Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 127 145
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2,767 1,165 3,233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.59% 2.58% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.49% 11.50% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 947 2,480
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,625 £106,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +10.53%

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 22,148 10,129 31,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.77% 22.41% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,048 7,752 23,006
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,117 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,037
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -5 1,480 £70,000 -3.45% 197
South East +6 590 £50,000 +11.11% 77
East of England +9 197 £60,000 +9.09% 49
Midlands -24 177 £45,000 -7.69% 64
North of England -64 159 £48,000 -12.73% 77
West Midlands -1 134 £45,000 - 44
South West -35 118 £42,500 -15.00% 24
North West -69 93 £57,500 +4.55% 45
Yorkshire -81 53 £42,500 +6.25% 22
East Midlands -62 43 £43,750 -18.60% 20
North East -23 13 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 2,765 (99.93%) Degree
2 2,671 (96.53%) Computer Science
3 1,097 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
4 937 (33.86%) JavaScript
5 833 (30.10%) Software Engineering
6 808 (29.20%) SQL
7 794 (28.70%) Social Skills
8 777 (28.08%) Java
9 702 (25.37%) Python
10 682 (24.65%) Finance
11 606 (21.90%) C#
12 573 (20.71%) React
13 570 (20.60%) AWS
14 558 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
15 557 (20.13%) Full Stack Development
16 552 (19.95%) Docker
17 497 (17.96%) .NET
18 494 (17.85%) Azure
19 484 (17.49%) Mathematics
20 469 (16.95%) Kubernetes
21 453 (16.37%) DevOps
22 450 (16.26%) TDD
23 431 (15.58%) AngularJS
24 421 (15.22%) NoSQL
25 415 (15.00%) Linux
26 398 (14.38%) Node.js
27 393 (14.20%) Git (software)
28 382 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
29 380 (13.73%) CSS
30 379 (13.70%) Microservices

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
1 133 (4.81%) Apache Spark
2 129 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
3 65 (2.35%) CMS
4 56 (2.02%) Apache
4 56 (2.02%) SAS
5 49 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 38 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 35 (1.26%) GemFire
8 34 (1.23%) IIS
9 33 (1.19%) Confluence
10 31 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 29 (1.05%) nginx
12 22 (0.80%) Tornado
13 21 (0.76%) Documentum
14 16 (0.58%) Jupyter
15 15 (0.54%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.43%) WordPress
17 11 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
17 11 (0.40%) MS Exchange
18 10 (0.36%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 52 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.61%) GIMP
4 17 (0.61%) Simulink
5 14 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.36%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.22%) Siemens NX
9 6 (0.22%) Solid Edge
10 4 (0.14%) Sketch
11 3 (0.11%) Revit
12 2 (0.072%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.036%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 21 (0.76%) NetSuite
1 21 (0.76%) TrackWise
2 13 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.25%) Summit
4 6 (0.22%) Teamcenter
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.18%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 5 (0.18%) RMDS
6 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.11%) Magento
8 2 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.036%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.036%) Eikon
9 1 (0.036%) Maximo
9 1 (0.036%) Salerio
9 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 570 (20.60%) AWS
2 494 (17.85%) Azure
3 254 (9.18%) SaaS
4 211 (7.63%) GitHub
5 162 (5.85%) GCP
6 140 (5.06%) Serverless
7 105 (3.79%) PaaS
8 73 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
9 65 (2.35%) Microsoft 365
10 50 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
10 50 (1.81%) npm
11 49 (1.77%) Veeva
12 45 (1.63%) Power Platform
13 44 (1.59%) IaaS
14 41 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
15 32 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
15 32 (1.16%) OpenShift
16 31 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
17 30 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
17 30 (1.08%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.35%) Firewall
2 55 (1.99%) Internet
3 52 (1.88%) DNS
4 45 (1.63%) VPN
5 44 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 43 (1.55%) HTTP
7 42 (1.52%) WAN
8 28 (1.01%) VoIP
9 25 (0.90%) Wireless
10 24 (0.87%) Calico
10 24 (0.87%) SSL
11 22 (0.80%) LAN
12 21 (0.76%) DHCP
13 20 (0.72%) VLAN
14 19 (0.69%) Network Security
15 18 (0.65%) BGP
16 17 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (0.58%) MQTT
18 15 (0.54%) Wireshark
19 14 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (15.22%) NoSQL
2 272 (9.83%) SQL Server
3 236 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 220 (7.95%) MongoDB
5 168 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
6 141 (5.10%) MySQL
7 135 (4.88%) Big Data
8 75 (2.71%) Hadoop
8 75 (2.71%) Redis
9 70 (2.53%) Oracle Database
10 56 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 50 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
12 45 (1.63%) MariaDB
13 38 (1.37%) Power BI
14 36 (1.30%) Blockchain
15 35 (1.26%) Data Mining
15 35 (1.26%) HBase
16 33 (1.19%) BigQuery
17 30 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
18 29 (1.05%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 393 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 244 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 120 (4.34%) JIRA
4 106 (3.83%) Selenium
5 75 (2.71%) JUnit
6 74 (2.67%) Gradle
7 56 (2.02%) GitLab
8 55 (1.99%) Maven
8 55 (1.99%) webpack
9 54 (1.95%) Cucumber
10 51 (1.84%) Subversion
11 47 (1.70%) Visual Studio
12 46 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
13 41 (1.48%) Bitbucket
14 39 (1.41%) CircleCI
15 35 (1.26%) JMeter
15 35 (1.26%) Protractor
16 33 (1.19%) Cypress.io
17 32 (1.16%) Mockito
18 29 (1.05%) Artifactory
General
1 794 (28.70%) Social Skills
2 682 (24.65%) Finance
3 382 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
4 198 (7.16%) Games
5 185 (6.69%) Banking
6 124 (4.48%) Law
7 101 (3.65%) Marketing
8 94 (3.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 91 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 90 (3.25%) Retail
11 74 (2.67%) Organisational Skills
12 66 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
13 58 (2.10%) French Language
14 53 (1.92%) Legal
15 50 (1.81%) German Language
16 49 (1.77%) Spanish Language
17 47 (1.70%) Investment Banking
18 44 (1.59%) Electronics
19 40 (1.45%) Manufacturing
20 36 (1.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 974 (35.20%) Developer
2 419 (15.14%) Software Engineer
3 197 (7.12%) Software Developer
4 175 (6.32%) Architect
4 175 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
5 163 (5.89%) Senior Developer
6 143 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 135 (4.88%) Analyst
8 130 (4.70%) Java Developer
9 115 (4.16%) .NET Developer
10 114 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 108 (3.90%) Junior
12 100 (3.61%) Graduate
13 94 (3.40%) Programmer
14 84 (3.04%) Consultant
15 83 (3.00%) Java Engineer
16 76 (2.75%) C# Developer
17 74 (2.67%) Junior Developer
18 66 (2.39%) Data Engineer
19 63 (2.28%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (20.71%) React
2 497 (17.96%) .NET
3 431 (15.58%) AngularJS
4 398 (14.38%) Node.js
5 380 (13.73%) CSS
6 375 (13.55%) HTML
7 306 (11.06%) REST
8 265 (9.58%) Web Services
9 236 (8.53%) RESTful
10 211 (7.63%) Spring
11 195 (7.05%) .NET Core
12 183 (6.61%) Kafka
13 155 (5.60%) Vue.js
14 134 (4.84%) ASP.NET
15 123 (4.45%) HTML5
16 119 (4.30%) .NET Framework
17 117 (4.23%) jQuery
18 116 (4.19%) Spring Boot
19 110 (3.98%) RabbitMQ
20 99 (3.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 283 (10.23%) User Experience
2 223 (8.06%) Algorithms
3 178 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 175 (6.32%) Data Structures
5 147 (5.31%) Mobile App
6 111 (4.01%) Life Science
6 111 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
7 94 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
8 90 (3.25%) Blog
9 86 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
10 70 (2.53%) Cloud Native
11 61 (2.20%) Data Centre
12 59 (2.13%) Client/Server
13 56 (2.02%) Public Cloud
14 51 (1.84%) Virtual Team
15 49 (1.77%) iPhone
16 42 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
17 41 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
18 39 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
19 38 (1.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 415 (15.00%) Linux
2 289 (10.44%) Windows
3 155 (5.60%) Android
4 127 (4.59%) Unix
5 77 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.01%) Windows 10
8 26 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
10 22 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 20 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (0.29%) SUSE
15 7 (0.25%) Debian
16 6 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.14%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,671 (96.53%) Computer Science
2 1,097 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
3 833 (30.10%) Software Engineering
4 558 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
5 557 (20.13%) Full Stack Development
6 484 (17.49%) Mathematics
7 453 (16.37%) DevOps
8 450 (16.26%) TDD
9 379 (13.70%) Microservices
10 326 (11.78%) OO
11 321 (11.60%) Mentoring
12 285 (10.30%) Test Automation
13 279 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
14 257 (9.29%) Analytics
15 256 (9.25%) Scrum
16 243 (8.78%) Fintech
17 230 (8.31%) Artificial Intelligence
18 223 (8.06%) SDLC
19 205 (7.41%) Project Management
20 199 (7.19%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 937 (33.86%) JavaScript
2 808 (29.20%) SQL
3 777 (28.08%) Java
4 702 (25.37%) Python
5 606 (21.90%) C#
6 329 (11.89%) TypeScript
7 291 (10.52%) C++
8 196 (7.08%) C
9 173 (6.25%) Go
10 145 (5.24%) PHP
11 98 (3.54%) Bash Shell
12 94 (3.40%) Java 8
13 90 (3.25%) Kotlin
14 82 (2.96%) Ruby
15 62 (2.24%) R
15 62 (2.24%) Scala
16 60 (2.17%) PowerShell
17 53 (1.92%) Shell Script
18 48 (1.73%) ES6
18 48 (1.73%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2,765 (99.93%) Degree
2 269 (9.72%) Master's Degree
3 83 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
4 55 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 47 (1.70%) SC Cleared
6 43 (1.55%) OCP
6 43 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
7 42 (1.52%) PhD
8 37 (1.34%) CISSP
9 35 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (0.94%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.80%) PMI Certification
13 21 (0.76%) CCNA
14 20 (0.72%) PMP
15 19 (0.69%) CEH
15 19 (0.69%) CISM
16 18 (0.65%) CCNP
17 14 (0.51%) MCSE
18 9 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (8.42%) QA
2 45 (1.63%) SLA
3 38 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.26%) GDPR
5 32 (1.16%) GxP
6 25 (0.90%) Accessibility
7 24 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 17 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
9 17 (0.61%) Def Stans
9 17 (0.61%) MISRA
10 16 (0.58%) PCI DSS
11 14 (0.51%) CDISC
12 13 (0.47%) NIST
13 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.33%) PMO
14 4 (0.14%) HL7
15 3 (0.11%) DICOM
15 3 (0.11%) Good Clinical Practice
15 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 552 (19.95%) Docker
2 73 (2.64%) Active Directory
3 57 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.12%) Firmware
5 26 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.65%) HDFS
9 11 (0.40%) ISA Server
9 11 (0.40%) vSphere
10 10 (0.36%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.25%) KVM
11 7 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.14%) iptables
12 4 (0.14%) Kamailio
12 4 (0.14%) LXC
12 4 (0.14%) Postfix
12 4 (0.14%) QEMU
13 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 469 (16.95%) Kubernetes
2 159 (5.75%) Ansible
3 153 (5.53%) Terraform
4 54 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (1.63%) Grafana
6 28 (1.01%) Kibana
7 22 (0.80%) SCCM
8 20 (0.72%) Prometheus
9 16 (0.58%) Puppet
10 13 (0.47%) Istio
11 10 (0.36%) linkerd
11 10 (0.36%) Rancher
12 9 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
12 9 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.29%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.29%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 321 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 233 (8.42%) Oracle
3 216 (7.81%) Google
4 89 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
5 75 (2.71%) VMware
6 69 (2.49%) Cisco
7 65 (2.35%) Red Hat
8 53 (1.92%) SAP
9 51 (1.84%) Apple
10 34 (1.23%) Instagram
11 32 (1.16%) IBM
11 32 (1.16%) Sony
12 31 (1.12%) Atlassian
13 29 (1.05%) Adobe
14 24 (0.87%) PayPal
15 21 (0.76%) OpenText
16 19 (0.69%) Okta
16 19 (0.69%) Workday
17 18 (0.65%) Citrix
18 17 (0.61%) Databricks