Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 50 17
Rank change year-on-year +14 -33 +28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 107 73 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.89% 5.52% 10.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 5.86% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 103 60 176
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +75.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £32,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,750 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +18.67% +15.38% -13.33%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,455 1,245 1,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 93.75% 94.10% 90.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,042 1,438
Southampton median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +10.39% -9.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,025 £25,617
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 89 (83.18%) Degree
2 48 (44.86%) Java
3 46 (42.99%) C#
4 40 (37.38%) Software Engineering
4 40 (37.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (33.64%) Mathematics
7 27 (25.23%) SQL
8 25 (23.36%) C++
8 25 (23.36%) Linux
8 25 (23.36%) Data Science
9 24 (22.43%) C
10 23 (21.50%) Python
11 22 (20.56%) Test Automation
12 21 (19.63%) JIRA
13 19 (17.76%) CSS
13 19 (17.76%) HTML
13 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
14 18 (16.82%) Confluence
15 17 (15.89%) Physics
16 16 (14.95%) Selenium
16 16 (14.95%) SAP
16 16 (14.95%) OOP
16 16 (14.95%) Machine Learning
17 15 (14.02%) Cucumber
18 14 (13.08%) PHP
19 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
19 13 (12.15%) Self-Motivation
20 12 (11.21%) DevOps
20 12 (11.21%) Waterfall

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 18 (16.82%) Confluence
2 8 (7.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) AWS
2 10 (9.35%) Azure
3 9 (8.41%) SaaS
4 4 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.74%) IaaS
5 2 (1.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) Big Data
2 8 (7.48%) MySQL
3 7 (6.54%) Apache Hive
3 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.61%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.87%) HBase
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) JIRA
2 16 (14.95%) Selenium
3 15 (14.02%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.48%) Subversion
6 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.61%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.80%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.28%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
3 3 (2.80%) Games
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Electronics
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (28.97%) Developer
2 28 (26.17%) Software Engineer
3 24 (22.43%) Graduate
4 17 (15.89%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) Test Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) PHP Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Data Scientist
9 7 (6.54%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Architect
10 6 (5.61%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Automation Test Lead
10 6 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Data Science Leader
10 6 (5.61%) Junior
10 6 (5.61%) Lead Test Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.76%) CSS
1 19 (17.76%) HTML
2 7 (6.54%) .NET
3 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.67%) Node.js
4 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.74%) React
5 3 (2.80%) Angular 2
5 3 (2.80%) Backbone.js
5 3 (2.80%) Dropwizard
5 3 (2.80%) Ember.js
5 3 (2.80%) jQuery
5 3 (2.80%) REST
5 3 (2.80%) Velocity
5 3 (2.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.93%) Keras
6 1 (0.93%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.93%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Linked Data
4 6 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.74%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.80%) User Experience
7 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.36%) Linux
2 11 (10.28%) Windows
3 8 (7.48%) Debian
4 3 (2.80%) Android
4 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.38%) Software Engineering
2 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.64%) Mathematics
4 25 (23.36%) Data Science
5 22 (20.56%) Test Automation
6 17 (15.89%) Physics
7 16 (14.95%) Machine Learning
7 16 (14.95%) OOP
8 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (11.21%) DevOps
9 12 (11.21%) Scrum
9 12 (11.21%) Waterfall
10 11 (10.28%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (10.28%) BDD
10 11 (10.28%) Web Development
11 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.41%) Manual Testing
13 8 (7.48%) Data Analysis
13 8 (7.48%) Data Reconciliation
13 8 (7.48%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.86%) Java
2 46 (42.99%) C#
3 27 (25.23%) SQL
4 25 (23.36%) C++
5 24 (22.43%) C
6 23 (21.50%) Python
7 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
8 14 (13.08%) PHP
9 12 (11.21%) Ruby
10 4 (3.74%) Scala
11 3 (2.80%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.87%) R
13 1 (0.93%) F#
13 1 (0.93%) Go
13 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (83.18%) Degree
2 40 (37.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (11.21%) ISEB
3 12 (11.21%) ISTQB
4 9 (8.41%) PhD
5 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.80%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Ansible
1 7 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.54%) Puppet
2 4 (3.74%) Terraform
3 3 (2.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) SAP
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) Google
4 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com