The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1345 1148 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.94% 5.21% 5.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.67% 17.57% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1005 1107
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6838 6533 7039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.21% 29.68% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5295 5357 5970
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Surrey +14 345 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Berkshire +5 286 £40,000 - 35
Hampshire +1 207 £35,000 +16.66% 24
Buckinghamshire +32 156 £35,000 - 10
East Sussex +1 144 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Oxfordshire -2 121 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Kent -21 49 £45,000 +38.46% 2
West Sussex -38 32 £35,000 - 4
Middlesex -16 11 £42,500 - 2
Sussex +1 1 £45,000 +136.84%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2288 (84.27%) Degree
2 936 (34.48%) C#
3 847 (31.20%) SQL
4 836 (30.79%) .NET
4 836 (30.79%) Software Engineering
5 766 (28.21%) Java
6 746 (27.48%) JavaScript
7 693 (25.52%) HTML
8 655 (24.13%) SQL Server
9 623 (22.95%) Mathematics
10 607 (22.36%) C++
11 570 (20.99%) Linux
12 548 (20.18%) CSS
13 519 (19.12%) Microsoft
14 514 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
15 509 (18.75%) Windows
16 438 (16.13%) OO
17 401 (14.77%) Finance
18 387 (14.25%) ASP.NET
19 358 (13.19%) Oracle
20 344 (12.67%) jQuery
21 334 (12.30%) MS Excel
22 257 (9.47%) MySQL
23 255 (9.39%) Physics
24 245 (9.02%) Python
25 240 (8.84%) UNIX
26 237 (8.73%) MVC
27 234 (8.62%) C
28 233 (8.58%) QA
29 226 (8.32%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 109 (4.01%) Apache
2 103 (3.79%) IIS
3 92 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 57 (2.10%) CMS
5 55 (2.03%) Node.js
6 53 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 39 (1.44%) Apache Solr
8 33 (1.22%) SAS
9 30 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 30 (1.10%) nginx
10 27 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.81%) WordPress
13 17 (0.63%) Drupal
14 14 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.37%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
18 7 (0.26%) JCAPS
18 7 (0.26%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 334 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 69 (2.54%) MS Office
3 34 (1.25%) MS Project
4 32 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 27 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.52%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.26%) Simulink
8 6 (0.22%) SPSS
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.037%) Maple
11 1 (0.037%) Zemax
11 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.037%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (0.37%) Google Analytics
1 10 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.37%) Maximo
2 7 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.15%) assyst
4 3 (0.11%) Magento
4 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.074%) Summit
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.074%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 86 (3.17%) SaaS
2 26 (0.96%) GitHub
3 20 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.52%) Office 365
6 6 (0.22%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.18%) IaaS
8 4 (0.15%) Trello
9 2 (0.074%) Force.com
10 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.037%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.037%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (6.30%) Internet
2 115 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 86 (3.17%) HTTP
4 48 (1.77%) Firewall
5 38 (1.40%) SAN
6 29 (1.07%) DNS
7 25 (0.92%) VPN
8 24 (0.88%) SMTP
9 23 (0.85%) NAS
10 19 (0.70%) Ethernet
10 19 (0.70%) VoIP
10 19 (0.70%) Broadband
10 19 (0.70%) Network Security
11 15 (0.55%) Wireless
12 14 (0.52%) 3G
13 13 (0.48%) WAN
13 13 (0.48%) LDAP
13 13 (0.48%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.44%) DHCP
15 11 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 655 (24.13%) SQL Server
2 257 (9.47%) MySQL
3 186 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 102 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
5 97 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 73 (2.69%) Big Data
7 66 (2.43%) Oracle Database
8 60 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 51 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 42 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 42 (1.55%) Hadoop
12 39 (1.44%) SQLite
12 39 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 33 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (0.85%) HBase
17 23 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 201 (7.40%) Visual Studio
2 147 (5.41%) Subversion
3 140 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 94 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 81 (2.98%) Selenium
6 68 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 66 (2.43%) NUnit
8 47 (1.73%) JUnit
9 41 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
9 41 (1.51%) JIRA
10 38 (1.40%) Jenkins
11 36 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
12 32 (1.18%) Maven
13 31 (1.14%) ClearCase
14 30 (1.10%) Mockito
15 26 (0.96%) Xcode
15 26 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 26 (0.96%) Jasmine
16 22 (0.81%) Ant
16 22 (0.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 401 (14.77%) Finance
2 142 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 88 (3.24%) Marketing
4 73 (2.69%) Electronics
5 67 (2.47%) Games
6 63 (2.32%) Banking
7 59 (2.17%) Retail
8 46 (1.69%) Back Office
9 45 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 45 (1.66%) French Language
10 41 (1.51%) Front Office
11 38 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.96%) Publishing
13 22 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.81%) Multimedia
14 20 (0.74%) Automotive
15 19 (0.70%) Aerospace
15 19 (0.70%) Military
16 18 (0.66%) German Language
17 16 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1323 (48.73%) Developer
2 400 (14.73%) Software Engineer
3 385 (14.18%) Analyst
4 364 (13.41%) Graduate
5 287 (10.57%) Java Developer
6 283 (10.42%) Software Developer
7 244 (8.99%) Junior
8 242 (8.91%) .NET Developer
9 205 (7.55%) C# Developer
10 184 (6.78%) Graduate Developer
11 177 (6.52%) Senior Developer
12 174 (6.41%) Junior Developer
13 112 (4.13%) Web Developer
14 111 (4.09%) Programmer
15 109 (4.01%) Tester
16 105 (3.87%) Support Analyst
17 104 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
18 89 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
19 87 (3.20%) Consultant
20 82 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 836 (30.79%) .NET
2 693 (25.52%) HTML
3 548 (20.18%) CSS
4 387 (14.25%) ASP.NET
5 344 (12.67%) jQuery
6 226 (8.32%) XML
7 193 (7.11%) Web Services
8 177 (6.52%) Ajax
9 163 (6.00%) .NET Framework
10 152 (5.60%) HTML5
11 138 (5.08%) WPF
12 126 (4.64%) Spring
13 122 (4.49%) WCF
14 113 (4.16%) J2EE
15 108 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 95 (3.50%) CSS3
17 88 (3.24%) Hibernate
18 80 (2.95%) JSON
19 66 (2.43%) SOAP
20 62 (2.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 623 (22.95%) Mathematics
2 255 (9.39%) Physics
3 187 (6.89%) Management Information System
4 106 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 96 (3.54%) Social Media
5 96 (3.54%) Statistics
6 87 (3.20%) Open Source
6 87 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 47 (1.73%) Client/Server
8 40 (1.47%) Visualisation
9 38 (1.40%) Chemistry
10 35 (1.29%) Clustering
11 33 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
12 31 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
13 30 (1.10%) Economics
14 29 (1.07%) Life Science
15 26 (0.96%) Replication
15 26 (0.96%) iPad
16 25 (0.92%) Firmware
17 23 (0.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 570 (20.99%) Linux
2 509 (18.75%) Windows
3 240 (8.84%) UNIX
4 113 (4.16%) Android
5 83 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 42 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 32 (1.18%) Debian
10 28 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
10 28 (1.03%) Solaris
11 27 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (0.81%) AIX
12 22 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.66%) Windows XP
14 17 (0.63%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.55%) Windows Phone
16 14 (0.52%) OpenBSD
17 12 (0.44%) HPUX
18 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (30.79%) Software Engineering
2 514 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (16.13%) OO
4 237 (8.73%) MVC
5 192 (7.07%) Scrum
6 184 (6.78%) Project Management
6 184 (6.78%) TDD
7 180 (6.63%) Unit Testing
8 179 (6.59%) Web Development
9 134 (4.94%) OOP
10 133 (4.90%) OOD
11 108 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
12 103 (3.79%) Analytics
13 102 (3.76%) ITIL
13 102 (3.76%) Software Testing
14 82 (3.02%) PRINCE2
15 80 (2.95%) Workflow
16 79 (2.91%) Test Automation
17 77 (2.84%) CRM
18 75 (2.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 936 (34.48%) C#
2 847 (31.20%) SQL
3 766 (28.21%) Java
4 746 (27.48%) JavaScript
5 607 (22.36%) C++
6 245 (9.02%) Python
7 234 (8.62%) C
8 150 (5.52%) PHP
9 109 (4.01%) VB.NET
10 99 (3.65%) VB
11 96 (3.54%) Perl
12 84 (3.09%) Ruby
13 83 (3.06%) T-SQL
14 72 (2.65%) PL/SQL
15 57 (2.10%) Bash Shell
16 54 (1.99%) Objective-C
17 45 (1.66%) MATLAB
18 44 (1.62%) Scala
19 36 (1.33%) VB6
20 28 (1.03%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2288 (84.27%) Degree
2 123 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 117 (4.31%) PhD
4 85 (3.13%) ISEB
5 57 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 54 (1.99%) SC Cleared
7 49 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (1.66%) PMI Certification
9 41 (1.51%) PMP
10 37 (1.36%) CISSP
11 28 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
12 25 (0.92%) OCA
13 23 (0.85%) HND
14 22 (0.81%) CISM
15 21 (0.77%) CISA
16 18 (0.66%) Sun Certification
17 17 (0.63%) MCSE
18 16 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
19 15 (0.55%) OCPJP
20 14 (0.52%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (8.58%) QA
2 56 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 32 (1.18%) SLA
4 28 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.66%) COBIT
6 17 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 8 (0.29%) TickIT
8 7 (0.26%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.18%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.11%) P3O
12 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.11%) GAMP
13 2 (0.074%) WAI
13 2 (0.074%) HL7
13 2 (0.074%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.037%) JTAG
14 1 (0.037%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.037%) GPG13
System Software
1 65 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 59 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 19 (0.70%) Xen
5 17 (0.63%) XenServer
6 15 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (0.41%) NFS
8 10 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.33%) IMail Server
9 9 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.18%) HDFS
11 5 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.15%) vSphere
13 3 (0.11%) KVM
14 2 (0.074%) Squid
14 2 (0.074%) Varnish
14 2 (0.074%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.037%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 40 (1.47%) Puppet
2 37 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (0.70%) Data Guard
4 18 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 14 (0.52%) Nagios
7 12 (0.44%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (0.37%) Opsview
10 8 (0.29%) Cacti
11 6 (0.22%) Netcool
12 4 (0.15%) Control-M
12 4 (0.15%) logstash
13 3 (0.11%) SCOM
13 3 (0.11%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.074%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.074%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.074%) Salt
14 2 (0.074%) collectd
Vendors
1 519 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 358 (13.19%) Oracle
3 87 (3.20%) VMware
4 52 (1.92%) SAP
5 45 (1.66%) Cisco
6 35 (1.29%) Google
7 34 (1.25%) Adobe
8 33 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 31 (1.14%) IBM
10 29 (1.07%) Citrix
11 28 (1.03%) JBoss
12 24 (0.88%) Sun
12 24 (0.88%) Xamarin
13 23 (0.85%) TOWER Software
13 23 (0.85%) HP
14 19 (0.70%) ServiceNow
15 18 (0.66%) Sybase
16 17 (0.63%) hybris
17 16 (0.59%) Teradata
17 16 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + training, career development
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training
Posted: 14 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - 35,000 D.O.E
Posted: Yesterday