Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 97 123 96
Rank change year-on-year +26 -27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 583 266 772
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.21% 2.61% 3.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.48% 11.18% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 373 231 641
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 5,078 2,379 6,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.99% 23.34% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,696 1,710 4,720
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,795 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,106 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.26% +4.97%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,813
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Thames Valley -35 208 £60,000 +9.09% 37
Hampshire +53 205 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Surrey +12 111 £60,000 - 3
Berkshire -32 99 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Oxfordshire 0 80 £52,000 -9.57% 10
Buckinghamshire -34 29 £55,000 - 13
West Sussex +31 27 £40,000 +9.59% 6
Kent -43 19 £45,000 +50.00% 2
East Sussex -37 10 £52,106 +89.47%
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 583 (100.00%) Degree
2 562 (96.40%) Computer Science
3 268 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
4 247 (42.37%) JavaScript
5 217 (37.22%) Software Engineering
6 195 (33.45%) Java
7 178 (30.53%) C#
8 161 (27.62%) AWS
9 154 (26.42%) Social Skills
10 138 (23.67%) Python
11 137 (23.50%) HTML
12 133 (22.81%) SQL
13 130 (22.30%) CSS
14 128 (21.96%) Problem-Solving
15 127 (21.78%) Full Stack Development
16 124 (21.27%) Git (software)
17 113 (19.38%) C++
18 111 (19.04%) Azure
19 110 (18.87%) React
20 108 (18.52%) .NET
21 107 (18.35%) CI/CD
22 106 (18.18%) Linux
23 102 (17.50%) TDD
24 94 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
24 94 (16.12%) Docker
25 89 (15.27%) JSON
26 87 (14.92%) Finance
26 87 (14.92%) Jenkins
27 84 (14.41%) Artificial Intelligence
28 82 (14.07%) Mathematics

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 43 (7.38%) WordPress
2 32 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.92%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.74%) Apache
4 16 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 16 (2.74%) Confluence
5 15 (2.57%) CMS
6 13 (2.23%) GemFire
6 13 (2.23%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.54%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.69%) JBoss
8 4 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.69%) SAS
8 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.69%) Tornado
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.34%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.17%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Revit
1 10 (1.72%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (5.83%) Magento
2 6 (1.03%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.34%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 161 (27.62%) AWS
2 111 (19.04%) Azure
3 60 (10.29%) Serverless
4 42 (7.20%) SaaS
5 38 (6.52%) Microsoft 365
6 35 (6.00%) Google Analytics
7 24 (4.12%) GCP
7 24 (4.12%) GitHub
8 20 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
8 20 (3.43%) PaaS
9 17 (2.92%) Power Platform
10 16 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (2.57%) Amazon Cognito
11 15 (2.57%) AWS Fargate
12 13 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (1.89%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (1.54%) Power Automate
15 8 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.74%) Firewall
2 15 (2.57%) Wireless
3 13 (2.23%) Calico
3 13 (2.23%) MQTT
4 9 (1.54%) PPP
5 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.86%) VPN
7 4 (0.69%) 4G
7 4 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.69%) DNS
7 4 (0.69%) Internet
7 4 (0.69%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.51%) Network Security
8 3 (0.51%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.51%) WAN
9 2 (0.34%) DHCP
9 2 (0.34%) SAN
9 2 (0.34%) SNMP
9 2 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.63%) MySQL
2 48 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 38 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 24 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.92%) Big Data
6 17 (2.92%) Power BI
7 15 (2.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (2.23%) Data Lake
9 12 (2.06%) Couchbase
9 12 (2.06%) Redis
9 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.89%) GIS
10 11 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.72%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.72%) HBase
11 10 (1.72%) MariaDB
12 9 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 124 (21.27%) Git (software)
2 87 (14.92%) Jenkins
3 68 (11.66%) JIRA
4 50 (8.58%) Selenium
5 32 (5.49%) Cucumber
6 30 (5.15%) Visual Studio
7 18 (3.09%) Postman
8 15 (2.57%) SpecFlow
8 15 (2.57%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.23%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.23%) Gradle
9 13 (2.23%) gulp
9 13 (2.23%) Protractor
9 13 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (2.06%) Xcode
11 10 (1.72%) CMake
11 10 (1.72%) Cypress.io
11 10 (1.72%) GCC
11 10 (1.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 9 (1.54%) Valgrind
General
1 154 (26.42%) Social Skills
2 87 (14.92%) Finance
3 68 (11.66%) Law
4 61 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (8.06%) Manufacturing
5 47 (8.06%) Marketing
6 44 (7.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 41 (7.03%) Fire and Rescue
8 38 (6.52%) Organisational Skills
9 36 (6.17%) Banking
10 20 (3.43%) Legal
11 18 (3.09%) Spanish Language
12 16 (2.74%) Automotive
13 11 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.89%) Presentation Skills
14 10 (1.72%) Aerospace
14 10 (1.72%) Retail
15 9 (1.54%) Influencing Skills
16 8 (1.37%) Back Office
16 8 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 222 (38.08%) Developer
2 151 (25.90%) Software Engineer
3 100 (17.15%) Software Developer
4 46 (7.89%) Junior
5 42 (7.20%) Java Engineer
5 42 (7.20%) Java Software Engineer
6 37 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.00%) Architect
7 35 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (5.83%) Magento Developer
9 32 (5.49%) Graduate
10 28 (4.80%) .NET Developer
10 28 (4.80%) Senior Software Developer
11 27 (4.63%) Senior Software Engineer
12 26 (4.46%) Analyst
13 25 (4.29%) Junior Developer
14 23 (3.95%) Java Developer
15 22 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
15 22 (3.77%) Development Engineer
15 22 (3.77%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (23.50%) HTML
2 130 (22.30%) CSS
3 110 (18.87%) React
4 108 (18.52%) .NET
5 89 (15.27%) JSON
6 67 (11.49%) REST
7 60 (10.29%) AngularJS
8 54 (9.26%) XML
9 53 (9.09%) HTML5
10 51 (8.75%) Node.js
11 46 (7.89%) CSS3
11 46 (7.89%) Vue.js
12 45 (7.72%) .NET Core
13 40 (6.86%) Web Services
14 38 (6.52%) LESS
14 38 (6.52%) Spring
15 34 (5.83%) KnockoutJS
16 33 (5.66%) WPF
17 31 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
18 30 (5.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.15%) Algorithms
2 60 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
2 60 (10.29%) User Experience
3 52 (8.92%) NHS
4 35 (6.00%) Data Structures
5 30 (5.15%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.74%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
8 12 (2.06%) Legacy Systems
8 12 (2.06%) Life Science
9 10 (1.72%) Animation
9 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.72%) Lidar
10 9 (1.54%) CAN bus
10 9 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.54%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.37%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.37%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.18%) Linux
2 67 (11.49%) Windows
3 56 (9.61%) Android
4 55 (9.43%) Apple iOS
5 28 (4.80%) Unix
6 23 (3.95%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (2.23%) Debian
8 12 (2.06%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.69%) CentOS
10 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.51%) VMS
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (96.40%) Computer Science
2 268 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (37.22%) Software Engineering
4 128 (21.96%) Problem-Solving
5 127 (21.78%) Full Stack Development
6 107 (18.35%) CI/CD
7 102 (17.50%) TDD
8 94 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (14.41%) Artificial Intelligence
10 82 (14.07%) Mathematics
11 74 (12.69%) Test Automation
12 69 (11.84%) Microservices
13 68 (11.66%) DevOps
14 65 (11.15%) Analytics
14 65 (11.15%) Software Testing
15 57 (9.78%) Mentoring
16 52 (8.92%) Project Management
17 50 (8.58%) Physics
18 48 (8.23%) Risk Management
19 44 (7.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 247 (42.37%) JavaScript
2 195 (33.45%) Java
3 178 (30.53%) C#
4 138 (23.67%) Python
5 133 (22.81%) SQL
6 113 (19.38%) C++
7 73 (12.52%) C
8 66 (11.32%) PHP
9 34 (5.83%) Objective-C
10 31 (5.32%) Kotlin
11 25 (4.29%) Go
12 23 (3.95%) Ruby
13 20 (3.43%) Bash
14 17 (2.92%) Apple Swift
14 17 (2.92%) TypeScript
15 16 (2.74%) PowerShell
16 15 (2.57%) Shell Script
17 14 (2.40%) VB.NET
18 12 (2.06%) VBA
19 9 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 583 (100.00%) Degree
2 43 (7.38%) Master's Degree
3 20 (3.43%) OCP
3 20 (3.43%) Oracle Certification
4 18 (3.09%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (2.06%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.20%) CISSP
7 6 (1.03%) MCSE
7 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.86%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.86%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.51%) MBA
9 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.34%) CCNA
10 2 (0.34%) CEH
10 2 (0.34%) CISM
10 2 (0.34%) MCITP
10 2 (0.34%) MCSA
10 2 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.06%) QA
2 27 (4.63%) SLA
3 22 (3.77%) GDPR
4 21 (3.60%) Accessibility
5 16 (2.74%) GxP
6 11 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.51%) GAMP
9 3 (0.51%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.34%) GMP
10 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.34%) PSD2
11 1 (0.17%) IFRS
11 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (16.12%) Docker
2 18 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.54%) Firmware
5 8 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.20%) HDFS
7 5 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.34%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 67 (11.49%) Kubernetes
2 39 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (4.46%) Ansible
4 25 (4.29%) Grafana
4 25 (4.29%) Terraform
5 13 (2.23%) Kibana
6 11 (1.89%) Opsview
7 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.34%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.34%) SCCM
10 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.43%) Google
3 44 (7.55%) Apple
4 23 (3.95%) Oracle
5 14 (2.40%) New Relic
6 13 (2.23%) PayPal
7 12 (2.06%) VMware
8 10 (1.72%) Rockwell
9 9 (1.54%) IBM
10 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.20%) Splunk
12 6 (1.03%) Databricks
12 6 (1.03%) Intel
12 6 (1.03%) SAP
13 5 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.86%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.69%) Cisco
15 3 (0.51%) Agilent
15 3 (0.51%) Sophos