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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 964 1358 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.61% 7.41% 5.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.70% 18.91% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1262 1012
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5445 7181 8245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 37.32% 39.18% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6267 8321 9435
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,175
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -2 173 £47,500 +11.76% 23
Berkshire -10 168 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Oxfordshire +13 164 £35,000 -15.15% 19
Hampshire -15 161 £40,000 - 22
Buckinghamshire -2 111 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Sussex -9 87 £35,000 - 6
East Sussex -33 32 £44,000 +46.66% 4
Middlesex +10 29 £22,000 -45.00%
Kent +8 29 £42,500 +21.42% 6
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1522 (82.45%) Degree
2 720 (39.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 549 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
4 546 (29.58%) C#
5 532 (28.82%) Software Engineering
6 521 (28.22%) JavaScript
7 483 (26.16%) SQL
8 478 (25.89%) C++
9 475 (25.73%) .NET
10 467 (25.30%) Java
11 440 (23.84%) CSS
12 434 (23.51%) HTML
13 423 (22.91%) Linux
14 395 (21.40%) Windows
15 380 (20.59%) Mathematics
16 342 (18.53%) Microsoft
17 301 (16.31%) SQL Server
18 272 (14.73%) C
19 269 (14.57%) ASP.NET
20 238 (12.89%) Python
21 235 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
22 219 (11.86%) AngularJS
23 214 (11.59%) OO
24 210 (11.38%) Web Services
25 200 (10.83%) MVC
26 197 (10.67%) Web Development
27 181 (9.80%) Physics
28 174 (9.43%) Test Automation
29 170 (9.21%) TDD
30 166 (8.99%) Finance

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 47 (2.55%) IIS
2 44 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.17%) Apache
4 34 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (0.60%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.49%) SAS
8 9 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.43%) CMS
9 8 (0.43%) Hubot
9 8 (0.43%) JBoss
9 8 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.27%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.22%) Drupal
13 4 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 51 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.38%) Maple
8 5 (0.27%) Simulink
9 3 (0.16%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.054%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.054%) SPSS
11 1 (0.054%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 20 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.27%) Magento
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.054%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.054%) Epicor Vantage
7 1 (0.054%) Maximo
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.054%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.054%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.054%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 110 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (4.33%) SaaS
4 32 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.68%) Office 365
6 25 (1.35%) IaaS
7 23 (1.25%) PaaS
8 14 (0.76%) Datadog
9 10 (0.54%) Force.com
10 7 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (0.38%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.27%) GitHub
12 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.16%) G Suite
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 1 (0.054%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.054%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 1 (0.054%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.68%) Firewall
2 65 (3.52%) DNS
3 58 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 57 (3.09%) Internet
5 38 (2.06%) Network Security
6 37 (2.00%) HTTP
7 34 (1.84%) Wireless
8 32 (1.73%) DHCP
9 30 (1.63%) LAN
9 30 (1.63%) WAN
10 24 (1.30%) NFC
11 22 (1.19%) BGP
11 22 (1.19%) SAN
12 20 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
12 20 (1.08%) LDAP
12 20 (1.08%) SSL
12 20 (1.08%) VPN
12 20 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (1.03%) Kerberos
13 19 (1.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.04%) Big Data
3 89 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 73 (3.95%) MySQL
5 52 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 51 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 45 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (1.68%) Hadoop
10 30 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.30%) Power BI
12 22 (1.19%) Data Lake
13 20 (1.08%) Data Mining
13 20 (1.08%) Oracle Database
14 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (0.92%) GIS
16 16 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (0.76%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 127 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 89 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 57 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 55 (2.98%) Selenium
5 52 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (2.60%) JIRA
7 46 (2.49%) Maven
8 30 (1.63%) Eclipse
9 29 (1.57%) Subversion
10 23 (1.25%) gulp
11 21 (1.14%) Ant
12 17 (0.92%) JUnit
13 16 (0.87%) Metasploit
13 16 (0.87%) TeamCity
13 16 (0.87%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.76%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.70%) Grunt
16 12 (0.65%) NUnit
17 11 (0.60%) Gradle
18 10 (0.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 166 (8.99%) Finance
2 153 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 149 (8.07%) Electronics
4 87 (4.71%) Marketing
5 50 (2.71%) Retail
6 45 (2.44%) Automotive
7 38 (2.06%) Games
8 37 (2.00%) Banking
8 37 (2.00%) German Language
9 33 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.68%) French Language
11 25 (1.35%) Advertising
12 21 (1.14%) Spanish Language
13 16 (0.87%) Aerospace
13 16 (0.87%) Dutch Language
13 16 (0.87%) Italian Language
14 15 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.70%) Legal
16 10 (0.54%) Billing
17 7 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 814 (44.10%) Developer
2 267 (14.46%) Graduate
3 230 (12.46%) Software Developer
4 219 (11.86%) Software Engineer
5 206 (11.16%) Analyst
6 168 (9.10%) .NET Developer
6 168 (9.10%) Junior
7 163 (8.83%) Java Developer
8 141 (7.64%) C# Developer
9 130 (7.04%) Graduate Developer
10 115 (6.23%) Junior Developer
11 113 (6.12%) Senior Developer
12 102 (5.53%) Web Developer
13 92 (4.98%) Consultant
14 88 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
15 75 (4.06%) C++ Software Engineer
16 69 (3.74%) Administrator
17 68 (3.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 66 (3.58%) Graduate Software Developer
19 65 (3.52%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (25.73%) .NET
2 440 (23.84%) CSS
3 434 (23.51%) HTML
4 269 (14.57%) ASP.NET
5 219 (11.86%) AngularJS
6 210 (11.38%) Web Services
7 158 (8.56%) XML
8 155 (8.40%) jQuery
9 117 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 106 (5.74%) REST
11 94 (5.09%) RESTful
12 90 (4.88%) React
13 80 (4.33%) HTML5
13 80 (4.33%) Node.js
14 75 (4.06%) Ajax
15 68 (3.68%) JSON
16 67 (3.63%) .NET Framework
17 59 (3.20%) Spring
18 56 (3.03%) CSS3
19 55 (2.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 235 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (5.31%) Algorithms
3 91 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 87 (4.71%) User Experience
5 65 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 49 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (2.17%) Contactless
9 35 (1.90%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 31 (1.68%) Data Structures
12 28 (1.52%) PKI
13 27 (1.46%) Life Science
14 26 (1.41%) Smartcard
15 24 (1.30%) Driving Licence
16 22 (1.19%) Digital TV
16 22 (1.19%) EMV
16 22 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
17 21 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
18 18 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 423 (22.91%) Linux
2 395 (21.40%) Windows
3 113 (6.12%) Unix
4 68 (3.68%) Android
5 49 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 49 (2.65%) VxWorks
5 49 (2.65%) Windows Server
6 32 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.46%) Windows 8
8 25 (1.35%) CentOS
9 24 (1.30%) Mac OS X
10 22 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.81%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.76%) Mac OS
12 14 (0.76%) Solaris
13 12 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
14 11 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.33%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (28.82%) Software Engineering
3 380 (20.59%) Mathematics
4 214 (11.59%) OO
5 200 (10.83%) MVC
6 197 (10.67%) Web Development
7 181 (9.80%) Physics
8 174 (9.43%) Test Automation
9 170 (9.21%) TDD
10 156 (8.45%) Scrum
11 143 (7.75%) ITIL
12 124 (6.72%) Project Management
13 117 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
14 108 (5.85%) Analytics
15 96 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
15 96 (5.20%) Multithreading
16 94 (5.09%) OOP
16 94 (5.09%) Software Testing
17 86 (4.66%) Open Source
18 84 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 546 (29.58%) C#
2 521 (28.22%) JavaScript
3 483 (26.16%) SQL
4 478 (25.89%) C++
5 467 (25.30%) Java
6 272 (14.73%) C
7 238 (12.89%) Python
8 142 (7.69%) PHP
9 79 (4.28%) VB.NET
10 62 (3.36%) MATLAB
11 61 (3.30%) Perl
11 61 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 59 (3.20%) R
13 52 (2.82%) T-SQL
14 48 (2.60%) Shell Script
15 44 (2.38%) PL/SQL
16 39 (2.11%) Ruby
17 30 (1.63%) Embedded C
18 28 (1.52%) VB
19 27 (1.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1522 (82.45%) Degree
2 720 (39.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 125 (6.77%) Security Cleared
4 93 (5.04%) PhD
5 74 (4.01%) Master's Degree
6 66 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (2.87%) DV Cleared
8 50 (2.71%) CISSP
9 47 (2.55%) SC Cleared
10 41 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (1.90%) CISM
12 33 (1.79%) ISTQB
13 26 (1.41%) CEH
14 25 (1.35%) CCNA
15 23 (1.25%) CCNP
15 23 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
16 22 (1.19%) ISEB
17 21 (1.14%) HND
18 19 (1.03%) CISA
19 17 (0.92%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.58%) QA
2 34 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.25%) SLA
5 14 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 14 (0.76%) PMO
6 13 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.11%) GDPR
9 2 (0.11%) GxP
9 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.11%) MISRA
9 2 (0.11%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.054%) GMP
10 1 (0.054%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
4 28 (1.52%) Docker
5 20 (1.08%) Firmware
6 17 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.43%) GlusterFS
9 8 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.33%) LXC
11 5 (0.27%) KVM
11 5 (0.27%) MetaFrame
11 5 (0.27%) XenApp
12 4 (0.22%) NFS
12 4 (0.22%) Samba
13 2 (0.11%) XenServer
14 1 (0.054%) iptables
14 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (2.00%) Ansible
2 23 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.19%) SCOM
4 19 (1.03%) Puppet
5 17 (0.92%) Nessus
6 15 (0.81%) HAProxy
6 15 (0.81%) Nagios
7 10 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (0.49%) Graphite
9 8 (0.43%) Kibana
9 8 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
9 8 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (0.38%) Icinga
11 6 (0.33%) Mesos
11 6 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 342 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 135 (7.31%) Oracle
3 66 (3.58%) VMware
4 44 (2.38%) Cisco
5 37 (2.00%) SAP
6 33 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 31 (1.68%) Sun
8 25 (1.35%) Citrix
9 24 (1.30%) Hyperion
10 22 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.03%) Juniper
12 16 (0.87%) HP
13 15 (0.81%) SolarWinds
14 14 (0.76%) F5
15 13 (0.70%) Palo Alto
16 12 (0.65%) Adobe
16 12 (0.65%) Forcepoint
17 11 (0.60%) EMC
17 11 (0.60%) Google
18 10 (0.54%) IBM
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, travel discounts
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Longfield, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + 20% - 40% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 23k
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago