The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 45 38 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.51% 3.41% 3.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.59% 10.34% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 11
Median salary £31,250 £31,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% -20.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69 87 110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 21.63% 32.95% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57 77 103
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £31,850 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Portsmouth

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Portsmouth

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) OO
4 10 (45.45%) Military
5 9 (40.91%) Web Services
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) Unix
8 6 (27.27%) C++
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) XML
8 6 (27.27%) Open Source
9 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) JSON
9 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
9 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Spring
9 5 (22.73%) REST
9 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
9 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
9 5 (22.73%) SDLC
9 5 (22.73%) .NET
9 5 (22.73%) SOA
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Military
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Graduate
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Chief Technical Officer
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
5 5 (22.73%) JSON
5 5 (22.73%) REST
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 5 (22.73%) Spring
5 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
6 2 (9.09%) D3.js
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 10 (45.45%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) R
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) MBA
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft