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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 305 277 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.79% 4.67% 6.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.64% 13.78% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 256 211 340
Median salary £44,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £21,105
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £49,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
2083 2010 2502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.53% 33.87% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1700 1559 2039
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,350 £24,822
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 148 £42,500 +21.42% 17
Wiltshire +5 44 £36,250 +0.69% 7
Gloucestershire +11 34 £46,000 +55.93% 9
Devon +6 27 £80,000 +88.23% 3
Somerset -19 24 £50,500 +55.38% 7
Dorset +9 14 £38,000 +61.70% 5
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 532 (81.60%) Degree
2 292 (44.79%) Java
3 267 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (33.59%) JavaScript
5 206 (31.60%) HTML
6 195 (29.91%) Software Engineering
7 192 (29.45%) SQL
8 159 (24.39%) OO
9 155 (23.77%) Finance
10 154 (23.62%) CSS
11 151 (23.16%) HTML5
12 135 (20.71%) C#
13 115 (17.64%) C++
14 114 (17.48%) .NET
15 107 (16.41%) Spring
16 106 (16.26%) Security Cleared
17 104 (15.95%) Mathematics
18 103 (15.80%) SDLC
19 100 (15.34%) AngularJS
20 99 (15.18%) Telecoms
21 98 (15.03%) SQL Server
22 95 (14.57%) Python
23 94 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
24 93 (14.26%) MVC
25 92 (14.11%) Relational Database
26 91 (13.96%) Windows
27 90 (13.80%) Web Development
28 89 (13.65%) Maven
29 88 (13.50%) Web Services
30 86 (13.19%) Scrum

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 50 (7.67%) Apache Spark
2 48 (7.36%) Node.js
3 44 (6.75%) Alfresco
3 44 (6.75%) Joomla!
4 29 (4.45%) Apache
5 26 (3.99%) IIS
6 22 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (3.22%) WebSphere
8 20 (3.07%) Apache Solr
9 18 (2.76%) WebLogic
10 17 (2.61%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.99%) SAS
12 11 (1.69%) JBoss
13 10 (1.53%) Apache Pig
14 8 (1.23%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.61%) Confluence
15 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.46%) Liferay
16 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (3.68%) MS Office
2 23 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.53%) SPSS
4 8 (1.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Maya
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.53%) Infor CRM
2 7 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.61%) AWD
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.99%) IaaS
4 13 (1.99%) PaaS
5 10 (1.53%) Office 365
6 7 (1.07%) SaaS
7 5 (0.77%) GitHub
8 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.59%) Internet
2 29 (4.45%) Firewall
3 26 (3.99%) DNS
3 26 (3.99%) TCP/IP
4 24 (3.68%) Wireshark
5 20 (3.07%) SNMP
6 19 (2.91%) VPN
7 14 (2.15%) SMTP
8 13 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (1.99%) NetScreen
8 13 (1.99%) VoIP
9 12 (1.84%) Broadband
9 12 (1.84%) MPLS
10 10 (1.53%) DHCP
10 10 (1.53%) HTTP
10 10 (1.53%) SSL
11 9 (1.38%) LAN
11 9 (1.38%) Network Security
12 8 (1.23%) WAN
13 6 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 92 (14.11%) Relational Database
3 68 (10.43%) Big Data
4 64 (9.82%) MongoDB
5 53 (8.13%) Hadoop
6 48 (7.36%) MySQL
7 43 (6.60%) RDBMS
8 40 (6.13%) NoSQL
9 23 (3.53%) Oracle Database
10 19 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (2.61%) Apache Hive
12 15 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (1.99%) DB2
14 11 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.53%) Apache Accumulo
16 9 (1.38%) Data Mining
17 8 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 89 (13.65%) Maven
2 66 (10.12%) Ant
3 60 (9.20%) Subversion
4 48 (7.36%) Apache Ivy
5 40 (6.13%) Git (software)
6 29 (4.45%) Eclipse
7 17 (2.61%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.15%) JIRA
9 12 (1.84%) JUnit
10 11 (1.69%) CruiseControl
10 11 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.69%) MSBuild
10 11 (1.69%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.38%) Moq
11 9 (1.38%) NUnit
11 9 (1.38%) Selenium
12 7 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.92%) Eclipse RCP
14 5 (0.77%) FitNesse
15 4 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 155 (23.77%) Finance
2 99 (15.18%) Telecoms
3 71 (10.89%) Banking
4 41 (6.29%) Marketing
5 29 (4.45%) Games
6 26 (3.99%) Electronics
7 23 (3.53%) Advertising
8 17 (2.61%) Financial Institution
9 15 (2.30%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.99%) Publishing
11 11 (1.69%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.69%) Retail
12 8 (1.23%) Automotive
12 8 (1.23%) Military
13 7 (1.07%) Legal
14 6 (0.92%) Law
15 5 (0.77%) French Language
16 3 (0.46%) Back Office
17 2 (0.31%) Billing
18 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 272 (41.72%) Developer
2 110 (16.87%) Java Developer
3 93 (14.26%) Software Engineer
4 71 (10.89%) C# Developer
5 61 (9.36%) Software Developer
6 59 (9.05%) Java Engineer
7 58 (8.90%) Analyst
8 56 (8.59%) Junior
9 49 (7.52%) Java Software Engineer
10 42 (6.44%) Web Developer
11 39 (5.98%) Senior Developer
12 34 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
13 33 (5.06%) .NET Developer
13 33 (5.06%) Architect
14 31 (4.75%) Graduate
15 28 (4.29%) C# Software Developer
15 28 (4.29%) Junior Developer
16 25 (3.83%) Applications Support
17 24 (3.68%) Junior Java Developer
18 22 (3.37%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (31.60%) HTML
2 154 (23.62%) CSS
3 151 (23.16%) HTML5
4 114 (17.48%) .NET
5 107 (16.41%) Spring
6 100 (15.34%) AngularJS
7 88 (13.50%) Web Services
8 82 (12.58%) XML
9 78 (11.96%) Hibernate
10 68 (10.43%) React
11 61 (9.36%) Backbone.js
12 59 (9.05%) jQuery
13 56 (8.59%) ASP.NET
14 54 (8.28%) SOAP
15 46 (7.06%) XHTML
16 45 (6.90%) WSDL
17 44 (6.75%) Apache Flex
17 44 (6.75%) Dojo
17 44 (6.75%) Spring MVC
17 44 (6.75%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 104 (15.95%) Mathematics
2 94 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (8.59%) User Experience
4 41 (6.29%) RIA
5 40 (6.13%) Visualisation
6 37 (5.67%) Data Centre
7 36 (5.52%) Physics
8 25 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (3.53%) Algorithms
9 23 (3.53%) Client/Server
10 21 (3.22%) Digital Media
11 19 (2.91%) Mobile App
12 18 (2.76%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (2.76%) SWIFT
13 16 (2.45%) Inversion of Control
13 16 (2.45%) N-Tier
14 14 (2.15%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.99%) CMDB
15 13 (1.99%) Statistics
16 12 (1.84%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 91 (13.96%) Windows
2 69 (10.58%) Linux
3 64 (9.82%) Android
3 64 (9.82%) Apple iOS
4 29 (4.45%) Unix
5 23 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.92%) CentOS
9 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (29.91%) Software Engineering
3 159 (24.39%) OO
4 103 (15.80%) SDLC
5 93 (14.26%) MVC
6 90 (13.80%) Web Development
7 86 (13.19%) Scrum
8 85 (13.04%) Open Source
8 85 (13.04%) TDD
9 73 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (9.97%) Unit Testing
11 59 (9.05%) UML
12 57 (8.74%) Machine Learning
13 54 (8.28%) Analytics
14 50 (7.67%) Android Development
14 50 (7.67%) iOS Development
14 50 (7.67%) Mobile Development
15 41 (6.29%) Data Analytics
15 41 (6.29%) Project Management
15 41 (6.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 292 (44.79%) Java
2 219 (33.59%) JavaScript
3 192 (29.45%) SQL
4 135 (20.71%) C#
5 115 (17.64%) C++
6 95 (14.57%) Python
7 66 (10.12%) C
8 42 (6.44%) PHP
9 32 (4.91%) R
10 28 (4.29%) Scala
11 26 (3.99%) MATLAB
12 22 (3.37%) Ruby
13 17 (2.61%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.61%) T-SQL
14 15 (2.30%) Perl
15 12 (1.84%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.23%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.23%) F#
17 6 (0.92%) Ada
18 5 (0.77%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 532 (81.60%) Degree
2 106 (16.26%) Security Cleared
3 74 (11.35%) SC Cleared
4 44 (6.75%) PhD
5 24 (3.68%) DV Cleared
5 24 (3.68%) ISEB
6 21 (3.22%) PMI Certification
7 19 (2.91%) PMP
8 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.38%) CCNA
9 9 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.23%) OCP
10 8 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (1.07%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.77%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.77%) MCP
13 4 (0.61%) HND
13 4 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.60%) QA
2 17 (2.61%) ISO15022
2 17 (2.61%) ISO20022
3 12 (1.84%) SLA
4 5 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.61%) MISRA
6 2 (0.31%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.31%) SDET
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 60 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.61%) Docker
4 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.46%) Samba
5 3 (0.46%) XenApp
6 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.99%) SCVMM
2 8 (1.23%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.23%) Puppet
3 5 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.77%) SCCM
4 4 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.46%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.15%) MOM
6 1 (0.15%) nmon
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 71 (10.89%) Oracle
2 61 (9.36%) VMware
3 51 (7.82%) Microsoft
4 45 (6.90%) Adobe
5 39 (5.98%) Cisco
6 25 (3.83%) CheckPoint
7 20 (3.07%) Citrix
7 20 (3.07%) Juniper
8 19 (2.91%) HP
9 18 (2.76%) IBM
10 16 (2.45%) NetApp
11 14 (2.15%) EMC
11 14 (2.15%) SAP
12 13 (1.99%) BMC
13 10 (1.53%) Google
13 10 (1.53%) JD Edwards
14 8 (1.23%) Sybase
15 7 (1.07%) Red Hat
16 6 (0.92%) Apple
17 5 (0.77%) BEA
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £30500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Polecat
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago