Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 105 101
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 554 774 1,037
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.64% 2.89% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.27% 9.94% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 467 640 893
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

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 5,392 7,787 8,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.70% 29.11% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,982 5,811 6,645
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 7 April 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 7 April 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 0 252 £38,500 -23.00% 31
Surrey +84 127 £65,000 +100.00% 8
Berkshire -16 117 £53,500 -14.40% 13
Oxfordshire +11 111 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Hampshire -39 100 £42,500 +37.10% 15
East Sussex -2 35 £40,000 - 4
West Sussex -10 31 £52,500 +41.89% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 24 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Kent 0 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 554 (100.00%) Degree
2 535 (96.57%) Computer Science
3 265 (47.83%) C#
4 224 (40.43%) .NET
5 193 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
6 189 (34.12%) SQL
7 186 (33.57%) Software Engineering
8 163 (29.42%) Mathematics
9 156 (28.16%) Windows
10 155 (27.98%) JavaScript
11 112 (20.22%) Java
12 111 (20.04%) Python
13 106 (19.13%) Microsoft
14 102 (18.41%) SQL Server
15 95 (17.15%) Git (software)
16 94 (16.97%) CSS
17 90 (16.25%) C++
17 90 (16.25%) HTML
18 86 (15.52%) Azure
19 84 (15.16%) Unit Testing
20 82 (14.80%) Finance
21 76 (13.72%) Test Automation
22 74 (13.36%) Mentoring
23 73 (13.18%) Linux
24 70 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
25 65 (11.73%) ASP.NET
26 63 (11.37%) Physics
26 63 (11.37%) Algorithms
27 61 (11.01%) AWS
28 58 (10.47%) Decision-Making

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 17 (3.07%) IIS
2 13 (2.35%) Apache
3 11 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (1.62%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.90%) Confluence
6 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.90%) GeoServer
6 5 (0.90%) Smallworld
6 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.72%) JBoss
8 3 (0.54%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.36%) CMS
9 2 (0.36%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.72%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (0.72%) Camtasia
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (3.43%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.72%) assyst
2 4 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) SAP IBP
3 2 (0.36%) Shopify
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 86 (15.52%) Azure
2 61 (11.01%) AWS
3 37 (6.68%) SaaS
4 23 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.99%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.26%) GCP
7 6 (1.08%) npm
8 5 (0.90%) GitHub
8 5 (0.90%) NuGet
8 5 (0.90%) Office 365
9 4 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.72%) G Suite
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon Cognito
11 2 (0.36%) Serverless
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.68%) Firewall
2 33 (5.96%) DNS
3 28 (5.05%) DHCP
4 27 (4.87%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.43%) VPN
6 18 (3.25%) Internet
6 18 (3.25%) LAN
7 17 (3.07%) SSL
8 16 (2.89%) BGP
8 16 (2.89%) OSPF
8 16 (2.89%) WAN
9 15 (2.71%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.17%) FCoE
10 12 (2.17%) IPsec
10 12 (2.17%) MPLS
10 12 (2.17%) SAN
11 11 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.62%) 3G
12 9 (1.62%) 4G
12 9 (1.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (18.41%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.84%) Relational Database
3 45 (8.12%) Big Data
4 32 (5.78%) NoSQL
5 30 (5.42%) RDBMS
6 24 (4.33%) MySQL
7 20 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.99%) Power BI
12 10 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.90%) GIS
14 5 (0.90%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.90%) QGIS
15 4 (0.72%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (17.15%) Git (software)
2 58 (10.47%) Selenium
3 34 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 30 (5.42%) HP UFT
4 30 (5.42%) LoadRunner
4 30 (5.42%) SoapUI
5 16 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.53%) JIRA
7 12 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (1.99%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.62%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.26%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.08%) Subversion
11 6 (1.08%) webpack
12 5 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.72%) Maven
13 4 (0.72%) tSQLt
13 4 (0.72%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.72%) VersionOne
General
1 82 (14.80%) Finance
2 46 (8.30%) Retail
3 21 (3.79%) Public Sector
3 21 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.89%) Games
5 12 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.62%) Legal
7 6 (1.08%) Marketing
8 4 (0.72%) Electronics
8 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.54%) Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Billing
9 3 (0.54%) Local Government
9 3 (0.54%) Military
9 3 (0.54%) Norwegian Language
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Police
11 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 226 (40.79%) Developer
2 117 (21.12%) Software Engineer
3 110 (19.86%) Software Developer
4 82 (14.80%) Graduate
5 69 (12.45%) Senior Developer
6 52 (9.39%) C# Developer
7 50 (9.03%) Junior
8 46 (8.30%) .NET Developer
9 44 (7.94%) C# Software Engineer
10 39 (7.04%) Senior Software Developer
11 38 (6.86%) Graduate Developer
12 30 (5.42%) Java Developer
12 30 (5.42%) Test Leader
13 29 (5.23%) .NET Software Developer
13 29 (5.23%) Graduate Software Developer
14 28 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (5.05%) C# Software Developer
15 27 (4.87%) Development Engineer
15 27 (4.87%) Junior Developer
15 27 (4.87%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (40.43%) .NET
2 94 (16.97%) CSS
3 90 (16.25%) HTML
4 65 (11.73%) ASP.NET
5 42 (7.58%) jQuery
6 37 (6.68%) Ajax
7 36 (6.50%) AngularJS
7 36 (6.50%) React
8 34 (6.14%) Web Services
9 31 (5.60%) SOAP
10 30 (5.42%) XML
11 26 (4.69%) WebSockets
12 24 (4.33%) WPF
13 23 (4.15%) REST
14 22 (3.97%) Node.js
15 21 (3.79%) RESTful
16 16 (2.89%) Spring
17 15 (2.71%) JSON
18 14 (2.53%) .NET Framework
19 13 (2.35%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.37%) Algorithms
2 44 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.14%) Virtual Team
4 29 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.97%) User Experience
6 20 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (2.53%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.62%) PKI
12 6 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.90%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.90%) PMI
14 4 (0.72%) Clustering
14 4 (0.72%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.72%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (28.16%) Windows
2 73 (13.18%) Linux
3 28 (5.05%) Unix
4 24 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.97%) Windows Server
6 20 (3.61%) Android
7 9 (1.62%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.72%) VMS
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (96.57%) Computer Science
2 193 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (33.57%) Software Engineering
4 163 (29.42%) Mathematics
5 84 (15.16%) Unit Testing
6 76 (13.72%) Test Automation
7 74 (13.36%) Mentoring
8 70 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
9 63 (11.37%) Physics
10 58 (10.47%) Decision-Making
11 54 (9.75%) Project Management
11 54 (9.75%) Waterfall
12 51 (9.21%) SDLC
13 49 (8.84%) Migration
13 49 (8.84%) OOD
13 49 (8.84%) Web Development
14 48 (8.66%) DevOps
15 47 (8.48%) OOP
16 45 (8.12%) Computer Vision
17 44 (7.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 265 (47.83%) C#
2 189 (34.12%) SQL
3 155 (27.98%) JavaScript
4 112 (20.22%) Java
5 111 (20.04%) Python
6 90 (16.25%) C++
7 49 (8.84%) C
8 41 (7.40%) MATLAB
8 41 (7.40%) R
9 29 (5.23%) PHP
10 24 (4.33%) Bash Shell
11 23 (4.15%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.53%) Perl
13 12 (2.17%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.99%) Ruby
14 11 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.81%) X++
16 9 (1.62%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 554 (100.00%) Degree
2 26 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.07%) CCNA
5 15 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 13 (2.35%) CCNP
8 10 (1.81%) DBS Check
8 10 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.81%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.44%) CISSP
11 7 (1.26%) GIAC
11 7 (1.26%) MCSA
11 7 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.90%) PhD
13 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.54%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.30%) QA
2 32 (5.78%) PMO
3 4 (0.72%) GAMP
3 4 (0.72%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.54%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) NCSC
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) NIST
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (9.03%) Docker
2 23 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.08%) NFS
5 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (5.96%) Puppet
2 29 (5.23%) Kubernetes
3 20 (3.61%) Ansible
4 13 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (1.81%) Terraform
7 8 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (1.26%) QRadar
9 6 (1.08%) Icinga
10 4 (0.72%) Amdocs OSS
10 4 (0.72%) Observium
10 4 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.72%) Sysprep
11 3 (0.54%) Kibana
11 3 (0.54%) logstash
12 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 106 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.14%) Cisco
3 19 (3.43%) Oracle
4 11 (1.99%) Actian
4 11 (1.99%) Google
4 11 (1.99%) Juniper
4 11 (1.99%) Palo Alto
5 10 (1.81%) CheckPoint
5 10 (1.81%) F5
5 10 (1.81%) Fortinet
6 9 (1.62%) VMware
7 8 (1.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (1.44%) Forcepoint
7 8 (1.44%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.44%) SolarWinds
8 7 (1.26%) ArcSight
8 7 (1.26%) Citrix
8 7 (1.26%) McAfee
8 7 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.26%) Splunk