The first 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 28 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6339 5364 5764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.79% 5.27% 5.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.26% 15.91% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5238 4617 4936
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34711 33721 37081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.73% 33.12% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27774 27518 31619
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 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
London +4 3316 £50,000 -4.76% 338
South East +8 1348 £40,000 +6.66% 125
East of England +9 550 £37,500 +7.14% 72
South West +2 380 £32,500 +8.33% 57
North West -7 230 £37,500 +25.00% 31
West Midlands -31 183 £37,000 -12.94% 20
East Midlands -10 177 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Yorkshire -21 118 £33,000 +32.00% 20
North East +26 66 £31,250 -26.47% 22
Midlands +14 7 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10259 (79.21%) Degree
2 4547 (35.11%) Java
3 3812 (29.43%) C#
4 3655 (28.22%) SQL
5 3546 (27.38%) Software Engineering
6 3429 (26.47%) Finance
7 3210 (24.78%) .NET
8 3066 (23.67%) JavaScript
9 2916 (22.51%) HTML
10 2797 (21.60%) C++
11 2784 (21.49%) OO
12 2552 (19.70%) Mathematics
13 2459 (18.99%) SQL Server
14 2427 (18.74%) Linux
15 2289 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
16 2165 (16.72%) Windows
17 2115 (16.33%) CSS
18 1875 (14.48%) Microsoft
19 1708 (13.19%) Python
20 1571 (12.13%) Oracle
21 1530 (11.81%) ASP.NET
22 1444 (11.15%) UNIX
23 1387 (10.71%) XML
24 1339 (10.34%) TDD
25 1324 (10.22%) jQuery
26 1277 (9.86%) Scrum
27 1193 (9.21%) MS Excel
28 1173 (9.06%) MVC
29 1167 (9.01%) C
30 1107 (8.55%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 390 (3.01%) Apache
2 366 (2.83%) IIS
3 336 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 280 (2.16%) Node.js
5 261 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 223 (1.72%) CMS
7 184 (1.42%) WebLogic
8 174 (1.34%) SAS
9 165 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 132 (1.02%) MS Exchange
11 87 (0.67%) Drupal
12 85 (0.66%) Apache Pig
13 82 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
14 74 (0.57%) Apache Solr
15 66 (0.51%) WordPress
16 56 (0.43%) nginx
17 49 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 48 (0.37%) OpenStack
19 42 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
20 41 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1193 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 384 (2.96%) MS Office
3 130 (1.00%) MS Project
4 124 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 117 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 112 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 68 (0.53%) SPSS
8 40 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 29 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 28 (0.22%) XMetaL
11 24 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
12 18 (0.14%) Fireworks
13 17 (0.13%) PowerPivot
14 14 (0.11%) FrameMaker
15 13 (0.10%) Mathematica
16 11 (0.085%) Stata
17 10 (0.077%) Simulink
18 6 (0.046%) InDesign
18 6 (0.046%) S-PLUS
18 6 (0.046%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 117 (0.90%) Magento
2 46 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 42 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 34 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 24 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
7 20 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 18 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 18 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 16 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 15 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
11 14 (0.11%) Shopify
12 13 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (0.10%) SiteCatalyst
13 12 (0.093%) Maximo
13 12 (0.093%) Oracle CRM
13 12 (0.093%) BusinessWorks
14 11 (0.085%) osCommerce
14 11 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 10 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 272 (2.10%) SaaS
2 95 (0.73%) GitHub
3 86 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 84 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 72 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (0.25%) Office 365
6 32 (0.25%) Force.com
7 22 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 15 (0.12%) PaaS
10 11 (0.085%) Google App Engine
10 11 (0.085%) IaaS
10 11 (0.085%) ElastiCache
11 9 (0.069%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.054%) Basecamp
12 7 (0.054%) Heroku
12 7 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.054%) Trello
13 6 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.031%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 644 (4.97%) Internet
2 442 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 373 (2.88%) HTTP
4 238 (1.84%) Firewall
5 180 (1.39%) SAN
6 179 (1.38%) DNS
7 157 (1.21%) Network Security
8 141 (1.09%) VPN
9 136 (1.05%) WAN
10 125 (0.97%) LAN
11 100 (0.77%) DHCP
12 95 (0.73%) Wireless
13 83 (0.64%) NAS
13 83 (0.64%) VoIP
14 82 (0.63%) LDAP
15 79 (0.61%) Intranet
16 67 (0.52%) Wireshark
17 65 (0.50%) Ethernet
18 61 (0.47%) SSL
19 60 (0.46%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2459 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 987 (7.62%) MySQL
3 958 (7.40%) Relational Database
4 731 (5.64%) Big Data
5 501 (3.87%) Hadoop
6 452 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 368 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 351 (2.71%) RDBMS
9 343 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 337 (2.60%) Oracle Database
11 309 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
12 289 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 276 (2.13%) MongoDB
14 263 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
15 226 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 219 (1.69%) Data Mining
17 175 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
17 175 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
18 166 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 120 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 752 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 617 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 522 (4.03%) Subversion
4 337 (2.60%) Selenium
5 315 (2.43%) Maven
6 275 (2.12%) Jenkins
7 263 (2.03%) Eclipse
8 254 (1.96%) JUnit
9 252 (1.95%) JIRA
10 249 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 247 (1.91%) NUnit
12 154 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
13 153 (1.18%) Moq
14 131 (1.01%) Ant
15 121 (0.93%) MSTest
16 108 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
17 97 (0.75%) Jasmine
18 96 (0.74%) Cucumber
19 88 (0.68%) WebDriver
20 67 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 3429 (26.47%) Finance
2 735 (5.67%) Banking
3 607 (4.69%) Marketing
4 569 (4.39%) Games
5 518 (4.00%) Front Office
6 506 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 458 (3.54%) Retail
8 303 (2.34%) Advertising
9 240 (1.85%) Investment Banking
10 228 (1.76%) Electronics
11 206 (1.59%) Financial Institution
12 174 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 149 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 147 (1.13%) Back Office
15 146 (1.13%) Publishing
16 132 (1.02%) French Language
17 115 (0.89%) Legal
18 93 (0.72%) Law
19 77 (0.59%) German Language
20 70 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6614 (51.07%) Developer
2 1440 (11.12%) Software Engineer
3 1406 (10.86%) Java Developer
4 1368 (10.56%) Graduate
5 1365 (10.54%) Analyst
6 1194 (9.22%) Software Developer
7 964 (7.44%) Junior
8 900 (6.95%) .NET Developer
9 876 (6.76%) C# Developer
10 860 (6.64%) Senior Developer
11 640 (4.94%) Graduate Developer
12 638 (4.93%) Junior Developer
13 606 (4.68%) Web Developer
14 587 (4.53%) Consultant
15 568 (4.39%) C++ Developer
16 489 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
17 437 (3.37%) Programmer
18 399 (3.08%) Architect
19 335 (2.59%) Tester
20 306 (2.36%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3210 (24.78%) .NET
2 2916 (22.51%) HTML
3 2115 (16.33%) CSS
4 1530 (11.81%) ASP.NET
5 1387 (10.71%) XML
6 1324 (10.22%) jQuery
7 1015 (7.84%) Web Services
8 947 (7.31%) HTML5
9 807 (6.23%) Spring
10 702 (5.42%) .NET Framework
11 684 (5.28%) WPF
12 675 (5.21%) WCF
13 518 (4.00%) J2EE
14 517 (3.99%) Ajax
15 500 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 460 (3.55%) Hibernate
17 452 (3.49%) REST
18 451 (3.48%) CSS3
19 402 (3.10%) XSLT
20 359 (2.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2552 (19.70%) Mathematics
2 1087 (8.39%) Physics
3 606 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 579 (4.47%) Open Source
5 534 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 472 (3.64%) Hedge funds
7 457 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
8 410 (3.17%) Statistics
9 302 (2.33%) Visualisation
10 270 (2.08%) Derivative
11 267 (2.06%) Client/Server
12 266 (2.05%) Equities
13 260 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 238 (1.84%) Social Media
15 184 (1.42%) Economics
16 176 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
17 171 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
18 168 (1.30%) Fixed Income
19 158 (1.22%) iPhone
20 152 (1.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2427 (18.74%) Linux
2 2165 (16.72%) Windows
3 1444 (11.15%) UNIX
4 758 (5.85%) Android
5 561 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 271 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 166 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 136 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 125 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 123 (0.95%) Solaris
11 106 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 75 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 74 (0.57%) AIX
14 66 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 60 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 60 (0.46%) Debian
16 59 (0.46%) CentOS
17 51 (0.39%) Windows 8
18 49 (0.38%) HPUX
19 46 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3546 (27.38%) Software Engineering
2 2784 (21.49%) OO
3 2289 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1339 (10.34%) TDD
5 1277 (9.86%) Scrum
6 1173 (9.06%) MVC
7 898 (6.93%) OOP
8 876 (6.76%) Project Management
9 816 (6.30%) Web Development
10 814 (6.28%) Multithreading
11 732 (5.65%) Analytics
12 690 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 655 (5.06%) E-Commerce
14 622 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
15 616 (4.76%) OOD
16 531 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
17 412 (3.18%) Android Development
18 401 (3.10%) ITIL
19 392 (3.03%) SOA
20 375 (2.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4547 (35.11%) Java
2 3812 (29.43%) C#
3 3655 (28.22%) SQL
4 3066 (23.67%) JavaScript
5 2797 (21.60%) C++
6 1708 (13.19%) Python
7 1167 (9.01%) C
8 906 (7.00%) PHP
9 695 (5.37%) Perl
10 517 (3.99%) Ruby
11 454 (3.51%) VB.NET
12 452 (3.49%) Scala
13 419 (3.24%) VB
14 394 (3.04%) T-SQL
15 318 (2.46%) PL/SQL
16 257 (1.98%) Objective-C
17 236 (1.82%) R
18 231 (1.78%) PowerShell
19 223 (1.72%) Bash Shell
20 218 (1.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10259 (79.21%) Degree
2 632 (4.88%) PhD
3 337 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 333 (2.57%) Security Cleared
5 303 (2.34%) ISEB
6 167 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 143 (1.10%) ISTQB
8 140 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 129 (1.00%) CCNA
10 125 (0.97%) CISSP
11 103 (0.80%) CCNP
12 97 (0.75%) PMI Certification
13 90 (0.69%) MCSD
14 77 (0.59%) MCSE
15 73 (0.56%) HND
15 73 (0.56%) MCP
16 71 (0.55%) PMP
17 67 (0.52%) MCAD
18 64 (0.49%) MBA
19 63 (0.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1107 (8.55%) QA
2 143 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 130 (1.00%) SLA
4 69 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (0.39%) COBIT
6 49 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 47 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 37 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 27 (0.21%) ISO 9000
10 20 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 19 (0.15%) TickIT
12 15 (0.12%) HL7
13 10 (0.077%) Solvency II
14 9 (0.069%) COSO
15 8 (0.062%) DO-178B
16 5 (0.039%) HMG Infosec
16 5 (0.039%) MiFID
16 5 (0.039%) GAMP
17 4 (0.031%) WAI
18 3 (0.023%) CDISC
System Software
1 331 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 275 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 48 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 46 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 46 (0.36%) KVM
6 43 (0.33%) Xen
7 39 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 37 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
9 35 (0.27%) Varnish
10 30 (0.23%) XenServer
11 25 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (0.17%) XenApp
13 21 (0.16%) NFS
14 18 (0.14%) HDFS
15 17 (0.13%) Terminal Services
16 15 (0.12%) vSphere
17 12 (0.093%) vCloud
18 11 (0.085%) Samba
19 10 (0.077%) Squid
Systems Management
1 139 (1.07%) Puppet
2 106 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (0.69%) Nagios
4 81 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 52 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 28 (0.22%) Salt
6 28 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 27 (0.21%) SCCM
8 26 (0.20%) YUM
9 25 (0.19%) ZABBIX
10 24 (0.19%) Zenoss
11 23 (0.18%) Cacti
11 23 (0.18%) Ansible
12 22 (0.17%) logstash
12 22 (0.17%) OpenView
13 21 (0.16%) Backup Exec
13 21 (0.16%) Vagrant
14 19 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 17 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
16 16 (0.12%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1875 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 1571 (12.13%) Oracle
3 370 (2.86%) VMware
4 309 (2.39%) Google
5 291 (2.25%) Cisco
6 244 (1.88%) SAP
7 200 (1.54%) JBoss
7 200 (1.54%) IBM
8 192 (1.48%) HP
9 169 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 163 (1.26%) Adobe
11 153 (1.18%) Facebook
12 145 (1.12%) Zend
13 125 (0.97%) Business Objects
14 124 (0.96%) Citrix
15 122 (0.94%) Sybase
16 112 (0.86%) Tableau
17 101 (0.78%) Cognos
18 83 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
19 75 (0.58%) Reuters
Leatherhead, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £20,000 + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + share options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago