Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 118 115
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4,593 4,409 5,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.82% 2.64% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.98% 10.28% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,594 3,867 4,710
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,475
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 38,328 42,877 54,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.52% 25.68% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29,952 34,276 43,652
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +8 2,243 £55,000 +4.46% 379
South East +2 968 £40,000 - 133
East of England -6 462 £47,500 +18.75% 118
North of England +4 340 £42,500 +13.33% 87
Midlands -28 336 £32,750 -6.43% 57
South West +3 254 £40,000 +6.67% 42
West Midlands -23 224 £30,000 -7.69% 44
North West +18 215 £42,500 +13.33% 56
East Midlands -15 120 £32,500 -13.33% 13
Yorkshire +4 101 £40,000 +10.34% 24
North East -19 24 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 4,534 (98.72%) Degree
2 4,397 (95.73%) Computer Science
3 1,671 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1,413 (30.76%) Java
5 1,219 (26.54%) Software Engineering
6 1,183 (25.76%) SQL
7 1,169 (25.45%) JavaScript
7 1,169 (25.45%) Finance
8 956 (20.81%) C#
9 886 (19.29%) HTML
10 879 (19.14%) Python
11 789 (17.18%) Linux
12 742 (16.16%) C++
13 728 (15.85%) CSS
14 722 (15.72%) Windows
15 716 (15.59%) .NET
16 677 (14.74%) Mathematics
17 658 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
18 652 (14.20%) Microsoft
19 614 (13.37%) Scrum
20 613 (13.35%) OO
21 608 (13.24%) SQL Server
22 585 (12.74%) AngularJS
23 574 (12.50%) TDD
24 543 (11.82%) SDLC
25 497 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
26 488 (10.62%) MVC
27 477 (10.39%) Banking
28 456 (9.93%) Web Services
29 455 (9.91%) Oracle

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
1 151 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
2 132 (2.87%) Apache Spark
3 95 (2.07%) Apache
4 90 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 73 (1.59%) IIS
6 59 (1.28%) Confluence
7 54 (1.18%) CMS
8 52 (1.13%) Apache Solr
8 52 (1.13%) OpenStack
9 50 (1.09%) JBoss
10 43 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 42 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 40 (0.87%) nginx
13 37 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 35 (0.76%) MS Exchange
15 33 (0.72%) Apache Pig
16 31 (0.67%) WebLogic
17 26 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
18 23 (0.50%) SAS
19 22 (0.48%) Ethereum
Applications
1 122 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 112 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.11%) Maya
6 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.087%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.044%) Simulink
9 2 (0.044%) ZBrush
10 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.022%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.022%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.022%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.022%) HipChat
10 1 (0.022%) Houdini
10 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (0.57%) Magento
2 16 (0.35%) MultiChain
3 13 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 6 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.11%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 497 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (3.37%) SaaS
4 125 (2.72%) GitHub
5 62 (1.35%) PaaS
6 58 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (1.05%) Office 365
8 44 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 35 (0.76%) IaaS
10 33 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.50%) npm
13 22 (0.48%) OpenShift
14 20 (0.44%) Serverless
15 19 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 19 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 18 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.28%) Google Play
18 12 (0.26%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.35%) Firewall
2 149 (3.24%) Internet
3 146 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.16%) WAN
5 95 (2.07%) DNS
6 91 (1.98%) HTTP
7 79 (1.72%) DHCP
7 79 (1.72%) LAN
8 65 (1.42%) Wireless
9 54 (1.18%) Network Security
10 52 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
11 41 (0.89%) BGP
12 40 (0.87%) MPLS
12 40 (0.87%) OSPF
13 38 (0.83%) SAN
14 35 (0.76%) VPN
15 30 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
17 26 (0.57%) SNMP
18 25 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 608 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 295 (6.42%) NoSQL
3 287 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 281 (6.12%) MySQL
5 243 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 230 (5.01%) Big Data
7 165 (3.59%) Oracle Database
8 137 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 117 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
10 106 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
11 103 (2.24%) RDBMS
12 82 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 79 (1.72%) Redis
14 75 (1.63%) HBase
15 69 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 54 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 52 (1.13%) Data Mining
18 45 (0.98%) Blockchain
19 44 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
20 39 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 449 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 279 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 200 (4.35%) JIRA
4 169 (3.68%) Subversion
5 167 (3.64%) Maven
6 162 (3.53%) Selenium
7 154 (3.35%) Visual Studio
8 115 (2.50%) JUnit
9 92 (2.00%) Cucumber
10 86 (1.87%) Eclipse
11 80 (1.74%) WebDriver
12 77 (1.68%) NUnit
13 67 (1.46%) Gradle
14 61 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 56 (1.22%) Vagrant
16 55 (1.20%) SoapUI
17 54 (1.18%) MSTest
18 48 (1.05%) Ant
19 43 (0.94%) Moq
20 42 (0.91%) JMeter
General
1 1,169 (25.45%) Finance
2 477 (10.39%) Banking
3 282 (6.14%) Investment Banking
4 211 (4.59%) Retail Banking
5 178 (3.88%) Marketing
6 171 (3.72%) Telecoms
7 147 (3.20%) Games
8 146 (3.18%) Retail
9 129 (2.81%) Electronics
10 78 (1.70%) Advertising
10 78 (1.70%) Manufacturing
11 58 (1.26%) Front Office
12 57 (1.24%) Legal
13 46 (1.00%) Automotive
13 46 (1.00%) Publishing
14 40 (0.87%) Law
15 37 (0.81%) Aerospace
16 36 (0.78%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.52%) Digital Economy
18 17 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,862 (40.54%) Developer
2 597 (13.00%) Software Engineer
3 561 (12.21%) Graduate
4 552 (12.02%) Java Developer
5 411 (8.95%) Analyst
6 340 (7.40%) Junior
7 314 (6.84%) Senior Developer
8 294 (6.40%) Software Developer
9 272 (5.92%) .NET Developer
10 267 (5.81%) Architect
11 256 (5.57%) Graduate Developer
12 245 (5.33%) C# Developer
13 203 (4.42%) Junior Developer
14 195 (4.25%) C++ Software Engineer
15 175 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
16 155 (3.37%) Consultant
17 141 (3.07%) Java Engineer
18 137 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
19 124 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
20 112 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 886 (19.29%) HTML
2 728 (15.85%) CSS
3 716 (15.59%) .NET
4 585 (12.74%) AngularJS
5 456 (9.93%) Web Services
6 396 (8.62%) ASP.NET
7 393 (8.56%) Spring
8 362 (7.88%) HTML5
9 357 (7.77%) XML
10 331 (7.21%) jQuery
11 301 (6.55%) REST
12 256 (5.57%) RESTful
13 242 (5.27%) .NET Framework
14 234 (5.09%) Node.js
15 221 (4.81%) React
16 206 (4.49%) Hibernate
17 202 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
18 177 (3.85%) JSON
19 142 (3.09%) J2EE
20 140 (3.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4,397 (95.73%) Computer Science
2 658 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
3 314 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 274 (5.97%) Algorithms
5 205 (4.46%) User Experience
6 187 (4.07%) Fintech
7 186 (4.05%) Mobile App
8 170 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
9 162 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
10 103 (2.24%) Data Centre
11 100 (2.18%) Client/Server
12 92 (2.00%) Data Structures
13 63 (1.37%) Hedge funds
14 59 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
15 58 (1.26%) Public Cloud
16 48 (1.05%) Robotics
17 44 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 43 (0.94%) Tandem
19 42 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
20 40 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 789 (17.18%) Linux
2 722 (15.72%) Windows
3 375 (8.16%) Unix
4 190 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 189 (4.11%) Android
6 144 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 75 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (1.46%) Windows 10
9 64 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 38 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 32 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 27 (0.59%) Debian
13 27 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 23 (0.50%) CentOS
14 23 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (0.48%) CoreOS
16 17 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
17 15 (0.33%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,671 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1,219 (26.54%) Software Engineering
3 677 (14.74%) Mathematics
4 614 (13.37%) Scrum
5 613 (13.35%) OO
6 574 (12.50%) TDD
7 543 (11.82%) SDLC
8 488 (10.62%) MVC
9 411 (8.95%) Test Automation
10 403 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
11 398 (8.67%) Open Source
12 368 (8.01%) Web Development
13 300 (6.53%) Project Management
14 283 (6.16%) DevOps
15 271 (5.90%) Analytics
16 244 (5.31%) Mentoring
17 243 (5.29%) Asset Management
18 240 (5.23%) OOP
19 231 (5.03%) Machine Learning
20 230 (5.01%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,413 (30.76%) Java
2 1,183 (25.76%) SQL
3 1,169 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 956 (20.81%) C#
5 879 (19.14%) Python
6 742 (16.16%) C++
7 285 (6.21%) PHP
8 272 (5.92%) C
9 174 (3.79%) Ruby
10 132 (2.87%) Perl
11 127 (2.77%) Bash Shell
12 126 (2.74%) Shell Script
13 115 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 105 (2.29%) T-SQL
15 98 (2.13%) R
16 96 (2.09%) Scala
17 89 (1.94%) PL/SQL
18 67 (1.46%) Go
18 67 (1.46%) Objective-C
19 65 (1.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4,534 (98.72%) Degree
2 309 (6.73%) Master's Degree
3 183 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 138 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
5 112 (2.44%) CISSP
6 93 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 84 (1.83%) CISM
8 83 (1.81%) ISTQB
9 73 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 68 (1.48%) MCP
11 66 (1.44%) ISEB
12 64 (1.39%) MCSD
13 61 (1.33%) MCSE
14 53 (1.15%) PhD
15 51 (1.11%) SC Cleared
16 49 (1.07%) MCAD
17 38 (0.83%) CCNA
18 36 (0.78%) CCNP
18 36 (0.78%) CEH
18 36 (0.78%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (7.90%) QA
2 52 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (1.13%) SLA
3 28 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.37%) PMO
6 15 (0.33%) GPG13
7 14 (0.30%) GDPR
8 13 (0.28%) ECSS
9 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.22%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 8 (0.17%) ISO 13485
11 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.13%) MISRA
13 4 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.087%) IEC 62304
13 4 (0.087%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.087%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.065%) Def Stans
System Software
1 272 (5.92%) Docker
2 139 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 125 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (1.46%) XenApp
5 61 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 61 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 43 (0.94%) vSphere
7 41 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (0.76%) HDFS
9 31 (0.67%) Firmware
9 31 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 31 (0.67%) XenServer
10 22 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (0.46%) Ceph
12 16 (0.35%) Apache Flume
13 12 (0.26%) NFS
13 12 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.24%) Xen
15 9 (0.20%) Snort
16 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 136 (2.96%) Ansible
2 120 (2.61%) Puppet
3 91 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 36 (0.78%) Terraform
6 32 (0.70%) Nagios
7 31 (0.67%) Salt
8 24 (0.52%) SCVMM
9 19 (0.41%) SCCM
10 18 (0.39%) HAProxy
11 13 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
11 13 (0.28%) Mesos
12 12 (0.26%) Packer
13 11 (0.24%) Ganglia
14 10 (0.22%) Kibana
14 10 (0.22%) logstash
14 10 (0.22%) Oozie
14 10 (0.22%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.22%) vMotion
15 9 (0.20%) Suricata
Vendors
1 652 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 455 (9.91%) Oracle
3 159 (3.46%) VMware
4 123 (2.68%) Citrix
5 121 (2.63%) Google
6 115 (2.50%) Cisco
7 106 (2.31%) SAP
8 86 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.09%) HP
10 45 (0.98%) Tableau
11 40 (0.87%) IBM
12 39 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 38 (0.83%) CheckPoint
13 38 (0.83%) Splunk
14 32 (0.70%) Murex
15 31 (0.67%) Juniper
16 30 (0.65%) Twitter
17 26 (0.57%) AppDynamics
17 26 (0.57%) hybris
18 25 (0.54%) Sitecore