Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 36 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2,213 1,967 2,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.03% 6.25% 6.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.42% 16.73% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,910 1,778 2,461
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,675 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.70%

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 12,013 11,757 16,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.14% 37.33% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,877 9,582 13,973
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,975 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +1 976 £42,000 -1.18% 127
Hampshire -2 470 £32,500 -13.33% 67
Berkshire -2 451 £45,000 -10.00% 42
Oxfordshire -2 343 £47,500 - 69
Surrey -9 313 £50,000 +11.11% 24
East Sussex +27 195 £38,500 +18.46% 24
Buckinghamshire +2 183 £29,000 -25.40% 16
West Sussex +10 172 £42,500 -5.56% 39
Kent +16 64 £25,000 -33.33% 11
Middlesex +10 10 £55,000 +7.84%
Sussex - 6 - -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 1,816 (82.06%) Degree
2 978 (44.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 760 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
4 692 (31.27%) Software Engineering
5 645 (29.15%) SQL
6 632 (28.56%) Java
7 603 (27.25%) C#
8 578 (26.12%) JavaScript
9 570 (25.76%) C++
10 494 (22.32%) Mathematics
11 481 (21.74%) Linux
12 475 (21.46%) .NET
13 405 (18.30%) Python
14 397 (17.94%) Windows
15 370 (16.72%) HTML
16 338 (15.27%) TDD
17 331 (14.96%) CSS
18 312 (14.10%) SQL Server
19 296 (13.38%) ASP.NET
20 285 (12.88%) Test Automation
21 280 (12.65%) OO
22 273 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
23 259 (11.70%) Microsoft
24 254 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
24 254 (11.48%) AngularJS
25 252 (11.39%) MVC
26 250 (11.30%) C
27 242 (10.94%) Web Services
27 242 (10.94%) Physics
28 223 (10.08%) 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 70 (3.16%) Apache
2 58 (2.62%) IIS
3 41 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 41 (1.85%) CMS
4 37 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.04%) WordPress
7 22 (0.99%) JBoss
7 22 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 20 (0.90%) SAS
9 19 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 17 (0.77%) Drupal
10 17 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 16 (0.72%) Joomla!
11 16 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (0.63%) Confluence
13 12 (0.54%) Apache Pig
13 12 (0.54%) nginx
14 10 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.36%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 54 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.23%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.18%) SPSS
8 3 (0.14%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.090%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.090%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 254 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (4.25%) SaaS
4 65 (2.94%) GitHub
5 22 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.90%) npm
7 14 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (0.45%) AWS CloudTrail
8 10 (0.45%) Datadog
8 10 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.41%) Office 365
10 8 (0.36%) PaaS
11 7 (0.32%) Force.com
12 6 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.27%) Yarn
13 5 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.23%) Silverpop
14 4 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.06%) Firewall
2 100 (4.52%) TCP/IP
3 86 (3.89%) Internet
4 79 (3.57%) DNS
5 74 (3.34%) WAN
6 68 (3.07%) DHCP
7 65 (2.94%) VPN
8 61 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 48 (2.17%) LAN
10 43 (1.94%) Network Security
11 29 (1.31%) Ethernet
12 27 (1.22%) HTTP
13 26 (1.17%) MPLS
14 25 (1.13%) BGP
14 25 (1.13%) OSPF
15 22 (0.99%) NFC
16 21 (0.95%) SAN
17 18 (0.81%) VoIP
17 18 (0.81%) Wireless
18 16 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 154 (6.96%) Big Data
3 120 (5.42%) NoSQL
3 120 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 108 (4.88%) MySQL
5 66 (2.98%) MongoDB
6 57 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 53 (2.39%) Hadoop
8 32 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (1.17%) Power BI
11 24 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 19 (0.86%) Apache Hive
14 17 (0.77%) Flink
15 15 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (0.63%) HBase
16 14 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 185 (8.36%) Git (software)
2 148 (6.69%) Visual Studio
3 117 (5.29%) Selenium
4 90 (4.07%) JIRA
5 84 (3.80%) Jenkins
6 82 (3.71%) JUnit
7 55 (2.49%) Subversion
8 53 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 45 (2.03%) Maven
11 41 (1.85%) WebDriver
12 40 (1.81%) Eclipse
13 32 (1.45%) JMeter
14 26 (1.17%) Ant
15 25 (1.13%) SoapUI
16 24 (1.08%) TeamCity
17 20 (0.90%) IntelliJ
18 19 (0.86%) NUnit
18 19 (0.86%) webpack
19 15 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 212 (9.58%) Finance
2 125 (5.65%) Electronics
3 92 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 67 (3.03%) Retail
5 58 (2.62%) Marketing
6 49 (2.21%) Banking
7 48 (2.17%) Games
8 30 (1.36%) German Language
9 26 (1.17%) Advertising
9 26 (1.17%) Front Office
10 21 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.90%) French Language
12 19 (0.86%) Digital Economy
13 18 (0.81%) Aerospace
13 18 (0.81%) Automotive
14 7 (0.32%) Billing
15 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.27%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.23%) Back Office
16 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 832 (37.60%) Developer
2 404 (18.26%) Software Engineer
3 388 (17.53%) Graduate
4 282 (12.74%) Junior
5 219 (9.90%) Java Developer
6 205 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 198 (8.95%) Software Developer
8 193 (8.72%) .NET Developer
9 189 (8.54%) C++ Software Engineer
10 176 (7.95%) Analyst
11 175 (7.91%) Junior Developer
12 156 (7.05%) Graduate Developer
13 142 (6.42%) C# Developer
14 97 (4.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 95 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
16 93 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
17 82 (3.71%) Web Developer
18 75 (3.39%) Architect
19 74 (3.34%) Administrator
20 70 (3.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (21.46%) .NET
2 370 (16.72%) HTML
3 331 (14.96%) CSS
4 296 (13.38%) ASP.NET
5 254 (11.48%) AngularJS
6 242 (10.94%) Web Services
7 217 (9.81%) jQuery
8 146 (6.60%) XML
9 126 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 119 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 115 (5.20%) HTML5
12 113 (5.11%) .NET Framework
12 113 (5.11%) REST
13 112 (5.06%) RESTful
14 110 (4.97%) Spring
15 107 (4.84%) MFC
16 92 (4.16%) React
16 92 (4.16%) WCF
17 90 (4.07%) SOAP
18 86 (3.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 273 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (6.73%) Algorithms
3 101 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
4 76 (3.43%) User Experience
5 64 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 57 (2.58%) Fintech
8 49 (2.21%) Data Centre
9 41 (1.85%) CUDA
10 38 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 25 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
13 24 (1.08%) Contactless
13 24 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 22 (0.99%) EMV
14 22 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
14 22 (0.99%) Smartcard
15 20 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
16 18 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 481 (21.74%) Linux
2 397 (17.94%) Windows
3 162 (7.32%) Unix
4 51 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 47 (2.12%) Android
6 34 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.36%) Mac OS X
8 27 (1.22%) CentOS
9 25 (1.13%) Mac OS
10 22 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
11 17 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.23%) Debian
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.090%) Solaris
16 2 (0.090%) VxWorks
16 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
2 692 (31.27%) Software Engineering
3 494 (22.32%) Mathematics
4 338 (15.27%) TDD
5 285 (12.88%) Test Automation
6 280 (12.65%) OO
7 252 (11.39%) MVC
8 242 (10.94%) Physics
9 223 (10.08%) Scrum
10 191 (8.63%) SDLC
11 176 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
12 133 (6.01%) Open Source
13 132 (5.96%) Mentoring
14 131 (5.92%) Web Development
15 127 (5.74%) Machine Learning
16 126 (5.69%) OOD
17 125 (5.65%) DevOps
18 103 (4.65%) Integration Testing
18 103 (4.65%) Project Management
19 92 (4.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 645 (29.15%) SQL
2 632 (28.56%) Java
3 603 (27.25%) C#
4 578 (26.12%) JavaScript
5 570 (25.76%) C++
6 405 (18.30%) Python
7 250 (11.30%) C
8 128 (5.78%) PHP
9 70 (3.16%) Perl
10 63 (2.85%) Ruby
11 61 (2.76%) R
12 54 (2.44%) MATLAB
13 47 (2.12%) PowerShell
14 46 (2.08%) Bash Shell
15 39 (1.76%) T-SQL
15 39 (1.76%) VB.NET
16 38 (1.72%) Shell Script
17 35 (1.58%) PL/SQL
18 34 (1.54%) F#
19 29 (1.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,816 (82.06%) Degree
2 978 (44.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 140 (6.33%) PhD
4 94 (4.25%) Master's Degree
5 54 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 41 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (1.49%) CISSP
8 33 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 27 (1.22%) CISM
10 23 (1.04%) SC Cleared
11 19 (0.86%) CCNA
12 18 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
13 14 (0.63%) AWS Certification
13 14 (0.63%) MCTS
14 13 (0.59%) CISA
15 11 (0.50%) HND
16 10 (0.45%) CCSP
16 10 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (9.35%) QA
2 20 (0.90%) PMO
3 14 (0.63%) GDPR
3 14 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.59%) SLA
5 11 (0.50%) ECSS
6 7 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
7 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.090%) GCP
10 1 (0.045%) WCAG
System Software
1 60 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 53 (2.39%) Docker
3 25 (1.13%) Firmware
4 24 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.63%) HDFS
7 13 (0.59%) NFS
8 10 (0.45%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.32%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.14%) KVM
12 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.090%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.090%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (2.30%) Ansible
2 48 (2.17%) Puppet
3 31 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.17%) Nagios
5 23 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.50%) Kibana
7 9 (0.41%) Terraform
8 8 (0.36%) Oozie
8 8 (0.36%) Salt
9 6 (0.27%) Grafana
9 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
9 6 (0.27%) OpenView
9 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.23%) Cacti
10 5 (0.23%) Icinga
10 5 (0.23%) logstash
10 5 (0.23%) Netcool
10 5 (0.23%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 259 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 181 (8.18%) Oracle
3 50 (2.26%) SAP
4 40 (1.81%) Cisco
5 38 (1.72%) VMware
6 34 (1.54%) Google
7 30 (1.36%) Juniper
8 27 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 23 (1.04%) HP
11 22 (0.99%) Hyperion
12 21 (0.95%) AppDynamics
12 21 (0.95%) Red Hat
13 20 (0.90%) Twitter
14 19 (0.86%) IBM
14 19 (0.86%) Palo Alto
15 18 (0.81%) Perforce
15 18 (0.81%) Splunk
16 17 (0.77%) F5
17 15 (0.68%) Citrix