Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,798 1,957 2,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.15% 6.76% 6.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% 17.00% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 1,699 2,210
South East median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 11,689 11,515 14,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.97% 39.79% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9,478 9,428 11,793
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -9 738 £45,500 +21.33% 144
Hampshire -2 346 £42,500 +21.43% 41
Berkshire -6 325 £49,500 +32.00% 36
Oxfordshire -5 296 £50,000 +25.00% 84
Surrey +8 264 £40,000 -11.11% 49
West Sussex +8 229 £40,000 +10.34% 30
East Sussex -1 161 £42,500 -4.49% 21
Buckinghamshire -20 113 £30,000 -7.69% 24
Kent -9 48 £35,000 +16.67% 15
Sussex 0 4 £95,000 -
Middlesex -9 4 £60,500 +175.00% 2
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,416 (78.75%) Degree
2 749 (41.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 628 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
4 618 (34.37%) JavaScript
5 587 (32.65%) Software Engineering
6 583 (32.42%) Java
7 522 (29.03%) C#
8 497 (27.64%) SQL
9 434 (24.14%) HTML
10 403 (22.41%) C++
11 402 (22.36%) .NET
12 384 (21.36%) Mathematics
13 338 (18.80%) CSS
14 321 (17.85%) Linux
15 319 (17.74%) SQL Server
16 308 (17.13%) Python
17 299 (16.63%) Problem-Solving
18 291 (16.18%) OO
19 276 (15.35%) Git (software)
20 269 (14.96%) TDD
21 264 (14.68%) Test Automation
22 256 (14.24%) AngularJS
23 246 (13.68%) Windows
23 246 (13.68%) ASP.NET
24 237 (13.18%) Microsoft
25 212 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
26 210 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
27 201 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
28 198 (11.01%) C
29 195 (10.85%) Web Services

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 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 40 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 40 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (1.95%) IIS
4 34 (1.89%) Apache
5 27 (1.50%) Confluence
5 27 (1.50%) JBoss
6 25 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.00%) CMS
8 14 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.56%) WordPress
10 8 (0.44%) Drupal
10 8 (0.44%) Hyperledger
11 7 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.28%) Ethereum
13 5 (0.28%) nginx
14 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.28%) GNU Octave
7 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.22%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.22%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
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%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.056%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.056%) Maximo
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 HCM
6 1 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.056%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.056%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 210 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.11%) SaaS
4 35 (1.95%) GitHub
5 33 (1.84%) Office 365
6 27 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (1.22%) PaaS
8 20 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (1.06%) npm
10 14 (0.78%) IaaS
11 13 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.61%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.33%) Silverpop
16 5 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.28%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.28%) Serverless
17 4 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 33 (1.84%) Firewall
3 30 (1.67%) Internet
3 30 (1.67%) Wireless
4 25 (1.39%) NFC
5 24 (1.33%) Network Security
5 24 (1.33%) WAN
6 20 (1.11%) DNS
7 19 (1.06%) VPN
8 18 (1.00%) HTTP
8 18 (1.00%) LAN
9 17 (0.95%) WebEx
10 15 (0.83%) DHCP
10 15 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.67%) SCCP
12 12 (0.67%) SNMP
13 11 (0.61%) Ethernet
13 11 (0.61%) SAN
14 9 (0.50%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 134 (7.45%) MySQL
2 134 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 110 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 106 (5.90%) Big Data
5 62 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 57 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 54 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 42 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (2.00%) Blockchain
10 33 (1.84%) Apache Hive
11 28 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 20 (1.11%) Power BI
14 18 (1.00%) HBase
14 18 (1.00%) Impala
15 16 (0.89%) Data Mining
15 16 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 276 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 157 (8.73%) Visual Studio
3 120 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 116 (6.45%) JIRA
5 83 (4.62%) Maven
6 76 (4.23%) Subversion
7 70 (3.89%) Selenium
8 56 (3.11%) JUnit
9 44 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (2.39%) Eclipse
11 36 (2.00%) NUnit
12 33 (1.84%) Cucumber
13 20 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 18 (1.00%) Mockito
15 17 (0.95%) Jasmine
16 16 (0.89%) gulp
16 16 (0.89%) JMeter
16 16 (0.89%) SoapUI
17 15 (0.83%) Ant
18 13 (0.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 157 (8.73%) Finance
2 137 (7.62%) Electronics
3 80 (4.45%) Marketing
4 75 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 71 (3.95%) Retail
6 49 (2.73%) Banking
7 47 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 42 (2.34%) Games
9 40 (2.22%) Automotive
10 37 (2.06%) German Language
11 35 (1.95%) French Language
12 27 (1.50%) Retail Banking
13 23 (1.28%) Aerospace
14 21 (1.17%) Military
15 20 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.83%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.67%) Law
17 12 (0.67%) Publishing
17 12 (0.67%) Russian Language
18 10 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 841 (46.77%) Developer
2 349 (19.41%) Graduate
3 280 (15.57%) Software Engineer
4 240 (13.35%) Software Developer
5 186 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
5 186 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 177 (9.84%) Senior Developer
7 151 (8.40%) Junior
8 144 (8.01%) .NET Developer
9 131 (7.29%) C# Developer
10 113 (6.28%) Analyst
11 96 (5.34%) Junior Developer
12 85 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
13 82 (4.56%) Web Developer
14 80 (4.45%) Senior Software Engineer
15 76 (4.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 69 (3.84%) Graduate Software Developer
17 63 (3.50%) Consultant
18 56 (3.11%) C# Software Developer
19 53 (2.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (24.14%) HTML
2 402 (22.36%) .NET
3 338 (18.80%) CSS
4 256 (14.24%) AngularJS
5 246 (13.68%) ASP.NET
6 195 (10.85%) Web Services
7 152 (8.45%) jQuery
8 132 (7.34%) HTML5
9 131 (7.29%) RESTful
10 118 (6.56%) Node.js
10 118 (6.56%) Spring
11 99 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 97 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 90 (5.01%) XML
14 88 (4.89%) REST
15 85 (4.73%) CSS3
16 81 (4.51%) WCF
17 80 (4.45%) React
18 77 (4.28%) .NET Framework
19 75 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 201 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (7.40%) Algorithms
3 127 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
4 87 (4.84%) User Experience
5 81 (4.51%) Mobile App
6 73 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
7 62 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 42 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.89%) Fintech
10 30 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 26 (1.45%) Contactless
11 26 (1.45%) Life Science
11 26 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
11 26 (1.45%) Smartcard
12 25 (1.39%) Data Centre
12 25 (1.39%) EMV
12 25 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 22 (1.22%) PMI
14 18 (1.00%) Robotics
15 16 (0.89%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 321 (17.85%) Linux
2 246 (13.68%) Windows
3 76 (4.23%) Unix
4 53 (2.95%) Android
5 35 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.84%) Embedded Linux
7 31 (1.72%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.78%) CentOS
10 13 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.72%) VxWorks
11 12 (0.67%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.50%) Solaris
13 8 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.17%) OpenVMS
16 3 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (32.65%) Software Engineering
3 384 (21.36%) Mathematics
4 299 (16.63%) Problem-Solving
5 291 (16.18%) OO
6 269 (14.96%) TDD
7 264 (14.68%) Test Automation
8 212 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
9 184 (10.23%) Scrum
10 172 (9.57%) MVC
11 164 (9.12%) Machine Learning
12 147 (8.18%) Web Development
13 143 (7.95%) Physics
14 130 (7.23%) Integration Testing
15 125 (6.95%) Analytics
16 123 (6.84%) SDLC
17 122 (6.79%) OOP
18 117 (6.51%) OOD
18 117 (6.51%) Project Management
19 116 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 618 (34.37%) JavaScript
2 583 (32.42%) Java
3 522 (29.03%) C#
4 497 (27.64%) SQL
5 403 (22.41%) C++
6 308 (17.13%) Python
7 198 (11.01%) C
8 129 (7.17%) PHP
9 57 (3.17%) Ruby
10 46 (2.56%) Perl
11 41 (2.28%) Embedded C
12 40 (2.22%) Java 8
13 34 (1.89%) Go
14 33 (1.84%) TypeScript
15 31 (1.72%) Embedded C++
16 27 (1.50%) F#
17 26 (1.45%) T-SQL
18 25 (1.39%) R
19 24 (1.33%) Delphi
19 24 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,416 (78.75%) Degree
2 749 (41.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (4.06%) Security Cleared
4 72 (4.00%) PhD
5 54 (3.00%) Master's Degree
6 41 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (2.22%) CISSP
8 31 (1.72%) MCSE
9 29 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
10 28 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 28 (1.56%) SC Cleared
11 23 (1.28%) CISM
12 20 (1.11%) ISTQB
12 20 (1.11%) MCITP
13 19 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (1.06%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.89%) CISA
14 16 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.78%) CCSP
16 12 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (6.73%) QA
2 32 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.33%) GDPR
4 17 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.72%) SLA
7 7 (0.39%) COBIT
7 7 (0.39%) GAMP
7 7 (0.39%) MISRA
7 7 (0.39%) MISRA C
8 6 (0.33%) PA-DSS
9 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.22%) DICOM
10 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.22%) JTAG
10 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.17%) HL7
12 2 (0.11%) PMO
13 1 (0.056%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 79 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 64 (3.56%) Docker
3 29 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.33%) Firmware
4 24 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.95%) Apache Flume
5 17 (0.95%) HDFS
6 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.22%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.22%) NFS
7 4 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.17%) XenApp
9 2 (0.11%) Ceph
9 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.11%) vSphere
9 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.056%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (2.28%) Puppet
2 39 (2.17%) Ansible
3 30 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 21 (1.17%) Kibana
6 15 (0.83%) Terraform
7 9 (0.50%) Packer
8 7 (0.39%) Nagios
8 7 (0.39%) SCCM
9 6 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.33%) Salt
10 5 (0.28%) SCOM
11 4 (0.22%) logstash
11 4 (0.22%) Mesos
11 4 (0.22%) Oozie
11 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (0.22%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 237 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 108 (6.01%) Oracle
3 49 (2.73%) Google
4 43 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (2.22%) Citrix
6 37 (2.06%) VMware
7 30 (1.67%) Hyperion
7 30 (1.67%) Xamarin
8 29 (1.61%) Tableau
9 25 (1.39%) SAP
10 20 (1.11%) IBM
11 19 (1.06%) Atlassian
11 19 (1.06%) HP
12 18 (1.00%) Cisco
12 18 (1.00%) Red Hat
13 16 (0.89%) Talend
14 9 (0.50%) Altera
14 9 (0.50%) EMC
14 9 (0.50%) Xilinx
15 8 (0.44%) Apple