Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 45 66
Rank change year-on-year +20 +21 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 178 67 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.37% 5.23% 4.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.88% 13.99% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 157 71 58
Southampton median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £60,500
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.63% -1.39%

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 778 479 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 40.97% 37.39% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 707 394 434
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,550 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,125
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 163 (91.57%) Degree
2 102 (57.30%) Software Engineering
2 102 (57.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (42.70%) Java
4 73 (41.01%) C#
5 71 (39.89%) SQL
6 67 (37.64%) C++
7 51 (28.65%) AngularJS
8 43 (24.16%) JavaScript
8 43 (24.16%) CSS
9 41 (23.03%) HTML
10 38 (21.35%) Greenfield Project
11 37 (20.79%) .NET
12 35 (19.66%) JUnit
12 35 (19.66%) Windows
12 35 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (19.10%) Big Data
14 32 (17.98%) Mathematics
15 29 (16.29%) SQL Server
15 29 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (15.73%) Hadoop
16 28 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (15.73%) J2EE
17 25 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (13.48%) Subversion
19 23 (12.92%) SWT
19 23 (12.92%) Electronics
19 23 (12.92%) XML
19 23 (12.92%) Eclipse
20 22 (12.36%) Unix

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 4 (2.25%) CMS
1 4 (2.25%) EPiServer
1 4 (2.25%) GeoServer
1 4 (2.25%) JBoss
1 4 (2.25%) WildFly
2 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (11.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.37%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (2.25%) SNMP
3 2 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) H.323
3 2 (1.12%) Skype
3 2 (1.12%) Telepresence
3 2 (1.12%) VoIP
3 2 (1.12%) WebEx
4 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.10%) Big Data
2 29 (16.29%) SQL Server
3 28 (15.73%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.43%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.81%) MS Access
7 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (19.66%) JUnit
2 24 (13.48%) Subversion
3 23 (12.92%) Eclipse
4 12 (6.74%) Selenium
4 12 (6.74%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.12%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (12.92%) Electronics
2 12 (6.74%) Finance
3 4 (2.25%) Marketing
4 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (40.45%) Developer
2 66 (37.08%) Graduate
3 50 (28.09%) Software Engineer
4 42 (23.60%) Java Developer
4 42 (23.60%) Junior
5 37 (20.79%) Senior Developer
6 32 (17.98%) Implementation Specialist
7 27 (15.17%) Software Implementation Specialist
8 26 (14.61%) Software Developer
9 22 (12.36%) C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (11.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (11.24%) Graduate Developer
11 20 (11.24%) Junior Software Engineer
12 19 (10.67%) Junior Developer
13 17 (9.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 15 (8.43%) Senior Software Developer
15 12 (6.74%) QA Engineer
15 12 (6.74%) QA Test Engineer
15 12 (6.74%) Test Engineer
16 11 (6.18%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.65%) AngularJS
2 43 (24.16%) CSS
3 41 (23.03%) HTML
4 37 (20.79%) .NET
5 28 (15.73%) J2EE
6 23 (12.92%) SWT
6 23 (12.92%) XML
7 22 (12.36%) RESTful
8 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET
8 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (10.11%) MFC
11 17 (9.55%) CSS3
11 17 (9.55%) HTML5
11 17 (9.55%) REST
12 15 (8.43%) Node.js
13 14 (7.87%) React
14 12 (6.74%) Java EE
14 12 (6.74%) React Native
15 11 (6.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.35%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.74%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.37%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.56%) ASIC
6 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.66%) Windows
2 22 (12.36%) Unix
3 21 (11.80%) Mac OS
4 13 (7.30%) Linux
5 12 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (57.30%) Software Engineering
2 35 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (17.98%) Mathematics
4 29 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (11.80%) MVC
5 21 (11.80%) OOP
6 19 (10.67%) Physics
7 17 (9.55%) TDD
8 16 (8.99%) BDD
9 14 (7.87%) Open Source
10 12 (6.74%) Manual Testing
10 12 (6.74%) OO
10 12 (6.74%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.18%) Scrum
12 10 (5.62%) Coaching
12 10 (5.62%) Web Development
13 9 (5.06%) Machine Learning
14 8 (4.49%) Data Science
15 7 (3.93%) Time Management
16 6 (3.37%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 76 (42.70%) Java
2 73 (41.01%) C#
3 71 (39.89%) SQL
4 67 (37.64%) C++
5 43 (24.16%) JavaScript
6 18 (10.11%) VC++
7 17 (9.55%) Python
8 15 (8.43%) F#
9 12 (6.74%) C
10 9 (5.06%) R
11 8 (4.49%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.25%) Perl
12 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 163 (91.57%) Degree
2 102 (57.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (11.80%) PhD
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) CCNA
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (5.62%) Oracle
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.49%) Sun
3 6 (3.37%) Cisco
4 4 (2.25%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (2.25%) Palo Alto
4 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore