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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.26% 4.69% 4.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 10.71% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 34
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £46,750
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
322 411 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.84% 43.77% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 262 380 287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (65.82%) Software Engineering
2 47 (59.49%) Degree
3 40 (50.63%) Linux
4 29 (36.71%) Python
5 28 (35.44%) C
6 27 (34.18%) C++
7 24 (30.38%) Java
8 22 (27.85%) UNIX
8 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (25.32%) SQL
10 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
11 18 (22.78%) Algorithms
12 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
12 17 (21.52%) Data Analysis
13 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
13 16 (20.25%) HTML
13 16 (20.25%) Project Management
13 16 (20.25%) PhD
14 15 (18.99%) .NET
15 14 (17.72%) Windows
15 14 (17.72%) XML
15 14 (17.72%) Finance
16 13 (16.46%) CSS
16 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
16 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
17 12 (15.19%) Scrum
18 11 (13.92%) TDD
18 11 (13.92%) C#
18 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
19 10 (12.66%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.33%) WordPress
1 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Node.js
3 2 (2.53%) Drupal
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Wireless
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
1 4 (5.06%) VLAN
2 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.53%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MS Access
3 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
1 7 (8.86%) Maven
2 4 (5.06%) JSUnit
2 4 (5.06%) Jasmine
2 4 (5.06%) Grunt
3 3 (3.80%) Ant
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Electronics
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.80%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Software Engineer
2 27 (34.18%) Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Graduate
4 17 (21.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Mobile Software Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Graduate Software Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.33%) DBA
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Head of IT
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (3.80%) Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Junior
11 3 (3.80%) SQL DBA
11 3 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) HTML
2 15 (18.99%) .NET
3 14 (17.72%) XML
4 13 (16.46%) CSS
5 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.33%) Ember.js
7 5 (6.33%) Backbone.js
7 5 (6.33%) HTML5
7 5 (6.33%) jQuery
7 5 (6.33%) JSON
8 4 (5.06%) Spring
8 4 (5.06%) RESTful
8 4 (5.06%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (5.06%) CSS3
9 3 (3.80%) OpenCL
9 3 (3.80%) QML
9 3 (3.80%) Qt
9 3 (3.80%) MFC
9 3 (3.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
2 18 (22.78%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.33%) FMCG
4 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.06%) E-Learning
6 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Robotics
7 1 (1.27%) Statistics
7 1 (1.27%) VHDL
7 1 (1.27%) Verilog
7 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.63%) Linux
2 22 (27.85%) UNIX
3 14 (17.72%) Windows
4 9 (11.39%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) Software Engineering
2 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
3 17 (21.52%) Data Analysis
4 16 (20.25%) Project Management
5 12 (15.19%) Scrum
6 11 (13.92%) TDD
7 9 (11.39%) Android Development
8 8 (10.13%) BDD
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.86%) OO
10 5 (6.33%) IT Asset Management
10 5 (6.33%) Analytics
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.33%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.33%) Resource Management
10 5 (6.33%) WFM
10 5 (6.33%) IT Governance
10 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) Python
2 28 (35.44%) C
3 27 (34.18%) C++
4 24 (30.38%) Java
5 20 (25.32%) SQL
6 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.92%) C#
8 9 (11.39%) PHP
9 6 (7.59%) Perl
10 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (6.33%) VB
11 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.53%) PHP5
13 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.27%) Ada
Qualifications
1 47 (59.49%) Degree
2 16 (20.25%) PhD
3 2 (2.53%) GCIA
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) JTAG
2 1 (1.27%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £28,695 to £35,256 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 depending on skills and experience plus car
Posted: 19 days ago