Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 216 192
Rank change year-on-year -13 -24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 79 203 318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.83% 1.25% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 7.13% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 68 132 246
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.01% -1.83% -3.53%
10th Percentile £31,025 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,564 2,847 4,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 16.37% 17.54% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,183 2,046 3,267
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.10%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the North of England

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the North of England.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the North of England

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the North of England

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the North of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. 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
North West +5 51 £57,500 +35.29% 28
Yorkshire +22 26 £45,000 +63.64% 14
North East -5 2 £31,250 - 10
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 North of England region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 79 (100.00%) Degree
2 76 (96.20%) Computer Science
3 37 (46.84%) .NET
4 36 (45.57%) C#
4 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (45.57%) React
5 35 (44.30%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
6 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
6 25 (31.65%) Visual Studio
7 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
8 23 (29.11%) AngularJS
8 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
9 21 (26.58%) Azure
10 18 (22.78%) HTML
11 17 (21.52%) Change Management
11 17 (21.52%) Blazor
12 16 (20.25%) SQL
13 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
14 13 (16.46%) Windows
14 13 (16.46%) Front End Development
15 12 (15.19%) Web Development
16 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
16 11 (13.92%) HTML5
16 11 (13.92%) Relational Database
16 11 (13.92%) OO
16 11 (13.92%) CSS
16 11 (13.92%) PHP
16 11 (13.92%) Finance

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.27%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.58%) Azure
2 7 (8.86%) AWS
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.80%) AWS CodeBuild
4 3 (3.80%) AWS CodeCommit
4 3 (3.80%) AWS CodePipeline
4 3 (3.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.53%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.27%) Firebase
6 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) MPLS
3 4 (5.06%) LAN
3 4 (5.06%) VoIP
3 4 (5.06%) WAN
4 3 (3.80%) BGP
4 3 (3.80%) SAN
4 3 (3.80%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) VPN
6 1 (1.27%) Wireless
6 1 (1.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.66%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.13%) Informix
5 5 (6.33%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (5.06%) MySQL
6 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.53%) Power BI
9 1 (1.27%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.27%) QlikView
9 1 (1.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Postman
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 3 (3.80%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Law
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Front Office
6 1 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Local Government
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Software Developer
3 11 (13.92%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.39%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Agile .NET Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Agile C# Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Agile Developer
4 9 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (11.39%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.39%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Backend Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Junior
7 5 (6.33%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Switch Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.84%) .NET
2 36 (45.57%) React
3 23 (29.11%) AngularJS
4 18 (22.78%) HTML
5 17 (21.52%) Blazor
6 11 (13.92%) CSS
6 11 (13.92%) HTML5
7 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
7 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
7 10 (12.66%) WPF
8 9 (11.39%) .NET Core
8 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Core
9 8 (10.13%) WinForms
9 8 (10.13%) XML
10 6 (7.59%) jQuery
10 6 (7.59%) JSON
10 6 (7.59%) Vue.js
11 5 (6.33%) Ajax
11 5 (6.33%) Ember.js
12 4 (5.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.33%) User Experience
5 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.80%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (2.53%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.53%) W3C
8 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.27%) Life Science
8 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.27%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.27%) Social Media
8 1 (1.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (96.20%) Computer Science
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (44.30%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
5 17 (21.52%) Change Management
6 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
7 13 (16.46%) Front End Development
8 12 (15.19%) Web Development
9 11 (13.92%) Migration
9 11 (13.92%) OO
10 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.13%) OOD
11 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.86%) DevOps
12 7 (8.86%) Scrum
13 5 (6.33%) MVC
13 5 (6.33%) Network Design
13 5 (6.33%) Physics
13 5 (6.33%) Project Management
13 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) C#
2 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.25%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) PHP
5 5 (6.33%) Java
6 3 (3.80%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.13%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (6.33%) CCIE
5 5 (6.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 5 (6.33%) CCNP
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.33%) Master's Degree
5 5 (6.33%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.53%) MCSE
6 2 (2.53%) PhD
7 1 (1.27%) CEH
7 1 (1.27%) HNC
7 1 (1.27%) MBCS
7 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) WCAG
3 1 (1.27%) NCSC
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco
4 5 (6.33%) Juniper
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Telerik
7 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.27%) Capita
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) FactSet
7 1 (1.27%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) UiPath