The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 18 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 4.84% 5.49% 3.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.57% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
35 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 56.45% 32.97% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 10
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Sussex region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Sussex

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Windows CE
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) UX Design
3 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Robolectric
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OAuth
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) RoboSpice
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows CE
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) UX Design
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Dell