Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 105 102
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 980 1021 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.12% 2.99% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.72% 9.73% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1009 1212
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 8361 10495 13004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.61% 30.73% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6727 8475 10491
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +27 489 £40,000 - 24
Berkshire +17 299 £42,500 -15.00% 17
Hampshire -18 222 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Surrey -29 114 £43,000 +1.18% 9
Buckinghamshire +23 108 £29,000 -13.43% 4
Oxfordshire +17 82 £40,000 -5.33% 3
West Sussex +22 78 £40,000 -15.79% 4
East Sussex -7 56 £44,000 +76.00% 2
Sussex - 11 - -
Kent -32 4 £45,250 +0.56% 2
Middlesex -7 3 £56,250 +181.25%
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 972 (99.18%) Degree
2 947 (96.63%) Computer Science
3 404 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
4 333 (33.98%) Software Engineering
5 308 (31.43%) Java
6 273 (27.86%) SQL
7 261 (26.63%) C#
8 259 (26.43%) C++
9 230 (23.47%) JavaScript
10 217 (22.14%) Windows
11 213 (21.73%) Linux
12 174 (17.76%) HTML
13 170 (17.35%) CSS
14 165 (16.84%) .NET
15 163 (16.63%) Test Automation
16 160 (16.33%) TDD
17 136 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
18 129 (13.16%) OO
19 128 (13.06%) Web Services
20 122 (12.45%) Scrum
21 121 (12.35%) jQuery
22 119 (12.14%) Mathematics
23 108 (11.02%) C
24 106 (10.82%) AngularJS
25 104 (10.61%) Microsoft
25 104 (10.61%) MVC
26 99 (10.10%) Open Source
27 98 (10.00%) Python
28 95 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
29 92 (9.39%) SDLC

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 26 (2.65%) IIS
2 20 (2.04%) Apache
3 16 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.12%) CMS
5 11 (1.12%) SugarCRM
6 9 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.82%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.82%) SAS
8 7 (0.71%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.71%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.41%) GemFire
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.31%) Confluence
11 2 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.92%) SAP CO
1 9 (0.92%) SAP ERP
1 9 (0.92%) SAP FI
1 9 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 95 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (3.88%) SaaS
4 33 (3.37%) GitHub
5 17 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.33%) npm
7 12 (1.22%) PaaS
8 9 (0.92%) Datadog
9 8 (0.82%) Office 365
9 8 (0.82%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.41%) Force.com
10 4 (0.41%) Sauce Labs
11 3 (0.31%) G Suite
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.10%) IaaS
13 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.94%) Firewall
2 55 (5.61%) Internet
3 49 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 45 (4.59%) TCP/IP
5 39 (3.98%) WAN
6 27 (2.76%) Network Security
7 25 (2.55%) LAN
8 23 (2.35%) DNS
9 18 (1.84%) DHCP
9 18 (1.84%) HTTP
9 18 (1.84%) VPN
10 17 (1.73%) MPLS
11 16 (1.63%) BGP
11 16 (1.63%) FTP
12 11 (1.12%) SAN
13 10 (1.02%) iSCSI
13 10 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.02%) ZigBee
14 9 (0.92%) NAS
14 9 (0.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.43%) Relational Database
3 51 (5.20%) Big Data
4 34 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 33 (3.37%) MySQL
6 31 (3.16%) Oracle Database
7 29 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.14%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.33%) Redis
12 12 (1.22%) SAP BW
13 11 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.12%) Power BI
14 9 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.92%) HBase
14 9 (0.92%) SQLPlus
15 8 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
15 8 (0.82%) GIS
Development Applications
1 77 (7.86%) Selenium
2 71 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 68 (6.94%) JUnit
4 65 (6.63%) JIRA
5 56 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 56 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 42 (4.29%) Subversion
7 37 (3.78%) Eclipse
7 37 (3.78%) Jenkins
8 36 (3.67%) Maven
8 36 (3.67%) SoapUI
9 32 (3.27%) Cucumber
10 27 (2.76%) JMeter
11 23 (2.35%) IntelliJ
12 21 (2.14%) Jasmine
13 19 (1.94%) gulp
13 19 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.73%) Ant
15 14 (1.43%) Protractor
16 13 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 90 (9.18%) Finance
2 70 (7.14%) Electronics
3 42 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.67%) Marketing
5 25 (2.55%) Digital Economy
6 22 (2.24%) Retail
7 19 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.73%) Games
9 13 (1.33%) Banking
10 12 (1.22%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.92%) Automotive
11 9 (0.92%) Publishing
12 4 (0.41%) Billing
13 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.31%) French Language
13 3 (0.31%) Military
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
15 1 (0.10%) Advertising
15 1 (0.10%) Law
15 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 333 (33.98%) Developer
2 189 (19.29%) Software Engineer
3 178 (18.16%) Graduate
4 113 (11.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 110 (11.22%) Java Developer
6 95 (9.69%) Analyst
7 90 (9.18%) Junior
8 77 (7.86%) Senior Developer
9 76 (7.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 70 (7.14%) .NET Developer
11 64 (6.53%) Graduate Developer
12 63 (6.43%) Software Developer
13 49 (5.00%) Junior Developer
14 43 (4.39%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 42 (4.29%) C# Developer
16 38 (3.88%) Architect
17 36 (3.67%) Tester
18 33 (3.37%) Java Engineer
19 32 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
20 31 (3.16%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (17.76%) HTML
2 170 (17.35%) CSS
3 165 (16.84%) .NET
4 128 (13.06%) Web Services
5 121 (12.35%) jQuery
6 106 (10.82%) AngularJS
7 90 (9.18%) XML
8 85 (8.67%) REST
9 84 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 84 (8.57%) HTML5
10 67 (6.84%) Spring
11 54 (5.51%) .NET Framework
12 53 (5.41%) MFC
13 50 (5.10%) STL
14 48 (4.90%) SOAP
15 47 (4.80%) Ajax
16 45 (4.59%) RESTful
17 44 (4.49%) J2EE
18 43 (4.39%) JSON
19 41 (4.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 947 (96.63%) Computer Science
2 136 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
4 56 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 54 (5.51%) Mobile App
6 41 (4.18%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.96%) Fintech
8 27 (2.76%) Client/Server
9 23 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (2.14%) User Experience
11 18 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.84%) Security Operations Centre
12 16 (1.63%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.53%) PKI
14 14 (1.43%) Social Media
15 12 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
16 11 (1.12%) Robotics
17 10 (1.02%) Data Centre
17 10 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 217 (22.14%) Windows
2 213 (21.73%) Linux
3 79 (8.06%) Unix
4 44 (4.49%) Android
5 42 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 33 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.53%) Mac OS
7 15 (1.53%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.71%) CentOS
11 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.20%) Debian
13 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (33.98%) Software Engineering
3 163 (16.63%) Test Automation
4 160 (16.33%) TDD
5 129 (13.16%) OO
6 122 (12.45%) Scrum
7 119 (12.14%) Mathematics
8 104 (10.61%) MVC
9 99 (10.10%) Open Source
10 92 (9.39%) SDLC
11 85 (8.67%) Web Development
12 73 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (6.43%) Mentoring
14 61 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
15 58 (5.92%) Information Security
15 58 (5.92%) UML
16 57 (5.82%) BDD
16 57 (5.82%) OOP
17 53 (5.41%) Project Management
18 52 (5.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 308 (31.43%) Java
2 273 (27.86%) SQL
3 261 (26.63%) C#
4 259 (26.43%) C++
5 230 (23.47%) JavaScript
6 108 (11.02%) C
7 98 (10.00%) Python
8 47 (4.80%) Perl
9 39 (3.98%) PHP
10 28 (2.86%) Ruby
11 27 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 24 (2.45%) Groovy
12 24 (2.45%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.24%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.14%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.94%) TypeScript
16 17 (1.73%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.73%) ES6
17 14 (1.43%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.33%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 972 (99.18%) Degree
2 75 (7.65%) Master's Degree
3 42 (4.29%) ISTQB
4 26 (2.65%) CISSP
5 25 (2.55%) CISM
6 23 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 20 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.53%) CEH
9 14 (1.43%) AWS Certification
9 14 (1.43%) CISA
10 11 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.12%) ISEB
11 10 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (0.71%) CCSP
12 7 (0.71%) PMP
13 6 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.51%) MCSE
14 5 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.24%) QA
2 10 (1.02%) ECSS
3 9 (0.92%) PMO
4 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.51%) GDPR
5 5 (0.51%) SLA
6 3 (0.31%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.10%) IASME
8 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 38 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 37 (3.78%) Docker
3 13 (1.33%) NFS
4 10 (1.02%) Firmware
5 9 (0.92%) HDFS
5 9 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.61%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.31%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.31%) XenApp
11 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.20%) Xen
12 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (2.86%) Ansible
2 21 (2.14%) Nagios
3 16 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.33%) Puppet
5 12 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.12%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.82%) CSIRT
7 8 (0.82%) Salt
7 8 (0.82%) SCOM
8 5 (0.51%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.51%) Grafana
8 5 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.41%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.41%) Oozie
9 4 (0.41%) Terraform
9 4 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.20%) Nessus
11 2 (0.20%) Rancher
11 2 (0.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 104 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.84%) Oracle
3 51 (5.20%) SAP
4 23 (2.35%) Google
5 22 (2.24%) AppDynamics
6 18 (1.84%) Cisco
6 18 (1.84%) Splunk
7 16 (1.63%) HP
8 15 (1.53%) Juniper
8 15 (1.53%) Twitter
9 13 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.02%) Citrix
11 9 (0.92%) Cognos
11 9 (0.92%) Palo Alto
12 8 (0.82%) SolarWinds
12 8 (0.82%) VMware
13 7 (0.71%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.71%) Capita
14 6 (0.61%) Concur
14 6 (0.61%) F5