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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 5.00% 2.86% 3.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 6.45% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £65,000 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
4 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 20.00% 44.29% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 9
Median salary £25,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% +4.39%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the Sussex region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree