Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 63 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 -37 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 26 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.02% 3.35% 10.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.34% 6.97% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 48
Devon median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% +44.53% -3.03%
10th Percentile £40,000 £27,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £61,875 £41,775
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.19%

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 203 373 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 38.89% 48.07% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 142 332 213
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -1.89%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £20,600
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £50,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Exeter +8 12 £50,000 -
Paignton - 2 £44,500 -
Totnes - 2 £55,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
4 7 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) Spring
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Statistics
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
6 5 (23.81%) Docker
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
6 5 (23.81%) Data Science
7 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
7 4 (19.05%) Experimental Design
7 4 (19.05%) UML
7 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
8 3 (14.29%) NetBeans
8 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (14.29%) Web Development

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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.52%) SMS
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) HBase
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (14.29%) QGIS
1 3 (14.29%) Redis
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 3 (14.29%) NetBeans
3 2 (9.52%) Gradle
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) NUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
1 2 (9.52%) Avionics
1 2 (9.52%) Law
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Scientist
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Spring
2 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) JPA
4 3 (14.29%) PostGIS
4 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (14.29%) React
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 3 (14.29%) SOAP
4 3 (14.29%) Spring Cloud
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Tika
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.52%) MFC
5 2 (9.52%) Nutch
5 2 (9.52%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
2 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Data Science
3 5 (23.81%) Statistics
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (19.05%) Experimental Design
4 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (19.05%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) Service Design
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) C
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) Groovy
6 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (14.29%) PhD
4 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Postgraduate
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) HNC
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Intel