Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 82 80
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +49
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 755 822 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.17% 3.38% 3.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.93% 9.26% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 639 684 713
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 8,457 8,873 8,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 35.54% 36.51% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,738 7,334 7,051
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -13 502 £42,500 +8.97% 102
Yorkshire -16 186 £40,000 +6.67% 45
North East -5 67 £39,513 +5.37% 14
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 591 (78.28%) Degree
2 370 (49.01%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (42.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 203 (26.89%) JavaScript
5 192 (25.43%) SQL
6 183 (24.24%) C#
6 183 (24.24%) Java
7 178 (23.58%) .NET
8 165 (21.85%) SQL Server
9 154 (20.40%) Software Engineering
10 144 (19.07%) MVC
11 143 (18.94%) HTML
12 126 (16.69%) Finance
13 121 (16.03%) Web Development
14 112 (14.83%) CSS
15 111 (14.70%) Linux
15 111 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
16 110 (14.57%) RESTful
16 110 (14.57%) TDD
17 106 (14.04%) ASP.NET
18 98 (12.98%) Oracle
19 97 (12.85%) Mathematics
20 96 (12.72%) Python
21 95 (12.58%) XML
21 95 (12.58%) AngularJS
22 94 (12.45%) Microsoft
23 93 (12.32%) QA
24 88 (11.66%) Windows
24 88 (11.66%) OO
25 87 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC

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 47 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (3.05%) SAS
3 22 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.32%) nginx
4 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.93%) JBoss
7 6 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.53%) Apache
8 4 (0.53%) Confluence
8 4 (0.53%) Drupal
8 4 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.40%) CMS
9 3 (0.40%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.85%) SPSS
4 12 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.40%) Maya
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.79%) Magento
3 5 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.66%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.26%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.13%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (1.85%) OpenShift
5 12 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.59%) SaaS
6 8 (1.06%) npm
7 7 (0.93%) Office 365
8 5 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) Force.com
10 2 (0.26%) G Suite
10 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.26%) IaaS
10 2 (0.26%) PaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.18%) HTTP
2 19 (2.52%) Broadband
3 11 (1.46%) DNS
4 10 (1.32%) SSL
5 8 (1.06%) DHCP
5 8 (1.06%) RFID
6 7 (0.93%) Firewall
7 6 (0.79%) Internet
7 6 (0.79%) VLAN
8 5 (0.66%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.66%) GPRS
8 5 (0.66%) NFC
8 5 (0.66%) RS-232
8 5 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.66%) UMTS
8 5 (0.66%) VPN
8 5 (0.66%) WAN
8 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.53%) LAN
9 4 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 45 (5.96%) MySQL
4 43 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 41 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 40 (5.30%) Big Data
7 23 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 23 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.65%) Redis
10 18 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.72%) MS Access
12 12 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.32%) DataStax
14 9 (1.19%) Data Mining
14 9 (1.19%) GIS
14 9 (1.19%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.06%) Star Schema
16 7 (0.93%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 62 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.96%) JIRA
3 42 (5.56%) Selenium
4 37 (4.90%) TeamCity
5 25 (3.31%) Cucumber
5 25 (3.31%) Jenkins
6 24 (3.18%) Subversion
7 22 (2.91%) Visual Studio
8 21 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (2.65%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 12 (1.59%) Maven
12 10 (1.32%) Gradle
13 8 (1.06%) Ranorex
14 7 (0.93%) Mocha
14 7 (0.93%) Toad
14 7 (0.93%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.79%) ERwin
15 6 (0.79%) JUnit
15 6 (0.79%) TestNG
General
1 126 (16.69%) Finance
2 58 (7.68%) Games
3 43 (5.70%) Retail
4 33 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 33 (4.37%) Marketing
5 26 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.31%) Electronics
7 21 (2.78%) Banking
8 17 (2.25%) Automotive
9 16 (2.12%) Advertising
10 6 (0.79%) German Language
10 6 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.66%) French Language
11 5 (0.66%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.53%) Law
12 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 298 (39.47%) Developer
2 154 (20.40%) Analyst
3 95 (12.58%) .NET Developer
4 83 (10.99%) Java Developer
5 81 (10.73%) Graduate
6 77 (10.20%) Junior
7 69 (9.14%) Senior Developer
8 66 (8.74%) Junior Developer
9 63 (8.34%) Software Developer
10 60 (7.95%) Architect
11 54 (7.15%) Software Engineer
12 52 (6.89%) Graduate Developer
13 48 (6.36%) Business Analyst
14 47 (6.23%) C# Developer
15 45 (5.96%) JavaScript Developer
16 42 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
17 39 (5.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
18 38 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
19 32 (4.24%) SQL Developer
20 31 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (23.58%) .NET
2 143 (18.94%) HTML
3 112 (14.83%) CSS
4 110 (14.57%) RESTful
5 106 (14.04%) ASP.NET
6 95 (12.58%) AngularJS
6 95 (12.58%) XML
7 87 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 83 (10.99%) .NET Framework
9 82 (10.86%) Web Services
10 77 (10.20%) Spring
11 62 (8.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 60 (7.95%) WCF
13 59 (7.81%) jQuery
14 56 (7.42%) HTML5
14 56 (7.42%) J2EE
15 53 (7.02%) JSON
16 46 (6.09%) Entity Framework
16 46 (6.09%) REST
17 45 (5.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 111 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.71%) Algorithms
5 25 (3.31%) User Experience
6 18 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.46%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.19%) Life Science
11 8 (1.06%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.06%) FMCG
11 8 (1.06%) Tandem
12 7 (0.93%) AS400
12 7 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.79%) iPad
13 6 (0.79%) NHS
14 5 (0.66%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.70%) Linux
2 88 (11.66%) Windows
3 37 (4.90%) Unix
4 23 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.52%) Android
7 8 (1.06%) AIX
7 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.93%) Solaris
8 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (49.01%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (20.40%) Software Engineering
3 144 (19.07%) MVC
4 121 (16.03%) Web Development
5 110 (14.57%) TDD
6 97 (12.85%) Mathematics
7 88 (11.66%) OO
8 85 (11.26%) Scrum
9 82 (10.86%) SDLC
10 67 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 64 (8.48%) Test Automation
12 62 (8.21%) Kanban
13 61 (8.08%) BDD
13 61 (8.08%) Open Source
14 56 (7.42%) Mentoring
15 55 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
16 47 (6.23%) E-Commerce
17 44 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (5.83%) Project Management
18 43 (5.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 203 (26.89%) JavaScript
2 192 (25.43%) SQL
3 183 (24.24%) C#
3 183 (24.24%) Java
4 96 (12.72%) Python
5 73 (9.67%) Ruby
6 59 (7.81%) PHP
7 49 (6.49%) C++
8 37 (4.90%) C
8 37 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 36 (4.77%) F#
10 23 (3.05%) R
11 20 (2.65%) Go
12 15 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 13 (1.72%) ES6
14 9 (1.19%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.93%) PHP 7
15 7 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 591 (78.28%) Degree
2 323 (42.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (4.50%) Master's Degree
5 24 (3.18%) PhD
6 22 (2.91%) CCNA
6 22 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.65%) MCSA
7 20 (2.65%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.72%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.59%) MCSE
10 11 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.46%) MCPD
10 11 (1.46%) MCSD
11 8 (1.06%) ISEB
11 8 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.93%) MCITP
12 7 (0.93%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (12.32%) QA
2 10 (1.32%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 6 (0.79%) SLA
4 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (2.91%) Docker
2 14 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.06%) Firmware
5 6 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.66%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.40%) HDFS
8 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.13%) LXC
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (4.77%) Kibana
2 11 (1.46%) Ganglia
3 6 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.53%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.53%) WSUS
6 3 (0.40%) Ansible
6 3 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.26%) Nagios
7 2 (0.26%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.26%) Opsview
7 2 (0.26%) Puppet
7 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (12.98%) Oracle
2 94 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.81%) Google
4 32 (4.24%) SAP
5 25 (3.31%) Tableau
6 21 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.59%) Teradata
8 11 (1.46%) ServiceNow
8 11 (1.46%) Twitter
8 11 (1.46%) VMware
9 10 (1.32%) Citrix
10 9 (1.19%) Apigee
11 8 (1.06%) Cisco
12 6 (0.79%) Adobe
12 6 (0.79%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.79%) IFS
13 5 (0.66%) ANSYS
14 4 (0.53%) NetApp
14 4 (0.53%) Sybase
15 3 (0.40%) Sage