Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 819 1,279 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.69% 10.91% 8.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.73% 23.53% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 697 1,091 1,039
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £64,000
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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,895 5,436 5,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.98% 46.38% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,613 4,291 4,603
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 16 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
Cambridgeshire -11 362 £46,500 +9.41% 132
Hertfordshire +3 310 £47,500 +5.56% 51
Essex +26 91 £28,500 -28.75% 17
Bedfordshire -28 24 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Norfolk +1 18 £22,250 -25.83% 9
Suffolk -35 14 £30,000 +15.38% 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 of England region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 609 (74.36%) Degree
2 357 (43.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 315 (38.46%) Mathematics
4 243 (29.67%) Java
5 240 (29.30%) SQL
6 234 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 225 (27.47%) Python
8 213 (26.01%) C#
9 211 (25.76%) Software Engineering
10 179 (21.86%) JavaScript
11 176 (21.49%) Physics
12 156 (19.05%) .NET
13 153 (18.68%) OO
13 153 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
14 149 (18.19%) Linux
15 144 (17.58%) C++
16 135 (16.48%) SQL Server
17 129 (15.75%) HTML
18 112 (13.68%) CSS
18 112 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
19 94 (11.48%) TDD
20 93 (11.36%) Web Services
20 93 (11.36%) PhD
21 88 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
22 87 (10.62%) Finance
23 86 (10.50%) DevOps
24 84 (10.26%) Test Automation
24 84 (10.26%) C
25 83 (10.13%) Git (software)
26 75 (9.16%) Windows

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 33 (4.03%) OpenStack
2 25 (3.05%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.20%) Apache
3 18 (2.20%) JBoss
4 17 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.71%) GlassFish
6 12 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.37%) Apache Geronimo
11 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.37%) CMS
11 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.37%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.37%) SAS
11 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.49%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.37%) Weka
4 2 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.12%) InVision
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.12%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 88 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (0.98%) GitHub
5 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.73%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.49%) Google Play
7 2 (0.24%) IaaS
7 2 (0.24%) npm
7 2 (0.24%) Office 365
7 2 (0.24%) PaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Slack
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.12%) SaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Serverless
8 1 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.57%) TCP/IP
2 59 (7.20%) Firewall
3 44 (5.37%) Network Security
4 39 (4.76%) WAN
4 39 (4.76%) Wireless
5 35 (4.27%) LAN
6 34 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
7 32 (3.91%) Ethernet
8 24 (2.93%) Internet
9 19 (2.32%) VoIP
10 17 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (1.59%) SAN
12 11 (1.34%) DNS
12 11 (1.34%) OSPF
12 11 (1.34%) VPN
13 10 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (1.10%) SMS
15 8 (0.98%) Frame Relay
16 6 (0.73%) BGP
16 6 (0.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.69%) MySQL
3 43 (5.25%) NoSQL
4 34 (4.15%) Relational Database
5 27 (3.30%) Big Data
6 24 (2.93%) Oracle Database
7 21 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (2.32%) MS Access
10 14 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (1.59%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.59%) Redis
12 12 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.10%) Power BI
14 9 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.98%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.73%) Electronic Patient Records
16 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 83 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.49%) LabVIEW
3 36 (4.40%) JIRA
3 36 (4.40%) Subversion
4 35 (4.27%) Visual Studio
5 28 (3.42%) Selenium
6 21 (2.56%) Redmine
7 20 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 18 (2.20%) JUnit
9 16 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (1.59%) Maven
12 12 (1.47%) MSTest
12 12 (1.47%) NUnit
13 11 (1.34%) SpecFlow
13 11 (1.34%) WatiN
14 10 (1.22%) Gradle
14 10 (1.22%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.98%) Vagrant
General
1 87 (10.62%) Finance
2 42 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.40%) Retail
4 30 (3.66%) Electronics
5 28 (3.42%) Games
6 22 (2.69%) Automotive
7 19 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.34%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.22%) Legal
10 9 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.85%) Advertising
12 5 (0.61%) Back Office
12 5 (0.61%) Local Government
12 5 (0.61%) Marketing
13 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 369 (45.05%) Developer
2 177 (21.61%) Graduate
3 127 (15.51%) Software Developer
4 122 (14.90%) Software Engineer
5 114 (13.92%) Graduate Developer
6 93 (11.36%) Java Developer
7 72 (8.79%) Analyst
8 65 (7.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 55 (6.72%) C# Developer
10 48 (5.86%) .NET Developer
11 46 (5.62%) Junior
11 46 (5.62%) Team Leader
12 42 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
13 41 (5.01%) C# Software Developer
14 39 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
15 36 (4.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 36 (4.40%) Lead Developer
15 36 (4.40%) Test Engineer
16 32 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
17 30 (3.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (19.05%) .NET
2 129 (15.75%) HTML
3 112 (13.68%) CSS
4 93 (11.36%) Web Services
5 64 (7.81%) AngularJS
6 54 (6.59%) Spring
7 45 (5.49%) Node.js
8 42 (5.13%) Velocity
9 41 (5.01%) HTML5
10 40 (4.88%) Hibernate
10 40 (4.88%) jQuery
11 38 (4.64%) ASP.NET
12 35 (4.27%) RESTful
13 31 (3.79%) CSS3
14 28 (3.42%) React
15 26 (3.17%) JSON
16 25 (3.05%) .NET Framework
16 25 (3.05%) Java EE
17 24 (2.93%) SOAP
18 21 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 45 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 44 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (5.01%) User Experience
6 36 (4.40%) Mobile App
7 29 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (3.42%) Life Science
9 23 (2.81%) Driving Licence
9 23 (2.81%) Robotics
10 22 (2.69%) Data Centre
11 17 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
12 16 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (1.83%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.71%) Acoustics
14 14 (1.71%) Reinsurance
15 13 (1.59%) Internet of Things
16 12 (1.47%) Data Structures
17 11 (1.34%) Cloud Native
18 10 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 149 (18.19%) Linux
2 75 (9.16%) Windows
3 36 (4.40%) Unix
4 16 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.83%) Android
5 15 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.47%) AIX
7 11 (1.34%) CoreOS
8 8 (0.98%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.85%) Debian
9 7 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.37%) CentOS
12 2 (0.24%) Robot Operating System
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (38.46%) Mathematics
2 234 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (25.76%) Software Engineering
4 176 (21.49%) Physics
5 153 (18.68%) OO
5 153 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
6 94 (11.48%) TDD
7 86 (10.50%) DevOps
8 84 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 69 (8.42%) Machine Learning
9 69 (8.42%) SDLC
10 67 (8.18%) BDD
11 62 (7.57%) Web Development
12 61 (7.45%) MVC
13 58 (7.08%) E-Commerce
14 55 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (6.59%) ITIL
16 49 (5.98%) Information Security
17 48 (5.86%) Statistics
18 45 (5.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 243 (29.67%) Java
2 240 (29.30%) SQL
3 225 (27.47%) Python
4 213 (26.01%) C#
5 179 (21.86%) JavaScript
6 144 (17.58%) C++
7 84 (10.26%) C
8 48 (5.86%) T-SQL
9 38 (4.64%) PHP
10 28 (3.42%) TypeScript
11 23 (2.81%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.69%) Java 8
13 20 (2.44%) MATLAB
13 20 (2.44%) Ruby
14 19 (2.32%) VBA
15 15 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.47%) VB
17 10 (1.22%) Scala
18 8 (0.98%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 609 (74.36%) Degree
2 357 (43.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 93 (11.36%) PhD
4 22 (2.69%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.71%) ISEB
8 13 (1.59%) CCNP
9 12 (1.47%) CISSP
10 10 (1.22%) CCNA
10 10 (1.22%) CEH
11 8 (0.98%) CCSA
11 8 (0.98%) GSEC
11 8 (0.98%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.98%) SSCP
12 5 (0.61%) CCIE
12 5 (0.61%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.49%) CISA
13 4 (0.49%) HND
14 3 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.93%) SLA
2 23 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.32%) QA
4 18 (2.20%) GDPR
5 17 (2.08%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.59%) PMO
7 2 (0.24%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.24%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) GPG13
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 52 (6.35%) Docker
2 29 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.44%) Ceph
4 19 (2.32%) Active Directory
5 14 (1.71%) Firmware
6 11 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.49%) XenApp
8 3 (0.37%) HDFS
8 3 (0.37%) KVM
8 3 (0.37%) QEMU
9 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 36 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 31 (3.79%) Ansible
3 22 (2.69%) Puppet
4 16 (1.95%) Consul
5 11 (1.34%) Grafana
5 11 (1.34%) Prometheus
6 9 (1.10%) Terraform
7 8 (0.98%) Graphite
7 8 (0.98%) Packer
8 5 (0.61%) Stealthwatch
9 3 (0.37%) SCCM
9 3 (0.37%) SCOM
10 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (7.94%) Oracle
2 64 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 53 (6.47%) Cisco
4 41 (5.01%) VMware
5 28 (3.42%) Avaya
6 26 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 23 (2.81%) Google
8 22 (2.69%) Juniper
9 17 (2.08%) Nortel
9 17 (2.08%) Riverbed
10 16 (1.95%) Intel
10 16 (1.95%) Talend
11 15 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.59%) Aruba
12 13 (1.59%) NetApp
13 10 (1.22%) Brocade
13 10 (1.22%) Splunk
14 9 (1.10%) Siemens
14 9 (1.10%) Tableau
15 8 (0.98%) Citrix