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

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 125 121
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3,059 3,794 4,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.62% 2.71% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.89% 11.15% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,358 3,057 3,540
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,838 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 25,730 34,026 38,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.04% 24.27% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,140 25,088 29,949
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 21 January 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 January 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 +4 1,558 £65,000 +8.33% 215
South East +19 787 £45,000 +12.50% 97
East of England 0 211 £50,000 +11.11% 65
North of England -24 203 £40,500 -2.99% 62
Midlands -58 159 £45,000 +12.50% 50
North West -12 132 £42,500 -5.56% 48
South West -47 130 £38,187 -2.09% 40
West Midlands -68 93 £41,750 +19.29% 29
East Midlands -22 67 £46,250 -2.63% 21
Yorkshire -8 43 £27,500 -26.67% 10
North East +14 28 - - 4
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 3,015 (98.56%) Degree
2 2,879 (94.12%) Computer Science
3 1,178 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
4 941 (30.76%) C#
5 868 (28.38%) Software Engineering
6 821 (26.84%) SQL
7 795 (25.99%) Java
8 785 (25.66%) Finance
9 739 (24.16%) JavaScript
10 708 (23.14%) .NET
11 623 (20.37%) Python
12 528 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
13 523 (17.10%) HTML
14 503 (16.44%) AWS
15 487 (15.92%) Mathematics
16 479 (15.66%) CSS
17 469 (15.33%) Azure
18 468 (15.30%) C++
19 464 (15.17%) Git (software)
20 434 (14.19%) Linux
21 419 (13.70%) Windows
22 402 (13.14%) SQL Server
23 385 (12.59%) Docker
24 380 (12.42%) DevOps
25 366 (11.96%) Microsoft
26 342 (11.18%) AngularJS
27 334 (10.92%) Scrum
28 321 (10.49%) OO
29 316 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
30 311 (10.17%) Test Automation

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
1 103 (3.37%) Apache Spark
2 86 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
3 67 (2.19%) Confluence
4 42 (1.37%) IIS
5 35 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 35 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.05%) Apache
7 31 (1.01%) CMS
8 25 (0.82%) nginx
9 23 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 19 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.56%) SAS
11 17 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (0.46%) WordPress
14 12 (0.39%) Drupal
15 10 (0.33%) JBoss
15 10 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (0.33%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 55 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.26%) ProjectWise
5 7 (0.23%) Simulink
6 6 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.20%) Stateflow
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.13%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.098%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.065%) Houdini
9 2 (0.065%) Maya
9 2 (0.065%) Notepad++
9 2 (0.065%) NUKE
9 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.065%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 12 (0.39%) Primavera
5 11 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 10 (0.33%) HFM
6 10 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
7 9 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.23%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
9 6 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.20%) Shopify
10 5 (0.16%) Magento
10 5 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 503 (16.44%) AWS
2 469 (15.33%) Azure
3 147 (4.81%) GCP
4 129 (4.22%) SaaS
5 113 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
6 74 (2.42%) Power Platform
7 64 (2.09%) GitHub
8 50 (1.63%) Serverless
9 47 (1.54%) IaaS
10 45 (1.47%) Office 365
11 35 (1.14%) PaaS
12 33 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
14 19 (0.62%) npm
15 15 (0.49%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
16 13 (0.42%) Sumo Logic
17 11 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 122 (3.99%) Firewall
2 89 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 80 (2.62%) DNS
4 71 (2.32%) Internet
5 59 (1.93%) BGP
6 58 (1.90%) VPN
7 56 (1.83%) DHCP
8 41 (1.34%) HTTP
9 33 (1.08%) Network Security
10 31 (1.01%) SSL
11 29 (0.95%) LAN
11 29 (0.95%) Wireless
12 28 (0.92%) WAN
13 25 (0.82%) IPsec
13 25 (0.82%) SAN
14 24 (0.78%) OSPF
15 23 (0.75%) Ethernet
16 18 (0.59%) VoIP
17 17 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
17 17 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 217 (7.09%) Big Data
3 185 (6.05%) NoSQL
4 163 (5.33%) MySQL
5 150 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 114 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
7 88 (2.88%) Hadoop
8 87 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 76 (2.48%) Redis
11 74 (2.42%) Power BI
12 73 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (1.90%) MongoDB
14 57 (1.86%) RDBMS
15 44 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 42 (1.37%) Oracle Database
17 40 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
18 34 (1.11%) Apache Hive
18 34 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
19 32 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 464 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 212 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 180 (5.88%) JIRA
4 131 (4.28%) Selenium
5 81 (2.65%) Visual Studio
6 65 (2.12%) Subversion
7 53 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (1.57%) Eclipse
9 45 (1.47%) JUnit
10 40 (1.31%) Bitbucket
11 35 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
12 32 (1.05%) WebDriver
13 29 (0.95%) Maven
14 28 (0.92%) CircleCI
14 28 (0.92%) Cucumber
15 26 (0.85%) Mocha
16 25 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
17 24 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 23 (0.75%) Android Studio
19 22 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 785 (25.66%) Finance
2 171 (5.59%) Retail
3 105 (3.43%) Marketing
4 92 (3.01%) Banking
5 80 (2.62%) Front Office
6 72 (2.35%) Games
7 62 (2.03%) Electronics
7 62 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 54 (1.77%) Advertising
9 45 (1.47%) Public Sector
10 42 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 36 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.11%) Law
12 34 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 32 (1.05%) Legal
14 26 (0.85%) Automotive
15 23 (0.75%) French Language
16 20 (0.65%) Military
17 18 (0.59%) Billing
18 16 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,339 (43.77%) Developer
2 444 (14.51%) Software Engineer
3 361 (11.80%) Graduate
4 323 (10.56%) Software Developer
5 296 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 239 (7.81%) Junior
7 207 (6.77%) Java Developer
8 194 (6.34%) Analyst
8 194 (6.34%) Graduate Developer
9 188 (6.15%) C# Developer
10 182 (5.95%) .NET Developer
11 165 (5.39%) Junior Developer
12 128 (4.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 114 (3.73%) Consultant
14 113 (3.69%) Architect
15 99 (3.24%) Lead Developer
16 82 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
17 79 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
18 74 (2.42%) Python Developer
19 73 (2.39%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 708 (23.14%) .NET
2 523 (17.10%) HTML
3 479 (15.66%) CSS
4 342 (11.18%) AngularJS
5 297 (9.71%) REST
6 267 (8.73%) React
7 260 (8.50%) Web Services
8 216 (7.06%) Node.js
9 210 (6.86%) ASP.NET
10 206 (6.73%) HTML5
11 180 (5.88%) jQuery
12 164 (5.36%) RESTful
13 151 (4.94%) Spring
14 135 (4.41%) XML
15 98 (3.20%) Spring Boot
16 96 (3.14%) CSS3
17 92 (3.01%) Redux
18 89 (2.91%) .NET Framework
19 85 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 85 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 316 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 211 (6.90%) User Experience
3 167 (5.46%) Algorithms
4 149 (4.87%) Mobile App
5 137 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 131 (4.28%) Management Information System
7 79 (2.58%) Hedge funds
8 61 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
9 56 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
10 49 (1.60%) Virtual Team
11 47 (1.54%) Data Centre
12 44 (1.44%) Data Structures
13 42 (1.37%) Fixed Income
14 40 (1.31%) Public Cloud
15 34 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
16 32 (1.05%) Client/Server
17 31 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 30 (0.98%) Cloud Native
18 30 (0.98%) Driving Licence
19 27 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 434 (14.19%) Linux
2 419 (13.70%) Windows
3 128 (4.18%) Unix
4 101 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 99 (3.24%) Android
6 83 (2.71%) Apple iOS
7 26 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.62%) CentOS
10 18 (0.59%) VMS
11 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 13 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.33%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.29%) Solaris
18 7 (0.23%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,879 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 1,178 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
3 868 (28.38%) Software Engineering
4 528 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
5 487 (15.92%) Mathematics
6 380 (12.42%) DevOps
7 334 (10.92%) Scrum
8 321 (10.49%) OO
9 311 (10.17%) Test Automation
10 286 (9.35%) Microservices
11 270 (8.83%) Analytics
12 250 (8.17%) TDD
13 248 (8.11%) Mentoring
14 242 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
15 217 (7.09%) Physics
16 211 (6.90%) SDLC
17 209 (6.83%) Fintech
18 208 (6.80%) Machine Learning
19 206 (6.73%) Open Source
20 197 (6.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 941 (30.76%) C#
2 821 (26.84%) SQL
3 795 (25.99%) Java
4 739 (24.16%) JavaScript
5 623 (20.37%) Python
6 468 (15.30%) C++
7 225 (7.36%) PHP
8 176 (5.75%) C
9 112 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 109 (3.56%) Scala
11 101 (3.30%) TypeScript
12 93 (3.04%) T-SQL
13 90 (2.94%) ES6
14 87 (2.84%) Kotlin
15 78 (2.55%) Shell Script
16 71 (2.32%) Go
16 71 (2.32%) R
17 64 (2.09%) Java 8
18 62 (2.03%) Bash Shell
19 57 (1.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3,015 (98.56%) Degree
2 147 (4.81%) Master's Degree
3 75 (2.45%) Numerate Degree
4 64 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 49 (1.60%) CISSP
7 46 (1.50%) CCNP
8 41 (1.34%) CCNA
8 41 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (0.78%) PhD
10 22 (0.72%) CEH
11 21 (0.69%) SC Cleared
12 20 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.56%) DBS Check
13 17 (0.56%) MBA
14 15 (0.49%) AWS Certification
14 15 (0.49%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.49%) MCSE
15 14 (0.46%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (7.00%) QA
2 27 (0.88%) PMO
3 19 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.52%) SLA
5 14 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.36%) NIST
7 9 (0.29%) GAMP
8 8 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.20%) GDPR
10 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.13%) MISRA
10 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.098%) COBIT
11 3 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.098%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.098%) ISO 26262
12 2 (0.065%) NCSC
12 2 (0.065%) RMADS
System Software
1 385 (12.59%) Docker
2 95 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 90 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 19 (0.62%) vSphere
7 16 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.49%) VMware NSX
9 14 (0.46%) Firmware
10 6 (0.20%) NFS
11 5 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.16%) XenApp
12 3 (0.098%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.098%) HDFS
13 1 (0.033%) KVM
13 1 (0.033%) LXC
13 1 (0.033%) vCloud
13 1 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 250 (8.17%) Kubernetes
2 136 (4.45%) Puppet
3 126 (4.12%) Terraform
4 113 (3.69%) Ansible
5 69 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (0.95%) Mesos
7 24 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
8 18 (0.59%) Salt
8 18 (0.59%) SCCM
9 14 (0.46%) Packer
10 12 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.36%) Cisco CME
11 11 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 11 (0.36%) vCenter Server
12 10 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
12 10 (0.33%) SCOM
13 9 (0.29%) Kibana
13 9 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.29%) Prometheus
13 9 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 366 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 234 (7.65%) Oracle
3 155 (5.07%) Google
4 110 (3.60%) Cisco
5 107 (3.50%) VMware
6 91 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 78 (2.55%) Sage
8 58 (1.90%) Tableau
9 30 (0.98%) Citrix
10 28 (0.92%) Atlassian
11 27 (0.88%) LogicMonitor
11 27 (0.88%) SAP
11 27 (0.88%) ServiceNow
12 26 (0.85%) Juniper
13 24 (0.78%) Zend
14 22 (0.72%) Apple
15 21 (0.69%) IBM
15 21 (0.69%) Palo Alto
16 20 (0.65%) Fortinet
16 20 (0.65%) McAfee