Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 112 111
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4,365 4,720 5,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.74% 2.85% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.52% 11.62% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,512 3,643 4,511
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 37,885 40,624 50,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.82% 24.52% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28,314 31,432 40,879
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -10 2,101 £55,000 - 259
South East +19 834 £40,000 +6.67% 111
Midlands +44 454 £42,793 +33.73% 52
East of England -4 445 £47,500 +18.75% 87
West Midlands +58 353 £40,000 +26.98% 32
North of England -18 313 £40,000 -5.88% 121
South West -41 236 £42,500 +2.41% 48
North West +14 215 £42,500 - 79
East Midlands -18 100 £50,000 +66.67% 20
Yorkshire -18 88 £25,000 -33.33% 35
North East -77 9 £32,500 -23.53% 7
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 4,295 (98.40%) Degree
2 4,016 (92.00%) Computer Science
3 1,464 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
4 1,446 (33.13%) Java
5 1,294 (29.64%) SQL
6 1,270 (29.10%) JavaScript
7 1,218 (27.90%) Finance
8 1,109 (25.41%) Software Engineering
9 1,028 (23.55%) C#
10 955 (21.88%) HTML
11 866 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
12 834 (19.11%) Python
13 810 (18.56%) .NET
14 790 (18.10%) CSS
15 722 (16.54%) SQL Server
16 716 (16.40%) Microsoft
17 700 (16.04%) OO
18 679 (15.56%) Linux
18 679 (15.56%) Mathematics
19 676 (15.49%) C++
20 617 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
21 613 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
22 580 (13.29%) Windows
23 530 (12.14%) TDD
23 530 (12.14%) AngularJS
24 440 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
25 427 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
26 416 (9.53%) MVC
27 406 (9.30%) Web Services
28 404 (9.26%) Git (software)

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
1 124 (2.84%) Apache Spark
2 120 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 115 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 113 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 109 (2.50%) Apache
6 100 (2.29%) CMS
7 56 (1.28%) IIS
8 53 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 52 (1.19%) JBoss
10 45 (1.03%) MS Exchange
11 44 (1.01%) Ethereum
12 39 (0.89%) nginx
13 35 (0.80%) Drupal
14 32 (0.73%) OpenStack
14 32 (0.73%) Umbraco
14 32 (0.73%) WebLogic
15 31 (0.71%) Confluence
15 31 (0.71%) WordPress
16 29 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 132 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 131 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 37 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.11%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.092%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.092%) Simulink
9 4 (0.092%) SPSS
10 3 (0.069%) Maya
10 3 (0.069%) NUKE
11 2 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.046%) Blender
11 2 (0.046%) Houdini
12 1 (0.023%) GIMP
12 1 (0.023%) Mingle
12 1 (0.023%) Weka
Business Applications
1 49 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 24 (0.55%) Ripple
3 21 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 18 (0.41%) Magento
5 12 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.25%) Relativity
7 10 (0.23%) Ringtail
8 9 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 6 (0.14%) Sentinel
9 6 (0.14%) TrackWise
10 5 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.11%) R3 Corda
10 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.069%) SAP Hybris
12 3 (0.069%) Shopify
13 2 (0.046%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 617 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 440 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (3.51%) SaaS
4 107 (2.45%) Office 365
5 76 (1.74%) PaaS
6 66 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 62 (1.42%) GitHub
8 58 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
9 57 (1.31%) IaaS
10 44 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
11 39 (0.89%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 16 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (0.37%) npm
13 16 (0.37%) Serverless
14 15 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.34%) Force.com
14 15 (0.34%) Route 53
15 14 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 284 (6.51%) Firewall
2 142 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 92 (2.11%) DNS
3 92 (2.11%) Internet
4 91 (2.08%) WAN
5 82 (1.88%) HTTP
6 67 (1.53%) Network Security
7 64 (1.47%) OSPF
8 58 (1.33%) LAN
8 58 (1.33%) VPN
9 56 (1.28%) BGP
10 51 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (1.17%) SSL
10 51 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
11 50 (1.15%) DHCP
12 48 (1.10%) Wireless
13 38 (0.87%) SNMP
14 37 (0.85%) MPLS
15 36 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 35 (0.80%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 722 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 346 (7.93%) Big Data
3 303 (6.94%) MySQL
4 296 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 237 (5.43%) NoSQL
6 152 (3.48%) MongoDB
7 148 (3.39%) Hadoop
8 122 (2.79%) Blockchain
9 111 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 84 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 77 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 71 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 64 (1.47%) Oracle Database
14 62 (1.42%) Redis
15 56 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 41 (0.94%) Data Lake
16 41 (0.94%) Data Mining
16 41 (0.94%) DB2
17 37 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
17 37 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 404 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 204 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 171 (3.92%) Subversion
4 168 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 154 (3.53%) JIRA
6 145 (3.32%) Maven
7 123 (2.82%) Selenium
8 107 (2.45%) JUnit
9 104 (2.38%) Eclipse
10 92 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 72 (1.65%) Gradle
12 68 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
13 56 (1.28%) NUnit
14 50 (1.15%) Cucumber
15 44 (1.01%) Ant
16 41 (0.94%) WebDriver
17 38 (0.87%) TeamCity
18 36 (0.82%) Bitbucket
19 35 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 34 (0.78%) MSTest
General
1 1,218 (27.90%) Finance
2 400 (9.16%) Banking
3 223 (5.11%) Investment Banking
4 185 (4.24%) Financial Institution
5 184 (4.22%) Marketing
6 164 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 158 (3.62%) Electronics
8 130 (2.98%) Retail
9 124 (2.84%) Games
10 120 (2.75%) Front Office
11 105 (2.41%) Manufacturing
12 74 (1.70%) Law
13 73 (1.67%) Legal
14 62 (1.42%) Advertising
15 53 (1.21%) German Language
16 52 (1.19%) Publishing
17 47 (1.08%) Automotive
18 43 (0.99%) French Language
19 29 (0.66%) Spanish Language
20 24 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,908 (43.71%) Developer
2 623 (14.27%) Graduate
3 469 (10.74%) Java Developer
4 428 (9.81%) Software Engineer
5 422 (9.67%) Software Developer
6 373 (8.55%) Analyst
7 342 (7.84%) Graduate Developer
8 286 (6.55%) .NET Developer
9 280 (6.41%) Junior
10 274 (6.28%) Senior Developer
11 252 (5.77%) C# Developer
12 239 (5.48%) Consultant
13 209 (4.79%) Architect
14 181 (4.15%) Junior Developer
15 172 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
16 119 (2.73%) Java Engineer
17 117 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
18 113 (2.59%) Graduate Software Developer
18 113 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
19 111 (2.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 955 (21.88%) HTML
2 810 (18.56%) .NET
3 790 (18.10%) CSS
4 530 (12.14%) AngularJS
5 406 (9.30%) Web Services
6 380 (8.71%) jQuery
7 361 (8.27%) ASP.NET
8 326 (7.47%) RESTful
9 300 (6.87%) XML
10 294 (6.74%) React
11 249 (5.70%) HTML5
12 247 (5.66%) Spring
13 206 (4.72%) REST
14 198 (4.54%) Node.js
15 173 (3.96%) JSON
16 156 (3.57%) .NET Framework
17 144 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
18 141 (3.23%) Hibernate
19 135 (3.09%) J2EE
20 128 (2.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4,016 (92.00%) Computer Science
2 613 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 331 (7.58%) Self-Motivation
4 265 (6.07%) User Experience
5 263 (6.03%) Algorithms
6 197 (4.51%) Data Centre
7 195 (4.47%) Management Information System
7 195 (4.47%) Mobile App
8 181 (4.15%) Fintech
9 169 (3.87%) Data Structures
10 160 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
11 130 (2.98%) Cyberthreat
12 118 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
13 106 (2.43%) Fixed Income
14 74 (1.70%) Hedge funds
15 56 (1.28%) Client/Server
16 47 (1.08%) Public Cloud
17 46 (1.05%) Equities
17 46 (1.05%) N-Tier
18 45 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 679 (15.56%) Linux
2 580 (13.29%) Windows
3 295 (6.76%) Unix
4 152 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 114 (2.61%) Android
6 71 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 56 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 54 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 47 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 40 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (0.55%) AIX
14 19 (0.44%) Solaris
15 18 (0.41%) CentOS
16 14 (0.32%) Debian
17 13 (0.30%) CoreOS
18 9 (0.21%) HPUX
18 9 (0.21%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,464 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,109 (25.41%) Software Engineering
3 866 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
4 700 (16.04%) OO
5 679 (15.56%) Mathematics
6 530 (12.14%) TDD
7 427 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
8 416 (9.53%) MVC
9 393 (9.00%) DevOps
9 393 (9.00%) Test Automation
10 371 (8.50%) Scrum
11 367 (8.41%) SDLC
12 357 (8.18%) Web Development
13 356 (8.16%) Analytics
14 329 (7.54%) ITIL
15 272 (6.23%) Machine Learning
16 263 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 258 (5.91%) Physics
18 246 (5.64%) Mentoring
19 240 (5.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,446 (33.13%) Java
2 1,294 (29.64%) SQL
3 1,270 (29.10%) JavaScript
4 1,028 (23.55%) C#
5 834 (19.11%) Python
6 676 (15.49%) C++
7 329 (7.54%) PHP
8 275 (6.30%) C
9 155 (3.55%) Ruby
10 150 (3.44%) Perl
11 139 (3.18%) Java 8
12 138 (3.16%) T-SQL
13 135 (3.09%) Scala
14 117 (2.68%) PowerShell
15 104 (2.38%) Shell Script
16 96 (2.20%) Bash Shell
16 96 (2.20%) Go
17 64 (1.47%) VBA
18 63 (1.44%) TypeScript
19 54 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4,295 (98.40%) Degree
2 381 (8.73%) Master's Degree
3 146 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
4 142 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 130 (2.98%) CISSP
5 130 (2.98%) Numerate Degree
6 100 (2.29%) CCNP
7 99 (2.27%) MCSE
8 89 (2.04%) Security Cleared
9 78 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 68 (1.56%) CEH
11 67 (1.53%) PhD
12 63 (1.44%) CCNA
13 60 (1.37%) CCIE
14 50 (1.15%) MCP
15 48 (1.10%) ISEB
16 45 (1.03%) CISM
17 41 (0.94%) PMI Certification
17 41 (0.94%) SC Cleared
18 39 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (5.54%) QA
2 115 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 79 (1.81%) GDPR
4 66 (1.51%) SLA
5 48 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.48%) GPG13
8 16 (0.37%) MiFID
9 14 (0.32%) MISRA
10 13 (0.30%) GCP
11 12 (0.27%) ECSS
12 11 (0.25%) GxP
12 11 (0.25%) MISRA C
13 10 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
14 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 7 (0.16%) Def Stans
16 7 (0.16%) PA-DSS
17 6 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 6 (0.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 262 (6.00%) Docker
2 195 (4.47%) Active Directory
3 129 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 34 (0.78%) Firmware
8 25 (0.57%) XenApp
9 22 (0.50%) vSphere
10 21 (0.48%) HDFS
11 19 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (0.39%) XenDesktop
13 16 (0.37%) Snort
14 15 (0.34%) Ceph
15 14 (0.32%) Xen
16 12 (0.27%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.25%) VMware NSX
18 9 (0.21%) iptables
19 6 (0.14%) Terminal Services
20 4 (0.092%) NFS
Systems Management
1 122 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 103 (2.36%) Ansible
3 65 (1.49%) Puppet
4 59 (1.35%) SCCM
5 55 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (0.85%) Terraform
7 28 (0.64%) Kibana
8 26 (0.60%) SCVMM
9 23 (0.53%) Nagios
10 17 (0.39%) vCenter Server
10 17 (0.39%) vMotion
11 16 (0.37%) Suricata
11 16 (0.37%) WSUS
12 15 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.32%) logstash
14 13 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (0.27%) Salt
16 11 (0.25%) Cacti
17 10 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
18 9 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 716 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 400 (9.16%) Oracle
3 192 (4.40%) VMware
4 164 (3.76%) Cisco
5 163 (3.73%) Google
6 121 (2.77%) Citrix
7 115 (2.63%) SAP
8 102 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
9 83 (1.90%) CheckPoint
10 78 (1.79%) IBM
11 74 (1.70%) Tableau
12 59 (1.35%) HP
13 51 (1.17%) Splunk
14 48 (1.10%) Palo Alto
15 46 (1.05%) Red Hat
16 43 (0.99%) F5
17 42 (0.96%) Xamarin
18 41 (0.94%) Twitter
19 40 (0.92%) Juniper
20 39 (0.89%) NetApp