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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 27 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 49 56 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 +56 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5,014 1,926 242
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.49% 5.28% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 5.57% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,802 1,035 184
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £40,001 £41,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £87,125
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 74,559 34,555 8,144
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.58% 94.72% 92.80%
Number of salaries quoted 42,637 26,812 6,948
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.51% -0.87%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Computer Science
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Computer Science trend for jobs with a WFH option

Computer Science
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Computer Science.

Computer Science salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Computer Science
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Computer Science over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Computer Science salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, Computer Science job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Computer Science.

1 3,768 (75.15%) Degree
2 2,131 (42.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2,042 (40.73%) Agile
4 1,917 (38.23%) Software Engineering
5 1,567 (31.25%) Social Skills
6 1,519 (30.30%) Python
7 1,428 (28.48%) Problem-Solving
8 1,318 (26.29%) SQL
9 1,187 (23.67%) JavaScript
10 1,186 (23.65%) Finance
11 1,183 (23.59%) AWS
12 1,145 (22.84%) Java
13 1,001 (19.96%) Mathematics
14 948 (18.91%) Azure
15 851 (16.97%) React
16 849 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
17 843 (16.81%) Git (software)
18 832 (16.59%) Linux
19 809 (16.13%) DevOps
20 804 (16.04%) Docker
21 756 (15.08%) CI/CD
22 751 (14.98%) C#
23 656 (13.08%) Full Stack Development
24 650 (12.96%) Microservices
25 621 (12.39%) Scrum
26 619 (12.35%) Analytics
27 599 (11.95%) Node.js
28 586 (11.69%) Kubernetes
29 583 (11.63%) Algorithms
30 579 (11.55%) HTML

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 127 (2.53%) SAS
2 126 (2.51%) Apache Spark
3 116 (2.31%) Confluence
4 111 (2.21%) Apache
5 108 (2.15%) IIS
6 103 (2.05%) Ethereum
7 99 (1.97%) SharePoint
8 78 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
9 70 (1.40%) Documentum
10 61 (1.22%) CMS
11 32 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 31 (0.62%) Hyperledger
12 31 (0.62%) WordPress
13 29 (0.58%) Drupal
14 25 (0.50%) OpenZeppelin
15 23 (0.46%) IBM Domino
16 20 (0.40%) Headless CMS
17 18 (0.36%) Apache Solr
18 16 (0.32%) Tomcat
19 11 (0.22%) GeoServer
Applications
1 129 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.48%) Windchill
5 15 (0.30%) Simulink
6 14 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (0.22%) Sketch
8 10 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.14%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.12%) SketchUp
12 5 (0.100%) InVision
12 5 (0.100%) Zeplin
13 3 (0.060%) Stata
13 3 (0.060%) UXPin
14 2 (0.040%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.040%) Campfire
14 2 (0.040%) Houdini
14 2 (0.040%) Maya
Business Applications
1 70 (1.40%) TrackWise
2 50 (1.00%) Distributed Ledger
3 48 (0.96%) R3 Corda
4 40 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 40 (0.80%) NetSuite
5 32 (0.64%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 25 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
7 23 (0.46%) Shopify
8 11 (0.22%) Magento
9 8 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 7 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.14%) ResourceLink
10 7 (0.14%) SAP HCM
11 4 (0.080%) SAP MDM
12 3 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.040%) Exstream
13 2 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.040%) SAP Hybris
13 2 (0.040%) SAP MDG
13 2 (0.040%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1,183 (23.59%) AWS
2 948 (18.91%) Azure
3 554 (11.05%) SaaS
4 496 (9.89%) GCP
5 476 (9.49%) GitHub
6 240 (4.79%) Serverless
7 188 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
8 150 (2.99%) PaaS
9 147 (2.93%) Power Platform
10 137 (2.73%) Azure DevOps
11 117 (2.33%) Amazon S3
12 85 (1.70%) Veeva
13 84 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
14 83 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
15 79 (1.58%) IaaS
16 76 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
16 76 (1.52%) Google Workspace
17 67 (1.34%) npm
18 65 (1.30%) OpenShift
19 53 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (2.17%) Firewall
2 105 (2.09%) Internet
3 87 (1.74%) Wireless
4 81 (1.62%) HTTP
5 80 (1.60%) DNS
6 75 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 61 (1.22%) LAN
8 45 (0.90%) WAN
9 40 (0.80%) Broadband
10 39 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 31 (0.62%) 5G
11 31 (0.62%) Bluetooth
12 28 (0.56%) VPN
13 27 (0.54%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 26 (0.52%) Network Security
15 25 (0.50%) IPv4
15 25 (0.50%) IPv6
15 25 (0.50%) MQTT
16 22 (0.44%) Software-Defined Radio
16 22 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (9.19%) PostgreSQL
2 404 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 315 (6.28%) MySQL
4 305 (6.08%) Big Data
5 303 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 288 (5.74%) Relational Database
7 200 (3.99%) MongoDB
8 154 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
9 140 (2.79%) Redis
10 126 (2.51%) Power BI
11 111 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
12 105 (2.09%) RDBMS
13 93 (1.85%) Data Lake
14 87 (1.74%) Tableau
15 77 (1.54%) Hadoop
16 65 (1.30%) BigQuery
17 61 (1.22%) Oracle Database
18 56 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
19 53 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
20 52 (1.04%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 843 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 373 (7.44%) JIRA
3 365 (7.28%) Jenkins
4 131 (2.61%) GitLab
5 112 (2.23%) Bitbucket
6 103 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 92 (1.83%) webpack
8 87 (1.74%) JUnit
9 84 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 84 (1.68%) Selenium
10 81 (1.62%) TeamCity
11 67 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 66 (1.32%) Maven
13 55 (1.10%) Cypress.io
14 52 (1.04%) git-flow
15 50 (1.00%) Mockito
16 45 (0.90%) Cucumber
17 34 (0.68%) CircleCI
18 32 (0.64%) WebStorm
19 31 (0.62%) Gradle
General
1 1,567 (31.25%) Social Skills
2 1,186 (23.65%) Finance
3 849 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
4 460 (9.17%) Public Sector
5 429 (8.56%) Marketing
6 334 (6.66%) Games
7 283 (5.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 254 (5.07%) Banking
9 219 (4.37%) Retail
10 218 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 186 (3.71%) Electronics
12 167 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
13 145 (2.89%) Advertising
14 115 (2.29%) Publishing
15 109 (2.17%) Manufacturing
16 107 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
17 103 (2.05%) Law
18 100 (1.99%) French Language
19 99 (1.97%) Telecoms
20 97 (1.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,420 (28.32%) Developer
2 1,073 (21.40%) Software Engineer
3 396 (7.90%) Senior Software Engineer
4 379 (7.56%) Graduate
5 290 (5.78%) Architect
6 240 (4.79%) Analyst
7 237 (4.73%) Senior Developer
8 219 (4.37%) Software Developer
9 213 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 185 (3.69%) Data Engineer
11 175 (3.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 154 (3.07%) Programmer
13 148 (2.95%) C# Developer
14 144 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 142 (2.83%) .NET Developer
16 128 (2.55%) Java Developer
17 127 (2.53%) Consultant
18 123 (2.45%) DevOps Engineer
19 116 (2.31%) Junior
19 116 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 851 (16.97%) React
2 599 (11.95%) Node.js
3 579 (11.55%) HTML
4 544 (10.85%) .NET
5 539 (10.75%) CSS
6 446 (8.90%) RESTful
7 334 (6.66%) REST
8 310 (6.18%) AngularJS
9 272 (5.42%) Vue.js
10 269 (5.36%) Web Services
11 252 (5.03%) Kafka
12 221 (4.41%) Spring
13 200 (3.99%) XML
14 194 (3.87%) JSON
15 177 (3.53%) jQuery
16 172 (3.43%) HTML5
17 161 (3.21%) Spring Boot
18 146 (2.91%) React Native
19 139 (2.77%) ASP.NET
20 127 (2.53%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 583 (11.63%) Algorithms
2 558 (11.13%) User Experience
3 361 (7.20%) Data Structures
4 345 (6.88%) Blockchain
5 325 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
6 316 (6.30%) Management Information System
7 268 (5.35%) Mobile App
8 208 (4.15%) Cardano
9 192 (3.83%) Cloud Native
9 192 (3.83%) Life Science
10 137 (2.73%) Virtual Team
11 121 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
12 116 (2.31%) IoT
13 111 (2.21%) Public Cloud
14 105 (2.09%) Legacy Code
15 103 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
16 91 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 89 (1.78%) Blog
17 89 (1.78%) Social Media
18 87 (1.74%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 832 (16.59%) Linux
2 443 (8.84%) Windows
3 264 (5.27%) Unix
4 242 (4.83%) Android
5 149 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 90 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 46 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 36 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 24 (0.48%) AIX
9 24 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 23 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
10 23 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
12 21 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.40%) Solaris
14 15 (0.30%) Debian
15 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,042 (40.73%) Agile
2 1,917 (38.23%) Software Engineering
3 1,428 (28.48%) Problem-Solving
4 1,001 (19.96%) Mathematics
5 809 (16.13%) DevOps
6 756 (15.08%) CI/CD
7 656 (13.08%) Full Stack Development
8 650 (12.96%) Microservices
9 621 (12.39%) Scrum
10 619 (12.35%) Analytics
11 578 (11.53%) Mentoring
12 544 (10.85%) Test Automation
13 513 (10.23%) Data Science
14 506 (10.09%) OO
15 483 (9.63%) Machine Learning
16 451 (8.99%) Artificial Intelligence
17 441 (8.80%) Statistics
18 440 (8.78%) TDD
19 412 (8.22%) Project Management
20 401 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,519 (30.30%) Python
2 1,318 (26.29%) SQL
3 1,187 (23.67%) JavaScript
4 1,145 (22.84%) Java
5 751 (14.98%) C#
6 540 (10.77%) C++
7 504 (10.05%) TypeScript
8 335 (6.68%) C
9 228 (4.55%) Scala
10 223 (4.45%) Go
11 194 (3.87%) PowerShell
12 189 (3.77%) PHP
13 170 (3.39%) Rust
14 166 (3.31%) Ruby
15 148 (2.95%) Bash
16 145 (2.89%) Kotlin
16 145 (2.89%) R
17 123 (2.45%) T-SQL
18 106 (2.11%) Haskell
19 86 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3,768 (75.15%) Degree
2 2,131 (42.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 310 (6.18%) Master's Degree
4 209 (4.17%) PhD
5 204 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 157 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
7 154 (3.07%) SC Cleared
8 63 (1.26%) PMI Certification
9 52 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (0.98%) PMP
11 47 (0.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 44 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
13 43 (0.86%) CISSP
13 43 (0.86%) DBS Check
14 40 (0.80%) Postgraduate
15 35 (0.70%) ISTQB
16 33 (0.66%) AWS Certification
17 30 (0.60%) ISEB
18 24 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (7.90%) QA
2 78 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 75 (1.50%) GDPR
4 71 (1.42%) CDISC
5 33 (0.66%) Accessibility
5 33 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.64%) SLA
7 30 (0.60%) ISO 13485
8 26 (0.52%) GxP
9 21 (0.42%) Good Clinical Practice
10 17 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 16 (0.32%) NIST
12 15 (0.30%) GRC
12 15 (0.30%) WAI
13 12 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
14 10 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 8 (0.16%) GLP
15 8 (0.16%) SOC 2
16 7 (0.14%) HL7
16 7 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 804 (16.04%) Docker
2 98 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 76 (1.52%) Firmware
5 58 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 50 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 48 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 21 (0.42%) HDFS
9 19 (0.38%) vSphere
10 15 (0.30%) XenApp
11 13 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.24%) LXC
13 7 (0.14%) DFS Replication
13 7 (0.14%) etcd
14 4 (0.080%) iptables
14 4 (0.080%) NFS
14 4 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.060%) Ceph
15 3 (0.060%) KVM
15 3 (0.060%) Xen
Systems Management
1 586 (11.69%) Kubernetes
2 244 (4.87%) Terraform
3 113 (2.25%) Ansible
4 64 (1.28%) Puppet
5 52 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (0.94%) Kibana
7 46 (0.92%) SCCM
8 38 (0.76%) Argo
9 23 (0.46%) Grafana
9 23 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
10 20 (0.40%) Prometheus
11 19 (0.38%) Kubeflow
12 18 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
12 18 (0.36%) Oozie
13 16 (0.32%) NetBackup
14 15 (0.30%) vCenter Server
15 14 (0.28%) WSUS
16 12 (0.24%) SCSM
16 12 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
16 12 (0.24%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 487 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 402 (8.02%) Google
3 261 (5.21%) Oracle
4 168 (3.35%) SAP
5 130 (2.59%) Apple
6 127 (2.53%) VMware
7 118 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 65 (1.30%) IBM
9 51 (1.02%) Cisco
10 50 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 48 (0.96%) OpenText
12 46 (0.92%) Sony
12 46 (0.92%) Workday
13 40 (0.80%) NEC
13 40 (0.80%) Northgate
14 39 (0.78%) Xamarin
15 37 (0.74%) SolarWinds
16 36 (0.72%) Adobe
16 36 (0.72%) Citrix
17 27 (0.54%) Perforce