Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 228 196 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.06% 9.54% 9.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.18% 25.86% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 215 185 261
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -6.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,000 £62,500
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 871 758 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 38.42% 36.89% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 729 703 833
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 54 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Worthing +26 50 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Crawley -9 39 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Horsham 0 34 £25,000 - 5
Gatwick +6 27 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea -4 2 £27,500 -26.67%
Littlehampton - 2 £30,000 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 181 (79.39%) Degree
2 132 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (52.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 91 (39.91%) JavaScript
5 84 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 66 (28.95%) HTML
7 65 (28.51%) CSS
8 60 (26.32%) C++
9 59 (25.88%) Web Development
10 57 (25.00%) C#
11 49 (21.49%) Java
12 46 (20.18%) TDD
13 39 (17.11%) Windows
14 38 (16.67%) Front End Development
15 35 (15.35%) STL
15 35 (15.35%) SQL
15 35 (15.35%) MFC
16 34 (14.91%) Web Services
17 33 (14.47%) Visual Studio
17 33 (14.47%) Linux
17 33 (14.47%) Mathematics
17 33 (14.47%) HTML5
17 33 (14.47%) CSS3
18 32 (14.04%) UML
19 31 (13.60%) Node.js
19 31 (13.60%) RESTful
20 30 (13.16%) Citrix
20 30 (13.16%) .NET
20 30 (13.16%) Finance
20 30 (13.16%) French Language

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 11 (4.82%) Apache
2 5 (2.19%) IIS
2 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.33%) npm
2 3 (1.32%) Slack
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.77%) WebEx
2 14 (6.14%) Internet
3 7 (3.07%) Wireless
4 4 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.88%) DB2
4 2 (0.88%) MySQL
4 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.44%) GIS
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (14.47%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.33%) gulp
4 15 (6.58%) JIRA
5 14 (6.14%) Selenium
6 12 (5.26%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.19%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.75%) JUnit
9 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.88%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.44%) Gradle
10 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.44%) Maven
10 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (13.16%) Finance
1 30 (13.16%) French Language
2 29 (12.72%) German Language
3 16 (7.02%) Russian Language
3 16 (7.02%) Spanish Language
4 11 (4.82%) Electronics
5 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.88%) Automotive
7 2 (0.88%) Avionics
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (39.91%) Developer
2 43 (18.86%) Software Engineer
3 42 (18.42%) Graduate
4 29 (12.72%) Graduate Developer
4 29 (12.72%) Web Developer
5 27 (11.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (10.96%) C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (10.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 24 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (10.09%) Java Developer
9 21 (9.21%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 21 (9.21%) Software Developer
10 20 (8.77%) HTML Developer
11 19 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
11 19 (8.33%) Test Engineer
12 17 (7.46%) Java Engineer
13 15 (6.58%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (6.14%) Analyst
14 14 (6.14%) Junior
15 12 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (28.95%) HTML
2 65 (28.51%) CSS
3 35 (15.35%) MFC
3 35 (15.35%) STL
4 34 (14.91%) Web Services
5 33 (14.47%) CSS3
5 33 (14.47%) HTML5
6 31 (13.60%) Node.js
6 31 (13.60%) RESTful
7 30 (13.16%) .NET
8 26 (11.40%) AngularJS
9 22 (9.65%) J2EE
10 21 (9.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 20 (8.77%) Spring
12 16 (7.02%) .NET Framework
12 16 (7.02%) Hibernate
12 16 (7.02%) jQuery
13 13 (5.70%) Angular 2
13 13 (5.70%) Sass
14 12 (5.26%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) User Experience
2 21 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.63%) PMI
7 4 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.88%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (0.88%) Life Science
9 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.88%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.88%) VHDL
10 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.11%) Windows
2 33 (14.47%) Linux
3 7 (3.07%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (3.07%) VxWorks
4 6 (2.63%) Unix
5 4 (1.75%) CentOS
5 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 59 (25.88%) Web Development
4 46 (20.18%) TDD
5 38 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 33 (14.47%) Mathematics
7 32 (14.04%) UML
8 28 (12.28%) Test Automation
9 26 (11.40%) Scrum
10 25 (10.96%) Decision-Making
11 19 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
11 19 (8.33%) Web Design
12 17 (7.46%) High Availability
13 16 (7.02%) Workflow
14 14 (6.14%) Analytical Thinking
14 14 (6.14%) Multithreading
15 13 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (5.70%) OO
15 13 (5.70%) Project Planning
15 13 (5.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 91 (39.91%) JavaScript
2 60 (26.32%) C++
3 57 (25.00%) C#
4 49 (21.49%) Java
5 35 (15.35%) SQL
6 25 (10.96%) Perl
7 21 (9.21%) PHP
8 17 (7.46%) C
9 16 (7.02%) Java 8
10 13 (5.70%) Python
10 13 (5.70%) TypeScript
11 10 (4.39%) Embedded C
12 8 (3.51%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.75%) AWK
13 4 (1.75%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.75%) Korn
13 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.88%) GLSL
15 2 (0.88%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 181 (79.39%) Degree
2 119 (52.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (7.89%) Master's Degree
4 9 (3.95%) PhD
5 6 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.63%) PMP
5 6 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.75%) OCA
6 4 (1.75%) OCP
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.75%) RHCE
6 4 (1.75%) RHCSA
7 3 (1.32%) CISA
7 3 (1.32%) CISM
7 3 (1.32%) CISSP
7 3 (1.32%) IISP
8 2 (0.88%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.88%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.39%) QA
2 7 (3.07%) MISRA
2 7 (3.07%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
4 2 (0.88%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 31000
4 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) GlusterFS
1 4 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.32%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (1.32%) Nessus
3 2 (0.88%) Ansible
3 2 (0.88%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.44%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (13.16%) Citrix
2 27 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (7.02%) Oracle
5 7 (3.07%) Adobe
5 7 (3.07%) Centrify
6 6 (2.63%) EMC
6 6 (2.63%) Sun
7 5 (2.19%) VMware
8 4 (1.75%) Brocade
8 4 (1.75%) HP
8 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.75%) Splunk
8 4 (1.75%) StorageTek
8 4 (1.75%) Veritas
9 3 (1.32%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.32%) Cisco
9 3 (1.32%) IBM
9 3 (1.32%) Qualys