Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 119 114
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4,447 4,329 5,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.74% 2.66% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.51% 10.70% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,523 3,478 4,641
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%

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 38,639 40,462 51,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.81% 24.86% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29,185 31,873 42,033
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £49,817 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.70% - -

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 0 2,110 £55,000 +4.76% 231
South East +24 850 £42,000 +12.00% 144
Midlands +34 499 £43,086 +41.26% 64
East of England -9 471 £50,000 +25.00% 84
West Midlands +60 394 £41,500 +38.33% 32
North of England -26 306 £40,000 - 85
South West -50 221 £40,000 - 46
North West -2 207 £40,500 - 54
East Midlands -20 102 £50,000 +63.93% 32
Yorkshire -29 85 £25,000 -37.50% 27
North East -41 13 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 4,382 (98.54%) Degree
2 4,092 (92.02%) Computer Science
3 1,532 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1,481 (33.30%) Java
5 1,281 (28.81%) SQL
6 1,205 (27.10%) JavaScript
7 1,192 (26.80%) Finance
8 1,184 (26.62%) Software Engineering
9 1,025 (23.05%) C#
10 918 (20.64%) HTML
11 828 (18.62%) Python
12 826 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
13 776 (17.45%) .NET
14 742 (16.69%) CSS
15 731 (16.44%) OO
16 722 (16.24%) Linux
17 709 (15.94%) C++
18 704 (15.83%) Microsoft
19 664 (14.93%) SQL Server
20 652 (14.66%) Mathematics
21 625 (14.05%) Windows
22 612 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
23 588 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
24 570 (12.82%) AngularJS
25 556 (12.50%) TDD
26 451 (10.14%) MVC
27 432 (9.71%) SDLC
28 420 (9.44%) Banking
29 413 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
30 401 (9.02%) Web Services

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
1 134 (3.01%) Apache Spark
2 123 (2.77%) Tomcat
3 111 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 109 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 90 (2.02%) CMS
6 84 (1.89%) Apache
7 64 (1.44%) JBoss
8 60 (1.35%) IIS
8 60 (1.35%) MS Exchange
9 58 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 43 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 43 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 37 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 37 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 32 (0.72%) nginx
13 28 (0.63%) Umbraco
14 27 (0.61%) Drupal
15 25 (0.56%) Ethereum
16 23 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
17 21 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 136 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 44 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.18%) Maya
8 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.11%) NUKE
9 5 (0.11%) SPSS
10 4 (0.090%) Houdini
10 4 (0.090%) Simulink
11 3 (0.067%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.067%) Revit
12 2 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.045%) Blender
12 2 (0.045%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.022%) InVision
Business Applications
1 38 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
4 16 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.31%) Magento
6 11 (0.25%) Ripple
7 10 (0.22%) Relativity
8 9 (0.20%) Ringtail
8 9 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 8 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.11%) Sentinel
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.067%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 588 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
2 370 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (3.60%) SaaS
4 82 (1.84%) Office 365
5 81 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 65 (1.46%) PaaS
7 64 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (1.28%) GitHub
9 48 (1.08%) IaaS
10 44 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 39 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 21 (0.47%) Route 53
14 20 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 18 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 17 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.36%) Serverless
17 16 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 14 (0.31%) CloudFront
19 13 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 241 (5.42%) Firewall
2 129 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 125 (2.81%) Internet
4 105 (2.36%) DNS
5 91 (2.05%) HTTP
6 86 (1.93%) WAN
7 66 (1.48%) DHCP
8 65 (1.46%) Network Security
8 65 (1.46%) OSPF
9 56 (1.26%) LAN
10 55 (1.24%) Wireless
11 50 (1.12%) VPN
12 47 (1.06%) BGP
13 44 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (0.92%) NetScaler
15 38 (0.85%) MPLS
16 36 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
17 32 (0.72%) SNMP
17 32 (0.72%) SSL
18 31 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 664 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 332 (7.47%) Relational Database
3 331 (7.44%) Big Data
4 278 (6.25%) MySQL
5 243 (5.46%) NoSQL
6 186 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 130 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 126 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
9 95 (2.14%) Blockchain
10 80 (1.80%) Oracle Database
11 79 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
12 72 (1.62%) RDBMS
13 64 (1.44%) Data Lake
14 63 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 60 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 57 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 53 (1.19%) DB2
18 48 (1.08%) Redis
19 44 (0.99%) Data Mining
20 41 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 384 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 222 (4.99%) Jenkins
3 169 (3.80%) Maven
4 163 (3.67%) Subversion
5 159 (3.58%) Visual Studio
6 135 (3.04%) JIRA
7 119 (2.68%) Selenium
8 107 (2.41%) Eclipse
9 97 (2.18%) JUnit
10 79 (1.78%) Gradle
11 77 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 69 (1.55%) NUnit
13 61 (1.37%) Cucumber
14 49 (1.10%) Ant
14 49 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
15 47 (1.06%) TeamCity
16 46 (1.03%) MSTest
17 35 (0.79%) WebDriver
18 34 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 32 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 1,192 (26.80%) Finance
2 420 (9.44%) Banking
3 226 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 166 (3.73%) Marketing
5 164 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 163 (3.67%) Financial Institution
7 141 (3.17%) Electronics
8 124 (2.79%) Retail
9 122 (2.74%) Games
10 111 (2.50%) Front Office
11 103 (2.32%) Manufacturing
12 79 (1.78%) Law
13 65 (1.46%) Advertising
13 65 (1.46%) Legal
14 50 (1.12%) German Language
15 39 (0.88%) Automotive
15 39 (0.88%) French Language
16 36 (0.81%) Publishing
17 23 (0.52%) Military
18 22 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,919 (43.15%) Developer
2 596 (13.40%) Graduate
3 528 (11.87%) Java Developer
4 514 (11.56%) Software Engineer
5 418 (9.40%) Software Developer
6 361 (8.12%) Analyst
7 315 (7.08%) Graduate Developer
8 295 (6.63%) Senior Developer
9 289 (6.50%) Junior
10 279 (6.27%) .NET Developer
11 250 (5.62%) C# Developer
12 231 (5.19%) Consultant
13 188 (4.23%) Architect
14 178 (4.00%) Junior Developer
15 162 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
16 139 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
17 135 (3.04%) C++ Software Engineer
18 132 (2.97%) Java Engineer
19 126 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
20 120 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 918 (20.64%) HTML
2 776 (17.45%) .NET
3 742 (16.69%) CSS
4 570 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 401 (9.02%) Web Services
6 375 (8.43%) jQuery
7 369 (8.30%) ASP.NET
8 327 (7.35%) XML
9 296 (6.66%) Spring
10 275 (6.18%) React
11 257 (5.78%) HTML5
12 256 (5.76%) RESTful
13 225 (5.06%) REST
14 185 (4.16%) JSON
15 184 (4.14%) Node.js
16 162 (3.64%) .NET Framework
17 138 (3.10%) Hibernate
18 132 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
19 126 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
20 122 (2.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4,092 (92.02%) Computer Science
2 612 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
3 342 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 252 (5.67%) Algorithms
5 225 (5.06%) User Experience
6 214 (4.81%) Data Centre
7 209 (4.70%) Mobile App
8 192 (4.32%) Management Information System
9 176 (3.96%) Fintech
10 171 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
11 157 (3.53%) Data Structures
12 122 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
13 114 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
14 90 (2.02%) Fixed Income
15 87 (1.96%) Hedge funds
16 70 (1.57%) Client/Server
17 57 (1.28%) CMDB
18 55 (1.24%) Public Cloud
19 42 (0.94%) Private Cloud
20 37 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 722 (16.24%) Linux
2 625 (14.05%) Windows
3 297 (6.68%) Unix
4 172 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 114 (2.56%) Android
6 65 (1.46%) Windows 10
7 60 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 48 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 44 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 36 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (0.63%) Debian
13 25 (0.56%) Solaris
14 24 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 22 (0.49%) CentOS
17 21 (0.47%) AIX
18 17 (0.38%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.29%) CoreOS
20 9 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,532 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,184 (26.62%) Software Engineering
3 826 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
4 731 (16.44%) OO
5 652 (14.66%) Mathematics
6 556 (12.50%) TDD
7 451 (10.14%) MVC
8 432 (9.71%) SDLC
9 413 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
10 380 (8.55%) Scrum
11 377 (8.48%) Web Development
12 368 (8.28%) Test Automation
13 366 (8.23%) DevOps
14 350 (7.87%) ITIL
15 281 (6.32%) Analytics
16 276 (6.21%) Machine Learning
17 270 (6.07%) Open Source
18 269 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
19 261 (5.87%) OOP
20 251 (5.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,481 (33.30%) Java
2 1,281 (28.81%) SQL
3 1,205 (27.10%) JavaScript
4 1,025 (23.05%) C#
5 828 (18.62%) Python
6 709 (15.94%) C++
7 331 (7.44%) PHP
8 269 (6.05%) C
9 141 (3.17%) Ruby
10 132 (2.97%) Scala
11 131 (2.95%) Java 8
12 121 (2.72%) Perl
12 121 (2.72%) PowerShell
13 115 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 101 (2.27%) Bash Shell
15 94 (2.11%) Shell Script
16 67 (1.51%) Go
17 63 (1.42%) VBA
18 52 (1.17%) VBScript
19 49 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4,382 (98.54%) Degree
2 393 (8.84%) Master's Degree
3 162 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 142 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
5 134 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
6 111 (2.50%) CISSP
7 100 (2.25%) MCSE
8 95 (2.14%) CCNP
9 85 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 78 (1.75%) PhD
11 75 (1.69%) MCP
12 70 (1.57%) Security Cleared
13 65 (1.46%) CCNA
14 57 (1.28%) CEH
15 49 (1.10%) CCIE
15 49 (1.10%) CISM
16 40 (0.90%) ISEB
17 39 (0.88%) PMI Certification
18 38 (0.85%) ISTQB
19 34 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (6.12%) QA
2 84 (1.89%) SLA
3 80 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (1.30%) GDPR
5 37 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.38%) GPG13
7 17 (0.38%) PMO
8 13 (0.29%) MiFID
8 13 (0.29%) MISRA
8 13 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.27%) GCP
10 10 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.22%) MISRA C
11 9 (0.20%) GxP
12 7 (0.16%) Def Stans
12 7 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 5 (0.11%) ECSS
14 4 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 259 (5.82%) Docker
2 176 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 142 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 53 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 46 (1.03%) XenApp
7 43 (0.97%) Firmware
7 43 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 41 (0.92%) vSphere
9 33 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 32 (0.72%) XenDesktop
11 28 (0.63%) HDFS
12 14 (0.31%) Ceph
13 13 (0.29%) Xen
14 11 (0.25%) Snort
14 11 (0.25%) VMware NSX
15 10 (0.22%) Apache Flume
16 9 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 9 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
17 7 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 109 (2.45%) Ansible
2 93 (2.09%) Kubernetes
3 74 (1.66%) Puppet
4 71 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (1.44%) SCCM
6 51 (1.15%) SCVMM
7 31 (0.70%) vCenter Server
7 31 (0.70%) vMotion
8 28 (0.63%) Kibana
8 28 (0.63%) Nagios
8 28 (0.63%) Terraform
9 25 (0.56%) Salt
10 16 (0.36%) logstash
10 16 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 14 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 13 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.29%) WSUS
13 12 (0.27%) Oozie
14 11 (0.25%) Cacti
14 11 (0.25%) Suricata
Vendors
1 704 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 401 (9.02%) Oracle
3 208 (4.68%) VMware
4 153 (3.44%) Cisco
5 149 (3.35%) Citrix
6 146 (3.28%) Google
7 106 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 103 (2.32%) SAP
9 81 (1.82%) IBM
10 76 (1.71%) Tableau
11 66 (1.48%) CheckPoint
12 59 (1.33%) HP
13 55 (1.24%) Red Hat
14 50 (1.12%) Splunk
15 49 (1.10%) Twitter
16 47 (1.06%) Xamarin
17 46 (1.03%) BMC
18 38 (0.85%) Remedy
19 36 (0.81%) Juniper
19 36 (0.81%) Sybase