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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 304 353 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.03% 5.75% 5.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.56% 16.54% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 228 290 272
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,450 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2242 2134 2019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.11% 34.73% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 1716 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Bristol -9 147 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Wiltshire -15 56 £35,000 -10.25% 6
Gloucestershire -19 42 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Dorset -6 23 £23,500 -16.81%
Devon 0 16 £24,000 +9.09% 5
Somerset -27 10 £36,250 +11.53% 5
Cornwall -13 2 £23,750 -47.22%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 434 (73.94%) Degree
2 214 (36.46%) Java
3 207 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (32.37%) Software Engineering
5 180 (30.66%) SQL
6 147 (25.04%) JavaScript
7 140 (23.85%) HTML
8 130 (22.15%) SQL Server
9 126 (21.47%) C++
10 115 (19.59%) C#
11 114 (19.42%) Linux
12 112 (19.08%) CSS
13 111 (18.91%) .NET
14 108 (18.40%) Finance
15 107 (18.23%) XML
16 104 (17.72%) Mathematics
17 101 (17.21%) SDLC
18 99 (16.87%) Windows
18 99 (16.87%) Scrum
19 85 (14.48%) Oracle
20 83 (14.14%) UNIX
21 81 (13.80%) C
22 80 (13.63%) MVC
23 78 (13.29%) TDD
24 77 (13.12%) OO
25 75 (12.78%) VMware
25 75 (12.78%) Security Cleared
26 74 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
27 69 (11.75%) Banking
28 67 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 36 (6.13%) JBoss
1 36 (6.13%) WebLogic
1 36 (6.13%) WebSphere
2 33 (5.62%) Apache
3 27 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.58%) Node.js
5 19 (3.24%) Apache ServiceMix
6 15 (2.56%) Alfresco
6 15 (2.56%) Joomla!
7 10 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.36%) SAS
8 8 (1.36%) ArcGIS
9 6 (1.02%) IIS
9 6 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.02%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (0.85%) ArcSDE
10 5 (0.85%) nginx
11 4 (0.68%) Liferay
11 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 41 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.75%) SaaS
2 17 (2.90%) PaaS
2 17 (2.90%) IaaS
3 10 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.62%) Internet
2 29 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.09%) Firewall
4 21 (3.58%) WebEx
5 19 (3.24%) HTTP
6 15 (2.56%) DNS
7 12 (2.04%) DHCP
8 10 (1.70%) VPN
9 8 (1.36%) Network Security
10 7 (1.19%) FTP
11 5 (0.85%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.85%) WAN
11 5 (0.85%) LTE
11 5 (0.85%) NAS
12 4 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.68%) IPsec
12 4 (0.68%) SAN
12 4 (0.68%) LDAP
12 4 (0.68%) LAN
12 4 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 42 (7.16%) MongoDB
4 33 (5.62%) RDBMS
5 27 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.09%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.58%) MySQL
8 17 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.70%) Big Data
11 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.51%) DB2
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (8.35%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.01%) Maven
3 44 (7.50%) Eclipse
4 43 (7.33%) Jenkins
5 34 (5.79%) Ant
6 28 (4.77%) Eclipse RCP
7 25 (4.26%) JUnit
8 22 (3.75%) Subversion
9 15 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
10 14 (2.39%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (2.21%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.70%) NetBeans
12 10 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.02%) Hudson
14 5 (0.85%) JIRA
15 3 (0.51%) HP UFT
15 3 (0.51%) MSTest
15 3 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
16 2 (0.34%) IntelliJ
16 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 108 (18.40%) Finance
2 69 (11.75%) Banking
3 65 (11.07%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.81%) Electronics
5 31 (5.28%) Games
6 27 (4.60%) Back Office
6 27 (4.60%) Aerospace
7 26 (4.43%) Manufacturing
8 25 (4.26%) Military
9 15 (2.56%) Marketing
10 14 (2.39%) Retail
11 11 (1.87%) Law
11 11 (1.87%) French Language
12 9 (1.53%) Advertising
13 7 (1.19%) General Ledger
14 6 (1.02%) Publishing
15 2 (0.34%) Legal
15 2 (0.34%) Automotive
15 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 239 (40.72%) Developer
2 123 (20.95%) Software Engineer
3 91 (15.50%) Graduate
4 69 (11.75%) Software Developer
5 63 (10.73%) Junior
6 56 (9.54%) Java Developer
7 50 (8.52%) Analyst
8 35 (5.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 32 (5.45%) Web Developer
10 31 (5.28%) Graduate Developer
11 30 (5.11%) .NET Developer
12 29 (4.94%) C++ Software Engineer
12 29 (4.94%) Junior Developer
13 27 (4.60%) Senior Developer
14 25 (4.26%) Support Engineer
14 25 (4.26%) Applications Support
15 23 (3.92%) PHP Developer
16 20 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
16 20 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
17 19 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (23.85%) HTML
2 112 (19.08%) CSS
3 111 (18.91%) .NET
4 107 (18.23%) XML
5 63 (10.73%) Web Services
6 62 (10.56%) Spring
7 53 (9.03%) HTML5
8 48 (8.18%) ASP.NET
9 43 (7.33%) SOAP
10 38 (6.47%) jQuery
10 38 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (6.13%) J2EE
11 36 (6.13%) Hibernate
12 29 (4.94%) XSLT
13 28 (4.77%) Servlets
13 28 (4.77%) GWT
14 26 (4.43%) JSP
15 24 (4.09%) Middleware
16 23 (3.92%) JMS
16 23 (3.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 104 (17.72%) Mathematics
2 74 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (8.35%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (7.16%) Management Information System
5 30 (5.11%) User Experience
5 30 (5.11%) Algorithms
6 25 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 25 (4.26%) SWIFT
7 22 (3.75%) Data Centre
8 21 (3.58%) Data Structures
9 19 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (3.24%) N-Tier
10 17 (2.90%) Physics
11 16 (2.73%) Performance Metrics
12 15 (2.56%) RIA
13 14 (2.39%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.87%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.87%) DTV
15 9 (1.53%) GIS
15 9 (1.53%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 114 (19.42%) Linux
2 99 (16.87%) Windows
3 83 (14.14%) UNIX
4 35 (5.96%) Android
5 30 (5.11%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.51%) CentOS
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (32.37%) Software Engineering
3 101 (17.21%) SDLC
4 99 (16.87%) Scrum
5 80 (13.63%) MVC
6 78 (13.29%) TDD
7 77 (13.12%) OO
8 63 (10.73%) Web Development
9 55 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (8.69%) Unit Testing
11 48 (8.18%) UML
11 48 (8.18%) Project Management
12 45 (7.67%) ITIL
13 43 (7.33%) Configuration Management
13 43 (7.33%) Open Source
14 42 (7.16%) Mentoring
15 35 (5.96%) Software Testing
16 33 (5.62%) DevOps
17 32 (5.45%) Problem Management
18 31 (5.28%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 214 (36.46%) Java
2 180 (30.66%) SQL
3 147 (25.04%) JavaScript
4 126 (21.47%) C++
5 115 (19.59%) C#
6 81 (13.80%) C
7 62 (10.56%) Python
8 46 (7.84%) PHP
9 44 (7.50%) Perl
10 16 (2.73%) Jython
11 12 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.53%) XPath
14 7 (1.19%) Ruby
15 6 (1.02%) R
16 5 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.68%) VBScript
18 3 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 434 (73.94%) Degree
2 75 (12.78%) Security Cleared
3 48 (8.18%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.39%) CISSP
6 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.36%) CISM
7 6 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.85%) CHFI
8 5 (0.85%) CISA
9 4 (0.68%) MCTS
9 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.68%) MCP
9 4 (0.68%) HND
9 4 (0.68%) CCIE
9 4 (0.68%) CCNP
9 4 (0.68%) ISEB
10 3 (0.51%) PhD
10 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.62%) QA
2 12 (2.04%) SLA
3 8 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.36%) WCAG
4 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.51%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 67 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.73%) VirtualBox
2 16 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (1.87%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.02%) KVM
5 5 (0.85%) Firmware
6 4 (0.68%) Samba
7 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (5.11%) Puppet
2 20 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (2.73%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.02%) Control-M
5 3 (0.51%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) OPNET
7 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.17%) OpenView
7 1 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 85 (14.48%) Oracle
2 75 (12.78%) VMware
3 58 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.98%) Google
5 29 (4.94%) Cisco
6 25 (4.26%) IBM
7 20 (3.41%) Sybase
8 16 (2.73%) Adobe
9 13 (2.21%) BEA
10 12 (2.04%) SAP
11 7 (1.19%) ESRI
12 6 (1.02%) Mapinfo
13 5 (0.85%) Citrix
14 4 (0.68%) NetApp
14 4 (0.68%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.51%) Zend
15 3 (0.51%) Siebel
15 3 (0.51%) Progress
15 3 (0.51%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-37,000 + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
WiFi SPARK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus pension and healthcare scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
AXA
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago