Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 251 224 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.90% 6.92% 6.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.72% 16.39% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 217 134 201
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.21% -5.63% +21.21%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,501 1,367 1,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.25% 42.23% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,215 1,109 1,381
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Bristol

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Bristol

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 200 (79.68%) Degree
2 124 (49.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 118 (47.01%) Java
4 88 (35.06%) Mathematics
5 79 (31.47%) Software Engineering
6 78 (31.08%) C++
7 71 (28.29%) Python
8 68 (27.09%) JavaScript
9 61 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (21.51%) Finance
11 53 (21.12%) SQL
12 52 (20.72%) .NET
12 52 (20.72%) Linux
12 52 (20.72%) OO
13 48 (19.12%) HTML
13 48 (19.12%) Unit Testing
14 45 (17.93%) SDLC
15 42 (16.73%) Machine Learning
16 38 (15.14%) Algorithms
17 37 (14.74%) J2EE
17 37 (14.74%) SQL Server
18 36 (14.34%) CSS
19 35 (13.94%) Ruby
19 35 (13.94%) Relational Database
20 34 (13.55%) Security Cleared
20 34 (13.55%) HTML5
21 33 (13.15%) Open Source
21 33 (13.15%) C#
22 31 (12.35%) XML
22 31 (12.35%) AngularJS

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.19%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.59%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.20%) JBoss
3 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.80%) CMS
4 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 2 (0.80%) Drupal
4 2 (0.80%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.59%) SaaS
4 8 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.39%) PaaS
6 4 (1.59%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.39%) Internet
2 5 (1.99%) HTTP
2 5 (1.99%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.99%) Wireless
3 4 (1.59%) LDAP
3 4 (1.59%) Skype
4 3 (1.20%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) InfiniBand
5 2 (0.80%) MQTT
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.40%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.40%) SMTP
6 1 (0.40%) SNMP
6 1 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.94%) Relational Database
3 26 (10.36%) RDBMS
4 21 (8.37%) Data Mining
4 21 (8.37%) Oracle Database
5 18 (7.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.99%) MySQL
7 3 (1.20%) Big Data
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.80%) Power BI
8 2 (0.80%) QlikView
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) Mahout
9 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (8.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.59%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (3.59%) Subversion
3 7 (2.79%) Maven
4 6 (2.39%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.20%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (1.20%) GCC
6 3 (1.20%) Gerrit
6 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.80%) Ant
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.80%) GNU Toolchain
7 2 (0.80%) JIRA
7 2 (0.80%) MSTest
8 1 (0.40%) Gradle
8 1 (0.40%) gulp
8 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (21.51%) Finance
2 27 (10.76%) Electronics
3 21 (8.37%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.17%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.58%) Marketing
6 10 (3.98%) Banking
7 4 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.20%) Advertising
8 3 (1.20%) Automotive
8 3 (1.20%) French Language
8 3 (1.20%) German Language
9 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (43.43%) Developer
2 56 (22.31%) Software Engineer
3 52 (20.72%) Software Developer
4 48 (19.12%) Graduate
5 40 (15.94%) Graduate Developer
5 40 (15.94%) Java Developer
6 37 (14.74%) Graduate Software Developer
7 31 (12.35%) Java Engineer
7 31 (12.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 29 (11.55%) Java Software Developer
9 24 (9.56%) Graduate Java Developer
10 21 (8.37%) Graduate J2EE Developer
10 21 (8.37%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
10 21 (8.37%) J2EE Developer
10 21 (8.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 20 (7.97%) Machine Learning Researcher
12 19 (7.57%) C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (5.58%) Senior Software Engineer
15 13 (5.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.72%) .NET
2 48 (19.12%) HTML
3 37 (14.74%) J2EE
4 36 (14.34%) CSS
5 34 (13.55%) HTML5
6 31 (12.35%) AngularJS
6 31 (12.35%) XML
7 23 (9.16%) Spring
8 14 (5.58%) React
8 14 (5.58%) Spring Boot
8 14 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (5.18%) Node.js
10 12 (4.78%) Web Services
11 11 (4.38%) ASP.NET
11 11 (4.38%) REST
12 10 (3.98%) TensorFlow
13 8 (3.19%) Middleware
14 7 (2.79%) Laravel
14 7 (2.79%) XSLT
15 6 (2.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.14%) Algorithms
2 24 (9.56%) Mobile App
3 18 (7.17%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.78%) Robotics
6 10 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.59%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.79%) User Experience
9 6 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.99%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.99%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.59%) Photography
12 3 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.80%) Arduino
13 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.80%) PKI
13 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.72%) Linux
2 20 (7.97%) Windows
3 13 (5.18%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.98%) Android
5 5 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.59%) Solaris
6 4 (1.59%) Unix
6 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.06%) Mathematics
2 79 (31.47%) Software Engineering
3 61 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (20.72%) OO
5 48 (19.12%) Unit Testing
6 45 (17.93%) SDLC
7 42 (16.73%) Machine Learning
8 33 (13.15%) Open Source
9 27 (10.76%) Scrum
10 23 (9.16%) Microservices
11 20 (7.97%) UML
12 17 (6.77%) MVC
13 16 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (6.37%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.37%) OOA/OOD
13 16 (6.37%) Web Development
14 14 (5.58%) TDD
15 13 (5.18%) Computer Vision
15 13 (5.18%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (5.18%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (47.01%) Java
2 78 (31.08%) C++
3 71 (28.29%) Python
4 68 (27.09%) JavaScript
5 53 (21.12%) SQL
6 35 (13.94%) Ruby
7 33 (13.15%) C#
8 26 (10.36%) C
9 23 (9.16%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.78%) PHP
11 9 (3.59%) MATLAB
11 9 (3.59%) Perl
12 7 (2.79%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.59%) Ada
15 3 (1.20%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.20%) R
15 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.80%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 200 (79.68%) Degree
2 124 (49.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (13.55%) Security Cleared
4 30 (11.95%) Numerate Degree
4 30 (11.95%) PhD
5 23 (9.16%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.59%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.79%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.20%) HND
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) QA
2 9 (3.59%) MISRA
3 5 (1.99%) SLA
4 3 (1.20%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.20%) ECSS
5 2 (0.80%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.80%) WCAG
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.99%) Docker
3 3 (1.20%) LXC
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) NFS
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.58%) Puppet
2 13 (5.18%) Ansible
3 12 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.98%) Salt
5 6 (2.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.96%) Oracle
3 13 (5.18%) Google
3 13 (5.18%) SAP
4 4 (1.59%) Apple
4 4 (1.59%) Citrix
5 3 (1.20%) Intel
5 3 (1.20%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.80%) Capita
6 2 (0.80%) Nokia
6 2 (0.80%) Tableau
6 2 (0.80%) VMware
6 2 (0.80%) Zend
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) NVIDIA