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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.08% 3.54% 6.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.39% 8.44% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 46
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
316 379 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.83% 41.88% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 279 337 317
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (68.92%) Software Engineering
2 50 (67.57%) Degree
3 37 (50.00%) C++
4 32 (43.24%) Linux
5 26 (35.14%) C
6 23 (31.08%) Java
6 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
7 22 (29.73%) SQL
7 22 (29.73%) HTML
7 22 (29.73%) Python
8 21 (28.38%) CSS
9 20 (27.03%) .NET
10 19 (25.68%) UNIX
11 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
11 18 (24.32%) PHP
12 17 (22.97%) Windows
12 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
13 16 (21.62%) PhD
14 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
16 12 (16.22%) Data Analysis
17 11 (14.86%) Project Management
17 11 (14.86%) XML
17 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
17 11 (14.86%) Android
17 11 (14.86%) Android Development
17 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
18 10 (13.51%) Office 365
18 10 (13.51%) C#
18 10 (13.51%) VB

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) WordPress
3 3 (4.05%) Node.js
4 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.70%) Drupal
5 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Wireshark
1 5 (6.76%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.35%) Wireless
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) MS Access
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
1 9 (12.16%) JUnit
2 8 (10.81%) Subversion
3 5 (6.76%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Maven
4 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.05%) Ant
5 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (6.76%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.05%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (40.54%) Software Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Graduate
4 11 (14.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) DBA
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Administrator
9 6 (8.11%) Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Security Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
12 3 (4.05%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 3 (4.05%) iOS Developer
12 3 (4.05%) SQL Server DBA
12 3 (4.05%) SQL DBA
12 3 (4.05%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) HTML
2 21 (28.38%) CSS
3 20 (27.03%) .NET
4 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
5 11 (14.86%) XML
6 8 (10.81%) SWT
7 5 (6.76%) jQuery
7 5 (6.76%) HTML5
7 5 (6.76%) Ajax
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.05%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.05%) CSS3
10 2 (2.70%) Web Services
10 2 (2.70%) Flash
10 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.70%) Symfony
11 1 (1.35%) Qt
11 1 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
2 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.11%) Statistics
4 5 (6.76%) Physics
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.70%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.35%) Robotics
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) VHDL
7 1 (1.35%) Verilog
7 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Linux
2 19 (25.68%) UNIX
3 17 (22.97%) Windows
4 11 (14.86%) Android
5 5 (6.76%) AIX
5 5 (6.76%) Solaris
6 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.92%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.22%) Data Analysis
3 11 (14.86%) Project Management
3 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
3 11 (14.86%) Android Development
4 9 (12.16%) MVC
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.76%) SIEM
6 5 (6.76%) OO
7 4 (5.41%) TDD
7 4 (5.41%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.05%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (4.05%) Cyber Security
8 3 (4.05%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.05%) BDD
8 3 (4.05%) Scrum
8 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.70%) Migration
9 2 (2.70%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) C++
2 26 (35.14%) C
3 23 (31.08%) Java
4 22 (29.73%) SQL
4 22 (29.73%) Python
5 18 (24.32%) PHP
6 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.51%) C#
7 10 (13.51%) VB
8 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.70%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.70%) VBScript
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.70%) PHP5
10 2 (2.70%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.35%) Ada
Qualifications
1 50 (67.57%) Degree
2 16 (21.62%) PhD
3 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) JTAG
2 1 (1.35%) HL7
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Wind River
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Serena
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
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