Period
to 23 March 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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > England
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 122 123
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3,748 4,489 4,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.70% 2.71% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.98% 11.35% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,863 3,555 3,608
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 34,143 39,546 41,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.60% 23.86% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24,945 30,682 32,627
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +4 1,805 £62,500 +13.64% 51
South East -10 760 £40,000 -5.33% 41
East of England +1 336 £50,000 - 24
North of England +51 333 £42,500 +4.94% 16
Midlands -29 275 £37,000 +5.71% 6
South West +35 251 £37,500 -6.25% 11
North West +29 210 £47,500 +17.28% 9
West Midlands -37 170 £37,000 +18.40% 2
East Midlands +16 110 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Yorkshire +34 86 £38,000 -5.00% 5
North East +41 37 £37,500 -48.28% 2
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3,707 (98.91%) Degree
2 3,449 (92.02%) Computer Science
3 1,459 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
4 1,107 (29.54%) Java
5 978 (26.09%) SQL
6 950 (25.35%) JavaScript
7 930 (24.81%) Software Engineering
8 866 (23.11%) Finance
9 812 (21.66%) Python
10 713 (19.02%) C#
11 669 (17.85%) Microsoft
12 630 (16.81%) .NET
12 630 (16.81%) Mathematics
13 623 (16.62%) Linux
14 612 (16.33%) HTML
15 605 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
16 590 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
17 529 (14.11%) SQL Server
18 522 (13.93%) CSS
19 497 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
20 458 (12.22%) Windows
20 458 (12.22%) C++
21 436 (11.63%) AngularJS
22 424 (11.31%) Git (software)
23 398 (10.62%) Test Automation
24 394 (10.51%) DevOps
25 390 (10.41%) Scrum
26 385 (10.27%) TDD
27 371 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
27 371 (9.90%) OO

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
1 177 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
2 150 (4.00%) Apache
3 138 (3.68%) Apache Spark
4 93 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 91 (2.43%) Confluence
6 75 (2.00%) MS Exchange
7 44 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 39 (1.04%) CMS
9 38 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 38 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 36 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 35 (0.93%) WordPress
12 32 (0.85%) nginx
13 27 (0.72%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.59%) IIS
15 18 (0.48%) JBoss
16 17 (0.45%) Apache Pig
16 17 (0.45%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.43%) Drupal
18 15 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 120 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 94 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.24%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.21%) InVision
8 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.080%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.027%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.027%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 46 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.37%) Magento
4 11 (0.29%) HFM
4 11 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.29%) R3 Corda
5 7 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.11%) Relativity
8 3 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.080%) Quorum
8 3 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.080%) Shopify
9 2 (0.053%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.053%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.053%) Endur
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.053%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 590 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 497 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (3.71%) Office 365
3 139 (3.71%) SaaS
4 119 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
5 113 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 98 (2.61%) GitHub
7 93 (2.48%) PaaS
8 77 (2.05%) IaaS
9 69 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (1.52%) Serverless
11 46 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 43 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
13 34 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (0.83%) Amazon S3
15 25 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
15 25 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 22 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
17 15 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 248 (6.62%) Firewall
2 168 (4.48%) Internet
3 82 (2.19%) VPN
4 76 (2.03%) DNS
5 75 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 65 (1.73%) WAN
7 61 (1.63%) HTTP
8 58 (1.55%) LAN
9 43 (1.15%) SMTP
10 41 (1.09%) DHCP
11 38 (1.01%) Network Security
12 31 (0.83%) OSPF
12 31 (0.83%) SNMP
13 30 (0.80%) SSL
14 29 (0.77%) BGP
15 28 (0.75%) SAN
16 26 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
17 25 (0.67%) FTP
18 24 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 279 (7.44%) Big Data
3 250 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 204 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 202 (5.39%) MySQL
6 186 (4.96%) MongoDB
7 137 (3.66%) Hadoop
8 136 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
9 94 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
10 92 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 85 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 71 (1.89%) HBase
13 70 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
14 61 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 51 (1.36%) Oracle Database
16 49 (1.31%) Blockchain
17 47 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 46 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
19 44 (1.17%) Power BI
20 43 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 424 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 293 (7.82%) JIRA
3 182 (4.86%) Jenkins
4 128 (3.42%) Selenium
5 127 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 82 (2.19%) Subversion
7 80 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 73 (1.95%) Maven
9 68 (1.81%) JUnit
10 66 (1.76%) Eclipse
11 58 (1.55%) webpack
12 43 (1.15%) Bitbucket
12 43 (1.15%) Gradle
13 42 (1.12%) Cucumber
14 38 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 37 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
16 33 (0.88%) Jasmine
16 33 (0.88%) WebDriver
17 32 (0.85%) gulp
18 28 (0.75%) NUnit
General
1 866 (23.11%) Finance
2 193 (5.15%) Marketing
3 173 (4.62%) Banking
4 116 (3.09%) Retail
5 103 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 102 (2.72%) Legal
7 95 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 94 (2.51%) Electronics
9 84 (2.24%) Games
10 80 (2.13%) Investment Banking
11 71 (1.89%) Front Office
12 70 (1.87%) Financial Institution
13 61 (1.63%) Advertising
14 56 (1.49%) Military
15 46 (1.23%) Aerospace
15 46 (1.23%) Law
16 44 (1.17%) Automotive
16 44 (1.17%) Publishing
17 28 (0.75%) Back Office
18 22 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,446 (38.58%) Developer
2 437 (11.66%) Graduate
3 407 (10.86%) Software Engineer
4 365 (9.74%) Java Developer
5 328 (8.75%) Analyst
6 297 (7.92%) Software Developer
7 243 (6.48%) Senior Developer
8 237 (6.32%) Architect
9 223 (5.95%) Junior
10 214 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
11 196 (5.23%) .NET Developer
12 176 (4.70%) C# Developer
13 174 (4.64%) Consultant
14 153 (4.08%) Junior Developer
15 109 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 101 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
17 89 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
18 81 (2.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 79 (2.11%) Full Stack Developer
20 78 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (16.81%) .NET
2 612 (16.33%) HTML
3 522 (13.93%) CSS
4 436 (11.63%) AngularJS
5 366 (9.77%) Web Services
6 295 (7.87%) Spring
7 294 (7.84%) RESTful
8 232 (6.19%) REST
9 220 (5.87%) React
10 202 (5.39%) jQuery
10 202 (5.39%) XML
11 194 (5.18%) Node.js
12 192 (5.12%) ASP.NET
13 174 (4.64%) HTML5
14 165 (4.40%) .NET Framework
15 154 (4.11%) Hibernate
16 148 (3.95%) Kafka
17 138 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
18 122 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
19 103 (2.75%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 366 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (5.52%) User Experience
3 182 (4.86%) Fintech
4 178 (4.75%) Management Information System
5 176 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
6 156 (4.16%) Algorithms
7 136 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 121 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
9 106 (2.83%) Virtual Team
10 100 (2.67%) Data Centre
11 71 (1.89%) Hedge funds
12 69 (1.84%) Data Structures
13 61 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
14 57 (1.52%) e-Learning
15 50 (1.33%) Public Cloud
16 48 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
17 46 (1.23%) Derivative
18 38 (1.01%) Fixed Income
19 35 (0.93%) Life Science
20 33 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 623 (16.62%) Linux
2 458 (12.22%) Windows
3 168 (4.48%) Unix
4 123 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 109 (2.91%) Android
6 104 (2.77%) Apple iOS
7 50 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 49 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 43 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (1.01%) Windows 10
13 30 (0.80%) CentOS
14 17 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.32%) Debian
16 11 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.27%) VMS
18 9 (0.24%) CoreOS
18 9 (0.24%) Fedora
19 6 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,449 (92.02%) Computer Science
2 1,459 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
3 930 (24.81%) Software Engineering
4 630 (16.81%) Mathematics
5 605 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
6 398 (10.62%) Test Automation
7 394 (10.51%) DevOps
8 390 (10.41%) Scrum
9 385 (10.27%) TDD
10 371 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
10 371 (9.90%) OO
11 332 (8.86%) Analytics
12 292 (7.79%) SDLC
13 291 (7.76%) Web Development
14 261 (6.96%) Open Source
15 246 (6.56%) Project Management
16 239 (6.38%) Microservices
17 219 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
18 214 (5.71%) Physics
19 209 (5.58%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,107 (29.54%) Java
2 978 (26.09%) SQL
3 950 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 812 (21.66%) Python
5 713 (19.02%) C#
6 458 (12.22%) C++
7 238 (6.35%) C
8 177 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 172 (4.59%) PHP
10 152 (4.06%) Ruby
11 137 (3.66%) Bash Shell
12 120 (3.20%) Scala
13 97 (2.59%) Perl
14 94 (2.51%) T-SQL
15 93 (2.48%) Java 8
16 87 (2.32%) Shell Script
17 79 (2.11%) Go
18 76 (2.03%) ES6
19 64 (1.71%) TypeScript
20 48 (1.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3,707 (98.91%) Degree
2 162 (4.32%) Numerate Degree
3 143 (3.82%) Master's Degree
4 141 (3.76%) CISSP
5 127 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 116 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 102 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
8 98 (2.61%) MCSE
9 80 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 68 (1.81%) CEH
11 66 (1.76%) PhD
12 62 (1.65%) CISM
13 58 (1.55%) CCNA
14 57 (1.52%) PMI Certification
15 53 (1.41%) MCP
16 52 (1.39%) PMP
17 46 (1.23%) ISTQB
18 44 (1.17%) CISA
19 40 (1.07%) ISEB
20 38 (1.01%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (7.34%) QA
2 101 (2.69%) GDPR
3 82 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (1.44%) SLA
5 34 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.45%) GPG13
8 13 (0.35%) COBIT
8 13 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 11 (0.29%) PMO
11 9 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.21%) NIST 800
13 6 (0.16%) IFRS
14 5 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
16 3 (0.080%) ISO 13485
16 3 (0.080%) PA-DSS
17 2 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 301 (8.03%) Docker
2 197 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 175 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 41 (1.09%) vSphere
6 32 (0.85%) VirtualBox
7 31 (0.83%) Firmware
7 31 (0.83%) iptables
8 27 (0.72%) HDFS
9 24 (0.64%) VMware Server
10 23 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (0.56%) NFS
12 20 (0.53%) Postfix
12 20 (0.53%) Samba
13 10 (0.27%) XenApp
14 8 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.16%) KVM
15 6 (0.16%) Varnish
16 5 (0.13%) Apache Flume
17 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 139 (3.71%) Ansible
2 132 (3.52%) Kubernetes
3 114 (3.04%) Puppet
4 71 (1.89%) Terraform
5 64 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (0.80%) SCCM
7 27 (0.72%) Mesos
8 25 (0.67%) Backup Exec
9 24 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
10 19 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
11 17 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (0.43%) Salt
12 16 (0.43%) WSUS
13 13 (0.35%) Graphite
14 11 (0.29%) HAProxy
14 11 (0.29%) Marathon
14 11 (0.29%) Packer
14 11 (0.29%) SCOM
14 11 (0.29%) systemd
15 10 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 669 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 289 (7.71%) Oracle
3 220 (5.87%) VMware
4 149 (3.98%) Cisco
5 125 (3.34%) Google
6 107 (2.85%) SAP
7 84 (2.24%) CheckPoint
7 84 (2.24%) HP
8 76 (2.03%) EMC
9 75 (2.00%) NetApp
10 53 (1.41%) Citrix
11 52 (1.39%) Atlassian
11 52 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 50 (1.33%) Tableau
13 48 (1.28%) Dell
14 44 (1.17%) Red Hat
15 42 (1.12%) F5
16 38 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
16 38 (1.01%) IBM
17 33 (0.88%) Kaseya