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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > England
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 43 53 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9,200 4,158 4,557
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.81% 5.22% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.17% 5.58% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,384 2,670 3,586
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,950 £100,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

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 128,240 74,541 82,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.96% 93.61% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 72,271 56,609 66,910
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £74,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,175 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in England

Computer Science
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in England.

Salary trend for Computer Science in England

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in England over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +5 5,122 £75,000 +7.14% 491
South East +4 1,613 £50,000 - 124
East of England +9 830 £50,000 -9.09% 127
North of England +35 703 £40,000 -11.11% 102
Midlands +31 417 £50,000 +11.11% 75
North West +20 359 £52,500 +16.67% 53
South West +3 353 £50,000 +5.26% 59
West Midlands +1 255 £50,000 +11.11% 35
Yorkshire 0 210 £45,000 - 32
East Midlands +36 159 £45,000 +2.27% 40
North East +58 135 £40,000 +48.15% 17
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 7,051 (76.64%) Degree
2 3,878 (42.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 3,836 (41.70%) Agile
4 3,221 (35.01%) Software Engineering
5 3,161 (34.36%) Python
6 2,957 (32.14%) Social Skills
7 2,578 (28.02%) AWS
8 2,332 (25.35%) Finance
9 2,286 (24.85%) SQL
10 2,111 (22.95%) Java
11 2,107 (22.90%) Mathematics
12 2,106 (22.89%) Problem-Solving
13 1,987 (21.60%) JavaScript
14 1,868 (20.30%) Azure
15 1,625 (17.66%) CI/CD
16 1,595 (17.34%) DevOps
17 1,589 (17.27%) C#
18 1,504 (16.35%) Analytics
19 1,496 (16.26%) C++
20 1,474 (16.02%) React
21 1,468 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
22 1,463 (15.90%) Linux
23 1,359 (14.77%) Data Science
24 1,337 (14.53%) Git (software)
25 1,295 (14.08%) Full Stack Development
26 1,294 (14.07%) Machine Learning
27 1,239 (13.47%) Docker
28 1,156 (12.57%) HTML
29 1,129 (12.27%) CSS
30 1,089 (11.84%) Microservices

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
1 431 (4.68%) Apache Spark
2 229 (2.49%) Confluence
3 228 (2.48%) Apache
4 216 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 170 (1.85%) SAS
6 131 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 122 (1.33%) IIS
8 121 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
9 98 (1.07%) CMS
10 57 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 52 (0.57%) WordPress
12 47 (0.51%) Jupyter
13 45 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 41 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 38 (0.41%) Documentum
16 35 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 35 (0.38%) Headless CMS
17 32 (0.35%) GemFire
18 31 (0.34%) Strapi
18 31 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 222 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (0.67%) Sketch
4 46 (0.50%) SPSS
5 37 (0.40%) InVision
6 35 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 35 (0.38%) Zeplin
7 33 (0.36%) MS Visio
8 27 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
9 24 (0.26%) Chatbot
10 22 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 22 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (0.15%) Simulink
13 10 (0.11%) Revit
13 10 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
14 9 (0.098%) Adobe XD
15 8 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 5 (0.054%) Campfire
16 5 (0.054%) Maya
Business Applications
1 63 (0.68%) R3 Corda
2 60 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
3 53 (0.58%) Magento
4 47 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 38 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 38 (0.41%) TrackWise
6 34 (0.37%) NetSuite
7 15 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
9 10 (0.11%) Sentinel
10 9 (0.098%) SAP APO
11 8 (0.087%) SAP CRM
12 7 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (0.065%) Shopify
13 6 (0.065%) SimCorp Dimension
14 5 (0.054%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
14 5 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
14 5 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.054%) SAP MDG
15 4 (0.043%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 2,578 (28.02%) AWS
2 1,868 (20.30%) Azure
3 1,014 (11.02%) GCP
4 820 (8.91%) SaaS
5 658 (7.15%) Serverless
6 651 (7.08%) GitHub
7 368 (4.00%) Power Platform
8 311 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
9 219 (2.38%) PaaS
10 203 (2.21%) OpenShift
11 164 (1.78%) Microsoft 365
12 163 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
13 158 (1.72%) Amazon S3
14 155 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
15 154 (1.67%) IaaS
16 138 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
17 110 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
18 107 (1.16%) npm
19 93 (1.01%) Google Analytics
20 92 (1.00%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 245 (2.66%) Internet
2 210 (2.28%) Firewall
3 154 (1.67%) DNS
4 139 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 123 (1.34%) HTTP
6 120 (1.30%) Wireless
7 118 (1.28%) WAN
8 106 (1.15%) LAN
9 80 (0.87%) DHCP
10 61 (0.66%) SAN
11 59 (0.64%) VPN
12 57 (0.62%) Network Security
13 53 (0.58%) VoIP
14 51 (0.55%) BGP
15 49 (0.53%) MQTT
16 46 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
17 44 (0.48%) Ethernet
18 39 (0.42%) OSPF
19 32 (0.35%) Unified Communications
20 29 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 820 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 768 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
3 668 (7.26%) NoSQL
4 660 (7.17%) Big Data
5 634 (6.89%) Relational Database
6 571 (6.21%) MySQL
7 337 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 298 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 253 (2.75%) Power BI
10 235 (2.55%) Hadoop
11 191 (2.08%) Redis
12 188 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 180 (1.96%) Data Lake
14 170 (1.85%) Tableau
15 160 (1.74%) Data Mining
16 123 (1.34%) BigQuery
17 122 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 120 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 110 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
20 107 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,337 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 858 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 700 (7.61%) JIRA
4 267 (2.90%) GitLab
5 184 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 154 (1.67%) Selenium
7 128 (1.39%) JUnit
8 125 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 123 (1.34%) TeamCity
9 123 (1.34%) webpack
10 118 (1.28%) Maven
11 114 (1.24%) Cypress.io
12 105 (1.14%) Bitbucket
13 104 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 102 (1.11%) Mockito
15 96 (1.04%) Gradle
16 87 (0.95%) CircleCI
17 86 (0.93%) Artifactory
18 80 (0.87%) Cucumber
19 72 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2,957 (32.14%) Social Skills
2 2,332 (25.35%) Finance
3 1,468 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
4 595 (6.47%) Marketing
5 537 (5.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 531 (5.77%) Banking
7 512 (5.57%) Games
8 392 (4.26%) Law
9 340 (3.70%) Public Sector
10 339 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 331 (3.60%) Electronics
11 331 (3.60%) Retail
12 296 (3.22%) Legal
13 240 (2.61%) Presentation Skills
14 209 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
15 202 (2.20%) Automotive
16 201 (2.18%) Manufacturing
17 169 (1.84%) Advertising
18 160 (1.74%) Telecoms
19 137 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,183 (23.73%) Developer
2 1,729 (18.79%) Software Engineer
3 755 (8.21%) Architect
4 594 (6.46%) Senior Software Engineer
5 575 (6.25%) Analyst
6 473 (5.14%) Senior Developer
7 436 (4.74%) Software Developer
8 376 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 367 (3.99%) Data Engineer
10 339 (3.68%) Principal Engineer
11 323 (3.51%) Graduate
12 307 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
13 296 (3.22%) Junior
14 255 (2.77%) Data Scientist
15 218 (2.37%) C# Developer
16 212 (2.30%) Java Developer
16 212 (2.30%) Programmer
17 192 (2.09%) Consultant
18 189 (2.05%) DevOps Engineer
19 187 (2.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,474 (16.02%) React
2 1,156 (12.57%) HTML
3 1,129 (12.27%) CSS
4 1,032 (11.22%) .NET
5 911 (9.90%) AngularJS
6 689 (7.49%) Node.js
7 679 (7.38%) REST
8 635 (6.90%) RESTful
9 538 (5.85%) Kafka
10 510 (5.54%) HTML5
11 498 (5.41%) Vue.js
12 491 (5.34%) Spring
13 396 (4.30%) Web Services
14 384 (4.17%) JSON
15 372 (4.04%) CSS3
16 331 (3.60%) Spring Boot
17 316 (3.43%) WPF
18 313 (3.40%) GraphQL
19 276 (3.00%) ASP.NET
20 265 (2.88%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1,035 (11.25%) Algorithms
2 1,031 (11.21%) User Experience
3 620 (6.74%) Data Structures
4 567 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
5 532 (5.78%) Management Information System
6 358 (3.89%) Cloud Native
7 289 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
8 280 (3.04%) Mobile App
9 279 (3.03%) Virtual Team
10 267 (2.90%) IoT
11 234 (2.54%) Public Cloud
12 200 (2.17%) Life Science
13 184 (2.00%) Blog
14 161 (1.75%) Data Centre
15 152 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
16 148 (1.61%) Smartphone
17 143 (1.55%) Equities
17 143 (1.55%) Social Media
18 138 (1.50%) Blockchain
19 131 (1.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,463 (15.90%) Linux
2 866 (9.41%) Windows
3 441 (4.79%) Unix
4 393 (4.27%) Android
5 284 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 170 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 81 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 64 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (0.67%) VMS
10 59 (0.64%) Windows 10
11 55 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
12 48 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 42 (0.46%) CentOS
14 36 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 36 (0.39%) Solaris
15 31 (0.34%) Debian
15 31 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
16 29 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 23 (0.25%) AIX
17 23 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,836 (41.70%) Agile
2 3,221 (35.01%) Software Engineering
3 2,107 (22.90%) Mathematics
4 2,106 (22.89%) Problem-Solving
5 1,625 (17.66%) CI/CD
6 1,595 (17.34%) DevOps
7 1,504 (16.35%) Analytics
8 1,359 (14.77%) Data Science
9 1,295 (14.08%) Full Stack Development
10 1,294 (14.07%) Machine Learning
11 1,089 (11.84%) Microservices
12 1,078 (11.72%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1,038 (11.28%) Test Automation
14 1,011 (10.99%) Scrum
15 897 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
16 893 (9.71%) TDD
17 887 (9.64%) Mentoring
18 803 (8.73%) OO
19 793 (8.62%) Risk Management
20 735 (7.99%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,161 (34.36%) Python
2 2,286 (24.85%) SQL
3 2,111 (22.95%) Java
4 1,987 (21.60%) JavaScript
5 1,589 (17.27%) C#
6 1,496 (16.26%) C++
7 835 (9.08%) C
8 685 (7.45%) TypeScript
9 335 (3.64%) R
10 321 (3.49%) PowerShell
11 287 (3.12%) Kotlin
12 268 (2.91%) Objective-C
13 267 (2.90%) Scala
14 265 (2.88%) Bash
15 263 (2.86%) Go
16 257 (2.79%) PHP
17 253 (2.75%) Shell Script
18 211 (2.29%) Ruby
19 179 (1.95%) Perl
20 168 (1.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7,051 (76.64%) Degree
2 3,878 (42.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 661 (7.18%) Master's Degree
4 494 (5.37%) PhD
5 329 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 236 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
7 196 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 166 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 152 (1.65%) CISSP
10 118 (1.28%) CISM
11 102 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
12 98 (1.07%) CRISC
13 86 (0.93%) PMI Certification
14 82 (0.89%) AWS Certification
15 81 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
16 68 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
16 68 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
17 64 (0.70%) OCP
18 53 (0.58%) CISA
19 52 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 648 (7.04%) QA
2 241 (2.62%) Accessibility
3 177 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 160 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 117 (1.27%) GDPR
6 94 (1.02%) NIST
7 80 (0.87%) GRC
8 52 (0.57%) CDISC
9 51 (0.55%) ISO 26262
9 51 (0.55%) SLA
10 40 (0.43%) Good Clinical Practice
10 40 (0.43%) IEC 62304
11 33 (0.36%) ISO 9001
12 29 (0.32%) PMO
13 28 (0.30%) GxP
14 24 (0.26%) ISO 13485
15 21 (0.23%) FATCA
15 21 (0.23%) IEC 61508
16 20 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
17 18 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,239 (13.47%) Docker
2 214 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 159 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (0.77%) Firmware
5 69 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 50 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 45 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 36 (0.39%) LXC
9 24 (0.26%) vSphere
10 20 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 16 (0.17%) HDFS
13 15 (0.16%) XenApp
14 13 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.14%) zsh
15 11 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 9 (0.098%) Oracle Clusterware
16 9 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
17 7 (0.076%) DFS Replication
18 5 (0.054%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1,086 (11.80%) Kubernetes
2 530 (5.76%) Terraform
3 394 (4.28%) Ansible
4 193 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 173 (1.88%) Puppet
6 94 (1.02%) Grafana
7 82 (0.89%) Kibana
8 71 (0.77%) Prometheus
9 70 (0.76%) SCCM
10 34 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 30 (0.33%) HAProxy
12 27 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
13 26 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
14 24 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
15 22 (0.24%) WSUS
16 20 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
16 20 (0.22%) vCenter Server
17 19 (0.21%) ZABBIX
18 16 (0.17%) logstash
18 16 (0.17%) MIIS
Vendors
1 941 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 648 (7.04%) Google
3 481 (5.23%) Oracle
4 246 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 207 (2.25%) Apple
6 175 (1.90%) VMware
7 172 (1.87%) SAP
8 116 (1.26%) Adobe
9 104 (1.13%) Databricks
10 99 (1.08%) Bloomberg
11 95 (1.03%) Splunk
12 93 (1.01%) MuleSoft
13 89 (0.97%) Cisco
14 84 (0.91%) ANSYS
15 80 (0.87%) Facebook
16 78 (0.85%) Red Hat
17 74 (0.80%) LexisNexis
18 60 (0.65%) IBM
19 58 (0.63%) Atlassian
20 56 (0.61%) Palo Alto