Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 138 184 128
Rank change year-on-year +46 -56 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2,876 1,100 3,067
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.58% 1.92% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.39% 9.46% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,492 911 2,381
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
75th Percentile £79,750 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 25,255 11,628 25,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.66% 20.33% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13,636 8,717 19,470
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London +41 1,554 £70,000 - 207
South East +28 585 £50,000 - 64
East of England +24 244 £55,000 +7.32% 50
North of England -27 188 £47,500 - 67
Midlands -3 160 £40,000 -11.11% 55
West Midlands -9 108 £33,750 -28.95% 27
North West -30 102 £57,500 +9.52% 45
Yorkshire -19 80 £42,500 -5.56% 18
South West -55 79 £47,500 +31.03% 17
East Midlands -26 50 £43,750 +34.62% 28
North East -25 6 £45,000 +44.00% 4
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 2,872 (99.86%) Degree
2 2,781 (96.70%) Computer Science
3 1,194 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
4 941 (32.72%) Software Engineering
5 930 (32.34%) Social Skills
6 886 (30.81%) JavaScript
7 813 (28.27%) Java
7 813 (28.27%) AWS
8 805 (27.99%) Python
9 748 (26.01%) SQL
10 739 (25.70%) Problem-Solving
11 707 (24.58%) Finance
12 595 (20.69%) Full Stack Development
13 583 (20.27%) C#
14 580 (20.17%) CI/CD
15 523 (18.18%) Azure
16 522 (18.15%) React
17 505 (17.56%) DevOps
18 479 (16.66%) Docker
19 462 (16.06%) Git (software)
20 458 (15.92%) TDD
21 428 (14.88%) AngularJS
22 420 (14.60%) Microservices
23 417 (14.50%) .NET
24 415 (14.43%) Linux
25 395 (13.73%) CSS
26 393 (13.66%) Mathematics
27 391 (13.60%) Kubernetes
28 381 (13.25%) HTML
29 380 (13.21%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.62%) Apache Spark
2 119 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
3 87 (3.03%) CMS
4 60 (2.09%) Apache
5 54 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 51 (1.77%) SAS
7 46 (1.60%) WordPress
8 36 (1.25%) Confluence
9 35 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 31 (1.08%) IIS
11 26 (0.90%) Documentum
11 26 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 22 (0.76%) nginx
13 19 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
13 19 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.56%) GemFire
15 14 (0.49%) Umbraco
16 10 (0.35%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.31%) Headless CMS
17 9 (0.31%) Tornado
Applications
1 79 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (0.45%) Simulink
5 12 (0.42%) Chatbot
6 11 (0.38%) Revit
7 10 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
8 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.14%) Sketch
9 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.14%) SPSS
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 39 (1.36%) Magento
2 26 (0.90%) TrackWise
3 18 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.28%) SAP APO
5 8 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.17%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 5 (0.17%) RMDS
7 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.070%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.035%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.035%) Maximo
9 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.035%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.035%) Shopify
9 1 (0.035%) Summit
9 1 (0.035%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 813 (28.27%) AWS
2 523 (18.18%) Azure
3 375 (13.04%) SaaS
4 230 (8.00%) GCP
5 229 (7.96%) Serverless
6 185 (6.43%) GitHub
7 89 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
8 86 (2.99%) Microsoft 365
9 70 (2.43%) PaaS
10 67 (2.33%) Veeva
11 57 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
11 57 (1.98%) Power Platform
12 48 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
13 45 (1.56%) Amazon S3
14 44 (1.53%) Google Analytics
15 42 (1.46%) Amazon Kinesis
16 37 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
17 36 (1.25%) npm
18 32 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
19 29 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.92%) Firewall
2 68 (2.36%) Internet
3 67 (2.33%) DNS
4 58 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 52 (1.81%) WAN
6 40 (1.39%) VPN
7 38 (1.32%) Wireless
8 33 (1.15%) DHCP
9 31 (1.08%) HTTP
10 29 (1.01%) BGP
11 25 (0.87%) MQTT
11 25 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (0.83%) VLAN
13 21 (0.73%) Network Security
14 16 (0.56%) SAN
15 15 (0.52%) Calico
16 14 (0.49%) LAN
17 13 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (0.45%) PPP
18 12 (0.42%) DKIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (11.09%) NoSQL
2 272 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 240 (8.34%) Relational Database
4 217 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
5 206 (7.16%) MySQL
6 199 (6.92%) MongoDB
7 150 (5.22%) Big Data
8 81 (2.82%) Redis
9 71 (2.47%) Hadoop
10 59 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 58 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
12 56 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 48 (1.67%) Power BI
14 37 (1.29%) Data Lake
14 37 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 34 (1.18%) Metadata
16 32 (1.11%) Blockchain
17 29 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
18 26 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 26 (0.90%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 462 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 301 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 205 (7.13%) JIRA
4 81 (2.82%) Selenium
5 77 (2.68%) GitLab
6 70 (2.43%) Visual Studio
7 66 (2.29%) Maven
8 60 (2.09%) Bitbucket
9 59 (2.05%) JUnit
10 45 (1.56%) Gradle
11 41 (1.43%) Cucumber
12 37 (1.29%) Postman
13 33 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (1.08%) TeamCity
15 29 (1.01%) JMeter
16 27 (0.94%) gulp
16 27 (0.94%) Mockito
16 27 (0.94%) webpack
17 26 (0.90%) CircleCI
General
1 930 (32.34%) Social Skills
2 707 (24.58%) Finance
3 380 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 154 (5.35%) Banking
5 150 (5.22%) Marketing
6 140 (4.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 126 (4.38%) Games
8 121 (4.21%) Law
9 97 (3.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 92 (3.20%) Spanish Language
11 87 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
12 79 (2.75%) Legal
13 67 (2.33%) Manufacturing
14 65 (2.26%) Retail
15 61 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
16 58 (2.02%) French Language
17 54 (1.88%) Electronics
18 53 (1.84%) Financial Institution
19 52 (1.81%) German Language
20 51 (1.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 890 (30.95%) Developer
2 516 (17.94%) Software Engineer
3 248 (8.62%) Software Developer
4 206 (7.16%) Full Stack Developer
5 203 (7.06%) Analyst
6 174 (6.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 159 (5.53%) Architect
8 156 (5.42%) Senior Developer
9 131 (4.55%) Junior
10 117 (4.07%) Graduate
11 114 (3.96%) Java Developer
12 105 (3.65%) .NET Developer
13 93 (3.23%) Java Engineer
14 82 (2.85%) C# Developer
15 76 (2.64%) Junior Developer
16 73 (2.54%) Consultant
17 63 (2.19%) Principal Engineer
18 62 (2.16%) Java Software Engineer
19 58 (2.02%) Implementation Consultant
20 57 (1.98%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 522 (18.15%) React
2 428 (14.88%) AngularJS
3 417 (14.50%) .NET
4 395 (13.73%) CSS
5 381 (13.25%) HTML
6 291 (10.12%) REST
7 271 (9.42%) Node.js
8 259 (9.01%) RESTful
9 256 (8.90%) Web Services
10 218 (7.58%) Spring
11 198 (6.88%) Vue.js
12 181 (6.29%) JSON
13 163 (5.67%) Kafka
14 155 (5.39%) Spring Boot
15 150 (5.22%) XML
16 149 (5.18%) HTML5
17 130 (4.52%) .NET Core
18 119 (4.14%) .NET Framework
19 116 (4.03%) CSS3
20 111 (3.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 349 (12.13%) User Experience
2 273 (9.49%) Algorithms
3 187 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 184 (6.40%) Data Structures
5 155 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
6 126 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
7 109 (3.79%) Life Science
8 75 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 74 (2.57%) Blog
10 73 (2.54%) Cloud Native
11 72 (2.50%) Data Centre
12 55 (1.91%) NHS
13 53 (1.84%) e-Learning
14 48 (1.67%) Public Cloud
15 47 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
16 45 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
17 36 (1.25%) Pharmacovigilance
18 35 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 34 (1.18%) Virtual Team
20 31 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 415 (14.43%) Linux
2 302 (10.50%) Windows
3 145 (5.04%) Android
4 114 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 108 (3.76%) Unix
6 59 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 57 (1.98%) Mac OS X
7 57 (1.98%) Windows Server 2016
8 54 (1.88%) Windows 10
9 46 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
11 21 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.70%) Debian
13 16 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.45%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.35%) CentOS
17 8 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,781 (96.70%) Computer Science
2 1,194 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
3 941 (32.72%) Software Engineering
4 739 (25.70%) Problem-Solving
5 595 (20.69%) Full Stack Development
6 580 (20.17%) CI/CD
7 505 (17.56%) DevOps
8 458 (15.92%) TDD
9 420 (14.60%) Microservices
10 393 (13.66%) Mathematics
11 330 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
12 324 (11.27%) Mentoring
13 312 (10.85%) Analytics
14 307 (10.67%) Test Automation
15 269 (9.35%) Scrum
16 268 (9.32%) Data Science
17 250 (8.69%) OO
18 240 (8.34%) Project Management
19 234 (8.14%) Artificial Intelligence
20 222 (7.72%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 886 (30.81%) JavaScript
2 813 (28.27%) Java
3 805 (27.99%) Python
4 748 (26.01%) SQL
5 583 (20.27%) C#
6 355 (12.34%) C++
7 267 (9.28%) TypeScript
8 222 (7.72%) C
9 161 (5.60%) PHP
10 142 (4.94%) Go
11 127 (4.42%) Bash
12 108 (3.76%) PowerShell
13 96 (3.34%) Ruby
14 95 (3.30%) Kotlin
15 76 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 71 (2.47%) Java 8
16 71 (2.47%) Objective-C
17 59 (2.05%) R
18 56 (1.95%) Scala
19 38 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2,872 (99.86%) Degree
2 261 (9.08%) Master's Degree
3 65 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
4 57 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 44 (1.53%) PhD
6 42 (1.46%) TOGAF Certification
7 33 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (1.11%) CISSP
9 28 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.94%) AWS Certification
10 27 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
11 26 (0.90%) CCNP
12 25 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (0.83%) CCNA
14 23 (0.80%) OCP
14 23 (0.80%) SC Cleared
15 21 (0.73%) DBS Check
15 21 (0.73%) MCSE
16 19 (0.66%) MBA
17 15 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (7.89%) QA
2 62 (2.16%) Accessibility
3 58 (2.02%) GxP
4 52 (1.81%) GDPR
5 46 (1.60%) SLA
6 36 (1.25%) Data Quality
7 31 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 14 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.49%) NIST
10 11 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.35%) Def Stans
11 10 (0.35%) MISRA
12 9 (0.31%) PCI DSS
13 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
14 5 (0.17%) FATCA
14 5 (0.17%) GAMP
14 5 (0.17%) GRC
15 4 (0.14%) NCSC
System Software
1 479 (16.66%) Docker
2 86 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 62 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.70%) Firmware
7 11 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.38%) HDFS
7 11 (0.38%) LXC
8 8 (0.28%) BitLocker
8 8 (0.28%) vSphere
9 6 (0.21%) KVM
10 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.070%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.070%) iptables
12 2 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.035%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 391 (13.60%) Kubernetes
2 248 (8.62%) Terraform
3 139 (4.83%) Ansible
4 61 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (1.46%) Grafana
6 29 (1.01%) Kibana
6 29 (1.01%) Puppet
7 18 (0.63%) Istio
8 16 (0.56%) SCCM
9 15 (0.52%) Prometheus
10 14 (0.49%) linkerd
11 12 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
12 11 (0.38%) Opsview
13 10 (0.35%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.28%) Nagios
15 5 (0.17%) Mesos
15 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
16 4 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
16 4 (0.14%) Marathon
Vendors
1 306 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 207 (7.20%) Google
3 175 (6.08%) Oracle
4 90 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (3.03%) Apple
6 69 (2.40%) VMware
7 52 (1.81%) SAP
8 50 (1.74%) Cisco
9 39 (1.36%) IBM
9 39 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 33 (1.15%) Okta
10 33 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 31 (1.08%) Workday
12 29 (1.01%) Xamarin
13 27 (0.94%) LogicMonitor
14 26 (0.90%) Databricks
14 26 (0.90%) OpenText
15 24 (0.83%) Facebook
15 24 (0.83%) New Relic
16 23 (0.80%) Palo Alto