Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 67 44
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 53 38 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.44% 3.48% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 3.75% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 124
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £41,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - +25.00%
75th Percentile £48,750 £51,875 £72,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,000 £82,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 1,139 1,012 2,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 95.31% 92.59% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 791 811 1,845
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £62,125 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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
Horsham +7 18 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Gatwick 0 17 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Worthing +6 13 £47,500 -12.64%
Crawley -6 6 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 41 (77.36%) Degree
2 25 (47.17%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) Social Skills
5 16 (30.19%) Windows
6 13 (24.53%) Six Sigma
6 13 (24.53%) Systems Analysis
6 13 (24.53%) Business Analysis
6 13 (24.53%) Advertising
6 13 (24.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 13 (24.53%) Waterfall
7 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.87%) Java
7 10 (18.87%) Time Management
7 10 (18.87%) User Experience
8 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
8 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
8 8 (15.09%) ITIL
8 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
8 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
8 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
8 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft 365
9 7 (13.21%) French Language
9 7 (13.21%) German Language
9 7 (13.21%) Italian Language
9 7 (13.21%) Spanish Language

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 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.77%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (7.55%) Azure
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
4 2 (3.77%) IaaS
4 2 (3.77%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
1 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Social Skills
3 13 (24.53%) Advertising
4 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (13.21%) French Language
5 7 (13.21%) German Language
5 7 (13.21%) Italian Language
5 7 (13.21%) Marketing
5 7 (13.21%) Spanish Language
6 4 (7.55%) Electronics
6 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Service Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Graduate
6 4 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Database Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Principal Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Statistical Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) IT Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) Ajax
2 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.55%) J2EE
2 4 (7.55%) jQuery
2 4 (7.55%) JSON
2 4 (7.55%) Marionette.js
2 4 (7.55%) REST
2 4 (7.55%) SOAP
2 4 (7.55%) Spring
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) User Experience
2 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
3 7 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.55%) Biotechnology
4 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.55%) Life Science
4 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Business Analysis
2 13 (24.53%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (24.53%) Six Sigma
2 13 (24.53%) Systems Analysis
2 13 (24.53%) Waterfall
3 10 (18.87%) Time Management
4 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 7 (13.21%) Project Delivery
5 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Data Acquisition
6 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.32%) Predictive Modelling
6 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.32%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (9.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.32%) R
6 5 (9.43%) C
6 5 (9.43%) C++
7 4 (7.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (11.32%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (9.43%) PhD
4 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) CDISC
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) ANSYS
3 5 (9.43%) Bloomberg