Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 118 109
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4939 4828 5626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.94% 2.69% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.26% 10.30% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3772 4255 4858
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £76,000 £76,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 40296 46875 56319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.03% 26.16% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31197 37885 45230
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
London +6 2510 £55,000 - 97
South East -10 906 £40,000 - 47
East of England +2 504 £45,000 +12.50% 35
North of England +31 384 £42,500 +13.33% 31
Midlands -36 344 £32,500 -2.99% 12
South West +19 329 £40,000 +6.67% 15
West Midlands -30 231 £30,000 -7.69% 8
North West +30 218 £42,500 +13.33% 25
East Midlands +3 127 £32,500 -2.99% 4
Yorkshire +16 107 £35,250 +0.71% 5
North East +30 59 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 England region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 4877 (98.74%) Degree
2 4705 (95.26%) Computer Science
3 1870 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1597 (32.33%) Java
5 1384 (28.02%) Finance
6 1318 (26.69%) JavaScript
7 1298 (26.28%) SQL
8 1282 (25.96%) Software Engineering
9 1063 (21.52%) HTML
10 1016 (20.57%) C#
11 920 (18.63%) Python
12 861 (17.43%) Linux
13 858 (17.37%) .NET
14 842 (17.05%) CSS
15 836 (16.93%) C++
16 810 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
17 759 (15.37%) Scrum
18 748 (15.14%) Windows
19 746 (15.10%) Microsoft
20 719 (14.56%) SQL Server
21 676 (13.69%) Mathematics
22 662 (13.40%) OO
23 630 (12.76%) TDD
24 617 (12.49%) SDLC
25 602 (12.19%) Oracle
26 592 (11.99%) AngularJS
27 582 (11.78%) Banking
28 533 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
29 527 (10.67%) Git (software)
30 485 (9.82%) 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
1 150 (3.04%) Apache Spark
2 140 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
3 110 (2.23%) Apache
4 94 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 91 (1.84%) Confluence
6 79 (1.60%) IIS
7 61 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 57 (1.15%) JBoss
9 51 (1.03%) CMS
10 45 (0.91%) nginx
10 45 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 44 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 42 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 30 (0.61%) Ethereum
13 30 (0.61%) Hyperledger
13 30 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 29 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.45%) eris
17 21 (0.43%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 116 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 113 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.081%) Simulink
7 3 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.061%) SPSS
8 2 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.040%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.040%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.020%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.020%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.020%) Houdini
9 1 (0.020%) Maya
9 1 (0.020%) Revit
9 1 (0.020%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 34 (0.69%) Magento
2 20 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 5 (0.10%) assyst
8 5 (0.10%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.081%) Endur
10 3 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.040%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 533 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 268 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (3.56%) SaaS
4 149 (3.02%) GitHub
5 69 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (1.26%) Office 365
7 54 (1.09%) PaaS
8 44 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (0.83%) IaaS
10 28 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
11 23 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 22 (0.45%) Google Play
13 21 (0.43%) npm
13 21 (0.43%) OpenShift
14 20 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (0.30%) Serverless
17 14 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 13 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 159 (3.22%) Firewall
2 136 (2.75%) Internet
3 134 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 87 (1.76%) DNS
5 84 (1.70%) HTTP
6 82 (1.66%) WAN
7 70 (1.42%) DHCP
7 70 (1.42%) LAN
8 51 (1.03%) Network Security
9 47 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 46 (0.93%) BGP
11 45 (0.91%) OSPF
12 41 (0.83%) SAN
13 38 (0.77%) VPN
14 36 (0.73%) MPLS
15 35 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (0.71%) Wireless
16 34 (0.69%) Skype
17 33 (0.67%) VoIP
18 27 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 321 (6.50%) NoSQL
3 313 (6.34%) MySQL
4 310 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 241 (4.88%) Big Data
6 218 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 214 (4.33%) MongoDB
8 150 (3.04%) Hadoop
9 136 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 122 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
11 113 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
12 94 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 77 (1.56%) Redis
14 68 (1.38%) HBase
15 67 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 65 (1.32%) Data Mining
17 63 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 50 (1.01%) Blockchain
19 49 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
20 39 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 527 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 334 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 266 (5.39%) JIRA
4 189 (3.83%) Selenium
5 177 (3.58%) Maven
6 172 (3.48%) Subversion
7 151 (3.06%) Visual Studio
8 122 (2.47%) JUnit
9 102 (2.07%) Eclipse
10 95 (1.92%) Cucumber
11 92 (1.86%) WebDriver
12 76 (1.54%) NUnit
13 72 (1.46%) Gradle
14 63 (1.28%) SoapUI
15 57 (1.15%) gulp
15 57 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 55 (1.11%) TeamCity
17 54 (1.09%) JMeter
18 51 (1.03%) Bitbucket
18 51 (1.03%) MSTest
General
1 1384 (28.02%) Finance
2 582 (11.78%) Banking
3 392 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 336 (6.80%) Retail Banking
5 269 (5.45%) Marketing
6 250 (5.06%) Telecoms
7 205 (4.15%) Electronics
8 179 (3.62%) Retail
9 152 (3.08%) Games
10 141 (2.85%) Manufacturing
11 93 (1.88%) Advertising
12 76 (1.54%) Front Office
13 60 (1.21%) Publishing
14 57 (1.15%) Automotive
15 54 (1.09%) Legal
16 43 (0.87%) Aerospace
17 41 (0.83%) Financial Institution
18 29 (0.59%) Digital Economy
19 28 (0.57%) Back Office
20 22 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 2071 (41.93%) Developer
2 586 (11.86%) Graduate
3 584 (11.82%) Java Developer
4 572 (11.58%) Software Engineer
5 469 (9.50%) Analyst
6 375 (7.59%) Junior
7 369 (7.47%) Software Developer
8 319 (6.46%) Architect
9 300 (6.07%) Senior Developer
10 294 (5.95%) .NET Developer
11 279 (5.65%) Graduate Developer
12 271 (5.49%) C# Developer
13 231 (4.68%) Junior Developer
14 192 (3.89%) C++ Software Engineer
15 170 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
16 152 (3.08%) Java Engineer
17 149 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
18 139 (2.81%) Senior Software Engineer
19 134 (2.71%) SQL Developer
20 130 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1063 (21.52%) HTML
2 858 (17.37%) .NET
3 842 (17.05%) CSS
4 592 (11.99%) AngularJS
5 479 (9.70%) Web Services
6 444 (8.99%) ASP.NET
7 424 (8.58%) HTML5
7 424 (8.58%) Spring
8 374 (7.57%) jQuery
9 359 (7.27%) XML
10 349 (7.07%) REST
11 273 (5.53%) .NET Framework
12 271 (5.49%) RESTful
13 255 (5.16%) Node.js
14 253 (5.12%) Hibernate
15 233 (4.72%) React
16 204 (4.13%) JSON
17 203 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 158 (3.20%) SOAP
19 131 (2.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4705 (95.26%) Computer Science
2 810 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
3 409 (8.28%) Management Information System
4 308 (6.24%) Algorithms
5 247 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 246 (4.98%) User Experience
7 173 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
8 164 (3.32%) Fintech
9 142 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
10 117 (2.37%) Client/Server
11 101 (2.04%) Data Structures
12 84 (1.70%) Data Centre
13 80 (1.62%) Hedge funds
14 58 (1.17%) iPad
15 56 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
16 51 (1.03%) Derivative
17 50 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
18 47 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 39 (0.79%) Robotics
20 38 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 861 (17.43%) Linux
2 748 (15.14%) Windows
3 418 (8.46%) Unix
4 246 (4.98%) Android
5 214 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 195 (3.95%) Windows Server
7 69 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 63 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 36 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 31 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 24 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 24 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 22 (0.45%) CentOS
14 19 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.36%) Debian
15 18 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.28%) CoreOS
16 14 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1870 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1282 (25.96%) Software Engineering
3 759 (15.37%) Scrum
4 676 (13.69%) Mathematics
5 662 (13.40%) OO
6 630 (12.76%) TDD
7 617 (12.49%) SDLC
8 485 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
9 482 (9.76%) MVC
10 460 (9.31%) Test Automation
11 432 (8.75%) Open Source
12 408 (8.26%) Web Development
13 364 (7.37%) Project Management
14 362 (7.33%) Asset Management
15 334 (6.76%) Wealth Management
16 330 (6.68%) Analytics
17 328 (6.64%) DevOps
18 287 (5.81%) OOP
19 284 (5.75%) Mentoring
20 282 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1597 (32.33%) Java
2 1318 (26.69%) JavaScript
3 1298 (26.28%) SQL
4 1016 (20.57%) C#
5 920 (18.63%) Python
6 836 (16.93%) C++
7 328 (6.64%) C
8 262 (5.30%) PHP
9 210 (4.25%) Perl
10 206 (4.17%) Ruby
11 154 (3.12%) R
12 145 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 126 (2.55%) Scala
14 124 (2.51%) PowerShell
15 120 (2.43%) Bash Shell
16 119 (2.41%) T-SQL
17 100 (2.02%) PL/SQL
18 89 (1.80%) Objective-C
19 78 (1.58%) Go
20 70 (1.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4877 (98.74%) Degree
2 360 (7.29%) Master's Degree
3 211 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 131 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 114 (2.31%) CISSP
6 113 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
7 98 (1.98%) ISTQB
8 91 (1.84%) CISM
9 84 (1.70%) PhD
10 76 (1.54%) ISEB
11 74 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 70 (1.42%) MCP
13 66 (1.34%) SC Cleared
14 63 (1.28%) MCSD
15 61 (1.24%) MCSE
16 48 (0.97%) CBAP
16 48 (0.97%) CCNA
17 46 (0.93%) MCAD
18 45 (0.91%) CEH
19 38 (0.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (7.41%) QA
2 53 (1.07%) SLA
3 48 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.34%) PMO
7 13 (0.26%) MISRA
8 11 (0.22%) GPG13
9 10 (0.20%) ECSS
10 8 (0.16%) GDPR
11 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.10%) ISO 13485
12 5 (0.10%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.10%) MiFID
12 5 (0.10%) MISRA C
12 5 (0.10%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 4 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.081%) GCP
13 4 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.061%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 281 (5.69%) Docker
2 145 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 120 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (1.24%) XenApp
5 57 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 55 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 46 (0.93%) Firmware
8 32 (0.65%) vSphere
9 31 (0.63%) HDFS
9 31 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (0.63%) XenServer
10 28 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.28%) Ceph
11 14 (0.28%) Xen
12 13 (0.26%) Apache Flume
13 12 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.20%) NFS
14 10 (0.20%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 137 (2.77%) Ansible
2 128 (2.59%) Puppet
3 83 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 35 (0.71%) Nagios
6 34 (0.69%) Terraform
7 28 (0.57%) SCCM
8 21 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (0.40%) Salt
10 18 (0.36%) SCOM
11 17 (0.34%) HAProxy
12 16 (0.32%) Packer
13 15 (0.30%) Mesos
14 14 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
14 14 (0.28%) NetBackup
15 12 (0.24%) CSIRT
15 12 (0.24%) Data Guard
15 12 (0.24%) Ganglia
15 12 (0.24%) logstash
15 12 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 746 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 602 (12.19%) Oracle
3 175 (3.54%) SAP
4 153 (3.10%) VMware
5 132 (2.67%) Citrix
6 126 (2.55%) Google
7 117 (2.37%) Cisco
8 79 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 62 (1.26%) Murex
10 61 (1.24%) HP
11 53 (1.07%) Tableau
12 42 (0.85%) CheckPoint
13 40 (0.81%) IBM
14 37 (0.75%) Cognizant
15 35 (0.71%) hybris
15 35 (0.71%) Red Hat
16 34 (0.69%) Juniper
17 33 (0.67%) Palo Alto
18 31 (0.63%) Splunk
19 27 (0.55%) SolarWinds