Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 32 37
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 242 338 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.46% 8.91% 6.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% 20.63% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 174 268 190
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,450 £57,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% -9.41% +25.00%

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 1,573 1,638 1,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.99% 43.16% 45.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,214 1,296 1,323
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.50%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 199 (82.23%) Degree
2 120 (49.59%) Java
3 105 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (43.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 81 (33.47%) Software Engineering
4 81 (33.47%) C++
5 76 (31.40%) JavaScript
6 75 (30.99%) Python
7 73 (30.17%) Linux
8 71 (29.34%) Security Cleared
9 64 (26.45%) Mathematics
10 62 (25.62%) C
11 57 (23.55%) OO
12 54 (22.31%) Scrum
13 52 (21.49%) SQL
14 51 (21.07%) Git (software)
15 50 (20.66%) HTML
16 47 (19.42%) CSS
17 46 (19.01%) Subversion
18 43 (17.77%) XML
19 40 (16.53%) UML
19 40 (16.53%) AngularJS
20 39 (16.12%) .NET
21 38 (15.70%) HTML5
22 37 (15.29%) User Experience
22 37 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (14.88%) Physics
23 36 (14.88%) TDD
23 36 (14.88%) Machine Learning
24 35 (14.46%) Finance

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 17 (7.02%) Apache
2 16 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (6.20%) nginx
4 13 (5.37%) Confluence
5 8 (3.31%) Alfresco
5 8 (3.31%) Joomla!
6 7 (2.89%) CMS
7 5 (2.07%) Drupal
8 3 (1.24%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.83%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.83%) IIS
9 2 (0.83%) WordPress
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Simulink
2 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) LabWindows
1 2 (0.83%) Magento
1 2 (0.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.48%) GitHub
4 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.83%) Runscope
5 2 (0.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.72%) Internet
2 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.24%) Modbus
3 3 (1.24%) PPP
3 3 (1.24%) Profibus
3 3 (1.24%) RS-232
3 3 (1.24%) RS-422
3 3 (1.24%) RS-485
4 2 (0.83%) Firewall
4 2 (0.83%) HTTP
4 2 (0.83%) VPN
4 2 (0.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.16%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.68%) Oracle Database
3 21 (8.68%) RDBMS
4 19 (7.85%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.61%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.79%) MySQL
7 11 (4.55%) Data Mining
8 10 (4.13%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.24%) Power BI
9 3 (1.24%) Redis
10 2 (0.83%) Big Data
10 2 (0.83%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.83%) QlikView
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.41%) GIS
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (21.07%) Git (software)
2 46 (19.01%) Subversion
3 31 (12.81%) Maven
4 28 (11.57%) JIRA
5 25 (10.33%) Eclipse
6 14 (5.79%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.96%) GCC
7 12 (4.96%) Gerrit
7 12 (4.96%) Mercurial
7 12 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (4.55%) Ant
8 11 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
8 11 (4.55%) JUnit
9 8 (3.31%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.48%) JBehave
11 5 (2.07%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.65%) Grunt
12 4 (1.65%) gulp
12 4 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (1.65%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 35 (14.46%) Finance
2 25 (10.33%) Games
3 21 (8.68%) Electronics
4 20 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.79%) Marketing
6 12 (4.96%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.48%) Cantonese Language
7 6 (2.48%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (2.07%) Billing
9 4 (1.65%) Retail
10 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.83%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (44.63%) Developer
2 65 (26.86%) Software Engineer
3 45 (18.60%) Graduate
4 40 (16.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 34 (14.05%) Graduate Developer
6 30 (12.40%) Software Developer
7 28 (11.57%) Java Developer
8 27 (11.16%) Graduate Software Developer
9 25 (10.33%) Junior
10 23 (9.50%) Junior Developer
11 21 (8.68%) Applications Developer
12 20 (8.26%) Junior Software Developer
13 19 (7.85%) Java Applications Developer
14 18 (7.44%) Analyst
14 18 (7.44%) Senior Developer
15 15 (6.20%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 15 (6.20%) Java Engineer
15 15 (6.20%) Security Engineer
16 13 (5.37%) Java Software Engineer
17 12 (4.96%) Machine Learning Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.66%) HTML
2 47 (19.42%) CSS
3 43 (17.77%) XML
4 40 (16.53%) AngularJS
5 39 (16.12%) .NET
6 38 (15.70%) HTML5
7 23 (9.50%) Spring
8 21 (8.68%) J2EE
9 20 (8.26%) jQuery
9 20 (8.26%) JSF
10 19 (7.85%) Node.js
11 18 (7.44%) CSS3
11 18 (7.44%) React
12 16 (6.61%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (6.20%) REST
14 14 (5.79%) Web Services
15 12 (4.96%) Backbone.js
15 12 (4.96%) Ember.js
15 12 (4.96%) Hibernate
16 11 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.29%) User Experience
2 33 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 20 (8.26%) Data Structures
4 19 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (7.44%) Mobile App
6 16 (6.61%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (3.72%) RIA
9 8 (3.31%) Fintech
10 6 (2.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
11 5 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.65%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.24%) CAN bus
13 3 (1.24%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.24%) Social Network
14 2 (0.83%) Cybercrime
14 2 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
14 2 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 73 (30.17%) Linux
2 30 (12.40%) Android
2 30 (12.40%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.55%) CentOS
4 6 (2.48%) Unix
5 3 (1.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (33.47%) Software Engineering
3 64 (26.45%) Mathematics
4 57 (23.55%) OO
5 54 (22.31%) Scrum
6 40 (16.53%) UML
7 37 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (14.88%) Machine Learning
8 36 (14.88%) Physics
8 36 (14.88%) TDD
9 33 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (11.98%) SDLC
11 27 (11.16%) Unit Testing
12 26 (10.74%) Cybersecurity
13 24 (9.92%) Android Development
13 24 (9.92%) iOS Development
14 23 (9.50%) Web Development
15 22 (9.09%) Mobile Development
16 20 (8.26%) BDD
17 17 (7.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.59%) Java
2 81 (33.47%) C++
3 76 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 75 (30.99%) Python
5 62 (25.62%) C
6 52 (21.49%) SQL
7 30 (12.40%) C#
8 23 (9.50%) PHP
8 23 (9.50%) Shell Script
9 20 (8.26%) TypeScript
10 14 (5.79%) Ruby
11 6 (2.48%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.07%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.24%) Ada
14 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.83%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.83%) Erlang
14 2 (0.83%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 199 (82.23%) Degree
2 105 (43.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (29.34%) Security Cleared
4 34 (14.05%) SC Cleared
5 19 (7.85%) DV Cleared
6 18 (7.44%) PhD
7 6 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.96%) ECSS
2 7 (2.89%) QA
3 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.07%) MISRA
4 2 (0.83%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.83%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.83%) GCP
4 2 (0.83%) WCAG
5 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.41%) MISRA C
System Software
1 24 (9.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.24%) Firmware
2 3 (1.24%) KVM
3 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 17 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.07%) SCCM
3 4 (1.65%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.83%) Mesos
4 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.83%) Puppet
4 2 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (10.74%) Microsoft
1 26 (10.74%) Oracle
2 22 (9.09%) Google
3 12 (4.96%) SAP
4 11 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.07%) Snow
6 4 (1.65%) IBM
7 3 (1.24%) Tableau
8 2 (0.83%) Apple
8 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.83%) Atmel
8 2 (0.83%) Facebook
8 2 (0.83%) New Relic
8 2 (0.83%) Twitter
8 2 (0.83%) VMware
8 2 (0.83%) Zend
9 1 (0.41%) Informatica