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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 62 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 8.47% 3.95% 4.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.38% 11.16% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 25
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £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
235 224 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 32.10% 35.39% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 181 169 173
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £84,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Swindon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 56 (58.95%) SQL
2 52 (54.74%) Degree
3 49 (51.58%) XML
4 39 (41.05%) Java
5 37 (38.95%) MS Excel
5 37 (38.95%) Scrum
6 35 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (32.63%) QA
8 30 (31.58%) Oracle
8 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 30 (31.58%) MS Office
9 27 (28.42%) Software Engineering
10 26 (27.37%) VBScript
11 24 (25.26%) HTML
11 24 (25.26%) CSS
11 24 (25.26%) QuickTest Pro
11 24 (25.26%) Finance
12 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
12 23 (24.21%) Windows
13 21 (22.11%) VB
13 21 (22.11%) ISEB
13 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
14 18 (18.95%) XSD
14 18 (18.95%) PhD
14 18 (18.95%) Telecoms
14 18 (18.95%) Oracle BPM
15 17 (17.89%) VBA
15 17 (17.89%) DB2
15 17 (17.89%) HND
15 17 (17.89%) UNIX

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (4.21%) IIS
2 3 (3.16%) SAS
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) Liferay
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (38.95%) MS Excel
2 30 (31.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.05%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) DHCP
1 6 (6.32%) VPN
1 6 (6.32%) DNS
2 5 (5.26%) HTTP
3 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.21%) LDAP
3 4 (4.21%) SMTP
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
3 17 (17.89%) DB2
3 17 (17.89%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.58%) MySQL
5 6 (6.32%) MS Access
5 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.32%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (12.63%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.37%) SoapUI
3 7 (7.37%) Selenium
3 7 (7.37%) TestNG
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Telecoms
3 17 (17.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (36.84%) Developer
2 17 (17.89%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Junior
4 12 (12.63%) Test Manager
5 11 (11.58%) Tester
5 11 (11.58%) Junior Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Lead Tester
6 8 (8.42%) Automated Tester
7 7 (7.37%) QA Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Senior QA Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Graduate
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.58%) XML
2 24 (25.26%) HTML
2 24 (25.26%) CSS
3 18 (18.95%) XSD
4 17 (17.89%) jQuery
4 17 (17.89%) HTML5
4 17 (17.89%) CSS3
5 16 (16.84%) GWT
5 16 (16.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (15.79%) Web Services
7 11 (11.58%) .NET
8 10 (10.53%) OSGi
9 9 (9.47%) Hibernate
9 9 (9.47%) Spring
10 7 (7.37%) REST
10 7 (7.37%) SOAP
11 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.47%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.37%) Physics
3 7 (7.37%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.32%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.32%) Statistics
5 2 (2.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.05%) CESG
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.05%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) UNIX
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.95%) Scrum
2 35 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.42%) Software Engineering
4 17 (17.89%) Process Management
5 16 (16.84%) Automated Testing
6 14 (14.74%) OO
6 14 (14.74%) OOD
7 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.53%) SOA
8 10 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.42%) UML
9 8 (8.42%) OOP
9 8 (8.42%) MVC
10 7 (7.37%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.37%) TDD
10 7 (7.37%) Use Case
10 7 (7.37%) Database Tuning
10 7 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.32%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (58.95%) SQL
2 39 (41.05%) Java
3 26 (27.37%) VBScript
4 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (22.11%) VB
6 17 (17.89%) VBA
7 11 (11.58%) C#
8 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.16%) R
10 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.05%) C++
11 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (54.74%) Degree
2 21 (22.11%) ISEB
3 18 (18.95%) PhD
4 17 (17.89%) HND
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) CISA
7 1 (1.05%) CISM
7 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (32.63%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) MOM
1 4 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (4.21%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Oracle
2 10 (10.53%) HP
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.32%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Dell
5 2 (2.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.05%) Intergraph
6 1 (1.05%) Zend
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