Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 122 115
Rank change year-on-year -25 -7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3,314 4,515 4,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.45% 2.76% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.01% 11.53% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,506 3,580 3,604
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £78,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,218 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.19% +4.93% -

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 33,099 39,159 41,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.51% 23.95% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24,031 29,301 32,126
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% -4.21%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 -11 1,528 £65,000 +18.18% 251
South East +8 871 £42,500 +2.41% 131
North of England -17 257 £38,250 -4.38% 102
East of England -9 251 £52,500 +10.53% 81
South West -8 211 £37,500 -6.25% 66
Midlands -95 183 £35,000 -18.77% 69
North West -27 154 £35,000 -16.67% 55
West Midlands -123 111 £33,750 -21.67% 40
Yorkshire +9 79 £40,000 +60.00% 28
East Midlands -11 72 £37,500 -16.67% 29
North East +29 24 £33,000 -5.71% 19
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 3,272 (98.73%) Degree
2 3,047 (91.94%) Computer Science
3 1,383 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
4 921 (27.79%) C#
5 881 (26.58%) Java
6 846 (25.53%) Software Engineering
7 837 (25.26%) SQL
8 777 (23.45%) JavaScript
9 723 (21.82%) .NET
10 712 (21.48%) Finance
11 647 (19.52%) Python
12 562 (16.96%) Linux
13 554 (16.72%) Microsoft
14 533 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
15 529 (15.96%) HTML
16 524 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 524 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
17 518 (15.63%) Mathematics
18 484 (14.60%) SQL Server
19 476 (14.36%) Git (software)
20 463 (13.97%) C++
21 444 (13.40%) CSS
22 436 (13.16%) Windows
23 416 (12.55%) DevOps
24 407 (12.28%) Test Automation
25 404 (12.19%) AngularJS
26 342 (10.32%) OO
27 335 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
28 334 (10.08%) JIRA
29 332 (10.02%) Docker

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
1 150 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
2 120 (3.62%) Confluence
3 106 (3.20%) Apache Spark
4 94 (2.84%) Apache
5 35 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 32 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 28 (0.84%) IIS
8 26 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 26 (0.78%) WordPress
9 18 (0.54%) nginx
10 17 (0.51%) JBoss
11 15 (0.45%) Apache Pig
11 15 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 14 (0.42%) CMS
12 14 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.39%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.33%) Skype for Business
16 10 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 96 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.12%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.060%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.030%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
4 9 (0.27%) Magento
4 9 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.12%) HFM
7 4 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.12%) Shopify
8 3 (0.091%) JDE OneWorld
8 3 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.091%) R3 Corda
8 3 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 533 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
2 524 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (3.59%) SaaS
4 117 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 81 (2.44%) Office 365
6 74 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
7 73 (2.20%) Power Platform
8 71 (2.14%) Serverless
9 69 (2.08%) IaaS
9 69 (2.08%) PaaS
10 66 (1.99%) GitHub
11 54 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
12 40 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (1.09%) Amazon S3
14 34 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
15 25 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
16 22 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 20 (0.60%) OpenShift
18 17 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 16 (0.48%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 149 (4.50%) Firewall
2 116 (3.50%) Internet
3 86 (2.60%) DNS
4 84 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 66 (1.99%) WAN
6 57 (1.72%) LAN
7 56 (1.69%) DHCP
7 56 (1.69%) VPN
8 46 (1.39%) SMTP
9 43 (1.30%) FTP
10 41 (1.24%) BGP
11 39 (1.18%) HTTP
12 32 (0.97%) Wireless
13 30 (0.91%) Skype
14 28 (0.84%) Network Security
15 26 (0.78%) SAN
15 26 (0.78%) SSL
16 25 (0.75%) Ethernet
16 25 (0.75%) SSH
17 21 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 202 (6.10%) Big Data
3 177 (5.34%) Relational Database
4 175 (5.28%) MySQL
4 175 (5.28%) NoSQL
5 116 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
6 110 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 101 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 87 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 81 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 65 (1.96%) Power BI
12 58 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 58 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 48 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 47 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 47 (1.42%) Redis
15 45 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
16 40 (1.21%) Blockchain
17 39 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 476 (14.36%) Git (software)
2 334 (10.08%) JIRA
3 261 (7.88%) Jenkins
4 178 (5.37%) Visual Studio
5 152 (4.59%) Selenium
6 101 (3.05%) Subversion
7 74 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 71 (2.14%) Maven
9 61 (1.84%) Bitbucket
10 59 (1.78%) Eclipse
11 57 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 46 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
13 44 (1.33%) Cucumber
13 44 (1.33%) TeamCity
14 33 (1.00%) webpack
15 29 (0.88%) SpecFlow
16 28 (0.84%) WebDriver
17 27 (0.81%) JIRA Agile
18 24 (0.72%) Grunt
19 23 (0.69%) Jasmine
General
1 712 (21.48%) Finance
2 141 (4.25%) Banking
3 137 (4.13%) Marketing
4 114 (3.44%) Retail
5 79 (2.38%) Legal
6 70 (2.11%) Electronics
6 70 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 67 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 63 (1.90%) Front Office
8 63 (1.90%) Games
9 60 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 50 (1.51%) Publishing
11 46 (1.39%) Advertising
11 46 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 39 (1.18%) Aerospace
13 36 (1.09%) Automotive
14 33 (1.00%) Military
15 29 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.75%) Billing
17 19 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,318 (39.77%) Developer
2 424 (12.79%) Software Engineer
3 416 (12.55%) Graduate
4 338 (10.20%) Software Developer
5 295 (8.90%) Junior
6 267 (8.06%) Analyst
7 241 (7.27%) Java Developer
8 221 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 217 (6.55%) .NET Developer
10 198 (5.97%) Graduate Developer
11 191 (5.76%) Architect
12 173 (5.22%) C# Developer
12 173 (5.22%) Junior Developer
13 140 (4.22%) Consultant
14 106 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 101 (3.05%) Java Engineer
16 98 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
17 93 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
18 86 (2.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 86 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (21.82%) .NET
2 529 (15.96%) HTML
3 444 (13.40%) CSS
4 404 (12.19%) AngularJS
5 284 (8.57%) Web Services
6 248 (7.48%) REST
7 245 (7.39%) RESTful
8 236 (7.12%) React
9 222 (6.70%) Spring
10 214 (6.46%) ASP.NET
11 188 (5.67%) XML
12 186 (5.61%) Node.js
13 180 (5.43%) jQuery
14 159 (4.80%) HTML5
15 148 (4.47%) .NET Framework
16 127 (3.83%) WPF
17 114 (3.44%) Kafka
18 110 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
19 106 (3.20%) SOAP
20 104 (3.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 335 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (6.19%) User Experience
3 181 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
4 154 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 111 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 105 (3.17%) Virtual Team
7 102 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
8 88 (2.66%) Data Structures
9 71 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 56 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 55 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (1.54%) Public Cloud
13 47 (1.42%) Blog
13 47 (1.42%) e-Learning
13 47 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 46 (1.39%) Client/Server
15 44 (1.33%) Life Science
16 38 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
17 34 (1.03%) Reinsurance
17 34 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 562 (16.96%) Linux
2 436 (13.16%) Windows
3 135 (4.07%) Unix
4 114 (3.44%) Android
5 105 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 84 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 52 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 45 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (1.15%) Windows 10
10 36 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 33 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (0.94%) CentOS
13 19 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.51%) SUSE
15 16 (0.48%) VMS
16 12 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.21%) FreeBSD
19 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,047 (91.94%) Computer Science
2 1,383 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
3 846 (25.53%) Software Engineering
4 524 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
5 518 (15.63%) Mathematics
6 416 (12.55%) DevOps
7 407 (12.28%) Test Automation
8 342 (10.32%) OO
9 323 (9.75%) Scrum
10 313 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
11 297 (8.96%) SDLC
12 293 (8.84%) TDD
13 254 (7.66%) Microservices
14 235 (7.09%) Analytics
15 229 (6.91%) MVC
16 218 (6.58%) Project Management
17 214 (6.46%) Web Development
18 213 (6.43%) Physics
19 195 (5.88%) Mentoring
20 192 (5.79%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 921 (27.79%) C#
2 881 (26.58%) Java
3 837 (25.26%) SQL
4 777 (23.45%) JavaScript
5 647 (19.52%) Python
6 463 (13.97%) C++
7 190 (5.73%) C
8 161 (4.86%) PowerShell
9 156 (4.71%) PHP
10 112 (3.38%) T-SQL
11 101 (3.05%) Bash Shell
12 84 (2.53%) Ruby
13 79 (2.38%) Java 8
14 78 (2.35%) Scala
15 72 (2.17%) TypeScript
16 59 (1.78%) Perl
16 59 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 58 (1.75%) ES6
18 57 (1.72%) Go
19 40 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3,272 (98.73%) Degree
2 119 (3.59%) Numerate Degree
3 114 (3.44%) Master's Degree
4 108 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 86 (2.60%) CISSP
6 84 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 76 (2.29%) ISTQB
8 68 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 64 (1.93%) MCSE
10 52 (1.57%) MCITP
11 44 (1.33%) CCNA
12 42 (1.27%) CCNP
13 40 (1.21%) CEH
13 40 (1.21%) CISM
14 36 (1.09%) PhD
15 32 (0.97%) CCIE
16 29 (0.88%) ISEB
16 29 (0.88%) PMI Certification
16 29 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (7.42%) QA
2 62 (1.87%) NIST
3 51 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (1.51%) SLA
5 49 (1.48%) GDPR
6 33 (1.00%) NCSC
7 26 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.63%) ISO 9001
9 20 (0.60%) Data Quality
10 13 (0.39%) COBIT
11 8 (0.24%) PMO
12 6 (0.18%) ITGC
13 5 (0.15%) GPG13
14 4 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 13485
14 4 (0.12%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 332 (10.02%) Docker
2 142 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (3.86%) Active Directory
4 66 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 37 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (1.06%) VirtualBox
7 22 (0.66%) NFS
8 21 (0.63%) Firmware
9 20 (0.60%) iptables
10 19 (0.57%) Postfix
10 19 (0.57%) Samba
10 19 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 10 (0.30%) HDFS
12 9 (0.27%) vSphere
13 8 (0.24%) GridGain
14 7 (0.21%) KVM
14 7 (0.21%) Varnish
15 6 (0.18%) XenApp
16 2 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 178 (5.37%) Kubernetes
2 144 (4.35%) Ansible
3 131 (3.95%) Puppet
4 122 (3.68%) Terraform
5 50 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
7 27 (0.81%) Packer
8 24 (0.72%) Mesos
9 16 (0.48%) Ambari
9 16 (0.48%) Nagios
10 15 (0.45%) SQL Sentry
11 13 (0.39%) SCCM
12 12 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (0.33%) SCOM
14 10 (0.30%) Cobbler
14 10 (0.30%) Kibana
15 8 (0.24%) Graphite
15 8 (0.24%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 554 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 266 (8.03%) Oracle
3 177 (5.34%) VMware
4 112 (3.38%) Cisco
5 100 (3.02%) Google
5 100 (3.02%) SAP
6 64 (1.93%) Atlassian
7 60 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 45 (1.36%) Citrix
9 40 (1.21%) Tableau
10 34 (1.03%) EMC
11 32 (0.97%) Dell
11 32 (0.97%) NetApp
12 30 (0.91%) CheckPoint
12 30 (0.91%) HP
13 27 (0.81%) IBM
14 25 (0.75%) Adobe
15 23 (0.69%) Red Hat
16 22 (0.66%) CyberArk
17 21 (0.63%) LogicMonitor