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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6013 6317 7207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.14% 5.70% 5.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.78% 13.81% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5051 5051 5972
Median salary £45,250 £43,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.23% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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
40694 45731 49311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.57% 41.23% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33203 36291 39359
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +9 5664 £47,250 +5.00% 724
London +4 2702 £55,000 +4.76% 368
South East +10 1351 £40,000 -5.88% 138
East of England +8 534 £42,750 +6.87% 69
City of London +3 403 £55,000 +4.76% 105
Hampshire +44 283 £38,500 +10.00% 28
Surrey +17 280 £42,500 -5.55% 38
South West -1 277 £45,000 +32.35% 36
North West +37 275 £37,500 - 39
Cambridgeshire +2 262 £45,000 +5.88% 54
Berkshire -2 253 £47,500 -5.00% 19
West Midlands -9 253 £32,500 - 20
Cambridge +4 240 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Manchester +52 213 £39,000 -2.50% 22
Scotland 0 193 £40,000 +0.62% 22
East Midlands +12 175 £33,500 -4.28% 16
Reading +2 152 £54,000 +13.68% 13
Yorkshire +22 150 £40,000 +23.07% 23
Oxfordshire -5 149 £42,500 +1.19% 16
West Sussex +19 147 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Glasgow +18 122 £40,000 +3.22% 12
Bristol +7 121 £42,500 +17.24% 13
Hertfordshire +26 109 £40,000 +6.66% 9
East Sussex +6 109 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +25 101 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Birmingham +8 98 £27,500 -20.28% 10
Brighton +1 94 £30,000 -24.52% 4
Nottinghamshire +9 84 £35,000 +27.27% 9
Milton Keynes +25 81 £42,500 +11.84% 1
West Yorkshire +19 81 £40,000 +12.67% 19

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10073 (78.73%) Degree
2 4139 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 3832 (29.95%) Java
4 3714 (29.03%) SQL
5 3291 (25.72%) C#
6 3234 (25.28%) Software Engineering
7 3153 (24.64%) Finance
8 3079 (24.06%) JavaScript
9 2822 (22.06%) .NET
10 2669 (20.86%) HTML
11 2361 (18.45%) Mathematics
12 2326 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 2321 (18.14%) C++
14 2228 (17.41%) CSS
15 2213 (17.30%) Linux
16 2085 (16.30%) Python
17 1986 (15.52%) Windows
18 1842 (14.40%) OO
19 1818 (14.21%) Microsoft
20 1686 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
21 1422 (11.11%) TDD
22 1339 (10.47%) Oracle
23 1319 (10.31%) ASP.NET
24 1290 (10.08%) MVC
25 1287 (10.06%) Scrum
26 1282 (10.02%) Web Services
27 1218 (9.52%) jQuery
28 1180 (9.22%) HTML5
29 1125 (8.79%) Analytics
30 1105 (8.64%) Web Development

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
1 425 (3.32%) Apache
2 348 (2.72%) IIS
3 333 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 267 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 234 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 224 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 182 (1.42%) CMS
8 178 (1.39%) JBoss
9 154 (1.20%) SAS
10 128 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 127 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 113 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 93 (0.73%) Confluence
14 78 (0.61%) Apache Solr
15 72 (0.56%) nginx
16 71 (0.55%) Apache Pig
17 69 (0.54%) Drupal
18 61 (0.48%) Joomla!
19 48 (0.38%) WordPress
20 47 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1007 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 319 (2.49%) MS Office
3 129 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 100 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 78 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 74 (0.58%) SPSS
7 53 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 51 (0.40%) MS Project
9 34 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 34 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 24 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 17 (0.13%) Mathematica
12 16 (0.13%) Gliffy
13 10 (0.078%) Acrobat
14 9 (0.070%) Stata
14 9 (0.070%) XMetaL
15 8 (0.063%) FrameMaker
16 7 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
16 7 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
17 6 (0.047%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 68 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.41%) Magento
3 43 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 39 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
5 31 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 30 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 27 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
8 19 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 19 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 17 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 16 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.12%) Markit EDM
12 14 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 14 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
13 13 (0.10%) osCommerce
14 12 (0.094%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
14 12 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
15 11 (0.086%) Infor CRM
15 11 (0.086%) ReMetrica
15 11 (0.086%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 660 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 334 (2.61%) SaaS
3 307 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 221 (1.73%) GitHub
5 201 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 132 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 100 (0.78%) Google Analytics
8 93 (0.73%) PaaS
9 88 (0.69%) IaaS
10 86 (0.67%) Office 365
11 47 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 46 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
13 40 (0.31%) Force.com
14 38 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
15 21 (0.16%) Google Play
16 19 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
16 19 (0.15%) Heroku
17 18 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
18 16 (0.13%) Google App Engine
18 16 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 458 (3.58%) Internet
2 374 (2.92%) Firewall
3 342 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 216 (1.69%) DNS
5 196 (1.53%) HTTP
6 192 (1.50%) Network Security
7 157 (1.23%) LAN
8 155 (1.21%) WAN
9 147 (1.15%) SAN
10 130 (1.02%) VPN
11 115 (0.90%) Wireless
12 105 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
13 98 (0.77%) LDAP
14 96 (0.75%) SMTP
15 89 (0.70%) DHCP
16 86 (0.67%) VoIP
17 83 (0.65%) SSL
18 69 (0.54%) NAS
19 58 (0.45%) MPLS
20 55 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2326 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 936 (7.32%) MySQL
3 918 (7.17%) Relational Database
4 786 (6.14%) Big Data
5 601 (4.70%) NoSQL
6 472 (3.69%) Hadoop
7 395 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 354 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
9 307 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
10 304 (2.38%) Oracle Database
11 300 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 288 (2.25%) Data Mining
13 268 (2.09%) RDBMS
14 259 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 198 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 194 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
17 166 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
18 159 (1.24%) DB2
19 151 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 149 (1.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1102 (8.61%) Git (software)
2 496 (3.88%) Visual Studio
3 430 (3.36%) Subversion
4 399 (3.12%) Jenkins
5 395 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 392 (3.06%) JIRA
7 332 (2.59%) Selenium
8 325 (2.54%) Maven
9 254 (1.99%) NUnit
10 201 (1.57%) JUnit
11 152 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 148 (1.16%) Eclipse
13 146 (1.14%) Cucumber
14 133 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
15 125 (0.98%) gulp
16 119 (0.93%) Moq
17 107 (0.84%) Ant
18 100 (0.78%) MSTest
19 94 (0.73%) Gradle
20 92 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 3153 (24.64%) Finance
2 762 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 612 (4.78%) Marketing
4 603 (4.71%) Banking
5 538 (4.20%) Games
6 525 (4.10%) Retail
7 323 (2.52%) Front Office
8 302 (2.36%) Advertising
9 269 (2.10%) Electronics
10 189 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 172 (1.34%) Publishing
12 155 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 138 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 136 (1.06%) Legal
15 129 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
16 120 (0.94%) Back Office
17 103 (0.81%) Aerospace
18 93 (0.73%) Automotive
19 92 (0.72%) French Language
19 92 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 6163 (48.17%) Developer
2 1437 (11.23%) Java Developer
3 1332 (10.41%) C# Developer
4 1310 (10.24%) Graduate
5 1196 (9.35%) Analyst
6 1171 (9.15%) .NET Developer
7 1130 (8.83%) Software Engineer
8 941 (7.35%) Software Developer
9 930 (7.27%) Junior
10 920 (7.19%) Senior Developer
11 759 (5.93%) Graduate Developer
12 704 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 665 (5.20%) Junior Developer
14 550 (4.30%) SQL Developer
15 509 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
16 508 (3.97%) Architect
17 507 (3.96%) C++ Developer
18 492 (3.85%) Consultant
19 439 (3.43%) Web Developer
20 406 (3.17%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2822 (22.06%) .NET
2 2669 (20.86%) HTML
3 2228 (17.41%) CSS
4 1319 (10.31%) ASP.NET
5 1282 (10.02%) Web Services
6 1218 (9.52%) jQuery
7 1180 (9.22%) HTML5
8 1095 (8.56%) AngularJS
9 998 (7.80%) XML
10 741 (5.79%) Spring
11 713 (5.57%) CSS3
12 629 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 597 (4.67%) WCF
14 590 (4.61%) .NET Framework
15 587 (4.59%) Node.js
16 552 (4.31%) WPF
17 511 (3.99%) REST
18 505 (3.95%) RESTful
19 459 (3.59%) SOAP
20 448 (3.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2361 (18.45%) Mathematics
2 1686 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
3 969 (7.57%) Physics
4 858 (6.71%) Algorithms
5 648 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 567 (4.43%) User Experience
7 526 (4.11%) Hedge funds
8 483 (3.77%) Statistics
9 472 (3.69%) Visualisation
10 378 (2.95%) Data Structures
11 359 (2.81%) Mobile App
12 357 (2.79%) Data Centre
13 296 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
14 257 (2.01%) Fintech
15 166 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
16 163 (1.27%) Derivative
17 145 (1.13%) Data Integration
18 142 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 139 (1.09%) Client/Server
20 132 (1.03%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2213 (17.30%) Linux
2 1986 (15.52%) Windows
3 873 (6.82%) Unix
4 618 (4.83%) Android
5 542 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 426 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 138 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 129 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 128 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 114 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 89 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 83 (0.65%) CentOS
13 80 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 67 (0.52%) Solaris
15 61 (0.48%) Debian
16 59 (0.46%) Ubuntu
17 57 (0.45%) Windows XP
18 56 (0.44%) Mac OS X
19 34 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
20 33 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4139 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 3234 (25.28%) Software Engineering
3 1842 (14.40%) OO
4 1422 (11.11%) TDD
5 1290 (10.08%) MVC
6 1287 (10.06%) Scrum
7 1125 (8.79%) Analytics
8 1105 (8.64%) Web Development
9 1003 (7.84%) SDLC
10 853 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 820 (6.41%) OOP
12 802 (6.27%) Project Management
13 723 (5.65%) Multithreading
14 718 (5.61%) Machine Learning
15 710 (5.55%) Unit Testing
16 703 (5.49%) E-Commerce
17 643 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
18 639 (4.99%) Open Source
19 529 (4.13%) SOA
20 521 (4.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3832 (29.95%) Java
2 3714 (29.03%) SQL
3 3291 (25.72%) C#
4 3079 (24.06%) JavaScript
5 2321 (18.14%) C++
6 2085 (16.30%) Python
7 921 (7.20%) PHP
8 908 (7.10%) C
9 564 (4.41%) Ruby
10 447 (3.49%) Perl
11 443 (3.46%) Scala
12 376 (2.94%) VB.NET
13 355 (2.77%) R
14 342 (2.67%) T-SQL
15 287 (2.24%) PL/SQL
16 244 (1.91%) Objective-C
17 243 (1.90%) VB
18 219 (1.71%) Shell Script
19 211 (1.65%) MATLAB
20 204 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10073 (78.73%) Degree
2 596 (4.66%) PhD
3 388 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 308 (2.41%) CISSP
5 262 (2.05%) ISEB
6 251 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 235 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 185 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 173 (1.35%) CISM
10 154 (1.20%) CISA
11 150 (1.17%) PMI Certification
12 130 (1.02%) ISTQB
13 118 (0.92%) CCNA
14 112 (0.88%) PMP
15 90 (0.70%) MCSE
16 78 (0.61%) DV Cleared
17 73 (0.57%) HND
18 72 (0.56%) CEH
19 67 (0.52%) CCNP
20 62 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 945 (7.39%) QA
2 193 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 137 (1.07%) SLA
4 113 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 110 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 104 (0.81%) COBIT
7 58 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 35 (0.27%) COSO
9 27 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (0.18%) ISO27002
10 23 (0.18%) ISO27005
11 20 (0.16%) HL7
12 19 (0.15%) MiFID
13 15 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 15 (0.12%) JSP 440
14 13 (0.10%) ISO15022
14 13 (0.10%) ISO20022
15 11 (0.086%) RMADS
16 10 (0.078%) EMIR
16 10 (0.078%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 379 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 352 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (1.54%) Docker
4 122 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 112 (0.88%) Firmware
6 65 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 53 (0.41%) XenApp
8 41 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 40 (0.31%) HDFS
10 27 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 25 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 25 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 23 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 21 (0.16%) Cygwin
13 21 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 21 (0.16%) Snort
13 21 (0.16%) XenServer
14 18 (0.14%) vSphere
15 17 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 197 (1.54%) Puppet
2 146 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 101 (0.79%) Ansible
4 61 (0.48%) SCVMM
5 60 (0.47%) SCCM
6 57 (0.45%) Nagios
7 44 (0.34%) Mesos
8 42 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (0.23%) Control-M
9 30 (0.23%) Data Guard
10 29 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 28 (0.22%) Graphite
12 25 (0.20%) SCOM
13 24 (0.19%) Kibana
13 24 (0.19%) Nessus
13 24 (0.19%) NetBackup
14 22 (0.17%) Cacti
14 22 (0.17%) ZABBIX
15 20 (0.16%) SCOrch
16 19 (0.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1818 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 1339 (10.47%) Oracle
3 461 (3.60%) VMware
4 398 (3.11%) Cisco
5 299 (2.34%) Google
6 247 (1.93%) IBM
7 189 (1.48%) Citrix
8 186 (1.45%) Tableau
9 179 (1.40%) HP
10 167 (1.31%) Juniper
11 152 (1.19%) Adobe
11 152 (1.19%) SAP
12 139 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 136 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
14 134 (1.05%) CheckPoint
15 101 (0.79%) Zend
16 97 (0.76%) Informatica
17 83 (0.65%) EMC
18 82 (0.64%) NetApp
19 81 (0.63%) Sun
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