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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 272 339 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.26% 5.63% 6.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.06% 16.04% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 238 244 313
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1935 2114 2358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.45% 35.10% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1657 1880
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +4 117 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Gloucestershire +4 41 £47,500 +61.01% 8
Devon +9 39 £52,500 +79.02%
Wiltshire -8 35 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Dorset +4 17 £40,000 +70.21% 5
Somerset -13 15 £55,000 +61.76% 5
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 518 (83.15%) Degree
2 261 (41.89%) Java
3 237 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (32.74%) JavaScript
5 194 (31.14%) SQL
6 188 (30.18%) HTML
7 177 (28.41%) Software Engineering
8 156 (25.04%) OO
9 150 (24.08%) Finance
10 142 (22.79%) HTML5
11 135 (21.67%) CSS
12 122 (19.58%) C#
13 117 (18.78%) C++
14 107 (17.17%) .NET
15 104 (16.69%) AngularJS
16 103 (16.53%) Mathematics
17 101 (16.21%) Security Cleared
18 98 (15.73%) Python
19 96 (15.41%) Telecoms
20 90 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
21 89 (14.29%) SDLC
22 87 (13.96%) Windows
22 87 (13.96%) SQL Server
22 87 (13.96%) Spring
23 84 (13.48%) Open Source
24 81 (13.00%) Scrum
25 79 (12.68%) Web Development
26 78 (12.52%) Web Services
27 77 (12.36%) MVC
27 77 (12.36%) React

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 54 (8.67%) Apache Spark
2 36 (5.78%) Alfresco
2 36 (5.78%) Joomla!
3 26 (4.17%) Apache
4 19 (3.05%) MS Exchange
5 18 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (2.73%) IIS
6 17 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.57%) SAS
8 15 (2.41%) Apache Solr
9 14 (2.25%) Apache Pig
9 14 (2.25%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.61%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.28%) JBoss
12 4 (0.64%) Confluence
13 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.48%) Liferay
13 3 (0.48%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.89%) MS Office
3 15 (2.41%) SPSS
4 6 (0.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) Maya
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Infor CRM
2 7 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.64%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.05%) IaaS
3 19 (3.05%) PaaS
4 13 (2.09%) Office 365
5 6 (0.96%) GitHub
6 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.19%) Internet
2 35 (5.62%) Firewall
3 31 (4.98%) TCP/IP
4 27 (4.33%) DNS
5 21 (3.37%) VPN
6 19 (3.05%) Wireshark
7 16 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (2.57%) NetScreen
7 16 (2.57%) SMTP
7 16 (2.57%) VoIP
8 15 (2.41%) SNMP
9 14 (2.25%) Broadband
9 14 (2.25%) MPLS
9 14 (2.25%) Network Security
10 11 (1.77%) LAN
11 10 (1.61%) WAN
12 9 (1.44%) HTTP
13 8 (1.28%) DHCP
14 7 (1.12%) FTP
15 6 (0.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 74 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 70 (11.24%) Big Data
4 56 (8.99%) Hadoop
5 55 (8.83%) MongoDB
6 50 (8.03%) MySQL
7 37 (5.94%) RDBMS
8 34 (5.46%) NoSQL
9 25 (4.01%) Apache Hive
10 19 (3.05%) DB2
10 19 (3.05%) Oracle Database
11 17 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (2.09%) Data Mining
14 12 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.44%) Apache Accumulo
15 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 72 (11.56%) Maven
2 55 (8.83%) Ant
3 51 (8.19%) Subversion
4 40 (6.42%) Apache Ivy
5 35 (5.62%) Git (software)
6 21 (3.37%) Eclipse
7 16 (2.57%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.93%) CruiseControl
8 12 (1.93%) MSBuild
9 11 (1.77%) JIRA
10 10 (1.61%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.44%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.28%) JUnit
12 8 (1.28%) Moq
12 8 (1.28%) NUnit
13 7 (1.12%) Selenium
14 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.64%) Artifactory
15 4 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 150 (24.08%) Finance
2 96 (15.41%) Telecoms
3 57 (9.15%) Banking
4 39 (6.26%) Games
5 33 (5.30%) Marketing
6 25 (4.01%) Electronics
7 19 (3.05%) Publishing
8 16 (2.57%) Advertising
9 14 (2.25%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.93%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.61%) Retail
12 7 (1.12%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.12%) Automotive
13 6 (0.96%) Legal
13 6 (0.96%) Military
14 5 (0.80%) Law
15 4 (0.64%) French Language
16 3 (0.48%) Back Office
17 2 (0.32%) Billing
18 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 262 (42.05%) Developer
2 99 (15.89%) Java Developer
3 75 (12.04%) C# Developer
4 73 (11.72%) Software Engineer
5 55 (8.83%) Software Developer
6 52 (8.35%) Analyst
7 51 (8.19%) Junior
8 50 (8.03%) Web Developer
9 42 (6.74%) Java Engineer
10 41 (6.58%) Senior Developer
11 40 (6.42%) Architect
12 37 (5.94%) Java Software Engineer
13 34 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
14 31 (4.98%) Graduate
15 27 (4.33%) Junior Developer
16 26 (4.17%) Data Scientist
16 26 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
17 25 (4.01%) .NET Developer
17 25 (4.01%) Junior Java Developer
18 24 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (30.18%) HTML
2 142 (22.79%) HTML5
3 135 (21.67%) CSS
4 107 (17.17%) .NET
5 104 (16.69%) AngularJS
6 87 (13.96%) Spring
7 78 (12.52%) Web Services
8 77 (12.36%) React
9 70 (11.24%) Backbone.js
10 60 (9.63%) Hibernate
11 56 (8.99%) Node.js
12 55 (8.83%) XML
13 50 (8.03%) ASP.NET
13 50 (8.03%) jQuery
14 43 (6.90%) SOAP
15 38 (6.10%) XHTML
16 37 (5.94%) WSDL
17 36 (5.78%) Apache Flex
17 36 (5.78%) Dojo
17 36 (5.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 103 (16.53%) Mathematics
2 90 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (8.51%) User Experience
4 45 (7.22%) Data Centre
5 38 (6.10%) Physics
6 36 (5.78%) Visualisation
7 33 (5.30%) RIA
8 29 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (3.53%) Algorithms
10 19 (3.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 19 (3.05%) Client/Server
10 19 (3.05%) CMDB
11 18 (2.89%) Digital Media
11 18 (2.89%) Mobile App
12 17 (2.73%) Management Information System
13 13 (2.09%) Data Structures
13 13 (2.09%) Inversion of Control
13 13 (2.09%) N-Tier
13 13 (2.09%) SWIFT
14 10 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (13.96%) Windows
2 63 (10.11%) Linux
3 51 (8.19%) Android
3 51 (8.19%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.69%) Unix
5 20 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.48%) CentOS
10 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (28.41%) Software Engineering
3 156 (25.04%) OO
4 89 (14.29%) SDLC
5 84 (13.48%) Open Source
6 81 (13.00%) Scrum
7 79 (12.68%) Web Development
8 77 (12.36%) MVC
9 69 (11.08%) TDD
10 66 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (10.11%) Machine Learning
12 60 (9.63%) Analytics
13 51 (8.19%) Unit Testing
14 47 (7.54%) Data Analytics
15 46 (7.38%) UML
16 44 (7.06%) Project Management
17 43 (6.90%) ITIL
18 41 (6.58%) Android Development
18 41 (6.58%) iOS Development
18 41 (6.58%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 261 (41.89%) Java
2 204 (32.74%) JavaScript
3 194 (31.14%) SQL
4 122 (19.58%) C#
5 117 (18.78%) C++
6 98 (15.73%) Python
7 71 (11.40%) C
8 40 (6.42%) PHP
9 39 (6.26%) R
10 36 (5.78%) Scala
11 28 (4.49%) MATLAB
12 20 (3.21%) T-SQL
13 17 (2.73%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.57%) Perl
15 15 (2.41%) Ruby
16 11 (1.77%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.61%) F#
18 7 (1.12%) Bash Shell
19 5 (0.80%) Assembly Language
20 4 (0.64%) Ada
Qualifications
1 518 (83.15%) Degree
2 101 (16.21%) Security Cleared
3 69 (11.08%) SC Cleared
4 49 (7.87%) PhD
5 28 (4.49%) ISEB
6 27 (4.33%) DV Cleared
7 26 (4.17%) PMI Certification
8 24 (3.85%) PMP
9 8 (1.28%) CCNA
9 8 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.28%) OCP
9 8 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (1.12%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.80%) CISM
11 5 (0.80%) CISSP
12 4 (0.64%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.64%) HND
12 4 (0.64%) MCP
13 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.10%) QA
2 13 (2.09%) ISO15022
2 13 (2.09%) ISO20022
2 13 (2.09%) SLA
3 5 (0.80%) COBIT
3 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.48%) MISRA
6 2 (0.32%) SDET
7 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.94%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.64%) Docker
5 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.48%) Samba
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (3.05%) SCVMM
2 8 (1.28%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.12%) Puppet
4 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.48%) SCCM
7 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.16%) FTK
8 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 66 (10.59%) Oracle
2 65 (10.43%) VMware
3 49 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 48 (7.70%) Cisco
5 37 (5.94%) Adobe
6 34 (5.46%) CheckPoint
7 26 (4.17%) Juniper
8 25 (4.01%) Citrix
9 24 (3.85%) HP
10 23 (3.69%) IBM
11 22 (3.53%) NetApp
12 20 (3.21%) EMC
13 19 (3.05%) BMC
14 14 (2.25%) SAP
15 11 (1.77%) JD Edwards
16 9 (1.44%) Google
17 6 (0.96%) Red Hat
18 5 (0.80%) Omniture
19 4 (0.64%) Apple
19 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
Bristol
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salisbury
Five Rivers Child Care
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nixor
Salary: £20,000 - £22,500 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nixor
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Easy commute from Swindon, Newbury, Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22.500 + benefits with bonus potential.
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago