Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 31 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10193 11969 11530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.10% 6.29% 5.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.36% 14.91% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8063 10386 9626
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 70997 80273 86147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.49% 42.17% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55078 66215 69123
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 -5 5084 £57,500 +4.55% 489
South East -6 1858 £40,000 - 129
East of England +5 1262 £40,000 -5.88% 117
North of England -5 870 £40,000 +6.67% 76
South West -4 615 £40,000 -5.88% 47
Midlands -9 595 £33,500 -4.29% 34
North West -17 510 £40,500 +8.00% 54
West Midlands -13 370 £31,500 -10.00% 22
East Midlands -8 261 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Yorkshire -8 253 £37,500 - 19
North East +39 107 £40,000 +18.52% 3
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 7998 (78.47%) Degree
2 4355 (42.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 3416 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
4 3363 (32.99%) Java
5 2912 (28.57%) SQL
6 2709 (26.58%) Software Engineering
7 2660 (26.10%) JavaScript
8 2543 (24.95%) C#
9 2392 (23.47%) Finance
10 2219 (21.77%) Mathematics
11 2054 (20.15%) C++
12 2020 (19.82%) HTML
13 1974 (19.37%) Linux
14 1948 (19.11%) Python
15 1926 (18.90%) .NET
16 1755 (17.22%) CSS
17 1719 (16.86%) SQL Server
18 1527 (14.98%) Windows
19 1485 (14.57%) OO
20 1473 (14.45%) Microsoft
21 1458 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
22 1211 (11.88%) Scrum
23 1171 (11.49%) AngularJS
24 1148 (11.26%) Oracle
25 1095 (10.74%) TDD
26 1021 (10.02%) Physics
27 1001 (9.82%) Git (software)
28 989 (9.70%) MVC
29 955 (9.37%) SDLC
30 947 (9.29%) C

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
1 349 (3.42%) Apache
2 283 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 260 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 258 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 169 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 161 (1.58%) JBoss
7 153 (1.50%) IIS
8 113 (1.11%) OpenStack
9 105 (1.03%) Confluence
10 97 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 88 (0.86%) CMS
12 83 (0.81%) SAS
13 77 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 71 (0.70%) nginx
15 65 (0.64%) MS Exchange
16 57 (0.56%) WebSphere
17 50 (0.49%) Drupal
18 42 (0.41%) Apache Solr
19 36 (0.35%) WordPress
20 34 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 259 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 244 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
3 80 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 54 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 39 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
8 30 (0.29%) SPSS
9 16 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.11%) Simulink
11 7 (0.069%) Maple
12 6 (0.059%) Camtasia
12 6 (0.059%) InVision
13 5 (0.049%) GIMP
14 4 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (0.029%) Autodesk Inventor
15 3 (0.029%) Mathcad
15 3 (0.029%) Revit
15 3 (0.029%) Siemens NX
15 3 (0.029%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 41 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.37%) Magento
3 16 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
4 15 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 12 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 10 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.088%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.088%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.088%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
11 7 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.069%) Sage CRM
11 7 (0.069%) SAP BPC
12 6 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 898 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 558 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 390 (3.83%) SaaS
4 236 (2.32%) GitHub
5 158 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 127 (1.25%) Office 365
7 96 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 77 (0.76%) PaaS
9 74 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 60 (0.59%) IaaS
11 48 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
12 40 (0.39%) Google Play
13 37 (0.36%) Amazon S3
14 31 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
15 30 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
16 29 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
16 29 (0.28%) Google Analytics
17 25 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 25 (0.25%) Force.com
17 25 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 363 (3.56%) Firewall
2 276 (2.71%) Internet
3 268 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 191 (1.87%) HTTP
5 177 (1.74%) DNS
6 139 (1.36%) Wireless
7 129 (1.27%) WAN
8 128 (1.26%) Network Security
9 121 (1.19%) LAN
10 114 (1.12%) VPN
11 110 (1.08%) SAN
12 96 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
13 80 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
14 76 (0.75%) OSPF
15 73 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
16 72 (0.71%) DHCP
17 71 (0.70%) BGP
17 71 (0.70%) Ethernet
18 61 (0.60%) VoIP
19 52 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1719 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 730 (7.16%) MySQL
3 649 (6.37%) NoSQL
4 618 (6.06%) Big Data
5 612 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 480 (4.71%) MongoDB
7 319 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 275 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 246 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 241 (2.36%) RDBMS
11 230 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 222 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
13 199 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 173 (1.70%) Data Mining
15 168 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
16 156 (1.53%) Redis
17 114 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 112 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 110 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
20 104 (1.02%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1001 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 457 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 441 (4.33%) JIRA
4 380 (3.73%) Visual Studio
5 372 (3.65%) Subversion
6 338 (3.32%) Selenium
7 276 (2.71%) Maven
8 263 (2.58%) TeamCity
9 261 (2.56%) JUnit
10 191 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 168 (1.65%) NUnit
12 139 (1.36%) Cucumber
13 127 (1.25%) Ant
14 111 (1.09%) Mercurial
15 109 (1.07%) Gradle
16 107 (1.05%) Eclipse
17 105 (1.03%) gulp
18 92 (0.90%) WebDriver
19 81 (0.79%) LabVIEW
20 80 (0.78%) MSTest
General
1 2392 (23.47%) Finance
2 835 (8.19%) Banking
3 600 (5.89%) Retail
4 576 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 484 (4.75%) Marketing
6 469 (4.60%) Games
7 442 (4.34%) Electronics
8 378 (3.71%) Investment Banking
9 265 (2.60%) Retail Banking
10 200 (1.96%) Advertising
11 185 (1.81%) Front Office
12 178 (1.75%) Manufacturing
13 147 (1.44%) Automotive
14 134 (1.31%) Financial Institution
15 124 (1.22%) Publishing
16 117 (1.15%) Legal
17 79 (0.78%) Aerospace
18 67 (0.66%) Back Office
19 53 (0.52%) Law
20 52 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4696 (46.07%) Developer
2 1192 (11.69%) Java Developer
3 1174 (11.52%) Graduate
4 1096 (10.75%) Software Engineer
5 957 (9.39%) Software Developer
6 953 (9.35%) Analyst
7 770 (7.55%) C# Developer
8 763 (7.49%) Junior
9 719 (7.05%) Senior Developer
10 676 (6.63%) .NET Developer
11 602 (5.91%) Graduate Developer
12 535 (5.25%) Junior Developer
13 440 (4.32%) Architect
14 407 (3.99%) Consultant
15 392 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
16 356 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
17 346 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
18 315 (3.09%) C++ Developer
19 278 (2.73%) Web Developer
20 272 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2020 (19.82%) HTML
2 1926 (18.90%) .NET
3 1755 (17.22%) CSS
4 1171 (11.49%) AngularJS
5 942 (9.24%) Web Services
6 940 (9.22%) ASP.NET
7 768 (7.53%) HTML5
8 752 (7.38%) jQuery
9 737 (7.23%) XML
10 645 (6.33%) Spring
11 528 (5.18%) Node.js
12 525 (5.15%) REST
13 521 (5.11%) RESTful
14 486 (4.77%) React
15 482 (4.73%) .NET Framework
16 449 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 403 (3.95%) WCF
18 391 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
19 382 (3.75%) Hibernate
20 381 (3.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1458 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
2 924 (9.07%) Algorithms
3 750 (7.36%) Management Information System
4 626 (6.14%) User Experience
5 365 (3.58%) Data Structures
6 358 (3.51%) Fintech
7 352 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 343 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
9 302 (2.96%) Hedge funds
10 282 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
11 230 (2.26%) Data Centre
12 143 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
13 132 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 128 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 122 (1.20%) Derivative
16 120 (1.18%) Virtual Team
17 112 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 85 (0.83%) Credit Risk
19 84 (0.82%) iPad
20 82 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1974 (19.37%) Linux
2 1527 (14.98%) Windows
3 613 (6.01%) Unix
4 430 (4.22%) Android
5 368 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 265 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 124 (1.22%) CentOS
8 111 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 86 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 65 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 63 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 61 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 59 (0.58%) Windows 10
15 54 (0.53%) VxWorks
16 49 (0.48%) Solaris
17 46 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
18 43 (0.42%) Ubuntu
18 43 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3416 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2709 (26.58%) Software Engineering
3 2219 (21.77%) Mathematics
4 1485 (14.57%) OO
5 1211 (11.88%) Scrum
6 1095 (10.74%) TDD
7 1021 (10.02%) Physics
8 989 (9.70%) MVC
9 955 (9.37%) SDLC
10 893 (8.76%) Test Automation
11 891 (8.74%) Analytics
12 773 (7.58%) Web Development
13 765 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
14 665 (6.52%) OOP
15 661 (6.48%) Machine Learning
16 633 (6.21%) DevOps
17 617 (6.05%) Project Management
18 581 (5.70%) Open Source
19 575 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
20 518 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3363 (32.99%) Java
2 2912 (28.57%) SQL
3 2660 (26.10%) JavaScript
4 2543 (24.95%) C#
5 2054 (20.15%) C++
6 1948 (19.11%) Python
7 947 (9.29%) C
8 639 (6.27%) PHP
9 412 (4.04%) Ruby
10 408 (4.00%) R
11 363 (3.56%) Perl
12 294 (2.88%) Scala
13 291 (2.85%) T-SQL
14 282 (2.77%) MATLAB
15 256 (2.51%) PowerShell
16 223 (2.19%) PL/SQL
17 218 (2.14%) Shell Script
18 202 (1.98%) Bash Shell
19 170 (1.67%) VB.NET
20 152 (1.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7998 (78.47%) Degree
2 4355 (42.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 661 (6.48%) PhD
4 382 (3.75%) Master's Degree
5 350 (3.43%) Numerate Degree
6 347 (3.40%) Security Cleared
7 274 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 216 (2.12%) CISSP
9 201 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 170 (1.67%) CISM
11 139 (1.36%) HND
12 129 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 123 (1.21%) ISTQB
14 115 (1.13%) ISEB
15 107 (1.05%) CCNP
16 101 (0.99%) CCNA
17 99 (0.97%) CISA
18 90 (0.88%) MCSE
19 80 (0.78%) DV Cleared
20 79 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 737 (7.23%) QA
2 126 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 124 (1.22%) SLA
4 80 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 78 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 47 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 38 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 37 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 29 (0.28%) PMO
10 28 (0.27%) MiFID
11 22 (0.22%) MISRA
12 21 (0.21%) GDPR
13 18 (0.18%) COBIT
14 14 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 14 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 12 (0.12%) GCP
16 10 (0.098%) MISRA C
17 8 (0.078%) ISO 9001
18 7 (0.069%) Def Stans
18 7 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 328 (3.22%) Docker
2 221 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 220 (2.16%) Active Directory
4 156 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
5 114 (1.12%) Firmware
6 53 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 31 (0.30%) KVM
8 29 (0.28%) HDFS
9 27 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 26 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 25 (0.25%) XenApp
12 22 (0.22%) LXC
13 21 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (0.20%) Varnish
15 16 (0.16%) Xen
15 16 (0.16%) XenDesktop
16 15 (0.15%) Terminal Services
17 14 (0.14%) iptables
18 13 (0.13%) Apache Flume
18 13 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 237 (2.33%) Ansible
2 216 (2.12%) Puppet
3 170 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 81 (0.79%) Kibana
5 70 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 56 (0.55%) SCCM
7 47 (0.46%) Nagios
7 47 (0.46%) Terraform
8 45 (0.44%) Nessus
9 42 (0.41%) Opsview
10 35 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 33 (0.32%) logstash
12 31 (0.30%) Backup Exec
13 28 (0.27%) CSIRT
13 28 (0.27%) SCOM
14 25 (0.25%) Packer
15 24 (0.24%) NetBackup
16 22 (0.22%) Graphite
16 22 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
16 22 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1473 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 1148 (11.26%) Oracle
3 335 (3.29%) Google
4 280 (2.75%) VMware
5 274 (2.69%) Cisco
6 224 (2.20%) SAP
7 183 (1.80%) Tableau
8 154 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
9 150 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 131 (1.29%) HP
11 126 (1.24%) Citrix
12 106 (1.04%) Sybase
13 85 (0.83%) IBM
14 77 (0.76%) Juniper
15 67 (0.66%) CheckPoint
15 67 (0.66%) Cognizant
16 65 (0.64%) Splunk
17 60 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
17 60 (0.59%) Palo Alto
18 57 (0.56%) NetApp
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £41-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + flexible hours, bonus, equity
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 25 days' holiday, private medial insurance, pe
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + shares, pension, trips
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable + pension, health care, dental, life assurance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable + pension, health care, dental, life assurance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago