The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Computer Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Scientist
Rank 908 960 -
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - -

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Computer Scientist in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Scientist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +53 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
London +46 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Computer Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Computer Scientist in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Computer Vision
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (53.85%) Algorithms
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 7 (53.85%) OpenGL
4 7 (53.85%) C
4 7 (53.85%) MFC
4 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
4 7 (53.85%) STL
4 7 (53.85%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Deep Learning
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) PhD
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
8 1 (7.69%) Haskell
8 1 (7.69%) Big Data
8 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) OpenCV
8 1 (7.69%) Theano
8 1 (7.69%) Analytics

Computer Scientist Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) MFC
1 7 (53.85%) OpenGL
1 7 (53.85%) STL
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) OpenCV
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) TensorFlow
2 1 (7.69%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 7 (53.85%) Algorithms
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Computer Vision
2 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
6 3 (23.08%) Deep Learning
7 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
8 1 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) ETL
8 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Fortran
4 1 (7.69%) Haskell
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PhD
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE
Posted: 3 days ago