Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 27 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 201 174 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.05% 8.73% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 9.74% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 179 148 150
West Sussex median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,500 £21,950
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,300 £63,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,252 1,787 2,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.15% 89.62% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,886 1,545 1,780
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £63,525
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Worthing +24 44 £21,250 -43.33% 2
Horsham 0 43 £26,250 +5.00% 4
Gatwick +1 37 £39,000 +7.59% 1
Crawley -2 32 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Burgess Hill -24 28 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - 3 £37,500 - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 166 (82.59%) Degree
2 108 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (40.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (31.84%) JavaScript
5 63 (31.34%) Software Engineering
6 54 (26.87%) .NET
7 49 (24.38%) SQL
7 49 (24.38%) Web Development
8 47 (23.38%) Web Services
9 42 (20.90%) Java
10 38 (18.91%) HTML
10 38 (18.91%) C#
10 38 (18.91%) CSS
11 35 (17.41%) Microsoft
12 34 (16.92%) C++
13 33 (16.42%) Linux
14 32 (15.92%) SQL Server
14 32 (15.92%) Test Automation
15 30 (14.93%) TDD
16 29 (14.43%) Spring
16 29 (14.43%) Python
16 29 (14.43%) Scrum
17 27 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (12.94%) .NET Framework
19 25 (12.44%) Windows
19 25 (12.44%) BDD
20 24 (11.94%) Process Improvement
20 24 (11.94%) RESTful
20 24 (11.94%) Defect Tracking
21 22 (10.95%) Git (software)

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 17 (8.46%) Apache
2 6 (2.99%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) IIS
3 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.99%) npm
2 4 (1.99%) Slack
3 3 (1.49%) SaaS
4 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.95%) Wireless
2 8 (3.98%) WebEx
3 3 (1.49%) Firewall
3 3 (1.49%) SAN
4 2 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.98%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) DB2
5 1 (0.50%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 22 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.46%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.96%) JIRA
3 16 (7.96%) Selenium
4 14 (6.97%) Jasmine
5 8 (3.98%) JUnit
6 6 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.49%) Maven
8 4 (1.99%) gulp
8 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.99%) JMeter
9 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.49%) Gradle
9 3 (1.49%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.00%) Ant
10 2 (1.00%) jMock
10 2 (1.00%) Mockito
10 2 (1.00%) TestNG
10 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (10.95%) French Language
2 20 (9.95%) Finance
3 14 (6.97%) German Language
4 7 (3.48%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.49%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.99%) Advertising
7 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.00%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Retail
9 1 (0.50%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (42.29%) Developer
2 43 (21.39%) Graduate
3 34 (16.92%) Software Developer
4 32 (15.92%) Java Developer
5 28 (13.93%) Junior
6 26 (12.94%) Analyst
7 21 (10.45%) Test Analyst
8 20 (9.95%) Graduate Developer
8 20 (9.95%) Junior Analyst
9 19 (9.45%) C++ Developer
9 19 (9.45%) C++ Software Developer
9 19 (9.45%) Graduate Analyst
9 19 (9.45%) Graduate Test Analyst
9 19 (9.45%) Graduate Tester
9 19 (9.45%) Junior Test Analyst
9 19 (9.45%) Junior Tester
9 19 (9.45%) Test Engineer
9 19 (9.45%) Tester
10 12 (5.97%) Web Developer
11 11 (5.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.87%) .NET
2 47 (23.38%) Web Services
3 38 (18.91%) CSS
3 38 (18.91%) HTML
4 29 (14.43%) Spring
5 26 (12.94%) .NET Framework
6 24 (11.94%) RESTful
7 21 (10.45%) AngularJS
7 21 (10.45%) J2EE
7 21 (10.45%) XML
8 19 (9.45%) ASP.NET
8 19 (9.45%) MFC
8 19 (9.45%) STL
9 18 (8.96%) Hibernate
10 16 (7.96%) HTML5
10 16 (7.96%) Sass
11 15 (7.46%) Angular 2
11 15 (7.46%) CSS3
11 15 (7.46%) Node.js
12 13 (6.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (4.48%) PMI
3 6 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.49%) SCADA
4 5 (2.49%) User Experience
5 4 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.00%) VHDL
8 1 (0.50%) CESG
8 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.42%) Linux
2 25 (12.44%) Windows
3 7 (3.48%) Unix
4 3 (1.49%) OpenVMS
4 3 (1.49%) VMS
5 2 (1.00%) CentOS
5 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (31.34%) Software Engineering
3 49 (24.38%) Web Development
4 32 (15.92%) Test Automation
5 30 (14.93%) TDD
6 29 (14.43%) Scrum
7 27 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (12.44%) BDD
9 24 (11.94%) Defect Tracking
9 24 (11.94%) Process Improvement
10 22 (10.95%) OO
10 22 (10.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 22 (10.95%) Software Testing
11 19 (9.45%) Multithreading
11 19 (9.45%) SOA
12 18 (8.96%) Mathematics
13 17 (8.46%) Project Planning
14 13 (6.47%) Project Management
15 12 (5.97%) Decision-Making
16 11 (5.47%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.84%) JavaScript
2 49 (24.38%) SQL
3 42 (20.90%) Java
4 38 (18.91%) C#
5 34 (16.92%) C++
6 29 (14.43%) Python
7 12 (5.97%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.48%) Perl
9 7 (3.48%) GLSL
9 7 (3.48%) HLSL
9 7 (3.48%) PHP
10 5 (2.49%) Java 8
11 4 (1.99%) C
11 4 (1.99%) VB
12 3 (1.49%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.49%) Pascal
13 2 (1.00%) AWK
13 2 (1.00%) Ruby
13 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 166 (82.59%) Degree
2 82 (40.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (10.45%) ISTQB
4 19 (9.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.48%) PhD
5 9 (4.48%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.99%) PMP
6 6 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.49%) CISSP
7 5 (2.49%) Master's Degree
7 5 (2.49%) MCSE
7 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.99%) CISA
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.49%) CISM
9 3 (1.49%) ISEB
10 2 (1.00%) CCNP
10 2 (1.00%) OCA
10 2 (1.00%) OCP
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.48%) QA
2 6 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.49%) GDPR
4 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.49%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) GlusterFS
2 2 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) SCOM
1 4 (1.99%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.49%) SCCM
2 3 (1.49%) SCSM
2 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.00%) Ansible
3 2 (1.00%) Nessus
3 2 (1.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.00%) OSSEC
3 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 35 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.95%) Citrix
3 15 (7.46%) Oracle
4 7 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.49%) Wonderware
6 4 (1.99%) BMC
6 4 (1.99%) Centrify
6 4 (1.99%) EMC
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco
7 3 (1.49%) IBM
7 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.49%) Splunk
7 3 (1.49%) VMware
8 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.00%) Atmel
8 2 (1.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (1.00%) Brocade
8 2 (1.00%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.00%) Qualys
8 2 (1.00%) Tripwire