Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 149 126
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,853 3,322 4,546
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.58% 2.44% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.81% 9.96% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,514 2,597 3,689
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +12.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,825 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £86,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +7.95%

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 15,693 33,354 39,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.86% 24.51% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,505 24,193 29,775
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in England

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in England.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in England

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +30 1,064 £70,000 +7.69% 86
South East -16 353 £39,250 -8.72% 33
North of England +43 137 £50,000 +25.00% 34
East of England +11 122 £46,250 -11.90% 16
North West +57 104 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Midlands +25 98 £47,500 +26.67% 11
South West -12 76 £50,000 +33.33% 17
East Midlands +49 54 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands +33 44 £47,500 +33.80% 9
Yorkshire +60 26 £36,000 -10.00% 11
North East +5 7 - - 8
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 1,844 (99.51%) Degree
2 1,759 (94.93%) Computer Science
3 642 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
4 617 (33.30%) SQL
5 529 (28.55%) Software Engineering
6 526 (28.39%) Java
7 513 (27.68%) C#
8 502 (27.09%) Finance
9 452 (24.39%) Python
10 408 (22.02%) JavaScript
11 373 (20.13%) .NET
12 336 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
13 322 (17.38%) AWS
14 297 (16.03%) HTML
15 294 (15.87%) CSS
16 292 (15.76%) Mathematics
17 279 (15.06%) Azure
18 270 (14.57%) DevOps
19 268 (14.46%) Git (software)
20 238 (12.84%) Linux
20 238 (12.84%) SQL Server
21 236 (12.74%) AngularJS
22 233 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
22 233 (12.57%) OO
23 220 (11.87%) Windows
24 211 (11.39%) Test Automation
25 209 (11.28%) Microsoft
25 209 (11.28%) Analytics
26 206 (11.12%) C++
27 205 (11.06%) Docker

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
1 109 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 43 (2.32%) IIS
3 42 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (1.51%) Apache Airflow
5 27 (1.46%) Apache
6 25 (1.35%) Luigi
6 25 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 23 (1.24%) CMS
8 13 (0.70%) WordPress
9 12 (0.65%) Confluence
10 11 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.54%) nginx
12 6 (0.32%) Drupal
12 6 (0.32%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.27%) Moodle
13 5 (0.27%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.22%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.22%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 37 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.22%) Notepad++
4 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 30 (1.62%) Shopify
2 15 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.49%) Magento
4 9 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.22%) assyst
7 4 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 322 (17.38%) AWS
2 279 (15.06%) Azure
3 93 (5.02%) SaaS
4 87 (4.70%) GCP
5 61 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (2.10%) Power Platform
7 34 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (1.83%) Amazon S3
8 29 (1.57%) Serverless
9 28 (1.51%) Amazon EMR
10 25 (1.35%) GitHub
11 24 (1.30%) IaaS
11 24 (1.30%) Office 365
12 22 (1.19%) PaaS
13 21 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (1.03%) Force.com
15 17 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (0.92%) NuGet
16 15 (0.81%) Slack
17 14 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 96 (5.18%) Firewall
2 55 (2.97%) VPN
3 54 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 39 (2.10%) DNS
5 38 (2.05%) Wireless
6 35 (1.89%) SAN
7 33 (1.78%) LAN
7 33 (1.78%) WAN
8 29 (1.57%) BGP
9 22 (1.19%) VoIP
10 21 (1.13%) Internet
10 21 (1.13%) NAS
11 20 (1.08%) Network Security
12 19 (1.03%) OSPF
13 18 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (0.86%) Skype
15 15 (0.81%) H.323
15 15 (0.81%) HSRP
15 15 (0.81%) IPsec
16 14 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 161 (8.69%) NoSQL
3 156 (8.42%) Big Data
4 152 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 115 (6.21%) Hadoop
6 107 (5.77%) MySQL
7 96 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
8 90 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
9 67 (3.62%) RDBMS
10 64 (3.45%) MongoDB
11 57 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 57 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 39 (2.10%) Power BI
15 35 (1.89%) Data Mining
16 34 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 29 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
18 27 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
18 27 (1.46%) Flink
Development Applications
1 268 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 102 (5.50%) Selenium
3 100 (5.40%) Jenkins
4 88 (4.75%) JIRA
5 62 (3.35%) Visual Studio
6 40 (2.16%) SoapUI
7 36 (1.94%) HP UFT
8 32 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 30 (1.62%) LoadRunner
10 25 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (1.30%) Cypress.io
11 24 (1.30%) JUnit
12 23 (1.24%) Maven
12 23 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (1.19%) Eclipse
14 20 (1.08%) Subversion
15 19 (1.03%) Cucumber
15 19 (1.03%) GitLab
16 18 (0.97%) WebDriver
17 17 (0.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 502 (27.09%) Finance
2 69 (3.72%) Retail
3 55 (2.97%) Marketing
4 47 (2.54%) Banking
4 47 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 45 (2.43%) Games
6 43 (2.32%) Front Office
7 39 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 38 (2.05%) Back Office
9 26 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 24 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.24%) Law
12 20 (1.08%) Legal
13 17 (0.92%) Electronics
14 15 (0.81%) Billing
15 13 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.70%) Public Sector
16 12 (0.65%) Advertising
16 12 (0.65%) German Language
17 10 (0.54%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 755 (40.74%) Developer
2 224 (12.09%) Software Engineer
3 166 (8.96%) Junior
4 150 (8.09%) Java Developer
5 148 (7.99%) Analyst
6 146 (7.88%) Software Developer
7 143 (7.72%) Senior Developer
8 141 (7.61%) Graduate
9 112 (6.04%) Junior Developer
10 90 (4.86%) .NET Developer
11 89 (4.80%) C# Developer
12 82 (4.43%) Architect
13 61 (3.29%) Graduate Developer
14 60 (3.24%) Data Engineer
15 57 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 53 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
17 48 (2.59%) C# Software Engineer
18 47 (2.54%) PHP Developer
19 46 (2.48%) Python Developer
20 45 (2.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (20.13%) .NET
2 297 (16.03%) HTML
3 294 (15.87%) CSS
4 236 (12.74%) AngularJS
5 188 (10.15%) React
6 134 (7.23%) Node.js
7 126 (6.80%) Kafka
8 125 (6.75%) Web Services
9 124 (6.69%) REST
10 114 (6.15%) ASP.NET
11 109 (5.88%) HTML5
11 109 (5.88%) XML
12 98 (5.29%) jQuery
13 96 (5.18%) Spring
14 94 (5.07%) .NET Core
15 88 (4.75%) Vue.js
16 79 (4.26%) JSON
17 76 (4.10%) .NET Framework
18 74 (3.99%) RESTful
19 63 (3.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 233 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (7.77%) Management Information System
3 125 (6.75%) User Experience
4 118 (6.37%) Mobile App
5 110 (5.94%) Algorithms
6 73 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
7 72 (3.89%) Hedge funds
8 60 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
9 54 (2.91%) Virtual Team
10 53 (2.86%) Data Structures
11 44 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 41 (2.21%) Equities
13 32 (1.73%) Data Centre
13 32 (1.73%) Reinsurance
14 31 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
15 27 (1.46%) AS400
16 25 (1.35%) Derivative
16 25 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
17 24 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 238 (12.84%) Linux
2 220 (11.87%) Windows
3 85 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 77 (4.16%) Android
5 73 (3.94%) Unix
6 54 (2.91%) Windows Server
7 26 (1.40%) CentOS
8 13 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.43%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.16%) Debian
15 3 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
15 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.11%) Fedora
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,759 (94.93%) Computer Science
2 642 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
3 529 (28.55%) Software Engineering
4 336 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
5 292 (15.76%) Mathematics
6 270 (14.57%) DevOps
7 233 (12.57%) OO
8 211 (11.39%) Test Automation
9 209 (11.28%) Analytics
10 171 (9.23%) Scrum
11 157 (8.47%) TDD
12 146 (7.88%) Microservices
13 124 (6.69%) Fintech
13 124 (6.69%) Project Management
14 122 (6.58%) Unit Testing
15 118 (6.37%) OOP
16 115 (6.21%) SDLC
17 113 (6.10%) Migration
18 109 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
18 109 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 617 (33.30%) SQL
2 526 (28.39%) Java
3 513 (27.68%) C#
4 452 (24.39%) Python
5 408 (22.02%) JavaScript
6 206 (11.12%) C++
7 137 (7.39%) PHP
8 100 (5.40%) C
9 93 (5.02%) TypeScript
10 83 (4.48%) Scala
11 71 (3.83%) PowerShell
12 52 (2.81%) Bash Shell
13 51 (2.75%) T-SQL
14 49 (2.64%) R
14 49 (2.64%) Shell Script
15 44 (2.37%) Java 8
16 40 (2.16%) Kotlin
17 39 (2.10%) MATLAB
18 36 (1.94%) PL/SQL
19 35 (1.89%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,844 (99.51%) Degree
2 155 (8.36%) Master's Degree
3 44 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (1.62%) AWS Certification
6 29 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
7 26 (1.40%) CISSP
7 26 (1.40%) MCSE
8 24 (1.30%) CCNP
9 23 (1.24%) Security Cleared
10 19 (1.03%) CEH
10 19 (1.03%) CISA
10 19 (1.03%) MBA
11 18 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.97%) PhD
12 16 (0.86%) CISM
13 14 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.76%) SC Cleared
14 13 (0.70%) CCNA
14 13 (0.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.56%) QA
2 31 (1.67%) PMO
3 20 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.97%) SLA
5 11 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.54%) GDPR
6 10 (0.54%) NIST
7 9 (0.49%) NCSC
8 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.22%) UCITS
11 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.11%) COBIT
12 2 (0.11%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.11%) MISRA
12 2 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 205 (11.06%) Docker
2 74 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 63 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.70%) HDFS
6 10 (0.54%) VirtualBox
7 9 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.38%) Firmware
10 6 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.32%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.22%) vSphere
12 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.11%) LXC
13 2 (0.11%) XenApp
14 1 (0.054%) iptables
14 1 (0.054%) KVM
14 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.054%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 135 (7.29%) Kubernetes
2 74 (3.99%) Ansible
3 55 (2.97%) Puppet
4 52 (2.81%) Terraform
5 26 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.24%) SCCM
7 21 (1.13%) Kibana
8 16 (0.86%) SCOM
9 14 (0.76%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.38%) Control-M
12 6 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.32%) Grafana
12 6 (0.32%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.32%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.27%) Salt
14 4 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
14 4 (0.22%) CloudHub
14 4 (0.22%) Icinga
14 4 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 209 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 127 (6.85%) Oracle
3 73 (3.94%) Google
4 68 (3.67%) VMware
5 65 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
6 55 (2.97%) Cisco
7 47 (2.54%) ServiceNow
7 47 (2.54%) Tableau
8 16 (0.86%) IBM
9 15 (0.81%) SAP
10 14 (0.76%) 3PAR
11 13 (0.70%) Autodesk
11 13 (0.70%) Pardot
12 12 (0.65%) Capita
13 11 (0.59%) Palo Alto
13 11 (0.59%) Zend
14 10 (0.54%) Guidewire
14 10 (0.54%) HP
14 10 (0.54%) LogicMonitor
15 9 (0.49%) Adobe