The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / South West
Rank 58 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 250 347 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.94% 5.98% 4.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.79% 15.93% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 155 280 206
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,846 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -2.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1690 2178 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.42% 37.56% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1654 1516
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South West region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the South West

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in the South West

Computer Science
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -9 120 £40,000 - 14
Gloucestershire -16 40 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Dorset +47 31 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Wiltshire -18 29 £36,000 +5.88% 5
Devon -21 13 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Cornwall - 12 £47,500 - 1
Somerset -16 7 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 359 (68.51%) Degree
2 278 (53.05%) Java
3 232 (44.27%) SQL
4 221 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
5 188 (35.88%) Mathematics
5 188 (35.88%) SDLC
6 176 (33.59%) C++
7 167 (31.87%) OO
8 125 (23.85%) Software Engineering
9 118 (22.52%) XML
10 114 (21.76%) HTML
11 111 (21.18%) C#
12 104 (19.85%) JavaScript
13 97 (18.51%) Finance
14 91 (17.37%) .NET
15 82 (15.65%) Spring
16 81 (15.46%) Linux
16 81 (15.46%) MVC
17 80 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
18 69 (13.17%) CSS
19 67 (12.79%) Windows
20 64 (12.21%) Scrum
21 63 (12.02%) Security Cleared
22 62 (11.83%) Open Source
23 57 (10.88%) C
24 55 (10.50%) HTML5
25 53 (10.11%) Python
26 49 (9.35%) TDD
27 48 (9.16%) Enterprise Software
28 45 (8.59%) Unix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.86%) Apache
2 11 (2.10%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.53%) Apache Pig
4 8 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.34%) SAS
6 6 (1.15%) Alfresco
6 6 (1.15%) IIS
7 5 (0.95%) CMS
7 5 (0.95%) Joomla!
8 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.38%) JBoss
10 2 (0.38%) Liferay
10 2 (0.38%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.38%) Traefik
10 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.34%) SPSS
3 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) MS Office
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.38%) CATIA
5 2 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.38%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.38%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.53%) IaaS
3 8 (1.53%) PaaS
4 7 (1.34%) SaaS
5 6 (1.15%) GitHub
6 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.34%) Internet
2 16 (3.05%) HTTP
3 13 (2.48%) Network Security
4 10 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.95%) Firewall
6 5 (0.95%) SNMP
7 4 (0.76%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.57%) FTP
8 3 (0.57%) LDAP
8 3 (0.57%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.38%) 802.15
9 2 (0.38%) Intranet
9 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.38%) LTE
9 2 (0.38%) SSH
9 2 (0.38%) VPN
9 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.38%) Wireless
10 1 (0.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.24%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.05%) Big Data
3 16 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.86%) MySQL
5 12 (2.29%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.53%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.15%) DB2
9 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.57%) Triplestore
12 2 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.63%) Maven
3 15 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 15 (2.86%) Subversion
4 13 (2.48%) JUnit
4 13 (2.48%) Selenium
5 11 (2.10%) JIRA
6 9 (1.72%) Ant
6 9 (1.72%) MSTest
6 9 (1.72%) NUnit
6 9 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.53%) Moq
7 8 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (1.34%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.95%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (0.95%) Hudson
10 4 (0.76%) JMeter
11 3 (0.57%) Metasploit
General
1 97 (18.51%) Finance
2 33 (6.30%) Manufacturing
3 26 (4.96%) Banking
4 23 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.82%) Electronics
6 19 (3.63%) Games
7 18 (3.44%) Retail
8 14 (2.67%) Aerospace
9 12 (2.29%) Marketing
10 9 (1.72%) Advertising
10 9 (1.72%) Legal
11 5 (0.95%) French Language
11 5 (0.95%) Publishing
12 4 (0.76%) Billing
12 4 (0.76%) German Language
13 3 (0.57%) Back Office
13 3 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.57%) Military
14 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 298 (56.87%) Developer
2 142 (27.10%) Graduate
3 120 (22.90%) Junior
4 117 (22.33%) Software Developer
5 111 (21.18%) Graduate Developer
6 107 (20.42%) Junior Developer
7 102 (19.47%) Java Developer
8 97 (18.51%) Graduate Software Developer
9 90 (17.18%) Junior Software Developer
10 68 (12.98%) Software Engineer
11 39 (7.44%) .NET Developer
12 30 (5.73%) Analyst
13 29 (5.53%) Lead Developer
14 23 (4.39%) Test Engineer
15 22 (4.20%) C# Developer
16 21 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
17 18 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
18 14 (2.67%) Web Developer
19 13 (2.48%) Architect
20 12 (2.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (22.52%) XML
2 114 (21.76%) HTML
3 91 (17.37%) .NET
4 82 (15.65%) Spring
5 69 (13.17%) CSS
6 55 (10.50%) HTML5
7 45 (8.59%) ASP.NET
7 45 (8.59%) Web Services
8 44 (8.40%) REST
9 37 (7.06%) AngularJS
10 32 (6.11%) SOAP
11 27 (5.15%) .NET Framework
11 27 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (4.96%) React
13 24 (4.58%) Spring MVC
14 23 (4.39%) J2EE
15 20 (3.82%) jQuery
15 20 (3.82%) Spring Integration
16 19 (3.63%) Hibernate
17 18 (3.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.16%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (6.87%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.44%) User Experience
5 16 (3.05%) Algorithms
5 16 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.91%) Device Driver
8 9 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.72%) Robotics
9 8 (1.53%) Internet of Things
10 5 (0.95%) CMDB
10 5 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.95%) RIA
11 4 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (0.76%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.76%) Digital TV
11 4 (0.76%) e-Health
11 4 (0.76%) Social Media
12 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.46%) Linux
2 67 (12.79%) Windows
3 45 (8.59%) Unix
4 31 (5.92%) Android
5 19 (3.63%) Mac OS X
6 18 (3.44%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.57%) Solaris
10 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (35.88%) Mathematics
2 188 (35.88%) SDLC
3 167 (31.87%) OO
4 125 (23.85%) Software Engineering
5 81 (15.46%) MVC
6 64 (12.21%) Scrum
7 62 (11.83%) Open Source
8 49 (9.35%) TDD
9 42 (8.02%) OOP
10 35 (6.68%) Web Development
11 34 (6.49%) ITIL
12 28 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (4.77%) Automated Testing
14 25 (4.77%) Physics
14 25 (4.77%) Project Management
15 24 (4.58%) Cryptography
16 23 (4.39%) DevOps
17 22 (4.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 278 (53.05%) Java
2 232 (44.27%) SQL
3 176 (33.59%) C++
4 111 (21.18%) C#
5 104 (19.85%) JavaScript
6 57 (10.88%) C
7 53 (10.11%) Python
8 34 (6.49%) PHP
9 15 (2.86%) Embedded C++
9 15 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 15 (2.86%) R
10 13 (2.48%) Scala
11 11 (2.10%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.10%) VB
12 10 (1.91%) PHP 5
13 9 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.34%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.15%) Perl
15 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 359 (68.51%) Degree
2 63 (12.02%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.77%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.20%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.91%) PhD
6 7 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.15%) CCNP
7 6 (1.15%) CISM
7 6 (1.15%) CISSP
8 5 (0.95%) ISEB
8 5 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.95%) PMP
8 5 (0.95%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.57%) APMG
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.19%) CCNA
11 1 (0.19%) HNC
11 1 (0.19%) MCSA
11 1 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.63%) QA
2 11 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.57%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.57%) SLA
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) DICOM
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) JTAG
6 1 (0.19%) MISRA
6 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (1.15%) vSphere
3 4 (0.76%) Docker
3 4 (0.76%) Firmware
4 3 (0.57%) Ceph
4 3 (0.57%) NFS
4 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.19%) Postfix
6 1 (0.19%) Samba
6 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (0.95%) Nagios
1 5 (0.95%) OpenView
1 5 (0.95%) SCVMM
1 5 (0.95%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (6.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.39%) Oracle
3 16 (3.05%) HP
4 14 (2.67%) SAP
4 14 (2.67%) Zend
5 13 (2.48%) VMware
6 12 (2.29%) Cisco
7 11 (2.10%) IBM
8 10 (1.91%) BMC
9 8 (1.53%) EMC
10 6 (1.15%) NetApp
11 5 (0.95%) Adobe
11 5 (0.95%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.95%) Citrix
11 5 (0.95%) Compuware
11 5 (0.95%) Juniper
12 4 (0.76%) CA
12 4 (0.76%) Intel
12 4 (0.76%) Nimsoft
12 4 (0.76%) Red Hat
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Old Street, London
Mobula
Salary: Competitive + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + excellent bens package!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
itecopeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Old Street, London
Mobula
Salary: Competitive + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 9 days ago
Regent Street, London
squeaky clean energy limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30k - £60k dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Old Street, London
Mobula
Salary: Competitive + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Ferndown
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £35k + good benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Wiltshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago