Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 38 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,768 1,927 1,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.74% 6.41% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 7.11% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 1,751 1,607
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23,925 27,086 26,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.14% 90.04% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19,182 22,540 21,478
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,009 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 June 2019.

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 June 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 +6 659 £50,000 +11.11% 36
Hampshire +18 548 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Berkshire +16 338 £57,500 +21.05% 14
Oxfordshire +15 257 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Surrey -14 214 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Sussex -13 151 £47,500 +18.75% 6
East Sussex +8 148 £41,588 -7.58%
Buckinghamshire -41 64 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Kent 0 45 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Middlesex +2 4 £67,500 +33.00%
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 1,437 (81.28%) Degree
2 780 (44.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 615 (34.79%) Agile Software Development
4 593 (33.54%) Software Engineering
5 553 (31.28%) Mathematics
6 539 (30.49%) SQL
7 496 (28.05%) C#
8 445 (25.17%) .NET
9 423 (23.93%) JavaScript
10 407 (23.02%) C++
11 401 (22.68%) Java
12 388 (21.95%) Python
13 334 (18.89%) Microsoft
14 318 (17.99%) Git (software)
15 303 (17.14%) HTML
16 297 (16.80%) Linux
17 254 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
18 250 (14.14%) OO
19 247 (13.97%) CSS
20 245 (13.86%) Windows
21 235 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
22 228 (12.90%) SQL Server
23 223 (12.61%) Physics
24 217 (12.27%) Amazon AWS
25 198 (11.20%) Test Automation
26 183 (10.35%) Finance
27 181 (10.24%) C
28 180 (10.18%) ASP.NET
29 175 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
30 171 (9.67%) DevOps

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 66 (3.73%) Confluence
1 66 (3.73%) Tomcat
2 62 (3.51%) Apache
3 32 (1.81%) SAS
4 24 (1.36%) IIS
5 18 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (0.96%) Drupal
7 16 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.74%) WordPress
9 12 (0.68%) CMS
10 10 (0.57%) nginx
11 9 (0.51%) JBoss
12 8 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (0.40%) GeoServer
13 7 (0.40%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.34%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 75 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 11 (0.62%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.057%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.057%) Notepad++
8 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.34%) HFM
4 5 (0.28%) Magento
4 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.057%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.057%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.057%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 235 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 217 (12.27%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (3.45%) SaaS
4 53 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 50 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (1.47%) IaaS
7 26 (1.47%) Office 365
7 26 (1.47%) PaaS
8 20 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (1.13%) BPaaS
9 19 (1.07%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.68%) GitHub
11 12 (0.68%) Serverless
12 11 (0.62%) NuGet
12 11 (0.62%) Power Platform
13 10 (0.57%) Cloudflare
14 9 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 9 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.17%) Firewall
2 37 (2.09%) Network Security
3 35 (1.98%) VPN
4 30 (1.70%) Internet
5 27 (1.53%) NFC
5 27 (1.53%) Skype
6 26 (1.47%) DNS
6 26 (1.47%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.30%) DHCP
8 20 (1.13%) HTTP
9 19 (1.07%) LAN
10 18 (1.02%) WAN
11 17 (0.96%) SSL
12 16 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.68%) Wireless
14 11 (0.62%) SAN
15 10 (0.57%) Link 16
15 10 (0.57%) Link 22
15 10 (0.57%) Tactical Data Link
16 9 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 145 (8.20%) MySQL
3 90 (5.09%) Relational Database
4 72 (4.07%) NoSQL
5 56 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (2.60%) Big Data
7 41 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 34 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.58%) Blockchain
11 25 (1.41%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.36%) Geospatial Data
13 22 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.13%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (0.90%) Redis
17 13 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 318 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 156 (8.82%) JIRA
3 108 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 102 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 72 (4.07%) Subversion
6 69 (3.90%) Selenium
7 52 (2.94%) Maven
8 49 (2.77%) Bitbucket
9 44 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
10 41 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (2.26%) TeamCity
12 27 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.30%) JIRA Agile
13 23 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (1.19%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.13%) JUnit
16 16 (0.90%) GitLab
16 16 (0.90%) SpecFlow
16 16 (0.90%) Vagrant
17 15 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 183 (10.35%) Finance
2 99 (5.60%) Electronics
3 90 (5.09%) Marketing
4 58 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 47 (2.66%) Legal
6 44 (2.49%) Retail
7 36 (2.04%) Games
8 35 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.87%) Military
10 32 (1.81%) Aerospace
11 28 (1.58%) Banking
12 26 (1.47%) Retail Banking
13 17 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.74%) Advertising
15 11 (0.62%) Automotive
16 8 (0.45%) Back Office
17 7 (0.40%) Billing
18 6 (0.34%) Publishing
19 3 (0.17%) Avionics
20 2 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 587 (33.20%) Developer
2 358 (20.25%) Software Engineer
3 265 (14.99%) Graduate
4 214 (12.10%) Junior
5 194 (10.97%) Software Developer
6 153 (8.65%) Analyst
7 144 (8.14%) .NET Developer
8 113 (6.39%) Junior Developer
9 111 (6.28%) Java Developer
10 107 (6.05%) Senior Developer
11 100 (5.66%) C# Developer
12 97 (5.49%) Graduate Developer
13 87 (4.92%) Architect
14 85 (4.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 76 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
15 76 (4.30%) Consultant
15 76 (4.30%) Web Developer
16 59 (3.34%) Junior Software Engineer
17 56 (3.17%) .NET Software Developer
18 55 (3.11%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (25.17%) .NET
2 303 (17.14%) HTML
3 247 (13.97%) CSS
4 180 (10.18%) ASP.NET
5 148 (8.37%) AngularJS
6 131 (7.41%) Web Services
7 115 (6.50%) REST
8 102 (5.77%) Spring
9 86 (4.86%) XML
10 85 (4.81%) HTML5
11 83 (4.69%) React
12 79 (4.47%) jQuery
13 78 (4.41%) Node.js
14 77 (4.36%) .NET Framework
15 76 (4.30%) JSON
16 70 (3.96%) WCF
17 62 (3.51%) SOAP
18 58 (3.28%) Ajax
18 58 (3.28%) WPF
19 48 (2.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
3 114 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 102 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 65 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.43%) User Experience
7 41 (2.32%) Data Centre
8 40 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 36 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 30 (1.70%) Driving Licence
11 29 (1.64%) CESG
11 29 (1.64%) Device Driver
12 27 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.53%) EMV
12 27 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
13 26 (1.47%) Contactless
13 26 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
13 26 (1.47%) Smartcard
14 25 (1.41%) Life Science
15 24 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 297 (16.80%) Linux
2 245 (13.86%) Windows
3 81 (4.58%) Android
4 77 (4.36%) Unix
5 47 (2.66%) Windows Server
6 39 (2.21%) Debian
7 31 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 30 (1.70%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.02%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.68%) CentOS
12 12 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (0.68%) Solaris
12 12 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.45%) AIX
15 7 (0.40%) FreeBSD
15 7 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (34.79%) Agile Software Development
2 593 (33.54%) Software Engineering
3 553 (31.28%) Mathematics
4 254 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
5 250 (14.14%) OO
6 223 (12.61%) Physics
7 198 (11.20%) Test Automation
8 175 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
9 171 (9.67%) DevOps
10 168 (9.50%) Analytics
11 154 (8.71%) Web Development
12 152 (8.60%) Scrum
13 135 (7.64%) Data Science
14 133 (7.52%) MVC
15 131 (7.41%) TDD
16 123 (6.96%) ITIL
16 123 (6.96%) Project Management
17 121 (6.84%) OOP
18 111 (6.28%) SDLC
19 100 (5.66%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 539 (30.49%) SQL
2 496 (28.05%) C#
3 423 (23.93%) JavaScript
4 407 (23.02%) C++
5 401 (22.68%) Java
6 388 (21.95%) Python
7 181 (10.24%) C
8 111 (6.28%) PHP
9 74 (4.19%) PowerShell
10 69 (3.90%) R
11 59 (3.34%) Bash Shell
12 57 (3.22%) MATLAB
13 37 (2.09%) Go
14 32 (1.81%) Ruby
15 29 (1.64%) T-SQL
16 28 (1.58%) Scala
17 24 (1.36%) Java 8
18 22 (1.24%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.13%) Perl
19 20 (1.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,437 (81.28%) Degree
2 780 (44.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 132 (7.47%) Security Cleared
4 75 (4.24%) PhD
5 72 (4.07%) SC Cleared
6 65 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 62 (3.51%) Master's Degree
8 53 (3.00%) MCSE
9 43 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
10 41 (2.32%) DV Cleared
11 37 (2.09%) MCITP
12 36 (2.04%) CISSP
13 31 (1.75%) ISTQB
14 28 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (1.58%) CISM
15 22 (1.24%) CISA
15 22 (1.24%) HND
16 13 (0.74%) CCNA
17 12 (0.68%) IISP
18 11 (0.62%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.75%) QA
2 52 (2.94%) NIST
3 38 (2.15%) SLA
4 29 (1.64%) NCSC
5 28 (1.58%) GDPR
6 25 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (1.36%) Data Quality
8 22 (1.24%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.79%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.51%) COBIT
11 7 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
11 7 (0.40%) ISO 22301
11 7 (0.40%) ISO 31000
11 7 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 7 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.28%) DO-178B
12 5 (0.28%) DO-254
12 5 (0.28%) HL7
13 3 (0.17%) ITGC
13 3 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 132 (7.47%) Docker
2 101 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 55 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.41%) XenApp
6 21 (1.19%) Firmware
7 7 (0.40%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.28%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.057%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.057%) iptables
11 1 (0.057%) Varnish
11 1 (0.057%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 62 (3.51%) Ansible
3 45 (2.55%) Puppet
4 34 (1.92%) Terraform
5 25 (1.41%) vCenter Server
6 23 (1.30%) SCOM
7 21 (1.19%) SCCM
8 17 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
10 13 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (0.68%) IBM Guardium
11 12 (0.68%) Mesos
11 12 (0.68%) Nessus
12 10 (0.57%) Cobbler
12 10 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.57%) Packer
13 7 (0.40%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.28%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 334 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 131 (7.41%) Oracle
3 60 (3.39%) VMware
4 59 (3.34%) Google
5 53 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (2.60%) Atlassian
7 43 (2.43%) Cisco
8 40 (2.26%) SAP
9 38 (2.15%) Citrix
10 36 (2.04%) Hyperion
11 33 (1.87%) Informatica
12 30 (1.70%) ServiceNow
13 20 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 18 (1.02%) CyberArk
14 18 (1.02%) Tableau
15 17 (0.96%) Centrify
15 17 (0.96%) IBM
15 17 (0.96%) McAfee
16 16 (0.90%) Splunk
17 15 (0.85%) Qualys