The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / South West
Rank 63 43 72
Rank change year-on-year -20 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 240 349 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.72% 5.97% 3.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.81% 15.41% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 161 273 186
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1738 2265 1920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.17% 38.74% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1717 1511
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,025 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in the South West

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the South West

Computer Science
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -16 115 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Gloucestershire 0 43 £45,000 -12.19% 3
Wiltshire -23 23 £40,000 +19.40% 8
Cornwall - 20 £37,500 - 1
Dorset +37 19 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Devon -8 12 £51,250 +36.66% 6
Somerset -29 7 £17,500 -54.54% 8
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 343 (66.86%) Degree
2 287 (55.95%) Java
3 230 (44.83%) SQL
4 218 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (37.43%) Mathematics
6 190 (37.04%) SDLC
7 185 (36.06%) OO
8 184 (35.87%) C++
9 127 (24.76%) Software Engineering
10 124 (24.17%) XML
11 119 (23.20%) HTML
12 107 (20.86%) C#
12 107 (20.86%) JavaScript
13 90 (17.54%) Linux
14 85 (16.57%) .NET
15 84 (16.37%) Finance
16 79 (15.40%) Spring
17 75 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
18 72 (14.04%) MVC
19 70 (13.65%) C
19 70 (13.65%) CSS
20 67 (13.06%) Windows
20 67 (13.06%) Scrum
21 63 (12.28%) HTML5
22 62 (12.09%) Open Source
22 62 (12.09%) Security Cleared
23 59 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
24 54 (10.53%) REST
25 52 (10.14%) TDD
26 46 (8.97%) Unix

Computer Science
Top Related 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 18 (3.51%) Apache
2 11 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.17%) IIS
6 5 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.78%) CMS
7 4 (0.78%) Liferay
7 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.58%) SAS
8 3 (0.58%) Traefik
9 2 (0.39%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.78%) MS Project
4 3 (0.58%) MS Office
4 3 (0.58%) SPSS
5 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.39%) CATIA
5 2 (0.39%) InVision
5 2 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.39%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.75%) GitHub
4 8 (1.56%) IaaS
4 8 (1.56%) PaaS
5 7 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.17%) SaaS
7 5 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.39%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.29%) Internet
2 16 (3.12%) HTTP
3 10 (1.95%) Network Security
4 8 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.78%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.78%) SNMP
7 3 (0.58%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.39%) 802.15
8 2 (0.39%) LTE
8 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.39%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.19%) Broadband
9 1 (0.19%) DHCP
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
9 1 (0.19%) Firewall
9 1 (0.19%) FTP
9 1 (0.19%) LDAP
9 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 18 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.92%) Big Data
5 13 (2.53%) MySQL
6 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.17%) DB2
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.78%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.58%) Triplestore
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 31 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.12%) Maven
3 15 (2.92%) Cucumber
4 14 (2.73%) JUnit
5 13 (2.53%) Selenium
6 11 (2.14%) Subversion
7 10 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.75%) JIRA
8 9 (1.75%) MSTest
8 9 (1.75%) NUnit
8 9 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.56%) Moq
9 8 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.97%) Ant
12 4 (0.78%) Hudson
12 4 (0.78%) JMeter
13 3 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (0.58%) Travis CI
General
1 84 (16.37%) Finance
2 32 (6.24%) Electronics
3 30 (5.85%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.68%) Banking
5 20 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.51%) Games
7 14 (2.73%) Retail
8 12 (2.34%) Aerospace
9 11 (2.14%) Legal
9 11 (2.14%) Marketing
10 10 (1.95%) Advertising
11 5 (0.97%) Publishing
12 4 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.78%) French Language
12 4 (0.78%) German Language
13 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.58%) Military
14 2 (0.39%) Back Office
14 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 297 (57.89%) Developer
2 136 (26.51%) Graduate
3 125 (24.37%) Junior
4 120 (23.39%) Software Developer
5 111 (21.64%) Junior Developer
6 110 (21.44%) Graduate Developer
7 106 (20.66%) Java Developer
8 99 (19.30%) Graduate Software Developer
9 94 (18.32%) Junior Software Developer
10 70 (13.65%) Software Engineer
11 36 (7.02%) .NET Developer
12 33 (6.43%) Lead Developer
13 31 (6.04%) Analyst
14 22 (4.29%) C++ Software Engineer
15 19 (3.70%) C# Developer
16 17 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
16 17 (3.31%) Test Engineer
17 16 (3.12%) Senior Developer
18 15 (2.92%) Systems Developer
19 14 (2.73%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (24.17%) XML
2 119 (23.20%) HTML
3 85 (16.57%) .NET
4 79 (15.40%) Spring
5 70 (13.65%) CSS
6 63 (12.28%) HTML5
7 54 (10.53%) REST
8 42 (8.19%) ASP.NET
9 40 (7.80%) AngularJS
10 38 (7.41%) Web Services
11 29 (5.65%) SOAP
12 26 (5.07%) .NET Framework
12 26 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (5.07%) React
13 25 (4.87%) J2EE
14 21 (4.09%) Node.js
15 20 (3.90%) Spring MVC
16 17 (3.31%) Hibernate
16 17 (3.31%) RESTful
17 16 (3.12%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (3.51%) User Experience
6 11 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.56%) Device Driver
8 8 (1.56%) Internet of Things
8 8 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.36%) Robotics
10 5 (0.97%) CMDB
10 5 (0.97%) Digital TV
10 5 (0.97%) Social Media
11 4 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (0.78%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.78%) Fintech
11 4 (0.78%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 90 (17.54%) Linux
2 67 (13.06%) Windows
3 46 (8.97%) Unix
4 36 (7.02%) Android
5 25 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.87%) Mac OS X
6 15 (2.92%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.58%) Solaris
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Fedora
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (37.43%) Mathematics
3 190 (37.04%) SDLC
4 185 (36.06%) OO
5 127 (24.76%) Software Engineering
6 72 (14.04%) MVC
7 67 (13.06%) Scrum
8 62 (12.09%) Open Source
9 52 (10.14%) TDD
10 45 (8.77%) OOP
11 36 (7.02%) ITIL
12 31 (6.04%) Cryptography
13 30 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
14 27 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
15 26 (5.07%) Project Management
16 23 (4.48%) Microservices
16 23 (4.48%) Web Development
17 22 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (4.29%) Data Integration
17 22 (4.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 287 (55.95%) Java
2 230 (44.83%) SQL
3 184 (35.87%) C++
4 107 (20.86%) C#
4 107 (20.86%) JavaScript
5 70 (13.65%) C
6 45 (8.77%) Python
7 28 (5.46%) PHP
8 14 (2.73%) Embedded C++
9 13 (2.53%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.34%) Scala
11 10 (1.95%) MATLAB
12 9 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.75%) VB
13 8 (1.56%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.36%) R
14 7 (1.36%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.17%) Perl
16 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 343 (66.86%) Degree
2 62 (12.09%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.75%) PhD
5 9 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.75%) PMP
6 8 (1.56%) CCNP
6 8 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.56%) CISM
6 8 (1.56%) CISSP
7 7 (1.36%) HND
7 7 (1.36%) Postgraduate
8 6 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.97%) ISEB
10 4 (0.78%) APMG
11 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.19%) HNC
12 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.53%) QA
3 8 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.78%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.78%) PMO
6 3 (0.58%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.58%) MISRA
6 3 (0.58%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.39%) SLA
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.36%) Firmware
3 6 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.78%) Docker
4 4 (0.78%) vSphere
5 3 (0.58%) Ceph
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (0.78%) Nagios
2 4 (0.78%) OpenView
2 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (6.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.26%) Oracle
3 14 (2.73%) HP
4 13 (2.53%) Cisco
5 12 (2.34%) IBM
6 11 (2.14%) SAP
6 11 (2.14%) Zend
7 10 (1.95%) VMware
8 9 (1.75%) BMC
9 7 (1.36%) EMC
10 6 (1.17%) Freescale
11 5 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.97%) Citrix
11 5 (0.97%) Juniper
11 5 (0.97%) NetApp
12 4 (0.78%) CA
12 4 (0.78%) Compuware
12 4 (0.78%) Dell
12 4 (0.78%) Intel
12 4 (0.78%) Nimsoft
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 25 hol + pension Cont
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + ben/market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago