Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 51 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.29% 6.42% 6.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.81% 13.82% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 31
Devon median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +100.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £26,558 £21,896 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £37,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +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 Devon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 221 369 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 39.82% 46.42% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 185 323 174
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +8.53% -7.86%
10th Percentile £26,100 £22,500 £20,150
90th Percentile £55,436 £60,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Devon

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Devon

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Devon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Devon

Computer Science
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -12 27 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Plymouth +7 8 £43,750 +34.62%
Totnes - 5 £55,000 -
Tavistock - 1 £33,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Devon region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 27 (58.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (47.83%) Java
4 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
5 18 (39.13%) Spring
6 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.78%) SQL
8 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
8 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
9 14 (30.43%) Scrum
10 13 (28.26%) Hibernate
10 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (28.26%) Python
11 12 (26.09%) C++
11 12 (26.09%) Lucene
12 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
13 10 (21.74%) JSON
13 10 (21.74%) Web Services
13 10 (21.74%) Eclipse
13 10 (21.74%) RESTful
13 10 (21.74%) Apache Solr
14 9 (19.57%) Hadoop
14 9 (19.57%) Docker
14 9 (19.57%) Maven
15 8 (17.39%) ZigBee
15 8 (17.39%) Firmware
15 8 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (17.39%) Electronics
15 8 (17.39%) Linux
15 8 (17.39%) C

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 10 (21.74%) Apache Solr
2 7 (15.22%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) GitHub
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (17.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.87%) Triplestore
3 3 (6.52%) HBase
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) QGIS
3 3 (6.52%) Redis
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 9 (19.57%) Maven
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
4 7 (15.22%) Selenium
5 5 (10.87%) Gradle
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.87%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.52%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (17.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Firmware Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.52%) Developer in Test
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Graduate
7 2 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Graduate Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) Spring
2 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
3 13 (28.26%) Hibernate
4 12 (26.09%) Lucene
5 10 (21.74%) JSON
5 10 (21.74%) RESTful
5 10 (21.74%) Web Services
6 8 (17.39%) REST
6 8 (17.39%) Spring Boot
7 7 (15.22%) Apache Wicket
7 7 (15.22%) CSS
7 7 (15.22%) Ember.js
7 7 (15.22%) HTML
8 5 (10.87%) Apache Tika
8 5 (10.87%) Grails
8 5 (10.87%) Nutch
8 5 (10.87%) Play Framework
9 3 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (6.52%) PostGIS
9 3 (6.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Smart Home
2 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.87%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Scrum
3 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Mobile Development
5 7 (15.22%) SEO
6 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
6 6 (13.04%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.87%) UML
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
8 4 (8.70%) Open Source
8 4 (8.70%) Prototyping
8 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Visualisation
9 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (6.52%) IT Strategy
9 3 (6.52%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) Python
5 12 (26.09%) C++
6 8 (17.39%) C
7 6 (13.04%) Groovy
8 4 (8.70%) C#
9 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 27 (58.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
2 8 (17.39%) Firmware
3 3 (6.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Hadoop YARN