Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 34 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2139 2240 2750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.05% 6.40% 6.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.35% 16.60% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 2130 2376
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,975 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11658 13498 16930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.44% 38.59% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9566 11125 13742
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +16 1005 £40,000 - 70
Berkshire +11 427 £40,000 -11.11% 36
Oxfordshire +7 382 £45,000 -7.22% 26
Hampshire -7 378 £34,500 -8.00% 16
Surrey -25 289 £44,000 -2.22% 7
West Sussex -2 204 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 196 £32,500 -2.99% 8
East Sussex +6 164 £44,000 +46.67% 10
Kent +7 73 £30,000 -25.00% 1
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Sussex 0 8 - - 1
Middlesex -10 6 - - 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1746 (81.63%) Degree
2 876 (40.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 731 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
4 665 (31.09%) Software Engineering
5 592 (27.68%) Java
6 591 (27.63%) SQL
7 582 (27.21%) C#
8 581 (27.16%) C++
9 524 (24.50%) JavaScript
10 496 (23.19%) Linux
11 474 (22.16%) Mathematics
12 462 (21.60%) .NET
13 400 (18.70%) Windows
14 385 (18.00%) HTML
15 372 (17.39%) CSS
16 357 (16.69%) Python
17 310 (14.49%) Microsoft
18 301 (14.07%) SQL Server
19 289 (13.51%) C
20 282 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
21 260 (12.16%) OO
22 252 (11.78%) ASP.NET
23 250 (11.69%) Test Automation
24 247 (11.55%) Physics
25 245 (11.45%) TDD
26 228 (10.66%) Scrum
27 216 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
28 210 (9.82%) Finance
29 206 (9.63%) Web Development
30 204 (9.54%) jQuery

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 52 (2.43%) Apache
2 49 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (2.29%) IIS
3 33 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 32 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 27 (1.26%) CMS
6 24 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 18 (0.84%) SAS
8 15 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.61%) WordPress
10 12 (0.56%) Confluence
11 11 (0.51%) Apache Pig
11 11 (0.51%) SugarCRM
12 10 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.47%) Drupal
13 8 (0.37%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.37%) nginx
14 7 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 80 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.23%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.19%) SPSS
10 2 (0.094%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.047%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.047%) Maximo
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.047%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 216 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (5.19%) SaaS
4 37 (1.73%) GitHub
5 25 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.12%) npm
7 20 (0.94%) Office 365
7 20 (0.94%) PaaS
8 17 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.61%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.51%) Datadog
10 11 (0.51%) Force.com
11 7 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.19%) Sauce Labs
12 4 (0.19%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.38%) Firewall
2 101 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 73 (3.41%) DNS
4 72 (3.37%) Internet
5 69 (3.23%) WAN
6 57 (2.66%) VPN
7 56 (2.62%) DHCP
8 51 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 50 (2.34%) LAN
10 49 (2.29%) Network Security
11 41 (1.92%) BGP
11 41 (1.92%) Ethernet
12 35 (1.64%) SAN
13 29 (1.36%) MPLS
14 28 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
15 27 (1.26%) OSPF
16 26 (1.22%) HTTP
17 24 (1.12%) Wireless
18 23 (1.08%) SSL
19 20 (0.94%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 132 (6.17%) Big Data
3 113 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 88 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 78 (3.65%) MySQL
6 59 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 39 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 37 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 33 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (1.50%) Redis
11 28 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (1.26%) GIS
13 26 (1.22%) Data Mining
13 26 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (1.03%) Power BI
15 21 (0.98%) Apache Hive
16 20 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
18 14 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (0.65%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 173 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 151 (7.06%) Visual Studio
3 98 (4.58%) Selenium
4 87 (4.07%) JIRA
5 79 (3.69%) JUnit
6 58 (2.71%) Jenkins
7 56 (2.62%) WebDriver
8 45 (2.10%) JMeter
9 42 (1.96%) Maven
10 40 (1.87%) Cucumber
11 38 (1.78%) SoapUI
11 38 (1.78%) Subversion
12 33 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (1.50%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.22%) gulp
15 25 (1.17%) IntelliJ
16 22 (1.03%) Ant
16 22 (1.03%) Jasmine
17 15 (0.70%) LoadRunner
17 15 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 210 (9.82%) Finance
2 141 (6.59%) Electronics
3 126 (5.89%) Telecoms
4 66 (3.09%) Marketing
5 62 (2.90%) Retail
6 60 (2.81%) Games
7 46 (2.15%) German Language
8 43 (2.01%) Banking
9 37 (1.73%) Front Office
10 28 (1.31%) Advertising
10 28 (1.31%) Digital Economy
10 28 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.22%) Automotive
12 17 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.75%) French Language
14 15 (0.70%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.51%) Publishing
17 9 (0.42%) Legal
18 7 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 788 (36.84%) Developer
2 389 (18.19%) Graduate
3 382 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 248 (11.59%) Junior
5 197 (9.21%) Analyst
6 184 (8.60%) C++ Software Engineer
7 180 (8.42%) .NET Developer
8 176 (8.23%) Software Developer
9 167 (7.81%) Graduate Developer
10 162 (7.57%) Senior Developer
11 146 (6.83%) C# Developer
12 133 (6.22%) Java Developer
12 133 (6.22%) Junior Developer
13 119 (5.56%) Web Developer
14 94 (4.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 91 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
15 91 (4.25%) Consultant
16 87 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
17 80 (3.74%) Architect
18 71 (3.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (21.60%) .NET
2 385 (18.00%) HTML
3 372 (17.39%) CSS
4 252 (11.78%) ASP.NET
5 204 (9.54%) jQuery
6 200 (9.35%) Web Services
7 193 (9.02%) AngularJS
8 146 (6.83%) REST
9 144 (6.73%) HTML5
10 123 (5.75%) XML
11 118 (5.52%) RESTful
12 110 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 109 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 108 (5.05%) SOAP
15 100 (4.68%) Node.js
16 94 (4.39%) .NET Framework
17 89 (4.16%) Ajax
18 87 (4.07%) Spring
19 82 (3.83%) CSS3
20 80 (3.74%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 282 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (7.57%) Algorithms
3 97 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 77 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 66 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.76%) User Experience
8 54 (2.52%) Data Centre
9 43 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 37 (1.73%) Fintech
11 33 (1.54%) PKI
12 32 (1.50%) Contactless
13 30 (1.40%) CUDA
14 29 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
15 21 (0.98%) NHS
16 20 (0.94%) EMV
16 20 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
16 20 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 20 (0.94%) Smartcard
17 19 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 496 (23.19%) Linux
2 400 (18.70%) Windows
3 154 (7.20%) Unix
4 47 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 42 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.82%) Android
6 39 (1.82%) CentOS
7 24 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.03%) Mac OS
9 21 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
10 19 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 17 (0.79%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.56%) VxWorks
12 12 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.28%) Solaris
13 6 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.19%) Debian
15 4 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (31.09%) Software Engineering
3 474 (22.16%) Mathematics
4 260 (12.16%) OO
5 250 (11.69%) Test Automation
6 247 (11.55%) Physics
7 245 (11.45%) TDD
8 228 (10.66%) Scrum
9 206 (9.63%) Web Development
10 197 (9.21%) MVC
11 160 (7.48%) SDLC
12 137 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
13 135 (6.31%) Mentoring
14 130 (6.08%) Open Source
15 116 (5.42%) Analytics
15 116 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
15 116 (5.42%) OOD
16 113 (5.28%) Project Management
17 106 (4.96%) Multithreading
18 100 (4.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 592 (27.68%) Java
2 591 (27.63%) SQL
3 582 (27.21%) C#
4 581 (27.16%) C++
5 524 (24.50%) JavaScript
6 357 (16.69%) Python
7 289 (13.51%) C
8 135 (6.31%) PHP
9 95 (4.44%) Perl
10 80 (3.74%) Ruby
11 75 (3.51%) R
12 72 (3.37%) PowerShell
13 67 (3.13%) Shell Script
14 61 (2.85%) VB.NET
15 49 (2.29%) MATLAB
16 40 (1.87%) PL/SQL
16 40 (1.87%) T-SQL
17 35 (1.64%) F#
18 33 (1.54%) Bash Shell
19 32 (1.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1746 (81.63%) Degree
2 876 (40.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 138 (6.45%) PhD
4 102 (4.77%) Security Cleared
5 98 (4.58%) Master's Degree
6 48 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (2.15%) ISTQB
8 45 (2.10%) SC Cleared
9 41 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (1.40%) CISSP
11 29 (1.36%) CCNA
12 26 (1.22%) CEH
13 24 (1.12%) CISM
14 19 (0.89%) CISA
14 19 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
15 18 (0.84%) CCNP
15 18 (0.84%) HND
16 16 (0.75%) DV Cleared
17 14 (0.65%) CREST Certified
17 14 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (8.32%) QA
2 20 (0.94%) SLA
3 19 (0.89%) PMO
4 17 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.47%) ECSS
6 10 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.19%) GDPR
10 3 (0.14%) GCP
11 1 (0.047%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.047%) IASME
11 1 (0.047%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.92%) Docker
3 32 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.45%) Firmware
5 23 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.56%) KVM
8 11 (0.51%) HDFS
8 11 (0.51%) NFS
9 9 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.28%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.28%) GlusterFS
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.28%) XenApp
12 5 (0.23%) MetaFrame
13 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.094%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (2.06%) Ansible
2 30 (1.40%) Puppet
3 29 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.22%) Nagios
5 18 (0.84%) SCOM
6 16 (0.75%) Kibana
7 15 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.47%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
9 9 (0.42%) Nessus
9 9 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (0.42%) Terraform
10 8 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (0.37%) CSIRT
11 7 (0.33%) SCCM
12 6 (0.28%) Grafana
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
12 6 (0.28%) Salt
12 6 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 310 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 145 (6.78%) Oracle
3 55 (2.57%) SAP
4 48 (2.24%) Cisco
5 46 (2.15%) Google
6 43 (2.01%) Juniper
7 41 (1.92%) VMware
8 35 (1.64%) Palo Alto
9 34 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (1.50%) HP
12 25 (1.17%) Citrix
13 23 (1.08%) SolarWinds
14 20 (0.94%) Hyperion
14 20 (0.94%) Sun
15 19 (0.89%) AppDynamics
15 19 (0.89%) Forcepoint
16 17 (0.79%) Splunk
16 17 (0.79%) Twitter
17 16 (0.75%) F5