Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 114 100
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 514 394 832
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.46% 2.63% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.28% 10.32% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 369 333 635
10th Percentile £31,200 £27,500 £22,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £63,125
90th Percentile £77,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 3,870 3,816 7,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.05% 25.47% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,255 2,825 5,575
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +27 256 £55,000 +46.67% 44
Berkshire +42 177 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Hampshire +12 122 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Oxfordshire -10 62 £42,500 +13.33% 15
East Sussex +19 55 £50,000 +100.00% 4
Surrey -31 55 £57,500 -11.54% 16
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Kent - 12 £41,250 - 5
West Sussex -1 7 £35,000 -44.00% 4
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 514 (100.00%) Degree
2 510 (99.22%) Computer Science
3 250 (48.64%) JavaScript
4 208 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (34.05%) C#
6 173 (33.66%) Software Engineering
7 159 (30.93%) SQL
7 159 (30.93%) Java
8 143 (27.82%) .NET
9 136 (26.46%) React
10 131 (25.49%) Social Skills
10 131 (25.49%) Python
11 101 (19.65%) Docker
12 99 (19.26%) HTML
13 98 (19.07%) Mathematics
13 98 (19.07%) AngularJS
14 93 (18.09%) Linux
15 88 (17.12%) CSS
16 83 (16.15%) C++
17 80 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
18 79 (15.37%) Azure
19 78 (15.18%) Windows
20 77 (14.98%) TDD
20 77 (14.98%) Finance
21 76 (14.79%) Git (software)
22 74 (14.40%) Vue.js
23 71 (13.81%) Mentoring
24 69 (13.42%) Kubernetes
24 69 (13.42%) Node.js
25 66 (12.84%) Test Automation

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 15 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.33%) GemFire
2 12 (2.33%) SAS
3 11 (2.14%) Apache
3 11 (2.14%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.75%) IIS
5 6 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.97%) Confluence
6 5 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.78%) Documentum
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.39%) CMS
8 2 (0.39%) Tornado
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 79 (15.37%) Azure
2 56 (10.89%) AWS
3 38 (7.39%) SaaS
4 27 (5.25%) GitHub
5 21 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (4.09%) Google Play
6 18 (3.50%) PaaS
7 12 (2.33%) GCP
8 10 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.95%) Serverless
9 9 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (1.75%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (1.75%) Yarn
10 6 (1.17%) Veeva
11 5 (0.97%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.78%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.78%) Trello
12 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.33%) Firewall
3 10 (1.95%) Internet
3 10 (1.95%) VPN
4 9 (1.75%) Calico
4 9 (1.75%) Wireshark
5 7 (1.36%) DNS
6 6 (1.17%) BGP
6 6 (1.17%) DHCP
7 5 (0.97%) VLAN
8 4 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.58%) IPsec
9 3 (0.58%) IPv4
9 3 (0.58%) IPv6
9 3 (0.58%) MPLS
9 3 (0.58%) OSPF
9 3 (0.58%) SSL
9 3 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 63 (12.26%) NoSQL
3 50 (9.73%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (4.09%) MySQL
6 17 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.92%) Redis
8 14 (2.72%) Big Data
9 11 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.75%) HBase
10 9 (1.75%) MariaDB
10 9 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.36%) Base SAS
12 6 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.17%) Spatial Data
13 5 (0.97%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.97%) Power BI
13 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 58 (11.28%) Selenium
3 33 (6.42%) Jenkins
4 26 (5.06%) Gradle
5 25 (4.86%) JIRA
6 24 (4.67%) Subversion
7 14 (2.72%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.33%) IntelliJ
8 12 (2.33%) Protractor
8 12 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.75%) gulp
10 7 (1.36%) Bugzilla
10 7 (1.36%) CruiseControl
10 7 (1.36%) Gemini Tracker
10 7 (1.36%) Hudson
10 7 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.17%) Android Studio
11 6 (1.17%) WinDbg
11 6 (1.17%) Xcode
General
1 131 (25.49%) Social Skills
2 77 (14.98%) Finance
3 64 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (7.39%) Law
5 35 (6.81%) Banking
6 33 (6.42%) Marketing
7 17 (3.31%) Automotive
8 16 (3.11%) Organisational Skills
9 13 (2.53%) Manufacturing
10 12 (2.33%) Electronics
10 12 (2.33%) Games
10 12 (2.33%) Retail
11 11 (2.14%) Fire and Rescue
11 11 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
11 11 (2.14%) Public Sector
11 11 (2.14%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.17%) Legal
14 5 (0.97%) Korean Language
15 4 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 267 (51.95%) Developer
2 107 (20.82%) Software Engineer
3 76 (14.79%) Software Developer
4 46 (8.95%) Junior
5 41 (7.98%) .NET Developer
5 41 (7.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 38 (7.39%) Senior Software Engineer
7 36 (7.00%) Graduate
8 35 (6.81%) Senior Developer
9 32 (6.23%) .NET Software Developer
10 29 (5.64%) C# Developer
11 28 (5.45%) Junior Developer
12 25 (4.86%) Java Developer
13 22 (4.28%) Graduate Developer
13 22 (4.28%) Senior Software Developer
14 21 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
14 21 (4.09%) Mobile Developer
15 20 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
16 18 (3.50%) Angular Developer
17 17 (3.31%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (27.82%) .NET
2 136 (26.46%) React
3 99 (19.26%) HTML
4 98 (19.07%) AngularJS
5 88 (17.12%) CSS
6 74 (14.40%) Vue.js
7 69 (13.42%) Node.js
8 61 (11.87%) .NET Core
9 35 (6.81%) Web Services
10 33 (6.42%) ASP.NET
10 33 (6.42%) jQuery
11 27 (5.25%) REST
12 25 (4.86%) .NET Framework
12 25 (4.86%) Spring Boot
13 22 (4.28%) Spring
14 20 (3.89%) Kafka
14 20 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails
16 16 (3.11%) HTML5
17 15 (2.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.56%) Mobile App
2 39 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (6.03%) Virtual Team
4 22 (4.28%) Algorithms
5 20 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.70%) NHS
7 18 (3.50%) Life Science
7 18 (3.50%) User Experience
8 17 (3.31%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.75%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.36%) Biotechnology
11 7 (1.36%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.97%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (0.78%) GPGPU
14 4 (0.78%) Pharmacovigilance
14 4 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (18.09%) Linux
2 78 (15.18%) Windows
3 51 (9.92%) Android
4 35 (6.81%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.95%) Unix
6 5 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (0.97%) SUSE
7 4 (0.78%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (99.22%) Computer Science
2 208 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (33.66%) Software Engineering
4 98 (19.07%) Mathematics
5 80 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 77 (14.98%) TDD
7 71 (13.81%) Mentoring
8 66 (12.84%) Test Automation
9 59 (11.48%) OO
10 53 (10.31%) Artificial Intelligence
11 51 (9.92%) Physics
12 48 (9.34%) Front End Development
12 48 (9.34%) Project Management
12 48 (9.34%) Web Development
13 46 (8.95%) DevOps
13 46 (8.95%) SDLC
14 43 (8.37%) Open Source
15 41 (7.98%) OOP
16 40 (7.78%) Microservices
16 40 (7.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (48.64%) JavaScript
2 175 (34.05%) C#
3 159 (30.93%) Java
3 159 (30.93%) SQL
4 131 (25.49%) Python
5 83 (16.15%) C++
6 44 (8.56%) TypeScript
7 35 (6.81%) Ruby
8 29 (5.64%) Objective-C
9 17 (3.31%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.31%) C
9 17 (3.31%) Go
10 14 (2.72%) Gremlin
10 14 (2.72%) Kotlin
11 13 (2.53%) PHP
12 10 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.95%) XAML
13 8 (1.56%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.56%) VB
14 7 (1.36%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 514 (100.00%) Degree
2 42 (8.17%) Master's Degree
3 12 (2.33%) OCP
3 12 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.17%) CISSP
6 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.97%) CCNA
7 5 (0.97%) PMP
8 4 (0.78%) CCNP
8 4 (0.78%) CEH
8 4 (0.78%) CISM
8 4 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.58%) CCIE
9 3 (0.58%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.81%) QA
2 10 (1.95%) SLA
3 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.58%) CDISC
4 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.58%) Good Clinical Practice
4 3 (0.58%) GRC
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) NCSC
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (19.65%) Docker
2 22 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.78%) Firmware
6 3 (0.58%) HDFS
7 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 69 (13.42%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.70%) Ansible
3 14 (2.72%) Terraform
4 9 (1.75%) Grafana
4 9 (1.75%) Kibana
4 9 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.97%) Rancher
6 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.78%) Nessus
6 4 (0.78%) Nmap
7 3 (0.58%) SCCM
8 2 (0.39%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.39%) SCOM
9 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 55 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.81%) Oracle
3 30 (5.84%) VMware
4 26 (5.06%) Google
5 25 (4.86%) Apple
6 18 (3.50%) SAP
7 17 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.14%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.75%) PayPal
10 7 (1.36%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.17%) NetMotion Wireless
12 5 (0.97%) Automation Anywhere
12 5 (0.97%) Blue Prism
12 5 (0.97%) Cisco
12 5 (0.97%) UiPath
13 4 (0.78%) Citrix
13 4 (0.78%) OpenText
13 4 (0.78%) Qualys
13 4 (0.78%) Workday
14 3 (0.58%) Broadcom