Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 131 129
Rank change year-on-year -31 -2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,066 3,293 3,963
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.06% 2.63% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.90% 11.59% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,005 2,667 3,350
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £98,000 £89,250 £84,325
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +9.29%

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 10,763 28,410 36,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.82% 22.65% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8,270 21,186 26,845
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,650
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -34 550 £70,000 +7.69% 151
South East -40 224 £50,000 +11.11% 53
North of England +42 102 £50,000 +17.65% 48
South West +39 75 £40,000 +5.26% 23
North West +39 64 £57,500 +41.98% 24
East of England -3 62 £56,500 +7.62% 27
Midlands 0 39 £52,500 +22.09% 21
Yorkshire +63 34 £43,750 -2.78% 9
West Midlands +15 28 £52,500 +31.25% 13
East Midlands +31 11 £52,500 +16.67% 8
North East +5 4 £40,000 - 15
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1,065 (99.91%) Degree
2 1,021 (95.78%) Computer Science
3 337 (31.61%) SQL
4 328 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 328 (30.77%) Python
5 320 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
6 307 (28.80%) Finance
7 299 (28.05%) Software Engineering
8 284 (26.64%) C#
9 277 (25.98%) Java
10 207 (19.42%) .NET
11 198 (18.57%) Azure
12 195 (18.29%) React
13 194 (18.20%) Mathematics
14 192 (18.01%) AWS
14 192 (18.01%) Git (software)
15 186 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
16 184 (17.26%) Linux
17 183 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
18 181 (16.98%) CSS
19 180 (16.89%) HTML
20 169 (15.85%) SQL Server
21 165 (15.48%) DevOps
22 159 (14.92%) Microsoft
23 156 (14.63%) Microservices
24 150 (14.07%) OO
25 139 (13.04%) Docker
26 136 (12.76%) NoSQL
27 133 (12.48%) C++
28 131 (12.29%) AngularJS

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 46 (4.32%) Apache Spark
2 22 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.78%) CMS
4 16 (1.50%) Apache
4 16 (1.50%) Confluence
5 13 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.22%) IIS
6 11 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (1.03%) Luigi
6 11 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.94%) SAS
7 10 (0.94%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.56%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.38%) nginx
10 4 (0.38%) Tornado
11 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
12 2 (0.19%) Mule
12 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.03%) Figma
4 7 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) Maya
7 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.094%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.094%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Shopify
2 7 (0.66%) Magento
3 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.47%) Endur
4 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.38%) MoSes
5 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.28%) Findur
6 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.19%) Relativity
7 1 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.094%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.094%) Odoo
7 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 198 (18.57%) Azure
2 192 (18.01%) AWS
3 65 (6.10%) SaaS
4 47 (4.41%) Power Platform
5 43 (4.03%) GCP
6 26 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (2.16%) PaaS
8 22 (2.06%) GitHub
9 20 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.78%) Serverless
11 16 (1.50%) Office 365
12 15 (1.41%) npm
13 13 (1.22%) IaaS
14 12 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
14 12 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (1.03%) Logic Apps
16 10 (0.94%) Amazon S3
17 9 (0.84%) Veeva
18 8 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.63%) Firewall
2 23 (2.16%) Internet
3 22 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.06%) WAN
4 21 (1.97%) LAN
5 20 (1.88%) HTTP
6 17 (1.59%) SAN
7 16 (1.50%) VPN
8 11 (1.03%) DNS
9 10 (0.94%) Skype
9 10 (0.94%) SNMP
10 8 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (0.75%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.66%) VoIP
12 6 (0.56%) MPLS
13 5 (0.47%) DHCP
13 5 (0.47%) SMTP
14 3 (0.28%) BGP
14 3 (0.28%) SSL
14 3 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 136 (12.76%) NoSQL
3 84 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 74 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (6.47%) Big Data
6 61 (5.72%) Hadoop
7 56 (5.25%) MongoDB
8 52 (4.88%) MySQL
9 32 (3.00%) Power BI
10 30 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (2.25%) Data Lake
12 24 (2.25%) Tableau
13 21 (1.97%) Apache Hive
14 20 (1.88%) Redis
15 18 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
16 17 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (1.59%) Data Mining
16 17 (1.59%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 192 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 67 (6.29%) Selenium
4 47 (4.41%) JIRA
5 43 (4.03%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.16%) Maven
7 22 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (1.69%) JUnit
9 17 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.41%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.41%) webpack
12 13 (1.22%) Mocha
13 12 (1.13%) Subversion
14 9 (0.84%) Mockito
14 9 (0.84%) RSpec
15 8 (0.75%) Bitbucket
16 6 (0.56%) GitLab
16 6 (0.56%) Grunt
16 6 (0.56%) SonarQube
General
1 307 (28.80%) Finance
2 60 (5.63%) Banking
3 43 (4.03%) Manufacturing
4 37 (3.47%) Front Office
5 35 (3.28%) Electronics
6 34 (3.19%) Games
7 33 (3.10%) Marketing
8 25 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.25%) Retail
10 20 (1.88%) Back Office
11 19 (1.78%) Law
12 16 (1.50%) Public Sector
13 15 (1.41%) Billing
14 12 (1.13%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.94%) Advertising
15 10 (0.94%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.84%) Automotive
16 9 (0.84%) German Language
17 7 (0.66%) Legal
18 5 (0.47%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 487 (45.68%) Developer
2 162 (15.20%) Software Engineer
3 142 (13.32%) Software Developer
4 91 (8.54%) Junior
4 91 (8.54%) Senior Developer
5 80 (7.50%) Graduate
6 68 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 57 (5.35%) .NET Developer
7 57 (5.35%) Junior Developer
8 55 (5.16%) Full Stack Developer
9 53 (4.97%) Python Developer
10 51 (4.78%) Analyst
11 50 (4.69%) Architect
12 49 (4.60%) C# Developer
13 47 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
14 44 (4.13%) Graduate Developer
15 42 (3.94%) Data Engineer
15 42 (3.94%) Python Engineer
16 40 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 34 (3.19%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (19.42%) .NET
2 195 (18.29%) React
3 181 (16.98%) CSS
4 180 (16.89%) HTML
5 131 (12.29%) AngularJS
6 105 (9.85%) Vue.js
7 101 (9.47%) Node.js
8 84 (7.88%) .NET Core
9 71 (6.66%) REST
10 67 (6.29%) Spring
11 62 (5.82%) HTML5
12 59 (5.53%) Kafka
13 58 (5.44%) ASP.NET
14 55 (5.16%) jQuery
15 52 (4.88%) Web Services
16 46 (4.32%) RESTful
17 45 (4.22%) Django
18 40 (3.75%) JSON
19 36 (3.38%) XML
20 34 (3.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 183 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
3 60 (5.63%) Algorithms
4 58 (5.44%) Management Information System
5 55 (5.16%) Hedge funds
6 54 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
7 53 (4.97%) Data Structures
8 42 (3.94%) Mobile App
8 42 (3.94%) User Experience
9 33 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (2.63%) Fixed Income
11 22 (2.06%) Analytical Mindset
11 22 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.97%) Public Cloud
13 19 (1.78%) Data Centre
14 16 (1.50%) Video\Live Streaming
15 15 (1.41%) Media Streaming
16 13 (1.22%) Cloud Native
16 13 (1.22%) Equities
16 13 (1.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 184 (17.26%) Linux
2 73 (6.85%) Windows
3 29 (2.72%) Unix
4 27 (2.53%) Android
5 24 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.03%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.47%) CentOS
11 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.094%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,021 (95.78%) Computer Science
2 320 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (28.05%) Software Engineering
4 194 (18.20%) Mathematics
5 186 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
6 165 (15.48%) DevOps
7 156 (14.63%) Microservices
8 150 (14.07%) OO
9 129 (12.10%) TDD
10 100 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 97 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (9.01%) Physics
13 95 (8.91%) Analytics
14 90 (8.44%) Scrum
15 87 (8.16%) Mentoring
16 85 (7.97%) Fintech
17 81 (7.60%) Project Management
18 68 (6.38%) OOP
19 63 (5.91%) Open Source
20 60 (5.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 337 (31.61%) SQL
2 328 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 328 (30.77%) Python
3 284 (26.64%) C#
4 277 (25.98%) Java
5 133 (12.48%) C++
6 73 (6.85%) TypeScript
7 56 (5.25%) PHP
8 51 (4.78%) Go
9 44 (4.13%) C
10 36 (3.38%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.10%) Scala
12 30 (2.81%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.72%) Kotlin
14 28 (2.63%) Java 8
15 23 (2.16%) R
15 23 (2.16%) Ruby
15 23 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 22 (2.06%) Perl
17 17 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1,065 (99.91%) Degree
2 96 (9.01%) Master's Degree
3 31 (2.91%) PhD
4 26 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 25 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.03%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.84%) CCNA
10 9 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.66%) MCSE
13 6 (0.56%) CCIE
13 6 (0.56%) CCNP
13 6 (0.56%) CISM
13 6 (0.56%) MCSA
14 5 (0.47%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.32%) QA
2 20 (1.88%) SLA
3 12 (1.13%) GDPR
4 11 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.56%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.28%) EMIR
7 3 (0.28%) MiFID
7 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) GAMP
8 2 (0.19%) NCSC
8 2 (0.19%) NIST
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) WCAG
9 1 (0.094%) DICOM
9 1 (0.094%) HL7
9 1 (0.094%) PMO
9 1 (0.094%) UCITS
System Software
1 139 (13.04%) Docker
2 24 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.56%) RHEV
6 5 (0.47%) Firmware
7 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.28%) vSphere
7 3 (0.28%) Xen
8 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.094%) LXC
9 1 (0.094%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.094%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.094%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 125 (11.73%) Kubernetes
2 52 (4.88%) Ansible
3 29 (2.72%) Puppet
4 27 (2.53%) Terraform
5 12 (1.13%) Prometheus
6 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.38%) Grafana
10 4 (0.38%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.28%) Graphite
11 3 (0.28%) Kibana
11 3 (0.28%) logstash
11 3 (0.28%) Nagios
11 3 (0.28%) SCCM
11 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.28%) Zipkin
12 2 (0.19%) MIIS
Vendors
1 159 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.94%) Oracle
3 37 (3.47%) Google
4 34 (3.19%) SAP
4 34 (3.19%) VMware
5 33 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.06%) Databricks
7 21 (1.97%) Cisco
8 13 (1.22%) Apple
8 13 (1.22%) Juniper
9 12 (1.13%) ServiceNow
10 10 (0.94%) Siebel
11 9 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.84%) CheckPoint
11 9 (0.84%) HP
11 9 (0.84%) IBM
11 9 (0.84%) Sophos
12 8 (0.75%) Cloudera
12 8 (0.75%) MobileIron
12 8 (0.75%) SolarWinds