The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 55 55
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.31% 4.36% 4.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.93% 15.22% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 28
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 206 230 380
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 33.33% 28.64% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 184 209 301
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Southampton

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Southampton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 59 (86.76%) Degree
2 40 (58.82%) C#
3 35 (51.47%) Software Engineering
4 32 (47.06%) C++
5 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
7 26 (38.24%) Java
7 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (32.35%) SQL
9 20 (29.41%) HTML
9 20 (29.41%) CSS
9 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 20 (29.41%) Mathematics
10 17 (25.00%) Project Management
10 17 (25.00%) Web Development
11 16 (23.53%) Windows
12 15 (22.06%) Python
12 15 (22.06%) .NET
12 15 (22.06%) Physics
12 15 (22.06%) Test Scripting
13 14 (20.59%) Coaching
13 14 (20.59%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 14 (20.59%) Electronics
14 13 (19.12%) MS Access
15 12 (17.65%) PhD
15 12 (17.65%) OOP
15 12 (17.65%) SaaS
16 11 (16.18%) Time Management
16 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (16.18%) AngularJS

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.88%) Drupal
3 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) SaaS
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) Office 365
4 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Firewall
1 5 (7.35%) Network Security
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) LDAP
2 4 (5.88%) SSL
2 4 (5.88%) VoIP
2 4 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) BGP
3 1 (1.47%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.47%) OSPF
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) MS Access
3 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) Big Data
5 4 (5.88%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Subversion
2 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.88%) Trac
4 3 (4.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 14 (20.59%) Electronics
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Consultant
2 16 (23.53%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Software Consultant
4 11 (16.18%) Implementation Consultant
4 11 (16.18%) Software Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Graduate
5 9 (13.24%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.29%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Data Scientist
8 6 (8.82%) Junior
8 6 (8.82%) Test Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) CSS
1 20 (29.41%) HTML
2 15 (22.06%) .NET
3 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (13.24%) RESTful
5 7 (10.29%) XML
6 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (8.82%) Node.js
7 5 (7.35%) WCF
8 4 (5.88%) HTML5
8 4 (5.88%) jQuery
9 3 (4.41%) NHibernate
9 3 (4.41%) OAuth
9 3 (4.41%) REST
9 3 (4.41%) Web Services
10 2 (2.94%) Ajax
10 2 (2.94%) CSS3
10 2 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.94%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.47%) EFT
5 1 (1.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Android
3 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.88%) VMS
4 3 (4.41%) Unix
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Software Engineering
2 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Mathematics
4 17 (25.00%) Project Management
4 17 (25.00%) Web Development
5 15 (22.06%) Physics
5 15 (22.06%) Test Scripting
6 14 (20.59%) Coaching
6 14 (20.59%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 12 (17.65%) OOP
8 11 (16.18%) MVC
8 11 (16.18%) Scrum
8 11 (16.18%) TDD
8 11 (16.18%) Time Management
9 9 (13.24%) Data Analysis
9 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.82%) BDD
10 6 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (8.82%) Mathematical Modelling
10 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) C#
2 32 (47.06%) C++
3 26 (38.24%) Java
4 22 (32.35%) SQL
5 15 (22.06%) Python
6 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.24%) C
7 9 (13.24%) MATLAB
8 8 (11.76%) Perl
8 8 (11.76%) PHP
9 6 (8.82%) F#
9 6 (8.82%) R
9 6 (8.82%) Ruby
10 2 (2.94%) VBA
11 1 (1.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 59 (86.76%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) PhD
3 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) FreeIPA
1 4 (5.88%) Nagios
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) NICE Systems
2 2 (2.94%) Zend
3 1 (1.47%) Brocade
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco
3 1 (1.47%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Talent Locker
Salary: bonus, Pension & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits + Flexable working
Posted: 27 days ago