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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4848 5621 5547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.87% 5.65% 5.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.89% 14.16% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4011 4591 4667
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
37604 39691 39405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.80% 39.93% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30345 31163 32641
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 3 March 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 March 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 -8 2404 £52,500 - 338
South East -2 1072 £40,000 -5.88% 151
East of England -5 550 £40,750 +8.66% 87
South West -23 251 £35,000 +16.66% 51
North West -13 188 £32,500 -7.14% 34
West Midlands -21 129 £28,750 -17.85% 20
East Midlands -28 101 £30,000 -20.00% 22
Yorkshire -19 96 £32,500 -5.79% 19
North East 0 44 £30,000 -26.38% 6
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8264 (80.61%) Degree
2 3325 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3266 (31.86%) Java
4 3103 (30.27%) SQL
5 2828 (27.58%) Software Engineering
6 2774 (27.06%) C#
7 2698 (26.32%) Finance
8 2449 (23.89%) JavaScript
9 2308 (22.51%) .NET
10 2127 (20.75%) HTML
11 1943 (18.95%) C++
12 1883 (18.37%) Linux
13 1872 (18.26%) Mathematics
14 1801 (17.57%) OO
15 1794 (17.50%) SQL Server
16 1748 (17.05%) Windows
17 1687 (16.46%) CSS
18 1541 (15.03%) Microsoft
19 1404 (13.69%) Python
20 1393 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
21 1205 (11.75%) TDD
22 1156 (11.28%) XML
23 1121 (10.93%) ASP.NET
24 1120 (10.92%) Web Services
25 1063 (10.37%) MVC
26 1030 (10.05%) Oracle
27 1022 (9.97%) MS Excel
27 1022 (9.97%) Scrum
28 967 (9.43%) UNIX
29 923 (9.00%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 335 (3.27%) Apache
2 280 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 273 (2.66%) Tomcat
4 256 (2.50%) Node.js
5 212 (2.07%) IIS
6 171 (1.67%) MS Exchange
7 157 (1.53%) CMS
8 137 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 113 (1.10%) JBoss
10 110 (1.07%) SAS
11 102 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 92 (0.90%) Drupal
13 76 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 60 (0.59%) Confluence
15 58 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 54 (0.53%) WordPress
17 53 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
18 50 (0.49%) nginx
19 49 (0.48%) Apache Pig
20 45 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1022 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 326 (3.18%) MS Office
3 147 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 101 (0.99%) MS Project
5 99 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 70 (0.68%) SPSS
7 64 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 18 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.15%) Stata
11 13 (0.13%) Mathematica
12 12 (0.12%) CPLEX
13 11 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 9 (0.088%) Mingle
14 9 (0.088%) Fireworks
15 8 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
15 8 (0.078%) InfoPath
16 7 (0.068%) XMetaL
17 6 (0.059%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 67 (0.65%) Google Analytics
2 61 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 50 (0.49%) Sophis RISQUE
4 38 (0.37%) Magento
5 28 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 20 (0.20%) HFM
7 17 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 15 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 14 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
9 14 (0.14%) Finacle
9 14 (0.14%) Temenos T24
10 13 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 12 (0.12%) SAP BPC
12 9 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 9 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
13 8 (0.078%) Cognos TM1
13 8 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 257 (2.51%) SaaS
2 149 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 123 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 76 (0.74%) Office 365
6 72 (0.70%) GitHub
7 50 (0.49%) PaaS
8 41 (0.40%) IaaS
9 34 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (0.25%) Force.com
11 16 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 7 (0.068%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.049%) Route 53
14 5 (0.049%) Heroku
15 4 (0.039%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.039%) CloudBees
15 4 (0.039%) Sumo Logic
16 3 (0.029%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.020%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 466 (4.55%) Internet
2 373 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 296 (2.89%) Firewall
4 249 (2.43%) HTTP
5 176 (1.72%) DNS
6 161 (1.57%) VPN
7 155 (1.51%) Wireless
8 139 (1.36%) WAN
9 135 (1.32%) SAN
9 135 (1.32%) Network Security
10 124 (1.21%) LAN
11 89 (0.87%) LDAP
12 80 (0.78%) MPLS
13 76 (0.74%) VoIP
14 59 (0.58%) DHCP
15 54 (0.53%) SMTP
15 54 (0.53%) Wireshark
16 52 (0.51%) BGP
17 49 (0.48%) Ethernet
18 47 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1794 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 806 (7.86%) MySQL
3 616 (6.01%) Relational Database
4 503 (4.91%) Big Data
5 377 (3.68%) NoSQL
6 371 (3.62%) MongoDB
7 311 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 276 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 242 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 232 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 227 (2.21%) Oracle Database
12 205 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 198 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 191 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 153 (1.49%) Data Mining
16 130 (1.27%) Redis
17 121 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
18 114 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 93 (0.91%) OLAP
20 92 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 777 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 434 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 424 (4.14%) Subversion
4 350 (3.41%) JIRA
5 294 (2.87%) Maven
6 270 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 265 (2.58%) Selenium
8 261 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 249 (2.43%) NUnit
10 229 (2.23%) JUnit
11 200 (1.95%) Jenkins
12 186 (1.81%) Rhino Mocks
13 134 (1.31%) Ant
14 111 (1.08%) Moq
15 107 (1.04%) MSTest
16 76 (0.74%) WebDriver
17 67 (0.65%) Jasmine
18 66 (0.64%) Mercurial
19 64 (0.62%) Mockito
20 63 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 2698 (26.32%) Finance
2 689 (6.72%) Banking
3 527 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 465 (4.54%) Marketing
5 310 (3.02%) Retail
6 302 (2.95%) Games
7 293 (2.86%) Front Office
8 274 (2.67%) Electronics
9 187 (1.82%) Investment Banking
10 182 (1.78%) Advertising
11 163 (1.59%) Financial Institution
12 134 (1.31%) Legal
12 134 (1.31%) Manufacturing
13 125 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 117 (1.14%) French Language
15 103 (1.00%) Law
16 102 (0.99%) Automotive
17 90 (0.88%) Back Office
17 90 (0.88%) Billing
18 88 (0.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4789 (46.71%) Developer
2 1153 (11.25%) Software Engineer
3 1044 (10.18%) Graduate
4 1037 (10.12%) Analyst
5 1002 (9.77%) Java Developer
6 861 (8.40%) Junior
7 799 (7.79%) Software Developer
8 743 (7.25%) C# Developer
9 676 (6.59%) Senior Developer
10 605 (5.90%) .NET Developer
10 605 (5.90%) Junior Developer
11 458 (4.47%) Graduate Developer
12 441 (4.30%) Consultant
13 412 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
14 382 (3.73%) Web Developer
15 344 (3.36%) Architect
16 340 (3.32%) C++ Developer
17 274 (2.67%) Support Analyst
18 253 (2.47%) Programmer
19 238 (2.32%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2308 (22.51%) .NET
2 2127 (20.75%) HTML
3 1687 (16.46%) CSS
4 1156 (11.28%) XML
5 1121 (10.93%) ASP.NET
6 1120 (10.92%) Web Services
7 923 (9.00%) jQuery
8 763 (7.44%) HTML5
9 655 (6.39%) Spring
10 485 (4.73%) .NET Framework
11 472 (4.60%) Ajax
12 468 (4.56%) WCF
13 456 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 448 (4.37%) REST
15 424 (4.14%) J2EE
16 417 (4.07%) WPF
17 399 (3.89%) CSS3
18 393 (3.83%) JSON
19 378 (3.69%) Hibernate
20 367 (3.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1872 (18.26%) Mathematics
2 1393 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 696 (6.79%) Algorithms
4 693 (6.76%) Physics
5 563 (5.49%) Open Source
6 547 (5.34%) Management Information System
7 471 (4.59%) User Experience
8 441 (4.30%) Mobile App
9 391 (3.81%) Hedge funds
10 328 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
11 304 (2.97%) Data Structures
12 281 (2.74%) Visualisation
13 262 (2.56%) Statistics
14 203 (1.98%) Client/Server
15 176 (1.72%) Derivative
16 150 (1.46%) Social Media
17 135 (1.32%) iPhone
17 135 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 128 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
19 119 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1883 (18.37%) Linux
2 1748 (17.05%) Windows
3 967 (9.43%) UNIX
4 725 (7.07%) Android
5 582 (5.68%) Apple iOS
6 258 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 148 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 140 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 127 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 124 (1.21%) Solaris
11 96 (0.94%) Windows XP
12 95 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 89 (0.87%) Mac OS X
14 56 (0.55%) CentOS
15 49 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 41 (0.40%) AIX
17 37 (0.36%) Windows 8
18 33 (0.32%) Windows Phone
19 32 (0.31%) HPUX
20 27 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3325 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2828 (27.58%) Software Engineering
3 1801 (17.57%) OO
4 1205 (11.75%) TDD
5 1063 (10.37%) MVC
6 1022 (9.97%) Scrum
7 703 (6.86%) Analytics
8 699 (6.82%) Project Management
9 633 (6.17%) OOP
10 610 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 591 (5.76%) Multithreading
12 590 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
13 579 (5.65%) Web Development
14 521 (5.08%) E-Commerce
15 494 (4.82%) Mentoring
16 456 (4.45%) OOD
17 454 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
18 421 (4.11%) ITIL
19 366 (3.57%) Android Development
20 331 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3266 (31.86%) Java
2 3103 (30.27%) SQL
3 2774 (27.06%) C#
4 2449 (23.89%) JavaScript
5 1943 (18.95%) C++
6 1404 (13.69%) Python
7 923 (9.00%) C
8 746 (7.28%) PHP
9 484 (4.72%) Perl
10 381 (3.72%) Ruby
11 295 (2.88%) T-SQL
12 291 (2.84%) VB.NET
13 260 (2.54%) PL/SQL
14 258 (2.52%) Objective-C
15 252 (2.46%) VB
16 216 (2.11%) Bash Shell
17 211 (2.06%) Scala
18 165 (1.61%) MATLAB
19 158 (1.54%) Shell Script
20 154 (1.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8264 (80.61%) Degree
2 369 (3.60%) PhD
3 247 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 234 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 184 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 157 (1.53%) ISEB
7 155 (1.51%) VCP4
8 153 (1.49%) CISSP
9 151 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 130 (1.27%) CCNA
11 114 (1.11%) ISTQB
12 95 (0.93%) MCSE
13 88 (0.86%) PMI Certification
14 87 (0.85%) CISM
15 85 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
16 82 (0.80%) HND
17 67 (0.65%) CCNP
18 65 (0.63%) MCP
18 65 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
18 65 (0.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 722 (7.04%) QA
2 136 (1.33%) SLA
3 93 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 69 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 40 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 36 (0.35%) COBIT
8 26 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 18 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 15 (0.15%) ISO 8583
11 14 (0.14%) ISO 9000
12 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 10 (0.098%) Basel III
14 8 (0.078%) COSO
14 8 (0.078%) HL7
15 7 (0.068%) WCAG
15 7 (0.068%) TickIT
15 7 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 12207
15 7 (0.068%) IEC 61508
16 6 (0.059%) JTAG
System Software
1 445 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 312 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 57 (0.56%) Firmware
5 53 (0.52%) vSphere
6 47 (0.46%) KVM
7 46 (0.45%) NFS
8 42 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 41 (0.40%) XenApp
10 32 (0.31%) Varnish
10 32 (0.31%) Xen
11 31 (0.30%) Docker
12 27 (0.26%) XenServer
13 26 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
14 24 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
15 22 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
15 22 (0.21%) VirtualBox
16 21 (0.20%) XenDesktop
17 18 (0.18%) Terminal Services
18 16 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 181 (1.77%) Puppet
2 131 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (0.82%) Nagios
4 77 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 58 (0.57%) SCCM
6 45 (0.44%) Vagrant
7 44 (0.43%) Ansible
8 38 (0.37%) SCOM
9 29 (0.28%) Salt
10 24 (0.23%) Cacti
11 23 (0.22%) Capistrano
12 21 (0.20%) OpenView
13 18 (0.18%) Nessus
14 17 (0.17%) ZABBIX
15 15 (0.15%) Data Guard
16 14 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
17 13 (0.13%) Sysprep
17 13 (0.13%) SCVMM
17 13 (0.13%) CFEngine
18 12 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1541 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 1030 (10.05%) Oracle
3 398 (3.88%) VMware
4 280 (2.73%) Cisco
5 241 (2.35%) Google
6 178 (1.74%) SAP
7 145 (1.41%) HP
8 142 (1.39%) IBM
9 133 (1.30%) Citrix
10 107 (1.04%) Tableau
11 105 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 102 (0.99%) Adobe
13 87 (0.85%) NetApp
14 82 (0.80%) Zend
15 81 (0.79%) Business Objects
16 80 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
17 71 (0.69%) Sun
18 69 (0.67%) Cognos
19 68 (0.66%) Dell
20 66 (0.64%) Informatica
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 DoE + Benefits / Stock
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 80,000 + Share Options
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus Scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago