Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 101 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +31
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 594 244 974
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.42% 2.88% 3.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.23% 10.64% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 395 228 806
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,063
25th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +12.50%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,813 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 4,857 2,293 7,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.94% 27.04% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,708 1,703 5,409
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,050 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,336
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -27 254 £55,000 +29.41% 31
Hampshire -9 188 £50,000 +42.86% 13
Berkshire -17 156 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Surrey -27 68 £40,000 -46.67% 13
Oxfordshire -20 63 £42,500 +13.33% 9
East Sussex +9 58 £50,000 +132.56% 5
Buckinghamshire -26 35 £60,000 +25.00% 7
Kent -30 10 £50,000 +81.82% 2
West Sussex -11 9 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Home Counties - 1 £90,000 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 594 (100.00%) Degree
2 570 (95.96%) Computer Science
3 285 (47.98%) JavaScript
4 216 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 209 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
6 201 (33.84%) Java
7 178 (29.97%) SQL
8 176 (29.63%) Full Stack Development
9 166 (27.95%) C#
10 148 (24.92%) Python
11 142 (23.91%) Mathematics
11 142 (23.91%) React
12 137 (23.06%) Social Skills
13 135 (22.73%) Linux
14 130 (21.89%) TDD
15 129 (21.72%) .NET
16 116 (19.53%) Finance
17 115 (19.36%) HTML
17 115 (19.36%) AngularJS
18 111 (18.69%) Windows
19 110 (18.52%) CSS
20 106 (17.85%) Node.js
21 104 (17.51%) Docker
22 95 (15.99%) Law
23 94 (15.82%) NoSQL
23 94 (15.82%) Git (software)
24 93 (15.66%) Kubernetes
25 92 (15.49%) Mentoring
26 90 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
27 86 (14.48%) Azure

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 42 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (6.40%) Cloud Foundry
3 35 (5.89%) GemFire
4 32 (5.39%) Apache Spark
5 21 (3.54%) Apache
6 11 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.68%) JBoss
7 10 (1.68%) SAS
8 9 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.01%) IIS
9 6 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.84%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.84%) Tornado
11 4 (0.67%) Documentum
11 4 (0.67%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (0.51%) Confluence
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.17%) CMS
14 1 (0.17%) nginx
14 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.67%) TrackWise
2 4 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.48%) Azure
2 77 (12.96%) AWS
3 45 (7.58%) GitHub
4 34 (5.72%) PaaS
5 33 (5.56%) SaaS
6 26 (4.38%) Microsoft 365
7 25 (4.21%) Amazon Kinesis
8 24 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (2.19%) Serverless
11 7 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.18%) Google Play
12 6 (1.01%) Veeva
13 5 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.84%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.84%) NuGet
13 5 (0.84%) Power Platform
13 5 (0.84%) Yarn
14 4 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.04%) Calico
2 20 (3.37%) Firewall
3 13 (2.19%) Internet
3 13 (2.19%) VPN
4 12 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.52%) MQTT
5 9 (1.52%) VLAN
5 9 (1.52%) Wireshark
6 8 (1.35%) DNS
7 7 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.01%) SAN
9 5 (0.84%) VoIP
10 4 (0.67%) DHCP
11 3 (0.51%) BGP
11 3 (0.51%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.51%) Network Security
11 3 (0.51%) SSL
11 3 (0.51%) WAN
12 2 (0.34%) Converged Networks
12 2 (0.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (15.82%) NoSQL
2 55 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (8.59%) SQL Server
4 46 (7.74%) Relational Database
5 38 (6.40%) Big Data
6 33 (5.56%) MySQL
7 29 (4.88%) HBase
7 29 (4.88%) MariaDB
8 18 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.69%) Redis
10 15 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.18%) Base SAS
12 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.01%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.01%) GIS
13 6 (1.01%) Spatial Data
14 5 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.84%) Tableau
15 4 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 74 (12.46%) Selenium
3 62 (10.44%) Jenkins
4 57 (9.60%) Gradle
5 40 (6.73%) Cucumber
6 35 (5.89%) Protractor
6 35 (5.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 34 (5.72%) Subversion
8 24 (4.04%) gulp
9 20 (3.37%) Eclipse
9 20 (3.37%) JIRA
10 18 (3.03%) Bugzilla
10 18 (3.03%) CruiseControl
10 18 (3.03%) Cypress.io
10 18 (3.03%) Gemini Tracker
10 18 (3.03%) Hudson
10 18 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 16 (2.69%) IntelliJ
12 13 (2.19%) JUnit
13 11 (1.85%) Mockito
General
1 137 (23.06%) Social Skills
2 116 (19.53%) Finance
3 95 (15.99%) Law
4 76 (12.79%) Banking
5 74 (12.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 66 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (6.40%) Marketing
8 21 (3.54%) Organisational Skills
8 21 (3.54%) Presentation Skills
9 18 (3.03%) Automotive
10 17 (2.86%) Retail
11 11 (1.85%) Fire and Rescue
12 10 (1.68%) Legal
13 9 (1.52%) Manufacturing
14 8 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (1.18%) Games
15 7 (1.18%) Publishing
16 5 (0.84%) Telecoms
17 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 258 (43.43%) Developer
2 131 (22.05%) Software Engineer
3 78 (13.13%) Software Developer
4 50 (8.42%) Senior Software Engineer
5 48 (8.08%) Junior
6 44 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 43 (7.24%) Graduate
8 39 (6.57%) Java Developer
9 37 (6.23%) Senior Developer
10 34 (5.72%) .NET Developer
11 33 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
12 29 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
13 27 (4.55%) Junior Developer
14 26 (4.38%) Graduate Developer
15 23 (3.87%) Analyst
15 23 (3.87%) Angular Developer
15 23 (3.87%) Architect
16 22 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
17 21 (3.54%) Android Developer
17 21 (3.54%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (23.91%) React
2 129 (21.72%) .NET
3 115 (19.36%) AngularJS
3 115 (19.36%) HTML
4 110 (18.52%) CSS
5 106 (17.85%) Node.js
6 70 (11.78%) REST
7 60 (10.10%) .NET Core
7 60 (10.10%) RabbitMQ
7 60 (10.10%) Spring
8 57 (9.60%) Kafka
8 57 (9.60%) Vue.js
9 53 (8.92%) Web Services
10 48 (8.08%) Spring Boot
11 35 (5.89%) WireMock
12 26 (4.38%) Java EE
12 26 (4.38%) WPF
13 25 (4.21%) J2EE
13 25 (4.21%) JSON
14 24 (4.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.42%) Self-Motivation
2 39 (6.57%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 33 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 30 (5.05%) Algorithms
5 30 (5.05%) User Experience
6 20 (3.37%) Data Structures
6 20 (3.37%) Life Science
7 13 (2.19%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.85%) NHS
9 8 (1.35%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.18%) Biotechnology
10 7 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.18%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.84%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.67%) Pharmacovigilance
13 4 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 135 (22.73%) Linux
2 111 (18.69%) Windows
3 50 (8.42%) Android
3 50 (8.42%) Unix
4 26 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.18%) SUSE
7 6 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (95.96%) Computer Science
2 216 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 209 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (29.63%) Full Stack Development
5 142 (23.91%) Mathematics
6 130 (21.89%) TDD
7 92 (15.49%) Mentoring
8 90 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
9 79 (13.30%) OO
10 73 (12.29%) Digital Banking
11 70 (11.78%) Artificial Intelligence
12 66 (11.11%) DevOps
13 61 (10.27%) Physics
14 59 (9.93%) Microservices
15 58 (9.76%) OOP
15 58 (9.76%) Project Management
15 58 (9.76%) SDLC
15 58 (9.76%) Test Automation
16 56 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (8.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 285 (47.98%) JavaScript
2 201 (33.84%) Java
3 178 (29.97%) SQL
4 166 (27.95%) C#
5 148 (24.92%) Python
6 80 (13.47%) C++
7 41 (6.90%) PHP
7 41 (6.90%) TypeScript
8 36 (6.06%) Ruby
9 32 (5.39%) Bash Shell
10 27 (4.55%) C
10 27 (4.55%) Go
11 23 (3.87%) XAML
12 22 (3.70%) Gremlin
13 21 (3.54%) Kotlin
14 19 (3.20%) Shell Script
15 18 (3.03%) C++/CLI
16 15 (2.53%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.85%) Groovy
18 9 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 594 (100.00%) Degree
2 66 (11.11%) Master's Degree
3 37 (6.23%) OCP
3 37 (6.23%) Oracle Certification
4 17 (2.86%) CISSP
5 13 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.52%) CCNA
8 9 (1.52%) MCSE
8 9 (1.52%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.35%) CISM
9 8 (1.35%) PMP
10 7 (1.18%) CEH
11 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.51%) MCSA
13 2 (0.34%) HNC
13 2 (0.34%) HND
14 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.08%) QA
2 29 (4.88%) SLA
3 8 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.84%) GDPR
5 5 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.51%) CDISC
6 3 (0.51%) Good Clinical Practice
6 3 (0.51%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.34%) GxP
8 1 (0.17%) DICOM
8 1 (0.17%) HL7
8 1 (0.17%) IFRS
8 1 (0.17%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (17.51%) Docker
2 25 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.53%) HDFS
5 13 (2.19%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.51%) Firmware
8 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.34%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 93 (15.66%) Kubernetes
2 52 (8.75%) Ansible
3 31 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (4.21%) Grafana
5 24 (4.04%) Kibana
6 22 (3.70%) Terraform
7 7 (1.18%) Rancher
8 6 (1.01%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.34%) SCCM
10 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.17%) SCOM
10 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 56 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.25%) Oracle
3 38 (6.40%) VMware
4 31 (5.22%) Google
5 24 (4.04%) PayPal
6 17 (2.86%) Apple
7 15 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.85%) Okta
9 9 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.52%) SAP
10 7 (1.18%) Meraki
11 6 (1.01%) NetMotion Wireless
11 6 (1.01%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.84%) IBM
12 5 (0.84%) Splunk
13 4 (0.67%) Adobe
13 4 (0.67%) Intel
13 4 (0.67%) Omniture
13 4 (0.67%) OpenText