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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 37 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 369 281 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.95% 5.43% 3.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.91% 17.77% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 294 263 201
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,923
10% offered a salary of more than £46,975 £47,500 £50,000
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
1684 1581 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.16% 30.55% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1308 1319
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -2 134 £33,500 +11.66% 22
Wiltshire +25 84 £39,500 +12.85% 8
Gloucestershire +15 49 £30,000 +7.14% 3
Somerset -14 43 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Dorset +8 31 £27,500 -18.51% 3
Devon -5 15 £22,250 -19.09% 1
Cornwall +4 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 603 (78.62%) Degree
2 352 (45.89%) Software Engineering
3 321 (41.85%) Java
4 254 (33.12%) SQL
5 239 (31.16%) C++
6 194 (25.29%) C#
7 185 (24.12%) HTML
8 170 (22.16%) Windows
9 165 (21.51%) C
10 157 (20.47%) JavaScript
10 157 (20.47%) Finance
11 151 (19.69%) XML
11 151 (19.69%) SQL Server
12 142 (18.51%) Spring
13 138 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
14 133 (17.34%) Linux
15 132 (17.21%) OO
15 132 (17.21%) Security Cleared
16 124 (16.17%) .NET
17 109 (14.21%) CSS
18 103 (13.43%) Mathematics
19 94 (12.26%) Unit Testing
20 92 (11.99%) jQuery
20 92 (11.99%) QA
21 90 (11.73%) Oracle
21 90 (11.73%) Scrum
22 87 (11.34%) Microsoft
22 87 (11.34%) Web Development
23 86 (11.21%) Python
24 85 (11.08%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 70 (9.13%) WebLogic
2 36 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.91%) IIS
4 19 (2.48%) Apache ServiceMix
5 14 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.43%) Joomla!
6 11 (1.43%) Alfresco
7 9 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.78%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.65%) ColdFusion
9 5 (0.65%) Apache
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.39%) SAS
12 2 (0.26%) Node.js
12 2 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 76 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.43%) MS Office
3 15 (1.96%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.17%) MS Project
5 4 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.96%) Magento
3 13 (1.69%) Shopify
4 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) SmartPlant
7 1 (0.13%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.87%) SaaS
2 13 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.39%) Trello
5 1 (0.13%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.52%) HTTP
2 37 (4.82%) Network Security
3 32 (4.17%) Internet
4 23 (3.00%) VoIP
5 22 (2.87%) TCP/IP
6 21 (2.74%) SAN
7 20 (2.61%) DNS
8 17 (2.22%) VPN
8 17 (2.22%) Firewall
9 16 (2.09%) Wireshark
10 12 (1.56%) SMTP
11 11 (1.43%) LDAP
11 11 (1.43%) DHCP
11 11 (1.43%) WAN
12 9 (1.17%) IPsec
13 8 (1.04%) ISDN
13 8 (1.04%) Intranet
13 8 (1.04%) PPTP
13 8 (1.04%) H.323
14 5 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 81 (10.56%) Relational Database
3 71 (9.26%) MySQL
4 66 (8.60%) RDBMS
5 28 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (3.39%) Big Data
7 18 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.22%) DB2
8 17 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.69%) Hazelcast
11 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.17%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.78%) MS Access
15 6 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (6.91%) Eclipse
2 43 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 35 (4.56%) JUnit
4 34 (4.43%) Eclipse RCP
4 34 (4.43%) Maven
5 29 (3.78%) Ant
6 28 (3.65%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (3.00%) Visual Studio
8 19 (2.48%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.56%) Subversion
10 11 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
10 11 (1.43%) PHPUnit
11 8 (1.04%) Selenium
12 7 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.78%) TestNG
13 6 (0.78%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.65%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
15 4 (0.52%) PVCS
16 3 (0.39%) LabVIEW
General
1 157 (20.47%) Finance
2 67 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 65 (8.47%) Banking
4 34 (4.43%) French Language
5 29 (3.78%) Electronics
5 29 (3.78%) Games
6 26 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 24 (3.13%) Retail
8 21 (2.74%) Back Office
8 21 (2.74%) Aerospace
9 18 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.17%) Local Government
10 9 (1.17%) Military
11 8 (1.04%) Marketing
12 7 (0.91%) Law
12 7 (0.91%) Publishing
13 5 (0.65%) Advertising
14 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 293 (38.20%) Developer
2 225 (29.34%) Software Engineer
3 155 (20.21%) Graduate
4 110 (14.34%) Junior
5 75 (9.78%) Java Developer
6 70 (9.13%) Software Developer
7 63 (8.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 54 (7.04%) Junior Software Engineer
9 52 (6.78%) Junior Developer
10 47 (6.13%) Graduate Developer
11 45 (5.87%) Java Software Engineer
11 45 (5.87%) .NET Developer
12 40 (5.22%) Web Developer
13 38 (4.95%) C++ Software Engineer
14 31 (4.04%) Architect
15 29 (3.78%) Consultant
16 24 (3.13%) Analyst
16 24 (3.13%) Technical Architect
16 24 (3.13%) Tester
17 21 (2.74%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (24.12%) HTML
2 151 (19.69%) XML
3 142 (18.51%) Spring
4 124 (16.17%) .NET
5 109 (14.21%) CSS
6 92 (11.99%) jQuery
7 85 (11.08%) ASP.NET
8 80 (10.43%) Web Services
9 74 (9.65%) Hibernate
9 74 (9.65%) HTML5
10 68 (8.87%) J2EE
11 50 (6.52%) GWT
12 37 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (4.56%) Qt
14 30 (3.91%) RESTful
15 29 (3.78%) OSGi
15 29 (3.78%) EJB
16 26 (3.39%) XSLT
16 26 (3.39%) .NET Framework
17 25 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 103 (13.43%) Mathematics
2 51 (6.65%) Open Source
3 39 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 39 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 32 (4.17%) Physics
6 31 (4.04%) Management Information System
7 29 (3.78%) iPhone
8 28 (3.65%) Digital Media
9 22 (2.87%) N-Tier
10 18 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
10 18 (2.35%) SWIFT
11 15 (1.96%) Statistics
12 14 (1.83%) GIS
13 11 (1.43%) RIA
14 9 (1.17%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (0.78%) Informatics
16 5 (0.65%) Economics
16 5 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 170 (22.16%) Windows
2 133 (17.34%) Linux
3 65 (8.47%) UNIX
4 54 (7.04%) Android
5 37 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.48%) Mac OS X
7 18 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 16 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.56%) CentOS
9 12 (1.56%) Fedora
10 11 (1.43%) Debian
11 8 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.65%) Solaris
12 5 (0.65%) AIX
13 4 (0.52%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.13%) HPUX
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (45.89%) Software Engineering
2 138 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (17.21%) OO
4 94 (12.26%) Unit Testing
5 90 (11.73%) Scrum
6 87 (11.34%) Web Development
7 83 (10.82%) TDD
8 82 (10.69%) MVC
9 65 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (7.43%) iOS Development
11 54 (7.04%) UML
12 46 (6.00%) ITIL
12 46 (6.00%) Android Development
13 43 (5.61%) OOD
14 42 (5.48%) Software Testing
15 36 (4.69%) Cyber Security
15 36 (4.69%) Problem Management
16 33 (4.30%) OOP
17 32 (4.17%) Project Management
18 29 (3.78%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 321 (41.85%) Java
2 254 (33.12%) SQL
3 239 (31.16%) C++
4 194 (25.29%) C#
5 165 (21.51%) C
6 157 (20.47%) JavaScript
7 86 (11.21%) Python
8 51 (6.65%) PHP
9 42 (5.48%) VB
10 36 (4.69%) Ruby
11 33 (4.30%) VBScript
12 30 (3.91%) VB.NET
13 29 (3.78%) Perl
14 26 (3.39%) VBA
15 20 (2.61%) Objective-C
16 19 (2.48%) PHP5
16 19 (2.48%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.83%) T-SQL
18 11 (1.43%) Lisp
18 11 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 603 (78.62%) Degree
2 132 (17.21%) Security Cleared
3 57 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.69%) HND
4 36 (4.69%) PhD
5 28 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (3.52%) DV Cleared
7 20 (2.61%) ISEB
8 8 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.65%) CCNP
9 5 (0.65%) CCNA
9 5 (0.65%) CISSP
9 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.52%) MCSE
10 4 (0.52%) MCP
10 4 (0.52%) MCSD
11 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.26%) CISA
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (11.99%) QA
2 13 (1.69%) SLA
3 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.65%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
4 4 (0.52%) COBIT
5 2 (0.26%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.26%) TickIT
6 1 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 60 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.09%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.78%) Xen
6 4 (0.52%) XenApp
6 4 (0.52%) GPFS
6 4 (0.52%) NFS
6 4 (0.52%) Samba
7 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Snort
8 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 19 (2.48%) Nagios
2 16 (2.09%) OPNET
2 16 (2.09%) OpenView
3 11 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.04%) logstash
5 7 (0.91%) SCCM
5 7 (0.91%) Puppet
6 6 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.65%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.65%) Netcool
7 5 (0.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (0.52%) Bcfg2
8 4 (0.52%) MOM
8 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (11.73%) Oracle
2 87 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 67 (8.74%) VMware
4 42 (5.48%) JBoss
5 29 (3.78%) BT
6 28 (3.65%) HP
7 25 (3.26%) SolarWinds
8 24 (3.13%) IBM
9 23 (3.00%) Cisco
10 20 (2.61%) Google
10 20 (2.61%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.09%) F5
11 16 (2.09%) Juniper
12 15 (1.96%) Zend
12 15 (1.96%) Citrix
13 12 (1.56%) Riverbed
13 12 (1.56%) ESRI
14 11 (1.43%) CA
14 11 (1.43%) Adobe
14 11 (1.43%) Compuware
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
IHS
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Invatech Health
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago