The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 11 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 5.88% 5.56% 7.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.18% 10.71% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
11 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 32.35% 51.85% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 5
Average salary £50,000 £58,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% +6.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Thames Valley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Thames Valley region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Computer Science
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) RIA
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) RIA
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree