The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Scientist
Rank 889 906 889
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 22 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 6
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £42,500
Computer Scientist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Computer Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Scientist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Computer Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computer Scientist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Scientist across the England region.

Computer Scientist Salary Trend in England

Computer Scientist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Scientist across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Computer Scientist Salary Histogram in England

Computer Scientist
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 Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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 +2 13 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England - 9 £37,500 -
Computer Scientist
UK

Computer Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Computer Scientist in their job title 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 with Computer Scientist in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (88.46%) Algorithms
2 23 (88.46%) C++
3 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
4 14 (53.85%) Java
5 13 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 13 (50.00%) Physics
6 12 (46.15%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 12 (46.15%) C#
6 12 (46.15%) PhD
7 10 (38.46%) CUDA
8 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (34.62%) SDLC
8 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
8 9 (34.62%) Perl
8 9 (34.62%) Open Source
8 9 (34.62%) Degree
8 9 (34.62%) Client/Server
8 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
8 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
8 9 (34.62%) J2EE
8 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
8 9 (34.62%) JDBC
8 9 (34.62%) JSP
8 9 (34.62%) SOAP
8 9 (34.62%) XML
9 8 (30.77%) Windows
9 8 (30.77%) Linux
9 8 (30.77%) C

Computer Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Computer Scientist in their job title 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 with Computer Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) J2EE
2 9 (34.62%) JDBC
2 9 (34.62%) JSP
2 9 (34.62%) SOAP
2 9 (34.62%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 3 (11.54%) WCF
3 3 (11.54%) WPF
4 2 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (7.69%) scikit-learn
4 2 (7.69%) Theano
5 1 (3.85%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (88.46%) Algorithms
3 13 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (50.00%) Physics
4 10 (38.46%) CUDA
5 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (34.62%) Client/Server
6 8 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
8 3 (11.54%) Blog
9 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
9 2 (7.69%) Neural Network
9 2 (7.69%) Statistics
10 1 (3.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Open Source
2 9 (34.62%) SDLC
2 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Content Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Pattern Recognition
3 8 (30.77%) Video Content Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (15.38%) Parallel Computing
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
6 2 (7.69%) Convolutional Neural Network
6 2 (7.69%) Deep Learning
6 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.69%) Signal Processing
6 2 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C++
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) C#
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Perl
4 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
5 8 (30.77%) C
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) Python
8 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) PhD
2 9 (34.62%) Degree
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