Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,797 2,235 2,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.38% 7.17% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 7.98% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,535 1,878 2,013
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,618 28,025 30,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 89.88% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20,976 23,083 25,216
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the South East

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in the South East

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the South East

Computer Science
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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 -8 783 £45,000 +12.50% 124
Hampshire -11 347 £40,000 +23.08% 60
Oxfordshire +4 344 £47,500 +1.06% 61
Berkshire -16 317 £50,000 +25.00% 46
Surrey +2 229 £36,500 -17.98% 49
West Sussex +2 226 £38,000 - 14
East Sussex -3 162 £42,500 -1.73% 24
Buckinghamshire -18 118 £32,500 +3.17% 17
Kent +1 39 £35,000 +27.27% 21
Sussex +1 4 £95,000 -
Middlesex -1 4 £60,500 +0.83% 2
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 1,368 (76.13%) Degree
2 740 (41.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 619 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
4 568 (31.61%) JavaScript
5 565 (31.44%) Software Engineering
6 546 (30.38%) Java
7 479 (26.66%) C#
8 471 (26.21%) SQL
9 448 (24.93%) Mathematics
10 381 (21.20%) .NET
11 380 (21.15%) HTML
12 378 (21.04%) C++
13 357 (19.87%) Python
14 339 (18.86%) Linux
15 313 (17.42%) CSS
16 296 (16.47%) SQL Server
17 290 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
18 271 (15.08%) Test Automation
19 264 (14.69%) Git (software)
20 251 (13.97%) OO
21 249 (13.86%) Microsoft
22 221 (12.30%) Windows
23 216 (12.02%) AngularJS
24 211 (11.74%) ASP.NET
25 206 (11.46%) TDD
26 197 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
27 195 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
28 186 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
29 182 (10.13%) Finance
30 174 (9.68%) Scrum

Computer Science
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 40 (2.23%) Tomcat
2 39 (2.17%) Confluence
3 37 (2.06%) Apache
4 34 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 29 (1.61%) IIS
6 25 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (1.34%) CMS
8 18 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 16 (0.89%) MS Exchange
10 15 (0.83%) SAS
10 15 (0.83%) WordPress
11 9 (0.50%) Drupal
12 8 (0.45%) concrete5
12 8 (0.45%) Hyperledger
13 6 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.28%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.28%) Ethereum
14 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.22%) nginx
15 4 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 73 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.22%) Doxygen
7 4 (0.22%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.22%) SPSS
8 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.056%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.056%) InVision
10 1 (0.056%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.22%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.22%) Scribe Insight
4 3 (0.17%) Magento
4 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.056%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.056%) Maximo
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.056%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.056%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.056%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.056%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 195 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.45%) SaaS
4 35 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (1.95%) Office 365
5 24 (1.34%) GitHub
6 22 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (1.17%) PaaS
8 15 (0.83%) IaaS
8 15 (0.83%) npm
9 11 (0.61%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (0.50%) Silverpop
11 8 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.33%) Serverless
13 5 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.56%) Firewall
2 33 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 31 (1.73%) Wireless
4 26 (1.45%) NFC
5 24 (1.34%) VPN
6 21 (1.17%) DNS
6 21 (1.17%) LAN
6 21 (1.17%) WAN
7 16 (0.89%) DHCP
7 16 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (0.78%) Network Security
9 13 (0.72%) Skype
9 13 (0.72%) WebEx
10 12 (0.67%) HTTP
10 12 (0.67%) Internet
10 12 (0.67%) SAN
11 11 (0.61%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (0.50%) SCCP
12 9 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 118 (6.57%) MySQL
3 104 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 103 (5.73%) Big Data
5 99 (5.51%) NoSQL
6 53 (2.95%) MongoDB
7 51 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 51 (2.84%) RDBMS
8 36 (2.00%) Blockchain
9 35 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.56%) Apache Hive
10 28 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (1.50%) Power BI
12 26 (1.45%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (0.95%) Data Mining
15 15 (0.83%) CouchDB
15 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (0.78%) GIS
Development Applications
1 264 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 122 (6.79%) Visual Studio
3 113 (6.29%) JIRA
4 91 (5.06%) Jenkins
5 72 (4.01%) Subversion
6 67 (3.73%) Selenium
7 64 (3.56%) Maven
8 40 (2.23%) JUnit
9 38 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (1.61%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.22%) NUnit
13 20 (1.11%) Jasmine
14 16 (0.89%) JMeter
15 13 (0.72%) Bitbucket
15 13 (0.72%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.67%) Ant
16 12 (0.67%) WebDriver
17 11 (0.61%) Mockito
18 9 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 182 (10.13%) Finance
2 128 (7.12%) Electronics
3 95 (5.29%) Marketing
4 69 (3.84%) Retail
5 62 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 54 (3.01%) Banking
7 48 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 37 (2.06%) Games
9 34 (1.89%) Automotive
10 32 (1.78%) French Language
11 31 (1.73%) German Language
12 28 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (1.56%) Retail Banking
13 26 (1.45%) Aerospace
14 24 (1.34%) Military
15 16 (0.89%) Publishing
16 14 (0.78%) Advertising
16 14 (0.78%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.72%) Legal
18 11 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 752 (41.85%) Developer
2 339 (18.86%) Graduate
3 297 (16.53%) Software Engineer
4 208 (11.57%) Software Developer
5 176 (9.79%) Graduate Developer
6 173 (9.63%) Java Developer
7 171 (9.52%) Junior
8 140 (7.79%) Senior Developer
9 124 (6.90%) .NET Developer
9 124 (6.90%) Analyst
10 118 (6.57%) C# Developer
11 100 (5.56%) Junior Developer
12 92 (5.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 79 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
14 73 (4.06%) Graduate Software Developer
15 71 (3.95%) Consultant
16 68 (3.78%) Web Developer
17 66 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
18 55 (3.06%) Junior Software Developer
19 53 (2.95%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (21.20%) .NET
2 380 (21.15%) HTML
3 313 (17.42%) CSS
4 216 (12.02%) AngularJS
5 211 (11.74%) ASP.NET
6 161 (8.96%) Web Services
7 113 (6.29%) jQuery
8 105 (5.84%) HTML5
8 105 (5.84%) RESTful
9 99 (5.51%) Node.js
10 95 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 93 (5.18%) Spring
12 79 (4.40%) WCF
13 76 (4.23%) REST
14 71 (3.95%) XML
15 70 (3.90%) Hibernate
16 68 (3.78%) CSS3
17 67 (3.73%) .NET Framework
17 67 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (3.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 197 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (8.01%) Algorithms
3 126 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
4 84 (4.67%) User Experience
5 69 (3.84%) Mobile App
6 68 (3.78%) Management Information System
7 47 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
8 43 (2.39%) Data Structures
9 39 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (2.06%) Fintech
11 34 (1.89%) Life Science
12 27 (1.50%) Contactless
13 26 (1.45%) EMV
13 26 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
13 26 (1.45%) Smartcard
14 25 (1.39%) Data Centre
15 23 (1.28%) PMI
16 18 (1.00%) CESG
16 18 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 17 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 339 (18.86%) Linux
2 221 (12.30%) Windows
3 95 (5.29%) Unix
4 53 (2.95%) Android
5 41 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 26 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.78%) CentOS
9 14 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 13 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.67%) Solaris
11 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.39%) VxWorks
15 4 (0.22%) Debian
16 3 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
16 3 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (31.44%) Software Engineering
3 448 (24.93%) Mathematics
4 290 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
5 271 (15.08%) Test Automation
6 251 (13.97%) OO
7 206 (11.46%) TDD
8 186 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
9 174 (9.68%) Scrum
10 153 (8.51%) Physics
11 142 (7.90%) Web Development
12 139 (7.74%) Analytics
13 137 (7.62%) Machine Learning
14 117 (6.51%) MVC
15 116 (6.46%) Project Management
16 111 (6.18%) OOD
17 110 (6.12%) Integration Testing
18 107 (5.95%) SDLC
19 99 (5.51%) DevOps
19 99 (5.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 568 (31.61%) JavaScript
2 546 (30.38%) Java
3 479 (26.66%) C#
4 471 (26.21%) SQL
5 378 (21.04%) C++
6 357 (19.87%) Python
7 158 (8.79%) C
8 104 (5.79%) PHP
9 61 (3.39%) Ruby
10 41 (2.28%) Go
11 37 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.06%) Perl
11 37 (2.06%) R
12 33 (1.84%) TypeScript
13 32 (1.78%) Java 8
14 29 (1.61%) MATLAB
15 26 (1.45%) Embedded C
16 24 (1.34%) F#
17 22 (1.22%) T-SQL
18 21 (1.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1,368 (76.13%) Degree
2 740 (41.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (4.67%) PhD
4 57 (3.17%) Master's Degree
4 57 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 50 (2.78%) CISSP
5 50 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (2.45%) MCSE
7 31 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
8 26 (1.45%) ISTQB
8 26 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 24 (1.34%) CISM
10 22 (1.22%) CISA
10 22 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.22%) MCITP
11 20 (1.11%) PMI Certification
12 17 (0.95%) CEH
12 17 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.90%) QA
2 34 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.22%) SLA
4 20 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.11%) GDPR
5 17 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.45%) COBIT
7 7 (0.39%) GAMP
7 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.28%) JTAG
8 5 (0.28%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.22%) DICOM
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.22%) MISRA
9 4 (0.22%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 74 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 68 (3.78%) Docker
3 31 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.95%) Firmware
5 14 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.56%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.56%) HDFS
7 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.22%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.22%) NFS
8 4 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.22%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.17%) XenApp
10 2 (0.11%) Ceph
10 2 (0.11%) KVM
10 2 (0.11%) vSphere
10 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.056%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 34 (1.89%) Kubernetes
1 34 (1.89%) Puppet
2 33 (1.84%) Ansible
3 25 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.22%) SCCM
5 14 (0.78%) Terraform
6 12 (0.67%) Kibana
7 8 (0.45%) Packer
7 8 (0.45%) SCOM
8 7 (0.39%) CSIRT
8 7 (0.39%) Nagios
9 6 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.33%) Salt
9 6 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.28%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.22%) Oozie
11 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 249 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.12%) Oracle
3 46 (2.56%) Google
4 44 (2.45%) VMware
5 43 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
6 41 (2.28%) Citrix
7 29 (1.61%) Tableau
8 28 (1.56%) Hyperion
9 27 (1.50%) SAP
10 21 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.17%) Xamarin
11 20 (1.11%) IBM
12 18 (1.00%) Cisco
13 13 (0.72%) HP
14 10 (0.56%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.50%) EMC
15 9 (0.50%) New Relic
15 9 (0.50%) Symantec
16 8 (0.45%) Zend
17 7 (0.39%) Splunk