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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 351 293 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.64% 5.76% 3.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.06% 15.34% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 298 274 205
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2185 1910 2055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.13% 37.54% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1600 1742
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -7 131 £33,500 +11.66% 25
Wiltshire +26 88 £36,750 +33.63% 9
Somerset -9 38 £32,500 +18.18% 7
Gloucestershire +9 33 £34,500 +23.21% 4
Dorset +9 32 £29,000 -3.33% 5
Devon -7 15 £22,000 +12.82% 5
Cornwall +6 7 £45,000 +33.33%
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 616 (80.10%) Degree
2 338 (43.95%) Software Engineering
3 318 (41.35%) Java
4 238 (30.95%) SQL
5 233 (30.30%) C++
6 232 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (25.62%) C#
8 183 (23.80%) HTML
9 179 (23.28%) Windows
10 155 (20.16%) JavaScript
11 153 (19.90%) Finance
12 152 (19.77%) XML
13 151 (19.64%) C
14 150 (19.51%) SQL Server
15 141 (18.34%) Spring
16 133 (17.30%) Linux
17 130 (16.91%) Security Cleared
18 124 (16.12%) OO
19 123 (15.99%) .NET
20 118 (15.34%) CSS
21 110 (14.30%) Mathematics
22 101 (13.13%) Unit Testing
23 97 (12.61%) Scrum
23 97 (12.61%) Oracle
24 93 (12.09%) QA
24 93 (12.09%) TDD
25 91 (11.83%) Microsoft
26 87 (11.31%) Web Services
27 86 (11.18%) ASP.NET
28 84 (10.92%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 57 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 35 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.90%) IIS
4 22 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
5 19 (2.47%) Joomla!
5 19 (2.47%) Alfresco
6 14 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.30%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.65%) CMS
10 5 (0.65%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.52%) Apache
11 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 75 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.55%) MS Office
3 15 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.91%) MS Project
5 4 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (1.82%) Magento
3 13 (1.69%) Shopify
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.99%) SaaS
2 13 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.39%) Trello
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
6 1 (0.13%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.94%) HTTP
2 34 (4.42%) Internet
3 25 (3.25%) DNS
3 25 (3.25%) Network Security
4 22 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.86%) VPN
4 22 (2.86%) VoIP
5 21 (2.73%) SAN
6 17 (2.21%) Firewall
7 16 (2.08%) Wireshark
7 16 (2.08%) DHCP
8 12 (1.56%) SMTP
9 11 (1.43%) LDAP
10 10 (1.30%) WAN
11 8 (1.04%) ISDN
11 8 (1.04%) PPTP
11 8 (1.04%) H.323
11 8 (1.04%) IPsec
12 7 (0.91%) Intranet
13 5 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 80 (10.40%) Relational Database
3 67 (8.71%) RDBMS
4 64 (8.32%) MySQL
5 25 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (2.73%) Big Data
8 20 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.21%) DB2
10 14 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.69%) Hazelcast
12 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.17%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.91%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 53 (6.89%) Eclipse
2 44 (5.72%) Git (software)
3 41 (5.33%) Maven
4 37 (4.81%) JUnit
5 33 (4.29%) Ant
5 33 (4.29%) Eclipse RCP
6 27 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
7 22 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 21 (2.73%) Visual Studio
9 18 (2.34%) Subversion
10 15 (1.95%) Apache Ivy
11 9 (1.17%) Selenium
12 7 (0.91%) TestNG
12 7 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.91%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.78%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.52%) PVCS
15 3 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
15 3 (0.39%) MSBuild
16 2 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 153 (19.90%) Finance
2 59 (7.67%) Banking
3 58 (7.54%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.42%) Games
4 34 (4.42%) French Language
5 33 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 32 (4.16%) Electronics
7 24 (3.12%) Retail
8 18 (2.34%) Back Office
8 18 (2.34%) Aerospace
9 17 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.43%) Local Government
11 10 (1.30%) Military
12 7 (0.91%) Publishing
13 5 (0.65%) Marketing
13 5 (0.65%) Law
13 5 (0.65%) Advertising
14 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 284 (36.93%) Developer
2 227 (29.52%) Software Engineer
3 161 (20.94%) Graduate
4 106 (13.78%) Junior
5 81 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 67 (8.71%) Software Developer
7 66 (8.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 53 (6.89%) Junior Developer
9 48 (6.24%) Graduate Developer
10 46 (5.98%) Junior Software Engineer
11 45 (5.85%) Java Software Engineer
12 44 (5.72%) .NET Developer
13 40 (5.20%) C++ Software Engineer
14 37 (4.81%) Web Developer
14 37 (4.81%) Consultant
15 31 (4.03%) Architect
16 24 (3.12%) Technical Architect
16 24 (3.12%) Tester
17 22 (2.86%) Analyst
17 22 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (23.80%) HTML
2 152 (19.77%) XML
3 141 (18.34%) Spring
4 123 (15.99%) .NET
5 118 (15.34%) CSS
6 87 (11.31%) Web Services
7 86 (11.18%) ASP.NET
8 84 (10.92%) jQuery
9 75 (9.75%) HTML5
10 68 (8.84%) Hibernate
11 62 (8.06%) J2EE
12 51 (6.63%) GWT
13 36 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (4.16%) OSGi
15 31 (4.03%) RESTful
16 29 (3.77%) XHTML
17 27 (3.51%) SOAP
18 26 (3.38%) XSLT
19 23 (2.99%) Qt
19 23 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 110 (14.30%) Mathematics
2 76 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (7.15%) Open Source
4 39 (5.07%) Client/Server
5 33 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 31 (4.03%) Physics
7 29 (3.77%) Mobile App
8 26 (3.38%) Digital Media
9 22 (2.86%) N-Tier
10 19 (2.47%) RIA
11 18 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
11 18 (2.34%) SWIFT
12 17 (2.21%) iPhone
13 16 (2.08%) Visualisation
14 15 (1.95%) Statistics
14 15 (1.95%) GIS
14 15 (1.95%) User Experience
15 7 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.78%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 179 (23.28%) Windows
2 133 (17.30%) Linux
3 70 (9.10%) UNIX
4 57 (7.41%) Android
5 46 (5.98%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.47%) Mac OS X
8 17 (2.21%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.56%) Fedora
9 12 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.56%) CentOS
10 11 (1.43%) Debian
11 8 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.52%) Solaris
13 3 (0.39%) AIX
13 3 (0.39%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (43.95%) Software Engineering
2 232 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (16.12%) OO
4 101 (13.13%) Unit Testing
5 97 (12.61%) Scrum
6 93 (12.09%) TDD
7 81 (10.53%) MVC
8 70 (9.10%) Web Development
9 59 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (7.54%) UML
11 51 (6.63%) ITIL
12 49 (6.37%) Software Testing
13 48 (6.24%) iOS Development
14 41 (5.33%) Android Development
15 38 (4.94%) OOD
16 35 (4.55%) Problem Management
17 34 (4.42%) OOP
18 31 (4.03%) Project Management
19 25 (3.25%) CAD
20 24 (3.12%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 318 (41.35%) Java
2 238 (30.95%) SQL
3 233 (30.30%) C++
4 197 (25.62%) C#
5 155 (20.16%) JavaScript
6 151 (19.64%) C
7 82 (10.66%) Python
8 49 (6.37%) PHP
9 39 (5.07%) VB
10 37 (4.81%) VB.NET
11 34 (4.42%) VBScript
12 31 (4.03%) Ruby
13 29 (3.77%) Perl
14 22 (2.86%) VBA
15 20 (2.60%) PowerShell
16 19 (2.47%) Objective-C
17 17 (2.21%) PHP5
18 16 (2.08%) T-SQL
19 13 (1.69%) Shell Script
20 12 (1.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 616 (80.10%) Degree
2 130 (16.91%) Security Cleared
3 69 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.81%) HND
5 36 (4.68%) PhD
6 27 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (3.12%) ISEB
8 23 (2.99%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.65%) CCNA
10 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.52%) CISSP
11 4 (0.52%) MCSE
11 4 (0.52%) CCNP
11 4 (0.52%) MCP
11 4 (0.52%) MCSD
12 3 (0.39%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.26%) HNC
13 2 (0.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (12.09%) QA
2 15 (1.95%) SLA
3 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.52%) COBIT
3 4 (0.52%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.39%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (0.26%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.26%) TickIT
6 1 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 64 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.12%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.78%) Xen
6 4 (0.52%) NFS
6 4 (0.52%) Samba
6 4 (0.52%) XenApp
6 4 (0.52%) GPFS
7 3 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Snort
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (2.47%) Nagios
2 16 (2.08%) OPNET
2 16 (2.08%) OpenView
3 11 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (1.04%) logstash
4 8 (1.04%) SCCM
5 7 (0.91%) Puppet
6 5 (0.65%) Netcool
6 5 (0.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 5 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.65%) MOM
7 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.52%) Bcfg2
8 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (12.61%) Oracle
2 91 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 70 (9.10%) VMware
4 41 (5.33%) JBoss
5 28 (3.64%) HP
6 27 (3.51%) IBM
7 24 (3.12%) SolarWinds
8 23 (2.99%) Cisco
9 20 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 20 (2.60%) Google
10 16 (2.08%) F5
10 16 (2.08%) Juniper
10 16 (2.08%) BT
11 15 (1.95%) Citrix
11 15 (1.95%) Adobe
12 14 (1.82%) Zend
13 13 (1.69%) ESRI
14 11 (1.43%) CA
14 11 (1.43%) Compuware
14 11 (1.43%) Riverbed
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerton, Somerset
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Base and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago