Period
to 24 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 24 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
24 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 1395 1074 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.56% 8.18% 7.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.62% 20.45% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1004 1152
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,875 £62,725
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 5445 5251 6255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.12% 39.97% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4298 4261 5023
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,497
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 24 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 24 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 +5 856 £45,000 +5.88% 81
Hertfordshire +9 348 £42,500 - 22
Essex -17 54 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Suffolk +22 53 £26,000 -50.48% 1
Bedfordshire -7 52 £35,000 -3.45% 3
Norfolk +14 31 £31,250 -21.88% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 1037 (74.34%) Degree
2 760 (54.48%) Software Engineering
3 622 (44.59%) Mathematics
4 569 (40.79%) C++
5 525 (37.63%) Java
6 470 (33.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 443 (31.76%) Python
8 379 (27.17%) C#
9 362 (25.95%) Physics
10 355 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
11 316 (22.65%) C
12 312 (22.37%) JavaScript
13 310 (22.22%) Linux
14 299 (21.43%) SQL
15 295 (21.15%) Windows
16 276 (19.78%) HTML
17 273 (19.57%) OO
18 212 (15.20%) Algorithms
19 207 (14.84%) .NET
20 194 (13.91%) SDLC
21 190 (13.62%) CSS
22 172 (12.33%) Machine Learning
23 166 (11.90%) Finance
24 159 (11.40%) Microsoft
25 146 (10.47%) PhD
26 144 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
27 133 (9.53%) MATLAB
28 123 (8.82%) ASP.NET
29 120 (8.60%) Statistics
30 119 (8.53%) 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 27 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.51%) JBoss
3 20 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 19 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (1.15%) CMS
6 14 (1.00%) Apache
6 14 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (0.65%) IIS
9 7 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.50%) nginx
10 6 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.36%) Confluence
11 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.36%) XMetaL
4 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Simulink
6 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.072%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 110 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.15%) SaaS
4 29 (2.08%) Office 365
5 17 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.15%) GitHub
7 10 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.72%) PaaS
8 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.43%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
9 6 (0.43%) IaaS
10 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.072%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.072%) Firebase
12 1 (0.072%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.01%) TCP/IP
2 36 (2.58%) Internet
3 34 (2.44%) Wireless
4 14 (1.00%) Firewall
5 9 (0.65%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.57%) NAS
6 8 (0.57%) Network Security
7 7 (0.50%) WAN
8 6 (0.43%) Hyperconnected
8 6 (0.43%) LAN
8 6 (0.43%) Skype
9 5 (0.36%) SMS
10 4 (0.29%) DNS
10 4 (0.29%) HTTP
10 4 (0.29%) SAN
10 4 (0.29%) VoIP
10 4 (0.29%) VSAT
11 3 (0.22%) DHCP
11 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.03%) NoSQL
2 109 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 84 (6.02%) MySQL
4 55 (3.94%) Big Data
5 53 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.44%) MongoDB
7 26 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 24 (1.72%) GIS
9 19 (1.36%) Data Mining
10 14 (1.00%) HBase
10 14 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.00%) Redis
11 13 (0.93%) MarkLogic
12 10 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.65%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
15 7 (0.50%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 102 (7.31%) Git (software)
2 77 (5.52%) Visual Studio
3 57 (4.09%) NUnit
4 54 (3.87%) LabVIEW
5 42 (3.01%) Selenium
6 27 (1.94%) Subversion
7 25 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 24 (1.72%) Moq
9 23 (1.65%) JUnit
9 23 (1.65%) MSTest
9 23 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (1.43%) JIRA
11 18 (1.29%) Cucumber
11 18 (1.29%) Eclipse
11 18 (1.29%) Jasmine
11 18 (1.29%) Maven
12 17 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (1.00%) Grunt
14 13 (0.93%) ClearCase
14 13 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 166 (11.90%) Finance
2 76 (5.45%) Electronics
3 70 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 38 (2.72%) Retail
5 31 (2.22%) Games
6 30 (2.15%) Advertising
6 30 (2.15%) Automotive
7 27 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 27 (1.94%) Marketing
8 11 (0.79%) Publishing
9 10 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.72%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.29%) German Language
12 3 (0.22%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.22%) French Language
13 2 (0.14%) Legal
14 1 (0.072%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.072%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 630 (45.16%) Developer
2 437 (31.33%) Software Engineer
3 268 (19.21%) Graduate
4 216 (15.48%) C++ Software Engineer
5 195 (13.98%) Software Developer
6 178 (12.76%) Java Developer
7 153 (10.97%) C++ Developer
8 129 (9.25%) Graduate Developer
9 121 (8.67%) C++ Software Developer
10 110 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
11 106 (7.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 103 (7.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 96 (6.88%) C# Developer
13 96 (6.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 92 (6.59%) .NET Developer
15 86 (6.16%) Java Engineer
16 82 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
17 76 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
18 74 (5.30%) Junior
19 70 (5.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (19.78%) HTML
2 207 (14.84%) .NET
3 190 (13.62%) CSS
4 123 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 105 (7.53%) jQuery
6 104 (7.46%) AngularJS
7 79 (5.66%) HTML5
8 76 (5.45%) Web Services
9 72 (5.16%) XML
10 61 (4.37%) REST
11 51 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (3.51%) WPF
14 48 (3.44%) Node.js
15 46 (3.30%) React
15 46 (3.30%) WCF
16 44 (3.15%) JSON
17 36 (2.58%) Spring
18 31 (2.22%) Angular 2
19 30 (2.15%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 212 (15.20%) Algorithms
2 144 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 58 (4.16%) Data Structures
5 50 (3.58%) User Experience
6 46 (3.30%) Robotics
7 36 (2.58%) Augmented Reality
8 35 (2.51%) 3D Graphics
8 35 (2.51%) Life Science
9 32 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
10 30 (2.15%) Management Information System
11 28 (2.01%) 3D Printing
12 26 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
13 25 (1.79%) Acoustics
14 22 (1.58%) Internet of Things
15 21 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (1.43%) Smart Energy
17 18 (1.29%) Video\Live Streaming
18 15 (1.08%) Client/Server
19 14 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 310 (22.22%) Linux
2 295 (21.15%) Windows
3 65 (4.66%) Android
4 54 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 53 (3.80%) Unix
6 23 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (0.93%) CoreOS
8 13 (0.93%) Debian
8 13 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.86%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.79%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.72%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.50%) AIX
13 7 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.29%) CentOS
16 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (54.48%) Software Engineering
2 622 (44.59%) Mathematics
3 362 (25.95%) Physics
4 355 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
5 273 (19.57%) OO
6 194 (13.91%) SDLC
7 172 (12.33%) Machine Learning
8 120 (8.60%) Statistics
9 119 (8.53%) Multithreading
10 112 (8.03%) Scrum
11 111 (7.96%) MVC
12 103 (7.38%) Test Automation
13 101 (7.24%) Web Development
14 92 (6.59%) Collaborative Working
15 90 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
16 88 (6.31%) OOD
17 81 (5.81%) TDD
18 79 (5.66%) OOP
19 74 (5.30%) Unit Testing
20 66 (4.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 569 (40.79%) C++
2 525 (37.63%) Java
3 443 (31.76%) Python
4 379 (27.17%) C#
5 316 (22.65%) C
6 312 (22.37%) JavaScript
7 299 (21.43%) SQL
8 133 (9.53%) MATLAB
9 58 (4.16%) Embedded C
10 57 (4.09%) PHP
11 47 (3.37%) Embedded C++
12 45 (3.23%) Perl
13 41 (2.94%) Julia
13 41 (2.94%) Objective-C
14 38 (2.72%) R
15 33 (2.37%) Ruby
16 32 (2.29%) PowerShell
17 25 (1.79%) Scala
18 23 (1.65%) Fortran
19 15 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1037 (74.34%) Degree
2 470 (33.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 146 (10.47%) PhD
4 50 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 34 (2.44%) MCP
7 31 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (1.15%) ISEB
9 13 (0.93%) MCSA
9 13 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.72%) HND
11 9 (0.65%) CCNA
11 9 (0.65%) CISSP
12 6 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.43%) MCSE
12 6 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.44%) QA
2 21 (1.51%) SLA
3 8 (0.57%) MISRA
4 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.072%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (3.87%) Docker
2 18 (1.29%) Firmware
3 15 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.00%) Ceph
4 14 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.65%) Terminal Server
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.072%) iptables
8 1 (0.072%) QEMU
8 1 (0.072%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (2.22%) Puppet
2 15 (1.08%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.00%) Ansible
4 8 (0.57%) SCCM
5 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.22%) cPanel
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.22%) Plesk
7 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.072%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.072%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.072%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.072%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.072%) Nagios
9 1 (0.072%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.072%) vRealize
Vendors
1 159 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 87 (6.24%) Oracle
3 27 (1.94%) Cisco
4 23 (1.65%) HP
5 21 (1.51%) Citrix
5 21 (1.51%) VMware
6 20 (1.43%) Symantec
6 20 (1.43%) Xamarin
7 19 (1.36%) Google
8 17 (1.22%) IBM
9 16 (1.15%) Dell
9 16 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.93%) Terracotta
11 12 (0.86%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.79%) Intel
12 11 (0.79%) NetApp
12 11 (0.79%) Tableau
13 9 (0.65%) Sybase
14 8 (0.57%) NVIDIA
15 6 (0.43%) Twitter