Period
to 26 October 2020

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 October 2020 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 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 32 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 450 1,653 1,832
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.56% 6.56% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 7.25% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 381 1,432 1,600
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 7,391 22,801 26,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.35% 90.45% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6,032 18,327 21,881
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +4 251 £52,500 +16.67% 59
Berkshire +11 141 £54,000 -1.82% 27
Oxfordshire -3 89 £52,500 +31.25% 22
Hampshire -43 63 £34,000 -22.29% 18
Surrey -2 56 £52,500 +5.00% 24
West Sussex +9 52 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 22 £35,000 -22.22% 10
East Sussex -29 16 £25,000 -50.00% 5
Kent +40 12 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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.

1 342 (76.00%) Degree
2 214 (47.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 195 (43.33%) Software Engineering
4 183 (40.67%) C#
5 146 (32.44%) Mathematics
6 145 (32.22%) JavaScript
7 136 (30.22%) SQL
8 132 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
9 130 (28.89%) .NET
10 120 (26.67%) Azure
11 109 (24.22%) Python
12 103 (22.89%) Java
13 96 (21.33%) Windows
14 90 (20.00%) TDD
15 88 (19.56%) C++
16 84 (18.67%) HTML
16 84 (18.67%) Linux
17 81 (18.00%) Git (software)
18 80 (17.78%) React
19 79 (17.56%) Microsoft
20 73 (16.22%) CSS
21 68 (15.11%) Physics
22 66 (14.67%) AngularJS
23 65 (14.44%) Docker
23 65 (14.44%) Test Automation
24 59 (13.11%) Algorithms
25 58 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
25 58 (12.89%) .NET Core
25 58 (12.89%) OO
26 57 (12.67%) SQL Server

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 12 (2.67%) Apache
2 11 (2.44%) IIS
3 9 (2.00%) CMS
4 4 (0.89%) Confluence
4 4 (0.89%) Tornado
5 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.22%) InDesign
3 1 (0.22%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (26.67%) Azure
2 53 (11.78%) AWS
3 41 (9.11%) SaaS
4 26 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (4.44%) GCP
6 18 (4.00%) PaaS
7 17 (3.78%) IaaS
7 17 (3.78%) Power Platform
8 12 (2.67%) BPaaS
9 11 (2.44%) Veeva
10 8 (1.78%) Serverless
11 7 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.33%) GitHub
12 6 (1.33%) Office 365
13 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.67%) npm
14 3 (0.67%) Yarn
15 2 (0.44%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.44%) H.323
3 14 (3.11%) DNS
4 13 (2.89%) Firewall
5 11 (2.44%) Wireless
6 9 (2.00%) Network Security
7 8 (1.78%) HTTP
7 8 (1.78%) Skype
7 8 (1.78%) VoIP
8 6 (1.33%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.33%) WAN
9 5 (1.11%) SSL
9 5 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.89%) 4G
10 4 (0.89%) 5G
10 4 (0.89%) IPv4
10 4 (0.89%) IPv6
10 4 (0.89%) LAN
10 4 (0.89%) SNMP
10 4 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.67%) NoSQL
3 37 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.67%) Big Data
5 25 (5.56%) MySQL
6 18 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (3.78%) Power BI
8 16 (3.56%) MongoDB
9 15 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.33%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.33%) DB2
12 5 (1.11%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.11%) Tableau
13 4 (0.89%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.67%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 81 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.00%) Selenium
3 12 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (1.56%) JIRA
6 6 (1.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (0.67%) Mocha
8 3 (0.67%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.67%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.67%) Subversion
8 3 (0.67%) webpack
9 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.44%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.44%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.44%) JUnit
9 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.44%) RSpec
9 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (11.11%) Finance
2 29 (6.44%) Electronics
3 25 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.22%) Games
4 10 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.00%) Marketing
6 6 (1.33%) Norwegian Language
7 5 (1.11%) Retail
8 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.67%) Automotive
8 3 (0.67%) Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
9 2 (0.44%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.44%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 166 (36.89%) Developer
2 109 (24.22%) Software Engineer
3 80 (17.78%) Software Developer
4 64 (14.22%) Graduate
4 64 (14.22%) Junior
5 43 (9.56%) Junior Developer
6 42 (9.33%) Architect
7 33 (7.33%) Graduate Developer
8 30 (6.67%) Analyst
9 28 (6.22%) .NET Developer
10 26 (5.78%) C# Software Engineer
11 21 (4.67%) Graduate Software Developer
11 21 (4.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 20 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (4.44%) Junior Software Developer
13 18 (4.00%) Data Engineer
14 16 (3.56%) Java Developer
14 16 (3.56%) Junior Software Engineer
14 16 (3.56%) Python Developer
14 16 (3.56%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (28.89%) .NET
2 84 (18.67%) HTML
3 80 (17.78%) React
4 73 (16.22%) CSS
5 66 (14.67%) AngularJS
6 58 (12.89%) .NET Core
7 49 (10.89%) Vue.js
8 35 (7.78%) Web Services
9 29 (6.44%) WebRTC
10 25 (5.56%) .NET Framework
11 23 (5.11%) JSON
11 23 (5.11%) Node.js
12 21 (4.67%) HTML5
13 19 (4.22%) OpenGL
14 16 (3.56%) jQuery
14 16 (3.56%) REST
15 15 (3.33%) Entity Framework
16 14 (3.11%) WinForms
17 13 (2.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 12 (2.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.11%) Algorithms
2 55 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (8.44%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 23 (5.11%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (4.22%) User Experience
8 18 (4.00%) Data Structures
8 18 (4.00%) Public Cloud
9 15 (3.33%) LIMS
10 12 (2.67%) CUDA
11 10 (2.22%) Data Centre
11 10 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.78%) Over-the-Top Content
13 7 (1.56%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.56%) Mobile Games
13 7 (1.56%) Reinsurance
14 6 (1.33%) AS400
14 6 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.33%) Windows
2 84 (18.67%) Linux
3 14 (3.11%) Android
3 14 (3.11%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.89%) Unix
5 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.67%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.44%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 146 (32.44%) Mathematics
3 132 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (20.00%) TDD
5 68 (15.11%) Physics
6 65 (14.44%) Test Automation
7 58 (12.89%) OO
7 58 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (12.44%) DevOps
9 48 (10.67%) Microservices
10 42 (9.33%) Project Management
11 38 (8.44%) Scrum
12 34 (7.56%) OOP
13 33 (7.33%) Unit Testing
14 32 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (6.89%) Root Cause Analysis
16 30 (6.67%) Analytics
16 30 (6.67%) Mentoring
17 26 (5.78%) Web Development
18 25 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 183 (40.67%) C#
2 145 (32.22%) JavaScript
3 136 (30.22%) SQL
4 109 (24.22%) Python
5 103 (22.89%) Java
6 88 (19.56%) C++
7 45 (10.00%) C
8 22 (4.89%) Go
9 19 (4.22%) R
9 19 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 18 (4.00%) MATLAB
11 16 (3.56%) VB
12 15 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.33%) TypeScript
13 13 (2.89%) PHP
14 12 (2.67%) Scala
15 8 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.33%) Rust
16 6 (1.33%) X++
17 4 (0.89%) ES6
Qualifications
1 342 (76.00%) Degree
2 214 (47.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.44%) PhD
4 16 (3.56%) Master's Degree
5 15 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.78%) CISSP
6 8 (1.78%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.56%) MCSE
8 5 (1.11%) CISA
8 5 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.89%) CISM
10 3 (0.67%) CCNA
10 3 (0.67%) CCNP
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.67%) HND
10 3 (0.67%) MCSA
10 3 (0.67%) PMP
10 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.56%) QA
2 17 (3.78%) SLA
3 7 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.11%) NIST
6 3 (0.67%) COBIT
7 2 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.44%) COSO
7 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.44%) ITGC
7 2 (0.44%) PMO
8 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (14.44%) Docker
2 26 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 23 (5.11%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.22%) XenApp
6 9 (2.00%) Firmware
7 7 (1.56%) KVM
8 6 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (12.22%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.11%) Ansible
3 10 (2.22%) vCenter Server
4 6 (1.33%) Puppet
5 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.67%) SCCM
6 2 (0.44%) Terraform
7 1 (0.22%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.22%) QRadar
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.22%) VMware
3 20 (4.44%) Google
4 16 (3.56%) SAP
5 15 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.67%) Citrix
6 12 (2.67%) Siebel
7 4 (0.89%) Oracle
8 3 (0.67%) Altera
8 3 (0.67%) NVIDIA
8 3 (0.67%) Perforce
8 3 (0.67%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.44%) Adobe
9 2 (0.44%) Automation Anywhere
9 2 (0.44%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco
9 2 (0.44%) Dell
9 2 (0.44%) IBM
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.44%) Splunk