Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 35 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2170 2242 2760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.05% 6.39% 6.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.39% 16.58% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1851 2129 2388
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 11800 13522 16877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.33% 38.53% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9679 11133 13723
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,525
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +16 1024 £40,000 -5.88% 67
Berkshire +8 441 £40,000 -15.79% 42
Oxfordshire +6 388 £45,000 -7.22% 18
Hampshire -4 385 £33,000 -12.00% 34
Surrey -24 293 £44,000 -2.22% 17
West Sussex 0 202 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Buckinghamshire +26 195 £32,500 -2.99% 7
East Sussex +3 167 £44,000 +46.67% 15
Kent +4 73 £30,000 -25.00% 4
M4 Corridor - 10 - -
Sussex 0 9 - - 2
Middlesex -12 5 - - 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1769 (81.52%) Degree
2 892 (41.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 743 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
4 673 (31.01%) Software Engineering
5 600 (27.65%) SQL
6 597 (27.51%) Java
7 588 (27.10%) C++
8 587 (27.05%) C#
9 527 (24.29%) JavaScript
10 509 (23.46%) Linux
11 482 (22.21%) Mathematics
12 466 (21.47%) .NET
13 407 (18.76%) Windows
14 388 (17.88%) HTML
15 375 (17.28%) CSS
16 365 (16.82%) Python
17 308 (14.19%) Microsoft
18 307 (14.15%) SQL Server
19 294 (13.55%) C
20 285 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
21 268 (12.35%) OO
22 257 (11.84%) ASP.NET
23 255 (11.75%) TDD
24 253 (11.66%) Test Automation
25 252 (11.61%) Physics
26 232 (10.69%) Scrum
27 228 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
28 209 (9.63%) Finance
29 206 (9.49%) Web Development
30 205 (9.45%) 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 51 (2.35%) Apache
2 50 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (2.26%) IIS
4 34 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 31 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 30 (1.38%) CMS
7 23 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.88%) SAS
9 16 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 16 (0.74%) WordPress
10 13 (0.60%) Confluence
10 13 (0.60%) Drupal
11 11 (0.51%) Apache Pig
11 11 (0.51%) Joomla!
11 11 (0.51%) SugarCRM
12 10 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.41%) nginx
14 7 (0.32%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 79 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.23%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.18%) SPSS
10 2 (0.092%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.046%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.092%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.046%) Maximo
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.046%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.046%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.046%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 228 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (5.16%) SaaS
4 37 (1.71%) GitHub
5 25 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.15%) npm
6 21 (0.97%) Office 365
7 20 (0.92%) PaaS
8 17 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.65%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.51%) Datadog
10 11 (0.51%) Force.com
11 7 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.18%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.18%) Sauce Labs
12 4 (0.18%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 119 (5.48%) Firewall
2 103 (4.75%) TCP/IP
3 73 (3.36%) DNS
4 72 (3.32%) Internet
5 70 (3.23%) WAN
6 57 (2.63%) VPN
7 55 (2.53%) DHCP
7 55 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 50 (2.30%) LAN
8 50 (2.30%) Network Security
9 41 (1.89%) Ethernet
10 40 (1.84%) BGP
11 35 (1.61%) SAN
12 29 (1.34%) MPLS
13 27 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (1.20%) HTTP
15 25 (1.15%) OSPF
16 22 (1.01%) SSL
16 22 (1.01%) Wireless
17 20 (0.92%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 136 (6.27%) Big Data
3 117 (5.39%) Relational Database
4 89 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 78 (3.59%) MySQL
6 60 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 40 (1.84%) Hadoop
8 39 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (1.47%) Redis
11 28 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (1.20%) Data Mining
13 26 (1.20%) GIS
14 22 (1.01%) Power BI
15 21 (0.97%) Apache Hive
16 20 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
18 14 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (0.65%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 176 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 153 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 98 (4.52%) Selenium
4 88 (4.06%) JIRA
5 81 (3.73%) JUnit
6 59 (2.72%) Jenkins
7 56 (2.58%) WebDriver
8 45 (2.07%) JMeter
9 43 (1.98%) Maven
10 42 (1.94%) Cucumber
11 39 (1.80%) Subversion
12 38 (1.75%) SoapUI
13 33 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (1.43%) Eclipse
15 27 (1.24%) gulp
16 25 (1.15%) IntelliJ
17 23 (1.06%) Jasmine
18 22 (1.01%) Ant
19 17 (0.78%) TeamCity
20 15 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 209 (9.63%) Finance
2 141 (6.50%) Electronics
3 125 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 64 (2.95%) Retail
5 63 (2.90%) Games
5 63 (2.90%) Marketing
6 46 (2.12%) German Language
7 44 (2.03%) Banking
8 37 (1.71%) Front Office
9 28 (1.29%) Digital Economy
10 26 (1.20%) Advertising
10 26 (1.20%) Automotive
10 26 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.78%) Aerospace
13 16 (0.74%) French Language
14 11 (0.51%) Publishing
14 11 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.41%) Legal
16 7 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 795 (36.64%) Developer
2 395 (18.20%) Graduate
3 392 (18.06%) Software Engineer
4 256 (11.80%) Junior
5 199 (9.17%) Analyst
6 192 (8.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 183 (8.43%) .NET Developer
8 178 (8.20%) Software Developer
9 168 (7.74%) Graduate Developer
10 167 (7.70%) Senior Developer
11 145 (6.68%) C# Developer
12 136 (6.27%) Java Developer
12 136 (6.27%) Junior Developer
13 117 (5.39%) Web Developer
14 97 (4.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 92 (4.24%) Consultant
16 89 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
17 88 (4.06%) Senior Software Engineer
18 82 (3.78%) Architect
19 71 (3.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (21.47%) .NET
2 388 (17.88%) HTML
3 375 (17.28%) CSS
4 257 (11.84%) ASP.NET
5 205 (9.45%) Web Services
6 204 (9.40%) jQuery
7 197 (9.08%) AngularJS
8 147 (6.77%) HTML5
9 145 (6.68%) REST
10 127 (5.85%) XML
11 121 (5.58%) RESTful
12 113 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 113 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 110 (5.07%) SOAP
14 102 (4.70%) Node.js
15 100 (4.61%) .NET Framework
16 89 (4.10%) Spring
17 88 (4.06%) Ajax
18 84 (3.87%) MFC
19 83 (3.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 285 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (7.79%) Algorithms
3 95 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 82 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 66 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.72%) User Experience
8 52 (2.40%) Data Centre
9 43 (1.98%) Client/Server
10 38 (1.75%) Fintech
11 33 (1.52%) CUDA
11 33 (1.52%) PKI
12 32 (1.47%) Contactless
13 28 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
14 21 (0.97%) NHS
15 20 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
15 20 (0.92%) EMV
15 20 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
15 20 (0.92%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 509 (23.46%) Linux
2 407 (18.76%) Windows
3 158 (7.28%) Unix
4 47 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 42 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.80%) Android
6 39 (1.80%) CentOS
7 23 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
7 23 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 19 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 17 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.55%) VxWorks
11 12 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.28%) Solaris
12 6 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.23%) Debian
13 5 (0.23%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
2 673 (31.01%) Software Engineering
3 482 (22.21%) Mathematics
4 268 (12.35%) OO
5 255 (11.75%) TDD
6 253 (11.66%) Test Automation
7 252 (11.61%) Physics
8 232 (10.69%) Scrum
9 206 (9.49%) Web Development
10 203 (9.35%) MVC
11 161 (7.42%) SDLC
12 139 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 135 (6.22%) Mentoring
14 132 (6.08%) Open Source
15 120 (5.53%) OOD
16 117 (5.39%) Analytics
17 114 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
18 113 (5.21%) Project Management
19 112 (5.16%) Multithreading
20 102 (4.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 600 (27.65%) SQL
2 597 (27.51%) Java
3 588 (27.10%) C++
4 587 (27.05%) C#
5 527 (24.29%) JavaScript
6 365 (16.82%) Python
7 294 (13.55%) C
8 138 (6.36%) PHP
9 96 (4.42%) Perl
10 83 (3.82%) Ruby
11 78 (3.59%) R
12 73 (3.36%) PowerShell
13 67 (3.09%) Shell Script
14 63 (2.90%) VB.NET
15 52 (2.40%) MATLAB
16 40 (1.84%) T-SQL
17 38 (1.75%) F#
17 38 (1.75%) PL/SQL
18 34 (1.57%) Bash Shell
18 34 (1.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1769 (81.52%) Degree
2 892 (41.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 143 (6.59%) PhD
4 100 (4.61%) Master's Degree
5 99 (4.56%) Security Cleared
6 48 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (2.12%) ISTQB
8 43 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 41 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (1.52%) CISSP
11 30 (1.38%) CCNA
12 27 (1.24%) CEH
13 26 (1.20%) CISM
14 20 (0.92%) CISA
15 19 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
16 18 (0.83%) HND
17 17 (0.78%) CCNP
18 16 (0.74%) DV Cleared
19 14 (0.65%) CREST Certified
19 14 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (8.20%) QA
2 19 (0.88%) PMO
2 19 (0.88%) SLA
3 18 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (0.55%) ECSS
6 10 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.18%) GDPR
10 3 (0.14%) GCP
11 1 (0.046%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.046%) IASME
11 1 (0.046%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.046%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 43 (1.98%) Docker
3 32 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.43%) Firmware
5 23 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.55%) KVM
7 12 (0.55%) NFS
8 11 (0.51%) HDFS
9 9 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.28%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.28%) GlusterFS
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.28%) XenApp
12 5 (0.23%) MetaFrame
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (2.12%) Ansible
2 31 (1.43%) Puppet
3 30 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.20%) Nagios
5 18 (0.83%) Kibana
5 18 (0.83%) SCOM
6 15 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.51%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.41%) CSIRT
8 9 (0.41%) Nessus
8 9 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (0.41%) Terraform
9 7 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (0.32%) Salt
9 7 (0.32%) SCCM
10 6 (0.28%) Grafana
10 6 (0.28%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 308 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 146 (6.73%) Oracle
3 52 (2.40%) SAP
4 48 (2.21%) Google
5 47 (2.17%) Cisco
6 42 (1.94%) Juniper
7 41 (1.89%) VMware
8 34 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 33 (1.52%) Palo Alto
10 31 (1.43%) HP
10 31 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.15%) Citrix
12 22 (1.01%) SolarWinds
13 20 (0.92%) AppDynamics
13 20 (0.92%) Hyperion
13 20 (0.92%) Sun
14 19 (0.88%) Twitter
15 18 (0.83%) Splunk
16 17 (0.78%) Forcepoint
17 14 (0.65%) Sophos