The 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 40 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.14% 4.17% 7.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.42% 11.30% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 29
Average salary £38,750 £35,329 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.68% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £23,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,075 £57,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Wiltshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
206 230 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 31.64% 36.92% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 151 177 116
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,911 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £100,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Swindon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 60 (60.61%) Degree
2 52 (52.53%) SQL
3 48 (48.48%) XML
4 41 (41.41%) Scrum
5 40 (40.40%) Java
5 40 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (38.38%) MS Excel
7 32 (32.32%) Oracle
8 30 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 28 (28.28%) HTML
9 28 (28.28%) CSS
9 28 (28.28%) Finance
9 28 (28.28%) Software Engineering
10 27 (27.27%) QA
10 27 (27.27%) MS Office
11 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
11 25 (25.25%) Windows
12 22 (22.22%) VBScript
12 22 (22.22%) ISEB
13 21 (21.21%) HTML5
13 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
14 20 (20.20%) jQuery
14 20 (20.20%) QuickTest Pro
15 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
16 18 (18.18%) XSD
16 18 (18.18%) UNIX
16 18 (18.18%) PhD
16 18 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
17 17 (17.17%) HND
17 17 (17.17%) DB2

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.04%) IIS
1 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.03%) SAS
3 2 (2.02%) CMS
3 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.01%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.01%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.01%) Liferay
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (38.38%) MS Excel
2 27 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) DHCP
1 8 (8.08%) VPN
1 8 (8.08%) DNS
2 5 (5.05%) HTTP
3 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.04%) SMTP
3 4 (4.04%) LDAP
3 4 (4.04%) Firewall
3 4 (4.04%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.02%) Internet
4 2 (2.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 17 (17.17%) DB2
3 17 (17.17%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.11%) MySQL
5 7 (7.07%) Data Mining
6 6 (6.06%) MS Access
6 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.07%) Selenium
3 7 (7.07%) TestNG
3 7 (7.07%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.01%) Ant
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
3 17 (17.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (36.36%) Developer
2 18 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Junior
4 12 (12.12%) Test Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Tester
6 8 (8.08%) Junior Developer
7 7 (7.07%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) QA Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior QA Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Graduate
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.48%) XML
2 28 (28.28%) HTML
2 28 (28.28%) CSS
3 21 (21.21%) HTML5
4 20 (20.20%) jQuery
5 18 (18.18%) XSD
6 17 (17.17%) CSS3
7 16 (16.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (16.16%) .NET
7 16 (16.16%) Web Services
7 16 (16.16%) GWT
8 10 (10.10%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.10%) Spring
8 10 (10.10%) OSGi
9 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.08%) SOAP
11 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.07%) REST
12 4 (4.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.09%) Physics
4 7 (7.07%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.06%) Statistics
5 6 (6.06%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.02%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) CESG
7 1 (1.01%) RIA
7 1 (1.01%) Open Source
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Windows
2 18 (18.18%) UNIX
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Scrum
2 40 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.28%) Software Engineering
4 17 (17.17%) Process Management
5 14 (14.14%) OOD
5 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
6 13 (13.13%) OO
6 13 (13.13%) MVC
7 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
8 10 (10.10%) SOA
8 10 (10.10%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.10%) TDD
9 9 (9.09%) UML
10 8 (8.08%) Use Case
11 7 (7.07%) Time Management
11 7 (7.07%) Database Tuning
11 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.07%) OOP
11 7 (7.07%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 52 (52.53%) SQL
2 40 (40.40%) Java
3 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.22%) VBScript
5 15 (15.15%) C#
6 14 (14.14%) VB
7 10 (10.10%) VB.NET
7 10 (10.10%) VBA
8 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) R
9 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (60.61%) Degree
2 22 (22.22%) ISEB
3 18 (18.18%) PhD
4 17 (17.17%) HND
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (1.01%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) MOM
1 4 (4.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (4.04%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Oracle
2 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.08%) VMware
3 8 (8.08%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Dell
5 2 (2.02%) EMC
5 2 (2.02%) Sage
5 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.01%) Zend
6 1 (1.01%) Intergraph
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe
6 1 (1.01%) Siebel
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