The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 554 469 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.92% 5.99% 7.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.96% 20.99% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 436 405 492
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2312 2234 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.86% 28.52% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1857 1898 2088
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,928 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +10 282 £37,500 -6.25% 58
Hertfordshire -13 117 £40,000 +33.33% 16
Bedfordshire +27 61 £37,500 -14.28% 8
Essex +15 49 £38,750 +29.16% 4
Suffolk -11 36 £33,500 -4.28% 4
Norfolk -8 10 £22,500 -19.64% 4
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 981 (83.28%) Degree
2 403 (34.21%) Java
3 402 (34.13%) C#
4 377 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 315 (26.74%) .NET
6 290 (24.62%) C++
7 277 (23.51%) Mathematics
8 272 (23.09%) Linux
9 270 (22.92%) SQL
10 236 (20.03%) OO
11 229 (19.44%) Oracle
12 213 (18.08%) HTML
13 210 (17.83%) JavaScript
14 203 (17.23%) Python
15 200 (16.98%) SQL Server
16 181 (15.37%) Windows
17 166 (14.09%) ASP.NET
17 166 (14.09%) C
18 162 (13.75%) Finance
19 161 (13.67%) CSS
20 157 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
21 151 (12.82%) Microsoft
22 149 (12.65%) UNIX
23 139 (11.80%) Web Services
24 134 (11.38%) Physics
25 133 (11.29%) Relational Database
26 122 (10.36%) Scrum
27 110 (9.34%) PHP
28 108 (9.17%) XML
29 99 (8.40%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 52 (4.41%) Apache
2 44 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.97%) IIS
4 32 (2.72%) WebLogic
5 31 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.36%) GlassFish
8 13 (1.10%) CMS
8 13 (1.10%) SAS
9 12 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (0.76%) Oracle 10gAS
11 9 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.68%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.59%) Drupal
14 6 (0.51%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 66 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.04%) XMetaL
3 15 (1.27%) MS Project
3 15 (1.27%) MS Office
4 13 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.02%) FrameMaker
6 7 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.34%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.085%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.085%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.59%) Magento
4 3 (0.25%) Aligne
4 3 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (0.25%) LabWindows
4 3 (0.25%) ZaiNet
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle iStore
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.085%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.085%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.44%) SaaS
2 11 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.42%) Google App Engine
3 5 (0.42%) PaaS
4 4 (0.34%) Responsys
4 4 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.88%) Internet
2 37 (3.14%) Wireless
3 36 (3.06%) Firewall
4 32 (2.72%) HTTP
5 28 (2.38%) SAN
6 26 (2.21%) 3G
6 26 (2.21%) 2G
7 16 (1.36%) WAN
7 16 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.36%) LTE
8 15 (1.27%) NAS
9 14 (1.19%) VPN
10 13 (1.10%) DNS
10 13 (1.10%) LAN
11 12 (1.02%) Ethernet
11 12 (1.02%) Network Security
12 11 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (0.76%) Intranet
14 8 (0.68%) MPLS
14 8 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 133 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 82 (6.96%) MySQL
4 79 (6.71%) RDBMS
5 66 (5.60%) Oracle Database
6 36 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (2.80%) Data Mining
10 27 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
11 26 (2.21%) Informix
11 26 (2.21%) Big Data
12 23 (1.95%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (1.36%) MongoDB
18 11 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 67 (5.69%) Visual Studio
2 52 (4.41%) Maven
3 48 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 43 (3.65%) Subversion
5 32 (2.72%) Eclipse
6 29 (2.46%) NUnit
7 27 (2.29%) Selenium
8 24 (2.04%) MSTest
8 24 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 24 (2.04%) Moq
9 23 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.95%) Jenkins
10 17 (1.44%) Ant
11 15 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (1.19%) JUnit
13 11 (0.93%) Gradle
14 10 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (0.85%) XMLSpy
15 9 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.76%) PVCS
General
1 162 (13.75%) Finance
2 68 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 67 (5.69%) Banking
4 46 (3.90%) Electronics
5 42 (3.57%) Marketing
6 30 (2.55%) Retail
7 29 (2.46%) Games
8 23 (1.95%) Automotive
9 13 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.76%) Publishing
12 8 (0.68%) Advertising
13 7 (0.59%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.51%) Military
14 6 (0.51%) Back Office
15 5 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.42%) Billing
16 1 (0.085%) Law
16 1 (0.085%) Legal
Job Titles
1 580 (49.24%) Developer
2 214 (18.17%) Software Engineer
3 174 (14.77%) Software Developer
4 129 (10.95%) Graduate
5 109 (9.25%) Java Developer
6 86 (7.30%) Junior
7 84 (7.13%) Graduate Developer
8 81 (6.88%) Analyst
9 80 (6.79%) .NET Developer
10 68 (5.77%) C# Developer
11 67 (5.69%) Senior Developer
12 56 (4.75%) Programmer
13 55 (4.67%) Junior Developer
14 54 (4.58%) Web Developer
15 44 (3.74%) C++ Developer
16 42 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (3.48%) Architect
18 34 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
19 32 (2.72%) Tester
20 30 (2.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (26.74%) .NET
2 213 (18.08%) HTML
3 166 (14.09%) ASP.NET
4 161 (13.67%) CSS
5 139 (11.80%) Web Services
6 108 (9.17%) XML
7 88 (7.47%) jQuery
8 74 (6.28%) WinForms
9 67 (5.69%) .NET Framework
10 63 (5.35%) Ajax
11 61 (5.18%) WCF
12 58 (4.92%) J2EE
13 56 (4.75%) WPF
14 55 (4.67%) Spring
14 55 (4.67%) HTML5
15 52 (4.41%) SOAP
16 45 (3.82%) Hibernate
17 40 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
18 37 (3.14%) XSLT
19 36 (3.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 277 (23.51%) Mathematics
2 134 (11.38%) Physics
3 59 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 57 (4.84%) Open Source
5 50 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 44 (3.74%) Statistics
7 31 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 30 (2.55%) Informatics
9 28 (2.38%) Firmware
10 27 (2.29%) Replication
11 25 (2.12%) Social Media
12 24 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
13 22 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
14 20 (1.70%) Biology
15 17 (1.44%) Robotics
15 17 (1.44%) GIS
15 17 (1.44%) N-Tier
16 16 (1.36%) Client/Server
16 16 (1.36%) PKI
17 13 (1.10%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 272 (23.09%) Linux
2 181 (15.37%) Windows
3 149 (12.65%) UNIX
4 92 (7.81%) Android
5 60 (5.09%) Apple iOS
6 36 (3.06%) AIX
7 34 (2.89%) HPUX
8 19 (1.61%) SUSE
8 19 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.59%) Solaris
10 7 (0.59%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.34%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 236 (20.03%) OO
3 157 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (10.36%) Scrum
5 99 (8.40%) TDD
6 86 (7.30%) MVC
6 86 (7.30%) Multithreading
7 82 (6.96%) OOP
8 78 (6.62%) Project Management
9 68 (5.77%) Web Development
10 59 (5.01%) Analytics
11 56 (4.75%) Android Development
11 56 (4.75%) OOD
12 54 (4.58%) UML
13 52 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (3.90%) E-Commerce
15 40 (3.40%) MVVM
16 38 (3.23%) Kanban
16 38 (3.23%) iOS Development
17 37 (3.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 403 (34.21%) Java
2 402 (34.13%) C#
3 290 (24.62%) C++
4 270 (22.92%) SQL
5 210 (17.83%) JavaScript
6 203 (17.23%) Python
7 166 (14.09%) C
8 110 (9.34%) PHP
9 93 (7.89%) Perl
10 86 (7.30%) PL/SQL
11 61 (5.18%) VB.NET
12 52 (4.41%) VB
13 48 (4.07%) Ruby
14 40 (3.40%) Shell Script
15 25 (2.12%) Objective-C
16 16 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.36%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.02%) VBScript
18 11 (0.93%) VB6
19 9 (0.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 981 (83.28%) Degree
2 51 (4.33%) PhD
3 25 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.53%) CCNA
7 17 (1.44%) ISEB
8 15 (1.27%) CCNP
8 15 (1.27%) HNC
9 12 (1.02%) Postgraduate
9 12 (1.02%) CISSP
10 11 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.68%) MCP
12 7 (0.59%) MCSE
12 7 (0.59%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.59%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.51%) PMP
13 6 (0.51%) MBA
13 6 (0.51%) MCSD
14 5 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.37%) QA
2 19 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (1.19%) COBIT
4 12 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.85%) ISO 9000
6 8 (0.68%) SLA
7 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.25%) CDISC
9 1 (0.085%) WAI
9 1 (0.085%) JTAG
System Software
1 24 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 24 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.70%) KVM
4 6 (0.51%) QEMU
5 5 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.17%) vSphere
7 2 (0.17%) VMFS
7 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.17%) Squid
8 1 (0.085%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (2.04%) Data Guard
2 12 (1.02%) Puppet
3 10 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.68%) Oracle Statspack
6 3 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (0.25%) SCCM
7 2 (0.17%) SCOM
7 2 (0.17%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.17%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.085%) Ansible
8 1 (0.085%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.085%) Nagios
8 1 (0.085%) Nessus
Vendors
1 229 (19.44%) Oracle
2 151 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 47 (3.99%) HP
4 41 (3.48%) Cisco
5 36 (3.06%) JBoss
6 21 (1.78%) VMware
7 20 (1.70%) Google
8 19 (1.61%) DevExpress
9 16 (1.36%) Business Objects
9 16 (1.36%) NetApp
10 13 (1.10%) Adobe
10 13 (1.10%) Sun
11 11 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 11 (0.93%) Zend
12 10 (0.85%) Hitachi
13 9 (0.76%) Actuate
13 9 (0.76%) SAP
13 9 (0.76%) Serena
13 9 (0.76%) Tableau
14 7 (0.59%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £60000 per annum - Superb benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £38000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Culture
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35k to £45k DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + top bonus scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k + top bonus scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £attractive dep. on experience + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: Stock options + Pension + Great Training + Flex Working + More
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k region plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £62000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday