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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 49 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.49% 3.87% 10.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.34% 10.19% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 50
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
203 216 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 33.72% 38.03% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 132 190 176
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,536 £57,750
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 19 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Swindon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (71.95%) Degree
2 45 (54.88%) SQL
3 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (43.90%) Scrum
4 36 (43.90%) MS Excel
5 32 (39.02%) Java
6 30 (36.59%) XML
7 26 (31.71%) MS Office
8 23 (28.05%) QA
8 23 (28.05%) ISEB
8 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
9 20 (24.39%) C#
9 20 (24.39%) Windows
9 20 (24.39%) HTML
10 19 (23.17%) CSS
10 19 (23.17%) VBScript
10 19 (23.17%) Software Engineering
11 17 (20.73%) Oracle
11 17 (20.73%) QuickTest Pro
11 17 (20.73%) Finance
12 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
12 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
12 14 (17.07%) .NET
13 13 (15.85%) UNIX
13 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
14 12 (14.63%) MVC
14 12 (14.63%) Mathematics
15 11 (13.41%) Oracle BPM
15 11 (13.41%) Active Directory

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (7.32%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.66%) SAS
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Liferay
5 1 (1.22%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 36 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 26 (31.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) DHCP
1 11 (13.41%) VPN
1 11 (13.41%) DNS
2 7 (8.54%) HTTP
3 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 6 (7.32%) Wireshark
3 6 (7.32%) LDAP
3 6 (7.32%) SMTP
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
4 2 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.41%) DB2
4 7 (8.54%) Data Mining
4 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.32%) MS Access
5 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (7.32%) Selenium
2 6 (7.32%) TestNG
2 6 (7.32%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.44%) German Language
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Developer
2 14 (17.07%) Test Manager
3 10 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Junior
6 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.32%) Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Graduate
7 6 (7.32%) Tester
7 6 (7.32%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Technical Support
7 6 (7.32%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.59%) XML
2 20 (24.39%) HTML
3 19 (23.17%) CSS
4 14 (17.07%) .NET
5 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
5 11 (13.41%) Web Services
5 11 (13.41%) jQuery
5 11 (13.41%) HTML5
6 7 (8.54%) GWT
6 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.54%) CSS3
6 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (8.54%) SOAP
6 7 (8.54%) XSD
7 6 (7.32%) REST
8 4 (4.88%) Middleware
8 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.88%) Spring
9 2 (2.44%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.63%) Mathematics
3 9 (10.98%) Physics
3 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
4 6 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.32%) Statistics
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.22%) CESG
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) Open Source
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.66%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) Scrum
3 19 (23.17%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
5 12 (14.63%) MVC
6 11 (13.41%) Process Management
7 9 (10.98%) TDD
7 9 (10.98%) OO
7 9 (10.98%) OOD
7 9 (10.98%) SOA
8 8 (9.76%) ITIL
9 7 (8.54%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (8.54%) Use Case
9 7 (8.54%) Time Management
9 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.32%) Campaign Management
10 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Analytics
12 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) SQL
2 32 (39.02%) Java
3 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.39%) C#
5 19 (23.17%) VBScript
6 8 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.54%) VB
8 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.66%) R
9 3 (3.66%) VBA
9 3 (3.66%) C++
10 2 (2.44%) PHP
10 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.22%) C
11 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (71.95%) Degree
2 23 (28.05%) ISEB
3 9 (10.98%) PhD
4 7 (8.54%) HND
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.22%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MBA
7 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.05%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
1 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) MOM
1 6 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) VMware
3 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.66%) HP
4 3 (3.66%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.44%) Dell
5 2 (2.44%) EMC
5 2 (2.44%) Sage
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Siebel
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