Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Devon
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 54 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -27 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 19 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.46% 4.17% 10.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.56% 8.58% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 52
Devon median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -10.53% +43.94%
10th Percentile £27,275 £31,250 £28,850
90th Percentile £87,000 £63,750 £120,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +25.37%

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 222 338 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 40.44% 48.56% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 146 318 230
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £21,375 £24,375 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £53,750 £70,000
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 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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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
Plymouth -5 8 £46,500 +6.29% 9
Exeter +12 6 £80,000 +90.48% 2
Paignton - 2 £44,500 -
Barnstaple - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Devon region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) PHP
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
5 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (21.05%) Data Science
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Statistics
7 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) C
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) RUP
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) NHS
8 3 (15.79%) Unified Process
8 3 (15.79%) HTML5
8 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) Physics

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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.53%) SMS
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) NUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.53%) Avionics
1 2 (10.53%) Law
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Data Scientist
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Manager
3 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Research Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (10.53%) MFC
3 2 (10.53%) React
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
2 7 (36.84%) SDLC
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Data Science
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) Statistics
5 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Experimental Design
6 3 (15.79%) Physics
6 3 (15.79%) RUP
6 3 (15.79%) Unified Process
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) C
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
6 2 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) R
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PhD
2 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) HNC
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) Pardot
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com