Computer Science Jobs in the UK excluding London

Computer Science
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London requiring Computer Science skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Computer Science over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 46 71 41
Rank change year-on-year +25 -30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3,235 2,293 5,453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.45% 4.56% 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 4.76% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,126 1,381 1,668
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £59,191 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.53% +18.38% +4.71%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London

Computer Science falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 58,449 48,129 76,584
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 80.43% 95.68% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38,719 27,616 43,420
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,750 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.14%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,251 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the UK excluding London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Computer Science in the UK excluding London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the UK excluding London

Computer Science
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
South East +12 909 £60,000 +5.26% 154
North of England +56 635 £48,000 -20.00% 93
Scotland +8 520 £52,500 -12.50% 37
Midlands +9 450 £46,188 -23.02% 77
North West +53 363 £50,000 -16.67% 54
South West +17 361 £52,500 -12.50% 61
West Midlands +24 296 £50,000 -17.76% 46
East of England 0 260 £47,500 -13.64% 65
Yorkshire +44 214 £45,000 -16.28% 22
East Midlands -2 149 £40,000 -23.81% 31
North East +1 58 £44,612 -24.06% 19
Northern Ireland +19 48 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Wales -43 38 £34,000 -43.33% 24
Isle of Man - 14 £37,000 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.58%) Microsoft Exchange
3 45 (1.39%) FileNet
4 24 (0.74%) Apache
4 24 (0.74%) CMS
5 22 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 22 (0.68%) Confluence
6 21 (0.65%) IIS
7 19 (0.59%) WordPress
8 17 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.19%) Luigi
10 6 (0.19%) nginx
10 6 (0.19%) SAS
11 4 (0.12%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.12%) Moodle
11 4 (0.12%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.062%) Resin
12 2 (0.062%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 97 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (2.53%) Simulink
3 80 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 34 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.43%) Trello
6 11 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.093%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.093%) Autodesk Inventor
7 3 (0.093%) Fusion 360
7 3 (0.093%) Revit
8 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.031%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.031%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.62%) NetSuite
3 17 (0.53%) SAP ERP
3 17 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (0.34%) Shopify
5 10 (0.31%) NEC Housing
6 7 (0.22%) Salesforce CRM
7 5 (0.15%) Odoo
7 5 (0.15%) SAP CX
7 5 (0.15%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.093%) Magento
9 3 (0.093%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.093%) Sage 300 ERP
9 3 (0.093%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 539 (16.66%) AWS
2 523 (16.17%) Azure
3 181 (5.60%) Power Platform
4 127 (3.93%) Microsoft 365
5 123 (3.80%) GCP
6 110 (3.40%) GitHub
7 98 (3.03%) Amazon S3
8 92 (2.84%) SaaS
9 70 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
10 66 (2.04%) Serverless
11 64 (1.98%) Azure DevOps
12 53 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
13 52 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
14 38 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
15 25 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
15 25 (0.77%) IaaS
15 25 (0.77%) PowerApps
16 24 (0.74%) PaaS
17 23 (0.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 23 (0.71%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 195 (6.03%) Network Security
2 122 (3.77%) Firewall
3 113 (3.49%) Internet
4 92 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 81 (2.50%) WLAN
6 76 (2.35%) VPN
7 73 (2.26%) WAN
7 73 (2.26%) Wireless
8 71 (2.19%) DNS
9 66 (2.04%) HTTP
10 49 (1.51%) LAN
11 43 (1.33%) DHCP
12 36 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
13 30 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
13 30 (0.93%) VLAN
14 29 (0.90%) SD-WAN
15 27 (0.83%) SAN
16 21 (0.65%) 5G
16 21 (0.65%) Ethernet
16 21 (0.65%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 255 (7.88%) NoSQL
3 172 (5.32%) Power BI
4 127 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
5 119 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 110 (3.40%) MySQL
6 110 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 77 (2.38%) Redis
8 74 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
9 60 (1.85%) Big Data
10 49 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
11 47 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 45 (1.39%) DynamoDB
13 44 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
14 41 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 32 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 32 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
16 30 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 28 (0.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 364 (11.25%) Git
2 99 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 89 (2.75%) JIRA
4 60 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 52 (1.61%) JUnit
6 49 (1.51%) GitLab
6 49 (1.51%) Selenium
7 48 (1.48%) Mockito
8 46 (1.42%) Jasmine
9 44 (1.36%) Cypress.io
10 32 (0.99%) Subversion
11 30 (0.93%) Gatling
11 30 (0.93%) Vagrant
12 25 (0.77%) Bitbucket
13 24 (0.74%) LabVIEW
14 23 (0.71%) CMake
14 23 (0.71%) Postman
15 22 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
16 17 (0.53%) Appium
16 17 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 1,288 (39.81%) Social Skills
2 605 (18.70%) Finance
3 515 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
4 458 (14.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 329 (10.17%) Law
6 308 (9.52%) Marketing
7 236 (7.30%) Electronics
8 198 (6.12%) Manufacturing
9 128 (3.96%) Legal
10 122 (3.77%) Financial Institution
11 99 (3.06%) Games
12 84 (2.60%) Public Sector
13 82 (2.53%) Banking
13 82 (2.53%) Presentation Skills
14 78 (2.41%) Retail
15 71 (2.19%) Automotive
16 70 (2.16%) Telecoms
17 65 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
18 64 (1.98%) Investment Banking
19 47 (1.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 774 (23.93%) Developer
2 611 (18.89%) Software Engineer
3 545 (16.85%) Senior
4 244 (7.54%) Software Developer
5 232 (7.17%) Lead
6 164 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
7 157 (4.85%) Architect
8 145 (4.48%) Analyst
9 140 (4.33%) Junior
10 137 (4.23%) Engineering Manager
11 136 (4.20%) Senior Developer
12 132 (4.08%) Support Engineer
13 124 (3.83%) Software Engineering Manager
14 123 (3.80%) Graduate
15 112 (3.46%) IT Support
16 91 (2.81%) IT Engineer
17 87 (2.69%) Embedded Engineer
18 82 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
19 77 (2.38%) .NET Developer
20 76 (2.35%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (13.38%) .NET
2 350 (10.82%) React
3 335 (10.36%) HTML
4 285 (8.81%) AngularJS
5 282 (8.72%) CSS
6 151 (4.67%) Node.js
7 150 (4.64%) Spring
8 147 (4.54%) RESTful
9 133 (4.11%) Kafka
10 127 (3.93%) REST
11 125 (3.86%) HTML5
12 124 (3.83%) .NET Core
13 118 (3.65%) Web Services
14 103 (3.18%) GraphQL
15 99 (3.06%) ASP.NET
16 97 (3.00%) JSON
17 92 (2.84%) .NET Framework
18 82 (2.53%) Middleware
19 75 (2.32%) Vue
20 65 (2.01%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 295 (9.12%) Cloud Native
2 283 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 247 (7.64%) Algorithms
4 169 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
5 147 (4.54%) Onboarding
6 111 (3.43%) Driving Licence
7 96 (2.97%) Product Ownership
8 72 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 62 (1.92%) Data Centre
10 60 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 59 (1.82%) IoT
12 54 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
13 50 (1.55%) Distributed Systems
14 48 (1.48%) Client/Server
15 46 (1.42%) FPGA
16 43 (1.33%) Market Risk
17 41 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
18 40 (1.24%) Distributed Applications
19 39 (1.21%) Public Cloud
20 37 (1.14%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 520 (16.07%) Linux
2 417 (12.89%) Windows
3 84 (2.60%) Unix
4 83 (2.57%) Android
5 69 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 56 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
7 55 (1.70%) Ubuntu
8 50 (1.55%) Mac OS
9 44 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 44 (1.36%) Windows 10
10 42 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (1.11%) CentOS
12 19 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
13 16 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
14 13 (0.40%) Debian
15 8 (0.25%) FreeRTOS
16 6 (0.19%) VMS
17 5 (0.15%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,220 (37.71%) Problem-Solving
2 1,156 (35.73%) Software Engineering
3 982 (30.36%) Agile
4 627 (19.38%) Mathematics
5 507 (15.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 422 (13.04%) SDLC
7 406 (12.55%) Machine Learning
8 368 (11.38%) DevOps
9 362 (11.19%) CI/CD
10 359 (11.10%) Mentoring
11 335 (10.36%) Analytics
12 288 (8.90%) Decision-Making
12 288 (8.90%) Project Management
13 275 (8.50%) Physics
14 239 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
15 235 (7.26%) Microservices
16 225 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 216 (6.68%) ITIL
18 209 (6.46%) Software Testing
19 206 (6.37%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 790 (24.42%) Python
2 745 (23.03%) SQL
3 603 (18.64%) C#
4 584 (18.05%) JavaScript
5 505 (15.61%) Java
6 390 (12.06%) C++
7 351 (10.85%) C
8 246 (7.60%) TypeScript
9 122 (3.77%) PHP
10 97 (3.00%) Bash
11 95 (2.94%) Fortran
11 95 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 78 (2.41%) Embedded C
13 55 (1.70%) Kotlin
14 49 (1.51%) MATLAB
15 44 (1.36%) Scala
15 44 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 41 (1.27%) Perl
16 41 (1.27%) R
17 39 (1.21%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,741 (84.73%) Degree
2 1,594 (49.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 370 (11.44%) Master's Degree
4 326 (10.08%) Security Cleared
5 163 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 162 (5.01%) PhD
7 141 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
8 138 (4.27%) SC Cleared
9 114 (3.52%) CCNP
10 112 (3.46%) CCNA
11 102 (3.15%) MCP
12 91 (2.81%) CISSP
13 84 (2.60%) MCSE
14 67 (2.07%) LPIC
15 66 (2.04%) DV Cleared
16 47 (1.45%) Azure Certification
16 47 (1.45%) CISM
16 47 (1.45%) DBS Check
17 44 (1.36%) AWS Certification
17 44 (1.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (4.98%) QA
2 73 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 65 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (1.98%) Accessibility
5 60 (1.85%) GDPR
6 45 (1.39%) NIST
7 42 (1.30%) PMO
8 29 (0.90%) WCAG
9 21 (0.65%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.65%) SLA
10 18 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
11 17 (0.53%) HIPAA
11 17 (0.53%) ISO 13485
12 12 (0.37%) California Consumer Privacy Act
13 11 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.31%) GRC
14 10 (0.31%) JTAG
15 9 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
16 8 (0.25%) NIST 800
17 7 (0.22%) SOC 2
System Software
1 259 (8.01%) Docker
2 145 (4.48%) Firmware
3 121 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 64 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (1.39%) Embedded Firmware
6 21 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.22%) vSphere
9 5 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.15%) XenApp
10 4 (0.12%) Lustre
10 4 (0.12%) pfSense
10 4 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (0.093%) KVM
12 2 (0.062%) HDFS
13 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.031%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 276 (8.53%) Kubernetes
2 128 (3.96%) Terraform
3 69 (2.13%) Ansible
4 19 (0.59%) Puppet
5 12 (0.37%) SCCM
5 12 (0.37%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.31%) Grafana
7 8 (0.25%) Nagios
7 8 (0.25%) Progress Chef
8 7 (0.22%) SCOM
8 7 (0.22%) WSUS
9 6 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.19%) Nessus
9 6 (0.19%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.15%) Rancher
10 5 (0.15%) Suricata
11 4 (0.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (0.12%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.093%) OfficeScan
Vendors
1 543 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 135 (4.17%) Cisco
3 121 (3.74%) Google
4 111 (3.43%) Oracle
5 76 (2.35%) Xilinx
6 75 (2.32%) SAP
7 68 (2.10%) VMware
8 53 (1.64%) Salesforce
9 42 (1.30%) Databricks
10 25 (0.77%) Apple
11 22 (0.68%) Veeam
12 20 (0.62%) Juniper
13 19 (0.59%) F5
13 19 (0.59%) ServiceNow
14 18 (0.56%) Splunk
15 16 (0.49%) Fortinet
15 16 (0.49%) Xamarin
16 15 (0.46%) Atlassian
17 12 (0.37%) IBM
17 12 (0.37%) Red Hat