Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 109 104
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 778 746 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.37% 2.79% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.48% 9.77% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 651 616 810
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 6,234 7,633 8,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.00% 28.51% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,637 5,776 6,532
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +21 365 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Berkshire +18 178 £57,500 +21.05% 11
Oxfordshire +19 148 £38,500 +10.00% 21
Surrey +76 147 £65,000 +36.84% 17
Hampshire -8 138 £47,500 +58.33% 29
West Sussex -12 58 £40,000 +8.11% 7
East Sussex +24 51 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 39 £48,000 +47.69% 4
Kent -12 7 £27,500 -21.43% 3
Middlesex 0 4 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 778 (100.00%) Degree
2 737 (94.73%) Computer Science
3 364 (46.79%) C#
4 302 (38.82%) .NET
5 295 (37.92%) Software Engineering
6 277 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
7 200 (25.71%) JavaScript
8 198 (25.45%) SQL
9 190 (24.42%) Mathematics
10 177 (22.75%) Windows
11 168 (21.59%) Java
12 154 (19.79%) Microsoft
13 143 (18.38%) HTML
14 142 (18.25%) Python
15 140 (17.99%) SQL Server
16 139 (17.87%) C++
17 137 (17.61%) Git (software)
18 120 (15.42%) CSS
19 118 (15.17%) Azure
20 100 (12.85%) Finance
21 95 (12.21%) Physics
21 95 (12.21%) Mentoring
22 89 (11.44%) ASP.NET
23 88 (11.31%) AWS
24 84 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
25 83 (10.67%) Linux
26 82 (10.54%) DevOps
27 81 (10.41%) Docker
28 80 (10.28%) Unit Testing
28 80 (10.28%) Scrum

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 29 (3.73%) Confluence
2 23 (2.96%) IIS
3 17 (2.19%) CMS
3 17 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.67%) Apache
4 13 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.29%) Drupal
5 10 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (1.29%) SugarCRM
5 10 (1.29%) WordPress
6 8 (1.03%) ColdFusion
6 8 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.77%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.64%) GeoServer
8 5 (0.64%) JBoss
8 5 (0.64%) Smallworld
Applications
1 13 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (0.51%) Camtasia
4 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 118 (15.17%) Azure
2 88 (11.31%) AWS
3 35 (4.50%) SaaS
4 22 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.44%) GCP
5 19 (2.44%) Power Platform
6 10 (1.29%) npm
7 9 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.90%) GitHub
9 6 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.77%) G Suite
9 6 (0.77%) Office 365
10 5 (0.64%) IaaS
11 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.39%) PaaS
12 3 (0.39%) Serverless
13 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.26%) NuGet
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.66%) DNS
2 38 (4.88%) DHCP
2 38 (4.88%) Firewall
3 25 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.96%) Internet
5 18 (2.31%) SSL
6 17 (2.19%) VPN
7 13 (1.67%) LAN
8 12 (1.54%) BGP
8 12 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (1.54%) Ethernet
8 12 (1.54%) IPsec
8 12 (1.54%) OSPF
8 12 (1.54%) WAN
9 9 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.03%) 4G
10 8 (1.03%) DDNS
10 8 (1.03%) DSL
10 8 (1.03%) FCoE
10 8 (1.03%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 56 (7.20%) Big Data
3 31 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (3.86%) NoSQL
5 29 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (3.60%) MySQL
7 25 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.44%) Power BI
10 19 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.77%) DB2
13 6 (0.77%) GIS
13 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.64%) QGIS
14 5 (0.64%) Qlik Sense
14 5 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 137 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 72 (9.25%) Jenkins
3 44 (5.66%) Selenium
4 39 (5.01%) JIRA
5 30 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (3.86%) Visual Studio
6 24 (3.08%) Subversion
7 23 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (2.31%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.67%) CircleCI
10 12 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.54%) Mocha
11 11 (1.41%) HP UFT
11 11 (1.41%) LoadRunner
11 11 (1.41%) SoapUI
12 10 (1.29%) Maven
12 10 (1.29%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.16%) Bugzilla
13 9 (1.16%) CruiseControl
13 9 (1.16%) Hudson
General
1 100 (12.85%) Finance
2 72 (9.25%) Retail
3 29 (3.73%) Public Sector
4 13 (1.67%) Games
5 11 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.29%) Legal
7 9 (1.16%) Marketing
8 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.77%) Banking
10 5 (0.64%) Advertising
10 5 (0.64%) Electronics
11 4 (0.51%) Local Government
11 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.39%) Billing
13 2 (0.26%) Military
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Police
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.13%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 330 (42.42%) Developer
2 188 (24.16%) Software Engineer
3 143 (18.38%) Graduate
4 131 (16.84%) Software Developer
5 84 (10.80%) Junior
6 81 (10.41%) .NET Developer
7 76 (9.77%) Graduate Developer
7 76 (9.77%) Senior Developer
8 65 (8.35%) C# Developer
9 53 (6.81%) Junior Developer
10 48 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (5.91%) Architect
11 46 (5.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 44 (5.66%) C# Software Engineer
13 41 (5.27%) Graduate Software Developer
14 40 (5.14%) .NET Software Developer
14 40 (5.14%) Senior Software Developer
15 38 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
16 36 (4.63%) Java Developer
17 30 (3.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (38.82%) .NET
2 143 (18.38%) HTML
3 120 (15.42%) CSS
4 89 (11.44%) ASP.NET
5 67 (8.61%) jQuery
6 60 (7.71%) AngularJS
7 51 (6.56%) REST
7 51 (6.56%) WPF
8 49 (6.30%) Ajax
9 47 (6.04%) Node.js
9 47 (6.04%) React
9 47 (6.04%) Web Services
10 38 (4.88%) XML
11 37 (4.76%) WebSockets
12 36 (4.63%) Spring
13 20 (2.57%) HTML5
13 20 (2.57%) J2EE
14 17 (2.19%) SOAP
15 16 (2.06%) Velocity
16 14 (1.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.64%) Algorithms
2 56 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (4.88%) User Experience
5 21 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.67%) Cloud Native
10 11 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.29%) iPad
12 9 (1.16%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.16%) Life Science
12 9 (1.16%) PKI
12 9 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.16%) Robotics
13 6 (0.77%) PMI
14 5 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 177 (22.75%) Windows
2 83 (10.67%) Linux
3 31 (3.98%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.60%) Unix
5 21 (2.70%) Android
6 15 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.64%) VMS
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
12 2 (0.26%) Fedora
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (94.73%) Computer Science
2 295 (37.92%) Software Engineering
3 277 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (24.42%) Mathematics
5 95 (12.21%) Mentoring
5 95 (12.21%) Physics
6 84 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
7 82 (10.54%) DevOps
8 80 (10.28%) Scrum
8 80 (10.28%) Unit Testing
9 73 (9.38%) OO
10 70 (9.00%) OOD
11 69 (8.87%) Microservices
11 69 (8.87%) Project Management
12 68 (8.74%) Test Automation
13 66 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (8.35%) TDD
15 63 (8.10%) Machine Learning
16 55 (7.07%) Web Development
17 51 (6.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 364 (46.79%) C#
2 200 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 198 (25.45%) SQL
4 168 (21.59%) Java
5 142 (18.25%) Python
6 139 (17.87%) C++
7 55 (7.07%) C
8 52 (6.68%) PHP
9 43 (5.53%) MATLAB
10 42 (5.40%) R
11 22 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.44%) X++
13 18 (2.31%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.31%) XAML
14 16 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.06%) Fortran
14 16 (2.06%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.93%) ES6
15 15 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 778 (100.00%) Degree
2 32 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.57%) Master's Degree
3 20 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
4 18 (2.31%) CCNA
4 18 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.93%) DBS Check
6 13 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.29%) CCNP
9 9 (1.16%) CISSP
9 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.03%) PhD
11 7 (0.90%) GIAC
11 7 (0.90%) MCSA
12 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.39%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.39%) SAFe Agilist
14 2 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.50%) QA
2 16 (2.06%) PMO
3 9 (1.16%) GAMP
4 4 (0.51%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.51%) SLA
5 3 (0.39%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) NIST
6 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.26%) NCSC
6 2 (0.26%) RMADS
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (10.41%) Docker
2 35 (4.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.77%) NFS
3 6 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) KVM
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (6.68%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.27%) Puppet
3 34 (4.37%) Ansible
4 25 (3.21%) Terraform
5 17 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (0.90%) QRadar
9 4 (0.51%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.39%) Kibana
10 3 (0.39%) logstash
10 3 (0.39%) Salt
11 2 (0.26%) Avamar
11 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.26%) Icinga
11 2 (0.26%) SCCM
11 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.26%) vRealize
12 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 154 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.63%) Cisco
3 30 (3.86%) Oracle
4 26 (3.34%) Google
5 18 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.06%) Sage
7 15 (1.93%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.67%) hybris
9 12 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.54%) Juniper
9 12 (1.54%) Palo Alto
10 11 (1.41%) Fortinet
11 10 (1.29%) F5
11 10 (1.29%) IBM
11 10 (1.29%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.16%) McAfee
13 8 (1.03%) Barracuda Networks
13 8 (1.03%) Citrix
13 8 (1.03%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.03%) Splunk