Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 25 20
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 394 687 1,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.63% 7.64% 10.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 8.49% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 282 558 1,089
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,320 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -7.36% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,418 8,095 11,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.12% 89.96% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,859 6,132 9,358
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 -2 173 £50,000 - 94
Hertfordshire -7 117 £52,500 +1.94% 46
Essex -11 61 £30,000 -33.33% 19
Suffolk +15 22 £32,500 -4.41% 5
Bedfordshire +2 18 £55,000 +83.33% 8
Norfolk -21 3 £32,000 +45.45% 5
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 344 (87.31%) Degree
2 200 (50.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 153 (38.83%) SQL
4 152 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (35.53%) C#
6 119 (30.20%) .NET
7 111 (28.17%) Software Engineering
8 104 (26.40%) C++
9 99 (25.13%) Python
10 94 (23.86%) Java
11 91 (23.10%) JavaScript
12 80 (20.30%) Problem-Solving
13 76 (19.29%) Linux
14 72 (18.27%) C
15 65 (16.50%) Windows
16 60 (15.23%) AWS
17 58 (14.72%) Git (software)
18 56 (14.21%) OO
19 52 (13.20%) SQL Server
19 52 (13.20%) User Experience
20 51 (12.94%) Test Automation
20 51 (12.94%) Mathematics
21 50 (12.69%) Azure
21 50 (12.69%) MySQL
22 49 (12.44%) CSS
22 49 (12.44%) TDD
23 48 (12.18%) Visual Studio
23 48 (12.18%) E-Commerce
24 47 (11.93%) Scrum
25 46 (11.68%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (2.03%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.03%) Confluence
3 6 (1.52%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.76%) CMS
6 2 (0.51%) Apache
6 2 (0.51%) IIS
6 2 (0.51%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Simulink
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Magento
2 4 (1.02%) Sage X3
2 4 (1.02%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.25%) Odoo
4 1 (0.25%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.23%) AWS
2 50 (12.69%) Azure
3 18 (4.57%) Power Platform
4 12 (3.05%) Siri
5 11 (2.79%) SaaS
6 9 (2.28%) Office 365
7 7 (1.78%) GCP
8 4 (1.02%) Dialogflow
9 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon SageMaker
10 2 (0.51%) IaaS
10 2 (0.51%) PaaS
10 2 (0.51%) Serverless
11 1 (0.25%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) Heroku
11 1 (0.25%) npm
11 1 (0.25%) Trello
11 1 (0.25%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.79%) Firewall
1 11 (2.79%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.54%) Internet
3 7 (1.78%) Wireless
4 6 (1.52%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.27%) IPsec
5 5 (1.27%) Multicast
5 5 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.02%) BGP
6 4 (1.02%) IPv4
6 4 (1.02%) IPv6
6 4 (1.02%) LTE
6 4 (1.02%) PPP
6 4 (1.02%) SNMP
6 4 (1.02%) UPnP
6 4 (1.02%) VPN
7 3 (0.76%) DNS
7 3 (0.76%) DWDM
7 3 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.69%) MySQL
3 28 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.57%) Power BI
4 18 (4.57%) RDBMS
5 14 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.30%) Big Data
7 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.28%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.52%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (1.02%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.76%) QlikView
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.76%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 58 (14.72%) Git (software)
2 48 (12.18%) Visual Studio
3 37 (9.39%) JIRA
4 27 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 22 (5.58%) Selenium
6 18 (4.57%) Gradle
7 14 (3.55%) Ant
7 14 (3.55%) Eclipse
7 14 (3.55%) Maven
8 12 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.79%) NUnit
10 10 (2.54%) Postman
10 10 (2.54%) Subversion
10 10 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (2.28%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.78%) LabVIEW
13 6 (1.52%) JMeter
14 5 (1.27%) Jasmine
15 4 (1.02%) Charles Proxy
15 4 (1.02%) TestCafe
General
1 45 (11.42%) Finance
2 36 (9.14%) Retail
3 31 (7.87%) Electronics
4 30 (7.61%) Manufacturing
5 22 (5.58%) Law
6 17 (4.31%) Automotive
7 15 (3.81%) Telecoms
8 14 (3.55%) Games
9 13 (3.30%) Aerospace
9 13 (3.30%) Legal
9 13 (3.30%) Military
9 13 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (2.54%) Advertising
10 10 (2.54%) Marketing
11 5 (1.27%) French Language
12 3 (0.76%) Billing
13 2 (0.51%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Local Government
14 1 (0.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 161 (40.86%) Developer
2 74 (18.78%) Software Engineer
3 53 (13.45%) Software Developer
4 41 (10.41%) C# Developer
5 34 (8.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 32 (8.12%) Graduate
7 27 (6.85%) Junior
8 24 (6.09%) Analyst
8 24 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 22 (5.58%) Graduate Developer
9 22 (5.58%) Junior Developer
10 20 (5.08%) Consultant
11 19 (4.82%) Java Developer
12 16 (4.06%) Java Engineer
12 16 (4.06%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (4.06%) PHP Developer
12 16 (4.06%) Test Analyst
13 15 (3.81%) Junior C# Developer
13 15 (3.81%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (30.20%) .NET
2 49 (12.44%) CSS
3 44 (11.17%) HTML
4 41 (10.41%) React
5 38 (9.64%) AngularJS
6 27 (6.85%) ASP.NET
7 26 (6.60%) Web Services
8 25 (6.35%) J2EE
9 23 (5.84%) REST
10 22 (5.58%) Velocity
11 20 (5.08%) Spring
11 20 (5.08%) XML
12 19 (4.82%) WPF
13 16 (4.06%) RESTful
13 16 (4.06%) XML Schema
13 16 (4.06%) XSLT
14 15 (3.81%) Hibernate
14 15 (3.81%) JDBC
14 15 (3.81%) JSP
15 14 (3.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.20%) User Experience
2 46 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 29 (7.36%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.81%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.30%) Smartphone
8 12 (3.05%) Robotics
9 11 (2.79%) Replication
10 10 (2.54%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.28%) Renewable Energy
12 8 (2.03%) Photography
12 8 (2.03%) Spread Betting
13 7 (1.78%) Animation
13 7 (1.78%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.52%) iPad
14 6 (1.52%) iPhone
14 6 (1.52%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (19.29%) Linux
2 65 (16.50%) Windows
3 26 (6.60%) Unix
4 24 (6.09%) Android
5 22 (5.58%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.52%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (28.17%) Software Engineering
3 80 (20.30%) Problem-Solving
4 56 (14.21%) OO
5 51 (12.94%) Mathematics
5 51 (12.94%) Test Automation
6 49 (12.44%) TDD
7 48 (12.18%) E-Commerce
8 47 (11.93%) Scrum
9 45 (11.42%) Web Development
10 42 (10.66%) Machine Learning
11 40 (10.15%) Visualisation
12 39 (9.90%) Multithreading
13 38 (9.64%) Analytics
14 37 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (8.88%) ERP
16 31 (7.87%) BDD
16 31 (7.87%) SDLC
17 30 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (7.61%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 153 (38.83%) SQL
2 140 (35.53%) C#
3 104 (26.40%) C++
4 99 (25.13%) Python
5 94 (23.86%) Java
6 91 (23.10%) JavaScript
7 72 (18.27%) C
8 42 (10.66%) PHP
9 15 (3.81%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.30%) Embedded C
11 12 (3.05%) Scala
11 12 (3.05%) VB
12 11 (2.79%) Embedded C++
12 11 (2.79%) R
13 10 (2.54%) Perl
14 9 (2.28%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.03%) Ada
16 6 (1.52%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.52%) Groovy
16 6 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 344 (87.31%) Degree
2 200 (50.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.31%) PhD
4 13 (3.30%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.54%) ISEB
6 9 (2.28%) HND
6 9 (2.28%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.27%) CISM
8 5 (1.27%) CISSP
8 5 (1.27%) GCFA
8 5 (1.27%) GCIH
9 4 (1.02%) CCNP
9 4 (1.02%) CISA
9 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.76%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.76%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.08%) QA
2 9 (2.28%) GDPR
3 8 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.52%) GxP
5 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.02%) NIST
6 4 (1.02%) PMO
7 3 (0.76%) JTAG
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.57%) Docker
2 16 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.27%) Snort
4 2 (0.51%) Firmware
4 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.51%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.03%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (1.52%) EnCase
3 6 (1.52%) Oozie
3 6 (1.52%) Puppet
4 5 (1.27%) FTK
4 5 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.02%) Ansible
6 3 (0.76%) SCCM
7 2 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.51%) Terraform
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.90%) Oracle
3 16 (4.06%) Tableau
4 13 (3.30%) Apple
5 9 (2.28%) RedGate
6 8 (2.03%) Cisco
6 8 (2.03%) Google
7 7 (1.78%) IBM
8 6 (1.52%) Informatica
8 6 (1.52%) Juniper
8 6 (1.52%) Sage
8 6 (1.52%) Talend
9 5 (1.27%) FireEye
9 5 (1.27%) NetWitness
10 4 (1.02%) SAP
10 4 (1.02%) T-Plan
10 4 (1.02%) YouTube
11 3 (0.76%) BT
11 3 (0.76%) Facebook
11 3 (0.76%) Telstra