Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 86 78
Rank change year-on-year -30 -8 +37
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 651 866 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 2.71% 3.45% 3.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.39% 8.80% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 534 675 780
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,400 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 8,806 9,837 9,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 36.69% 39.21% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,975 8,052 7,629
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,306 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.61% - +5.26%

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 16 July 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 July 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 -9 445 £40,000 - 128
Yorkshire -37 167 £37,500 - 47
North East -53 38 £32,006 -8.56% 13
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 496 (76.19%) Degree
2 293 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (44.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 185 (28.42%) C#
5 184 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 168 (25.81%) Java
7 166 (25.50%) SQL
8 158 (24.27%) .NET
9 137 (21.04%) HTML
9 137 (21.04%) Software Engineering
10 127 (19.51%) MVC
11 123 (18.89%) SQL Server
11 123 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
12 113 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
13 112 (17.20%) CSS
14 107 (16.44%) Mathematics
15 105 (16.13%) Finance
16 104 (15.98%) Linux
17 100 (15.36%) Microsoft
18 98 (15.05%) TDD
18 98 (15.05%) Test Automation
19 97 (14.90%) OO
20 96 (14.75%) RESTful
21 89 (13.67%) ASP.NET
21 89 (13.67%) Python
22 86 (13.21%) Web Development
23 85 (13.06%) DevOps
23 85 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
24 80 (12.29%) AngularJS
25 79 (12.14%) Web Services

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 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (3.99%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.61%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.15%) Confluence
5 10 (1.54%) Apache
5 10 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.38%) nginx
7 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.92%) SAS
7 6 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.46%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.46%) JBoss
10 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.31%) DNN
11 2 (0.31%) Drupal
11 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
Applications
1 18 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.46%) Magento
4 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 113 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (3.07%) Amazon S3
4 20 (3.07%) PaaS
5 16 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (2.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 13 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (1.84%) Route 53
9 11 (1.69%) SaaS
10 10 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.54%) GitHub
11 9 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (1.23%) Office 365
13 7 (1.08%) npm
14 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.61%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.61%) Serverless
15 3 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.14%) HTTP
2 22 (3.38%) Firewall
2 22 (3.38%) Internet
3 18 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.61%) DNS
4 17 (2.61%) SSL
5 15 (2.30%) SMTP
6 14 (2.15%) Network Security
7 10 (1.54%) LAN
7 10 (1.54%) SAN
7 10 (1.54%) WAN
8 8 (1.23%) BGP
8 8 (1.23%) DHCP
9 6 (0.92%) MPLS
9 6 (0.92%) OSPF
9 6 (0.92%) WebEx
10 5 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.77%) Wireless
11 4 (0.61%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.91%) MySQL
3 50 (7.68%) MongoDB
4 48 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 47 (7.22%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.30%) Hadoop
7 27 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (3.38%) Big Data
9 21 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (2.00%) Redis
13 12 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.08%) HBase
15 7 (1.08%) QlikView
15 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 57 (8.76%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.38%) JIRA
3 33 (5.07%) Jenkins
4 30 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.30%) TeamCity
6 23 (3.53%) Selenium
7 20 (3.07%) Subversion
8 15 (2.30%) JUnit
9 13 (2.00%) Maven
10 12 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.84%) Gradle
11 11 (1.69%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.23%) Ant
13 8 (1.23%) NUnit
14 7 (1.08%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.08%) Mocha
14 7 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (1.08%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 105 (16.13%) Finance
2 44 (6.76%) Games
3 38 (5.84%) Retail
4 25 (3.84%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.92%) Banking
5 19 (2.92%) Law
6 17 (2.61%) Legal
7 16 (2.46%) Automotive
8 15 (2.30%) Marketing
8 15 (2.30%) Military
9 12 (1.84%) Advertising
9 12 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.69%) Electronics
10 11 (1.69%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.77%) French Language
12 5 (0.77%) German Language
12 5 (0.77%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 288 (44.24%) Developer
2 89 (13.67%) Junior
3 83 (12.75%) .NET Developer
3 83 (12.75%) Graduate
4 72 (11.06%) Junior Developer
5 67 (10.29%) Graduate Developer
6 60 (9.22%) Java Developer
7 56 (8.60%) Analyst
8 55 (8.45%) Senior Developer
9 50 (7.68%) Software Developer
10 47 (7.22%) Software Engineer
11 44 (6.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 38 (5.84%) C# Developer
12 38 (5.84%) Junior .NET Developer
13 36 (5.53%) Architect
14 26 (3.99%) Tester
15 25 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
16 21 (3.23%) SQL Developer
17 20 (3.07%) Data Scientist
17 20 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (24.27%) .NET
2 137 (21.04%) HTML
3 112 (17.20%) CSS
4 96 (14.75%) RESTful
5 89 (13.67%) ASP.NET
6 80 (12.29%) AngularJS
7 79 (12.14%) Web Services
8 59 (9.06%) .NET Framework
9 54 (8.29%) Spring
10 51 (7.83%) XML
11 50 (7.68%) JSON
12 47 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (7.07%) REST
14 45 (6.91%) jQuery
15 44 (6.76%) HTML5
16 43 (6.61%) WCF
17 40 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 33 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
19 31 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
20 29 (4.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (7.83%) User Experience
3 39 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (4.45%) Algorithms
6 20 (3.07%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.92%) Data Structures
8 18 (2.76%) Internet of Things
9 16 (2.46%) Life Science
10 15 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.30%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 10 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.54%) Fintech
11 10 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (0.92%) Learning Management System
14 6 (0.92%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 104 (15.98%) Linux
2 62 (9.52%) Windows
3 25 (3.84%) Unix
4 18 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.69%) CentOS
6 11 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.54%) Debian
7 10 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.23%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.08%) Android
9 7 (1.08%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.31%) VMS
14 1 (0.15%) AIX
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (21.04%) Software Engineering
3 127 (19.51%) MVC
4 123 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
5 107 (16.44%) Mathematics
6 98 (15.05%) TDD
6 98 (15.05%) Test Automation
7 97 (14.90%) OO
8 86 (13.21%) Web Development
9 85 (13.06%) DevOps
10 77 (11.83%) Scrum
11 74 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (10.45%) SDLC
13 55 (8.45%) Analytics
14 47 (7.22%) ITIL
15 46 (7.07%) Kanban
16 43 (6.61%) Data Science
17 41 (6.30%) Project Management
18 39 (5.99%) BDD
19 38 (5.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 185 (28.42%) C#
2 184 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 168 (25.81%) Java
4 166 (25.50%) SQL
5 89 (13.67%) Python
6 60 (9.22%) PHP
7 57 (8.76%) C++
8 45 (6.91%) Ruby
9 35 (5.38%) C
10 25 (3.84%) F#
11 24 (3.69%) R
12 21 (3.23%) Go
12 21 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 21 (3.23%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.46%) Scala
14 14 (2.15%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.00%) ES6
15 13 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.84%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 496 (76.19%) Degree
2 292 (44.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (5.07%) Master's Degree
4 20 (3.07%) PhD
5 19 (2.92%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 15 (2.30%) CCNA
8 15 (2.30%) CISSP
9 12 (1.84%) ISEB
9 12 (1.84%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.69%) CCNP
11 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.23%) CISA
12 8 (1.23%) CISM
12 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (1.08%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.92%) MCSA
14 6 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.37%) QA
2 21 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.69%) SLA
4 10 (1.54%) GDPR
5 7 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.77%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 4 (0.61%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 15765
9 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (5.22%) Docker
2 26 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.92%) Firmware
6 3 (0.46%) pfSense
6 3 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.31%) HDFS
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.31%) vSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (3.84%) Kibana
2 16 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.00%) Ansible
3 13 (2.00%) Nagios
4 12 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.92%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (0.77%) Grafana
7 5 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.46%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.46%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.31%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.31%) MOM
9 2 (0.31%) Nessus
10 1 (0.15%) FlexNet
10 1 (0.15%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 100 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 70 (10.75%) Google
3 50 (7.68%) Oracle
4 22 (3.38%) Twitter
5 20 (3.07%) VMware
6 16 (2.46%) SAP
6 16 (2.46%) Splunk
7 15 (2.30%) New Relic
7 15 (2.30%) Siemens
8 14 (2.15%) Capita
9 12 (1.84%) HP
9 12 (1.84%) Tableau
10 10 (1.54%) Cisco
10 10 (1.54%) Citrix
11 9 (1.38%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.23%) Cognizant
12 8 (1.23%) EMC
13 7 (1.08%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.08%) Sun
14 6 (0.92%) Zend