Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 129 125
Rank change year-on-year -36 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,331 2,969 3,815
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.00% 2.60% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.88% 11.94% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,220 2,442 3,084
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 13,468 24,874 34,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.25% 21.81% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9,775 18,882 25,500
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 -54 623 £69,500 +6.92% 103
South East +1 325 £55,000 +22.22% 69
South West +45 121 £40,000 +4.75% 19
North of England -9 95 £47,500 +11.76% 60
East of England -14 75 £52,500 +16.67% 28
Midlands -11 73 £47,500 +4.40% 42
North West +5 66 £55,000 +10.00% 29
West Midlands +25 51 £51,250 +16.48% 27
Yorkshire +39 28 £45,000 +66.67% 17
East Midlands +3 22 £32,500 -31.58% 15
North East -3 1 £22,500 - 14
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 1,329 (99.85%) Degree
2 1,293 (97.15%) Computer Science
3 470 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
4 447 (33.58%) JavaScript
5 430 (32.31%) SQL
6 412 (30.95%) Software Engineering
7 403 (30.28%) Python
8 371 (27.87%) C#
9 351 (26.37%) Finance
10 319 (23.97%) Java
11 290 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
12 267 (20.06%) React
12 267 (20.06%) .NET
13 236 (17.73%) AWS
14 232 (17.43%) Git (software)
15 225 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
16 221 (16.60%) Linux
17 216 (16.23%) Microsoft
18 214 (16.08%) Mathematics
19 212 (15.93%) Azure
20 209 (15.70%) HTML
21 200 (15.03%) CSS
21 200 (15.03%) Docker
22 199 (14.95%) DevOps
23 178 (13.37%) SQL Server
24 166 (12.47%) Kubernetes
25 163 (12.25%) Test Automation
26 153 (11.50%) Microservices
27 152 (11.42%) AngularJS
28 146 (10.97%) OO

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 42 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.85%) Apache Spark
3 34 (2.55%) Confluence
4 32 (2.40%) Apache
5 29 (2.18%) CMS
6 15 (1.13%) IIS
7 14 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.98%) nginx
8 13 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.90%) SAS
10 9 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
10 9 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.60%) Luigi
12 6 (0.45%) ejabberd
13 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Fuse
14 2 (0.15%) Mule
14 2 (0.15%) Skype for Business
15 1 (0.075%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.98%) Figma
4 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.23%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.075%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.075%) Maya
9 1 (0.075%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.53%) Magento
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.30%) MoSes
5 2 (0.15%) Endur
5 2 (0.15%) Findur
5 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.15%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.075%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.075%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.075%) Odoo
6 1 (0.075%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.075%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 236 (17.73%) AWS
2 212 (15.93%) Azure
3 116 (8.72%) SaaS
4 62 (4.66%) GCP
5 59 (4.43%) GitHub
6 49 (3.68%) Power Platform
7 42 (3.16%) PaaS
8 41 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (2.93%) Serverless
10 38 (2.85%) Amazon S3
11 34 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
13 21 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (1.58%) npm
14 19 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (1.35%) Firebase
15 18 (1.35%) Microsoft 365
16 16 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (1.13%) Amazon EKS
17 15 (1.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.11%) Internet
2 44 (3.31%) Firewall
3 30 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.73%) LAN
5 22 (1.65%) HTTP
6 18 (1.35%) DNS
6 18 (1.35%) VPN
7 16 (1.20%) WAN
8 14 (1.05%) SNMP
8 14 (1.05%) SSL
9 12 (0.90%) BGP
10 10 (0.75%) DHCP
10 10 (0.75%) Network Security
11 9 (0.68%) MPLS
11 9 (0.68%) VoIP
12 8 (0.60%) VLAN
13 7 (0.53%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (0.53%) IP Telephony
13 7 (0.53%) PBX
14 6 (0.45%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 134 (10.07%) NoSQL
3 118 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 81 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (5.41%) MySQL
6 66 (4.96%) Big Data
7 57 (4.28%) MongoDB
8 45 (3.38%) Hadoop
9 41 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
10 30 (2.25%) Data Lake
11 28 (2.10%) Power BI
12 27 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
13 23 (1.73%) Redis
14 21 (1.58%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (0.98%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 232 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 95 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 76 (5.71%) Selenium
4 72 (5.41%) JIRA
5 44 (3.31%) Visual Studio
6 36 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (2.18%) SonarQube
8 25 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 25 (1.88%) Maven
9 22 (1.65%) GitLab
10 21 (1.58%) webpack
11 17 (1.28%) Subversion
12 16 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.90%) Gradle
13 12 (0.90%) JUnit
13 12 (0.90%) Mockito
13 12 (0.90%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.83%) NUnit
15 10 (0.75%) Artifactory
15 10 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 351 (26.37%) Finance
2 66 (4.96%) Banking
3 53 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 45 (3.38%) Marketing
5 44 (3.31%) Games
6 38 (2.85%) Electronics
7 30 (2.25%) Front Office
7 30 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.18%) Public Sector
9 28 (2.10%) Retail
10 24 (1.80%) Law
11 23 (1.73%) Aerospace
12 17 (1.28%) Back Office
13 15 (1.13%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.90%) German Language
15 11 (0.83%) Automotive
16 10 (0.75%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.68%) Advertising
18 7 (0.53%) Korean Language
19 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 674 (50.64%) Developer
2 219 (16.45%) Software Engineer
3 170 (12.77%) Software Developer
4 109 (8.19%) Senior Developer
5 98 (7.36%) Junior
6 89 (6.69%) Graduate
7 80 (6.01%) Full Stack Developer
8 78 (5.86%) .NET Developer
9 77 (5.79%) C# Developer
10 66 (4.96%) Junior Developer
10 66 (4.96%) Python Developer
11 56 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 55 (4.13%) Architect
13 50 (3.76%) Graduate Developer
14 48 (3.61%) Analyst
14 48 (3.61%) Python Engineer
14 48 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
15 44 (3.31%) Senior Software Developer
16 42 (3.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 41 (3.08%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (20.06%) .NET
1 267 (20.06%) React
2 209 (15.70%) HTML
3 200 (15.03%) CSS
4 152 (11.42%) AngularJS
5 126 (9.47%) Vue.js
6 101 (7.59%) .NET Core
6 101 (7.59%) Node.js
7 86 (6.46%) REST
8 77 (5.79%) RESTful
9 73 (5.48%) HTML5
10 71 (5.33%) Web Services
11 65 (4.88%) jQuery
12 62 (4.66%) .NET Framework
13 60 (4.51%) XML
14 55 (4.13%) Spring
15 52 (3.91%) Django
16 49 (3.68%) ASP.NET
17 40 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 37 (2.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 225 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.09%) Algorithms
3 74 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 66 (4.96%) Data Structures
5 65 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 62 (4.66%) User Experience
7 58 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
9 50 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
10 44 (3.31%) Management Information System
11 43 (3.23%) Public Cloud
12 39 (2.93%) Virtual Team
13 37 (2.78%) Hedge funds
14 28 (2.10%) Fixed Income
15 23 (1.73%) NHS
16 20 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
17 19 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 15 (1.13%) Robotics
19 14 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
20 13 (0.98%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 221 (16.60%) Linux
2 89 (6.69%) Windows
3 55 (4.13%) Android
4 49 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 37 (2.78%) Unix
6 20 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.45%) CentOS
7 6 (0.45%) Debian
8 5 (0.38%) Kali Linux
8 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,293 (97.15%) Computer Science
2 470 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (30.95%) Software Engineering
4 290 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
5 214 (16.08%) Mathematics
6 199 (14.95%) DevOps
7 163 (12.25%) Test Automation
8 153 (11.50%) Microservices
9 146 (10.97%) OO
10 124 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
11 119 (8.94%) TDD
12 116 (8.72%) Fintech
13 113 (8.49%) Mentoring
14 106 (7.96%) Physics
15 104 (7.81%) Analytics
16 97 (7.29%) Project Management
17 96 (7.21%) Web Development
18 92 (6.91%) Open Source
19 89 (6.69%) Data Science
19 89 (6.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 447 (33.58%) JavaScript
2 430 (32.31%) SQL
3 403 (30.28%) Python
4 371 (27.87%) C#
5 319 (23.97%) Java
6 144 (10.82%) C++
7 140 (10.52%) TypeScript
8 85 (6.39%) PHP
9 75 (5.63%) Go
10 49 (3.68%) C
11 46 (3.46%) Kotlin
12 42 (3.16%) Bash Shell
13 41 (3.08%) ES6
14 38 (2.85%) Objective-C
14 38 (2.85%) T-SQL
15 37 (2.78%) Ruby
16 28 (2.10%) Apple Swift
17 27 (2.03%) Scala
18 24 (1.80%) PowerShell
19 22 (1.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,329 (99.85%) Degree
2 139 (10.44%) Master's Degree
3 65 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 46 (3.46%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.88%) PhD
6 24 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
8 19 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 17 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (1.20%) CCIE
11 15 (1.13%) CCNP
12 11 (0.83%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.68%) CCNA
14 8 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.45%) PMP
16 5 (0.38%) CISSP
16 5 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 5 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (7.06%) QA
2 12 (0.90%) GDPR
3 8 (0.60%) SLA
4 7 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.45%) ISO 13485
6 5 (0.38%) CDISC
6 5 (0.38%) IEC 62304
6 5 (0.38%) NIST
7 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.30%) ISO 26262
7 4 (0.30%) MISRA
7 4 (0.30%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.23%) WCAG
9 2 (0.15%) COBIT
9 2 (0.15%) EMIR
9 2 (0.15%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 200 (15.03%) Docker
2 43 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.35%) vSphere
5 9 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.68%) KVM
6 8 (0.60%) Firmware
7 6 (0.45%) iptables
7 6 (0.45%) Kamailio
7 6 (0.45%) Postfix
7 6 (0.45%) QEMU
8 5 (0.38%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.30%) HDFS
9 4 (0.30%) RHEV
10 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.23%) LXC
10 3 (0.23%) Xen
11 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 166 (12.47%) Kubernetes
2 60 (4.51%) Terraform
3 49 (3.68%) Ansible
4 24 (1.80%) Puppet
5 14 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.05%) Prometheus
6 11 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.75%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.53%) Nessus
9 6 (0.45%) Galera Cluster
9 6 (0.45%) Grafana
9 6 (0.45%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.38%) Nmap
10 5 (0.38%) vRealize
10 5 (0.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.30%) SCCM
12 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 216 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.09%) Oracle
3 61 (4.58%) Google
4 50 (3.76%) VMware
5 46 (3.46%) SAP
6 36 (2.70%) Cisco
7 35 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (2.10%) Databricks
8 28 (2.10%) PagerDuty
9 24 (1.80%) IBM
10 23 (1.73%) Juniper
11 21 (1.58%) Apple
12 18 (1.35%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.75%) F5
13 10 (0.75%) Siebel
14 9 (0.68%) Nintex
15 8 (0.60%) HP
15 8 (0.60%) Twitter
16 7 (0.53%) Citrix
16 7 (0.53%) Infoblox