Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 19 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 593 1,303 1,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.06% 10.12% 9.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.91% 11.07% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 432 1,028 1,036
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 7,494 11,770 11,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.27% 91.39% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,647 9,173 9,029
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 -5 329 £50,000 +5.26% 62
Hertfordshire -12 157 £50,250 +0.50% 15
Essex +14 66 £45,591 -8.82% 1
Bedfordshire -14 21 £30,000 -45.45%
Suffolk +20 11 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Norfolk +20 9 £22,000 -53.68% 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 445 (75.04%) Degree
2 277 (46.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 204 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (29.68%) SQL
5 156 (26.31%) Mathematics
6 155 (26.14%) Java
7 145 (24.45%) Python
8 137 (23.10%) Software Engineering
9 130 (21.92%) JavaScript
10 125 (21.08%) Linux
11 100 (16.86%) C#
12 94 (15.85%) Machine Learning
13 92 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
14 91 (15.35%) HTML
15 89 (15.01%) Problem-Solving
16 78 (13.15%) C++
16 78 (13.15%) .NET
17 74 (12.48%) CSS
17 74 (12.48%) Windows
18 73 (12.31%) Analytics
19 72 (12.14%) TDD
20 66 (11.13%) Artificial Intelligence
21 65 (10.96%) Oracle
22 62 (10.46%) Bioinformatics
22 62 (10.46%) Test Automation
23 58 (9.78%) Self-Motivation
24 57 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
24 57 (9.61%) Biology
25 56 (9.44%) Finance
25 56 (9.44%) SQL Server

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 25 (4.22%) OpenStack
2 20 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 20 (3.37%) WebSphere
3 19 (3.20%) JBoss
4 15 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.36%) WordPress
6 10 (1.69%) Apache
6 10 (1.69%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.35%) Confluence
8 7 (1.18%) Apache Geronimo
8 7 (1.18%) GlassFish
8 7 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.67%) nginx
11 3 (0.51%) Marvel
12 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.34%) Jetty
12 2 (0.34%) SAS
13 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.35%) Chatbot
2 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.18%) Weka
4 3 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.34%) CPLEX
5 2 (0.34%) EPLAN
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.67%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.34%) Odoo
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.36%) GitHub
5 11 (1.85%) Office 365
6 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.51%) SaaS
7 3 (0.51%) Serverless
8 2 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.34%) npm
8 2 (0.34%) Yarn
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) G Suite
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.56%) Internet
2 21 (3.54%) Firewall
3 17 (2.87%) DHCP
3 17 (2.87%) DNS
4 15 (2.53%) FTP
4 15 (2.53%) SSL
5 12 (2.02%) SMTP
6 9 (1.52%) HTTP
7 6 (1.01%) Intranet
7 6 (1.01%) SMS
7 6 (1.01%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.67%) Wireless
9 3 (0.51%) Network Security
10 2 (0.34%) AMQP
10 2 (0.34%) MQTT
10 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.05%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.05%) MySQL
3 24 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.85%) Big Data
5 11 (1.85%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.69%) Amazon Athena
6 10 (1.69%) Apache Hive
7 9 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.52%) Power BI
7 9 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.01%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.01%) Mahout
10 6 (1.01%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.01%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 50 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.55%) Selenium
3 26 (4.38%) Visual Studio
4 19 (3.20%) JIRA
5 15 (2.53%) Gradle
6 14 (2.36%) Maven
7 13 (2.19%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.69%) Jasmine
9 9 (1.52%) Ant
9 9 (1.52%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.52%) NUnit
9 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.35%) GCC
10 8 (1.35%) gulp
11 7 (1.18%) Grunt
11 7 (1.18%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.18%) MSTest
11 7 (1.18%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.18%) WatiN
General
1 56 (9.44%) Finance
2 46 (7.76%) Retail
3 31 (5.23%) Marketing
4 30 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 20 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.87%) Electronics
8 14 (2.36%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.52%) Games
10 5 (0.84%) Local Government
11 4 (0.67%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) Banking
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Military
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 238 (40.13%) Developer
2 70 (11.80%) Software Developer
3 66 (11.13%) Software Engineer
4 64 (10.79%) Graduate
5 59 (9.95%) Senior Developer
6 56 (9.44%) Java Developer
7 52 (8.77%) Analyst
8 39 (6.58%) C# Developer
9 36 (6.07%) Senior Software Developer
10 26 (4.38%) Graduate Developer
11 25 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
12 23 (3.88%) Tester
13 21 (3.54%) .NET Developer
13 21 (3.54%) Junior
13 21 (3.54%) Python Developer
14 19 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.20%) Embedded Engineer
14 19 (3.20%) Security Engineer
15 17 (2.87%) Architect
15 17 (2.87%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (15.35%) HTML
2 78 (13.15%) .NET
3 74 (12.48%) CSS
4 54 (9.11%) AngularJS
5 47 (7.93%) Spring
6 44 (7.42%) HTML5
7 40 (6.75%) Web Services
8 38 (6.41%) CSS3
9 36 (6.07%) React
10 34 (5.73%) RESTful
11 29 (4.89%) REST
12 27 (4.55%) ASP.NET
12 27 (4.55%) Hibernate
13 24 (4.05%) Node.js
14 22 (3.71%) SOAP
15 21 (3.54%) Spring Boot
15 21 (3.54%) WPF
16 20 (3.37%) Java EE
17 18 (3.04%) Gherkin
18 16 (2.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 92 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (9.78%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (8.94%) User Experience
4 39 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 32 (5.40%) Life Science
6 29 (4.89%) Algorithms
7 25 (4.22%) Cyberthreat
8 21 (3.54%) e-Learning
8 21 (3.54%) Mobile App
8 21 (3.54%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (2.70%) Private Cloud
10 15 (2.53%) Driving Licence
11 13 (2.19%) Animation
11 13 (2.19%) Photography
12 12 (2.02%) Cyber Defence
13 10 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.69%) Internet of Things
13 10 (1.69%) Robotics
14 9 (1.52%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 125 (21.08%) Linux
2 74 (12.48%) Windows
3 44 (7.42%) Unix
4 17 (2.87%) Android
5 15 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.36%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.35%) VMS
9 5 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.84%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.67%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (26.31%) Mathematics
3 137 (23.10%) Software Engineering
4 94 (15.85%) Machine Learning
5 89 (15.01%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (12.31%) Analytics
7 72 (12.14%) TDD
8 66 (11.13%) Artificial Intelligence
9 62 (10.46%) Bioinformatics
9 62 (10.46%) Test Automation
10 57 (9.61%) Biology
11 55 (9.27%) Physics
12 54 (9.11%) OO
13 52 (8.77%) Scrum
14 49 (8.26%) SDLC
15 45 (7.59%) Data Analysis
15 45 (7.59%) Web Development
16 44 (7.42%) Informatics
17 41 (6.91%) MVC
18 36 (6.07%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 176 (29.68%) SQL
2 155 (26.14%) Java
3 145 (24.45%) Python
4 130 (21.92%) JavaScript
5 100 (16.86%) C#
6 78 (13.15%) C++
7 44 (7.42%) C
8 29 (4.89%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.87%) MATLAB
9 17 (2.87%) Ruby
10 16 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.02%) Perl
12 12 (2.02%) PHP
12 12 (2.02%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.02%) VBA
13 10 (1.69%) ES6
13 10 (1.69%) Java 8
14 9 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 445 (75.04%) Degree
2 277 (46.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (6.41%) PhD
4 18 (3.04%) CISSP
5 15 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.02%) GIAC
7 11 (1.85%) HND
7 11 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.69%) ISEB
9 7 (1.18%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.18%) MCSD
9 7 (1.18%) Postgraduate
10 6 (1.01%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.84%) CCNA
11 5 (0.84%) CCNP
11 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.67%) MCP
13 3 (0.51%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.55%) QA
2 19 (3.20%) SLA
3 11 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.84%) GDPR
6 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.51%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.34%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.34%) WAI
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (7.08%) Docker
2 18 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.36%) VirtualBox
4 10 (1.69%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 8 (1.35%) Firmware
5 8 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.01%) HDFS
7 5 (0.84%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) Xen
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
9 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (3.54%) Ansible
2 19 (3.20%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.02%) Terraform
4 5 (0.84%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (0.84%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (0.67%) Puppet
5 4 (0.67%) WMI
6 3 (0.51%) Grafana
6 3 (0.51%) Nmap
6 3 (0.51%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.51%) SCCM
6 3 (0.51%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.17%) Nessus
7 1 (0.17%) Rancher
7 1 (0.17%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 65 (10.96%) Oracle
2 50 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.36%) Google
4 11 (1.85%) Cisco
5 10 (1.69%) Tableau
6 8 (1.35%) VMware
7 7 (1.18%) Alteryx
7 7 (1.18%) IBM
7 7 (1.18%) SAP
7 7 (1.18%) Sencha
8 6 (1.01%) Juniper
9 5 (0.84%) Adobe
9 5 (0.84%) CA
9 5 (0.84%) Novell
9 5 (0.84%) Ping Identity
9 5 (0.84%) Sun
10 4 (0.67%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.67%) HP
10 4 (0.67%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.67%) WorldPay