The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Scientist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Scientist
Rank 911 924 930
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 24 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.013% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 23 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

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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

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

Computer Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Scientist
Salary Trend

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

Computer Scientist Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Scientist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Scientist over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Computer Scientist Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Scientist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Scientist within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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
England +31 24 £40,000 -27.27% 1
London +8 13 £50,000 -9.09%
Cambridgeshire - 10 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 10 £37,500 -
East of England - 10 £37,500 -
Chessington - 8 £50,000 -
Teddington - 3 £37,500 -
City of London - 2 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1

Computer Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 28 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (89.29%) C++
3 24 (85.71%) Algorithms
4 22 (78.57%) Software Engineering
5 16 (57.14%) Java
6 14 (50.00%) SQL
6 14 (50.00%) C#
6 14 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 14 (50.00%) Physics
7 13 (46.43%) HTML
8 12 (42.86%) PhD
9 11 (39.29%) Degree
9 11 (39.29%) Perl
10 10 (35.71%) J2EE
10 10 (35.71%) Client/Server
10 10 (35.71%) Eclipse
10 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
10 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
10 10 (35.71%) JDBC
10 10 (35.71%) JSP
10 10 (35.71%) SOAP
10 10 (35.71%) XML
10 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
10 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (35.71%) Open Source
10 10 (35.71%) CUDA
10 10 (35.71%) SDLC
11 8 (28.57%) Content Analysis
11 8 (28.57%) Pattern Recognition
11 8 (28.57%) Video Content Analysis

Computer Scientist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Eclipse
1 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) J2EE
2 10 (35.71%) JDBC
2 10 (35.71%) JSP
2 10 (35.71%) SOAP
2 10 (35.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) WCF
3 3 (10.71%) WPF
4 2 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (7.14%) scikit-learn
4 2 (7.14%) Theano
5 1 (3.57%) TensorFlow
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 24 (85.71%) Algorithms
3 14 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 14 (50.00%) Physics
4 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (35.71%) Client/Server
4 10 (35.71%) CUDA
5 8 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 3 (10.71%) Blog
8 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
8 2 (7.14%) Neural Network
8 2 (7.14%) Statistics
9 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) Open Source
2 10 (35.71%) SDLC
2 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Content Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) Pattern Recognition
3 8 (28.57%) Video Content Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) Bayesian Methods
6 2 (7.14%) Convolutional Neural Network
6 2 (7.14%) Deep Learning
6 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.14%) Signal Processing
6 2 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C++
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) Perl
5 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 8 (28.57%) C
7 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.71%) Python
9 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) PhD
2 11 (39.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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