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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5859 5412 5758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.39% 5.44% 5.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.32% 16.21% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4777 4739 4966
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
33835 33397 37114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.13% 33.55% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26794 27173 31554
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 29 August 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 -1 2920 £50,000 -4.76% 307
South East +6 1243 £39,000 -1.88% 106
East of England +4 588 £40,000 +14.28% 75
South West -2 361 £32,500 +8.33% 35
North West -11 210 £37,500 +25.00% 46
West Midlands -15 186 £36,250 -14.70% 16
East Midlands -4 178 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Yorkshire -22 117 £32,500 +8.33% 20
North East +22 72 £30,000 -22.58% 16
Midlands +14 7 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10013 (79.77%) Degree
2 4384 (34.92%) Java
3 3663 (29.18%) C#
4 3572 (28.46%) Software Engineering
5 3549 (28.27%) SQL
6 3241 (25.82%) Finance
7 3038 (24.20%) .NET
8 3031 (24.15%) JavaScript
9 2821 (22.47%) HTML
10 2704 (21.54%) OO
11 2690 (21.43%) C++
12 2435 (19.40%) Mathematics
13 2411 (19.21%) SQL Server
14 2317 (18.46%) Linux
15 2267 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
16 2091 (16.66%) CSS
17 2072 (16.51%) Windows
18 1824 (14.53%) Microsoft
19 1645 (13.10%) Python
20 1453 (11.57%) ASP.NET
21 1433 (11.42%) Oracle
22 1416 (11.28%) XML
23 1369 (10.91%) UNIX
24 1351 (10.76%) TDD
25 1319 (10.51%) jQuery
26 1269 (10.11%) Scrum
27 1184 (9.43%) MS Excel
28 1147 (9.14%) C
29 1093 (8.71%) MVC
30 1085 (8.64%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 380 (3.03%) Apache
2 352 (2.80%) Tomcat
3 339 (2.70%) IIS
4 264 (2.10%) Node.js
5 256 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 203 (1.62%) CMS
7 193 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 174 (1.39%) SAS
9 163 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 130 (1.04%) MS Exchange
11 82 (0.65%) Apache Pig
12 79 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 72 (0.57%) Drupal
14 70 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
15 62 (0.49%) WordPress
16 60 (0.48%) nginx
17 54 (0.43%) OpenStack
18 45 (0.36%) GlassFish
19 43 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
20 41 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1184 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 402 (3.20%) MS Office
3 119 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 114 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 112 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 111 (0.88%) MS Project
7 69 (0.55%) SPSS
8 46 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 34 (0.27%) XMetaL
10 27 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 23 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 19 (0.15%) PowerPivot
13 17 (0.14%) Fireworks
14 16 (0.13%) Mathematica
15 15 (0.12%) FrameMaker
15 15 (0.12%) Simulink
16 10 (0.080%) Stata
17 7 (0.056%) CPLEX
18 6 (0.048%) InDesign
18 6 (0.048%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 103 (0.82%) Magento
2 48 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 47 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 35 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 28 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
6 24 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 20 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 19 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
10 17 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
11 13 (0.10%) Shopify
11 13 (0.10%) WebTrends
12 12 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
13 11 (0.088%) Oracle Receivables
13 11 (0.088%) osCommerce
14 10 (0.080%) SAP ERP
14 10 (0.080%) SAP FI
14 10 (0.080%) SAP FI/CO
14 10 (0.080%) Maximo
14 10 (0.080%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 246 (1.96%) SaaS
2 100 (0.80%) GitHub
3 91 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 81 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 68 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (0.32%) Office 365
7 28 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (0.21%) Force.com
9 21 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 16 (0.13%) PaaS
11 13 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.096%) SuccessFactors
13 10 (0.080%) Google App Engine
14 9 (0.072%) ElastiCache
14 9 (0.072%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (0.064%) IaaS
16 7 (0.056%) Trello
16 7 (0.056%) Basecamp
17 5 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
18 4 (0.032%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 625 (4.98%) Internet
2 426 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 382 (3.04%) HTTP
4 242 (1.93%) Firewall
5 182 (1.45%) DNS
6 165 (1.31%) Network Security
7 159 (1.27%) SAN
8 138 (1.10%) VPN
9 121 (0.96%) WAN
10 116 (0.92%) LAN
11 106 (0.84%) DHCP
12 104 (0.83%) Wireless
13 85 (0.68%) Intranet
14 83 (0.66%) NAS
15 82 (0.65%) VoIP
16 77 (0.61%) LDAP
17 75 (0.60%) Ethernet
18 74 (0.59%) Wireshark
19 65 (0.52%) SSL
20 61 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2411 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 944 (7.52%) MySQL
3 903 (7.19%) Relational Database
4 645 (5.14%) Big Data
5 443 (3.53%) Hadoop
6 434 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 333 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 327 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 313 (2.49%) RDBMS
10 307 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 305 (2.43%) Oracle Database
12 289 (2.30%) MongoDB
13 278 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 274 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
15 196 (1.56%) Data Mining
16 182 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
17 169 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
18 167 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
19 163 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 114 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 811 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 618 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 504 (4.01%) Subversion
4 331 (2.64%) Selenium
5 316 (2.52%) Maven
6 306 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 283 (2.25%) Eclipse
8 269 (2.14%) JIRA
9 265 (2.11%) JUnit
10 246 (1.96%) NUnit
11 240 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 155 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
13 142 (1.13%) Moq
14 127 (1.01%) Ant
15 120 (0.96%) Cucumber
16 106 (0.84%) MSTest
17 105 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
18 104 (0.83%) Jasmine
19 86 (0.69%) WebDriver
20 82 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 3241 (25.82%) Finance
2 697 (5.55%) Banking
3 597 (4.76%) Marketing
4 556 (4.43%) Games
5 497 (3.96%) Front Office
6 489 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 434 (3.46%) Retail
8 280 (2.23%) Advertising
9 250 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 247 (1.97%) Electronics
11 196 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 157 (1.25%) Manufacturing
13 151 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 151 (1.20%) Publishing
14 128 (1.02%) French Language
15 127 (1.01%) Back Office
16 112 (0.89%) Legal
17 81 (0.65%) German Language
18 75 (0.60%) Law
19 67 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6313 (50.29%) Developer
2 1444 (11.50%) Software Engineer
3 1392 (11.09%) Graduate
4 1362 (10.85%) Java Developer
5 1308 (10.42%) Analyst
6 1148 (9.15%) Software Developer
7 958 (7.63%) Junior
8 859 (6.84%) .NET Developer
9 818 (6.52%) C# Developer
10 815 (6.49%) Senior Developer
11 648 (5.16%) Graduate Developer
12 629 (5.01%) Junior Developer
13 585 (4.66%) Consultant
14 536 (4.27%) Web Developer
15 518 (4.13%) C++ Developer
16 443 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
17 408 (3.25%) Architect
18 377 (3.00%) Programmer
19 321 (2.56%) Tester
20 291 (2.32%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3038 (24.20%) .NET
2 2821 (22.47%) HTML
3 2091 (16.66%) CSS
4 1453 (11.57%) ASP.NET
5 1416 (11.28%) XML
6 1319 (10.51%) jQuery
7 981 (7.81%) Web Services
8 880 (7.01%) HTML5
9 797 (6.35%) Spring
10 631 (5.03%) .NET Framework
11 621 (4.95%) WPF
12 612 (4.88%) WCF
13 506 (4.03%) J2EE
14 503 (4.01%) Ajax
15 480 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 477 (3.80%) REST
17 456 (3.63%) CSS3
18 445 (3.54%) Hibernate
19 383 (3.05%) SOAP
20 382 (3.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2435 (19.40%) Mathematics
2 1011 (8.05%) Physics
3 614 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 585 (4.66%) Open Source
5 540 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 426 (3.39%) Hedge funds
7 394 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
8 377 (3.00%) Statistics
9 303 (2.41%) Visualisation
10 267 (2.13%) Client/Server
11 231 (1.84%) Derivative
12 222 (1.77%) Equities
13 218 (1.74%) Social Media
14 203 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 189 (1.51%) Economics
16 167 (1.33%) iPhone
17 161 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
18 146 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
19 133 (1.06%) Replication
20 129 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2317 (18.46%) Linux
2 2072 (16.51%) Windows
3 1369 (10.91%) UNIX
4 760 (6.05%) Android
5 516 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 258 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 157 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 122 (0.97%) Solaris
9 121 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 120 (0.96%) Windows 7
11 96 (0.76%) Windows XP
12 77 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 63 (0.50%) AIX
14 61 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 60 (0.48%) Debian
16 57 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 57 (0.45%) CentOS
17 47 (0.37%) Windows 8
18 45 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
19 38 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3572 (28.46%) Software Engineering
2 2704 (21.54%) OO
3 2267 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 1351 (10.76%) TDD
5 1269 (10.11%) Scrum
6 1093 (8.71%) MVC
7 898 (7.15%) OOP
8 850 (6.77%) Project Management
9 759 (6.05%) Web Development
10 749 (5.97%) Multithreading
11 734 (5.85%) Analytics
12 709 (5.65%) Unit Testing
13 686 (5.46%) E-Commerce
14 627 (4.99%) OOD
15 617 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
16 524 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
17 433 (3.45%) ITIL
18 413 (3.29%) Android Development
19 397 (3.16%) SOA
20 362 (2.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4384 (34.92%) Java
2 3663 (29.18%) C#
3 3549 (28.27%) SQL
4 3031 (24.15%) JavaScript
5 2690 (21.43%) C++
6 1645 (13.10%) Python
7 1147 (9.14%) C
8 871 (6.94%) PHP
9 650 (5.18%) Perl
10 531 (4.23%) Ruby
11 440 (3.51%) VB.NET
12 419 (3.34%) Scala
13 401 (3.19%) T-SQL
14 400 (3.19%) VB
15 296 (2.36%) PL/SQL
16 237 (1.89%) Objective-C
17 232 (1.85%) PowerShell
18 215 (1.71%) VBA
19 209 (1.66%) R
20 205 (1.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10013 (79.77%) Degree
2 574 (4.57%) PhD
3 348 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 296 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 277 (2.21%) ISEB
6 169 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 156 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 136 (1.08%) CISSP
9 132 (1.05%) ISTQB
10 123 (0.98%) CCNA
11 92 (0.73%) CCNP
12 87 (0.69%) HND
13 82 (0.65%) CISA
14 81 (0.65%) PMI Certification
15 79 (0.63%) MCSE
16 75 (0.60%) MBA
17 70 (0.56%) MCSD
18 63 (0.50%) CISM
19 59 (0.47%) MCP
20 57 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1085 (8.64%) QA
2 139 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 138 (1.10%) SLA
4 81 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 53 (0.42%) COBIT
7 50 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 31 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 30 (0.24%) ISO 9000
10 23 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 19 (0.15%) TickIT
12 10 (0.080%) HL7
12 10 (0.080%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.056%) DO-178B
14 5 (0.040%) MiFID
15 4 (0.032%) WAI
16 3 (0.024%) GAMP
16 3 (0.024%) GxP
16 3 (0.024%) HMG Infosec
16 3 (0.024%) P3O
System Software
1 326 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 257 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 50 (0.40%) Xen
5 49 (0.39%) KVM
6 36 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 35 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
8 33 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 30 (0.24%) Varnish
9 30 (0.24%) XenServer
10 28 (0.22%) NFS
11 25 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (0.14%) XenApp
12 18 (0.14%) vSphere
12 18 (0.14%) HDFS
13 16 (0.13%) IMail Server
13 16 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.10%) vCloud
15 12 (0.096%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 134 (1.07%) Puppet
2 101 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (0.71%) Nagios
4 85 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (0.29%) Data Guard
6 32 (0.25%) Ansible
7 30 (0.24%) SCCM
8 27 (0.22%) YUM
9 25 (0.20%) Salt
10 24 (0.19%) Zenoss
11 23 (0.18%) OpenView
12 22 (0.18%) ZABBIX
13 21 (0.17%) Cacti
14 18 (0.14%) Vagrant
15 17 (0.14%) NetBackup
16 16 (0.13%) Ganglia
16 16 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
16 16 (0.13%) OPNET
16 16 (0.13%) logstash
17 15 (0.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1824 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 1433 (11.42%) Oracle
3 351 (2.80%) VMware
4 293 (2.33%) Cisco
5 286 (2.28%) Google
6 249 (1.98%) SAP
7 199 (1.59%) IBM
8 193 (1.54%) JBoss
9 182 (1.45%) HP
10 162 (1.29%) Adobe
11 156 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 125 (1.00%) Zend
13 120 (0.96%) Business Objects
14 116 (0.92%) Sybase
14 116 (0.92%) Citrix
15 112 (0.89%) Tableau
16 106 (0.84%) Facebook
17 103 (0.82%) Cognos
18 82 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
19 75 (0.60%) Informatica
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension + others
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago