Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 115 35
Rank change year-on-year +63 -80 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 99 29 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.92% 1.33% 7.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.68% 5.24% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 87 29 224
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,950 £51,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 503 553 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.99% 25.37% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 434 498 592
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,625 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +2 84 £47,500 - 14
Crawley +12 4 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Worthing -4 4 £48,750 +21.88%
Horsham -16 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Computer Science Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 99 (100.00%) Degree
1 99 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 91 (91.92%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (79.80%) TDD
4 68 (68.69%) Software Engineering
5 56 (56.57%) C++
5 56 (56.57%) Visual Studio
6 54 (54.55%) MFC
6 54 (54.55%) C#
6 54 (54.55%) STL
6 54 (54.55%) Windows
6 54 (54.55%) UML
6 54 (54.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 31 (31.31%) Finance
8 29 (29.29%) Java
9 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
10 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
11 19 (19.19%) Master's Degree
11 19 (19.19%) RAD
11 19 (19.19%) Internet
12 16 (16.16%) Regression Testing
12 16 (16.16%) Web Services
12 16 (16.16%) Functional Testing
12 16 (16.16%) Compatibility Testing
12 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
12 16 (16.16%) Integration Testing
12 16 (16.16%) System Integration Testing
12 16 (16.16%) SDLC
13 15 (15.15%) Manual 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 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) OpenShift
1 4 (4.04%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.04%) DB2
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (56.57%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.06%) Selenium
4 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.05%) JUnit
4 5 (5.05%) Maven
5 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.04%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.02%) JIRA
General
1 31 (31.31%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Billing
3 3 (3.03%) French Language
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 56 (56.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 37 (37.37%) Senior Software Engineer
4 36 (36.36%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (22.22%) Java Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Senior Java Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) QA Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (3.03%) Development Engineer
13 2 (2.02%) C Software Engineer
13 2 (2.02%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 2 (2.02%) Embedded C Engineer
13 2 (2.02%) Senior C Software Engineer
13 2 (2.02%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 54 (54.55%) MFC
1 54 (54.55%) STL
2 16 (16.16%) Web Services
3 11 (11.11%) jQuery
4 7 (7.07%) CSS
4 7 (7.07%) HTML
4 7 (7.07%) HTML5
4 7 (7.07%) Spring
5 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.06%) RESTful
6 5 (5.05%) Ajax
6 5 (5.05%) JPA
6 5 (5.05%) JSP
6 5 (5.05%) REST
6 5 (5.05%) Spring Boot
6 5 (5.05%) XML
7 4 (4.04%) .NET
7 4 (4.04%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.04%) Fintech
6 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Unix
3 2 (2.02%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (91.92%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (79.80%) TDD
3 68 (68.69%) Software Engineering
4 54 (54.55%) UML
5 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
6 22 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
7 19 (19.19%) RAD
8 16 (16.16%) Compatibility Testing
8 16 (16.16%) Functional Testing
8 16 (16.16%) Integration Testing
8 16 (16.16%) Regression Testing
8 16 (16.16%) SDLC
8 16 (16.16%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
9 15 (15.15%) Manual Testing
10 14 (14.14%) Performance Testing
11 12 (12.12%) Waterfall
12 10 (10.10%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.10%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.08%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.57%) C++
2 54 (54.55%) C#
3 29 (29.29%) Java
4 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.07%) SQL
5 5 (5.05%) Groovy
6 4 (4.04%) COBOL
7 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.02%) C
7 2 (2.02%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.02%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.02%) Ruby
7 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 99 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (19.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) AppDynamics
1 5 (5.05%) Oracle
1 5 (5.05%) Splunk
2 3 (3.03%) Citrix
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.03%) VMware
3 2 (2.02%) IBM