The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 346 307 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.96% 5.71% 5.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.53% 17.48% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 298 272 264
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1974 1756 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 32.63% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1490 1263
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol -6 151 £30,000 -7.69% 37
Gloucestershire +32 85 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Wiltshire -6 47 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Somerset -8 34 £31,000 -8.82% 17
Dorset +13 16 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Devon -5 10 £30,000 -45.45% 5
Avon - 3 £28,500 -
Cornwall +2 1 £18,000 -48.57% 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 587 (82.56%) Degree
2 298 (41.91%) SQL
3 270 (37.97%) Java
4 263 (36.99%) Software Engineering
5 216 (30.38%) C++
6 206 (28.97%) OO
7 191 (26.86%) C#
8 188 (26.44%) HTML
9 174 (24.47%) JavaScript
9 174 (24.47%) .NET
10 167 (23.49%) C
11 151 (21.24%) SQL Server
12 129 (18.14%) Windows
13 127 (17.86%) ASP.NET
14 126 (17.72%) Linux
15 124 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
16 119 (16.74%) Microsoft
17 116 (16.32%) Finance
18 113 (15.89%) CSS
19 106 (14.91%) XML
20 105 (14.77%) MySQL
20 105 (14.77%) jQuery
21 98 (13.78%) Mathematics
22 94 (13.22%) Scrum
23 90 (12.66%) Security Cleared
24 84 (11.81%) Enterprise Software
25 82 (11.53%) MVC
26 78 (10.97%) Spring
27 76 (10.69%) MS Excel
28 75 (10.55%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 67 (9.42%) WebLogic
2 41 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 22 (3.09%) Apache
4 11 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.13%) IIS
5 8 (1.13%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.98%) CMS
7 6 (0.84%) WordPress
7 6 (0.84%) Drupal
7 6 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.70%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.56%) Node.js
9 4 (0.56%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 76 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.53%) MS Office
3 14 (1.97%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.27%) MS Project
5 4 (0.56%) FastStats
6 2 (0.28%) SPSS
6 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Magento
2 6 (0.84%) Shopify
2 6 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) SyteLine
6 1 (0.14%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) GitHub
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.31%) HTTP
2 45 (6.33%) TCP/IP
2 45 (6.33%) Network Security
3 25 (3.52%) Firewall
4 23 (3.23%) Internet
5 21 (2.95%) LDAP
6 18 (2.53%) SAN
7 17 (2.39%) DNS
7 17 (2.39%) SMTP
8 15 (2.11%) SNMP
9 14 (1.97%) VPN
10 11 (1.55%) Ethernet
11 10 (1.41%) DHCP
11 10 (1.41%) IPsec
12 9 (1.27%) VoIP
12 9 (1.27%) NAS
13 8 (1.13%) WAN
13 8 (1.13%) FTP
13 8 (1.13%) Kerberos
13 8 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 105 (14.77%) MySQL
3 43 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (3.94%) RDBMS
7 24 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
11 19 (2.67%) Big Data
12 18 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.97%) Hazelcast
13 14 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.13%) QlikView
16 7 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.98%) SAP BI
16 7 (0.98%) SAP BW
16 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.88%) Eclipse
3 36 (5.06%) PHPUnit
4 33 (4.64%) Eclipse RCP
4 33 (4.64%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.66%) Subversion
6 25 (3.52%) JUnit
7 20 (2.81%) NetBeans
8 18 (2.53%) Ant
9 14 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (1.69%) MSTest
10 12 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (1.69%) Moq
10 12 (1.69%) NUnit
11 8 (1.13%) Maven
12 7 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.84%) TestNG
14 5 (0.70%) JDeveloper
14 5 (0.70%) MSBuild
15 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 116 (16.32%) Finance
2 74 (10.41%) Telecoms
3 57 (8.02%) Banking
4 55 (7.74%) Marketing
5 39 (5.49%) Retail
6 36 (5.06%) Manufacturing
7 33 (4.64%) French Language
8 26 (3.66%) Aerospace
9 21 (2.95%) Military
10 17 (2.39%) Back Office
11 15 (2.11%) Games
12 14 (1.97%) Electronics
13 8 (1.13%) Advertising
14 4 (0.56%) Automotive
14 4 (0.56%) Law
14 4 (0.56%) Legal
15 2 (0.28%) Publishing
16 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 370 (52.04%) Developer
2 142 (19.97%) Software Engineer
3 126 (17.72%) Software Developer
4 118 (16.60%) Junior
5 101 (14.21%) Graduate
6 75 (10.55%) .NET Developer
7 74 (10.41%) Junior Developer
8 60 (8.44%) Java Developer
9 57 (8.02%) Web Developer
10 53 (7.45%) Graduate Developer
11 39 (5.49%) PHP Developer
12 38 (5.34%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 36 (5.06%) Junior Software Developer
13 36 (5.06%) PHP Web Developer
14 34 (4.78%) Junior Software Engineer
15 33 (4.64%) Analyst
16 29 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
17 24 (3.38%) Architect
17 24 (3.38%) C# Developer
18 21 (2.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (26.44%) HTML
2 174 (24.47%) .NET
3 127 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 113 (15.89%) CSS
5 106 (14.91%) XML
6 105 (14.77%) jQuery
7 78 (10.97%) Spring
8 62 (8.72%) J2EE
9 59 (8.30%) Web Services
10 51 (7.17%) .NET Framework
11 47 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (6.61%) Hibernate
12 44 (6.19%) HTML5
13 37 (5.20%) GWT
14 34 (4.78%) RESTful
15 33 (4.64%) Qt
16 29 (4.08%) LINQ
17 28 (3.94%) EJB
17 28 (3.94%) JSP
18 25 (3.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 98 (13.78%) Mathematics
2 84 (11.81%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (5.91%) Open Source
4 39 (5.49%) Digital Media
5 37 (5.20%) Mobile App
6 30 (4.22%) Inversion of Control
6 30 (4.22%) iPhone
7 29 (4.08%) Physics
8 27 (3.80%) iPad
9 20 (2.81%) Client/Server
9 20 (2.81%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.53%) N-Tier
10 18 (2.53%) SWIFT
11 14 (1.97%) Statistics
12 13 (1.83%) NHS
12 13 (1.83%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.27%) Economics
14 8 (1.13%) BBC
14 8 (1.13%) Informatics
15 5 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 129 (18.14%) Windows
2 126 (17.72%) Linux
3 51 (7.17%) UNIX
4 47 (6.61%) Apple iOS
5 41 (5.77%) Android
6 18 (2.53%) Solaris
6 18 (2.53%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.41%) AIX
9 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.98%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.84%) CentOS
11 6 (0.84%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.84%) HPUX
11 6 (0.84%) Fedora
12 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.28%) Debian
14 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (36.99%) Software Engineering
2 206 (28.97%) OO
3 124 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (13.22%) Scrum
5 82 (11.53%) MVC
6 75 (10.55%) Web Development
7 66 (9.28%) Unit Testing
8 57 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (7.88%) OOP
10 51 (7.17%) Project Management
11 50 (7.03%) TDD
12 45 (6.33%) iOS Development
13 36 (5.06%) OO PHP
13 36 (5.06%) OOD
14 34 (4.78%) Problem Management
14 34 (4.78%) Android Development
15 30 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (4.22%) Web Application Development
16 29 (4.08%) Information Assurance
16 29 (4.08%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 298 (41.91%) SQL
2 270 (37.97%) Java
3 216 (30.38%) C++
4 191 (26.86%) C#
5 174 (24.47%) JavaScript
6 167 (23.49%) C
7 73 (10.27%) Python
8 70 (9.85%) PHP
9 66 (9.28%) VB.NET
10 45 (6.33%) VB
11 36 (5.06%) Perl
12 35 (4.92%) T-SQL
13 34 (4.78%) Ruby
14 20 (2.81%) VBScript
15 17 (2.39%) Objective-C
16 15 (2.11%) VBA
17 10 (1.41%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.41%) Embedded C
18 9 (1.27%) Groovy
19 8 (1.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 587 (82.56%) Degree
2 90 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.55%) ISEB
7 10 (1.41%) HND
8 9 (1.27%) CCNA
8 9 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.98%) PhD
9 7 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 6 (0.84%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.84%) MCP
10 6 (0.84%) MBA
10 6 (0.84%) MCTS
11 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.70%) PMP
11 5 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.89%) QA
2 9 (1.27%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.98%) SLA
4 6 (0.84%) IEC 61508
4 6 (0.84%) TickIT
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 48 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.13%) qmail
3 8 (1.13%) Samba
4 5 (0.70%) Xen
4 5 (0.70%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.56%) NFS
6 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) Snort
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.97%) Nagios
2 9 (1.27%) Puppet
3 8 (1.13%) Zenoss
3 8 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.13%) YUM
4 5 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.56%) Bcfg2
6 3 (0.42%) OpenView
6 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.28%) SCCM
7 2 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.14%) Netcool
8 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 119 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.86%) Oracle
3 55 (7.74%) VMware
4 47 (6.61%) JBoss
5 29 (4.08%) BT
6 20 (2.81%) Cisco
7 19 (2.67%) IBM
8 18 (2.53%) Google
9 14 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.97%) HP
10 12 (1.69%) Citrix
11 11 (1.55%) SAP
12 10 (1.41%) Zend
13 8 (1.13%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.13%) Juniper
13 8 (1.13%) Intel
14 7 (0.98%) Business Objects
14 7 (0.98%) Twitter
15 6 (0.84%) Symantec
15 6 (0.84%) Sybase
Plymouth, Devon
Connectus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Blur Group
Salary: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: very competitive+ Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tavistock, Devon
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago