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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 60 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.37% 3.20% 6.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.70% 6.73% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 54
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
237 401 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.75% 47.46% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 201 360 343
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,480
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (82.35%) Degree
2 49 (72.06%) Software Engineering
3 36 (52.94%) SQL
4 35 (51.47%) Java
4 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (41.18%) Linux
6 26 (38.24%) UNIX
7 25 (36.76%) XML
8 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 22 (32.35%) .NET
10 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 20 (29.41%) C++
11 19 (27.94%) Finance
12 16 (23.53%) TDD
13 15 (22.06%) Python
13 15 (22.06%) C#
13 15 (22.06%) SDLC
14 13 (19.12%) BDD
14 13 (19.12%) Windows
15 12 (17.65%) Oracle
15 12 (17.65%) HTML
15 12 (17.65%) PL/SQL
15 12 (17.65%) Spring
15 12 (17.65%) Mathematics
15 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
15 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (16.18%) CSS
17 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
17 10 (14.71%) C
17 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Firewall
1 3 (4.41%) Wireless
1 3 (4.41%) VLAN
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JUnit
1 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 3 (4.41%) Maven
2 3 (4.41%) JSUnit
2 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
2 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.41%) Grunt
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Electronics
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 27 (39.71%) Java Developer
3 22 (32.35%) Senior Developer
4 17 (25.00%) Graduate
5 15 (22.06%) Software Developer
6 13 (19.12%) Software Engineer
7 12 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (14.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 7 (10.29%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Graduate Software Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Junior
12 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
12 3 (4.41%) Head of IT
13 2 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
13 2 (2.94%) Java Engineer
13 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
13 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) XML
2 22 (32.35%) .NET
3 12 (17.65%) HTML
3 12 (17.65%) Spring
4 11 (16.18%) CSS
5 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (11.76%) jQuery
7 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 5 (7.35%) SWT
9 4 (5.88%) JSON
10 3 (4.41%) RESTful
11 2 (2.94%) Web Services
11 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 1 (1.47%) HTML5
12 1 (1.47%) REST
12 1 (1.47%) CSS3
12 1 (1.47%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Mathematics
1 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.41%) FMCG
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.47%) Physics
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Linux
2 26 (38.24%) UNIX
3 13 (19.12%) Windows
4 4 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (72.06%) Software Engineering
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) TDD
4 15 (22.06%) SDLC
5 13 (19.12%) BDD
6 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.24%) Data Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) Scrum
8 9 (13.24%) Project Management
9 6 (8.82%) OO
9 6 (8.82%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.41%) Analytics
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.41%) IT Asset Management
10 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.41%) ERP
10 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) Java
3 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.41%) C++
5 15 (22.06%) C#
5 15 (22.06%) Python
6 12 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 10 (14.71%) C
8 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
9 5 (7.35%) Perl
10 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (82.35%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) PhD
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
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