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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Scientist
Rank 885 - 882
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £92,500 - £107,500
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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
Top 7 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 6 July 2015. 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
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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 - 10 £92,500 - 3
South West - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
City of London - 1 £92,500 - 1
London - 1 £92,500 - 1

Computer Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) C++
4 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (44.44%) Blog
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
6 7 (38.89%) WCF
6 7 (38.89%) WPF
6 7 (38.89%) HTML5
7 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
7 5 (27.78%) Big Data
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
7 5 (27.78%) C
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
9 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
10 1 (5.56%) Open Source
10 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
10 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
10 1 (5.56%) Statistical Arbitrage
10 1 (5.56%) Haskell

Computer Scientist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) WCF
2 7 (38.89%) WPF
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (44.44%) Blog
3 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
3 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) C
5 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) Haskell
6 1 (5.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
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