Period
to 18 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 87 111
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 260 785 737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.63% 3.39% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.08% 12.56% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 258 676 654
Median annual salary £54,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% +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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,346 6,252 7,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.72% 27.02% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,688 4,717 5,856
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,955 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the South East

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the South East.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the South East

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the South East

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +15 168 £55,000 +30.37% 22
Berkshire +22 101 £55,000 -4.35% 8
Oxfordshire -5 50 £57,500 +49.35% 10
Hampshire -12 34 £42,500 -11.46% 7
Surrey -15 31 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire +37 17 £55,000 +15.79% 4
East Sussex +6 13 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Kent +37 9 £30,000 +9.09% 5
West Sussex -27 5 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 260 (100.00%) Degree
2 254 (97.69%) Computer Science
3 131 (50.38%) JavaScript
4 114 (43.85%) C#
5 99 (38.08%) SQL
6 93 (35.77%) .NET
6 93 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 73 (28.08%) Mathematics
9 72 (27.69%) Python
10 70 (26.92%) Java
11 68 (26.15%) React
12 67 (25.77%) Docker
13 66 (25.38%) Vue.js
14 64 (24.62%) .NET Core
15 62 (23.85%) TDD
16 61 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
17 59 (22.69%) Physics
18 58 (22.31%) HTML
19 56 (21.54%) Selenium
20 54 (20.77%) Kubernetes
21 52 (20.00%) CSS
22 48 (18.46%) Mentoring
23 47 (18.08%) Linux
24 46 (17.69%) Relational Database
25 45 (17.31%) NoSQL
26 42 (16.15%) Project Management
26 42 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
27 38 (14.62%) Test Automation
28 36 (13.85%) Git (software)

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (5.77%) CMS
2 10 (3.85%) Apache
3 5 (1.92%) IIS
4 4 (1.54%) SAS
4 4 (1.54%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.15%) Tornado
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
1 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.15%) Azure
2 25 (9.62%) AWS
3 16 (6.15%) SaaS
4 9 (3.46%) Serverless
4 9 (3.46%) Veeva
5 8 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (3.08%) Google Play
6 6 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.92%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.54%) GitHub
9 3 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.15%) GCP
9 3 (1.15%) npm
9 3 (1.15%) PaaS
10 2 (0.77%) Office 365
10 2 (0.77%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.38%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.31%) HTTP
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.77%) DNS
3 2 (0.77%) Firewall
3 2 (0.77%) VoIP
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) H.323
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) Skype
4 1 (0.38%) SSL
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.69%) Relational Database
2 45 (17.31%) NoSQL
3 24 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.31%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.46%) Redis
8 7 (2.69%) MySQL
9 5 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.92%) Big Data
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.15%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.77%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.77%) Power BI
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 56 (21.54%) Selenium
2 36 (13.85%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.92%) GitLab
6 5 (1.92%) JIRA
6 5 (1.92%) Metasploit
7 4 (1.54%) Gitweb
7 4 (1.54%) Mocha
7 4 (1.54%) WinAutomation
7 4 (1.54%) Zephyr
8 3 (1.15%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.15%) JUnit
8 3 (1.15%) RSpec
9 2 (0.77%) Subversion
10 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.38%) Maven
10 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (8.85%) Finance
2 16 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.69%) Games
4 6 (2.31%) Electronics
5 5 (1.92%) Law
6 4 (1.54%) Korean Language
6 4 (1.54%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 154 (59.23%) Developer
2 82 (31.54%) Software Developer
3 49 (18.85%) Software Engineer
4 37 (14.23%) Junior
5 35 (13.46%) .NET Developer
6 32 (12.31%) Graduate
7 30 (11.54%) Senior Developer
8 29 (11.15%) Junior Developer
9 28 (10.77%) .NET Software Developer
9 28 (10.77%) Senior Software Developer
10 22 (8.46%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (7.69%) C# Developer
11 20 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
12 19 (7.31%) Python Engineer
13 16 (6.15%) Junior Software Developer
14 15 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (5.77%) Graduate Software Developer
14 15 (5.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 13 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 11 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (35.77%) .NET
2 68 (26.15%) React
3 66 (25.38%) Vue.js
4 64 (24.62%) .NET Core
5 58 (22.31%) HTML
6 52 (20.00%) CSS
7 33 (12.69%) AngularJS
8 21 (8.08%) Node.js
9 19 (7.31%) REST
10 15 (5.77%) Django
10 15 (5.77%) HTML5
11 11 (4.23%) Flask
12 10 (3.85%) WPF
13 9 (3.46%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.46%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (3.08%) Sass
15 7 (2.69%) WCF
15 7 (2.69%) Web Services
16 6 (2.31%) ASP.NET
16 6 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 61 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.92%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.38%) User Experience
5 11 (4.23%) Virtual Team
6 10 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (3.08%) PMI
8 6 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.31%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.92%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.54%) NHS
11 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.15%) Life Science
11 3 (1.15%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.77%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.08%) Linux
2 13 (5.00%) Android
3 11 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.46%) Windows
5 6 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.92%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Unix
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (97.69%) Computer Science
2 93 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 73 (28.08%) Mathematics
5 62 (23.85%) TDD
6 59 (22.69%) Physics
7 48 (18.46%) Mentoring
8 42 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (16.15%) Project Management
9 38 (14.62%) Test Automation
10 33 (12.69%) Microservices
11 28 (10.77%) Web Development
12 24 (9.23%) DevOps
13 22 (8.46%) OO
14 21 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (6.92%) Statistics
16 15 (5.77%) Requirements Gathering
16 15 (5.77%) Scrum
17 14 (5.38%) ERP
18 13 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 131 (50.38%) JavaScript
2 114 (43.85%) C#
3 99 (38.08%) SQL
4 72 (27.69%) Python
5 70 (26.92%) Java
6 23 (8.85%) C++
7 19 (7.31%) Go
8 17 (6.54%) PHP
9 10 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 9 (3.46%) VB
11 7 (2.69%) C
12 6 (2.31%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.31%) Ruby
13 5 (1.92%) VB6
14 4 (1.54%) ES6
14 4 (1.54%) Perl
14 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.54%) VBA
15 3 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 260 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (3.46%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (3.08%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.31%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.54%) PhD
6 4 (1.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.15%) PMP
7 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CISA
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) HNC
8 1 (0.38%) HND
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
8 1 (0.38%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.54%) QA
2 8 (3.08%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.31%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.77%) CDISC
4 2 (0.77%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (25.77%) Docker
2 4 (1.54%) Firmware
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (20.77%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.31%) Terraform
4 5 (1.92%) Ansible
4 5 (1.92%) Nessus
4 5 (1.92%) Nmap
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.15%) Google
2 16 (6.15%) SAP
3 14 (5.38%) Apple
4 10 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (3.85%) Siebel
5 5 (1.92%) Qualys
6 4 (1.54%) Automation Anywhere
6 4 (1.54%) Blue Prism
6 4 (1.54%) Oracle
6 4 (1.54%) UiPath
7 2 (0.77%) IBM
7 2 (0.77%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.38%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.38%) Dell
8 1 (0.38%) hybris
8 1 (0.38%) VMware