The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 59 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 9.28% 4.86% 6.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.52% 15.82% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48 23 31
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
176 158 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 27.67% 30.74% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 144 129 159
Average salary £40,000 £38,472 £40,232
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Wiltshire

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Swindon

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Swindon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 49 (61.25%) SQL
2 46 (57.50%) XML
3 37 (46.25%) Degree
4 32 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 30 (37.50%) MS Office
6 29 (36.25%) QA
7 28 (35.00%) Java
8 26 (32.50%) VBScript
8 26 (32.50%) VB
8 26 (32.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 24 (30.00%) Scrum
10 22 (27.50%) VBA
10 22 (27.50%) Oracle
11 19 (23.75%) CSS
11 19 (23.75%) HTML
11 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
11 19 (23.75%) Relational Database
12 18 (22.50%) Automated Testing
12 18 (22.50%) Finance
13 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
14 16 (20.00%) XSD
14 16 (20.00%) Windows
14 16 (20.00%) PhD
14 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 15 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (18.75%) OO
15 15 (18.75%) RDBMS
15 15 (18.75%) HND
15 15 (18.75%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 30 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.25%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
2 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.00%) VPN
2 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 4 (5.00%) SMTP
2 4 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.75%) Relational Database
3 15 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 12 (15.00%) DB2
5 10 (12.50%) MySQL
6 6 (7.50%) MS Access
6 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (7.50%) Data Mining
6 6 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (7.50%) SAP BW
6 6 (7.50%) SAP BI
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (13.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.75%) Selenium
3 3 (3.75%) TestNG
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Tester
3 10 (12.50%) Junior
4 9 (11.25%) Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Junior Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Lead Tester
6 7 (8.75%) Automated Tester
7 6 (7.50%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) SAP BW Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Senior SAP BW Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Technical Support
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (57.50%) XML
2 19 (23.75%) CSS
2 19 (23.75%) HTML
3 16 (20.00%) XSD
4 15 (18.75%) jQuery
4 15 (18.75%) HTML5
4 15 (18.75%) CSS3
5 14 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (17.50%) GWT
6 9 (11.25%) OSGi
7 8 (10.00%) Web Services
7 8 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (10.00%) Spring
8 6 (7.50%) SAP MI
9 4 (5.00%) .NET
10 3 (3.75%) SOAP
10 3 (3.75%) REST
11 2 (2.50%) Middleware
12 1 (1.25%) ADO.NET
12 1 (1.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Mathematics
1 7 (8.75%) Physics
2 6 (7.50%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.50%) Economics
2 6 (7.50%) Statistics
2 6 (7.50%) Informatics
2 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.25%) CESG
4 1 (1.25%) RMADS
4 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Scrum
2 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
3 18 (22.50%) Automated Testing
4 15 (18.75%) OO
5 14 (17.50%) OOP
6 12 (15.00%) Process Management
7 10 (12.50%) OOD
8 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.75%) UML
9 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.50%) Validation
9 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Test Management
9 6 (7.50%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.50%) Campaign Management
9 6 (7.50%) Database Tuning
9 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (6.25%) SOA
11 4 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 49 (61.25%) SQL
2 28 (35.00%) Java
3 26 (32.50%) VBScript
3 26 (32.50%) VB
4 22 (27.50%) VBA
5 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.00%) C#
7 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.75%) R
8 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Degree
2 16 (20.00%) PhD
3 15 (18.75%) HND
4 14 (17.50%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) CISA
5 1 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (36.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) MOM
1 4 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) HP
3 6 (7.50%) Business Objects
3 6 (7.50%) SAP
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.25%) Zend
6 1 (1.25%) Intergraph
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