Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,059 1,212 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.68% 9.93% 8.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.36% 23.03% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 822 1,068 1,095
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,875 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%

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 5,470 5,262 6,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.83% 43.13% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,938 4,125 4,975
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -3 574 £45,000 +5.88% 116
Hertfordshire 0 348 £50,000 +25.00% 40
Essex -21 83 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Bedfordshire -26 24 £55,000 +83.33% 7
Suffolk -28 17 £27,500 -35.29% 9
Norfolk +11 12 £50,000 +53.85% 8
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 789 (74.50%) Degree
2 433 (40.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 425 (40.13%) Mathematics
4 353 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 326 (30.78%) Python
6 321 (30.31%) Java
7 292 (27.57%) C++
8 274 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
9 266 (25.12%) Linux
10 260 (24.55%) Physics
11 254 (23.98%) SQL
12 230 (21.72%) JavaScript
13 203 (19.17%) C#
14 196 (18.51%) C
15 179 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
16 170 (16.05%) OO
17 155 (14.64%) Windows
17 155 (14.64%) .NET
18 150 (14.16%) HTML
19 143 (13.50%) SQL Server
20 134 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
21 131 (12.37%) Machine Learning
22 129 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
23 127 (11.99%) CSS
24 117 (11.05%) Test Automation
25 114 (10.76%) PhD
25 114 (10.76%) Finance
26 112 (10.58%) Git (software)
27 107 (10.10%) Microsoft
28 105 (9.92%) Algorithms

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 41 (3.87%) Tomcat
2 39 (3.68%) OpenStack
3 38 (3.59%) JBoss
4 35 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 28 (2.64%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 25 (2.36%) Apache
8 23 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 12 (1.13%) MS Exchange
12 11 (1.04%) CMS
12 11 (1.04%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.94%) Mule
13 10 (0.94%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.85%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
17 4 (0.38%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 18 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.94%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.66%) Weka
6 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.19%) Simulink
7 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.094%) Maya
8 1 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.094%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 10 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.19%) Magento
2 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.094%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 134 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (1.61%) Office 365
5 16 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 9 (0.85%) Boomi
7 9 (0.85%) SaaS
8 7 (0.66%) GitHub
9 6 (0.57%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.57%) PaaS
10 5 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (0.38%) IaaS
11 4 (0.38%) Trello
12 3 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.094%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.094%) Google Play
14 1 (0.094%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 78 (7.37%) TCP/IP
2 55 (5.19%) Firewall
3 37 (3.49%) Internet
4 34 (3.21%) Wireless
5 30 (2.83%) Network Security
6 26 (2.46%) Ethernet
7 25 (2.36%) DNS
7 25 (2.36%) WAN
8 22 (2.08%) SMS
9 21 (1.98%) DHCP
10 20 (1.89%) LAN
10 20 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.23%) VoIP
12 12 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (1.04%) HTTP
13 11 (1.04%) MPLS
14 9 (0.85%) Frame Relay
14 9 (0.85%) SNMP
14 9 (0.85%) VPN
15 8 (0.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 83 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 56 (5.29%) MySQL
3 56 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.78%) Big Data
5 31 (2.93%) MongoDB
6 29 (2.74%) Data Mining
7 28 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 23 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.51%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.32%) Redis
11 13 (1.23%) Power BI
12 11 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (0.66%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 112 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 50 (4.72%) Selenium
3 43 (4.06%) LabVIEW
4 38 (3.59%) JIRA
5 37 (3.49%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.83%) Subversion
7 24 (2.27%) NUnit
8 23 (2.17%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.98%) Gradle
10 20 (1.89%) Maven
11 17 (1.61%) Grunt
12 16 (1.51%) JUnit
13 15 (1.42%) Ant
13 15 (1.42%) MSTest
13 15 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (1.32%) Eclipse
14 14 (1.32%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.13%) gulp
16 11 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 114 (10.76%) Finance
2 75 (7.08%) Electronics
3 44 (4.15%) Retail
4 40 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.74%) Advertising
6 27 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.98%) Legal
8 16 (1.51%) Automotive
9 15 (1.42%) Games
10 9 (0.85%) Law
11 5 (0.47%) Marketing
12 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.28%) Back Office
13 3 (0.28%) Local Government
13 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) French Language
15 1 (0.094%) Banking
15 1 (0.094%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 441 (41.64%) Developer
2 249 (23.51%) Software Engineer
3 191 (18.04%) Graduate
4 148 (13.98%) Software Developer
5 137 (12.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 122 (11.52%) Java Developer
7 112 (10.58%) Graduate Developer
8 89 (8.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 88 (8.31%) Senior Developer
10 82 (7.74%) C Software Engineer
11 79 (7.46%) .NET Developer
12 77 (7.27%) Analyst
13 73 (6.89%) C# Developer
14 68 (6.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 65 (6.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 63 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
17 62 (5.85%) Embedded Engineer
18 59 (5.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 58 (5.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
19 58 (5.48%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (14.64%) .NET
2 150 (14.16%) HTML
3 127 (11.99%) CSS
4 94 (8.88%) Web Services
5 71 (6.70%) HTML5
6 67 (6.33%) ASP.NET
7 58 (5.48%) jQuery
7 58 (5.48%) Spring
8 55 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 51 (4.82%) CSS3
10 48 (4.53%) XML
11 45 (4.25%) JSON
12 42 (3.97%) Node.js
13 41 (3.87%) Java EE
14 39 (3.68%) Hibernate
15 35 (3.31%) SOAP
15 35 (3.31%) WPF
16 32 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (2.93%) RESTful
17 31 (2.93%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 129 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (9.92%) Algorithms
3 86 (8.12%) Self-Motivation
4 67 (6.33%) Mobile App
5 63 (5.95%) User Experience
6 53 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 50 (4.72%) Robotics
8 32 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
8 32 (3.02%) Life Science
9 30 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
10 25 (2.36%) Private Cloud
11 24 (2.27%) Data Centre
12 23 (2.17%) Acoustics
13 21 (1.98%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
15 17 (1.61%) Internet of Things
15 17 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
16 15 (1.42%) Driving Licence
17 12 (1.13%) Fat Client
17 12 (1.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 266 (25.12%) Linux
2 155 (14.64%) Windows
3 54 (5.10%) Unix
4 42 (3.97%) Android
5 26 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.04%) CoreOS
9 11 (1.04%) Debian
10 10 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.57%) AIX
12 6 (0.57%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.47%) Solaris
13 5 (0.47%) VxWorks
14 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (40.13%) Mathematics
2 353 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 274 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
4 260 (24.55%) Physics
5 179 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
6 170 (16.05%) OO
7 131 (12.37%) Machine Learning
8 117 (11.05%) Test Automation
9 102 (9.63%) Data Science
10 100 (9.44%) SDLC
11 97 (9.16%) MVC
12 92 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
13 86 (8.12%) DevOps
14 85 (8.03%) Statistics
15 74 (6.99%) ITIL
16 72 (6.80%) Artificial Intelligence
17 69 (6.52%) TDD
18 68 (6.42%) Web Development
19 67 (6.33%) Open Source
20 58 (5.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 326 (30.78%) Python
2 321 (30.31%) Java
3 292 (27.57%) C++
4 254 (23.98%) SQL
5 230 (21.72%) JavaScript
6 203 (19.17%) C#
7 196 (18.51%) C
8 59 (5.57%) MATLAB
9 49 (4.63%) Embedded C
10 45 (4.25%) Embedded C++
11 34 (3.21%) PowerShell
12 28 (2.64%) PHP
13 27 (2.55%) R
14 25 (2.36%) Ruby
15 21 (1.98%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.79%) T-SQL
17 17 (1.61%) Perl
17 17 (1.61%) Scala
18 14 (1.32%) Java 8
18 14 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 789 (74.50%) Degree
2 433 (40.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (10.76%) PhD
4 23 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 23 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
5 20 (1.89%) MCSE
6 18 (1.70%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.32%) CISSP
8 11 (1.04%) CEH
9 10 (0.94%) GSEC
9 10 (0.94%) HND
9 10 (0.94%) SSCP
10 9 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.57%) CCIE
11 6 (0.57%) CCNP
12 4 (0.38%) CISA
12 4 (0.38%) JNCIE
12 4 (0.38%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.64%) QA
2 22 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.89%) GCP
3 20 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.89%) SLA
4 19 (1.79%) GDPR
5 10 (0.94%) PMO
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.19%) GxP
6 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) WAI
7 1 (0.094%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.094%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.094%) MISRA
System Software
1 56 (5.29%) Docker
2 37 (3.49%) Firmware
3 26 (2.46%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.23%) Ceph
7 12 (1.13%) XenApp
8 8 (0.76%) KVM
9 6 (0.57%) QEMU
10 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.47%) LXC
11 4 (0.38%) HDFS
12 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.19%) Xen
13 1 (0.094%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
13 1 (0.094%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 36 (3.40%) Puppet
2 20 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.79%) Ansible
4 18 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.13%) Terraform
6 5 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.094%) Consul
9 1 (0.094%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.094%) logstash
9 1 (0.094%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.094%) Salt
Vendors
1 107 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 96 (9.07%) Oracle
3 33 (3.12%) Dell
4 32 (3.02%) VMware
5 24 (2.27%) Cisco
6 22 (2.08%) Google
7 21 (1.98%) HP
8 20 (1.89%) Xamarin
9 19 (1.79%) Avaya
9 19 (1.79%) IBM
10 18 (1.70%) Citrix
11 17 (1.61%) Tableau
12 15 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.42%) WorldPay
13 13 (1.23%) Intel
14 12 (1.13%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.13%) Juniper
14 12 (1.13%) Nortel
14 12 (1.13%) Riverbed
15 11 (1.04%) Splunk