Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 35 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7,360 9,847 10,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.50% 6.09% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 6.63% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,452 7,715 8,241
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +2.22%

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 123,082 148,599 153,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.06% 91.86% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97,702 119,673 124,331
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 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 -7 3,504 £65,000 +10.17% 691
South East +4 1,745 £45,000 +5.88% 332
North of England +32 753 £45,000 +12.50% 190
North West +26 517 £45,000 +11.11% 103
East of England -11 465 £50,000 +5.26% 212
South West -6 450 £38,187 -10.15% 122
Midlands -29 430 £39,000 -0.64% 141
West Midlands -35 277 £39,500 +9.72% 81
Yorkshire +5 165 £45,000 +12.50% 55
East Midlands +1 153 £37,500 -15.25% 59
North East +48 71 £35,000 - 32
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 5,591 (75.96%) Degree
2 2,989 (40.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2,816 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2,102 (28.56%) Software Engineering
5 2,008 (27.28%) Java
6 2,006 (27.26%) SQL
7 2,004 (27.23%) C#
8 1,944 (26.41%) Mathematics
9 1,794 (24.38%) JavaScript
10 1,785 (24.25%) Python
11 1,670 (22.69%) Finance
12 1,436 (19.51%) .NET
13 1,324 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
14 1,164 (15.82%) HTML
15 1,143 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
16 1,140 (15.49%) C++
17 1,136 (15.43%) Linux
18 1,067 (14.50%) Microsoft
19 1,033 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 960 (13.04%) CSS
21 951 (12.92%) SQL Server
22 945 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
23 944 (12.83%) OO
24 899 (12.21%) Git (software)
25 864 (11.74%) DevOps
26 835 (11.35%) AngularJS
27 817 (11.10%) Scrum
28 801 (10.88%) Windows
29 797 (10.83%) Test Automation
30 773 (10.50%) Physics

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
1 215 (2.92%) Apache Spark
2 205 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
3 169 (2.30%) Apache
4 167 (2.27%) Confluence
5 129 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 73 (0.99%) SAS
7 57 (0.77%) IIS
7 57 (0.77%) SharePoint
8 41 (0.56%) JBoss
8 41 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 36 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 35 (0.48%) nginx
11 33 (0.45%) ArcGIS
12 30 (0.41%) CMS
12 30 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 29 (0.39%) WordPress
14 25 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 24 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
16 22 (0.30%) Drupal
17 21 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 203 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.30%) Chatbot
7 15 (0.20%) InVision
7 15 (0.20%) Sketch
8 12 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 12 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.095%) GNU Octave
11 6 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.082%) SPSS
12 5 (0.068%) Notepad++
13 4 (0.054%) Zeplin
14 3 (0.041%) Adobe XD
14 3 (0.041%) Marvel
15 2 (0.027%) PTC Creo
15 2 (0.027%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 33 (0.45%) thinkFolio
2 18 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 17 (0.23%) Temenos T24
4 15 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 13 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.18%) HFM
6 13 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 10 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.12%) Eze OMS
9 8 (0.11%) Magento
9 8 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
10 7 (0.095%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.068%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.054%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.054%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.054%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1,143 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1,033 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 272 (3.70%) SaaS
4 266 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 191 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
6 162 (2.20%) GitHub
6 162 (2.20%) Serverless
7 132 (1.79%) Power Platform
8 120 (1.63%) Office 365
9 117 (1.59%) PaaS
10 102 (1.39%) IaaS
11 91 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
12 80 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
12 80 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
13 77 (1.05%) Amazon S3
14 67 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
15 65 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
16 37 (0.50%) OpenShift
17 35 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 35 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 246 (3.34%) Firewall
2 140 (1.90%) Internet
3 137 (1.86%) HTTP
4 122 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 98 (1.33%) Broadband
6 94 (1.28%) LAN
6 94 (1.28%) WAN
7 91 (1.24%) VPN
8 88 (1.20%) DNS
9 71 (0.96%) Network Security
10 67 (0.91%) DHCP
11 60 (0.82%) FTP
12 54 (0.73%) BGP
12 54 (0.73%) Wireless
13 46 (0.63%) SSH
14 42 (0.57%) SMTP
15 38 (0.52%) SAN
16 37 (0.50%) Skype
16 37 (0.50%) SSL
17 35 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 951 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 419 (5.69%) Big Data
3 387 (5.26%) MySQL
4 381 (5.18%) Relational Database
5 319 (4.33%) NoSQL
6 239 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
7 234 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
8 189 (2.57%) MongoDB
9 151 (2.05%) Hadoop
10 139 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 131 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 120 (1.63%) Power BI
13 106 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 95 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
15 88 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
16 85 (1.15%) Redis
17 78 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
18 75 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 75 (1.02%) RDBMS
19 68 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 899 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 521 (7.08%) JIRA
3 377 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 306 (4.16%) Visual Studio
5 238 (3.23%) Selenium
6 187 (2.54%) Subversion
7 146 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 126 (1.71%) Maven
9 121 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
10 99 (1.35%) Eclipse
11 94 (1.28%) webpack
12 93 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 93 (1.26%) TeamCity
13 75 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 74 (1.01%) Cucumber
15 72 (0.98%) JUnit
16 53 (0.72%) gulp
16 53 (0.72%) Jasmine
17 46 (0.63%) Mocha
17 46 (0.63%) NUnit
General
1 1,670 (22.69%) Finance
2 451 (6.13%) Banking
3 381 (5.18%) Marketing
4 299 (4.06%) Retail
5 297 (4.04%) Games
6 244 (3.32%) Front Office
7 207 (2.81%) Electronics
8 178 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 143 (1.94%) Advertising
10 130 (1.77%) Investment Banking
11 103 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 90 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 88 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 87 (1.18%) Legal
15 76 (1.03%) Publishing
16 72 (0.98%) German Language
17 69 (0.94%) Automotive
18 68 (0.92%) Aerospace
19 66 (0.90%) French Language
20 63 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 2,871 (39.01%) Developer
2 1,051 (14.28%) Software Engineer
3 766 (10.41%) Graduate
4 600 (8.15%) Junior
5 589 (8.00%) Analyst
5 589 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 540 (7.34%) Java Developer
7 522 (7.09%) C# Developer
8 501 (6.81%) Senior Developer
9 494 (6.71%) .NET Developer
10 385 (5.23%) Graduate Developer
11 366 (4.97%) Junior Developer
12 362 (4.92%) Architect
13 272 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
14 254 (3.45%) Consultant
15 219 (2.98%) Senior Software Engineer
16 216 (2.93%) Data Scientist
17 206 (2.80%) Python Developer
18 188 (2.55%) Java Engineer
19 184 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,436 (19.51%) .NET
2 1,164 (15.82%) HTML
3 960 (13.04%) CSS
4 835 (11.35%) AngularJS
5 578 (7.85%) React
6 572 (7.77%) ASP.NET
6 572 (7.77%) Web Services
7 517 (7.02%) REST
8 456 (6.20%) Spring
9 418 (5.68%) Node.js
10 411 (5.58%) HTML5
11 398 (5.41%) RESTful
12 358 (4.86%) XML
13 344 (4.67%) jQuery
14 278 (3.78%) JSON
15 272 (3.70%) .NET Framework
16 205 (2.79%) WCF
17 192 (2.61%) WPF
18 180 (2.45%) CSS3
18 180 (2.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 945 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 659 (8.95%) Algorithms
3 540 (7.34%) User Experience
4 433 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 399 (5.42%) Data Structures
6 298 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 279 (3.79%) Hedge funds
8 250 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
9 185 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 171 (2.32%) Fixed Income
11 170 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
12 156 (2.12%) Virtual Team
13 150 (2.04%) Derivative
14 135 (1.83%) Data Centre
15 134 (1.82%) Public Cloud
16 100 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 91 (1.24%) Robotics
18 81 (1.10%) Equities
19 78 (1.06%) Life Science
20 75 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,136 (15.43%) Linux
2 801 (10.88%) Windows
3 289 (3.93%) Unix
4 256 (3.48%) Android
5 141 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 106 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 76 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 56 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (0.75%) Debian
10 52 (0.71%) CentOS
10 52 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 44 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 35 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 34 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 22 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
16 18 (0.24%) Solaris
16 18 (0.24%) SUSE
17 17 (0.23%) AIX
18 16 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,816 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2,102 (28.56%) Software Engineering
3 1,944 (26.41%) Mathematics
4 1,324 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
5 944 (12.83%) OO
6 864 (11.74%) DevOps
7 817 (11.10%) Scrum
8 797 (10.83%) Test Automation
9 773 (10.50%) Physics
10 700 (9.51%) SDLC
11 693 (9.42%) Analytics
12 667 (9.06%) Machine Learning
13 638 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
14 613 (8.33%) TDD
15 578 (7.85%) Data Science
16 546 (7.42%) Microservices
17 517 (7.02%) MVC
18 506 (6.88%) Fintech
19 462 (6.28%) Project Management
20 457 (6.21%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,008 (27.28%) Java
2 2,006 (27.26%) SQL
3 2,004 (27.23%) C#
4 1,794 (24.38%) JavaScript
5 1,785 (24.25%) Python
6 1,140 (15.49%) C++
7 556 (7.55%) C
8 402 (5.46%) PHP
9 302 (4.10%) R
10 253 (3.44%) PowerShell
11 248 (3.37%) TypeScript
12 216 (2.93%) Scala
13 208 (2.83%) T-SQL
14 204 (2.77%) Ruby
15 201 (2.73%) Bash Shell
16 160 (2.17%) ES6
17 148 (2.01%) MATLAB
18 147 (2.00%) Java 8
19 133 (1.81%) Go
20 116 (1.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5,591 (75.96%) Degree
2 2,989 (40.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 336 (4.57%) PhD
4 294 (3.99%) Security Cleared
5 260 (3.53%) Master's Degree
6 189 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
7 153 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 136 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 109 (1.48%) CISSP
10 106 (1.44%) DV Cleared
11 99 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 83 (1.13%) ISTQB
13 82 (1.11%) HND
14 78 (1.06%) CCNP
15 75 (1.02%) MCSE
16 65 (0.88%) CISM
17 59 (0.80%) CCNA
18 50 (0.68%) AWS Certification
19 47 (0.64%) PMP
20 46 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 554 (7.53%) QA
2 121 (1.64%) SLA
3 86 (1.17%) GDPR
4 76 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 64 (0.87%) NIST
7 46 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 31 (0.42%) NCSC
9 30 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 17 (0.23%) COBIT
11 13 (0.18%) PMO
11 13 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.16%) ISO 22301
13 11 (0.15%) Solvency II
14 10 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
14 10 (0.14%) MiFID
15 8 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 8 (0.11%) HL7
16 7 (0.095%) ISO 31000
16 7 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 640 (8.70%) Docker
2 238 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 162 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 109 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 64 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 62 (0.84%) Firmware
7 35 (0.48%) XenApp
8 33 (0.45%) VirtualBox
9 17 (0.23%) Varnish
10 15 (0.20%) HDFS
11 11 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 10 (0.14%) vSphere
13 8 (0.11%) GridGain
13 8 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.095%) GlusterFS
14 7 (0.095%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.095%) KVM
14 7 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (0.082%) Xen
15 6 (0.082%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 387 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 230 (3.13%) Ansible
3 200 (2.72%) Terraform
4 152 (2.07%) Puppet
5 88 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.54%) Packer
7 34 (0.46%) SCOM
8 31 (0.42%) Nagios
9 29 (0.39%) SCCM
10 27 (0.37%) Mesos
11 25 (0.34%) Nessus
11 25 (0.34%) vCenter Server
12 20 (0.27%) SQL Sentry
13 19 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
13 19 (0.26%) Salt
14 14 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
14 14 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
15 13 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (0.18%) Kibana
15 13 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,067 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 554 (7.53%) Oracle
3 218 (2.96%) Google
4 217 (2.95%) VMware
5 188 (2.55%) Cisco
6 148 (2.01%) SAP
7 137 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 127 (1.73%) Tableau
9 97 (1.32%) Citrix
10 94 (1.28%) Atlassian
11 64 (0.87%) IBM
12 57 (0.77%) Red Hat
13 53 (0.72%) Informatica
14 49 (0.67%) Splunk
15 45 (0.61%) HP
16 41 (0.56%) EMC
17 40 (0.54%) Hyperion
18 39 (0.53%) Adobe
19 38 (0.52%) CheckPoint
19 38 (0.52%) Dell