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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 60 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 8.38% 4.11% 5.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.52% 13.94% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 24
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,750 £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
179 165 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 25.00% 29.46% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 140 126 157
Average salary £38,250 £37,603 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.72% -11.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,550 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Swindon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 55 (60.44%) SQL
2 50 (54.95%) XML
3 45 (49.45%) Degree
4 36 (39.56%) Java
4 36 (39.56%) MS Excel
5 33 (36.26%) Scrum
5 33 (36.26%) QA
6 31 (34.07%) MS Office
7 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
8 28 (30.77%) VBScript
9 27 (29.67%) Oracle
9 27 (29.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 25 (27.47%) VB
11 24 (26.37%) Software Engineering
12 23 (25.27%) HTML
12 23 (25.27%) CSS
13 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
13 22 (24.18%) Finance
14 21 (23.08%) VBA
14 21 (23.08%) Windows
14 21 (23.08%) Relational Database
15 19 (20.88%) ISEB
16 18 (19.78%) Telecoms
16 18 (19.78%) XSD
16 18 (19.78%) PhD
16 18 (19.78%) Automated Testing
17 17 (18.68%) CSS3
17 17 (18.68%) HTML5
17 17 (18.68%) Oracle BPM
17 17 (18.68%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.40%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (39.56%) MS Excel
2 31 (34.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.10%) SmartPlant
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) DHCP
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
1 5 (5.49%) VPN
1 5 (5.49%) DNS
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.40%) LDAP
2 4 (4.40%) SMTP
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 17 (18.68%) RDBMS
4 16 (17.58%) DB2
5 11 (12.09%) MySQL
6 6 (6.59%) MS Access
6 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.59%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.10%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 27 (29.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (13.19%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
3 6 (6.59%) Selenium
3 6 (6.59%) TestNG
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Telecoms
3 17 (18.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 17 (18.68%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Junior
4 11 (12.09%) Tester
4 11 (12.09%) Test Manager
5 10 (10.99%) Junior Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Lead Tester
6 8 (8.79%) Automated Tester
7 6 (6.59%) QA Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Graduate
7 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (54.95%) XML
2 23 (25.27%) CSS
2 23 (25.27%) HTML
3 18 (19.78%) XSD
4 17 (18.68%) jQuery
4 17 (18.68%) HTML5
4 17 (18.68%) CSS3
5 16 (17.58%) GWT
5 16 (17.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (14.29%) Web Services
7 10 (10.99%) OSGi
8 9 (9.89%) Spring
8 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
8 9 (9.89%) .NET
9 6 (6.59%) SOAP
9 6 (6.59%) REST
10 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (7.69%) Physics
2 7 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.59%) Statistics
3 6 (6.59%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.10%) Informatics
4 1 (1.10%) RMADS
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.10%) CESG
4 1 (1.10%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (1.10%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Scrum
2 24 (26.37%) Software Engineering
3 18 (19.78%) Automated Testing
4 16 (17.58%) OO
4 16 (17.58%) Process Management
5 13 (14.29%) OOD
6 12 (13.19%) OOP
7 9 (9.89%) SOA
7 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
7 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.79%) UML
9 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.69%) Database Tuning
10 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.59%) Campaign Management
10 6 (6.59%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (6.59%) MVC
10 6 (6.59%) Use Case
10 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (60.44%) SQL
2 36 (39.56%) Java
3 28 (30.77%) VBScript
4 25 (27.47%) VB
5 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
6 21 (23.08%) VBA
7 9 (9.89%) C#
8 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.30%) R
10 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.10%) C++
11 1 (1.10%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (49.45%) Degree
2 19 (20.88%) ISEB
3 18 (19.78%) PhD
4 17 (18.68%) HND
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CISA
6 1 (1.10%) CISM
6 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (36.26%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) MOM
1 4 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (4.40%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Oracle
2 11 (12.09%) HP
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Zend
5 1 (1.10%) Dell
5 1 (1.10%) EMC
5 1 (1.10%) Intergraph
5 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
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