Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 123 112
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4,485 4,245 5,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.70% 2.61% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.48% 10.37% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,565 3,596 4,749
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 39,056 40,948 53,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.51% 25.19% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30,070 32,501 43,280
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,912
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -4.07% +4.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 -10 1,972 £55,000 +4.76% 245
South East +33 1,034 £42,500 +6.25% 123
East of England -9 504 £50,000 +25.00% 101
Midlands +36 445 £37,500 +17.19% 64
North of England -29 326 £40,000 - 88
West Midlands +51 318 £35,000 +16.67% 45
North West -21 211 £40,500 +0.62% 51
South West -30 206 £40,000 - 47
East Midlands -10 126 £45,000 +38.46% 19
Yorkshire +2 99 £40,000 - 32
North East -45 16 £60,000 +41.18% 5
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 4,429 (98.75%) Degree
2 4,208 (93.82%) Computer Science
3 1,617 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
4 1,419 (31.64%) Java
5 1,227 (27.36%) SQL
6 1,205 (26.87%) Software Engineering
7 1,122 (25.02%) JavaScript
8 1,096 (24.44%) C#
9 1,054 (23.50%) Finance
10 868 (19.35%) HTML
11 813 (18.13%) Python
12 784 (17.48%) .NET
13 736 (16.41%) Linux
14 713 (15.90%) CSS
15 702 (15.65%) C++
16 701 (15.63%) Microsoft
17 688 (15.34%) OO
18 672 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
19 666 (14.85%) Windows
20 636 (14.18%) SQL Server
21 625 (13.94%) AngularJS
22 621 (13.85%) Mathematics
23 595 (13.27%) TDD
24 575 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
25 515 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
26 490 (10.93%) MVC
27 458 (10.21%) SDLC
28 449 (10.01%) Web Services
29 437 (9.74%) Scrum
30 421 (9.39%) ASP.NET

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
1 141 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
2 130 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 104 (2.32%) Tomcat
4 88 (1.96%) Apache
5 82 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 72 (1.61%) IIS
7 62 (1.38%) CMS
8 57 (1.27%) JBoss
9 56 (1.25%) WebSphere
10 55 (1.23%) MS Exchange
11 50 (1.11%) OpenStack
11 50 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 43 (0.96%) Apache Solr
13 41 (0.91%) WebLogic
14 39 (0.87%) nginx
15 35 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 30 (0.67%) Apache Pig
17 29 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
18 26 (0.58%) Confluence
19 25 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 145 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 50 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.18%) Maya
8 6 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.089%) Houdini
9 4 (0.089%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.089%) NUKE
10 3 (0.067%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.067%) Revit
10 3 (0.067%) SPSS
11 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.045%) Simulink
12 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.022%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 16 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.31%) Magento
3 13 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.18%) Relativity
6 7 (0.16%) Ringtail
6 7 (0.16%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 6 (0.13%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.13%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.089%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 575 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 316 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (3.26%) SaaS
4 82 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
5 74 (1.65%) Office 365
6 67 (1.49%) GitHub
7 66 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (1.29%) PaaS
9 52 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 36 (0.80%) IaaS
11 35 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
12 26 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 24 (0.54%) npm
14 22 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 22 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 21 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (0.45%) Route 53
16 20 (0.45%) Serverless
17 19 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
18 16 (0.36%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 198 (4.41%) Firewall
2 142 (3.17%) Internet
3 133 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 104 (2.32%) WAN
5 102 (2.27%) DNS
6 93 (2.07%) HTTP
7 74 (1.65%) Network Security
8 73 (1.63%) LAN
9 71 (1.58%) DHCP
10 68 (1.52%) Wireless
11 58 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
12 48 (1.07%) OSPF
13 38 (0.85%) BGP
14 37 (0.82%) MPLS
14 37 (0.82%) VPN
15 36 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (0.65%) SNMP
17 27 (0.60%) NetScaler
17 27 (0.60%) SAN
18 25 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 274 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 265 (5.91%) Big Data
4 262 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 261 (5.82%) MySQL
6 233 (5.20%) MongoDB
7 136 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 136 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 102 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 86 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 83 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 63 (1.40%) Data Lake
12 63 (1.40%) Redis
13 58 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (1.18%) Blockchain
15 51 (1.14%) Data Mining
16 50 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 47 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
17 47 (1.05%) HBase
Development Applications
1 395 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 216 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 177 (3.95%) Subversion
4 165 (3.68%) Visual Studio
5 159 (3.55%) Maven
6 145 (3.23%) JIRA
7 130 (2.90%) Selenium
8 100 (2.23%) Eclipse
9 96 (2.14%) NUnit
10 88 (1.96%) JUnit
11 77 (1.72%) Gradle
12 69 (1.54%) MSTest
13 62 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 62 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 48 (1.07%) TeamCity
15 46 (1.03%) Ant
16 44 (0.98%) Moq
16 44 (0.98%) Vagrant
17 42 (0.94%) Jasmine
18 41 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 1,054 (23.50%) Finance
2 348 (7.76%) Banking
3 155 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 148 (3.30%) Marketing
5 130 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 128 (2.85%) Games
7 120 (2.68%) Retail
8 117 (2.61%) Electronics
9 85 (1.90%) Advertising
10 79 (1.76%) Manufacturing
11 76 (1.69%) Law
12 71 (1.58%) Front Office
13 69 (1.54%) Legal
14 61 (1.36%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.69%) German Language
16 28 (0.62%) Automotive
17 26 (0.58%) French Language
18 22 (0.49%) Publishing
19 17 (0.38%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,944 (43.34%) Developer
2 568 (12.66%) Graduate
3 565 (12.60%) Java Developer
4 563 (12.55%) Software Engineer
5 356 (7.94%) Software Developer
6 341 (7.60%) Senior Developer
7 332 (7.40%) Junior
8 330 (7.36%) Analyst
9 284 (6.33%) Graduate Developer
10 278 (6.20%) .NET Developer
11 267 (5.95%) C# Developer
12 202 (4.50%) Junior Developer
13 192 (4.28%) Consultant
14 184 (4.10%) Architect
15 176 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
16 162 (3.61%) C++ Software Engineer
17 147 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
18 142 (3.17%) Java Engineer
19 135 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
20 112 (2.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 868 (19.35%) HTML
2 784 (17.48%) .NET
3 713 (15.90%) CSS
4 625 (13.94%) AngularJS
5 449 (10.01%) Web Services
6 421 (9.39%) ASP.NET
7 354 (7.89%) jQuery
8 335 (7.47%) XML
9 322 (7.18%) Spring
10 295 (6.58%) HTML5
11 280 (6.24%) RESTful
12 257 (5.73%) React
13 255 (5.69%) REST
14 223 (4.97%) .NET Framework
15 200 (4.46%) Node.js
16 197 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 168 (3.75%) JSON
18 144 (3.21%) Hibernate
19 131 (2.92%) J2EE
19 131 (2.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4,208 (93.82%) Computer Science
2 515 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 297 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
4 239 (5.33%) Algorithms
5 215 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
6 206 (4.59%) User Experience
7 198 (4.41%) Fintech
8 197 (4.39%) Management Information System
9 196 (4.37%) Mobile App
10 184 (4.10%) Data Centre
11 125 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
12 114 (2.54%) Data Structures
13 71 (1.58%) Client/Server
14 64 (1.43%) Public Cloud
15 59 (1.32%) Hedge funds
15 59 (1.32%) Robotics
16 57 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
17 50 (1.11%) CMDB
17 50 (1.11%) Fixed Income
17 50 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 736 (16.41%) Linux
2 666 (14.85%) Windows
3 284 (6.33%) Unix
4 178 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 151 (3.37%) Android
6 93 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 60 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 47 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 42 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 37 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (0.74%) Debian
13 31 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (0.65%) CentOS
15 26 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 25 (0.56%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.38%) CoreOS
17 17 (0.38%) Solaris
18 11 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
19 8 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,617 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1,205 (26.87%) Software Engineering
3 688 (15.34%) OO
4 672 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
5 621 (13.85%) Mathematics
6 595 (13.27%) TDD
7 490 (10.93%) MVC
8 458 (10.21%) SDLC
9 437 (9.74%) Scrum
10 399 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
11 388 (8.65%) Test Automation
12 366 (8.16%) Web Development
13 343 (7.65%) DevOps
14 317 (7.07%) Open Source
15 301 (6.71%) ITIL
16 279 (6.22%) OOP
17 265 (5.91%) Analytics
18 256 (5.71%) Machine Learning
19 238 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
20 231 (5.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,419 (31.64%) Java
2 1,227 (27.36%) SQL
3 1,122 (25.02%) JavaScript
4 1,096 (24.44%) C#
5 813 (18.13%) Python
6 702 (15.65%) C++
7 298 (6.64%) PHP
8 258 (5.75%) C
9 154 (3.43%) Ruby
10 131 (2.92%) PowerShell
11 124 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 115 (2.56%) Scala
13 110 (2.45%) Java 8
14 96 (2.14%) T-SQL
15 92 (2.05%) Perl
16 77 (1.72%) Shell Script
17 68 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 58 (1.29%) VB.NET
19 55 (1.23%) ES6
19 55 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4,429 (98.75%) Degree
2 341 (7.60%) Master's Degree
3 155 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 151 (3.37%) Numerate Degree
5 109 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (2.10%) CISSP
7 80 (1.78%) MCP
8 74 (1.65%) CCNP
9 72 (1.61%) MCSE
10 70 (1.56%) Security Cleared
11 69 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 67 (1.49%) PhD
13 57 (1.27%) ISTQB
14 56 (1.25%) CISM
15 55 (1.23%) CCNA
16 40 (0.89%) ISEB
17 39 (0.87%) MCSD
18 37 (0.82%) CEH
18 37 (0.82%) MCAD
19 36 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (6.96%) QA
2 63 (1.40%) SLA
3 59 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.85%) GDPR
4 38 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.40%) PMO
7 15 (0.33%) GPG13
8 14 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 10 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.16%) ISO 13485
13 6 (0.13%) ECSS
14 5 (0.11%) COBIT
14 5 (0.11%) GxP
14 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.089%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.089%) GCP
15 4 (0.089%) MiFID
System Software
1 244 (5.44%) Docker
2 160 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 124 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 48 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (1.00%) Firmware
7 41 (0.91%) XenApp
8 37 (0.82%) HDFS
9 33 (0.74%) Hyper-V
9 33 (0.74%) vSphere
10 26 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (0.58%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.36%) Ceph
12 15 (0.33%) Snort
12 15 (0.33%) Xen
13 14 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.29%) Apache Flume
15 12 (0.27%) NFS
16 11 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 9 (0.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 125 (2.79%) Ansible
2 89 (1.98%) Puppet
3 86 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (1.74%) Kubernetes
5 48 (1.07%) SCVMM
6 45 (1.00%) SCCM
7 35 (0.78%) Salt
8 32 (0.71%) Nagios
9 24 (0.54%) Terraform
9 24 (0.54%) vCenter Server
9 24 (0.54%) vMotion
10 21 (0.47%) Kibana
11 17 (0.38%) logstash
12 15 (0.33%) Suricata
13 14 (0.31%) Oozie
14 13 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 11 (0.25%) Graphite
15 11 (0.25%) HAProxy
16 9 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 701 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 372 (8.29%) Oracle
3 168 (3.75%) VMware
4 140 (3.12%) Cisco
5 124 (2.76%) Google
6 118 (2.63%) Citrix
7 100 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
8 84 (1.87%) SAP
9 58 (1.29%) Tableau
10 55 (1.23%) HP
11 53 (1.18%) Twitter
12 52 (1.16%) IBM
13 46 (1.03%) CheckPoint
14 45 (1.00%) Red Hat
14 45 (1.00%) Splunk
14 45 (1.00%) Xamarin
15 43 (0.96%) Sitecore
16 40 (0.89%) BMC
17 33 (0.74%) Juniper
18 31 (0.69%) Fortinet