The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5544 6309 6034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.80% 5.83% 5.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.14% 13.74% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4622 5163 4895
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39200 45916 45246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.99% 42.42% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31973 36947 35341
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Science
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science within the UK.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Science
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 5221 £47,500 +5.55% 799
London +1 2629 £57,500 +4.54% 414
South East +1 1069 £42,500 +6.25% 129
East of England 0 489 £43,000 +7.50% 109
City of London +3 407 £55,000 +4.76% 90
South West +7 281 £40,000 +14.28% 35
Cambridgeshire +4 267 £42,500 +6.25% 65
West Midlands +6 266 £30,000 -14.28% 13
Cambridge +3 244 £42,500 +6.25% 62
Hampshire +5 225 £37,500 +17.18% 15
North West +1 219 £40,000 +14.28% 43
Surrey +4 216 £49,500 +10.00% 36
Berkshire -19 211 £50,000 - 36
East Midlands -13 153 £34,250 +8.73% 27
Birmingham 0 148 £27,500 -29.03% 5
Manchester +16 140 £40,000 +14.28% 33
Scotland +6 137 £40,000 +8.10% 23
Yorkshire -17 133 £37,500 +13.63% 22
Oxfordshire -1 131 £48,500 +7.77% 22
Reading -15 106 £47,500 +6.14% 14
West Sussex +33 100 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Hertfordshire -12 94 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Bristol -5 90 £39,000 +4.00% 10
Nottinghamshire -1 81 £37,500 +14.50% 9
Nottingham -5 75 £40,000 +22.13% 8
West Yorkshire -33 75 £35,000 - 15
Oxford +1 72 £47,250 +5.00% 12
Buckinghamshire -14 66 £40,000 +5.26% 5
Wales -5 62 £25,750 -15.57% 4
Glasgow -5 57 £33,050 -22.23% 6

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 9142 (78.63%) Degree
2 3767 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
3 3394 (29.19%) Java
4 3324 (28.59%) SQL
5 3077 (26.46%) C#
6 2883 (24.80%) Software Engineering
7 2828 (24.32%) Finance
8 2823 (24.28%) JavaScript
9 2622 (22.55%) .NET
10 2394 (20.59%) HTML
11 2185 (18.79%) Mathematics
12 2031 (17.47%) SQL Server
13 2021 (17.38%) C++
14 1997 (17.18%) Linux
15 1980 (17.03%) CSS
16 1979 (17.02%) Python
17 1755 (15.09%) Windows
18 1665 (14.32%) OO
19 1596 (13.73%) Microsoft
20 1503 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
21 1345 (11.57%) ASP.NET
22 1305 (11.22%) TDD
23 1261 (10.85%) MVC
24 1213 (10.43%) Scrum
25 1200 (10.32%) Oracle
26 1180 (10.15%) jQuery
27 1126 (9.68%) AngularJS
28 1099 (9.45%) Web Services
29 1082 (9.31%) Web Development
30 1043 (8.97%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 330 (2.84%) IIS
2 317 (2.73%) Apache
3 290 (2.49%) Apache Spark
4 224 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 216 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 213 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 168 (1.44%) CMS
8 159 (1.37%) JBoss
9 148 (1.27%) SAS
10 142 (1.22%) MS Exchange
11 122 (1.05%) WebSphere
12 104 (0.89%) Confluence
13 102 (0.88%) WebLogic
14 94 (0.81%) Apache Solr
15 67 (0.58%) Apache Pig
16 60 (0.52%) nginx
17 56 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
18 50 (0.43%) Drupal
18 50 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
19 46 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 908 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 282 (2.43%) MS Office
3 105 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (0.77%) SPSS
5 87 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 55 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 44 (0.38%) MS Project
8 29 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 25 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 23 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
11 18 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 12 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
13 9 (0.077%) Stata
14 8 (0.069%) Casewise Modeler
14 8 (0.069%) Mathematica
15 5 (0.043%) Simulink
16 4 (0.034%) Gliffy
16 4 (0.034%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.026%) Blender
17 3 (0.026%) Weka
Business Applications
1 53 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.35%) Magento
3 38 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 29 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 21 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 19 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (0.14%) SAP BPC
8 16 (0.14%) Sentinel
9 15 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.095%) Infor CRM
10 11 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (0.095%) SAP CRM
11 10 (0.086%) Markit EDM
11 10 (0.086%) ReMetrica
12 9 (0.077%) Eagle PACE
13 8 (0.069%) nopCommerce
13 8 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
13 8 (0.069%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 690 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 326 (2.80%) SaaS
4 214 (1.84%) GitHub
5 170 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 147 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
7 125 (1.08%) PaaS
8 102 (0.88%) IaaS
9 97 (0.83%) Office 365
10 76 (0.65%) Google Analytics
11 52 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 47 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
13 37 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
14 31 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 28 (0.24%) Force.com
15 28 (0.24%) Heroku
16 25 (0.22%) iTunes
17 21 (0.18%) Route 53
18 15 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
19 14 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 454 (3.90%) Firewall
2 434 (3.73%) Internet
3 334 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 250 (2.15%) Network Security
5 214 (1.84%) HTTP
6 211 (1.81%) DNS
7 164 (1.41%) WAN
8 145 (1.25%) VPN
9 137 (1.18%) LAN
10 132 (1.14%) SAN
11 106 (0.91%) Wireless
12 100 (0.86%) LDAP
13 96 (0.83%) VoIP
14 94 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
15 91 (0.78%) SMTP
16 85 (0.73%) DHCP
17 75 (0.65%) SSL
18 57 (0.49%) FTP
19 53 (0.46%) Wireshark
20 52 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2031 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 866 (7.45%) MySQL
3 782 (6.73%) Big Data
4 773 (6.65%) Relational Database
5 584 (5.02%) NoSQL
6 411 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 398 (3.42%) Hadoop
8 280 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 279 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
10 246 (2.12%) Data Mining
11 241 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 235 (2.02%) Oracle Database
13 229 (1.97%) RDBMS
14 221 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 215 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 210 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 171 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
18 138 (1.19%) Apache Hive
19 117 (1.01%) DB2
20 113 (0.97%) GIS
Development Applications
1 985 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 419 (3.60%) Visual Studio
3 394 (3.39%) JIRA
4 387 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 354 (3.04%) Selenium
6 322 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 287 (2.47%) Subversion
8 258 (2.22%) Maven
9 238 (2.05%) NUnit
10 176 (1.51%) JUnit
11 175 (1.51%) TeamCity
12 148 (1.27%) gulp
13 146 (1.26%) Cucumber
14 129 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
15 124 (1.07%) MSTest
16 117 (1.01%) Grunt
17 109 (0.94%) Moq
18 103 (0.89%) Ant
19 102 (0.88%) WebDriver
20 98 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 2828 (24.32%) Finance
2 648 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 594 (5.11%) Banking
4 549 (4.72%) Marketing
5 492 (4.23%) Retail
6 477 (4.10%) Games
7 237 (2.04%) Publishing
8 229 (1.97%) Advertising
9 224 (1.93%) Front Office
10 215 (1.85%) Manufacturing
11 213 (1.83%) Electronics
12 149 (1.28%) Investment Banking
13 129 (1.11%) Back Office
14 128 (1.10%) Aerospace
15 121 (1.04%) Financial Institution
16 120 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
17 116 (1.00%) Automotive
17 116 (1.00%) Legal
18 104 (0.89%) Law
19 100 (0.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5582 (48.01%) Developer
2 1311 (11.28%) Graduate
3 1282 (11.03%) Java Developer
4 1179 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 1137 (9.78%) .NET Developer
6 1026 (8.82%) Analyst
7 986 (8.48%) Software Engineer
8 949 (8.16%) Software Developer
9 806 (6.93%) Senior Developer
10 781 (6.72%) Junior
11 752 (6.47%) Graduate Developer
12 702 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 604 (5.19%) Junior Developer
14 553 (4.76%) Architect
15 477 (4.10%) SQL Developer
16 458 (3.94%) C++ Developer
16 458 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
17 419 (3.60%) Consultant
18 376 (3.23%) Web Developer
19 320 (2.75%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2622 (22.55%) .NET
2 2394 (20.59%) HTML
3 1980 (17.03%) CSS
4 1345 (11.57%) ASP.NET
5 1180 (10.15%) jQuery
6 1126 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 1099 (9.45%) Web Services
8 1043 (8.97%) HTML5
9 801 (6.89%) XML
10 689 (5.93%) CSS3
11 632 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 600 (5.16%) .NET Framework
13 583 (5.01%) Spring
14 577 (4.96%) Node.js
15 526 (4.52%) WCF
16 524 (4.51%) REST
17 491 (4.22%) RESTful
18 439 (3.78%) WPF
19 431 (3.71%) Ajax
20 430 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2185 (18.79%) Mathematics
2 1503 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
3 915 (7.87%) Physics
4 836 (7.19%) Algorithms
5 608 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 586 (5.04%) User Experience
7 482 (4.15%) Statistics
8 409 (3.52%) Visualisation
9 403 (3.47%) Hedge funds
10 395 (3.40%) Data Structures
11 373 (3.21%) Data Centre
12 334 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
13 311 (2.67%) Fintech
14 300 (2.58%) Mobile App
15 190 (1.63%) Artificial Intelligence
16 177 (1.52%) Derivative
17 143 (1.23%) Economics
18 138 (1.19%) Client/Server
19 136 (1.17%) Data Integration
20 128 (1.10%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1997 (17.18%) Linux
2 1755 (15.09%) Windows
3 824 (7.09%) Unix
4 430 (3.70%) Android
5 402 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 369 (3.17%) Windows Server
7 136 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 135 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 135 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 92 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 86 (0.74%) CentOS
12 73 (0.63%) Windows 10
13 65 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 59 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 44 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 38 (0.33%) Solaris
17 36 (0.31%) Debian
17 36 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
18 29 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3767 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2883 (24.80%) Software Engineering
3 1665 (14.32%) OO
4 1305 (11.22%) TDD
5 1261 (10.85%) MVC
6 1213 (10.43%) Scrum
7 1082 (9.31%) Web Development
8 1036 (8.91%) Analytics
9 924 (7.95%) SDLC
10 836 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
11 760 (6.54%) OOP
12 708 (6.09%) Project Management
13 697 (5.99%) Machine Learning
14 635 (5.46%) Multithreading
15 592 (5.09%) Unit Testing
16 553 (4.76%) E-Commerce
17 524 (4.51%) ITIL
18 520 (4.47%) Mentoring
19 516 (4.44%) Open Source
20 514 (4.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3394 (29.19%) Java
2 3324 (28.59%) SQL
3 3077 (26.46%) C#
4 2823 (24.28%) JavaScript
5 2021 (17.38%) C++
6 1979 (17.02%) Python
7 874 (7.52%) C
8 864 (7.43%) PHP
9 477 (4.10%) Ruby
10 455 (3.91%) Scala
11 381 (3.28%) Perl
12 338 (2.91%) R
13 307 (2.64%) T-SQL
14 304 (2.61%) VB.NET
15 262 (2.25%) PowerShell
16 230 (1.98%) VB
17 219 (1.88%) PL/SQL
18 218 (1.87%) Objective-C
19 217 (1.87%) Bash Shell
20 191 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9142 (78.63%) Degree
2 593 (5.10%) PhD
3 339 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 290 (2.49%) CISSP
5 252 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 251 (2.16%) ISEB
7 203 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 189 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 174 (1.50%) CISM
10 152 (1.31%) CISA
11 150 (1.29%) ISTQB
12 141 (1.21%) CCNA
13 131 (1.13%) PMI Certification
14 130 (1.12%) PMP
15 95 (0.82%) DV Cleared
16 91 (0.78%) MCSE
17 89 (0.77%) CEH
18 68 (0.58%) CCNP
19 63 (0.54%) MCP
20 50 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 755 (6.49%) QA
2 229 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 149 (1.28%) SLA
4 142 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 114 (0.98%) COBIT
6 96 (0.83%) Data Quality
7 54 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 41 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 22 (0.19%) ISO27005
10 20 (0.17%) HL7
11 19 (0.16%) ISO27002
12 17 (0.15%) COSO
13 16 (0.14%) MiFID
14 15 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 12 (0.10%) RMADS
15 12 (0.10%) SDET
16 11 (0.095%) WCAG
17 9 (0.077%) JSP 440
17 9 (0.077%) PA-DSS
18 8 (0.069%) GxP
System Software
1 381 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 340 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (1.66%) Docker
4 135 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 91 (0.78%) Firmware
6 68 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 42 (0.36%) XenApp
8 34 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 33 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 29 (0.25%) vSphere
11 27 (0.23%) XenServer
12 26 (0.22%) NFS
13 25 (0.22%) HDFS
14 24 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 23 (0.20%) Snort
16 19 (0.16%) IMail Server
17 18 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 18 (0.15%) Xen
18 17 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
19 16 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 214 (1.84%) Puppet
2 181 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (1.09%) Ansible
4 85 (0.73%) SCVMM
5 64 (0.55%) SCCM
6 59 (0.51%) Nagios
7 57 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 42 (0.36%) Nessus
9 37 (0.32%) FortiGate
10 34 (0.29%) Kibana
11 30 (0.26%) Control-M
12 25 (0.22%) Salt
13 23 (0.20%) Nmap
13 23 (0.20%) SCOrch
14 22 (0.19%) Graphite
14 22 (0.19%) Packer
15 20 (0.17%) Backup Exec
16 19 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
16 19 (0.16%) vRealize
17 18 (0.15%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1596 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 1200 (10.32%) Oracle
3 448 (3.85%) VMware
4 408 (3.51%) Cisco
5 277 (2.38%) IBM
6 273 (2.35%) Google
7 207 (1.78%) HP
8 180 (1.55%) Citrix
9 178 (1.53%) Juniper
10 162 (1.39%) CheckPoint
11 139 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 130 (1.12%) SAP
12 130 (1.12%) Tableau
13 128 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
14 118 (1.01%) Adobe
15 98 (0.84%) EMC
16 94 (0.81%) Zend
17 87 (0.75%) Sybase
18 86 (0.74%) NetApp
19 76 (0.65%) Sun
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £120,000 to £135,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits!
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £110,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £50-75,000 + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Flexible hours, Bonus + more!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £72000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago