Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 18 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 728 1,393 1,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.30% 11.57% 8.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 12.75% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 646 1,160 961
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 8,998 10,926 11,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.24% 90.73% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,723 8,862 9,619
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -13 316 £50,000 +11.11% 144
Hertfordshire -6 249 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Essex +30 102 £40,000 -20.00% 19
Bedfordshire -16 30 £30,000 -14.29% 9
Norfolk +3 18 £22,000 -32.31% 8
Suffolk -38 13 £33,000 +26.92% 7
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 545 (74.86%) Degree
2 318 (43.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 257 (35.30%) Mathematics
4 248 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (33.52%) Java
6 229 (31.46%) SQL
7 198 (27.20%) C#
8 192 (26.37%) Python
9 189 (25.96%) Software Engineering
10 172 (23.63%) JavaScript
11 142 (19.51%) .NET
12 127 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
13 121 (16.62%) Linux
13 121 (16.62%) OO
13 121 (16.62%) HTML
14 118 (16.21%) Physics
15 115 (15.80%) SQL Server
16 106 (14.56%) C++
17 100 (13.74%) CSS
18 98 (13.46%) TDD
19 96 (13.19%) Web Services
20 82 (11.26%) DevOps
20 82 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
21 81 (11.13%) Amazon AWS
22 79 (10.85%) Test Automation
23 76 (10.44%) Git (software)
24 75 (10.30%) AngularJS
25 72 (9.89%) Finance
26 71 (9.75%) Web Development
27 70 (9.62%) Spring

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 27 (3.71%) Tomcat
2 26 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 19 (2.61%) Apache
4 18 (2.47%) GlassFish
5 17 (2.34%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.34%) JBoss
6 14 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.24%) Apache Geronimo
8 9 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.55%) SAS
12 3 (0.41%) Confluence
12 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.27%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.37%) Weka
3 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.27%) EPLAN
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.14%) InVision
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.14%) Odoo
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 81 (11.13%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.10%) GitHub
4 8 (1.10%) Google App Engine
5 6 (0.82%) Office 365
6 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.41%) Google Play
7 3 (0.41%) SaaS
8 2 (0.27%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) npm
8 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.27%) PaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Slack
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 31 (4.26%) Firewall
3 28 (3.85%) Network Security
4 27 (3.71%) Internet
5 26 (3.57%) WAN
5 26 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 26 (3.57%) Wireless
6 24 (3.30%) LAN
7 21 (2.88%) Ethernet
8 11 (1.51%) DNS
8 11 (1.51%) SAN
9 9 (1.24%) VoIP
9 9 (1.24%) VPN
10 8 (1.10%) DHCP
10 8 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.10%) HTTP
10 8 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.96%) OSPF
11 7 (0.96%) SSL
12 5 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.28%) MySQL
3 35 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.88%) Big Data
8 20 (2.75%) MongoDB
9 17 (2.34%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.34%) MS Access
10 16 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (1.92%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.65%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.24%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.24%) Mahout
13 9 (1.24%) Neo4j
13 9 (1.24%) Redis
13 9 (1.24%) Sqoop
14 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (10.44%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 29 (3.98%) JIRA
4 28 (3.85%) LabVIEW
4 28 (3.85%) Subversion
5 26 (3.57%) Selenium
6 19 (2.61%) Maven
6 19 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.34%) Gradle
8 17 (2.34%) JUnit
9 16 (2.20%) NUnit
9 16 (2.20%) Redmine
10 15 (2.06%) MSTest
10 15 (2.06%) SpecFlow
10 15 (2.06%) WatiN
11 10 (1.37%) Ant
12 9 (1.24%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.24%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (9.89%) Finance
2 31 (4.26%) Games
3 30 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.43%) Retail
5 22 (3.02%) Electronics
6 18 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.20%) Automotive
8 14 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.10%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.96%) Marketing
11 5 (0.69%) Local Government
12 3 (0.41%) Back Office
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.27%) Banking
13 2 (0.27%) French Language
13 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) Law
13 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 361 (49.59%) Developer
2 139 (19.09%) Graduate
3 108 (14.84%) Java Developer
4 105 (14.42%) Software Developer
5 104 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 97 (13.32%) Graduate Developer
7 59 (8.10%) Analyst
8 51 (7.01%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 48 (6.59%) C# Developer
10 42 (5.77%) .NET Developer
11 38 (5.22%) Lead Developer
12 36 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
13 33 (4.53%) Senior Developer
14 32 (4.40%) C# Software Developer
14 32 (4.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 31 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
15 31 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
16 29 (3.98%) Test Engineer
16 29 (3.98%) Tester
17 28 (3.85%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (19.51%) .NET
2 121 (16.62%) HTML
3 100 (13.74%) CSS
4 96 (13.19%) Web Services
5 75 (10.30%) AngularJS
6 70 (9.62%) Spring
7 49 (6.73%) Hibernate
8 44 (6.04%) Node.js
9 37 (5.08%) ASP.NET
10 36 (4.95%) React
11 35 (4.81%) Velocity
12 30 (4.12%) jQuery
12 30 (4.12%) RESTful
13 27 (3.71%) REST
14 24 (3.30%) Java EE
14 24 (3.30%) SOAP
15 23 (3.16%) HTML5
15 23 (3.16%) WPF
16 21 (2.88%) .NET Framework
16 21 (2.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 43 (5.91%) Algorithms
4 42 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (4.95%) User Experience
6 34 (4.67%) Mobile App
7 28 (3.85%) Life Science
8 26 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (2.61%) Internet of Things
10 16 (2.20%) Robotics
11 15 (2.06%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.92%) Reinsurance
13 13 (1.79%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.65%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.51%) Cloud Native
15 11 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (1.51%) Private Cloud
15 11 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
16 8 (1.10%) Acoustics
17 7 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 121 (16.62%) Linux
2 60 (8.24%) Windows
3 26 (3.57%) Unix
4 14 (1.92%) Android
5 13 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.37%) AIX
7 9 (1.24%) CoreOS
8 8 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.69%) Debian
11 5 (0.69%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.41%) CentOS
12 3 (0.41%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.14%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (35.30%) Mathematics
2 248 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (25.96%) Software Engineering
4 127 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
5 121 (16.62%) OO
6 118 (16.21%) Physics
7 98 (13.46%) TDD
8 82 (11.26%) DevOps
9 79 (10.85%) Test Automation
10 71 (9.75%) Web Development
11 65 (8.93%) BDD
12 63 (8.65%) SDLC
13 59 (8.10%) Analytics
13 59 (8.10%) Machine Learning
13 59 (8.10%) MVC
14 48 (6.59%) Statistics
15 47 (6.46%) Artificial Intelligence
15 47 (6.46%) ITIL
16 45 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (6.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 244 (33.52%) Java
2 229 (31.46%) SQL
3 198 (27.20%) C#
4 192 (26.37%) Python
5 172 (23.63%) JavaScript
6 106 (14.56%) C++
7 63 (8.65%) C
8 50 (6.87%) T-SQL
9 34 (4.67%) PHP
9 34 (4.67%) TypeScript
10 27 (3.71%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.43%) Java 8
12 18 (2.47%) VBA
13 17 (2.34%) Ruby
14 16 (2.20%) VB
15 13 (1.79%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.24%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.24%) Go
16 9 (1.24%) Perl
17 8 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 545 (74.86%) Degree
2 318 (43.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (7.97%) PhD
4 23 (3.16%) ISTQB
5 19 (2.61%) ISEB
6 15 (2.06%) Numerate Degree
7 12 (1.65%) CCNP
7 12 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.37%) CCNA
9 8 (1.10%) CCSA
10 7 (0.96%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.69%) MCSD
12 4 (0.55%) IIBA
12 4 (0.55%) SANS
13 3 (0.41%) CCSE
13 3 (0.41%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.41%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.75%) QA
2 16 (2.20%) SLA
3 15 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.65%) GDPR
5 11 (1.51%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.10%) PMO
7 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.41%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 57 (7.83%) Docker
2 26 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.20%) Ceph
4 14 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.24%) Firmware
5 9 (1.24%) HDFS
6 8 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.41%) XenApp
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) QEMU
9 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 36 (4.95%) Kubernetes
2 30 (4.12%) Ansible
3 16 (2.20%) Consul
3 16 (2.20%) Puppet
4 13 (1.79%) Grafana
4 13 (1.79%) Prometheus
5 10 (1.37%) Terraform
6 8 (1.10%) Graphite
6 8 (1.10%) Packer
7 5 (0.69%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.41%) SCCM
8 3 (0.41%) SCOM
8 3 (0.41%) WMI
9 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.69%) Oracle
3 43 (5.91%) Cisco
4 35 (4.81%) VMware
5 24 (3.30%) Google
6 19 (2.61%) Talend
7 17 (2.34%) CheckPoint
7 17 (2.34%) Juniper
8 16 (2.20%) Avaya
9 14 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.79%) Aruba
11 12 (1.65%) Tableau
12 11 (1.51%) NetApp
12 11 (1.51%) Siemens
13 9 (1.24%) Alteryx
14 8 (1.10%) Brocade
14 8 (1.10%) Intel
14 8 (1.10%) Nortel
14 8 (1.10%) Riverbed
14 8 (1.10%) SAP