Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Computer Science Graduate was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Graduate
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 511 545 520
Rank change year-on-year +34 -25 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Science Graduate 4 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.015% 0.030% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.031% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
South East median annual salary £23,250 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.45% -21.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £26,675
90th Percentile £26,050 £35,500 £41,250
England median annual salary £24,000 £27,500 £25,750
% change year-on-year -12.73% +6.80% -2.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 25,125 29,396 28,154
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.91% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20,494 24,495 23,520
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Computer Science Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Computer Science Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Graduate in the South East

Computer Science Graduate
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Graduate in the South East.

Salary trend for Computer Science Graduate in the South East

Computer Science Graduate
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 Graduate within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 May 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 +46 3 £22,500 -16.67% 1
Berkshire +24 3 £22,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science Graduate
England

Computer Science Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, Computer Science Graduate job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Computer Science Graduate in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) DMZ
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) G Suite
3 2 (50.00%) Google Apps Script
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (25.00%) HND

Computer Science Graduate Skill Set
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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Google Apps Script
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Fortran
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware