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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5925 6597 5543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.74% 5.98% 5.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.28% 14.97% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4783 5477 4742
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,150 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
41495 44077 41182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.20% 39.94% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33241 35243 33776
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 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 July 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 -5 2968 £52,500 - 417
South East +1 1256 £42,500 +6.25% 177
East of England -2 544 £40,000 +6.66% 108
South West -7 345 £35,000 +7.69% 54
West Midlands +28 259 £32,500 -7.14% 37
North West -8 209 £37,500 - 41
East Midlands +2 179 £35,000 - 24
Yorkshire +25 156 £32,500 - 24
North East -11 42 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Midlands -11 3 £43,500 - 2
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8966 (80.18%) Degree
2 3716 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
3 3714 (33.21%) SQL
4 3602 (32.21%) Java
5 3086 (27.60%) Finance
6 2961 (26.48%) Software Engineering
7 2920 (26.11%) C#
8 2454 (21.95%) JavaScript
9 2415 (21.60%) .NET
10 2155 (19.27%) HTML
11 2154 (19.26%) C++
12 2086 (18.65%) Mathematics
13 2069 (18.50%) SQL Server
14 2003 (17.91%) Linux
15 1929 (17.25%) Windows
16 1829 (16.36%) OO
17 1750 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
18 1684 (15.06%) Microsoft
19 1682 (15.04%) CSS
20 1448 (12.95%) Oracle
20 1448 (12.95%) Python
21 1201 (10.74%) ASP.NET
22 1164 (10.41%) Web Services
23 1159 (10.36%) MS Excel
24 1158 (10.36%) Scrum
24 1158 (10.36%) TDD
25 1105 (9.88%) XML
26 1050 (9.39%) MVC
27 987 (8.83%) UNIX
28 977 (8.74%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 308 (2.75%) Apache
2 262 (2.34%) Tomcat
3 258 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 246 (2.20%) Node.js
5 202 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 188 (1.68%) JBoss
7 187 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 179 (1.60%) IIS
9 164 (1.47%) SAS
10 151 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 113 (1.01%) CMS
12 88 (0.79%) Apache Spark
13 63 (0.56%) OpenStack
14 60 (0.54%) Apache Pig
15 59 (0.53%) Drupal
15 59 (0.53%) Confluence
16 53 (0.47%) nginx
17 45 (0.40%) Apache Solr
18 43 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
19 42 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1159 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 400 (3.58%) MS Office
3 190 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 131 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 102 (0.91%) SPSS
6 80 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 79 (0.71%) MS Project
8 41 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 28 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 27 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 22 (0.20%) PowerPivot
12 20 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
13 13 (0.12%) AutoCAD
14 9 (0.080%) SOLIDWORKS
14 9 (0.080%) InfoPath
15 8 (0.072%) GNU Octave
15 8 (0.072%) Fireworks
16 7 (0.063%) Stata
16 7 (0.063%) FrameMaker
16 7 (0.063%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 43 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.37%) Magento
2 41 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 32 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 30 (0.27%) Unica
6 29 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 22 (0.20%) HFM
8 19 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
9 18 (0.16%) thinkFolio
9 18 (0.16%) LatentZero
10 16 (0.14%) Beauchamp
11 15 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 15 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
11 15 (0.13%) Front Arena
11 15 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
12 14 (0.13%) MultiFonds
12 14 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
12 14 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
12 14 (0.13%) HiInvest
Cloud Services
1 381 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 345 (3.09%) SaaS
3 217 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 150 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 93 (0.83%) PaaS
6 65 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 61 (0.55%) IaaS
8 53 (0.47%) GitHub
9 44 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 40 (0.36%) Office 365
11 30 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 26 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
13 23 (0.21%) Heroku
14 17 (0.15%) Taleo
15 14 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (0.12%) Force.com
17 12 (0.11%) Basecamp
18 11 (0.098%) Responsys
19 10 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
20 8 (0.072%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 446 (3.99%) Internet
2 367 (3.28%) Firewall
3 342 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 244 (2.18%) HTTP
5 195 (1.74%) DNS
6 168 (1.50%) LAN
7 162 (1.45%) WAN
8 144 (1.29%) Network Security
9 130 (1.16%) SAN
9 130 (1.16%) Wireless
10 112 (1.00%) VPN
11 84 (0.75%) DHCP
12 83 (0.74%) VoIP
13 77 (0.69%) LDAP
14 73 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
15 61 (0.55%) SMTP
16 60 (0.54%) Broadband
17 51 (0.46%) OSPF
18 50 (0.45%) HTTPS
19 49 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2069 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 729 (6.52%) MySQL
3 726 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 567 (5.07%) Big Data
5 426 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 370 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 344 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 336 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 318 (2.84%) Oracle Database
10 258 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 240 (2.15%) RDBMS
12 239 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 215 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 208 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
15 194 (1.73%) Data Mining
16 168 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 115 (1.03%) QlikView
18 112 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
19 107 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
20 105 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 801 (7.16%) Git (software)
2 482 (4.31%) Visual Studio
3 447 (4.00%) Subversion
4 364 (3.26%) JIRA
5 320 (2.86%) Maven
6 283 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 275 (2.46%) Selenium
8 272 (2.43%) Jenkins
9 236 (2.11%) NUnit
10 223 (1.99%) Eclipse
11 173 (1.55%) JUnit
12 156 (1.40%) Ant
13 155 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
14 134 (1.20%) Moq
15 124 (1.11%) MSTest
16 84 (0.75%) Mercurial
17 82 (0.73%) TeamCity
17 82 (0.73%) WebDriver
18 73 (0.65%) Cucumber
19 72 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 3086 (27.60%) Finance
2 730 (6.53%) Banking
3 539 (4.82%) Marketing
4 508 (4.54%) Telecoms
5 476 (4.26%) Games
6 405 (3.62%) Front Office
7 382 (3.42%) Retail
8 302 (2.70%) Electronics
9 228 (2.04%) Investment Banking
10 156 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 154 (1.38%) Advertising
12 143 (1.28%) Manufacturing
13 140 (1.25%) Back Office
14 134 (1.20%) Legal
15 124 (1.11%) Publishing
16 113 (1.01%) Automotive
17 108 (0.97%) Law
18 96 (0.86%) French Language
19 95 (0.85%) Aerospace
20 92 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5095 (45.56%) Developer
2 1240 (11.09%) Software Engineer
3 1200 (10.73%) Graduate
4 1167 (10.44%) Analyst
5 955 (8.54%) Software Developer
6 953 (8.52%) Junior
7 934 (8.35%) Java Developer
8 833 (7.45%) C# Developer
9 696 (6.22%) Senior Developer
10 677 (6.05%) Junior Developer
11 632 (5.65%) .NET Developer
12 523 (4.68%) Consultant
13 502 (4.49%) Graduate Developer
14 456 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
15 452 (4.04%) Architect
16 375 (3.35%) C++ Developer
17 353 (3.16%) Web Developer
18 303 (2.71%) Support Analyst
19 272 (2.43%) Programmer
20 264 (2.36%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2415 (21.60%) .NET
2 2155 (19.27%) HTML
3 1682 (15.04%) CSS
4 1201 (10.74%) ASP.NET
5 1164 (10.41%) Web Services
6 1105 (9.88%) XML
7 977 (8.74%) jQuery
8 750 (6.71%) HTML5
9 653 (5.84%) Spring
10 512 (4.58%) .NET Framework
11 503 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 463 (4.14%) WPF
13 455 (4.07%) REST
14 448 (4.01%) JSON
15 447 (4.00%) AngularJS
16 445 (3.98%) WCF
17 420 (3.76%) Ajax
18 377 (3.37%) J2EE
19 371 (3.32%) Hibernate
20 344 (3.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2086 (18.65%) Mathematics
2 1750 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
3 875 (7.83%) Algorithms
4 856 (7.66%) Physics
5 708 (6.33%) Management Information System
6 537 (4.80%) User Experience
7 532 (4.76%) Hedge funds
8 494 (4.42%) Data Structures
9 482 (4.31%) Mobile App
10 393 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
11 376 (3.36%) Visualisation
12 371 (3.32%) Statistics
13 270 (2.41%) Data Centre
14 214 (1.91%) Derivative
15 212 (1.90%) Client/Server
16 179 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 154 (1.38%) Equities
18 153 (1.37%) Social Media
19 133 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
20 118 (1.06%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2003 (17.91%) Linux
2 1929 (17.25%) Windows
3 987 (8.83%) UNIX
4 753 (6.73%) Android
5 675 (6.04%) Apple iOS
6 199 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 144 (1.29%) Solaris
8 124 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 112 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 106 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 69 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 67 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
13 67 (0.60%) CentOS
14 47 (0.42%) AIX
15 46 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (0.26%) Windows Phone
17 28 (0.25%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.21%) Windows 8
19 23 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3716 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2961 (26.48%) Software Engineering
3 1829 (16.36%) OO
4 1158 (10.36%) Scrum
4 1158 (10.36%) TDD
5 1050 (9.39%) MVC
6 921 (8.24%) Analytics
7 897 (8.02%) Project Management
8 764 (6.83%) SDLC
9 652 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
10 629 (5.63%) Multithreading
11 603 (5.39%) Mentoring
12 599 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
13 598 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 595 (5.32%) Open Source
15 585 (5.23%) E-Commerce
16 584 (5.22%) Web Development
17 580 (5.19%) OOP
18 545 (4.87%) OOD
19 437 (3.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3714 (33.21%) SQL
2 3602 (32.21%) Java
3 2920 (26.11%) C#
4 2454 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 2154 (19.26%) C++
6 1448 (12.95%) Python
7 938 (8.39%) C
8 668 (5.97%) PHP
9 536 (4.79%) Perl
10 382 (3.42%) Ruby
11 354 (3.17%) VB.NET
12 334 (2.99%) T-SQL
13 278 (2.49%) PL/SQL
14 273 (2.44%) Objective-C
15 241 (2.16%) VB
16 228 (2.04%) R
17 218 (1.95%) Scala
18 217 (1.94%) Shell Script
19 203 (1.82%) PowerShell
20 196 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8966 (80.18%) Degree
2 446 (3.99%) PhD
3 271 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 253 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 223 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 149 (1.33%) ISEB
7 146 (1.31%) SC Cleared
8 141 (1.26%) CCNA
9 134 (1.20%) CISSP
10 111 (0.99%) ISTQB
11 105 (0.94%) MCSE
12 99 (0.89%) PMI Certification
13 87 (0.78%) MCP
14 85 (0.76%) CCNP
15 74 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 70 (0.63%) PMP
17 69 (0.62%) CCIE
18 59 (0.53%) CISA
19 58 (0.52%) CISM
20 57 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 809 (7.23%) QA
2 113 (1.01%) SLA
3 70 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 46 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.31%) HL7
8 28 (0.25%) COBIT
9 26 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 20 (0.18%) CRD IV
11 19 (0.17%) EMIR
11 19 (0.17%) MiFID
12 17 (0.15%) WCAG
13 10 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
14 9 (0.080%) TickIT
15 8 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 7 (0.063%) ISO 8583
16 7 (0.063%) Section 508
17 5 (0.045%) Solvency II
17 5 (0.045%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 347 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 315 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (0.62%) vSphere
4 61 (0.55%) XenApp
5 58 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 55 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 51 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 48 (0.43%) Firmware
9 46 (0.41%) KVM
10 41 (0.37%) Docker
11 37 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 35 (0.31%) NFS
13 34 (0.30%) Xen
14 33 (0.30%) Varnish
15 30 (0.27%) VirtualBox
16 25 (0.22%) HDFS
17 23 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 22 (0.20%) IMail Server
18 22 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
19 21 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 195 (1.74%) Puppet
2 134 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (0.76%) Nagios
4 60 (0.54%) Vagrant
5 57 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 47 (0.42%) Cacti
7 39 (0.35%) OpenView
8 38 (0.34%) SCCM
9 32 (0.29%) Graphite
10 31 (0.28%) SCOM
11 30 (0.27%) WSUS
11 30 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 27 (0.24%) Ansible
13 26 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
13 26 (0.23%) ZABBIX
14 25 (0.22%) Salt
15 21 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
16 19 (0.17%) Ganglia
17 18 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
18 17 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 1684 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 1448 (12.95%) Oracle
3 423 (3.78%) VMware
4 323 (2.89%) Cisco
5 265 (2.37%) Google
6 193 (1.73%) IBM
7 179 (1.60%) Citrix
8 170 (1.52%) SAP
9 158 (1.41%) HP
10 147 (1.31%) Adobe
11 141 (1.26%) Tableau
12 129 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 126 (1.13%) Sybase
14 101 (0.90%) Business Objects
15 98 (0.88%) Apple
16 87 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
17 85 (0.76%) Cognos
18 80 (0.72%) Sun
19 75 (0.67%) Informatica
20 73 (0.65%) Juniper
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus & Company Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture and big bonuses!
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and career prog
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago