Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 41 37
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 425 119 423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 8.18% 6.02% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.99% 6.65% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 103 76 290
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,625 £22,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,518 £35,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £82,500 £72,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 4,730 1,789 6,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.08% 90.44% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,602 1,427 4,757
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,025 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £73,300
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.70%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +8 219 £51,250 -14.58% 89
Hertfordshire +13 150 £60,000 +9.09% 24
Suffolk +4 25 £42,500 +3.66% 4
Essex -1 20 £45,000 -2.70% 16
Bedfordshire - 10 £57,500 - 6
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 313 (73.65%) Degree
2 189 (44.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 159 (37.41%) Mathematics
4 156 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (31.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 110 (25.88%) SQL
7 108 (25.41%) Statistics
8 106 (24.94%) Software Engineering
9 101 (23.76%) Social Skills
10 97 (22.82%) Python
11 87 (20.47%) Life Science
12 85 (20.00%) C++
13 83 (19.53%) AWS
13 83 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
14 76 (17.88%) C#
14 76 (17.88%) Management Information System
15 75 (17.65%) Data Management
15 75 (17.65%) SAS
16 69 (16.24%) C
16 69 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
17 61 (14.35%) Data Modelling
18 59 (13.88%) Analytics
19 56 (13.18%) Machine Learning
19 56 (13.18%) PhD
19 56 (13.18%) Linux
19 56 (13.18%) Java
20 55 (12.94%) Master's Degree
21 53 (12.47%) Azure
21 53 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
22 50 (11.76%) TDD

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 75 (17.65%) SAS
2 24 (5.65%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.35%) Jupyter
4 4 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (0.94%) Confluence
5 3 (0.71%) Apache
5 3 (0.71%) Appian
6 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.24%) Jetty
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (4.71%) Simulink
2 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.71%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 1 (0.24%) iTrent
2 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 83 (19.53%) AWS
2 53 (12.47%) Azure
3 35 (8.24%) Serverless
4 19 (4.47%) Power Platform
5 14 (3.29%) SaaS
6 12 (2.82%) IaaS
6 12 (2.82%) PaaS
7 11 (2.59%) GCP
8 10 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.88%) GitHub
9 8 (1.88%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.94%) Cloud Functions
10 4 (0.94%) Firebase
11 3 (0.71%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.71%) Amazon SageMaker
11 3 (0.71%) Azure Service Bus
11 3 (0.71%) Power Automate
11 3 (0.71%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.76%) HTTP
2 13 (3.06%) DNS
3 4 (0.94%) Internet
3 4 (0.94%) VoIP
4 3 (0.71%) Modbus
4 3 (0.71%) RS-232
4 3 (0.71%) RS-485
4 3 (0.71%) SD-WAN
4 3 (0.71%) WAN
5 2 (0.47%) 5G
5 2 (0.47%) IPv6
5 2 (0.47%) LTE
5 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) Broadband
6 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (4.71%) Electronic Patient Records
3 17 (4.00%) Big Data
3 17 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.29%) Tableau
5 13 (3.06%) SQL Server
6 12 (2.82%) Data Mining
6 12 (2.82%) Power BI
7 11 (2.59%) Spotfire
8 10 (2.35%) Metadata
9 8 (1.88%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.94%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.94%) BigQuery
11 4 (0.94%) Looker
11 4 (0.94%) MS Access
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.65%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.94%) JIRA
4 19 (4.47%) Rational Rhapsody
5 17 (4.00%) Rational Team Concert
6 13 (3.06%) GitLab
7 6 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.41%) TestRail
8 5 (1.18%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.18%) Selenium
9 4 (0.94%) Postman
9 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.47%) NUnit
10 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.47%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.47%) webpack
11 1 (0.24%) Inno Setup
General
1 135 (31.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 101 (23.76%) Social Skills
3 69 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (8.00%) Marketing
5 28 (6.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 28 (6.59%) Law
6 26 (6.12%) Finance
7 21 (4.94%) Electronics
8 14 (3.29%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.82%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (2.35%) Automotive
11 9 (2.12%) Games
11 9 (2.12%) Spanish Language
12 8 (1.88%) Influencing Skills
12 8 (1.88%) Retail
12 8 (1.88%) Social Science
13 7 (1.65%) Public Speaking
13 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
14 6 (1.41%) Aerospace
14 6 (1.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 106 (24.94%) Developer
2 77 (18.12%) Programmer
3 50 (11.76%) Analyst
4 49 (11.53%) Software Engineer
5 48 (11.29%) Architect
6 44 (10.35%) Software Developer
7 34 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (6.35%) Graduate
9 26 (6.12%) Data Architect
9 26 (6.12%) Statistical Programmer
10 20 (4.71%) Development Engineer
10 20 (4.71%) Software Development Engineer
11 18 (4.24%) Embedded Engineer
11 18 (4.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 18 (4.24%) Junior
12 17 (4.00%) Design Engineer
12 17 (4.00%) Domain Architect
12 17 (4.00%) Embedded Developer
12 17 (4.00%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
12 17 (4.00%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.12%) .NET
2 24 (5.65%) Velocity
3 16 (3.76%) REST
4 14 (3.29%) React
5 13 (3.06%) NumPy
6 12 (2.82%) RESTful
7 11 (2.59%) Web Services
8 10 (2.35%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.35%) Node.js
8 10 (2.35%) Pandas
9 9 (2.12%) HTML
10 8 (1.88%) CSS
10 8 (1.88%) Kafka
10 8 (1.88%) Play Framework
11 7 (1.65%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.65%) TensorFlow
12 6 (1.41%) Dask
12 6 (1.41%) PyQt
12 6 (1.41%) SOAP
12 6 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 87 (20.47%) Life Science
2 76 (17.88%) Management Information System
3 46 (10.82%) Algorithms
4 26 (6.12%) Social Media
5 21 (4.94%) Cloud Native
6 19 (4.47%) Mobile App
6 19 (4.47%) User Experience
7 12 (2.82%) Biotechnology
7 12 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.35%) Robotics
9 8 (1.88%) Raspberry Pi
9 8 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.65%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.41%) Animation
11 6 (1.41%) BBC
11 6 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.41%) STB
12 5 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
13 4 (0.94%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.18%) Linux
2 38 (8.94%) Windows
3 26 (6.12%) Unix
4 23 (5.41%) Android
5 10 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.41%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (37.41%) Mathematics
2 156 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (25.41%) Statistics
4 106 (24.94%) Software Engineering
5 83 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
6 75 (17.65%) Data Management
7 61 (14.35%) Data Modelling
8 59 (13.88%) Analytics
9 56 (13.18%) Machine Learning
10 53 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (11.76%) TDD
12 49 (11.53%) Data Science
13 48 (11.29%) Full Stack Development
14 47 (11.06%) Visualisation
15 46 (10.82%) Mentoring
16 45 (10.59%) Scrum
17 43 (10.12%) Artificial Intelligence
18 42 (9.88%) OO
19 41 (9.65%) Project Management
19 41 (9.65%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 110 (25.88%) SQL
2 97 (22.82%) Python
3 85 (20.00%) C++
4 76 (17.88%) C#
5 69 (16.24%) C
6 56 (13.18%) Java
7 39 (9.18%) R
8 25 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 20 (4.71%) MATLAB
10 19 (4.47%) Kotlin
11 17 (4.00%) Ada
11 17 (4.00%) Embedded C
11 17 (4.00%) Embedded C++
12 10 (2.35%) VBA
13 9 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.88%) Groovy
15 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.18%) Perl
17 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 313 (73.65%) Degree
2 189 (44.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (13.18%) PhD
4 55 (12.94%) Master's Degree
5 11 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.94%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.71%) HNC
7 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.47%) ISEB
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MCSA
9 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.29%) CDISC
2 24 (5.65%) GxP
3 17 (4.00%) Def Stans
3 17 (4.00%) MISRA
4 11 (2.59%) QA
5 10 (2.35%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.65%) SLA
7 4 (0.94%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.94%) Good Clinical Practice
8 2 (0.47%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (5.41%) Docker
2 18 (4.24%) Firmware
3 7 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.41%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (6.82%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.00%) Ansible
3 10 (2.35%) Terraform
4 7 (1.65%) SCCM
5 6 (1.41%) Kubeflow
6 5 (1.18%) Grafana
6 5 (1.18%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.24%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 44 (10.35%) Instagram
2 27 (6.35%) Facebook
3 24 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.71%) IBM
5 19 (4.47%) Oracle
6 17 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
7 14 (3.29%) Google
8 10 (2.35%) SAP
9 9 (2.12%) Dataiku
10 6 (1.41%) Apple
10 6 (1.41%) Cisco
10 6 (1.41%) Informatica
10 6 (1.41%) YouTube
11 5 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.94%) BroadSoft
12 4 (0.94%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.71%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.71%) Cognos
13 3 (0.71%) Hyperion