Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1412 1066 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.62% 8.09% 7.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.74% 20.27% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1173 999 1148
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,250 £62,575
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 5486 5259 6218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.15% 39.93% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4326 4267 4994
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +5 865 £45,000 +5.88% 78
Hertfordshire +9 351 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Suffolk +18 57 £26,000 -50.48%
Essex -18 54 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bedfordshire -7 53 £35,000 - 2
Norfolk +13 31 £31,250 -21.88% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1045 (74.01%) Degree
2 768 (54.39%) Software Engineering
3 630 (44.62%) Mathematics
4 576 (40.79%) C++
5 533 (37.75%) Java
6 471 (33.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 454 (32.15%) Python
8 385 (27.27%) C#
9 375 (26.56%) Physics
10 360 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
11 321 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 316 (22.38%) C
13 314 (22.24%) Linux
14 301 (21.32%) SQL
15 299 (21.18%) Windows
16 284 (20.11%) HTML
17 278 (19.69%) OO
18 215 (15.23%) Algorithms
19 209 (14.80%) .NET
20 198 (14.02%) CSS
21 194 (13.74%) SDLC
22 177 (12.54%) Machine Learning
23 167 (11.83%) Finance
24 164 (11.61%) Microsoft
25 148 (10.48%) PhD
25 148 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
26 139 (9.84%) MATLAB
27 124 (8.78%) Statistics
28 122 (8.64%) ASP.NET
29 120 (8.50%) Multithreading

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 26 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (1.42%) JBoss
2 20 (1.42%) OpenStack
3 18 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (1.13%) CMS
5 15 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 14 (0.99%) Apache
6 14 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (0.64%) IIS
9 8 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.50%) nginx
10 7 (0.50%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.35%) Confluence
11 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.35%) XMetaL
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Simulink
6 1 (0.071%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.97%) SaaS
4 29 (2.05%) Office 365
5 17 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.06%) GitHub
7 11 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.64%) PaaS
9 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.42%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.42%) Google Compute Engine
11 5 (0.35%) IaaS
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.071%) Amazon Glacier
14 1 (0.071%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.071%) Firebase
14 1 (0.071%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.62%) Internet
3 32 (2.27%) Wireless
4 16 (1.13%) Firewall
5 9 (0.64%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.64%) Network Security
6 8 (0.57%) NAS
6 8 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.50%) Skype
7 7 (0.50%) WAN
8 6 (0.42%) Hyperconnected
8 6 (0.42%) LAN
9 5 (0.35%) SMS
10 4 (0.28%) DNS
10 4 (0.28%) SAN
10 4 (0.28%) VoIP
10 4 (0.28%) VSAT
11 3 (0.21%) HTTP
11 3 (0.21%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 112 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 84 (5.95%) MySQL
4 55 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 54 (3.82%) Big Data
6 49 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 27 (1.91%) RDBMS
8 24 (1.70%) GIS
9 19 (1.35%) Data Mining
10 14 (0.99%) HBase
10 14 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (0.99%) Redis
11 13 (0.92%) MarkLogic
12 10 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
15 7 (0.50%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 99 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 77 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 56 (3.97%) NUnit
4 53 (3.75%) LabVIEW
5 41 (2.90%) Selenium
6 25 (1.77%) Subversion
7 24 (1.70%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.70%) Moq
7 24 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.63%) JUnit
9 22 (1.56%) MSTest
10 20 (1.42%) JIRA
11 19 (1.35%) Eclipse
12 18 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.27%) Maven
13 17 (1.20%) Jasmine
14 16 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 14 (0.99%) Grunt
16 13 (0.92%) ClearCase
16 13 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 167 (11.83%) Finance
2 74 (5.24%) Electronics
3 69 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.83%) Retail
5 32 (2.27%) Games
6 31 (2.20%) Advertising
7 29 (2.05%) Automotive
8 27 (1.91%) Aerospace
8 27 (1.91%) Marketing
9 11 (0.78%) Publishing
10 10 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.71%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.28%) German Language
13 3 (0.21%) Digital Economy
13 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.21%) French Language
13 3 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.071%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.071%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 634 (44.90%) Developer
2 442 (31.30%) Software Engineer
3 270 (19.12%) Graduate
4 220 (15.58%) C++ Software Engineer
5 198 (14.02%) Software Developer
6 177 (12.54%) Java Developer
7 153 (10.84%) C++ Developer
8 129 (9.14%) Graduate Developer
9 121 (8.57%) C++ Software Developer
10 112 (7.93%) C Software Engineer
11 106 (7.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 104 (7.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 98 (6.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 97 (6.87%) C# Developer
15 92 (6.52%) .NET Developer
16 88 (6.23%) Java Engineer
17 82 (5.81%) Embedded Engineer
18 78 (5.52%) Java Software Engineer
19 75 (5.31%) Junior
20 72 (5.10%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (20.11%) HTML
2 209 (14.80%) .NET
3 198 (14.02%) CSS
4 122 (8.64%) ASP.NET
5 109 (7.72%) AngularJS
6 106 (7.51%) jQuery
7 85 (6.02%) HTML5
8 74 (5.24%) Web Services
8 74 (5.24%) XML
9 61 (4.32%) REST
10 51 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (3.61%) Node.js
11 49 (3.47%) WPF
12 48 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (3.40%) React
12 48 (3.40%) WCF
13 44 (3.12%) JSON
14 36 (2.55%) Spring
15 33 (2.34%) Angular 2
16 31 (2.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 215 (15.23%) Algorithms
2 148 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (4.32%) Data Structures
3 61 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 50 (3.54%) User Experience
5 46 (3.26%) Robotics
6 38 (2.69%) Augmented Reality
7 35 (2.48%) 3D Graphics
8 34 (2.41%) Life Science
9 32 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
10 30 (2.12%) Management Information System
11 29 (2.05%) 3D Printing
12 25 (1.77%) Acoustics
12 25 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
13 22 (1.56%) Internet of Things
14 20 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.42%) Smart Energy
15 18 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
16 15 (1.06%) Client/Server
17 13 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 314 (22.24%) Linux
2 299 (21.18%) Windows
3 67 (4.75%) Android
4 56 (3.97%) Apple iOS
5 54 (3.82%) Unix
6 24 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (0.92%) CoreOS
8 13 (0.92%) Debian
8 13 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.50%) AIX
12 7 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.28%) CentOS
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (54.39%) Software Engineering
2 630 (44.62%) Mathematics
3 375 (26.56%) Physics
4 360 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
5 278 (19.69%) OO
6 194 (13.74%) SDLC
7 177 (12.54%) Machine Learning
8 124 (8.78%) Statistics
9 120 (8.50%) Multithreading
10 117 (8.29%) Scrum
11 111 (7.86%) MVC
12 104 (7.37%) Web Development
13 102 (7.22%) Test Automation
14 95 (6.73%) Artificial Intelligence
15 92 (6.52%) Collaborative Working
16 89 (6.30%) OOD
17 83 (5.88%) TDD
18 79 (5.59%) OOP
19 75 (5.31%) Unit Testing
20 65 (4.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 576 (40.79%) C++
2 533 (37.75%) Java
3 454 (32.15%) Python
4 385 (27.27%) C#
5 321 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 316 (22.38%) C
7 301 (21.32%) SQL
8 139 (9.84%) MATLAB
9 58 (4.11%) PHP
10 57 (4.04%) Embedded C
11 47 (3.33%) Embedded C++
12 45 (3.19%) Perl
13 44 (3.12%) Julia
14 41 (2.90%) R
15 40 (2.83%) Objective-C
16 34 (2.41%) PowerShell
16 34 (2.41%) Ruby
17 25 (1.77%) Scala
18 23 (1.63%) Fortran
19 15 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1045 (74.01%) Degree
2 471 (33.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 148 (10.48%) PhD
4 53 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (3.40%) Security Cleared
6 35 (2.48%) MCP
7 32 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (1.13%) ISEB
9 15 (1.06%) MCSA
10 14 (0.99%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.78%) HND
12 9 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.64%) CISSP
13 8 (0.57%) CCNA
14 7 (0.50%) MCSE
15 6 (0.42%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
17 4 (0.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.40%) QA
2 22 (1.56%) SLA
3 8 (0.57%) MISRA
4 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.071%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (3.82%) Docker
2 16 (1.13%) Firmware
3 15 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.99%) Ceph
5 10 (0.71%) Terminal Server
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.071%) iptables
8 1 (0.071%) QEMU
8 1 (0.071%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (2.12%) Puppet
2 15 (1.06%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.99%) Ansible
4 9 (0.64%) SCCM
5 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.21%) cPanel
7 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.21%) Plesk
7 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.071%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.071%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.071%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.071%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.071%) Nagios
9 1 (0.071%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.071%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.071%) vRealize
Vendors
1 164 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 86 (6.09%) Oracle
3 28 (1.98%) Cisco
4 23 (1.63%) Citrix
4 23 (1.63%) HP
5 22 (1.56%) VMware
6 20 (1.42%) Google
6 20 (1.42%) Symantec
7 19 (1.35%) Xamarin
8 17 (1.20%) IBM
9 16 (1.13%) Dell
10 15 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.92%) Terracotta
12 11 (0.78%) Intel
12 11 (0.78%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.78%) Tableau
13 10 (0.71%) NetApp
14 9 (0.64%) Sybase
15 8 (0.57%) NVIDIA
16 7 (0.50%) Twitter