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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.46% 5.29% 4.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.68% 11.24% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 38
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
293 427 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.18% 47.03% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 237 394 304
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,600 £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 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 22 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (70.13%) Software Engineering
2 46 (59.74%) Degree
3 40 (51.95%) Linux
4 29 (37.66%) C++
5 28 (36.36%) Java
6 27 (35.06%) C
6 27 (35.06%) Python
7 25 (32.47%) UNIX
8 24 (31.17%) SQL
9 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (24.68%) Mathematics
11 18 (23.38%) Algorithms
11 18 (23.38%) XML
12 17 (22.08%) Finance
12 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
13 16 (20.78%) Data Analysis
13 16 (20.78%) Project Management
13 16 (20.78%) PhD
14 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
14 15 (19.48%) HTML
15 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 14 (18.18%) .NET
16 13 (16.88%) Windows
17 12 (15.58%) CSS
17 12 (15.58%) Oracle
18 11 (14.29%) C#
19 10 (12.99%) Scrum
19 10 (12.99%) Electronics
19 10 (12.99%) TDD
19 10 (12.99%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (6.49%) WordPress
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Drupal
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Wireless
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) VLAN
2 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) MS Access
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Maven
1 4 (5.19%) Grunt
1 4 (5.19%) Jasmine
1 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.19%) JSUnit
2 3 (3.90%) Subversion
2 3 (3.90%) JUnit
2 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Electronics
3 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Software Engineer
1 31 (40.26%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Graduate
3 17 (22.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Head of IT
8 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Junior
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.90%) SQL DBA
10 3 (3.90%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.90%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) XML
2 15 (19.48%) HTML
3 14 (18.18%) .NET
4 12 (15.58%) CSS
5 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.79%) Spring
7 5 (6.49%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (5.19%) RESTful
8 4 (5.19%) JSON
8 4 (5.19%) jQuery
9 3 (3.90%) SWT
9 3 (3.90%) QML
9 3 (3.90%) Qt
9 3 (3.90%) OpenCL
9 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.90%) MFC
10 2 (2.60%) Web Services
10 2 (2.60%) Ajax
10 2 (2.60%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.60%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Mathematics
2 18 (23.38%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.49%) FMCG
5 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.19%) E-Learning
7 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.30%) Robotics
8 1 (1.30%) VHDL
8 1 (1.30%) Verilog
8 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Linux
2 25 (32.47%) UNIX
3 13 (16.88%) Windows
4 9 (11.69%) Android
5 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (70.13%) Software Engineering
2 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
4 16 (20.78%) Data Analysis
4 16 (20.78%) Project Management
5 10 (12.99%) Scrum
5 10 (12.99%) TDD
6 9 (11.69%) Android Development
7 7 (9.09%) BDD
7 7 (9.09%) OO
8 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.49%) WFM
9 5 (6.49%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.49%) IT Governance
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.49%) IT Asset Management
9 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) C++
2 28 (36.36%) Java
3 27 (35.06%) C
3 27 (35.06%) Python
4 24 (31.17%) SQL
5 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.29%) C#
7 7 (9.09%) PHP
8 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
8 6 (7.79%) Perl
9 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.90%) VB
11 2 (2.60%) PHP5
12 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.30%) Ada
12 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 46 (59.74%) Degree
2 16 (20.78%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) GCIA
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) HL7
2 1 (1.30%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) VMware
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 7 days ago