Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 82 93 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.77% 7.97% 7.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.59% 21.58% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 67 95 104
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,750 £22,950
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 562 431 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 39.55% 36.93% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 495 391 479
Southampton median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £24,200
90th Percentile £69,600 £65,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 73 (89.02%) Degree
2 52 (63.41%) Software Engineering
3 40 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 38 (46.34%) C++
5 36 (43.90%) AngularJS
5 36 (43.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (42.68%) Java
7 32 (39.02%) C#
8 31 (37.80%) HTML
9 30 (36.59%) Mathematics
10 29 (35.37%) CSS
11 28 (34.15%) .NET
12 27 (32.93%) MVC
13 26 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (30.49%) Relational Database
15 24 (29.27%) Electronics
16 22 (26.83%) Subversion
16 22 (26.83%) CSS3
16 22 (26.83%) HTML5
17 19 (23.17%) SQL
17 19 (23.17%) TDD
17 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
17 19 (23.17%) RESTful
17 19 (23.17%) Node.js
18 17 (20.73%) BDD
18 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (20.73%) F#
19 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
19 16 (19.51%) Windows

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 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.22%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.22%) JBoss
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
1 2 (2.44%) H.323
1 2 (2.44%) Network Security
1 2 (2.44%) Skype
1 2 (2.44%) Telepresence
1 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.44%) VoIP
1 2 (2.44%) WebEx
2 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.22%) FTP
2 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.22%) SNMP
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) Relational Database
2 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
3 14 (17.07%) RDBMS
4 13 (15.85%) Big Data
4 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.32%) MS Access
6 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Subversion
2 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.41%) Eclipse
3 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.41%) JIRA
3 11 (13.41%) JUnit
3 11 (13.41%) Maven
4 2 (2.44%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (1.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (29.27%) Electronics
2 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Developer
2 28 (34.15%) Senior Developer
3 27 (32.93%) Java Developer
4 22 (26.83%) Software Engineer
5 20 (24.39%) Graduate
6 16 (19.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (19.51%) Software Developer
7 12 (14.63%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (12.20%) C# Developer
8 10 (12.20%) Implementation Specialist
8 10 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (12.20%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (12.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
9 9 (10.98%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (10.98%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (10.98%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (10.98%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 9 (10.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.90%) AngularJS
2 31 (37.80%) HTML
3 29 (35.37%) CSS
4 28 (34.15%) .NET
5 22 (26.83%) CSS3
5 22 (26.83%) HTML5
6 19 (23.17%) Node.js
6 19 (23.17%) RESTful
7 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
8 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (15.85%) J2EE
9 13 (15.85%) XML
10 11 (13.41%) Hibernate
10 11 (13.41%) Spring
10 11 (13.41%) SWT
11 10 (12.20%) React
12 9 (10.98%) Web Services
13 5 (6.10%) MFC
14 3 (3.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.88%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.44%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.22%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Unix
3 9 (10.98%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Software Engineering
2 30 (36.59%) Mathematics
3 27 (32.93%) MVC
4 26 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (23.17%) TDD
6 17 (20.73%) BDD
7 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.51%) OOP
8 15 (18.29%) Domain-Driven Design
9 14 (17.07%) OO
10 12 (14.63%) Scrum
11 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
11 11 (13.41%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (13.41%) Performance Improvement
11 11 (13.41%) Refactoring
11 11 (13.41%) SOA
12 10 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (12.20%) Machine Learning
12 10 (12.20%) Physics
13 7 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 38 (46.34%) C++
3 35 (42.68%) Java
4 32 (39.02%) C#
5 19 (23.17%) SQL
6 17 (20.73%) F#
7 10 (12.20%) Python
8 7 (8.54%) C
9 5 (6.10%) MATLAB
9 5 (6.10%) VC++
10 4 (4.88%) Go
10 4 (4.88%) Ruby
11 3 (3.66%) PHP
12 2 (2.44%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.22%) Lua
13 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (89.02%) Degree
2 36 (43.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (9.76%) PhD
4 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Docker
1 2 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Xamarin
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle