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

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 131 85
Rank change year-on-year +23 -46 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 851 751 1,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.81% 2.56% 3.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.67% 9.07% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 806 676 1,212
South East median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,750 £60,375 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,148 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.89% +5.88%

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 7,974 8,282 11,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.33% 28.18% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6,300 6,727 9,586
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 June 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 June 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 -40 307 £42,000 +12.00% 79
Surrey +96 179 £40,000 +10.34% 17
Berkshire -36 170 £47,500 +18.75% 39
Hampshire -34 145 £32,500 -23.53% 22
West Sussex +66 136 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Buckinghamshire -23 84 £26,500 -15.87% 14
Oxfordshire -18 53 £45,000 +28.57% 26
East Sussex +12 50 £45,000 +2.27% 8
Kent +15 26 £20,000 -50.00% 8
Middlesex -7 5 £55,000 +7.84% 1
Sussex -21 1 - - 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 851 (100.00%) Degree
2 813 (95.53%) Computer Science
3 312 (36.66%) Software Engineering
4 293 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
5 287 (33.73%) Java
6 274 (32.20%) SQL
7 261 (30.67%) JavaScript
8 255 (29.96%) C#
9 220 (25.85%) C++
10 208 (24.44%) HTML
11 167 (19.62%) TDD
12 162 (19.04%) .NET
13 153 (17.98%) Windows
14 152 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 144 (16.92%) Mathematics
16 139 (16.33%) OO
17 127 (14.92%) SQL Server
18 125 (14.69%) CSS
19 124 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
20 122 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
21 111 (13.04%) AngularJS
22 108 (12.69%) Finance
23 107 (12.57%) Linux
24 100 (11.75%) SDLC
25 95 (11.16%) Web Services
26 89 (10.46%) Python
27 87 (10.22%) Visual Studio
28 80 (9.40%) Oracle
28 80 (9.40%) MVC
29 78 (9.17%) XML

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 22 (2.59%) Tomcat
2 18 (2.12%) IIS
2 18 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.29%) JBoss
4 10 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.06%) Apache
5 9 (1.06%) CMS
6 8 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.82%) Hyperledger
8 6 (0.71%) Ethereum
9 5 (0.59%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.47%) Liferay
10 4 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.82%) SaaS
4 15 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.41%) GitHub
6 8 (0.94%) PaaS
7 7 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.71%) AWS CloudTrail
8 6 (0.71%) IaaS
8 6 (0.71%) Office 365
9 4 (0.47%) Datadog
9 4 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.35%) Force.com
10 3 (0.35%) G Suite
11 2 (0.24%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.24%) Veeva
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.76%) Internet
2 28 (3.29%) Firewall
3 21 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.47%) WAN
4 16 (1.88%) DNS
5 12 (1.41%) SNMP
5 12 (1.41%) WebEx
6 11 (1.29%) LAN
7 10 (1.18%) Network Security
7 10 (1.18%) SCCP
7 10 (1.18%) VoIP
8 9 (1.06%) DHCP
9 7 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (0.82%) HTTP
9 7 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.71%) ICMP
10 6 (0.71%) LTE
10 6 (0.71%) OSPF
10 6 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 73 (8.58%) MySQL
4 62 (7.29%) Big Data
5 28 (3.29%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.41%) DB2
10 12 (1.41%) Power BI
11 11 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 87 (10.22%) Visual Studio
2 68 (7.99%) Git (software)
3 45 (5.29%) Eclipse
4 33 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 31 (3.64%) Subversion
6 29 (3.41%) JUnit
7 27 (3.17%) Maven
7 27 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (2.59%) JIRA
9 21 (2.47%) Selenium
10 14 (1.65%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.41%) Ant
11 12 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (1.18%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.06%) Mockito
14 8 (0.94%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.94%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.71%) Gradle
15 6 (0.71%) Vagrant
16 5 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 108 (12.69%) Finance
2 40 (4.70%) Electronics
3 31 (3.64%) Marketing
4 24 (2.82%) Games
5 23 (2.70%) Retail
6 21 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.35%) German Language
7 20 (2.35%) Spanish Language
8 19 (2.23%) French Language
9 13 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.41%) Russian Language
11 11 (1.29%) Banking
12 8 (0.94%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.82%) Automotive
13 7 (0.82%) Legal
14 5 (0.59%) Law
15 2 (0.24%) Advertising
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.24%) Front Office
15 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 369 (43.36%) Developer
2 163 (19.15%) Software Engineer
3 158 (18.57%) Graduate
4 140 (16.45%) Java Developer
5 109 (12.81%) Software Developer
6 93 (10.93%) Graduate Developer
7 71 (8.34%) Senior Developer
8 69 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 67 (7.87%) Analyst
10 62 (7.29%) .NET Developer
11 61 (7.17%) C++ Software Engineer
11 61 (7.17%) Junior
12 57 (6.70%) C# Developer
13 49 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 48 (5.64%) Java Engineer
15 41 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
16 40 (4.70%) Junior Developer
16 40 (4.70%) Support Analyst
17 36 (4.23%) .NET Software Developer
17 36 (4.23%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (24.44%) HTML
2 162 (19.04%) .NET
3 125 (14.69%) CSS
4 111 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 95 (11.16%) Web Services
6 78 (9.17%) XML
7 70 (8.23%) ASP.NET
8 64 (7.52%) jQuery
9 63 (7.40%) Spring
10 62 (7.29%) MFC
11 58 (6.82%) HTML5
12 49 (5.76%) STL
13 47 (5.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 47 (5.52%) RESTful
14 46 (5.41%) Hibernate
15 41 (4.82%) React
16 36 (4.23%) Ajax
17 34 (4.00%) Django
17 34 (4.00%) J2EE
17 34 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 813 (95.53%) Computer Science
2 122 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.88%) Algorithms
3 33 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.12%) User Experience
7 16 (1.88%) CUDA
8 12 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.29%) Fintech
10 10 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.94%) CESG
11 8 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
12 7 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (0.71%) Bitcoin
13 6 (0.71%) CMDB
13 6 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 153 (17.98%) Windows
2 107 (12.57%) Linux
3 40 (4.70%) Unix
4 22 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.00%) Android
6 11 (1.29%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.71%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.47%) Debian
10 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.12%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (36.66%) Software Engineering
2 293 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (19.62%) TDD
4 144 (16.92%) Mathematics
5 139 (16.33%) OO
6 124 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
7 100 (11.75%) SDLC
8 80 (9.40%) MVC
9 71 (8.34%) Test Automation
9 71 (8.34%) UML
10 68 (7.99%) Web Development
11 62 (7.29%) Machine Learning
12 53 (6.23%) Unit Testing
13 51 (5.99%) OOD
14 47 (5.52%) ITIL
15 46 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
15 46 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (5.17%) Scrum
17 43 (5.05%) Mentoring
17 43 (5.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (33.73%) Java
2 274 (32.20%) SQL
3 261 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 255 (29.96%) C#
5 220 (25.85%) C++
6 89 (10.46%) Python
7 76 (8.93%) PHP
8 63 (7.40%) C
9 35 (4.11%) Java 8
10 18 (2.12%) ActionScript
11 17 (2.00%) Ruby
12 16 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.65%) VB
14 13 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.29%) Perl
16 10 (1.18%) Delphi
16 10 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.06%) Scala
18 8 (0.94%) COBOL
18 8 (0.94%) Go
Qualifications
1 851 (100.00%) Degree
2 59 (6.93%) Master's Degree
3 31 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
5 21 (2.47%) CISSP
6 17 (2.00%) CISM
7 13 (1.53%) MCSE
7 13 (1.53%) PhD
8 12 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.29%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (1.18%) CCSP
10 10 (1.18%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.82%) CISA
11 7 (0.82%) MCITP
12 6 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.71%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.59%) CEH
13 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.88%) QA
2 12 (1.41%) PMO
3 10 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.06%) GDPR
4 9 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.82%) SLA
6 6 (0.71%) MISRA
6 6 (0.71%) MISRA C
7 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.47%) PA-DSS
9 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.17%) Docker
3 6 (0.71%) NFS
4 4 (0.47%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.47%) HDFS
5 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (1.88%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.18%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.82%) Ansible
3 7 (0.82%) Nagios
4 6 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (0.71%) OpenView
4 6 (0.71%) Puppet
5 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.47%) Oozie
7 3 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.35%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.24%) Kibana
8 2 (0.24%) logstash
8 2 (0.24%) Salt
9 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) SCOM
9 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 152 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 80 (9.40%) Oracle
3 21 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (2.23%) Citrix
5 18 (2.12%) SAP
6 17 (2.00%) ServiceNow
7 15 (1.76%) IBM
8 13 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.53%) Cisco
9 12 (1.41%) Perforce
10 11 (1.29%) Google
10 11 (1.29%) HP
11 10 (1.18%) VMware
12 7 (0.82%) Remedy
12 7 (0.82%) Tableau
13 6 (0.71%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.71%) BMC
13 6 (0.71%) BT
13 6 (0.71%) CA
13 6 (0.71%) NetScout