Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 60 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -37 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 56 97 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.39% 4.21% 9.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 4.71% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 94 214
Median annual salary £52,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.16% - +1.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £51,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.09% +7.06% +6.25%

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 978 2,061 2,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 94.13% 89.49% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 711 1,655 1,909
Median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £71,500
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 +4 28 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Crawley +23 20 £56,250 +81.45% 1
Horsham -12 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Worthing +3 3 £38,000 -38.71%
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 43 (76.79%) Degree
1 43 (76.79%) Azure
2 39 (69.64%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) C#
3 25 (44.64%) .NET
4 24 (42.86%) Product Management
4 24 (42.86%) Software Architecture
5 21 (37.50%) Windows
6 18 (32.14%) Mathematics
6 18 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (32.14%) DevOps
6 18 (32.14%) Architecture Roadmap
7 16 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
7 16 (28.57%) Data Integration
8 15 (26.79%) SaaS
8 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
9 13 (23.21%) SQL
9 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
9 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 12 (21.43%) SOA
10 12 (21.43%) VMware
10 12 (21.43%) PaaS
10 12 (21.43%) Security Architecture
10 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
10 12 (21.43%) BPaaS
10 12 (21.43%) IaaS
10 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
11 11 (19.64%) Active Directory

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 2 (3.57%) Apache
1 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 43 (76.79%) Azure
2 15 (26.79%) SaaS
3 12 (21.43%) BPaaS
3 12 (21.43%) IaaS
3 12 (21.43%) PaaS
4 7 (12.50%) Power Platform
5 6 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
1 2 (3.57%) WAAS
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) Power BI
3 6 (10.71%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Architect
2 18 (32.14%) Enterprise Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Azure Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Principal Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Systems Architect
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Project Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) JSON
2 10 (17.86%) Web Services
3 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Core
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) CSS3
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) LDAP
5 2 (3.57%) Node.js
5 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.57%) React
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (17.86%) Public Cloud
3 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
4 8 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (10.71%) AS400
5 6 (10.71%) iSeries
6 3 (5.36%) PMI
7 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Product Management
1 24 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 18 (32.14%) Architecture Roadmap
2 18 (32.14%) DevOps
2 18 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (32.14%) Mathematics
3 16 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 16 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
4 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.43%) Security Architecture
6 12 (21.43%) SOA
7 10 (17.86%) High Availability
7 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (17.86%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (10.71%) ERP
9 6 (10.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) C#
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
4 10 (17.86%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) X++
6 4 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.57%) C
8 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.57%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (76.79%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PMP
4 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CISA
5 2 (3.57%) CISM
5 2 (3.57%) CISSP
5 2 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
2 2 (3.57%) COSO
2 2 (3.57%) HIPAA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) ITGC
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 10 (17.86%) vCenter Server
3 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix