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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 378 267 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.17% 5.10% 4.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.93% 16.60% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 303 247 231
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1724 1608 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.14% 30.70% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1340 1309
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 -4 136 £35,000 +16.66% 14
Wiltshire +27 83 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Somerset -9 53 £32,500 +12.06% 10
Gloucestershire +13 49 £27,500 -1.78% 3
Dorset +11 32 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Devon +8 19 £21,500 -21.81% 2
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 - 3
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 576 (79.01%) Degree
2 326 (44.72%) Software Engineering
3 306 (41.98%) Java
4 261 (35.80%) SQL
5 211 (28.94%) C++
6 192 (26.34%) HTML
7 177 (24.28%) C#
8 159 (21.81%) C
9 158 (21.67%) Windows
10 157 (21.54%) JavaScript
11 153 (20.99%) Finance
12 142 (19.48%) XML
13 139 (19.07%) SQL Server
14 134 (18.38%) Spring
15 129 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
16 128 (17.56%) OO
17 127 (17.42%) Linux
17 127 (17.42%) Security Cleared
18 117 (16.05%) .NET
19 110 (15.09%) CSS
20 98 (13.44%) jQuery
21 87 (11.93%) QA
21 87 (11.93%) MySQL
22 86 (11.80%) Scrum
23 85 (11.66%) ASP.NET
23 85 (11.66%) Unit Testing
24 84 (11.52%) Python
25 83 (11.39%) Oracle
25 83 (11.39%) Mathematics
26 81 (11.11%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 71 (9.74%) WebLogic
2 40 (5.49%) WebSphere
3 30 (4.12%) IIS
4 16 (2.19%) Apache ServiceMix
5 12 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.23%) Apache
6 9 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.96%) Joomla!
7 7 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.96%) Alfresco
8 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.69%) ColdFusion
9 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.41%) SAS
11 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.27%) Node.js
12 2 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 75 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.94%) MS Office
3 15 (2.06%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.65%) MS Project
5 4 (0.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (2.19%) Magento
2 14 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (1.92%) Shopify
3 6 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.14%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.29%) SaaS
2 13 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.41%) Trello
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.58%) HTTP
2 39 (5.35%) Network Security
3 29 (3.98%) Internet
4 26 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 24 (3.29%) SAN
6 23 (3.16%) VoIP
7 19 (2.61%) DNS
8 18 (2.47%) Firewall
8 18 (2.47%) VPN
9 16 (2.19%) Wireshark
10 13 (1.78%) SMTP
11 11 (1.51%) LDAP
11 11 (1.51%) DHCP
12 10 (1.37%) WAN
13 9 (1.23%) IPsec
14 8 (1.10%) Intranet
14 8 (1.10%) H.323
14 8 (1.10%) PPTP
14 8 (1.10%) ISDN
15 6 (0.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 87 (11.93%) MySQL
3 74 (10.15%) Relational Database
4 62 (8.50%) RDBMS
5 26 (3.57%) Big Data
6 25 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.06%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.92%) DB2
8 14 (1.92%) Hazelcast
9 13 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.23%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.96%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.96%) MS Access
14 6 (0.82%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.82%) SAP BI
14 6 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (7.96%) Eclipse
2 50 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 35 (4.80%) Eclipse RCP
4 31 (4.25%) JUnit
5 30 (4.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 27 (3.70%) Maven
7 25 (3.43%) Ant
8 21 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 17 (2.33%) PHPUnit
10 16 (2.19%) Jenkins
11 15 (2.06%) Subversion
12 7 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.96%) Apache Ivy
13 5 (0.69%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.69%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.55%) Moq
14 4 (0.55%) PVCS
14 4 (0.55%) Selenium
15 3 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 153 (20.99%) Finance
2 72 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 68 (9.33%) Banking
4 35 (4.80%) French Language
5 25 (3.43%) Retail
6 24 (3.29%) Games
6 24 (3.29%) Aerospace
6 24 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.16%) Electronics
8 22 (3.02%) Back Office
9 17 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.78%) Marketing
11 10 (1.37%) Military
12 9 (1.23%) Publishing
13 7 (0.96%) Law
14 6 (0.82%) Local Government
15 4 (0.55%) Advertising
16 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 298 (40.88%) Developer
2 200 (27.43%) Software Engineer
3 137 (18.79%) Graduate
4 120 (16.46%) Junior
5 76 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 72 (9.88%) Software Developer
7 62 (8.50%) Junior Developer
8 56 (7.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 55 (7.54%) Junior Software Engineer
10 51 (7.00%) Web Developer
11 46 (6.31%) Java Software Engineer
12 45 (6.17%) .NET Developer
13 43 (5.90%) Graduate Developer
14 29 (3.98%) C++ Software Engineer
15 28 (3.84%) Architect
16 25 (3.43%) Consultant
17 23 (3.16%) PHP Developer
18 22 (3.02%) Technical Architect
19 21 (2.88%) Tester
19 21 (2.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (26.34%) HTML
2 142 (19.48%) XML
3 134 (18.38%) Spring
4 117 (16.05%) .NET
5 110 (15.09%) CSS
6 98 (13.44%) jQuery
7 85 (11.66%) ASP.NET
8 69 (9.47%) Web Services
8 69 (9.47%) HTML5
9 68 (9.33%) Hibernate
10 66 (9.05%) J2EE
11 50 (6.86%) GWT
12 33 (4.53%) Qt
12 33 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (4.25%) RESTful
14 29 (3.98%) EJB
15 27 (3.70%) .NET Framework
16 26 (3.57%) XSLT
17 25 (3.43%) OSGi
18 23 (3.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.39%) Mathematics
2 48 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (6.31%) Open Source
4 36 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 32 (4.39%) Digital Media
6 31 (4.25%) Physics
7 29 (3.98%) iPhone
8 28 (3.84%) Client/Server
9 25 (3.43%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.88%) N-Tier
10 21 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
11 18 (2.47%) SWIFT
12 14 (1.92%) Statistics
13 11 (1.51%) GIS
14 9 (1.23%) Informatics
15 7 (0.96%) RIA
15 7 (0.96%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.82%) Economics
17 5 (0.69%) Social Network
17 5 (0.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 158 (21.67%) Windows
2 127 (17.42%) Linux
3 58 (7.96%) UNIX
4 45 (6.17%) Android
5 32 (4.39%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.74%) Ubuntu
7 17 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 15 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.92%) Fedora
9 14 (1.92%) CentOS
10 11 (1.51%) Debian
11 9 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.10%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.10%) AIX
13 7 (0.96%) Solaris
13 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.55%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.41%) HPUX
16 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (44.72%) Software Engineering
2 129 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (17.56%) OO
4 86 (11.80%) Scrum
5 85 (11.66%) Unit Testing
6 81 (11.11%) Web Development
7 79 (10.84%) MVC
8 73 (10.01%) TDD
9 60 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (7.13%) iOS Development
11 46 (6.31%) UML
12 41 (5.62%) Android Development
13 40 (5.49%) OOD
14 39 (5.35%) ITIL
15 37 (5.08%) Problem Management
16 34 (4.66%) Software Testing
16 34 (4.66%) Project Management
17 33 (4.53%) OOP
18 31 (4.25%) Cyber Security
19 29 (3.98%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 306 (41.98%) Java
2 261 (35.80%) SQL
3 211 (28.94%) C++
4 177 (24.28%) C#
5 159 (21.81%) C
6 157 (21.54%) JavaScript
7 84 (11.52%) Python
8 56 (7.68%) PHP
9 51 (7.00%) VB
10 38 (5.21%) Ruby
11 33 (4.53%) VBScript
12 30 (4.12%) VB.NET
12 30 (4.12%) Perl
13 25 (3.43%) VBA
14 20 (2.74%) PHP5
15 19 (2.61%) Objective-C
16 18 (2.47%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.65%) T-SQL
18 11 (1.51%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.51%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 576 (79.01%) Degree
2 127 (17.42%) Security Cleared
3 45 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 30 (4.12%) PhD
5 28 (3.84%) HND
6 26 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 25 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (2.06%) ISEB
9 7 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.96%) CCNA
10 6 (0.82%) CCNP
10 6 (0.82%) CISSP
11 5 (0.69%) MCP
12 4 (0.55%) MCSD
12 4 (0.55%) MCSE
13 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.27%) CISA
14 2 (0.27%) MBA
14 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (11.93%) QA
2 10 (1.37%) SLA
3 6 (0.82%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.69%) HMG Infosec
5 4 (0.55%) COBIT
6 2 (0.27%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.27%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) COSO
System Software
1 60 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.19%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.82%) Xen
6 4 (0.55%) GPFS
6 4 (0.55%) XenApp
6 4 (0.55%) Samba
6 4 (0.55%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) Snort
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 19 (2.61%) Nagios
2 16 (2.19%) OPNET
2 16 (2.19%) OpenView
3 11 (1.51%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.10%) logstash
5 7 (0.96%) Puppet
6 6 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.69%) Netcool
7 5 (0.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (0.69%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.69%) SCCM
8 4 (0.55%) Bcfg2
8 4 (0.55%) MOM
8 4 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.55%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.41%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (11.39%) Oracle
2 77 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 67 (9.19%) VMware
4 43 (5.90%) JBoss
5 30 (4.12%) HP
6 29 (3.98%) BT
7 25 (3.43%) SolarWinds
8 24 (3.29%) IBM
9 23 (3.16%) Cisco
9 23 (3.16%) Red Hat
10 18 (2.47%) Google
10 18 (2.47%) Zend
11 17 (2.33%) Juniper
12 16 (2.19%) Citrix
12 16 (2.19%) F5
13 12 (1.65%) Riverbed
14 11 (1.51%) Compuware
14 11 (1.51%) ESRI
14 11 (1.51%) CA
15 10 (1.37%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32000 - 70000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
networx
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
University of Bristol
Posted: 22 days ago