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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 29 50
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4760 6329 5415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.83% 6.46% 5.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.25% 15.07% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3752 5302 4365
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 33414 42002 42511
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.92% 42.87% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27142 34370 34026
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 2402 £60,000 +9.09% 419
South East -6 856 £40,000 - 113
East of England +5 599 £42,500 +2.40% 85
North West -2 266 £37,500 - 42
South West -16 249 £40,000 - 53
West Midlands -8 174 £32,000 -8.57% 26
East Midlands -16 126 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Yorkshire -7 123 £37,500 +7.91% 28
North East +18 35 £31,500 -6.66% 7
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7447 (77.16%) Degree
2 3179 (32.94%) Java
3 3026 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
4 2823 (29.25%) SQL
5 2521 (26.12%) Software Engineering
6 2519 (26.10%) JavaScript
7 2421 (25.09%) C#
8 2249 (23.30%) Mathematics
9 2086 (21.61%) Finance
10 1929 (19.99%) HTML
11 1894 (19.62%) C++
12 1844 (19.11%) Python
13 1832 (18.98%) .NET
14 1756 (18.20%) Linux
15 1738 (18.01%) CSS
16 1476 (15.29%) SQL Server
17 1410 (14.61%) OO
18 1306 (13.53%) Microsoft
19 1277 (13.23%) Windows
20 1255 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
21 1098 (11.38%) AngularJS
22 1018 (10.55%) Oracle
23 999 (10.35%) TDD
24 981 (10.16%) Scrum
25 960 (9.95%) Physics
26 945 (9.79%) ASP.NET
27 899 (9.32%) MVC
28 885 (9.17%) Git (software)
29 882 (9.14%) C
30 872 (9.04%) SDLC

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
1 320 (3.32%) Apache Spark
2 298 (3.09%) Apache
3 230 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 209 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 164 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 142 (1.47%) IIS
7 123 (1.27%) JBoss
8 110 (1.14%) CMS
9 99 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 95 (0.98%) Confluence
11 90 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 85 (0.88%) SAS
13 81 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 77 (0.80%) OpenStack
15 66 (0.68%) MS Exchange
16 60 (0.62%) Drupal
17 54 (0.56%) Apache Solr
18 53 (0.55%) nginx
19 52 (0.54%) Apache Pig
20 50 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 228 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 182 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 50 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 38 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 29 (0.30%) SPSS
8 26 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.11%) Stata
11 10 (0.10%) Simulink
12 7 (0.073%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.062%) Maple
14 4 (0.041%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.041%) InVision
15 3 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (0.031%) Mathcad
16 2 (0.021%) Revit
16 2 (0.021%) SPSS Modeler
16 2 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 44 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.42%) Magento
3 31 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.073%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.062%) Oracle HRMS
9 6 (0.062%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (0.062%) Sentinel
10 5 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.052%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.052%) PlanetPress Connect
10 5 (0.052%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.052%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 727 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 494 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 398 (4.12%) SaaS
4 219 (2.27%) GitHub
5 162 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 113 (1.17%) PaaS
7 111 (1.15%) Office 365
8 109 (1.13%) IaaS
9 90 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
10 79 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
11 40 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 34 (0.35%) Google Play
13 27 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
14 25 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
15 22 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 21 (0.22%) Force.com
17 19 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
17 19 (0.20%) Yammer
18 17 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 16 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 332 (3.44%) Firewall
2 286 (2.96%) Internet
3 248 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 223 (2.31%) HTTP
5 176 (1.82%) DNS
6 149 (1.54%) Wireless
7 137 (1.42%) WAN
8 129 (1.34%) LAN
9 125 (1.30%) VPN
10 110 (1.14%) Network Security
11 93 (0.96%) OSPF
12 88 (0.91%) SAN
13 85 (0.88%) Ethernet
14 84 (0.87%) LDAP
15 69 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
15 69 (0.71%) SSL
16 68 (0.70%) MPLS
17 63 (0.65%) BGP
18 62 (0.64%) DHCP
19 59 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1476 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 720 (7.46%) MySQL
3 655 (6.79%) Big Data
4 601 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 565 (5.85%) Relational Database
6 440 (4.56%) MongoDB
7 346 (3.59%) Hadoop
8 228 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
9 212 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 203 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
11 197 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 187 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 175 (1.81%) Oracle Database
14 148 (1.53%) Data Mining
15 130 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 109 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
17 107 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
18 95 (0.98%) Apache Hive
19 83 (0.86%) Blockchain
19 83 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 885 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 410 (4.25%) Jenkins
3 369 (3.82%) Visual Studio
4 355 (3.68%) JIRA
5 332 (3.44%) Subversion
6 325 (3.37%) Selenium
7 247 (2.56%) Maven
8 219 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 194 (2.01%) JUnit
10 183 (1.90%) NUnit
11 176 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 135 (1.40%) Gradle
13 120 (1.24%) Cucumber
14 102 (1.06%) Ant
15 100 (1.04%) gulp
16 95 (0.98%) MSTest
17 94 (0.97%) Eclipse
18 82 (0.85%) Moq
19 81 (0.84%) Grunt
20 79 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 2086 (21.61%) Finance
2 714 (7.40%) Banking
3 518 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 386 (4.00%) Games
4 386 (4.00%) Marketing
5 282 (2.92%) Electronics
6 278 (2.88%) Retail
7 250 (2.59%) Advertising
8 185 (1.92%) Front Office
9 160 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 155 (1.61%) Publishing
11 144 (1.49%) Manufacturing
12 142 (1.47%) Financial Institution
13 137 (1.42%) Automotive
14 122 (1.26%) Legal
15 103 (1.07%) Back Office
16 81 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
17 75 (0.78%) Aerospace
18 71 (0.74%) French Language
19 67 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4556 (47.21%) Developer
2 1132 (11.73%) Java Developer
3 1025 (10.62%) Graduate
4 917 (9.50%) Software Engineer
5 808 (8.37%) Junior
6 807 (8.36%) Software Developer
7 795 (8.24%) Analyst
8 739 (7.66%) C# Developer
9 713 (7.39%) Senior Developer
10 683 (7.08%) .NET Developer
11 594 (6.15%) Junior Developer
12 560 (5.80%) Graduate Developer
13 427 (4.42%) Architect
14 397 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
15 389 (4.03%) Consultant
15 389 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
16 312 (3.23%) C++ Developer
17 300 (3.11%) Web Developer
18 293 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 282 (2.92%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1929 (19.99%) HTML
2 1832 (18.98%) .NET
3 1738 (18.01%) CSS
4 1098 (11.38%) AngularJS
5 945 (9.79%) ASP.NET
6 823 (8.53%) Web Services
7 800 (8.29%) jQuery
8 744 (7.71%) HTML5
9 712 (7.38%) XML
10 541 (5.61%) Spring
11 490 (5.08%) Node.js
12 476 (4.93%) REST
13 442 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 426 (4.41%) React
15 422 (4.37%) CSS3
16 412 (4.27%) .NET Framework
17 385 (3.99%) WCF
18 367 (3.80%) JSON
19 364 (3.77%) RESTful
20 361 (3.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1255 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 796 (8.25%) Algorithms
3 544 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 467 (4.84%) User Experience
5 408 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
6 385 (3.99%) Fintech
7 350 (3.63%) Data Structures
8 320 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
9 304 (3.15%) Hedge funds
10 285 (2.95%) Data Centre
11 272 (2.82%) Mobile App
12 142 (1.47%) Client/Server
13 119 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 113 (1.17%) Derivative
15 102 (1.06%) Virtual Team
16 94 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
17 90 (0.93%) N-Tier
18 86 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
19 81 (0.84%) Life Science
20 79 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1756 (18.20%) Linux
2 1277 (13.23%) Windows
3 576 (5.97%) Unix
4 375 (3.89%) Android
5 292 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 204 (2.11%) Windows Server
7 111 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 96 (0.99%) CentOS
9 85 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 80 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 69 (0.71%) Solaris
13 50 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 46 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 42 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 40 (0.41%) Windows 8
17 39 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
17 39 (0.40%) Ubuntu
18 34 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 28 (0.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3026 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
2 2521 (26.12%) Software Engineering
3 2249 (23.30%) Mathematics
4 1410 (14.61%) OO
5 999 (10.35%) TDD
6 981 (10.16%) Scrum
7 960 (9.95%) Physics
8 899 (9.32%) MVC
9 872 (9.04%) SDLC
10 837 (8.67%) Web Development
11 757 (7.84%) Analytics
12 736 (7.63%) OOP
13 660 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
14 615 (6.37%) Project Management
15 593 (6.14%) Machine Learning
16 590 (6.11%) DevOps
17 544 (5.64%) Multithreading
18 508 (5.26%) Open Source
19 504 (5.22%) ITIL
20 503 (5.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3179 (32.94%) Java
2 2823 (29.25%) SQL
3 2519 (26.10%) JavaScript
4 2421 (25.09%) C#
5 1894 (19.62%) C++
6 1844 (19.11%) Python
7 882 (9.14%) C
8 741 (7.68%) PHP
9 367 (3.80%) Perl
10 365 (3.78%) Ruby
11 355 (3.68%) R
12 337 (3.49%) Scala
13 271 (2.81%) T-SQL
14 255 (2.64%) MATLAB
15 230 (2.38%) Bash Shell
16 202 (2.09%) PowerShell
17 189 (1.96%) PL/SQL
18 166 (1.72%) Shell Script
19 156 (1.62%) VB
20 136 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7447 (77.16%) Degree
2 644 (6.67%) PhD
3 268 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 212 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 195 (2.02%) CISSP
6 193 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 155 (1.61%) CISM
8 137 (1.42%) ISEB
9 123 (1.27%) CCNP
10 113 (1.17%) Postgraduate
11 112 (1.16%) ISTQB
12 100 (1.04%) PMI Certification
13 89 (0.92%) CISA
14 83 (0.86%) HND
14 83 (0.86%) SC Cleared
15 82 (0.85%) CCNA
16 80 (0.83%) DV Cleared
17 76 (0.79%) MCSE
18 72 (0.75%) PMP
19 66 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (6.97%) QA
2 134 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 129 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 100 (1.04%) SLA
5 81 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 35 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 31 (0.32%) PMO
8 29 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 28 (0.29%) COBIT
10 20 (0.21%) MiFID
11 18 (0.19%) MISRA
12 17 (0.18%) GxP
13 13 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 11 (0.11%) JTAG
15 10 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 9 (0.093%) MISRA C
17 8 (0.083%) ISO 9001
17 8 (0.083%) ISO22301
17 8 (0.083%) SDET
18 7 (0.073%) GCP
System Software
1 243 (2.52%) Docker
2 228 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 219 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 117 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
5 69 (0.71%) Firmware
6 68 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 39 (0.40%) HDFS
8 30 (0.31%) KVM
9 28 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 26 (0.27%) vSphere
11 25 (0.26%) Apache Flume
12 21 (0.22%) iptables
13 19 (0.20%) LXC
13 19 (0.20%) NFS
13 19 (0.20%) VMware ESX
14 17 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
14 17 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (0.15%) XenApp
16 13 (0.13%) Varnish
17 12 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 165 (1.71%) Puppet
2 154 (1.60%) Ansible
2 154 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (0.97%) Kibana
4 66 (0.68%) Nagios
5 53 (0.55%) Kubernetes
6 48 (0.50%) SCCM
7 44 (0.46%) logstash
8 37 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 37 (0.38%) SCOM
9 35 (0.36%) SCVMM
10 28 (0.29%) Backup Exec
11 27 (0.28%) Graphite
12 25 (0.26%) Nessus
13 24 (0.25%) Salt
14 22 (0.23%) Terraform
15 21 (0.22%) Opsview
16 19 (0.20%) HAProxy
16 19 (0.20%) Nmap
17 17 (0.18%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1306 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 1018 (10.55%) Oracle
3 293 (3.04%) Cisco
4 272 (2.82%) VMware
5 255 (2.64%) Google
6 158 (1.64%) SAP
7 148 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 147 (1.52%) HP
9 137 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 128 (1.33%) Tableau
11 123 (1.27%) CheckPoint
12 109 (1.13%) IBM
13 108 (1.12%) Citrix
14 83 (0.86%) Juniper
15 82 (0.85%) Zend
16 77 (0.80%) EMC
17 62 (0.64%) Xamarin
18 55 (0.57%) NetApp
19 54 (0.56%) Sun
20 52 (0.54%) Atlassian
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Options
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £17500 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + shares, equity
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum BONUS + RELOCATION PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flex Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page International
Salary: Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 45,000 and comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago