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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 34 36 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.46% 4.11% 6.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.23% 8.45% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 54
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
278 426 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.48% 48.69% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 237 391 335
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 50 (69.44%) Software Engineering
2 48 (66.67%) Degree
3 36 (50.00%) Linux
4 33 (45.83%) Java
5 29 (40.28%) SQL
5 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (37.50%) C++
6 27 (37.50%) UNIX
7 22 (30.56%) Python
8 21 (29.17%) XML
9 20 (27.78%) C
9 20 (27.78%) Finance
10 17 (23.61%) Mathematics
10 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
11 16 (22.22%) Algorithms
12 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
12 15 (20.83%) .NET
13 14 (19.44%) HTML
13 14 (19.44%) PhD
13 14 (19.44%) Project Management
13 14 (19.44%) Data Analysis
14 13 (18.06%) TDD
14 13 (18.06%) Windows
14 13 (18.06%) Oracle
15 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.67%) SDLC
16 11 (15.28%) CSS
17 10 (13.89%) C#
17 10 (13.89%) Scrum
17 10 (13.89%) BDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
1 4 (5.56%) Wireless
1 4 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.56%) Subversion
1 4 (5.56%) Maven
1 4 (5.56%) JSUnit
1 4 (5.56%) JUnit
1 4 (5.56%) Jasmine
1 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Electronics
3 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Developer
2 24 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 21 (29.17%) Graduate
4 20 (27.78%) Java Developer
5 15 (20.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 13 (18.06%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Software Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Head of IT
11 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (5.56%) Junior
11 4 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (5.56%) Mobile Software Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) Junior Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) XML
2 15 (20.83%) .NET
3 14 (19.44%) HTML
4 11 (15.28%) CSS
5 9 (12.50%) Spring
6 7 (9.72%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.56%) SWT
8 4 (5.56%) JSON
8 4 (5.56%) RESTful
9 3 (4.17%) QML
9 3 (4.17%) OpenCL
9 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.17%) Qt
9 3 (4.17%) MFC
10 2 (2.78%) jQuery
10 2 (2.78%) Ajax
10 2 (2.78%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.78%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Mathematics
2 16 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.94%) FMCG
5 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.56%) E-Learning
7 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Linux
2 27 (37.50%) UNIX
3 13 (18.06%) Windows
4 5 (6.94%) Android
5 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) Software Engineering
2 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 14 (19.44%) Data Analysis
4 14 (19.44%) Project Management
5 13 (18.06%) TDD
6 12 (16.67%) SDLC
7 10 (13.89%) BDD
7 10 (13.89%) Scrum
8 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.72%) OO
10 5 (6.94%) ERP
10 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.94%) Logistics
10 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.94%) Information Management
10 5 (6.94%) IT Governance
10 5 (6.94%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Java
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
3 27 (37.50%) C++
4 22 (30.56%) Python
5 20 (27.78%) C
6 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.89%) C#
8 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.33%) Perl
10 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (19.44%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
Segensworth, Southampton , Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £0 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £28,695 to £32,256 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago