Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 50 32
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,357 627 1,748
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.31% 5.12% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 5.60% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 739 521 1,393
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,350
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 15,197 11,199 24,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.05% 91.46% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10,771 9,181 19,862
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,375 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in the South East over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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
Hampshire +32 521 £47,500 +35.71% 45
Thames Valley +6 519 £52,500 +23.53% 100
Berkshire +10 309 £55,000 +10.00% 42
Oxfordshire +5 159 £42,500 +13.33% 26
Surrey +7 151 £45,000 -25.00% 37
East Sussex +1 76 £50,000 +25.00% 7
West Sussex +7 53 £47,500 -3.80% 12
Buckinghamshire -4 51 £48,000 -26.15% 32
Kent -14 22 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Isle of Wight - 2 £36,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £90,000 -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 1,171 (86.29%) Degree
2 637 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 595 (43.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 575 (42.37%) Software Engineering
5 549 (40.46%) Java
6 451 (33.24%) JavaScript
7 437 (32.20%) Linux
8 418 (30.80%) Python
9 415 (30.58%) Finance
10 409 (30.14%) React
11 379 (27.93%) AngularJS
12 359 (26.46%) CSS
13 358 (26.38%) DevOps
14 349 (25.72%) Git (software)
15 348 (25.64%) Node.js
16 320 (23.58%) Social Skills
17 318 (23.43%) SQL
18 314 (23.14%) Law
19 310 (22.84%) AWS
20 305 (22.48%) Banking
21 297 (21.89%) Microservices
22 295 (21.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 293 (21.59%) C#
24 291 (21.44%) Digital Banking
25 278 (20.49%) Spring
26 274 (20.19%) Ansible
26 274 (20.19%) Jenkins
27 265 (19.53%) TDD
28 259 (19.09%) Unix
29 256 (18.87%) Relational Database

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
1 210 (15.48%) Apache Spark
2 195 (14.37%) GemFire
3 185 (13.63%) Apache
4 72 (5.31%) Cloud Foundry
5 45 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (2.43%) MS Exchange
7 32 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (1.92%) SAS
9 14 (1.03%) Confluence
10 12 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.81%) IIS
11 11 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.66%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.52%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.29%) Documentum
14 4 (0.29%) Oracle Spatial
15 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.22%) Tornado
16 2 (0.15%) CMS
17 1 (0.074%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.44%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.074%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
1 4 (0.29%) TrackWise
2 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 310 (22.84%) AWS
2 253 (18.64%) Azure
3 230 (16.95%) GitHub
4 152 (11.20%) Amazon Kinesis
5 117 (8.62%) GCP
6 113 (8.33%) SaaS
7 48 (3.54%) OpenShift
8 46 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (3.32%) PaaS
10 39 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (2.43%) Microsoft 365
12 23 (1.69%) Serverless
13 16 (1.18%) Google Play
14 15 (1.11%) NuGet
15 13 (0.96%) Azure Pipelines
15 13 (0.96%) Power Platform
16 12 (0.88%) Apigee
17 10 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.74%) Azure Service Fabric
18 9 (0.66%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.54%) Firewall
2 43 (3.17%) VPN
3 38 (2.80%) DNS
4 36 (2.65%) Internet
5 32 (2.36%) DHCP
6 31 (2.28%) HTTP
7 29 (2.14%) Calico
7 29 (2.14%) Wireshark
8 26 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 22 (1.62%) 3G
9 22 (1.62%) 4G
10 21 (1.55%) BGP
11 20 (1.47%) IPsec
12 18 (1.33%) 2G
12 18 (1.33%) RNC
13 10 (0.74%) Network Security
13 10 (0.74%) SMTP
14 9 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (0.59%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (18.87%) Relational Database
2 236 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 222 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
4 217 (15.99%) MariaDB
5 205 (15.11%) HBase
6 171 (12.60%) Redis
7 159 (11.72%) Big Data
8 139 (10.24%) SQL Server
9 76 (5.60%) MySQL
10 47 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 47 (3.46%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.06%) MongoDB
12 26 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.88%) Power BI
14 11 (0.81%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.74%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.66%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.59%) Base SAS
17 8 (0.59%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 349 (25.72%) Git (software)
2 274 (20.19%) Jenkins
3 218 (16.06%) Gradle
4 214 (15.77%) Protractor
5 206 (15.18%) Cucumber
6 195 (14.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 190 (14.00%) Cypress.io
8 185 (13.63%) Storybook
9 178 (13.12%) Eclipse
10 175 (12.90%) IntelliJ
11 173 (12.75%) JUnit
12 161 (11.86%) Mockito
13 120 (8.84%) Artifactory
14 108 (7.96%) Selenium
15 74 (5.45%) JIRA
16 66 (4.86%) SonarQube
17 37 (2.73%) Subversion
18 29 (2.14%) gulp
19 28 (2.06%) SpecFlow
20 17 (1.25%) Moq
General
1 415 (30.58%) Finance
2 320 (23.58%) Social Skills
3 314 (23.14%) Law
4 305 (22.48%) Banking
5 295 (21.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 136 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
7 89 (6.56%) Marketing
8 70 (5.16%) Telecoms
9 51 (3.76%) Presentation Skills
10 48 (3.54%) Public Sector
11 38 (2.80%) Automotive
12 35 (2.58%) Electronics
12 35 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 32 (2.36%) Legal
14 30 (2.21%) Manufacturing
15 27 (1.99%) Retail
16 24 (1.77%) Organisational Skills
17 17 (1.25%) Games
18 15 (1.11%) Advertising
18 15 (1.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 497 (36.62%) Developer
2 378 (27.86%) Software Engineer
3 153 (11.27%) Software Developer
4 123 (9.06%) Principal Engineer
5 112 (8.25%) Principal Software Engineer
6 93 (6.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 79 (5.82%) Junior
8 73 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 62 (4.57%) Graduate
10 61 (4.50%) Java Developer
10 61 (4.50%) Senior Developer
11 57 (4.20%) Architect
12 56 (4.13%) Analyst
13 55 (4.05%) Lead Software Engineer
14 53 (3.91%) Lead Developer
15 51 (3.76%) .NET Developer
16 46 (3.39%) Junior Developer
17 43 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
17 43 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
18 40 (2.95%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (30.14%) React
2 379 (27.93%) AngularJS
3 359 (26.46%) CSS
4 348 (25.64%) Node.js
5 278 (20.49%) Spring
6 248 (18.28%) Kafka
7 224 (16.51%) .NET
8 204 (15.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 195 (14.37%) Redux
10 194 (14.30%) HTML
10 194 (14.30%) RabbitMQ
11 190 (14.00%) RESTful
11 190 (14.00%) WireMock
12 187 (13.78%) JSON
13 186 (13.71%) Express
14 185 (13.63%) Tailwind CSS
15 166 (12.23%) Spark Streaming
16 157 (11.57%) Web Services
17 149 (10.98%) Play Framework
18 139 (10.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 201 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
2 187 (13.78%) User Experience
3 155 (11.42%) Self-Motivation
4 74 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 71 (5.23%) Algorithms
6 59 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 49 (3.61%) Data Structures
8 44 (3.24%) Life Science
9 43 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
10 34 (2.51%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.33%) NHS
12 17 (1.25%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.18%) iPad
14 15 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
15 14 (1.03%) Clustering
16 13 (0.96%) Cloud Native
16 13 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
17 12 (0.88%) LIMS
17 12 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
18 11 (0.81%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 437 (32.20%) Linux
2 259 (19.09%) Unix
3 184 (13.56%) Windows
4 64 (4.72%) Android
5 40 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.21%) Windows Server
7 26 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.84%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.84%) Windows Server 2016
8 25 (1.84%) Windows Server 2019
9 14 (1.03%) Fedora
9 14 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.81%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.52%) SUSE
12 7 (0.52%) VMS
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 575 (42.37%) Software Engineering
3 358 (26.38%) DevOps
4 297 (21.89%) Microservices
5 291 (21.44%) Digital Banking
6 265 (19.53%) TDD
7 224 (16.51%) Mathematics
8 216 (15.92%) Scrum
9 212 (15.62%) Validation
10 208 (15.33%) OO
11 206 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
12 189 (13.93%) Business Continuity
13 185 (13.63%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 175 (12.90%) Software Testing
15 168 (12.38%) Test Automation
16 149 (10.98%) Clean Code
17 147 (10.83%) High Availability
18 140 (10.32%) Open Source
19 134 (9.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 133 (9.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 549 (40.46%) Java
2 451 (33.24%) JavaScript
3 418 (30.80%) Python
4 318 (23.43%) SQL
5 293 (21.59%) C#
6 182 (13.41%) Shell Script
7 169 (12.45%) Groovy
8 151 (11.13%) C++
9 86 (6.34%) TypeScript
10 78 (5.75%) Bash Shell
11 74 (5.45%) C
12 63 (4.64%) PowerShell
13 53 (3.91%) PHP
14 46 (3.39%) Ruby
15 42 (3.10%) Go
16 28 (2.06%) Objective-C
17 26 (1.92%) R
18 22 (1.62%) Gremlin
19 21 (1.55%) Kotlin
20 19 (1.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,171 (86.29%) Degree
2 595 (43.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 191 (14.08%) OCP
3 191 (14.08%) Oracle Certification
4 69 (5.08%) Master's Degree
5 54 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.92%) CISSP
7 25 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
8 22 (1.62%) PhD
9 21 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.40%) AWS Certification
11 18 (1.33%) MBCS
12 15 (1.11%) CISM
12 15 (1.11%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.88%) HND
14 12 (0.88%) PMP
15 11 (0.81%) CCNA
15 11 (0.81%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (8.18%) QA
2 50 (3.68%) SLA
3 11 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.59%) CDISC
7 7 (0.52%) Accessibility
7 7 (0.52%) Good Clinical Practice
8 4 (0.29%) HL7
9 3 (0.22%) GRC
9 3 (0.22%) RMADS
10 2 (0.15%) COBIT
10 2 (0.15%) GDPR
10 2 (0.15%) GLP
10 2 (0.15%) GMP
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.15%) NIST
10 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
System Software
1 195 (14.37%) Docker
2 167 (12.31%) HDFS
3 153 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (3.54%) Active Directory
5 30 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.59%) Firmware
8 7 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.29%) KVM
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.074%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.074%) NFS
Systems Management
1 274 (20.19%) Ansible
2 136 (10.02%) Kubernetes
3 111 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (5.23%) Terraform
5 32 (2.36%) Puppet
6 29 (2.14%) Grafana
6 29 (2.14%) Kibana
7 7 (0.52%) Rancher
8 4 (0.29%) CSIRT
8 4 (0.29%) FlexNet
8 4 (0.29%) SCCM
9 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.15%) Kubeflow
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.15%) SCOM
9 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.074%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.074%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 215 (15.84%) VMware
2 185 (13.63%) Okta
3 142 (10.46%) Microsoft
4 98 (7.22%) Oracle
5 42 (3.10%) Google
6 36 (2.65%) Cisco
7 35 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (2.21%) SAP
9 24 (1.77%) Apple
10 19 (1.40%) Remedy
11 18 (1.33%) Ericsson
11 18 (1.33%) PayPal
12 17 (1.25%) Splunk
13 16 (1.18%) Xamarin
14 15 (1.11%) Dynatrace
15 14 (1.03%) Citrix
16 9 (0.66%) Atlassian
17 7 (0.52%) Meraki
17 7 (0.52%) Workday
18 6 (0.44%) SaltStack