The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 38 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 26 59 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.00% 6.52% 3.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.54% 17.20% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26 56 28
Average salary £42,500 £31,750 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.85% +3.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
345 343 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.84% 37.90% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 307 321 346
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Hampshire

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 25 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 64 (88.89%) Degree
2 34 (47.22%) Software Engineering
3 33 (45.83%) C++
4 30 (41.67%) Mathematics
5 28 (38.89%) Physics
5 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 23 (31.94%) C#
7 22 (30.56%) HTML
7 22 (30.56%) .NET
8 21 (29.17%) UNIX
8 21 (29.17%) Statistics
9 20 (27.78%) CSS
9 20 (27.78%) SQL
10 18 (25.00%) Windows
10 18 (25.00%) Linux
11 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
12 16 (22.22%) PhD
12 16 (22.22%) Mobile App
13 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
14 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
15 13 (18.06%) Java
15 13 (18.06%) Solaris
15 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
16 12 (16.67%) Internet
16 12 (16.67%) Cyber Security
16 12 (16.67%) Machine Learning
17 10 (13.89%) Oracle
18 9 (12.50%) C
18 9 (12.50%) AIX
18 9 (12.50%) XML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.56%) SAS
1 4 (5.56%) CICS
2 2 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SPSS
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) Wireless
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) DB2
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) JUnit
1 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.94%) Subversion
1 5 (6.94%) Eclipse RCP
2 4 (5.56%) JIRA
2 4 (5.56%) ChangeMan
General
1 4 (5.56%) Electronics
1 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.17%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) Software Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) Consultant
5 12 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 12 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 11 (15.28%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (13.89%) Graduate
8 8 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Junior
10 6 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) HTML
1 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 20 (27.78%) CSS
3 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.50%) XML
5 5 (6.94%) SWT
6 4 (5.56%) ISPF
6 4 (5.56%) HTML5
7 3 (4.17%) CSS3
7 3 (4.17%) Ajax
8 2 (2.78%) OpenCL
8 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.78%) OpenMP
8 2 (2.78%) WCF
8 2 (2.78%) WPF
8 2 (2.78%) COM
9 1 (1.39%) Flash
9 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.39%) jQuery
9 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 28 (38.89%) Physics
3 21 (29.17%) Statistics
4 16 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.56%) Data Conversion
5 4 (5.56%) VSAM
6 2 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.78%) VHDL
6 2 (2.78%) Robotics
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.39%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) UNIX
2 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 18 (25.00%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Solaris
4 9 (12.50%) AIX
5 7 (9.72%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 12 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 8 (11.11%) Web Development
4 7 (9.72%) Automated Testing
4 7 (9.72%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 5 (6.94%) Android Development
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.17%) OOP
8 3 (4.17%) MVC
8 3 (4.17%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.78%) BDD
9 2 (2.78%) Image Processing
9 2 (2.78%) Workflow
9 2 (2.78%) Validation
9 2 (2.78%) SOA
9 2 (2.78%) Project Management
9 2 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) C++
2 23 (31.94%) C#
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.06%) Java
6 9 (12.50%) C
7 6 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.56%) JCL
8 4 (5.56%) COBOL
9 2 (2.78%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.78%) Python
10 1 (1.39%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.39%) R
10 1 (1.39%) VBScript
10 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 64 (88.89%) Degree
2 16 (22.22%) PhD
3 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) CISSP
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.39%) CISA
5 1 (1.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) Tableau
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) Sun
4 1 (1.39%) Citrix
4 1 (1.39%) Splunk
4 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
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