Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 134 141
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,835 2,252 3,486
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.28% 2.51% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.84% 11.63% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,253 1,812 2,551
10th Percentile £30,300 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 16,934 19,356 33,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.07% 21.57% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11,228 14,605 24,275
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,752 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -18 913 £70,000 +7.69% 128
South East +18 435 £50,000 +18.52% 95
South West +23 141 £40,000 +6.67% 19
East of England -3 111 £55,000 +18.92% 31
North of England -44 111 £47,500 +18.75% 57
Midlands -31 94 £42,500 -10.53% 43
North West -13 76 £48,750 +14.71% 33
West Midlands +2 58 £46,250 -2.63% 28
East Midlands -34 36 £38,750 -22.50% 15
Yorkshire +3 33 £41,697 +51.62% 15
North East -12 2 £22,500 - 9
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 1,831 (99.78%) Degree
2 1,790 (97.55%) Computer Science
3 678 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
4 658 (35.86%) JavaScript
5 578 (31.50%) Social Skills
6 571 (31.12%) SQL
7 554 (30.19%) Software Engineering
8 549 (29.92%) Python
9 516 (28.12%) C#
10 473 (25.78%) Java
11 423 (23.05%) Finance
12 383 (20.87%) .NET
13 376 (20.49%) Problem-Solving
14 362 (19.73%) React
15 330 (17.98%) AWS
16 312 (17.00%) Docker
17 299 (16.29%) DevOps
18 295 (16.08%) Git (software)
19 288 (15.69%) Azure
20 275 (14.99%) Microsoft
21 268 (14.60%) Linux
22 258 (14.06%) CSS
22 258 (14.06%) HTML
23 252 (13.73%) SQL Server
24 249 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
25 245 (13.35%) Mathematics
26 223 (12.15%) Kubernetes
27 217 (11.83%) AngularJS
28 214 (11.66%) OO
29 209 (11.39%) TypeScript

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 61 (3.32%) Apache Spark
2 57 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.51%) Apache
4 40 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (2.18%) IIS
5 39 (2.13%) Confluence
6 34 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.74%) nginx
8 27 (1.47%) CMS
9 19 (1.04%) SAS
10 17 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
12 14 (0.76%) Jupyter
13 13 (0.71%) ejabberd
14 12 (0.65%) Luigi
15 11 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (0.44%) GemFire
17 6 (0.33%) MS Exchange
17 6 (0.33%) Oracle Spatial
17 6 (0.33%) Tornado
Applications
1 19 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.49%) Figma
6 7 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.38%) Simulink
7 6 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.33%) Revit
8 5 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.27%) GIMP
9 4 (0.22%) Siemens NX
9 4 (0.22%) Solid Edge
10 3 (0.16%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.054%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.054%) Maya
Business Applications
1 25 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.22%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.16%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.11%) StreamServe
6 2 (0.11%) Summit
7 1 (0.054%) Eikon
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.054%) Quorum
7 1 (0.054%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 330 (17.98%) AWS
2 288 (15.69%) Azure
3 164 (8.94%) SaaS
4 108 (5.89%) GitHub
5 97 (5.29%) GCP
6 91 (4.96%) Serverless
7 80 (4.36%) PaaS
8 53 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
10 44 (2.40%) Amazon S3
11 40 (2.18%) Power Platform
12 36 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
13 35 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
14 31 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
15 30 (1.63%) Azure Service Bus
16 26 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
17 25 (1.36%) Google Play
18 24 (1.31%) Azure Functions
18 24 (1.31%) Microsoft 365
19 23 (1.25%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 83 (4.52%) Internet
2 55 (3.00%) Firewall
3 32 (1.74%) LAN
4 29 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.58%) VPN
5 26 (1.42%) DNS
6 22 (1.20%) BGP
7 21 (1.14%) HTTP
8 20 (1.09%) WAN
9 17 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
9 17 (0.93%) VoIP
10 16 (0.87%) SNMP
11 14 (0.76%) Network Security
12 13 (0.71%) DHCP
12 13 (0.71%) Diameter Protocol
12 13 (0.71%) PBX
12 13 (0.71%) SSL
13 11 (0.60%) Unified Communications
14 9 (0.49%) FTP
14 9 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 195 (10.63%) NoSQL
3 129 (7.03%) Relational Database
4 96 (5.23%) MySQL
5 95 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
6 92 (5.01%) Big Data
7 86 (4.69%) MongoDB
8 56 (3.05%) Hadoop
9 46 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 46 (2.51%) Redis
10 36 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
11 35 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
13 29 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (1.36%) Apache Hive
15 25 (1.36%) Oracle Database
16 24 (1.31%) Power BI
16 24 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (1.25%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 295 (16.08%) Git (software)
2 123 (6.70%) Jenkins
3 94 (5.12%) JIRA
4 83 (4.52%) Selenium
5 41 (2.23%) SonarQube
6 37 (2.02%) Maven
6 37 (2.02%) Visual Studio
7 35 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (1.80%) GitLab
9 31 (1.69%) Subversion
10 29 (1.58%) Cucumber
11 27 (1.47%) Gradle
12 26 (1.42%) JUnit
12 26 (1.42%) Rational Rhapsody
13 25 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
13 25 (1.36%) webpack
14 22 (1.20%) Artifactory
15 19 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
16 18 (0.98%) IntelliJ
16 18 (0.98%) Postman
General
1 578 (31.50%) Social Skills
2 423 (23.05%) Finance
3 249 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (5.45%) Games
5 81 (4.41%) Banking
6 68 (3.71%) Marketing
7 54 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
8 51 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
9 50 (2.72%) Manufacturing
10 49 (2.67%) Retail
11 46 (2.51%) Electronics
12 44 (2.40%) Law
13 43 (2.34%) Public Sector
14 38 (2.07%) Public Speaking
15 28 (1.53%) Documentation Skills
15 28 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 26 (1.42%) Telecoms
17 24 (1.31%) Automotive
18 23 (1.25%) Front Office
18 23 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 867 (47.25%) Developer
2 300 (16.35%) Software Engineer
3 149 (8.12%) Software Developer
4 148 (8.07%) Senior Developer
5 122 (6.65%) .NET Developer
6 104 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 99 (5.40%) Junior
8 89 (4.85%) C# Developer
9 86 (4.69%) Architect
10 85 (4.63%) Graduate
11 80 (4.36%) Java Developer
12 77 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
13 68 (3.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 65 (3.54%) Junior Developer
15 62 (3.38%) Data Engineer
16 61 (3.32%) Python Developer
17 57 (3.11%) Analyst
18 54 (2.94%) Graduate Developer
19 51 (2.78%) Backend Developer
20 50 (2.72%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (20.87%) .NET
2 362 (19.73%) React
3 258 (14.06%) CSS
3 258 (14.06%) HTML
4 217 (11.83%) AngularJS
5 177 (9.65%) Node.js
6 172 (9.37%) REST
7 151 (8.23%) .NET Core
8 143 (7.79%) Web Services
9 140 (7.63%) Vue.js
10 132 (7.19%) RESTful
11 110 (5.99%) ASP.NET
12 106 (5.78%) jQuery
13 95 (5.18%) .NET Framework
14 80 (4.36%) HTML5
15 73 (3.98%) Spring
16 71 (3.87%) Kafka
17 62 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
17 62 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 60 (3.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.25%) Algorithms
2 132 (7.19%) Mobile App
3 99 (5.40%) User Experience
4 95 (5.18%) Data Centre
5 93 (5.07%) Data Structures
6 77 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
7 75 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
8 74 (4.03%) Management Information System
9 64 (3.49%) Public Cloud
10 60 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
11 43 (2.34%) Virtual Team
12 41 (2.23%) Hedge funds
13 33 (1.80%) NHS
14 31 (1.69%) Client/Server
15 27 (1.47%) Blog
16 25 (1.36%) Fixed Income
17 24 (1.31%) Life Science
17 24 (1.31%) Robotics
18 23 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
19 21 (1.14%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 268 (14.60%) Linux
2 162 (8.83%) Windows
3 107 (5.83%) Android
4 71 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 55 (3.00%) Unix
6 25 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.71%) Debian
8 12 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.38%) CentOS
11 6 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.27%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.11%) AIX
14 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.054%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,790 (97.55%) Computer Science
2 678 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
3 554 (30.19%) Software Engineering
4 376 (20.49%) Problem-Solving
5 299 (16.29%) DevOps
6 245 (13.35%) Mathematics
7 214 (11.66%) OO
8 200 (10.90%) Microservices
8 200 (10.90%) Test Automation
9 188 (10.25%) Mentoring
10 169 (9.21%) TDD
11 160 (8.72%) Fintech
12 156 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
13 147 (8.01%) Open Source
14 144 (7.85%) SDLC
15 142 (7.74%) Analytics
16 139 (7.57%) Web Development
17 138 (7.52%) Scrum
18 136 (7.41%) MVC
19 130 (7.08%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 658 (35.86%) JavaScript
2 571 (31.12%) SQL
3 549 (29.92%) Python
4 516 (28.12%) C#
5 473 (25.78%) Java
6 209 (11.39%) TypeScript
7 197 (10.74%) C++
8 112 (6.10%) PHP
9 100 (5.45%) Go
10 91 (4.96%) C
11 69 (3.76%) Ruby
12 68 (3.71%) Kotlin
13 65 (3.54%) Bash Shell
14 57 (3.11%) ES6
14 57 (3.11%) Objective-C
15 49 (2.67%) T-SQL
16 47 (2.56%) Scala
17 46 (2.51%) PowerShell
18 36 (1.96%) Apple Swift
19 28 (1.53%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,831 (99.78%) Degree
2 201 (10.95%) Master's Degree
3 82 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 69 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
6 24 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 19 (1.04%) PhD
10 16 (0.87%) CCNP
10 16 (0.87%) PMP
11 15 (0.82%) CCIE
12 12 (0.65%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.49%) CISSP
15 8 (0.44%) OCP
15 8 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
16 7 (0.38%) CCNA
17 6 (0.33%) ACCA
17 6 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.72%) QA
2 12 (0.65%) GDPR
3 11 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.60%) MISRA
3 11 (0.60%) SLA
4 10 (0.54%) CDISC
5 9 (0.49%) NIST
6 7 (0.38%) Def Stans
6 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.33%) GRC
8 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.27%) Good Clinical Practice
8 5 (0.27%) IEC 62304
8 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.22%) FedRAMP
9 4 (0.22%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 26262
9 4 (0.22%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 312 (17.00%) Docker
2 42 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 21 (1.14%) vSphere
5 18 (0.98%) Firmware
6 16 (0.87%) KVM
7 13 (0.71%) iptables
7 13 (0.71%) Kamailio
7 13 (0.71%) Postfix
7 13 (0.71%) QEMU
8 9 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.44%) HDFS
9 8 (0.44%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.33%) LXC
11 5 (0.27%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.16%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 223 (12.15%) Kubernetes
2 91 (4.96%) Terraform
3 71 (3.87%) Ansible
4 37 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.31%) Puppet
6 19 (1.04%) Grafana
7 15 (0.82%) SCCM
7 15 (0.82%) ZABBIX
8 13 (0.71%) Galera Cluster
8 13 (0.71%) HAProxy
9 12 (0.65%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.49%) Kibana
11 7 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.38%) Nessus
12 6 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.33%) SCOM
13 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 275 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 144 (7.85%) Oracle
3 97 (5.29%) Google
4 56 (3.05%) Cisco
5 48 (2.62%) VMware
6 45 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 40 (2.18%) SAP
8 39 (2.13%) PagerDuty
9 35 (1.91%) Apple
10 33 (1.80%) IBM
11 32 (1.74%) Juniper
12 27 (1.47%) Atlassian
13 21 (1.14%) Citrix
14 20 (1.09%) Databricks
14 20 (1.09%) Nintex
15 17 (0.93%) HP
16 14 (0.76%) F5
17 13 (0.71%) GENBAND
17 13 (0.71%) Nortel
17 13 (0.71%) SonicWALL