Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,305 1,133 1,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.11% 9.14% 8.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.03% 22.28% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 1,037 1,039
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £63,750
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 5,924 5,085 6,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.89% 41.03% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,368 4,042 4,916
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,155 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.38%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +2 798 £47,500 +11.76% 149
Hertfordshire -2 365 £50,000 +25.00% 40
Essex -22 90 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Bedfordshire -7 23 £55,000 +83.33% 4
Suffolk -13 15 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Norfolk +5 13 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 973 (74.56%) Degree
2 553 (42.38%) Software Engineering
3 547 (41.92%) Mathematics
4 479 (36.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 434 (33.26%) C++
6 431 (33.03%) Python
7 416 (31.88%) Java
8 356 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
9 345 (26.44%) Linux
10 309 (23.68%) C
11 292 (22.38%) SQL
12 288 (22.07%) Physics
13 278 (21.30%) C#
14 264 (20.23%) JavaScript
15 230 (17.62%) Windows
16 203 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
17 202 (15.48%) OO
18 194 (14.87%) .NET
19 182 (13.95%) HTML
20 161 (12.34%) Amazon AWS
21 158 (12.11%) Machine Learning
22 153 (11.72%) SDLC
23 151 (11.57%) Algorithms
24 145 (11.11%) Microsoft
25 141 (10.80%) CSS
26 138 (10.57%) Git (software)
27 137 (10.50%) SQL Server
28 128 (9.81%) Finance
29 126 (9.66%) Test Automation
30 119 (9.12%) PhD

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 (3.30%) JBoss
1 43 (3.30%) Tomcat
2 42 (3.22%) OpenStack
3 35 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 31 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 29 (2.22%) Apache Spark
7 22 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (1.46%) Apache
8 19 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
9 16 (1.23%) GlassFish
10 15 (1.15%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.00%) CMS
12 12 (0.92%) MS Exchange
12 12 (0.92%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.77%) Mule
13 10 (0.77%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.38%) Apache Geronimo
15 5 (0.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (0.69%) Weka
4 8 (0.61%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.15%) Simulink
7 1 (0.077%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.077%) Maya
7 1 (0.077%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.077%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 10 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 161 (12.34%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.15%) Office 365
4 27 (2.07%) SaaS
5 26 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 14 (1.07%) PaaS
10 11 (0.84%) IaaS
11 9 (0.69%) Boomi
11 9 (0.69%) GitHub
11 9 (0.69%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.31%) Trello
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.67%) TCP/IP
2 38 (2.91%) Internet
3 32 (2.45%) Wireless
4 30 (2.30%) Firewall
5 23 (1.76%) DNS
6 21 (1.61%) DHCP
7 18 (1.38%) SMS
8 17 (1.30%) Network Security
9 13 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.92%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.84%) NAS
12 10 (0.77%) HTTP
12 10 (0.77%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.77%) MPLS
13 8 (0.61%) Extranet
13 8 (0.61%) Intranet
13 8 (0.61%) SNMP
14 7 (0.54%) VLAN
14 7 (0.54%) WAN
14 7 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.97%) NoSQL
3 61 (4.67%) MySQL
4 60 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 55 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 46 (3.52%) Big Data
7 32 (2.45%) Data Mining
8 29 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.92%) GIS
12 12 (0.92%) HBase
12 12 (0.92%) Redis
13 11 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.61%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.61%) Power BI
14 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 138 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.52%) Selenium
3 48 (3.68%) Visual Studio
4 45 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 42 (3.22%) NUnit
6 38 (2.91%) JIRA
7 35 (2.68%) LabVIEW
7 35 (2.68%) Subversion
8 31 (2.38%) Gradle
9 30 (2.30%) Maven
10 27 (2.07%) MSTest
11 24 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 23 (1.76%) Ant
12 23 (1.76%) Jasmine
13 19 (1.46%) Grunt
13 19 (1.46%) JUnit
14 17 (1.30%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.07%) Cucumber
16 13 (1.00%) gulp
17 11 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 128 (9.81%) Finance
2 105 (8.05%) Electronics
3 33 (2.53%) Advertising
4 31 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.30%) Retail
6 24 (1.84%) Automotive
7 20 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.23%) Games
9 15 (1.15%) Legal
10 9 (0.69%) Law
11 8 (0.61%) Marketing
11 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.38%) French Language
13 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.31%) German Language
14 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.077%) Banking
15 1 (0.077%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.077%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.077%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 558 (42.76%) Developer
2 382 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 224 (17.16%) Graduate
4 223 (17.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 185 (14.18%) Software Developer
6 158 (12.11%) Java Developer
7 133 (10.19%) Graduate Developer
8 127 (9.73%) C Software Engineer
9 119 (9.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 118 (9.04%) Embedded Engineer
11 116 (8.89%) Senior Developer
12 105 (8.05%) .NET Developer
12 105 (8.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 103 (7.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 99 (7.59%) C# Developer
15 93 (7.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 92 (7.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 85 (6.51%) C++ Developer
18 80 (6.13%) Embedded C Engineer
18 80 (6.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (14.87%) .NET
2 182 (13.95%) HTML
3 141 (10.80%) CSS
4 107 (8.20%) Web Services
5 95 (7.28%) ASP.NET
6 84 (6.44%) jQuery
7 77 (5.90%) HTML5
8 70 (5.36%) AngularJS
9 59 (4.52%) WPF
10 54 (4.14%) Spring
11 53 (4.06%) CSS3
12 51 (3.91%) JSON
13 49 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 48 (3.68%) XML
15 46 (3.52%) Hibernate
16 43 (3.30%) Java EE
16 43 (3.30%) WCF
17 41 (3.14%) REST
18 39 (2.99%) Node.js
18 39 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 151 (11.57%) Algorithms
2 116 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (7.51%) Self-Motivation
4 75 (5.75%) Mobile App
5 73 (5.59%) Robotics
6 68 (5.21%) User Experience
7 54 (4.14%) Management Information System
8 46 (3.52%) Life Science
9 39 (2.99%) Data Structures
10 37 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
11 36 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
12 32 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
13 24 (1.84%) Augmented Reality
14 23 (1.76%) Private Cloud
15 21 (1.61%) Acoustics
15 21 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.46%) Data Centre
17 16 (1.23%) Internet of Things
18 14 (1.07%) Fat Client
18 14 (1.07%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 345 (26.44%) Linux
2 230 (17.62%) Windows
3 65 (4.98%) Android
4 56 (4.29%) Unix
5 34 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.76%) Embedded Linux
8 16 (1.23%) CoreOS
8 16 (1.23%) Debian
8 16 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.54%) AIX
11 7 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.38%) Solaris
13 5 (0.38%) VxWorks
14 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (42.38%) Software Engineering
2 547 (41.92%) Mathematics
3 356 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (22.07%) Physics
5 203 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 202 (15.48%) OO
7 158 (12.11%) Machine Learning
8 153 (11.72%) SDLC
9 126 (9.66%) Test Automation
10 116 (8.89%) MVC
11 114 (8.74%) Data Science
12 108 (8.28%) Multithreading
13 99 (7.59%) Statistics
14 98 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
15 93 (7.13%) Artificial Intelligence
16 86 (6.59%) DevOps
17 83 (6.36%) Web Development
18 75 (5.75%) Scrum
19 71 (5.44%) Collaborative Working
20 67 (5.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 434 (33.26%) C++
2 431 (33.03%) Python
3 416 (31.88%) Java
4 309 (23.68%) C
5 292 (22.38%) SQL
6 278 (21.30%) C#
7 264 (20.23%) JavaScript
8 81 (6.21%) MATLAB
9 80 (6.13%) Embedded C
10 70 (5.36%) Embedded C++
11 37 (2.84%) PowerShell
12 35 (2.68%) R
13 33 (2.53%) Perl
14 32 (2.45%) PHP
15 27 (2.07%) Scala
16 22 (1.69%) Ruby
17 18 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.38%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.30%) Bash Shell
19 16 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 973 (74.56%) Degree
2 479 (36.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 119 (9.12%) PhD
4 33 (2.53%) Master's Degree
5 28 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
7 25 (1.92%) Security Cleared
8 21 (1.61%) MCSE
9 14 (1.07%) CISSP
10 9 (0.69%) HND
11 8 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.46%) IIBA
13 5 (0.38%) CCNA
14 4 (0.31%) CEH
14 4 (0.31%) GSEC
14 4 (0.31%) SSCP
15 3 (0.23%) CISA
15 3 (0.23%) ISACA
15 3 (0.23%) Postgraduate
15 3 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.30%) QA
2 21 (1.61%) SLA
3 17 (1.30%) GCP
4 14 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.84%) GDPR
6 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) GxP
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) PMO
6 2 (0.15%) WAI
7 1 (0.077%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.077%) MISRA
System Software
1 71 (5.44%) Docker
2 45 (3.45%) Firmware
3 26 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (1.23%) Ceph
6 15 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.07%) XenApp
8 5 (0.38%) HDFS
8 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.38%) KVM
8 5 (0.38%) LXC
9 3 (0.23%) QEMU
10 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.15%) Xen
11 1 (0.077%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
11 1 (0.077%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.077%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (3.37%) Puppet
2 22 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.15%) Ansible
5 12 (0.92%) Terraform
6 5 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.077%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.077%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.077%) Consul
8 1 (0.077%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.077%) logstash
8 1 (0.077%) Nagios
8 1 (0.077%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.077%) SCCM
8 1 (0.077%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 145 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.12%) Oracle
3 49 (3.75%) Dell
4 37 (2.84%) HP
5 29 (2.22%) Xamarin
6 28 (2.15%) VMware
7 27 (2.07%) IBM
8 26 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.61%) Google
10 20 (1.53%) Sitecore
11 19 (1.46%) Citrix
12 15 (1.15%) Tableau
13 13 (1.00%) Cisco
13 13 (1.00%) Twitter
14 12 (0.92%) Facebook
14 12 (0.92%) WorldPay
15 11 (0.84%) NetApp
16 10 (0.77%) Intel
16 10 (0.77%) Talend
16 10 (0.77%) WSO2