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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5699 6452 6250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.85% 5.89% 5.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.23% 13.95% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4801 5277 5060
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 £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
40062 46237 45967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.10% 42.19% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32794 37084 35828
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 5355 £47,500 +5.55% 640
London +3 2689 £57,500 +6.48% 340
South East +1 1144 £40,000 -5.88% 118
East of England +1 510 £43,000 +7.50% 55
City of London +2 407 £55,000 +1.85% 84
Cambridgeshire +3 277 £45,000 +5.88% 35
South West -12 263 £40,000 +14.28% 44
West Midlands +1 258 £30,000 -14.28% 12
Cambridge +1 255 £45,000 +5.26% 34
Hampshire +16 249 £37,500 +15.38% 22
Surrey +14 246 £45,000 - 28
North West +16 226 £40,000 - 23
Berkshire -32 191 £50,000 - 33
Manchester +29 159 £40,000 +8.47% 16
Scotland +1 159 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Yorkshire -9 151 £38,000 +16.03% 25
Oxfordshire -7 142 £47,000 +4.44% 15
East Midlands -11 140 £33,500 +6.34% 15
West Sussex +40 118 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Birmingham -10 118 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Reading -32 94 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Southampton +38 90 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Hertfordshire -9 90 £42,750 +14.00% 8
Oxford +3 89 £45,000 - 8
West Yorkshire -17 88 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Bristol -13 86 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Glasgow +4 77 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Nottinghamshire -9 70 £38,000 +28.81% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 69 £40,000 +5.96% 6
Nottingham -3 68 £39,250 +42.72% 3

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9405 (78.49%) Degree
2 3892 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 3525 (29.42%) Java
4 3442 (28.73%) SQL
5 3176 (26.51%) C#
6 2978 (24.85%) Software Engineering
7 2943 (24.56%) Finance
8 2860 (23.87%) JavaScript
9 2729 (22.78%) .NET
10 2428 (20.26%) HTML
11 2238 (18.68%) Mathematics
12 2158 (18.01%) C++
13 2138 (17.84%) SQL Server
14 2068 (17.26%) Linux
15 2048 (17.09%) Python
16 2026 (16.91%) CSS
17 1828 (15.26%) Windows
18 1714 (14.30%) OO
19 1624 (13.55%) Microsoft
20 1550 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
21 1365 (11.39%) ASP.NET
22 1355 (11.31%) TDD
23 1267 (10.57%) MVC
24 1266 (10.57%) Scrum
25 1234 (10.30%) Oracle
26 1174 (9.80%) jQuery
27 1135 (9.47%) Web Services
28 1096 (9.15%) AngularJS
29 1075 (8.97%) Web Development
29 1075 (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
1 339 (2.83%) IIS
2 330 (2.75%) Apache
3 291 (2.43%) Apache Spark
4 244 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 221 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 212 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 164 (1.37%) CMS
7 164 (1.37%) JBoss
8 156 (1.30%) SAS
9 141 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 120 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 108 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 99 (0.83%) Confluence
13 95 (0.79%) Apache Solr
14 71 (0.59%) Apache Pig
15 62 (0.52%) nginx
16 60 (0.50%) Drupal
17 54 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
18 45 (0.38%) WordPress
19 43 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 921 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 278 (2.32%) MS Office
3 110 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 91 (0.76%) SPSS
5 86 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 59 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 42 (0.35%) MS Project
8 33 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 29 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 24 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 13 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 11 (0.092%) Stata
14 10 (0.083%) Mathematica
15 9 (0.075%) Gliffy
16 5 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.033%) Casewise Modeler
17 4 (0.033%) InfoPath
17 4 (0.033%) Revit
17 4 (0.033%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 55 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.40%) Magento
3 37 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 29 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 24 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 24 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
9 14 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
10 11 (0.092%) Infor CRM
10 11 (0.092%) Markit EDM
10 11 (0.092%) ReMetrica
10 11 (0.092%) SAP BPC
10 11 (0.092%) Sentinel
11 10 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 9 (0.075%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 9 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
12 9 (0.075%) Summit
12 9 (0.075%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 676 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 347 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 316 (2.64%) SaaS
4 218 (1.82%) GitHub
5 160 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 138 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 115 (0.96%) PaaS
8 94 (0.78%) IaaS
9 87 (0.73%) Office 365
10 74 (0.62%) Google Analytics
11 49 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 43 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
13 40 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
14 36 (0.30%) Force.com
15 29 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
16 25 (0.21%) iTunes
17 21 (0.18%) Heroku
17 21 (0.18%) Route 53
18 18 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
19 16 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 459 (3.83%) Internet
2 438 (3.66%) Firewall
3 324 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 245 (2.04%) Network Security
5 226 (1.89%) HTTP
6 213 (1.78%) DNS
7 153 (1.28%) WAN
8 140 (1.17%) LAN
9 137 (1.14%) SAN
9 137 (1.14%) VPN
10 112 (0.93%) Wireless
11 105 (0.88%) LDAP
12 101 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
13 95 (0.79%) VoIP
14 94 (0.78%) SMTP
15 84 (0.70%) SSL
16 79 (0.66%) DHCP
17 53 (0.44%) VLAN
18 52 (0.43%) NAS
18 52 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2138 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 900 (7.51%) MySQL
3 839 (7.00%) Relational Database
4 782 (6.53%) Big Data
5 579 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 412 (3.44%) Hadoop
7 399 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 302 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 293 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 253 (2.11%) Data Mining
11 248 (2.07%) Oracle Database
12 244 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 241 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 233 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 206 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 195 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
17 186 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
18 141 (1.18%) Apache Hive
19 127 (1.06%) DB2
20 121 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1010 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 439 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 396 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 395 (3.30%) JIRA
5 366 (3.05%) Selenium
6 346 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 301 (2.51%) Subversion
8 274 (2.29%) Maven
9 241 (2.01%) NUnit
10 196 (1.64%) JUnit
11 164 (1.37%) TeamCity
12 158 (1.32%) Cucumber
13 135 (1.13%) gulp
13 135 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
14 116 (0.97%) MSTest
15 112 (0.93%) WebDriver
16 109 (0.91%) Eclipse
17 108 (0.90%) Moq
18 103 (0.86%) Ant
19 101 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 2943 (24.56%) Finance
2 685 (5.72%) Telecoms
3 564 (4.71%) Banking
4 561 (4.68%) Marketing
5 511 (4.26%) Retail
6 492 (4.11%) Games
7 256 (2.14%) Front Office
8 240 (2.00%) Advertising
9 232 (1.94%) Electronics
10 210 (1.75%) Publishing
11 208 (1.74%) Manufacturing
12 148 (1.24%) Investment Banking
13 130 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 128 (1.07%) Legal
15 127 (1.06%) Aerospace
16 123 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
17 121 (1.01%) Back Office
18 113 (0.94%) Automotive
19 99 (0.83%) Law
20 91 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5793 (48.35%) Developer
2 1342 (11.20%) Java Developer
3 1331 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1219 (10.17%) C# Developer
5 1189 (9.92%) .NET Developer
6 1084 (9.05%) Analyst
7 1013 (8.45%) Software Engineer
8 951 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 850 (7.09%) Senior Developer
10 823 (6.87%) Junior
11 764 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
12 710 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 623 (5.20%) Junior Developer
14 523 (4.36%) SQL Developer
15 519 (4.33%) Architect
16 476 (3.97%) C++ Developer
17 443 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
18 435 (3.63%) Consultant
19 378 (3.15%) Web Developer
20 349 (2.91%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2729 (22.78%) .NET
2 2428 (20.26%) HTML
3 2026 (16.91%) CSS
4 1365 (11.39%) ASP.NET
5 1174 (9.80%) jQuery
6 1135 (9.47%) Web Services
7 1096 (9.15%) AngularJS
8 1075 (8.97%) HTML5
9 838 (6.99%) XML
10 697 (5.82%) CSS3
11 653 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 635 (5.30%) Spring
13 616 (5.14%) .NET Framework
14 569 (4.75%) Node.js
15 562 (4.69%) WCF
16 538 (4.49%) REST
17 520 (4.34%) RESTful
18 483 (4.03%) WPF
19 413 (3.45%) Ajax
20 408 (3.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2238 (18.68%) Mathematics
2 1550 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 965 (8.05%) Physics
4 834 (6.96%) Algorithms
5 614 (5.12%) Management Information System
6 565 (4.72%) User Experience
7 479 (4.00%) Statistics
8 449 (3.75%) Hedge funds
9 427 (3.56%) Visualisation
10 370 (3.09%) Data Structures
11 369 (3.08%) Data Centre
12 332 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
13 311 (2.60%) Mobile App
14 303 (2.53%) Fintech
15 198 (1.65%) Artificial Intelligence
16 183 (1.53%) Derivative
17 152 (1.27%) Economics
18 142 (1.19%) Data Integration
19 135 (1.13%) Client/Server
20 132 (1.10%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2068 (17.26%) Linux
2 1828 (15.26%) Windows
3 874 (7.29%) Unix
4 479 (4.00%) Android
5 435 (3.63%) Apple iOS
6 364 (3.04%) Windows Server
7 131 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 124 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 124 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 95 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (0.63%) CentOS
12 69 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 55 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 52 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 48 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 46 (0.38%) Solaris
17 43 (0.36%) Debian
18 38 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
19 29 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3892 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 2978 (24.85%) Software Engineering
3 1714 (14.30%) OO
4 1355 (11.31%) TDD
5 1267 (10.57%) MVC
6 1266 (10.57%) Scrum
7 1075 (8.97%) Web Development
8 1066 (8.90%) Analytics
9 956 (7.98%) SDLC
10 839 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
11 776 (6.48%) OOP
12 741 (6.18%) Project Management
13 721 (6.02%) Machine Learning
14 663 (5.53%) Multithreading
15 626 (5.22%) Unit Testing
16 552 (4.61%) E-Commerce
17 550 (4.59%) Open Source
18 526 (4.39%) DevOps
19 514 (4.29%) Mentoring
20 502 (4.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3525 (29.42%) Java
2 3442 (28.73%) SQL
3 3176 (26.51%) C#
4 2860 (23.87%) JavaScript
5 2158 (18.01%) C++
6 2048 (17.09%) Python
7 875 (7.30%) C
8 872 (7.28%) PHP
9 522 (4.36%) Ruby
10 415 (3.46%) Scala
11 394 (3.29%) Perl
12 334 (2.79%) VB.NET
13 322 (2.69%) R
13 322 (2.69%) T-SQL
14 243 (2.03%) VB
15 241 (2.01%) PowerShell
16 223 (1.86%) PL/SQL
17 213 (1.78%) Bash Shell
17 213 (1.78%) Objective-C
18 197 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9405 (78.49%) Degree
2 615 (5.13%) PhD
3 345 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 305 (2.55%) CISSP
5 273 (2.28%) ISEB
6 228 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 213 (1.78%) SC Cleared
8 175 (1.46%) CISM
9 171 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
10 154 (1.29%) ISTQB
11 153 (1.28%) CISA
12 129 (1.08%) PMI Certification
13 125 (1.04%) CCNA
14 121 (1.01%) PMP
15 89 (0.74%) CEH
15 89 (0.74%) DV Cleared
16 86 (0.72%) MCSE
17 60 (0.50%) CCNP
18 56 (0.47%) HND
19 52 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 798 (6.66%) QA
2 231 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 152 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 147 (1.23%) SLA
5 122 (1.02%) COBIT
6 91 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 46 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 40 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 26 (0.22%) COSO
10 24 (0.20%) ISO27005
11 23 (0.19%) HL7
11 23 (0.19%) ISO27002
12 15 (0.13%) MiFID
13 13 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 13 (0.11%) SDET
14 12 (0.10%) RMADS
15 11 (0.092%) WCAG
16 10 (0.083%) ISO 8583
16 10 (0.083%) JSP 440
17 8 (0.067%) GxP
System Software
1 391 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 343 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 200 (1.67%) Docker
4 124 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 101 (0.84%) Firmware
6 69 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 43 (0.36%) XenApp
8 34 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 29 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
10 28 (0.23%) Snort
11 25 (0.21%) HDFS
11 25 (0.21%) vSphere
11 25 (0.21%) XenServer
12 24 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 21 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 20 (0.17%) XenDesktop
15 17 (0.14%) NFS
16 16 (0.13%) IMail Server
16 16 (0.13%) Squid
16 16 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 228 (1.90%) Puppet
2 183 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (1.11%) Ansible
4 76 (0.63%) SCVMM
5 62 (0.52%) SCCM
6 58 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 55 (0.46%) Nagios
8 35 (0.29%) Control-M
9 33 (0.28%) FortiGate
10 32 (0.27%) Kibana
11 30 (0.25%) Nessus
12 26 (0.22%) Salt
13 23 (0.19%) Graphite
13 23 (0.19%) SCOrch
14 20 (0.17%) NetBackup
15 19 (0.16%) Mesos
15 19 (0.16%) Packer
15 19 (0.16%) RSA Archer
16 18 (0.15%) Cacti
16 18 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1624 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 1234 (10.30%) Oracle
3 453 (3.78%) VMware
4 395 (3.30%) Cisco
5 266 (2.22%) Google
6 265 (2.21%) IBM
7 200 (1.67%) HP
8 169 (1.41%) Citrix
9 163 (1.36%) Juniper
10 152 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 140 (1.17%) Tableau
12 138 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 128 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 124 (1.03%) Adobe
15 111 (0.93%) SAP
16 94 (0.78%) Zend
17 89 (0.74%) EMC
18 87 (0.73%) Sybase
19 85 (0.71%) Sun
20 82 (0.68%) Informatica
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Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
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Salary: £30000 - £55000.00 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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London
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London
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