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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 345 274 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.52% 5.23% 5.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.20% 14.05% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 291 240 242
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +32.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,896 £21,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £81,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,861
% change year-on-year - +5.65%  

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 2006 1950 2030
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.91% 37.19% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2255 2280 2310
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,875 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
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

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 178 £38,500 -9.41% 32
Gloucestershire +2 39 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Wiltshire +3 36 £44,500 +4.70% 11
Devon -3 26 £38,250 -27.14% 7
Cornwall - 24 £37,500 - 1
Dorset +7 23 £40,000 - 6
Somerset -1 17 £38,500 -30.00% 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 422 (72.26%) Degree
2 281 (48.12%) Java
3 276 (47.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 211 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (34.42%) Software Engineering
6 185 (31.68%) C++
7 176 (30.14%) OO
8 172 (29.45%) HTML
9 171 (29.28%) JavaScript
9 171 (29.28%) SDLC
10 167 (28.60%) SQL
11 137 (23.46%) Mathematics
12 128 (21.92%) C#
13 111 (19.01%) C
14 107 (18.32%) .NET
14 107 (18.32%) CSS
15 104 (17.81%) XML
16 92 (15.75%) Linux
17 82 (14.04%) Electronics
18 78 (13.36%) Scrum
19 74 (12.67%) HTML5
20 73 (12.50%) Security Cleared
20 73 (12.50%) Finance
21 71 (12.16%) Python
22 70 (11.99%) Windows
23 68 (11.64%) MVC
24 67 (11.47%) AngularJS
25 63 (10.79%) SQL Server
26 61 (10.45%) REST
27 60 (10.27%) Microsoft

Computer Science
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 14 (2.40%) IIS
1 14 (2.40%) Tomcat
2 13 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.71%) Apache
4 8 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.03%) JBoss
7 5 (0.86%) CMS
8 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.51%) Drupal
9 2 (0.34%) Liferay
9 2 (0.34%) Mule
9 2 (0.34%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.34%) WildFly
10 1 (0.17%) Confluence
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.17%) Traefik
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) InVision
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.03%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.88%) GitHub
4 9 (1.54%) SaaS
5 6 (1.03%) PaaS
6 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.68%) IaaS
8 3 (0.51%) Office 365
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.08%) Internet
2 12 (2.05%) HTTP
2 12 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (1.37%) ZigBee
5 6 (1.03%) Skype
6 4 (0.68%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.51%) Network Security
7 3 (0.51%) Wireless
8 2 (0.34%) 802.15
8 2 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.17%) HSRP
9 1 (0.17%) Junos
9 1 (0.17%) MQTT
9 1 (0.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.99%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.08%) MySQL
5 14 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.23%) Data Mining
6 13 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.20%) Big Data
11 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.03%) Power BI
12 6 (1.03%) QlikView
12 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.86%) DB2
14 4 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 29 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.08%) Selenium
3 16 (2.74%) JUnit
3 16 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.23%) Maven
5 10 (1.71%) Axure RP
5 10 (1.71%) JIRA
6 9 (1.54%) HP UFT
6 9 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (1.54%) Subversion
7 8 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (1.20%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.86%) Ant
10 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.51%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.51%) git-flow
General
1 82 (14.04%) Electronics
2 73 (12.50%) Finance
3 41 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 37 (6.34%) Marketing
5 36 (6.16%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.42%) Games
7 13 (2.23%) Banking
7 13 (2.23%) Retail
8 12 (2.05%) Legal
9 6 (1.03%) Advertising
10 4 (0.68%) Automotive
10 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.51%) Military
12 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 309 (52.91%) Developer
2 122 (20.89%) Software Developer
3 113 (19.35%) Graduate
4 107 (18.32%) Software Engineer
5 94 (16.10%) Junior
6 93 (15.92%) Graduate Developer
7 86 (14.73%) Java Developer
8 85 (14.55%) Graduate Software Developer
9 76 (13.01%) Junior Developer
10 55 (9.42%) Junior Software Developer
11 45 (7.71%) C++ Software Engineer
12 35 (5.99%) Senior Developer
13 33 (5.65%) Analyst
14 30 (5.14%) C# Developer
15 28 (4.79%) Lead Developer
16 27 (4.62%) .NET Developer
17 24 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
18 22 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
19 21 (3.60%) Embedded Engineer
20 20 (3.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (29.45%) HTML
2 107 (18.32%) .NET
2 107 (18.32%) CSS
3 104 (17.81%) XML
4 74 (12.67%) HTML5
5 67 (11.47%) AngularJS
6 61 (10.45%) REST
7 47 (8.05%) Spring
8 46 (7.88%) ASP.NET
9 45 (7.71%) Node.js
10 37 (6.34%) React
11 36 (6.16%) Web Services
12 30 (5.14%) jQuery
12 30 (5.14%) JSON
13 26 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (4.45%) SOAP
14 25 (4.28%) J2EE
15 23 (3.94%) .NET Framework
16 20 (3.42%) Entity Framework
17 17 (2.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 55 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (8.90%) User Experience
4 42 (7.19%) Mobile App
5 36 (6.16%) Management Information System
6 30 (5.14%) Embedded Systems
7 27 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (4.45%) Algorithms
9 22 (3.77%) Social Media
10 10 (1.71%) Smart Home
11 8 (1.37%) Blog
11 8 (1.37%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.20%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.20%) Fintech
13 5 (0.86%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.86%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.68%) CMDB
15 3 (0.51%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.75%) Linux
2 70 (11.99%) Windows
3 47 (8.05%) Android
4 38 (6.51%) Apple iOS
5 36 (6.16%) Unix
6 20 (3.42%) Mac OS X
7 15 (2.57%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (1.54%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.03%) Solaris
10 2 (0.34%) CentOS
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (34.42%) Software Engineering
3 176 (30.14%) OO
4 171 (29.28%) SDLC
5 137 (23.46%) Mathematics
6 78 (13.36%) Scrum
7 68 (11.64%) MVC
8 58 (9.93%) Open Source
9 56 (9.59%) OOP
10 49 (8.39%) Test Automation
11 45 (7.71%) TDD
12 40 (6.85%) ITIL
13 39 (6.68%) Project Management
14 37 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (5.48%) Unit Testing
16 31 (5.31%) UX Design
17 30 (5.14%) Web Development
18 29 (4.97%) CRM
18 29 (4.97%) Software Testing
19 26 (4.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 281 (48.12%) Java
2 185 (31.68%) C++
3 171 (29.28%) JavaScript
4 167 (28.60%) SQL
5 128 (21.92%) C#
6 111 (19.01%) C
7 71 (12.16%) Python
8 32 (5.48%) PHP
9 26 (4.45%) Embedded C
10 18 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.74%) Scala
12 13 (2.23%) Ruby
12 13 (2.23%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.71%) Embedded C++
13 10 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.54%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.20%) F#
16 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 422 (72.26%) Degree
2 276 (47.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 36 (6.16%) HND
5 31 (5.31%) Numerate Degree
6 30 (5.14%) PhD
7 27 (4.62%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.88%) Master's Degree
9 11 (1.88%) PMI Certification
9 11 (1.88%) PMP
10 9 (1.54%) CCNP
10 9 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.54%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.37%) CISM
11 8 (1.37%) CISSP
11 8 (1.37%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.86%) HNC
13 4 (0.68%) ISEB
14 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.74%) QA
2 14 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (1.37%) MISRA
3 8 (1.37%) MISRA C
4 7 (1.20%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.68%) SLA
6 3 (0.51%) TickIT
7 2 (0.34%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.17%) JTAG
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (3.77%) Firmware
2 7 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.03%) Docker
4 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.68%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.51%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Juju
5 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.85%) Oracle
3 24 (4.11%) Freescale
3 24 (4.11%) SAP
4 16 (2.74%) HP
5 14 (2.40%) Cisco
5 14 (2.40%) IBM
6 9 (1.54%) Citrix
6 9 (1.54%) Cognizant
7 7 (1.20%) VMware
7 7 (1.20%) Zend
8 6 (1.03%) EMC
9 5 (0.86%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.86%) Dell
9 5 (0.86%) Juniper
10 4 (0.68%) BMC
10 4 (0.68%) NetApp
10 4 (0.68%) Sybase
11 3 (0.51%) Google
11 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newton Abbot, Devon
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bens
Posted: Yesterday
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 37,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 5 days ago
Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum Salary: £22,000 - £32,000 (depend
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: 75000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + DOE + bens
Posted: 20 days ago