Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 32 23
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 238 176 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.41% 8.20% 11.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.23% 23.19% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 226 177 319
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -11.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 874 759 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 41.90% 35.35% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 743 725 928
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £64,125
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +3.45%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +5 87 £47,500 - 1
Crawley -4 36 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Worthing +18 35 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Gatwick +16 22 £38,500 -26.67% 1
Horsham -18 19 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Shoreham-by-Sea -2 2 £27,500 -26.67%
Littlehampton - 2 £30,000 -
Chichester -7 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 207 (86.97%) Degree
2 164 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (58.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 75 (31.51%) JavaScript
6 74 (31.09%) Java
7 72 (30.25%) TDD
8 71 (29.83%) C++
9 67 (28.15%) C#
10 60 (25.21%) HTML
11 59 (24.79%) CSS
12 58 (24.37%) Finance
13 53 (22.27%) Test Automation
14 49 (20.59%) UML
15 45 (18.91%) Windows
16 43 (18.07%) Front End Development
17 42 (17.65%) Master's Degree
18 40 (16.81%) STL
18 40 (16.81%) MFC
18 40 (16.81%) Web Development
19 39 (16.39%) Mathematics
19 39 (16.39%) Analytical Thinking
19 39 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (15.13%) Visual Studio
21 35 (14.71%) Internet
22 32 (13.45%) QA
22 32 (13.45%) Web Services
22 32 (13.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 29 (12.18%) Waterfall
23 29 (12.18%) CSS3

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 9 (3.78%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.10%) Apache
3 4 (1.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.42%) CMS
4 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.36%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.56%) npm
2 4 (1.68%) SaaS
3 3 (1.26%) IaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.71%) Internet
2 16 (6.72%) WebEx
3 4 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (1.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.36%) DB2
4 7 (2.94%) MySQL
5 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.26%) GIS
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (15.13%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.56%) gulp
3 17 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.88%) JIRA
5 11 (4.62%) Selenium
6 7 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.52%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.68%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.26%) JUnit
10 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (24.37%) Finance
2 21 (8.82%) French Language
2 21 (8.82%) German Language
3 15 (6.30%) Russian Language
3 15 (6.30%) Spanish Language
4 12 (5.04%) Electronics
5 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.52%) Avionics
7 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.84%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (31.51%) Developer
2 63 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 38 (15.97%) Java Engineer
4 37 (15.55%) C++ Software Engineer
4 37 (15.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 34 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 29 (12.18%) Graduate
7 28 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 27 (11.34%) Web Developer
9 25 (10.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 24 (10.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 23 (9.66%) HTML Developer
11 23 (9.66%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (9.24%) QA Engineer
13 21 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
13 21 (8.82%) Java Developer
14 19 (7.98%) QA Test Engineer
15 18 (7.56%) HTML CSS Developer
15 18 (7.56%) Java Software Engineer
16 15 (6.30%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.21%) HTML
2 59 (24.79%) CSS
3 40 (16.81%) MFC
3 40 (16.81%) STL
4 32 (13.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 32 (13.45%) Web Services
5 29 (12.18%) CSS3
6 27 (11.34%) HTML5
6 27 (11.34%) RESTful
7 22 (9.24%) Node.js
8 20 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 20 (8.40%) Spring
9 18 (7.56%) .NET
10 13 (5.46%) jQuery
10 13 (5.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (5.04%) Hibernate
11 12 (5.04%) J2EE
12 8 (3.36%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.36%) ASP.NET
13 6 (2.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (12.18%) User Experience
3 20 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (5.04%) Mainframe
5 10 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.26%) PMI
11 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.84%) Industry 4.0
11 2 (0.84%) Life Science
11 2 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.84%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.91%) Windows
2 26 (10.92%) Linux
3 7 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (2.94%) VxWorks
4 4 (1.68%) CentOS
4 4 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.68%) Solaris
4 4 (1.68%) Unix
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 72 (30.25%) TDD
4 53 (22.27%) Test Automation
5 49 (20.59%) UML
6 43 (18.07%) Front End Development
7 40 (16.81%) Web Development
8 39 (16.39%) Analytical Thinking
8 39 (16.39%) Mathematics
9 29 (12.18%) Waterfall
10 27 (11.34%) Business Analysis
10 27 (11.34%) Manual Testing
10 27 (11.34%) RAD
11 23 (9.66%) Functional Testing
12 22 (9.24%) SDLC
13 21 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
13 21 (8.82%) Unit Testing
14 20 (8.40%) Scrum
15 19 (7.98%) Integration Testing
15 19 (7.98%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (31.51%) JavaScript
2 74 (31.09%) Java
3 71 (29.83%) C++
4 67 (28.15%) C#
5 24 (10.08%) Java 8
5 24 (10.08%) SQL
6 22 (9.24%) Perl
7 18 (7.56%) PHP
8 16 (6.72%) C
9 8 (3.36%) COBOL
9 8 (3.36%) Embedded C
9 8 (3.36%) Embedded C++
10 4 (1.68%) AWK
10 4 (1.68%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.68%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.68%) Korn
10 4 (1.68%) Ruby
10 4 (1.68%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.68%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 207 (86.97%) Degree
2 140 (58.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (17.65%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.68%) OCA
4 4 (1.68%) OCP
4 4 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.68%) RHCE
4 4 (1.68%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.26%) PMP
5 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.84%) CISA
6 2 (0.84%) CISM
6 2 (0.84%) CISSP
6 2 (0.84%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.84%) IISP
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) MCTS
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.45%) QA
2 7 (2.94%) MISRA
2 7 (2.94%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.26%) PMO
4 2 (0.84%) GDPR
4 2 (0.84%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 31000
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) GlusterFS
1 4 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.68%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (1.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (0.84%) Nessus
2 2 (0.84%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 21 (8.82%) Citrix
2 19 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (5.04%) Oracle
5 10 (4.20%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.36%) Adobe
7 6 (2.52%) Centrify
7 6 (2.52%) IBM
7 6 (2.52%) Sun
8 5 (2.10%) VMware
9 4 (1.68%) Brocade
9 4 (1.68%) EMC
9 4 (1.68%) HP
9 4 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.68%) StorageTek
9 4 (1.68%) Veritas
10 2 (0.84%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (0.84%) Imperva
10 2 (0.84%) Qualys
10 2 (0.84%) Trend Micro