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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5670 5504 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.31% 5.51% 5.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.03% 13.99% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4875 5053
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
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
40408 39352 43699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 39.37% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31824 32202 37061
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -5 2784 £50,000 -4.76% 302
South East +8 1219 £37,500 -6.25% 123
East of England +6 589 £40,000 +14.28% 79
South West -3 345 £32,500 +8.33% 54
North West -3 210 £37,500 +22.95% 44
West Midlands -7 198 £34,000 -15.00% 21
East Midlands +8 183 £35,000 +7.69% 19
Yorkshire -37 100 £32,500 -4.41% 25
North East +30 74 £32,500 -10.34% 15
Midlands +19 6 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10011 (79.93%) Degree
2 4339 (34.64%) Java
3 3959 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
4 3610 (28.82%) C#
5 3552 (28.36%) Software Engineering
6 3524 (28.14%) SQL
7 3239 (25.86%) Finance
8 3037 (24.25%) JavaScript
9 2993 (23.90%) .NET
10 2803 (22.38%) HTML
11 2650 (21.16%) OO
12 2595 (20.72%) C++
13 2404 (19.19%) SQL Server
14 2395 (19.12%) Mathematics
15 2318 (18.51%) Linux
16 2114 (16.88%) CSS
17 2029 (16.20%) Windows
18 1793 (14.32%) Microsoft
19 1690 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
20 1584 (12.65%) Python
21 1446 (11.54%) XML
22 1442 (11.51%) ASP.NET
23 1378 (11.00%) Oracle
24 1359 (10.85%) TDD
25 1347 (10.75%) UNIX
26 1320 (10.54%) jQuery
27 1250 (9.98%) Scrum
28 1174 (9.37%) MS Excel
29 1096 (8.75%) MVC
30 1073 (8.57%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 388 (3.10%) Apache
2 349 (2.79%) Tomcat
3 331 (2.64%) IIS
4 272 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 264 (2.11%) Node.js
6 205 (1.64%) CMS
7 192 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 171 (1.37%) SAS
9 161 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 138 (1.10%) MS Exchange
11 81 (0.65%) Apache Pig
12 80 (0.64%) Apache Solr
13 75 (0.60%) Drupal
14 65 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
15 63 (0.50%) WordPress
16 61 (0.49%) OpenStack
17 55 (0.44%) nginx
18 48 (0.38%) GlassFish
19 42 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
20 41 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1174 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 422 (3.37%) MS Office
3 124 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 115 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 108 (0.86%) MS Project
6 107 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 66 (0.53%) SPSS
8 38 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 37 (0.30%) XMetaL
10 28 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 24 (0.19%) PowerPivot
12 20 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
13 18 (0.14%) Fireworks
14 15 (0.12%) FrameMaker
15 12 (0.096%) Mathematica
15 12 (0.096%) Simulink
16 9 (0.072%) CPLEX
16 9 (0.072%) Stata
17 6 (0.048%) InDesign
17 6 (0.048%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 100 (0.80%) Magento
2 49 (0.39%) Google Analytics
3 46 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 34 (0.27%) Sophis RISQUE
5 31 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 26 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 19 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 18 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 18 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
9 18 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 18 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 14 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
11 13 (0.10%) Shopify
12 12 (0.096%) WebTrends
12 12 (0.096%) osCommerce
12 12 (0.096%) SAP BPC
13 10 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
13 10 (0.080%) Maximo
13 10 (0.080%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 255 (2.04%) SaaS
2 99 (0.79%) GitHub
3 98 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 82 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 65 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 48 (0.38%) Office 365
7 28 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (0.22%) Force.com
9 18 (0.14%) PaaS
10 17 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
12 12 (0.096%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.080%) IaaS
14 9 (0.072%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.056%) Trello
15 7 (0.056%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.056%) ElastiCache
16 5 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.032%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 600 (4.79%) Internet
2 419 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 367 (2.93%) HTTP
4 248 (1.98%) Firewall
5 191 (1.52%) DNS
6 157 (1.25%) SAN
6 157 (1.25%) Network Security
7 152 (1.21%) VPN
8 125 (1.00%) WAN
9 117 (0.93%) LAN
10 113 (0.90%) Wireless
11 104 (0.83%) DHCP
12 88 (0.70%) Intranet
13 87 (0.69%) VoIP
14 84 (0.67%) NAS
15 81 (0.65%) LDAP
16 76 (0.61%) Wireshark
16 76 (0.61%) Ethernet
17 70 (0.56%) SSL
18 64 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2404 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 966 (7.71%) MySQL
3 896 (7.15%) Relational Database
4 618 (4.93%) Big Data
5 420 (3.35%) Hadoop
6 418 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 335 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 314 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 304 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 304 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 303 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 291 (2.32%) MongoDB
12 282 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
13 261 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 190 (1.52%) Data Mining
15 173 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
16 166 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
17 160 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
18 154 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 118 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 845 (6.75%) Git (software)
2 620 (4.95%) Visual Studio
3 507 (4.05%) Subversion
4 338 (2.70%) Selenium
5 317 (2.53%) Maven
6 302 (2.41%) Jenkins
7 281 (2.24%) Eclipse
8 280 (2.24%) JIRA
9 267 (2.13%) JUnit
10 244 (1.95%) NUnit
10 244 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 151 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
12 132 (1.05%) Ant
12 132 (1.05%) Moq
13 125 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 103 (0.82%) Jasmine
15 98 (0.78%) MSTest
15 98 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
16 92 (0.73%) WebDriver
17 87 (0.69%) Mockito
General
1 3239 (25.86%) Finance
2 707 (5.64%) Banking
3 609 (4.86%) Marketing
4 531 (4.24%) Games
5 507 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 499 (3.98%) Front Office
7 433 (3.46%) Retail
8 272 (2.17%) Advertising
9 259 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 254 (2.03%) Electronics
11 190 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 159 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 152 (1.21%) Publishing
14 140 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 139 (1.11%) French Language
16 119 (0.95%) Legal
17 111 (0.89%) Back Office
18 95 (0.76%) German Language
19 75 (0.60%) Law
20 72 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6256 (49.95%) Developer
2 1414 (11.29%) Graduate
3 1403 (11.20%) Software Engineer
4 1353 (10.80%) Java Developer
5 1327 (10.59%) Analyst
6 1125 (8.98%) Software Developer
7 965 (7.70%) Junior
8 854 (6.82%) .NET Developer
9 820 (6.55%) Senior Developer
10 817 (6.52%) C# Developer
11 667 (5.33%) Graduate Developer
12 645 (5.15%) Junior Developer
13 598 (4.77%) Consultant
14 541 (4.32%) Web Developer
15 502 (4.01%) C++ Developer
16 443 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
17 405 (3.23%) Architect
18 345 (2.75%) Programmer
19 307 (2.45%) Tester
20 304 (2.43%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2993 (23.90%) .NET
2 2803 (22.38%) HTML
3 2114 (16.88%) CSS
4 1446 (11.54%) XML
5 1442 (11.51%) ASP.NET
6 1320 (10.54%) jQuery
7 993 (7.93%) Web Services
8 868 (6.93%) HTML5
9 799 (6.38%) Spring
10 597 (4.77%) .NET Framework
11 571 (4.56%) WCF
12 570 (4.55%) WPF
13 526 (4.20%) Ajax
14 497 (3.97%) J2EE
15 482 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 477 (3.81%) REST
17 468 (3.74%) CSS3
18 430 (3.43%) Hibernate
19 397 (3.17%) SOAP
20 360 (2.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2395 (19.12%) Mathematics
2 1690 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 991 (7.91%) Physics
4 624 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 597 (4.77%) Open Source
6 543 (4.34%) User Experience
7 524 (4.18%) Mobile App
8 396 (3.16%) Hedge funds
9 371 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
10 356 (2.84%) Statistics
11 308 (2.46%) Visualisation
12 271 (2.16%) Client/Server
13 219 (1.75%) Social Media
14 215 (1.72%) Derivative
15 191 (1.52%) Equities
16 189 (1.51%) Economics
17 179 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 162 (1.29%) iPhone
19 155 (1.24%) Artificial Intelligence
20 135 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2318 (18.51%) Linux
2 2029 (16.20%) Windows
3 1347 (10.75%) UNIX
4 748 (5.97%) Android
5 519 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 264 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 167 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 129 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 123 (0.98%) Solaris
9 123 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 106 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 76 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 67 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 62 (0.50%) AIX
14 61 (0.49%) Debian
15 56 (0.45%) CentOS
16 54 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 52 (0.42%) Windows 8
18 45 (0.36%) Windows Phone
19 40 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3959 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 3552 (28.36%) Software Engineering
3 2650 (21.16%) OO
4 1359 (10.85%) TDD
5 1250 (9.98%) Scrum
6 1096 (8.75%) MVC
7 906 (7.23%) OOP
8 858 (6.85%) Project Management
9 746 (5.96%) Multithreading
10 729 (5.82%) Web Development
11 728 (5.81%) Analytics
12 710 (5.67%) Unit Testing
13 696 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 634 (5.06%) OOD
15 595 (4.75%) Mentoring
16 589 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
17 518 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
18 466 (3.72%) ITIL
19 416 (3.32%) SOA
20 376 (3.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4339 (34.64%) Java
2 3610 (28.82%) C#
3 3524 (28.14%) SQL
4 3037 (24.25%) JavaScript
5 2595 (20.72%) C++
6 1584 (12.65%) Python
7 1073 (8.57%) C
8 908 (7.25%) PHP
9 639 (5.10%) Perl
10 533 (4.26%) Ruby
11 448 (3.58%) VB.NET
12 403 (3.22%) Scala
13 398 (3.18%) T-SQL
14 395 (3.15%) VB
15 295 (2.36%) PL/SQL
16 231 (1.84%) Objective-C
17 212 (1.69%) PowerShell
18 205 (1.64%) Bash Shell
19 204 (1.63%) VBA
20 186 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 10011 (79.93%) Degree
2 538 (4.30%) PhD
3 343 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 277 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 267 (2.13%) ISEB
6 174 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 167 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 146 (1.17%) CISSP
9 130 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 125 (1.00%) CCNA
11 102 (0.81%) HND
12 89 (0.71%) CCNP
13 87 (0.69%) PMI Certification
14 83 (0.66%) CISA
15 80 (0.64%) MCSE
16 71 (0.57%) CISM
16 71 (0.57%) MBA
17 62 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
17 62 (0.50%) MCP
18 57 (0.46%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1063 (8.49%) QA
2 141 (1.13%) SLA
3 135 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 86 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 72 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 50 (0.40%) COBIT
7 45 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 31 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 26 (0.21%) ISO 9000
10 23 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 14 (0.11%) TickIT
12 10 (0.080%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.072%) HL7
14 6 (0.048%) DO-178B
15 5 (0.040%) MiFID
15 5 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 12207
15 5 (0.040%) Basel III
16 4 (0.032%) P3O
16 4 (0.032%) JSP 440
17 3 (0.024%) WAI
System Software
1 340 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 260 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 49 (0.39%) KVM
4 49 (0.39%) Xen
5 37 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 35 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 35 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
7 31 (0.25%) XenServer
8 29 (0.23%) NFS
9 28 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
11 24 (0.19%) Varnish
12 21 (0.17%) vSphere
13 20 (0.16%) HDFS
13 20 (0.16%) IMail Server
13 20 (0.16%) XenApp
14 17 (0.14%) Terminal Services
15 14 (0.11%) QEMU
16 13 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 128 (1.02%) Puppet
2 93 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (0.72%) Nagios
4 82 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (0.30%) Ansible
6 33 (0.26%) SCCM
7 31 (0.25%) Data Guard
8 26 (0.21%) YUM
9 25 (0.20%) Zenoss
10 24 (0.19%) Salt
11 23 (0.18%) OpenView
12 22 (0.18%) ZABBIX
13 18 (0.14%) Vagrant
13 18 (0.14%) Cacti
14 16 (0.13%) NetBackup
14 16 (0.13%) OPNET
14 16 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
14 16 (0.13%) Ganglia
15 14 (0.11%) Backup Exec
15 14 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1793 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 1378 (11.00%) Oracle
3 352 (2.81%) VMware
4 291 (2.32%) Cisco
5 273 (2.18%) Google
6 248 (1.98%) SAP
7 199 (1.59%) IBM
8 190 (1.52%) JBoss
9 170 (1.36%) HP
10 156 (1.25%) Adobe
11 150 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 136 (1.09%) Zend
13 121 (0.97%) Tableau
14 117 (0.93%) Business Objects
14 117 (0.93%) Citrix
15 106 (0.85%) Cognos
15 106 (0.85%) Sybase
16 92 (0.73%) Facebook
17 82 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
18 81 (0.65%) Informatica
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 6 hours ago