Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 62 63
Rank change year-on-year +30 +1 -35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 80 51 88
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.07% 4.51% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.71% 4.73% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 81
10th Percentile - £34,550 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,938 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £60,000 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.83% +57.89% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £90,500 - £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £51,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.38% +15.00% +5.88%

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 1,037 1,078 1,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 91.61% 95.23% 88.58%
Number of salaries quoted 715 814 1,509
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,125 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £69,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 +16 31 £47,500 +25.00% 3
Gatwick +4 23 £90,000 +38.46%
Horsham +31 13 £31,500 - 1
Crawley +6 5 £105,000 +75.00%
Burgess Hill - 3 £65,000 - 1
Chichester - 2 £90,000 - 1
Pulborough - 1 - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 62 (77.50%) Degree
2 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.25%) SQL
3 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (28.75%) Citrix
6 21 (26.25%) PHP
6 21 (26.25%) Project Planning
7 20 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (25.00%) Full Stack Development
8 19 (23.75%) Analytics
9 18 (22.50%) French Language
9 18 (22.50%) German Language
10 17 (21.25%) Marketing
10 17 (21.25%) Finance
10 17 (21.25%) HTML
10 17 (21.25%) CSS
10 17 (21.25%) Social Skills
10 17 (21.25%) Project Delivery
11 16 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 16 (20.00%) Google
11 16 (20.00%) Google Analytics
11 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 15 (18.75%) Italian Language
12 15 (18.75%) Spanish Language
12 15 (18.75%) Software Testing
13 14 (17.50%) Manufacturing
13 14 (17.50%) MySQL
13 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce

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 14 (17.50%) WordPress
2 6 (7.50%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.50%) Jupyter
3 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.25%) ThingWorx
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 9 (11.25%) Azure
3 3 (3.75%) AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (3.75%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.50%) GCP
4 2 (2.50%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.50%) Serverless
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Monitor
5 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) LAN
1 5 (6.25%) SD-WAN
1 5 (6.25%) WAN
1 5 (6.25%) WLAN
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) Power BI
2 2 (2.50%) Tableau
3 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.25%) DB2
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) Redis
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) GitLab
2 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.50%) TestRail
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (22.50%) French Language
1 18 (22.50%) German Language
2 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Marketing
2 17 (21.25%) Social Skills
3 15 (18.75%) Italian Language
3 15 (18.75%) Spanish Language
4 14 (17.50%) Manufacturing
5 11 (13.75%) Advertising
6 6 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.25%) Legal
8 4 (5.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (2.50%) Games
10 1 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Magento Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Programmer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Statistical Programmer
7 5 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Chief Technology Officer
9 2 (2.50%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) CSS
1 17 (21.25%) HTML
2 14 (17.50%) KnockoutJS
2 14 (17.50%) LESS
3 6 (7.50%) .NET
3 6 (7.50%) J2EE
4 5 (6.25%) React
4 5 (6.25%) XML
5 3 (3.75%) HTML5
5 3 (3.75%) RESTful
6 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.50%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
6 2 (2.50%) NumPy
6 2 (2.50%) Pandas
6 2 (2.50%) PyQt
6 2 (2.50%) pytest
6 2 (2.50%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.50%) Sphinx
6 2 (2.50%) Tkinter
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (10.00%) Life Science
3 6 (7.50%) Biotechnology
4 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.50%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.25%) CMDB
7 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.25%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 1 (1.25%) PMI
7 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Robotics
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Unix
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (26.25%) Project Planning
3 20 (25.00%) Full Stack Development
4 19 (23.75%) Analytics
5 17 (21.25%) Project Delivery
6 16 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 15 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 14 (17.50%) Development Roadmap
8 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
8 14 (17.50%) Marketing Intelligence
9 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
10 12 (15.00%) Migration
11 11 (13.75%) Business Analysis
11 11 (13.75%) Lean Six Sigma
11 11 (13.75%) Six Sigma
11 11 (13.75%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (12.50%) ITIL
12 10 (12.50%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 25 (31.25%) SQL
3 21 (26.25%) PHP
4 10 (12.50%) Java
5 9 (11.25%) C#
5 9 (11.25%) C++
6 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.25%) Python
8 2 (2.50%) Bash
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (77.50%) Degree
2 24 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.75%) PhD
4 2 (2.50%) MBA
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.25%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 6 (7.50%) CDISC
3 1 (1.25%) Accessibility
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.00%) Docker
3 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) Grafana
3 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Citrix
2 16 (20.00%) Google
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco
4 5 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) ANSYS
5 2 (2.50%) YouTube
6 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.25%) BMC
6 1 (1.25%) Databricks
6 1 (1.25%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.25%) PTC
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.25%) Splunk