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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 51 68 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.04% 9.39% 4.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.52% 26.05% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 33
Median salary £28,750 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.54% +29.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 208 261 278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 36.88% 36.05% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 192 244 233
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 83 (93.26%) Degree
2 60 (67.42%) C#
3 53 (59.55%) Software Engineering
4 38 (42.70%) Java
5 37 (41.57%) C++
6 32 (35.96%) HTML
6 32 (35.96%) .NET
7 31 (34.83%) CSS
8 30 (33.71%) SQL
8 30 (33.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (32.58%) SQL Server
10 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
10 27 (30.34%) Electronics
11 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
13 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
14 20 (22.47%) Mathematics
15 19 (21.35%) Web Development
16 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
16 18 (20.22%) Linux
17 17 (19.10%) C
18 15 (16.85%) MVC
18 15 (16.85%) TDD
18 15 (16.85%) RESTful
19 14 (15.73%) PHP
19 14 (15.73%) OOP
19 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Excel
20 13 (14.61%) Windows
20 13 (14.61%) MS Access
20 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.49%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.25%) Drupal
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) SaaS
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Office 365
4 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Network Security
2 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) SSL
3 2 (2.25%) VoIP
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) BGP
4 1 (1.12%) OSPF
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) MS Access
3 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) Big Data
6 3 (3.37%) Essbase
6 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.37%) Power BI
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.25%) MySQL
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Subversion
1 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.37%) JUnit
2 3 (3.37%) Selenium
3 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (2.25%) Trac
4 1 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 27 (30.34%) Electronics
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) Graduate
3 25 (28.09%) Software Engineer
4 24 (26.97%) Software Developer
5 16 (17.98%) Senior Developer
6 14 (15.73%) C# Developer
6 14 (15.73%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 14 (15.73%) Junior
7 13 (14.61%) Consultant
8 12 (13.48%) .NET Developer
8 12 (13.48%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (13.48%) Software Consultant
9 11 (12.36%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (10.11%) Implementation Consultant
11 8 (8.99%) Graduate Developer
11 8 (8.99%) Graduate Software Developer
11 8 (8.99%) Junior Developer
11 8 (8.99%) Software Implementation Consultant
12 7 (7.87%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.96%) .NET
1 32 (35.96%) HTML
2 31 (34.83%) CSS
3 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
4 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
5 15 (16.85%) RESTful
6 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (14.61%) HTML5
7 11 (12.36%) CSS3
7 11 (12.36%) Node.js
8 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (8.99%) XML
9 7 (7.87%) Web Services
10 5 (5.62%) jQuery
10 5 (5.62%) WCF
11 4 (4.49%) NHibernate
11 4 (4.49%) OAuth
11 4 (4.49%) React
11 4 (4.49%) REST
12 3 (3.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.62%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.25%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Blog
5 1 (1.12%) EFT
5 1 (1.12%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) Life Science
5 1 (1.12%) Smart City
5 1 (1.12%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Unix
4 3 (3.37%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.25%) VMS
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (59.55%) Software Engineering
2 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.47%) Mathematics
4 19 (21.35%) Web Development
5 15 (16.85%) MVC
5 15 (16.85%) TDD
6 14 (15.73%) OOP
7 12 (13.48%) Physics
7 12 (13.48%) Project Management
7 12 (13.48%) Scrum
8 11 (12.36%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting
9 10 (11.24%) Coaching
10 9 (10.11%) BDD
11 7 (7.87%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (7.87%) Software Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Multithreading
12 6 (6.74%) OO
12 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) C#
2 38 (42.70%) Java
3 37 (41.57%) C++
4 30 (33.71%) SQL
5 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
6 17 (19.10%) C
7 14 (15.73%) PHP
8 8 (8.99%) F#
8 8 (8.99%) Python
8 8 (8.99%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.49%) Perl
9 4 (4.49%) Ruby
10 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.25%) R
10 2 (2.25%) VBA
11 1 (1.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 83 (93.26%) Degree
2 30 (33.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (11.24%) PhD
4 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) CCNP
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) FreeIPA
1 2 (2.25%) Nagios
1 2 (2.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) Zend
4 1 (1.12%) Brocade
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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aap3
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + bens package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
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aap3
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + bens package
Posted: 27 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago