Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 129 112
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3,307 3,999 4,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.60% 2.64% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.34% 11.05% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,579 3,289 3,771
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 29,175 36,181 40,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.95% 23.86% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21,631 26,977 31,552
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +2 1,589 £65,000 +8.33% 233
South East +42 939 £45,000 +12.50% 108
East of England -12 227 £52,500 +16.67% 73
North of England -36 207 £40,000 - 81
Midlands -54 171 £43,000 +7.50% 62
South West -59 158 £38,187 -7.98% 47
North West -14 127 £40,250 -0.62% 61
West Midlands -72 105 £40,000 +8.11% 43
East Midlands -4 67 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Yorkshire -22 66 £40,000 +9.59% 13
North East +19 14 - - 7
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 3,257 (98.49%) Degree
2 3,081 (93.17%) Computer Science
3 1,347 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
4 1,054 (31.87%) C#
5 908 (27.46%) Software Engineering
6 863 (26.10%) SQL
7 820 (24.80%) Java
7 820 (24.80%) JavaScript
8 819 (24.77%) .NET
9 748 (22.62%) Finance
10 655 (19.81%) Python
11 597 (18.05%) HTML
12 544 (16.45%) Azure
13 543 (16.42%) AWS
14 536 (16.21%) Git (software)
15 521 (15.75%) CSS
16 520 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
17 519 (15.69%) Linux
18 484 (14.64%) C++
18 484 (14.64%) Mathematics
19 451 (13.64%) SQL Server
20 439 (13.27%) Windows
21 437 (13.21%) DevOps
22 427 (12.91%) Microsoft
23 426 (12.88%) Docker
24 407 (12.31%) AngularJS
25 360 (10.89%) Test Automation
26 347 (10.49%) OO
27 328 (9.92%) REST
28 326 (9.86%) Scrum

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
1 101 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 88 (2.66%) Apache Spark
3 86 (2.60%) Confluence
4 40 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 37 (1.12%) Apache
6 35 (1.06%) nginx
7 28 (0.85%) CMS
8 27 (0.82%) IIS
8 27 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 25 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 24 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 21 (0.64%) SAS
12 18 (0.54%) WordPress
13 16 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.42%) Drupal
15 11 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.30%) JBoss
16 10 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.30%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 59 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.24%) ProjectWise
7 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.21%) Simulink
8 6 (0.18%) Stateflow
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.12%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.091%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.091%) SPSS
11 2 (0.060%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 40 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
3 13 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 13 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 13 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (0.36%) Primavera
5 9 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.12%) HFM
7 4 (0.12%) Magento
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.091%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 544 (16.45%) Azure
2 543 (16.42%) AWS
3 142 (4.29%) GCP
4 109 (3.30%) SaaS
5 106 (3.21%) Power Platform
6 84 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
7 59 (1.78%) GitHub
8 53 (1.60%) IaaS
8 53 (1.60%) Serverless
9 51 (1.54%) Office 365
10 38 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 37 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (0.88%) PaaS
13 24 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (0.60%) Sumo Logic
16 15 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
17 14 (0.42%) G Suite
18 13 (0.39%) Amazon S3
18 13 (0.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 119 (3.60%) Firewall
2 92 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 78 (2.36%) Internet
4 68 (2.06%) DNS
5 59 (1.78%) HTTP
6 51 (1.54%) BGP
7 46 (1.39%) VPN
8 43 (1.30%) DHCP
9 40 (1.21%) WAN
10 37 (1.12%) LAN
11 33 (1.00%) Wireless
12 27 (0.82%) Ethernet
12 27 (0.82%) Network Security
13 22 (0.67%) SNMP
14 21 (0.64%) SSL
15 20 (0.60%) SAN
16 19 (0.57%) FTP
16 19 (0.57%) OSPF
17 18 (0.54%) SSH
18 16 (0.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 202 (6.11%) Big Data
3 194 (5.87%) NoSQL
4 188 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 169 (5.11%) MySQL
6 116 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 111 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
7 111 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 106 (3.21%) Power BI
9 89 (2.69%) Redis
9 89 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 77 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 69 (2.09%) Hadoop
12 67 (2.03%) MongoDB
13 65 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 51 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 41 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
16 38 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
17 36 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
18 35 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 536 (16.21%) Git (software)
2 274 (8.29%) Jenkins
3 264 (7.98%) JIRA
4 152 (4.60%) Visual Studio
5 146 (4.41%) Selenium
6 113 (3.42%) Subversion
7 70 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (1.81%) Bitbucket
9 55 (1.66%) Eclipse
10 45 (1.36%) TeamCity
10 45 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 42 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 39 (1.18%) Maven
13 37 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 33 (1.00%) Gradle
14 33 (1.00%) JUnit
14 33 (1.00%) Mocha
15 30 (0.91%) SpecFlow
15 30 (0.91%) WebDriver
16 29 (0.88%) CircleCI
General
1 748 (22.62%) Finance
2 149 (4.51%) Retail
3 134 (4.05%) Marketing
4 107 (3.24%) Banking
5 84 (2.54%) Front Office
6 79 (2.39%) Games
7 74 (2.24%) Electronics
8 60 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 53 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 51 (1.54%) Public Sector
11 43 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 37 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 35 (1.06%) Advertising
14 34 (1.03%) Legal
15 31 (0.94%) Law
16 29 (0.88%) Automotive
17 19 (0.57%) Publishing
18 18 (0.54%) Back Office
18 18 (0.54%) French Language
19 17 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,508 (45.60%) Developer
2 492 (14.88%) Software Engineer
3 433 (13.09%) Graduate
4 382 (11.55%) Software Developer
5 306 (9.25%) Junior
6 280 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 239 (7.23%) Graduate Developer
8 230 (6.95%) .NET Developer
9 220 (6.65%) Java Developer
10 216 (6.53%) Junior Developer
11 205 (6.20%) C# Developer
12 197 (5.96%) Analyst
13 151 (4.57%) Architect
14 143 (4.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 120 (3.63%) Consultant
16 109 (3.30%) Lead Developer
17 102 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
18 96 (2.90%) Graduate Software Developer
19 95 (2.87%) Python Developer
20 91 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (24.77%) .NET
2 597 (18.05%) HTML
3 521 (15.75%) CSS
4 407 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 328 (9.92%) REST
6 310 (9.37%) React
7 263 (7.95%) Web Services
8 238 (7.20%) Node.js
9 236 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 226 (6.83%) jQuery
11 224 (6.77%) HTML5
12 172 (5.20%) XML
13 167 (5.05%) Spring
14 158 (4.78%) RESTful
15 129 (3.90%) WPF
16 110 (3.33%) CSS3
17 106 (3.21%) Redux
18 97 (2.93%) .NET Framework
19 96 (2.90%) .NET Core
20 95 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 309 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 226 (6.83%) User Experience
3 184 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 147 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
5 108 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 104 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 81 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
7 81 (2.45%) Hedge funds
8 71 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 65 (1.97%) Virtual Team
10 52 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 49 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 49 (1.48%) Fixed Income
12 48 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
13 44 (1.33%) Public Cloud
14 41 (1.24%) Blog
15 39 (1.18%) Driving Licence
15 39 (1.18%) Reinsurance
16 37 (1.12%) Cloud Native
17 36 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 519 (15.69%) Linux
2 439 (13.27%) Windows
3 100 (3.02%) Unix
4 96 (2.90%) Android
5 87 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 69 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 26 (0.79%) CentOS
8 26 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.67%) VMS
11 21 (0.64%) Windows 10
12 17 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.42%) SUSE
14 14 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.24%) AIX
17 7 (0.21%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,081 (93.17%) Computer Science
2 1,347 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
3 908 (27.46%) Software Engineering
4 520 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
5 484 (14.64%) Mathematics
6 437 (13.21%) DevOps
7 360 (10.89%) Test Automation
8 347 (10.49%) OO
9 326 (9.86%) Scrum
10 312 (9.43%) Microservices
11 303 (9.16%) TDD
12 252 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
13 251 (7.59%) Analytics
14 248 (7.50%) Mentoring
15 247 (7.47%) Open Source
16 245 (7.41%) SDLC
17 244 (7.38%) MVC
18 238 (7.20%) Physics
19 223 (6.74%) Fintech
20 221 (6.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,054 (31.87%) C#
2 863 (26.10%) SQL
3 820 (24.80%) Java
3 820 (24.80%) JavaScript
4 655 (19.81%) Python
5 484 (14.64%) C++
6 237 (7.17%) PHP
7 197 (5.96%) C
8 134 (4.05%) T-SQL
9 128 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 107 (3.24%) TypeScript
11 89 (2.69%) Scala
12 77 (2.33%) Go
13 76 (2.30%) ES6
13 76 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 69 (2.09%) R
15 68 (2.06%) Java 8
16 64 (1.94%) Kotlin
17 63 (1.91%) Bash Shell
18 58 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3,257 (98.49%) Degree
2 139 (4.20%) Master's Degree
3 68 (2.06%) Numerate Degree
4 61 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (1.78%) Security Cleared
6 47 (1.42%) CISSP
7 41 (1.24%) CCNP
8 40 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (1.09%) ISTQB
10 35 (1.06%) CCNA
11 27 (0.82%) PhD
12 26 (0.79%) HND
12 26 (0.79%) SC Cleared
13 25 (0.76%) CEH
14 19 (0.57%) CCIE
14 19 (0.57%) MCITP
14 19 (0.57%) MCSE
15 18 (0.54%) CISM
16 15 (0.45%) ISEB
17 14 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (6.44%) QA
2 30 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (0.82%) NIST
4 22 (0.67%) PMO
5 20 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.51%) SLA
7 16 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.39%) NCSC
9 11 (0.33%) GAMP
10 9 (0.27%) COBIT
11 8 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.18%) GDPR
12 6 (0.18%) ISO 13485
13 4 (0.12%) MISRA
14 3 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.091%) ISO 26262
15 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.060%) RMADS
System Software
1 426 (12.88%) Docker
2 85 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 44 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.70%) Firmware
5 23 (0.70%) VirtualBox
6 21 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.39%) VMware NSX
8 10 (0.30%) vSphere
9 8 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.15%) HDFS
10 5 (0.15%) NFS
11 3 (0.091%) XenApp
11 3 (0.091%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.060%) Varnish
13 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.030%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.030%) LXC
13 1 (0.030%) vCloud
13 1 (0.030%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 251 (7.59%) Kubernetes
2 150 (4.54%) Terraform
3 147 (4.45%) Ansible
4 145 (4.38%) Puppet
5 85 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.79%) Mesos
7 25 (0.76%) Packer
8 22 (0.67%) Salt
9 20 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
10 15 (0.45%) Kibana
11 14 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
11 14 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (0.39%) Prometheus
12 13 (0.39%) SQL Sentry
13 12 (0.36%) Nagios
14 11 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.30%) logstash
16 9 (0.27%) Ambari
16 9 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
16 9 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 427 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 237 (7.17%) Oracle
3 168 (5.08%) Google
4 108 (3.27%) VMware
5 98 (2.96%) Cisco
6 80 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
7 65 (1.97%) Sage
8 53 (1.60%) SAP
9 45 (1.36%) Atlassian
10 39 (1.18%) Tableau
11 35 (1.06%) Citrix
12 27 (0.82%) Juniper
13 25 (0.76%) AppDynamics
13 25 (0.76%) Dell
14 24 (0.73%) NetApp
15 23 (0.70%) LogicMonitor
16 22 (0.67%) Zend
17 20 (0.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
17 20 (0.60%) IBM
17 20 (0.60%) Splunk