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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 47
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 882 1330 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.88% 6.79% 5.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.02% 17.05% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1074 835
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £61,050 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  

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 5181 7800 7613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.52% 39.84% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4203 6444 5968
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 March 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 March 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
Berkshire +13 198 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Hampshire 0 164 £37,500 +13.63% 22
Oxfordshire +3 141 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Surrey -19 138 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Buckinghamshire +2 115 £40,000 - 7
West Sussex -10 75 £42,000 +12.00% 4
East Sussex -51 22 £31,250 -28.57% 5
Kent -15 14 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Middlesex - 3 £51,000 -
Sussex -4 1 - - 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1561 (82.94%) Degree
2 545 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
3 522 (27.74%) Software Engineering
4 497 (26.41%) C#
4 497 (26.41%) SQL
5 484 (25.72%) JavaScript
6 464 (24.65%) .NET
7 428 (22.74%) HTML
8 427 (22.69%) Java
9 419 (22.26%) C++
10 416 (22.10%) CSS
11 396 (21.04%) Linux
12 371 (19.71%) Mathematics
13 369 (19.61%) Microsoft
14 364 (19.34%) Windows
15 337 (17.91%) SQL Server
16 279 (14.82%) Python
17 278 (14.77%) ASP.NET
18 238 (12.65%) C
19 233 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
20 218 (11.58%) Web Services
20 218 (11.58%) OO
21 217 (11.53%) Physics
22 186 (9.88%) Finance
23 183 (9.72%) MVC
24 180 (9.56%) Scrum
25 179 (9.51%) Web Development
26 178 (9.46%) MS Excel
27 177 (9.40%) Oracle
28 169 (8.98%) AngularJS

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 62 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.60%) Apache
3 47 (2.50%) IIS
4 33 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.17%) CMS
7 16 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 15 (0.80%) Drupal
8 15 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.69%) Hubot
11 12 (0.64%) JBoss
12 10 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.48%) SAS
14 8 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.43%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.32%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 178 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.23%) MS Office
3 26 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.96%) MS Project
6 10 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.16%) Simulink
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.11%) Maple
9 2 (0.11%) Mathcad
9 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.053%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.053%) SPSS
10 1 (0.053%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.43%) Magento
4 7 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.053%) Epicor Vantage
7 1 (0.053%) Maximo
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.053%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.053%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.053%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 114 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (4.25%) SaaS
4 41 (2.18%) IaaS
4 41 (2.18%) PaaS
5 33 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.22%) Office 365
7 12 (0.64%) GitHub
8 7 (0.37%) Force.com
9 5 (0.27%) Datadog
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle CX
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.053%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.053%) Google Play
12 1 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.46%) Firewall
2 75 (3.99%) TCP/IP
3 71 (3.77%) DNS
4 54 (2.87%) HTTP
5 49 (2.60%) Internet
6 48 (2.55%) LDAP
7 44 (2.34%) Kerberos
8 39 (2.07%) LAN
9 34 (1.81%) SAN
10 33 (1.75%) DHCP
10 33 (1.75%) WAN
11 30 (1.59%) OSPF
12 29 (1.54%) Network Security
12 29 (1.54%) VPN
13 28 (1.49%) MPLS
14 27 (1.43%) BGP
15 26 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (1.38%) Wireless
16 25 (1.33%) Ethernet
16 25 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 94 (4.99%) MySQL
4 67 (3.56%) Big Data
5 57 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 44 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 41 (2.18%) MongoDB
8 36 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 32 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (0.96%) OLTP
14 18 (0.96%) VLDB
15 17 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
16 15 (0.80%) RDBMS
16 15 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 134 (7.12%) Git (software)
2 112 (5.95%) Visual Studio
3 70 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 48 (2.55%) JIRA
4 48 (2.55%) Maven
5 43 (2.28%) Selenium
6 35 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (1.43%) Subversion
8 24 (1.28%) Eclipse
8 24 (1.28%) Gradle
9 23 (1.22%) Ant
10 22 (1.17%) Grunt
10 22 (1.17%) gulp
11 21 (1.12%) Cucumber
12 17 (0.90%) JUnit
12 17 (0.90%) NUnit
13 15 (0.80%) Mocha
14 13 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (0.58%) CMake
16 10 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 186 (9.88%) Finance
2 123 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 121 (6.43%) Electronics
4 64 (3.40%) Marketing
5 51 (2.71%) German Language
6 50 (2.66%) Automotive
7 42 (2.23%) Banking
7 42 (2.23%) French Language
8 36 (1.91%) Retail
9 32 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.33%) Games
10 25 (1.33%) Spanish Language
11 24 (1.28%) Advertising
11 24 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (1.22%) Dutch Language
13 19 (1.01%) Publishing
14 18 (0.96%) Legal
15 17 (0.90%) Italian Language
16 15 (0.80%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 798 (42.40%) Developer
2 224 (11.90%) Graduate
3 201 (10.68%) Analyst
4 183 (9.72%) Software Engineer
5 181 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 159 (8.45%) .NET Developer
7 154 (8.18%) Junior
8 151 (8.02%) C# Developer
9 142 (7.55%) Java Developer
10 129 (6.85%) Senior Developer
11 121 (6.43%) Graduate Developer
12 111 (5.90%) Web Developer
13 107 (5.69%) Junior Developer
14 103 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
15 90 (4.78%) Consultant
16 64 (3.40%) C++ Software Engineer
17 60 (3.19%) Administrator
18 58 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
19 52 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
19 52 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (24.65%) .NET
2 428 (22.74%) HTML
3 416 (22.10%) CSS
4 278 (14.77%) ASP.NET
5 218 (11.58%) Web Services
6 169 (8.98%) AngularJS
7 162 (8.61%) jQuery
8 156 (8.29%) XML
9 110 (5.84%) REST
10 93 (4.94%) Ajax
10 93 (4.94%) RESTful
11 88 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (4.36%) HTML5
13 77 (4.09%) JSON
14 75 (3.99%) SOAP
15 63 (3.35%) Node.js
16 60 (3.19%) Spring
17 58 (3.08%) CSS3
18 55 (2.92%) .NET Framework
19 51 (2.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 233 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 60 (3.19%) Algorithms
4 58 (3.08%) User Experience
5 55 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 52 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 46 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
8 41 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 37 (1.97%) Life Science
10 32 (1.70%) PKI
11 29 (1.54%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.22%) Robotics
13 22 (1.17%) Contactless
13 22 (1.17%) NHS
13 22 (1.17%) VHDL
14 17 (0.90%) iPad
15 15 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
16 14 (0.74%) CUDA
16 14 (0.74%) PMI
16 14 (0.74%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 396 (21.04%) Linux
2 364 (19.34%) Windows
3 103 (5.47%) Unix
4 70 (3.72%) Android
5 50 (2.66%) Windows Server
6 46 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 36 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (1.65%) Solaris
9 26 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 22 (1.17%) Windows 8
12 21 (1.12%) CentOS
13 14 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.74%) VxWorks
14 13 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.37%) Windows NT
18 6 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (27.74%) Software Engineering
3 371 (19.71%) Mathematics
4 218 (11.58%) OO
5 217 (11.53%) Physics
6 183 (9.72%) MVC
7 180 (9.56%) Scrum
8 179 (9.51%) Web Development
9 165 (8.77%) TDD
10 155 (8.24%) Project Management
11 144 (7.65%) ITIL
12 109 (5.79%) Multithreading
13 106 (5.63%) Software Testing
14 102 (5.42%) OOP
14 102 (5.42%) Unit Testing
15 97 (5.15%) Analytics
16 96 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
17 85 (4.52%) SDLC
18 83 (4.41%) IT Strategy
19 82 (4.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 497 (26.41%) C#
1 497 (26.41%) SQL
2 484 (25.72%) JavaScript
3 427 (22.69%) Java
4 419 (22.26%) C++
5 279 (14.82%) Python
6 238 (12.65%) C
7 166 (8.82%) PHP
8 65 (3.45%) MATLAB
9 61 (3.24%) VB.NET
10 58 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 57 (3.03%) Perl
12 48 (2.55%) R
13 45 (2.39%) Bash Shell
14 44 (2.34%) PL/SQL
15 41 (2.18%) Shell Script
16 33 (1.75%) T-SQL
16 33 (1.75%) VB
17 31 (1.65%) Ruby
18 22 (1.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1561 (82.94%) Degree
2 79 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (2.98%) PhD
5 52 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (2.07%) ISTQB
7 37 (1.97%) CCNP
8 36 (1.91%) CISSP
9 26 (1.38%) CISM
10 25 (1.33%) CCNA
10 25 (1.33%) SC Cleared
11 23 (1.22%) HND
12 20 (1.06%) ISEB
12 20 (1.06%) MCSE
12 20 (1.06%) SANS
13 18 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (0.90%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.85%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.69%) CCIE
16 13 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (7.55%) QA
2 37 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 35 (1.86%) SLA
4 22 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 15 (0.80%) PMO
6 12 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 10 (0.53%) GxP
8 7 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.32%) COBIT
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.16%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.11%) ISO26262
11 2 (0.11%) MISRA
11 2 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 77 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.33%) Firmware
5 19 (1.01%) Docker
6 16 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.80%) NFS
7 15 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 13 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.48%) GlusterFS
11 8 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.37%) Samba
13 5 (0.27%) IMail Server
13 5 (0.27%) KVM
13 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.27%) vSphere
14 3 (0.16%) XenServer
15 2 (0.11%) Varnish
15 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (1.75%) SCOM
2 21 (1.12%) Puppet
3 20 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.90%) Nagios
5 15 (0.80%) NetBackup
6 14 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (0.53%) Perfmon
9 9 (0.48%) Oracle ZFS
9 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (0.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (0.43%) Graphite
10 8 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
10 8 (0.43%) Nessus
10 8 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.37%) Ansible
11 7 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.37%) Nmap
11 7 (0.37%) SCCM
11 7 (0.37%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 369 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 177 (9.40%) Oracle
3 54 (2.87%) Cisco
3 54 (2.87%) VMware
4 40 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 33 (1.75%) Citrix
5 33 (1.75%) Juniper
6 32 (1.70%) SAP
7 28 (1.49%) HP
8 27 (1.43%) IBM
9 21 (1.12%) Sun
10 17 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 15 (0.80%) Blue Coat
11 15 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.80%) SolarWinds
12 14 (0.74%) Brocade
12 14 (0.74%) Veritas
13 13 (0.69%) EMC
13 13 (0.69%) Riverbed
13 13 (0.69%) Talend
Witney, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Benefits + Bonus!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Navblue LTD
Posted: 15 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Technical Futures
Salary: From £48,000 to £54,000 per annum Dep on Experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Extensive Training & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + 25 days holiday + B/Hols + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago