Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 79 115
Rank change year-on-year -29 +36 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 215 950 776
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.62% 3.75% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.20% 13.73% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 211 821 674
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 2,108 6,920 7,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.72% 27.30% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,502 5,096 6,048
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +5 142 £52,500 +24.44% 24
Berkshire +25 85 £51,250 -10.87% 10
Oxfordshire -5 45 £55,000 +54.89% 12
Hampshire -29 33 £35,000 -26.32% 10
Surrey +14 18 £67,500 +3.85% 3
Buckinghamshire +31 12 £53,500 +12.63% 2
East Sussex -6 11 £21,500 -46.25% 5
West Sussex -1 6 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Kent +34 4 £27,500 -35.29% 4
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Degree
2 205 (95.35%) Computer Science
3 105 (48.84%) C#
4 98 (45.58%) JavaScript
5 94 (43.72%) Software Engineering
6 80 (37.21%) SQL
7 76 (35.35%) Mathematics
8 73 (33.95%) .NET
9 64 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (26.05%) HTML
11 54 (25.12%) React
12 52 (24.19%) TDD
13 50 (23.26%) CSS
13 50 (23.26%) Python
14 47 (21.86%) Java
15 46 (21.40%) Docker
16 44 (20.47%) Vue.js
17 43 (20.00%) Physics
18 42 (19.53%) Kubernetes
18 42 (19.53%) Azure
19 41 (19.07%) Microservices
20 40 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (18.60%) Git (software)
20 40 (18.60%) Linux
21 37 (17.21%) .NET Core
22 36 (16.74%) AngularJS
23 34 (15.81%) Windows
24 32 (14.88%) Selenium
25 30 (13.95%) NoSQL
26 29 (13.49%) Project Management

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 9 (4.19%) CMS
1 9 (4.19%) IIS
2 8 (3.72%) Apache
3 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.86%) Tornado
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (19.53%) Azure
2 24 (11.16%) AWS
3 18 (8.37%) SaaS
4 10 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (4.19%) GCP
5 9 (4.19%) Veeva
6 6 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.79%) Serverless
7 4 (1.86%) GitHub
7 4 (1.86%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.40%) Office 365
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.47%) Boomi
9 1 (0.47%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.58%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.12%) DNS
3 7 (3.26%) H.323
4 3 (1.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.40%) HTTP
4 3 (1.40%) VoIP
4 3 (1.40%) VPN
4 3 (1.40%) WAN
5 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.93%) Internet
5 2 (0.93%) Network Security
5 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.47%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) MQTT
6 1 (0.47%) Skype
6 1 (0.47%) SpaceWire
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 27 (12.56%) Relational Database
3 24 (11.16%) SQL Server
4 17 (7.91%) Big Data
5 13 (6.05%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.05%) MySQL
6 8 (3.72%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.86%) Power BI
10 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2019
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.47%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 40 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.88%) Selenium
3 14 (6.51%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.40%) Mocha
6 2 (0.93%) JIRA
6 2 (0.93%) JUnit
6 2 (0.93%) RSpec
6 2 (0.93%) WinAutomation
7 1 (0.47%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (10.23%) Finance
2 10 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.26%) Electronics
4 5 (2.33%) Games
4 5 (2.33%) Norwegian Language
5 3 (1.40%) Automotive
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.93%) Korean Language
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (48.84%) Developer
2 64 (29.77%) Software Developer
3 56 (26.05%) Software Engineer
4 48 (22.33%) Junior
5 46 (21.40%) Graduate
6 34 (15.81%) Junior Developer
7 25 (11.63%) Graduate Developer
8 21 (9.77%) Senior Developer
9 19 (8.84%) Senior Software Developer
10 18 (8.37%) Graduate Software Developer
10 18 (8.37%) Junior Software Developer
11 17 (7.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 16 (7.44%) Junior Software Engineer
13 15 (6.98%) .NET Developer
13 15 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
14 14 (6.51%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (5.58%) C# Software Engineer
16 10 (4.65%) Java Developer
16 10 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
16 10 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.95%) .NET
2 56 (26.05%) HTML
3 54 (25.12%) React
4 50 (23.26%) CSS
5 44 (20.47%) Vue.js
6 37 (17.21%) .NET Core
7 36 (16.74%) AngularJS
8 18 (8.37%) Node.js
9 14 (6.51%) REST
9 14 (6.51%) WCF
10 10 (4.65%) JSON
10 10 (4.65%) Web Services
10 10 (4.65%) XML
11 9 (4.19%) HTML5
11 9 (4.19%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (4.19%) WebRTC
12 8 (3.72%) jQuery
13 7 (3.26%) Sass
13 7 (3.26%) SOAP
13 7 (3.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.84%) Algorithms
3 18 (8.37%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.65%) User Experience
6 8 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.33%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.33%) Mobile Games
9 5 (2.33%) PMI
9 5 (2.33%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.93%) Robotics
12 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.60%) Linux
2 34 (15.81%) Windows
3 11 (5.12%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.86%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Robot Operating System
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (95.35%) Computer Science
2 94 (43.72%) Software Engineering
3 76 (35.35%) Mathematics
4 64 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (24.19%) TDD
6 43 (20.00%) Physics
7 41 (19.07%) Microservices
8 29 (13.49%) Project Management
9 27 (12.56%) Mentoring
10 24 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (11.16%) Test Automation
11 21 (9.77%) OO
12 19 (8.84%) DevOps
13 18 (8.37%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.37%) Web Development
14 17 (7.91%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (7.91%) Scrum
15 15 (6.98%) Fintech
16 14 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (6.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 105 (48.84%) C#
2 98 (45.58%) JavaScript
3 80 (37.21%) SQL
4 50 (23.26%) Python
5 47 (21.86%) Java
6 22 (10.23%) C++
7 20 (9.30%) Go
8 14 (6.51%) C
9 11 (5.12%) MATLAB
9 11 (5.12%) R
10 9 (4.19%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.26%) Scala
11 7 (3.26%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.79%) PHP
12 6 (2.79%) Rust
13 5 (2.33%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.93%) GLSL
14 2 (0.93%) HLSL
14 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 215 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) Master's Degree
3 8 (3.72%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.40%) MCITP
6 3 (1.40%) MCSE
6 3 (1.40%) PhD
6 3 (1.40%) PMP
6 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.93%) HNC
7 2 (0.93%) HND
7 2 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.47%) CEH
8 1 (0.47%) CISA
8 1 (0.47%) CISM
8 1 (0.47%) MBA
8 1 (0.47%) MBCS
8 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.23%) QA
2 11 (5.12%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.79%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) NCSC
5 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (21.40%) Docker
2 9 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.40%) Firmware
4 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 42 (19.53%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.12%) Ansible
3 6 (2.79%) Puppet
4 3 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.05%) Google
3 11 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (5.12%) SAP
4 10 (4.65%) Siebel
5 6 (2.79%) Apple
6 4 (1.86%) VMware
7 3 (1.40%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.93%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (0.93%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.93%) Dell
8 2 (0.93%) NVIDIA
8 2 (0.93%) UiPath
9 1 (0.47%) Amdocs
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.47%) Confluent
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle
9 1 (0.47%) Xamarin