The median annual salary for a Computer Scientist was £29,375 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Scientist
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 914 934
Rank change year-on-year +61 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 6 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.022% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 9
Median salary £29,375 £38,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.20% -30.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £36,750 -
% change year-on-year -35.37% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Computer Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Computer Scientist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Scientist in England

Computer Scientist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Computer Scientist in England

Computer Scientist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Scientist in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Scientist in England

Computer Scientist
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 Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +56 2 £43,750 -12.50% 1
East of England +28 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £23,750 - 1
Computer Scientist
UK

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Computer Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Computer Scientist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Deep Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Vision
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Data Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (33.33%) Image Processing
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
4 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
5 1 (16.67%) PhD

Computer Scientist Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Vision
1 4 (66.67%) Deep Learning
1 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
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