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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 27 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 75 130 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.00% 11.06% 9.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.83% 31.33% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 68 124 99
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 302 415 402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 28.17% 35.32% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 275 381 343
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -5 28 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Horsham -4 10 £30,000 -14.28%
Gatwick -14 8 £55,000 +57.14%
Worthing - 8 £29,000 - 1
Burgess Hill +10 6 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Chichester - 6 £42,000 - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 133 (89.26%) Degree
2 63 (42.28%) SQL
3 61 (40.94%) Mathematics
4 59 (39.60%) C++
5 56 (37.58%) Linux
6 55 (36.91%) JavaScript
6 55 (36.91%) CSS
7 50 (33.56%) HTML
8 45 (30.20%) Software Engineering
9 36 (24.16%) C
10 35 (23.49%) C#
10 35 (23.49%) Oracle
11 34 (22.82%) Java
11 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (20.13%) .NET
13 27 (18.12%) SQL Server
14 23 (15.44%) Windows
15 22 (14.77%) Unix
16 21 (14.09%) Multithreading
17 19 (12.75%) Assembly Language
17 19 (12.75%) Multithreaded Programming
18 18 (12.08%) RESTful
19 17 (11.41%) Web Development
19 17 (11.41%) Citrix
19 17 (11.41%) XML
19 17 (11.41%) Visual Studio
20 16 (10.74%) Telecoms
20 16 (10.74%) Project Planning
20 16 (10.74%) French Language
20 16 (10.74%) German 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 4 (2.68%) CMS
2 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.34%) Drupal
3 2 (1.34%) SAS
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.70%) MS Office
3 6 (4.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.01%) GitHub
4 2 (1.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.40%) SAN
2 9 (6.04%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (5.37%) Firewall
3 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.36%) HTTP
5 2 (1.34%) Internet
5 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.34%) WAN
5 2 (1.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.67%) 3G
6 1 (0.67%) 4G
6 1 (0.67%) BGP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.67%) Extranet
6 1 (0.67%) FCoE
6 1 (0.67%) IPsec
6 1 (0.67%) Junos
6 1 (0.67%) MPLS
6 1 (0.67%) OSPF
6 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.07%) MySQL
3 8 (5.37%) Data Mining
3 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.03%) OLTP
5 6 (4.03%) VLDB
6 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.70%) gulp
4 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.01%) Firebug
5 3 (2.01%) NUnit
5 3 (2.01%) Selenium
6 2 (1.34%) JIRA
6 2 (1.34%) Toad
7 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 16 (10.74%) French Language
1 16 (10.74%) German Language
1 16 (10.74%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.03%) Retail
3 3 (2.01%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Marketing
3 3 (2.01%) Publishing
4 2 (1.34%) Automotive
4 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (50.34%) Developer
2 25 (16.78%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.42%) .NET Developer
3 20 (13.42%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (13.42%) C# Developer
4 17 (11.41%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (11.41%) Software Engineer
5 15 (10.07%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Programmer
7 13 (8.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (8.72%) HTML Developer
8 12 (8.05%) Java Programmer
8 12 (8.05%) Senior Java Programmer
8 12 (8.05%) Senior Programmer
8 12 (8.05%) Software Developer
9 11 (7.38%) C++ Developer
9 11 (7.38%) Junior
9 11 (7.38%) Junior Developer
10 10 (6.71%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.91%) CSS
2 50 (33.56%) HTML
3 30 (20.13%) .NET
4 18 (12.08%) RESTful
5 17 (11.41%) XML
6 15 (10.07%) JSP
7 13 (8.72%) Web Services
8 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.38%) jQuery
9 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (6.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (6.71%) MFC
9 10 (6.71%) SOAP
9 10 (6.71%) STL
10 8 (5.37%) HTML5
11 7 (4.70%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.70%) ATL
11 7 (4.70%) COM
11 7 (4.70%) CSS3
11 7 (4.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.38%) Data Centre
1 11 (7.38%) User Experience
2 7 (4.70%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.70%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.03%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.01%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.34%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) AS400
7 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.58%) Linux
2 23 (15.44%) Windows
3 22 (14.77%) Unix
4 8 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.37%) Solaris
5 3 (2.01%) Android
5 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) OS/390
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.94%) Mathematics
2 45 (30.20%) Software Engineering
3 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.09%) Multithreading
5 19 (12.75%) Multithreaded Programming
6 17 (11.41%) Web Development
7 16 (10.74%) Project Planning
8 15 (10.07%) TDD
8 15 (10.07%) Web Design
9 14 (9.40%) ITIL
10 13 (8.72%) Front End Development
11 11 (7.38%) Data Modelling
12 10 (6.71%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (6.71%) MVC
12 10 (6.71%) UML
13 9 (6.04%) OO
13 9 (6.04%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.70%) Finite Element Analysis
14 7 (4.70%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.28%) SQL
2 59 (39.60%) C++
3 55 (36.91%) JavaScript
4 36 (24.16%) C
5 35 (23.49%) C#
6 34 (22.82%) Java
7 19 (12.75%) Assembly Language
8 12 (8.05%) Perl
8 12 (8.05%) PHP
9 10 (6.71%) VB
10 8 (5.37%) Python
11 7 (4.70%) Fortran
12 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.34%) ABAP
15 2 (1.34%) Bourne shell
15 2 (1.34%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 133 (89.26%) Degree
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.70%) MCSE
4 6 (4.03%) CCNP
5 3 (2.01%) HNC
6 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.34%) OCA
6 2 (1.34%) OCP
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.34%) RHCE
6 2 (1.34%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.67%) CCNA
7 1 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.67%) CISA
7 1 (0.67%) HND
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) PhD
7 1 (0.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) GlusterFS
1 8 (5.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.34%) Docker
5 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
5 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.04%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.37%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (5.37%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (5.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.34%) Puppet
3 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) WMI
4 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (23.49%) Oracle
2 17 (11.41%) Citrix
3 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.04%) VMware
5 8 (5.37%) Brocade
5 8 (5.37%) EMC
5 8 (5.37%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.37%) StorageTek
5 8 (5.37%) Sun
5 8 (5.37%) Veritas
6 7 (4.70%) Adobe
7 6 (4.03%) Cisco
8 5 (3.36%) Juniper
9 3 (2.01%) HP
10 2 (1.34%) Perforce
10 2 (1.34%) SAP
10 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.67%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.67%) F5
11 1 (0.67%) Qualys
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Yoh
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago