Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 85 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 823 812 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.37% 3.27% 3.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.29% 9.08% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 681 717 759
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,250
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 8855 8946 9683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 36.26% 36.07% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7027 7391 7600
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -4 522 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Yorkshire -26 196 £40,000 +6.67% 15
North East +24 105 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 675 (82.02%) Degree
2 369 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (41.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 241 (29.28%) SQL
5 222 (26.97%) JavaScript
6 204 (24.79%) .NET
7 201 (24.42%) C#
8 187 (22.72%) Java
8 187 (22.72%) SQL Server
9 182 (22.11%) HTML
10 177 (21.51%) Software Engineering
11 146 (17.74%) Finance
12 142 (17.25%) Linux
13 139 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
14 135 (16.40%) MVC
15 127 (15.43%) Mathematics
16 125 (15.19%) Oracle
17 123 (14.95%) CSS
18 120 (14.58%) Windows
19 119 (14.46%) Microsoft
20 111 (13.49%) ASP.NET
21 109 (13.24%) XML
22 107 (13.00%) TDD
22 107 (13.00%) Web Development
23 106 (12.88%) .NET Framework
24 103 (12.52%) RESTful
25 94 (11.42%) OO
26 91 (11.06%) AngularJS
27 89 (10.81%) Web Services
28 87 (10.57%) Python

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 45 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (2.67%) SAS
3 18 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.46%) IIS
6 10 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.09%) nginx
8 8 (0.97%) Apache
9 7 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.73%) JBoss
10 6 (0.73%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.61%) Confluence
11 5 (0.61%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.49%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.49%) Drupal
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.36%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 46 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.46%) SPSS
6 10 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Magento
2 7 (0.85%) Sage CRM
2 7 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.61%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.36%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.24%) SAP EWM
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.12%) BASE24
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 13 (1.58%) OpenShift
4 11 (1.34%) SaaS
5 10 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
6 7 (0.85%) npm
7 4 (0.49%) GitHub
8 3 (0.36%) Force.com
9 2 (0.24%) IaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.24%) Serverless
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.19%) HTTP
2 13 (1.58%) Broadband
3 8 (0.97%) DHCP
3 8 (0.97%) DNS
3 8 (0.97%) RFID
3 8 (0.97%) SSL
4 7 (0.85%) Firewall
4 7 (0.85%) Internet
4 7 (0.85%) WAN
4 7 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.73%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.73%) GPRS
5 6 (0.73%) LAN
5 6 (0.73%) NFC
5 6 (0.73%) RS-232
5 6 (0.73%) UMTS
5 6 (0.73%) Wireless
6 5 (0.61%) VPN
7 4 (0.49%) WebEx
8 3 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (22.72%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.05%) MongoDB
3 55 (6.68%) MySQL
4 45 (5.47%) Oracle Database
5 43 (5.22%) Big Data
6 41 (4.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 39 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (4.50%) NoSQL
9 28 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (3.04%) DataStax
11 22 (2.67%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.82%) Data Mining
13 15 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.70%) Redis
15 13 (1.58%) MS Access
16 12 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.83%) JIRA
3 40 (4.86%) Selenium
4 38 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 36 (4.37%) Jenkins
6 35 (4.25%) Subversion
7 33 (4.01%) TeamCity
8 22 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (1.82%) Maven
11 14 (1.70%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.58%) Gradle
12 13 (1.58%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.22%) JUnit
14 9 (1.09%) Ranorex
15 7 (0.85%) Toad
16 6 (0.73%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.73%) ERwin
16 6 (0.73%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.73%) TestNG
General
1 146 (17.74%) Finance
2 61 (7.41%) Marketing
3 58 (7.05%) Games
4 46 (5.59%) Manufacturing
5 38 (4.62%) Retail
6 36 (4.37%) Electronics
7 31 (3.77%) Banking
7 31 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.55%) Automotive
9 19 (2.31%) Advertising
10 9 (1.09%) French Language
10 9 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.97%) German Language
11 8 (0.97%) Japanese Language
12 6 (0.73%) Legal
13 5 (0.61%) Back Office
13 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.49%) Law
15 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (42.16%) Developer
2 171 (20.78%) Analyst
3 117 (14.22%) .NET Developer
4 98 (11.91%) Graduate
5 92 (11.18%) Java Developer
6 91 (11.06%) Software Developer
7 76 (9.23%) Junior
8 74 (8.99%) Senior Developer
9 68 (8.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 64 (7.78%) Junior Developer
11 60 (7.29%) Software Engineer
11 60 (7.29%) SQL Developer
12 59 (7.17%) Graduate Developer
13 52 (6.32%) C# Developer
14 50 (6.08%) Business Analyst
15 48 (5.83%) Java Software Developer
16 47 (5.71%) Architect
17 43 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
18 41 (4.98%) Junior .NET Developer
19 39 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (24.79%) .NET
2 182 (22.11%) HTML
3 123 (14.95%) CSS
4 111 (13.49%) ASP.NET
5 109 (13.24%) XML
6 106 (12.88%) .NET Framework
7 103 (12.52%) RESTful
8 91 (11.06%) AngularJS
9 89 (10.81%) Web Services
10 82 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 81 (9.84%) Spring
12 72 (8.75%) WCF
13 68 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 66 (8.02%) HTML5
15 62 (7.53%) jQuery
16 56 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (6.80%) JSON
17 45 (5.47%) Entity Framework
18 44 (5.35%) Ajax
19 42 (5.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 139 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 44 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 26 (3.16%) User Experience
6 20 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.31%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.46%) iPad
10 11 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.34%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.22%) Fintech
12 9 (1.09%) Life Science
13 8 (0.97%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.85%) AS400
14 7 (0.85%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.85%) FMCG
14 7 (0.85%) Handset
14 7 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 142 (17.25%) Linux
2 120 (14.58%) Windows
3 42 (5.10%) Unix
4 37 (4.50%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 25 (3.04%) Android
7 12 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (1.34%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.85%) AIX
10 7 (0.85%) Solaris
11 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (21.51%) Software Engineering
3 135 (16.40%) MVC
4 127 (15.43%) Mathematics
5 107 (13.00%) TDD
5 107 (13.00%) Web Development
6 94 (11.42%) OO
7 83 (10.09%) SDLC
8 81 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 76 (9.23%) Scrum
10 66 (8.02%) Test Automation
11 64 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (7.17%) Mentoring
13 55 (6.68%) Analytics
13 55 (6.68%) E-Commerce
14 52 (6.32%) Project Management
15 49 (5.95%) BDD
16 47 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (5.59%) Kanban
17 46 (5.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 241 (29.28%) SQL
2 222 (26.97%) JavaScript
3 201 (24.42%) C#
4 187 (22.72%) Java
5 87 (10.57%) Python
6 66 (8.02%) C++
7 65 (7.90%) PHP
7 65 (7.90%) Ruby
8 41 (4.98%) C
9 39 (4.74%) T-SQL
10 33 (4.01%) F#
11 30 (3.65%) R
12 18 (2.19%) Go
13 16 (1.94%) Embedded C
14 13 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.22%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.22%) PHP 7
16 9 (1.09%) PHP 5
16 9 (1.09%) VB
17 8 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 675 (82.02%) Degree
2 341 (41.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (3.65%) Master's Degree
5 26 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.55%) CCNA
6 21 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.43%) PhD
8 19 (2.31%) MCSA
9 13 (1.58%) MCSE
10 12 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (1.34%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (1.34%) MCPD
11 11 (1.34%) MCSD
12 7 (0.85%) CCNP
12 7 (0.85%) CISM
12 7 (0.85%) HND
12 7 (0.85%) ISEB
13 6 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (9.36%) QA
2 9 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.09%) SLA
3 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.61%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (2.43%) Docker
2 17 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (1.46%) Firmware
3 12 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.36%) HDFS
7 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (4.01%) Kibana
2 12 (1.46%) Data Guard
2 12 (1.46%) NetBackup
2 12 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (1.34%) Ganglia
4 8 (0.97%) Opsview
5 7 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.85%) Puppet
6 5 (0.61%) Ansible
7 4 (0.49%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.36%) DameWare
8 3 (0.36%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.36%) WSUS
9 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.24%) Nagios
9 2 (0.24%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.24%) Rancher
9 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 125 (15.19%) Oracle
2 119 (14.46%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.95%) Google
3 49 (5.95%) SAP
4 31 (3.77%) Tableau
5 19 (2.31%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.70%) Cisco
6 14 (1.70%) Sage
7 12 (1.46%) ServiceNow
7 12 (1.46%) Teradata
8 11 (1.34%) VMware
9 9 (1.09%) Apigee
10 7 (0.85%) Adobe
11 6 (0.73%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.73%) NetApp
12 5 (0.61%) ANSYS
12 5 (0.61%) Citrix
12 5 (0.61%) CommVault
12 5 (0.61%) Splunk
12 5 (0.61%) Twitter