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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 46 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 16 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.09% 3.57% 9.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.49% 10.46% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 43
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
185 153 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 32.29% 34.15% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 138 143 221
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 29 (72.50%) Degree
2 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) Scrum
4 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 18 (45.00%) SQL
6 16 (40.00%) C#
7 15 (37.50%) MS Office
7 15 (37.50%) ISEB
8 14 (35.00%) .NET
9 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (27.50%) HTML
10 11 (27.50%) VBScript
10 11 (27.50%) QA
11 10 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (25.00%) CSS
11 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (22.50%) Windows
13 8 (20.00%) XML
13 8 (20.00%) Java
13 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.00%) jQuery
14 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.50%) MVC
15 6 (15.00%) Finance
15 6 (15.00%) VMware
15 6 (15.00%) TDD
15 6 (15.00%) Oracle
15 6 (15.00%) OO
15 6 (15.00%) Active Directory

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (37.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.50%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) DHCP
1 6 (15.00%) VPN
1 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) SMTP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) TestNG
3 1 (2.50%) Moq
3 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Test Manager
3 10 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Junior
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Products Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Junior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (20.00%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.00%) HTML5
6 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.50%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (2.50%) STL
9 1 (2.50%) J2EE
9 1 (2.50%) MFC
9 1 (2.50%) XHTML
9 1 (2.50%) POSIX
9 1 (2.50%) WSDL
9 1 (2.50%) JTS
9 1 (2.50%) Middleware
9 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.00%) Physics
2 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) RIA
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Scrum
3 7 (17.50%) MVC
4 6 (15.00%) OO
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Time Management
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) OOD
8 2 (5.00%) OOP
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Use Case
9 1 (2.50%) Stress Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Test Management
9 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) VBScript
4 10 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Degree
2 15 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MBA
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) VCP4
5 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) MOM
1 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Sage
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Siebel
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago