Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -26 +5 +50
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 74 113 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.41% 10.39% 9.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.12% 25.98% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55 113 117
Southampton median annual salary £47,500 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.73% -35.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,750 £24,550
90th Percentile £60,500 £65,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -9.09% +18.46%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 524 435 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 38.33% 39.98% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 442 417 485
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £23,850 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -0.61%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Southampton

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 64 (86.49%) Degree
2 43 (58.11%) JavaScript
2 43 (58.11%) Software Engineering
3 36 (48.65%) C++
3 36 (48.65%) Java
4 35 (47.30%) C#
4 35 (47.30%) .NET
5 33 (44.59%) MVC
5 33 (44.59%) Relational Database
6 30 (40.54%) AngularJS
7 29 (39.19%) HTML
8 28 (37.84%) Mathematics
9 26 (35.14%) Electronics
10 25 (33.78%) CSS
11 24 (32.43%) TDD
11 24 (32.43%) NoSQL
11 24 (32.43%) Node.js
12 23 (31.08%) CSS3
12 23 (31.08%) HTML5
13 20 (27.03%) BDD
13 20 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (27.03%) F#
13 20 (27.03%) Domain-Driven Design
13 20 (27.03%) RESTful
13 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
14 19 (25.68%) Linux
14 19 (25.68%) RDBMS

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 1 (1.35%) SAS
1 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.35%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.59%) Relational Database
2 24 (32.43%) NoSQL
3 19 (25.68%) RDBMS
4 11 (14.86%) Big Data
5 7 (9.46%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.41%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.35%) MS Access
8 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
1 17 (22.97%) Subversion
2 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.92%) JIRA
2 14 (18.92%) Maven
3 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.05%) JUnit
4 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 26 (35.14%) Electronics
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Military
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Developer
2 27 (36.49%) Java Developer
2 27 (36.49%) Senior Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Software Engineer
4 16 (21.62%) Software Developer
5 15 (20.27%) Senior Software Developer
6 12 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (13.51%) C# Developer
8 9 (12.16%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (12.16%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (12.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (12.16%) JavaScript Engineer
8 9 (12.16%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (12.16%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 8 (10.81%) Graduate
9 8 (10.81%) Junior
9 8 (10.81%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Junior Developer
11 6 (8.11%) Junior Java Developer
11 6 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 30 (40.54%) AngularJS
3 29 (39.19%) HTML
4 25 (33.78%) CSS
5 24 (32.43%) Node.js
6 23 (31.08%) CSS3
6 23 (31.08%) HTML5
7 20 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (27.03%) RESTful
8 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
8 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (18.92%) Hibernate
9 14 (18.92%) Spring
10 8 (10.81%) React
10 8 (10.81%) XML
11 7 (9.46%) J2EE
12 6 (8.11%) Web Services
13 4 (5.41%) JSON
13 4 (5.41%) Vue.js
14 3 (4.05%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.46%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.35%) Acoustics
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) Unix
4 4 (5.41%) Android
4 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Software Engineering
2 33 (44.59%) MVC
3 28 (37.84%) Mathematics
4 24 (32.43%) TDD
5 20 (27.03%) BDD
5 20 (27.03%) Domain-Driven Design
6 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (22.97%) OOP
9 16 (21.62%) OO
10 15 (20.27%) Scrum
11 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
11 14 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
11 14 (18.92%) Performance Improvement
11 14 (18.92%) Refactoring
11 14 (18.92%) SOA
12 8 (10.81%) Coaching
12 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.81%) Physics
12 8 (10.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) JavaScript
2 36 (48.65%) C++
2 36 (48.65%) Java
3 35 (47.30%) C#
4 20 (27.03%) F#
5 16 (21.62%) Python
6 15 (20.27%) C
7 8 (10.81%) Go
7 8 (10.81%) Ruby
8 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.41%) PHP
10 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.35%) Lua
12 1 (1.35%) R
12 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (86.49%) Degree
2 14 (18.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) PhD
7 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Xamarin
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) SAP