Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 912 1,277 1,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.92% 10.53% 8.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.34% 23.31% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 725 1,119 1,027
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £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 5,259 5,479 5,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.66% 45.16% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,732 4,265 4,858
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,550 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -8 448 £45,000 +5.88% 135
Hertfordshire +2 346 £47,500 +11.76% 34
Essex -11 71 £35,000 -22.22% 13
Bedfordshire -35 22 £45,000 +47.54% 6
Suffolk -39 13 £27,500 -11.29% 4
Norfolk +2 11 £41,250 +26.92% 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 689 (75.55%) Degree
2 396 (43.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 356 (39.04%) Mathematics
4 272 (29.82%) Software Engineering
5 266 (29.17%) Python
6 264 (28.95%) Java
7 239 (26.21%) SQL
8 237 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
9 228 (25.00%) Physics
10 213 (23.36%) Linux
11 207 (22.70%) C++
12 193 (21.16%) JavaScript
13 181 (19.85%) C#
14 151 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
15 150 (16.45%) OO
16 139 (15.24%) C
17 135 (14.80%) .NET
18 134 (14.69%) SQL Server
19 127 (13.93%) HTML
19 127 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
20 111 (12.17%) Windows
21 109 (11.95%) CSS
22 107 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
23 106 (11.62%) Test Automation
24 104 (11.40%) PhD
25 98 (10.75%) Finance
26 96 (10.53%) Machine Learning
27 91 (9.98%) Git (software)
28 89 (9.76%) DevOps
29 88 (9.65%) Web Services

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 34 (3.73%) Tomcat
2 33 (3.62%) OpenStack
3 30 (3.29%) Apache Spark
3 30 (3.29%) JBoss
4 22 (2.41%) Apache
5 21 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 20 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.97%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.32%) GlassFish
8 12 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (1.10%) Mule
9 10 (1.10%) Mule ESB
10 7 (0.77%) CMS
11 5 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.44%) SugarCRM
13 3 (0.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 15 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.10%) Chatbot
2 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.22%) Simulink
4 2 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.22%) Weka
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 107 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (1.54%) Office 365
5 9 (0.99%) Boomi
5 9 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.44%) GitHub
6 4 (0.44%) Trello
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.22%) Google Play
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.11%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Serverless
8 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 72 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 66 (7.24%) Firewall
3 46 (5.04%) Network Security
4 36 (3.95%) WAN
5 33 (3.62%) Ethernet
5 33 (3.62%) Wireless
6 30 (3.29%) LAN
7 24 (2.63%) Internet
7 24 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (2.19%) VoIP
9 19 (2.08%) SMS
10 18 (1.97%) DNS
10 18 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (1.43%) DHCP
12 11 (1.21%) HTTP
12 11 (1.21%) SAN
12 11 (1.21%) VPN
13 10 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (0.99%) Frame Relay
14 9 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.13%) NoSQL
3 55 (6.03%) MySQL
4 52 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.40%) Big Data
6 27 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 21 (2.30%) Data Mining
8 20 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.75%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.64%) Power BI
11 12 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.10%) Redis
13 9 (0.99%) MS Access
13 9 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 91 (9.98%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.71%) LabVIEW
3 41 (4.50%) Selenium
4 38 (4.17%) JIRA
5 36 (3.95%) Subversion
6 29 (3.18%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 20 (2.19%) NUnit
9 16 (1.75%) Gradle
9 16 (1.75%) MSTest
10 14 (1.54%) JUnit
10 14 (1.54%) Maven
11 13 (1.43%) Redmine
12 12 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 11 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.21%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (1.10%) Ant
14 10 (1.10%) Eclipse
14 10 (1.10%) Grunt
General
1 98 (10.75%) Finance
2 51 (5.59%) Retail
3 46 (5.04%) Electronics
4 45 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.74%) Advertising
6 23 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.97%) Automotive
8 17 (1.86%) Games
8 17 (1.86%) Legal
9 9 (0.99%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.55%) Back Office
11 4 (0.44%) Law
11 4 (0.44%) Marketing
12 3 (0.33%) Local Government
12 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Billing
13 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 389 (42.65%) Developer
2 198 (21.71%) Graduate
3 190 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 140 (15.35%) Software Developer
5 118 (12.94%) Graduate Developer
6 101 (11.07%) Java Developer
7 86 (9.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 81 (8.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 75 (8.22%) Analyst
10 60 (6.58%) .NET Developer
11 59 (6.47%) C# Developer
12 54 (5.92%) Senior Developer
13 53 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 53 (5.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 53 (5.81%) Team Leader
14 50 (5.48%) Junior
15 49 (5.37%) C Software Engineer
15 49 (5.37%) Graduate Software Developer
16 46 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
17 41 (4.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (14.80%) .NET
2 127 (13.93%) HTML
3 109 (11.95%) CSS
4 88 (9.65%) Web Services
5 57 (6.25%) HTML5
6 52 (5.70%) Spring
7 51 (5.59%) ASP.NET
8 50 (5.48%) AngularJS
9 47 (5.15%) jQuery
10 44 (4.82%) XML
11 42 (4.61%) CSS3
11 42 (4.61%) Node.js
12 41 (4.50%) Velocity
13 36 (3.95%) Hibernate
14 35 (3.84%) SOAP
15 34 (3.73%) Java EE
15 34 (3.73%) JSON
16 30 (3.29%) Middleware
17 29 (3.18%) RESTful
18 24 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 127 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.35%) Algorithms
3 62 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (6.14%) User Experience
5 52 (5.70%) Mobile App
6 48 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 40 (4.39%) Robotics
8 31 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (3.18%) Life Science
10 28 (3.07%) Data Centre
11 25 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
12 24 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
13 21 (2.30%) Driving Licence
13 21 (2.30%) Private Cloud
14 20 (2.19%) Acoustics
14 20 (2.19%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.43%) Augmented Reality
16 9 (0.99%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
17 8 (0.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 213 (23.36%) Linux
2 111 (12.17%) Windows
3 46 (5.04%) Unix
4 21 (2.30%) Android
5 19 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.10%) AIX
9 9 (0.99%) CoreOS
10 6 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.55%) Debian
11 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (39.04%) Mathematics
2 272 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 237 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (25.00%) Physics
5 151 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
6 150 (16.45%) OO
7 106 (11.62%) Test Automation
8 96 (10.53%) Machine Learning
9 89 (9.76%) DevOps
10 84 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (9.10%) TDD
12 81 (8.88%) SDLC
13 80 (8.77%) Data Science
14 77 (8.44%) MVC
15 76 (8.33%) ITIL
16 56 (6.14%) Statistics
16 56 (6.14%) Web Development
17 53 (5.81%) Information Security
18 51 (5.59%) Artificial Intelligence
18 51 (5.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 266 (29.17%) Python
2 264 (28.95%) Java
3 239 (26.21%) SQL
4 207 (22.70%) C++
5 193 (21.16%) JavaScript
6 181 (19.85%) C#
7 139 (15.24%) C
8 36 (3.95%) MATLAB
9 31 (3.40%) PHP
10 30 (3.29%) Embedded C
11 26 (2.85%) Embedded C++
11 26 (2.85%) PowerShell
11 26 (2.85%) T-SQL
12 22 (2.41%) Java 8
13 21 (2.30%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.30%) Ruby
14 16 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.64%) R
15 15 (1.64%) Scala
16 12 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 689 (75.55%) Degree
2 396 (43.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (11.40%) PhD
4 22 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (1.43%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.32%) CISSP
7 11 (1.21%) CEH
7 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.10%) GSEC
8 10 (1.10%) HND
8 10 (1.10%) SSCP
9 9 (0.99%) MCSE
10 8 (0.88%) CCNP
11 7 (0.77%) CCIE
12 6 (0.66%) ISEB
12 6 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.55%) JNCIE
13 5 (0.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (2.96%) GDPR
3 26 (2.85%) PCI DSS
4 24 (2.63%) QA
5 21 (2.30%) GCP
6 20 (2.19%) SLA
7 14 (1.54%) PMO
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.22%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.22%) GxP
8 2 (0.22%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.11%) MISRA
9 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 37 (4.06%) Docker
2 27 (2.96%) Firmware
2 27 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (1.54%) Ceph
6 8 (0.88%) KVM
7 6 (0.66%) QEMU
7 6 (0.66%) XenApp
8 2 (0.22%) HDFS
8 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.22%) LXC
8 2 (0.22%) Xen
9 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (3.40%) Puppet
2 23 (2.52%) Kubernetes
3 22 (2.41%) Ansible
4 15 (1.64%) Terraform
5 12 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.55%) Consul
6 5 (0.55%) Packer
7 4 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
7 4 (0.44%) Grafana
7 4 (0.44%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (9.65%) Oracle
2 74 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 40 (4.39%) Cisco
4 39 (4.28%) VMware
5 29 (3.18%) Avaya
6 22 (2.41%) Dell
7 20 (2.19%) CheckPoint
7 20 (2.19%) Google
7 20 (2.19%) Juniper
8 18 (1.97%) Nortel
8 18 (1.97%) Riverbed
9 16 (1.75%) IBM
9 16 (1.75%) Talend
10 15 (1.64%) WorldPay
11 14 (1.54%) Intel
11 14 (1.54%) Xamarin
12 13 (1.43%) Tableau
13 12 (1.32%) HP
14 11 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.21%) Splunk