Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 114 125
Rank change year-on-year +38 +11 -33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 963 771 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.78% 2.67% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.68% 9.98% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 812 659 705
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 7,039 7,729 7,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.61% 26.73% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,154 5,953 6,438
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 +57 466 £42,189 -2.45% 60
Berkshire +39 231 £57,500 +15.00% 23
Hampshire +62 230 £45,000 +50.00% 17
Oxfordshire +78 178 £35,510 -16.45% 26
Surrey +9 102 £65,000 +62.50% 23
East Sussex +28 70 £40,000 -20.00% 4
West Sussex -42 61 £32,500 -21.69% 10
Buckinghamshire -1 57 £47,500 +58.33% 11
Kent -13 24 £42,500 +88.89% 15
Middlesex - 5 £67,500 - 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £32,500 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 963 (100.00%) Degree
2 895 (92.94%) Computer Science
3 473 (49.12%) C#
4 381 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
5 376 (39.04%) .NET
6 358 (37.18%) Software Engineering
7 255 (26.48%) SQL
8 220 (22.85%) JavaScript
9 208 (21.60%) Java
10 202 (20.98%) Mathematics
11 199 (20.66%) Git (software)
12 197 (20.46%) C++
13 186 (19.31%) HTML
14 181 (18.80%) Azure
15 178 (18.48%) Microsoft
16 177 (18.38%) Python
17 156 (16.20%) Windows
18 145 (15.06%) Docker
19 142 (14.75%) SQL Server
20 135 (14.02%) OO
21 134 (13.91%) AWS
22 120 (12.46%) CSS
23 115 (11.94%) ASP.NET
23 115 (11.94%) Jenkins
24 108 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
25 107 (11.11%) Test Automation
25 107 (11.11%) JIRA
26 104 (10.80%) Microservices
27 102 (10.59%) DevOps
28 100 (10.38%) Physics

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 64 (6.65%) Confluence
2 23 (2.39%) Apache
3 20 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.66%) CMS
5 13 (1.35%) IIS
6 11 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.04%) Drupal
7 10 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.04%) SugarCRM
7 10 (1.04%) WordPress
8 8 (0.83%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.62%) ColdFusion
10 6 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.52%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.42%) Apache Synapse
12 4 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.42%) Mule
12 4 (0.42%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.21%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.21%) SPSS
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 181 (18.80%) Azure
2 134 (13.91%) AWS
3 36 (3.74%) SaaS
4 34 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (3.32%) GCP
6 16 (1.66%) GitHub
7 14 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.25%) Power Platform
9 10 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.83%) IaaS
12 7 (0.73%) npm
13 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.62%) Office 365
14 5 (0.52%) G Suite
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.42%) PaaS
15 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.28%) DNS
2 18 (1.87%) Firewall
2 18 (1.87%) Internet
3 17 (1.77%) DHCP
4 13 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.93%) VPN
6 8 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 8 (0.83%) Skype
7 5 (0.52%) DMZ
7 5 (0.52%) RS-232
7 5 (0.52%) SSL
8 4 (0.42%) LAN
8 4 (0.42%) WAN
8 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.42%) Wireless
9 3 (0.31%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.31%) Network Security
9 3 (0.31%) SMTP
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.21%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.19%) Big Data
2 50 (5.19%) NoSQL
3 43 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (3.32%) MySQL
6 21 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (1.77%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.25%) Power BI
10 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.93%) MariaDB
12 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 199 (20.66%) Git (software)
2 115 (11.94%) Jenkins
3 107 (11.11%) JIRA
4 65 (6.75%) Visual Studio
5 64 (6.65%) Selenium
6 63 (6.54%) Subversion
7 36 (3.74%) Bitbucket
8 34 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 33 (3.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 29 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (2.70%) TeamCity
12 21 (2.18%) SpecFlow
13 17 (1.77%) Bugzilla
13 17 (1.77%) CruiseControl
13 17 (1.77%) Gemini Tracker
13 17 (1.77%) Hudson
13 17 (1.77%) Maven
13 17 (1.77%) Mocha
13 17 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 81 (8.41%) Finance
2 45 (4.67%) Retail
3 28 (2.91%) Public Sector
4 26 (2.70%) Electronics
5 23 (2.39%) Marketing
6 14 (1.45%) Games
6 14 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.35%) Legal
7 13 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.73%) Advertising
9 5 (0.52%) Banking
9 5 (0.52%) Billing
9 5 (0.52%) Local Government
10 3 (0.31%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.21%) Automotive
11 2 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.10%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 428 (44.44%) Developer
2 228 (23.68%) Software Engineer
3 219 (22.74%) Graduate
4 185 (19.21%) Software Developer
5 157 (16.30%) Junior
6 123 (12.77%) Graduate Developer
7 111 (11.53%) .NET Developer
8 110 (11.42%) Junior Developer
9 81 (8.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 75 (7.79%) Senior Developer
11 72 (7.48%) Graduate Software Developer
12 71 (7.37%) Java Developer
12 71 (7.37%) Junior Software Developer
13 70 (7.27%) C# Developer
14 52 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
15 47 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
15 47 (4.88%) Architect
16 45 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
16 45 (4.67%) Python Developer
17 42 (4.36%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (39.04%) .NET
2 186 (19.31%) HTML
3 120 (12.46%) CSS
4 115 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 88 (9.14%) REST
5 88 (9.14%) WPF
6 84 (8.72%) AngularJS
7 78 (8.10%) Node.js
7 78 (8.10%) XML
8 75 (7.79%) jQuery
9 62 (6.44%) Web Services
10 48 (4.98%) React
11 47 (4.88%) HTML5
12 42 (4.36%) Spring
13 40 (4.15%) Ajax
14 31 (3.22%) SOAP
14 31 (3.22%) WebSockets
15 24 (2.49%) J2EE
15 24 (2.49%) JSON
16 20 (2.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.48%) Algorithms
2 42 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.80%) User Experience
5 26 (2.70%) Cloud Native
6 21 (2.18%) Driving Licence
7 19 (1.97%) Blog
7 19 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.66%) Life Science
11 15 (1.56%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.35%) AS400
12 13 (1.35%) CESG
12 13 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (1.35%) iSeries
12 13 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 156 (16.20%) Windows
2 91 (9.45%) Linux
3 35 (3.63%) Android
4 23 (2.39%) Unix
5 22 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.52%) FreeBSD
9 5 (0.52%) OpenWrt
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Fedora
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (92.94%) Computer Science
2 381 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (37.18%) Software Engineering
4 202 (20.98%) Mathematics
5 135 (14.02%) OO
6 108 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 104 (10.80%) Microservices
9 102 (10.59%) DevOps
10 100 (10.38%) Physics
10 100 (10.38%) TDD
11 90 (9.35%) MVC
12 88 (9.14%) Project Management
13 87 (9.03%) OOD
14 86 (8.93%) Scrum
15 77 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
16 70 (7.27%) Mentoring
17 68 (7.06%) Unit Testing
18 64 (6.65%) Artificial Intelligence
19 58 (6.02%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 473 (49.12%) C#
2 255 (26.48%) SQL
3 220 (22.85%) JavaScript
4 208 (21.60%) Java
5 197 (20.46%) C++
6 177 (18.38%) Python
7 70 (7.27%) PHP
8 56 (5.82%) C
9 40 (4.15%) XAML
10 34 (3.53%) MATLAB
11 33 (3.43%) R
12 29 (3.01%) VB.NET
13 19 (1.97%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.77%) C++/CLI
15 16 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.45%) Apex Code
17 13 (1.35%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.35%) Go
17 13 (1.35%) Java 8
17 13 (1.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 963 (100.00%) Degree
2 40 (4.15%) Numerate Degree
3 34 (3.53%) ISTQB
4 29 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.18%) MCITP
7 18 (1.87%) Master's Degree
8 17 (1.77%) MCSE
9 15 (1.56%) ISEB
10 13 (1.35%) CISSP
10 13 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.83%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.73%) HND
12 7 (0.73%) PhD
13 6 (0.62%) CISM
14 5 (0.52%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.52%) PMP
15 4 (0.42%) CCNA
15 4 (0.42%) CISA
15 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.92%) QA
2 21 (2.18%) NIST
3 15 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.56%) NCSC
4 9 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.83%) GAMP
6 6 (0.62%) COBIT
6 6 (0.62%) ISO 13485
6 6 (0.62%) PMO
7 5 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.31%) SLA
9 2 (0.21%) GDPR
9 2 (0.21%) RMADS
10 1 (0.10%) ITGC
10 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 145 (15.06%) Docker
2 38 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.56%) Firmware
4 12 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.31%) NFS
8 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.10%) iptables
9 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 79 (8.20%) Kubernetes
2 46 (4.78%) Puppet
3 38 (3.95%) Ansible
4 30 (3.12%) Terraform
5 18 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
6 17 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.52%) Salt
8 4 (0.42%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.42%) Mesos
8 4 (0.42%) Packer
9 3 (0.31%) QRadar
9 3 (0.31%) SCCM
9 3 (0.31%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.21%) Avamar
10 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.21%) Kibana
10 2 (0.21%) logstash
10 2 (0.21%) vRealize
11 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 178 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.26%) Google
3 34 (3.53%) Oracle
4 33 (3.43%) Atlassian
5 32 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (2.08%) SAP
7 18 (1.87%) Sage
8 17 (1.77%) Cisco
9 13 (1.35%) hybris
10 12 (1.25%) VMware
11 10 (1.04%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.93%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.62%) Citrix
13 6 (0.62%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 6 (0.62%) Intel
13 6 (0.62%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.62%) McAfee
14 5 (0.52%) IBM
14 5 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (0.52%) ServiceNow