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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5404 6019 6202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.00% 5.81% 5.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.21% 14.71% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4445 5144 5286
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
40919 40930 42699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.83% 39.48% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33287 33027 36093
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,905 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -11 2652 £50,000 -4.76% 276
South East +7 1214 £40,000 - 151
East of England -2 560 £40,000 +14.28% 70
South West -17 302 £32,750 +0.76% 54
North West -7 222 £35,000 +7.69% 36
East Midlands -1 156 £40,000 +6.66% 11
West Midlands -10 154 £30,000 -14.28% 19
Yorkshire -23 140 £30,000 -14.28% 29
North East +10 53 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Midlands - 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9102 (81.14%) Degree
2 3801 (33.89%) Java
3 3614 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3300 (29.42%) SQL
5 3180 (28.35%) Software Engineering
6 3160 (28.17%) C#
7 2848 (25.39%) Finance
8 2758 (24.59%) JavaScript
9 2581 (23.01%) .NET
10 2337 (20.83%) HTML
11 2201 (19.62%) OO
12 2191 (19.53%) C++
13 2127 (18.96%) Mathematics
14 2119 (18.89%) SQL Server
15 2025 (18.05%) Linux
16 1844 (16.44%) CSS
17 1815 (16.18%) Windows
18 1650 (14.71%) Microsoft
19 1488 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
20 1392 (12.41%) Python
21 1318 (11.75%) XML
22 1305 (11.63%) TDD
23 1288 (11.48%) ASP.NET
24 1171 (10.44%) Oracle
25 1136 (10.13%) UNIX
26 1135 (10.12%) Scrum
27 1134 (10.11%) jQuery
28 1065 (9.49%) MS Excel
29 1042 (9.29%) MVC
30 1037 (9.24%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 367 (3.27%) Apache
2 310 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 261 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 247 (2.20%) IIS
5 227 (2.02%) Node.js
6 210 (1.87%) CMS
7 169 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 167 (1.49%) SAS
9 149 (1.33%) MS Exchange
10 137 (1.22%) JBoss
11 129 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 95 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 76 (0.68%) WordPress
14 74 (0.66%) Drupal
15 60 (0.53%) OpenStack
16 59 (0.53%) nginx
17 56 (0.50%) Apache Pig
18 49 (0.44%) Joomla!
19 40 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
20 39 (0.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1065 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 369 (3.29%) MS Office
3 111 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 93 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 86 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 78 (0.70%) MS Project
7 73 (0.65%) SPSS
8 32 (0.29%) PowerPivot
9 30 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 25 (0.22%) XMetaL
11 20 (0.18%) Mathematica
12 16 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 14 (0.12%) CPLEX
14 13 (0.12%) Fireworks
15 11 (0.098%) Stata
15 11 (0.098%) InfoPath
16 10 (0.089%) Simulink
17 8 (0.071%) FrameMaker
18 6 (0.053%) Acrobat
18 6 (0.053%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 69 (0.62%) Google Analytics
2 61 (0.54%) Magento
3 58 (0.52%) Sophis RISQUE
4 50 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 24 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 20 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 20 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 20 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 19 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
8 18 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 16 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 13 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 12 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 11 (0.098%) SAP ERP
12 11 (0.098%) HFM
13 10 (0.089%) Cognos TM1
13 10 (0.089%) osCommerce
14 7 (0.062%) Shopify
14 7 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 264 (2.35%) SaaS
2 96 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 95 (0.85%) GitHub
4 78 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (0.62%) Office 365
6 67 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (0.21%) Force.com
9 20 (0.18%) PaaS
10 17 (0.15%) IaaS
11 16 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 16 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
13 9 (0.080%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.045%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.036%) Trello
16 4 (0.036%) Google Compute Engine
16 4 (0.036%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 529 (4.72%) Internet
2 381 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 280 (2.50%) HTTP
4 273 (2.43%) Firewall
5 194 (1.73%) DNS
6 172 (1.53%) VPN
7 153 (1.36%) Network Security
8 142 (1.27%) SAN
9 131 (1.17%) WAN
10 127 (1.13%) Wireless
11 112 (1.00%) LAN
12 83 (0.74%) VoIP
13 79 (0.70%) LDAP
14 75 (0.67%) SMTP
14 75 (0.67%) DHCP
15 74 (0.66%) NAS
16 72 (0.64%) Wireshark
17 71 (0.63%) Ethernet
18 69 (0.62%) Intranet
19 65 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2119 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 945 (8.42%) MySQL
3 702 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 511 (4.56%) Big Data
5 353 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 338 (3.01%) MongoDB
6 338 (3.01%) Hadoop
7 335 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 274 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 256 (2.28%) RDBMS
10 249 (2.22%) Oracle Database
11 230 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
12 227 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 196 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 160 (1.43%) Data Mining
15 149 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
16 132 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
17 126 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 120 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
19 112 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 829 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 522 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 462 (4.12%) Subversion
4 344 (3.07%) Selenium
5 334 (2.98%) Maven
6 331 (2.95%) JIRA
7 292 (2.60%) JUnit
8 282 (2.51%) Eclipse
9 255 (2.27%) Jenkins
10 239 (2.13%) NUnit
11 212 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 176 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
13 139 (1.24%) Ant
14 114 (1.02%) Cucumber
15 112 (1.00%) Moq
16 102 (0.91%) Mockito
17 100 (0.89%) Jasmine
18 98 (0.87%) WebDriver
19 94 (0.84%) MSTest
20 69 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2848 (25.39%) Finance
2 692 (6.17%) Banking
3 518 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 516 (4.60%) Marketing
5 414 (3.69%) Front Office
6 386 (3.44%) Retail
7 378 (3.37%) Games
8 257 (2.29%) Investment Banking
9 242 (2.16%) Electronics
10 200 (1.78%) Advertising
11 163 (1.45%) Financial Institution
12 153 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 142 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 134 (1.19%) Legal
15 131 (1.17%) French Language
16 114 (1.02%) Publishing
17 102 (0.91%) German Language
18 81 (0.72%) Law
19 77 (0.69%) Automotive
20 72 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5499 (49.02%) Developer
2 1276 (11.38%) Graduate
3 1246 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1196 (10.66%) Software Engineer
5 1167 (10.40%) Analyst
6 910 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 879 (7.84%) Junior
8 776 (6.92%) Senior Developer
9 761 (6.78%) C# Developer
10 739 (6.59%) .NET Developer
11 616 (5.49%) Graduate Developer
12 603 (5.38%) Junior Developer
13 537 (4.79%) Consultant
14 474 (4.23%) Web Developer
15 402 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
16 395 (3.52%) C++ Developer
17 356 (3.17%) Architect
18 308 (2.75%) Support Analyst
19 275 (2.45%) Programmer
20 260 (2.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2581 (23.01%) .NET
2 2337 (20.83%) HTML
3 1844 (16.44%) CSS
4 1318 (11.75%) XML
5 1288 (11.48%) ASP.NET
6 1134 (10.11%) jQuery
7 1037 (9.24%) Web Services
8 765 (6.82%) HTML5
9 762 (6.79%) Spring
10 501 (4.47%) .NET Framework
11 497 (4.43%) REST
12 479 (4.27%) WCF
13 478 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 477 (4.25%) J2EE
15 469 (4.18%) Ajax
16 454 (4.05%) WPF
17 444 (3.96%) CSS3
18 401 (3.57%) Hibernate
19 389 (3.47%) SOAP
20 371 (3.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2127 (18.96%) Mathematics
2 1488 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 822 (7.33%) Algorithms
4 787 (7.02%) Physics
5 568 (5.06%) Open Source
6 551 (4.91%) Management Information System
7 530 (4.72%) User Experience
8 466 (4.15%) Mobile App
9 362 (3.23%) Hedge funds
10 313 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
11 303 (2.70%) Data Structures
12 284 (2.53%) Visualisation
13 279 (2.49%) Statistics
14 271 (2.42%) Client/Server
15 199 (1.77%) Derivative
16 182 (1.62%) Social Media
17 151 (1.35%) iPhone
18 139 (1.24%) Replication
19 133 (1.19%) Economics
20 128 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2025 (18.05%) Linux
2 1815 (16.18%) Windows
3 1136 (10.13%) UNIX
4 685 (6.11%) Android
5 499 (4.45%) Apple iOS
6 255 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 160 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 127 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 118 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 113 (1.01%) Windows XP
11 96 (0.86%) Solaris
12 87 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 62 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 59 (0.53%) CentOS
15 49 (0.44%) AIX
16 45 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 43 (0.38%) Windows Phone
18 39 (0.35%) Debian
19 35 (0.31%) Ubuntu
20 34 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3614 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3180 (28.35%) Software Engineering
3 2201 (19.62%) OO
4 1305 (11.63%) TDD
5 1135 (10.12%) Scrum
6 1042 (9.29%) MVC
7 846 (7.54%) OOP
8 741 (6.61%) Project Management
9 702 (6.26%) Analytics
10 697 (6.21%) Unit Testing
11 675 (6.02%) Web Development
12 671 (5.98%) Multithreading
13 650 (5.79%) E-Commerce
14 585 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
15 560 (4.99%) OOD
16 547 (4.88%) Mentoring
17 461 (4.11%) ITIL
18 429 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
19 372 (3.32%) SOA
20 347 (3.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3801 (33.89%) Java
2 3300 (29.42%) SQL
3 3160 (28.17%) C#
4 2758 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 2191 (19.53%) C++
6 1392 (12.41%) Python
7 918 (8.18%) C
8 869 (7.75%) PHP
9 547 (4.88%) Perl
10 440 (3.92%) Ruby
11 382 (3.41%) T-SQL
12 356 (3.17%) VB.NET
13 318 (2.83%) VB
14 289 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 262 (2.34%) Scala
16 216 (1.93%) Objective-C
17 193 (1.72%) Bash Shell
18 177 (1.58%) VBA
19 167 (1.49%) PowerShell
20 165 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 9102 (81.14%) Degree
2 416 (3.71%) PhD
3 290 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 215 (1.92%) ISEB
5 212 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 175 (1.56%) CISSP
6 175 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 158 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 111 (0.99%) CCNA
9 109 (0.97%) HND
10 103 (0.92%) CISM
11 102 (0.91%) ISTQB
12 84 (0.75%) CISA
13 77 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 72 (0.64%) MBA
15 68 (0.61%) PMI Certification
16 66 (0.59%) MCSE
17 62 (0.55%) CCNP
18 56 (0.50%) Sun Certification
19 54 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 922 (8.22%) QA
2 162 (1.44%) SLA
3 133 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 85 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 44 (0.39%) COBIT
7 43 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 24 (0.21%) ISO 9000
10 22 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 13 (0.12%) JSP 440
12 12 (0.11%) Basel III
13 9 (0.080%) TickIT
14 8 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 8 (0.071%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.053%) JTAG
15 6 (0.053%) GPG13
16 5 (0.045%) EMIR
16 5 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
16 5 (0.045%) COSO
System Software
1 388 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 255 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (0.65%) Firmware
4 55 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 54 (0.48%) KVM
6 45 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 41 (0.37%) Xen
8 35 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
9 32 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 32 (0.29%) NFS
10 31 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (0.26%) vSphere
12 24 (0.21%) Varnish
12 24 (0.21%) XenApp
13 21 (0.19%) IMail Server
14 20 (0.18%) XenServer
15 18 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
16 15 (0.13%) XenDesktop
16 15 (0.13%) Docker
17 14 (0.12%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 160 (1.43%) Puppet
2 118 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 101 (0.90%) Nagios
4 79 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 57 (0.51%) Ansible
6 56 (0.50%) SCCM
7 33 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 32 (0.29%) SCOM
9 26 (0.23%) Salt
10 22 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 22 (0.20%) ZABBIX
11 21 (0.19%) Zenoss
12 20 (0.18%) YUM
12 20 (0.18%) Capistrano
13 19 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
14 17 (0.15%) Backup Exec
15 16 (0.14%) Ganglia
15 16 (0.14%) NetBackup
16 15 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 13 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1650 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 1171 (10.44%) Oracle
3 352 (3.14%) VMware
4 291 (2.59%) Cisco
5 264 (2.35%) Google
6 232 (2.07%) SAP
7 151 (1.35%) IBM
8 150 (1.34%) HP
9 135 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 124 (1.11%) Adobe
11 117 (1.04%) Citrix
12 116 (1.03%) Zend
13 109 (0.97%) Business Objects
14 95 (0.85%) Dell
15 82 (0.73%) Tableau
16 81 (0.72%) Cognos
16 81 (0.72%) Sun
17 70 (0.62%) Sybase
17 70 (0.62%) hybris
18 66 (0.59%) NetApp
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
IT Connections
Salary: 20,000 to 25,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 3 hours ago