The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 111 106
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2495 2738 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.81% 2.78% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.42% 10.45% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 2252 2416
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21844 26201 30066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 26.63% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17036 21214 23848
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the UK

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the UK

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the UK

Computer Science Degree
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England +1 2374 £44,000 -2.22% 340
London +7 1137 £55,000 +4.76% 146
South East -42 393 £40,000 - 37
East of England +14 284 £40,000 -9.09% 43
South West +15 195 £40,000 -5.88% 37
City of London -7 139 £57,500 +4.54% 38
West Midlands -6 136 £32,000 -8.57% 13
Bristol +2 123 £39,250 -10.79% 21
Berkshire +4 114 £40,000 -15.78% 10
Hertfordshire +49 113 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Cambridgeshire -15 103 £40,000 -11.11% 22
North West -54 92 £42,500 +13.33% 32
Yorkshire +30 86 £37,500 +15.38% 20
Cambridge -22 82 £40,000 -8.57% 21
East Midlands +26 77 £32,500 -2.98% 6
Scotland -14 74 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Hampshire -30 74 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Birmingham +21 71 £31,500 +14.54% 6
Manchester -42 61 £52,500 +23.52% 19
Reading +1 60 £47,500 - 7
Edinburgh +22 52 £35,000 -17.64% 10
Oxfordshire +16 43 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire -10 43 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Northampton +17 41 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Northamptonshire +17 41 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Milton Keynes +2 40 £35,000 -12.50%
East Yorkshire +20 39 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Surrey -35 39 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Hull +17 38 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Basingstoke +9 37 £50,000 +25.00% 3

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 4563 (98.70%) Degree
2 4310 (93.23%) Computer Science
3 1716 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
4 1596 (34.52%) Java
5 1479 (31.99%) JavaScript
6 1374 (29.72%) SQL
7 1237 (26.76%) C#
8 1190 (25.74%) Software Engineering
9 1152 (24.92%) HTML
10 1035 (22.39%) Finance
11 1033 (22.34%) CSS
12 1030 (22.28%) .NET
13 880 (19.04%) Linux
14 808 (17.48%) Python
15 791 (17.11%) Microsoft
16 787 (17.02%) SQL Server
17 730 (15.79%) C++
18 714 (15.44%) OO
19 656 (14.19%) Windows
20 648 (14.02%) AngularJS
21 622 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
22 578 (12.50%) Scrum
23 571 (12.35%) TDD
24 565 (12.22%) Git (software)
25 554 (11.98%) ASP.NET
26 549 (11.88%) Oracle
27 548 (11.85%) MVC
28 518 (11.20%) Web Services
29 506 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
30 500 (10.82%) Test Automation

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 172 (3.72%) Apache
2 138 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 120 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 117 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 115 (2.49%) Tomcat
6 80 (1.73%) IIS
7 65 (1.41%) JBoss
8 64 (1.38%) CMS
9 62 (1.34%) OpenStack
10 57 (1.23%) Confluence
11 56 (1.21%) nginx
12 45 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 40 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 39 (0.84%) Drupal
15 30 (0.65%) WordPress
16 28 (0.61%) MS Exchange
17 27 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
18 26 (0.56%) WebSphere
19 24 (0.52%) Apache Solr
20 23 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 110 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 103 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.15%) Doxygen
7 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.13%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.043%) InVision
9 2 (0.043%) Revit
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.022%) Simulink
10 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 93 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (0.71%) Magento
3 15 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.13%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.11%) PlanetPress Connect
10 4 (0.087%) assyst
10 4 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.087%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.065%) Relativity
12 2 (0.043%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.043%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 506 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 200 (4.33%) SaaS
4 117 (2.53%) GitHub
5 113 (2.44%) Office 365
6 82 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 52 (1.12%) IaaS
9 46 (1.00%) PaaS
10 24 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (0.50%) Force.com
12 21 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 21 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 18 (0.39%) Datadog
14 15 (0.32%) Google Play
15 11 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (0.24%) OpenShift
16 10 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.66%) Firewall
2 122 (2.64%) Internet
3 103 (2.23%) HTTP
3 103 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 75 (1.62%) WAN
5 74 (1.60%) LAN
6 71 (1.54%) VPN
7 57 (1.23%) DNS
8 49 (1.06%) Network Security
8 49 (1.06%) Skype
9 41 (0.89%) Wireless
10 40 (0.87%) OSPF
11 36 (0.78%) SAN
12 35 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (0.71%) LDAP
14 29 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
15 28 (0.61%) DHCP
16 26 (0.56%) BGP
16 26 (0.56%) MPLS
17 25 (0.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 787 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 458 (9.91%) MySQL
3 294 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 247 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 220 (4.76%) Big Data
6 174 (3.76%) MongoDB
7 129 (2.79%) Oracle Database
8 124 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 119 (2.57%) Hadoop
10 111 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
11 103 (2.23%) RDBMS
12 84 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 78 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 76 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 68 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 57 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
17 54 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
18 50 (1.08%) Data Mining
19 45 (0.97%) Redis
19 45 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 565 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 266 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 207 (4.48%) Subversion
4 199 (4.30%) JIRA
5 194 (4.20%) Visual Studio
6 179 (3.87%) Selenium
7 157 (3.40%) Maven
8 122 (2.64%) JUnit
9 112 (2.42%) TeamCity
10 106 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 103 (2.23%) Eclipse
12 94 (2.03%) NUnit
13 93 (2.01%) Gradle
14 87 (1.88%) Cucumber
15 58 (1.25%) MSTest
16 55 (1.19%) gulp
17 53 (1.15%) Jasmine
18 52 (1.12%) Grunt
19 49 (1.06%) Ant
20 47 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 1035 (22.39%) Finance
2 287 (6.21%) Banking
3 257 (5.56%) Marketing
4 216 (4.67%) Games
5 206 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 197 (4.26%) Retail
7 156 (3.37%) Electronics
8 135 (2.92%) Manufacturing
9 113 (2.44%) Advertising
10 107 (2.31%) Investment Banking
11 77 (1.67%) Front Office
12 66 (1.43%) Publishing
13 56 (1.21%) Automotive
14 49 (1.06%) Retail Banking
15 48 (1.04%) Legal
16 34 (0.74%) Law
17 32 (0.69%) Financial Institution
18 29 (0.63%) Back Office
19 27 (0.58%) Aerospace
19 27 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2279 (49.30%) Developer
2 620 (13.41%) Java Developer
3 495 (10.71%) Graduate
4 465 (10.06%) Software Engineer
5 433 (9.37%) Software Developer
6 411 (8.89%) Junior
7 373 (8.07%) Analyst
8 325 (7.03%) .NET Developer
9 308 (6.66%) Senior Developer
10 295 (6.38%) C# Developer
11 283 (6.12%) Junior Developer
12 282 (6.10%) Graduate Developer
13 178 (3.85%) Architect
14 162 (3.50%) Web Developer
15 160 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
16 151 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
17 140 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
18 132 (2.86%) Consultant
19 121 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 120 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1152 (24.92%) HTML
2 1033 (22.34%) CSS
3 1030 (22.28%) .NET
4 648 (14.02%) AngularJS
5 554 (11.98%) ASP.NET
6 518 (11.20%) Web Services
7 493 (10.66%) jQuery
8 416 (9.00%) HTML5
9 382 (8.26%) Spring
10 347 (7.51%) XML
11 308 (6.66%) REST
12 288 (6.23%) Node.js
13 268 (5.80%) React
14 235 (5.08%) Hibernate
15 228 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 209 (4.52%) .NET Framework
17 205 (4.43%) CSS3
18 201 (4.35%) JSON
19 190 (4.11%) RESTful
20 156 (3.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4310 (93.23%) Computer Science
2 622 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 340 (7.35%) User Experience
4 237 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 233 (5.04%) Mobile App
6 179 (3.87%) Algorithms
7 153 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
8 119 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 116 (2.51%) Data Centre
10 109 (2.36%) Fintech
11 87 (1.88%) Data Structures
12 69 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 56 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 56 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
14 55 (1.19%) Replication
15 53 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 47 (1.02%) Derivative
17 43 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
17 43 (0.93%) Virtual Team
18 42 (0.91%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 880 (19.04%) Linux
2 656 (14.19%) Windows
3 295 (6.38%) Unix
4 279 (6.04%) Android
5 247 (5.34%) Apple iOS
6 155 (3.35%) Windows Server
7 84 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (1.04%) CentOS
10 45 (0.97%) Mac OS X
11 39 (0.84%) Mac OS
12 33 (0.71%) Windows XP
13 31 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (0.58%) Windows 10
14 27 (0.58%) Windows 7
15 25 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
15 25 (0.54%) Windows 8
16 24 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
17 21 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1716 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1190 (25.74%) Software Engineering
3 714 (15.44%) OO
4 578 (12.50%) Scrum
5 571 (12.35%) TDD
6 548 (11.85%) MVC
7 500 (10.82%) Test Automation
8 488 (10.56%) Mathematics
9 480 (10.38%) SDLC
10 432 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
11 423 (9.15%) Web Development
12 349 (7.55%) Open Source
13 347 (7.51%) OOP
14 317 (6.86%) Analytics
15 309 (6.68%) ITIL
16 308 (6.66%) DevOps
17 307 (6.64%) Project Management
18 296 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
19 232 (5.02%) Mentoring
20 216 (4.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1596 (34.52%) Java
2 1479 (31.99%) JavaScript
3 1374 (29.72%) SQL
4 1237 (26.76%) C#
5 808 (17.48%) Python
6 730 (15.79%) C++
7 380 (8.22%) PHP
8 323 (6.99%) C
9 254 (5.49%) Perl
10 213 (4.61%) Ruby
11 154 (3.33%) Scala
12 150 (3.24%) T-SQL
13 123 (2.66%) PL/SQL
14 120 (2.60%) Bash Shell
15 116 (2.51%) PowerShell
16 103 (2.23%) R
17 92 (1.99%) Shell Script
18 82 (1.77%) Objective-C
19 72 (1.56%) VB.NET
20 63 (1.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4563 (98.70%) Degree
2 238 (5.15%) Master's Degree
3 213 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 96 (2.08%) PhD
6 89 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
7 84 (1.82%) ISEB
8 82 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 80 (1.73%) ISTQB
10 73 (1.58%) HND
10 73 (1.58%) MCP
11 71 (1.54%) CISSP
12 70 (1.51%) MCSE
13 61 (1.32%) CISM
14 57 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
15 50 (1.08%) SC Cleared
16 48 (1.04%) CCNA
16 48 (1.04%) GNVQ
17 46 (1.00%) CCNP
18 44 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (6.60%) QA
2 87 (1.88%) SLA
3 46 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 45 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 13 (0.28%) PMO
8 12 (0.26%) MISRA
9 9 (0.19%) MISRA C
10 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.17%) Def Stans
11 6 (0.13%) SSAE 16
12 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.087%) GCP
13 4 (0.087%) GxP
14 3 (0.065%) GDPR
14 3 (0.065%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.043%) COREP
15 2 (0.043%) DICOM
System Software
1 185 (4.00%) Docker
2 151 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 68 (1.47%) Firmware
5 41 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 39 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.48%) LXC
8 19 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 18 (0.39%) KVM
10 17 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.35%) XenApp
12 15 (0.32%) Varnish
13 14 (0.30%) Xen
14 13 (0.28%) iptables
15 12 (0.26%) HDFS
15 12 (0.26%) Terminal Server
16 11 (0.24%) XenDesktop
17 9 (0.19%) Terminal Services
18 8 (0.17%) Snort
18 8 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 132 (2.86%) Puppet
2 119 (2.57%) Ansible
3 105 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 37 (0.80%) SCCM
6 34 (0.74%) logstash
7 29 (0.63%) Kibana
8 27 (0.58%) Terraform
9 24 (0.52%) Nagios
10 22 (0.48%) HAProxy
11 21 (0.45%) Graphite
11 21 (0.45%) Packer
12 20 (0.43%) SCVMM
13 19 (0.41%) Salt
13 19 (0.41%) ZABBIX
14 18 (0.39%) Backup Exec
15 15 (0.32%) Perfmon
16 14 (0.30%) DameWare
16 14 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (0.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 791 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 549 (11.88%) Oracle
3 182 (3.94%) VMware
4 138 (2.99%) Cisco
5 130 (2.81%) SAP
6 120 (2.60%) Google
7 80 (1.73%) HP
8 76 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 72 (1.56%) Citrix
10 67 (1.45%) Red Hat
11 58 (1.25%) IBM
12 56 (1.21%) Tableau
13 55 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
14 50 (1.08%) Zend
15 48 (1.04%) Cognizant
16 47 (1.02%) Juniper
17 36 (0.78%) Xamarin
18 34 (0.74%) Fortinet
19 31 (0.67%) EMC
20 30 (0.65%) Palo Alto
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Longfield, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £12000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Pension Scheme
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + generous relocation package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 50% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £60 - £80 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Circa £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday