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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6117 5859 5412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.90% 5.39% 5.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.37% 13.82% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5048 4777 4739
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
42563 42387 40921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.07% 38.99% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34499 33218 33263
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +5 3063 £55,000 +10.00% 349
South East +7 1336 £42,500 +8.97% 137
East of England 0 561 £40,000 - 101
South West -11 305 £35,000 +7.69% 31
West Midlands +20 247 £35,000 -3.44% 17
East Midlands +8 219 £30,000 -14.28% 23
North West +1 213 £40,000 +6.66% 43
Yorkshire +56 191 £33,000 +1.53% 40
North East -23 36 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Midlands -15 2 £43,500 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9248 (79.95%) Degree
2 3898 (33.70%) SQL
3 3812 (32.96%) Java
4 3805 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
5 3335 (28.83%) Finance
6 3063 (26.48%) C#
7 2964 (25.62%) Software Engineering
8 2593 (22.42%) JavaScript
9 2468 (21.34%) .NET
10 2251 (19.46%) Mathematics
11 2244 (19.40%) HTML
12 2213 (19.13%) C++
13 2060 (17.81%) SQL Server
14 1988 (17.19%) Linux
15 1881 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
16 1876 (16.22%) Windows
17 1817 (15.71%) OO
18 1745 (15.09%) CSS
19 1609 (13.91%) Microsoft
20 1553 (13.43%) Oracle
21 1455 (12.58%) Python
22 1230 (10.63%) TDD
23 1164 (10.06%) Scrum
24 1162 (10.05%) ASP.NET
25 1147 (9.92%) Web Services
26 1112 (9.61%) jQuery
27 1081 (9.35%) XML
28 1055 (9.12%) UNIX
29 1052 (9.09%) MS Excel
30 1032 (8.92%) MVC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 356 (3.08%) Apache
2 294 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 283 (2.45%) Node.js
4 251 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 249 (2.15%) SharePoint
6 225 (1.95%) WebLogic
7 213 (1.84%) JBoss
8 172 (1.49%) IIS
9 165 (1.43%) SAS
10 127 (1.10%) MS Exchange
11 111 (0.96%) CMS
11 111 (0.96%) Apache Spark
12 89 (0.77%) nginx
13 75 (0.65%) Apache Pig
14 60 (0.52%) Apache Solr
15 54 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
16 49 (0.42%) Drupal
17 48 (0.41%) OpenStack
18 45 (0.39%) WordPress
19 43 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1052 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 393 (3.40%) MS Office
3 154 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 140 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 89 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 88 (0.76%) SPSS
7 57 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 50 (0.43%) MS Project
9 41 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 25 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 21 (0.18%) PowerPivot
12 19 (0.16%) AutoCAD
13 14 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
14 13 (0.11%) XMetaL
15 11 (0.095%) Mathematica
16 10 (0.086%) FrameMaker
16 10 (0.086%) SOLIDWORKS
17 9 (0.078%) InfoPath
18 8 (0.069%) Acrobat
19 7 (0.061%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 51 (0.44%) Markit EDM
2 47 (0.41%) Magento
2 47 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 35 (0.30%) LatentZero
4 35 (0.30%) thinkFolio
5 33 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 31 (0.27%) Beauchamp
7 28 (0.24%) PORTIA
7 28 (0.24%) Unica
7 28 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
7 28 (0.24%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 28 (0.24%) Advent Moxy
7 28 (0.24%) MultiFonds
7 28 (0.24%) Front Arena
7 28 (0.24%) HiInvest
7 28 (0.24%) HiPerformance
7 28 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
7 28 (0.24%) Decalog
7 28 (0.24%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 431 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 386 (3.34%) SaaS
3 234 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 111 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 90 (0.78%) GitHub
6 75 (0.65%) PaaS
7 68 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 53 (0.46%) IaaS
9 45 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 33 (0.29%) Office 365
12 28 (0.24%) Heroku
13 25 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
14 21 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.16%) Taleo
16 15 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
17 13 (0.11%) Responsys
18 12 (0.10%) Basecamp
19 10 (0.086%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 427 (3.69%) Internet
2 333 (2.88%) Firewall
3 330 (2.85%) TCP/IP
4 264 (2.28%) HTTP
5 202 (1.75%) DNS
6 152 (1.31%) LAN
7 145 (1.25%) WAN
8 136 (1.18%) Network Security
9 110 (0.95%) SAN
10 104 (0.90%) VPN
11 103 (0.89%) Wireless
12 94 (0.81%) VoIP
13 84 (0.73%) DHCP
14 70 (0.61%) Ethernet
15 69 (0.60%) LDAP
16 66 (0.57%) SMTP
17 63 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
18 59 (0.51%) SSL
19 52 (0.45%) HTTPS
20 49 (0.42%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2060 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 797 (6.89%) Relational Database
3 785 (6.79%) MySQL
4 571 (4.94%) Big Data
5 507 (4.38%) NoSQL
6 363 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 363 (3.14%) MongoDB
7 353 (3.05%) Hadoop
8 332 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
9 310 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 281 (2.43%) RDBMS
11 252 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 245 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 221 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
14 189 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 183 (1.58%) Data Mining
16 120 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
17 118 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
18 117 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
19 110 (0.95%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 786 (6.80%) Git (software)
2 467 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 450 (3.89%) Subversion
4 357 (3.09%) JIRA
5 344 (2.97%) Maven
6 326 (2.82%) Selenium
7 314 (2.71%) Jenkins
8 268 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 221 (1.91%) Eclipse
10 202 (1.75%) NUnit
11 194 (1.68%) JUnit
12 146 (1.26%) Ant
13 122 (1.05%) Moq
14 121 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
15 115 (0.99%) MSTest
16 93 (0.80%) WebDriver
17 92 (0.80%) TeamCity
18 86 (0.74%) Cucumber
19 81 (0.70%) Mercurial
20 80 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 3335 (28.83%) Finance
2 802 (6.93%) Banking
3 538 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 528 (4.56%) Marketing
5 475 (4.11%) Games
6 470 (4.06%) Front Office
7 401 (3.47%) Retail
8 266 (2.30%) Electronics
9 261 (2.26%) Investment Banking
10 166 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 159 (1.37%) Back Office
12 141 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 137 (1.18%) Advertising
13 137 (1.18%) Legal
14 133 (1.15%) Publishing
15 123 (1.06%) Automotive
16 102 (0.88%) Law
17 95 (0.82%) Aerospace
18 89 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
19 81 (0.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5446 (47.08%) Developer
2 1311 (11.33%) Graduate
3 1240 (10.72%) Analyst
4 1178 (10.18%) Software Engineer
5 1071 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 1015 (8.77%) Software Developer
7 958 (8.28%) Junior
8 843 (7.29%) C# Developer
9 786 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 661 (5.71%) Junior Developer
11 607 (5.25%) Graduate Developer
12 587 (5.07%) .NET Developer
13 579 (5.01%) Consultant
14 453 (3.92%) Architect
15 423 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
16 421 (3.64%) C++ Developer
17 393 (3.40%) Web Developer
18 326 (2.82%) Support Analyst
19 283 (2.45%) Programmer
19 283 (2.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2468 (21.34%) .NET
2 2244 (19.40%) HTML
3 1745 (15.09%) CSS
4 1162 (10.05%) ASP.NET
5 1147 (9.92%) Web Services
6 1112 (9.61%) jQuery
7 1081 (9.35%) XML
8 792 (6.85%) HTML5
9 765 (6.61%) Spring
10 549 (4.75%) AngularJS
11 496 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 495 (4.28%) .NET Framework
13 480 (4.15%) REST
14 479 (4.14%) WPF
15 454 (3.92%) WCF
16 446 (3.86%) Hibernate
17 421 (3.64%) JSON
18 411 (3.55%) J2EE
19 404 (3.49%) Ajax
20 389 (3.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2251 (19.46%) Mathematics
2 1881 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
3 914 (7.90%) Physics
4 870 (7.52%) Algorithms
5 742 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 578 (5.00%) User Experience
7 567 (4.90%) Data Structures
8 556 (4.81%) Hedge funds
9 431 (3.73%) Mobile App
10 414 (3.58%) Statistics
11 385 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
12 356 (3.08%) Visualisation
13 232 (2.01%) Data Centre
14 225 (1.95%) Derivative
15 204 (1.76%) Client/Server
16 177 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 165 (1.43%) Equities
18 138 (1.19%) Social Media
19 133 (1.15%) Data Integration
20 123 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1988 (17.19%) Linux
2 1876 (16.22%) Windows
3 1055 (9.12%) UNIX
4 696 (6.02%) Android
5 605 (5.23%) Apple iOS
6 186 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 133 (1.15%) Solaris
8 120 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 108 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 92 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 71 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 66 (0.57%) AIX
13 60 (0.52%) CentOS
14 57 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 53 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
16 45 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
17 39 (0.34%) Windows 8
18 34 (0.29%) Debian
19 30 (0.26%) Windows Phone
20 27 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3805 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2964 (25.62%) Software Engineering
3 1817 (15.71%) OO
4 1230 (10.63%) TDD
5 1164 (10.06%) Scrum
6 1032 (8.92%) MVC
7 961 (8.31%) Analytics
8 900 (7.78%) Project Management
9 848 (7.33%) SDLC
10 716 (6.19%) Multithreading
11 699 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
12 693 (5.99%) OOP
13 671 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
14 650 (5.62%) Web Development
15 627 (5.42%) Unit Testing
16 604 (5.22%) Mentoring
17 598 (5.17%) E-Commerce
18 528 (4.56%) Open Source
19 500 (4.32%) OOD
20 440 (3.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3898 (33.70%) SQL
2 3812 (32.96%) Java
3 3063 (26.48%) C#
4 2593 (22.42%) JavaScript
5 2213 (19.13%) C++
6 1455 (12.58%) Python
7 856 (7.40%) C
8 738 (6.38%) PHP
9 564 (4.88%) Perl
10 403 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 381 (3.29%) Ruby
12 367 (3.17%) VB.NET
13 291 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 284 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 264 (2.28%) Scala
16 256 (2.21%) R
17 243 (2.10%) VB
18 232 (2.01%) Objective-C
19 214 (1.85%) PowerShell
20 195 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9248 (79.95%) Degree
2 458 (3.96%) PhD
3 289 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 227 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 187 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 169 (1.46%) ISEB
7 160 (1.38%) CISSP
8 159 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 98 (0.85%) CCNA
10 97 (0.84%) ISTQB
11 85 (0.73%) MCSE
12 77 (0.67%) CCNP
13 74 (0.64%) CISM
14 72 (0.62%) PMI Certification
15 65 (0.56%) CISA
15 65 (0.56%) MCP
16 63 (0.54%) DV Cleared
17 62 (0.54%) CCIE
18 59 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
19 53 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 866 (7.49%) QA
2 104 (0.90%) SLA
3 77 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 62 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 40 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 39 (0.34%) COBIT
8 36 (0.31%) HL7
9 26 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 20 (0.17%) CRD IV
11 19 (0.16%) EMIR
11 19 (0.16%) MiFID
12 17 (0.15%) WCAG
13 14 (0.12%) TickIT
14 9 (0.078%) HIPAA
14 9 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
15 6 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 5 (0.043%) GAMP
16 5 (0.043%) GMP
16 5 (0.043%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 282 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 248 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (0.51%) Docker
4 58 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 53 (0.46%) vSphere
6 51 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 49 (0.42%) Varnish
8 48 (0.41%) XenApp
9 47 (0.41%) VMware ESX
10 41 (0.35%) Firmware
11 33 (0.29%) KVM
12 30 (0.26%) NFS
13 28 (0.24%) VirtualBox
13 28 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 27 (0.23%) IMail Server
15 24 (0.21%) Xen
15 24 (0.21%) HDFS
16 23 (0.20%) Squid
17 22 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
18 20 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 194 (1.68%) Puppet
2 133 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (0.72%) Nagios
4 61 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 53 (0.46%) Ansible
6 48 (0.41%) SCCM
7 47 (0.41%) Cacti
8 42 (0.36%) Graphite
9 41 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 39 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 35 (0.30%) SCOM
12 33 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 29 (0.25%) WSUS
13 29 (0.25%) OpenView
14 26 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
15 23 (0.20%) Ganglia
15 23 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
15 23 (0.20%) logstash
16 19 (0.16%) collectd
17 16 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1609 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 1553 (13.43%) Oracle
3 355 (3.07%) VMware
4 288 (2.49%) Cisco
5 286 (2.47%) Google
6 207 (1.79%) IBM
7 166 (1.44%) Sybase
7 166 (1.44%) SAP
8 164 (1.42%) Citrix
9 160 (1.38%) HP
10 156 (1.35%) Adobe
11 129 (1.12%) Red Hat
12 125 (1.08%) Tableau
13 105 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
14 100 (0.86%) Apple
15 80 (0.69%) Sun
16 79 (0.68%) Informatica
17 76 (0.66%) Juniper
18 74 (0.64%) Cognos
19 73 (0.63%) F5
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 65k per year
Posted: 36 minutes ago
East London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k + 25 days holiday + healthcare + 5% pension + more!
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £26k - 35k per year + bonus + shares
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70-£90k base, OTE £200
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £43000 per annum + car allowance + overtime
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 -60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
BBC
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 hours ago