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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6239 5395 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.45% 5.23% 5.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.14% 12.86% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5234 4313 5494
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,802 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +3.47%
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
41215 41952 46722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.61% 40.65% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33658 33420 37334
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +6 3149 £55,000 +4.76% 433
South East +16 1395 £40,000 -4.76% 165
East of England +6 557 £40,000 -3.61% 90
South West +16 322 £42,500 +30.76% 49
West Midlands +16 241 £35,000 +16.66% 23
North West +36 232 £37,500 +7.14% 62
East Midlands +31 175 £35,000 +16.66% 18
Yorkshire +50 164 £35,000 +16.66% 35
North East -15 25 £31,875 +6.25% 12
South Coast - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9639 (78.22%) Degree
2 3987 (32.35%) Java
3 3936 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
4 3652 (29.64%) SQL
5 3260 (26.45%) Finance
6 3159 (25.63%) Software Engineering
7 3145 (25.52%) C#
8 2926 (23.74%) JavaScript
9 2556 (20.74%) HTML
10 2555 (20.73%) .NET
11 2354 (19.10%) Mathematics
12 2283 (18.53%) C++
13 2181 (17.70%) SQL Server
14 2134 (17.32%) Linux
15 2092 (16.98%) CSS
16 2017 (16.37%) Python
17 1971 (15.99%) Windows
18 1745 (14.16%) OO
19 1635 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
20 1613 (13.09%) Microsoft
21 1399 (11.35%) TDD
22 1384 (11.23%) Oracle
23 1267 (10.28%) Web Services
24 1161 (9.42%) MVC
25 1159 (9.41%) Scrum
26 1145 (9.29%) ASP.NET
27 1142 (9.27%) jQuery
28 1127 (9.15%) HTML5
29 1063 (8.63%) Analytics
30 1011 (8.20%) XML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 517 (4.20%) Node.js
2 420 (3.41%) Apache
3 346 (2.81%) IIS
4 305 (2.48%) Apache Spark
5 260 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 236 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 188 (1.53%) CMS
8 183 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 181 (1.47%) JBoss
10 153 (1.24%) SAS
11 151 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 140 (1.14%) MS Exchange
13 138 (1.12%) WebLogic
14 84 (0.68%) nginx
15 79 (0.64%) Apache Pig
16 73 (0.59%) Confluence
17 68 (0.55%) Apache Solr
18 62 (0.50%) Joomla!
19 57 (0.46%) WordPress
20 53 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 897 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 303 (2.46%) MS Office
3 102 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 83 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 60 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 57 (0.46%) SPSS
8 41 (0.33%) MS Project
9 21 (0.17%) Acrobat
10 19 (0.15%) XMetaL
11 17 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 16 (0.13%) Gliffy
12 16 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 13 (0.11%) Mathematica
14 10 (0.081%) FrameMaker
15 9 (0.073%) Adobe Captivate
16 8 (0.065%) RoboHelp
17 7 (0.057%) Fireworks
18 6 (0.049%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 91 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.43%) Magento
3 48 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 38 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
4 38 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
5 31 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 29 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 21 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 20 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 19 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 18 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
11 17 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 17 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
12 16 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (0.13%) HFM
12 16 (0.13%) SAP ERP
13 15 (0.12%) SAP SD
14 14 (0.11%) Decalog
14 14 (0.11%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 561 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 360 (2.92%) SaaS
3 233 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 214 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 192 (1.56%) GitHub
6 91 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (0.58%) Office 365
8 70 (0.57%) Google Analytics
9 67 (0.54%) IaaS
10 66 (0.54%) PaaS
11 33 (0.27%) Force.com
12 29 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 27 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
14 23 (0.19%) Amazon S3
15 15 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 15 (0.12%) Google App Engine
16 12 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.097%) Google Tag Manager
17 11 (0.089%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 8 (0.065%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 487 (3.95%) Internet
2 332 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 320 (2.60%) Firewall
4 214 (1.74%) DNS
5 190 (1.54%) HTTP
6 151 (1.23%) Network Security
7 134 (1.09%) SAN
8 124 (1.01%) LAN
9 118 (0.96%) LDAP
10 117 (0.95%) SSL
11 114 (0.93%) WAN
12 100 (0.81%) Wireless
13 96 (0.78%) VPN
14 81 (0.66%) VoIP
15 80 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
16 74 (0.60%) Intranet
17 73 (0.59%) SMTP
18 71 (0.58%) DHCP
18 71 (0.58%) VLAN
19 64 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2181 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 944 (7.66%) Relational Database
3 906 (7.35%) MySQL
4 773 (6.27%) Big Data
5 653 (5.30%) NoSQL
6 477 (3.87%) Hadoop
7 396 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 374 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 354 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
10 293 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 280 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 271 (2.20%) Data Mining
13 269 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
14 230 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 199 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 173 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 159 (1.29%) DB2
18 148 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 135 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
20 122 (0.99%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 984 (7.99%) Git (software)
2 506 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 454 (3.68%) Subversion
4 415 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 397 (3.22%) JIRA
5 397 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 376 (3.05%) Maven
7 355 (2.88%) Selenium
8 241 (1.96%) JUnit
9 235 (1.91%) NUnit
10 184 (1.49%) Eclipse
11 138 (1.12%) Ant
11 138 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
12 134 (1.09%) TeamCity
13 125 (1.01%) Cucumber
14 116 (0.94%) Moq
15 107 (0.87%) gulp
16 96 (0.78%) MSTest
17 95 (0.77%) Mercurial
18 75 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 3260 (26.45%) Finance
2 758 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 607 (4.93%) Banking
4 558 (4.53%) Marketing
5 431 (3.50%) Retail
6 410 (3.33%) Games
7 398 (3.23%) Front Office
8 266 (2.16%) Advertising
9 246 (2.00%) Electronics
10 206 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 171 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 137 (1.11%) Legal
13 136 (1.10%) Publishing
14 135 (1.10%) Investment Banking
15 131 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
16 102 (0.83%) Back Office
17 88 (0.71%) Billing
18 87 (0.71%) Automotive
19 86 (0.70%) French Language
19 86 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 5917 (48.02%) Developer
2 1533 (12.44%) Java Developer
3 1301 (10.56%) C# Developer
4 1204 (9.77%) Graduate
5 1199 (9.73%) Analyst
6 1102 (8.94%) Software Engineer
7 1042 (8.46%) .NET Developer
8 940 (7.63%) Junior
9 851 (6.91%) Senior Developer
10 793 (6.44%) Software Developer
11 723 (5.87%) Graduate Developer
12 679 (5.51%) Junior Developer
13 671 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
14 521 (4.23%) Architect
15 515 (4.18%) C++ Developer
16 501 (4.07%) SQL Developer
17 471 (3.82%) Consultant
18 452 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
19 429 (3.48%) Java Engineer
20 383 (3.11%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2556 (20.74%) HTML
2 2555 (20.73%) .NET
3 2092 (16.98%) CSS
4 1267 (10.28%) Web Services
5 1145 (9.29%) ASP.NET
6 1142 (9.27%) jQuery
7 1127 (9.15%) HTML5
8 1011 (8.20%) XML
9 978 (7.94%) AngularJS
10 795 (6.45%) Spring
11 660 (5.36%) CSS3
12 558 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 546 (4.43%) WCF
14 534 (4.33%) WPF
15 471 (3.82%) .NET Framework
16 460 (3.73%) REST
17 451 (3.66%) J2EE
17 451 (3.66%) RESTful
18 436 (3.54%) SOAP
19 409 (3.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2354 (19.10%) Mathematics
2 1635 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 911 (7.39%) Physics
4 881 (7.15%) Algorithms
5 625 (5.07%) Management Information System
6 623 (5.06%) Hedge funds
7 489 (3.97%) User Experience
8 475 (3.85%) Statistics
9 423 (3.43%) Visualisation
10 396 (3.21%) Data Structures
11 368 (2.99%) Mobile App
12 303 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
13 296 (2.40%) Data Centre
14 200 (1.62%) Fintech
15 171 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 152 (1.23%) Equities
17 147 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
18 140 (1.14%) N-Tier
19 137 (1.11%) Client/Server
19 137 (1.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2134 (17.32%) Linux
2 1971 (15.99%) Windows
3 865 (7.02%) Unix
4 695 (5.64%) Android
5 617 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 420 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 118 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 116 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 99 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 89 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 79 (0.64%) Solaris
12 78 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 69 (0.56%) CentOS
14 65 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 63 (0.51%) Windows 8
16 57 (0.46%) Debian
16 57 (0.46%) Windows XP
17 37 (0.30%) Ubuntu
18 27 (0.22%) Mac OS
18 27 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3936 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 3159 (25.63%) Software Engineering
3 1745 (14.16%) OO
4 1399 (11.35%) TDD
5 1161 (9.42%) MVC
6 1159 (9.41%) Scrum
7 1063 (8.63%) Analytics
8 957 (7.77%) Web Development
9 935 (7.59%) SDLC
10 826 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
11 818 (6.64%) OOP
12 765 (6.21%) Unit Testing
13 757 (6.14%) Multithreading
14 723 (5.87%) Open Source
15 714 (5.79%) Project Management
16 685 (5.56%) E-Commerce
17 636 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
18 596 (4.84%) Machine Learning
19 530 (4.30%) SOA
20 471 (3.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3987 (32.35%) Java
2 3652 (29.64%) SQL
3 3145 (25.52%) C#
4 2926 (23.74%) JavaScript
5 2283 (18.53%) C++
6 2017 (16.37%) Python
7 895 (7.26%) PHP
8 852 (6.91%) C
9 518 (4.20%) Ruby
10 433 (3.51%) Perl
11 410 (3.33%) Scala
12 378 (3.07%) R
13 346 (2.81%) VB.NET
14 321 (2.60%) T-SQL
15 304 (2.47%) PL/SQL
16 263 (2.13%) Objective-C
17 222 (1.80%) VB
18 213 (1.73%) Shell Script
19 192 (1.56%) MATLAB
20 190 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9639 (78.22%) Degree
2 546 (4.43%) PhD
3 385 (3.12%) Security Cleared
4 285 (2.31%) CISSP
5 266 (2.16%) ISEB
6 234 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 229 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 189 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 180 (1.46%) CISM
10 149 (1.21%) CISA
11 139 (1.13%) ISTQB
12 132 (1.07%) PMI Certification
13 117 (0.95%) CCNA
14 92 (0.75%) MCSE
15 85 (0.69%) PMP
16 84 (0.68%) HND
17 80 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 78 (0.63%) CCNP
19 69 (0.56%) DV Cleared
20 66 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 918 (7.45%) QA
2 182 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 138 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 122 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 109 (0.88%) SLA
6 91 (0.74%) COBIT
7 57 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 36 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.23%) COSO
10 24 (0.19%) MiFID
11 21 (0.17%) ISO15022
11 21 (0.17%) ISO20022
11 21 (0.17%) ISO27005
12 20 (0.16%) AIFMD
13 15 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
13 15 (0.12%) ISO27002
13 15 (0.12%) SDET
14 13 (0.11%) EMIR
14 13 (0.11%) HL7
14 13 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 381 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 310 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (1.49%) Docker
4 101 (0.82%) Firmware
5 62 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 51 (0.41%) HDFS
7 50 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 46 (0.37%) XenApp
9 35 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 33 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 26 (0.21%) Cygwin
11 26 (0.21%) NFS
12 24 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 22 (0.18%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.14%) iptables
14 17 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.13%) vSphere
16 15 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 159 (1.29%) Puppet
2 104 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (0.70%) Ansible
4 61 (0.50%) SCCM
5 58 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 56 (0.45%) Mesos
6 56 (0.45%) Nagios
7 47 (0.38%) SCVMM
8 36 (0.29%) Data Guard
9 33 (0.27%) Graphite
10 31 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 31 (0.25%) SCOM
11 28 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
12 25 (0.20%) Control-M
13 24 (0.19%) ZABBIX
14 23 (0.19%) Cacti
15 21 (0.17%) NetBackup
16 18 (0.15%) Backup Exec
16 18 (0.15%) SCOrch
17 16 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1613 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 1384 (11.23%) Oracle
3 407 (3.30%) VMware
4 320 (2.60%) Cisco
5 240 (1.95%) Google
6 203 (1.65%) IBM
7 182 (1.48%) HP
8 178 (1.44%) Citrix
9 177 (1.44%) SAP
10 164 (1.33%) Tableau
11 141 (1.14%) Adobe
12 124 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 123 (1.00%) Juniper
14 118 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 102 (0.83%) Sybase
16 92 (0.75%) CheckPoint
17 83 (0.67%) Informatica
18 80 (0.65%) Sun
19 78 (0.63%) Zend
20 75 (0.61%) Facebook
London
ClearCube Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance , pension, negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + Microsoft accreditation
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + 25 days
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus extensive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago