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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 44 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 31 44 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.66% 5.32% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.03% 12.75% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 10
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £47,000
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
386 345 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 45.52% 41.72% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 348 331 314
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £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 16 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 66 (92.96%) Degree
2 44 (61.97%) Software Engineering
3 41 (57.75%) C++
4 25 (35.21%) Mathematics
5 24 (33.80%) Physics
5 24 (33.80%) HTML
5 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
5 24 (33.80%) CSS
6 22 (30.99%) Statistics
7 20 (28.17%) UNIX
8 19 (26.76%) SQL
9 18 (25.35%) Windows
10 17 (23.94%) .NET
10 17 (23.94%) C#
11 16 (22.54%) Linux
12 15 (21.13%) Java
12 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
12 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
13 14 (19.72%) PhD
13 14 (19.72%) Oracle
14 13 (18.31%) XML
14 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
15 12 (16.90%) AIX
15 12 (16.90%) Solaris
15 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
16 10 (14.08%) Internet
16 10 (14.08%) Eclipse
16 10 (14.08%) JUnit
16 10 (14.08%) Machine Learning
16 10 (14.08%) Mobile App

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.63%) CICS
1 4 (5.63%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SPSS
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) Wireless
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Eclipse
1 10 (14.08%) JUnit
2 9 (12.68%) Eclipse RCP
2 9 (12.68%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
3 4 (5.63%) ChangeMan
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.45%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.04%) Multimedia
2 5 (7.04%) Electronics
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Consultant
5 10 (14.08%) Software Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Security Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Security Consultant
5 10 (14.08%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 9 (12.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Graduate
7 7 (9.86%) Junior
7 7 (9.86%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) iOS Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) HTML
1 24 (33.80%) CSS
2 17 (23.94%) .NET
3 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
4 13 (18.31%) XML
5 9 (12.68%) SWT
6 5 (7.04%) Ajax
6 5 (7.04%) HTML5
7 4 (5.63%) ISPF
8 3 (4.23%) jQuery
8 3 (4.23%) Flash
8 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.82%) OpenCL
9 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.82%) CSS3
9 2 (2.82%) OpenMP
10 1 (1.41%) WinForms
10 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.41%) Java EE
10 1 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Mathematics
2 24 (33.80%) Physics
3 22 (30.99%) Statistics
4 10 (14.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.63%) Data Conversion
5 4 (5.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (5.63%) VSAM
6 3 (4.23%) E-Learning
6 3 (4.23%) Robotics
7 2 (2.82%) VHDL
8 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.41%) User Experience
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.41%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) UNIX
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 16 (22.54%) Linux
4 12 (16.90%) AIX
4 12 (16.90%) Solaris
5 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.82%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) Software Engineering
2 10 (14.08%) Machine Learning
2 10 (14.08%) Cyber Security
3 7 (9.86%) Migration
4 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.04%) MVC
5 5 (7.04%) OO
5 5 (7.04%) Web Application Development
5 5 (7.04%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (5.63%) iOS Development
6 4 (5.63%) Web Development
7 3 (4.23%) TDD
7 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Manual Testing
7 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.23%) OOP
8 2 (2.82%) BDD
8 2 (2.82%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.82%) Video Processing
8 2 (2.82%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) C++
2 19 (26.76%) SQL
3 17 (23.94%) C#
4 15 (21.13%) Java
4 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) C
6 5 (7.04%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) COBOL
7 4 (5.63%) JCL
7 4 (5.63%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.23%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.23%) VBScript
8 3 (4.23%) ActionScript
8 3 (4.23%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (2.82%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 66 (92.96%) Degree
2 14 (19.72%) PhD
3 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
4 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) Tableau
3 3 (4.23%) Adobe
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Serena
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) Sun
5 1 (1.41%) Wind River
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