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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 266 312 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.70% 5.35% 5.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.29% 14.36% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 227 231 290
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2164 2172 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.22% 37.22% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1765 1722
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -17 84 £39,000 +4.00% 15
Gloucestershire -1 47 £49,000 +35.17% 8
Dorset +22 39 £50,000 +112.76% 8
Devon +21 38 £33,750 +46.73% 4
Wiltshire -13 31 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Somerset +10 25 £35,000 - 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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.

1 466 (82.19%) Degree
2 205 (36.16%) Java
3 199 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (29.98%) SQL
5 169 (29.81%) JavaScript
6 141 (24.87%) Finance
7 140 (24.69%) HTML
8 139 (24.51%) Software Engineering
9 135 (23.81%) OO
10 125 (22.05%) C++
11 112 (19.75%) C#
12 108 (19.05%) HTML5
13 103 (18.17%) Python
14 90 (15.87%) .NET
15 89 (15.70%) CSS
16 85 (14.99%) Telecoms
16 85 (14.99%) Mathematics
16 85 (14.99%) Security Cleared
17 80 (14.11%) SQL Server
17 80 (14.11%) AngularJS
18 79 (13.93%) Windows
19 77 (13.58%) Scrum
20 76 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
20 76 (13.40%) Open Source
21 74 (13.05%) SDLC
22 72 (12.70%) Web Development
23 68 (11.99%) Spring
24 66 (11.64%) MVC
24 66 (11.64%) React
25 64 (11.29%) SC Cleared

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 55 (9.70%) Apache Spark
2 29 (5.11%) Alfresco
2 29 (5.11%) Joomla!
3 23 (4.06%) Apache Pig
4 22 (3.88%) SAS
5 14 (2.47%) Apache
6 13 (2.29%) IIS
6 13 (2.29%) MS Exchange
7 12 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.76%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.23%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.71%) JBoss
12 3 (0.53%) CMS
12 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.35%) nginx
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (4.23%) SPSS
2 7 (1.23%) MS Office
3 6 (1.06%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Infor CRM
2 7 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.17%) IaaS
3 18 (3.17%) PaaS
4 17 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.76%) Office 365
6 6 (1.06%) GitHub
7 5 (0.88%) SaaS
8 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.47%) Internet
2 34 (6.00%) Firewall
3 32 (5.64%) TCP/IP
4 24 (4.23%) DNS
5 20 (3.53%) VPN
6 18 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (3.17%) VoIP
7 17 (3.00%) NetScreen
7 17 (3.00%) SMTP
8 16 (2.82%) Broadband
8 16 (2.82%) MPLS
9 14 (2.47%) Network Security
10 11 (1.94%) HTTP
10 11 (1.94%) LAN
11 10 (1.76%) WAN
12 9 (1.59%) FTP
12 9 (1.59%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.06%) Intranet
14 5 (0.88%) LDAP
14 5 (0.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.05%) Big Data
3 56 (9.88%) Hadoop
4 48 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 47 (8.29%) MongoDB
6 44 (7.76%) MySQL
7 34 (6.00%) Apache Hive
8 30 (5.29%) NoSQL
9 28 (4.94%) RDBMS
10 22 (3.88%) Data Mining
11 17 (3.00%) DB2
12 15 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (2.12%) Oracle Database
14 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (1.59%) Apache Accumulo
17 7 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
18 5 (0.88%) HBase
18 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (8.11%) Maven
2 37 (6.53%) Ant
3 35 (6.17%) Subversion
4 29 (5.11%) Apache Ivy
5 26 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 12 (2.12%) CruiseControl
6 12 (2.12%) MSBuild
7 11 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.59%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.59%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.23%) Selenium
11 6 (1.06%) JIRA
12 5 (0.88%) Hudson
12 5 (0.88%) JUnit
12 5 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.71%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.53%) JBehave
General
1 141 (24.87%) Finance
2 85 (14.99%) Telecoms
3 40 (7.05%) Banking
4 32 (5.64%) Games
5 26 (4.59%) Electronics
5 26 (4.59%) Marketing
6 17 (3.00%) Publishing
7 14 (2.47%) Retail
8 12 (2.12%) Advertising
9 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.23%) German Language
11 6 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.71%) Military
13 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.53%) Automotive
14 2 (0.35%) Billing
14 2 (0.35%) French Language
14 2 (0.35%) Legal
15 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 237 (41.80%) Developer
2 95 (16.75%) Java Developer
3 65 (11.46%) Software Engineer
4 53 (9.35%) C# Developer
5 49 (8.64%) Junior
6 46 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 42 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 40 (7.05%) Analyst
9 39 (6.88%) Architect
9 39 (6.88%) Graduate
10 37 (6.53%) Software Developer
11 34 (6.00%) Data Scientist
12 32 (5.64%) Junior Developer
13 30 (5.29%) Lead Developer
13 30 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (4.59%) Junior Java Developer
15 23 (4.06%) Applications Developer
15 23 (4.06%) Java Engineer
16 22 (3.88%) .NET Developer
16 22 (3.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (24.69%) HTML
2 108 (19.05%) HTML5
3 90 (15.87%) .NET
4 89 (15.70%) CSS
5 80 (14.11%) AngularJS
6 68 (11.99%) Spring
7 66 (11.64%) React
8 60 (10.58%) Web Services
9 54 (9.52%) Backbone.js
10 51 (8.99%) jQuery
11 50 (8.82%) ASP.NET
12 45 (7.94%) Node.js
13 44 (7.76%) Hibernate
14 33 (5.82%) SOAP
15 30 (5.29%) WSDL
15 30 (5.29%) XHTML
16 29 (5.11%) Apache Flex
16 29 (5.11%) Dojo
16 29 (5.11%) JPA
16 29 (5.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.99%) Mathematics
2 76 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (8.47%) User Experience
4 39 (6.88%) Data Centre
5 31 (5.47%) Visualisation
6 29 (5.11%) Physics
6 29 (5.11%) RIA
7 27 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (4.23%) Algorithms
9 21 (3.70%) Management Information System
10 17 (3.00%) CMDB
11 15 (2.65%) Artificial Intelligence
11 15 (2.65%) Data Structures
11 15 (2.65%) Mobile App
12 13 (2.29%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.59%) Statistics
14 7 (1.23%) Cryptography
14 7 (1.23%) Internet of Things
14 7 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.93%) Windows
2 60 (10.58%) Linux
3 41 (7.23%) Android
4 40 (7.05%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.53%) Unix
6 17 (3.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.06%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (24.51%) Software Engineering
3 135 (23.81%) OO
4 77 (13.58%) Scrum
5 76 (13.40%) Open Source
6 74 (13.05%) SDLC
7 72 (12.70%) Web Development
8 66 (11.64%) MVC
9 62 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (10.41%) Analytics
10 59 (10.41%) Machine Learning
11 50 (8.82%) Data Analytics
12 49 (8.64%) ITIL
12 49 (8.64%) TDD
13 43 (7.58%) Project Management
14 39 (6.88%) TOGAF
14 39 (6.88%) UML
15 38 (6.70%) Cybersecurity
15 38 (6.70%) Information Security
16 34 (6.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 205 (36.16%) Java
2 170 (29.98%) SQL
3 169 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 125 (22.05%) C++
5 112 (19.75%) C#
6 103 (18.17%) Python
7 62 (10.93%) C
8 47 (8.29%) R
9 46 (8.11%) Scala
10 40 (7.05%) PHP
11 34 (6.00%) MATLAB
12 27 (4.76%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.29%) Ruby
14 12 (2.12%) F#
15 11 (1.94%) Perl
16 9 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.41%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.23%) VB
19 5 (0.88%) PowerShell
20 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 466 (82.19%) Degree
2 85 (14.99%) Security Cleared
3 64 (11.29%) SC Cleared
4 58 (10.23%) PhD
5 25 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 21 (3.70%) CISM
7 20 (3.53%) ISEB
8 19 (3.35%) PMI Certification
9 18 (3.17%) PMP
10 17 (3.00%) CISSP
11 13 (2.29%) CISA
12 7 (1.23%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.71%) CCNA
13 4 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.71%) OCP
13 4 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.53%) HND
14 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.59%) QA
2 16 (2.82%) COBIT
2 16 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.94%) SLA
5 10 (1.76%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.06%) ISO15022
6 6 (1.06%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.35%) MISRA
7 2 (0.35%) SDET
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.53%) NFS
6 2 (0.35%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.00%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.88%) Puppet
4 4 (0.71%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.18%) FTK
6 1 (0.18%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (9.35%) VMware
2 49 (8.64%) Oracle
3 44 (7.76%) Cisco
4 37 (6.53%) Microsoft
5 34 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 29 (5.11%) Adobe
7 21 (3.70%) Juniper
8 20 (3.53%) HP
9 19 (3.35%) Citrix
9 19 (3.35%) IBM
9 19 (3.35%) NetApp
10 18 (3.17%) EMC
11 17 (3.00%) BMC
12 11 (1.94%) JD Edwards
13 8 (1.41%) SAP
14 7 (1.23%) Google
15 5 (0.88%) Omniture
16 3 (0.53%) Dell
16 3 (0.53%) Red Hat
17 2 (0.35%) Zend
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £210000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Premier IT
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Generous Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago