Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -27 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 176 283 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.82% 7.48% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 8.01% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 131 241 145
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +14.10% +2.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +14.29%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,457 3,531 3,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 94.58% 93.31% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,776 2,931 2,526
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 159 (90.34%) Degree
2 89 (50.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (47.73%) Java
4 82 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (40.91%) Security Cleared
6 69 (39.20%) Software Engineering
7 59 (33.52%) Python
8 58 (32.95%) C++
9 54 (30.68%) Linux
10 49 (27.84%) OO
11 47 (26.70%) JavaScript
11 47 (26.70%) Scrum
12 44 (25.00%) C
13 43 (24.43%) Mathematics
14 41 (23.30%) UML
15 40 (22.73%) XML
16 38 (21.59%) Maven
17 37 (21.02%) Subversion
17 37 (21.02%) Finance
17 37 (21.02%) Git (software)
18 35 (19.89%) SDLC
19 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (18.75%) SQL
20 33 (18.75%) User Experience
21 29 (16.48%) .NET
21 29 (16.48%) TDD
22 28 (15.91%) Android
22 28 (15.91%) Physics
22 28 (15.91%) Android Development
22 28 (15.91%) iOS Development

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 (4.55%) Alfresco
1 8 (4.55%) Apache
1 8 (4.55%) Joomla!
2 7 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.84%) JBoss
3 5 (2.84%) Jetty
3 5 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.27%) Drupal
4 4 (2.27%) nginx
4 4 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.70%) CMS
5 3 (1.70%) Confluence
6 2 (1.14%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.14%) WordPress
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.14%) Simulink
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.70%) GitHub
4 2 (1.14%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) Internet
2 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.84%) Firewall
4 4 (2.27%) Modbus
4 4 (2.27%) PPP
4 4 (2.27%) Profibus
4 4 (2.27%) RS-232
4 4 (2.27%) RS-422
4 4 (2.27%) RS-485
5 2 (1.14%) Wireless
6 1 (0.57%) BGP
6 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.93%) Oracle Database
2 21 (11.93%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.23%) Hadoop
4 17 (9.66%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.68%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.98%) MySQL
8 5 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.84%) Power BI
9 4 (2.27%) Big Data
9 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.57%) QlikView
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (21.59%) Maven
2 37 (21.02%) Git (software)
2 37 (21.02%) Subversion
3 19 (10.80%) Eclipse
4 16 (9.09%) Ant
4 16 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
4 16 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.95%) JIRA
5 14 (7.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (5.11%) GCC
6 9 (5.11%) Gerrit
7 4 (2.27%) Grunt
7 4 (2.27%) gulp
7 4 (2.27%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.27%) Redmine
8 3 (1.70%) JUnit
8 3 (1.70%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.14%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.14%) Firebug
9 2 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 37 (21.02%) Finance
2 18 (10.23%) Marketing
3 17 (9.66%) Games
4 16 (9.09%) Electronics
5 13 (7.39%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.68%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.84%) Law
8 4 (2.27%) Billing
9 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.70%) Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Automotive
10 1 (0.57%) Avionics
10 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (36.93%) Developer
2 60 (34.09%) Software Engineer
3 33 (18.75%) C++ Software Engineer
4 28 (15.91%) Graduate
5 27 (15.34%) Software Developer
6 23 (13.07%) Junior
7 21 (11.93%) Graduate Developer
7 21 (11.93%) Junior Developer
8 20 (11.36%) Graduate Software Developer
8 20 (11.36%) Junior Software Developer
9 18 (10.23%) Analyst
10 16 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 16 (9.09%) Java Developer
10 16 (9.09%) Security Engineer
11 12 (6.82%) Applications Developer
11 12 (6.82%) Embedded Engineer
11 12 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (6.82%) Java Engineer
11 12 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
12 11 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.73%) XML
2 29 (16.48%) .NET
3 28 (15.91%) AngularJS
4 26 (14.77%) CSS
4 26 (14.77%) HTML
5 20 (11.36%) JSF
6 17 (9.66%) HTML5
6 17 (9.66%) J2EE
7 16 (9.09%) jQuery
7 16 (9.09%) Qt
7 16 (9.09%) Spring
8 14 (7.95%) XHTML
9 13 (7.39%) Web Services
10 12 (6.82%) Java EE
10 12 (6.82%) REST
11 8 (4.55%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.55%) JPA
12 7 (3.98%) React
13 6 (3.41%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.75%) User Experience
2 21 (11.93%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.52%) Algorithms
5 11 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.55%) Fintech
6 8 (4.55%) RIA
7 6 (3.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (2.27%) CAN bus
9 4 (2.27%) Cybercrime
9 4 (2.27%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.27%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.27%) Tandem
10 3 (1.70%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.70%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.68%) Linux
2 28 (15.91%) Android
2 28 (15.91%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.84%) Windows
4 3 (1.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (39.20%) Software Engineering
3 49 (27.84%) OO
4 47 (26.70%) Scrum
5 43 (24.43%) Mathematics
6 41 (23.30%) UML
7 35 (19.89%) SDLC
8 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (16.48%) TDD
10 28 (15.91%) Android Development
10 28 (15.91%) iOS Development
10 28 (15.91%) Physics
11 27 (15.34%) Mobile Development
12 22 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 19 (10.80%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (10.23%) Machine Learning
15 17 (9.66%) Project Management
16 16 (9.09%) OOD
17 15 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 84 (47.73%) Java
2 59 (33.52%) Python
3 58 (32.95%) C++
4 47 (26.70%) JavaScript
5 44 (25.00%) C
6 33 (18.75%) SQL
7 21 (11.93%) C#
8 19 (10.80%) Shell Script
9 16 (9.09%) TypeScript
10 12 (6.82%) Embedded C
11 11 (6.25%) PHP
12 10 (5.68%) Ruby
13 5 (2.84%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.14%) R
15 1 (0.57%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.57%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 159 (90.34%) Degree
2 89 (50.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 26 (14.77%) SC Cleared
5 15 (8.52%) PhD
6 12 (6.82%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) ECSS
2 8 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.57%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.57%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.57%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (11.36%) Docker
2 2 (1.14%) Firmware
2 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.14%) KVM
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.27%) Ansible
2 4 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (14.77%) Oracle
2 22 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.82%) Google
4 10 (5.68%) SAP
5 7 (3.98%) VMware
6 5 (2.84%) IBM
6 5 (2.84%) Tableau
7 4 (2.27%) Apple
7 4 (2.27%) Facebook
7 4 (2.27%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (2.27%) Panasonic
7 4 (2.27%) Snow
8 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.14%) Atmel
9 2 (1.14%) Zend
10 1 (0.57%) Informatica
10 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com