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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 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 96 145 132
Rank change year-on-year +49 -13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 6,075 2,665 2,026
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.38% 2.49% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.16% 11.51% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,495 1,520 1,583
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,463 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46,156 23,156 17,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.70% 21.67% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,843 13,424 12,887
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £29,686
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £48,900 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.84% +2.95% +5.56%

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 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the UK

Computer Science Degree
Top 17 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 1 July 2022. 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 +14 4,595 £57,500 - 298
London +7 2,644 £65,000 -7.14% 119
Work from Home +21 2,227 £60,000 +4.35% 101
UK excluding London +32 2,143 £50,000 - 193
South East -3 788 £50,000 - 49
East of England +25 375 £45,000 -18.18% 33
South West +31 274 £51,250 +20.59% 15
North of England -31 224 £45,000 -5.26% 46
Midlands +1 222 £55,000 +22.22% 33
Scotland +15 145 £60,000 +15.66% 7
West Midlands -40 119 £57,000 +3.64% 20
Yorkshire +12 112 £42,750 +6.88% 10
North West -68 106 £48,750 -4.88% 28
East Midlands +16 100 £52,500 +28.62% 13
Northern Ireland +15 64 £63,750 +50.00%
Wales +27 60 £35,000 -35.78% 10
North East -18 6 £40,000 +33.33% 8

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 6,068 (99.88%) Degree
2 5,936 (97.71%) Computer Science
3 2,786 (45.86%) Agile
4 2,631 (43.31%) Software Engineering
5 2,115 (34.81%) Python
6 1,986 (32.69%) Social Skills
7 1,945 (32.02%) AWS
8 1,862 (30.65%) JavaScript
9 1,774 (29.20%) Java
10 1,592 (26.21%) Finance
11 1,494 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
12 1,383 (22.77%) React
13 1,340 (22.06%) SQL
14 1,298 (21.37%) CI/CD
15 1,253 (20.63%) C#
16 1,226 (20.18%) DevOps
17 1,107 (18.22%) Full Stack Development
18 1,065 (17.53%) Git (software)
19 1,062 (17.48%) Linux
20 1,055 (17.37%) CSS
21 1,038 (17.09%) HTML
22 1,021 (16.81%) Azure
23 985 (16.21%) Docker
23 985 (16.21%) Analytical Skills
24 931 (15.33%) TDD
25 893 (14.70%) C++
26 873 (14.37%) Mathematics
27 870 (14.32%) Algorithms
28 853 (14.04%) GCP
29 839 (13.81%) AngularJS

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
1 232 (3.82%) Apache Spark
2 122 (2.01%) SAS
3 109 (1.79%) Confluence
4 106 (1.74%) Apache
5 92 (1.51%) Ethereum
6 89 (1.47%) CMS
7 88 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
8 77 (1.27%) IIS
9 76 (1.25%) SharePoint
10 53 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 47 (0.77%) Documentum
12 46 (0.76%) Headless CMS
13 41 (0.67%) nginx
13 41 (0.67%) WordPress
14 38 (0.63%) Apache Pulsar
15 31 (0.51%) Strapi
16 30 (0.49%) Apache Solr
17 26 (0.43%) OpenZeppelin
18 25 (0.41%) Hyperledger
18 25 (0.41%) Tornado
Applications
1 132 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.43%) Chatbot
4 22 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.20%) Revit
7 11 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
9 9 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.15%) Simulink
10 5 (0.082%) Blender
10 5 (0.082%) Maya
10 5 (0.082%) Sketch
10 5 (0.082%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.066%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.033%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.033%) Houdini
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 47 (0.77%) TrackWise
2 41 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
2 41 (0.67%) Magento
3 22 (0.36%) Shopify
4 20 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 18 (0.30%) R3 Corda
6 16 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
8 11 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.16%) SAP APO
10 9 (0.15%) SAP CRM
11 8 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
12 7 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (0.066%) Quorum
13 4 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.066%) SAP MDM
14 3 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
14 3 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
14 3 (0.049%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1,945 (32.02%) AWS
2 1,021 (16.81%) Azure
3 853 (14.04%) GCP
4 581 (9.56%) Serverless
5 579 (9.53%) SaaS
6 355 (5.84%) GitHub
7 155 (2.55%) Amazon S3
8 154 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
9 151 (2.49%) PaaS
10 127 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
11 119 (1.96%) Azure DevOps
12 102 (1.68%) Power Platform
13 101 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
14 96 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
15 82 (1.35%) Microsoft 365
16 78 (1.28%) npm
17 76 (1.25%) Slack
17 76 (1.25%) Veeva
18 72 (1.19%) Google Workspace
19 62 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 185 (3.05%) Internet
2 124 (2.04%) Firewall
3 89 (1.47%) DNS
4 80 (1.32%) Wireless
5 66 (1.09%) HTTP
6 61 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 52 (0.86%) MQTT
8 41 (0.67%) VPN
9 30 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (0.43%) DHCP
10 26 (0.43%) WAN
11 22 (0.36%) ZigBee
12 21 (0.35%) Multicast
12 21 (0.35%) VoIP
13 20 (0.33%) DKIM
13 20 (0.33%) DMARC
14 17 (0.28%) LAN
15 15 (0.25%) CATAPAN
16 13 (0.21%) 5G
16 13 (0.21%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (11.62%) PostgreSQL
2 586 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 568 (9.35%) SQL Server
4 523 (8.61%) MySQL
4 523 (8.61%) Relational Database
5 292 (4.81%) Big Data
6 289 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 230 (3.79%) Redis
8 196 (3.23%) Hadoop
9 195 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
10 183 (3.01%) RDBMS
11 160 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
12 128 (2.11%) DynamoDB
13 126 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
14 113 (1.86%) BigQuery
15 100 (1.65%) Data Lake
16 87 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 86 (1.42%) Power BI
18 83 (1.37%) Tableau
19 81 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1,065 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 660 (10.86%) Jenkins
3 531 (8.74%) JIRA
4 216 (3.56%) GitLab
5 151 (2.49%) Bitbucket
6 137 (2.26%) JUnit
7 130 (2.14%) Selenium
8 118 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 106 (1.74%) Mockito
10 99 (1.63%) Cypress.io
11 92 (1.51%) Maven
12 90 (1.48%) Gradle
13 73 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 72 (1.19%) webpack
15 67 (1.10%) Postman
16 64 (1.05%) CircleCI
17 62 (1.02%) git-flow
18 56 (0.92%) Travis CI
19 53 (0.87%) NUnit
20 49 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 1,986 (32.69%) Social Skills
2 1,592 (26.21%) Finance
3 985 (16.21%) Analytical Skills
4 430 (7.08%) Games
5 397 (6.53%) Marketing
6 340 (5.60%) Legal
7 305 (5.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 261 (4.30%) Retail
9 257 (4.23%) Public Sector
10 220 (3.62%) Organisational Skills
11 202 (3.33%) Banking
12 187 (3.08%) Law
13 184 (3.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 137 (2.26%) Local Government
15 129 (2.12%) Back Office
16 125 (2.06%) Publishing
17 124 (2.04%) Electronics
18 122 (2.01%) Financial Institution
19 110 (1.81%) Advertising
20 109 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,596 (26.27%) Developer
2 1,490 (24.53%) Software Engineer
3 589 (9.70%) Graduate
4 480 (7.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 378 (6.22%) Senior Developer
6 333 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
7 299 (4.92%) Software Developer
8 246 (4.05%) Analyst
9 220 (3.62%) Architect
10 217 (3.57%) Data Engineer
11 189 (3.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 189 (3.11%) Principal Engineer
12 170 (2.80%) Junior
13 158 (2.60%) Programmer
14 157 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 150 (2.47%) Java Developer
16 146 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
17 144 (2.37%) .NET Developer
18 118 (1.94%) C# Developer
19 112 (1.84%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,383 (22.77%) React
2 1,055 (17.37%) CSS
3 1,038 (17.09%) HTML
4 839 (13.81%) AngularJS
5 754 (12.41%) Node.js
6 716 (11.79%) .NET
7 660 (10.86%) REST
8 548 (9.02%) Vue.js
9 487 (8.02%) RESTful
10 434 (7.14%) HTML5
11 404 (6.65%) Web Services
12 369 (6.07%) CSS3
13 360 (5.93%) Spring
14 302 (4.97%) Kafka
15 268 (4.41%) WPF
16 256 (4.21%) XML
17 255 (4.20%) GraphQL
18 253 (4.16%) ASP.NET
19 243 (4.00%) JSON
20 235 (3.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 870 (14.32%) Algorithms
2 753 (12.40%) User Experience
3 660 (10.86%) Data Structures
4 460 (7.57%) Self-Motivation
5 298 (4.91%) Blockchain
6 268 (4.41%) Management Information System
7 262 (4.31%) Mobile App
8 229 (3.77%) Virtual Team
9 217 (3.57%) Cloud Native
10 179 (2.95%) Blog
11 170 (2.80%) Cardano
12 158 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
13 138 (2.27%) e-Learning
14 122 (2.01%) Life Science
15 110 (1.81%) Public Cloud
16 109 (1.79%) Data Centre
17 108 (1.78%) Hackathon
18 99 (1.63%) Biotechnology
19 95 (1.56%) Legacy Code
20 94 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1,062 (17.48%) Linux
2 553 (9.10%) Windows
3 332 (5.47%) Unix
4 303 (4.99%) Apple iOS
5 273 (4.49%) Android
6 104 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 66 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
8 60 (0.99%) Mac OS
9 50 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
11 38 (0.63%) VMS
12 33 (0.54%) AIX
13 32 (0.53%) Windows 10
14 29 (0.48%) CentOS
14 29 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 28 (0.46%) Debian
16 26 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 16 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
18 15 (0.25%) Alpine Linux
19 11 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,936 (97.71%) Computer Science
2 2,786 (45.86%) Agile
3 2,631 (43.31%) Software Engineering
4 1,494 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
5 1,298 (21.37%) CI/CD
6 1,226 (20.18%) DevOps
7 1,107 (18.22%) Full Stack Development
8 931 (15.33%) TDD
9 873 (14.37%) Mathematics
10 815 (13.42%) Microservices
11 803 (13.22%) Mentoring
12 790 (13.00%) Data Science
13 789 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
14 786 (12.94%) Artificial Intelligence
15 739 (12.16%) Scrum
16 643 (10.58%) OO
17 641 (10.55%) Test Automation
18 592 (9.74%) Open Source
19 586 (9.65%) Analytics
20 580 (9.55%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,115 (34.81%) Python
2 1,862 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 1,774 (29.20%) Java
4 1,340 (22.06%) SQL
5 1,253 (20.63%) C#
6 893 (14.70%) C++
7 704 (11.59%) TypeScript
8 650 (10.70%) C
9 366 (6.02%) Go
10 349 (5.74%) Objective-C
11 308 (5.07%) PHP
12 256 (4.21%) Ruby
13 252 (4.15%) Scala
14 194 (3.19%) Bash
15 189 (3.11%) PowerShell
16 180 (2.96%) Kotlin
16 180 (2.96%) Shell Script
17 173 (2.85%) Rust
18 142 (2.34%) R
19 110 (1.81%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6,068 (99.88%) Degree
2 602 (9.91%) Master's Degree
3 188 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 104 (1.71%) CISSP
5 90 (1.48%) CISM
6 81 (1.33%) CRISC
7 77 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 71 (1.17%) PhD
9 69 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
10 57 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 49 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 48 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
13 47 (0.77%) ISTQB
13 47 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
14 43 (0.71%) DBS Check
14 43 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 36 (0.59%) MCSA
16 35 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
17 34 (0.56%) AWS Certification
18 33 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 659 (10.85%) QA
2 245 (4.03%) Accessibility
3 133 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 123 (2.02%) Data Quality
5 81 (1.33%) GRC
6 79 (1.30%) NIST
7 45 (0.74%) GDPR
8 42 (0.69%) CDISC
9 40 (0.66%) PMO
10 38 (0.63%) SLA
11 22 (0.36%) FATCA
11 22 (0.36%) NCSC
12 20 (0.33%) RMADS
13 17 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
13 17 (0.28%) GxP
13 17 (0.28%) ISO 9001
13 17 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 14 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 11 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 9 (0.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 985 (16.21%) Docker
2 86 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 52 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 30 (0.49%) Firmware
7 22 (0.36%) LXC
8 17 (0.28%) zsh
9 8 (0.13%) vSphere
10 7 (0.12%) DFS Replication
10 7 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.099%) etcd
12 4 (0.066%) HDFS
12 4 (0.066%) NFS
12 4 (0.066%) Samba
12 4 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.033%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 711 (11.70%) Kubernetes
2 365 (6.01%) Terraform
3 150 (2.47%) Ansible
4 92 (1.51%) Puppet
5 86 (1.42%) Grafana
6 80 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (0.64%) Prometheus
8 38 (0.63%) Kibana
9 37 (0.61%) HAProxy
10 35 (0.58%) Argo
11 22 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
12 20 (0.33%) Kubeflow
13 18 (0.30%) MIIS
14 17 (0.28%) Nexpose
15 16 (0.26%) ZABBIX
16 15 (0.25%) logstash
16 15 (0.25%) Opsgenie
16 15 (0.25%) Pingdom
17 13 (0.21%) Opsview
18 12 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 490 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 425 (7.00%) Google
3 303 (4.99%) Oracle
4 146 (2.40%) Apple
4 146 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 141 (2.32%) SAP
6 122 (2.01%) VMware
7 84 (1.38%) IBM
8 77 (1.27%) MuleSoft
9 58 (0.95%) Splunk
10 56 (0.92%) Workday
11 50 (0.82%) Bloomberg
12 49 (0.81%) OpenText
13 46 (0.76%) Facebook
14 44 (0.72%) New Relic
15 43 (0.71%) ANSYS
16 40 (0.66%) NEC
16 40 (0.66%) Northgate
16 40 (0.66%) Snapchat
17 39 (0.64%) Sybase