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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 40 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.84% 5.05% 4.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.02% 12.43% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 39
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
235 370 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.42% 40.66% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 206 293 389
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 48 (68.57%) Degree
2 45 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 24 (34.29%) HTML
3 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 23 (32.86%) CSS
4 23 (32.86%) MVC
5 20 (28.57%) Linux
5 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (28.57%) Web Development
6 19 (27.14%) OOP
6 19 (27.14%) PHP
7 18 (25.71%) MySQL
7 18 (25.71%) Apache
7 18 (25.71%) LAMP
7 18 (25.71%) Debian
7 18 (25.71%) Subversion
7 18 (25.71%) PHP 5
7 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
7 18 (25.71%) Laravel
7 18 (25.71%) PHP 7
8 16 (22.86%) C#
9 14 (20.00%) Information Security
10 13 (18.57%) Python
11 12 (17.14%) Windows
11 12 (17.14%) C
11 12 (17.14%) Mathematics
11 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
12 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.71%) SQL
13 10 (14.29%) C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (25.71%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) VLAN
2 7 (10.00%) Wireless
3 5 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (2.86%) BGP
4 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) NetScreen
4 2 (2.86%) OSPF
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) MySQL
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
1 18 (25.71%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) Gradle
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 10 (14.29%) Electronics
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Military
5 2 (2.86%) Finance
5 2 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) PHP Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Security Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Technical Trainer
6 7 (10.00%) Trainer
7 6 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Software Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Junior C# Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) HTML
2 23 (32.86%) CSS
3 18 (25.71%) LAMP
3 18 (25.71%) Laravel
4 9 (12.86%) .NET
5 8 (11.43%) Web Services
6 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.29%) CSS3
8 3 (4.29%) HTML5
8 3 (4.29%) jQuery
8 3 (4.29%) JSON
9 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.86%) Sass
9 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.43%) Qt
10 1 (1.43%) REST
10 1 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Mathematics
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) e-Learning
3 5 (7.14%) Physics
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.29%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.86%) Fintech
7 1 (1.43%) Robotics
7 1 (1.43%) Tandem
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Linux
2 18 (25.71%) Debian
3 12 (17.14%) Windows
4 7 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 23 (32.86%) MVC
3 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.57%) Web Development
4 19 (27.14%) OOP
5 14 (20.00%) Information Security
6 8 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (11.43%) SDLC
7 7 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (10.00%) TDD
7 7 (10.00%) Time Management
8 6 (8.57%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (8.57%) Scrum
9 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) OO
10 4 (5.71%) Analytics
10 4 (5.71%) BDD
10 4 (5.71%) Data Analytics
10 4 (5.71%) OOD
11 3 (4.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.14%) PHP
3 18 (25.71%) PHP 5
3 18 (25.71%) PHP 7
4 16 (22.86%) C#
5 13 (18.57%) Python
6 12 (17.14%) C
7 11 (15.71%) SQL
8 10 (14.29%) C++
9 8 (11.43%) Java
10 6 (8.57%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.86%) R
11 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (68.57%) Degree
2 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) CCNA
5 2 (2.86%) CCNP
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.86%) ISEB
5 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.43%) VMware
2 7 (10.00%) NICE Systems
3 2 (2.86%) Brocade
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco
3 2 (2.86%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.86%) Foundry
3 2 (2.86%) Juniper
3 2 (2.86%) Tableau
4 1 (1.43%) Nokia
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago