Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 231 205 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.35% 9.86% 8.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.11% 26.83% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 211 185 208
West Sussex median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £23,525
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 958 764 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 38.77% 36.73% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 795 679 806
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Worthing +30 58 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Horsham -2 42 £25,000 - 4
Gatwick +7 38 £38,000 -15.56% 2
Burgess Hill -11 37 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Crawley -10 34 £37,500 +36.36% 5
Shoreham-by-Sea -4 5 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 186 (80.52%) Degree
2 124 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (48.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 84 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 73 (31.60%) Software Engineering
6 62 (26.84%) Web Development
7 54 (23.38%) HTML
7 54 (23.38%) CSS
8 51 (22.08%) SQL
9 49 (21.21%) Java
10 48 (20.78%) C#
11 47 (20.35%) C++
11 47 (20.35%) .NET
12 42 (18.18%) Web Services
13 37 (16.02%) TDD
14 35 (15.15%) Scrum
14 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
15 34 (14.72%) Linux
16 33 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 33 (14.29%) Citrix
16 33 (14.29%) French Language
17 32 (13.85%) AngularJS
18 31 (13.42%) Windows
19 30 (12.99%) Test Automation
20 28 (12.12%) J2EE
20 28 (12.12%) RESTful
20 28 (12.12%) HTML5
21 27 (11.69%) Node.js
21 27 (11.69%) CSS3
21 27 (11.69%) Front End Development

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 15 (6.49%) Apache
2 4 (1.73%) Confluence
3 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.19%) npm
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.73%) Slack
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.49%) WebEx
2 13 (5.63%) Wireless
3 7 (3.03%) Internet
4 3 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.87%) DB2
4 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) GIS
5 1 (0.43%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 27 (11.69%) Visual Studio
2 26 (11.26%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.66%) Selenium
4 18 (7.79%) Jasmine
4 18 (7.79%) JIRA
5 12 (5.19%) gulp
6 8 (3.46%) JUnit
7 6 (2.60%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.73%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.30%) Gradle
9 3 (1.30%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.30%) Maven
9 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.87%) Hudson
10 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.87%) JMeter
10 2 (0.87%) jMock
10 2 (0.87%) TestNG
10 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (14.29%) French Language
2 27 (11.69%) German Language
3 26 (11.26%) Finance
4 8 (3.46%) Electronics
4 8 (3.46%) Russian Language
4 8 (3.46%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.73%) Advertising
5 4 (1.73%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.30%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Automotive
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (42.42%) Developer
2 49 (21.21%) Graduate
3 29 (12.55%) Graduate Developer
4 28 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 26 (11.26%) Software Developer
6 20 (8.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (8.66%) Junior
6 20 (8.66%) Software Engineer
6 20 (8.66%) Web Developer
7 19 (8.23%) Analyst
8 17 (7.36%) Test Engineer
9 15 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (6.49%) Test Analyst
9 15 (6.49%) Tester
10 14 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
11 13 (5.63%) C++ Developer
11 13 (5.63%) C++ Software Developer
11 13 (5.63%) Junior Test Analyst
11 13 (5.63%) Junior Tester
11 13 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (23.38%) CSS
1 54 (23.38%) HTML
2 47 (20.35%) .NET
3 42 (18.18%) Web Services
4 32 (13.85%) AngularJS
5 28 (12.12%) HTML5
5 28 (12.12%) J2EE
5 28 (12.12%) RESTful
6 27 (11.69%) CSS3
6 27 (11.69%) Node.js
6 27 (11.69%) Spring
7 25 (10.82%) .NET Framework
7 25 (10.82%) Hibernate
8 24 (10.39%) MFC
8 24 (10.39%) STL
9 20 (8.66%) Sass
10 19 (8.23%) Angular 2
11 17 (7.36%) jQuery
12 15 (6.49%) Dojo
12 15 (6.49%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (5.63%) User Experience
3 12 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.33%) PMI
5 9 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.16%) SCADA
8 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.87%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (0.87%) Life Science
9 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.87%) VHDL
10 1 (0.43%) CESG
10 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.72%) Linux
2 31 (13.42%) Windows
3 7 (3.03%) Unix
4 6 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (2.60%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.30%) CentOS
5 3 (1.30%) OpenVMS
5 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.30%) Solaris
5 3 (1.30%) VMS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (31.60%) Software Engineering
3 62 (26.84%) Web Development
4 37 (16.02%) TDD
5 35 (15.15%) Scrum
6 30 (12.99%) Test Automation
7 27 (11.69%) Front End Development
8 21 (9.09%) Decision-Making
8 21 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 21 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 18 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (7.79%) Multithreading
9 18 (7.79%) OO
10 16 (6.93%) BDD
11 15 (6.49%) Defect Tracking
11 15 (6.49%) Process Improvement
11 15 (6.49%) Project Management
11 15 (6.49%) Software Testing
11 15 (6.49%) UML
12 13 (5.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 51 (22.08%) SQL
3 49 (21.21%) Java
4 48 (20.78%) C#
5 47 (20.35%) C++
6 20 (8.66%) Python
7 17 (7.36%) Perl
8 16 (6.93%) TypeScript
9 15 (6.49%) C
10 14 (6.06%) PHP
11 9 (3.90%) Embedded C
11 9 (3.90%) Java 8
12 7 (3.03%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.73%) GLSL
13 4 (1.73%) HLSL
14 3 (1.30%) AWK
14 3 (1.30%) Bourne shell
14 3 (1.30%) Korn
14 3 (1.30%) Pascal
14 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 186 (80.52%) Degree
2 111 (48.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.49%) ISTQB
4 13 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.33%) Master's Degree
5 10 (4.33%) PMI Certification
6 9 (3.90%) PhD
7 8 (3.46%) PMP
7 8 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.30%) CISA
8 3 (1.30%) CISSP
8 3 (1.30%) ISEB
8 3 (1.30%) MCSE
8 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.30%) OCA
8 3 (1.30%) OCP
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.30%) RHCE
8 3 (1.30%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) QA
2 6 (2.60%) MISRA
2 6 (2.60%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.87%) GDPR
4 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Docker
1 3 (1.30%) GlusterFS
1 3 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) NetBackup
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (1.30%) SCOM
1 3 (1.30%) SCOrch
1 3 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (0.87%) Ansible
2 2 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.87%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) SCSM
2 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.43%) Nessus
3 1 (0.43%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.29%) Citrix
3 16 (6.93%) Oracle
4 13 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.16%) EMC
5 5 (2.16%) Wonderware
6 4 (1.73%) Centrify
6 4 (1.73%) VMware
7 3 (1.30%) Adobe
7 3 (1.30%) BMC
7 3 (1.30%) Brocade
7 3 (1.30%) HP
7 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.30%) StorageTek
7 3 (1.30%) Sun
7 3 (1.30%) Veritas
8 2 (0.87%) Atmel
8 2 (0.87%) IBM
8 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.87%) Splunk