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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 268 281 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.18% 4.88% 4.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.49% 12.11% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 178 224 231
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,150 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1850 2321 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.74% 40.27% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1832 1786
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +17 126 £41,250 +1.85% 9
Gloucestershire -27 37 £41,000 +9.33% 12
Wiltshire +22 36 £34,500 -4.16% 3
Dorset +25 33 £47,500 +8.57% 7
Somerset +7 21 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Devon -40 9 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Cornwall -10 3 - - 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 393 (73.46%) Degree
2 215 (40.19%) Java
3 208 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (37.57%) SQL
5 139 (25.98%) Mathematics
6 138 (25.79%) C++
7 136 (25.42%) OO
8 128 (23.93%) SDLC
9 122 (22.80%) C#
10 119 (22.24%) HTML
11 115 (21.50%) JavaScript
12 112 (20.93%) Software Engineering
13 104 (19.44%) Finance
14 87 (16.26%) .NET
15 81 (15.14%) Python
15 81 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
16 77 (14.39%) Windows
17 74 (13.83%) Spring
18 71 (13.27%) Security Cleared
18 71 (13.27%) Open Source
19 70 (13.08%) HTML5
20 69 (12.90%) XML
21 68 (12.71%) MVC
22 67 (12.52%) CSS
23 66 (12.34%) Scrum
24 64 (11.96%) Linux
25 55 (10.28%) SQL Server
26 52 (9.72%) Web Development
27 51 (9.53%) C
28 49 (9.16%) SC Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.93%) Apache Spark
2 18 (3.36%) Apache Pig
2 18 (3.36%) SAS
3 14 (2.62%) Alfresco
3 14 (2.62%) Joomla!
4 10 (1.87%) IIS
5 7 (1.31%) Apache
5 7 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.93%) CMS
7 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.75%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.37%) JBoss
9 2 (0.37%) Liferay
9 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.37%) nginx
9 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.18%) SPSS
2 4 (0.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.56%) MS Office
4 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.37%) CATIA
4 2 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.37%) Magento
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.68%) IaaS
2 9 (1.68%) PaaS
3 6 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.75%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) GitHub
6 2 (0.37%) Office 365
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.98%) Internet
2 14 (2.62%) Network Security
3 12 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.06%) Firewall
5 8 (1.50%) HTTP
6 6 (1.12%) Intranet
6 6 (1.12%) VPN
7 5 (0.93%) DNS
7 5 (0.93%) FTP
7 5 (0.93%) LDAP
7 5 (0.93%) SNMP
8 4 (0.75%) Broadband
8 4 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.75%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.75%) NetScreen
8 4 (0.75%) SMTP
8 4 (0.75%) VoIP
9 3 (0.56%) MPLS
10 2 (0.37%) SSH
11 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.93%) Apache Hive
2 21 (3.93%) Hadoop
2 21 (3.93%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.18%) MongoDB
4 15 (2.80%) Big Data
5 14 (2.62%) MySQL
6 9 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.93%) DB2
10 4 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.36%) Subversion
3 16 (2.99%) Maven
4 14 (2.62%) Ant
4 14 (2.62%) Apache Ivy
5 13 (2.43%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.24%) Selenium
7 11 (2.06%) JIRA
7 11 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.87%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.68%) MSTest
9 9 (1.68%) NUnit
9 9 (1.68%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (1.50%) Moq
10 8 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (1.50%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.93%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.93%) JUnit
12 4 (0.75%) Capybara
12 4 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 104 (19.44%) Finance
2 28 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.86%) Games
4 19 (3.55%) Banking
4 19 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.80%) Electronics
5 15 (2.80%) Retail
6 12 (2.24%) Advertising
7 11 (2.06%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.06%) Marketing
8 10 (1.87%) German Language
9 5 (0.93%) Publishing
10 4 (0.75%) Billing
10 4 (0.75%) French Language
11 3 (0.56%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 274 (51.21%) Developer
2 107 (20.00%) Graduate
3 103 (19.25%) Java Developer
4 83 (15.51%) Junior
5 78 (14.58%) Graduate Developer
6 77 (14.39%) Junior Developer
6 77 (14.39%) Software Developer
7 58 (10.84%) Graduate Software Developer
8 48 (8.97%) Software Engineer
9 45 (8.41%) Junior Software Developer
10 42 (7.85%) C# Developer
11 37 (6.92%) .NET Developer
11 37 (6.92%) Analyst
12 35 (6.54%) Lead Developer
13 30 (5.61%) Web Developer
14 25 (4.67%) Test Engineer
15 24 (4.49%) Senior Developer
16 23 (4.30%) Data Scientist
17 18 (3.36%) Applications Developer
17 18 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (22.24%) HTML
2 87 (16.26%) .NET
3 74 (13.83%) Spring
4 70 (13.08%) HTML5
5 69 (12.90%) XML
6 67 (12.52%) CSS
7 47 (8.79%) Web Services
8 46 (8.60%) AngularJS
8 46 (8.60%) ASP.NET
9 41 (7.66%) React
10 37 (6.92%) jQuery
11 34 (6.36%) Backbone.js
12 31 (5.79%) Node.js
13 28 (5.23%) REST
13 28 (5.23%) SOAP
14 23 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (4.30%) Hibernate
15 22 (4.11%) .NET Framework
15 22 (4.11%) Spring MVC
16 21 (3.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 139 (25.98%) Mathematics
2 81 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.86%) Physics
6 22 (4.11%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.80%) User Experience
8 14 (2.62%) RIA
8 14 (2.62%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.43%) Robotics
10 12 (2.24%) Mobile App
11 11 (2.06%) Cryptography
11 11 (2.06%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.87%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.50%) Device Driver
14 8 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
15 7 (1.31%) Performance Metrics
16 6 (1.12%) Statistics
17 5 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.39%) Windows
2 64 (11.96%) Linux
3 32 (5.98%) Android
4 24 (4.49%) Unix
5 23 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.24%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.06%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Fedora
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (25.42%) OO
3 128 (23.93%) SDLC
4 112 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 71 (13.27%) Open Source
6 68 (12.71%) MVC
7 66 (12.34%) Scrum
8 52 (9.72%) Web Development
9 43 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (7.66%) ITIL
11 40 (7.48%) Information Security
12 37 (6.92%) Machine Learning
13 36 (6.73%) TDD
14 31 (5.79%) UML
15 30 (5.61%) Project Management
16 29 (5.42%) Automated Testing
17 28 (5.23%) Analytics
17 28 (5.23%) Cybersecurity
18 25 (4.67%) Data Analysis
18 25 (4.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 215 (40.19%) Java
2 201 (37.57%) SQL
3 138 (25.79%) C++
4 122 (22.80%) C#
5 115 (21.50%) JavaScript
6 81 (15.14%) Python
7 51 (9.53%) C
8 43 (8.04%) PHP
9 29 (5.42%) R
10 28 (5.23%) Scala
11 27 (5.05%) MATLAB
12 20 (3.74%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.62%) VB
14 10 (1.87%) PHP 5
15 8 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.93%) F#
16 5 (0.93%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.75%) Ruby
17 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 393 (73.46%) Degree
2 71 (13.27%) Security Cleared
3 49 (9.16%) SC Cleared
4 32 (5.98%) DV Cleared
5 29 (5.42%) PhD
6 21 (3.93%) CISM
7 17 (3.18%) CISSP
8 13 (2.43%) CISA
9 6 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.12%) ISEB
10 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.93%) PMP
11 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.19%) CCNA
13 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.19%) MCSA
13 1 (0.19%) MCSE
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.86%) QA
2 17 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.99%) COBIT
3 16 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (2.43%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.56%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.37%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.19%) DICOM
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.12%) vSphere
4 5 (0.93%) NFS
5 3 (0.56%) Ceph
5 3 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) Postfix
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
7 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (0.93%) Nagios
2 5 (0.93%) OpenView
2 5 (0.93%) SCVMM
2 5 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 40 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.11%) VMware
3 15 (2.80%) HP
4 14 (2.62%) Adobe
5 11 (2.06%) Oracle
5 11 (2.06%) SAP
5 11 (2.06%) Zend
6 10 (1.87%) BMC
6 10 (1.87%) Cisco
6 10 (1.87%) IBM
7 9 (1.68%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.12%) EMC
8 6 (1.12%) NetApp
9 5 (0.93%) Citrix
9 5 (0.93%) Compuware
9 5 (0.93%) Juniper
10 4 (0.75%) CA
10 4 (0.75%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.75%) Intel
10 4 (0.75%) Nimsoft
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