The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6482 5498 5636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.94% 5.38% 5.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.57% 16.25% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5360 4735 4782
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34915 33834 36590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 32.02% 33.13% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28030 27889 31209
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +4 3472 £52,500 - 321
South East +6 1324 £40,000 +6.66% 148
East of England +8 554 £37,500 +7.14% 94
South West +1 387 £32,500 +8.33% 44
North West 0 243 £37,500 +22.95% 26
West Midlands -22 177 £35,000 -17.64% 19
East Midlands -12 174 £35,000 +7.69% 21
Yorkshire -49 117 £32,500 +18.18% 20
North East +24 61 £32,500 -7.14% 18
Midlands +7 7 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10293 (79.13%) Degree
2 4565 (35.10%) Java
3 3865 (29.71%) C#
4 3672 (28.23%) SQL
5 3489 (26.82%) Software Engineering
6 3478 (26.74%) Finance
7 3273 (25.16%) .NET
8 3049 (23.44%) JavaScript
9 2919 (22.44%) HTML
10 2798 (21.51%) OO
11 2758 (21.20%) C++
12 2586 (19.88%) Mathematics
13 2482 (19.08%) SQL Server
14 2422 (18.62%) Linux
15 2310 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
16 2163 (16.63%) Windows
17 2102 (16.16%) CSS
18 1874 (14.41%) Microsoft
19 1690 (12.99%) Python
20 1578 (12.13%) Oracle
21 1572 (12.09%) ASP.NET
22 1425 (10.96%) UNIX
23 1382 (10.63%) XML
24 1340 (10.30%) TDD
25 1313 (10.09%) jQuery
26 1296 (9.96%) Scrum
27 1219 (9.37%) MVC
28 1179 (9.06%) MS Excel
29 1139 (8.76%) C
30 1112 (8.55%) Physics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 395 (3.04%) Apache
2 372 (2.86%) IIS
3 334 (2.57%) Tomcat
4 277 (2.13%) Node.js
5 260 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 228 (1.75%) CMS
7 183 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 163 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 159 (1.22%) SAS
10 140 (1.08%) MS Exchange
11 99 (0.76%) Drupal
12 86 (0.66%) Apache Pig
13 84 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
14 66 (0.51%) WordPress
14 66 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 54 (0.42%) nginx
16 50 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 44 (0.34%) OpenStack
18 43 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
19 42 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1179 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 372 (2.86%) MS Office
3 138 (1.06%) MS Project
4 131 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 116 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 106 (0.81%) MS Visio
7 58 (0.45%) SPSS
8 40 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 30 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 24 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 24 (0.18%) XMetaL
11 19 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 14 (0.11%) PowerPivot
13 12 (0.092%) FrameMaker
14 11 (0.085%) Stata
14 11 (0.085%) Mathematica
15 8 (0.062%) Simulink
16 6 (0.046%) S-PLUS
16 6 (0.046%) InDesign
17 4 (0.031%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 142 (1.09%) Magento
2 47 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 35 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 28 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
7 19 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 17 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 17 (0.13%) Shopify
9 16 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
9 16 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 14 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 14 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (0.100%) Oracle CRM
12 12 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
13 11 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 10 (0.077%) Maximo
14 10 (0.077%) SiteCatalyst
14 10 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 285 (2.19%) SaaS
2 94 (0.72%) GitHub
3 88 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 85 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 70 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (0.27%) Force.com
7 31 (0.24%) Office 365
8 22 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 15 (0.12%) PaaS
11 14 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 11 (0.085%) IaaS
12 11 (0.085%) ElastiCache
13 8 (0.062%) Heroku
14 7 (0.054%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.054%) Basecamp
14 7 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
14 7 (0.054%) Trello
15 6 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
16 4 (0.031%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 627 (4.82%) Internet
2 445 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 388 (2.98%) HTTP
4 232 (1.78%) Firewall
5 183 (1.41%) SAN
6 175 (1.35%) DNS
7 153 (1.18%) Network Security
8 142 (1.09%) WAN
9 138 (1.06%) VPN
10 128 (0.98%) LAN
11 100 (0.77%) DHCP
12 94 (0.72%) Wireless
13 89 (0.68%) VoIP
14 84 (0.65%) LDAP
15 83 (0.64%) NAS
16 71 (0.55%) Intranet
17 62 (0.48%) SSL
18 61 (0.47%) Ethernet
18 61 (0.47%) BGP
19 60 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2482 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 1031 (7.93%) MySQL
3 964 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 729 (5.60%) Big Data
5 496 (3.81%) Hadoop
6 458 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 377 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 355 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 350 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 339 (2.61%) Oracle Database
11 303 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
12 283 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 278 (2.14%) MongoDB
14 272 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
15 235 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 211 (1.62%) Data Mining
17 189 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
18 185 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
19 160 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 129 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 742 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 604 (4.64%) Visual Studio
3 536 (4.12%) Subversion
4 331 (2.54%) Selenium
5 322 (2.48%) Maven
6 268 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 262 (2.01%) Eclipse
8 251 (1.93%) JUnit
8 251 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 246 (1.89%) JIRA
10 236 (1.81%) NUnit
11 151 (1.16%) Moq
12 149 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
13 125 (0.96%) Ant
14 121 (0.93%) MSTest
15 105 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
16 95 (0.73%) Jasmine
17 88 (0.68%) Cucumber
18 83 (0.64%) WebDriver
19 71 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 3478 (26.74%) Finance
2 755 (5.80%) Banking
3 625 (4.81%) Marketing
4 586 (4.51%) Games
5 537 (4.13%) Front Office
6 515 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 463 (3.56%) Retail
8 301 (2.31%) Advertising
9 246 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 223 (1.71%) Electronics
11 214 (1.65%) Financial Institution
12 185 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 148 (1.14%) Back Office
14 145 (1.11%) Manufacturing
15 143 (1.10%) Publishing
16 136 (1.05%) French Language
17 117 (0.90%) Legal
18 93 (0.71%) Law
19 74 (0.57%) German Language
20 70 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6694 (51.46%) Developer
2 1417 (10.89%) Java Developer
3 1411 (10.85%) Software Engineer
4 1361 (10.46%) Analyst
5 1343 (10.33%) Graduate
6 1215 (9.34%) Software Developer
7 967 (7.43%) Junior
8 912 (7.01%) .NET Developer
9 911 (7.00%) C# Developer
10 866 (6.66%) Senior Developer
11 651 (5.00%) Junior Developer
12 629 (4.84%) Graduate Developer
13 611 (4.70%) Web Developer
14 579 (4.45%) C++ Developer
15 573 (4.41%) Consultant
16 511 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
17 466 (3.58%) Programmer
18 385 (2.96%) Architect
19 349 (2.68%) Tester
20 298 (2.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3273 (25.16%) .NET
2 2919 (22.44%) HTML
3 2102 (16.16%) CSS
4 1572 (12.09%) ASP.NET
5 1382 (10.63%) XML
6 1313 (10.09%) jQuery
7 1029 (7.91%) Web Services
8 955 (7.34%) HTML5
9 803 (6.17%) Spring
10 722 (5.55%) WPF
11 718 (5.52%) .NET Framework
12 691 (5.31%) WCF
13 527 (4.05%) J2EE
14 520 (4.00%) Ajax
15 505 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 459 (3.53%) Hibernate
17 445 (3.42%) CSS3
18 428 (3.29%) REST
19 407 (3.13%) XSLT
20 365 (2.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2586 (19.88%) Mathematics
2 1112 (8.55%) Physics
3 597 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 582 (4.47%) Open Source
5 530 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 486 (3.74%) Hedge funds
7 475 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
8 421 (3.24%) Statistics
9 302 (2.32%) Visualisation
10 282 (2.17%) Derivative
11 275 (2.11%) Equities
12 274 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 253 (1.95%) Social Media
14 248 (1.91%) Client/Server
15 182 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 182 (1.40%) Economics
16 177 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
16 177 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
17 155 (1.19%) iPhone
18 152 (1.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2422 (18.62%) Linux
2 2163 (16.63%) Windows
3 1425 (10.96%) UNIX
4 762 (5.86%) Android
5 572 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 280 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 170 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 140 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 121 (0.93%) Solaris
10 115 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 107 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 81 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 76 (0.58%) AIX
14 71 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 69 (0.53%) Ubuntu
16 63 (0.48%) Debian
17 59 (0.45%) CentOS
18 55 (0.42%) Windows 8
19 51 (0.39%) HPUX
20 47 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3489 (26.82%) Software Engineering
2 2798 (21.51%) OO
3 2310 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1340 (10.30%) TDD
5 1296 (9.96%) Scrum
6 1219 (9.37%) MVC
7 890 (6.84%) OOP
8 885 (6.80%) Project Management
9 834 (6.41%) Multithreading
10 797 (6.13%) Web Development
11 709 (5.45%) Analytics
12 695 (5.34%) Unit Testing
13 673 (5.17%) E-Commerce
14 629 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
15 605 (4.65%) OOD
16 518 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
17 408 (3.14%) Android Development
18 397 (3.05%) ITIL
19 383 (2.94%) SOA
20 376 (2.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4565 (35.10%) Java
2 3865 (29.71%) C#
3 3672 (28.23%) SQL
4 3049 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 2758 (21.20%) C++
6 1690 (12.99%) Python
7 1139 (8.76%) C
8 939 (7.22%) PHP
9 717 (5.51%) Perl
10 529 (4.07%) Ruby
11 469 (3.61%) VB.NET
12 467 (3.59%) Scala
13 420 (3.23%) VB
14 411 (3.16%) T-SQL
15 309 (2.38%) PL/SQL
16 267 (2.05%) Objective-C
17 243 (1.87%) R
18 237 (1.82%) PowerShell
19 227 (1.75%) Bash Shell
20 215 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10293 (79.13%) Degree
2 634 (4.87%) PhD
3 362 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 328 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 305 (2.34%) ISEB
6 169 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 148 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 135 (1.04%) CCNA
9 132 (1.01%) SC Cleared
10 117 (0.90%) CISSP
11 107 (0.82%) CCNP
12 102 (0.78%) MCSD
13 100 (0.77%) PMI Certification
14 83 (0.64%) MCSE
15 78 (0.60%) MCP
16 77 (0.59%) MCAD
17 73 (0.56%) PMP
18 64 (0.49%) MBA
19 63 (0.48%) HND
20 60 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1096 (8.43%) QA
2 133 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 125 (0.96%) SLA
4 66 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 48 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 43 (0.33%) COBIT
7 42 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 18 (0.14%) TickIT
10 17 (0.13%) HL7
11 14 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 10 (0.077%) COSO
12 10 (0.077%) Solvency II
13 8 (0.062%) DO-178B
14 6 (0.046%) BS7799
14 6 (0.046%) CDISC
15 5 (0.038%) WAI
15 5 (0.038%) GAMP
15 5 (0.038%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 333 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 265 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 49 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 45 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 43 (0.33%) KVM
7 42 (0.32%) Xen
8 41 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 37 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
10 35 (0.27%) Varnish
11 31 (0.24%) XenServer
12 25 (0.19%) XenApp
13 21 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 21 (0.16%) NFS
14 17 (0.13%) Terminal Services
15 16 (0.12%) HDFS
16 12 (0.092%) vCloud
17 11 (0.085%) vSphere
17 11 (0.085%) XenDesktop
17 11 (0.085%) Samba
Systems Management
1 146 (1.12%) Puppet
2 108 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (0.72%) Nagios
4 80 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 51 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 28 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 28 (0.22%) YUM
7 27 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 26 (0.20%) Salt
9 25 (0.19%) Zenoss
10 24 (0.18%) SCCM
11 23 (0.18%) Cacti
12 22 (0.17%) OpenView
13 21 (0.16%) Backup Exec
13 21 (0.16%) logstash
13 21 (0.16%) Vagrant
14 19 (0.15%) HAProxy
14 19 (0.15%) Ansible
15 17 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
16 16 (0.12%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1874 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 1578 (12.13%) Oracle
3 357 (2.74%) VMware
4 296 (2.28%) Google
5 292 (2.24%) Cisco
6 247 (1.90%) SAP
7 208 (1.60%) JBoss
8 193 (1.48%) HP
9 190 (1.46%) IBM
10 172 (1.32%) Zend
11 165 (1.27%) Red Hat
12 161 (1.24%) Facebook
13 159 (1.22%) Adobe
14 129 (0.99%) Citrix
15 126 (0.97%) Business Objects
16 116 (0.89%) Sybase
17 112 (0.86%) Tableau
18 95 (0.73%) Cognos
19 85 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
20 77 (0.59%) Reuters
City, London
Aston Carter
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Energon Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum + training + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £60000 per annum - Superb benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £38000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Culture
Posted: 22 hours ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday