Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 94 112
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 302 888 838
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.74% 3.37% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.46% 12.01% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 279 745 770
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.27% +11.05% +5.56%

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 2,886 7,396 7,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.22% 28.10% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,021 5,392 6,189
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,800
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +8.70%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +5 167 £38,500 -18.95% 13
Berkshire +10 88 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Oxfordshire +2 67 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Hampshire -19 65 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Surrey +70 50 £75,000 +59.57% 7
East Sussex -2 15 £23,250 -41.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 12 £75,000 +87.50% 3
West Sussex +7 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 302 (100.00%) Degree
2 291 (96.36%) Computer Science
3 155 (51.32%) C#
4 123 (40.73%) .NET
5 120 (39.74%) Software Engineering
6 118 (39.07%) SQL
7 110 (36.42%) Mathematics
8 101 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (31.46%) JavaScript
10 88 (29.14%) Windows
11 75 (24.83%) Python
12 72 (23.84%) Git (software)
13 71 (23.51%) Azure
14 60 (19.87%) Test Automation
15 56 (18.54%) Java
16 52 (17.22%) Unit Testing
16 52 (17.22%) Docker
17 49 (16.23%) HTML
18 46 (15.23%) TDD
18 46 (15.23%) React
19 44 (14.57%) Selenium
19 44 (14.57%) AWS
19 44 (14.57%) C++
19 44 (14.57%) CSS
20 43 (14.24%) Linux
21 42 (13.91%) SQL Server
21 42 (13.91%) Algorithms
22 41 (13.58%) Relational Database
22 41 (13.58%) Microsoft
23 39 (12.91%) OOP

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 14 (4.64%) IIS
2 7 (2.32%) Apache
3 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.99%) Tornado
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.65%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) assyst
3 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 71 (23.51%) Azure
2 44 (14.57%) AWS
3 31 (10.26%) SaaS
4 26 (8.61%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.30%) GCP
6 6 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.99%) GitHub
7 5 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.32%) NuGet
8 4 (1.32%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.32%) Serverless
9 3 (0.99%) Boomi
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon Cognito
10 2 (0.66%) npm
10 2 (0.66%) Office 365
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.30%) TCP/IP
2 15 (4.97%) DNS
3 11 (3.64%) Firewall
3 11 (3.64%) H.323
4 9 (2.98%) VPN
5 8 (2.65%) Skype
5 8 (2.65%) WAN
6 7 (2.32%) LAN
6 7 (2.32%) Wireless
7 5 (1.66%) Wireless Security
8 4 (1.32%) MQTT
8 4 (1.32%) SMTP
9 3 (0.99%) BGP
9 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.99%) OSPF
10 2 (0.66%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.66%) FCAPS
10 2 (0.66%) MPLS
10 2 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.58%) Relational Database
3 31 (10.26%) Big Data
4 24 (7.95%) MySQL
4 24 (7.95%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.62%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.99%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.32%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.32%) Power BI
11 2 (0.66%) QlikView
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.33%) KDB
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (23.84%) Git (software)
2 44 (14.57%) Selenium
3 20 (6.62%) HP UFT
3 20 (6.62%) LoadRunner
3 20 (6.62%) SoapUI
4 13 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.31%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.31%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.99%) JIRA
7 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.66%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.32%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.32%) JMeter
8 4 (1.32%) Locust
8 4 (1.32%) Moq
8 4 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.32%) WebSurge
9 3 (0.99%) Maven
9 3 (0.99%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (9.27%) Finance
2 11 (3.64%) Games
3 9 (2.98%) Norwegian Language
4 8 (2.65%) Electronics
5 7 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.66%) Retail
8 4 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Police
10 1 (0.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 124 (41.06%) Developer
2 69 (22.85%) Software Developer
3 67 (22.19%) Software Engineer
4 65 (21.52%) Graduate
5 61 (20.20%) Junior
6 42 (13.91%) Junior Developer
7 32 (10.60%) C# Software Engineer
8 31 (10.26%) Graduate Developer
9 28 (9.27%) Java Developer
10 25 (8.28%) Development Engineer
10 25 (8.28%) Graduate Software Developer
10 25 (8.28%) Senior Developer
10 25 (8.28%) Software Development Engineer
11 24 (7.95%) Applications Engineer
12 23 (7.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 21 (6.95%) Junior Software Developer
13 21 (6.95%) Windows Engineer
14 20 (6.62%) Test Leader
15 18 (5.96%) Senior Software Developer
16 17 (5.63%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (40.73%) .NET
2 49 (16.23%) HTML
3 46 (15.23%) React
4 44 (14.57%) CSS
5 39 (12.91%) AngularJS
6 27 (8.94%) SOAP
7 25 (8.28%) .NET Core
8 23 (7.62%) jQuery
9 22 (7.28%) ASP.NET
10 20 (6.62%) XML
11 19 (6.29%) Web Services
12 17 (5.63%) Node.js
13 16 (5.30%) REST
13 16 (5.30%) WebRTC
14 13 (4.30%) RESTful
14 13 (4.30%) Vue.js
15 12 (3.97%) Ajax
15 12 (3.97%) JSON
16 10 (3.31%) WCF
17 9 (2.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.91%) Algorithms
2 22 (7.28%) Virtual Team
3 18 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.30%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.66%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.32%) Mobile Games
10 4 (1.32%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.99%) User Experience
12 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 88 (29.14%) Windows
2 43 (14.24%) Linux
3 17 (5.63%) Android
4 15 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.66%) Unix
7 2 (0.66%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (96.36%) Computer Science
2 120 (39.74%) Software Engineering
3 110 (36.42%) Mathematics
4 101 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (19.87%) Test Automation
6 52 (17.22%) Unit Testing
7 46 (15.23%) TDD
8 39 (12.91%) DevOps
8 39 (12.91%) OOP
9 37 (12.25%) Decision-Making
10 36 (11.92%) Waterfall
11 33 (10.93%) Computer Vision
11 33 (10.93%) Microservices
12 32 (10.60%) Image Processing
13 30 (9.93%) Physics
14 28 (9.27%) Project Management
15 27 (8.94%) Migration
15 27 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (8.61%) Data Migration
17 24 (7.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 155 (51.32%) C#
2 118 (39.07%) SQL
3 95 (31.46%) JavaScript
4 75 (24.83%) Python
5 56 (18.54%) Java
6 44 (14.57%) C++
7 32 (10.60%) MATLAB
7 32 (10.60%) R
8 27 (8.94%) C
9 17 (5.63%) TypeScript
10 15 (4.97%) T-SQL
11 14 (4.64%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.98%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.32%) PHP
14 5 (1.66%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.66%) Groovy
14 5 (1.66%) Jython
14 5 (1.66%) Rust
14 5 (1.66%) Scala
15 4 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 302 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (4.64%) Master's Degree
3 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.99%) MBCS
4 6 (1.99%) MCSE
5 5 (1.66%) CEH
5 5 (1.66%) MCITP
5 5 (1.66%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.99%) CCNP
6 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.66%) PhD
7 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) CISA
8 1 (0.33%) CISM
8 1 (0.33%) MBA
8 1 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.28%) QA
2 21 (6.95%) PMO
3 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.32%) NCSC
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (17.22%) Docker
2 14 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (12.58%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.63%) Puppet
3 12 (3.97%) Ansible
4 5 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.32%) Terraform
6 3 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.66%) Amdocs OSS
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.66%) Icinga
7 2 (0.66%) Observium
Vendors
1 41 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.30%) Google
3 10 (3.31%) VMware
4 7 (2.32%) Cisco
4 7 (2.32%) Oracle
5 5 (1.66%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.32%) Actian
6 4 (1.32%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.66%) Cramer
8 2 (0.66%) Dell
8 2 (0.66%) Infoblox
8 2 (0.66%) Remedy
8 2 (0.66%) SAP
8 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.33%) Confluent
9 1 (0.33%) NVIDIA
9 1 (0.33%) Workday
9 1 (0.33%) Xamarin