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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / South West
Rank 49 46 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 273 310 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.50% 5.65% 4.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.29% 14.23% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 164 257 200
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 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1785 2179 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.94% 39.74% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1712 1617
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,465 £55,500 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +9 139 £37,625 -5.93% 23
Gloucestershire -20 44 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Dorset +32 33 £46,250 +5.71% 3
Wiltshire +4 33 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Somerset -5 12 £35,000 - 3
Cornwall - 8 £47,500 -
Devon -36 6 £34,000 +6.25% 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 394 (71.38%) Degree
2 253 (45.83%) Java
3 233 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (41.12%) SQL
5 172 (31.16%) Mathematics
6 166 (30.07%) C++
7 163 (29.53%) SDLC
8 158 (28.62%) OO
9 116 (21.01%) Software Engineering
10 115 (20.83%) C#
11 113 (20.47%) Finance
12 108 (19.57%) HTML
13 106 (19.20%) JavaScript
14 97 (17.57%) XML
15 89 (16.12%) .NET
15 89 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
16 88 (15.94%) Spring
17 84 (15.22%) Linux
18 80 (14.49%) MVC
19 79 (14.31%) Windows
20 71 (12.86%) Security Cleared
21 67 (12.14%) Open Source
22 64 (11.59%) CSS
23 62 (11.23%) Scrum
24 61 (11.05%) Python
25 55 (9.96%) HTML5
26 54 (9.78%) C
27 51 (9.24%) SQL Server
28 49 (8.88%) Web Services
29 47 (8.51%) ASP.NET

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 16 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 14 (2.54%) Apache Pig
3 13 (2.36%) Apache
3 13 (2.36%) SAS
4 10 (1.81%) Alfresco
4 10 (1.81%) IIS
4 10 (1.81%) Joomla!
4 10 (1.81%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.27%) CMS
6 4 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.36%) JBoss
8 2 (0.36%) Liferay
8 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (2.36%) SPSS
2 11 (1.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.54%) MS Project
3 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.36%) CATIA
4 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.36%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.36%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.45%) IaaS
2 8 (1.45%) PaaS
3 6 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.91%) GitHub
5 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.43%) Internet
2 13 (2.36%) HTTP
3 12 (2.17%) Network Security
4 9 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.27%) Firewall
6 5 (0.91%) FTP
6 5 (0.91%) LDAP
6 5 (0.91%) SNMP
7 4 (0.72%) Intranet
7 4 (0.72%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.72%) VPN
8 3 (0.54%) Broadband
8 3 (0.54%) DNS
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.36%) LTE
9 2 (0.36%) MPLS
9 2 (0.36%) NetScreen
9 2 (0.36%) SMTP
9 2 (0.36%) SSH
9 2 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.80%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.08%) Hadoop
4 16 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.54%) Apache Hive
5 14 (2.54%) Big Data
6 12 (2.17%) MySQL
7 11 (1.99%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.72%) DB2
10 4 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.36%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (4.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.62%) Maven
3 16 (2.90%) Subversion
4 15 (2.72%) Cucumber
5 13 (2.36%) Selenium
6 12 (2.17%) JIRA
7 11 (1.99%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.81%) Ant
8 10 (1.81%) Apache Ivy
8 10 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.63%) MSTest
9 9 (1.63%) NUnit
10 8 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.45%) Moq
10 8 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (1.27%) JUnit
12 6 (1.09%) Hudson
13 5 (0.91%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.72%) JMeter
General
1 113 (20.47%) Finance
2 30 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 26 (4.71%) Banking
3 26 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.62%) Games
5 19 (3.44%) Retail
6 18 (3.26%) Electronics
7 13 (2.36%) Aerospace
8 12 (2.17%) Marketing
9 11 (1.99%) German Language
10 8 (1.45%) Advertising
11 5 (0.91%) French Language
11 5 (0.91%) Legal
12 4 (0.72%) Billing
12 4 (0.72%) Publishing
13 3 (0.54%) Back Office
13 3 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.54%) Military
14 2 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 291 (52.72%) Developer
2 131 (23.73%) Graduate
3 108 (19.57%) Java Developer
4 102 (18.48%) Junior
5 98 (17.75%) Graduate Developer
6 96 (17.39%) Software Developer
7 92 (16.67%) Junior Developer
8 80 (14.49%) Graduate Software Developer
9 70 (12.68%) Junior Software Developer
10 61 (11.05%) Software Engineer
11 38 (6.88%) .NET Developer
12 36 (6.52%) Lead Developer
13 35 (6.34%) Analyst
14 31 (5.62%) C# Developer
15 28 (5.07%) Test Engineer
16 20 (3.62%) C++ Software Engineer
17 19 (3.44%) Web Developer
18 17 (3.08%) Data Scientist
18 17 (3.08%) Senior Developer
19 15 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (19.57%) HTML
2 97 (17.57%) XML
3 89 (16.12%) .NET
4 88 (15.94%) Spring
5 64 (11.59%) CSS
6 55 (9.96%) HTML5
7 49 (8.88%) Web Services
8 47 (8.51%) ASP.NET
9 38 (6.88%) AngularJS
10 37 (6.70%) REST
11 33 (5.98%) SOAP
12 29 (5.25%) React
13 28 (5.07%) jQuery
14 26 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (4.53%) .NET Framework
15 25 (4.53%) Hibernate
15 25 (4.53%) Spring MVC
16 24 (4.35%) Backbone.js
17 23 (4.17%) J2EE
17 23 (4.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 172 (31.16%) Mathematics
2 89 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (6.34%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.89%) Physics
6 25 (4.53%) Cryptography
7 17 (3.08%) User Experience
8 16 (2.90%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.36%) Visualisation
10 12 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (2.17%) Robotics
11 11 (1.99%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
11 11 (1.99%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.81%) RIA
13 8 (1.45%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.27%) Data Centre
14 7 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
14 7 (1.27%) Statistics
15 5 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.22%) Linux
2 79 (14.31%) Windows
3 41 (7.43%) Unix
4 38 (6.88%) Android
5 27 (4.89%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.62%) Mac OS X
7 12 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (1.81%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Fedora
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (29.53%) SDLC
3 158 (28.62%) OO
4 116 (21.01%) Software Engineering
5 80 (14.49%) MVC
6 67 (12.14%) Open Source
7 62 (11.23%) Scrum
8 47 (8.51%) TDD
9 45 (8.15%) Web Development
10 42 (7.61%) OOP
11 36 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (6.34%) ITIL
13 32 (5.80%) Information Security
14 30 (5.43%) Automated Testing
15 29 (5.25%) Machine Learning
15 29 (5.25%) Project Management
16 27 (4.89%) Cybersecurity
17 26 (4.71%) UML
18 25 (4.53%) DevOps
19 24 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 253 (45.83%) Java
2 227 (41.12%) SQL
3 166 (30.07%) C++
4 115 (20.83%) C#
5 106 (19.20%) JavaScript
6 61 (11.05%) Python
7 54 (9.78%) C
8 37 (6.70%) PHP
9 22 (3.99%) R
10 21 (3.80%) MATLAB
11 20 (3.62%) Scala
12 16 (2.90%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.36%) VB
14 11 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.99%) Embedded C++
15 10 (1.81%) PHP 5
16 8 (1.45%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.91%) Perl
18 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 394 (71.38%) Degree
2 71 (12.86%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 28 (5.07%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.44%) PhD
6 13 (2.36%) CISM
6 13 (2.36%) CISSP
7 8 (1.45%) CISA
8 6 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.72%) ISEB
9 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.72%) PMP
10 3 (0.54%) APMG
10 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.36%) CCNP
11 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.18%) HNC
12 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.99%) QA
2 12 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.81%) COBIT
3 10 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.54%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.36%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.18%) DICOM
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.09%) vSphere
4 5 (0.91%) NFS
4 5 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.54%) Ceph
5 3 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.18%) Postfix
7 1 (0.18%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (0.91%) Nagios
2 5 (0.91%) OpenView
2 5 (0.91%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.91%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (0.72%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (6.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.44%) Oracle
3 17 (3.08%) HP
3 17 (3.08%) VMware
4 14 (2.54%) SAP
5 11 (1.99%) Zend
6 10 (1.81%) Adobe
7 9 (1.63%) BMC
7 9 (1.63%) Cisco
7 9 (1.63%) IBM
8 6 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.91%) Compuware
9 5 (0.91%) EMC
9 5 (0.91%) NetApp
10 4 (0.72%) CA
10 4 (0.72%) Citrix
10 4 (0.72%) Intel
10 4 (0.72%) Juniper
10 4 (0.72%) Nimsoft
10 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £20000.0000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Old Street, London
Network Compucare
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £25000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £40500 per annum + benefits, 18% pension
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
Washington Frank
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Accreditation, Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago