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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 260 346 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.22% 5.97% 5.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.42% 14.64% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 197 298 272
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2094 2364 2086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.95% 40.77% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1625 1906 1782
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 -22 86 £35,000 +16.66% 19
Somerset +11 39 £32,500 +4.83% 6
Gloucestershire -40 39 £29,500 -26.25% 9
Dorset +1 38 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Wiltshire -17 32 £37,000 +5.71% 10
Devon +5 18 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Cornwall -12 3 £20,000 +11.11%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 415 (81.05%) Degree
2 230 (44.92%) Software Engineering
3 197 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (30.47%) C#
5 144 (28.13%) Java
6 131 (25.59%) SQL
7 128 (25.00%) C++
8 127 (24.80%) HTML
8 127 (24.80%) JavaScript
9 118 (23.05%) .NET
10 114 (22.27%) Mathematics
11 107 (20.90%) SQL Server
12 98 (19.14%) Windows
13 97 (18.95%) CSS
14 88 (17.19%) Scrum
15 87 (16.99%) Finance
16 84 (16.41%) Linux
17 82 (16.02%) OO
18 75 (14.65%) C
19 68 (13.28%) XML
20 59 (11.52%) Microsoft
20 59 (11.52%) Security Cleared
21 56 (10.94%) MVC
21 56 (10.94%) ASP.NET
22 53 (10.35%) HTML5
23 51 (9.96%) TDD
24 50 (9.77%) Spring
25 48 (9.38%) Web Services
25 48 (9.38%) Open Source
26 47 (9.18%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (4.69%) JBoss
2 23 (4.49%) Apache
2 23 (4.49%) WebLogic
3 22 (4.30%) IIS
3 22 (4.30%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.93%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.95%) Joomla!
5 10 (1.95%) Alfresco
5 10 (1.95%) Apache ServiceMix
6 9 (1.76%) Node.js
7 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.56%) CMS
8 4 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.78%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.59%) nginx
9 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.59%) Kentico
9 3 (0.59%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 27 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.54%) MS Office
3 6 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.39%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.20%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.93%) SaaS
2 8 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.37%) PaaS
3 7 (1.37%) IaaS
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.03%) Internet
2 19 (3.71%) Firewall
2 19 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.93%) HTTP
4 12 (2.34%) WAN
5 9 (1.76%) LDAP
5 9 (1.76%) VPN
5 9 (1.76%) DNS
6 8 (1.56%) SMTP
6 8 (1.56%) Ethernet
6 8 (1.56%) WebEx
7 6 (1.17%) Network Security
7 6 (1.17%) DHCP
7 6 (1.17%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.17%) SNMP
8 5 (0.98%) Wireless
9 3 (0.59%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.59%) Multicast
10 2 (0.39%) NAS
10 2 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.01%) Relational Database
3 30 (5.86%) RDBMS
4 23 (4.49%) MySQL
5 19 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.95%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.17%) Big Data
11 6 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.39%) MS Access
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.20%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 27 (5.27%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.30%) Eclipse
3 19 (3.71%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (3.71%) Eclipse RCP
4 17 (3.32%) Maven
4 17 (3.32%) Ant
4 17 (3.32%) JUnit
5 13 (2.54%) Subversion
6 11 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (1.37%) Moq
9 7 (1.37%) Apache Ivy
9 7 (1.37%) NUnit
9 7 (1.37%) MSTest
10 6 (1.17%) JIRA
11 3 (0.59%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 87 (16.99%) Finance
2 45 (8.79%) Banking
3 36 (7.03%) Electronics
4 34 (6.64%) Aerospace
5 25 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.30%) French Language
7 21 (4.10%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.54%) Games
9 12 (2.34%) Military
10 7 (1.37%) Back Office
10 7 (1.37%) Retail
11 6 (1.17%) Law
12 5 (0.98%) Automotive
12 5 (0.98%) Advertising
12 5 (0.98%) Publishing
12 5 (0.98%) Marketing
13 4 (0.78%) Legal
14 3 (0.59%) Billing
14 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 196 (38.28%) Developer
2 159 (31.05%) Software Engineer
3 82 (16.02%) Graduate
4 72 (14.06%) Junior
5 58 (11.33%) Software Developer
6 43 (8.40%) Junior Developer
7 41 (8.01%) C++ Software Engineer
8 37 (7.23%) Java Developer
9 36 (7.03%) C# Software Engineer
9 36 (7.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 34 (6.64%) .NET Developer
11 25 (4.88%) Project Manager
11 25 (4.88%) Analyst
11 25 (4.88%) Junior Software Engineer
12 23 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
12 23 (4.49%) C# Developer
13 22 (4.30%) Graduate Developer
14 21 (4.10%) Web Developer
15 19 (3.71%) Java Software Engineer
16 17 (3.32%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (24.80%) HTML
2 118 (23.05%) .NET
3 97 (18.95%) CSS
4 68 (13.28%) XML
5 56 (10.94%) ASP.NET
6 53 (10.35%) HTML5
7 50 (9.77%) Spring
8 48 (9.38%) Web Services
9 39 (7.62%) jQuery
10 29 (5.66%) J2EE
11 27 (5.27%) WPF
12 25 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (4.10%) WCF
14 20 (3.91%) Hibernate
15 19 (3.71%) GWT
15 19 (3.71%) CSS3
16 17 (3.32%) SOAP
17 16 (3.13%) Dojo
18 15 (2.93%) JSON
19 14 (2.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (22.27%) Mathematics
2 48 (9.38%) Open Source
3 46 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (7.23%) Physics
5 26 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.32%) Client/Server
7 17 (3.32%) User Experience
8 16 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (2.93%) Chemistry
10 13 (2.54%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.34%) N-Tier
12 11 (2.15%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.95%) SWIFT
13 10 (1.95%) Statistics
13 10 (1.95%) RIA
14 9 (1.76%) Visualisation
14 9 (1.76%) Performance Metrics
15 7 (1.37%) BBC
16 6 (1.17%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 98 (19.14%) Windows
2 84 (16.41%) Linux
3 47 (9.18%) UNIX
4 23 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 23 (4.49%) Android
5 12 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.17%) Solaris
8 5 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (44.92%) Software Engineering
2 197 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (17.19%) Scrum
4 82 (16.02%) OO
5 56 (10.94%) MVC
6 51 (9.96%) TDD
7 42 (8.20%) Unit Testing
8 36 (7.03%) Project Management
8 36 (7.03%) ITIL
9 35 (6.84%) UML
10 34 (6.64%) Software Testing
11 32 (6.25%) OOP
11 32 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (6.05%) Web Development
13 29 (5.66%) PRINCE2
14 27 (5.27%) CRM
15 22 (4.30%) Mentoring
16 21 (4.10%) Information Security
16 21 (4.10%) Time Management
17 19 (3.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (30.47%) C#
2 144 (28.13%) Java
3 131 (25.59%) SQL
4 128 (25.00%) C++
5 127 (24.80%) JavaScript
6 75 (14.65%) C
7 45 (8.79%) Python
8 35 (6.84%) Perl
9 28 (5.47%) PHP
10 21 (4.10%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.54%) Ruby
12 10 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.76%) VBScript
14 6 (1.17%) R
14 6 (1.17%) Jython
14 6 (1.17%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.98%) Embedded C
15 5 (0.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 415 (81.05%) Degree
2 59 (11.52%) Security Cleared
3 40 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.52%) PhD
5 16 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.54%) CISSP
7 12 (2.34%) ISEB
7 12 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.34%) CHFI
8 9 (1.76%) MCP
9 7 (1.37%) MCSA
10 5 (0.98%) PMP
10 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.59%) CCNA
11 3 (0.59%) VCP5
12 2 (0.39%) HND
12 2 (0.39%) MCTS
12 2 (0.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.98%) QA
2 12 (2.34%) SLA
3 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.59%) WCAG
6 2 (0.39%) JTAG
6 2 (0.39%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.20%) ARP4754
System Software
1 34 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.17%) qmail
4 6 (1.17%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.98%) Firmware
6 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
7 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.73%) Puppet
2 13 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.56%) Nagios
4 6 (1.17%) Zenoss
4 6 (1.17%) yum
4 6 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.59%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.39%) SCCM
6 2 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.39%) OPNET
6 2 (0.39%) OpenView
6 2 (0.39%) MOM
6 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Nessus
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 59 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.01%) VMware
3 39 (7.62%) Oracle
4 22 (4.30%) Google
5 21 (4.10%) IBM
6 14 (2.73%) Adobe
7 11 (2.15%) Cisco
8 9 (1.76%) HP
9 7 (1.37%) Nokia
9 7 (1.37%) Siemens
9 7 (1.37%) BT
9 7 (1.37%) Toshiba
10 6 (1.17%) Zend
11 5 (0.98%) ESRI
12 4 (0.78%) Mapinfo
12 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.59%) Dell
13 3 (0.59%) SAP
13 3 (0.59%) Sage
13 3 (0.59%) F5
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 28,000 + On Call + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Ashton Consulting (UK) Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago