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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1150 1356 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.36% 5.73% 5.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.18% 15.51% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1140 1156
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,100 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
7576 8741 8081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.34% 36.93% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5853 6822 6529
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 320 £45,000 -5.26% 50
Surrey -10 186 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Hampshire -26 148 £40,000 +14.28% 24
East Sussex +3 124 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Oxfordshire -6 118 £40,000 - 25
West Sussex +12 117 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -15 96 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Kent -5 42 £25,000 -41.17% 7
Middlesex -8 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Sussex - 4 £57,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1910 (84.29%) Degree
2 903 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
3 746 (32.92%) SQL
4 740 (32.66%) Software Engineering
5 670 (29.57%) Java
6 643 (28.38%) JavaScript
7 640 (28.24%) C#
8 586 (25.86%) .NET
9 539 (23.79%) HTML
10 503 (22.20%) Linux
11 492 (21.71%) SQL Server
12 483 (21.32%) Windows
13 471 (20.79%) CSS
14 410 (18.09%) C++
15 395 (17.43%) Microsoft
16 372 (16.42%) OO
17 352 (15.53%) Mathematics
18 342 (15.09%) Web Services
19 337 (14.87%) Finance
20 327 (14.43%) XML
21 316 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
22 302 (13.33%) ASP.NET
23 262 (11.56%) jQuery
24 257 (11.34%) MVC
25 247 (10.90%) Python
26 243 (10.72%) Oracle
27 231 (10.19%) TDD
28 224 (9.89%) MS Excel
29 209 (9.22%) Project Management
30 206 (9.09%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.21%) Apache
2 96 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 59 (2.60%) Node.js
4 56 (2.47%) IIS
5 54 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 45 (1.99%) WebLogic
7 42 (1.85%) CMS
7 42 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 35 (1.54%) Apache Solr
9 28 (1.24%) Drupal
9 28 (1.24%) SAS
10 18 (0.79%) WordPress
11 13 (0.57%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.57%) JBoss
12 12 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.44%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.40%) Jetty
15 8 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 224 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.99%) MS Office
3 28 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.02%) MS Project
5 19 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.71%) SPSS
7 14 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.13%) Abaqus
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.088%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.044%) Mingle
13 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 15 (0.66%) HFM
3 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.13%) Movex
4 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
4 3 (0.13%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.088%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.088%) Unica
5 2 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.088%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.044%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 106 (4.68%) SaaS
2 42 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 37 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.59%) PaaS
5 29 (1.28%) IaaS
6 22 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (0.71%) Office 365
8 9 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) Taleo
11 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.088%) Responsys
12 2 (0.088%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.088%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.088%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.044%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.08%) Firewall
2 102 (4.50%) Internet
3 95 (4.19%) TCP/IP
4 76 (3.35%) HTTP
5 64 (2.82%) Wireless
6 47 (2.07%) SAN
7 46 (2.03%) WAN
8 45 (1.99%) LAN
9 39 (1.72%) VPN
10 32 (1.41%) MPLS
11 31 (1.37%) DNS
12 29 (1.28%) VoIP
13 23 (1.02%) Network Security
14 22 (0.97%) SMTP
15 21 (0.93%) HTTPS
16 20 (0.88%) LDAP
16 20 (0.88%) Unified Communications
17 19 (0.84%) NAS
18 18 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
18 18 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 492 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 169 (7.46%) MySQL
3 107 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 66 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 66 (2.91%) MongoDB
5 62 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 53 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (2.07%) Big Data
9 33 (1.46%) DB2
10 27 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (1.19%) CouchDB
11 24 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.02%) SQLite
12 23 (1.02%) OLTP
12 23 (1.02%) MS Access
13 22 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 22 (0.97%) Data Mining
13 22 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 193 (8.52%) Visual Studio
2 186 (8.21%) Git (software)
3 126 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 116 (5.12%) Subversion
5 105 (4.63%) NUnit
6 88 (3.88%) Eclipse
7 72 (3.18%) Rhino Mocks
8 69 (3.05%) Selenium
9 62 (2.74%) JIRA
10 48 (2.12%) Maven
11 40 (1.77%) JUnit
12 39 (1.72%) Ant
13 36 (1.59%) Jenkins
14 24 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
15 20 (0.88%) MSTest
16 17 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
17 16 (0.71%) Toad
17 16 (0.71%) Xcode
17 16 (0.71%) Moq
17 16 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 337 (14.87%) Finance
2 164 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 102 (4.50%) Marketing
4 77 (3.40%) Electronics
5 45 (1.99%) Banking
6 42 (1.85%) Games
7 38 (1.68%) Billing
8 36 (1.59%) Advertising
9 32 (1.41%) Front Office
9 32 (1.41%) Retail
10 29 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (1.15%) Automotive
12 25 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.88%) Legal
13 20 (0.88%) Publishing
14 17 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.62%) German Language
16 13 (0.57%) French Language
17 11 (0.49%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1021 (45.06%) Developer
2 373 (16.46%) Software Engineer
3 234 (10.33%) Analyst
4 223 (9.84%) Graduate
5 199 (8.78%) Java Developer
6 189 (8.34%) Software Developer
7 183 (8.08%) Junior
8 182 (8.03%) .NET Developer
9 179 (7.90%) Senior Developer
10 165 (7.28%) C# Developer
11 138 (6.09%) Junior Developer
12 108 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 83 (3.66%) Graduate Developer
14 80 (3.53%) Architect
15 78 (3.44%) Web Developer
16 77 (3.40%) Consultant
16 77 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
17 73 (3.22%) Business Analyst
18 68 (3.00%) Support Engineer
19 62 (2.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (25.86%) .NET
2 539 (23.79%) HTML
3 471 (20.79%) CSS
4 342 (15.09%) Web Services
5 327 (14.43%) XML
6 302 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 262 (11.56%) jQuery
8 186 (8.21%) Ajax
9 180 (7.94%) HTML5
10 151 (6.66%) J2EE
11 146 (6.44%) .NET Framework
12 138 (6.09%) JSON
12 138 (6.09%) Spring
13 119 (5.25%) REST
14 109 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 102 (4.50%) CSS3
16 97 (4.28%) Hibernate
17 89 (3.93%) WCF
18 88 (3.88%) JSP
19 83 (3.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 352 (15.53%) Mathematics
2 316 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (5.78%) Management Information System
4 128 (5.65%) Algorithms
5 118 (5.21%) Open Source
6 115 (5.08%) Physics
7 114 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
8 98 (4.32%) Mobile App
9 69 (3.05%) Visualisation
10 63 (2.78%) Statistics
11 60 (2.65%) Data Structures
12 52 (2.29%) User Experience
13 45 (1.99%) Social Media
14 44 (1.94%) Client/Server
15 32 (1.41%) Mainframe
15 32 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
16 25 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
17 24 (1.06%) GIS
18 21 (0.93%) Cryptography
18 21 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 503 (22.20%) Linux
2 483 (21.32%) Windows
3 196 (8.65%) UNIX
4 155 (6.84%) Android
5 111 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 21 (0.93%) CentOS
9 20 (0.88%) VMS
10 18 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.62%) Solaris
13 13 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.31%) AIX
19 6 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 740 (32.66%) Software Engineering
3 372 (16.42%) OO
4 257 (11.34%) MVC
5 231 (10.19%) TDD
6 209 (9.22%) Project Management
7 206 (9.09%) Scrum
8 165 (7.28%) Web Development
8 165 (7.28%) Unit Testing
9 135 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
10 130 (5.74%) E-Commerce
11 125 (5.52%) SOA
12 120 (5.30%) UML
13 119 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 118 (5.21%) OOD
15 109 (4.81%) Mentoring
16 105 (4.63%) Workflow
17 96 (4.24%) OOP
18 93 (4.10%) User Stories
19 90 (3.97%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 746 (32.92%) SQL
2 670 (29.57%) Java
3 643 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 640 (28.24%) C#
5 410 (18.09%) C++
6 247 (10.90%) Python
7 192 (8.47%) C
8 176 (7.77%) PHP
9 89 (3.93%) VB
10 84 (3.71%) T-SQL
11 77 (3.40%) VB.NET
12 74 (3.27%) Perl
13 72 (3.18%) PL/SQL
14 62 (2.74%) MATLAB
15 56 (2.47%) Ruby
16 46 (2.03%) Objective-C
17 23 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.02%) COBOL
18 21 (0.93%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1910 (84.29%) Degree
2 91 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (3.44%) PhD
5 64 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 60 (2.65%) CCNA
7 45 (1.99%) MCSE
8 43 (1.90%) ISEB
9 42 (1.85%) CCNP
9 42 (1.85%) SC Cleared
10 41 (1.81%) ISTQB
11 36 (1.59%) CISSP
12 30 (1.32%) PMI Certification
13 29 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
15 22 (0.97%) OCPJP
16 21 (0.93%) MCITP
17 20 (0.88%) HND
18 18 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (7.63%) QA
2 50 (2.21%) SLA
3 38 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.35%) WCAG
5 8 (0.35%) Section 508
6 7 (0.31%) COSO
7 6 (0.26%) COBIT
7 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.18%) GPG13
9 4 (0.18%) HL7
9 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.13%) JTAG
11 2 (0.088%) FISMA
System Software
1 86 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.19%) vSphere
4 17 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.71%) NFS
6 11 (0.49%) IMail Server
7 10 (0.44%) Firmware
8 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.35%) XenServer
9 6 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.26%) KVM
10 5 (0.22%) iptables
11 4 (0.18%) Xen
11 4 (0.18%) Samba
12 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.088%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.044%) Snort
Systems Management
1 46 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.79%) Puppet
3 10 (0.44%) Netcool
4 9 (0.40%) Nagios
5 8 (0.35%) SCCM
6 7 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.26%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.18%) WMI
10 3 (0.13%) SCOM
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.13%) Cacti
10 3 (0.13%) Icinga
10 3 (0.13%) Graphite
10 3 (0.13%) logstash
11 2 (0.088%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.088%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.088%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.088%) Control-M
Vendors
1 395 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 243 (10.72%) Oracle
3 92 (4.06%) VMware
4 70 (3.09%) Cisco
5 49 (2.16%) IBM
5 49 (2.16%) HP
6 40 (1.77%) Google
7 38 (1.68%) Sun
8 37 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 32 (1.41%) TOWER Software
10 30 (1.32%) SAP
10 30 (1.32%) hybris
11 26 (1.15%) Informatica
12 24 (1.06%) 3PAR
13 23 (1.02%) Pega
14 22 (0.97%) AppDynamics
14 22 (0.97%) Hyperion
15 20 (0.88%) Avaya
15 20 (0.88%) Cognos
15 20 (0.88%) Business Objects
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits BUPA pension 25 days GYM
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45-50k pa + benefits + flex working
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary depending on skills and experience.
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Salary: Competitive
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