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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 60 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.96% 6.66% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 17.39% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 58 22
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
325 345 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.51% 38.29% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 293 324 330
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £24,514
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 69 (93.24%) Degree
2 39 (52.70%) Software Engineering
3 38 (51.35%) C++
4 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
4 28 (37.84%) Mathematics
5 27 (36.49%) Physics
6 23 (31.08%) Statistics
6 23 (31.08%) HTML
7 22 (29.73%) C#
7 22 (29.73%) .NET
8 21 (28.38%) SQL
8 21 (28.38%) CSS
8 21 (28.38%) UNIX
9 19 (25.68%) Windows
10 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
10 17 (22.97%) Linux
11 15 (20.27%) PhD
11 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
11 15 (20.27%) Mobile App
12 14 (18.92%) Java
12 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
13 13 (17.57%) Solaris
13 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
14 12 (16.22%) XML
14 12 (16.22%) AIX
14 12 (16.22%) Oracle
15 11 (14.86%) Internet
15 11 (14.86%) Machine Learning
15 11 (14.86%) Cyber Security
16 8 (10.81%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 4 (5.41%) SAS
1 4 (5.41%) CICS
2 2 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SPSS
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) Wireless
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) DB2
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Subversion
1 7 (9.46%) JUnit
1 7 (9.46%) Eclipse
1 7 (9.46%) Eclipse RCP
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.76%) Electronics
2 4 (5.41%) Multimedia
2 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Software Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Developer
4 11 (14.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Security Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Security Consultant
4 11 (14.86%) Consultant
4 11 (14.86%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 9 (12.16%) Graduate
6 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Junior Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Junior
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) HTML
2 22 (29.73%) .NET
3 21 (28.38%) CSS
4 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
5 12 (16.22%) XML
6 7 (9.46%) SWT
7 4 (5.41%) ISPF
7 4 (5.41%) HTML5
8 3 (4.05%) Ajax
9 2 (2.70%) Flash
9 2 (2.70%) COM
9 2 (2.70%) WCF
9 2 (2.70%) WPF
9 2 (2.70%) OpenMP
9 2 (2.70%) CSS3
9 2 (2.70%) OpenCL
9 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.70%) jQuery
10 1 (1.35%) WinForms
10 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Mathematics
2 27 (36.49%) Physics
3 23 (31.08%) Statistics
4 15 (20.27%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.41%) VSAM
5 4 (5.41%) Data Conversion
6 3 (4.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.05%) Robotics
7 2 (2.70%) E-Learning
7 2 (2.70%) VHDL
8 1 (1.35%) Kindle
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) UNIX
2 19 (25.68%) Windows
3 17 (22.97%) Linux
4 13 (17.57%) Solaris
5 12 (16.22%) AIX
6 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Software Engineering
2 11 (14.86%) Machine Learning
2 11 (14.86%) Cyber Security
3 7 (9.46%) Web Development
3 7 (9.46%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (8.11%) iOS Development
4 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
4 6 (8.11%) Migration
5 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.41%) Android Development
6 3 (4.05%) Web Application Development
6 3 (4.05%) MVC
6 3 (4.05%) OO
6 3 (4.05%) OOP
7 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.70%) SOA
7 2 (2.70%) UML
7 2 (2.70%) Validation
7 2 (2.70%) Workflow
7 2 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) C++
2 22 (29.73%) C#
3 21 (28.38%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) Java
4 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.46%) C
6 6 (8.11%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.41%) JCL
7 4 (5.41%) COBOL
8 3 (4.05%) PHP
8 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) VBScript
9 2 (2.70%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.70%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 69 (93.24%) Degree
2 15 (20.27%) PhD
2 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
3 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) GIAC
4 1 (1.35%) CISA
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (1.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Tableau
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Wind River
4 1 (1.35%) Splunk
4 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.35%) Serena
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Sun
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 4 days ago