Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 106 93
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,011 902 1,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.19% 2.87% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.07% 9.86% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 850 842 1,242
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +6.02%

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 8,379 9,146 12,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.46% 29.13% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,681 7,314 10,327
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 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
Thames Valley -7 464 £40,000 - 54
Berkshire +4 293 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Hampshire -17 221 £35,000 -17.65% 25
Surrey +26 151 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Buckinghamshire +12 120 £29,000 -27.50% 9
West Sussex +63 99 £47,500 - 21
East Sussex +13 55 £45,000 +71.43% 16
Oxfordshire -16 51 £50,000 +35.14% 24
Middlesex +5 6 £56,250 +10.29%
Kent -22 6 £45,250 +0.56% 4
Sussex - 6 - -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 1,004 (99.31%) Degree
2 983 (97.23%) Computer Science
3 421 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
4 338 (33.43%) Software Engineering
5 317 (31.36%) Java
6 296 (29.28%) SQL
7 282 (27.89%) C#
8 265 (26.21%) C++
9 240 (23.74%) JavaScript
10 212 (20.97%) Windows
11 205 (20.28%) Linux
12 190 (18.79%) TDD
13 179 (17.71%) .NET
14 174 (17.21%) HTML
15 151 (14.94%) Test Automation
16 147 (14.54%) CSS
17 146 (14.44%) Mathematics
18 136 (13.45%) OO
19 134 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
20 133 (13.16%) Web Services
21 118 (11.67%) Finance
22 116 (11.47%) SDLC
23 113 (11.18%) AngularJS
23 113 (11.18%) Microsoft
24 111 (10.98%) jQuery
25 108 (10.68%) MVC
25 108 (10.68%) Scrum
26 97 (9.59%) XML
27 96 (9.50%) C
28 94 (9.30%) Python

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 27 (2.67%) IIS
2 20 (1.98%) Apache
3 18 (1.78%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.58%) CMS
4 16 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 10 (0.99%) SAS
6 10 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.89%) Apache Pig
8 8 (0.79%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.79%) SugarCRM
9 7 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.40%) WordPress
11 3 (0.30%) Confluence
11 3 (0.30%) GemFire
11 3 (0.30%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 36 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.099%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (0.40%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.20%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.099%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 87 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (3.66%) GitHub
4 30 (2.97%) SaaS
5 13 (1.29%) npm
6 9 (0.89%) Datadog
7 8 (0.79%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.69%) PaaS
9 6 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.59%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.20%) Force.com
11 2 (0.20%) G Suite
11 2 (0.20%) Office 365
11 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.20%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.33%) Firewall
2 62 (6.13%) Internet
3 48 (4.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 48 (4.75%) TCP/IP
4 39 (3.86%) WAN
5 25 (2.47%) DNS
6 23 (2.27%) LAN
7 21 (2.08%) DHCP
8 19 (1.88%) HTTP
9 18 (1.78%) MPLS
10 14 (1.38%) FTP
10 14 (1.38%) Network Security
11 13 (1.29%) OSPF
12 12 (1.19%) NAS
12 12 (1.19%) SAN
12 12 (1.19%) SSH
12 12 (1.19%) VPN
13 11 (1.09%) Intranet
13 11 (1.09%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.99%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 61 (6.03%) Big Data
4 37 (3.66%) MySQL
5 36 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.67%) Hadoop
6 27 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 25 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.29%) Power BI
10 13 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.09%) HBase
11 11 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.99%) Apache Hive
12 10 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.79%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (0.79%) QlikView
13 8 (0.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 65 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.33%) Visual Studio
3 61 (6.03%) Selenium
4 53 (5.24%) JUnit
5 45 (4.45%) JIRA
5 45 (4.45%) Subversion
6 38 (3.76%) WebDriver
7 36 (3.56%) Eclipse
8 35 (3.46%) Maven
9 34 (3.36%) Jenkins
10 33 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (2.47%) Cucumber
12 23 (2.27%) SoapUI
13 22 (2.18%) Ant
14 20 (1.98%) JMeter
15 15 (1.48%) Jasmine
16 14 (1.38%) IntelliJ
17 13 (1.29%) gulp
17 13 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
17 13 (1.29%) webpack
General
1 118 (11.67%) Finance
2 48 (4.75%) Electronics
3 26 (2.57%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.27%) Marketing
5 19 (1.88%) Digital Economy
6 17 (1.68%) Games
6 17 (1.68%) Retail
7 15 (1.48%) Banking
8 12 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.59%) Automotive
10 5 (0.49%) Legal
11 4 (0.40%) Billing
11 4 (0.40%) French Language
11 4 (0.40%) Front Office
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) German Language
13 2 (0.20%) Law
13 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 345 (34.12%) Developer
2 205 (20.28%) Software Engineer
3 169 (16.72%) Graduate
4 149 (14.74%) Java Developer
5 120 (11.87%) C++ Software Engineer
6 93 (9.20%) Junior
7 86 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
8 85 (8.41%) Analyst
9 78 (7.72%) Senior Developer
10 75 (7.42%) Software Developer
11 71 (7.02%) .NET Developer
12 60 (5.93%) Graduate Developer
13 57 (5.64%) Junior Developer
14 51 (5.04%) C# Developer
15 50 (4.95%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 45 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
17 39 (3.86%) Architect
17 39 (3.86%) Java Engineer
18 34 (3.36%) Test Engineer
19 33 (3.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (17.71%) .NET
2 174 (17.21%) HTML
3 147 (14.54%) CSS
4 133 (13.16%) Web Services
5 113 (11.18%) AngularJS
6 111 (10.98%) jQuery
7 97 (9.59%) XML
8 92 (9.10%) ASP.NET
9 71 (7.02%) MFC
10 69 (6.82%) HTML5
11 66 (6.53%) Spring
12 61 (6.03%) STL
13 59 (5.84%) REST
14 57 (5.64%) RESTful
15 56 (5.54%) J2EE
16 54 (5.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 51 (5.04%) .NET Framework
18 41 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
19 39 (3.86%) Ajax
19 39 (3.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 983 (97.23%) Computer Science
2 134 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 49 (4.85%) Algorithms
6 34 (3.36%) Fintech
7 29 (2.87%) User Experience
8 28 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.08%) Client/Server
10 21 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (1.98%) Public Cloud
11 20 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
12 16 (1.58%) Mainframe
13 15 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (1.38%) Private Cloud
15 13 (1.29%) Data Centre
15 13 (1.29%) Social Media
16 11 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 212 (20.97%) Windows
2 205 (20.28%) Linux
3 81 (8.01%) Unix
4 31 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.87%) Android
6 27 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.78%) Mac OS
8 14 (1.38%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.69%) CentOS
11 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.20%) Debian
14 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.099%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (33.43%) Software Engineering
3 190 (18.79%) TDD
4 151 (14.94%) Test Automation
5 146 (14.44%) Mathematics
6 136 (13.45%) OO
7 116 (11.47%) SDLC
8 108 (10.68%) MVC
8 108 (10.68%) Scrum
9 94 (9.30%) Open Source
10 77 (7.62%) UML
11 59 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (5.74%) OOP
12 58 (5.74%) Web Development
13 55 (5.44%) Mentoring
13 55 (5.44%) Project Management
14 50 (4.95%) High Availability
15 47 (4.65%) Information Security
16 44 (4.35%) Regression Testing
17 43 (4.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 317 (31.36%) Java
2 296 (29.28%) SQL
3 282 (27.89%) C#
4 265 (26.21%) C++
5 240 (23.74%) JavaScript
6 96 (9.50%) C
7 94 (9.30%) Python
8 44 (4.35%) PHP
9 36 (3.56%) Perl
10 27 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 23 (2.27%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 19 (1.88%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.78%) VB
15 17 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.58%) ActionScript
16 16 (1.58%) VC++
17 14 (1.38%) ES6
18 13 (1.29%) ES7
18 13 (1.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,004 (99.31%) Degree
2 79 (7.81%) Master's Degree
3 30 (2.97%) ISTQB
4 21 (2.08%) CISM
4 21 (2.08%) CISSP
5 19 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.38%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (0.99%) CCSP
10 10 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (0.79%) ISEB
12 7 (0.69%) CISA
12 7 (0.69%) PhD
12 7 (0.69%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.49%) PMP
14 4 (0.40%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.61%) QA
2 14 (1.38%) PMO
3 13 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.89%) GDPR
5 7 (0.69%) SLA
6 6 (0.59%) ECSS
7 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.17%) Docker
3 12 (1.19%) NFS
4 11 (1.09%) HDFS
5 8 (0.79%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.59%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.20%) Xen
10 1 (0.099%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (2.77%) Ansible
2 21 (2.08%) Nagios
3 15 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.38%) Puppet
5 8 (0.79%) Oozie
5 8 (0.79%) Salt
6 6 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (0.59%) OpenView
6 6 (0.59%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.49%) Cobbler
7 5 (0.49%) Grafana
7 5 (0.49%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.40%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.40%) Terraform
8 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Rancher
10 2 (0.20%) SCOM
10 2 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 113 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.82%) Oracle
3 35 (3.46%) SAP
4 21 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 19 (1.88%) Google
6 17 (1.68%) Cisco
7 15 (1.48%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.48%) Twitter
8 13 (1.29%) Perforce
9 12 (1.19%) Juniper
9 12 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.19%) Splunk
10 11 (1.09%) HP
11 10 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.89%) F5
12 9 (0.89%) IBM
13 8 (0.79%) Citrix
13 8 (0.79%) Tableau
13 8 (0.79%) VMware
14 7 (0.69%) Capita