Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 33 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 173 462 933
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.95% 6.33% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 7.10% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 133 311 756
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +13.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2,617 6,504 10,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.06% 89.17% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,981 4,850 7,890
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 -6 74 £70,000 +40.00% 38
Hertfordshire +13 61 £52,500 - 18
Essex +3 33 £37,060 -12.80% 6
Suffolk +13 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Norfolk +12 2 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Bedfordshire +43 1 £26,250 -56.25% 2
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 142 (82.08%) Degree
2 95 (54.91%) C++
3 87 (50.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 63 (36.42%) Python
5 61 (35.26%) SQL
6 50 (28.90%) C#
7 49 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (26.59%) Software Engineering
9 44 (25.43%) AWS
10 41 (23.70%) Linux
11 38 (21.97%) Mathematics
12 36 (20.81%) Windows
13 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
13 35 (20.23%) Azure
14 34 (19.65%) .NET
15 30 (17.34%) Java
15 30 (17.34%) DevOps
16 29 (16.76%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
17 27 (15.61%) C
18 26 (15.03%) JavaScript
18 26 (15.03%) OO
18 26 (15.03%) Visual Studio
19 24 (13.87%) Analytics
19 24 (13.87%) NoSQL
19 24 (13.87%) Machine Learning
20 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
20 23 (13.29%) Jenkins
21 22 (12.72%) Data Science
21 22 (12.72%) 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 10 (5.78%) Apache Airflow
1 10 (5.78%) Apache Spark
1 10 (5.78%) Luigi
2 9 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (25.43%) AWS
2 35 (20.23%) Azure
3 10 (5.78%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.78%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (5.78%) Logic Apps
4 9 (5.20%) Office 365
5 8 (4.62%) Power Platform
6 7 (4.05%) Slack
7 5 (2.89%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.31%) IaaS
9 3 (1.73%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.73%) GCP
9 3 (1.73%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.16%) Serverless
11 1 (0.58%) npm
11 1 (0.58%) SaaS
11 1 (0.58%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) DNS
2 4 (2.31%) Firewall
3 3 (1.73%) MQTT
3 3 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.16%) Network Security
4 2 (1.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.58%) NAS
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) VSAN
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.87%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.83%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.94%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.78%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (5.78%) Azkaban
5 10 (5.78%) Big Data
5 10 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.78%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.05%) MySQL
7 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.89%) OLAP
8 5 (2.89%) Power BI
9 3 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.16%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.16%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 26 (15.03%) Visual Studio
2 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.29%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.67%) CMake
4 13 (7.51%) JIRA
5 9 (5.20%) Subversion
6 8 (4.62%) Buildbot
6 8 (4.62%) Clang
6 8 (4.62%) CruiseControl
6 8 (4.62%) GCC
6 8 (4.62%) LabVIEW
6 8 (4.62%) Xcode
7 7 (4.05%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.89%) Selenium
8 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.31%) Cypress.io
9 4 (2.31%) NUnit
9 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.31%) WatiN
9 4 (2.31%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (11.56%) Games
2 18 (10.40%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.09%) Law
4 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.47%) Finance
5 6 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.89%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.31%) Police
8 3 (1.73%) Local Government
8 3 (1.73%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.16%) Electronics
9 2 (1.16%) Marketing
9 2 (1.16%) Retail
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (30.64%) Developer
2 22 (12.72%) Software Engineer
3 14 (8.09%) Architect
3 14 (8.09%) Software Developer
4 13 (7.51%) Principal Engineer
5 12 (6.94%) C# Developer
5 12 (6.94%) Data Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Junior
6 11 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.78%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (5.78%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) C++ Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Junior Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Build Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Graduate
10 7 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Junior C# Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.65%) .NET
2 17 (9.83%) AngularJS
2 17 (9.83%) CSS
3 15 (8.67%) HTML
4 11 (6.36%) Node.js
4 11 (6.36%) Web Services
5 10 (5.78%) JSON
5 10 (5.78%) Kafka
5 10 (5.78%) Spark Streaming
6 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.20%) React
6 9 (5.20%) XML
7 8 (4.62%) RESTful
8 7 (4.05%) REST
8 7 (4.05%) XML Schema
9 6 (3.47%) OpenGL
9 6 (3.47%) Velocity
10 5 (2.89%) D3.js
10 5 (2.89%) Spring
10 5 (2.89%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.72%) Algorithms
2 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.40%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.83%) Data Structures
4 13 (7.51%) Data Centre
4 13 (7.51%) User Experience
5 7 (4.05%) Wiki
6 6 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.31%) Acoustics
7 4 (2.31%) Animation
7 4 (2.31%) ASIC
7 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.31%) Photography
7 4 (2.31%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.73%) Blog
8 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.73%) Fibre Optics
8 3 (1.73%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.70%) Linux
2 36 (20.81%) Windows
3 11 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.20%) Mac OS X
5 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.73%) Android
7 3 (1.73%) Unix
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.58%) Debian
9 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.59%) Software Engineering
3 38 (21.97%) Mathematics
4 30 (17.34%) DevOps
5 29 (16.76%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (15.03%) OO
7 24 (13.87%) Analytics
7 24 (13.87%) Machine Learning
8 22 (12.72%) Data Science
8 22 (12.72%) Multithreading
9 21 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (12.14%) Scrum
10 20 (11.56%) Statistics
10 20 (11.56%) Visualisation
11 19 (10.98%) Test Automation
12 18 (10.40%) Data Visualisation
13 17 (9.83%) Workflow
14 15 (8.67%) Artificial Intelligence
14 15 (8.67%) Workflow Management
15 14 (8.09%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 95 (54.91%) C++
2 63 (36.42%) Python
3 61 (35.26%) SQL
4 50 (28.90%) C#
5 30 (17.34%) Java
6 27 (15.61%) C
7 26 (15.03%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.67%) Scala
9 12 (6.94%) Assembly Language
9 12 (6.94%) PHP
10 10 (5.78%) TypeScript
11 8 (4.62%) Lua
12 6 (3.47%) Go
13 5 (2.89%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.31%) VB
15 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.16%) Perl
15 2 (1.16%) Rust
15 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (82.08%) Degree
2 87 (50.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (11.56%) PhD
4 6 (3.47%) ISEB
4 6 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) MCSA
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.58%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) VCP6
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) GxP
1 6 (3.47%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.25%) Docker
2 9 (5.20%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.47%) Firmware
4 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.58%) KVM
7 1 (0.58%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.58%) vSphere
7 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) Ansible
2 4 (2.31%) Puppet
2 4 (2.31%) SCCM
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.16%) WSUS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.58%) Terraform
5 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.05%) Autodesk
3 6 (3.47%) Tableau
4 4 (2.31%) Oracle
4 4 (2.31%) VMware
5 3 (1.73%) Citrix
5 3 (1.73%) PTC
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) F5
6 1 (0.58%) Juniper
6 1 (0.58%) NetApp
6 1 (0.58%) Oblix
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Sencha
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.58%) Zend