Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,926 1,807 2,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.39% 6.16% 7.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.98% 16.02% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,750 1,613 2,411
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%

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 12,053 11,278 15,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.00% 38.42% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9,907 9,240 13,192
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -11 771 £45,000 +12.50% 165
Hampshire 0 369 £40,000 +6.67% 46
Surrey +4 341 £47,500 +4.40% 48
Berkshire -11 309 £47,500 +11.76% 82
Oxfordshire -7 307 £50,000 +28.21% 67
West Sussex +15 225 £40,000 +5.26% 16
Buckinghamshire -12 156 £30,000 -20.00% 16
East Sussex +33 146 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Kent +25 56 £25,000 -37.50% 10
Middlesex -2 11 £54,000 +5.88% 2
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 1,569 (81.46%) Degree
2 799 (41.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 678 (35.20%) Software Engineering
4 674 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
5 596 (30.94%) JavaScript
6 582 (30.22%) Java
7 541 (28.09%) C#
8 509 (26.43%) SQL
9 475 (24.66%) C++
10 439 (22.79%) .NET
11 421 (21.86%) HTML
12 418 (21.70%) Mathematics
13 343 (17.81%) TDD
14 326 (16.93%) CSS
15 325 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
16 315 (16.36%) SQL Server
17 311 (16.15%) Linux
18 306 (15.89%) Python
19 285 (14.80%) ASP.NET
19 285 (14.80%) AngularJS
20 284 (14.75%) Windows
21 283 (14.69%) OO
22 244 (12.67%) MVC
23 237 (12.31%) Microsoft
24 230 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
25 229 (11.89%) Web Services
26 228 (11.84%) Test Automation
26 228 (11.84%) Machine Learning
27 227 (11.79%) C
28 215 (11.16%) Continuous Integration

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 63 (3.27%) Tomcat
2 55 (2.86%) JBoss
3 53 (2.75%) IIS
4 52 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 51 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (2.18%) Apache
7 40 (2.08%) Apache Solr
8 28 (1.45%) SharePoint
9 15 (0.78%) CMS
9 15 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.67%) Apache Pig
11 11 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.57%) SAS
12 9 (0.47%) nginx
12 9 (0.47%) WordPress
13 8 (0.42%) Confluence
13 8 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.31%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 66 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.42%) GNU Octave
5 7 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.21%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.10%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.052%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.052%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 209 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (3.06%) GitHub
4 42 (2.18%) SaaS
5 34 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.93%) npm
7 15 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
8 11 (0.57%) PaaS
9 10 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (0.52%) IaaS
10 8 (0.42%) Office 365
11 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.26%) Datadog
14 3 (0.16%) G Suite
14 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 83 (4.31%) Internet
2 53 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 52 (2.70%) Firewall
4 46 (2.39%) Network Security
5 43 (2.23%) DNS
6 37 (1.92%) WAN
7 30 (1.56%) DHCP
8 29 (1.51%) Wireless
9 28 (1.45%) LAN
10 26 (1.35%) HTTP
10 26 (1.35%) VPN
11 23 (1.19%) NFC
12 19 (0.99%) SNMP
13 17 (0.88%) VoIP
14 16 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.62%) OSPF
15 12 (0.62%) WebEx
16 11 (0.57%) ICMP
16 11 (0.57%) VLAN
16 11 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 145 (7.53%) Big Data
3 141 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 137 (7.11%) MySQL
5 84 (4.36%) NoSQL
6 71 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 53 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 49 (2.54%) RDBMS
9 42 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (1.77%) Blockchain
11 32 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 30 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 28 (1.45%) Power BI
14 28 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (1.19%) Apache Hive
17 17 (0.88%) Impala
18 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 183 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 148 (7.68%) Visual Studio
3 133 (6.91%) Jenkins
4 95 (4.93%) Selenium
5 83 (4.31%) JIRA
6 60 (3.12%) Maven
7 52 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 47 (2.44%) JUnit
8 47 (2.44%) Subversion
9 44 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (1.77%) NUnit
11 23 (1.19%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.14%) JMeter
12 22 (1.14%) TeamCity
13 20 (1.04%) Ant
14 17 (0.88%) IntelliJ
14 17 (0.88%) WebDriver
15 16 (0.83%) gulp
16 14 (0.73%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.73%) Gradle
General
1 164 (8.52%) Finance
2 137 (7.11%) Electronics
3 77 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 66 (3.43%) Retail
5 46 (2.39%) Marketing
6 39 (2.02%) Automotive
6 39 (2.02%) Banking
7 32 (1.66%) Games
7 32 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.09%) French Language
9 20 (1.04%) German Language
10 17 (0.88%) Spanish Language
11 15 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.67%) Digital Economy
13 10 (0.52%) Russian Language
14 9 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.47%) Legal
15 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.36%) Military
16 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 859 (44.60%) Developer
2 342 (17.76%) Graduate
3 334 (17.34%) Software Engineer
4 264 (13.71%) Software Developer
5 224 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 191 (9.92%) Senior Developer
7 188 (9.76%) .NET Developer
8 179 (9.29%) Graduate Developer
9 177 (9.19%) Junior
10 145 (7.53%) C# Developer
11 135 (7.01%) Analyst
12 126 (6.54%) Junior Developer
13 95 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 95 (4.93%) C++ Software Engineer
14 86 (4.47%) Senior Software Engineer
15 85 (4.41%) Web Developer
16 80 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
17 77 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
18 71 (3.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 68 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (22.79%) .NET
2 421 (21.86%) HTML
3 326 (16.93%) CSS
4 285 (14.80%) AngularJS
4 285 (14.80%) ASP.NET
5 229 (11.89%) Web Services
6 195 (10.12%) jQuery
7 138 (7.17%) RESTful
8 130 (6.75%) XML
9 124 (6.44%) HTML5
10 123 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 121 (6.28%) Spring
12 98 (5.09%) React
13 83 (4.31%) .NET Framework
14 82 (4.26%) Natural Language Processing
15 80 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 76 (3.95%) Node.js
17 70 (3.63%) Ajax
17 70 (3.63%) CSS3
18 66 (3.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 230 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (6.65%) Algorithms
3 105 (5.45%) User Experience
4 99 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
6 68 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 38 (1.97%) Fintech
8 31 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 29 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 29 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
12 25 (1.30%) Smartcard
13 23 (1.19%) Contactless
13 23 (1.19%) EMV
14 22 (1.14%) Life Science
15 21 (1.09%) Device Driver
16 20 (1.04%) CUDA
17 16 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 311 (16.15%) Linux
2 284 (14.75%) Windows
3 85 (4.41%) Unix
4 47 (2.44%) Android
5 37 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 34 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
7 22 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.78%) CentOS
10 14 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.47%) VxWorks
12 9 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.26%) Solaris
14 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.21%) Debian
15 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.052%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (35.20%) Software Engineering
2 674 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
3 418 (21.70%) Mathematics
4 343 (17.81%) TDD
5 325 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
6 283 (14.69%) OO
7 244 (12.67%) MVC
8 228 (11.84%) Machine Learning
8 228 (11.84%) Test Automation
9 215 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
10 158 (8.20%) Scrum
11 152 (7.89%) SDLC
12 140 (7.27%) Analytics
13 136 (7.06%) Physics
14 133 (6.91%) Unit Testing
15 125 (6.49%) Data Science
16 117 (6.07%) Web Development
17 113 (5.87%) DevOps
18 112 (5.82%) Integration Testing
19 105 (5.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 596 (30.94%) JavaScript
2 582 (30.22%) Java
3 541 (28.09%) C#
4 509 (26.43%) SQL
5 475 (24.66%) C++
6 306 (15.89%) Python
7 227 (11.79%) C
8 128 (6.65%) PHP
9 47 (2.44%) Java 8
10 46 (2.39%) Ruby
11 42 (2.18%) Perl
12 39 (2.02%) Embedded C
12 39 (2.02%) Scala
13 34 (1.77%) R
14 31 (1.61%) Embedded C++
15 28 (1.45%) PL/SQL
15 28 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 28 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 26 (1.35%) MATLAB
17 23 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,569 (81.46%) Degree
2 799 (41.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (5.82%) PhD
4 72 (3.74%) Security Cleared
5 67 (3.48%) Master's Degree
6 38 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (1.87%) CISSP
8 32 (1.66%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.40%) CISM
9 27 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
10 23 (1.19%) ISTQB
11 21 (1.09%) SC Cleared
12 17 (0.88%) CISA
13 16 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.57%) GSEC
14 11 (0.57%) ISACA
14 11 (0.57%) ISEB
14 11 (0.57%) SANS
15 10 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 10 (0.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (7.53%) QA
2 33 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.45%) GDPR
4 16 (0.83%) PMO
5 15 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
5 15 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.52%) SLA
8 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.26%) MISRA
9 5 (0.26%) MISRA C
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.21%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.16%) HL7
11 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.10%) DICOM
12 2 (0.10%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.10%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.052%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 57 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.28%) Docker
3 29 (1.51%) Firmware
4 13 (0.67%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.67%) HDFS
4 13 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.26%) NFS
8 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.10%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.052%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.052%) Postfix
10 1 (0.052%) vSphere
10 1 (0.052%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (2.02%) Puppet
2 27 (1.40%) Ansible
3 25 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.62%) Kibana
5 12 (0.62%) Nagios
6 10 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.36%) logstash
8 6 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (0.31%) OpenView
9 5 (0.26%) Cacti
9 5 (0.26%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.26%) Icinga
9 5 (0.26%) Netcool
10 4 (0.21%) Oozie
10 4 (0.21%) Terraform
11 3 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.16%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.16%) SCCM
11 3 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 237 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 169 (8.77%) Oracle
3 38 (1.97%) Atlassian
4 36 (1.87%) VMware
5 33 (1.71%) SAP
6 28 (1.45%) Google
6 28 (1.45%) Hyperion
7 27 (1.40%) Xamarin
8 24 (1.25%) IBM
9 23 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.09%) HP
11 19 (0.99%) Cisco
11 19 (0.99%) Citrix
12 17 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.88%) ServiceNow
13 16 (0.83%) Altera
13 16 (0.83%) Xilinx
14 12 (0.62%) Perforce
14 12 (0.62%) Tableau
15 10 (0.52%) F5