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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 34 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.36% 3.63% 3.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.13% 8.95% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 33
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,450 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
259 380 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.25% 40.60% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 231 327 366
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
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 9 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 39 (79.59%) Software Engineering
2 35 (71.43%) Degree
3 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
4 22 (44.90%) HTML
4 22 (44.90%) CSS
5 19 (38.78%) MVC
6 16 (32.65%) Linux
7 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (28.57%) OOP
8 14 (28.57%) Information Security
8 14 (28.57%) .NET
8 14 (28.57%) C#
9 13 (26.53%) PHP
9 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.53%) Subversion
10 12 (24.49%) PHP 5
10 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
10 12 (24.49%) Laravel
10 12 (24.49%) LAMP
10 12 (24.49%) Debian
10 12 (24.49%) MySQL
10 12 (24.49%) Apache
10 12 (24.49%) Python
10 12 (24.49%) PHP 7
11 11 (22.45%) TDD
12 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
12 10 (20.41%) C
12 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
13 9 (18.37%) Unix
13 9 (18.37%) BDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 12 (24.49%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Subversion
2 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Military
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) PHP Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
5 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
5 8 (16.33%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Security Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Software Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
9 4 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Consultant
9 4 (8.16%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Linux Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) CSS
1 22 (44.90%) HTML
2 14 (28.57%) .NET
3 12 (24.49%) LAMP
3 12 (24.49%) Laravel
4 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
5 8 (16.33%) jQuery
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.24%) XML
7 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 4 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (8.16%) Spring
9 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.12%) CSS3
9 3 (6.12%) HTML5
9 3 (6.12%) JSON
9 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (6.12%) Fintech
3 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.12%) Physics
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) CESG
5 1 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) Tandem
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Debian
3 9 (18.37%) Unix
4 4 (8.16%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Software Engineering
2 19 (38.78%) MVC
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Information Security
4 14 (28.57%) OOP
5 11 (22.45%) TDD
6 9 (18.37%) BDD
7 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (12.24%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Business Development
10 3 (6.12%) OO
10 3 (6.12%) Open Source
11 2 (4.08%) Analytics
11 2 (4.08%) Big Data Analytics
11 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.08%) Data Analytics
11 2 (4.08%) Scrum
11 2 (4.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) C#
3 13 (26.53%) PHP
4 12 (24.49%) PHP 5
4 12 (24.49%) PHP 7
4 12 (24.49%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) C
6 7 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (12.24%) Assembly Language
7 6 (12.24%) Java
8 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.08%) R
11 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (71.43%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) PhD
6 1 (2.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.04%) CCFP
6 1 (2.04%) CCSP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CISSP
6 1 (2.04%) CLAS
6 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Zend
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