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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1116 1135 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.38% 5.61% 6.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.17% 15.22% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 887 937 1182
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 £24,000 £24,525 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
7357 7458 8054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.50% 36.88% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5841 5844 6875
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -14 268 £40,000 -11.11% 33
Surrey -2 216 £42,500 - 41
Hampshire +9 189 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Oxfordshire +2 144 £40,000 -11.11% 22
East Sussex -1 82 £35,500 -11.25% 1
West Sussex -11 69 £40,000 - 8
Kent -5 64 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Buckinghamshire -8 61 £39,000 +11.42% 4
Middlesex +24 26 £44,000 +17.33% 3
Thames Valley - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1975 (86.62%) Degree
2 829 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 781 (34.25%) Software Engineering
4 759 (33.29%) SQL
5 725 (31.80%) Java
6 722 (31.67%) JavaScript
7 697 (30.57%) C#
8 617 (27.06%) HTML
9 604 (26.49%) .NET
10 535 (23.46%) CSS
11 511 (22.41%) Linux
12 506 (22.19%) SQL Server
13 447 (19.61%) C++
14 420 (18.42%) Windows
15 410 (17.98%) Microsoft
16 394 (17.28%) OO
17 367 (16.10%) Mathematics
18 337 (14.78%) Finance
19 336 (14.74%) XML
20 307 (13.46%) jQuery
21 287 (12.59%) ASP.NET
22 280 (12.28%) Web Services
23 272 (11.93%) TDD
24 265 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
25 247 (10.83%) MVC
26 236 (10.35%) MS Excel
27 226 (9.91%) PHP
27 226 (9.91%) Scrum
28 222 (9.74%) C
29 220 (9.65%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 126 (5.53%) Apache
2 106 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 74 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 61 (2.68%) Node.js
5 56 (2.46%) Apache Solr
6 50 (2.19%) IIS
7 36 (1.58%) WordPress
8 35 (1.54%) CMS
8 35 (1.54%) WebLogic
9 22 (0.96%) Drupal
10 19 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.75%) SAS
12 15 (0.66%) nginx
13 14 (0.61%) Umbraco
13 14 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.48%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.48%) Joomla!
15 10 (0.44%) JBoss
15 10 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 236 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.46%) MS Office
3 30 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.96%) MS Project
5 20 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.35%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.22%) TargetLink
8 5 (0.22%) SPSS
9 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.088%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.044%) Maple
12 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.044%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (0.57%) HFM
1 13 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.18%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.18%) SAP FI-GL
3 4 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (0.18%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.088%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.088%) Tridion
5 2 (0.088%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.088%) Maximo
5 2 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.088%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 81 (3.55%) SaaS
2 33 (1.45%) Office 365
3 21 (0.92%) PaaS
4 17 (0.75%) GitHub
4 17 (0.75%) IaaS
5 16 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.088%) Force.com
10 1 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 97 (4.25%) HTTP
3 93 (4.08%) Internet
4 71 (3.11%) Firewall
5 47 (2.06%) Wireless
6 37 (1.62%) SAN
7 34 (1.49%) DNS
8 27 (1.18%) Network Security
8 27 (1.18%) WAN
9 25 (1.10%) LAN
10 24 (1.05%) SMTP
11 23 (1.01%) MPLS
11 23 (1.01%) VPN
12 22 (0.96%) LDAP
13 21 (0.92%) 3G
14 19 (0.83%) NAS
15 17 (0.75%) VoIP
16 16 (0.70%) GSM
16 16 (0.70%) UMTS
16 16 (0.70%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 220 (9.65%) MySQL
3 79 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 63 (2.76%) NoSQL
5 56 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 47 (2.06%) Big Data
7 44 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (1.58%) Oracle Database
9 33 (1.45%) MS Access
9 33 (1.45%) SQLite
10 24 (1.05%) OLAP
11 23 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 21 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (0.79%) OLTP
14 18 (0.79%) Data Mining
14 18 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 218 (9.56%) Git (software)
2 180 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 120 (5.26%) Subversion
4 117 (5.13%) NUnit
5 98 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 96 (4.21%) Selenium
7 92 (4.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 87 (3.82%) Eclipse
9 72 (3.16%) JIRA
10 70 (3.07%) JUnit
11 45 (1.97%) Mockito
11 45 (1.97%) Jenkins
12 37 (1.62%) Maven
13 30 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
14 29 (1.27%) Ant
15 28 (1.23%) Cucumber
16 20 (0.88%) Mercurial
17 17 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 14 (0.61%) Toad
18 14 (0.61%) MSTest
General
1 337 (14.78%) Finance
2 169 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 102 (4.47%) Marketing
4 85 (3.73%) Electronics
5 48 (2.11%) Banking
6 34 (1.49%) Billing
7 32 (1.40%) Front Office
8 30 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 27 (1.18%) Legal
10 26 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.14%) Advertising
11 25 (1.10%) Retail
12 23 (1.01%) Automotive
13 22 (0.96%) Games
14 20 (0.88%) French Language
15 18 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.70%) Spanish Language
16 16 (0.70%) German Language
17 15 (0.66%) Publishing
17 15 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 1108 (48.60%) Developer
2 369 (16.18%) Software Engineer
3 246 (10.79%) Analyst
4 245 (10.75%) Software Developer
4 245 (10.75%) Graduate
5 244 (10.70%) Java Developer
6 184 (8.07%) Junior
7 177 (7.76%) Senior Developer
8 163 (7.15%) .NET Developer
9 161 (7.06%) C# Developer
10 126 (5.53%) Junior Developer
11 108 (4.74%) Graduate Developer
11 108 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
12 105 (4.61%) Web Developer
13 95 (4.17%) Consultant
14 72 (3.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 72 (3.16%) Business Analyst
15 68 (2.98%) C++ Software Engineer
16 67 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
17 64 (2.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (27.06%) HTML
2 604 (26.49%) .NET
3 535 (23.46%) CSS
4 336 (14.74%) XML
5 307 (13.46%) jQuery
6 287 (12.59%) ASP.NET
7 280 (12.28%) Web Services
8 197 (8.64%) HTML5
9 182 (7.98%) J2EE
10 160 (7.02%) Ajax
11 159 (6.97%) Spring
12 133 (5.83%) CSS3
13 121 (5.31%) REST
14 120 (5.26%) JSON
15 110 (4.82%) .NET Framework
16 105 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 98 (4.30%) JSP
18 94 (4.12%) WCF
19 87 (3.82%) Hibernate
20 84 (3.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 367 (16.10%) Mathematics
2 265 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (6.32%) Physics
4 134 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 118 (5.18%) Management Information System
6 95 (4.17%) Open Source
7 93 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 92 (4.04%) Mobile App
9 81 (3.55%) User Experience
10 58 (2.54%) Client/Server
11 45 (1.97%) Statistics
12 42 (1.84%) iPad
13 41 (1.80%) Visualisation
14 37 (1.62%) Social Media
15 35 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
16 28 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 25 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
18 23 (1.01%) Replication
19 21 (0.92%) Life Science
19 21 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 511 (22.41%) Linux
2 420 (18.42%) Windows
3 216 (9.47%) UNIX
4 117 (5.13%) Android
5 84 (3.68%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 26 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 19 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.66%) Solaris
11 14 (0.61%) CentOS
12 12 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.44%) VMS
13 10 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.39%) AIX
15 5 (0.22%) Windows CE
16 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 781 (34.25%) Software Engineering
3 394 (17.28%) OO
4 272 (11.93%) TDD
5 247 (10.83%) MVC
6 226 (9.91%) Scrum
7 173 (7.59%) Unit Testing
7 173 (7.59%) Project Management
8 145 (6.36%) E-Commerce
9 137 (6.01%) Web Development
10 126 (5.53%) User Stories
11 125 (5.48%) OOD
12 112 (4.91%) Mentoring
13 109 (4.78%) Workflow
14 108 (4.74%) SOA
15 107 (4.69%) OOP
16 97 (4.25%) UML
17 91 (3.99%) BDD
17 91 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
18 85 (3.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 759 (33.29%) SQL
2 725 (31.80%) Java
3 722 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 697 (30.57%) C#
5 447 (19.61%) C++
6 226 (9.91%) PHP
7 222 (9.74%) C
8 194 (8.51%) Python
9 96 (4.21%) VB
10 95 (4.17%) Perl
11 94 (4.12%) T-SQL
12 71 (3.11%) PL/SQL
13 67 (2.94%) VB.NET
14 66 (2.89%) Ruby
15 45 (1.97%) Objective-C
16 40 (1.75%) Bash Shell
17 36 (1.58%) PHP5
17 36 (1.58%) MATLAB
18 27 (1.18%) Embedded C
19 26 (1.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1975 (86.62%) Degree
2 91 (3.99%) PhD
3 77 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 49 (2.15%) CISSP
6 44 (1.93%) ISEB
7 38 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (1.54%) HND
9 33 (1.45%) MCSE
10 31 (1.36%) CCNA
10 31 (1.36%) SC Cleared
11 28 (1.23%) OCPJP
12 26 (1.14%) ISTQB
13 24 (1.05%) CISA
14 23 (1.01%) CISM
15 20 (0.88%) PMI Certification
16 19 (0.83%) PMP
16 19 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
17 18 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (7.72%) QA
2 55 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 30 (1.32%) SLA
4 25 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.57%) COBIT
7 11 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.26%) COSO
9 6 (0.26%) GPG13
10 3 (0.13%) Section 508
10 3 (0.13%) JTAG
10 3 (0.13%) WCAG
10 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.088%) HL7
12 1 (0.044%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.044%) GxP
12 1 (0.044%) GAMP
System Software
1 86 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.83%) vSphere
4 17 (0.75%) IMail Server
5 16 (0.70%) Firmware
6 12 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.44%) NFS
9 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.18%) KVM
13 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.088%) Samba
14 2 (0.088%) Nmap
14 2 (0.088%) XenServer
14 2 (0.088%) HDFS
15 1 (0.044%) Docker
15 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.044%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 61 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
2 11 (0.48%) Nagios
3 9 (0.39%) Puppet
3 9 (0.39%) Netcool
4 8 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 8 (0.35%) SCCM
5 6 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.26%) SCOM
5 6 (0.26%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.22%) Cacti
6 5 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.18%) Nessus
7 4 (0.18%) Icinga
7 4 (0.18%) logstash
8 2 (0.088%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.088%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.088%) Opsview
9 1 (0.044%) collectd
Vendors
1 410 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 214 (9.39%) Oracle
3 69 (3.03%) SAP
4 57 (2.50%) VMware
5 53 (2.32%) Cisco
6 44 (1.93%) IBM
7 41 (1.80%) hybris
8 38 (1.67%) TOWER Software
9 37 (1.62%) Sun
10 33 (1.45%) HP
11 32 (1.40%) Google
12 30 (1.32%) Zend
13 27 (1.18%) Atlassian
14 23 (1.01%) Business Objects
15 22 (0.96%) Hyperion
16 20 (0.88%) Huawei
17 17 (0.75%) Informatica
18 16 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
19 15 (0.66%) 3PAR
19 15 (0.66%) Sitecore
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