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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 91 119
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 784 547 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.50% 3.51% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.34% 13.33% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 294 386 311
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year - +29.87% -11.49%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,250
% change year-on-year - +0.44% +9.05%

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 7,583 4,103 3,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.88% 26.29% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,015 2,398 2,654
10th Percentile £29,660 £29,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +37 237 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Thames Valley -42 227 £55,000 - 21
Surrey +25 171 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Oxfordshire -2 105 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Berkshire -48 95 £58,750 - 7
West Sussex +51 66 £50,000 - 5
Kent -14 55 £47,500 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire -30 28 £52,500 -12.50% 9
East Sussex -48 21 £47,658 -4.68% 3
Sussex - 10 £50,000 - 2
Middlesex - 3 - - 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 784 (100.00%) Degree
2 771 (98.34%) Computer Science
3 421 (53.70%) Software Engineering
4 407 (51.91%) Agile
5 307 (39.16%) JavaScript
6 295 (37.63%) Social Skills
7 263 (33.55%) C#
8 261 (33.29%) AWS
9 247 (31.51%) HTML
10 236 (30.10%) CSS
11 233 (29.72%) CI/CD
12 225 (28.70%) Java
13 205 (26.15%) Python
14 183 (23.34%) Git (software)
15 177 (22.58%) Finance
15 177 (22.58%) DevOps
16 169 (21.56%) C++
17 164 (20.92%) React
18 152 (19.39%) Docker
19 151 (19.26%) Self-Motivation
20 147 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
20 147 (18.75%) Full Stack Development
21 138 (17.60%) TDD
22 137 (17.47%) SQL
23 133 (16.96%) Azure
23 133 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
24 128 (16.33%) Algorithms
25 125 (15.94%) Linux
26 124 (15.82%) Jenkins
27 123 (15.69%) .NET

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 34 (4.34%) CMS
2 22 (2.81%) WordPress
3 17 (2.17%) Apache
4 12 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (1.40%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.15%) Drupal
6 9 (1.15%) GeoServer
6 9 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.51%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.26%) Confluence
10 2 (0.26%) GemFire
10 2 (0.26%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 15 (1.91%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.28%) Revit
2 10 (1.28%) SOLIDWORKS
3 9 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 16 (2.04%) Magento
2 2 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.26%) SAP APO
2 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 261 (33.29%) AWS
2 133 (16.96%) Azure
3 88 (11.22%) GCP
3 88 (11.22%) Serverless
4 54 (6.89%) SaaS
5 26 (3.32%) PaaS
6 23 (2.93%) Microsoft 365
7 20 (2.55%) Power Platform
8 17 (2.17%) IaaS
8 17 (2.17%) Slack
9 16 (2.04%) Google Analytics
10 15 (1.91%) Azure DevOps
10 15 (1.91%) GitHub
11 14 (1.79%) Google Workspace
12 13 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
12 13 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (1.28%) Azure Monitor
15 8 (1.02%) Power Automate
16 5 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.93%) Wireless
2 16 (2.04%) MQTT
3 14 (1.79%) Internet
4 13 (1.66%) Firewall
5 11 (1.40%) PPP
6 8 (1.02%) 5G
7 6 (0.77%) HTTP
7 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.51%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.38%) DNS
9 3 (0.38%) WAN
10 2 (0.26%) 3GPP
10 2 (0.26%) 4G
10 2 (0.26%) Broadband
10 2 (0.26%) Calico
10 2 (0.26%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.26%) LTE
10 2 (0.26%) Modbus
10 2 (0.26%) SD-WAN
10 2 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.76%) MySQL
3 38 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 31 (3.95%) Big Data
4 31 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 22 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (2.55%) Power BI
8 19 (2.42%) Redis
9 18 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.04%) Couchbase
10 16 (2.04%) GIS
10 16 (2.04%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.66%) HBase
12 12 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (1.40%) DynamoDB
13 11 (1.40%) Metadata
14 7 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 183 (23.34%) Git (software)
2 124 (15.82%) Jenkins
3 103 (13.14%) JIRA
4 34 (4.34%) Bitbucket
4 34 (4.34%) Visual Studio
5 23 (2.93%) GoogleTest
6 21 (2.68%) Eclipse
7 20 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
7 20 (2.55%) TestRail
8 14 (1.79%) GitLab
9 13 (1.66%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.53%) Cypress.io
11 11 (1.40%) Valgrind
12 10 (1.28%) CMake
12 10 (1.28%) GCC
12 10 (1.28%) NUnit
12 10 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 10 (1.28%) Xcode
13 9 (1.15%) Babel
13 9 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 295 (37.63%) Social Skills
2 177 (22.58%) Finance
3 98 (12.50%) Organisational Skills
4 79 (10.08%) Law
5 65 (8.29%) Marketing
6 54 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (5.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 43 (5.48%) Legal
9 41 (5.23%) Fire and Rescue
10 38 (4.85%) Retail
11 34 (4.34%) Banking
12 27 (3.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 26 (3.32%) Back Office
13 26 (3.32%) Financial Institution
14 23 (2.93%) Games
15 22 (2.81%) Manufacturing
16 19 (2.42%) Automotive
17 18 (2.30%) Telecoms
18 17 (2.17%) Electronics
19 16 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 212 (27.04%) Software Engineer
2 197 (25.13%) Developer
3 78 (9.95%) Graduate
4 62 (7.91%) Software Developer
5 53 (6.76%) Junior
6 49 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 41 (5.23%) Principal Engineer
8 34 (4.34%) Cloud Engineer
9 33 (4.21%) Applications Developer
9 33 (4.21%) Junior Developer
10 31 (3.95%) Java Developer
11 30 (3.83%) C# Software Engineer
11 30 (3.83%) Senior Manager
12 29 (3.70%) Architect
12 29 (3.70%) Engineering Manager
12 29 (3.70%) Java Engineer
12 29 (3.70%) Software Engineering Manager
13 28 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
13 28 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 27 (3.44%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (31.51%) HTML
2 236 (30.10%) CSS
3 164 (20.92%) React
4 123 (15.69%) .NET
5 121 (15.43%) AngularJS
6 100 (12.76%) HTML5
7 96 (12.24%) Node.js
8 87 (11.10%) CSS3
9 83 (10.59%) Vue.js
10 82 (10.46%) REST
11 73 (9.31%) ASP.NET
12 70 (8.93%) WPF
13 67 (8.55%) WinForms
14 65 (8.29%) JSON
15 64 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 63 (8.04%) .NET Framework
17 49 (6.25%) XML
18 31 (3.95%) RESTful
19 27 (3.44%) Spring
20 26 (3.32%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 151 (19.26%) Self-Motivation
2 128 (16.33%) Algorithms
3 117 (14.92%) User Experience
4 92 (11.73%) Data Structures
5 44 (5.61%) NHS
5 44 (5.61%) Virtual Team
6 28 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.79%) Hackathon
8 14 (1.79%) PMI
9 13 (1.66%) Legacy Systems
9 13 (1.66%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.53%) Augmented Reality
10 12 (1.53%) Blog
10 12 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.53%) Social Media
11 11 (1.40%) CAN bus
11 11 (1.40%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.28%) IoT
12 10 (1.28%) Lidar
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.94%) Linux
2 58 (7.40%) Apple iOS
3 56 (7.14%) Android
4 54 (6.89%) Windows
5 39 (4.97%) Unix
6 36 (4.59%) VMS
7 24 (3.06%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (2.17%) Debian
9 14 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.15%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.15%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.77%) CentOS
11 6 (0.77%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (98.34%) Computer Science
2 421 (53.70%) Software Engineering
3 407 (51.91%) Agile
4 233 (29.72%) CI/CD
5 177 (22.58%) DevOps
6 147 (18.75%) Full Stack Development
6 147 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 138 (17.60%) TDD
8 133 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
9 120 (15.31%) Risk Management
10 116 (14.80%) Mathematics
11 113 (14.41%) Software Testing
12 106 (13.52%) Artificial Intelligence
13 104 (13.27%) Statistics
14 101 (12.88%) Data Science
14 101 (12.88%) Mentoring
15 99 (12.63%) Microservices
16 98 (12.50%) Scrum
17 88 (11.22%) Workflow
18 84 (10.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 307 (39.16%) JavaScript
2 263 (33.55%) C#
3 225 (28.70%) Java
4 205 (26.15%) Python
5 169 (21.56%) C++
6 137 (17.47%) SQL
7 117 (14.92%) C
8 86 (10.97%) Objective-C
9 57 (7.27%) Go
10 53 (6.76%) PHP
11 51 (6.51%) TypeScript
12 32 (4.08%) Kotlin
13 29 (3.70%) Shell Script
14 26 (3.32%) PowerShell
15 20 (2.55%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.53%) Bash
16 12 (1.53%) Rust
17 11 (1.40%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.40%) VBA
18 10 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 784 (100.00%) Degree
2 77 (9.82%) Master's Degree
3 16 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
4 14 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.66%) CISSP
6 9 (1.15%) CISM
6 9 (1.15%) CRISC
6 9 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.02%) CEH
7 8 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.77%) MCSA
8 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.64%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.64%) ACSP
9 5 (0.64%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.51%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (10.97%) QA
2 76 (9.69%) Accessibility
3 23 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.04%) GDPR
5 14 (1.79%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.40%) SLA
7 9 (1.15%) GRC
7 9 (1.15%) GxP
7 9 (1.15%) NIST
8 8 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
8 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (1.02%) NCSC
8 8 (1.02%) RMADS
9 4 (0.51%) GMP
9 4 (0.51%) HL7
10 2 (0.26%) PSD2
11 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 152 (19.39%) Docker
2 5 (0.64%) Firmware
2 5 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.38%) etcd
4 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.55%) Terraform
3 17 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.91%) Grafana
5 13 (1.66%) Opsview
6 8 (1.02%) Nexpose
7 5 (0.64%) Ansible
8 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.38%) Kibana
10 2 (0.26%) Istio
11 1 (0.13%) Argo
11 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (7.02%) Google
2 46 (5.87%) Apple
3 41 (5.23%) Microsoft
4 22 (2.81%) MuleSoft
5 18 (2.30%) ANSYS
5 18 (2.30%) Bloomberg
6 16 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.66%) New Relic
8 12 (1.53%) LexisNexis
9 11 (1.40%) Brandwatch
10 10 (1.28%) Adobe
10 10 (1.28%) Oracle
10 10 (1.28%) Rockwell
11 9 (1.15%) Sencha
11 9 (1.15%) Zend
12 8 (1.02%) Centrify
12 8 (1.02%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.02%) Splunk
13 6 (0.77%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.77%) VMware