Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 34 23
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 176 136 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.74% 6.24% 10.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.21% 19.77% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 152 128 296
West Sussex median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,950 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 727 688 1,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 36.12% 31.56% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 627 611 903
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,900 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,750 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +3 86 £47,500 - 14
Crawley -17 30 £45,000 - 16
Horsham -4 19 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Gatwick +21 17 £30,000 -47.83% 2
Worthing -4 7 £47,500 +43.94%
Haywards Heath - 3 £29,500 - 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 154 (87.50%) Degree
2 126 (71.59%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (56.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 93 (52.84%) Software Engineering
5 79 (44.89%) TDD
6 77 (43.75%) C++
7 70 (39.77%) Windows
8 68 (38.64%) C#
9 58 (32.95%) UML
10 57 (32.39%) Visual Studio
11 54 (30.68%) STL
11 54 (30.68%) MFC
11 54 (30.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 40 (22.73%) Test Automation
12 40 (22.73%) SQL
13 39 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (21.59%) Oracle
15 37 (21.02%) Java
16 34 (19.32%) Linux
16 34 (19.32%) SDLC
17 33 (18.75%) Finance
18 27 (15.34%) CSS
19 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
19 26 (14.77%) HTML
20 25 (14.20%) JavaScript
21 24 (13.64%) Manual Testing
22 23 (13.07%) Master's Degree
23 22 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
23 22 (12.50%) Unix
24 20 (11.36%) RAD

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 3 (1.70%) Apache
1 3 (1.70%) nginx
2 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.27%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.27%) SaaS
2 4 (2.27%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.57%) npm
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.36%) Internet
2 5 (2.84%) SAN
3 3 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.70%) Firewall
3 3 (1.70%) LAN
3 3 (1.70%) WAN
3 3 (1.70%) WebEx
4 2 (1.14%) 3G
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.14%) DHCP
4 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.14%) FCoE
4 2 (1.14%) IPsec
4 2 (1.14%) ISDN
4 2 (1.14%) Junos
4 2 (1.14%) MPLS
4 2 (1.14%) OSPF
4 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.80%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.84%) MySQL
6 4 (2.27%) DB2
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.70%) GIS
8 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.14%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (32.39%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.25%) Selenium
3 10 (5.68%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.98%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.98%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.98%) JIRA
5 5 (2.84%) JUnit
5 5 (2.84%) Maven
6 4 (2.27%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.14%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.57%) Grunt
8 1 (0.57%) gulp
8 1 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.57%) VersionOne
General
1 33 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) French Language
3 6 (3.41%) German Language
4 4 (2.27%) Billing
4 4 (2.27%) Electronics
4 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.70%) Avionics
6 2 (1.14%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 56 (31.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 37 (21.02%) Senior Software Engineer
4 36 (20.45%) Developer
4 36 (20.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 20 (11.36%) Test Engineer
7 17 (9.66%) Graduate
8 12 (6.82%) Senior Java Engineer
8 12 (6.82%) Web Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Database Developer
9 10 (5.68%) QA Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Software Test Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Junior
12 7 (3.98%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 54 (30.68%) MFC
1 54 (30.68%) STL
2 27 (15.34%) CSS
3 26 (14.77%) HTML
4 19 (10.80%) jQuery
4 19 (10.80%) Web Services
5 18 (10.23%) HTML5
6 15 (8.52%) .NET
7 14 (7.95%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.39%) XML
9 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET
9 9 (5.11%) CSS3
9 9 (5.11%) RESTful
9 9 (5.11%) Spring
10 8 (4.55%) Ajax
11 7 (3.98%) JSP
11 7 (3.98%) REST
12 6 (3.41%) LAMP
12 6 (3.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.68%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.41%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.41%) Fintech
3 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.70%) Blog
6 3 (1.70%) User Experience
6 3 (1.70%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.77%) Windows
2 34 (19.32%) Linux
3 22 (12.50%) Unix
4 9 (5.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.70%) CentOS
5 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.70%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (71.59%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (52.84%) Software Engineering
3 79 (44.89%) TDD
4 58 (32.95%) UML
5 40 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 34 (19.32%) SDLC
7 24 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 22 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
9 20 (11.36%) RAD
10 19 (10.80%) Web Development
11 18 (10.23%) Unit Testing
12 17 (9.66%) Regression Testing
13 16 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
13 16 (9.09%) Functional Testing
13 16 (9.09%) Integration Testing
13 16 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (9.09%) Waterfall
14 14 (7.95%) Mathematics
14 14 (7.95%) MVC
14 14 (7.95%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.75%) C++
2 68 (38.64%) C#
3 40 (22.73%) SQL
4 37 (21.02%) Java
5 25 (14.20%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.95%) PL/SQL
7 13 (7.39%) C
8 7 (3.98%) PHP
8 7 (3.98%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.84%) Groovy
10 4 (2.27%) COBOL
10 4 (2.27%) VB
10 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.70%) AWK
11 3 (1.70%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.70%) Fortran
11 3 (1.70%) Korn
11 3 (1.70%) Perl
11 3 (1.70%) Python
11 3 (1.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 154 (87.50%) Degree
2 99 (56.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (13.07%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.70%) RHCE
4 3 (1.70%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.14%) CCIE
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.14%) MCTS
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.57%) PhD
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.80%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) PMO
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.52%) Hyper-V
1 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.84%) Docker
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.70%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Ansible
1 3 (1.70%) NetBackup
1 3 (1.70%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (1.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (21.59%) Oracle
2 19 (10.80%) VMware
3 9 (5.11%) Citrix
4 7 (3.98%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.84%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.84%) Splunk
6 4 (2.27%) Perforce
7 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.70%) Brocade
7 3 (1.70%) EMC
7 3 (1.70%) HP
7 3 (1.70%) IBM
7 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.70%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.70%) StorageTek
7 3 (1.70%) Sun
7 3 (1.70%) Veritas
7 3 (1.70%) Zend
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco
8 2 (1.14%) Forcepoint