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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 613 495 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 8.73% 6.76% 7.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.35% 16.89% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 491 393 410
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
3012 2930 2735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.88% 39.99% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 2266 2172
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +3 256 £39,500 -1.25% 41
Essex +35 151 £41,250 +37.50% 13
Hertfordshire +15 138 £42,500 -3.40% 21
Suffolk +13 47 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Bedfordshire +7 22 £35,000 -2.09% 2
Norfolk +9 2 £41,250 +22.22% 1
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 967 (81.67%) Degree
2 474 (40.03%) Java
3 416 (35.14%) Software Engineering
4 361 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
5 338 (28.55%) .NET
6 310 (26.18%) C#
7 287 (24.24%) HTML
8 285 (24.07%) SQL
9 274 (23.14%) C++
10 268 (22.64%) JavaScript
11 261 (22.04%) Mathematics
12 230 (19.43%) Linux
13 209 (17.65%) CSS
14 187 (15.79%) Finance
15 176 (14.86%) SQL Server
16 174 (14.70%) C
17 167 (14.10%) Windows
18 165 (13.94%) Web Services
19 157 (13.26%) MVC
20 155 (13.09%) ASP.NET
20 155 (13.09%) jQuery
21 151 (12.75%) Oracle
22 149 (12.58%) Python
23 147 (12.42%) OO
23 147 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
24 123 (10.39%) Scrum
25 118 (9.97%) J2EE
26 115 (9.71%) Microsoft
27 111 (9.38%) Physics
28 108 (9.12%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 62 (5.24%) JBoss
2 31 (2.62%) Tomcat
3 29 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 27 (2.28%) WebLogic
5 23 (1.94%) IIS
5 23 (1.94%) Node.js
6 21 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 11 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.84%) CMS
8 10 (0.84%) GlassFish
9 9 (0.76%) Apache
10 6 (0.51%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.34%) Facebook Platform
11 4 (0.34%) Kentico
12 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.25%) SAS
12 3 (0.25%) SugarCRM
12 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 20 (1.69%) MS Office
2 20 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.084%) MS Project
3 1 (0.084%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 4 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.25%) Endur
2 3 (0.25%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.10%) SaaS
5 10 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.42%) GitHub
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.17%) PaaS
10 1 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.084%) IaaS
10 1 (0.084%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.86%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.69%) HTTP
3 16 (1.35%) Internet
3 16 (1.35%) LDAP
4 13 (1.10%) Firewall
5 9 (0.76%) SAN
6 8 (0.68%) 3G
7 6 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.51%) Network Security
7 6 (0.51%) VoIP
8 5 (0.42%) BGP
8 5 (0.42%) GPRS
8 5 (0.42%) GSM
8 5 (0.42%) OSPF
9 4 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.34%) Junos
9 4 (0.34%) MPLS
9 4 (0.34%) PBX
9 4 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 99 (8.36%) MySQL
2 99 (8.36%) Relational Database
3 81 (6.84%) NoSQL
4 55 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 43 (3.63%) Oracle Database
6 42 (3.55%) Big Data
7 34 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.69%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.18%) GIS
15 12 (1.01%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.93%) Neo4j
16 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 70 (5.91%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.63%) Selenium
3 38 (3.21%) Maven
3 38 (3.21%) Subversion
4 37 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 34 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 29 (2.45%) Visual Studio
7 26 (2.20%) JUnit
8 24 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
9 23 (1.94%) JIRA
9 23 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (1.77%) HP UFT
11 18 (1.52%) JMeter
12 16 (1.35%) NUnit
13 14 (1.18%) LoadRunner
14 13 (1.10%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.84%) LabVIEW
15 10 (0.84%) NetBeans
15 10 (0.84%) SoapUI
16 9 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 187 (15.79%) Finance
2 68 (5.74%) Banking
3 40 (3.38%) Electronics
4 36 (3.04%) Retail
4 36 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.70%) Automotive
6 28 (2.36%) Marketing
7 24 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.60%) Arabic Language
8 19 (1.60%) Russian Language
9 16 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.84%) Games
11 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.76%) Legal
12 6 (0.51%) Back Office
12 6 (0.51%) German Language
13 5 (0.42%) French Language
14 4 (0.34%) Front Office
14 4 (0.34%) Publishing
15 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 605 (51.10%) Developer
2 223 (18.83%) Java Developer
3 195 (16.47%) Software Engineer
4 154 (13.01%) Graduate
5 113 (9.54%) C# Developer
6 105 (8.87%) Software Developer
7 102 (8.61%) Graduate Developer
8 95 (8.02%) Analyst
9 86 (7.26%) .NET Developer
10 79 (6.67%) Programmer
11 75 (6.33%) Senior Developer
12 71 (6.00%) Java Engineer
13 67 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
14 66 (5.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 54 (4.56%) Java Software Developer
16 52 (4.39%) Java Programmer
17 50 (4.22%) Junior
18 49 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
19 45 (3.80%) Architect
20 43 (3.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (28.55%) .NET
2 287 (24.24%) HTML
3 209 (17.65%) CSS
4 165 (13.94%) Web Services
5 155 (13.09%) ASP.NET
5 155 (13.09%) jQuery
6 118 (9.97%) J2EE
7 104 (8.78%) XML
8 87 (7.35%) Spring
9 79 (6.67%) REST
10 72 (6.08%) SOAP
11 70 (5.91%) Ajax
12 58 (4.90%) Hibernate
13 52 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (4.39%) HTML5
14 50 (4.22%) Swing
15 44 (3.72%) AngularJS
16 43 (3.63%) JSON
17 39 (3.29%) WCF
18 37 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 261 (22.04%) Mathematics
2 147 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (9.38%) Physics
4 82 (6.93%) Management Information System
5 67 (5.66%) Algorithms
6 59 (4.98%) Mobile App
7 49 (4.14%) User Experience
8 40 (3.38%) Biology
9 39 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (3.21%) Data Structures
11 37 (3.13%) Life Science
12 30 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
13 22 (1.86%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.27%) Data Centre
14 15 (1.27%) Statistics
15 14 (1.18%) Visualisation
16 12 (1.01%) SWIFT
17 11 (0.93%) Fintech
17 11 (0.93%) Replication
18 8 (0.68%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 230 (19.43%) Linux
2 167 (14.10%) Windows
3 101 (8.53%) Unix
4 89 (7.52%) Android
5 85 (7.18%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (1.01%) HPUX
9 11 (0.93%) AIX
10 10 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.68%) Windows CE
12 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.34%) Solaris
13 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.34%) VMS
14 2 (0.17%) CentOS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (35.14%) Software Engineering
2 361 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (13.26%) MVC
4 147 (12.42%) OO
5 123 (10.39%) Scrum
6 108 (9.12%) OOP
7 89 (7.52%) Project Management
8 85 (7.18%) Web Development
9 80 (6.76%) SDLC
10 72 (6.08%) Analytics
11 70 (5.91%) Product Management
11 70 (5.91%) TDD
12 69 (5.83%) Open Source
13 67 (5.66%) E-Commerce
14 55 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (4.48%) ITIL
16 52 (4.39%) Mentoring
16 52 (4.39%) Unit Testing
17 51 (4.31%) Information Security
18 50 (4.22%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 474 (40.03%) Java
2 310 (26.18%) C#
3 285 (24.07%) SQL
4 274 (23.14%) C++
5 268 (22.64%) JavaScript
6 174 (14.70%) C
7 149 (12.58%) Python
8 94 (7.94%) PHP
9 76 (6.42%) Perl
10 50 (4.22%) Objective-C
10 50 (4.22%) Shell Script
11 48 (4.05%) PL/SQL
12 47 (3.97%) VB.NET
13 37 (3.13%) Embedded C
14 34 (2.87%) Embedded C++
15 20 (1.69%) Scala
16 16 (1.35%) VB
17 12 (1.01%) Ruby
18 10 (0.84%) MATLAB
19 9 (0.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 967 (81.67%) Degree
2 76 (6.42%) PhD
3 20 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 20 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.60%) ISEB
5 12 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.01%) Sun Certification
6 11 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.84%) HND
8 9 (0.76%) CISSP
8 9 (0.76%) MCP
9 8 (0.68%) CCNP
10 7 (0.59%) MCSD
10 7 (0.59%) MCSE
10 7 (0.59%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.51%) CCNA
11 6 (0.51%) MCSA
12 5 (0.42%) CEH
12 5 (0.42%) CISM
13 4 (0.34%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.98%) QA
2 9 (0.76%) SLA
3 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 5 (0.42%) SEPA
4 4 (0.34%) COBIT
4 4 (0.34%) WAI
5 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.17%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.084%) MISRA
7 1 (0.084%) SDET
7 1 (0.084%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 32 (2.70%) Firmware
2 31 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.20%) Docker
4 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.084%) GPFS
6 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.34%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.34%) SCCM
4 3 (0.25%) QRadar
4 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.17%) Nessus
5 2 (0.17%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.084%) Ansible
6 1 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.084%) Puppet
6 1 (0.084%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 151 (12.75%) Oracle
2 115 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.28%) Tableau
4 25 (2.11%) HP
4 25 (2.11%) IBM
5 16 (1.35%) CA
5 16 (1.35%) Dell
6 13 (1.10%) Cisco
6 13 (1.10%) Citrix
6 13 (1.10%) SAP
7 12 (1.01%) Apple
8 11 (0.93%) VMware
9 10 (0.84%) Sun
10 9 (0.76%) Planview
10 9 (0.76%) QNX
11 8 (0.68%) Autodesk
12 7 (0.59%) PTC
13 5 (0.42%) Sybase
13 5 (0.42%) Syclo
14 4 (0.34%) Facebook
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + good benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k + Excellent Bens inc. Pension, Laptop, Life Assurance + more!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k OTE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: DOE, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + 25 days holiday + Stats + Buy/Sell 5 days + Flexi + more!
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £29k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits detailed below
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + 22 days holiday + Bank holidays + Bonus Scheme + More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k + 25 days holiday + healthcare + 5% pension + more!
Posted: 2 days ago