Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 51 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 66 49 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.39% 6.09% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 6.44% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 103
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £36,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +18.75%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 1,147 761 2,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 93.63% 94.65% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 744 564 1,766
10th Percentile £32,650 £33,575 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 +8 28 £65,000 - 1
Horsham +4 16 £31,500 -30.00%
Worthing +6 11 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Crawley -7 4 £105,000 +100.00% 5
Burgess Hill - 3 £65,000 -
Chichester - 2 £90,000 - 3
Pulborough - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 51 (77.27%) Degree
2 27 (40.91%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) Project Planning
3 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (30.30%) Social Skills
5 19 (28.79%) French Language
5 19 (28.79%) German Language
5 19 (28.79%) Italian Language
5 19 (28.79%) Spanish Language
5 19 (28.79%) Citrix
5 19 (28.79%) Finance
6 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (16.67%) Migration
8 10 (15.15%) Advertising
8 10 (15.15%) Six Sigma
8 10 (15.15%) Python
8 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
8 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
8 10 (15.15%) Lean Six Sigma
8 10 (15.15%) Time Management
8 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 10 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (15.15%) Project Delivery
9 9 (13.64%) Algorithms
9 9 (13.64%) Life Science
9 9 (13.64%) Statistics

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 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (7.58%) SAS
2 2 (3.03%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Azure
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.55%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.03%) AWS
4 2 (3.03%) IaaS
4 2 (3.03%) iPaaS
4 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.52%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.52%) GCP
5 1 (1.52%) GitHub
5 1 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Power BI
3 2 (3.03%) Tableau
4 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.52%) DB2
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) GitLab
1 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
1 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.03%) TestRail
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (30.30%) Social Skills
2 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) French Language
2 19 (28.79%) German Language
2 19 (28.79%) Italian Language
2 19 (28.79%) Spanish Language
3 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (15.15%) Advertising
5 7 (10.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (6.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (6.06%) Marketing
7 3 (4.55%) Electronics
8 1 (1.52%) Games
8 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Programmer
4 6 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Statistical Programmer
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (3.03%) Database Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Database Programmer
8 2 (3.03%) Head of Development
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
1 4 (6.06%) React
2 3 (4.55%) CSS
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
2 3 (4.55%) RESTful
3 2 (3.03%) Dask
3 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.03%) HTML5
3 2 (3.03%) LAMP
3 2 (3.03%) Node.js
3 2 (3.03%) NumPy
3 2 (3.03%) Pandas
3 2 (3.03%) PyQt
3 2 (3.03%) pytest
3 2 (3.03%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.03%) Sphinx
3 2 (3.03%) Tkinter
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) XHTML
4 1 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (13.64%) Algorithms
2 9 (13.64%) Life Science
3 7 (10.61%) Biotechnology
3 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.52%) PMI
4 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Robotics
4 1 (1.52%) Social Gaming
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Unix
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (31.82%) Project Planning
2 11 (16.67%) Migration
3 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
3 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
3 10 (15.15%) Lean Six Sigma
3 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
3 10 (15.15%) Project Delivery
3 10 (15.15%) Six Sigma
3 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (15.15%) Time Management
3 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
4 9 (13.64%) Statistics
5 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.12%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Analytics
6 6 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
6 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) Python
3 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) C#
4 6 (9.09%) R
5 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.06%) Java
7 3 (4.55%) C++
7 3 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (77.27%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.03%) MBA
4 2 (3.03%) PhD
5 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.58%) CDISC
3 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (1.52%) Grafana
3 1 (1.52%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Citrix
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) YouTube
5 1 (1.52%) ANSYS
5 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.52%) BMC
5 1 (1.52%) Databricks
5 1 (1.52%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk