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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 267 403 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.61% 6.82% 5.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.61% 16.50% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 203 341 267
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
1962 2442 2061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.86% 41.30% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1984 1728
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -21 101 £35,000 +16.66% 14
Wiltshire -8 45 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Somerset -4 37 £32,500 - 3
Devon +3 26 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Gloucestershire -51 26 £29,500 -26.25% 6
Dorset -13 17 £23,500 -14.54% 4
Cornwall - 2 £21,000 -
Avon - 1 £22,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 400 (76.92%) Degree
2 205 (39.42%) Software Engineering
3 193 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (29.04%) Java
5 149 (28.65%) SQL
6 148 (28.46%) C#
7 147 (28.27%) HTML
8 139 (26.73%) JavaScript
9 121 (23.27%) SQL Server
10 120 (23.08%) C++
11 117 (22.50%) .NET
12 112 (21.54%) Windows
13 108 (20.77%) CSS
14 105 (20.19%) Mathematics
15 103 (19.81%) Scrum
16 90 (17.31%) Finance
17 86 (16.54%) C
18 85 (16.35%) Linux
19 76 (14.62%) SDLC
20 65 (12.50%) XML
21 62 (11.92%) OO
21 62 (11.92%) Microsoft
22 59 (11.35%) MVC
23 57 (10.96%) UNIX
23 57 (10.96%) Security Cleared
24 54 (10.38%) ASP.NET
24 54 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
24 54 (10.38%) HTML5
25 53 (10.19%) TDD
26 48 (9.23%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 32 (6.15%) JBoss
1 32 (6.15%) WebLogic
2 31 (5.96%) WebSphere
3 24 (4.62%) IIS
4 22 (4.23%) Apache
5 15 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.50%) Node.js
6 13 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.54%) CMS
8 7 (1.35%) Joomla!
8 7 (1.35%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.96%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.77%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.77%) ArcSDE
11 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.08%) MS Office
3 4 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.58%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.38%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.69%) SaaS
2 9 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.35%) PaaS
3 7 (1.35%) IaaS
3 7 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.73%) Internet
2 22 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.46%) Firewall
4 15 (2.88%) WebEx
5 14 (2.69%) DNS
6 13 (2.50%) HTTP
7 12 (2.31%) WAN
8 11 (2.12%) DHCP
9 9 (1.73%) VPN
10 6 (1.15%) Wireless
11 5 (0.96%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.77%) SMTP
12 4 (0.77%) LDAP
13 3 (0.58%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.58%) Network Security
13 3 (0.58%) Multicast
14 2 (0.38%) LTE
14 2 (0.38%) VLAN
14 2 (0.38%) LAN
14 2 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.88%) Relational Database
3 29 (5.58%) RDBMS
4 23 (4.42%) MySQL
5 18 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.54%) Big Data
10 8 (1.54%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.38%) MS Access
14 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
15 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.58%) Eclipse
3 27 (5.19%) Eclipse RCP
4 22 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.65%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.27%) Maven
6 17 (3.27%) Ant
6 17 (3.27%) JUnit
6 17 (3.27%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (2.12%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (1.92%) MSTest
9 8 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (1.54%) Subversion
10 7 (1.35%) NUnit
10 7 (1.35%) Moq
11 4 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 90 (17.31%) Finance
2 48 (9.23%) Banking
3 34 (6.54%) Electronics
4 26 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 23 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.23%) French Language
7 20 (3.85%) Games
8 19 (3.65%) Manufacturing
9 17 (3.27%) Military
10 12 (2.31%) Back Office
11 6 (1.15%) Law
11 6 (1.15%) Advertising
11 6 (1.15%) Publishing
12 5 (0.96%) Automotive
12 5 (0.96%) Marketing
13 4 (0.77%) Legal
14 3 (0.58%) Retail
14 3 (0.58%) Billing
15 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 204 (39.23%) Developer
2 149 (28.65%) Software Engineer
3 75 (14.42%) Graduate
4 74 (14.23%) Junior
5 59 (11.35%) Software Developer
6 39 (7.50%) Junior Developer
7 37 (7.12%) C++ Software Engineer
8 35 (6.73%) Java Developer
9 33 (6.35%) .NET Developer
10 32 (6.15%) Web Developer
11 31 (5.96%) C# Software Engineer
11 31 (5.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 30 (5.77%) Analyst
13 28 (5.38%) Junior Software Engineer
14 22 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
14 22 (4.23%) PHP Developer
14 22 (4.23%) C# Developer
15 21 (4.04%) Project Manager
16 19 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
17 18 (3.46%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (28.27%) HTML
2 117 (22.50%) .NET
3 108 (20.77%) CSS
4 65 (12.50%) XML
5 54 (10.38%) ASP.NET
5 54 (10.38%) HTML5
6 46 (8.85%) Spring
7 43 (8.27%) jQuery
8 39 (7.50%) Web Services
9 33 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (5.19%) GWT
10 27 (5.19%) J2EE
11 23 (4.42%) WPF
12 18 (3.46%) JSP
12 18 (3.46%) XSLT
13 17 (3.27%) SOAP
13 17 (3.27%) JMS
14 16 (3.08%) CSS3
15 15 (2.88%) WCF
15 15 (2.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 105 (20.19%) Mathematics
2 54 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (6.15%) Physics
5 27 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 26 (5.00%) User Experience
7 19 (3.65%) Inversion of Control
8 18 (3.46%) Client/Server
9 17 (3.27%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.69%) N-Tier
11 13 (2.50%) Chemistry
11 13 (2.50%) SWIFT
12 11 (2.12%) Statistics
12 11 (2.12%) Performance Metrics
12 11 (2.12%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.92%) Visualisation
14 9 (1.73%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.73%) Data Centre
15 7 (1.35%) Graphic Design
15 7 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 112 (21.54%) Windows
2 85 (16.35%) Linux
3 57 (10.96%) UNIX
4 20 (3.85%) Android
5 16 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (39.42%) Software Engineering
2 193 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (19.81%) Scrum
4 76 (14.62%) SDLC
5 62 (11.92%) OO
6 59 (11.35%) MVC
7 53 (10.19%) TDD
8 44 (8.46%) Unit Testing
9 40 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (7.50%) Web Development
11 36 (6.92%) Project Management
11 36 (6.92%) ITIL
12 35 (6.73%) Software Testing
13 34 (6.54%) Open Source
14 33 (6.35%) UML
15 32 (6.15%) CRM
16 25 (4.81%) Problem Management
17 24 (4.62%) Time Management
17 24 (4.62%) OOP
17 24 (4.62%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 151 (29.04%) Java
2 149 (28.65%) SQL
3 148 (28.46%) C#
4 139 (26.73%) JavaScript
5 120 (23.08%) C++
6 86 (16.54%) C
7 45 (8.65%) Python
8 41 (7.88%) PHP
9 28 (5.38%) Perl
10 15 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.12%) Ruby
13 8 (1.54%) VBScript
14 7 (1.35%) R
15 6 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.15%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.15%) Jython
16 5 (0.96%) XPath
16 5 (0.96%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 400 (76.92%) Degree
2 57 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 35 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.92%) CISSP
6 10 (1.92%) PhD
6 10 (1.92%) CHFI
7 9 (1.73%) ISEB
7 9 (1.73%) MCP
8 5 (0.96%) MCSA
8 5 (0.96%) PMP
8 5 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.77%) MCTS
10 3 (0.58%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.88%) QA
2 11 (2.12%) SLA
3 7 (1.35%) WCAG
4 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.38%) JTAG
6 2 (0.38%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.38%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) ARP4754
System Software
1 36 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.15%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.96%) Firmware
6 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.38%) KVM
6 2 (0.38%) qmail
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.88%) Puppet
2 9 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (1.15%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.77%) Nagios
5 3 (0.58%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.38%) OPNET
6 2 (0.38%) SCCM
6 2 (0.38%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.38%) OpenView
6 2 (0.38%) MOM
6 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.38%) yum
6 2 (0.38%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.23%) Oracle
3 45 (8.65%) VMware
4 30 (5.77%) Google
5 25 (4.81%) IBM
6 14 (2.69%) Cisco
7 10 (1.92%) Adobe
8 9 (1.73%) HP
9 7 (1.35%) Nokia
9 7 (1.35%) Siemens
9 7 (1.35%) Toshiba
9 7 (1.35%) BT
10 6 (1.15%) Zend
11 5 (0.96%) ESRI
11 5 (0.96%) Citrix
12 4 (0.77%) Mapinfo
13 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.58%) SAP
13 3 (0.58%) Twitter
Exeter, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-29,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 37,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Ashton Consulting (UK) Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38.00 - £42.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago