The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 68 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 30 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.05% 4.09% 5.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.96% 9.65% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 34
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
Computer Science
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
335 373 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.01% 42.34% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 294 330 281
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Southampton region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Southampton

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 45 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 43 (59.72%) Degree
3 35 (48.61%) Linux
4 30 (41.67%) C++
5 27 (37.50%) C
6 25 (34.72%) Python
7 22 (30.56%) Java
8 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
8 19 (26.39%) UNIX
9 18 (25.00%) HTML
9 18 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 17 (23.61%) SQL
10 17 (23.61%) .NET
11 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 16 (22.22%) CSS
11 16 (22.22%) PhD
12 15 (20.83%) Windows
12 15 (20.83%) PHP
13 14 (19.44%) Data Analysis
13 14 (19.44%) Algorithms
14 13 (18.06%) Android Development
14 13 (18.06%) Android
14 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
14 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
14 13 (18.06%) Project Management
15 10 (13.89%) Office 365
15 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
15 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
15 10 (13.89%) VB

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) WordPress
3 3 (4.17%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.78%) Drupal
5 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
1 5 (6.94%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) Wireless
2 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MS Access
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 6 (8.33%) JUnit
2 5 (6.94%) Subversion
3 4 (5.56%) Maven
3 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.17%) Ant
4 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.78%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.39%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Grunt
6 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (6.94%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.56%) Electronics
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Software Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Graduate
4 14 (19.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) DBA
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Administrator
8 6 (8.33%) Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Junior
10 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (4.17%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) HTML
2 17 (23.61%) .NET
3 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.22%) CSS
4 7 (9.72%) XML
5 5 (6.94%) Ajax
5 5 (6.94%) SWT
5 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.56%) Backbone.js
6 4 (5.56%) Ember.js
6 4 (5.56%) jQuery
6 4 (5.56%) HTML5
7 3 (4.17%) CSS3
7 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.78%) OpenCL
8 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.78%) QML
8 2 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.78%) Qt
8 2 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (19.44%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Statistics
5 3 (4.17%) Physics
6 2 (2.78%) FMCG
6 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.39%) VHDL
7 1 (1.39%) Verilog
7 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) UNIX
3 15 (20.83%) Windows
4 13 (18.06%) Android
5 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.17%) AIX
5 3 (4.17%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (19.44%) Data Analysis
3 13 (18.06%) Project Management
3 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
3 13 (18.06%) Android Development
4 8 (11.11%) MVC
5 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.94%) TDD
6 5 (6.94%) SIEM
7 4 (5.56%) Scrum
7 4 (5.56%) OO
7 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.17%) Web Development
8 3 (4.17%) BDD
8 3 (4.17%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.17%) Cyber Security
9 2 (2.78%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) C++
2 27 (37.50%) C
3 25 (34.72%) Python
4 22 (30.56%) Java
5 17 (23.61%) SQL
6 15 (20.83%) PHP
7 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
8 10 (13.89%) VB
9 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 8 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.78%) PHP5
11 1 (1.39%) Ada
11 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (59.72%) Degree
2 16 (22.22%) PhD
3 5 (6.94%) GCIA
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) HL7
1 1 (1.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe
3 1 (1.39%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Google
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago