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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.30% 3.76% 5.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.68% 10.38% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 39
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
293 318 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.08% 36.26% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 266 295 328
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 56 (75.68%) Degree
2 46 (62.16%) Software Engineering
3 36 (48.65%) C++
4 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
5 26 (35.14%) SQL
6 25 (33.78%) Linux
7 21 (28.38%) C
7 21 (28.38%) HTML
7 21 (28.38%) CSS
8 20 (27.03%) UNIX
9 19 (25.68%) Windows
9 19 (25.68%) Java
9 19 (25.68%) .NET
10 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
10 18 (24.32%) Python
10 18 (24.32%) PHP
11 15 (20.27%) Mathematics
12 14 (18.92%) PhD
12 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
14 12 (16.22%) Oracle
14 12 (16.22%) XML
15 10 (13.51%) VB
15 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
15 10 (13.51%) MS Access
15 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
15 10 (13.51%) Office 365
16 9 (12.16%) MVC
16 9 (12.16%) C#
16 9 (12.16%) JUnit

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) SAS
2 5 (6.76%) WordPress
3 4 (5.41%) CICS
4 3 (4.05%) Node.js
5 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) SPSS
3 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Wireshark
1 5 (6.76%) tcpdump
2 3 (4.05%) Wireless
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) MS Access
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.41%) DB2
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JUnit
1 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.81%) Subversion
3 5 (6.76%) Eclipse RCP
4 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 4 (5.41%) ChangeMan
5 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.05%) Maven
5 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.05%) Ant
6 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (6.76%) Electronics
1 5 (6.76%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
2 3 (4.05%) Marketing
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Software Engineer
2 24 (32.43%) Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) DBA
3 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Graduate
4 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Junior
8 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.05%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.05%) E-Learning Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) HTML
1 21 (28.38%) CSS
2 19 (25.68%) .NET
3 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.22%) XML
5 8 (10.81%) SWT
6 6 (8.11%) jQuery
6 6 (8.11%) HTML5
7 5 (6.76%) Ajax
8 4 (5.41%) ISPF
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.05%) CSS3
9 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.05%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.05%) Flash
10 2 (2.70%) Web Services
10 2 (2.70%) Symfony
10 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Mathematics
2 8 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.46%) Statistics
3 7 (9.46%) Physics
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.41%) Data Conversion
5 4 (5.41%) VSAM
5 4 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.05%) E-Learning
6 3 (4.05%) Robotics
6 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.70%) VHDL
8 1 (1.35%) Verilog
8 1 (1.35%) Kindle
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) UNIX
3 19 (25.68%) Windows
4 8 (10.81%) Android
5 6 (8.11%) AIX
5 6 (8.11%) Solaris
6 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Software Engineering
2 9 (12.16%) MVC
3 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
3 8 (10.81%) Android Development
4 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
4 7 (9.46%) Project Management
4 7 (9.46%) Migration
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.76%) OO
6 5 (6.76%) SIEM
7 4 (5.41%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.41%) TDD
8 3 (4.05%) Scrum
8 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.05%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.05%) BDD
8 3 (4.05%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (4.05%) Cyber Security
9 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) C++
2 26 (35.14%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) C
4 19 (25.68%) Java
5 18 (24.32%) Python
5 18 (24.32%) PHP
6 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.51%) VB
8 9 (12.16%) C#
9 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.41%) COBOL
10 4 (5.41%) JCL
11 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
11 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
11 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
11 3 (4.05%) VBScript
11 3 (4.05%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 56 (75.68%) Degree
2 14 (18.92%) PhD
3 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) HL7
2 1 (1.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Tableau
3 4 (5.41%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Serena
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Wind River
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