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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5535 6807 5549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.51% 6.10% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.85% 15.03% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4421 5701 4734
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
39965 45303 40603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.80% 40.61% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31821 36429 33299
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -2 2871 £52,500 - 378
South East -3 1164 £40,250 +0.62% 199
East of England -1 476 £40,000 +5.96% 113
South West -17 289 £32,500 - 53
West Midlands +16 229 £30,000 -14.28% 38
North West -14 210 £37,500 - 39
East Midlands -7 149 £35,000 - 26
Yorkshire +2 124 £30,000 -7.69% 22
North East -3 43 £30,000 -20.00% 19
Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 8307 (80.21%) Degree
2 3430 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
3 3367 (32.51%) SQL
4 3267 (31.55%) Java
5 2824 (27.27%) Finance
6 2793 (26.97%) Software Engineering
7 2750 (26.55%) C#
8 2319 (22.39%) JavaScript
9 2303 (22.24%) .NET
10 2068 (19.97%) HTML
11 2040 (19.70%) C++
12 1948 (18.81%) SQL Server
13 1903 (18.38%) Mathematics
14 1868 (18.04%) Windows
15 1855 (17.91%) Linux
16 1739 (16.79%) OO
17 1620 (15.64%) Microsoft
18 1615 (15.59%) CSS
19 1594 (15.39%) Analytical Skills
20 1353 (13.06%) Python
21 1239 (11.96%) Oracle
22 1144 (11.05%) ASP.NET
23 1113 (10.75%) Web Services
24 1104 (10.66%) TDD
25 1097 (10.59%) MS Excel
26 1080 (10.43%) XML
27 1072 (10.35%) Scrum
28 1028 (9.93%) MVC
29 925 (8.93%) C
30 918 (8.86%) UNIX

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 299 (2.89%) Apache
2 262 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 254 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 241 (2.33%) Node.js
5 179 (1.73%) IIS
6 173 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 159 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 153 (1.48%) JBoss
9 150 (1.45%) MS Exchange
10 148 (1.43%) SAS
11 115 (1.11%) CMS
12 77 (0.74%) Apache Spark
13 70 (0.68%) Drupal
14 58 (0.56%) Confluence
15 53 (0.51%) Apache Solr
16 52 (0.50%) Apache Pig
17 49 (0.47%) OpenStack
18 45 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
19 42 (0.41%) nginx
20 39 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1097 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 351 (3.39%) MS Office
3 186 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 99 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 97 (0.94%) SPSS
6 84 (0.81%) MS Project
7 69 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 26 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 20 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 19 (0.18%) PowerPivot
12 18 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.097%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
14 8 (0.077%) GNU Octave
14 8 (0.077%) Fireworks
14 8 (0.077%) Stata
14 8 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
15 7 (0.068%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.058%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 44 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.32%) Magento
3 29 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 27 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 23 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 23 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
6 22 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (0.18%) HFM
8 17 (0.16%) Unica
9 15 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 15 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (0.13%) thinkFolio
10 13 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
10 13 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
10 13 (0.13%) Front Arena
10 13 (0.13%) LatentZero
11 12 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 12 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
11 12 (0.12%) Decalog
11 12 (0.12%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 346 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
2 306 (2.95%) SaaS
3 191 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 170 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 73 (0.70%) PaaS
6 61 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 54 (0.52%) IaaS
8 42 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (0.39%) GitHub
10 38 (0.37%) Office 365
11 29 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
13 16 (0.15%) Heroku
14 13 (0.13%) Force.com
15 12 (0.12%) Basecamp
15 12 (0.12%) Taleo
16 11 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
17 8 (0.077%) Route 53
17 8 (0.077%) Google App Engine
18 7 (0.068%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 469 (4.53%) Internet
2 336 (3.24%) Firewall
3 331 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 249 (2.40%) HTTP
5 161 (1.55%) DNS
6 139 (1.34%) Network Security
7 137 (1.32%) LAN
7 137 (1.32%) WAN
8 131 (1.26%) Wireless
9 115 (1.11%) SAN
10 113 (1.09%) VPN
11 78 (0.75%) DHCP
11 78 (0.75%) LDAP
12 70 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
13 69 (0.67%) VoIP
14 60 (0.58%) Broadband
15 58 (0.56%) SMTP
16 56 (0.54%) MPLS
17 47 (0.45%) FTP
18 43 (0.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1948 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 690 (6.66%) MySQL
3 621 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 522 (5.04%) Big Data
5 402 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 354 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 345 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 314 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 285 (2.75%) Oracle Database
10 249 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 235 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 216 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 201 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
14 193 (1.86%) RDBMS
15 181 (1.75%) Data Mining
16 158 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 118 (1.14%) QlikView
18 110 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
19 105 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
20 104 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 748 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 454 (4.38%) Visual Studio
3 418 (4.04%) Subversion
4 321 (3.10%) JIRA
5 295 (2.85%) Maven
6 285 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 247 (2.39%) NUnit
8 241 (2.33%) Selenium
9 233 (2.25%) Jenkins
10 220 (2.12%) Eclipse
11 169 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
12 159 (1.54%) JUnit
13 142 (1.37%) Ant
14 134 (1.29%) Moq
15 128 (1.24%) MSTest
16 82 (0.79%) Mercurial
17 70 (0.68%) Cucumber
18 69 (0.67%) Jasmine
19 67 (0.65%) WebDriver
20 61 (0.59%) Xcode
General
1 2824 (27.27%) Finance
2 675 (6.52%) Banking
3 488 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 478 (4.62%) Marketing
5 410 (3.96%) Games
6 354 (3.42%) Retail
7 352 (3.40%) Front Office
8 293 (2.83%) Electronics
9 208 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 156 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 153 (1.48%) Advertising
12 125 (1.21%) Legal
12 125 (1.21%) Back Office
13 122 (1.18%) Manufacturing
14 109 (1.05%) Automotive
15 99 (0.96%) Publishing
16 96 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
17 95 (0.92%) Law
18 94 (0.91%) Aerospace
19 83 (0.80%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4695 (45.34%) Developer
2 1181 (11.40%) Software Engineer
3 1076 (10.39%) Graduate
4 1054 (10.18%) Analyst
5 910 (8.79%) Junior
6 867 (8.37%) Software Developer
7 855 (8.26%) Java Developer
8 808 (7.80%) C# Developer
9 640 (6.18%) Junior Developer
10 625 (6.04%) Senior Developer
11 616 (5.95%) .NET Developer
12 478 (4.62%) Consultant
13 450 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 437 (4.22%) Graduate Developer
15 432 (4.17%) Architect
16 356 (3.44%) C++ Developer
17 338 (3.26%) Web Developer
18 282 (2.72%) Support Analyst
19 266 (2.57%) Programmer
20 219 (2.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2303 (22.24%) .NET
2 2068 (19.97%) HTML
3 1615 (15.59%) CSS
4 1144 (11.05%) ASP.NET
5 1113 (10.75%) Web Services
6 1080 (10.43%) XML
7 914 (8.83%) jQuery
8 715 (6.90%) HTML5
9 577 (5.57%) Spring
10 480 (4.63%) .NET Framework
11 476 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 447 (4.32%) WPF
13 441 (4.26%) REST
14 438 (4.23%) WCF
15 414 (4.00%) JSON
16 412 (3.98%) Ajax
17 386 (3.73%) AngularJS
18 356 (3.44%) J2EE
19 331 (3.20%) CSS3
20 324 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1903 (18.38%) Mathematics
2 1594 (15.39%) Analytical Skills
3 804 (7.76%) Algorithms
4 747 (7.21%) Physics
5 658 (6.35%) Management Information System
6 485 (4.68%) User Experience
7 472 (4.56%) Hedge funds
8 465 (4.49%) Mobile App
9 434 (4.19%) Data Structures
10 354 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
11 351 (3.39%) Visualisation
12 335 (3.23%) Statistics
13 240 (2.32%) Data Centre
14 195 (1.88%) Client/Server
15 166 (1.60%) Derivative
16 157 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 145 (1.40%) Social Media
18 132 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
19 125 (1.21%) Equities
20 112 (1.08%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1868 (18.04%) Windows
2 1855 (17.91%) Linux
3 918 (8.86%) UNIX
4 733 (7.08%) Android
5 636 (6.14%) Apple iOS
6 207 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 140 (1.35%) Solaris
8 132 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 128 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 80 (0.77%) Mac OS X
11 79 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 61 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
13 60 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 58 (0.56%) CentOS
15 56 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (0.37%) AIX
17 32 (0.31%) Windows XP
18 28 (0.27%) Windows Phone
18 28 (0.27%) Windows 8
19 24 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3430 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2793 (26.97%) Software Engineering
3 1739 (16.79%) OO
4 1104 (10.66%) TDD
5 1072 (10.35%) Scrum
6 1028 (9.93%) MVC
7 839 (8.10%) Analytics
8 781 (7.54%) Project Management
9 680 (6.57%) SDLC
10 605 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
11 582 (5.62%) Multithreading
12 576 (5.56%) Open Source
13 564 (5.45%) Unit Testing
14 560 (5.41%) Web Development
15 559 (5.40%) E-Commerce
16 536 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
17 535 (5.17%) OOP
18 528 (5.10%) OOD
19 524 (5.06%) Mentoring
20 429 (4.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3367 (32.51%) SQL
2 3267 (31.55%) Java
3 2750 (26.55%) C#
4 2319 (22.39%) JavaScript
5 2040 (19.70%) C++
6 1353 (13.06%) Python
7 925 (8.93%) C
8 636 (6.14%) PHP
9 475 (4.59%) Perl
10 364 (3.51%) Ruby
11 314 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 289 (2.79%) T-SQL
13 279 (2.69%) PL/SQL
14 271 (2.62%) Objective-C
15 231 (2.23%) VB
16 205 (1.98%) R
17 187 (1.81%) PowerShell
18 180 (1.74%) Shell Script
19 178 (1.72%) Scala
20 172 (1.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8307 (80.21%) Degree
2 412 (3.98%) PhD
3 278 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 233 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 212 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 143 (1.38%) CCNA
7 138 (1.33%) ISEB
8 128 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 127 (1.23%) CISSP
10 109 (1.05%) ISTQB
11 105 (1.01%) MCSE
12 88 (0.85%) MCP
13 87 (0.84%) PMI Certification
14 79 (0.76%) CCNP
15 76 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 68 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
17 61 (0.59%) CCIE
18 57 (0.55%) PMP
19 55 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 50 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 745 (7.19%) QA
2 106 (1.02%) SLA
3 68 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 32 (0.31%) COBIT
6 31 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (0.28%) HL7
8 27 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 20 (0.19%) CRD IV
11 19 (0.18%) MiFID
11 19 (0.18%) EMIR
12 15 (0.14%) WCAG
13 13 (0.13%) ISO 8583
14 10 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 8 (0.077%) Section 508
16 8 (0.077%) IEC 61508
16 8 (0.077%) JSP 440
17 5 (0.048%) COSO
System Software
1 344 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 294 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (0.65%) vSphere
4 62 (0.60%) XenApp
5 60 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 49 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 48 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 46 (0.44%) Firmware
9 42 (0.41%) KVM
10 39 (0.38%) NFS
11 38 (0.37%) Docker
12 34 (0.33%) XenDesktop
13 30 (0.29%) Xen
14 27 (0.26%) Varnish
15 23 (0.22%) XenServer
15 23 (0.22%) HDFS
15 23 (0.22%) VirtualBox
16 20 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
16 20 (0.19%) Terminal Services
16 20 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 165 (1.59%) Puppet
2 124 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (0.65%) Nagios
4 61 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 49 (0.47%) Vagrant
6 43 (0.42%) SCCM
7 35 (0.34%) Cacti
8 32 (0.31%) OpenView
9 26 (0.25%) SCOM
10 25 (0.24%) WSUS
10 25 (0.24%) Ansible
10 25 (0.24%) Salt
11 22 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 19 (0.18%) ZABBIX
13 18 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 18 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
14 16 (0.15%) Sysprep
14 16 (0.15%) Graphite
14 16 (0.15%) Data Guard
15 15 (0.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1620 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 1239 (11.96%) Oracle
3 386 (3.73%) VMware
4 275 (2.66%) Cisco
5 235 (2.27%) Google
6 177 (1.71%) IBM
7 160 (1.54%) Citrix
8 153 (1.48%) SAP
9 151 (1.46%) HP
10 149 (1.44%) Tableau
11 128 (1.24%) Adobe
12 108 (1.04%) Red Hat
13 87 (0.84%) Business Objects
14 85 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
15 82 (0.79%) Sybase
16 79 (0.76%) Apple
17 78 (0.75%) Cognos
18 66 (0.64%) Sun
19 65 (0.63%) Informatica
20 63 (0.61%) hybris
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £37500 per annum + Bonus + life insurancce
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Pertemps Plymouth
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable depending on skills and e
Posted: 3 hours ago