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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 127 141 128
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4,595 2,417 1,886
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.06% 2.55% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.15% 12.07% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,401 1,418 1,496
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +9.52%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 37,806 20,031 15,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 25.17% 21.12% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,743 12,106 12,023
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £38,300
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +7 2,644 £65,000 -7.14% 119
South East -3 788 £50,000 - 49
East of England +25 375 £45,000 -18.18% 33
South West +31 274 £51,250 +20.59% 15
North of England -31 224 £45,000 -5.26% 46
Midlands +1 222 £55,000 +22.22% 33
West Midlands -40 119 £57,000 +3.64% 20
Yorkshire +12 112 £42,750 +6.88% 10
North West -68 106 £48,750 -4.88% 28
East Midlands +16 100 £52,500 +28.62% 13
North East -18 6 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 4,588 (99.85%) Degree
2 4,499 (97.91%) Computer Science
3 2,083 (45.33%) Agile
4 2,054 (44.70%) Software Engineering
5 1,705 (37.11%) Python
6 1,601 (34.84%) Social Skills
7 1,575 (34.28%) AWS
8 1,404 (30.55%) JavaScript
9 1,343 (29.23%) Java
10 1,246 (27.12%) Finance
11 1,155 (25.14%) CI/CD
12 1,136 (24.72%) SQL
13 1,091 (23.74%) C#
14 1,026 (22.33%) Problem-Solving
15 1,008 (21.94%) React
16 1,002 (21.81%) DevOps
17 860 (18.72%) HTML
18 854 (18.59%) Azure
19 850 (18.50%) Full Stack Development
20 844 (18.37%) Linux
21 842 (18.32%) CSS
22 812 (17.67%) TDD
23 777 (16.91%) Git (software)
24 758 (16.50%) C++
25 726 (15.80%) Docker
26 691 (15.04%) AngularJS
27 690 (15.02%) Data Science
28 684 (14.89%) Mathematics
29 682 (14.84%) Algorithms
30 676 (14.71%) Continuous Integration

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
1 183 (3.98%) Apache Spark
2 91 (1.98%) Confluence
3 89 (1.94%) CMS
4 83 (1.81%) Apache
5 70 (1.52%) IIS
5 70 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 56 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
7 49 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 47 (1.02%) Documentum
9 46 (1.00%) Headless CMS
10 31 (0.67%) Strapi
11 28 (0.61%) WordPress
12 25 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 25 (0.54%) Tornado
13 24 (0.52%) nginx
14 18 (0.39%) Apache Pulsar
14 18 (0.39%) SAS
15 13 (0.28%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.24%) Tomcat
17 10 (0.22%) Ethereum
Applications
1 107 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.57%) Chatbot
4 17 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.26%) Revit
6 11 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
8 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.20%) Simulink
9 7 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.087%) Blender
10 4 (0.087%) Maya
10 4 (0.087%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.044%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.022%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 47 (1.02%) TrackWise
2 37 (0.81%) Magento
3 19 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 9 (0.20%) SAP APO
8 8 (0.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 8 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.17%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
10 4 (0.087%) Quorum
10 4 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.065%) SAP SD
12 2 (0.044%) Exstream
12 2 (0.044%) IBM Planning Analytics
12 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.044%) R3 Corda
12 2 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,575 (34.28%) AWS
2 854 (18.59%) Azure
3 641 (13.95%) GCP
4 492 (10.71%) Serverless
5 448 (9.75%) SaaS
6 250 (5.44%) GitHub
7 122 (2.66%) PaaS
8 121 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
9 105 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
10 101 (2.20%) Azure DevOps
11 95 (2.07%) Amazon S3
12 82 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 81 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
14 80 (1.74%) Power Platform
15 75 (1.63%) Veeva
16 69 (1.50%) npm
17 67 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
18 65 (1.41%) Slack
19 58 (1.26%) Google Workspace
20 50 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.96%) Internet
2 107 (2.33%) Firewall
3 79 (1.72%) DNS
4 61 (1.33%) Wireless
5 57 (1.24%) HTTP
6 52 (1.13%) MQTT
7 48 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 40 (0.87%) VPN
9 27 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (0.52%) DHCP
11 23 (0.50%) WAN
12 20 (0.44%) VoIP
13 17 (0.37%) LAN
14 16 (0.35%) DKIM
14 16 (0.35%) DMARC
15 15 (0.33%) CATAPAN
16 11 (0.24%) IP Telephony
16 11 (0.24%) PPP
16 11 (0.24%) VLAN
16 11 (0.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 499 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 484 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 460 (10.01%) PostgreSQL
4 377 (8.20%) MySQL
5 343 (7.46%) Relational Database
6 210 (4.57%) Big Data
7 182 (3.96%) MongoDB
8 167 (3.63%) Hadoop
9 143 (3.11%) Redis
10 129 (2.81%) RDBMS
11 122 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
12 117 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
13 112 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
14 82 (1.78%) Data Lake
15 77 (1.68%) BigQuery
16 76 (1.65%) Data Mining
17 72 (1.57%) Looker
18 69 (1.50%) Power BI
19 68 (1.48%) DynamoDB
19 68 (1.48%) Flink
Development Applications
1 777 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 602 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 471 (10.25%) JIRA
4 194 (4.22%) GitLab
5 102 (2.22%) Bitbucket
6 98 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 91 (1.98%) JUnit
7 91 (1.98%) Selenium
8 86 (1.87%) Gradle
8 86 (1.87%) Mockito
9 83 (1.81%) Maven
10 73 (1.59%) Cypress.io
11 62 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 61 (1.33%) CircleCI
13 53 (1.15%) NUnit
13 53 (1.15%) Travis CI
14 51 (1.11%) webpack
15 44 (0.96%) Eclipse
15 44 (0.96%) JMeter
16 42 (0.91%) git-flow
General
1 1,601 (34.84%) Social Skills
2 1,246 (27.12%) Finance
3 656 (14.28%) Analytical Skills
4 315 (6.86%) Games
5 295 (6.42%) Legal
6 277 (6.03%) Marketing
7 215 (4.68%) Retail
8 182 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 178 (3.87%) Organisational Skills
10 151 (3.29%) Public Sector
11 150 (3.26%) Law
12 142 (3.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 114 (2.48%) Electronics
13 114 (2.48%) Financial Institution
14 106 (2.31%) Telecoms
15 104 (2.26%) Publishing
16 102 (2.22%) Back Office
17 99 (2.15%) Spanish Language
18 94 (2.05%) French Language
19 87 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1,189 (25.88%) Developer
2 1,150 (25.03%) Software Engineer
3 436 (9.49%) Graduate
4 332 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
5 248 (5.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 244 (5.31%) Senior Developer
7 233 (5.07%) Software Developer
8 188 (4.09%) Principal Engineer
9 187 (4.07%) Analyst
9 187 (4.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 174 (3.79%) Data Engineer
11 162 (3.53%) Architect
12 159 (3.46%) Junior
13 118 (2.57%) C# Developer
14 116 (2.52%) .NET Developer
15 112 (2.44%) Principal Software Engineer
16 96 (2.09%) DevOps Engineer
16 96 (2.09%) Java Developer
17 94 (2.05%) Cloud Engineer
17 94 (2.05%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,008 (21.94%) React
2 860 (18.72%) HTML
3 842 (18.32%) CSS
4 691 (15.04%) AngularJS
5 617 (13.43%) .NET
6 524 (11.40%) REST
7 467 (10.16%) Node.js
8 455 (9.90%) Vue.js
9 388 (8.44%) RESTful
10 369 (8.03%) HTML5
11 327 (7.12%) CSS3
12 274 (5.96%) Web Services
13 256 (5.57%) WPF
14 236 (5.14%) ASP.NET
15 230 (5.01%) Spring
16 224 (4.87%) WinForms
17 223 (4.85%) GraphQL
18 199 (4.33%) Kafka
19 198 (4.31%) JSON
20 175 (3.81%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 682 (14.84%) Algorithms
2 573 (12.47%) User Experience
3 568 (12.36%) Data Structures
4 388 (8.44%) Self-Motivation
5 227 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 156 (3.39%) Cloud Native
7 155 (3.37%) Virtual Team
8 132 (2.87%) Mobile App
9 130 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
10 111 (2.42%) Blog
11 108 (2.35%) Life Science
12 101 (2.20%) e-Learning
13 97 (2.11%) Data Centre
13 97 (2.11%) Public Cloud
14 91 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
15 73 (1.59%) Hackathon
16 71 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
17 69 (1.50%) IoT
18 67 (1.46%) Biotechnology
19 62 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 844 (18.37%) Linux
2 439 (9.55%) Windows
3 231 (5.03%) Unix
4 200 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 177 (3.85%) Android
6 102 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 66 (1.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 50 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
10 38 (0.83%) VMS
11 31 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 28 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 27 (0.59%) CentOS
14 25 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 21 (0.46%) Debian
16 17 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
18 10 (0.22%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
20 6 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,499 (97.91%) Computer Science
2 2,083 (45.33%) Agile
3 2,054 (44.70%) Software Engineering
4 1,155 (25.14%) CI/CD
5 1,026 (22.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1,002 (21.81%) DevOps
7 850 (18.50%) Full Stack Development
8 812 (17.67%) TDD
9 690 (15.02%) Data Science
10 684 (14.89%) Mathematics
11 676 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
12 652 (14.19%) Artificial Intelligence
13 593 (12.91%) Microservices
14 569 (12.38%) Scrum
15 540 (11.75%) Mentoring
16 535 (11.64%) Test Automation
17 500 (10.88%) Machine Learning
18 464 (10.10%) Open Source
19 452 (9.84%) Software Testing
20 449 (9.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1,705 (37.11%) Python
2 1,404 (30.55%) JavaScript
3 1,343 (29.23%) Java
4 1,136 (24.72%) SQL
5 1,091 (23.74%) C#
6 758 (16.50%) C++
7 546 (11.88%) C
8 496 (10.79%) TypeScript
9 301 (6.55%) Objective-C
10 257 (5.59%) Go
11 218 (4.74%) PHP
12 189 (4.11%) Ruby
13 172 (3.74%) PowerShell
14 163 (3.55%) Bash
15 140 (3.05%) Kotlin
15 140 (3.05%) Shell Script
16 126 (2.74%) Scala
17 92 (2.00%) Apple Swift
18 81 (1.76%) ES6
19 78 (1.70%) R
Qualifications
1 4,588 (99.85%) Degree
2 437 (9.51%) Master's Degree
3 127 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 93 (2.02%) CISSP
5 86 (1.87%) CISM
6 74 (1.61%) CRISC
7 66 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
8 59 (1.28%) PhD
9 53 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 48 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 48 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
11 46 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 37 (0.81%) DBS Check
13 35 (0.76%) MCSA
14 33 (0.72%) AWS Certification
15 29 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (0.63%) MCSE
16 26 (0.57%) PMP
17 25 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (9.36%) QA
2 242 (5.27%) Accessibility
3 120 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 85 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 74 (1.61%) NIST
6 66 (1.44%) GRC
7 41 (0.89%) GDPR
8 28 (0.61%) PMO
9 23 (0.50%) SLA
10 22 (0.48%) FATCA
11 17 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
12 16 (0.35%) GxP
12 16 (0.35%) ISO 9001
13 14 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 13 (0.28%) NCSC
15 11 (0.24%) RMADS
15 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
16 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 7 (0.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 726 (15.80%) Docker
2 82 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 58 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 22 (0.48%) LXC
6 18 (0.39%) Firmware
7 17 (0.37%) zsh
8 13 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.15%) DFS Replication
10 7 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.13%) etcd
12 4 (0.087%) HDFS
12 4 (0.087%) NFS
12 4 (0.087%) Samba
12 4 (0.087%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.087%) vSphere
13 3 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.022%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 476 (10.36%) Kubernetes
2 276 (6.01%) Terraform
3 115 (2.50%) Ansible
4 76 (1.65%) Puppet
5 66 (1.44%) Grafana
5 66 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (0.81%) HAProxy
7 35 (0.76%) Prometheus
8 34 (0.74%) Kibana
9 22 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
10 18 (0.39%) MIIS
11 17 (0.37%) Argo
12 16 (0.35%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.33%) logstash
13 15 (0.33%) Opsgenie
13 15 (0.33%) Pingdom
14 13 (0.28%) Opsview
15 12 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
17 8 (0.17%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 377 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 315 (6.86%) Google
3 214 (4.66%) Oracle
4 145 (3.16%) Apple
5 139 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 123 (2.68%) SAP
7 75 (1.63%) MuleSoft
8 66 (1.44%) IBM
9 65 (1.41%) VMware
10 55 (1.20%) Workday
11 50 (1.09%) Bloomberg
12 49 (1.07%) OpenText
12 49 (1.07%) Splunk
13 43 (0.94%) ANSYS
14 36 (0.78%) New Relic
15 34 (0.74%) NEC
15 34 (0.74%) Northgate
16 31 (0.67%) Facebook
16 31 (0.67%) Mapbox
17 30 (0.65%) Cisco