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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5400 6557 5698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.22% 5.83% 5.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.59% 14.46% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4360 5458 4844
Average salary £45,000 £44,650 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.78% +11.62%
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 £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
39740 45333 41202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.45% 40.30% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31805 36012 33782
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 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 -2 2816 £52,500 - 365
South East -7 1136 £40,000 - 154
East of England 0 526 £41,500 +10.66% 89
South West -24 265 £32,500 +8.33% 43
North West -26 192 £37,500 - 37
West Midlands +7 185 £30,000 -14.28% 26
East Midlands -18 119 £30,000 -14.28% 28
Yorkshire -28 110 £30,000 -14.28% 21
North East -4 45 £30,000 -25.00% 10
Midlands +10 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8130 (80.90%) Degree
2 3338 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3148 (31.33%) SQL
4 3101 (30.86%) Java
5 2758 (27.45%) Software Engineering
6 2705 (26.92%) Finance
7 2688 (26.75%) C#
8 2371 (23.59%) JavaScript
9 2237 (22.26%) .NET
10 2024 (20.14%) HTML
11 1901 (18.92%) C++
12 1795 (17.86%) Mathematics
13 1788 (17.79%) Linux
14 1782 (17.73%) SQL Server
15 1768 (17.59%) Windows
16 1726 (17.18%) OO
17 1627 (16.19%) CSS
18 1563 (15.55%) Microsoft
19 1465 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
20 1358 (13.51%) Python
21 1120 (11.15%) TDD
22 1118 (11.13%) Web Services
23 1111 (11.06%) ASP.NET
24 1087 (10.82%) XML
25 1058 (10.53%) Oracle
26 1052 (10.47%) Scrum
27 1030 (10.25%) MVC
28 1027 (10.22%) MS Excel
29 893 (8.89%) UNIX
30 888 (8.84%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 298 (2.97%) Apache
2 260 (2.59%) Node.js
3 255 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 250 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 193 (1.92%) IIS
6 160 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 129 (1.28%) CMS
8 127 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 126 (1.25%) SAS
9 126 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 105 (1.04%) JBoss
11 79 (0.79%) Drupal
12 67 (0.67%) Confluence
13 65 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 60 (0.60%) Apache Spark
15 52 (0.52%) Apache Pig
16 49 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
17 48 (0.48%) OpenStack
18 43 (0.43%) WordPress
19 42 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 1027 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 319 (3.17%) MS Office
3 167 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 90 (0.90%) MS Project
6 78 (0.78%) SPSS
7 65 (0.65%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 12 (0.12%) PowerPivot
13 9 (0.090%) SOLIDWORKS
13 9 (0.090%) Stata
13 9 (0.090%) AutoCAD
14 8 (0.080%) Fireworks
14 8 (0.080%) Adobe Captivate
15 7 (0.070%) CPLEX
16 6 (0.060%) GNU Octave
16 6 (0.060%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 56 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 54 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.39%) Sophis RISQUE
4 31 (0.31%) Magento
5 26 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (0.17%) HFM
6 17 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 14 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
7 14 (0.14%) Temenos T24
7 14 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.14%) Finacle
8 13 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 12 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
10 11 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
10 11 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 9 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.090%) Oracle 11i
11 9 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 289 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (2.84%) SaaS
3 159 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 132 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 61 (0.61%) PaaS
6 58 (0.58%) Office 365
7 50 (0.50%) IaaS
8 49 (0.49%) GitHub
9 36 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (0.20%) Force.com
12 12 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (0.11%) Basecamp
14 9 (0.090%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.080%) Route 53
15 8 (0.080%) Heroku
16 7 (0.070%) Dropbox
17 6 (0.060%) Google App Engine
18 5 (0.050%) Google Apps
18 5 (0.050%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 478 (4.76%) Internet
2 335 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 332 (3.30%) Firewall
4 250 (2.49%) HTTP
5 151 (1.50%) DNS
6 146 (1.45%) Wireless
7 145 (1.44%) VPN
8 144 (1.43%) Network Security
9 129 (1.28%) WAN
9 129 (1.28%) LAN
10 123 (1.22%) SAN
11 77 (0.77%) LDAP
12 64 (0.64%) MPLS
13 63 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
14 62 (0.62%) VoIP
14 62 (0.62%) SMTP
14 62 (0.62%) DHCP
15 47 (0.47%) Broadband
16 46 (0.46%) Ethernet
17 43 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1782 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 725 (7.21%) MySQL
3 583 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 504 (5.02%) Big Data
5 389 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 368 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 311 (3.09%) Hadoop
8 282 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
9 245 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 216 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
11 213 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 189 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 178 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 170 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 155 (1.54%) Data Mining
16 117 (1.16%) Redis
17 110 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 108 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
19 99 (0.99%) QlikView
20 94 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 755 (7.51%) Git (software)
2 431 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 387 (3.85%) Subversion
4 323 (3.21%) JIRA
5 291 (2.90%) Maven
6 281 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 251 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 246 (2.45%) NUnit
9 238 (2.37%) Selenium
10 198 (1.97%) Jenkins
11 180 (1.79%) JUnit
12 175 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
13 131 (1.30%) Ant
14 123 (1.22%) Moq
15 111 (1.10%) MSTest
16 74 (0.74%) Mercurial
17 73 (0.73%) Jasmine
18 69 (0.69%) WebDriver
19 65 (0.65%) Xcode
20 59 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 2705 (26.92%) Finance
2 669 (6.66%) Banking
3 518 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 466 (4.64%) Marketing
5 337 (3.35%) Games
6 318 (3.16%) Retail
7 303 (3.02%) Front Office
8 288 (2.87%) Electronics
9 201 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 172 (1.71%) Advertising
11 161 (1.60%) Financial Institution
12 130 (1.29%) Legal
13 123 (1.22%) Manufacturing
14 110 (1.09%) Back Office
15 109 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
15 109 (1.08%) Automotive
16 95 (0.95%) Law
16 95 (0.95%) Aerospace
17 93 (0.93%) Billing
18 90 (0.90%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4596 (45.74%) Developer
2 1131 (11.25%) Software Engineer
3 1001 (9.96%) Analyst
4 981 (9.76%) Graduate
5 893 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 865 (8.61%) Junior
7 799 (7.95%) Software Developer
8 778 (7.74%) C# Developer
9 660 (6.57%) Senior Developer
10 617 (6.14%) Junior Developer
11 605 (6.02%) .NET Developer
12 456 (4.54%) Consultant
13 439 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 413 (4.11%) Graduate Developer
15 400 (3.98%) Architect
16 338 (3.36%) C++ Developer
17 335 (3.33%) Web Developer
18 274 (2.73%) Support Analyst
19 260 (2.59%) Programmer
20 213 (2.12%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2237 (22.26%) .NET
2 2024 (20.14%) HTML
3 1627 (16.19%) CSS
4 1118 (11.13%) Web Services
5 1111 (11.06%) ASP.NET
6 1087 (10.82%) XML
7 887 (8.83%) jQuery
8 729 (7.25%) HTML5
9 594 (5.91%) Spring
10 491 (4.89%) .NET Framework
11 467 (4.65%) REST
12 454 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 450 (4.48%) WCF
14 429 (4.27%) Ajax
15 418 (4.16%) WPF
16 412 (4.10%) JSON
17 377 (3.75%) J2EE
18 372 (3.70%) CSS3
19 349 (3.47%) AngularJS
20 347 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1795 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 1465 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 761 (7.57%) Algorithms
4 631 (6.28%) Physics
5 574 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 567 (5.64%) Open Source
7 457 (4.55%) User Experience
8 437 (4.35%) Mobile App
9 432 (4.30%) Hedge funds
10 355 (3.53%) Data Structures
11 336 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
12 310 (3.08%) Visualisation
13 282 (2.81%) Statistics
14 197 (1.96%) Client/Server
15 169 (1.68%) Derivative
16 143 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 130 (1.29%) Social Media
18 127 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
19 111 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
19 111 (1.10%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1788 (17.79%) Linux
2 1768 (17.59%) Windows
3 893 (8.89%) UNIX
4 703 (7.00%) Android
5 589 (5.86%) Apple iOS
6 238 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 146 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 140 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 129 (1.28%) Solaris
10 93 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 83 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 73 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 59 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 52 (0.52%) CentOS
15 51 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 38 (0.38%) AIX
17 37 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
18 32 (0.32%) Windows 8
19 27 (0.27%) Windows Phone
20 25 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3338 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2758 (27.45%) Software Engineering
3 1726 (17.18%) OO
4 1120 (11.15%) TDD
5 1052 (10.47%) Scrum
6 1030 (10.25%) MVC
7 734 (7.30%) Analytics
8 693 (6.90%) Project Management
9 582 (5.79%) Multithreading
10 569 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 568 (5.65%) E-Commerce
12 567 (5.64%) Web Development
13 557 (5.54%) Unit Testing
14 537 (5.34%) OOP
15 513 (5.10%) Mentoring
16 488 (4.86%) OOD
17 462 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
18 404 (4.02%) ITIL
19 362 (3.60%) Android Development
20 349 (3.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3148 (31.33%) SQL
2 3101 (30.86%) Java
3 2688 (26.75%) C#
4 2371 (23.59%) JavaScript
5 1901 (18.92%) C++
6 1358 (13.51%) Python
7 888 (8.84%) C
8 642 (6.39%) PHP
9 464 (4.62%) Perl
10 384 (3.82%) Ruby
11 297 (2.96%) VB.NET
12 266 (2.65%) T-SQL
13 262 (2.61%) PL/SQL
14 253 (2.52%) Objective-C
15 225 (2.24%) VB
16 205 (2.04%) Scala
17 187 (1.86%) R
18 182 (1.81%) MATLAB
19 179 (1.78%) PowerShell
20 178 (1.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8130 (80.90%) Degree
2 381 (3.79%) PhD
3 274 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 225 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 205 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 152 (1.51%) CCNA
7 144 (1.43%) ISEB
8 137 (1.36%) CISSP
8 137 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 110 (1.09%) MCSE
10 109 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 80 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 80 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 78 (0.78%) CCNP
13 72 (0.72%) MCP
14 69 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
15 60 (0.60%) CISM
16 56 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 55 (0.55%) DV Cleared
18 53 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 719 (7.15%) QA
2 126 (1.25%) SLA
3 79 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 64 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (0.32%) COBIT
7 31 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.20%) HL7
10 15 (0.15%) JSP 440
11 13 (0.13%) ISO 8583
12 12 (0.12%) CRD IV
13 11 (0.11%) MiFID
13 11 (0.11%) EMIR
13 11 (0.11%) WCAG
14 9 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 9 (0.090%) IEC 61508
15 8 (0.080%) Section 508
15 8 (0.080%) ISO 14001
16 7 (0.070%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 418 (4.16%) Active Directory
2 302 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 61 (0.61%) vSphere
5 53 (0.53%) XenApp
6 48 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 46 (0.46%) Firmware
8 37 (0.37%) KVM
9 36 (0.36%) NFS
10 34 (0.34%) Docker
11 31 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
12 30 (0.30%) Varnish
13 29 (0.29%) Xen
14 28 (0.28%) XenDesktop
15 26 (0.26%) XenServer
16 24 (0.24%) VirtualBox
17 23 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
18 21 (0.21%) HDFS
19 18 (0.18%) Terminal Services
20 17 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 168 (1.67%) Puppet
2 128 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (0.75%) Nagios
4 70 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 48 (0.48%) SCCM
6 43 (0.43%) Vagrant
7 35 (0.35%) Ansible
8 29 (0.29%) SCOM
9 27 (0.27%) Cacti
9 27 (0.27%) Salt
10 26 (0.26%) OpenView
11 20 (0.20%) ZABBIX
12 19 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
12 19 (0.19%) WSUS
13 17 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
14 15 (0.15%) Nessus
14 15 (0.15%) Data Guard
14 15 (0.15%) Sysprep
15 13 (0.13%) Capistrano
16 11 (0.11%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1563 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 1058 (10.53%) Oracle
3 394 (3.92%) VMware
4 270 (2.69%) Cisco
5 254 (2.53%) Google
6 157 (1.56%) SAP
7 151 (1.50%) HP
8 145 (1.44%) IBM
9 134 (1.33%) Citrix
10 126 (1.25%) Tableau
11 108 (1.07%) Adobe
12 95 (0.95%) Red Hat
13 92 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
14 76 (0.76%) Cognos
15 72 (0.72%) NetApp
16 71 (0.71%) hybris
17 67 (0.67%) Business Objects
18 64 (0.64%) Sybase
19 61 (0.61%) TOWER Software
20 60 (0.60%) Zend
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum (£55,000 to £60,000 OTE)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Great base and car allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Johnson & Johnson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Johnson & Johnson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago