) Linux
9 527 (22.11%) .NET
10 512 (21.49%) HTML
11 460 (19.30%) Windows
12 447 (18.76%) SQL Server
13 415 (17.42%) Mathematics
14 399 (16.74%) CSS
15 392 (16.45%) Finance
16 387 (16.24%) C++
17 359 (15.07%) Web Services
18 354 (14.86%) Microsoft
19 345 (14.48%) Oracle
20 338 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
21 334 (14.02%) XML
22 330 (13.85%) OO
23 265 (11.12%) ASP.NET
24 249 (10.45%) Project Management
25 248 (10.41%) MS Excel
26 241 (10.11%) jQuery
27 237 (9.95%) UNIX
28 235 (9.86%) Python
29 209 (8.77%) Scrum
30 197 (8.27%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 118 (4.95%) Apache
2 99 (4.15%) Tomcat
3 95 (3.99%) WebLogic
4 65 (2.73%) WebSphere
5 62 (2.60%) Node.js
6 47 (1.97%) IIS
7 45 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 32 (1.34%) CMS
9 30 (1.26%) SAS
10 29 (1.22%) JBoss
11 26 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 20 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.71%) Jetty
13 17 (0.71%) Drupal
14 16 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (0.55%) nginx
16 12 (0.50%) MS Exchange
17 11 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.42%) GlassFish
19 9 (0.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 248 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.43%) MS Office
3 43 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.05%) SPSS
5 20 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.76%) MS Project
8 13 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.17%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.17%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.13%) Abaqus
14 1 (0.042%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.042%) Mingle
14 1 (0.042%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.042%) Simulink
14 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 26 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
2 21 (0.88%) HFM
3 17 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle AGIS
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.17%) Epicor Vantage
9 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.13%) Movex
10 3 (0.13%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 120 (5.04%) SaaS
2 59 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.89%) PaaS
4 41 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (1.05%) IaaS
7 12 (0.50%) Taleo
8 11 (0.46%) Responsys
8 11 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.21%) GitHub
11 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.084%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.084%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.084%) Boomi
13 2 (0.084%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.042%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.042%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 141 (5.92%) Firewall
2 117 (4.91%) TCP/IP
3 98 (4.11%) Internet
4 78 (3.27%) HTTP
5 61 (2.56%) WAN
6 57 (2.39%) Wireless
7 56 (2.35%) LAN
8 55 (2.31%) DNS
9 42 (1.76%) SAN
10 37 (1.55%) VoIP
11 31 (1.30%) VPN
12 26 (1.09%) SMTP
13 23 (0.97%) LDAP
14 22 (0.92%) MPLS
15 21 (0.88%) DHCP
15 21 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (0.80%) Network Security
16 19 (0.80%) Unified Communications
16 19 (0.80%) SSL
17 18 (0.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 184 (7.72%) MySQL
3 135 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 118 (4.95%) Oracle Database
5 65 (2.73%) Big Data
5 65 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 54 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 47 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 41 (1.72%) OLTP
10 41 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 37 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
13 35 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
14 32 (1.34%) Hadoop
15 30 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
15 30 (1.26%) OLAP
16 29 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 194 (8.14%) Visual Studio
2 177 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 108 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 105 (4.41%) Subversion
5 75 (3.15%) NUnit
6 72 (3.02%) Eclipse
7 58 (2.43%) Maven
8 57 (2.39%) JIRA
9 56 (2.35%) Selenium
10 54 (2.27%) Jenkins
11 53 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
12 39 (1.64%) Ant
13 34 (1.43%) JUnit
14 26 (1.09%) Grunt
15 22 (0.92%) Toad
15 22 (0.92%) Xcode
16 21 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
17 17 (0.71%) WebDriver
18 15 (0.63%) MSTest
18 15 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 392 (16.45%) Finance
2 131 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 124 (5.20%) Marketing
4 87 (3.65%) Electronics
5 83 (3.48%) Games
6 52 (2.18%) Banking
7 50 (2.10%) Retail
8 33 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.34%) Front Office
10 28 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 25 (1.05%) German Language
12 22 (0.92%) Automotive
13 21 (0.88%) Advertising
13 21 (0.88%) Billing
14 20 (0.84%) Publishing
15 17 (0.71%) Legal
15 17 (0.71%) French Language
16 16 (0.67%) Investment Banking
17 14 (0.59%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1010 (42.38%) Developer
2 376 (15.78%) Software Engineer
3 253 (10.62%) Analyst
4 240 (10.07%) Graduate
5 230 (9.65%) Java Developer
6 191 (8.02%) Software Developer
7 173 (7.26%) Senior Developer
8 165 (6.92%) C# Developer
9 161 (6.76%) Junior
10 153 (6.42%) .NET Developer
11 124 (5.20%) Junior Developer
12 100 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 99 (4.15%) Consultant
14 98 (4.11%) Graduate Developer
15 90 (3.78%) Architect
16 89 (3.73%) Administrator
17 85 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
18 84 (3.52%) Support Engineer
19 68 (2.85%) Web Developer
20 66 (2.77%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (22.11%) .NET
2 512 (21.49%) HTML
3 399 (16.74%) CSS
4 359 (15.07%) Web Services
5 334 (14.02%) XML
6 265 (11.12%) ASP.NET
7 241 (10.11%) jQuery
8 184 (7.72%) Ajax
9 168 (7.05%) HTML5
10 160 (6.71%) Spring
11 151 (6.34%) JSON
12 136 (5.71%) .NET Framework
13 127 (5.33%) J2EE
14 125 (5.25%) REST
15 118 (4.95%) Hibernate
16 104 (4.36%) WPF
17 95 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 94 (3.94%) AngularJS
19 89 (3.73%) JSP
20 77 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 415 (17.42%) Mathematics
2 338 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
3 151 (6.34%) Management Information System
4 148 (6.21%) Physics
5 129 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 107 (4.49%) Visualisation
6 107 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 107 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
7 94 (3.94%) Data Centre
8 87 (3.65%) Data Structures
9 82 (3.44%) Statistics
10 64 (2.69%) User Experience
11 62 (2.60%) Social Media
12 37 (1.55%) Client/Server
13 32 (1.34%) Mainframe
14 31 (1.30%) Data Integration
15 28 (1.17%) Semantic Web
16 27 (1.13%) Clustering
16 27 (1.13%) Economics
17 25 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 550 (23.08%) Linux
2 460 (19.30%) Windows
3 237 (9.95%) UNIX
4 153 (6.42%) Android
5 119 (4.99%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.97%) Solaris
7 43 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.97%) CentOS
10 22 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 17 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.59%) VMS
14 12 (0.50%) AIX
14 12 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 908 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 736 (30.89%) Software Engineering
3 330 (13.85%) OO
4 249 (10.45%) Project Management
5 209 (8.77%) Scrum
6 197 (8.27%) MVC
7 194 (8.14%) TDD
8 186 (7.81%) Unit Testing
9 162 (6.80%) Web Development
10 142 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 132 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
12 131 (5.50%) SDLC
13 128 (5.37%) Mentoring
14 127 (5.33%) E-Commerce
15 116 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
16 113 (4.74%) UML
17 112 (4.70%) Multithreading
18 109 (4.57%) SOA
19 108 (4.53%) OOD
19 108 (4.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 749 (31.43%) SQL
2 746 (31.31%) Java
3 596 (25.01%) JavaScript
4 583 (24.46%) C#
5 387 (16.24%) C++
6 235 (9.86%) Python
7 172 (7.22%) C
8 156 (6.55%) PHP
9 104 (4.36%) VB.NET
10 95 (3.99%) Perl
11 82 (3.44%) PL/SQL
12 77 (3.23%) VB
13 71 (2.98%) T-SQL
14 53 (2.22%) Ruby
15 48 (2.01%) MATLAB
16 44 (1.85%) Objective-C
17 41 (1.72%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.38%) Bash Shell
19 31 (1.30%) COBOL
20 26 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2019 (84.73%) Degree
2 93 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (3.06%) PhD
4 72 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (2.85%) Security Cleared
6 54 (2.27%) CCNA
7 47 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 46 (1.93%) ISEB
9 45 (1.89%) CISSP
10 39 (1.64%) CCNP
10 39 (1.64%) MCSE
10 39 (1.64%) PMI Certification
11 32 (1.34%) CCIE
11 32 (1.34%) ISTQB
12 27 (1.13%) CISM
13 25 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
14 24 (1.01%) CISA
15 23 (0.97%) PMP
15 23 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (7.43%) QA
2 45 (1.89%) SLA
3 26 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.29%) Section 508
7 7 (0.29%) WCAG
8 6 (0.25%) COBIT
8 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.21%) HL7
10 3 (0.13%) COSO
10 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.084%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.042%) GPG13
12 1 (0.042%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.042%) GAMP
12 1 (0.042%) GMP
System Software
1 80 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 40 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (0.88%) Xen
5 20 (0.84%) vSphere
6 12 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.46%) NFS
7 11 (0.46%) IMail Server
8 8 (0.34%) qmail
8 8 (0.34%) Squid
8 8 (0.34%) Firmware
8 8 (0.34%) KVM
9 7 (0.29%) XenServer
10 6 (0.25%) Varnish
10 6 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.21%) Samba
12 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.084%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (1.93%) Puppet
2 31 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (1.05%) Graphite
4 23 (0.97%) Nagios
5 17 (0.71%) Cacti
6 15 (0.63%) Ganglia
7 14 (0.59%) logstash
7 14 (0.59%) collectd
8 13 (0.55%) ZABBIX
8 13 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.38%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.34%) SCCM
13 7 (0.29%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.29%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.25%) Capistrano
14 6 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.25%) Salt
15 4 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 354 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 345 (14.48%) Oracle
3 110 (4.62%) Cisco
4 95 (3.99%) VMware
5 64 (2.69%) Sun
6 53 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 50 (2.10%) IBM
8 42 (1.76%) Informatica
9 39 (1.64%) HP
10 38 (1.59%) Google
11 32 (1.34%) Juniper
12 29 (1.22%) Hyperion
13 28 (1.17%) TOWER Software
14 26 (1.09%) Business Objects
15 25 (1.05%) SAP
15 25 (1.05%) hybris
15 25 (1.05%) Tableau
15 25 (1.05%) AppDynamics
16 24 (1.01%) Pega
17 23 (0.97%) F5
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Semantico
Salary: Circa £30,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
ServiceNow
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Ricardo-AEA
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
CBS butler
Salary: Share Scheme, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Pension + Free parking
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 25000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified High Level Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + parking,health,life, 26 hols, pension
Posted: Yesterday