Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 100 52
Rank change year-on-year +55 -48 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 123 60 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.73% 2.86% 5.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.00% 11.03% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 113 69 144
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 473 544 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.05% 25.95% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 400 504 593
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% -1.11%
10th Percentile £27,225 £26,325 £26,050
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +2.27%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in West Sussex

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in West Sussex

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in West Sussex

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burgess Hill +4 64 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Crawley +21 23 £40,000 +77.78% 1
Horsham -13 17 £45,000 +83.67% 2
Worthing +3 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Computer Science Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 123 (100.00%) Degree
1 123 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 92 (74.80%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (57.72%) Software Engineering
4 53 (43.09%) TDD
5 49 (39.84%) C++
6 40 (32.52%) Java
7 38 (30.89%) MFC
7 38 (30.89%) STL
7 38 (30.89%) Windows
8 36 (29.27%) Visual Studio
9 34 (27.64%) UML
9 34 (27.64%) C#
9 34 (27.64%) Finance
10 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
10 28 (22.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 27 (21.95%) Master's Degree
12 21 (17.07%) Analytical Thinking
12 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (16.26%) Web Development
13 20 (16.26%) Web Services
14 19 (15.45%) CSS
14 19 (15.45%) HTML
14 19 (15.45%) WebEx
14 19 (15.45%) Java 8
14 19 (15.45%) Decision-Making
15 18 (14.63%) Internet
15 18 (14.63%) Spring
16 17 (13.82%) Hibernate
17 16 (13.01%) Citrix

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Slack
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.45%) WebEx
2 18 (14.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) DB2
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (29.27%) Visual Studio
2 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.50%) Bitbucket
3 8 (6.50%) Jasmine
3 8 (6.50%) JIRA
3 8 (6.50%) Selenium
4 3 (2.44%) JUnit
5 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (27.64%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) French Language
2 16 (13.01%) German Language
2 16 (13.01%) Russian Language
2 16 (13.01%) Spanish Language
3 7 (5.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Automotive
4 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Software Engineer
2 33 (26.83%) Senior Software Engineer
3 32 (26.02%) Developer
4 28 (22.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (19.51%) Java Engineer
6 20 (16.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (13.01%) Java Developer
8 14 (11.38%) Software Developer
9 13 (10.57%) Graduate
10 11 (8.94%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Senior Java Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
12 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
13 7 (5.69%) Development Engineer
13 7 (5.69%) Embedded Engineer
13 7 (5.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 7 (5.69%) Graduate Development Engineer
13 7 (5.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 7 (5.69%) Web Engineer
14 6 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.89%) MFC
1 38 (30.89%) STL
2 28 (22.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 20 (16.26%) Web Services
4 19 (15.45%) CSS
4 19 (15.45%) HTML
5 18 (14.63%) Spring
6 17 (13.82%) Hibernate
7 14 (11.38%) J2EE
8 12 (9.76%) RESTful
9 11 (8.94%) jQuery
10 10 (8.13%) .NET
10 10 (8.13%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.13%) CSS3
11 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.50%) HTML5
11 8 (6.50%) LESS
11 8 (6.50%) Node.js
11 8 (6.50%) OpenLayers
11 8 (6.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 123 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.44%) PMI
5 2 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.63%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (1.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 9 (7.32%) Linux
3 7 (5.69%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (5.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (74.80%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (57.72%) Software Engineering
3 53 (43.09%) TDD
4 34 (27.64%) UML
5 21 (17.07%) Analytical Thinking
6 20 (16.26%) Web Development
7 19 (15.45%) Decision-Making
8 16 (13.01%) High Availability
8 16 (13.01%) RAD
8 16 (13.01%) Workflow
9 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.38%) Business Analysis
10 14 (11.38%) Knowledge Management
11 12 (9.76%) Scrum
12 11 (8.94%) Functional Testing
13 10 (8.13%) Multithreading
14 9 (7.32%) OO
15 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
16 7 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.84%) C++
2 40 (32.52%) Java
3 34 (27.64%) C#
4 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.45%) Java 8
6 13 (10.57%) SQL
7 11 (8.94%) C
8 8 (6.50%) TypeScript
9 7 (5.69%) Embedded C
9 7 (5.69%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.25%) COBOL
11 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.44%) Python
12 2 (1.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Degree
2 27 (21.95%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.44%) PMP
3 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) MISRA
1 7 (5.69%) MISRA C
1 7 (5.69%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Citrix
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
1 16 (13.01%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.44%) Adobe
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle
3 2 (1.63%) IBM