Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 111 121
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3,938 4,839 4,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.65% 2.89% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.07% 12.06% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,226 3,704 4,142
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 35,567 40,136 45,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.90% 24.01% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26,378 31,090 36,759
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,001
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55% +0.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -16 1,947 £60,000 +9.09% 242
South East -11 769 £40,000 - 136
East of England -17 348 £45,000 - 94
Midlands +19 331 £39,000 +20.00% 61
North of England +2 326 £40,000 -5.88% 94
South West -11 238 £39,000 -2.50% 54
West Midlands +28 224 £39,500 +31.67% 43
North West +10 222 £42,000 -1.18% 51
East Midlands -1 109 £40,000 +26.98% 18
Yorkshire +21 88 £37,500 -6.25% 32
North East -40 15 £40,000 - 11
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 3,888 (98.73%) Degree
2 3,671 (93.22%) Computer Science
3 1,430 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
4 1,249 (31.72%) Java
5 1,169 (29.69%) SQL
6 1,149 (29.18%) Finance
7 1,113 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 959 (24.35%) Software Engineering
9 837 (21.25%) Python
10 828 (21.03%) C#
11 764 (19.40%) HTML
12 703 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
13 684 (17.37%) .NET
14 656 (16.66%) Amazon AWS
15 652 (16.56%) Microsoft
16 644 (16.35%) CSS
17 634 (16.10%) Mathematics
18 619 (15.72%) SQL Server
19 610 (15.49%) Linux
20 516 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
21 488 (12.39%) AngularJS
22 476 (12.09%) Windows
23 469 (11.91%) OO
24 463 (11.76%) C++
25 455 (11.55%) TDD
26 452 (11.48%) Test Automation
27 444 (11.27%) Web Services
28 439 (11.15%) Git (software)
29 421 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
30 404 (10.26%) DevOps

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
1 147 (3.73%) Apache
2 143 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
3 141 (3.58%) Apache Spark
4 98 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 79 (2.01%) MS Exchange
6 69 (1.75%) Confluence
7 62 (1.57%) CMS
8 61 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 51 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 47 (1.19%) nginx
11 44 (1.12%) Ethereum
12 37 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 35 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 30 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
15 29 (0.74%) IIS
16 26 (0.66%) WordPress
17 24 (0.61%) WebLogic
18 20 (0.51%) Drupal
19 14 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
20 13 (0.33%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 127 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.10%) Camtasia
6 4 (0.10%) InVision
7 2 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.051%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.025%) Simulink
8 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (0.48%) Ripple
4 17 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
4 17 (0.43%) Magento
5 7 (0.18%) HFM
5 7 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.18%) Relativity
6 6 (0.15%) R3 Corda
6 6 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.13%) TrackWise
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.10%) Scribe Insight
9 3 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.051%) LabWindows
10 2 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 656 (16.66%) Amazon AWS
2 516 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 143 (3.63%) Office 365
4 114 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
4 114 (2.89%) SaaS
5 108 (2.74%) GitHub
6 89 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 79 (2.01%) PaaS
8 72 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
9 58 (1.47%) IaaS
10 46 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
11 31 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
12 28 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
14 18 (0.46%) Serverless
15 15 (0.38%) G Suite
15 15 (0.38%) Google App Engine
16 14 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
16 14 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 255 (6.48%) Firewall
2 99 (2.51%) HTTP
3 93 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 86 (2.18%) Internet
5 76 (1.93%) WAN
6 73 (1.85%) DNS
7 70 (1.78%) LAN
8 57 (1.45%) VPN
9 52 (1.32%) SSL
10 50 (1.27%) Network Security
11 49 (1.24%) SNMP
12 48 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
13 36 (0.91%) OSPF
14 34 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (0.86%) Wireless
15 33 (0.84%) WebEx
16 32 (0.81%) DHCP
16 32 (0.81%) RS-232
17 30 (0.76%) Bluetooth
17 30 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 322 (8.18%) Big Data
3 304 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 294 (7.47%) MySQL
5 229 (5.82%) Relational Database
6 186 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 181 (4.60%) Hadoop
8 128 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
9 89 (2.26%) Blockchain
10 80 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 77 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
12 75 (1.90%) Redis
13 62 (1.57%) RDBMS
14 58 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 56 (1.42%) Oracle Database
16 50 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 48 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
17 48 (1.22%) Flink
18 46 (1.17%) HBase
19 42 (1.07%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 439 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 265 (6.73%) JIRA
3 182 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 143 (3.63%) Subversion
5 142 (3.61%) Visual Studio
6 136 (3.45%) Selenium
7 112 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 111 (2.82%) Maven
9 109 (2.77%) JUnit
10 74 (1.88%) Eclipse
11 56 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
12 52 (1.32%) WebDriver
13 47 (1.19%) Gradle
14 39 (0.99%) Cucumber
15 34 (0.86%) Ant
15 34 (0.86%) NUnit
16 28 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 28 (0.71%) TeamCity
17 27 (0.69%) JMeter
17 27 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 1,149 (29.18%) Finance
2 290 (7.36%) Banking
3 206 (5.23%) Marketing
4 141 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 129 (3.28%) Games
6 128 (3.25%) Electronics
7 121 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 110 (2.79%) Manufacturing
9 106 (2.69%) Financial Institution
10 103 (2.62%) Front Office
11 98 (2.49%) Retail
12 73 (1.85%) Law
13 63 (1.60%) Legal
14 55 (1.40%) Advertising
15 50 (1.27%) Publishing
16 43 (1.09%) Automotive
17 39 (0.99%) Back Office
18 26 (0.66%) French Language
19 22 (0.56%) German Language
20 21 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,643 (41.72%) Developer
2 508 (12.90%) Graduate
3 413 (10.49%) Java Developer
4 375 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 340 (8.63%) Analyst
6 314 (7.97%) Software Developer
7 276 (7.01%) Graduate Developer
8 251 (6.37%) .NET Developer
9 240 (6.09%) Junior
10 224 (5.69%) Senior Developer
11 220 (5.59%) Architect
12 219 (5.56%) C# Developer
13 215 (5.46%) Consultant
14 177 (4.49%) Junior Developer
15 123 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
16 93 (2.36%) Python Developer
17 92 (2.34%) Security Engineer
18 89 (2.26%) Lead Developer
19 86 (2.18%) C# Software Developer
19 86 (2.18%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 764 (19.40%) HTML
2 684 (17.37%) .NET
3 644 (16.35%) CSS
4 488 (12.39%) AngularJS
5 444 (11.27%) Web Services
6 324 (8.23%) RESTful
7 304 (7.72%) Spring
8 292 (7.41%) jQuery
9 277 (7.03%) ASP.NET
10 255 (6.48%) React
11 226 (5.74%) XML
12 210 (5.33%) REST
13 207 (5.26%) Node.js
14 200 (5.08%) HTML5
15 168 (4.27%) Hibernate
16 163 (4.14%) .NET Framework
17 149 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 131 (3.33%) Kafka
19 127 (3.22%) RabbitMQ
20 114 (2.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 421 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
3 203 (5.15%) User Experience
4 199 (5.05%) Algorithms
5 195 (4.95%) Mobile App
6 178 (4.52%) Management Information System
7 176 (4.47%) Fintech
8 145 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
9 137 (3.48%) Data Structures
10 127 (3.22%) Data Centre
11 90 (2.29%) Hedge funds
12 83 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
13 77 (1.96%) Fixed Income
14 64 (1.63%) Derivative
15 58 (1.47%) Virtual Team
16 55 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
17 42 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
18 39 (0.99%) Public Cloud
19 34 (0.86%) Equities
20 33 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 610 (15.49%) Linux
2 476 (12.09%) Windows
3 220 (5.59%) Unix
4 112 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 109 (2.77%) Android
6 96 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 54 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 42 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 27 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 26 (0.66%) CentOS
14 23 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 19 (0.48%) CoreOS
16 14 (0.36%) Debian
17 10 (0.25%) AIX
18 9 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
18 9 (0.23%) VMS
18 9 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,671 (93.22%) Computer Science
2 1,430 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
3 959 (24.35%) Software Engineering
4 703 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
5 634 (16.10%) Mathematics
6 469 (11.91%) OO
7 455 (11.55%) TDD
8 452 (11.48%) Test Automation
9 404 (10.26%) DevOps
10 379 (9.62%) Scrum
11 378 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
12 369 (9.37%) Analytics
13 308 (7.82%) SDLC
14 282 (7.16%) MVC
15 279 (7.08%) Web Development
16 262 (6.65%) Physics
17 255 (6.48%) Microservices
18 251 (6.37%) Open Source
19 238 (6.04%) Project Management
20 236 (5.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1,249 (31.72%) Java
2 1,169 (29.69%) SQL
3 1,113 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 837 (21.25%) Python
5 828 (21.03%) C#
6 463 (11.76%) C++
7 269 (6.83%) PHP
8 233 (5.92%) C
9 160 (4.06%) PowerShell
10 157 (3.99%) Scala
11 156 (3.96%) Ruby
12 132 (3.35%) Java 8
13 131 (3.33%) Perl
14 119 (3.02%) Bash Shell
14 119 (3.02%) T-SQL
15 114 (2.89%) TypeScript
16 104 (2.64%) Go
17 92 (2.34%) Shell Script
18 70 (1.78%) ES6
19 47 (1.19%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3,888 (98.73%) Degree
2 248 (6.30%) Master's Degree
3 136 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
4 129 (3.28%) CISSP
5 111 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 108 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (2.16%) MCSE
8 84 (2.13%) Security Cleared
9 62 (1.57%) PhD
10 56 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 52 (1.32%) CEH
11 52 (1.32%) ISTQB
12 50 (1.27%) ISEB
13 49 (1.24%) CCNP
14 45 (1.14%) CCNA
14 45 (1.14%) PMI Certification
15 44 (1.12%) MCP
16 41 (1.04%) CISM
17 39 (0.99%) CCIE
18 38 (0.96%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (5.94%) QA
2 104 (2.64%) GDPR
3 97 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.69%) SLA
7 18 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.43%) COBIT
9 16 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 16 (0.41%) SAS 70
10 15 (0.38%) GPG13
11 9 (0.23%) ECSS
11 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.20%) MiFID
13 7 (0.18%) GAMP
13 7 (0.18%) PMO
14 6 (0.15%) GxP
14 6 (0.15%) IFRS
15 5 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 307 (7.80%) Docker
2 197 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 119 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.86%) vSphere
6 27 (0.69%) HDFS
7 26 (0.66%) iptables
8 24 (0.61%) Firmware
9 20 (0.51%) Ceph
10 18 (0.46%) VirtualBox
11 16 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.20%) XenApp
14 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.15%) Snort
16 5 (0.13%) Apache Flume
17 4 (0.10%) VMware Server
18 3 (0.076%) KVM
18 3 (0.076%) Xen
18 3 (0.076%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 154 (3.91%) Kubernetes
2 130 (3.30%) Ansible
3 86 (2.18%) Puppet
4 67 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (1.45%) Terraform
6 36 (0.91%) SCCM
7 22 (0.56%) Backup Exec
8 17 (0.43%) Kibana
9 16 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (0.41%) WSUS
10 15 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (0.33%) Consul
11 13 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (0.33%) HAProxy
12 11 (0.28%) Graphite
12 11 (0.28%) Nagios
13 10 (0.25%) Mesos
14 9 (0.23%) Salt
14 9 (0.23%) SCOM
15 8 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 652 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 300 (7.62%) Oracle
3 173 (4.39%) Google
4 157 (3.99%) VMware
5 144 (3.66%) Cisco
6 108 (2.74%) SAP
7 85 (2.16%) CheckPoint
8 78 (1.98%) NetApp
8 78 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 77 (1.96%) HP
10 64 (1.63%) EMC
11 58 (1.47%) Tableau
12 56 (1.42%) Citrix
12 56 (1.42%) Splunk
13 55 (1.40%) F5
14 50 (1.27%) Red Hat
15 45 (1.14%) Palo Alto
16 41 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
17 40 (1.02%) IBM
18 39 (0.99%) Dell