Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 20 28
Rank change year-on-year -30 +8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 114 224 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.83% 10.04% 9.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 11.24% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 100 213 194
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £21,625
90th Percentile £73,750 £58,750 £59,950
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,169 1,992 1,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 91.87% 89.33% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,739 1,674 1,676
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,050 £67,125 £61,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
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 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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
Gatwick +2 44 £50,000 +28.21% 2
Crawley -13 20 £37,500 - 4
Horsham -15 19 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Burgess Hill -20 13 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Worthing -22 5 £26,450 -33.88%
Lancing - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 104 (91.23%) Degree
2 46 (40.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
5 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (28.95%) Windows
6 31 (27.19%) C#
7 29 (25.44%) Java
8 28 (24.56%) SQL
8 28 (24.56%) .NET
9 27 (23.68%) Linux
10 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
10 23 (20.18%) HTML
11 22 (19.30%) Web Services
11 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
11 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
12 20 (17.54%) C++
12 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
13 19 (16.67%) ITIL
14 18 (15.79%) Visual Studio
14 18 (15.79%) CSS
15 17 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (14.91%) Business Continuity
16 16 (14.04%) Oracle
16 16 (14.04%) Python
17 15 (13.16%) Test Automation
18 14 (12.28%) PowerShell
18 14 (12.28%) Centrify
18 14 (12.28%) Windows Server
18 14 (12.28%) Multithreading

Computer Science
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 (7.89%) Apache
2 7 (6.14%) IIS
3 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Azure
2 7 (6.14%) AWS
3 6 (5.26%) GCP
4 2 (1.75%) BPaaS
4 2 (1.75%) IaaS
4 2 (1.75%) PaaS
4 2 (1.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) AWS IoT
5 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) SAN
2 9 (7.89%) Wireless
3 7 (6.14%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (6.14%) SSL
3 7 (6.14%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.51%) Firewall
4 4 (3.51%) RS-232
4 4 (3.51%) RS-485
4 4 (3.51%) SSH
5 3 (2.63%) 3G
5 3 (2.63%) BGP
5 3 (2.63%) DDNS
5 3 (2.63%) DSL
5 3 (2.63%) FCoE
5 3 (2.63%) IPsec
5 3 (2.63%) Junos
5 3 (2.63%) MPLS
5 3 (2.63%) OSPF
5 3 (2.63%) TACACS
5 3 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (3.51%) SQLPlus
4 3 (2.63%) Big Data
4 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.65%) JIRA
4 7 (6.14%) SonarQube
5 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.63%) Subversion
6 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.75%) Gradle
7 2 (1.75%) Liquibase
7 2 (1.75%) Maven
7 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.88%) Redmine
8 1 (0.88%) Sourcetree
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) YourKit
General
1 10 (8.77%) Aerospace
2 9 (7.89%) Avionics
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
4 7 (6.14%) French Language
4 7 (6.14%) Italian Language
4 7 (6.14%) Spanish Language
5 6 (5.26%) Automotive
5 6 (5.26%) Back Office
6 5 (4.39%) Retail
7 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.63%) Advertising
9 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.88%) Electronics
10 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Developer
2 18 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Graduate
4 16 (14.04%) Graduate Developer
4 16 (14.04%) Software Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Junior
6 12 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 11 (9.65%) C++ Developer
7 11 (9.65%) C++ Software Developer
7 11 (9.65%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.89%) Administrator
8 9 (7.89%) Architect
9 8 (7.02%) DBA
9 8 (7.02%) SQL DBA
9 8 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (6.14%) Android Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Junior Android Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Software Manager
10 7 (6.14%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (6.14%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) .NET
2 23 (20.18%) HTML
3 22 (19.30%) Web Services
4 18 (15.79%) CSS
5 13 (11.40%) .NET Framework
5 13 (11.40%) XML
6 11 (9.65%) MFC
7 10 (8.77%) STL
8 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.39%) HTML5
10 4 (3.51%) JSON
10 4 (3.51%) RESTful
10 4 (3.51%) Spring
10 4 (3.51%) X-Windows
11 3 (2.63%) Ajax
11 3 (2.63%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.63%) jQuery
11 3 (2.63%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 12 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 9 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (7.02%) Clustering
4 8 (7.02%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.39%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.51%) CAN bus
7 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
8 1 (0.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.95%) Windows
2 27 (23.68%) Linux
3 14 (12.28%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.40%) Solaris
5 11 (9.65%) Unix
6 7 (6.14%) Android
6 7 (6.14%) CentOS
6 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.67%) ITIL
5 17 (14.91%) Business Continuity
5 17 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 14 (12.28%) Multithreading
8 13 (11.40%) OO
9 12 (10.53%) SDLC
10 11 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (9.65%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (9.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (9.65%) SOA
11 10 (8.77%) DevOps
11 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
12 9 (7.89%) Quality Management
12 9 (7.89%) Validation
13 8 (7.02%) Migration
13 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.19%) C#
2 29 (25.44%) Java
3 28 (24.56%) SQL
4 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.54%) C++
6 16 (14.04%) Python
7 14 (12.28%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.14%) AWK
9 7 (6.14%) Bourne shell
9 7 (6.14%) Korn
9 7 (6.14%) Perl
9 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.51%) R
11 3 (2.63%) Java 8
11 3 (2.63%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.75%) PHP
12 2 (1.75%) VB
12 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (91.23%) Degree
2 46 (40.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.14%) CISA
4 7 (6.14%) CISM
4 7 (6.14%) CISSP
4 7 (6.14%) IISP
4 7 (6.14%) OCA
4 7 (6.14%) OCP
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (6.14%) RHCE
4 7 (6.14%) RHCSA
5 6 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (5.26%) CCSP
5 6 (5.26%) CLAS
5 6 (5.26%) CREST Certified
6 4 (3.51%) PhD
7 3 (2.63%) CCNP
8 2 (1.75%) CCNA
8 2 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) ISO 9001
1 7 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.14%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.26%) GDPR
2 6 (5.26%) ISAE 3402
2 6 (5.26%) ISO 22301
2 6 (5.26%) ISO 31000
2 6 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 6 (5.26%) NIST
2 6 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) GlusterFS
1 7 (6.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (5.26%) ISA Server
3 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (7.02%) SCCM
1 8 (7.02%) SCOM
2 7 (6.14%) IBM Guardium
2 7 (6.14%) Nessus
2 7 (6.14%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (6.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (5.26%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.63%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.88%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.04%) Oracle
3 14 (12.28%) Centrify
4 10 (8.77%) Barracuda Networks
4 10 (8.77%) Cisco
4 10 (8.77%) VMware
5 8 (7.02%) BMC
5 8 (7.02%) EMC
5 8 (7.02%) ServiceNow
6 7 (6.14%) ArcSight
6 7 (6.14%) Brocade
6 7 (6.14%) IBM
6 7 (6.14%) McAfee
6 7 (6.14%) Qualys
6 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.14%) Splunk
6 7 (6.14%) StorageTek
6 7 (6.14%) Sun
6 7 (6.14%) Tripwire
6 7 (6.14%) Veritas