Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 23 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1221 1099 1116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.55% 8.33% 7.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.20% 20.20% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1012 1097
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 5045 5440 6494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.60% 41.23% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3977 4422 5237
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 September 2017.

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 23 September 2017. 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 +1 629 £42,500 -3.41% 55
Hertfordshire +8 356 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Essex -6 88 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bedfordshire -8 63 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Suffolk +21 61 £26,000 -14.05% 6
Norfolk -3 24 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 893 (73.14%) Degree
2 650 (53.24%) Software Engineering
3 516 (42.26%) Mathematics
4 513 (42.01%) Java
5 463 (37.92%) C++
6 432 (35.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 392 (32.10%) Python
8 349 (28.58%) Physics
9 335 (27.44%) JavaScript
10 329 (26.95%) C#
11 315 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
12 290 (23.75%) HTML
13 281 (23.01%) SQL
14 280 (22.93%) OO
15 239 (19.57%) Windows
16 213 (17.44%) Linux
17 211 (17.28%) C
18 208 (17.04%) CSS
19 200 (16.38%) Algorithms
20 173 (14.17%) .NET
21 163 (13.35%) Microsoft
22 161 (13.19%) SDLC
23 157 (12.86%) PhD
24 148 (12.12%) MATLAB
25 147 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
26 145 (11.88%) AngularJS
27 142 (11.63%) Finance
28 138 (11.30%) Machine Learning
29 126 (10.32%) SQL Server
30 125 (10.24%) 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 29 (2.38%) JBoss
2 27 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.21%) Tomcat
3 19 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (0.90%) CMS
7 11 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.82%) Apache
9 9 (0.74%) nginx
9 9 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.66%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.49%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.41%) Confluence
13 4 (0.33%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.41%) XMetaL
5 2 (0.16%) Simulink
6 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 102 (8.35%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.70%) Office 365
4 29 (2.38%) SaaS
5 18 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.31%) GitHub
7 8 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.25%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.25%) PaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.082%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.082%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 39 (3.19%) Internet
3 30 (2.46%) Wireless
4 19 (1.56%) Firewall
5 13 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (0.98%) Bluetooth
7 10 (0.82%) Skype
8 7 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.57%) LAN
8 7 (0.57%) WAN
9 5 (0.41%) Network Security
9 5 (0.41%) OFDM
10 4 (0.33%) DNS
10 4 (0.33%) DVB
10 4 (0.33%) HTTP
10 4 (0.33%) LTE
10 4 (0.33%) NAS
11 3 (0.25%) DHCP
11 3 (0.25%) VoIP
11 3 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 101 (8.27%) NoSQL
3 83 (6.80%) MySQL
4 55 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 51 (4.18%) Big Data
6 44 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 28 (2.29%) RDBMS
8 19 (1.56%) Data Mining
9 18 (1.47%) HBase
10 16 (1.31%) Redis
11 15 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (0.98%) GIS
14 10 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
14 10 (0.82%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.74%) MarkLogic
15 9 (0.74%) OLAP
15 9 (0.74%) OLTP
15 9 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
15 9 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 97 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 72 (5.90%) LabVIEW
3 68 (5.57%) Visual Studio
4 65 (5.32%) NUnit
5 41 (3.36%) Selenium
6 28 (2.29%) Maven
6 28 (2.29%) Moq
7 26 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 26 (2.13%) Subversion
8 22 (1.80%) JUnit
9 20 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.56%) JIRA
10 19 (1.56%) MSTest
11 17 (1.39%) Jasmine
11 17 (1.39%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 16 (1.31%) Gradle
13 13 (1.06%) Ant
13 13 (1.06%) Jenkins
14 12 (0.98%) ClearCase
General
1 142 (11.63%) Finance
2 93 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 52 (4.26%) Retail
4 42 (3.44%) Electronics
5 40 (3.28%) Advertising
6 32 (2.62%) Games
7 30 (2.46%) Aerospace
8 25 (2.05%) Marketing
9 23 (1.88%) Automotive
10 19 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.90%) Publishing
12 7 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.41%) Legal
13 5 (0.41%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.25%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.25%) Law
15 2 (0.16%) Banking
16 1 (0.082%) French Language
16 1 (0.082%) German Language
Job Titles
1 593 (48.57%) Developer
2 331 (27.11%) Software Engineer
3 235 (19.25%) Graduate
4 191 (15.64%) Java Developer
5 153 (12.53%) Software Developer
6 147 (12.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 113 (9.25%) C++ Developer
8 107 (8.76%) Graduate Developer
9 94 (7.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 88 (7.21%) C++ Software Developer
11 82 (6.72%) C# Developer
12 81 (6.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 76 (6.22%) C Software Engineer
14 72 (5.90%) .NET Developer
15 70 (5.73%) Analyst
16 69 (5.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
17 68 (5.57%) Java Engineer
18 67 (5.49%) Senior Developer
19 65 (5.32%) Junior
20 57 (4.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (23.75%) HTML
2 208 (17.04%) CSS
3 173 (14.17%) .NET
4 145 (11.88%) AngularJS
5 121 (9.91%) ASP.NET
6 114 (9.34%) jQuery
7 107 (8.76%) HTML5
8 74 (6.06%) Node.js
9 72 (5.90%) XML
10 67 (5.49%) Spring
11 61 (5.00%) Web Services
12 60 (4.91%) JSON
13 54 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 53 (4.34%) React
15 51 (4.18%) Angular 2
15 51 (4.18%) Java EE
16 49 (4.01%) REST
17 41 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (3.36%) CSS3
18 40 (3.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 200 (16.38%) Algorithms
2 147 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 63 (5.16%) Data Structures
5 44 (3.60%) Augmented Reality
6 42 (3.44%) User Experience
7 33 (2.70%) 3D Printing
7 33 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 31 (2.54%) Internet of Things
9 25 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
10 20 (1.64%) Smart Energy
11 18 (1.47%) Life Science
12 16 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.98%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.90%) Fintech
15 11 (0.90%) Robotics
15 11 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 239 (19.57%) Windows
2 213 (17.44%) Linux
3 69 (5.65%) Apple iOS
4 64 (5.24%) Android
5 44 (3.60%) Unix
6 24 (1.97%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 11 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.82%) Windows Vista
10 8 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (0.57%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.57%) Debian
11 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.49%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.33%) AIX
13 4 (0.33%) VMS
14 3 (0.25%) CentOS
14 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (53.24%) Software Engineering
2 516 (42.26%) Mathematics
3 349 (28.58%) Physics
4 315 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
5 280 (22.93%) OO
6 161 (13.19%) SDLC
7 138 (11.30%) Machine Learning
8 125 (10.24%) MVC
9 118 (9.66%) Statistics
10 112 (9.17%) Web Development
11 105 (8.60%) Scrum
12 96 (7.86%) Test Automation
13 92 (7.53%) OOD
14 84 (6.88%) OOP
15 81 (6.63%) Signal Processing
16 79 (6.47%) Multithreading
16 79 (6.47%) TDD
17 70 (5.73%) Unit Testing
18 66 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
19 65 (5.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 513 (42.01%) Java
2 463 (37.92%) C++
3 392 (32.10%) Python
4 335 (27.44%) JavaScript
5 329 (26.95%) C#
6 281 (23.01%) SQL
7 211 (17.28%) C
8 148 (12.12%) MATLAB
9 53 (4.34%) PHP
10 44 (3.60%) Perl
11 43 (3.52%) Julia
12 42 (3.44%) Objective-C
13 40 (3.28%) R
14 38 (3.11%) Embedded C
15 37 (3.03%) Ruby
16 33 (2.70%) PowerShell
17 32 (2.62%) PL/SQL
18 28 (2.29%) Embedded C++
19 24 (1.97%) TypeScript
20 17 (1.39%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 893 (73.14%) Degree
2 432 (35.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 157 (12.86%) PhD
4 64 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (4.91%) Security Cleared
6 41 (3.36%) MCP
7 39 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
8 23 (1.88%) MCSA
9 22 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 18 (1.47%) ISEB
11 11 (0.90%) MCSE
12 9 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (0.66%) HND
13 8 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.66%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.57%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.49%) CCNA
16 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
17 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.93%) QA
2 14 (1.15%) SLA
3 9 (0.74%) MISRA
4 8 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.25%) GxP
6 1 (0.082%) Def Stans
System Software
1 51 (4.18%) Docker
2 14 (1.15%) Terminal Server
3 13 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.82%) Firmware
6 9 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.66%) Ceph
8 4 (0.33%) LXC
9 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.082%) QEMU
10 1 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.082%) vSphere
10 1 (0.082%) Xen
10 1 (0.082%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (1.88%) Puppet
2 14 (1.15%) Ansible
3 13 (1.06%) SCCM
4 11 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.25%) cPanel
8 3 (0.25%) Plesk
9 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.16%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 163 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.68%) Oracle
3 30 (2.46%) Citrix
4 21 (1.72%) Cisco
5 20 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.56%) Google
7 16 (1.31%) VMware
8 14 (1.15%) Tableau
9 13 (1.06%) Symantec
10 9 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.57%) Demandware
11 7 (0.57%) Facebook
11 7 (0.57%) Terracotta
11 7 (0.57%) Twitter
12 6 (0.49%) HP
12 6 (0.49%) IBM
12 6 (0.49%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.41%) hybris
13 5 (0.41%) SAP
14 4 (0.33%) Juniper