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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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > South East
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 37 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,619 903 897
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.14% 6.81% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 7.31% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 673 612 723
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,075 £26,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,875 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18,593 12,346 16,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.50% 93.14% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11,753 9,447 13,050
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,500 £38,475
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £70,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 16 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +18 570 £47,000 +4.44% 22
Thames Valley -11 486 £52,500 -4.55% 71
Surrey +10 299 £60,000 +20.00% 21
Berkshire -13 229 £57,500 +4.55% 35
Oxfordshire +5 208 £50,845 +1.69% 20
Kent +30 121 £42,500 +30.77% 5
West Sussex +30 88 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Buckinghamshire -48 50 £50,000 +4.71% 16
East Sussex -20 43 £52,106 +4.21% 6
Isle of Wight - 11 £31,000 -
Middlesex - 6 - - 1
Home Counties - 3 £87,500 -
Sussex - 2 - - 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 1,235 (76.28%) Degree
2 909 (56.15%) Agile
3 693 (42.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 644 (39.78%) Software Engineering
5 527 (32.55%) AWS
6 526 (32.49%) Social Skills
7 467 (28.84%) JavaScript
8 432 (26.68%) C#
9 430 (26.56%) Azure
10 423 (26.13%) Python
11 419 (25.88%) Finance
12 411 (25.39%) Git (software)
13 396 (24.46%) Java
14 394 (24.34%) CI/CD
15 345 (21.31%) C++
16 331 (20.44%) Problem-Solving
17 326 (20.14%) Linux
18 303 (18.72%) Mathematics
19 297 (18.34%) SQL
20 295 (18.22%) HTML
21 286 (17.67%) CSS
22 284 (17.54%) DevOps
23 272 (16.80%) Full Stack Development
24 270 (16.68%) React
24 270 (16.68%) Docker
25 261 (16.12%) Test Automation
26 246 (15.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
27 241 (14.89%) Law
28 237 (14.64%) Software Testing
29 234 (14.45%) Jenkins

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 49 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 41 (2.53%) WordPress
4 32 (1.98%) Apache
4 32 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 31 (1.91%) GemFire
6 30 (1.85%) Confluence
7 28 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (1.48%) CMS
9 17 (1.05%) SAS
10 10 (0.62%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.37%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.31%) Drupal
14 5 (0.31%) GeoServer
14 5 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
15 4 (0.25%) Tornado
Applications
1 23 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.62%) Revit
3 10 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (0.31%) Campfire
4 5 (0.31%) InVision
4 5 (0.31%) Sketch
4 5 (0.31%) Zeplin
5 4 (0.25%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.25%) MadCap Flare
5 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.25%) Zemax
6 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.062%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 30 (1.85%) Magento
2 6 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.12%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.062%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.062%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.062%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 527 (32.55%) AWS
2 430 (26.56%) Azure
3 177 (10.93%) GCP
4 176 (10.87%) GitHub
5 138 (8.52%) Serverless
6 121 (7.47%) SaaS
7 106 (6.55%) Power Platform
8 89 (5.50%) Amazon Kinesis
9 71 (4.39%) OpenShift
10 47 (2.90%) Microsoft 365
11 34 (2.10%) PowerApps
12 30 (1.85%) Google Analytics
13 23 (1.42%) Azure Monitor
13 23 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (1.42%) PaaS
14 22 (1.36%) Azure Machine Learning
15 20 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (1.05%) IaaS
18 16 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.84%) Wireless
2 40 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.73%) Internet
4 23 (1.42%) Firewall
5 18 (1.11%) Modbus
6 17 (1.05%) WAN
7 16 (0.99%) MQTT
7 16 (0.99%) PPP
8 15 (0.93%) SD-WAN
9 13 (0.80%) Calico
10 12 (0.74%) Network Security
11 11 (0.68%) Wireshark
12 10 (0.62%) HTTP
12 10 (0.62%) IPsec
13 9 (0.56%) BGP
13 9 (0.56%) IPv4
13 9 (0.56%) IPv6
13 9 (0.56%) OSPF
14 8 (0.49%) 5G
15 7 (0.43%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (8.59%) Relational Database
1 139 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 128 (7.91%) NoSQL
3 94 (5.81%) MySQL
4 87 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
5 76 (4.69%) Big Data
6 54 (3.34%) Power BI
7 39 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 35 (2.16%) Redis
9 33 (2.04%) HBase
10 32 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 30 (1.85%) MariaDB
11 30 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 27 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.17%) Data Lake
13 19 (1.17%) GIS
14 17 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (0.93%) Couchbase
16 14 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 411 (25.39%) Git (software)
2 234 (14.45%) Jenkins
3 143 (8.83%) JIRA
4 71 (4.39%) Artifactory
5 67 (4.14%) Visual Studio
6 61 (3.77%) Selenium
7 56 (3.46%) Cucumber
8 49 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
9 41 (2.53%) Bitbucket
10 36 (2.22%) GitLab
11 33 (2.04%) Eclipse
12 29 (1.79%) SpecFlow
13 28 (1.73%) GCC
14 24 (1.48%) JUnit
15 22 (1.36%) Cypress.io
15 22 (1.36%) Gradle
15 22 (1.36%) Protractor
16 21 (1.30%) CMake
17 19 (1.17%) JMeter
18 17 (1.05%) GoogleTest
General
1 526 (32.49%) Social Skills
2 419 (25.88%) Finance
3 246 (15.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 241 (14.89%) Law
5 208 (12.85%) Banking
6 172 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
7 105 (6.49%) Marketing
8 91 (5.62%) Electronics
9 82 (5.06%) Manufacturing
9 82 (5.06%) Organisational Skills
10 60 (3.71%) Fire and Rescue
11 46 (2.84%) Legal
12 33 (2.04%) Public Sector
13 30 (1.85%) Retail
14 29 (1.79%) Telecoms
15 28 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (1.48%) Aviation
17 21 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
18 18 (1.11%) Wearables
19 17 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 406 (25.08%) Developer
2 396 (24.46%) Software Engineer
3 135 (8.34%) Architect
4 123 (7.60%) Applications Engineer
5 122 (7.54%) Software Developer
6 115 (7.10%) Principal Engineer
7 97 (5.99%) Junior
8 88 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 86 (5.31%) Graduate
10 74 (4.57%) C++ Software Engineer
11 65 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
12 64 (3.95%) Embedded Engineer
13 61 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
14 60 (3.71%) Analyst
14 60 (3.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 53 (3.27%) Senior Developer
16 52 (3.21%) Applications Developer
17 51 (3.15%) Junior Developer
18 49 (3.03%) Java Developer
19 48 (2.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (18.22%) HTML
2 286 (17.67%) CSS
3 270 (16.68%) React
4 212 (13.09%) .NET
5 164 (10.13%) AngularJS
6 157 (9.70%) Kafka
7 139 (8.59%) RabbitMQ
8 134 (8.28%) JSON
9 123 (7.60%) Node.js
10 111 (6.86%) WPF
11 106 (6.55%) HTML5
11 106 (6.55%) Spring
12 93 (5.74%) REST
13 80 (4.94%) Web Services
14 78 (4.82%) XML
15 76 (4.69%) CSS3
16 75 (4.63%) Vue.js
17 70 (4.32%) Spring Boot
18 67 (4.14%) RESTful
19 65 (4.01%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 187 (11.55%) User Experience
2 151 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
3 140 (8.65%) Algorithms
4 93 (5.74%) Virtual Team
5 87 (5.37%) Data Structures
6 78 (4.82%) Management Information System
7 74 (4.57%) NHS
8 58 (3.58%) IoT
9 50 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
10 38 (2.35%) Robotics
11 30 (1.85%) Driving Licence
12 29 (1.79%) Public Cloud
13 27 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (1.61%) Private Cloud
15 25 (1.54%) Cloud Native
15 25 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
15 25 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
16 22 (1.36%) Life Science
17 20 (1.24%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 20 (1.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 326 (20.14%) Linux
2 132 (8.15%) Windows
3 81 (5.00%) Android
4 76 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 68 (4.20%) Unix
6 43 (2.66%) VMS
7 39 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
8 29 (1.79%) FreeRTOS
9 22 (1.36%) Debian
10 18 (1.11%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.56%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.49%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.43%) CentOS
14 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
15 4 (0.25%) Solaris
16 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 909 (56.15%) Agile
2 644 (39.78%) Software Engineering
3 394 (24.34%) CI/CD
4 331 (20.44%) Problem-Solving
5 303 (18.72%) Mathematics
6 284 (17.54%) DevOps
7 272 (16.80%) Full Stack Development
8 261 (16.12%) Test Automation
9 237 (14.64%) Software Testing
10 229 (14.14%) Risk Management
11 199 (12.29%) Digital Banking
12 197 (12.17%) Analytics
13 189 (11.67%) Scrum
14 185 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
15 183 (11.30%) Microservices
16 172 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
16 172 (10.62%) OO
17 170 (10.50%) Data Science
18 167 (10.32%) TDD
19 150 (9.26%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 467 (28.84%) JavaScript
2 432 (26.68%) C#
3 423 (26.13%) Python
4 396 (24.46%) Java
5 345 (21.31%) C++
6 297 (18.34%) SQL
7 208 (12.85%) C
8 83 (5.13%) Objective-C
9 74 (4.57%) PHP
10 56 (3.46%) Shell Script
11 52 (3.21%) TypeScript
12 51 (3.15%) Groovy
13 45 (2.78%) Kotlin
14 41 (2.53%) Go
15 40 (2.47%) PowerShell
16 33 (2.04%) Bash
17 31 (1.91%) Apple Swift
17 31 (1.91%) R
18 24 (1.48%) Embedded C
19 23 (1.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,235 (76.28%) Degree
2 693 (42.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (3.89%) Master's Degree
4 53 (3.27%) OCP
4 53 (3.27%) Oracle Certification
4 53 (3.27%) PhD
5 45 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
6 34 (2.10%) Security Cleared
7 30 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 23 (1.42%) CISSP
10 19 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
11 17 (1.05%) AWS Certification
12 14 (0.86%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (0.74%) CEH
14 12 (0.74%) CISM
14 12 (0.74%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
15 11 (0.68%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.78%) QA
2 68 (4.20%) Accessibility
3 28 (1.73%) GDPR
3 28 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 14 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.86%) GRC
5 14 (0.86%) NIST
6 13 (0.80%) SLA
7 11 (0.68%) GxP
8 10 (0.62%) NCSC
9 9 (0.56%) Good Clinical Practice
9 9 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
10 8 (0.49%) RMADS
11 5 (0.31%) CDISC
12 4 (0.25%) HL7
13 3 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.19%) GAMP
13 3 (0.19%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 270 (16.68%) Docker
2 59 (3.64%) Firmware
3 30 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.68%) HDFS
7 8 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.062%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.062%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 183 (11.30%) Kubernetes
2 108 (6.67%) Ansible
3 65 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (3.95%) Terraform
5 28 (1.73%) Grafana
6 18 (1.11%) Puppet
7 15 (0.93%) Opsview
8 13 (0.80%) Kibana
9 8 (0.49%) Nexpose
10 4 (0.25%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.12%) Istio
12 2 (0.12%) SCCM
13 1 (0.062%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.062%) Kubeflow
13 1 (0.062%) Nessus
Vendors
1 200 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 82 (5.06%) Google
3 66 (4.08%) Apple
4 65 (4.01%) Oracle
5 47 (2.90%) ANSYS
5 47 (2.90%) Bloomberg
6 43 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
7 42 (2.59%) VMware
8 26 (1.61%) Databricks
8 26 (1.61%) MuleSoft
9 18 (1.11%) Siemens
9 18 (1.11%) Splunk
10 17 (1.05%) Palo Alto
11 16 (0.99%) Adobe
11 16 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 15 (0.93%) New Relic
13 12 (0.74%) LexisNexis
13 12 (0.74%) SAP
14 11 (0.68%) Perforce
15 10 (0.62%) Cisco