Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 182 178 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.34% 6.07% 6.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.32% 15.55% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 175 206 303
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £29,000 £38,875 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.40% +0.97% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,550
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,115 1,145 1,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.84% 39.07% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 861 957 1,320
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,313 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -18 84 £29,000 -22.67% 7
High Wycombe +37 33 £47,500 +18.75%
Marlow -2 29 £22,500 -43.75% 3
Aylesbury -2 14 £21,000 -45.10% 2
Beaconsfield - 5 - -
Chesham - 4 £36,000 - 3
Olney - 3 £45,000 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £60,000 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 157 (86.26%) Degree
2 116 (63.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (37.36%) SQL
5 66 (36.26%) Windows
6 58 (31.87%) Software Engineering
7 57 (31.32%) JavaScript
8 48 (26.37%) HTML
9 42 (23.08%) Java
9 42 (23.08%) Linux
10 37 (20.33%) CSS
11 35 (19.23%) C++
12 34 (18.68%) Git (software)
13 32 (17.58%) Spring
13 32 (17.58%) Hibernate
14 31 (17.03%) Microsoft
15 29 (15.93%) .NET
16 26 (14.29%) XML
17 25 (13.74%) Microsoft Office
18 24 (13.19%) Windows Server
18 24 (13.19%) jQuery
18 24 (13.19%) IIS
19 22 (12.09%) Scrum
19 22 (12.09%) SQL Server
19 22 (12.09%) TDD
19 22 (12.09%) Mathematics
20 21 (11.54%) WinForms
20 21 (11.54%) AngularJS
20 21 (11.54%) Algorithms
21 19 (10.44%) MVC

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 24 (13.19%) IIS
2 13 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.95%) Apache
4 8 (4.40%) SugarCRM
5 6 (3.30%) CMS
6 4 (2.20%) JBoss
6 4 (2.20%) Jetty
7 3 (1.65%) Orchard CMS
7 3 (1.65%) WordPress
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (13.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) GitHub
2 2 (1.10%) Veeva
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.95%) Internet
2 8 (4.40%) HTTP
2 8 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.30%) SMTP
3 6 (3.30%) VLAN
3 6 (3.30%) VPN
4 2 (1.10%) FTP
4 2 (1.10%) LAN
4 2 (1.10%) WAN
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) NAS
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (2.20%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.10%) Big Data
5 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.69%) JUnit
3 13 (7.14%) JIRA
4 12 (6.59%) Ant
4 12 (6.59%) IntelliJ
5 11 (6.04%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.95%) Maven
6 9 (4.95%) Selenium
7 7 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.20%) Gradle
8 4 (2.20%) TestNG
9 3 (1.65%) Xcode
10 1 (0.55%) GCC
10 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (7.69%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.20%) Legal
3 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (39.01%) Developer
2 58 (31.87%) Graduate
3 38 (20.88%) Analyst
4 36 (19.78%) Java Developer
5 35 (19.23%) Software Engineer
6 32 (17.58%) IT Graduate
7 29 (15.93%) Graduate Analyst
8 26 (14.29%) Junior
9 25 (13.74%) C++ Software Engineer
9 25 (13.74%) IT Analyst
9 25 (13.74%) IT Support
10 24 (13.19%) Graduate IT Analyst
10 24 (13.19%) Graduate IT Support
10 24 (13.19%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
10 24 (13.19%) Graduate Support Analyst
10 24 (13.19%) IT Support Analyst
10 24 (13.19%) Support Analyst
11 21 (11.54%) Software Developer
12 20 (10.99%) Graduate Developer
13 18 (9.89%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.37%) HTML
2 37 (20.33%) CSS
3 32 (17.58%) Hibernate
3 32 (17.58%) Spring
4 29 (15.93%) .NET
5 26 (14.29%) XML
6 24 (13.19%) jQuery
7 21 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 21 (11.54%) WinForms
8 14 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 14 (7.69%) HTML5
9 12 (6.59%) REST
9 12 (6.59%) SOAP
10 10 (5.49%) JSON
10 10 (5.49%) MFC
10 10 (5.49%) Qt
11 9 (4.95%) Ajax
11 9 (4.95%) OpenGL
12 8 (4.40%) Spring MVC
12 8 (4.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.40%) Video\Live Streaming
5 7 (3.85%) User Experience
6 5 (2.75%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.20%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.65%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.65%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.65%) VAX
9 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.55%) CCTV
10 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.26%) Windows
2 42 (23.08%) Linux
3 24 (13.19%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.89%) Unix
5 7 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.87%) Software Engineering
3 22 (12.09%) Mathematics
3 22 (12.09%) Scrum
3 22 (12.09%) TDD
4 19 (10.44%) MVC
4 19 (10.44%) SDLC
5 15 (8.24%) Project Management
6 13 (7.14%) ITIL
7 11 (6.04%) OO
7 11 (6.04%) Physics
8 9 (4.95%) Mobile Application Development
8 9 (4.95%) Multithreading
8 9 (4.95%) OOD
8 9 (4.95%) OOP
9 8 (4.40%) Computer Vision
9 8 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (4.40%) Front End Development
9 8 (4.40%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (4.40%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.36%) SQL
2 57 (31.32%) JavaScript
3 42 (23.08%) Java
4 35 (19.23%) C++
5 19 (10.44%) C#
5 19 (10.44%) Python
6 16 (8.79%) PHP
7 12 (6.59%) C
7 12 (6.59%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.30%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 157 (86.26%) Degree
2 116 (63.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.49%) PhD
4 4 (2.20%) CISA
4 4 (2.20%) CISM
4 4 (2.20%) CISSP
4 4 (2.20%) GIAC
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.65%) CCNA
5 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.65%) MCTS
6 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) MCT
6 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.04%) PMO
1 11 (6.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.20%) GDPR
2 4 (2.20%) SLA
3 3 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Firmware
2 3 (1.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) Ansible
1 4 (2.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.34%) Oracle
3 11 (6.04%) SAP
4 8 (4.40%) Google
5 4 (2.20%) Axosoft
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (0.55%) BMC
7 1 (0.55%) DocuSign
7 1 (0.55%) IFS
7 1 (0.55%) Kofax
7 1 (0.55%) Remedy
7 1 (0.55%) Snow
7 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.55%) Unisys
7 1 (0.55%) Verint