Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 114 40
Rank change year-on-year +72 -74 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 128 33 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.35% 1.57% 7.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.02% 6.53% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 126 34 212
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,375 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -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 492 505 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.39% 23.98% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 423 458 583
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,550 £29,500 £24,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 0 94 £47,500 - 2
Crawley +31 18 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Worthing -8 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Computer Science Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Degree
1 128 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 102 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (64.06%) TDD
4 80 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 57 (44.53%) C++
6 53 (41.41%) C#
6 53 (41.41%) MFC
6 53 (41.41%) STL
6 53 (41.41%) Windows
6 53 (41.41%) UML
6 53 (41.41%) Finance
7 51 (39.84%) Visual Studio
7 51 (39.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 45 (35.16%) Java
9 38 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (29.69%) Master's Degree
9 38 (29.69%) Analytical Thinking
10 32 (25.00%) Internet
11 24 (18.75%) Business Analysis
12 23 (17.97%) RAD
13 22 (17.19%) Test Automation
14 21 (16.41%) Java 8
15 20 (15.63%) Functional Testing
16 19 (14.84%) Knowledge Management
17 18 (14.06%) Compatibility Testing
17 18 (14.06%) Unit Testing
17 18 (14.06%) Integration Testing
17 18 (14.06%) Web Services
17 18 (14.06%) Regression Testing

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:

Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.34%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.00%) Internet
2 10 (7.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.47%) DB2
3 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (39.84%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 53 (41.41%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) French Language
2 10 (7.81%) German Language
2 10 (7.81%) Russian Language
2 10 (7.81%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.56%) Electronics
3 2 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (55.47%) Software Engineer
2 51 (39.84%) C++ Software Engineer
3 41 (32.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 35 (27.34%) Java Engineer
5 32 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (14.06%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (11.72%) Senior Java Engineer
8 14 (10.94%) Developer
9 13 (10.16%) Test Engineer
10 12 (9.38%) QA Engineer
11 10 (7.81%) QA Test Engineer
12 9 (7.03%) Java Developer
13 7 (5.47%) QA Automation Engineer
13 7 (5.47%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 6 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
15 5 (3.91%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 5 (3.91%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
15 5 (3.91%) IT Analyst
15 5 (3.91%) IT Support
15 5 (3.91%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (41.41%) MFC
1 53 (41.41%) STL
2 51 (39.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (14.06%) Web Services
4 6 (4.69%) CSS
4 6 (4.69%) HTML
5 5 (3.91%) Spring
6 4 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.13%) J2EE
6 4 (3.13%) JDBC
6 4 (3.13%) Kafka
6 4 (3.13%) RESTful
6 4 (3.13%) Spring Batch
7 3 (2.34%) React
8 2 (1.56%) .NET
8 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.56%) CSS3
8 2 (1.56%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 128 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 38 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.59%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.41%) Windows
2 4 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (64.06%) TDD
3 80 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 53 (41.41%) UML
5 38 (29.69%) Analytical Thinking
6 24 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 23 (17.97%) RAD
8 22 (17.19%) Test Automation
9 20 (15.63%) Functional Testing
10 19 (14.84%) Knowledge Management
11 18 (14.06%) Compatibility Testing
11 18 (14.06%) Integration Testing
11 18 (14.06%) Regression Testing
11 18 (14.06%) SDLC
11 18 (14.06%) System Integration Testing
11 18 (14.06%) Unit Testing
11 18 (14.06%) Waterfall
12 17 (13.28%) Manual Testing
13 16 (12.50%) Performance Testing
14 14 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.53%) C++
2 53 (41.41%) C#
3 45 (35.16%) Java
4 21 (16.41%) Java 8
5 7 (5.47%) COBOL
6 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.69%) SQL
7 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.13%) C
7 4 (3.13%) Ruby
8 2 (1.56%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 128 (100.00%) Degree
2 38 (29.69%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PMP
3 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) MISRA
2 2 (1.56%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 10 (7.81%) Citrix
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
1 10 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (3.13%) IBM
3 3 (2.34%) Adobe