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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4625 5584 5853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.76% 5.74% 5.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.55% 14.49% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 4601 4962
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
36857 38529 40302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.94% 39.64% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30021 30405 33889
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 £72,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -9 2240 £52,500 - 356
South East -2 1107 £40,000 -5.88% 160
East of England -7 472 £40,000 +6.66% 115
South West -24 245 £35,000 +16.66% 50
North West +6 194 £31,250 -10.71% 43
East Midlands -31 108 £37,500 +7.14% 15
West Midlands -49 108 £31,250 -10.71% 25
Yorkshire -4 104 £32,500 -10.95% 24
North East +2 35 £25,000 -41.17% 6
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8166 (80.83%) Degree
2 3278 (32.45%) Java
3 3215 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3036 (30.05%) SQL
5 2859 (28.30%) Software Engineering
6 2814 (27.85%) C#
7 2663 (26.36%) Finance
8 2449 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 2307 (22.83%) .NET
10 2114 (20.92%) HTML
11 1921 (19.01%) C++
12 1857 (18.38%) SQL Server
13 1851 (18.32%) Mathematics
14 1835 (18.16%) OO
15 1830 (18.11%) Linux
16 1700 (16.83%) Windows
17 1684 (16.67%) CSS
18 1491 (14.76%) Microsoft
19 1367 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
20 1285 (12.72%) Python
21 1198 (11.86%) TDD
22 1183 (11.71%) XML
23 1141 (11.29%) ASP.NET
24 1056 (10.45%) Web Services
25 1034 (10.23%) MVC
26 1002 (9.92%) Scrum
27 977 (9.67%) Oracle
27 977 (9.67%) UNIX
28 960 (9.50%) MS Excel
29 949 (9.39%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 338 (3.35%) Apache
2 287 (2.84%) Tomcat
3 283 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 237 (2.35%) Node.js
5 200 (1.98%) IIS
6 161 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 157 (1.55%) CMS
8 144 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 119 (1.18%) JBoss
10 115 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 111 (1.10%) SAS
12 90 (0.89%) Apache Solr
13 84 (0.83%) Drupal
14 65 (0.64%) WordPress
15 62 (0.61%) nginx
16 55 (0.54%) OpenStack
17 53 (0.52%) Confluence
18 49 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
19 46 (0.46%) Apache Pig
20 41 (0.41%) Joomla!
Applications
1 960 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 330 (3.27%) MS Office
3 119 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 95 (0.94%) MS Project
6 60 (0.59%) SPSS
6 60 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 17 (0.17%) Mathematica
10 13 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.13%) Stata
10 13 (0.13%) CPLEX
11 12 (0.12%) XMetaL
12 11 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (0.099%) InfoPath
14 9 (0.089%) Mingle
15 8 (0.079%) Simulink
16 6 (0.059%) Acrobat
17 5 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 60 (0.59%) Sophis RISQUE
1 60 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 58 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.33%) Magento
4 20 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 17 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 17 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 16 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 14 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 14 (0.14%) Finacle
9 13 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.13%) HFM
10 10 (0.099%) SiteCatalyst
11 9 (0.089%) SAP ERP
11 9 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.079%) Cognos TM1
12 8 (0.079%) Oracle 11i
13 7 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 231 (2.29%) SaaS
2 123 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 90 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (0.81%) GitHub
5 69 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 67 (0.66%) Office 365
7 36 (0.36%) PaaS
8 33 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (0.30%) IaaS
10 20 (0.20%) Force.com
11 18 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.13%) Google Apps
13 9 (0.089%) CloudBees
14 7 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
14 7 (0.069%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.049%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.049%) Google Compute Engine
16 4 (0.040%) Sumo Logic
16 4 (0.040%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 451 (4.46%) Internet
2 368 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 287 (2.84%) Firewall
4 267 (2.64%) HTTP
5 167 (1.65%) DNS
6 159 (1.57%) VPN
7 144 (1.43%) Wireless
7 144 (1.43%) Network Security
8 130 (1.29%) WAN
9 126 (1.25%) SAN
10 109 (1.08%) LAN
11 81 (0.80%) VoIP
12 80 (0.79%) MPLS
13 78 (0.77%) LDAP
14 60 (0.59%) DHCP
15 58 (0.57%) Ethernet
16 57 (0.56%) SMTP
17 56 (0.55%) NAS
18 52 (0.51%) SSL
18 52 (0.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1857 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 815 (8.07%) MySQL
3 576 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 475 (4.70%) Big Data
5 364 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 350 (3.46%) MongoDB
7 305 (3.02%) Hadoop
8 246 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 246 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 240 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
10 216 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 210 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 200 (1.98%) RDBMS
13 193 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 130 (1.29%) Redis
15 124 (1.23%) Data Mining
16 123 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
17 120 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 102 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
19 96 (0.95%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 751 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 439 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 403 (3.99%) Subversion
4 338 (3.35%) JIRA
5 295 (2.92%) Maven
6 277 (2.74%) Selenium
7 271 (2.68%) Eclipse
8 245 (2.43%) JUnit
9 241 (2.39%) NUnit
10 235 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 214 (2.12%) Jenkins
12 180 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
13 122 (1.21%) Ant
14 106 (1.05%) Moq
15 98 (0.97%) MSTest
16 91 (0.90%) Mockito
17 87 (0.86%) Cucumber
18 82 (0.81%) WebDriver
19 73 (0.72%) Jasmine
20 61 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 2663 (26.36%) Finance
2 671 (6.64%) Banking
3 494 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 448 (4.43%) Marketing
5 323 (3.20%) Front Office
6 303 (3.00%) Retail
7 282 (2.79%) Games
8 243 (2.41%) Electronics
9 201 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 177 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 165 (1.63%) Advertising
12 135 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 133 (1.32%) Legal
14 130 (1.29%) Manufacturing
15 121 (1.20%) French Language
16 97 (0.96%) Billing
17 87 (0.86%) Law
17 87 (0.86%) German Language
18 85 (0.84%) Automotive
19 79 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4785 (47.36%) Developer
2 1150 (11.38%) Software Engineer
3 1064 (10.53%) Graduate
4 1049 (10.38%) Analyst
5 1030 (10.19%) Java Developer
6 828 (8.20%) Junior
7 820 (8.12%) Software Developer
8 710 (7.03%) C# Developer
9 658 (6.51%) Senior Developer
10 617 (6.11%) .NET Developer
11 563 (5.57%) Junior Developer
12 481 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
13 452 (4.47%) Consultant
14 392 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
15 376 (3.72%) Web Developer
16 342 (3.39%) C++ Developer
17 320 (3.17%) Architect
18 294 (2.91%) Support Analyst
19 253 (2.50%) Programmer
20 235 (2.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2307 (22.83%) .NET
2 2114 (20.92%) HTML
3 1684 (16.67%) CSS
4 1183 (11.71%) XML
5 1141 (11.29%) ASP.NET
6 1056 (10.45%) Web Services
7 949 (9.39%) jQuery
8 731 (7.24%) HTML5
9 674 (6.67%) Spring
10 464 (4.59%) .NET Framework
11 463 (4.58%) REST
12 455 (4.50%) Ajax
13 449 (4.44%) WCF
14 448 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 429 (4.25%) J2EE
16 425 (4.21%) WPF
17 402 (3.98%) CSS3
18 378 (3.74%) Hibernate
18 378 (3.74%) SOAP
19 356 (3.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1851 (18.32%) Mathematics
2 1367 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
3 676 (6.69%) Algorithms
4 660 (6.53%) Physics
5 526 (5.21%) Open Source
6 505 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 472 (4.67%) User Experience
8 447 (4.42%) Mobile App
9 367 (3.63%) Hedge funds
10 330 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
11 279 (2.76%) Data Structures
12 252 (2.49%) Statistics
13 247 (2.44%) Visualisation
14 211 (2.09%) Client/Server
15 166 (1.64%) Derivative
16 149 (1.47%) iPhone
17 140 (1.39%) Social Media
18 124 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 123 (1.22%) N-Tier
20 121 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1830 (18.11%) Linux
2 1700 (16.83%) Windows
3 977 (9.67%) UNIX
4 662 (6.55%) Android
5 506 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 260 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 141 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 139 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 121 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 115 (1.14%) Solaris
11 98 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 92 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 74 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 47 (0.47%) CentOS
15 45 (0.45%) AIX
16 40 (0.40%) Windows Phone
17 39 (0.39%) Ubuntu
18 38 (0.38%) Windows 8
19 34 (0.34%) HPUX
20 29 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3215 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 2859 (28.30%) Software Engineering
3 1835 (18.16%) OO
4 1198 (11.86%) TDD
5 1034 (10.23%) MVC
6 1002 (9.92%) Scrum
7 678 (6.71%) OOP
8 677 (6.70%) Project Management
9 659 (6.52%) Analytics
10 633 (6.27%) Unit Testing
11 601 (5.95%) Multithreading
12 563 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
13 559 (5.53%) Web Development
14 555 (5.49%) E-Commerce
15 478 (4.73%) Mentoring
16 444 (4.39%) OOD
17 428 (4.24%) ITIL
18 416 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
19 344 (3.40%) Android Development
20 337 (3.34%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3278 (32.45%) Java
2 3036 (30.05%) SQL
3 2814 (27.85%) C#
4 2449 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 1921 (19.01%) C++
6 1285 (12.72%) Python
7 861 (8.52%) C
8 778 (7.70%) PHP
9 472 (4.67%) Perl
10 379 (3.75%) Ruby
11 332 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 301 (2.98%) VB.NET
13 256 (2.53%) PL/SQL
14 250 (2.47%) VB
15 246 (2.43%) Objective-C
16 203 (2.01%) Scala
17 187 (1.85%) Bash Shell
18 157 (1.55%) R
19 154 (1.52%) PowerShell
20 150 (1.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8166 (80.83%) Degree
2 356 (3.52%) PhD
3 257 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 219 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 165 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 163 (1.61%) ISEB
6 163 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 162 (1.60%) CISSP
8 113 (1.12%) CCNA
9 101 (1.00%) ISTQB
10 94 (0.93%) HND
11 92 (0.91%) CISM
12 88 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 82 (0.81%) MCSE
14 74 (0.73%) MBA
15 73 (0.72%) CISA
16 72 (0.71%) PMI Certification
17 55 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
18 54 (0.53%) Sun Certification
19 51 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 758 (7.50%) QA
2 139 (1.38%) SLA
3 100 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 73 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 39 (0.39%) COBIT
7 38 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.19%) JSP 440
9 16 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 12 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 10 (0.099%) ISO 8583
11 10 (0.099%) Basel III
12 8 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 8 (0.079%) TickIT
13 7 (0.069%) IEC 61508
13 7 (0.069%) COSO
14 6 (0.059%) WCAG
14 6 (0.059%) JTAG
15 5 (0.049%) EMIR
System Software
1 403 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 275 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 55 (0.54%) Firmware
5 52 (0.51%) KVM
6 46 (0.46%) NFS
7 45 (0.45%) vSphere
8 39 (0.39%) VMware ESX
9 38 (0.38%) Xen
10 31 (0.31%) XenApp
11 29 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (0.28%) Varnish
13 26 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
14 23 (0.23%) XenServer
14 23 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
15 19 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 19 (0.19%) Docker
16 16 (0.16%) IMail Server
16 16 (0.16%) XenDesktop
17 15 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 168 (1.66%) Puppet
2 116 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (0.85%) Nagios
4 83 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 57 (0.56%) SCCM
6 52 (0.51%) Ansible
7 38 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 32 (0.32%) SCOM
9 27 (0.27%) Salt
10 22 (0.22%) Capistrano
11 20 (0.20%) Nessus
12 18 (0.18%) ZABBIX
12 18 (0.18%) Cacti
13 14 (0.14%) Data Guard
14 13 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 13 (0.13%) SCVMM
15 12 (0.12%) OpenView
16 11 (0.11%) CFEngine
16 11 (0.11%) yum
16 11 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1491 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 977 (9.67%) Oracle
3 363 (3.59%) VMware
4 281 (2.78%) Cisco
5 224 (2.22%) Google
6 202 (2.00%) SAP
7 137 (1.36%) HP
8 121 (1.20%) Citrix
8 121 (1.20%) IBM
9 99 (0.98%) Adobe
10 96 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 90 (0.89%) Business Objects
12 89 (0.88%) Zend
13 88 (0.87%) Tableau
14 85 (0.84%) Dell
15 81 (0.80%) NetApp
16 77 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
17 69 (0.68%) Sun
18 62 (0.61%) hybris
19 61 (0.60%) TOWER Software
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Ravensbourne
Salary: £36,252 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Courtauld institute of art
Salary: From £24,819 to £28,408 per annum depending on relevant knowledge and
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago