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 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 17 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 1.79% 4.35% 6.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 11.76% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +136.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
24 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 42.86% 36.96% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 24
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 8 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (100.00%) Data Structures
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) API Development
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (87.50%) Social Media
2 7 (87.50%) iRise
2 7 (87.50%) Asset Management
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 7 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) XPath
2 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle BI EE

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Project Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Project Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Project Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) XML Schema
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Data Structures
2 7 (87.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) API Development
2 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 7 (87.50%) Asset Management
2 7 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) XQuery
2 7 (87.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) iRise