Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 117 105
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 388 536 771
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.12% 2.60% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.42% 10.15% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 318 447 597
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £22,000
25th Percentile £40,188 £32,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,189 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% +2.90% -3.53%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 2,892 5,280 7,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.23% 25.65% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,017 3,977 5,841
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,525 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +31 218 £55,000 +42.86% 34
Berkshire +63 151 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Hampshire +32 71 £47,500 +11.76% 19
Oxfordshire -7 58 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Surrey -24 51 £60,000 -7.69% 8
East Sussex +34 33 £40,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +26 9 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Kent +18 7 £30,000 -33.33% 1
West Sussex -6 6 £32,500 -38.10% 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 388 (100.00%) Degree
2 382 (98.45%) Computer Science
3 183 (47.16%) JavaScript
4 158 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (39.18%) C#
6 137 (35.31%) Software Engineering
7 125 (32.22%) SQL
7 125 (32.22%) .NET
8 123 (31.70%) Python
9 115 (29.64%) Java
10 110 (28.35%) React
11 93 (23.97%) Docker
12 86 (22.16%) Vue.js
13 77 (19.85%) Mathematics
14 68 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
14 68 (17.53%) HTML
15 67 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
16 65 (16.75%) C++
17 64 (16.49%) Test Automation
18 63 (16.24%) AngularJS
19 62 (15.98%) CSS
20 61 (15.72%) Linux
20 61 (15.72%) TDD
20 61 (15.72%) Mentoring
20 61 (15.72%) .NET Core
21 59 (15.21%) Kubernetes
21 59 (15.21%) Physics
22 58 (14.95%) Relational Database
22 58 (14.95%) SQL Server
23 57 (14.69%) Selenium

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 12 (3.09%) CMS
2 8 (2.06%) IIS
3 7 (1.80%) Apache
4 4 (1.03%) Confluence
4 4 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.03%) SAS
4 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.77%) GemFire
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
1 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 55 (14.18%) Azure
2 40 (10.31%) AWS
3 34 (8.76%) SaaS
4 22 (5.67%) Google Play
5 14 (3.61%) GitHub
6 12 (3.09%) GCP
7 10 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.32%) PaaS
9 6 (1.55%) Serverless
10 5 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.29%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.29%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.29%) Veeva
10 5 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.29%) Yarn
11 4 (1.03%) Trello
12 3 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.77%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.55%) Internet
2 5 (1.29%) Firewall
2 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.03%) DNS
3 4 (1.03%) SSL
3 4 (1.03%) VPN
4 3 (0.77%) BGP
4 3 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.77%) DHCP
4 3 (0.77%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (0.77%) HTTP
4 3 (0.77%) IPsec
4 3 (0.77%) IPv4
4 3 (0.77%) IPv6
4 3 (0.77%) MPLS
4 3 (0.77%) Network Security
4 3 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.95%) Relational Database
1 58 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.34%) NoSQL
3 21 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 20 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.38%) Redis
7 16 (4.12%) MySQL
8 5 (1.29%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.77%) Big Data
9 3 (0.77%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.52%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.26%) Power BI
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 57 (14.69%) Selenium
2 56 (14.43%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.67%) JIRA
5 10 (2.58%) Subversion
6 8 (2.06%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.55%) WinAutomation
7 6 (1.55%) Zephyr
8 5 (1.29%) GitLab
8 5 (1.29%) Gitweb
8 5 (1.29%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.29%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.77%) Gradle
9 3 (0.77%) gulp
9 3 (0.77%) Protractor
9 3 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.52%) Cypress.io
General
1 50 (12.89%) Finance
2 24 (6.19%) Marketing
3 18 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.35%) Electronics
5 12 (3.09%) Games
6 11 (2.84%) Law
6 11 (2.84%) Public Sector
7 8 (2.06%) Automotive
7 8 (2.06%) Retail
7 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.55%) Banking
8 6 (1.55%) Korean Language
9 5 (1.29%) Fire and Rescue
10 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 213 (54.90%) Developer
2 84 (21.65%) Software Engineer
3 79 (20.36%) Software Developer
4 46 (11.86%) Junior
5 43 (11.08%) .NET Developer
6 37 (9.54%) Senior Developer
7 31 (7.99%) .NET Software Developer
7 31 (7.99%) Graduate
8 30 (7.73%) C# Developer
9 29 (7.47%) Junior Developer
10 26 (6.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 24 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
12 22 (5.67%) C# Software Developer
12 22 (5.67%) Mobile Developer
13 20 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (5.15%) Graduate Developer
14 18 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 18 (4.64%) Ruby Developer
15 17 (4.38%) C# Software Engineer
16 16 (4.12%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (32.22%) .NET
2 110 (28.35%) React
3 86 (22.16%) Vue.js
4 68 (17.53%) HTML
5 63 (16.24%) AngularJS
6 62 (15.98%) CSS
7 61 (15.72%) .NET Core
8 44 (11.34%) Node.js
9 28 (7.22%) .NET Framework
10 26 (6.70%) jQuery
11 19 (4.90%) ASP.NET
12 18 (4.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (4.12%) Django
14 15 (3.87%) REST
15 14 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (3.61%) Entity Framework
16 12 (3.09%) Classic ASP
16 12 (3.09%) Flask
16 12 (3.09%) LINQ
17 11 (2.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.79%) Mobile App
3 26 (6.70%) Virtual Team
4 21 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.87%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.87%) NHS
6 12 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (2.84%) User Experience
8 10 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.55%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.55%) PMI
10 6 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.29%) Life Science
11 5 (1.29%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.03%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.03%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.72%) Linux
2 31 (7.99%) Android
3 28 (7.22%) Apple iOS
4 24 (6.19%) Windows
5 5 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.29%) Kali Linux
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.26%) Unix
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (98.45%) Computer Science
2 158 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (35.31%) Software Engineering
4 77 (19.85%) Mathematics
5 67 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
6 64 (16.49%) Test Automation
7 61 (15.72%) Mentoring
7 61 (15.72%) TDD
8 59 (15.21%) Physics
9 47 (12.11%) Project Management
10 44 (11.34%) OO
11 34 (8.76%) DevOps
12 33 (8.51%) Software Testing
12 33 (8.51%) Web Development
13 32 (8.25%) Open Source
14 31 (7.99%) MVC
15 30 (7.73%) Artificial Intelligence
16 28 (7.22%) Front End Development
16 28 (7.22%) Microservices
17 27 (6.96%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 183 (47.16%) JavaScript
2 152 (39.18%) C#
3 125 (32.22%) SQL
4 123 (31.70%) Python
5 115 (29.64%) Java
6 65 (16.75%) C++
7 30 (7.73%) TypeScript
8 25 (6.44%) Ruby
9 24 (6.19%) Objective-C
10 16 (4.12%) PHP
11 15 (3.87%) Go
12 11 (2.84%) C
13 10 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.58%) VB
14 8 (2.06%) Perl
15 6 (1.55%) ES6
15 6 (1.55%) VB6
15 6 (1.55%) VBA
16 4 (1.03%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 388 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (3.35%) ISTQB
2 13 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.80%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.03%) CCNP
8 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.03%) PhD
8 4 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.77%) CCIE
9 3 (0.77%) CCIE Service Provider
9 3 (0.77%) JNCIP
9 3 (0.77%) OCP
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.52%) HNC
10 2 (0.52%) HND
10 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.47%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) GRC
2 3 (0.77%) ISO 13485
2 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) CDISC
3 2 (0.52%) Good Clinical Practice
4 1 (0.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 93 (23.97%) Docker
2 9 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.55%) Firmware
4 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 59 (15.21%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.80%) Terraform
4 5 (1.29%) Nessus
4 5 (1.29%) Nmap
5 4 (1.03%) Ansible
6 3 (0.77%) Grafana
6 3 (0.77%) Kibana
6 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.77%) SCCM
7 2 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.52%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 51 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.47%) Google
3 27 (6.96%) Apple
4 20 (5.15%) SAP
5 13 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.09%) Oracle
7 11 (2.84%) VMware
8 7 (1.80%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.55%) Automation Anywhere
9 6 (1.55%) Blue Prism
9 6 (1.55%) UiPath
10 5 (1.29%) Cisco
10 5 (1.29%) Qualys
10 5 (1.29%) Siebel
11 4 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.03%) Citrix
12 3 (0.77%) Broadcom
12 3 (0.77%) F5
12 3 (0.77%) Juniper
12 3 (0.77%) PayPal