Period
to 23 September 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 78 96
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 855 838 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.54% 3.38% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.43% 9.41% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 676 766 756
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9068 8902 9738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 37.51% 35.86% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7185 7295 7734
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,050 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the North of England

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in the North of England

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the North of England over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the North of England

Computer Science
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 within the North of England region over the 6 months to 23 September 2017. 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 -12 535 £42,500 +13.33% 52
Yorkshire -21 217 £40,000 +5.26% 23
North East +44 103 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 North of England region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 721 (84.33%) Degree
2 380 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 367 (42.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 270 (31.58%) SQL
5 258 (30.18%) C#
6 236 (27.60%) .NET
7 232 (27.13%) JavaScript
8 216 (25.26%) Software Engineering
9 210 (24.56%) Java
9 210 (24.56%) SQL Server
10 191 (22.34%) HTML
11 157 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
12 154 (18.01%) Finance
13 147 (17.19%) Oracle
14 141 (16.49%) Mathematics
15 139 (16.26%) CSS
15 139 (16.26%) Microsoft
16 136 (15.91%) MVC
17 129 (15.09%) Windows
18 128 (14.97%) Linux
18 128 (14.97%) OO
19 122 (14.27%) ASP.NET
19 122 (14.27%) .NET Framework
20 115 (13.45%) TDD
21 107 (12.51%) RESTful
22 106 (12.40%) Web Development
23 103 (12.05%) C++
24 102 (11.93%) Web Services
25 95 (11.11%) AngularJS
26 93 (10.88%) XML

Computer Science
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 43 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (2.46%) SAS
3 19 (2.22%) IIS
4 14 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.40%) Apache
6 11 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.05%) Confluence
8 8 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.82%) nginx
9 7 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.58%) JBoss
11 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.35%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.23%) Jetty
14 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.40%) SPSS
5 7 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) InVision
8 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.12%) Stata
8 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.05%) Magento
2 8 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.82%) Sage CRM
4 5 (0.58%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.35%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.23%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.12%) BASE24
7 1 (0.12%) HFM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.29%) npm
5 10 (1.17%) SaaS
6 9 (1.05%) GitHub
7 8 (0.94%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
8 7 (0.82%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.47%) Force.com
10 2 (0.23%) IaaS
10 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.75%) HTTP
2 10 (1.17%) Internet
2 10 (1.17%) LAN
2 10 (1.17%) VPN
2 10 (1.17%) WAN
2 10 (1.17%) WebEx
3 7 (0.82%) DHCP
3 7 (0.82%) DNS
3 7 (0.82%) SSL
3 7 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (0.70%) Bluetooth
4 6 (0.70%) Firewall
4 6 (0.70%) GPRS
4 6 (0.70%) NFC
4 6 (0.70%) RFID
4 6 (0.70%) RS-232
4 6 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.70%) UMTS
4 6 (0.70%) Wireless
5 3 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 60 (7.02%) MySQL
4 46 (5.38%) NoSQL
5 44 (5.15%) Oracle Database
6 42 (4.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 40 (4.68%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.98%) Big Data
9 33 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (3.04%) DataStax
12 25 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (2.34%) Data Mining
15 17 (1.99%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (1.52%) Hadoop
17 13 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 80 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 63 (7.37%) Visual Studio
3 58 (6.78%) Subversion
4 47 (5.50%) JIRA
5 46 (5.38%) Jenkins
6 35 (4.09%) TeamCity
7 34 (3.98%) Selenium
8 22 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (1.99%) Maven
10 14 (1.64%) Gradle
11 11 (1.29%) Bower
11 11 (1.29%) Grunt
11 11 (1.29%) gulp
11 11 (1.29%) JUnit
11 11 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (1.29%) Protractor
12 9 (1.05%) Ranorex
12 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 154 (18.01%) Finance
2 82 (9.59%) Games
3 62 (7.25%) Marketing
4 46 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 39 (4.56%) Electronics
6 36 (4.21%) Retail
7 29 (3.39%) Banking
7 29 (3.39%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.22%) Advertising
9 17 (1.99%) Automotive
9 17 (1.99%) Legal
10 9 (1.05%) French Language
11 8 (0.94%) German Language
11 8 (0.94%) Japanese Language
12 7 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.70%) Back Office
13 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.70%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 402 (47.02%) Developer
2 149 (17.43%) Analyst
3 134 (15.67%) Software Developer
4 126 (14.74%) .NET Developer
5 106 (12.40%) Graduate
6 93 (10.88%) Java Developer
7 84 (9.82%) Software Engineer
8 78 (9.12%) Junior
9 73 (8.54%) Senior Developer
10 66 (7.72%) Graduate Developer
10 66 (7.72%) SQL Developer
11 63 (7.37%) JavaScript Developer
12 60 (7.02%) Junior Developer
13 58 (6.78%) C# Developer
14 54 (6.32%) Java Software Developer
15 53 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
16 44 (5.15%) Junior .NET Developer
17 43 (5.03%) Senior Software Developer
18 40 (4.68%) Graduate .NET Developer
19 39 (4.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (27.60%) .NET
2 191 (22.34%) HTML
3 139 (16.26%) CSS
4 122 (14.27%) .NET Framework
4 122 (14.27%) ASP.NET
5 107 (12.51%) RESTful
6 102 (11.93%) Web Services
7 95 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 93 (10.88%) XML
9 91 (10.64%) WCF
10 85 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 78 (9.12%) HTML5
11 78 (9.12%) Spring
12 77 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 75 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 65 (7.60%) jQuery
15 59 (6.90%) Entity Framework
16 56 (6.55%) JSON
17 49 (5.73%) WPF
18 41 (4.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 157 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.04%) Algorithms
5 24 (2.81%) Virtual Team
6 21 (2.46%) User Experience
7 20 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.52%) iPad
10 12 (1.40%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.40%) Replication
11 9 (1.05%) Fintech
11 9 (1.05%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.94%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.82%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.82%) FMCG
13 7 (0.82%) Handset
13 7 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.70%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 129 (15.09%) Windows
2 128 (14.97%) Linux
3 35 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 30 (3.51%) Unix
5 29 (3.39%) Windows XP
6 25 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 23 (2.69%) Android
8 12 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.47%) AIX
11 4 (0.47%) Solaris
12 3 (0.35%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.35%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (25.26%) Software Engineering
3 141 (16.49%) Mathematics
4 136 (15.91%) MVC
5 128 (14.97%) OO
6 115 (13.45%) TDD
7 106 (12.40%) Web Development
8 88 (10.29%) Scrum
9 80 (9.36%) Test Automation
10 78 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 68 (7.95%) SDLC
12 63 (7.37%) Analytics
13 62 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
14 59 (6.90%) Multithreading
15 57 (6.67%) Kanban
16 56 (6.55%) Project Management
17 55 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (6.43%) Mentoring
18 53 (6.20%) E-Commerce
19 49 (5.73%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (31.58%) SQL
2 258 (30.18%) C#
3 232 (27.13%) JavaScript
4 210 (24.56%) Java
5 103 (12.05%) C++
6 84 (9.82%) Python
7 73 (8.54%) PHP
8 62 (7.25%) Ruby
9 52 (6.08%) C
10 39 (4.56%) T-SQL
11 35 (4.09%) F#
12 24 (2.81%) R
13 22 (2.57%) Embedded C
13 22 (2.57%) Go
14 21 (2.46%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.75%) Scala
16 13 (1.52%) VB
17 11 (1.29%) MATLAB
17 11 (1.29%) Perl
18 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 721 (84.33%) Degree
2 367 (42.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (3.04%) PhD
5 25 (2.92%) Master's Degree
5 25 (2.92%) MCSE
5 25 (2.92%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.46%) MCSA
7 18 (2.11%) CISSP
8 17 (1.99%) CCNA
8 17 (1.99%) CISA
8 17 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.99%) HND
9 13 (1.52%) CNE
9 13 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
9 13 (1.52%) Novell Certification
9 13 (1.52%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (1.29%) MCP
11 10 (1.17%) ISEB
11 10 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.38%) QA
2 12 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (0.94%) SLA
4 7 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) PMO
8 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 18 (2.11%) Firmware
2 17 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (1.87%) Docker
4 13 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.94%) Active Directory
7 8 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (4.09%) Kibana
2 12 (1.40%) Data Guard
2 12 (1.40%) NetBackup
2 12 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (1.05%) DameWare
3 9 (1.05%) Perfmon
3 9 (1.05%) Puppet
4 8 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.94%) Opsview
5 7 (0.82%) Ganglia
6 5 (0.58%) Ansible
7 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.35%) WSUS
9 2 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.23%) Nagios
9 2 (0.23%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.23%) Rancher
9 2 (0.23%) SCOM
9 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 147 (17.19%) Oracle
2 139 (16.26%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.73%) Google
4 47 (5.50%) SAP
5 28 (3.27%) Tableau
6 14 (1.64%) Sage
7 13 (1.52%) Cisco
8 10 (1.17%) VMware
9 8 (0.94%) ServiceNow
9 8 (0.94%) Teradata
10 7 (0.82%) Apigee
11 6 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.70%) hybris
11 6 (0.70%) Splunk
12 5 (0.58%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.58%) ANSYS
12 5 (0.58%) CA
12 5 (0.58%) CommVault
12 5 (0.58%) Dell
12 5 (0.58%) Facebook