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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 339 395 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.63% 6.39% 5.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.05% 16.86% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 244 313 257
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
2112 2343 2061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.07% 37.88% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1660 1860 1757
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -6 148 £37,500 +11.94% 31
Wiltshire -7 65 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Gloucestershire -32 34 £29,500 +7.27% 3
Devon -1 30 £29,325 +1.12% 2
Somerset -16 24 £34,000 +4.61%
Dorset -5 22 £23,500 -14.54% 5
Cornwall - 4 £21,000 -
Avon - 2 £22,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 428 (74.05%) Degree
2 217 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (34.95%) Java
4 201 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 167 (28.89%) SQL
6 155 (26.82%) HTML
7 152 (26.30%) JavaScript
8 132 (22.84%) C#
8 132 (22.84%) SQL Server
9 130 (22.49%) C++
10 120 (20.76%) .NET
10 120 (20.76%) Scrum
11 117 (20.24%) CSS
12 114 (19.72%) Linux
13 109 (18.86%) Mathematics
14 106 (18.34%) Windows
15 101 (17.47%) Finance
16 94 (16.26%) SDLC
17 93 (16.09%) C
18 88 (15.22%) XML
19 77 (13.32%) Oracle
20 76 (13.15%) UNIX
21 74 (12.80%) VMware
22 73 (12.63%) OO
23 71 (12.28%) TDD
24 70 (12.11%) Microsoft
25 67 (11.59%) MVC
26 65 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
26 65 (11.25%) Security Cleared
26 65 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 38 (6.57%) JBoss
1 38 (6.57%) WebLogic
2 37 (6.40%) WebSphere
3 35 (6.06%) Apache
4 29 (5.02%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.94%) Node.js
5 17 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 16 (2.77%) IIS
7 11 (1.90%) Joomla!
7 11 (1.90%) Alfresco
8 9 (1.56%) ArcGIS
8 9 (1.56%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.38%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.21%) CMS
10 7 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.87%) nginx
11 5 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.87%) ArcSDE
11 5 (0.87%) SAS
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 46 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.08%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.17%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.81%) SaaS
2 17 (2.94%) PaaS
2 17 (2.94%) IaaS
3 9 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 30 (5.19%) Internet
3 23 (3.98%) Firewall
4 20 (3.46%) WebEx
5 17 (2.94%) HTTP
6 15 (2.60%) DNS
7 12 (2.08%) DHCP
8 11 (1.90%) VPN
8 11 (1.90%) Network Security
9 8 (1.38%) WAN
10 6 (1.04%) NAS
11 5 (0.87%) Wireless
11 5 (0.87%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.87%) FTP
12 4 (0.69%) LDAP
12 4 (0.69%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.69%) IPsec
12 4 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.52%) Multicast
13 3 (0.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 38 (6.57%) RDBMS
4 27 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.63%) Hadoop
6 20 (3.46%) MySQL
7 19 (3.29%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.77%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.21%) Big Data
11 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (7.96%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.23%) Eclipse
3 32 (5.54%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.36%) Maven
5 30 (5.19%) Eclipse RCP
6 26 (4.50%) Ant
7 23 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (3.81%) JUnit
9 17 (2.94%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.42%) Subversion
11 13 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
12 9 (1.56%) Apache Ivy
13 8 (1.38%) MSTest
14 6 (1.04%) JIRA
14 6 (1.04%) HP UFT
15 5 (0.87%) NUnit
15 5 (0.87%) Moq
16 4 (0.69%) NetBeans
17 3 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 101 (17.47%) Finance
2 57 (9.86%) Banking
3 45 (7.79%) Electronics
4 33 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.36%) Aerospace
5 31 (5.36%) Games
6 24 (4.15%) Military
7 23 (3.98%) Manufacturing
8 19 (3.29%) French Language
9 18 (3.11%) Back Office
10 12 (2.08%) Marketing
11 11 (1.90%) Law
12 8 (1.38%) Retail
13 7 (1.21%) Publishing
14 6 (1.04%) Advertising
15 4 (0.69%) Legal
16 3 (0.52%) Automotive
16 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.52%) Billing
17 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 232 (40.14%) Developer
2 135 (23.36%) Software Engineer
3 85 (14.71%) Graduate
4 74 (12.80%) Junior
5 65 (11.25%) Software Developer
6 52 (9.00%) Java Developer
7 40 (6.92%) Junior Developer
8 39 (6.75%) Analyst
9 36 (6.23%) Web Developer
9 36 (6.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 34 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
11 33 (5.71%) .NET Developer
12 25 (4.33%) Support Engineer
12 25 (4.33%) Junior Software Engineer
13 23 (3.98%) PHP Developer
13 23 (3.98%) Project Manager
13 23 (3.98%) C# Software Engineer
14 22 (3.81%) Senior Developer
15 21 (3.63%) Java Software Engineer
16 19 (3.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (26.82%) HTML
2 120 (20.76%) .NET
3 117 (20.24%) CSS
4 88 (15.22%) XML
5 59 (10.21%) Spring
6 58 (10.03%) Web Services
7 57 (9.86%) HTML5
8 50 (8.65%) ASP.NET
9 44 (7.61%) jQuery
10 36 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (6.23%) J2EE
11 30 (5.19%) GWT
12 27 (4.67%) SOAP
13 25 (4.33%) XSLT
14 23 (3.98%) JSP
14 23 (3.98%) Hibernate
15 22 (3.81%) JSON
16 21 (3.63%) RESTful
16 21 (3.63%) JMS
16 21 (3.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 109 (18.86%) Mathematics
2 65 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 32 (5.54%) User Experience
6 27 (4.67%) Physics
7 24 (4.15%) Algorithms
8 21 (3.63%) Inversion of Control
8 21 (3.63%) Client/Server
9 19 (3.29%) SWIFT
10 18 (3.11%) N-Tier
11 17 (2.94%) Data Centre
11 17 (2.94%) Data Structures
12 13 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
13 12 (2.08%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.90%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.90%) RIA
15 10 (1.73%) Chemistry
16 9 (1.56%) GIS
17 7 (1.21%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 114 (19.72%) Linux
2 106 (18.34%) Windows
3 76 (13.15%) UNIX
4 27 (4.67%) Android
5 22 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.52%) CentOS
10 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 120 (20.76%) Scrum
4 94 (16.26%) SDLC
5 73 (12.63%) OO
6 71 (12.28%) TDD
7 67 (11.59%) MVC
8 56 (9.69%) Web Development
9 52 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (8.82%) Unit Testing
11 46 (7.96%) Open Source
11 46 (7.96%) Project Management
12 41 (7.09%) CRM
12 41 (7.09%) UML
13 38 (6.57%) Software Testing
14 36 (6.23%) ITIL
14 36 (6.23%) Configuration Management
14 36 (6.23%) Mentoring
15 35 (6.06%) DevOps
16 30 (5.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (34.95%) Java
2 167 (28.89%) SQL
3 152 (26.30%) JavaScript
4 132 (22.84%) C#
5 130 (22.49%) C++
6 93 (16.09%) C
7 61 (10.55%) Python
8 44 (7.61%) PHP
9 42 (7.27%) Perl
10 16 (2.77%) Jython
11 15 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.73%) Ruby
13 10 (1.73%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.38%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.21%) R
16 6 (1.04%) XPath
16 6 (1.04%) VBScript
17 5 (0.87%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 428 (74.05%) Degree
2 65 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 42 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.38%) CISSP
6 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.21%) ISEB
7 6 (1.04%) MCP
7 6 (1.04%) PhD
7 6 (1.04%) MCTS
7 6 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.87%) CHFI
8 5 (0.87%) PMP
8 5 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.69%) CCIE
9 4 (0.69%) CCNP
9 4 (0.69%) HND
9 4 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.57%) QA
2 11 (1.90%) SLA
3 7 (1.21%) WCAG
4 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) ARP4754
System Software
1 65 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.77%) VirtualBox
2 16 (2.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 14 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.21%) Firmware
5 4 (0.69%) Samba
5 4 (0.69%) KVM
6 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (4.84%) Puppet
2 17 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.77%) Vagrant
3 16 (2.77%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.52%) CFEngine
4 3 (0.52%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.35%) Control-M
5 2 (0.35%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) OPNET
6 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (13.32%) Oracle
2 74 (12.80%) VMware
3 70 (12.11%) Microsoft
4 43 (7.44%) Google
5 30 (5.19%) IBM
6 28 (4.84%) Cisco
7 14 (2.42%) Adobe
8 10 (1.73%) Sybase
9 8 (1.38%) SAP
9 8 (1.38%) ESRI
10 7 (1.21%) Citrix
11 6 (1.04%) BEA
11 6 (1.04%) Mapinfo
12 4 (0.69%) Zend
12 4 (0.69%) NetApp
12 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.69%) HP
13 3 (0.52%) Siebel
13 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.52%) Nokia
South West
HP
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago