Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 125 125
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2,753 3,729 4,465
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.52% 2.69% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.71% 10.94% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,253 2,937 3,645
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 23,508 34,082 39,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.54% 24.62% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17,383 24,845 30,645
Median annual salary £52,284 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +7 1,526 £65,000 +4.00% 192
South East -6 573 £42,500 - 78
East of England -11 202 £45,000 -10.00% 44
North of England -23 183 £42,500 +2.41% 62
Midlands -17 152 £47,500 +22.58% 34
North West -1 136 £45,000 -5.26% 42
South West -46 117 £35,000 -6.67% 47
East Midlands -9 77 £47,500 +18.75% 9
West Midlands -21 75 £44,000 +10.00% 25
Yorkshire -9 33 £27,000 -28.00% 10
North East -15 14 - - 10
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2,724 (98.95%) Degree
2 2,607 (94.70%) Computer Science
3 984 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
4 912 (33.13%) SQL
5 818 (29.71%) C#
6 752 (27.32%) Finance
7 743 (26.99%) Java
8 719 (26.12%) Software Engineering
9 637 (23.14%) JavaScript
10 597 (21.69%) Python
11 593 (21.54%) .NET
12 513 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
13 457 (16.60%) AWS
14 444 (16.13%) Mathematics
15 442 (16.06%) HTML
16 430 (15.62%) CSS
17 403 (14.64%) Azure
18 400 (14.53%) Git (software)
19 372 (13.51%) SQL Server
20 365 (13.26%) Windows
21 353 (12.82%) C++
22 348 (12.64%) Linux
23 333 (12.10%) DevOps
24 330 (11.99%) Microsoft
25 312 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
26 300 (10.90%) AngularJS
27 298 (10.82%) Test Automation
28 285 (10.35%) Docker
29 282 (10.24%) Analytics
30 278 (10.10%) OO

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
1 111 (4.03%) Apache Spark
2 79 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
3 50 (1.82%) IIS
4 36 (1.31%) Confluence
5 34 (1.24%) Apache
6 30 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 29 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 21 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
8 21 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 19 (0.69%) Luigi
10 18 (0.65%) CMS
11 17 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.44%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.40%) WordPress
15 10 (0.36%) nginx
15 10 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.29%) ProjectWise
6 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.15%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.15%) Notepad++
7 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.11%) Simulink
9 2 (0.073%) Houdini
9 2 (0.073%) Maya
9 2 (0.073%) NUKE
9 2 (0.073%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
2 24 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 16 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 16 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 16 (0.58%) Shopify
6 15 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.54%) Oracle FAH
7 14 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (0.44%) Primavera
10 11 (0.40%) Magento
10 11 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 10 (0.36%) HFM
12 9 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (0.25%) NetSuite
14 6 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
15 5 (0.18%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 457 (16.60%) AWS
2 403 (14.64%) Azure
3 138 (5.01%) GCP
4 123 (4.47%) SaaS
5 101 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
6 68 (2.47%) Power Platform
7 52 (1.89%) GitHub
8 49 (1.78%) Serverless
9 39 (1.42%) Amazon S3
9 39 (1.42%) IaaS
10 37 (1.34%) Office 365
11 34 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
11 34 (1.24%) PaaS
12 24 (0.87%) Force.com
13 21 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
13 21 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.51%) npm
16 13 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.58%) Firewall
2 82 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 71 (2.58%) DNS
3 71 (2.58%) VPN
4 63 (2.29%) BGP
5 54 (1.96%) Internet
6 52 (1.89%) DHCP
7 44 (1.60%) Wireless
8 42 (1.53%) SAN
9 39 (1.42%) LAN
10 37 (1.34%) OSPF
10 37 (1.34%) WAN
11 36 (1.31%) VoIP
12 35 (1.27%) IPsec
12 35 (1.27%) Network Security
13 29 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
13 29 (1.05%) SSL
14 24 (0.87%) NAS
15 21 (0.76%) HSRP
16 20 (0.73%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 200 (7.26%) Big Data
3 198 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 188 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 147 (5.34%) MySQL
6 128 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 113 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (3.89%) Hadoop
9 91 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (3.05%) RDBMS
11 68 (2.47%) Power BI
12 63 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 59 (2.14%) MongoDB
14 55 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 53 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 47 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 40 (1.45%) Redis
18 39 (1.42%) DB2
19 38 (1.38%) Oracle Database
20 36 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 400 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 160 (5.81%) JIRA
3 153 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 142 (5.16%) Selenium
5 78 (2.83%) Visual Studio
6 42 (1.53%) JUnit
6 42 (1.53%) Subversion
7 40 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 40 (1.45%) SoapUI
7 40 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (1.45%) WebDriver
8 36 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (1.24%) HP UFT
9 34 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 29 (1.05%) LoadRunner
10 29 (1.05%) Maven
11 27 (0.98%) Bitbucket
12 26 (0.94%) Cypress.io
13 25 (0.91%) GitLab
14 24 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 752 (27.32%) Finance
2 142 (5.16%) Retail
3 88 (3.20%) Marketing
4 81 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 74 (2.69%) Banking
6 67 (2.43%) Front Office
6 67 (2.43%) Games
7 51 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 43 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 42 (1.53%) Electronics
9 42 (1.53%) Law
10 39 (1.42%) Back Office
11 37 (1.34%) Public Sector
12 35 (1.27%) Investment Banking
13 34 (1.24%) Legal
14 30 (1.09%) Advertising
15 20 (0.73%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.47%) French Language
17 12 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,187 (43.12%) Developer
2 313 (11.37%) Software Engineer
3 270 (9.81%) Graduate
4 263 (9.55%) Software Developer
5 244 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 224 (8.14%) Junior
7 219 (7.95%) Java Developer
8 201 (7.30%) Analyst
9 172 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 160 (5.81%) .NET Developer
11 147 (5.34%) Junior Developer
12 140 (5.09%) Graduate Developer
13 109 (3.96%) Architect
14 98 (3.56%) Consultant
15 77 (2.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 73 (2.65%) Administrator
17 67 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
18 63 (2.29%) Full Stack Developer
19 61 (2.22%) Support Analyst
20 60 (2.18%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (21.54%) .NET
2 442 (16.06%) HTML
3 430 (15.62%) CSS
4 300 (10.90%) AngularJS
5 242 (8.79%) React
5 242 (8.79%) Web Services
6 205 (7.45%) REST
7 189 (6.87%) ASP.NET
8 165 (5.99%) Node.js
9 160 (5.81%) HTML5
10 156 (5.67%) XML
11 151 (5.48%) RESTful
12 138 (5.01%) Spring
13 136 (4.94%) jQuery
14 107 (3.89%) .NET Core
15 104 (3.78%) .NET Framework
16 92 (3.34%) Vue.js
17 87 (3.16%) Kafka
18 86 (3.12%) SOAP
19 81 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 312 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (7.41%) User Experience
3 172 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 166 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 152 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
6 142 (5.16%) Algorithms
7 65 (2.36%) Hedge funds
7 65 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 55 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
9 50 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
10 47 (1.71%) Data Structures
11 45 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 44 (1.60%) Data Centre
13 41 (1.49%) Reinsurance
14 39 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
15 37 (1.34%) AS400
15 37 (1.34%) Public Cloud
16 36 (1.31%) Derivative
17 32 (1.16%) iSeries
18 28 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 365 (13.26%) Windows
2 348 (12.64%) Linux
3 134 (4.87%) Unix
4 114 (4.14%) Android
5 112 (4.07%) Apple iOS
6 100 (3.63%) Windows Server
7 29 (1.05%) CentOS
8 20 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
12 10 (0.36%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.29%) Solaris
14 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.22%) VMS
16 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,607 (94.70%) Computer Science
2 984 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 719 (26.12%) Software Engineering
4 513 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
5 444 (16.13%) Mathematics
6 333 (12.10%) DevOps
7 298 (10.82%) Test Automation
8 282 (10.24%) Analytics
9 278 (10.10%) OO
10 266 (9.66%) Scrum
11 207 (7.52%) Microservices
12 192 (6.97%) Project Management
13 191 (6.94%) Mentoring
14 185 (6.72%) Artificial Intelligence
14 185 (6.72%) TDD
15 183 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
16 182 (6.61%) SDLC
17 181 (6.57%) Machine Learning
18 176 (6.39%) Fintech
19 168 (6.10%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 912 (33.13%) SQL
2 818 (29.71%) C#
3 743 (26.99%) Java
4 637 (23.14%) JavaScript
5 597 (21.69%) Python
6 353 (12.82%) C++
7 216 (7.85%) PHP
8 144 (5.23%) C
9 116 (4.21%) TypeScript
10 115 (4.18%) Scala
11 104 (3.78%) PowerShell
12 77 (2.80%) Bash Shell
12 77 (2.80%) T-SQL
13 76 (2.76%) Kotlin
14 75 (2.72%) ES6
15 73 (2.65%) Shell Script
16 67 (2.43%) R
17 66 (2.40%) PL/SQL
18 57 (2.07%) Java 8
19 50 (1.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,724 (98.95%) Degree
2 158 (5.74%) Master's Degree
3 69 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
5 54 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (1.82%) CCNP
7 46 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 43 (1.56%) CISSP
9 42 (1.53%) CCNA
10 30 (1.09%) MBA
11 29 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (1.05%) PhD
12 26 (0.94%) MCSE
13 24 (0.87%) AWS Certification
13 24 (0.87%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.62%) SC Cleared
15 16 (0.58%) CEH
16 13 (0.47%) GIAC
16 13 (0.47%) MCSA
17 12 (0.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (7.63%) QA
2 42 (1.53%) PMO
3 16 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.58%) SLA
4 11 (0.40%) GDPR
5 9 (0.33%) NIST
6 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.15%) GAMP
9 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.11%) COBIT
10 3 (0.11%) NCSC
11 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.073%) MISRA
11 2 (0.073%) UCITS
12 1 (0.036%) BS25999
12 1 (0.036%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 285 (10.35%) Docker
2 120 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 103 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.94%) VirtualBox
6 16 (0.58%) VMware NSX
7 15 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.54%) vSphere
8 12 (0.44%) Firmware
9 6 (0.22%) NFS
10 5 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.18%) XenApp
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.11%) HDFS
13 2 (0.073%) KVM
13 2 (0.073%) Xen
14 1 (0.036%) LXC
14 1 (0.036%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 1 (0.036%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 186 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 110 (4.00%) Puppet
3 88 (3.20%) Ansible
4 77 (2.80%) Terraform
5 50 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (1.20%) SCCM
7 23 (0.84%) SCOM
8 15 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 14 (0.51%) Kibana
10 13 (0.47%) SCVMM
11 12 (0.44%) Cisco CME
11 12 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
11 12 (0.44%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.36%) Mesos
12 10 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
12 10 (0.36%) Salt
12 10 (0.36%) vCenter Server
13 9 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
14 8 (0.29%) Grafana
Vendors
1 330 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 246 (8.94%) Oracle
3 117 (4.25%) Cisco
4 114 (4.14%) Google
5 112 (4.07%) VMware
6 75 (2.72%) Tableau
7 71 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (1.82%) ServiceNow
9 30 (1.09%) Palo Alto
10 26 (0.94%) LogicMonitor
11 25 (0.91%) Fortinet
12 22 (0.80%) SAP
13 19 (0.69%) F5
13 19 (0.69%) IBM
13 19 (0.69%) McAfee
14 18 (0.65%) Zend
15 17 (0.62%) Dell
15 17 (0.62%) SolarWinds
16 16 (0.58%) Citrix
16 16 (0.58%) Juniper