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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1173 1044 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.38% 4.93% 5.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.84% 14.18% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 921 918 1047
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
7905 7362 8149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.23% 34.77% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 6024 6784
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 +14 289 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Berkshire -7 250 £39,000 -2.50% 22
Hampshire +9 233 £35,000 - 26
Buckinghamshire +26 116 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Oxfordshire -3 103 £28,000 -28.20% 12
East Sussex 0 102 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Kent +1 35 £35,000 -12.50% 11
West Sussex -24 32 £35,000 - 4
Middlesex -3 11 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Sussex +3 2 £45,000 +136.84%
M4 Corridor -2 1 £57,500 +64.28%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2218 (87.08%) Degree
2 876 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
3 859 (33.73%) Software Engineering
4 823 (32.31%) SQL
5 819 (32.16%) C#
6 773 (30.35%) Java
7 744 (29.21%) JavaScript
8 718 (28.19%) .NET
9 669 (26.27%) HTML
10 605 (23.75%) SQL Server
11 558 (21.91%) Linux
12 548 (21.52%) Mathematics
13 532 (20.89%) CSS
14 514 (20.18%) Microsoft
15 509 (19.98%) C++
16 455 (17.86%) Windows
17 431 (16.92%) OO
18 419 (16.45%) Finance
19 362 (14.21%) jQuery
20 347 (13.62%) ASP.NET
21 338 (13.27%) MS Excel
22 299 (11.74%) Oracle
23 278 (10.91%) XML
24 271 (10.64%) MySQL
25 261 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
26 235 (9.23%) UNIX
27 228 (8.95%) Scrum
28 221 (8.68%) TDD
29 217 (8.52%) QA
30 210 (8.24%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 118 (4.63%) Apache
2 111 (4.36%) Tomcat
3 104 (4.08%) IIS
4 55 (2.16%) Node.js
5 54 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 54 (2.12%) Apache Solr
6 44 (1.73%) WebLogic
7 42 (1.65%) CMS
8 32 (1.26%) SAS
9 24 (0.94%) WordPress
9 24 (0.94%) nginx
10 23 (0.90%) Apache Spark
11 19 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
14 10 (0.39%) IBM Connections
14 10 (0.39%) Confluence
15 9 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 338 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 74 (2.91%) MS Office
3 29 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.02%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.98%) MS Project
7 11 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.24%) SPSS
9 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.16%) TargetLink
9 4 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.12%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.12%) Simulink
11 1 (0.039%) Maya
11 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.039%) Zemax
11 1 (0.039%) Maple
Business Applications
1 10 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.31%) Maximo
3 8 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.20%) HFM
5 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.16%) SAP FI-GL
6 4 (0.16%) SAP FSCM
6 4 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.12%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.079%) Summit
8 2 (0.079%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.079%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (2.91%) SaaS
2 35 (1.37%) GitHub
3 20 (0.79%) Office 365
4 18 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.16%) IaaS
7 4 (0.16%) Trello
7 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.039%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (6.28%) Internet
2 115 (4.52%) TCP/IP
3 109 (4.28%) HTTP
4 46 (1.81%) Firewall
5 35 (1.37%) SMTP
6 32 (1.26%) SAN
7 31 (1.22%) DNS
8 24 (0.94%) VPN
9 22 (0.86%) NAS
10 20 (0.79%) Network Security
10 20 (0.79%) LDAP
11 16 (0.63%) Ethernet
12 15 (0.59%) Wireshark
13 14 (0.55%) VoIP
14 13 (0.51%) Wireless
15 11 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (0.43%) IMAP
15 11 (0.43%) WAN
15 11 (0.43%) Broadband
16 10 (0.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 605 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 271 (10.64%) MySQL
3 174 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 109 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
5 77 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (2.55%) Big Data
7 57 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 56 (2.20%) NoSQL
9 54 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 42 (1.65%) Hadoop
12 36 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (1.22%) SQLite
13 31 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 30 (1.18%) HBase
15 28 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (1.06%) MongoDB
17 24 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 200 (7.85%) Visual Studio
2 185 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 147 (5.77%) Subversion
4 95 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 89 (3.49%) Selenium
6 81 (3.18%) NUnit
7 76 (2.98%) Eclipse
8 68 (2.67%) JUnit
9 66 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
10 53 (2.08%) Mockito
11 49 (1.92%) Jenkins
12 47 (1.85%) JIRA
13 39 (1.53%) Maven
14 35 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
15 31 (1.22%) ClearCase
16 25 (0.98%) JMeter
16 25 (0.98%) Jasmine
17 22 (0.86%) Cucumber
18 19 (0.75%) TeamCity
19 17 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 419 (16.45%) Finance
2 135 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 111 (4.36%) Marketing
4 84 (3.30%) Electronics
5 71 (2.79%) Banking
6 63 (2.47%) Games
7 49 (1.92%) Front Office
8 46 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 46 (1.81%) Retail
8 46 (1.81%) French Language
9 33 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.14%) Back Office
11 23 (0.90%) Publishing
11 23 (0.90%) Multimedia
12 22 (0.86%) Military
13 21 (0.82%) German Language
14 20 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.79%) Aerospace
14 20 (0.79%) Automotive
15 19 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1255 (49.27%) Developer
2 373 (14.64%) Analyst
3 366 (14.37%) Graduate
4 359 (14.10%) Software Engineer
5 311 (12.21%) Java Developer
6 273 (10.72%) Software Developer
7 227 (8.91%) Junior
8 205 (8.05%) .NET Developer
9 187 (7.34%) Graduate Developer
10 186 (7.30%) C# Developer
11 177 (6.95%) Senior Developer
12 162 (6.36%) Junior Developer
13 111 (4.36%) Support Analyst
14 110 (4.32%) Web Developer
15 100 (3.93%) Tester
16 97 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
17 89 (3.49%) Consultant
18 79 (3.10%) Architect
18 79 (3.10%) Programmer
19 78 (3.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 718 (28.19%) .NET
2 669 (26.27%) HTML
3 532 (20.89%) CSS
4 362 (14.21%) jQuery
5 347 (13.62%) ASP.NET
6 278 (10.91%) XML
7 174 (6.83%) HTML5
8 172 (6.75%) Web Services
9 169 (6.64%) Ajax
10 148 (5.81%) Spring
11 143 (5.61%) J2EE
12 124 (4.87%) CSS3
13 116 (4.55%) .NET Framework
14 99 (3.89%) WCF
15 97 (3.81%) WPF
15 97 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 89 (3.49%) Hibernate
16 89 (3.49%) JSP
17 87 (3.42%) JSON
18 71 (2.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 548 (21.52%) Mathematics
2 261 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
3 206 (8.09%) Physics
4 179 (7.03%) Management Information System
5 127 (4.99%) Algorithms
6 115 (4.52%) User Experience
7 103 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 99 (3.89%) Open Source
9 91 (3.57%) Social Media
10 84 (3.30%) Statistics
11 78 (3.06%) Mobile App
12 52 (2.04%) Client/Server
13 39 (1.53%) Data Structures
13 39 (1.53%) iPad
14 36 (1.41%) Visualisation
15 34 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
16 33 (1.30%) Life Science
17 31 (1.22%) Chemistry
17 31 (1.22%) Economics
18 28 (1.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 558 (21.91%) Linux
2 455 (17.86%) Windows
3 235 (9.23%) UNIX
4 96 (3.77%) Android
5 71 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 29 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 26 (1.02%) Debian
11 26 (1.02%) Solaris
12 24 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 23 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
13 23 (0.90%) AIX
14 16 (0.63%) Windows XP
15 15 (0.59%) Windows Phone
16 14 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (0.47%) OpenBSD
18 10 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 859 (33.73%) Software Engineering
3 431 (16.92%) OO
4 228 (8.95%) Scrum
5 221 (8.68%) TDD
6 210 (8.24%) MVC
7 196 (7.70%) Unit Testing
8 181 (7.11%) Project Management
9 159 (6.24%) Web Development
10 143 (5.61%) OOD
11 126 (4.95%) OOP
12 116 (4.55%) ITIL
13 109 (4.28%) E-Commerce
14 99 (3.89%) Software Testing
15 98 (3.85%) User Stories
16 97 (3.81%) Mentoring
17 93 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
18 91 (3.57%) Workflow
19 89 (3.49%) Regression Testing
19 89 (3.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 823 (32.31%) SQL
2 819 (32.16%) C#
3 773 (30.35%) Java
4 744 (29.21%) JavaScript
5 509 (19.98%) C++
6 207 (8.13%) C
7 198 (7.77%) Python
8 177 (6.95%) PHP
9 102 (4.00%) Perl
10 98 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 91 (3.57%) VB
12 90 (3.53%) Ruby
13 83 (3.26%) PL/SQL
14 71 (2.79%) T-SQL
15 57 (2.24%) Bash Shell
16 43 (1.69%) Objective-C
17 39 (1.53%) Scala
18 28 (1.10%) MATLAB
19 26 (1.02%) VB6
19 26 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2218 (87.08%) Degree
2 111 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 86 (3.38%) ISEB
4 74 (2.91%) PhD
5 51 (2.00%) CISSP
6 48 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (1.88%) ISTQB
7 45 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 40 (1.57%) PMI Certification
9 38 (1.49%) PMP
10 31 (1.22%) CISM
10 31 (1.22%) HND
11 30 (1.18%) CISA
12 26 (1.02%) Sun Certification
13 23 (0.90%) MCSE
14 22 (0.86%) OCPJP
15 17 (0.67%) OCMJD
16 15 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.59%) CBAP
17 14 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (8.52%) QA
2 58 (2.28%) ISO 9001
3 37 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.10%) SLA
5 24 (0.94%) COBIT
6 23 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 12 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.12%) P3O
12 2 (0.079%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.079%) GPG13
12 2 (0.079%) WAI
12 2 (0.079%) GAMP
12 2 (0.079%) GxP
13 1 (0.039%) JTAG
13 1 (0.039%) COSO
System Software
1 79 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 57 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.82%) Firmware
3 21 (0.82%) VMware ESX
4 20 (0.79%) IMail Server
5 14 (0.55%) XenServer
6 13 (0.51%) Xen
6 13 (0.51%) NFS
7 7 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.24%) vSphere
8 6 (0.24%) HDFS
9 4 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.12%) KVM
11 2 (0.079%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.079%) XenApp
11 2 (0.079%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 50 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.06%) Puppet
3 24 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
4 13 (0.51%) Nagios
5 11 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (0.43%) Data Guard
5 11 (0.43%) Opsview
6 9 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.24%) Cacti
9 5 (0.20%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.16%) Control-M
11 3 (0.12%) Netcool
11 3 (0.12%) SCOM
11 3 (0.12%) Icinga
12 2 (0.079%) SmokePing
12 2 (0.079%) logstash
12 2 (0.079%) Nessus
Vendors
1 514 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 299 (11.74%) Oracle
3 76 (2.98%) VMware
4 67 (2.63%) SAP
5 36 (1.41%) IBM
5 36 (1.41%) Google
6 34 (1.33%) Sun
7 32 (1.26%) Cisco
8 31 (1.22%) TOWER Software
9 30 (1.18%) Adobe
9 30 (1.18%) Zend
10 29 (1.14%) Citrix
11 27 (1.06%) hybris
12 26 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 24 (0.94%) JBoss
14 21 (0.82%) Atlassian
15 19 (0.75%) Business Objects
16 18 (0.71%) Informatica
17 15 (0.59%) HP
17 15 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
Kent
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bens & training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Gerrard White
Salary: £24000 to £40000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 23 hours ago