The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 24 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 550 535 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 7.52% 7.49% 4.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.43% 18.82% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 442 429 332
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2692 2843 2844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.83% 39.81% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2067 2266 2419
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the East of England region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the East of England

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in the East of England

Computer Science
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 325 £42,500 +21.42% 51
Hertfordshire -4 120 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Essex +17 64 £31,250 -30.55% 7
Suffolk -8 31 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Bedfordshire -20 13 £32,000 -14.66% 5
Norfolk -13 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 930 (83.78%) Degree
2 508 (45.77%) Software Engineering
3 345 (31.08%) C#
4 330 (29.73%) C++
5 305 (27.48%) SQL
5 305 (27.48%) .NET
6 286 (25.77%) Java
7 264 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
8 262 (23.60%) C
9 244 (21.98%) Python
10 237 (21.35%) HTML
11 236 (21.26%) Mathematics
12 234 (21.08%) Linux
13 228 (20.54%) JavaScript
14 212 (19.10%) OO
15 198 (17.84%) Finance
16 181 (16.31%) Microsoft
17 173 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
18 163 (14.68%) CSS
19 160 (14.41%) Windows
20 153 (13.78%) SQL Server
21 129 (11.62%) ASP.NET
22 128 (11.53%) UNIX
23 123 (11.08%) Web Services
24 110 (9.91%) MVC
25 103 (9.28%) jQuery
26 102 (9.19%) Scrum
27 101 (9.10%) PHP
28 98 (8.83%) Telecoms
29 97 (8.74%) XML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.07%) OpenStack
3 22 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 17 (1.53%) Apache
4 17 (1.53%) Drupal
5 16 (1.44%) Node.js
6 11 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.99%) JBoss
7 10 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.81%) IIS
8 9 (0.81%) SAS
9 6 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.54%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.45%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.36%) WordPress
11 4 (0.36%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.36%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.36%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 87 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.34%) MS Office
3 14 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.81%) Mingle
5 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.63%) SPSS
6 5 (0.45%) XMetaL
6 5 (0.45%) CPLEX
6 5 (0.45%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.36%) TargetLink
7 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.27%) Simulink
9 2 (0.18%) MS Project
10 1 (0.090%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.090%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.81%) Office 365
5 6 (0.54%) SaaS
6 4 (0.36%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.18%) IaaS
7 2 (0.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.090%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 97 (8.74%) Internet
2 53 (4.77%) Wireless
3 39 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.25%) HTTP
5 24 (2.16%) Firewall
6 17 (1.53%) Network Security
7 15 (1.35%) Ethernet
8 11 (0.99%) Bluetooth
8 11 (0.99%) Broadband
9 10 (0.90%) IPv4
9 10 (0.90%) ZigBee
10 9 (0.81%) LTE
10 9 (0.81%) VPN
11 8 (0.72%) DNS
12 7 (0.63%) NAS
12 7 (0.63%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.54%) 2G
13 6 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 82 (7.39%) MySQL
4 37 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 31 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 22 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (1.62%) Big Data
10 17 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.35%) Neo4j
11 15 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.26%) MS Access
12 14 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.08%) Data Mining
13 12 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.99%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.81%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 87 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 84 (7.57%) Visual Studio
3 41 (3.69%) Subversion
4 36 (3.24%) Maven
5 28 (2.52%) Eclipse
6 23 (2.07%) JUnit
6 23 (2.07%) NUnit
7 22 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 20 (1.80%) Selenium
9 18 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (1.26%) SoapUI
11 13 (1.17%) GCC
11 13 (1.17%) CruiseControl
11 13 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 12 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.99%) LLVM
14 10 (0.90%) Bugzilla
15 9 (0.81%) MSTest
15 9 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 198 (17.84%) Finance
2 98 (8.83%) Telecoms
3 89 (8.02%) Electronics
4 70 (6.31%) Banking
5 50 (4.50%) Marketing
6 37 (3.33%) Games
7 22 (1.98%) Retail
8 21 (1.89%) Automotive
9 19 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.35%) Back Office
11 13 (1.17%) Legal
12 11 (0.99%) Advertising
12 11 (0.99%) Multimedia
13 10 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.63%) Law
15 7 (0.63%) French Language
16 5 (0.45%) German Language
16 5 (0.45%) Local Government
16 5 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 518 (46.67%) Developer
2 325 (29.28%) Software Engineer
3 173 (15.59%) Graduate
3 173 (15.59%) Software Developer
4 109 (9.82%) Java Developer
5 88 (7.93%) Graduate Developer
6 82 (7.39%) Junior
7 77 (6.94%) C# Developer
8 74 (6.67%) Analyst
9 63 (5.68%) Senior Developer
10 62 (5.59%) Test Engineer
11 61 (5.50%) Junior Developer
12 56 (5.05%) C++ Developer
13 55 (4.95%) Web Developer
14 53 (4.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 46 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
16 45 (4.05%) Programmer
17 38 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
17 38 (3.42%) Graduate Software Developer
18 33 (2.97%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (27.48%) .NET
2 237 (21.35%) HTML
3 163 (14.68%) CSS
4 129 (11.62%) ASP.NET
5 123 (11.08%) Web Services
6 103 (9.28%) jQuery
7 97 (8.74%) XML
8 76 (6.85%) HTML5
9 66 (5.95%) SOAP
10 49 (4.41%) WCF
11 47 (4.23%) .NET Framework
12 43 (3.87%) RESTful
13 41 (3.69%) JSP
14 40 (3.60%) Ajax
15 36 (3.24%) Spring
16 35 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (2.79%) CSS3
17 31 (2.79%) JDBC
18 30 (2.70%) Hibernate
19 27 (2.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 236 (21.26%) Mathematics
2 173 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (8.65%) Algorithms
4 75 (6.76%) Physics
5 55 (4.95%) User Experience
6 53 (4.77%) Open Source
7 49 (4.41%) Internet of Things
7 49 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
8 40 (3.60%) Management Information System
9 37 (3.33%) Cryptography
10 34 (3.06%) Mobile App
11 28 (2.52%) Visualisation
12 25 (2.25%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.98%) Statistics
13 22 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.71%) Informatics
15 16 (1.44%) Robotics
16 15 (1.35%) Artificial Intelligence
17 13 (1.17%) PKI
17 13 (1.17%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 234 (21.08%) Linux
2 160 (14.41%) Windows
3 128 (11.53%) UNIX
4 85 (7.66%) Android
5 58 (5.23%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.88%) AIX
7 27 (2.43%) HPUX
8 23 (2.07%) Mac OS X
9 15 (1.35%) Solaris
10 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.72%) Debian
11 8 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.36%) OpenBSD
14 4 (0.36%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.27%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (45.77%) Software Engineering
2 264 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (19.10%) OO
4 110 (9.91%) MVC
5 102 (9.19%) Scrum
6 89 (8.02%) Web Development
7 74 (6.67%) TDD
8 65 (5.86%) Multithreading
9 62 (5.59%) OOD
10 61 (5.50%) Analytics
11 54 (4.86%) User Stories
12 53 (4.77%) Project Management
13 51 (4.59%) Mentoring
14 45 (4.05%) Unit Testing
15 42 (3.78%) Data Analysis
16 41 (3.69%) E-Commerce
17 40 (3.60%) Regression Testing
17 40 (3.60%) Information Security
18 35 (3.15%) OOP
18 35 (3.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 345 (31.08%) C#
2 330 (29.73%) C++
3 305 (27.48%) SQL
4 286 (25.77%) Java
5 262 (23.60%) C
6 244 (21.98%) Python
7 228 (20.54%) JavaScript
8 101 (9.10%) PHP
9 47 (4.23%) Perl
10 45 (4.05%) Objective-C
11 36 (3.24%) T-SQL
12 35 (3.15%) MATLAB
13 28 (2.52%) Embedded C
13 28 (2.52%) Ruby
14 22 (1.98%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.89%) Embedded C++
16 19 (1.71%) Delphi
17 17 (1.53%) VB
17 17 (1.53%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 930 (83.78%) Degree
2 26 (2.34%) ISEB
3 22 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.98%) VCP4
4 21 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 18 (1.62%) PhD
7 14 (1.26%) MCP
7 14 (1.26%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.90%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 9 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.72%) CISSP
10 8 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.72%) CCNP
11 5 (0.45%) CCNA
11 5 (0.45%) MCSE
11 5 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.22%) QA
2 13 (1.17%) ISO 8583
3 11 (0.99%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.27%) SLA
4 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) WCAG
4 3 (0.27%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.18%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.090%) JTAG
System Software
1 35 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.98%) KVM
3 17 (1.53%) Firmware
4 12 (1.08%) Xen
5 11 (0.99%) QEMU
6 10 (0.90%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.72%) XenServer
8 6 (0.54%) Ceph
9 5 (0.45%) LXC
9 5 (0.45%) Docker
10 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.27%) Snort
11 2 (0.18%) NFS
12 1 (0.090%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (1.17%) Puppet
2 5 (0.45%) Nagios
2 5 (0.45%) Ansible
2 5 (0.45%) Mesos
3 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.090%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 181 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.58%) Oracle
3 36 (3.24%) VMware
4 25 (2.25%) Cisco
5 22 (1.98%) Google
6 20 (1.80%) HP
7 18 (1.62%) TOWER Software
8 14 (1.26%) Citrix
9 11 (0.99%) Tableau
10 9 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.72%) IBM
12 7 (0.63%) Sony
12 7 (0.63%) Intel
12 7 (0.63%) NetApp
13 6 (0.54%) Twitter
13 6 (0.54%) Zend
14 5 (0.45%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.45%) i2
14 5 (0.45%) Facebook
14 5 (0.45%) Perforce
Saffron Walden, Essex
Computer People
Salary: Upwards of £45k + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: Max £45,000 + bonus, benefits & superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Best Training + Mor
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago