Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 111 132
Rank change year-on-year +13 +21 -49
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 842 851 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.19% 2.80% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.14% 10.65% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 639 805 677
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,400 £22,000 £22,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,750 £61,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,296
% change year-on-year +10.53% +7.23% -1.57%

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 7,561 7,987 8,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.62% 26.32% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,495 6,318 6,764
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +50 394 £50,000 +19.05% 11
Hampshire +46 234 £42,500 +30.77% 5
Berkshire +45 227 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Oxfordshire +80 127 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Surrey -67 68 £35,000 -12.50%
East Sussex +21 65 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex -59 50 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 40 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Kent +21 28 £40,000 +100.00% 1
Middlesex +3 2 £67,500 +22.73%
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 842 (100.00%) Degree
2 794 (94.30%) Computer Science
3 357 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
4 295 (35.04%) C#
5 261 (31.00%) Software Engineering
6 248 (29.45%) .NET
7 215 (25.53%) SQL
8 207 (24.58%) JavaScript
9 192 (22.80%) Java
10 187 (22.21%) C++
11 180 (21.38%) Microsoft
12 178 (21.14%) HTML
13 176 (20.90%) Git (software)
14 167 (19.83%) Mathematics
15 157 (18.65%) OO
16 153 (18.17%) Python
17 140 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 123 (14.61%) Windows
19 122 (14.49%) SQL Server
20 114 (13.54%) JIRA
21 110 (13.06%) CSS
22 108 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
23 107 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
24 97 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
25 95 (11.28%) Test Automation
26 91 (10.81%) Linux
27 85 (10.10%) Docker
28 78 (9.26%) Web Development
29 75 (8.91%) AngularJS
30 74 (8.79%) Jenkins

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 45 (5.34%) Confluence
2 33 (3.92%) Apache
3 16 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.83%) CMS
5 7 (0.83%) WordPress
6 6 (0.71%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.48%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.48%) Apache Synapse
7 4 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.48%) Drupal
7 4 (0.48%) IIS
7 4 (0.48%) Mule
7 4 (0.48%) Mule ESB
7 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.24%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 140 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (4.99%) Azure Active Directory
3 42 (4.99%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (2.02%) SaaS
6 15 (1.78%) Office 365
7 9 (1.07%) GitHub
7 9 (1.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 9 (1.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 8 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.59%) Apigee
10 5 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.59%) PaaS
10 5 (0.59%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.48%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.51%) Firewall
2 26 (3.09%) VPN
3 21 (2.49%) DNS
4 19 (2.26%) DHCP
5 18 (2.14%) Skype
6 17 (2.02%) Internet
7 14 (1.66%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.66%) WAN
8 13 (1.54%) LAN
9 10 (1.19%) Link 16
9 10 (1.19%) Link 22
9 10 (1.19%) Tactical Data Link
10 9 (1.07%) Network Security
11 7 (0.83%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.83%) SMS
11 7 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.59%) WLAN
14 4 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.06%) MySQL
3 50 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 46 (5.46%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.33%) Big Data
6 25 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.49%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.95%) DB2
12 8 (0.95%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.83%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.83%) Redis
14 6 (0.71%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 176 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 114 (13.54%) JIRA
3 74 (8.79%) Jenkins
4 57 (6.77%) Selenium
4 57 (6.77%) Visual Studio
5 41 (4.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (4.28%) Subversion
7 35 (4.16%) Bitbucket
8 30 (3.56%) Maven
9 23 (2.73%) TeamCity
10 22 (2.61%) JIRA Agile
11 18 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (2.02%) SpecFlow
13 16 (1.90%) Eclipse
14 13 (1.54%) Cucumber
15 12 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (1.43%) WebDriver
16 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 10 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
18 9 (1.07%) Fiddler
General
1 57 (6.77%) Finance
2 48 (5.70%) Legal
3 42 (4.99%) Marketing
4 27 (3.21%) Military
5 22 (2.61%) Aerospace
6 21 (2.49%) Electronics
7 19 (2.26%) Games
8 16 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.19%) Retail
11 7 (0.83%) Billing
12 5 (0.59%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) Publishing
14 2 (0.24%) Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 313 (37.17%) Developer
2 178 (21.14%) Graduate
3 169 (20.07%) Software Engineer
4 124 (14.73%) Software Developer
5 116 (13.78%) Junior
6 75 (8.91%) Graduate Developer
7 73 (8.67%) Java Developer
8 72 (8.55%) .NET Developer
8 72 (8.55%) Junior Developer
9 71 (8.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 68 (8.08%) Analyst
11 53 (6.29%) Senior Developer
12 49 (5.82%) C# Developer
13 41 (4.87%) Python Developer
14 39 (4.63%) Graduate Software Developer
14 39 (4.63%) Test Engineer
15 37 (4.39%) Junior Software Developer
16 36 (4.28%) Junior Software Engineer
17 33 (3.92%) Subject Matter Expert
18 31 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (29.45%) .NET
2 178 (21.14%) HTML
3 110 (13.06%) CSS
4 75 (8.91%) AngularJS
5 69 (8.19%) ASP.NET
6 66 (7.84%) WPF
7 65 (7.72%) Web Services
8 64 (7.60%) REST
9 62 (7.36%) XML
10 58 (6.89%) HTML5
11 56 (6.65%) Node.js
12 43 (5.11%) jQuery
13 41 (4.87%) Qt
14 39 (4.63%) React
15 32 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 32 (3.80%) SOAP
15 32 (3.80%) Velocity
16 30 (3.56%) OAuth
16 30 (3.56%) SAML
16 30 (3.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.23%) Algorithms
2 36 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.56%) CESG
6 20 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.26%) User Experience
8 18 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.02%) 3D Graphics
10 15 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (1.66%) Blog
11 14 (1.66%) Cloud Native
11 14 (1.66%) e-Learning
12 12 (1.43%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.31%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.19%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
17 7 (0.83%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 123 (14.61%) Windows
2 91 (10.81%) Linux
3 31 (3.68%) Android
4 27 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.85%) Windows Server
6 22 (2.61%) Unix
7 11 (1.31%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.83%) FreeBSD
10 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.59%) OpenWrt
11 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 794 (94.30%) Computer Science
2 357 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (31.00%) Software Engineering
4 167 (19.83%) Mathematics
5 157 (18.65%) OO
6 108 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
8 95 (11.28%) Test Automation
9 78 (9.26%) Web Development
10 72 (8.55%) TDD
11 68 (8.08%) MVC
12 63 (7.48%) DevOps
12 63 (7.48%) Scrum
13 62 (7.36%) OOD
13 62 (7.36%) Physics
13 62 (7.36%) Project Management
14 58 (6.89%) OOP
15 55 (6.53%) SDLC
16 53 (6.29%) ITIL
17 51 (6.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 295 (35.04%) C#
2 215 (25.53%) SQL
3 207 (24.58%) JavaScript
4 192 (22.80%) Java
5 187 (22.21%) C++
6 153 (18.17%) Python
7 53 (6.29%) C
8 40 (4.75%) PHP
9 28 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.14%) Go
10 18 (2.14%) XAML
11 16 (1.90%) Java 8
12 15 (1.78%) Ruby
13 14 (1.66%) Apex Code
14 12 (1.43%) MATLAB
14 12 (1.43%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.31%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.19%) Lua
17 9 (1.07%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.07%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 842 (100.00%) Degree
2 60 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (6.41%) Security Cleared
4 50 (5.94%) MCSE
5 41 (4.87%) MCITP
6 39 (4.63%) ISTQB
6 39 (4.63%) SC Cleared
7 24 (2.85%) CISSP
8 20 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
9 18 (2.14%) Master's Degree
10 17 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (1.90%) CISM
12 14 (1.66%) ISEB
13 13 (1.54%) CCNA
14 11 (1.31%) CISA
15 10 (1.19%) A+ Certification
15 10 (1.19%) HND
16 7 (0.83%) CRISC
17 6 (0.71%) CCNP
17 6 (0.71%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.89%) QA
2 46 (5.46%) NIST
3 30 (3.56%) NCSC
4 12 (1.43%) GDPR
5 11 (1.31%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.07%) COBIT
7 6 (0.71%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.36%) ITGC
9 2 (0.24%) GAMP
9 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 85 (10.10%) Docker
2 62 (7.36%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.02%) Firmware
5 14 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) NFS
7 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.12%) iptables
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.12%) Varnish
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 31 (3.68%) Puppet
3 25 (2.97%) Ansible
4 19 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (1.90%) Terraform
6 12 (1.43%) Mesos
7 10 (1.19%) Cobbler
7 10 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (1.19%) Packer
8 7 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.48%) RSA Archer
11 3 (0.36%) CSIRT
11 3 (0.36%) Nagios
11 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.36%) Salt
12 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.24%) Icinga
Vendors
1 180 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.75%) Oracle
3 32 (3.80%) Atlassian
4 31 (3.68%) Google
4 31 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.85%) Cisco
6 23 (2.73%) VMware
7 18 (2.14%) CyberArk
8 17 (2.02%) SAP
9 13 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 13 (1.54%) Citrix
10 10 (1.19%) SaltStack
11 9 (1.07%) Tableau
12 8 (0.95%) HP
13 7 (0.83%) Xero
14 6 (0.71%) Symantec
15 5 (0.59%) Aruba
15 5 (0.59%) Cognos
15 5 (0.59%) Sony
16 4 (0.48%) Cypress Semiconductor