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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 286 337 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.33% 5.71% 6.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.19% 15.75% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 248 251 304
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2016 2140 2163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.58% 36.29% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1733 1740
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 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 24 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% 22
Gloucestershire +8 40 £49,000 +40.00% 12
Devon +16 38 £50,000 +127.27% 1
Wiltshire -5 36 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Dorset +17 32 £50,000 +112.76% 3
Somerset -9 18 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 504 (82.62%) Degree
2 239 (39.18%) Java
3 223 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (32.62%) JavaScript
5 189 (30.98%) SQL
6 179 (29.34%) HTML
7 167 (27.38%) Software Engineering
8 155 (25.41%) OO
9 150 (24.59%) Finance
10 136 (22.30%) HTML5
11 127 (20.82%) CSS
12 125 (20.49%) C++
13 119 (19.51%) C#
14 102 (16.72%) .NET
15 99 (16.23%) AngularJS
16 97 (15.90%) Python
16 97 (15.90%) Security Cleared
17 96 (15.74%) Mathematics
18 95 (15.57%) Telecoms
19 91 (14.92%) SDLC
20 88 (14.43%) Open Source
21 85 (13.93%) SQL Server
22 84 (13.77%) Windows
22 84 (13.77%) Spring
23 81 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
24 80 (13.11%) Web Development
25 77 (12.62%) MVC
25 77 (12.62%) React
26 76 (12.46%) Scrum
27 74 (12.13%) Web Services

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 53 (8.69%) Apache Spark
2 38 (6.23%) Alfresco
2 38 (6.23%) Joomla!
3 22 (3.61%) Apache
4 17 (2.79%) Apache Pig
4 17 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.79%) SAS
5 15 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.13%) IIS
6 13 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.97%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.80%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.82%) JBoss
11 3 (0.49%) Confluence
11 3 (0.49%) Liferay
11 3 (0.49%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.33%) nginx
13 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (2.95%) MS Excel
1 18 (2.95%) SPSS
2 12 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Maya
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.80%) Infor CRM
2 7 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.49%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (3.28%) IaaS
3 20 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.28%) PaaS
4 11 (1.80%) Office 365
5 6 (0.98%) GitHub
6 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.66%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.20%) Internet
2 36 (5.90%) Firewall
3 32 (5.25%) TCP/IP
4 26 (4.26%) DNS
5 22 (3.61%) VPN
6 18 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (2.95%) NetScreen
6 18 (2.95%) SMTP
6 18 (2.95%) VoIP
7 16 (2.62%) Broadband
7 16 (2.62%) MPLS
8 14 (2.30%) Network Security
8 14 (2.30%) Wireshark
9 11 (1.80%) LAN
10 10 (1.64%) SNMP
10 10 (1.64%) WAN
11 9 (1.48%) HTTP
12 7 (1.15%) FTP
13 6 (0.98%) OSPF
14 5 (0.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 67 (10.98%) Big Data
3 59 (9.67%) Relational Database
4 57 (9.34%) MongoDB
5 55 (9.02%) Hadoop
6 49 (8.03%) MySQL
7 30 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 30 (4.92%) RDBMS
8 28 (4.59%) Apache Hive
9 20 (3.28%) DB2
10 16 (2.62%) Data Mining
10 16 (2.62%) Oracle Database
11 15 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.48%) Apache Accumulo
14 8 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 67 (10.98%) Maven
2 53 (8.69%) Ant
3 50 (8.20%) Subversion
4 41 (6.72%) Apache Ivy
5 32 (5.25%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.46%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.97%) CruiseControl
8 12 (1.97%) MSBuild
9 11 (1.80%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.48%) JIRA
11 8 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.98%) Moq
12 6 (0.98%) NUnit
12 6 (0.98%) Selenium
12 6 (0.98%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.82%) JUnit
14 4 (0.66%) Hudson
15 3 (0.49%) JBehave
General
1 150 (24.59%) Finance
2 95 (15.57%) Telecoms
3 53 (8.69%) Banking
4 37 (6.07%) Games
5 32 (5.25%) Marketing
6 26 (4.26%) Electronics
7 20 (3.28%) Publishing
8 15 (2.46%) Retail
9 12 (1.97%) Advertising
10 11 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.15%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.15%) Automotive
13 5 (0.82%) Law
13 5 (0.82%) Military
14 3 (0.49%) French Language
14 3 (0.49%) Legal
15 2 (0.33%) Billing
16 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 259 (42.46%) Developer
2 96 (15.74%) Java Developer
3 70 (11.48%) Software Engineer
4 65 (10.66%) C# Developer
5 52 (8.52%) Junior
5 52 (8.52%) Web Developer
6 49 (8.03%) Software Developer
7 45 (7.38%) Analyst
8 42 (6.89%) Senior Developer
9 41 (6.72%) Architect
10 37 (6.07%) Graduate
11 32 (5.25%) Java Engineer
12 30 (4.92%) Junior Developer
13 29 (4.75%) Data Scientist
13 29 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (4.59%) .NET Developer
14 28 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
15 27 (4.43%) Lead Developer
15 27 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (4.26%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (29.34%) HTML
2 136 (22.30%) HTML5
3 127 (20.82%) CSS
4 102 (16.72%) .NET
5 99 (16.23%) AngularJS
6 84 (13.77%) Spring
7 77 (12.62%) React
8 74 (12.13%) Web Services
9 68 (11.15%) Backbone.js
10 57 (9.34%) Hibernate
11 56 (9.18%) jQuery
12 53 (8.69%) Node.js
13 49 (8.03%) ASP.NET
14 47 (7.70%) XML
15 43 (7.05%) SOAP
16 39 (6.39%) WSDL
16 39 (6.39%) XHTML
17 38 (6.23%) Apache Flex
17 38 (6.23%) Spring MVC
17 38 (6.23%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 96 (15.74%) Mathematics
2 81 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (8.20%) User Experience
4 44 (7.21%) Data Centre
5 35 (5.74%) RIA
5 35 (5.74%) Visualisation
6 31 (5.08%) Physics
7 30 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (3.61%) Algorithms
9 20 (3.28%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (3.28%) CMDB
10 17 (2.79%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.62%) Data Structures
11 16 (2.62%) Digital Media
12 15 (2.46%) Client/Server
13 14 (2.30%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
15 10 (1.64%) N-Tier
15 10 (1.64%) Statistics
15 10 (1.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.77%) Windows
2 64 (10.49%) Linux
3 52 (8.52%) Android
3 52 (8.52%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.44%) Unix
5 15 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (27.38%) Software Engineering
3 155 (25.41%) OO
4 91 (14.92%) SDLC
5 88 (14.43%) Open Source
6 80 (13.11%) Web Development
7 77 (12.62%) MVC
8 76 (12.46%) Scrum
9 67 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (10.33%) Machine Learning
11 62 (10.16%) TDD
12 61 (10.00%) Analytics
13 50 (8.20%) Data Analytics
14 49 (8.03%) UML
15 46 (7.54%) Unit Testing
16 44 (7.21%) Project Management
17 41 (6.72%) Android Development
17 41 (6.72%) iOS Development
17 41 (6.72%) ITIL
17 41 (6.72%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 239 (39.18%) Java
2 199 (32.62%) JavaScript
3 189 (30.98%) SQL
4 125 (20.49%) C++
5 119 (19.51%) C#
6 97 (15.90%) Python
7 70 (11.48%) C
8 40 (6.56%) PHP
8 40 (6.56%) R
8 40 (6.56%) Scala
9 29 (4.75%) MATLAB
10 23 (3.77%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.79%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.13%) Perl
12 13 (2.13%) Ruby
13 11 (1.80%) F#
13 11 (1.80%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.82%) VB
16 4 (0.66%) Ada
Qualifications
1 504 (82.62%) Degree
2 97 (15.90%) Security Cleared
3 72 (11.80%) SC Cleared
4 53 (8.69%) PhD
5 25 (4.10%) ISEB
5 25 (4.10%) PMI Certification
6 24 (3.93%) PMP
7 23 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.97%) CISM
9 8 (1.31%) OCP
9 8 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (1.15%) CISSP
11 6 (0.98%) CCNA
11 6 (0.98%) CISA
11 6 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.98%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.66%) HND
12 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.74%) QA
2 13 (2.13%) SLA
3 11 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.64%) ISO15022
4 10 (1.64%) ISO20022
5 7 (1.15%) COBIT
5 7 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.49%) MISRA
8 2 (0.33%) SDET
9 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (9.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.49%) Docker
6 3 (0.49%) Samba
7 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (3.28%) SCVMM
2 8 (1.31%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.15%) Puppet
4 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.16%) FTK
6 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 62 (10.16%) Oracle
2 60 (9.84%) VMware
3 49 (8.03%) Cisco
4 45 (7.38%) Microsoft
5 39 (6.39%) Adobe
6 37 (6.07%) CheckPoint
7 25 (4.10%) Juniper
8 24 (3.93%) Citrix
8 24 (3.93%) HP
8 24 (3.93%) IBM
9 23 (3.77%) NetApp
10 21 (3.44%) EMC
11 20 (3.28%) BMC
12 11 (1.80%) JD Edwards
12 11 (1.80%) SAP
13 7 (1.15%) Google
14 5 (0.82%) Omniture
15 4 (0.66%) Red Hat
16 3 (0.49%) Dell
16 3 (0.49%) TIBCO
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45,000 - £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Westbury, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nakama
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CSC
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Broadstone, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £32000 - £56000 per annum, Bonus, Private Medical, Pension + More!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Vacancy Filler
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: up to £45K depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NCT (National Childbirth Trust)
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago