Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 142 123
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,170 3,209 4,239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.57% 2.48% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.49% 10.42% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 996 2,563 3,531
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £49,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.28% +10.83%
10th Percentile £30,625 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% +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 10,182 30,811 37,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.37% 23.77% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,502 22,429 27,677
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +18 628 £72,500 +11.54% 118
South East -16 240 £45,000 - 50
North of England +82 105 £55,000 +39.24% 32
North West +88 72 £55,000 +69.23% 15
East of England +25 63 £56,250 +7.14% 9
Midlands +55 62 £50,000 +25.00% 25
South West +44 60 £51,250 +34.21% 17
East Midlands +63 31 £48,750 +14.71% 6
West Midlands +50 31 £50,000 +33.33% 19
Yorkshire +118 29 £40,000 - 8
North East +11 4 £40,000 - 9
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 1,169 (99.91%) Degree
2 1,094 (93.50%) Computer Science
3 396 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
4 357 (30.51%) Software Engineering
5 330 (28.21%) Java
6 324 (27.69%) Python
7 323 (27.61%) SQL
8 316 (27.01%) Finance
9 311 (26.58%) C#
10 295 (25.21%) JavaScript
11 229 (19.57%) Mathematics
12 226 (19.32%) .NET
13 223 (19.06%) AWS
14 213 (18.21%) Azure
15 198 (16.92%) Git (software)
16 197 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
17 196 (16.75%) HTML
18 195 (16.67%) CSS
19 193 (16.50%) DevOps
20 179 (15.30%) Linux
21 170 (14.53%) SQL Server
22 169 (14.44%) OO
23 163 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
23 163 (13.93%) React
24 152 (12.99%) Docker
25 148 (12.65%) AngularJS
26 143 (12.22%) Microsoft
27 133 (11.37%) C++
28 132 (11.28%) TDD
29 130 (11.11%) 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 82 (7.01%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.31%) IIS
3 18 (1.54%) Apache
3 18 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.37%) CMS
4 16 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.20%) Confluence
6 13 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (0.94%) Luigi
7 11 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.85%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.77%) SAS
10 8 (0.68%) nginx
11 5 (0.43%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.43%) Tornado
11 5 (0.43%) WordPress
12 4 (0.34%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.34%) Drupal
12 4 (0.34%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.60%) Figma
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.17%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.085%) Maya
6 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.54%) Shopify
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.34%) Endur
4 4 (0.34%) Magento
4 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) Findur
6 2 (0.17%) Relativity
7 1 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.085%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.085%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 223 (19.06%) AWS
2 213 (18.21%) Azure
3 55 (4.70%) SaaS
4 51 (4.36%) GCP
5 34 (2.91%) Power Platform
6 31 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.71%) Office 365
8 19 (1.62%) IaaS
9 18 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.54%) PaaS
10 16 (1.37%) Serverless
11 15 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.20%) GitHub
13 11 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.94%) Logic Apps
14 10 (0.85%) NuGet
15 9 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.68%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.44%) Firewall
2 31 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.48%) VPN
4 28 (2.39%) DNS
5 27 (2.31%) WAN
6 25 (2.14%) LAN
7 21 (1.79%) SAN
8 16 (1.37%) HTTP
8 16 (1.37%) Internet
9 15 (1.28%) Skype
10 12 (1.03%) FTP
10 12 (1.03%) Wireless
11 10 (0.85%) SMTP
12 9 (0.77%) H.323
13 8 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.68%) NetScaler
13 8 (0.68%) Network Security
14 7 (0.60%) Wireless Security
15 6 (0.51%) SNMP
15 6 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 118 (10.09%) NoSQL
3 100 (8.55%) Big Data
4 95 (8.12%) Hadoop
5 84 (7.18%) Relational Database
6 66 (5.64%) MySQL
7 57 (4.87%) MongoDB
8 47 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.99%) Data Mining
12 32 (2.74%) Power BI
13 31 (2.65%) Flink
14 26 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (2.14%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.88%) Apache Hive
17 21 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (1.54%) Redis
19 14 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
20 13 (1.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 198 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 71 (6.07%) Selenium
3 65 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 51 (4.36%) JIRA
5 39 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 27 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (1.71%) Maven
8 19 (1.62%) JUnit
9 14 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.11%) HP UFT
11 12 (1.03%) LoadRunner
11 12 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.03%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.94%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.85%) Mocha
13 10 (0.85%) Subversion
13 10 (0.85%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.77%) PHPUnit
14 9 (0.77%) RSpec
General
1 316 (27.01%) Finance
2 52 (4.44%) Banking
3 40 (3.42%) Front Office
4 37 (3.16%) Marketing
5 36 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 34 (2.91%) Games
7 31 (2.65%) Electronics
8 25 (2.14%) Retail
9 23 (1.97%) Law
10 21 (1.79%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.45%) Public Sector
11 17 (1.45%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.37%) Back Office
13 15 (1.28%) Billing
14 13 (1.11%) Legal
15 10 (0.85%) Advertising
16 9 (0.77%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.68%) German Language
18 7 (0.60%) Norwegian Language
19 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 456 (38.97%) Developer
2 173 (14.79%) Software Engineer
3 107 (9.15%) Junior
4 97 (8.29%) Software Developer
5 96 (8.21%) Java Developer
6 89 (7.61%) Graduate
7 83 (7.09%) Senior Developer
8 75 (6.41%) Analyst
9 70 (5.98%) Junior Developer
10 58 (4.96%) Architect
11 47 (4.02%) Data Engineer
12 45 (3.85%) C# Developer
13 44 (3.76%) .NET Developer
14 43 (3.68%) Python Developer
15 41 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 39 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
16 39 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
17 34 (2.91%) Senior Software Engineer
18 26 (2.22%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (19.32%) .NET
2 196 (16.75%) HTML
3 195 (16.67%) CSS
4 163 (13.93%) React
5 148 (12.65%) AngularJS
6 102 (8.72%) Kafka
7 100 (8.55%) Node.js
8 88 (7.52%) Vue.js
9 83 (7.09%) REST
10 77 (6.58%) Web Services
11 75 (6.41%) .NET Core
12 71 (6.07%) ASP.NET
13 67 (5.73%) Spring
14 63 (5.38%) HTML5
15 61 (5.21%) jQuery
16 55 (4.70%) JSON
17 53 (4.53%) XML
18 40 (3.42%) Spring Boot
19 39 (3.33%) RESTful
20 36 (3.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 163 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (7.61%) Algorithms
3 84 (7.18%) Management Information System
4 62 (5.30%) Hedge funds
5 58 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
6 50 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 45 (3.85%) User Experience
8 44 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
9 43 (3.68%) Data Structures
10 35 (2.99%) Equities
11 34 (2.91%) Virtual Team
12 32 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (2.48%) Public Cloud
14 25 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
15 20 (1.71%) Data Centre
16 19 (1.62%) Fixed Income
16 19 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
17 17 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
18 16 (1.37%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 179 (15.30%) Linux
2 118 (10.09%) Windows
3 32 (2.74%) Unix
4 30 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.48%) Android
6 26 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.68%) CentOS
13 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
15 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.085%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.085%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,094 (93.50%) Computer Science
2 396 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (30.51%) Software Engineering
4 229 (19.57%) Mathematics
5 197 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
6 193 (16.50%) DevOps
7 169 (14.44%) OO
8 132 (11.28%) TDD
9 130 (11.11%) Microservices
10 128 (10.94%) Scrum
11 112 (9.57%) Analytics
12 111 (9.49%) Test Automation
13 98 (8.38%) OOP
14 92 (7.86%) Fintech
15 85 (7.26%) Unit Testing
16 78 (6.67%) Project Management
17 77 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
18 72 (6.15%) Machine Learning
19 70 (5.98%) Physics
20 67 (5.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 330 (28.21%) Java
2 324 (27.69%) Python
3 323 (27.61%) SQL
4 311 (26.58%) C#
5 295 (25.21%) JavaScript
6 133 (11.37%) C++
7 70 (5.98%) PHP
7 70 (5.98%) TypeScript
8 62 (5.30%) C
9 54 (4.62%) Scala
10 51 (4.36%) PowerShell
11 39 (3.33%) Go
12 38 (3.25%) R
13 31 (2.65%) T-SQL
14 29 (2.48%) MATLAB
14 29 (2.48%) Ruby
14 29 (2.48%) Shell Script
15 27 (2.31%) Java 8
16 25 (2.14%) Kotlin
17 23 (1.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,169 (99.91%) Degree
2 119 (10.17%) Master's Degree
3 25 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (1.62%) PhD
6 16 (1.37%) CISM
6 16 (1.37%) CISSP
6 16 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.28%) MCSE
8 14 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 14 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.11%) CEH
10 12 (1.03%) CISA
11 11 (0.94%) HNC
12 9 (0.77%) CCNA
12 9 (0.77%) CRISC
13 8 (0.68%) MBCS
13 8 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.84%) QA
2 20 (1.71%) SLA
3 13 (1.11%) PMO
4 12 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.03%) GDPR
4 12 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.77%) NIST
5 9 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.51%) NCSC
8 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.26%) UCITS
9 2 (0.17%) EMIR
9 2 (0.17%) GAMP
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.17%) MiFID
9 2 (0.17%) WCAG
10 1 (0.085%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.085%) MISRA
10 1 (0.085%) MISRA C
System Software
1 152 (12.99%) Docker
2 33 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.94%) HDFS
6 8 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.43%) RHEV
7 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.17%) Firmware
8 2 (0.17%) LXC
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.085%) iptables
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.085%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.085%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.085%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 118 (10.09%) Kubernetes
2 56 (4.79%) Ansible
3 37 (3.16%) Puppet
4 33 (2.82%) Terraform
5 19 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.11%) Kibana
7 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.43%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.34%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.34%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.34%) SCCM
12 3 (0.26%) SCOM
13 2 (0.17%) HP Fortify
13 2 (0.17%) MIIS
13 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.085%) Grafana
14 1 (0.085%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 143 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 54 (4.62%) Oracle
3 40 (3.42%) Google
4 36 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (2.91%) VMware
6 31 (2.65%) Tableau
7 24 (2.05%) Cisco
8 19 (1.62%) IBM
8 19 (1.62%) ServiceNow
9 17 (1.45%) SAP
10 13 (1.11%) Autodesk
10 13 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 10 (0.85%) Capita
11 10 (0.85%) HP
12 9 (0.77%) Juniper
13 8 (0.68%) Databricks
13 8 (0.68%) MobileIron
13 8 (0.68%) Nokia
13 8 (0.68%) Sophos
14 7 (0.60%) AppDynamics