Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South West
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 146 151
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -49
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 76 219 232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.49% 2.16% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.99% 6.87% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 155 224
Median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,625 £23,500 £22,825
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +5.56%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,522 3,188 3,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.83% 31.49% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,143 2,272 2,328
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,100 £26,250 £24,957
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,037 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,670 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.34% - +10.21%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the South West

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the South West.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the South West

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the South West over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the South West

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the South West region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
Somerset +18 23 £65,000 +70.22% 5
Bristol -8 20 £50,000 +22.70% 9
Devon +19 15 £21,250 -59.52%
Wiltshire +36 9 £37,500 -0.44% 1
Gloucestershire +36 4 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Dorset +6 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 South West region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 76 (100.00%) Degree
2 72 (94.74%) Computer Science
3 26 (34.21%) Finance
4 25 (32.89%) Software Engineering
5 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 18 (23.68%) C#
8 16 (21.05%) HTML
8 16 (21.05%) CSS
9 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
9 15 (19.74%) Java
9 15 (19.74%) Decision-Making
10 14 (18.42%) Systems Engineering
10 14 (18.42%) Security Patching
10 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
10 14 (18.42%) .NET
10 14 (18.42%) MCSE
10 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (18.42%) SAN
10 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (18.42%) SCCM
10 14 (18.42%) SCOM
10 14 (18.42%) SCVMM
10 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
10 14 (18.42%) NAS
10 14 (18.42%) 3PAR
11 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.11%) SQL
12 12 (15.79%) Selenium

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (6.58%) Moodle
1 5 (6.58%) WordPress
2 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.95%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) Pachyderm
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) AWS
1 7 (9.21%) Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.63%) GCP
2 2 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) NAS
1 14 (18.42%) SAN
2 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.26%) 802.11
3 4 (5.26%) BGP
3 4 (5.26%) Firewall
3 4 (5.26%) HSRP
3 4 (5.26%) IPsec
3 4 (5.26%) OSPF
3 4 (5.26%) VPN
4 3 (3.95%) Network Security
5 2 (2.63%) Internet
5 2 (2.63%) Intranet
6 1 (1.32%) DHCP
6 1 (1.32%) DNS
6 1 (1.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) Redis
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.32%) Big Data
7 1 (1.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Selenium
2 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) Robot Framework
4 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.95%) Maven
4 3 (3.95%) Postman
4 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.63%) Appium
5 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.63%) Cypress.io
5 2 (2.63%) Protractor
5 2 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.95%) Law
5 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Military
5 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.32%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Junior
3 14 (18.42%) Junior Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Software Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Graduate
7 6 (7.89%) Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Tester
8 5 (6.58%) Junior Tester
8 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Junior Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) CSS
1 16 (21.05%) HTML
2 14 (18.42%) .NET
3 8 (10.53%) HTML5
3 8 (10.53%) Spring
4 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.89%) .NET Core
5 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.89%) RESTful
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.58%) CSS3
6 5 (6.58%) Django
6 5 (6.58%) Symfony
7 4 (5.26%) 802.1X
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.95%) Kafka
8 3 (3.95%) Vue.js
8 3 (3.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) NHS
2 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.58%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.63%) 3D Printing
6 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) Life Science
6 2 (2.63%) Robotics
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (2.63%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) CentOS
4 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (94.74%) Computer Science
2 25 (32.89%) Software Engineering
3 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 15 (19.74%) Decision-Making
6 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (18.42%) Security Patching
6 14 (18.42%) Systems Engineering
7 9 (11.84%) DevOps
7 9 (11.84%) OO
8 8 (10.53%) MVC
8 8 (10.53%) TDD
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.21%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.89%) Fintech
10 6 (7.89%) Microservices
10 6 (7.89%) Scrum
10 6 (7.89%) Web Development
11 5 (6.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) C#
2 15 (19.74%) Java
3 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.11%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) Python
5 8 (10.53%) C++
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
6 7 (9.21%) TypeScript
7 6 (7.89%) C
8 2 (2.63%) Scala
8 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.32%) Java 8
9 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (18.42%) MCSE
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) CCNA
5 4 (5.26%) CCNP
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.32%) HNC
8 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Def Stans
2 2 (2.63%) MISRA
2 2 (2.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.89%) Docker
4 1 (1.32%) Firmware
4 1 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) SCCM
1 14 (18.42%) SCOM
1 14 (18.42%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.32%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) 3PAR
3 4 (5.26%) Capita
4 3 (3.95%) Cadence
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) SAP