Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 123 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 -30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 787 765 1,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.68% 2.66% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.27% 9.59% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 681 703 1,145
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £24,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £49,875 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.83% - +3.45%

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 7,666 7,979 11,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.11% 27.77% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,956 6,476 9,140
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -25 308 £42,500 +13.33% 55
Berkshire -20 180 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Surrey +62 142 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Hampshire -27 132 £32,500 -23.53% 23
West Sussex +45 118 £40,000 +23.08% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 68 £32,500 +6.56% 16
Oxfordshire -19 60 £42,500 +21.43% 22
East Sussex +1 47 £50,000 +13.64% 6
Kent +41 40 £22,500 -43.75% 5
Sussex -9 1 - -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 787 (100.00%) Degree
2 756 (96.06%) Computer Science
3 281 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 271 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
5 270 (34.31%) JavaScript
6 269 (34.18%) Java
7 239 (30.37%) SQL
8 222 (28.21%) HTML
9 186 (23.63%) C#
10 168 (21.35%) C++
11 145 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 141 (17.92%) Microsoft
13 138 (17.53%) .NET
14 132 (16.77%) CSS
15 127 (16.14%) Windows
16 120 (15.25%) Mathematics
17 115 (14.61%) TDD
18 113 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
19 112 (14.23%) OO
20 103 (13.09%) Git (software)
21 99 (12.58%) AngularJS
22 98 (12.45%) Web Development
23 96 (12.20%) Python
24 91 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
25 84 (10.67%) Linux
26 81 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
27 80 (10.17%) Finance
28 79 (10.04%) Web Services
28 79 (10.04%) MySQL
28 79 (10.04%) Visual Studio

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 24 (3.05%) Tomcat
2 23 (2.92%) Apache
3 17 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.65%) Confluence
4 13 (1.65%) IIS
4 13 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.52%) JBoss
6 11 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.02%) CMS
8 7 (0.89%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.76%) WordPress
10 5 (0.64%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.64%) Ethereum
10 5 (0.64%) Hyperledger
10 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.51%) Appian
11 4 (0.51%) Liferay
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 38 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.64%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.51%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.51%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 91 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.94%) Office 365
4 30 (3.81%) SaaS
5 23 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (2.54%) PaaS
7 19 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.40%) GitHub
9 9 (1.14%) IaaS
10 7 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.51%) Scribe Online
12 3 (0.38%) G Suite
12 3 (0.38%) Google Play
12 3 (0.38%) npm
12 3 (0.38%) Slack
13 2 (0.25%) Boomi
14 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.92%) Internet
2 19 (2.41%) Firewall
2 19 (2.41%) WebEx
3 14 (1.78%) DNS
3 14 (1.78%) SCCP
4 12 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.52%) WAN
5 8 (1.02%) DHCP
6 7 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.76%) LTE
7 6 (0.76%) Network Security
7 6 (0.76%) SNMP
7 6 (0.76%) UMTS
7 6 (0.76%) WiMAX
8 5 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.64%) LAN
9 4 (0.51%) VPN
9 4 (0.51%) WLAN
10 3 (0.38%) DMZ
10 3 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 79 (10.04%) MySQL
3 65 (8.26%) Big Data
4 55 (6.99%) Relational Database
5 46 (5.84%) NoSQL
6 31 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (3.43%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.03%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.78%) Power BI
12 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.27%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.27%) Redis
15 7 (0.89%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.76%) DB2
17 4 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 103 (13.09%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.04%) Visual Studio
3 47 (5.97%) JIRA
4 42 (5.34%) Eclipse
5 37 (4.70%) Jenkins
6 35 (4.45%) Subversion
7 31 (3.94%) JUnit
8 28 (3.56%) Selenium
9 27 (3.43%) Maven
10 19 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 13 (1.65%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.52%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.40%) Mockito
15 10 (1.27%) Cucumber
16 9 (1.14%) Ant
17 8 (1.02%) Hudson
18 6 (0.76%) Gradle
19 5 (0.64%) Android Studio
19 5 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 80 (10.17%) Finance
2 51 (6.48%) Marketing
3 44 (5.59%) Electronics
4 27 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.30%) Games
6 19 (2.41%) German Language
6 19 (2.41%) Spanish Language
7 18 (2.29%) French Language
7 18 (2.29%) Retail
8 16 (2.03%) Russian Language
9 13 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.52%) Banking
10 12 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.27%) Law
12 9 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.76%) Publishing
14 4 (0.51%) Advertising
14 4 (0.51%) Back Office
14 4 (0.51%) Legal
14 4 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 372 (47.27%) Developer
2 164 (20.84%) Graduate
3 130 (16.52%) Software Engineer
4 114 (14.49%) Java Developer
5 100 (12.71%) Graduate Developer
6 94 (11.94%) Software Developer
7 61 (7.75%) Senior Developer
8 56 (7.12%) Senior Software Engineer
9 53 (6.73%) Junior
10 50 (6.35%) Analyst
11 49 (6.23%) .NET Developer
12 43 (5.46%) C# Developer
13 42 (5.34%) Web Developer
14 38 (4.83%) Graduate Java Developer
15 35 (4.45%) Junior Developer
16 32 (4.07%) Consultant
17 31 (3.94%) C++ Software Engineer
17 31 (3.94%) Java Engineer
18 29 (3.68%) PHP Developer
18 29 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (28.21%) HTML
2 138 (17.53%) .NET
3 132 (16.77%) CSS
4 99 (12.58%) AngularJS
5 79 (10.04%) Web Services
6 76 (9.66%) Spring
7 58 (7.37%) HTML5
7 58 (7.37%) XML
8 54 (6.86%) jQuery
9 52 (6.61%) ASP.NET
10 50 (6.35%) Hibernate
11 47 (5.97%) REST
12 41 (5.21%) J2EE
12 41 (5.21%) MFC
13 40 (5.08%) React
13 40 (5.08%) RESTful
14 35 (4.45%) Node.js
14 35 (4.45%) STL
15 34 (4.32%) .NET Framework
15 34 (4.32%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 756 (96.06%) Computer Science
2 81 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (5.34%) Mobile App
5 27 (3.43%) Algorithms
5 27 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.29%) User Experience
8 16 (2.03%) PMI
9 15 (1.91%) CESG
10 10 (1.27%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.14%) CUDA
11 9 (1.14%) Life Science
12 7 (0.89%) Blog
12 7 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.76%) Acoustics
13 6 (0.76%) Digital Currency
14 5 (0.64%) Fintech
14 5 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 127 (16.14%) Windows
2 84 (10.67%) Linux
3 31 (3.94%) Android
3 31 (3.94%) Unix
4 19 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.89%) VxWorks
9 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.25%) CentOS
10 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 271 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (15.25%) Mathematics
4 115 (14.61%) TDD
5 113 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
6 112 (14.23%) OO
7 98 (12.45%) Web Development
8 70 (8.89%) Scrum
9 68 (8.64%) Machine Learning
10 65 (8.26%) SDLC
10 65 (8.26%) Test Automation
11 61 (7.75%) Artificial Intelligence
12 50 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (6.10%) Workflow
14 47 (5.97%) ITIL
14 47 (5.97%) Project Management
15 46 (5.84%) OOD
16 43 (5.46%) MVC
16 43 (5.46%) OOP
17 42 (5.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 270 (34.31%) JavaScript
2 269 (34.18%) Java
3 239 (30.37%) SQL
4 186 (23.63%) C#
5 168 (21.35%) C++
6 96 (12.20%) Python
7 69 (8.77%) PHP
8 42 (5.34%) C
9 31 (3.94%) Java 8
10 20 (2.54%) TypeScript
11 18 (2.29%) Ruby
12 17 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 16 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.91%) Delphi
15 14 (1.78%) Go
16 9 (1.14%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.02%) ActionScript
17 8 (1.02%) Embedded C
18 7 (0.89%) Embedded C++
18 7 (0.89%) ES6
Qualifications
1 787 (100.00%) Degree
2 42 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.08%) Master's Degree
4 34 (4.32%) MCSE
5 22 (2.80%) CISSP
6 19 (2.41%) MCITP
7 18 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
8 17 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (2.16%) CISM
9 14 (1.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (1.78%) CCSP
9 14 (1.78%) Security Cleared
10 12 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.52%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.02%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.89%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.64%) CEH
14 5 (0.64%) PMP
15 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.46%) QA
2 15 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.89%) GAMP
4 7 (0.89%) MISRA
4 7 (0.89%) MISRA C
4 7 (0.89%) PA-DSS
5 6 (0.76%) GDPR
5 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.51%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.38%) SLA
8 2 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.81%) Docker
3 6 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.38%) NFS
6 2 (0.25%) Ceph
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.29%) Ansible
2 12 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.14%) Puppet
5 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.38%) Kibana
6 3 (0.38%) logstash
6 3 (0.38%) Nagios
7 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.25%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.25%) SCCM
7 2 (0.25%) Terraform
8 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.13%) Consul
8 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 141 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.26%) Oracle
3 27 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (2.80%) Citrix
5 20 (2.54%) Google
6 14 (1.78%) SAP
6 14 (1.78%) VMware
7 13 (1.65%) ServiceNow
7 13 (1.65%) Tableau
8 11 (1.40%) Cisco
8 11 (1.40%) HP
8 11 (1.40%) IBM
9 7 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.76%) Xceptor
11 5 (0.64%) Birst
11 5 (0.64%) Cognos
12 4 (0.51%) Apple
12 4 (0.51%) BT
12 4 (0.51%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.51%) Huawei