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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 66 38
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 346 249 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.09% 4.14% 6.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.02% 12.40% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 281 213 291
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
2303 2008 2136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.52% 33.35% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1622 1722
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +27 155 £40,000 +14.28% 32
Wiltshire +33 67 £33,750 -20.58% 12
Gloucestershire -5 41 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Devon +30 39 £32,000 +3.22% 1
Somerset -2 19 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Dorset -23 18 £43,750 +34.61% 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 466 (77.41%) Degree
2 255 (42.36%) Java
3 234 (38.87%) Software Engineering
4 228 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (28.57%) SQL
6 167 (27.74%) JavaScript
7 156 (25.91%) HTML
8 137 (22.76%) C#
9 133 (22.09%) Finance
10 126 (20.93%) CSS
11 124 (20.60%) C++
12 123 (20.43%) Mathematics
13 111 (18.44%) XML
14 106 (17.61%) Security Cleared
15 104 (17.28%) OO
16 97 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
17 96 (15.95%) Python
18 94 (15.61%) .NET
19 86 (14.29%) MVC
20 85 (14.12%) HTML5
21 83 (13.79%) SQL Server
21 83 (13.79%) Windows
21 83 (13.79%) Spring
22 81 (13.46%) SDLC
23 80 (13.29%) Banking
24 78 (12.96%) Linux
25 76 (12.62%) Web Services
26 75 (12.46%) TDD
27 74 (12.29%) SC Cleared
28 70 (11.63%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (4.32%) Alfresco
1 26 (4.32%) Joomla!
2 23 (3.82%) IIS
2 23 (3.82%) JBoss
2 23 (3.82%) SAS
2 23 (3.82%) WebSphere
3 20 (3.32%) WebLogic
4 18 (2.99%) Apache
5 17 (2.82%) Node.js
6 13 (2.16%) Apache Solr
7 12 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.83%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.66%) Confluence
10 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.66%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.50%) Mule
11 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.82%) MS Office
3 8 (1.33%) MS Project
4 7 (1.16%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) AWD
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
1 15 (2.49%) SaaS
2 14 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.50%) Office 365
4 2 (0.33%) IaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.47%) Internet
2 16 (2.66%) SNMP
2 16 (2.66%) Wireshark
3 15 (2.49%) HTTP
3 15 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.33%) SSL
5 13 (2.16%) DNS
6 9 (1.50%) Firewall
7 8 (1.33%) DHCP
7 8 (1.33%) LDAP
8 7 (1.16%) NAS
8 7 (1.16%) VPN
9 5 (0.83%) FTP
10 4 (0.66%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.66%) IPsec
10 4 (0.66%) Network Security
11 3 (0.50%) SAN
11 3 (0.50%) SMTP
12 2 (0.33%) LTE
13 1 (0.17%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.47%) Relational Database
3 40 (6.64%) NoSQL
4 39 (6.48%) MongoDB
5 37 (6.15%) Big Data
6 33 (5.48%) RDBMS
7 21 (3.49%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.49%) MySQL
8 14 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.16%) QlikView
13 6 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.00%) Spotfire
14 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.66%) DB2
15 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (9.80%) Maven
2 41 (6.81%) Ant
3 40 (6.64%) Subversion
4 33 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 31 (5.15%) Eclipse
6 29 (4.82%) Apache Ivy
7 22 (3.65%) Jenkins
8 15 (2.49%) JUnit
9 14 (2.33%) JIRA
9 14 (2.33%) Selenium
10 12 (1.99%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.99%) Eclipse RCP
11 9 (1.50%) LoadRunner
12 8 (1.33%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.00%) FitNesse
13 6 (1.00%) JMeter
13 6 (1.00%) Moq
13 6 (1.00%) NetBeans
13 6 (1.00%) NUnit
13 6 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 133 (22.09%) Finance
2 80 (13.29%) Banking
3 62 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.64%) Marketing
5 39 (6.48%) Advertising
6 15 (2.49%) Aerospace
7 14 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.33%) Military
8 13 (2.16%) Electronics
9 11 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.66%) Retail
11 9 (1.50%) Back Office
11 9 (1.50%) Games
11 9 (1.50%) Law
12 8 (1.33%) Legal
13 5 (0.83%) French Language
13 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.66%) Local Government
15 2 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 215 (35.71%) Developer
2 113 (18.77%) Software Engineer
3 82 (13.62%) Java Developer
4 69 (11.46%) Analyst
5 66 (10.96%) Junior
6 58 (9.63%) Java Engineer
7 55 (9.14%) C# Developer
8 54 (8.97%) Software Developer
9 53 (8.80%) Graduate
10 45 (7.48%) Applications Support
11 40 (6.64%) Java Software Engineer
12 35 (5.81%) C++ Software Engineer
13 32 (5.32%) Project Manager
14 31 (5.15%) C# Software Developer
14 31 (5.15%) Graduate Developer
15 29 (4.82%) Junior Developer
16 28 (4.65%) .NET Developer
17 26 (4.32%) C# Software Engineer
18 25 (4.15%) Support Analyst
18 25 (4.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (25.91%) HTML
2 126 (20.93%) CSS
3 111 (18.44%) XML
4 94 (15.61%) .NET
5 85 (14.12%) HTML5
6 83 (13.79%) Spring
7 76 (12.62%) Web Services
8 63 (10.47%) Hibernate
9 58 (9.63%) jQuery
10 46 (7.64%) AngularJS
11 42 (6.98%) ASP.NET
11 42 (6.98%) SOAP
12 35 (5.81%) J2EE
13 29 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 28 (4.65%) Spring MVC
14 28 (4.65%) XHTML
15 27 (4.49%) CSS3
15 27 (4.49%) WSDL
16 26 (4.32%) Dojo
16 26 (4.32%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 123 (20.43%) Mathematics
2 97 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (7.48%) Visualisation
4 33 (5.48%) Algorithms
5 32 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 32 (5.32%) User Experience
6 28 (4.65%) Physics
7 24 (3.99%) Statistics
8 23 (3.82%) RIA
8 23 (3.82%) SWIFT
9 22 (3.65%) Client/Server
9 22 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (3.16%) N-Tier
11 17 (2.82%) Mobile App
12 14 (2.33%) Digital Media
13 13 (2.16%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
16 9 (1.50%) Replication
17 7 (1.16%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.79%) Windows
2 78 (12.96%) Linux
3 64 (10.63%) Unix
4 52 (8.64%) Android
5 49 (8.14%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.99%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.00%) CentOS
8 6 (1.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.83%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (38.87%) Software Engineering
2 228 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (17.28%) OO
4 86 (14.29%) MVC
5 81 (13.46%) SDLC
6 75 (12.46%) TDD
7 53 (8.80%) Open Source
8 52 (8.64%) Scrum
8 52 (8.64%) UML
9 50 (8.31%) Project Management
9 50 (8.31%) Web Development
10 49 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 43 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (5.98%) Data Analysis
13 35 (5.81%) Android Development
13 35 (5.81%) Mobile Development
14 34 (5.65%) Mentoring
15 33 (5.48%) ITIL
16 32 (5.32%) iOS Development
16 32 (5.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (42.36%) Java
2 172 (28.57%) SQL
3 167 (27.74%) JavaScript
4 137 (22.76%) C#
5 124 (20.60%) C++
6 96 (15.95%) Python
7 59 (9.80%) C
8 34 (5.65%) PHP
9 20 (3.32%) Perl
10 18 (2.99%) MATLAB
11 15 (2.49%) Ruby
12 13 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.33%) Assembly Language
13 8 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.33%) Korn
13 8 (1.33%) R
13 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 466 (77.41%) Degree
2 106 (17.61%) Security Cleared
3 74 (12.29%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.49%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.99%) ISEB
5 18 (2.99%) PhD
6 12 (1.99%) HND
6 12 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.33%) HNC
7 8 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.83%) CCNA
9 5 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.50%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.50%) CISSP
11 3 (0.50%) MCP
11 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.64%) QA
2 22 (3.65%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.99%) SLA
4 15 (2.49%) ISO15022
4 15 (2.49%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.33%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) MISRA
6 2 (0.33%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.17%) OIPF
7 1 (0.17%) SDET
7 1 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.17%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.17%) TickIT
7 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.66%) Samba
3 4 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.50%) Docker
4 3 (0.50%) XenApp
5 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.33%) Firmware
5 2 (0.33%) KVM
5 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.33%) SCCM
2 6 (1.00%) Puppet
3 5 (0.83%) CA LISA
3 5 (0.83%) nmon
3 5 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.66%) MOM
4 4 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.50%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.50%) Control-M
5 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.17%) Ansible
7 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 70 (11.63%) Oracle
2 45 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 34 (5.65%) VMware
4 27 (4.49%) Adobe
5 20 (3.32%) Sybase
6 15 (2.49%) SAP
7 11 (1.83%) Google
8 10 (1.66%) HP
9 9 (1.50%) BEA
10 7 (1.16%) Apple
10 7 (1.16%) IBM
10 7 (1.16%) Tableau
11 6 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.83%) Cisco
12 5 (0.83%) Dynatrace
13 4 (0.66%) Citrix
13 4 (0.66%) Infoblox
13 4 (0.66%) Intel Security
13 4 (0.66%) Juniper
13 4 (0.66%) NetApp
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000000 - £50000.0000000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Excellent Train
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Felinesoft
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + bounus + benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Debenhams PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Wattle
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum with Profit related bonuses
Posted: 12 days ago