Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 36 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 275 287 556
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 7.32% 6.12% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 6.75% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 127 192 368
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,063 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,625 £36,045 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 3,437 4,255 7,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.43% 90.80% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,147 3,120 5,600
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,125 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021. 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 +15 169 £55,000 -4.35% 57
Hertfordshire +3 65 £50,000 -4.76% 20
Bedfordshire +30 21 £60,500 +10.00% 6
Essex -35 9 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Suffolk +16 8 £95,000 +72.73% 3
Norfolk +7 2 - - 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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.

1 187 (68.00%) Degree
2 103 (37.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (32.73%) Mathematics
4 89 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (31.27%) Python
6 76 (27.64%) Software Engineering
7 74 (26.91%) Social Skills
8 73 (26.55%) SQL
9 69 (25.09%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (20.00%) C++
11 53 (19.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 48 (17.45%) Statistics
13 47 (17.09%) Java
13 47 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (16.36%) JavaScript
15 44 (16.00%) Linux
16 42 (15.27%) Visualisation
17 41 (14.91%) AWS
18 36 (13.09%) DevOps
19 35 (12.73%) C
19 35 (12.73%) Data Modelling
20 34 (12.36%) Life Science
20 34 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (12.00%) Law
22 32 (11.64%) PhD
22 32 (11.64%) Analytics
23 31 (11.27%) SAS
23 31 (11.27%) C#
24 30 (10.91%) Marketing
24 30 (10.91%) Data Visualisation

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 31 (11.27%) SAS
2 9 (3.27%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.91%) Jupyter
4 4 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.45%) Luigi
5 2 (0.73%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Simulink
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.09%) Adobe XD
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.36%) Shopify
2 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.91%) AWS
2 21 (7.64%) Azure
3 11 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.64%) Power Platform
5 9 (3.27%) SaaS
5 9 (3.27%) Serverless
6 8 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (2.91%) GCP
7 7 (2.55%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.82%) GitHub
9 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.45%) Azure Logic Apps
10 3 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.09%) Amazon SageMaker
10 3 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.09%) AWS CodeCommit
10 3 (1.09%) npm
10 3 (1.09%) ServiceMax
10 3 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.09%) LAN
2 3 (1.09%) VPN
2 3 (1.09%) WAN
3 2 (0.73%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.73%) MQTT
3 2 (0.73%) RTP
4 1 (0.36%) 5G
4 1 (0.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (8.36%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.09%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.09%) Tableau
4 12 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.00%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.64%) Big Data
6 10 (3.64%) Electronic Patient Records
6 10 (3.64%) MySQL
6 10 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.55%) Power BI
8 6 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.18%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.82%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.45%) Azkaban
10 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.82%) JIRA
4 13 (4.73%) webpack
5 11 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (2.55%) Rational Team Concert
7 6 (2.18%) Subversion
8 4 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.09%) CMake
9 3 (1.09%) Gradle
9 3 (1.09%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.73%) Buildbot
10 2 (0.73%) Clang
10 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.73%) Postman
10 2 (0.73%) Protractor
General
1 74 (26.91%) Social Skills
2 53 (19.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 47 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (12.00%) Law
5 30 (10.91%) Marketing
6 21 (7.64%) Electronics
7 15 (5.45%) Finance
7 15 (5.45%) German Language
8 11 (4.00%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.91%) Games
10 7 (2.55%) French Language
11 4 (1.45%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.45%) Dutch Language
11 4 (1.45%) Military
11 4 (1.45%) Spanish Language
12 3 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.36%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 87 (31.64%) Developer
2 38 (13.82%) Programmer
3 35 (12.73%) Software Engineer
4 24 (8.73%) Graduate
4 24 (8.73%) Statistical Programmer
5 18 (6.55%) Architect
5 18 (6.55%) Data Architect
6 15 (5.45%) Senior Programmer
7 14 (5.09%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.73%) Android Developer
8 13 (4.73%) C++ Developer
9 11 (4.00%) Analyst
9 11 (4.00%) Embedded Developer
9 11 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (4.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 11 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.73%) Node.js
2 23 (8.36%) CSS
3 21 (7.64%) HTML
4 14 (5.09%) Kafka
5 12 (4.36%) React
6 11 (4.00%) Redux
7 10 (3.64%) .NET
7 10 (3.64%) REST
8 9 (3.27%) HTML5
8 9 (3.27%) JSON
8 9 (3.27%) TensorFlow
9 8 (2.91%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.91%) Django
9 8 (2.91%) Velocity
10 7 (2.55%) NumPy
11 6 (2.18%) RESTful
12 5 (1.82%) jQuery
12 5 (1.82%) SciPy
12 5 (1.82%) SOAP
12 5 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.36%) Life Science
2 29 (10.55%) Management Information System
3 24 (8.73%) User Experience
4 19 (6.91%) Mobile App
5 14 (5.09%) Algorithms
5 14 (5.09%) Biotechnology
6 9 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.27%) STB
7 8 (2.91%) Animation
7 8 (2.91%) BBC
7 8 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.55%) Reference Data
9 6 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (1.82%) Robotics
10 5 (1.82%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.00%) Linux
2 23 (8.36%) Windows
3 20 (7.27%) Android
4 6 (2.18%) Unix
5 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.73%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.73%) Mathematics
2 89 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (27.64%) Software Engineering
4 69 (25.09%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (17.45%) Statistics
6 42 (15.27%) Visualisation
7 36 (13.09%) DevOps
8 35 (12.73%) Data Modelling
9 34 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (11.64%) Analytics
11 30 (10.91%) Data Visualisation
11 30 (10.91%) Machine Learning
12 28 (10.18%) Data Science
13 27 (9.82%) OO
14 26 (9.45%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (8.73%) Physics
15 24 (8.73%) Project Management
16 22 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
17 21 (7.64%) Data Management
18 20 (7.27%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.27%) Python
2 73 (26.55%) SQL
3 55 (20.00%) C++
4 47 (17.09%) Java
5 45 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 35 (12.73%) C
7 31 (11.27%) C#
8 22 (8.00%) R
9 15 (5.45%) Kotlin
10 11 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.00%) Embedded C
10 11 (4.00%) Embedded C++
10 11 (4.00%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.55%) Ada
12 6 (2.18%) Ruby
13 5 (1.82%) Scala
14 4 (1.45%) PHP
14 4 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.09%) Groovy
16 2 (0.73%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 187 (68.00%) Degree
2 103 (37.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (11.64%) PhD
4 24 (8.73%) Master's Degree
5 9 (3.27%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.45%) PMP
7 3 (1.09%) MCSA
7 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) CEH
8 2 (0.73%) CISSP
8 2 (0.73%) GPEN
8 2 (0.73%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.45%) CDISC
2 11 (4.00%) MISRA
3 10 (3.64%) QA
4 7 (2.55%) Def Stans
5 4 (1.45%) GDPR
5 4 (1.45%) IEC 61508
5 4 (1.45%) IEC 62304
5 4 (1.45%) ISO 26262
5 4 (1.45%) MISRA C
6 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.73%) GxP
7 2 (0.73%) NIST
8 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (6.18%) Docker
2 7 (2.55%) Firmware
3 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.91%) Terraform
3 4 (1.45%) FlexNet
4 3 (1.09%) Consul
5 2 (0.73%) Ansible
5 2 (0.73%) Nessus
6 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.36%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (6.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.45%) Instagram
3 13 (4.73%) Oracle
4 10 (3.64%) Google
4 10 (3.64%) IBM
5 8 (2.91%) Facebook
6 6 (2.18%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (2.18%) Informatica
7 5 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.45%) ANSYS
8 4 (1.45%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.09%) Adobe
10 2 (0.73%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (0.73%) IFS
10 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.36%) Apple
11 1 (0.36%) Parasoft
11 1 (0.36%) Xamarin