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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 324 377 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.56% 6.17% 5.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.41% 17.56% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 238 303 247
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 £21,850 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,000 £46,600
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
2102 2147 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.06% 35.15% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1730 1714
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 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -3 158 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Wiltshire -19 57 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Gloucestershire -26 33 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Dorset -3 25 £23,500 -14.54% 2
Devon -10 21 £22,000 +2.32% 3
Somerset -19 15 £32,500 - 4
Cornwall -8 4 £21,000 -53.33%
Avon - 2 £22,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 437 (73.08%) Degree
2 224 (37.46%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (36.79%) Java
4 208 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 175 (29.26%) SQL
6 158 (26.42%) JavaScript
7 153 (25.59%) HTML
8 140 (23.41%) C++
9 133 (22.24%) SQL Server
10 128 (21.40%) C#
11 121 (20.23%) .NET
12 119 (19.90%) CSS
13 118 (19.73%) Linux
13 118 (19.73%) Scrum
14 112 (18.73%) Mathematics
15 106 (17.73%) Finance
15 106 (17.73%) SDLC
16 103 (17.22%) XML
17 101 (16.89%) C
18 100 (16.72%) Windows
19 84 (14.05%) Oracle
20 83 (13.88%) UNIX
21 79 (13.21%) VMware
21 79 (13.21%) TDD
22 77 (12.88%) OO
23 75 (12.54%) MVC
24 71 (11.87%) Security Cleared
25 70 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
26 67 (11.20%) Web Development
27 65 (10.87%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (6.52%) JBoss
1 39 (6.52%) WebLogic
1 39 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 35 (5.85%) Apache
3 30 (5.02%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.51%) Node.js
5 20 (3.34%) Apache ServiceMix
6 14 (2.34%) IIS
7 13 (2.17%) Joomla!
7 13 (2.17%) Alfresco
8 8 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.34%) ArcGIS
8 8 (1.34%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.17%) CMS
10 6 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.00%) SAS
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.84%) ArcSDE
11 5 (0.84%) nginx
12 4 (0.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 38 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.67%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.01%) SaaS
2 19 (3.18%) PaaS
2 19 (3.18%) IaaS
3 9 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.18%) TCP/IP
2 28 (4.68%) Internet
3 23 (3.85%) Firewall
4 21 (3.51%) WebEx
5 18 (3.01%) HTTP
6 15 (2.51%) DNS
7 12 (2.01%) DHCP
8 11 (1.84%) VPN
9 10 (1.67%) Network Security
10 6 (1.00%) NAS
10 6 (1.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.00%) FTP
11 5 (0.84%) Wireless
12 4 (0.67%) IPsec
12 4 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.67%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.67%) LDAP
12 4 (0.67%) WAN
13 3 (0.50%) LAN
13 3 (0.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.70%) Relational Database
3 40 (6.69%) RDBMS
4 35 (5.85%) MongoDB
5 26 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 22 (3.68%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 19 (3.18%) MySQL
8 14 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.17%) Big Data
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.86%) Maven
2 41 (6.86%) Eclipse
3 38 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 33 (5.52%) Ant
5 31 (5.18%) Eclipse RCP
6 26 (4.35%) JUnit
7 20 (3.34%) Subversion
8 19 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
10 15 (2.51%) Visual Studio
11 13 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (1.00%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.00%) JIRA
13 5 (0.84%) MSTest
14 4 (0.67%) HP UFT
15 3 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
16 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
16 2 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 106 (17.73%) Finance
2 65 (10.87%) Banking
3 47 (7.86%) Electronics
3 47 (7.86%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.52%) Games
5 30 (5.02%) Aerospace
6 28 (4.68%) Manufacturing
6 28 (4.68%) Military
7 22 (3.68%) Back Office
8 16 (2.68%) Marketing
8 16 (2.68%) French Language
9 11 (1.84%) Law
10 10 (1.67%) Retail
11 8 (1.34%) Advertising
12 6 (1.00%) Publishing
13 4 (0.67%) Legal
14 3 (0.50%) Automotive
14 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 245 (40.97%) Developer
2 138 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 99 (16.56%) Graduate
4 74 (12.37%) Software Developer
5 72 (12.04%) Junior
6 56 (9.36%) Java Developer
7 41 (6.86%) Analyst
7 41 (6.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 37 (6.19%) Junior Developer
9 36 (6.02%) Web Developer
10 34 (5.69%) .NET Developer
11 33 (5.52%) C++ Software Engineer
12 27 (4.52%) Graduate Developer
13 26 (4.35%) Senior Developer
13 26 (4.35%) Support Engineer
14 24 (4.01%) Junior Software Engineer
15 23 (3.85%) PHP Developer
16 22 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
16 22 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
17 21 (3.51%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (25.59%) HTML
2 121 (20.23%) .NET
3 119 (19.90%) CSS
4 103 (17.22%) XML
5 63 (10.54%) Web Services
5 63 (10.54%) Spring
6 56 (9.36%) HTML5
7 48 (8.03%) ASP.NET
8 41 (6.86%) jQuery
9 38 (6.35%) J2EE
10 37 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (5.18%) GWT
11 31 (5.18%) SOAP
12 30 (5.02%) Hibernate
13 28 (4.68%) XSLT
14 26 (4.35%) JSP
15 25 (4.18%) Servlets
15 25 (4.18%) Middleware
16 24 (4.01%) JMS
17 23 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 112 (18.73%) Mathematics
2 65 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 32 (5.35%) User Experience
6 28 (4.68%) Algorithms
7 27 (4.52%) Physics
8 25 (4.18%) Client/Server
9 23 (3.85%) SWIFT
10 21 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
10 21 (3.51%) N-Tier
10 21 (3.51%) Data Structures
11 19 (3.18%) Data Centre
12 16 (2.68%) Performance Metrics
13 13 (2.17%) RIA
14 12 (2.01%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.84%) Visualisation
16 10 (1.67%) DTV
17 9 (1.51%) Chemistry
18 8 (1.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 118 (19.73%) Linux
2 100 (16.72%) Windows
3 83 (13.88%) UNIX
4 30 (5.02%) Android
5 24 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.50%) CentOS
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (37.46%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 118 (19.73%) Scrum
4 106 (17.73%) SDLC
5 79 (13.21%) TDD
6 77 (12.88%) OO
7 75 (12.54%) MVC
8 67 (11.20%) Web Development
9 57 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 49 (8.19%) Open Source
11 49 (8.19%) Project Management
12 48 (8.03%) UML
13 39 (6.52%) ITIL
13 39 (6.52%) DevOps
14 38 (6.35%) CRM
14 38 (6.35%) Configuration Management
14 38 (6.35%) Software Testing
15 37 (6.19%) Mentoring
16 32 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 220 (36.79%) Java
2 175 (29.26%) SQL
3 158 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 140 (23.41%) C++
5 128 (21.40%) C#
6 101 (16.89%) C
7 63 (10.54%) Python
8 44 (7.36%) Perl
8 44 (7.36%) PHP
9 18 (3.01%) Jython
10 14 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.67%) Ruby
11 10 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.51%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.17%) XPath
15 5 (0.84%) R
15 5 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.67%) VBScript
17 3 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 437 (73.08%) Degree
2 71 (11.87%) Security Cleared
3 44 (7.36%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.67%) CISSP
6 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.00%) MCP
7 6 (1.00%) MCTS
8 5 (0.84%) CHFI
8 5 (0.84%) PMP
8 5 (0.84%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.67%) CISA
9 4 (0.67%) CISM
9 4 (0.67%) HND
9 4 (0.67%) PhD
9 4 (0.67%) CCIE
9 4 (0.67%) CCNP
9 4 (0.67%) ISEB
9 4 (0.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.69%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) SLA
2 7 (1.17%) WCAG
3 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) ARP4754
System Software
1 70 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.01%) VirtualBox
2 18 (3.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 14 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.17%) Firmware
5 4 (0.67%) KVM
5 4 (0.67%) Samba
6 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) XenApp
7 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (5.02%) Puppet
2 19 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.01%) Vagrant
3 18 (3.01%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.50%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.50%) Control-M
5 2 (0.33%) Nagios
5 2 (0.33%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) OPNET
6 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 84 (14.05%) Oracle
2 79 (13.21%) VMware
3 64 (10.70%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.69%) Google
5 29 (4.85%) IBM
6 28 (4.68%) Cisco
7 18 (3.01%) Sybase
8 17 (2.84%) Adobe
9 12 (2.01%) SAP
10 11 (1.84%) BEA
11 7 (1.17%) Citrix
11 7 (1.17%) ESRI
12 6 (1.00%) Mapinfo
13 4 (0.67%) NetApp
13 4 (0.67%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.67%) HP
14 3 (0.50%) Siebel
14 3 (0.50%) Progress
14 3 (0.50%) Nokia
14 3 (0.50%) Siemens
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £46000 - £49000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16500 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago