Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 32 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 762 864 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 6.02% 7.04% 6.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.80% 16.88% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 692 773 888
Thames Valley median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.79% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £63,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,148 5,119 6,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 40.68% 41.72% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,271 4,039 5,385
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +3.45%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the Thames Valley

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Computer Science in the Thames Valley

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the Thames Valley

Computer Science
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Oxfordshire -8 309 £50,000 +28.21% 61
Berkshire -11 304 £47,500 +11.76% 66
Buckinghamshire -13 150 £30,000 -14.29% 16
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 642 (84.25%) Degree
2 303 (39.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 281 (36.88%) Java
4 258 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
5 236 (30.97%) Software Engineering
6 221 (29.00%) JavaScript
7 184 (24.15%) Mathematics
8 164 (21.52%) SQL
9 142 (18.64%) HTML
10 138 (18.11%) Python
11 135 (17.72%) Machine Learning
12 130 (17.06%) C++
13 123 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
14 121 (15.88%) C#
14 121 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
15 119 (15.62%) Analytics
16 118 (15.49%) TDD
17 115 (15.09%) .NET
18 105 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
19 103 (13.52%) OO
20 101 (13.25%) Linux
21 96 (12.60%) AngularJS
22 88 (11.55%) Windows
22 88 (11.55%) Web Services
23 83 (10.89%) Test Automation
24 82 (10.76%) SQL Server
24 82 (10.76%) Microsoft
25 77 (10.10%) ASP.NET
26 76 (9.97%) Jenkins
26 76 (9.97%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 42 (5.51%) JBoss
2 38 (4.99%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (4.86%) Apache Solr
4 29 (3.81%) Tomcat
5 26 (3.41%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.97%) IIS
7 10 (1.31%) Confluence
7 10 (1.31%) SAS
8 9 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.92%) CMS
10 6 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.79%) WordPress
11 5 (0.66%) Apache
11 5 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.52%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.52%) Liferay
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.52%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.39%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 121 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.86%) GitHub
4 25 (3.28%) SaaS
5 13 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (1.44%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.05%) PaaS
9 6 (0.79%) Office 365
10 5 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.66%) IaaS
11 4 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.39%) Cloudflare
12 3 (0.39%) G Suite
13 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.26%) Serverless
13 2 (0.26%) Veeva
13 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.41%) Firewall
1 26 (3.41%) Internet
2 25 (3.28%) WAN
3 21 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.71%) DNS
4 13 (1.71%) LAN
4 13 (1.71%) VPN
4 13 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (1.57%) Wireless
6 11 (1.44%) HTTP
7 10 (1.31%) Network Security
7 10 (1.31%) SCCP
8 9 (1.18%) VLAN
9 7 (0.92%) DHCP
9 7 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.92%) LTE
9 7 (0.92%) SNMP
9 7 (0.92%) WLAN
10 6 (0.79%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.58%) Big Data
3 56 (7.35%) MySQL
4 39 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 37 (4.86%) NoSQL
6 35 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (3.41%) Hadoop
9 20 (2.62%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.71%) Apache Hive
11 13 (1.71%) HBase
11 13 (1.71%) Power BI
12 12 (1.57%) Impala
13 11 (1.44%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.92%) Blockchain
15 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.66%) Essbase
16 5 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 76 (9.97%) Jenkins
2 52 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 50 (6.56%) Selenium
4 39 (5.12%) Maven
5 33 (4.33%) JIRA
6 28 (3.67%) Visual Studio
7 22 (2.89%) Eclipse
8 20 (2.62%) JUnit
9 15 (1.97%) IntelliJ
10 13 (1.71%) Ant
10 13 (1.71%) WebDriver
11 10 (1.31%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.31%) Subversion
12 9 (1.18%) Fiddler
12 9 (1.18%) JMeter
12 9 (1.18%) LoadRunner
13 8 (1.05%) Gradle
14 7 (0.92%) Xcode
15 6 (0.79%) SoapUI
16 5 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 44 (5.77%) Finance
2 33 (4.33%) Retail
3 24 (3.15%) Marketing
4 22 (2.89%) Games
5 19 (2.49%) Electronics
5 19 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.31%) Digital Economy
8 8 (1.05%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.66%) Automotive
10 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.66%) Legal
11 4 (0.52%) German Language
11 4 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.39%) Military
13 2 (0.26%) Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 363 (47.64%) Developer
2 131 (17.19%) Graduate
3 119 (15.62%) Java Developer
4 104 (13.65%) Software Engineer
5 97 (12.73%) Software Developer
6 94 (12.34%) Senior Developer
7 75 (9.84%) Graduate Developer
8 72 (9.45%) Analyst
9 43 (5.64%) Junior
10 40 (5.25%) Senior Java Developer
11 38 (4.99%) Graduate Java Developer
12 35 (4.59%) .NET Developer
13 31 (4.07%) Web Developer
14 28 (3.67%) Applications Developer
15 26 (3.41%) Python Developer
15 26 (3.41%) Web Applications Developer
16 24 (3.15%) Administrator
16 24 (3.15%) Junior Developer
16 24 (3.15%) Senior Software Engineer
17 23 (3.02%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (18.64%) HTML
2 115 (15.09%) .NET
3 96 (12.60%) AngularJS
4 88 (11.55%) Web Services
5 77 (10.10%) ASP.NET
6 73 (9.58%) Natural Language Processing
7 72 (9.45%) CSS
8 70 (9.19%) jQuery
8 70 (9.19%) Spring
9 59 (7.74%) RESTful
10 36 (4.72%) Hibernate
11 33 (4.33%) HTML5
12 30 (3.94%) Django
13 29 (3.81%) React
14 28 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (3.67%) XML
15 26 (3.41%) Lucene
16 24 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (2.89%) .NET Framework
18 20 (2.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (4.46%) User Experience
4 26 (3.41%) Algorithms
5 24 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.23%) Life Science
8 13 (1.71%) CESG
9 12 (1.57%) CUDA
10 11 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.44%) Video\Live Streaming
11 9 (1.18%) Internet of Things
12 7 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (0.92%) Robotics
13 6 (0.79%) Digital Currency
13 6 (0.79%) Smart City
14 5 (0.66%) Linked Data
14 5 (0.66%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 101 (13.25%) Linux
2 88 (11.55%) Windows
3 22 (2.89%) Unix
4 19 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.97%) Android
6 13 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.52%) Debian
7 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.39%) CentOS
8 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.39%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (30.97%) Software Engineering
3 184 (24.15%) Mathematics
4 135 (17.72%) Machine Learning
5 123 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
6 119 (15.62%) Analytics
7 118 (15.49%) TDD
8 105 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (13.52%) OO
10 83 (10.89%) Test Automation
11 72 (9.45%) Data Science
12 70 (9.19%) Project Management
13 69 (9.06%) Scrum
14 67 (8.79%) SDLC
15 58 (7.61%) Physics
16 56 (7.35%) Unit Testing
17 55 (7.22%) MVC
17 55 (7.22%) Visualisation
18 46 (6.04%) Data Analytics
19 42 (5.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 281 (36.88%) Java
2 221 (29.00%) JavaScript
3 164 (21.52%) SQL
4 138 (18.11%) Python
5 130 (17.06%) C++
6 121 (15.88%) C#
7 63 (8.27%) C
8 58 (7.61%) PHP
9 27 (3.54%) Ruby
10 16 (2.10%) Scala
11 14 (1.84%) Delphi
12 13 (1.71%) R
13 12 (1.57%) Java 8
14 11 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.31%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.18%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.05%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.92%) Fortran
18 7 (0.92%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 642 (84.25%) Degree
2 303 (39.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (5.38%) PhD
4 25 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 23 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.36%) MCSE
7 16 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.84%) CISM
8 14 (1.84%) CISSP
8 14 (1.84%) MCITP
9 13 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.57%) Master's Degree
11 11 (1.44%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (1.31%) CCSP
13 8 (1.05%) ISEB
13 8 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.04%) QA
2 13 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.18%) PMO
5 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.92%) SLA
7 5 (0.66%) GDPR
8 3 (0.39%) HL7
9 2 (0.26%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.13%) GAMP
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.10%) Docker
3 15 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.71%) Apache Flume
5 13 (1.71%) HDFS
6 11 (1.44%) Firmware
7 9 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.26%) NFS
9 2 (0.26%) vSphere
10 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.97%) Puppet
3 12 (1.57%) Ansible
3 12 (1.57%) Kibana
4 5 (0.66%) SCCM
4 5 (0.66%) SCOM
5 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.39%) Terraform
7 2 (0.26%) Packer
8 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.13%) logstash
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.13%) Oozie
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 82 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.09%) Oracle
3 23 (3.02%) Google
4 19 (2.49%) VMware
5 16 (2.10%) SAP
6 14 (1.84%) Talend
7 12 (1.57%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.44%) Cisco
9 10 (1.31%) IBM
10 9 (1.18%) HP
11 7 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.79%) Tableau
13 5 (0.66%) Assembla
13 5 (0.66%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.66%) Informatica
14 4 (0.52%) Aruba
14 4 (0.52%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.52%) Juniper
14 4 (0.52%) Unisys
15 3 (0.39%) SolarWinds