Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,338 1,070 1,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.71% 8.44% 8.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.87% 21.71% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,088 999 1,095
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 5,606 4,929 6,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.86% 38.88% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,358 3,962 4,768
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 February 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 21 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
Cambridgeshire +5 853 £50,000 +25.00% 139
Hertfordshire 0 332 £45,000 +12.50% 54
Essex -20 82 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Bedfordshire -6 25 £55,000 +42.86% 10
Norfolk +21 22 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Suffolk -2 22 £42,500 -22.73% 8
East Anglia - 1 - - 10
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1,003 (74.96%) Degree
2 668 (49.93%) Software Engineering
3 588 (43.95%) Mathematics
4 513 (38.34%) C++
5 453 (33.86%) Java
6 443 (33.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 438 (32.74%) Python
8 359 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
9 351 (26.23%) Linux
10 334 (24.96%) C
11 318 (23.77%) C#
12 302 (22.57%) Physics
13 290 (21.67%) SQL
14 265 (19.81%) JavaScript
15 259 (19.36%) Windows
16 234 (17.49%) OO
17 210 (15.70%) HTML
18 206 (15.40%) .NET
19 171 (12.78%) Algorithms
20 170 (12.71%) SDLC
21 160 (11.96%) Machine Learning
22 155 (11.58%) CSS
23 146 (10.91%) Microsoft
24 138 (10.31%) Finance
25 135 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
26 131 (9.79%) Git (software)
27 128 (9.57%) Multithreading
28 114 (8.52%) Statistics
28 114 (8.52%) SQL Server
29 113 (8.45%) MVC

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 43 (3.21%) OpenStack
2 34 (2.54%) JBoss
2 34 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.35%) Apache
6 18 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (1.27%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.12%) CMS
8 15 (1.12%) GlassFish
8 15 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.05%) Umbraco
10 11 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (0.67%) IIS
12 7 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.45%) Confluence
13 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Geronimo
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.67%) Weka
4 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.075%) Maya
6 1 (0.075%) Simulink
6 1 (0.075%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.075%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 4 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.075%) Magento
3 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 135 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.14%) SaaS
4 24 (1.79%) Office 365
5 23 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 18 (1.35%) PaaS
8 13 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.90%) Google App Engine
9 12 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
9 12 (0.90%) IaaS
10 11 (0.82%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.075%) Firebase
12 1 (0.075%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.05%) TCP/IP
2 43 (3.21%) Wireless
3 36 (2.69%) Internet
4 19 (1.42%) Firewall
5 17 (1.27%) DNS
6 16 (1.20%) NAS
7 15 (1.12%) DHCP
7 15 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.60%) Network Security
10 7 (0.52%) 5G
10 7 (0.52%) Bluetooth
10 7 (0.52%) LTE
10 7 (0.52%) MPLS
10 7 (0.52%) SMS
10 7 (0.52%) VLAN
10 7 (0.52%) WLAN
11 6 (0.45%) SNMP
11 6 (0.45%) VPN
12 5 (0.37%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 110 (8.22%) NoSQL
3 62 (4.63%) MySQL
4 57 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 56 (4.19%) Big Data
6 47 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 23 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.42%) GIS
10 16 (1.20%) HBase
10 16 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.05%) Redis
13 11 (0.82%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.67%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.52%) CouchDB
15 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 131 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 62 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 51 (3.81%) NUnit
3 51 (3.81%) Selenium
4 36 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 34 (2.54%) LabVIEW
5 34 (2.54%) Subversion
6 30 (2.24%) JIRA
7 29 (2.17%) Maven
8 23 (1.72%) Gradle
8 23 (1.72%) JUnit
8 23 (1.72%) MSTest
9 19 (1.42%) Jasmine
10 18 (1.35%) Ant
10 18 (1.35%) Grunt
10 18 (1.35%) Moq
10 18 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 15 (1.12%) Eclipse
12 14 (1.05%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 138 (10.31%) Finance
2 111 (8.30%) Electronics
3 36 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.17%) Automotive
5 22 (1.64%) Advertising
6 21 (1.57%) Games
7 13 (0.97%) Retail
8 12 (0.90%) Marketing
9 11 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.52%) Law
12 6 (0.45%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.37%) French Language
13 5 (0.37%) Legal
14 4 (0.30%) German Language
15 2 (0.15%) Publishing
16 1 (0.075%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.075%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 561 (41.93%) Developer
2 441 (32.96%) Software Engineer
3 253 (18.91%) C++ Software Engineer
4 217 (16.22%) Graduate
5 191 (14.28%) Software Developer
6 170 (12.71%) Java Developer
7 137 (10.24%) C Software Engineer
8 124 (9.27%) Embedded Engineer
9 115 (8.59%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 115 (8.59%) C++ Developer
10 114 (8.52%) Graduate Developer
11 113 (8.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 108 (8.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 103 (7.70%) .NET Developer
14 101 (7.55%) Senior Developer
15 99 (7.40%) C++ Software Developer
16 93 (6.95%) C# Developer
16 93 (6.95%) Java Engineer
17 89 (6.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
18 88 (6.58%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (15.70%) HTML
2 206 (15.40%) .NET
3 155 (11.58%) CSS
4 106 (7.92%) ASP.NET
5 96 (7.17%) jQuery
5 96 (7.17%) Web Services
6 73 (5.46%) AngularJS
7 72 (5.38%) WPF
8 70 (5.23%) HTML5
9 51 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (3.66%) WCF
11 46 (3.44%) Spring
12 44 (3.29%) JSON
13 42 (3.14%) REST
14 40 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (2.99%) CSS3
14 40 (2.99%) XML
15 39 (2.91%) Hibernate
16 37 (2.77%) Node.js
17 36 (2.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 171 (12.78%) Algorithms
2 94 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 58 (4.33%) User Experience
5 57 (4.26%) Robotics
6 53 (3.96%) Life Science
7 42 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 41 (3.06%) Data Structures
9 36 (2.69%) 3D Graphics
9 36 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
9 36 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
10 27 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
12 17 (1.27%) Internet of Things
13 14 (1.05%) Acoustics
13 14 (1.05%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.97%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.90%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.75%) Device Driver
17 9 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 351 (26.23%) Linux
2 259 (19.36%) Windows
3 69 (5.16%) Android
4 51 (3.81%) Unix
5 39 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.32%) Embedded Linux
7 24 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 22 (1.64%) CoreOS
8 22 (1.64%) Debian
8 22 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.75%) AIX
10 8 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.52%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.45%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.37%) Solaris
14 4 (0.30%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (49.93%) Software Engineering
2 588 (43.95%) Mathematics
3 359 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 302 (22.57%) Physics
5 234 (17.49%) OO
6 170 (12.71%) SDLC
7 160 (11.96%) Machine Learning
8 128 (9.57%) Multithreading
9 114 (8.52%) Statistics
10 113 (8.45%) MVC
11 107 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 99 (7.40%) Scrum
13 94 (7.03%) Data Science
14 92 (6.88%) Web Development
15 81 (6.05%) Collaborative Working
16 75 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (5.53%) OOD
18 72 (5.38%) Artificial Intelligence
19 64 (4.78%) DevOps
20 63 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 513 (38.34%) C++
2 453 (33.86%) Java
3 438 (32.74%) Python
4 334 (24.96%) C
5 318 (23.77%) C#
6 290 (21.67%) SQL
7 265 (19.81%) JavaScript
8 94 (7.03%) MATLAB
9 81 (6.05%) Embedded C
10 71 (5.31%) Embedded C++
11 41 (3.06%) Perl
12 39 (2.91%) PHP
13 31 (2.32%) R
14 29 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 26 (1.94%) Julia
16 24 (1.79%) Ruby
17 21 (1.57%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.49%) Scala
19 15 (1.12%) Objective-C
20 14 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,003 (74.96%) Degree
2 443 (33.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 110 (8.22%) PhD
4 29 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.09%) Master's Degree
6 26 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
7 21 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 15 (1.12%) MCSE
9 12 (0.90%) CISSP
10 11 (0.82%) MCP
11 8 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.52%) CCNA
13 6 (0.45%) IIBA
14 5 (0.37%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.30%) SC Cleared
16 3 (0.22%) CISA
16 3 (0.22%) HND
16 3 (0.22%) ISACA
16 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.47%) QA
2 23 (1.72%) SLA
3 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.15%) WAI
5 1 (0.075%) GCP
5 1 (0.075%) GDPR
5 1 (0.075%) MISRA
5 1 (0.075%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (5.61%) Docker
2 35 (2.62%) Firmware
3 26 (1.94%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.72%) Ceph
5 22 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.60%) XenApp
8 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.37%) HDFS
10 4 (0.30%) LXC
11 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.075%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
12 1 (0.075%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.075%) iptables
12 1 (0.075%) KVM
12 1 (0.075%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.075%) vSphere
12 1 (0.075%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (2.91%) Puppet
2 27 (2.02%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.90%) Ansible
4 9 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.15%) Terraform
8 1 (0.075%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.075%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.075%) Consul
8 1 (0.075%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.075%) logstash
8 1 (0.075%) Nagios
8 1 (0.075%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.075%) SCCM
8 1 (0.075%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.075%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.075%) vRealize
Vendors
1 146 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 82 (6.13%) Oracle
3 38 (2.84%) HP
4 37 (2.77%) Dell
5 30 (2.24%) VMware
6 26 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (1.87%) Xamarin
8 22 (1.64%) IBM
9 20 (1.49%) Cisco
10 18 (1.35%) Citrix
10 18 (1.35%) Symantec
11 17 (1.27%) Sitecore
12 14 (1.05%) NetApp
12 14 (1.05%) Twitter
13 12 (0.90%) Facebook
13 12 (0.90%) Google
14 11 (0.82%) Intel
14 11 (0.82%) Terracotta
15 9 (0.67%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.67%) Tableau