Computer Science Degree Jobs

Computer Science Degree
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 105 130 110
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 +36
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2,319 2,148 5,895
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.42% 2.59% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 7.71% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,662 1,546 1,492
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £49,750 £41,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.20% +8.70% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,400 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.22% +20.80% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

Computer Science Degree falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25,276 27,846 49,472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 26.39% 33.57% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14,597 13,988 20,226
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,083 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% +1.04%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the UK

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the UK

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the UK

Computer Science Degree
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +37 2,067 £60,000 -4.00% 250
UK excluding London +31 1,562 £50,000 -17.22% 222
Work from Home +89 767 £60,000 -11.11% 256
London +2 666 £72,500 -9.38% 72
South East +54 474 £60,000 -0.66% 68
North of England +43 364 £50,000 -16.67% 40
Midlands +17 266 £50,000 -17.90% 42
North West +26 210 £50,000 -16.67% 19
West Midlands +27 172 £50,000 -23.08% 27
South West +1 168 £47,500 -21.88% 18
Yorkshire +67 134 £45,500 -24.17% 14
East of England +23 120 £46,000 -24.34% 28
Scotland -43 120 £60,000 -1.32% 14
East Midlands -20 93 £46,188 -12.02% 15
Northern Ireland +13 22 £40,500 -19.00% 4
North East -17 20 £45,000 -25.00% 10
Wales -14 19 £34,000 -25.89% 17
Isle of Man - 9 £45,000 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 90 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.85%) Microsoft Exchange
3 34 (1.47%) Apache
3 34 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 29 (1.25%) FileNet
5 24 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
6 21 (0.91%) IIS
7 18 (0.78%) Confluence
8 16 (0.69%) WordPress
9 15 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.52%) CMS
11 4 (0.17%) Appian
11 4 (0.17%) Luigi
12 3 (0.13%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.13%) SAS
13 2 (0.086%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.086%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.086%) Moodle
13 2 (0.086%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.086%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 79 (3.41%) Simulink
2 74 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
8 3 (0.13%) Fusion 360
8 3 (0.13%) Revit
9 2 (0.086%) Trello
10 1 (0.043%) Sketch
10 1 (0.043%) UXPin
10 1 (0.043%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 33 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.65%) NetSuite
3 10 (0.43%) NEC Housing
3 10 (0.43%) Shopify
4 8 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.30%) Salesforce CRM
6 6 (0.26%) Odoo
6 6 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.22%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.17%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.086%) Magento
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.086%) Relativity
9 2 (0.086%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 1 (0.043%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.043%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.043%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 584 (25.18%) Azure
2 476 (20.53%) AWS
3 175 (7.55%) Power Platform
4 156 (6.73%) GCP
5 135 (5.82%) Microsoft 365
6 95 (4.10%) GitHub
7 92 (3.97%) Amazon S3
8 81 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
9 80 (3.45%) SaaS
9 80 (3.45%) Serverless
10 76 (3.28%) PowerApps
11 71 (3.06%) Azure DevOps
12 64 (2.76%) Amazon Kinesis
13 62 (2.67%) Power Automate
14 59 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
15 48 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
16 43 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
17 41 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
18 28 (1.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 28 (1.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (7.37%) Network Security
2 124 (5.35%) Firewall
3 95 (4.10%) Internet
4 81 (3.49%) WLAN
5 62 (2.67%) DNS
5 62 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 54 (2.33%) WAN
7 49 (2.11%) LAN
8 47 (2.03%) VPN
9 46 (1.98%) DHCP
10 34 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (1.38%) HTTP
12 31 (1.34%) VLAN
13 26 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
14 23 (0.99%) Wireless
15 22 (0.95%) SAN
16 15 (0.65%) NAS
16 15 (0.65%) SSL
17 12 (0.52%) SD-WAN
18 11 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 207 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 145 (6.25%) Power BI
4 123 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
5 113 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 111 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
7 103 (4.44%) MySQL
8 67 (2.89%) Big Data
9 64 (2.76%) Redis
10 63 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
11 52 (2.24%) DynamoDB
12 47 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (1.90%) MongoDB
14 41 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
15 35 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 34 (1.47%) RDBMS
17 33 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
18 32 (1.38%) Amazon Aurora
18 32 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
19 31 (1.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 314 (13.54%) Git
2 90 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 56 (2.41%) JIRA
4 55 (2.37%) GitLab
5 38 (1.64%) JUnit
6 33 (1.42%) Jasmine
7 32 (1.38%) Vagrant
8 30 (1.29%) Gatling
9 29 (1.25%) Mockito
10 28 (1.21%) Postman
11 27 (1.16%) Visual Studio
12 21 (0.91%) Subversion
13 17 (0.73%) CMake
13 17 (0.73%) Selenium
14 16 (0.69%) Moq
15 15 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
16 13 (0.56%) MSTest
17 12 (0.52%) NUnit
17 12 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (0.47%) Maven
General
1 1,134 (48.90%) Social Skills
2 407 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
3 405 (17.46%) Finance
4 137 (5.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 116 (5.00%) Marketing
6 104 (4.48%) Manufacturing
7 96 (4.14%) Electronics
8 94 (4.05%) Public Sector
9 85 (3.67%) Retail
10 84 (3.62%) Law
11 73 (3.15%) Legal
12 66 (2.85%) Banking
13 52 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
14 42 (1.81%) Billing
14 42 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
15 41 (1.77%) Games
16 35 (1.51%) Telecoms
17 34 (1.47%) Automotive
18 20 (0.86%) Front Office
19 19 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 652 (28.12%) Developer
2 336 (14.49%) Senior
3 300 (12.94%) Software Engineer
4 185 (7.98%) Architect
5 183 (7.89%) Lead
6 144 (6.21%) Software Developer
7 130 (5.61%) Support Engineer
8 124 (5.35%) Analyst
9 113 (4.87%) Senior Developer
10 92 (3.97%) IT Support
11 85 (3.67%) IT Engineer
12 78 (3.36%) Junior
13 74 (3.19%) .NET Developer
14 71 (3.06%) IT Support Engineer
15 67 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
16 66 (2.85%) Graduate
17 65 (2.80%) Data Engineer
18 59 (2.54%) IT Manager
19 58 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
20 56 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (14.19%) .NET
2 251 (10.82%) HTML
3 248 (10.69%) React
4 228 (9.83%) CSS
5 150 (6.47%) AngularJS
6 105 (4.53%) Web Services
7 104 (4.48%) Spring
8 100 (4.31%) REST
9 88 (3.79%) JSON
10 84 (3.62%) RESTful
11 82 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 82 (3.54%) Node.js
12 80 (3.45%) ASP.NET
13 78 (3.36%) Kafka
14 74 (3.19%) GraphQL
15 69 (2.98%) Vue
16 67 (2.89%) XML
17 58 (2.50%) jQuery
18 54 (2.33%) HTML5
19 51 (2.20%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 265 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 138 (5.95%) Onboarding
3 106 (4.57%) Driving Licence
4 101 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
5 100 (4.31%) Algorithms
6 83 (3.58%) Cloud Native
7 62 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 59 (2.54%) Distributed Systems
9 53 (2.29%) Product Ownership
10 52 (2.24%) Data Centre
11 41 (1.77%) IoT
12 35 (1.51%) Cyber Threat
13 34 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 32 (1.38%) Blog
15 30 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
15 30 (1.29%) Media Streaming
15 30 (1.29%) NHS
16 29 (1.25%) Client/Server
17 22 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 379 (16.34%) Linux
2 345 (14.88%) Windows
3 83 (3.58%) Android
4 76 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 58 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 56 (2.41%) Mac OS
7 44 (1.90%) Unix
8 42 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 35 (1.51%) Windows 10
11 34 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
12 32 (1.38%) CentOS
13 22 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
14 16 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
15 11 (0.47%) Debian
16 7 (0.30%) VMS
17 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
18 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 4 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,252 (97.11%) Computer Science
2 1,099 (47.39%) Problem-Solving
3 652 (28.12%) Agile
4 589 (25.40%) Software Engineering
5 413 (17.81%) DevOps
6 317 (13.67%) Mentoring
7 313 (13.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 291 (12.55%) Machine Learning
9 289 (12.46%) CI/CD
10 230 (9.92%) Analytics
11 211 (9.10%) Project Management
12 192 (8.28%) SDLC
13 190 (8.19%) ITIL
14 186 (8.02%) Mathematics
15 185 (7.98%) Data Modelling
16 179 (7.72%) Microservices
17 174 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
18 173 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
19 171 (7.37%) Collaborative Working
20 170 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 573 (24.71%) Python
2 566 (24.41%) SQL
3 465 (20.05%) JavaScript
4 413 (17.81%) C#
5 378 (16.30%) Java
6 219 (9.44%) C++
7 147 (6.34%) TypeScript
8 135 (5.82%) C
9 102 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 97 (4.18%) PHP
11 60 (2.59%) Scala
12 57 (2.46%) Kotlin
13 50 (2.16%) Bash
14 43 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 32 (1.38%) R
16 28 (1.21%) Go
17 23 (0.99%) PL/SQL
18 22 (0.95%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.86%) MATLAB
19 20 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2,319 (100.00%) Degree
2 321 (13.84%) Master's Degree
3 230 (9.92%) Security Cleared
4 210 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 155 (6.68%) SC Cleared
6 146 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (5.00%) CCNA
8 110 (4.74%) CCNP
8 110 (4.74%) MCP
9 87 (3.75%) MCSE
10 85 (3.67%) CISSP
11 73 (3.15%) Azure Certification
12 67 (2.89%) LPIC
13 62 (2.67%) AWS Certification
14 53 (2.29%) DV Cleared
15 49 (2.11%) DBS Check
16 46 (1.98%) CISM
17 45 (1.94%) PhD
18 41 (1.77%) A+ Certification
19 31 (1.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.86%) QA
2 87 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 55 (2.37%) GDPR
4 42 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (1.60%) Accessibility
6 32 (1.38%) NIST
7 19 (0.82%) PMO
8 17 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
8 17 (0.73%) SLA
9 16 (0.69%) HIPAA
10 15 (0.65%) California Consumer Privacy Act
11 13 (0.56%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.34%) COBIT
13 6 (0.26%) ISO 13485
14 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.17%) SOC 2
14 4 (0.17%) Software Quality Assurance
14 4 (0.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 3 (0.13%) GRC
15 3 (0.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 233 (10.05%) Docker
2 104 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 44 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.60%) Firmware
7 9 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.39%) vSphere
8 8 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.26%) KVM
9 6 (0.26%) XenApp
10 5 (0.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 4 (0.17%) Lustre
11 4 (0.17%) pfSense
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.086%) Embedded Firmware
13 2 (0.086%) HDFS
13 2 (0.086%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.043%) OpenAM
14 1 (0.043%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 229 (9.87%) Kubernetes
2 161 (6.94%) Terraform
3 82 (3.54%) Ansible
4 28 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 20 (0.86%) Puppet
6 18 (0.78%) Grafana
7 15 (0.65%) SCCM
8 13 (0.56%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.52%) Progress Chef
10 10 (0.43%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
12 7 (0.30%) SCOM
12 7 (0.30%) WSUS
13 6 (0.26%) Nagios
14 5 (0.22%) Rancher
15 4 (0.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
16 3 (0.13%) Argo
16 3 (0.13%) HP ALM
16 3 (0.13%) IBM BigFix
16 3 (0.13%) OfficeScan
Vendors
1 506 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 133 (5.74%) Cisco
3 116 (5.00%) Google
4 90 (3.88%) Oracle
5 72 (3.10%) Xilinx
6 56 (2.41%) Databricks
7 49 (2.11%) Salesforce
7 49 (2.11%) SAP
7 49 (2.11%) VMware
8 28 (1.21%) Splunk
9 24 (1.03%) Apple
10 23 (0.99%) IBM
11 20 (0.86%) Juniper
12 19 (0.82%) ServiceNow
13 18 (0.78%) Fortinet
14 16 (0.69%) F5
15 14 (0.60%) Facebook
15 14 (0.60%) Veeam
16 12 (0.52%) Citrix
17 11 (0.47%) Atlassian