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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1243 1040 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.65% 4.92% 5.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.55% 14.21% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 984 921 999
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £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
7993 7320 8112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.33% 34.65% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6023 5991 6783
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 £62,500 £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 19 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 19 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 +18 321 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Berkshire -5 269 £39,000 -2.50% 23
Hampshire +13 243 £35,000 +2.94% 28
Buckinghamshire +29 118 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Oxfordshire -4 110 £30,000 -23.07% 11
East Sussex -5 101 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Kent -11 36 £35,000 -12.50% 8
West Sussex -25 35 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Middlesex -6 11 £36,250 -14.70% 2
Sussex +1 2 £45,000 +136.84%
M4 Corridor +1 1 £57,500 +64.28%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 2280 (86.53%) Degree
2 895 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
3 885 (33.59%) Software Engineering
4 857 (32.52%) C#
5 841 (31.92%) SQL
6 788 (29.91%) Java
7 764 (28.99%) JavaScript
8 759 (28.80%) .NET
9 691 (26.22%) HTML
10 626 (23.76%) SQL Server
11 576 (21.86%) Linux
12 571 (21.67%) Mathematics
13 548 (20.80%) C++
14 547 (20.76%) CSS
15 526 (19.96%) Microsoft
16 469 (17.80%) Windows
17 447 (16.96%) OO
18 427 (16.20%) Finance
19 367 (13.93%) jQuery
20 362 (13.74%) ASP.NET
21 350 (13.28%) MS Excel
22 307 (11.65%) Oracle
23 282 (10.70%) MySQL
24 277 (10.51%) XML
25 267 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
26 239 (9.07%) UNIX
27 232 (8.80%) Scrum
28 221 (8.39%) TDD
29 220 (8.35%) Physics
29 220 (8.35%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 119 (4.52%) Apache
2 110 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 107 (4.06%) IIS
4 58 (2.20%) Node.js
5 53 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 53 (2.01%) Apache Solr
6 40 (1.52%) CMS
7 38 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 34 (1.29%) SAS
9 28 (1.06%) nginx
10 24 (0.91%) WordPress
11 21 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
13 12 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
14 10 (0.38%) IBM Connections
14 10 (0.38%) Confluence
15 8 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 350 (13.28%) MS Excel
2 78 (2.96%) MS Office
3 34 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.95%) MS Project
7 12 (0.46%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.23%) SPSS
9 5 (0.19%) Simulink
10 4 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.15%) TargetLink
10 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.076%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.038%) Zemax
13 1 (0.038%) Maple
13 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.038%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.30%) Maximo
4 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.11%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.11%) SAP FI-GL
7 3 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.11%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.96%) SaaS
2 37 (1.40%) GitHub
3 20 (0.76%) Office 365
3 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.19%) IaaS
7 4 (0.15%) Trello
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.11%) Force.com
8 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.038%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (6.19%) Internet
2 116 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 109 (4.14%) HTTP
4 45 (1.71%) Firewall
5 35 (1.33%) SMTP
6 31 (1.18%) DNS
7 30 (1.14%) SAN
8 22 (0.83%) VPN
8 22 (0.83%) NAS
9 20 (0.76%) LDAP
10 19 (0.72%) Network Security
11 16 (0.61%) Ethernet
12 15 (0.57%) VoIP
13 13 (0.49%) Broadband
14 12 (0.46%) Wireshark
15 11 (0.42%) IMAP
15 11 (0.42%) Wireless
15 11 (0.42%) WAN
15 11 (0.42%) LAN
16 10 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 282 (10.70%) MySQL
3 179 (6.79%) Relational Database
4 115 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
5 83 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 70 (2.66%) Big Data
7 60 (2.28%) NoSQL
8 58 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 55 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 46 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 40 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 30 (1.14%) SQLite
16 29 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 29 (1.10%) HBase
17 28 (1.06%) MongoDB
18 25 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
19 23 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 206 (7.82%) Visual Studio
2 185 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 149 (5.65%) Subversion
4 95 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 88 (3.34%) Selenium
6 80 (3.04%) NUnit
7 78 (2.96%) Eclipse
8 68 (2.58%) JUnit
9 63 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
10 54 (2.05%) Jenkins
11 52 (1.97%) Mockito
12 42 (1.59%) JIRA
13 39 (1.48%) Maven
14 36 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
15 33 (1.25%) ClearCase
16 27 (1.02%) Jasmine
17 25 (0.95%) JMeter
18 23 (0.87%) Cucumber
19 20 (0.76%) TeamCity
20 19 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 427 (16.20%) Finance
2 138 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 113 (4.29%) Marketing
4 83 (3.15%) Electronics
5 69 (2.62%) Banking
6 67 (2.54%) Games
7 51 (1.94%) Front Office
8 50 (1.90%) Retail
9 46 (1.75%) French Language
10 45 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 35 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 32 (1.21%) Back Office
13 24 (0.91%) Publishing
13 24 (0.91%) Multimedia
14 23 (0.87%) Military
15 22 (0.83%) Legal
16 21 (0.80%) Aerospace
16 21 (0.80%) Investment Banking
16 21 (0.80%) German Language
17 20 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1290 (48.96%) Developer
2 379 (14.38%) Analyst
3 376 (14.27%) Software Engineer
4 370 (14.04%) Graduate
5 316 (11.99%) Java Developer
6 285 (10.82%) Software Developer
7 234 (8.88%) Junior
8 211 (8.01%) .NET Developer
9 189 (7.17%) Graduate Developer
10 188 (7.13%) C# Developer
11 180 (6.83%) Senior Developer
12 169 (6.41%) Junior Developer
13 115 (4.36%) Support Analyst
14 111 (4.21%) Web Developer
15 101 (3.83%) Tester
16 97 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
17 92 (3.49%) Consultant
18 84 (3.19%) Programmer
19 81 (3.07%) Architect
20 80 (3.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 759 (28.80%) .NET
2 691 (26.22%) HTML
3 547 (20.76%) CSS
4 367 (13.93%) jQuery
5 362 (13.74%) ASP.NET
6 277 (10.51%) XML
7 175 (6.64%) Web Services
8 173 (6.57%) HTML5
9 172 (6.53%) Ajax
10 142 (5.39%) Spring
11 132 (5.01%) J2EE
12 123 (4.67%) .NET Framework
13 122 (4.63%) CSS3
14 108 (4.10%) WPF
15 105 (3.98%) WCF
16 97 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 88 (3.34%) Hibernate
18 86 (3.26%) JSON
18 86 (3.26%) JSP
19 71 (2.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 571 (21.67%) Mathematics
2 267 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 220 (8.35%) Physics
4 177 (6.72%) Management Information System
5 118 (4.48%) User Experience
6 106 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
7 102 (3.87%) Open Source
8 97 (3.68%) Social Media
9 85 (3.23%) Statistics
10 79 (3.00%) Mobile App
11 55 (2.09%) Client/Server
12 40 (1.52%) iPad
13 39 (1.48%) Visualisation
14 35 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
14 35 (1.33%) Life Science
15 33 (1.25%) Chemistry
16 32 (1.21%) Economics
17 31 (1.18%) Clustering
18 26 (0.99%) iPhone
19 25 (0.95%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 576 (21.86%) Linux
2 469 (17.80%) Windows
3 239 (9.07%) UNIX
4 95 (3.61%) Android
5 68 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 32 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (1.14%) Debian
11 27 (1.02%) Windows 8
12 26 (0.99%) Solaris
13 23 (0.87%) AIX
13 23 (0.87%) Windows 7
13 23 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
14 17 (0.65%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.61%) Windows Phone
16 14 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.49%) OpenBSD
18 10 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (33.59%) Software Engineering
3 447 (16.96%) OO
4 232 (8.80%) Scrum
5 221 (8.39%) TDD
6 216 (8.20%) MVC
7 195 (7.40%) Unit Testing
8 182 (6.91%) Project Management
9 164 (6.22%) Web Development
10 147 (5.58%) OOD
11 127 (4.82%) OOP
12 117 (4.44%) ITIL
13 105 (3.98%) E-Commerce
14 101 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
14 101 (3.83%) Mentoring
15 100 (3.80%) Software Testing
16 93 (3.53%) Analytics
16 93 (3.53%) User Stories
17 90 (3.42%) Regression Testing
17 90 (3.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 857 (32.52%) C#
2 841 (31.92%) SQL
3 788 (29.91%) Java
4 764 (28.99%) JavaScript
5 548 (20.80%) C++
6 217 (8.24%) C
7 215 (8.16%) Python
8 178 (6.76%) PHP
9 109 (4.14%) Perl
10 103 (3.91%) VB.NET
11 95 (3.61%) Ruby
12 94 (3.57%) VB
13 82 (3.11%) T-SQL
14 78 (2.96%) PL/SQL
15 58 (2.20%) Bash Shell
16 42 (1.59%) Scala
16 42 (1.59%) Objective-C
17 32 (1.21%) MATLAB
18 29 (1.10%) VB6
19 24 (0.91%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2280 (86.53%) Degree
2 111 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.45%) ISEB
4 86 (3.26%) PhD
5 53 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 49 (1.86%) CISSP
7 46 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 41 (1.56%) PMI Certification
10 38 (1.44%) PMP
11 31 (1.18%) CISM
11 31 (1.18%) HND
12 29 (1.10%) CISA
13 25 (0.95%) Sun Certification
14 22 (0.83%) MCSE
15 20 (0.76%) OCPJP
16 19 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (0.61%) OCMJD
18 14 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
18 14 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (8.35%) QA
2 63 (2.39%) ISO 9001
3 36 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.14%) SLA
5 24 (0.91%) COBIT
6 23 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 12 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.11%) TickIT
11 3 (0.11%) P3O
12 2 (0.076%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.076%) WAI
12 2 (0.076%) GAMP
12 2 (0.076%) GxP
12 2 (0.076%) GPG13
13 1 (0.038%) JTAG
13 1 (0.038%) COSO
System Software
1 75 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 56 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.80%) VMware ESX
4 20 (0.76%) IMail Server
5 16 (0.61%) XenServer
5 16 (0.61%) Xen
6 13 (0.49%) NFS
7 8 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.23%) HDFS
9 6 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.19%) vSphere
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.11%) KVM
13 2 (0.076%) Nmap
13 2 (0.076%) Samba
14 1 (0.038%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.038%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (1.29%) Puppet
3 15 (0.57%) Nagios
4 12 (0.46%) Data Guard
5 11 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.42%) Opsview
6 9 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.30%) Cacti
8 7 (0.27%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.19%) Netcool
9 5 (0.19%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.19%) Icinga
10 4 (0.15%) Control-M
11 3 (0.11%) SCOM
12 2 (0.076%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.076%) Nessus
12 2 (0.076%) SmokePing
12 2 (0.076%) logstash
Vendors
1 526 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 307 (11.65%) Oracle
3 74 (2.81%) VMware
4 67 (2.54%) SAP
5 39 (1.48%) Google
6 37 (1.40%) IBM
7 36 (1.37%) Cisco
8 32 (1.21%) Adobe
8 32 (1.21%) Sun
9 31 (1.18%) Citrix
10 30 (1.14%) TOWER Software
11 29 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 27 (1.02%) Zend
12 27 (1.02%) hybris
13 24 (0.91%) JBoss
14 19 (0.72%) Business Objects
15 18 (0.68%) HP
15 18 (0.68%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.57%) Cognos
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Servicenow
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Stock & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £55000 per annum + parking, pension, health,life
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £21k - 28k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago