Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6,393 8,559 10,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.50% 6.09% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 6.61% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,942 6,622 8,268
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 106,840 129,482 148,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.97% 92.19% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85,263 103,161 121,168
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in England

Computer Science
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in England.

Salary trend for Computer Science in England

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in England over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in England

Computer Science
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 28 January 2020. 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 -6 3,398 £65,000 +4.00% 628
South East -2 1,392 £45,000 +5.88% 246
North of England -6 474 £50,000 +11.11% 161
East of England -9 402 £50,000 +11.11% 179
Midlands -15 385 £45,000 +18.42% 113
South West -6 351 £43,750 +12.90% 106
North West +7 321 £50,000 +11.11% 105
West Midlands +6 293 £45,000 +28.57% 68
Yorkshire -46 103 £34,000 -15.00% 40
East Midlands -65 92 £42,500 -10.53% 44
North East +21 50 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 4,834 (75.61%) Degree
2 2,863 (44.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2,239 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
4 1,856 (29.03%) Java
5 1,846 (28.88%) C#
6 1,762 (27.56%) Software Engineering
7 1,661 (25.98%) SQL
8 1,591 (24.89%) Finance
9 1,583 (24.76%) Python
10 1,568 (24.53%) JavaScript
11 1,404 (21.96%) Mathematics
12 1,287 (20.13%) .NET
13 1,225 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
14 1,111 (17.38%) C++
15 1,018 (15.92%) HTML
16 976 (15.27%) AWS
17 938 (14.67%) CSS
18 891 (13.94%) Linux
19 820 (12.83%) Git (software)
20 804 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
21 771 (12.06%) AngularJS
22 759 (11.87%) Azure
23 748 (11.70%) SQL Server
24 699 (10.93%) OO
25 694 (10.86%) Analytics
26 693 (10.84%) Windows
27 686 (10.73%) Scrum
28 671 (10.50%) Microsoft
29 646 (10.10%) DevOps
30 643 (10.06%) Machine Learning

Computer Science
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
1 240 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 120 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
3 110 (1.72%) Confluence
4 103 (1.61%) Apache
5 99 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 89 (1.39%) IIS
7 75 (1.17%) CMS
8 63 (0.99%) SAS
9 48 (0.75%) MS Exchange
10 40 (0.63%) SharePoint
11 39 (0.61%) JBoss
12 30 (0.47%) nginx
13 29 (0.45%) Jupyter
14 26 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 26 (0.41%) WebLogic
15 24 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
16 22 (0.34%) Drupal
17 21 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
18 18 (0.28%) Apache Solr
19 17 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 131 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 115 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.23%) Sketch
7 13 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.14%) SPSS
10 8 (0.13%) ProjectWise
11 7 (0.11%) Simulink
11 7 (0.11%) Zeplin
12 6 (0.094%) Stateflow
13 5 (0.078%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.063%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.063%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.063%) InVision
15 3 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.047%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.047%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 44 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (0.31%) thinkFolio
3 18 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
4 17 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 15 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 14 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 14 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.20%) R3 Corda
9 12 (0.19%) Primavera
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 10 (0.16%) HFM
11 10 (0.16%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
12 9 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 976 (15.27%) AWS
2 759 (11.87%) Azure
3 308 (4.82%) SaaS
4 253 (3.96%) GCP
5 139 (2.17%) Power Platform
6 133 (2.08%) GitHub
7 121 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
8 107 (1.67%) Serverless
9 84 (1.31%) Office 365
10 74 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
11 62 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
12 58 (0.91%) PaaS
13 53 (0.83%) IaaS
14 44 (0.69%) npm
15 40 (0.63%) Amazon S3
16 39 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
17 30 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
18 26 (0.41%) Force.com
18 26 (0.41%) Heroku
19 25 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 222 (3.47%) Firewall
2 159 (2.49%) Internet
3 151 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 127 (1.99%) HTTP
5 95 (1.49%) DNS
6 92 (1.44%) VPN
7 77 (1.20%) LAN
8 74 (1.16%) Wireless
9 68 (1.06%) WAN
10 65 (1.02%) BGP
11 64 (1.00%) Network Security
12 62 (0.97%) DHCP
13 50 (0.78%) SSL
14 48 (0.75%) SAN
15 46 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
16 39 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
17 38 (0.59%) IPsec
18 34 (0.53%) Ethernet
19 30 (0.47%) OSPF
20 29 (0.45%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 748 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 438 (6.85%) Big Data
3 364 (5.69%) Relational Database
4 330 (5.16%) MySQL
5 306 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 257 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
7 214 (3.35%) Hadoop
8 144 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 143 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
10 133 (2.08%) Power BI
11 129 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 115 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 103 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 99 (1.55%) Redis
15 92 (1.44%) Data Mining
16 81 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 62 (0.97%) Blockchain
18 61 (0.95%) Apache Hive
19 60 (0.94%) Oracle Database
20 54 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 820 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 359 (5.62%) JIRA
3 357 (5.58%) Jenkins
4 238 (3.72%) Selenium
5 177 (2.77%) Visual Studio
6 164 (2.57%) Subversion
7 109 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 94 (1.47%) webpack
9 83 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 82 (1.28%) JUnit
11 73 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 73 (1.14%) Maven
12 56 (0.88%) Gradle
13 54 (0.84%) Jasmine
13 54 (0.84%) Mocha
14 53 (0.83%) Bitbucket
15 49 (0.77%) Grunt
16 46 (0.72%) CircleCI
17 42 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
18 41 (0.64%) gulp
General
1 1,591 (24.89%) Finance
2 335 (5.24%) Retail
3 309 (4.83%) Banking
4 293 (4.58%) Marketing
5 226 (3.54%) Games
6 202 (3.16%) Front Office
7 167 (2.61%) Electronics
8 134 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 118 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 114 (1.78%) Public Sector
11 104 (1.63%) Investment Banking
12 100 (1.56%) French Language
13 97 (1.52%) Advertising
14 78 (1.22%) Law
15 77 (1.20%) Financial Institution
16 71 (1.11%) Legal
17 68 (1.06%) German Language
18 65 (1.02%) Automotive
19 50 (0.78%) Spanish Language
20 47 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,677 (41.87%) Developer
2 875 (13.69%) Software Engineer
3 669 (10.46%) Graduate
4 575 (8.99%) Senior Developer
5 528 (8.26%) Software Developer
6 504 (7.88%) C# Developer
7 496 (7.76%) Junior
8 483 (7.56%) Java Developer
9 441 (6.90%) Analyst
10 404 (6.32%) Graduate Developer
11 337 (5.27%) .NET Developer
12 319 (4.99%) Junior Developer
13 227 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 214 (3.35%) Architect
15 212 (3.32%) Consultant
16 204 (3.19%) Data Scientist
17 199 (3.11%) Python Developer
18 180 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
19 153 (2.39%) Senior Software Engineer
20 150 (2.35%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,287 (20.13%) .NET
2 1,018 (15.92%) HTML
3 938 (14.67%) CSS
4 771 (12.06%) AngularJS
5 541 (8.46%) React
6 504 (7.88%) REST
7 460 (7.20%) HTML5
8 456 (7.13%) Web Services
9 398 (6.23%) ASP.NET
10 373 (5.83%) Node.js
11 306 (4.79%) jQuery
12 301 (4.71%) Spring
13 261 (4.08%) XML
14 260 (4.07%) CSS3
15 253 (3.96%) RESTful
16 194 (3.03%) .NET Framework
17 174 (2.72%) Redux
18 173 (2.71%) .NET Core
19 168 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 159 (2.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 804 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 609 (9.53%) Algorithms
3 455 (7.12%) User Experience
4 339 (5.30%) Hedge funds
5 332 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
6 307 (4.80%) Data Structures
7 294 (4.60%) Management Information System
8 249 (3.89%) Mobile App
9 226 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
10 159 (2.49%) Fixed Income
11 152 (2.38%) Derivative
12 116 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
13 104 (1.63%) Virtual Team
14 102 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 82 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
16 77 (1.20%) Data Centre
17 74 (1.16%) Equities
18 61 (0.95%) Public Cloud
19 56 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
19 56 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 891 (13.94%) Linux
2 693 (10.84%) Windows
3 272 (4.25%) Unix
4 199 (3.11%) Android
5 159 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 145 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 56 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
8 44 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 38 (0.59%) CentOS
10 33 (0.52%) Debian
11 31 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 28 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (0.41%) Windows 7
15 21 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.25%) Kali Linux
17 16 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (0.25%) VMS
18 8 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,239 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,762 (27.56%) Software Engineering
3 1,404 (21.96%) Mathematics
4 1,225 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
5 699 (10.93%) OO
6 694 (10.86%) Analytics
7 686 (10.73%) Scrum
8 646 (10.10%) DevOps
9 643 (10.06%) Machine Learning
10 597 (9.34%) Test Automation
11 563 (8.81%) Data Science
12 553 (8.65%) Physics
13 532 (8.32%) Fintech
14 530 (8.29%) TDD
15 487 (7.62%) Microservices
16 484 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
17 477 (7.46%) SDLC
18 444 (6.95%) Artificial Intelligence
19 404 (6.32%) Mentoring
20 387 (6.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,856 (29.03%) Java
2 1,846 (28.88%) C#
3 1,661 (25.98%) SQL
4 1,583 (24.76%) Python
5 1,568 (24.53%) JavaScript
6 1,111 (17.38%) C++
7 462 (7.23%) C
8 368 (5.76%) PHP
9 299 (4.68%) Scala
10 286 (4.47%) R
11 227 (3.55%) TypeScript
12 181 (2.83%) Ruby
13 179 (2.80%) Go
14 161 (2.52%) T-SQL
15 160 (2.50%) PowerShell
16 144 (2.25%) ES6
17 128 (2.00%) Bash Shell
18 127 (1.99%) Kotlin
19 124 (1.94%) Shell Script
20 114 (1.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4,834 (75.61%) Degree
2 2,863 (44.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 284 (4.44%) Master's Degree
4 275 (4.30%) PhD
5 197 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 142 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
7 108 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 93 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 91 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 83 (1.30%) CISSP
11 73 (1.14%) CCNA
12 70 (1.09%) CCNP
13 64 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (0.89%) ISTQB
15 50 (0.78%) CISM
16 33 (0.52%) AWS Certification
17 31 (0.48%) HND
18 30 (0.47%) MCSA
19 29 (0.45%) MCSE
20 28 (0.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (7.09%) QA
2 62 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 50 (0.78%) SLA
5 48 (0.75%) GDPR
6 39 (0.61%) PMO
7 27 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (0.25%) NIST
10 12 (0.19%) Basel II
10 12 (0.19%) MISRA
11 11 (0.17%) IFRS
11 11 (0.17%) IFRS 9
12 9 (0.14%) GAMP
12 9 (0.14%) MISRA C
13 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.11%) COBIT
14 7 (0.11%) IEC 61508
14 7 (0.11%) MiFID
14 7 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 612 (9.57%) Docker
2 160 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 111 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 67 (1.05%) Firmware
6 27 (0.42%) VirtualBox
7 16 (0.25%) VMware NSX
8 15 (0.23%) vSphere
9 13 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.16%) Varnish
12 7 (0.11%) NFS
13 6 (0.094%) Snort
13 6 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.094%) XenApp
14 5 (0.078%) HDFS
15 4 (0.063%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.063%) KVM
15 4 (0.063%) Xen
16 2 (0.031%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 416 (6.51%) Kubernetes
2 181 (2.83%) Puppet
3 178 (2.78%) Ansible
3 178 (2.78%) Terraform
4 110 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (0.72%) Salt
6 35 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
7 29 (0.45%) Mesos
8 24 (0.38%) Grafana
9 22 (0.34%) Consul
9 22 (0.34%) Packer
10 21 (0.33%) Nagios
11 20 (0.31%) SCCM
11 20 (0.31%) ZABBIX
12 18 (0.28%) EnCase
12 18 (0.28%) SQL Sentry
13 16 (0.25%) Graphite
13 16 (0.25%) Nessus
14 15 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
14 15 (0.23%) FTK
Vendors
1 671 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 418 (6.54%) Oracle
3 308 (4.82%) Google
4 156 (2.44%) Cisco
4 156 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 142 (2.22%) Tableau
6 141 (2.21%) VMware
7 115 (1.80%) Sage
8 86 (1.35%) SAP
9 53 (0.83%) Apple
9 53 (0.83%) Citrix
10 47 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 44 (0.69%) Adobe
12 40 (0.63%) Xamarin
13 39 (0.61%) Atlassian
14 36 (0.56%) F5
14 36 (0.56%) HP
14 36 (0.56%) Juniper
14 36 (0.56%) TIBCO
15 33 (0.52%) Red Hat