Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 35 24
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 209 147 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.52% 6.97% 13.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.16% 20.56% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 203 138 331
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,425 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
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 799 715 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 40.23% 33.89% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 689 646 893
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 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,125 £63,700
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +1 96 £47,500 - 2
Crawley -10 30 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Worthing +1 20 £40,000 +37.93% 4
Gatwick +17 18 £36,750 -36.09%
Horsham -13 13 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Littlehampton - 2 £30,000 -
Chichester -10 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 190 (90.91%) Degree
2 155 (74.16%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (61.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 104 (49.76%) Software Engineering
5 83 (39.71%) C#
6 82 (39.23%) TDD
7 75 (35.89%) C++
8 63 (30.14%) UML
9 62 (29.67%) Java
10 60 (28.71%) Windows
11 53 (25.36%) Finance
11 53 (25.36%) STL
11 53 (25.36%) MFC
12 51 (24.40%) Visual Studio
12 51 (24.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 50 (23.92%) Test Automation
14 48 (22.97%) JavaScript
15 44 (21.05%) HTML
16 43 (20.57%) CSS
17 42 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (18.66%) Master's Degree
19 38 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
20 32 (15.31%) Internet
21 31 (14.83%) QA
21 31 (14.83%) Front End Development
22 29 (13.88%) Waterfall
23 28 (13.40%) Mathematics
24 27 (12.92%) Manual Testing
24 27 (12.92%) Business Analysis
24 27 (12.92%) SDLC

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 8 (3.83%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.39%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.78%) npm
2 5 (2.39%) SaaS
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.44%) IaaS
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.31%) Internet
2 10 (4.78%) WebEx
3 2 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.35%) DB2
3 7 (3.35%) MySQL
4 6 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.44%) GIS
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (24.40%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.74%) JIRA
3 10 (4.78%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.78%) gulp
4 8 (3.83%) Selenium
5 7 (3.35%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.87%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.91%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.96%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.48%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.48%) JUnit
9 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.48%) VersionOne
General
1 53 (25.36%) Finance
2 10 (4.78%) French Language
2 10 (4.78%) German Language
2 10 (4.78%) Russian Language
2 10 (4.78%) Spanish Language
3 9 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.35%) Electronics
5 6 (2.87%) Avionics
6 2 (0.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (35.41%) Software Engineer
2 54 (25.84%) C++ Software Engineer
2 54 (25.84%) Developer
3 41 (19.62%) Senior Software Engineer
4 35 (16.75%) Java Engineer
5 33 (15.79%) Test Engineer
6 32 (15.31%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 22 (10.53%) Web Developer
8 21 (10.05%) QA Engineer
9 20 (9.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 19 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (8.61%) Graduate
11 18 (8.61%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (8.61%) QA Test Engineer
12 17 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (7.66%) Java Developer
14 15 (7.18%) HTML Developer
14 15 (7.18%) Senior Java Engineer
15 14 (6.70%) Junior
16 13 (6.22%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.36%) MFC
1 53 (25.36%) STL
2 51 (24.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 44 (21.05%) HTML
4 43 (20.57%) CSS
5 25 (11.96%) Web Services
6 20 (9.57%) CSS3
7 19 (9.09%) .NET
8 18 (8.61%) HTML5
9 14 (6.70%) ASP.NET
9 14 (6.70%) RESTful
10 12 (5.74%) Spring
11 11 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 10 (4.78%) Node.js
13 7 (3.35%) jQuery
13 7 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (2.39%) J2EE
15 4 (1.91%) Hibernate
15 4 (1.91%) JDBC
15 4 (1.91%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.05%) User Experience
3 12 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.87%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.39%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.91%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.96%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.71%) Windows
2 20 (9.57%) Linux
3 4 (1.91%) Unix
3 4 (1.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.96%) CentOS
4 2 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.96%) Solaris
4 2 (0.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (74.16%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (49.76%) Software Engineering
3 82 (39.23%) TDD
4 63 (30.14%) UML
5 50 (23.92%) Test Automation
6 38 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
7 31 (14.83%) Front End Development
8 29 (13.88%) Waterfall
9 28 (13.40%) Mathematics
10 27 (12.92%) Business Analysis
10 27 (12.92%) Manual Testing
10 27 (12.92%) SDLC
11 24 (11.48%) RAD
12 23 (11.00%) Web Development
13 21 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (9.57%) Functional Testing
15 19 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
15 19 (9.09%) Unit Testing
16 18 (8.61%) Compatibility Testing
16 18 (8.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (39.71%) C#
2 75 (35.89%) C++
3 62 (29.67%) Java
4 48 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 22 (10.53%) SQL
6 21 (10.05%) Java 8
7 12 (5.74%) Perl
8 11 (5.26%) PHP
9 7 (3.35%) COBOL
10 6 (2.87%) C
11 5 (2.39%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.91%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.91%) Ruby
13 3 (1.44%) VB
13 3 (1.44%) VB6
14 2 (0.96%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.96%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.96%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 190 (90.91%) Degree
2 128 (61.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (18.66%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.96%) CISA
4 2 (0.96%) CISM
4 2 (0.96%) CISSP
4 2 (0.96%) CREST Certified
4 2 (0.96%) IISP
4 2 (0.96%) OCA
4 2 (0.96%) OCP
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.96%) RHCE
4 2 (0.96%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) MCTS
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMP
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.83%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) PMO
3 2 (0.96%) GDPR
3 2 (0.96%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 22301
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 31000
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (0.96%) MISRA
3 2 (0.96%) MISRA C
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.96%) GlusterFS
2 2 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Nessus
1 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (0.96%) Trend Micro Deep Security
1 2 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (9.57%) Oracle
2 14 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.78%) Atlassian
3 10 (4.78%) Citrix
3 10 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.87%) IBM
4 6 (2.87%) VMware
5 5 (2.39%) Adobe
6 4 (1.91%) Centrify
6 4 (1.91%) Sun
7 2 (0.96%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.96%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (0.96%) Brocade
7 2 (0.96%) EMC
7 2 (0.96%) HP
7 2 (0.96%) Imperva
7 2 (0.96%) Qualys
7 2 (0.96%) Splunk
7 2 (0.96%) Trend Micro
7 2 (0.96%) Tripwire