The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5096 6000 5408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.05% 5.71% 5.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.23% 14.18% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 4998 4592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Computer Science
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38510 42322 39391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.16% 40.29% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30902 33528 32329
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computer Science
Salary Trend in England

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in England

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in England

Computer Science
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 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
London -6 2600 £52,500 - 370
South East -5 1099 £40,000 -5.88% 143
East of England +1 535 £40,000 +6.66% 77
South West -24 239 £33,000 +10.00% 58
North West -14 201 £37,500 - 38
West Midlands -2 155 £27,750 -20.71% 27
East Midlands -24 117 £30,000 -14.28% 24
Yorkshire -30 101 £30,000 -14.28% 18
North East -5 40 £30,000 -25.00% 9
Midlands +7 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 8123 (80.86%) Degree
2 3309 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 3123 (31.09%) Java
4 3115 (31.01%) SQL
5 2756 (27.43%) Software Engineering
6 2669 (26.57%) C#
7 2666 (26.54%) Finance
8 2369 (23.58%) JavaScript
9 2239 (22.29%) .NET
10 2032 (20.23%) HTML
11 1896 (18.87%) C++
12 1814 (18.06%) Linux
13 1805 (17.97%) Mathematics
14 1765 (17.57%) Windows
15 1742 (17.34%) OO
16 1738 (17.30%) SQL Server
17 1627 (16.20%) CSS
18 1548 (15.41%) Microsoft
19 1417 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
20 1381 (13.75%) Python
21 1150 (11.45%) TDD
22 1117 (11.12%) Web Services
23 1099 (10.94%) ASP.NET
24 1094 (10.89%) XML
25 1049 (10.44%) Oracle
26 1042 (10.37%) MS Excel
27 1039 (10.34%) Scrum
28 1034 (10.29%) MVC
29 919 (9.15%) UNIX
30 911 (9.07%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 319 (3.18%) Apache
2 262 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 260 (2.59%) Node.js
4 256 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 202 (2.01%) IIS
6 169 (1.68%) MS Exchange
7 136 (1.35%) CMS
8 126 (1.25%) WebLogic
9 112 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 109 (1.09%) SAS
11 106 (1.06%) JBoss
12 83 (0.83%) Drupal
13 66 (0.66%) Confluence
14 65 (0.65%) Apache Solr
15 53 (0.53%) OpenStack
16 50 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
16 50 (0.50%) Apache Spark
17 48 (0.48%) nginx
18 47 (0.47%) Apache Pig
19 45 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1042 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 325 (3.24%) MS Office
3 169 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 100 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 96 (0.96%) MS Project
6 68 (0.68%) SPSS
7 62 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.14%) Stata
10 14 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 13 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.12%) Mathematica
13 11 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 9 (0.090%) CPLEX
14 9 (0.090%) Fireworks
15 6 (0.060%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.060%) Final Cut Pro
15 6 (0.060%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 62 (0.62%) Google Analytics
2 56 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 46 (0.46%) Sophis RISQUE
4 28 (0.28%) Magento
5 27 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 19 (0.19%) HFM
7 16 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 14 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
8 14 (0.14%) Finacle
9 13 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
10 11 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.11%) Markit EDM
11 10 (0.100%) Cognos TM1
11 10 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (0.100%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 9 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
12 9 (0.090%) Oracle 11i
13 7 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 273 (2.72%) SaaS
2 159 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
3 123 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 111 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 67 (0.67%) Office 365
6 59 (0.59%) GitHub
6 59 (0.59%) PaaS
7 49 (0.49%) IaaS
8 37 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.24%) Force.com
10 22 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.100%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 9 (0.090%) Basecamp
14 8 (0.080%) Route 53
15 6 (0.060%) Heroku
15 6 (0.060%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.040%) Sumo Logic
16 4 (0.040%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.030%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 491 (4.89%) Internet
2 363 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 322 (3.21%) Firewall
4 249 (2.48%) HTTP
5 166 (1.65%) DNS
6 157 (1.56%) Wireless
7 152 (1.51%) VPN
8 139 (1.38%) Network Security
9 137 (1.36%) WAN
10 133 (1.32%) SAN
11 129 (1.28%) LAN
12 84 (0.84%) LDAP
13 69 (0.69%) VoIP
13 69 (0.69%) MPLS
14 65 (0.65%) DHCP
15 56 (0.56%) SMTP
16 55 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
17 52 (0.52%) Wireshark
18 47 (0.47%) FTP
19 46 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1738 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 762 (7.59%) MySQL
3 595 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 491 (4.89%) Big Data
5 383 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 369 (3.67%) MongoDB
7 301 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 274 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 241 (2.40%) Oracle Database
10 222 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 213 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 184 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 183 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 180 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 150 (1.49%) Data Mining
16 121 (1.20%) Redis
17 110 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 110 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
18 99 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
19 88 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 763 (7.60%) Git (software)
2 425 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 412 (4.10%) Subversion
4 342 (3.40%) JIRA
5 293 (2.92%) Maven
6 271 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 258 (2.57%) Selenium
8 256 (2.55%) Eclipse
9 249 (2.48%) NUnit
10 205 (2.04%) JUnit
11 191 (1.90%) Jenkins
12 184 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
13 133 (1.32%) Ant
14 114 (1.13%) Moq
15 106 (1.06%) MSTest
16 75 (0.75%) WebDriver
17 71 (0.71%) Mercurial
18 70 (0.70%) Jasmine
19 63 (0.63%) Xcode
19 63 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 2666 (26.54%) Finance
2 674 (6.71%) Banking
3 545 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 462 (4.60%) Marketing
5 319 (3.18%) Games
6 308 (3.07%) Retail
7 287 (2.86%) Front Office
8 283 (2.82%) Electronics
9 198 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 177 (1.76%) Advertising
11 158 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 129 (1.28%) Manufacturing
13 127 (1.26%) Legal
14 118 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 107 (1.07%) Automotive
16 105 (1.05%) Back Office
17 101 (1.01%) Law
18 96 (0.96%) French Language
19 94 (0.94%) Aerospace
20 92 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4607 (45.86%) Developer
2 1141 (11.36%) Software Engineer
3 1032 (10.27%) Analyst
4 1003 (9.98%) Graduate
5 926 (9.22%) Java Developer
6 860 (8.56%) Junior
7 785 (7.81%) Software Developer
8 755 (7.52%) C# Developer
9 672 (6.69%) Senior Developer
10 603 (6.00%) Junior Developer
11 586 (5.83%) .NET Developer
12 462 (4.60%) Consultant
13 432 (4.30%) Graduate Developer
14 415 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 370 (3.68%) Architect
16 348 (3.46%) Web Developer
17 326 (3.25%) C++ Developer
18 287 (2.86%) Support Analyst
19 257 (2.56%) Programmer
20 220 (2.19%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2239 (22.29%) .NET
2 2032 (20.23%) HTML
3 1627 (16.20%) CSS
4 1117 (11.12%) Web Services
5 1099 (10.94%) ASP.NET
6 1094 (10.89%) XML
7 899 (8.95%) jQuery
8 742 (7.39%) HTML5
9 608 (6.05%) Spring
10 480 (4.78%) .NET Framework
11 476 (4.74%) REST
12 460 (4.58%) WCF
13 448 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 438 (4.36%) Ajax
15 419 (4.17%) WPF
16 408 (4.06%) JSON
17 396 (3.94%) J2EE
18 376 (3.74%) CSS3
19 349 (3.47%) AngularJS
19 349 (3.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1805 (17.97%) Mathematics
2 1417 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
3 719 (7.16%) Algorithms
4 627 (6.24%) Physics
5 578 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 560 (5.57%) Open Source
7 439 (4.37%) User Experience
8 435 (4.33%) Mobile App
9 428 (4.26%) Hedge funds
10 333 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
11 324 (3.23%) Data Structures
12 295 (2.94%) Visualisation
13 257 (2.56%) Statistics
14 199 (1.98%) Client/Server
15 169 (1.68%) Derivative
16 142 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 137 (1.36%) Social Media
18 125 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
19 124 (1.23%) iPhone
20 121 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1814 (18.06%) Linux
2 1765 (17.57%) Windows
3 919 (9.15%) UNIX
4 701 (6.98%) Android
5 571 (5.68%) Apple iOS
6 250 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 144 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 140 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 127 (1.26%) Solaris
10 112 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 90 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 84 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 74 (0.74%) Windows XP
14 60 (0.60%) CentOS
15 50 (0.50%) Ubuntu
16 40 (0.40%) AIX
17 32 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
17 32 (0.32%) Windows 8
18 29 (0.29%) Windows Phone
19 27 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3309 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 2756 (27.43%) Software Engineering
3 1742 (17.34%) OO
4 1150 (11.45%) TDD
5 1039 (10.34%) Scrum
6 1034 (10.29%) MVC
7 719 (7.16%) Analytics
8 696 (6.93%) Project Management
9 589 (5.86%) Unit Testing
10 580 (5.77%) OOP
11 572 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
12 566 (5.63%) Web Development
13 565 (5.62%) Multithreading
14 536 (5.34%) E-Commerce
15 503 (5.01%) Mentoring
16 479 (4.77%) OOD
17 448 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
18 405 (4.03%) ITIL
19 369 (3.67%) Android Development
20 342 (3.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3123 (31.09%) Java
2 3115 (31.01%) SQL
3 2669 (26.57%) C#
4 2369 (23.58%) JavaScript
5 1896 (18.87%) C++
6 1381 (13.75%) Python
7 911 (9.07%) C
8 675 (6.72%) PHP
9 482 (4.80%) Perl
10 373 (3.71%) Ruby
11 284 (2.83%) VB.NET
12 282 (2.81%) T-SQL
13 255 (2.54%) PL/SQL
14 251 (2.50%) Objective-C
15 233 (2.32%) VB
16 206 (2.05%) Bash Shell
17 199 (1.98%) Scala
18 183 (1.82%) MATLAB
19 175 (1.74%) PowerShell
20 171 (1.70%) R
Qualifications
1 8123 (80.86%) Degree
2 375 (3.73%) PhD
3 260 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 217 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 202 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 150 (1.49%) CCNA
7 147 (1.46%) CISSP
8 141 (1.40%) ISEB
9 137 (1.36%) SC Cleared
10 109 (1.09%) ISTQB
11 104 (1.04%) MCSE
12 82 (0.82%) PMI Certification
13 79 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
14 77 (0.77%) CCNP
15 69 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
15 69 (0.69%) CISM
16 64 (0.64%) HND
16 64 (0.64%) MCP
17 60 (0.60%) CISA
18 56 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 720 (7.17%) QA
2 136 (1.35%) SLA
3 82 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 62 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (0.32%) COBIT
6 32 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 27 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.14%) JSP 440
8 14 (0.14%) HL7
8 14 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 13 (0.13%) ISO 8583
10 10 (0.100%) WCAG
10 10 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 9 (0.090%) IEC 61508
12 8 (0.080%) COSO
13 6 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.060%) Section 508
13 6 (0.060%) Basel III
13 6 (0.060%) JTAG
System Software
1 430 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 320 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 56 (0.56%) vSphere
5 52 (0.52%) Firmware
6 51 (0.51%) XenApp
7 48 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 45 (0.45%) NFS
9 41 (0.41%) KVM
10 32 (0.32%) Docker
11 31 (0.31%) Varnish
12 30 (0.30%) Xen
13 29 (0.29%) XenServer
14 28 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
15 26 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
15 26 (0.26%) XenDesktop
15 26 (0.26%) VirtualBox
16 23 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
17 19 (0.19%) Terminal Services
18 18 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 183 (1.82%) Puppet
2 135 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (0.83%) Nagios
4 74 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 56 (0.56%) SCCM
6 45 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 40 (0.40%) Ansible
8 36 (0.36%) SCOM
9 28 (0.28%) Cacti
9 28 (0.28%) Salt
10 27 (0.27%) OpenView
11 20 (0.20%) Capistrano
11 20 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
12 18 (0.18%) ZABBIX
12 18 (0.18%) WSUS
13 16 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (0.16%) Nessus
14 15 (0.15%) Data Guard
14 15 (0.15%) Sysprep
15 11 (0.11%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1548 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 1049 (10.44%) Oracle
3 404 (4.02%) VMware
4 279 (2.78%) Cisco
5 257 (2.56%) Google
6 160 (1.59%) SAP
7 151 (1.50%) HP
8 141 (1.40%) IBM
9 135 (1.34%) Citrix
10 111 (1.10%) Tableau
11 110 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 100 (1.00%) Adobe
13 84 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 79 (0.79%) NetApp
15 74 (0.74%) Business Objects
16 72 (0.72%) hybris
17 66 (0.66%) Cognos
17 66 (0.66%) TOWER Software
18 64 (0.64%) Sun
19 62 (0.62%) Dell
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 48 minutes ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + share options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , includes benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £44k - 45k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£27k
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago