Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 36 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,857 1,849 2,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.27% 6.31% 6.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.80% 16.10% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,639 1,648 2,372
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £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 11,753 11,488 15,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.71% 39.22% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9,564 9,441 12,805
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 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -6 722 £47,500 +21.79% 134
Hampshire +3 380 £42,500 +6.25% 45
Surrey +6 317 £45,000 -2.17% 45
Berkshire -8 296 £47,500 +18.75% 55
Oxfordshire -8 293 £50,000 +28.21% 55
West Sussex +11 226 £40,000 +6.67% 13
East Sussex +16 141 £43,750 -0.57% 13
Buckinghamshire -16 133 £34,316 -1.95% 24
Kent +17 58 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Middlesex -9 5 £56,000 +154.55% 1
Sussex -10 4 £95,000 -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 1,514 (81.53%) Degree
2 798 (42.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 670 (36.08%) Software Engineering
4 611 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
5 600 (32.31%) JavaScript
6 563 (30.32%) Java
7 506 (27.25%) C#
8 471 (25.36%) C++
9 462 (24.88%) SQL
10 428 (23.05%) HTML
11 400 (21.54%) Mathematics
12 390 (21.00%) .NET
13 329 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
14 322 (17.34%) CSS
15 311 (16.75%) Python
16 303 (16.32%) SQL Server
17 299 (16.10%) TDD
18 290 (15.62%) Linux
19 286 (15.40%) OO
20 269 (14.49%) Windows
21 250 (13.46%) AngularJS
22 246 (13.25%) ASP.NET
23 242 (13.03%) Microsoft
24 229 (12.33%) C
25 226 (12.17%) Machine Learning
26 224 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
27 218 (11.74%) Test Automation
28 213 (11.47%) Git (software)
29 207 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
30 205 (11.04%) Amazon AWS

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 54 (2.91%) Tomcat
2 50 (2.69%) Apache Spark
3 49 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (2.21%) JBoss
5 39 (2.10%) IIS
6 34 (1.83%) Apache Solr
7 31 (1.67%) Apache
8 25 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 20 (1.08%) Confluence
10 17 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.70%) Hyperledger
11 13 (0.70%) SAS
12 12 (0.65%) CMS
13 10 (0.54%) Ethereum
14 9 (0.48%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.27%) nginx
15 5 (0.27%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.27%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 79 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.43%) GNU Octave
4 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.38%) FrameMaker
6 6 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.22%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.22%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.054%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.054%) Maximo
7 1 (0.054%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.054%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 205 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.21%) GitHub
4 38 (2.05%) SaaS
5 27 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.29%) npm
7 23 (1.24%) Office 365
8 22 (1.18%) PaaS
9 15 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.59%) IaaS
11 10 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
15 4 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.96%) Internet
2 46 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 42 (2.26%) Network Security
4 39 (2.10%) Firewall
5 31 (1.67%) Wireless
6 30 (1.62%) WAN
7 25 (1.35%) DNS
8 23 (1.24%) LAN
8 23 (1.24%) NFC
9 20 (1.08%) DHCP
10 19 (1.02%) WebEx
11 18 (0.97%) HTTP
12 15 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (0.75%) VPN
14 13 (0.70%) SNMP
15 11 (0.59%) SCCP
16 10 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
17 9 (0.48%) VLAN
17 9 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (16.32%) SQL Server
2 133 (7.16%) Relational Database
3 132 (7.11%) Big Data
4 110 (5.92%) MySQL
5 82 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 67 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 57 (3.07%) Hadoop
8 50 (2.69%) Blockchain
9 48 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 36 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 27 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (1.35%) Apache Hive
14 24 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (1.18%) Impala
15 22 (1.18%) Power BI
16 17 (0.92%) Oracle Database
17 16 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 14 (0.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 213 (11.47%) Git (software)
2 156 (8.40%) Visual Studio
3 125 (6.73%) Jenkins
4 88 (4.74%) JIRA
5 73 (3.93%) Selenium
6 70 (3.77%) Maven
7 56 (3.02%) Subversion
8 49 (2.64%) Eclipse
9 47 (2.53%) JUnit
10 41 (2.21%) NUnit
11 29 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (1.24%) gulp
13 20 (1.08%) JMeter
13 20 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 18 (0.97%) Cucumber
14 18 (0.97%) SoapUI
15 17 (0.92%) Bitbucket
16 13 (0.70%) WebDriver
17 12 (0.65%) Ant
17 12 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 158 (8.51%) Finance
2 155 (8.35%) Electronics
3 76 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 74 (3.98%) Retail
5 57 (3.07%) Marketing
6 47 (2.53%) Banking
7 46 (2.48%) Automotive
8 37 (1.99%) Games
8 37 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.67%) French Language
9 31 (1.67%) German Language
10 25 (1.35%) Retail Banking
11 22 (1.18%) Spanish Language
12 18 (0.97%) Aerospace
12 18 (0.97%) Military
12 18 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.86%) Russian Language
14 11 (0.59%) Law
15 10 (0.54%) Digital Economy
15 10 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 818 (44.05%) Developer
2 340 (18.31%) Graduate
3 327 (17.61%) Software Engineer
4 255 (13.73%) Software Developer
5 199 (10.72%) Java Developer
6 178 (9.59%) Senior Developer
7 175 (9.42%) Graduate Developer
8 160 (8.62%) .NET Developer
9 139 (7.49%) Junior
10 137 (7.38%) C# Developer
11 125 (6.73%) Analyst
12 93 (5.01%) Senior Software Engineer
13 92 (4.95%) Junior Developer
14 89 (4.79%) Web Developer
15 86 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
16 74 (3.98%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 73 (3.93%) C++ Software Engineer
18 69 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
19 68 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 66 (3.55%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (23.05%) HTML
2 390 (21.00%) .NET
3 322 (17.34%) CSS
4 250 (13.46%) AngularJS
5 246 (13.25%) ASP.NET
6 189 (10.18%) Web Services
7 167 (8.99%) jQuery
8 146 (7.86%) RESTful
9 137 (7.38%) HTML5
10 120 (6.46%) Spring
11 113 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 106 (5.71%) XML
13 97 (5.22%) Node.js
14 86 (4.63%) CSS3
15 81 (4.36%) React
16 75 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 73 (3.93%) Natural Language Processing
18 66 (3.55%) Hibernate
19 64 (3.45%) REST
20 62 (3.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 224 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (8.29%) Algorithms
3 114 (6.14%) Self-Motivation
4 95 (5.12%) User Experience
5 89 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
6 81 (4.36%) Mobile App
7 58 (3.12%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 35 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.83%) Fintech
11 29 (1.56%) Data Centre
12 27 (1.45%) Data Structures
13 26 (1.40%) Life Science
14 25 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
14 25 (1.35%) Smartcard
15 23 (1.24%) Contactless
15 23 (1.24%) EMV
16 20 (1.08%) CUDA
17 19 (1.02%) Device Driver
18 16 (0.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 290 (15.62%) Linux
2 269 (14.49%) Windows
3 55 (2.96%) Unix
4 54 (2.91%) Android
5 40 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
6 34 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.70%) VxWorks
9 12 (0.65%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.59%) CentOS
10 11 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.38%) Solaris
14 6 (0.32%) Debian
14 6 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (36.08%) Software Engineering
2 611 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (21.54%) Mathematics
4 329 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
5 299 (16.10%) TDD
6 286 (15.40%) OO
7 226 (12.17%) Machine Learning
8 218 (11.74%) Test Automation
9 207 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
10 198 (10.66%) MVC
11 164 (8.83%) Scrum
12 150 (8.08%) Analytics
13 140 (7.54%) Physics
14 138 (7.43%) Web Development
15 133 (7.16%) SDLC
16 120 (6.46%) Unit Testing
17 119 (6.41%) OOP
18 116 (6.25%) Integration Testing
19 112 (6.03%) OOD
20 108 (5.82%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 600 (32.31%) JavaScript
2 563 (30.32%) Java
3 506 (27.25%) C#
4 471 (25.36%) C++
5 462 (24.88%) SQL
6 311 (16.75%) Python
7 229 (12.33%) C
8 129 (6.95%) PHP
9 50 (2.69%) Embedded C
9 50 (2.69%) Ruby
10 47 (2.53%) Perl
11 41 (2.21%) Java 8
12 40 (2.15%) Embedded C++
13 29 (1.56%) Go
14 28 (1.51%) R
14 28 (1.51%) Scala
15 26 (1.40%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.35%) MATLAB
16 25 (1.35%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 1,514 (81.53%) Degree
2 798 (42.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 101 (5.44%) PhD
4 79 (4.25%) Security Cleared
5 61 (3.28%) Master's Degree
6 42 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (1.83%) CISSP
8 32 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 29 (1.56%) SC Cleared
10 28 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
11 27 (1.45%) CISM
11 27 (1.45%) MCSE
12 19 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.86%) CISA
14 15 (0.81%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.81%) MCITP
15 13 (0.70%) CCSP
15 13 (0.70%) ISEB
15 13 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.84%) QA
2 38 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.45%) GDPR
4 20 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (0.38%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.38%) MISRA
7 7 (0.38%) MISRA C
7 7 (0.38%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.32%) GAMP
9 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.27%) SLA
10 4 (0.22%) DICOM
11 3 (0.16%) HL7
11 3 (0.16%) PMO
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 76 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 57 (3.07%) Docker
3 32 (1.72%) Firmware
4 20 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 14 (0.75%) HDFS
7 8 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.22%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.16%) NFS
10 3 (0.16%) vSphere
11 2 (0.11%) XenApp
11 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.054%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.054%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (1.67%) Ansible
1 31 (1.67%) Puppet
2 25 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 17 (0.92%) Kibana
5 6 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.32%) SCCM
5 6 (0.32%) SCOM
5 6 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.27%) Nagios
6 5 (0.27%) Terraform
7 4 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.16%) logstash
8 3 (0.16%) Nessus
8 3 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 242 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 116 (6.25%) Oracle
3 38 (2.05%) Google
4 32 (1.72%) Atlassian
4 32 (1.72%) Citrix
5 31 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (1.67%) VMware
6 28 (1.51%) Hyperion
7 27 (1.45%) Xamarin
8 24 (1.29%) SAP
9 22 (1.18%) IBM
10 21 (1.13%) HP
11 20 (1.08%) Cisco
12 16 (0.86%) Talend
13 15 (0.81%) Altera
13 15 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.81%) Xilinx
14 14 (0.75%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.70%) Tableau
16 9 (0.48%) TOWER Software