Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 51 47
Rank change year-on-year -15 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 195 245 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.15% 4.91% 5.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.33% 11.84% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 150 296 428
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.62% -2.99% -4.29%
10th Percentile £25,600 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £50,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,887 2,069 2,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 40.11% 41.45% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,497 1,711 2,026
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Nottinghamshire +41 93 £54,000 +35.00% 21
Northamptonshire -51 42 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Leicestershire -10 25 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Derbyshire -3 23 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Lincolnshire +14 8 £26,000 - 9
Rutland - 4 - - 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 169 (86.67%) Degree
2 98 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (44.62%) Java
4 80 (41.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 76 (38.97%) Software Engineering
6 67 (34.36%) SQL
7 62 (31.79%) Problem-Solving
8 52 (26.67%) Finance
9 51 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (23.08%) C#
11 43 (22.05%) Mathematics
12 41 (21.03%) Microservices
13 40 (20.51%) .NET
14 39 (20.00%) HTML
14 39 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (18.97%) JavaScript
15 37 (18.97%) OO
16 36 (18.46%) Web Services
17 33 (16.92%) SQL Server
17 33 (16.92%) C++
18 32 (16.41%) Open Source
18 32 (16.41%) Analytics
19 31 (15.90%) Apache Spark
20 30 (15.38%) Big Data
20 30 (15.38%) Scrum
21 28 (14.36%) Physics
22 27 (13.85%) Hadoop
23 26 (13.33%) Google
23 26 (13.33%) CSS
24 25 (12.82%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 31 (15.90%) Apache Spark
2 13 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.56%) SAS
4 3 (1.54%) Confluence
5 2 (1.03%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.05%) SPSS
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 51 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (10.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.59%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (3.08%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.54%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.03%) npm
9 1 (0.51%) AdWords
9 1 (0.51%) Force.com
9 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) HTTP
2 7 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.56%) Internet
3 5 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (2.56%) Wireless
4 4 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (2.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.05%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.05%) LAN
4 4 (2.05%) MPLS
4 4 (2.05%) VPN
4 4 (2.05%) WAN
5 2 (1.03%) DHCP
5 2 (1.03%) DNS
5 2 (1.03%) Firewall
6 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.51%) Network Security
6 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.38%) Big Data
3 27 (13.85%) Hadoop
4 24 (12.31%) HBase
5 14 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (7.18%) MongoDB
6 13 (6.67%) Flink
7 11 (5.64%) Apache Hive
7 11 (5.64%) Impala
7 11 (5.64%) OLTP
8 10 (5.13%) MySQL
8 10 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.62%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (3.08%) BigQuery
10 6 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.08%) Star Schema
11 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (11.28%) Git (software)
1 22 (11.28%) Gradle
2 21 (10.77%) Cucumber
3 19 (9.74%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.62%) Maven
6 8 (4.10%) GitLab
7 7 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.59%) Selenium
8 6 (3.08%) JIRA
8 6 (3.08%) Xcode
9 5 (2.56%) Subversion
9 5 (2.56%) WiX
10 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.03%) JUnit
11 2 (1.03%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 52 (26.67%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Marketing
3 14 (7.18%) Retail Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Banking
5 8 (4.10%) Retail
6 7 (3.59%) Electronics
6 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.08%) Automotive
7 6 (3.08%) Law
8 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (35.90%) Developer
2 38 (19.49%) Software Engineer
3 23 (11.79%) Java Developer
4 21 (10.77%) Java Engineer
5 17 (8.72%) Graduate
5 17 (8.72%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.69%) Analyst
6 15 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.15%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.15%) Junior
9 11 (5.64%) Big Data Developer
10 10 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (5.13%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (4.62%) Development Engineer
11 9 (4.62%) Development Manager
11 9 (4.62%) Senior Big Data Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.51%) .NET
2 39 (20.00%) HTML
3 36 (18.46%) Web Services
4 26 (13.33%) CSS
5 23 (11.79%) RESTful
6 19 (9.74%) HTML5
7 15 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 15 (7.69%) Spring Boot
8 14 (7.18%) REST
8 14 (7.18%) Spring
8 14 (7.18%) XML
9 13 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 13 (6.67%) CSS3
10 11 (5.64%) jQuery
11 10 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (4.62%) Kafka
12 9 (4.62%) Node.js
12 9 (4.62%) OAuth
12 9 (4.62%) WPF
13 8 (4.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (9.74%) Public Cloud
3 15 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.62%) User Experience
6 8 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.56%) Robotics
9 4 (2.05%) PMI
10 3 (1.54%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.79%) Windows
2 21 (10.77%) Linux
3 20 (10.26%) Unix
4 9 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.05%) Android
6 2 (1.03%) CentOS
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (38.97%) Software Engineering
3 62 (31.79%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (22.05%) Mathematics
5 41 (21.03%) Microservices
6 37 (18.97%) OO
7 32 (16.41%) Analytics
7 32 (16.41%) Open Source
8 30 (15.38%) Scrum
9 28 (14.36%) Physics
10 23 (11.79%) SOA
11 22 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (10.77%) Test Automation
13 17 (8.72%) SDLC
13 17 (8.72%) Statistics
13 17 (8.72%) TDD
14 16 (8.21%) MVC
14 16 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (7.69%) Software Testing
15 15 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (44.62%) Java
2 67 (34.36%) SQL
3 45 (23.08%) C#
4 37 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 33 (16.92%) C++
6 23 (11.79%) Python
7 12 (6.15%) PHP
8 8 (4.10%) C
9 7 (3.59%) Scala
10 6 (3.08%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.08%) R
10 6 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.56%) XAML
12 4 (2.05%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.54%) Perl
14 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.03%) VBA
15 1 (0.51%) Ada
Qualifications
1 169 (86.67%) Degree
2 80 (41.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (9.23%) Master's Degree
4 11 (5.64%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (4.62%) ISEB
5 9 (4.62%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.08%) CISSP
7 4 (2.05%) CCNA
7 4 (2.05%) CCNP
7 4 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.05%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.54%) HND
8 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.03%) HNC
9 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.03%) SANS
9 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (12.82%) Docker
2 4 (2.05%) HDFS
3 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.59%) Oozie
1 7 (3.59%) Puppet
2 6 (3.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (13.33%) Google
2 25 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.18%) Oracle
4 8 (4.10%) Adobe
5 7 (3.59%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.08%) Cloudera
6 6 (3.08%) ForgeRock
6 6 (3.08%) MapR
6 6 (3.08%) Symantec
7 4 (2.05%) Cisco
7 4 (2.05%) F5
7 4 (2.05%) Meraki
7 4 (2.05%) Reuters
7 4 (2.05%) Riverbed
7 4 (2.05%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.05%) Telerik
8 3 (1.54%) SAP
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.03%) Splunk
9 2 (1.03%) VMware