Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 35 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 326 210 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.59% 6.54% 6.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.99% 15.20% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 274 155 214
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £39,250 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.27% +17.14% +7.69%

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 1631 1382 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 42.95% 43.07% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1176 1499
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,125 £71,250
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 247 (75.77%) Degree
2 162 (49.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 149 (45.71%) Java
4 107 (32.82%) Mathematics
5 97 (29.75%) C++
6 95 (29.14%) Software Engineering
7 85 (26.07%) Python
8 82 (25.15%) JavaScript
9 76 (23.31%) SQL
10 70 (21.47%) .NET
10 70 (21.47%) OO
10 70 (21.47%) Finance
10 70 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (21.47%) SDLC
11 69 (21.17%) HTML
12 56 (17.18%) Linux
12 56 (17.18%) Machine Learning
13 55 (16.87%) SQL Server
14 54 (16.56%) Algorithms
15 51 (15.64%) Unit Testing
16 49 (15.03%) Electronics
17 47 (14.42%) XML
18 46 (14.11%) CSS
18 46 (14.11%) Relational Database
19 44 (13.50%) C#
19 44 (13.50%) Ruby
20 43 (13.19%) HTML5
21 42 (12.88%) J2EE
21 42 (12.88%) PhD
22 41 (12.58%) Open Source

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 6 (1.84%) JBoss
2 4 (1.23%) Drupal
2 4 (1.23%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.61%) Apache
4 2 (0.61%) CMS
4 2 (0.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.31%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.61%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.84%) SaaS
5 3 (0.92%) Office 365
5 3 (0.92%) PaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.84%) HTTP
1 6 (1.84%) Internet
2 5 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.92%) Firewall
3 3 (0.92%) LDAP
3 3 (0.92%) Skype
4 2 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.31%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.31%) MQTT
5 1 (0.31%) NGN
5 1 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.11%) Relational Database
3 35 (10.74%) Data Mining
4 34 (10.43%) RDBMS
5 28 (8.59%) Oracle Database
6 20 (6.13%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.23%) Big Data
7 4 (1.23%) MySQL
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.61%) Mahout
9 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.61%) Power BI
9 2 (0.61%) QlikView
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.31%) GIS
10 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.07%) Maven
2 10 (3.07%) Subversion
3 9 (2.76%) Selenium
4 8 (2.45%) HP UFT
5 7 (2.15%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.84%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.53%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (1.23%) GNU Toolchain
8 4 (1.23%) JIRA
9 3 (0.92%) GCC
9 3 (0.92%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.92%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.61%) Ant
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 70 (21.47%) Finance
2 49 (15.03%) Electronics
3 33 (10.12%) Manufacturing
3 33 (10.12%) Telecoms
4 31 (9.51%) Marketing
5 8 (2.45%) Banking
6 5 (1.53%) Advertising
7 4 (1.23%) French Language
7 4 (1.23%) Games
7 4 (1.23%) German Language
8 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 163 (50.00%) Developer
2 86 (26.38%) Software Developer
3 81 (24.85%) Graduate
4 67 (20.55%) Software Engineer
5 66 (20.25%) Graduate Developer
6 59 (18.10%) Graduate Software Developer
7 55 (16.87%) Java Developer
8 36 (11.04%) Java Software Developer
9 34 (10.43%) Graduate Java Developer
10 32 (9.82%) Machine Learning Researcher
11 29 (8.90%) Graduate J2EE Developer
11 29 (8.90%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
11 29 (8.90%) J2EE Developer
11 29 (8.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 27 (8.28%) Junior
13 23 (7.06%) Java Engineer
13 23 (7.06%) Java Software Engineer
14 22 (6.75%) Junior Developer
14 22 (6.75%) Senior Developer
15 21 (6.44%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.47%) .NET
2 69 (21.17%) HTML
3 47 (14.42%) XML
4 46 (14.11%) CSS
5 43 (13.19%) HTML5
6 42 (12.88%) J2EE
7 33 (10.12%) AngularJS
8 27 (8.28%) Spring
9 19 (5.83%) ASP.NET
10 17 (5.21%) REST
11 15 (4.60%) Node.js
11 15 (4.60%) React
11 15 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (4.29%) Middleware
13 12 (3.68%) Spring Boot
14 10 (3.07%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.07%) Entity Framework
14 10 (3.07%) TensorFlow
14 10 (3.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.56%) Algorithms
2 40 (12.27%) Mobile App
3 23 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.68%) Robotics
8 9 (2.76%) User Experience
9 8 (2.45%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.53%) Fintech
10 5 (1.53%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.23%) Photography
11 4 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.61%) PKI
13 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.18%) Linux
2 36 (11.04%) Windows
3 14 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.37%) Android
5 9 (2.76%) Solaris
6 7 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.23%) Unix
8 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (32.82%) Mathematics
2 95 (29.14%) Software Engineering
3 70 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (21.47%) OO
3 70 (21.47%) SDLC
4 56 (17.18%) Machine Learning
5 51 (15.64%) Unit Testing
6 41 (12.58%) Open Source
7 34 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (9.20%) MVC
8 30 (9.20%) Scrum
9 29 (8.90%) Digital Marketing
9 29 (8.90%) Programme Management
10 26 (7.98%) Microservices
11 20 (6.13%) Web Development
12 17 (5.21%) UML
13 16 (4.91%) Parallel Programming
14 15 (4.60%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.60%) OOP
14 15 (4.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 149 (45.71%) Java
2 97 (29.75%) C++
3 85 (26.07%) Python
4 82 (25.15%) JavaScript
5 76 (23.31%) SQL
6 44 (13.50%) C#
6 44 (13.50%) Ruby
7 39 (11.96%) C
7 39 (11.96%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.99%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.68%) PHP
10 11 (3.37%) Perl
11 10 (3.07%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.23%) Scala
14 3 (0.92%) PHP 5
14 3 (0.92%) R
15 2 (0.61%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 247 (75.77%) Degree
2 162 (49.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (12.88%) PhD
4 39 (11.96%) Numerate Degree
5 32 (9.82%) Security Cleared
6 27 (8.28%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.45%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.53%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.23%) HND
10 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.31%) CISM
11 1 (0.31%) CISSP
11 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.37%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) MISRA
2 5 (1.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) ECSS
4 2 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.61%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.61%) WCAG
5 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (3.68%) Puppet
2 8 (2.45%) Ansible
2 8 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.15%) Salt
4 3 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.74%) Oracle
3 29 (8.90%) SAP
4 9 (2.76%) Citrix
4 9 (2.76%) Google
5 8 (2.45%) Cognizant
5 8 (2.45%) HP
6 4 (1.23%) IBM
7 3 (0.92%) Apple
7 3 (0.92%) Sybase
8 2 (0.61%) Tableau
8 2 (0.61%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.31%) Intel
9 1 (0.31%) Nokia
9 1 (0.31%) NVIDIA
9 1 (0.31%) VMware
9 1 (0.31%) Zend