Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 91 102
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 800 1134 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 3.20% 3.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.06% 10.19% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1116 1177
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,563 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 7956 11128 13190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 31.40% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6450 8943 10459
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,975 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +30 424 £35,000 -12.50% 19
Berkshire +21 235 £40,000 -9.09% 9
Hampshire -30 144 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Buckinghamshire +8 101 £30,500 -18.67% 7
Oxfordshire +41 90 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Surrey -58 89 £37,500 - 5
West Sussex -21 65 £32,500 -31.58% 5
East Sussex -55 33 £44,000 +76.00% 4
Middlesex +13 25 - -
Kent -17 11 £41,250 -8.33%
Sussex - 7 - -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 797 (99.63%) Degree
2 769 (96.13%) Computer Science
3 345 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (35.38%) Java
5 265 (33.13%) Software Engineering
6 235 (29.38%) JavaScript
7 229 (28.63%) SQL
8 222 (27.75%) C#
9 194 (24.25%) C++
10 193 (24.13%) CSS
11 185 (23.13%) HTML
12 179 (22.38%) Linux
13 164 (20.50%) .NET
14 150 (18.75%) Windows
15 139 (17.38%) Web Services
16 136 (17.00%) Test Automation
17 135 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
18 114 (14.25%) Microsoft
19 111 (13.88%) OO
20 104 (13.00%) AngularJS
21 102 (12.75%) XML
22 100 (12.50%) jQuery
23 97 (12.13%) ASP.NET
23 97 (12.13%) Web Development
23 97 (12.13%) TDD
23 97 (12.13%) Scrum
24 95 (11.88%) Python
25 92 (11.50%) MVC
25 92 (11.50%) Mathematics
26 89 (11.13%) SQL Server

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 21 (2.63%) Apache
2 17 (2.13%) IIS
2 17 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.25%) SugarCRM
6 8 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.25%) CMS
11 2 (0.25%) JBoss
11 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.25%) WildFly
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
12 1 (0.13%) GemFire
12 1 (0.13%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.13%) SAP ERP
1 9 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (0.88%) SAP CO
2 7 (0.88%) SAP FI
2 7 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 79 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.50%) SaaS
4 24 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (2.00%) GitHub
6 14 (1.75%) Datadog
6 14 (1.75%) Office 365
7 9 (1.13%) PaaS
8 8 (1.00%) Force.com
9 5 (0.63%) IaaS
9 5 (0.63%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.38%) G Suite
11 3 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.38%) Firewall
2 38 (4.75%) Internet
3 24 (3.00%) Network Security
3 24 (3.00%) WAN
4 23 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.75%) LAN
6 19 (2.38%) DNS
7 17 (2.13%) BGP
8 16 (2.00%) VPN
8 16 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (2.00%) ZigBee
9 15 (1.88%) DHCP
10 10 (1.25%) MPLS
10 10 (1.25%) OSPF
11 9 (1.13%) EIGRP
12 8 (1.00%) VoIP
13 7 (0.88%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.88%) FTP
13 7 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.75%) Relational Database
3 36 (4.50%) Big Data
4 28 (3.50%) MySQL
5 24 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.88%) Power BI
11 11 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.38%) Redis
12 9 (1.13%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.13%) MariaDB
12 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (1.13%) SQLPlus
13 7 (0.88%) HBase
13 7 (0.88%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 81 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.75%) JIRA
3 66 (8.25%) Selenium
4 44 (5.50%) WebDriver
5 38 (4.75%) Jenkins
6 37 (4.63%) JUnit
7 35 (4.38%) Visual Studio
8 34 (4.25%) Subversion
9 32 (4.00%) Eclipse
9 32 (4.00%) SoapUI
10 29 (3.63%) JMeter
10 29 (3.63%) Maven
11 25 (3.13%) Cucumber
12 21 (2.63%) IntelliJ
13 20 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (2.13%) Ant
15 14 (1.75%) LoadRunner
15 14 (1.75%) TestNG
16 12 (1.50%) gulp
17 11 (1.38%) Jasmine
General
1 85 (10.63%) Finance
2 73 (9.13%) Electronics
3 70 (8.75%) Marketing
4 39 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.25%) Digital Economy
7 22 (2.75%) Retail
8 15 (1.88%) Automotive
9 12 (1.50%) Banking
10 9 (1.13%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.13%) Games
10 9 (1.13%) Publishing
11 5 (0.63%) Advertising
12 3 (0.38%) Billing
12 3 (0.38%) Military
13 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 334 (41.75%) Developer
2 137 (17.13%) Graduate
3 109 (13.63%) Software Engineer
4 84 (10.50%) Java Developer
5 77 (9.63%) Junior
5 77 (9.63%) Software Developer
6 76 (9.50%) Analyst
7 74 (9.25%) .NET Developer
8 63 (7.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 59 (7.38%) Graduate Developer
10 57 (7.13%) Senior Developer
11 48 (6.00%) Junior Developer
12 42 (5.25%) C# Developer
13 38 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
13 38 (4.75%) Senior Software Engineer
13 38 (4.75%) Tester
14 28 (3.50%) Java Engineer
15 27 (3.38%) SQL Developer
16 26 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
17 25 (3.13%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (24.13%) CSS
2 185 (23.13%) HTML
3 164 (20.50%) .NET
4 139 (17.38%) Web Services
5 104 (13.00%) AngularJS
6 102 (12.75%) XML
7 100 (12.50%) jQuery
8 97 (12.13%) ASP.NET
9 85 (10.63%) REST
10 67 (8.38%) HTML5
11 62 (7.75%) Ajax
12 58 (7.25%) Spring
13 56 (7.00%) JSON
14 44 (5.50%) SOAP
15 36 (4.50%) React
16 35 (4.38%) CSS3
16 35 (4.38%) Hibernate
16 35 (4.38%) Node.js
17 32 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (3.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 769 (96.13%) Computer Science
2 135 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 40 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 35 (4.38%) User Experience
6 31 (3.88%) Client/Server
7 30 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (2.13%) Social Media
11 16 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (2.00%) Smart Home
12 14 (1.75%) PKI
13 13 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (1.38%) Replication
16 9 (1.13%) Fintech
17 8 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
18 7 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
18 7 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 179 (22.38%) Linux
2 150 (18.75%) Windows
3 57 (7.13%) Unix
4 50 (6.25%) Android
5 39 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
9 10 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (1.00%) Windows Phone
11 8 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.63%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.50%) CentOS
13 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (33.13%) Software Engineering
3 136 (17.00%) Test Automation
4 111 (13.88%) OO
5 97 (12.13%) Scrum
5 97 (12.13%) TDD
5 97 (12.13%) Web Development
6 92 (11.50%) Mathematics
6 92 (11.50%) MVC
7 74 (9.25%) SDLC
8 71 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
10 67 (8.38%) Open Source
11 54 (6.75%) Mentoring
12 51 (6.38%) Multithreading
13 50 (6.25%) Microservices
14 47 (5.88%) Test Strategy
15 46 (5.75%) BDD
15 46 (5.75%) Regression Testing
16 44 (5.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 283 (35.38%) Java
2 235 (29.38%) JavaScript
3 229 (28.63%) SQL
4 222 (27.75%) C#
5 194 (24.25%) C++
6 95 (11.88%) Python
7 89 (11.13%) C
8 47 (5.88%) Perl
9 40 (5.00%) Ruby
10 28 (3.50%) PHP
11 27 (3.38%) Shell Script
11 27 (3.38%) TypeScript
12 22 (2.75%) T-SQL
13 19 (2.38%) Groovy
14 17 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.00%) Apex Code
15 16 (2.00%) ES6
16 12 (1.50%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.38%) Embedded C++
17 11 (1.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 797 (99.63%) Degree
2 78 (9.75%) Master's Degree
3 38 (4.75%) ISTQB
4 28 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.00%) CEH
8 15 (1.88%) CISSP
9 14 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.63%) CCNA
10 13 (1.63%) CISA
10 13 (1.63%) CISM
11 9 (1.13%) HND
11 9 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (1.00%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.00%) GNVQ
13 7 (0.88%) CCA
13 7 (0.88%) ISEB
13 7 (0.88%) PMP
13 7 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.88%) QA
2 13 (1.63%) PMO
3 9 (1.13%) SLA
4 8 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.63%) ECSS
7 4 (0.50%) GDPR
7 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.13%) IASME
9 1 (0.13%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (4.00%) Docker
2 27 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.00%) Firmware
4 9 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.88%) HDFS
5 7 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.88%) MetaFrame
5 7 (0.88%) XenApp
6 6 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.63%) LXC
7 5 (0.63%) NFS
8 4 (0.50%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (3.50%) Nagios
2 17 (2.13%) Ansible
2 17 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.63%) Puppet
4 12 (1.50%) SCOM
5 10 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.13%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.88%) CSIRT
8 5 (0.63%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.63%) Grafana
8 5 (0.63%) Graphite
8 5 (0.63%) Icinga
8 5 (0.63%) Mesos
8 5 (0.63%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.50%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.50%) Oozie
9 4 (0.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 3 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.38%) Nessus
10 3 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 114 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.88%) Oracle
3 56 (7.00%) SAP
4 22 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.50%) Google
6 18 (2.25%) Cisco
7 16 (2.00%) HP
8 15 (1.88%) AppDynamics
8 15 (1.88%) VMware
9 13 (1.63%) Palo Alto
9 13 (1.63%) Splunk
10 12 (1.50%) Citrix
10 12 (1.50%) SolarWinds
10 12 (1.50%) Sun
11 11 (1.38%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.25%) Apttus
13 9 (1.13%) Juniper
14 8 (1.00%) Rackspace
15 7 (0.88%) Cognos
15 7 (0.88%) New Relic