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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.37% 4.05% 2.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.90% 10.63% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 17
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
295 301 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.61% 38.05% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 270 294 287
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £57,500
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 31 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 56 (83.58%) Degree
2 43 (64.18%) Software Engineering
3 36 (53.73%) C++
4 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
5 24 (35.82%) SQL
6 22 (32.84%) HTML
6 22 (32.84%) CSS
7 19 (28.36%) UNIX
7 19 (28.36%) Windows
8 18 (26.87%) Linux
8 18 (26.87%) .NET
8 18 (26.87%) Mathematics
9 17 (25.37%) Java
9 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
10 15 (22.39%) Physics
11 14 (20.90%) Oracle
12 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
12 13 (19.40%) C
12 13 (19.40%) C#
12 13 (19.40%) PhD
12 13 (19.40%) Statistics
13 12 (17.91%) XML
14 11 (16.42%) PHP
15 10 (14.93%) JUnit
15 10 (14.93%) Python
15 10 (14.93%) Eclipse
15 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
15 10 (14.93%) Algorithms
16 9 (13.43%) Subversion
16 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) SAS
2 4 (5.97%) CICS
3 2 (2.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) SPSS
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) Wireless
2 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.48%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) MS Access
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) JUnit
1 10 (14.93%) Eclipse
2 9 (13.43%) Subversion
3 6 (8.96%) Eclipse RCP
4 4 (5.97%) JIRA
4 4 (5.97%) ChangeMan
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (7.46%) Electronics
1 5 (7.46%) Multimedia
2 4 (5.97%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Graduate
5 8 (11.94%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) DBA
8 5 (7.46%) Security Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Administrator
8 5 (7.46%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Junior
9 4 (5.97%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) E-Learning Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) HTML
1 22 (32.84%) CSS
2 18 (26.87%) .NET
3 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
4 12 (17.91%) XML
5 9 (13.43%) SWT
6 5 (7.46%) HTML5
7 4 (5.97%) Ajax
7 4 (5.97%) ISPF
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.48%) jQuery
8 3 (4.48%) Flash
9 2 (2.99%) OpenMP
9 2 (2.99%) CSS3
9 2 (2.99%) OpenCL
9 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.49%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.49%) Spring
10 1 (1.49%) Java EE
10 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Mathematics
2 15 (22.39%) Physics
3 13 (19.40%) Statistics
4 10 (14.93%) Algorithms
5 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
6 4 (5.97%) Data Conversion
6 4 (5.97%) VSAM
6 4 (5.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (4.48%) E-Learning
7 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.48%) Robotics
8 2 (2.99%) VHDL
9 1 (1.49%) Kindle
9 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) UNIX
1 19 (28.36%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Linux
3 8 (11.94%) AIX
3 8 (11.94%) Solaris
4 4 (5.97%) Android
5 3 (4.48%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Software Engineering
2 8 (11.94%) Cyber Security
3 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 6 (8.96%) OO
5 5 (7.46%) Machine Learning
6 4 (5.97%) Web Application Development
6 4 (5.97%) MVC
6 4 (5.97%) Android Development
6 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) TDD
7 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Manual Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.48%) OOP
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) iOS Development
7 3 (4.48%) SIEM
7 3 (4.48%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) C++
2 24 (35.82%) SQL
3 17 (25.37%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.40%) C
4 13 (19.40%) C#
5 11 (16.42%) PHP
6 10 (14.93%) Python
7 5 (7.46%) VB
7 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.97%) COBOL
8 4 (5.97%) JCL
9 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.48%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (4.48%) ActionScript
9 3 (4.48%) VBScript
10 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 56 (83.58%) Degree
2 13 (19.40%) PhD
3 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
4 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) GCIA
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) Tableau
4 3 (4.48%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Sun
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Serena
5 1 (1.49%) Wind River
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago