Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 109 119
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4,170 4,814 4,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.72% 2.92% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.38% 12.00% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,391 3,692 4,202
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 36,646 40,109 47,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.86% 24.34% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27,312 30,985 38,273
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in England

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in England.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in England

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in England

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
London -16 2,076 £59,000 +7.27% 271
South East +1 779 £40,000 +6.67% 127
East of England -1 394 £45,000 +2.27% 92
Midlands +18 371 £40,000 +23.08% 52
North of England -3 311 £40,000 -5.33% 82
West Midlands +38 281 £37,500 +19.05% 28
South West -25 257 £40,000 -5.88% 49
North West +6 205 £42,000 -1.18% 61
Yorkshire +3 97 £33,750 -7.53% 14
East Midlands -42 88 £40,000 +31.15% 24
North East -62 8 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 England region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 4,103 (98.39%) Degree
2 3,855 (92.45%) Computer Science
3 1,426 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
4 1,352 (32.42%) Java
5 1,256 (30.12%) SQL
6 1,254 (30.07%) Finance
7 1,243 (29.81%) JavaScript
8 1,017 (24.39%) Software Engineering
9 904 (21.68%) C#
10 866 (20.77%) HTML
11 860 (20.62%) Python
12 805 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
13 738 (17.70%) .NET
14 731 (17.53%) CSS
15 675 (16.19%) Mathematics
16 667 (16.00%) SQL Server
17 664 (15.92%) Linux
18 643 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
19 625 (14.99%) Microsoft
20 571 (13.69%) OO
21 555 (13.31%) C++
22 550 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
23 510 (12.23%) Windows
24 508 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
25 499 (11.97%) AngularJS
26 484 (11.61%) TDD
27 445 (10.67%) Test Automation
28 428 (10.26%) Web Services
29 420 (10.07%) Git (software)
30 384 (9.21%) Continuous Integration

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 142 (3.41%) Apache
2 140 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 138 (3.31%) Apache Spark
4 104 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 86 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 84 (2.01%) CMS
7 55 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 54 (1.29%) nginx
9 53 (1.27%) Ethereum
10 49 (1.18%) Confluence
11 48 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 38 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 35 (0.84%) IIS
14 32 (0.77%) Drupal
15 31 (0.74%) JBoss
16 30 (0.72%) WebLogic
17 28 (0.67%) WordPress
18 23 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (0.41%) Umbraco
20 14 (0.34%) GemFire
Applications
1 128 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.096%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.096%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.072%) Simulink
8 3 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.048%) Blender
9 2 (0.048%) InVision
9 2 (0.048%) SPSS
10 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.024%) Maya
10 1 (0.024%) Mingle
10 1 (0.024%) NUKE
10 1 (0.024%) Weka
Business Applications
1 57 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
3 26 (0.62%) Ripple
4 20 (0.48%) Magento
4 20 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.14%) R3 Corda
7 6 (0.14%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.14%) TrackWise
8 5 (0.12%) HFM
8 5 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.12%) Relativity
9 4 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.096%) Scribe Insight
10 3 (0.072%) Ringtail
10 3 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 643 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 508 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (3.26%) SaaS
4 118 (2.83%) Office 365
5 96 (2.30%) GitHub
6 91 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
7 81 (1.94%) PaaS
8 80 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 56 (1.34%) IaaS
10 55 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (0.72%) Amazon S3
12 27 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
12 27 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 20 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (0.46%) Serverless
16 17 (0.41%) G Suite
16 17 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
17 15 (0.36%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 274 (6.57%) Firewall
2 115 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 100 (2.40%) HTTP
4 86 (2.06%) DNS
5 85 (2.04%) WAN
6 81 (1.94%) Internet
7 70 (1.68%) LAN
8 62 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
9 59 (1.41%) VPN
10 55 (1.32%) SSL
11 53 (1.27%) Network Security
12 50 (1.20%) Wireless
13 46 (1.10%) OSPF
14 44 (1.06%) SNMP
15 39 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (0.89%) WebEx
17 36 (0.86%) DHCP
18 33 (0.79%) VLAN
19 30 (0.72%) BGP
19 30 (0.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 667 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 374 (8.97%) Big Data
3 340 (8.15%) MySQL
4 269 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 267 (6.40%) NoSQL
6 173 (4.15%) Hadoop
7 163 (3.91%) MongoDB
8 120 (2.88%) Blockchain
9 112 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
10 92 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 85 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
12 74 (1.77%) Redis
12 74 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (1.18%) Oracle Database
13 49 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 40 (0.96%) Power BI
15 37 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 33 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
17 31 (0.74%) DB2
17 31 (0.74%) Flink
Development Applications
1 420 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 223 (5.35%) JIRA
3 198 (4.75%) Jenkins
4 160 (3.84%) Subversion
5 159 (3.81%) Visual Studio
6 142 (3.41%) Selenium
7 128 (3.07%) Maven
8 127 (3.05%) JUnit
9 121 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 86 (2.06%) Eclipse
11 68 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 58 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 54 (1.29%) WebDriver
14 50 (1.20%) Gradle
15 43 (1.03%) Ant
16 36 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 35 (0.84%) Mockito
18 31 (0.74%) JMeter
19 29 (0.70%) Jasmine
20 27 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,254 (30.07%) Finance
2 383 (9.18%) Banking
3 204 (4.89%) Marketing
4 203 (4.87%) Investment Banking
5 171 (4.10%) Financial Institution
6 150 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 142 (3.41%) Electronics
8 131 (3.14%) Games
9 126 (3.02%) Front Office
10 116 (2.78%) Retail
11 109 (2.61%) Manufacturing
12 78 (1.87%) Law
13 63 (1.51%) Legal
14 59 (1.41%) Advertising
15 55 (1.32%) Publishing
16 47 (1.13%) Automotive
17 40 (0.96%) Back Office
18 37 (0.89%) German Language
19 34 (0.82%) French Language
20 23 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,745 (41.85%) Developer
2 575 (13.79%) Graduate
3 414 (9.93%) Java Developer
4 400 (9.59%) Software Engineer
5 371 (8.90%) Analyst
6 364 (8.73%) Software Developer
7 315 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
8 276 (6.62%) .NET Developer
9 251 (6.02%) Junior
10 246 (5.90%) Senior Developer
11 230 (5.52%) Architect
11 230 (5.52%) Consultant
12 225 (5.40%) C# Developer
13 179 (4.29%) Junior Developer
14 142 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
15 105 (2.52%) Web Developer
16 100 (2.40%) Security Engineer
17 99 (2.37%) C# Software Developer
18 98 (2.35%) .NET Software Developer
19 94 (2.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 866 (20.77%) HTML
2 738 (17.70%) .NET
3 731 (17.53%) CSS
4 499 (11.97%) AngularJS
5 428 (10.26%) Web Services
6 350 (8.39%) jQuery
7 305 (7.31%) ASP.NET
8 304 (7.29%) RESTful
9 288 (6.91%) React
10 275 (6.59%) Spring
11 255 (6.12%) XML
12 220 (5.28%) HTML5
13 197 (4.72%) Node.js
14 194 (4.65%) REST
15 155 (3.72%) Hibernate
16 151 (3.62%) .NET Framework
16 151 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 135 (3.24%) JSON
18 133 (3.19%) J2EE
19 124 (2.97%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3,855 (92.45%) Computer Science
2 550 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 288 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
4 238 (5.71%) User Experience
5 229 (5.49%) Algorithms
6 201 (4.82%) Mobile App
7 192 (4.60%) Management Information System
8 180 (4.32%) Fintech
9 165 (3.96%) Data Structures
10 142 (3.41%) Data Centre
11 134 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
12 119 (2.85%) Cyberthreat
13 106 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
14 103 (2.47%) Fixed Income
15 96 (2.30%) Hedge funds
16 61 (1.46%) Derivative
17 53 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
18 48 (1.15%) Equities
19 47 (1.13%) N-Tier
20 42 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 664 (15.92%) Linux
2 510 (12.23%) Windows
3 282 (6.76%) Unix
4 107 (2.57%) Windows Server
5 106 (2.54%) Android
6 87 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 52 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 48 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 45 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 44 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.60%) AIX
13 24 (0.58%) CentOS
14 18 (0.43%) CoreOS
15 12 (0.29%) Solaris
16 11 (0.26%) Debian
16 11 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
18 9 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,426 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,017 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 805 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
4 675 (16.19%) Mathematics
5 571 (13.69%) OO
6 484 (11.61%) TDD
7 445 (10.67%) Test Automation
8 384 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
9 382 (9.16%) DevOps
10 372 (8.92%) Scrum
11 368 (8.82%) Analytics
11 368 (8.82%) SDLC
12 347 (8.32%) MVC
13 310 (7.43%) Web Development
14 292 (7.00%) Physics
15 256 (6.14%) ITIL
16 251 (6.02%) Project Management
17 243 (5.83%) Open Source
18 239 (5.73%) Microservices
19 235 (5.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,352 (32.42%) Java
2 1,256 (30.12%) SQL
3 1,243 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 904 (21.68%) C#
5 860 (20.62%) Python
6 555 (13.31%) C++
7 343 (8.23%) PHP
8 254 (6.09%) C
9 165 (3.96%) Perl
10 155 (3.72%) Scala
11 151 (3.62%) Ruby
12 135 (3.24%) Java 8
13 133 (3.19%) T-SQL
14 130 (3.12%) PowerShell
15 110 (2.64%) Bash Shell
16 109 (2.61%) TypeScript
17 107 (2.57%) Shell Script
18 102 (2.45%) Go
19 60 (1.44%) ES6
20 55 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4,103 (98.39%) Degree
2 307 (7.36%) Master's Degree
3 139 (3.33%) CISSP
4 134 (3.21%) Numerate Degree
5 112 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 95 (2.28%) Security Cleared
8 83 (1.99%) MCSE
9 64 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
10 63 (1.51%) CCNP
11 57 (1.37%) CEH
12 56 (1.34%) PhD
13 54 (1.29%) ISEB
14 47 (1.13%) ISTQB
15 44 (1.06%) CCNA
16 43 (1.03%) CCIE
16 43 (1.03%) PMI Certification
17 41 (0.98%) SC Cleared
18 39 (0.94%) CISM
19 38 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (5.83%) QA
2 115 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (1.97%) GDPR
4 54 (1.29%) SLA
5 33 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.46%) GPG13
8 18 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.38%) SAS 70
10 15 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 13 (0.31%) MiFID
11 13 (0.31%) MISRA
12 12 (0.29%) ECSS
13 11 (0.26%) MISRA C
14 9 (0.22%) COBIT
15 8 (0.19%) PMO
16 7 (0.17%) GAMP
16 7 (0.17%) GxP
17 6 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 296 (7.10%) Docker
2 189 (4.53%) Active Directory
3 104 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (0.60%) iptables
7 24 (0.58%) Ceph
8 23 (0.55%) Firmware
9 22 (0.53%) HDFS
9 22 (0.53%) vSphere
10 17 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.26%) XenApp
13 10 (0.24%) Snort
14 9 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.22%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.19%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.17%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.12%) Apache Flume
18 4 (0.096%) KVM
Systems Management
1 154 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 130 (3.12%) Ansible
3 82 (1.97%) Puppet
4 67 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (1.27%) Terraform
6 42 (1.01%) SCCM
7 23 (0.55%) Kibana
8 17 (0.41%) WSUS
9 14 (0.34%) Consul
9 14 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (0.31%) Salt
11 12 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.29%) Nagios
11 12 (0.29%) vCenter Server
12 10 (0.24%) Graphite
12 10 (0.24%) HAProxy
12 10 (0.24%) Suricata
13 9 (0.22%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 625 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 325 (7.79%) Oracle
3 186 (4.46%) Google
4 152 (3.65%) VMware
5 145 (3.48%) Cisco
6 117 (2.81%) SAP
7 86 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 82 (1.97%) CheckPoint
9 77 (1.85%) Citrix
10 74 (1.77%) Tableau
11 65 (1.56%) IBM
12 63 (1.51%) Splunk
13 57 (1.37%) NetApp
14 56 (1.34%) HP
15 52 (1.25%) Red Hat
16 49 (1.18%) Palo Alto
17 43 (1.03%) F5
17 43 (1.03%) Nintex
18 41 (0.98%) EMC
19 36 (0.86%) Sybase