Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 32 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 251 287 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.43% 7.87% 8.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.44% 19.50% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 190 200 269
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +17.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £22,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £56,250
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +26.87%

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 1,626 1,472 1,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.67% 40.38% 46.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,292 1,150 1,383
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 194 (77.29%) Degree
2 113 (45.02%) Java
3 99 (39.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 85 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (32.27%) Linux
6 79 (31.47%) C++
6 79 (31.47%) Mathematics
7 76 (30.28%) Software Engineering
8 71 (28.29%) JavaScript
9 62 (24.70%) Python
10 57 (22.71%) SQL
11 52 (20.72%) HTML
11 52 (20.72%) Security Cleared
12 48 (19.12%) C
13 45 (17.93%) CSS
13 45 (17.93%) Machine Learning
14 41 (16.33%) OO
15 38 (15.14%) SC Cleared
16 37 (14.74%) Algorithms
16 37 (14.74%) .NET
17 36 (14.34%) Scrum
17 36 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (13.94%) Android
18 35 (13.94%) Unit Testing
18 35 (13.94%) Git (software)
19 34 (13.55%) HTML5
19 34 (13.55%) XML
20 31 (12.35%) Finance
21 30 (11.95%) SQL Server
21 30 (11.95%) User Experience

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 16 (6.37%) Apache
1 16 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (5.58%) nginx
3 13 (5.18%) Confluence
4 7 (2.79%) CMS
5 6 (2.39%) Drupal
6 5 (1.99%) JBoss
7 4 (1.59%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.59%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.20%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.80%) IIS
9 2 (0.80%) WordPress
10 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Magento
1 2 (0.80%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.59%) GitHub
2 9 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.99%) SaaS
5 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.80%) Runscope
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.58%) Internet
2 8 (3.19%) Bluetooth
2 8 (3.19%) Wireless
3 3 (1.20%) HTTP
4 2 (0.80%) Firewall
4 2 (0.80%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.16%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.56%) RDBMS
4 23 (9.16%) Oracle Database
5 18 (7.17%) NoSQL
6 17 (6.77%) MySQL
7 14 (5.58%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.39%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.39%) Power BI
8 6 (2.39%) Redis
9 5 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.99%) QlikView
10 3 (1.20%) Big Data
10 3 (1.20%) GIS
10 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.80%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.40%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 35 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.16%) Subversion
3 22 (8.76%) JIRA
4 20 (7.97%) Eclipse
5 17 (6.77%) Maven
6 11 (4.38%) JUnit
7 9 (3.59%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.19%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.19%) Mercurial
8 8 (3.19%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (2.79%) Ant
9 7 (2.79%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (2.39%) GitLab
10 6 (2.39%) JBehave
10 6 (2.39%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.99%) GCC
11 5 (1.99%) Gerrit
11 5 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.59%) Grunt
12 4 (1.59%) gulp
General
1 31 (12.35%) Finance
2 29 (11.55%) Electronics
3 19 (7.57%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.18%) Games
5 12 (4.78%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.78%) Marketing
6 11 (4.38%) Cantonese Language
6 11 (4.38%) Mandarin Language
7 8 (3.19%) Law
8 4 (1.59%) Banking
8 4 (1.59%) Billing
8 4 (1.59%) French Language
8 4 (1.59%) German Language
8 4 (1.59%) Retail
9 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.80%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (46.22%) Developer
2 55 (21.91%) Graduate
3 52 (20.72%) Software Engineer
4 40 (15.94%) Java Developer
5 39 (15.54%) Graduate Developer
6 35 (13.94%) C++ Software Engineer
7 34 (13.55%) Software Developer
8 32 (12.75%) Graduate Software Developer
9 29 (11.55%) Senior Developer
10 22 (8.76%) Analyst
11 17 (6.77%) Applications Developer
11 17 (6.77%) Graduate Java Developer
11 17 (6.77%) Java Engineer
11 17 (6.77%) Junior
12 16 (6.37%) Graduate J2EE Developer
12 16 (6.37%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
12 16 (6.37%) J2EE Developer
12 16 (6.37%) Java Software Developer
12 16 (6.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 15 (5.98%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.72%) HTML
2 45 (17.93%) CSS
3 37 (14.74%) .NET
4 34 (13.55%) HTML5
4 34 (13.55%) XML
5 29 (11.55%) AngularJS
6 25 (9.96%) J2EE
7 24 (9.56%) Spring
8 23 (9.16%) Node.js
9 20 (7.97%) jQuery
10 19 (7.57%) CSS3
10 19 (7.57%) REST
11 17 (6.77%) JSF
12 16 (6.37%) React
13 12 (4.78%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (4.38%) EJB
14 11 (4.38%) XSLT
15 9 (3.59%) Middleware
15 9 (3.59%) Symfony
15 9 (3.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.74%) Algorithms
2 30 (11.95%) User Experience
3 26 (10.36%) Mobile App
4 19 (7.57%) Data Structures
5 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (3.19%) Internet of Things
9 6 (2.39%) RIA
9 6 (2.39%) Social Network
10 5 (1.99%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.80%) Robotics
14 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
14 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.27%) Linux
2 35 (13.94%) Android
3 25 (9.96%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.38%) CentOS
4 11 (4.38%) Unix
5 4 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (31.47%) Mathematics
3 76 (30.28%) Software Engineering
4 45 (17.93%) Machine Learning
5 41 (16.33%) OO
6 36 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (14.34%) Scrum
7 35 (13.94%) Unit Testing
8 27 (10.76%) Physics
8 27 (10.76%) UML
9 25 (9.96%) TDD
10 24 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (9.56%) Web Development
11 22 (8.76%) Artificial Intelligence
12 21 (8.37%) Android Development
13 17 (6.77%) Analytics
13 17 (6.77%) Data Science
13 17 (6.77%) Open Source
13 17 (6.77%) SDLC
14 16 (6.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 113 (45.02%) Java
2 79 (31.47%) C++
3 71 (28.29%) JavaScript
4 62 (24.70%) Python
5 57 (22.71%) SQL
6 48 (19.12%) C
7 24 (9.56%) PHP
8 20 (7.97%) C#
8 20 (7.97%) Ruby
9 19 (7.57%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.59%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.20%) Erlang
11 3 (1.20%) Java 8
11 3 (1.20%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.80%) Ada
12 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.80%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.40%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 194 (77.29%) Degree
2 99 (39.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (20.72%) Security Cleared
4 38 (15.14%) SC Cleared
5 25 (9.96%) PhD
6 19 (7.57%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (6.37%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.59%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.19%) MISRA
2 7 (2.79%) QA
3 5 (1.99%) ECSS
3 5 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.20%) SLA
4 3 (1.20%) WCAG
5 2 (0.80%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.80%) GCP
6 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.40%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (5.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Firmware
2 1 (0.40%) KVM
2 1 (0.40%) QEMU
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.79%) Ansible
2 5 (1.99%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.99%) Puppet
2 5 (1.99%) Terraform
3 4 (1.59%) SCCM
4 3 (1.20%) Salt
5 2 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.80%) Mesos
Vendors
1 27 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.96%) Google
2 25 (9.96%) Oracle
3 12 (4.78%) SAP
4 11 (4.38%) IBM
4 11 (4.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.39%) Tableau
6 4 (1.59%) Snow
7 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.80%) New Relic
7 2 (0.80%) Twitter
7 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.40%) Cognos
8 1 (0.40%) ESRI
8 1 (0.40%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.40%) Zend