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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1181 1152 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.40% 5.32% 6.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.39% 14.59% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 898 946 1294
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
7676 7898 8551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.13% 36.47% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5934 6206 7328
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 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -14 279 £40,000 -11.11% 25
Surrey -2 217 £45,000 +18.42% 18
Hampshire +10 214 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Oxfordshire -2 128 £39,750 -0.62% 39
East Sussex +8 92 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 82 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Kent +29 69 £42,500 +6.25% 7
West Sussex -6 63 £40,000 -2.43% 6
Middlesex +30 31 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Thames Valley +6 3 £50,000 -
Sussex +8 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2125 (87.67%) Degree
2 870 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
3 842 (34.74%) SQL
4 816 (33.66%) Software Engineering
5 778 (32.10%) JavaScript
6 769 (31.72%) C#
7 751 (30.98%) Java
8 667 (27.52%) .NET
9 659 (27.19%) HTML
10 567 (23.39%) SQL Server
11 560 (23.10%) CSS
12 504 (20.79%) Linux
13 489 (20.17%) C++
14 466 (19.22%) Microsoft
15 444 (18.32%) Mathematics
16 417 (17.20%) OO
17 416 (17.16%) Windows
18 375 (15.47%) Finance
19 355 (14.65%) jQuery
20 352 (14.52%) XML
21 312 (12.87%) ASP.NET
22 274 (11.30%) TDD
23 273 (11.26%) MS Excel
24 261 (10.77%) Web Services
25 260 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
26 253 (10.44%) MySQL
27 249 (10.27%) Oracle
28 240 (9.90%) Scrum
29 239 (9.86%) PHP
30 237 (9.78%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 124 (5.12%) Apache
2 106 (4.37%) Tomcat
3 71 (2.93%) SharePoint
4 66 (2.72%) IIS
5 61 (2.52%) Apache Solr
6 60 (2.48%) Node.js
7 44 (1.82%) WordPress
8 38 (1.57%) WebLogic
8 38 (1.57%) CMS
9 34 (1.40%) SAS
10 19 (0.78%) Drupal
11 17 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (0.66%) nginx
13 15 (0.62%) Umbraco
14 14 (0.58%) Confluence
14 14 (0.58%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.50%) JBoss
16 11 (0.45%) Joomla!
17 10 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 273 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.31%) MS Office
3 35 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.83%) MS Project
5 18 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.37%) SPSS
8 8 (0.33%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.21%) TargetLink
10 4 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.041%) Maple
12 1 (0.041%) Simulink
12 1 (0.041%) Maya
12 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
1 11 (0.45%) HFM
2 7 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.29%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
4 4 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.12%) Maximo
5 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.083%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.083%) Tridion
6 2 (0.083%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.083%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.47%) SaaS
2 37 (1.53%) Office 365
3 20 (0.83%) GitHub
4 16 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.54%) PaaS
6 13 (0.54%) IaaS
7 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.083%) Force.com
9 2 (0.083%) Trello
9 2 (0.083%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.041%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 110 (4.54%) HTTP
2 108 (4.46%) Internet
3 104 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 57 (2.35%) Firewall
5 42 (1.73%) Wireless
6 37 (1.53%) DNS
7 34 (1.40%) SMTP
8 30 (1.24%) SAN
9 28 (1.16%) Network Security
10 23 (0.95%) VPN
11 21 (0.87%) WAN
12 20 (0.83%) 3G
13 19 (0.78%) Ethernet
13 19 (0.78%) LAN
13 19 (0.78%) MPLS
13 19 (0.78%) NAS
14 18 (0.74%) VoIP
15 17 (0.70%) UMTS
15 17 (0.70%) GSM
16 16 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 253 (10.44%) MySQL
3 102 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 59 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 56 (2.31%) Big Data
7 51 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
8 49 (2.02%) MongoDB
9 48 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 42 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.57%) MS Access
12 35 (1.44%) SQLite
13 31 (1.28%) Hadoop
14 24 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (0.91%) OLAP
17 21 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (0.83%) RDBMS
19 19 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 212 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 192 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 131 (5.40%) Subversion
4 115 (4.74%) NUnit
5 105 (4.33%) Selenium
6 93 (3.84%) Rhino Mocks
7 92 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 82 (3.38%) Eclipse
9 80 (3.30%) JIRA
10 72 (2.97%) JUnit
11 55 (2.27%) Mockito
12 42 (1.73%) Jenkins
13 36 (1.49%) Maven
14 28 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
15 27 (1.11%) Ant
16 26 (1.07%) Cucumber
17 17 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 15 (0.62%) Bugzilla
19 14 (0.58%) ClearCase
19 14 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 375 (15.47%) Finance
2 186 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 106 (4.37%) Marketing
4 85 (3.51%) Electronics
5 61 (2.52%) Banking
6 40 (1.65%) Front Office
7 38 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 34 (1.40%) Games
9 32 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.32%) Billing
10 27 (1.11%) Legal
10 27 (1.11%) Retail
11 22 (0.91%) Automotive
11 22 (0.91%) French Language
12 18 (0.74%) Military
13 17 (0.70%) Advertising
14 16 (0.66%) German Language
14 16 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.66%) Spanish Language
15 15 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1207 (49.79%) Developer
2 369 (15.22%) Software Engineer
3 302 (12.46%) Graduate
4 279 (11.51%) Analyst
5 277 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 262 (10.81%) Java Developer
7 198 (8.17%) Junior
8 180 (7.43%) Senior Developer
9 179 (7.38%) C# Developer
10 159 (6.56%) .NET Developer
11 150 (6.19%) Graduate Developer
12 148 (6.11%) Junior Developer
13 131 (5.40%) Web Developer
14 111 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
15 103 (4.25%) Consultant
16 77 (3.18%) Business Analyst
17 74 (3.05%) Support Analyst
17 74 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
18 69 (2.85%) C++ Software Engineer
18 69 (2.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 667 (27.52%) .NET
2 659 (27.19%) HTML
3 560 (23.10%) CSS
4 355 (14.65%) jQuery
5 352 (14.52%) XML
6 312 (12.87%) ASP.NET
7 261 (10.77%) Web Services
8 201 (8.29%) HTML5
9 193 (7.96%) J2EE
10 163 (6.72%) Ajax
11 154 (6.35%) Spring
12 144 (5.94%) CSS3
13 123 (5.07%) JSON
14 112 (4.62%) REST
15 109 (4.50%) JSP
16 101 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 98 (4.04%) WCF
18 94 (3.88%) .NET Framework
19 84 (3.47%) AngularJS
20 73 (3.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 444 (18.32%) Mathematics
2 260 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (6.85%) Physics
4 140 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
5 132 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 105 (4.33%) Open Source
6 105 (4.33%) Algorithms
7 94 (3.88%) User Experience
8 78 (3.22%) Mobile App
9 68 (2.81%) Client/Server
10 51 (2.10%) Statistics
11 50 (2.06%) iPad
12 48 (1.98%) Social Media
13 41 (1.69%) Visualisation
14 36 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
15 35 (1.44%) Replication
16 32 (1.32%) Data Structures
17 29 (1.20%) Life Science
18 22 (0.91%) Chemistry
18 22 (0.91%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 504 (20.79%) Linux
2 416 (17.16%) Windows
3 217 (8.95%) UNIX
4 98 (4.04%) Android
5 76 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.87%) Windows 8
8 18 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.62%) Solaris
11 15 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.45%) CentOS
12 11 (0.45%) AIX
12 11 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.29%) VMS
16 5 (0.21%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 816 (33.66%) Software Engineering
3 417 (17.20%) OO
4 274 (11.30%) TDD
5 240 (9.90%) Scrum
6 237 (9.78%) MVC
7 202 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 177 (7.30%) Project Management
9 154 (6.35%) Web Development
10 141 (5.82%) E-Commerce
11 139 (5.73%) OOD
12 131 (5.40%) Mentoring
13 127 (5.24%) User Stories
14 118 (4.87%) OOP
15 110 (4.54%) Workflow
16 109 (4.50%) SOA
17 99 (4.08%) UML
18 98 (4.04%) ITIL
19 95 (3.92%) Analytics
20 88 (3.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 842 (34.74%) SQL
2 778 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 769 (31.72%) C#
4 751 (30.98%) Java
5 489 (20.17%) C++
6 239 (9.86%) PHP
7 234 (9.65%) C
8 197 (8.13%) Python
9 108 (4.46%) VB
10 103 (4.25%) T-SQL
11 92 (3.80%) Perl
12 89 (3.67%) PL/SQL
13 75 (3.09%) VB.NET
14 68 (2.81%) Ruby
15 46 (1.90%) Bash Shell
16 40 (1.65%) PHP5
17 39 (1.61%) MATLAB
17 39 (1.61%) Objective-C
18 28 (1.16%) Embedded C
18 28 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2125 (87.67%) Degree
2 92 (3.80%) PhD
3 74 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 66 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (2.52%) CISSP
6 47 (1.94%) ISEB
7 44 (1.82%) HND
8 34 (1.40%) CISM
9 33 (1.36%) CISA
9 33 (1.36%) SC Cleared
10 27 (1.11%) MCSE
11 26 (1.07%) ISTQB
12 25 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (1.03%) OCPJP
13 23 (0.95%) PMI Certification
13 23 (0.95%) CCNA
14 21 (0.87%) PMP
15 18 (0.74%) Sun Certification
15 18 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (7.38%) QA
2 69 (2.85%) ISO 9001
3 39 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.36%) SLA
5 23 (0.95%) COBIT
6 21 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 14 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.25%) GPG13
10 6 (0.25%) COSO
11 4 (0.17%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.12%) JTAG
12 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.041%) HL7
13 1 (0.041%) GAMP
13 1 (0.041%) GxP
System Software
1 92 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 53 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.83%) IMail Server
4 17 (0.70%) Firmware
5 15 (0.62%) VMware ESX
5 15 (0.62%) vSphere
6 13 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.29%) NFS
8 7 (0.29%) HDFS
9 6 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.17%) KVM
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.12%) XenServer
13 2 (0.083%) Nmap
13 2 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.083%) Samba
14 1 (0.041%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 62 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
3 12 (0.50%) Nagios
4 9 (0.37%) Netcool
4 9 (0.37%) Puppet
5 8 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.29%) SCOM
7 6 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.21%) Cacti
8 5 (0.21%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.21%) SCCM
9 4 (0.17%) logstash
9 4 (0.17%) Opsview
9 4 (0.17%) Icinga
9 4 (0.17%) Control-M
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.083%) Nessus
Vendors
1 466 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 249 (10.27%) Oracle
3 76 (3.14%) SAP
4 64 (2.64%) VMware
5 46 (1.90%) hybris
6 43 (1.77%) TOWER Software
7 41 (1.69%) IBM
8 40 (1.65%) Google
9 37 (1.53%) Zend
9 37 (1.53%) Cisco
10 34 (1.40%) Sun
11 29 (1.20%) Atlassian
12 26 (1.07%) HP
13 23 (0.95%) Business Objects
14 20 (0.83%) Huawei
15 19 (0.78%) Hyperion
16 17 (0.70%) Informatica
16 17 (0.70%) Cognos
16 17 (0.70%) Sitecore
17 16 (0.66%) Adobe
Woking, Surrey
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus 12% bonus and other benefits!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, share scheme, More
Posted: Yesterday