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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Scientist
Rank 896 960 -
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.005% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Median salary £36,000 £100,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-64.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 - -

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Scientist over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Computer Scientist Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Scientist
Top 9 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 28 May 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 +31 13 £36,000 -64.00%
East of England - 8 £36,000 -
Cambridge - 8 £36,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £36,000 -
London +42 4 £58,750 -41.25%
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 £72,500 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Bath - 1 £35,000 -

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (92.31%) C++
2 32 (82.05%) Algorithms
3 30 (76.92%) Computer Science
4 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
5 22 (56.41%) Degree
5 22 (56.41%) Mathematics
6 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
6 19 (48.72%) Java
7 18 (46.15%) XML
7 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
7 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (46.15%) SDLC
8 16 (41.03%) C#
8 16 (41.03%) SQL
9 15 (38.46%) Perl
9 15 (38.46%) Physics
10 13 (33.33%) C
11 12 (30.77%) HTML
11 12 (30.77%) J2EE
11 12 (30.77%) JDBC
11 12 (30.77%) JSP
11 12 (30.77%) SOAP
11 12 (30.77%) Client/Server
11 12 (30.77%) Eclipse
11 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
11 12 (30.77%) Open Source
12 11 (28.21%) CUDA
12 11 (28.21%) PhD
13 8 (20.51%) Python
14 7 (17.95%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 12 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) XML
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) J2EE
2 12 (30.77%) JDBC
2 12 (30.77%) JSP
2 12 (30.77%) SOAP
3 6 (15.38%) MFC
3 6 (15.38%) OpenGL
3 6 (15.38%) STL
4 5 (12.82%) Theano
5 4 (10.26%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (10.26%) scikit-learn
5 4 (10.26%) TensorFlow
6 3 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 32 (82.05%) Algorithms
2 30 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 22 (56.41%) Mathematics
4 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (38.46%) Physics
6 12 (30.77%) Client/Server
7 11 (28.21%) CUDA
8 7 (17.95%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
9 4 (10.26%) Neural Network
9 4 (10.26%) Statistics
10 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
11 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (2.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
2 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
3 18 (46.15%) SDLC
4 12 (30.77%) Open Source
5 7 (17.95%) Content Analysis
5 7 (17.95%) Deep Learning
5 7 (17.95%) Machine Learning
5 7 (17.95%) Pattern Recognition
5 7 (17.95%) Video Content Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Bayesian Methods
7 4 (10.26%) Convolutional Neural Network
7 4 (10.26%) Signal Processing
8 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (7.69%) Information Management
8 3 (7.69%) Parallel Computing
9 1 (2.56%) Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) ETL
9 1 (2.56%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C++
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) C#
3 16 (41.03%) SQL
4 15 (38.46%) Perl
5 13 (33.33%) C
6 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 8 (20.51%) Python
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.56%) Fortran
9 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Degree
2 11 (28.21%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle