Top Computer Science Journals for Software Engineering

The ranking of top journals for computer science was published by Research.com, one of the prominent websites for computer science research providing trusted data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The position in the ranking is based on a unique bibliometric score created by Research.com which is computed using the estimated h-index and the number of leading scientists who have endorsed the journal during the last three previous years. Show more

The ranking contains Impact Score values gathered on November 10th 2020.

The process for ranking journals involves examining more than 1000 journals which were selected after detailed inspection and rigorous examination of over 80,000 scientific documents published during the last three years by 4700 leading and well-respected scientists in the area of computer science.

Rank
Journal Details
Top Scientists
Documents
Impact Score
50 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering

IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering

0098-5589, Monthly
Top Scientists 99 189 Impact Score 9.9
64 Empirical Software Engineering

Empirical Software Engineering

1382-3256, Quarterly
Top Scientists 61 139 Impact Score 8.41
64 IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems

1045-9219, Monthly
Top Scientists 123 189 Impact Score 8.41
67 Journal of Systems and Software

Journal of Systems and Software

0164-1212, Monthly
Top Scientists 78 110 Impact Score 8.25
67 IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing

IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing

1545-5971, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 107 140 Impact Score 8.25
82 Software & Systems Modeling

Software & Systems Modeling

1619-1366, Quarterly
Top Scientists 50 79 Impact Score 7.09
85 Mathematical Programming

Mathematical Programming

0025-5610, Monthly
Top Scientists 36 67 Impact Score 6.93
85 Information and Software Technology

Information and Software Technology

0950-5849, Monthly
Top Scientists 60 81 Impact Score 6.93
95 Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing

Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing

0743-7315, Monthly
Top Scientists 85 118 Impact Score 6.6
100 Information Systems

Information Systems

0306-4379, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 67 84 Impact Score 6.43
100 ACM Transactions on Information Systems

ACM Transactions on Information Systems

1046-8188, Quarterly
Top Scientists 53 62 Impact Score 6.43
100 Algorithmica

Algorithmica

0178-4617, Monthly
Top Scientists 59 92 Impact Score 6.43
125 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction

ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction

1073-0516, Quarterly
Top Scientists 46 46 Impact Score 5.94
130 IEEE Software

IEEE Software

0740-7459, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 52 103 Impact Score 5.78
142 Journal of Computer and System Sciences

Journal of Computer and System Sciences

0022-0000, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 49 56 Impact Score 5.61
148 IEEE Cloud Computing

IEEE Cloud Computing

2372-2568
Top Scientists 24 42 Impact Score 5.45
160 ACM Transactions on Algorithms

ACM Transactions on Algorithms

1549-6325, Quarterly
Top Scientists 40 51 Impact Score 5.12
171 ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems

ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems

1539-9087, Quarterly
Top Scientists 70 93 Impact Score 4.95
203 Software - Practice and Experience

Software - Practice and Experience

0038-0644, Monthly
Top Scientists 33 47 Impact Score 4.46
203 Journal of software: Evolution and Process

Journal of software: Evolution and Process

2047-7481, Monthly
Top Scientists 38 43 Impact Score 4.46
214 Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience

Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience

1532-0626, Semi-Monthly
Top Scientists 76 122 Impact Score 4.29
255 ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology

ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology

1049-331X, Quarterly
Top Scientists 28 28 Impact Score 3.79
269 Journal of Computer Science and Technology

Journal of Computer Science and Technology

1000-9000, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 39 45 Impact Score 3.63
269 Theory of Computing Systems

Theory of Computing Systems

1432-4350, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 32 30 Impact Score 3.63
283 Science of Computer Programming

Science of Computer Programming

0167-6423, Monthly
Top Scientists 35 39 Impact Score 3.46
283 IEEE Transactions on Reliability

IEEE Transactions on Reliability

0018-9529, Quarterly
Top Scientists 30 43 Impact Score 3.46
283 Formal Aspects of Computing

Formal Aspects of Computing

0934-5043, Quarterly
Top Scientists 31 29 Impact Score 3.46
283 Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

1387-2532, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 23 25 Impact Score 3.46
304 IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems

IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems

2379-8920
Top Scientists 36 42 Impact Score 3.3
304 Formal Methods in System Design

Formal Methods in System Design

0925-9856, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 25 24 Impact Score 3.3
325 Journal of Logical and Algebraic Methods in Programming

Journal of Logical and Algebraic Methods in Programming

2352-2208
Top Scientists 20 27 Impact Score 3.13
325 Software Quality Journal

Software Quality Journal

0963-9314, Quarterly
Top Scientists 17 22 Impact Score 3.13
325 Automated Software Engineering

Automated Software Engineering

0928-8910, Quarterly
Top Scientists 20 24 Impact Score 3.13
325 Information Systems Journal

Information Systems Journal

1350-1917, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 11 18 Impact Score 3.13
345 Real-Time Systems

Real-Time Systems

0922-6443, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 17 21 Impact Score 2.97
345 Requirements Engineering

Requirements Engineering

0947-3602, Quarterly
Top Scientists 13 15 Impact Score 2.97
345 IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems

IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems

2332-7766
Top Scientists 16 27 Impact Score 2.97
373 Business and Information Systems Engineering

Business and Information Systems Engineering

2363-7005, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 20 27 Impact Score 2.81
373 Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems

Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems

2210-5379
Top Scientists 18 19 Impact Score 2.81
373 International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer

International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer

1433-2779
Top Scientists 19 24 Impact Score 2.81
396 Parallel Computing

Parallel Computing

0167-8191, Monthly
Top Scientists 19 30 Impact Score 2.64
396 ACM Transactions on Parallel Computing

ACM Transactions on Parallel Computing

2329-4949
Top Scientists 17 20 Impact Score 2.64
424 ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review

ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review

0163-5999
Top Scientists 37 53 Impact Score 2.48
437 Journal of Scheduling

Journal of Scheduling

1094-6136
Top Scientists 20 19 Impact Score 2.31
437 Random Structures & Algorithms

Random Structures & Algorithms

1042-9832, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 11 18 Impact Score 2.31
437 Journal of Experimental Algorithmics

Journal of Experimental Algorithmics

1084-6654
Top Scientists 10 13 Impact Score 2.31
437 Algorithms

Algorithms

1999-4893
Top Scientists 20 30 Impact Score 2.31
437 ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems

ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems

1936-7406, Quarterly
Top Scientists 18 24 Impact Score 2.31
437 Optimization Methods and Software

Optimization Methods and Software

1055-6788, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 11 12 Impact Score 2.31
465 International Journal of Parallel Programming

International Journal of Parallel Programming

0885-7458, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 17 23 Impact Score 2.15
505 IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems

IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems

0916-8532
Top Scientists 29 38 Impact Score 1.98
505 Constraints

Constraints

1383-7133, Quarterly
Top Scientists 12 16 Impact Score 1.98
505 ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems

ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems

0164-0925, Quarterly
Top Scientists 19 22 Impact Score 1.98
541 ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems

ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems

2374-0353
Top Scientists 18 21 Impact Score 1.81
541 Software Testing Verification and Reliability

Software Testing Verification and Reliability

0960-0833, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 12 26 Impact Score 1.81
541 ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems

ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems

2376-3639
Top Scientists 17 16 Impact Score 1.81
541 Journal of Computer Information Systems

Journal of Computer Information Systems

0887-4417, Quarterly
Top Scientists 4 9 Impact Score 1.81
569 Distributed and Parallel Databases

Distributed and Parallel Databases

0926-8782, Quarterly
Top Scientists 17 18 Impact Score 1.65
569 Mathematical Programming Computation

Mathematical Programming Computation

1867-2949
Top Scientists 6 6 Impact Score 1.65
569 International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering

International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering

0218-1940
Top Scientists 8 9 Impact Score 1.65
608 Journal of Functional Programming

Journal of Functional Programming

0956-7968, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 6 6 Impact Score 1.49
652 Evolving Systems

Evolving Systems

1868-6478
Top Scientists 6 5 Impact Score 1.32
652 Advances in Engineering Software

Advances in Engineering Software

0965-9978, Monthly
Top Scientists 4 6 Impact Score 1.32
705 ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software

ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software

0098-3500, Quarterly
Top Scientists 6 8 Impact Score 1.16
705 Queue

Queue

1542-7730
Top Scientists 6 6 Impact Score 1.16
705 International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems

International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems

1744-5760
Top Scientists 6 7 Impact Score 1.16
750 SoftwareX

SoftwareX

Top Scientists 5 6 Impact Score 0.99
750 Parallel Processing Letters

Parallel Processing Letters

0129-6264
Top Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.99
750 Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering

Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering

1614-5046
Top Scientists 3 3 Impact Score 0.99
750 IEEE Latin America Transactions

IEEE Latin America Transactions

1548-0992, Quarterly
Top Scientists 8 10 Impact Score 0.99
750 International Journal of Embedded Systems

International Journal of Embedded Systems

1741-1068
Top Scientists 6 6 Impact Score 0.99
750 International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering

International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering

1746-1375
Top Scientists 5 4 Impact Score 0.99
750 Journal of Computer Languages

Journal of Computer Languages

2665-9182
Top Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.99
750 International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling

International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling

1740-2123
Top Scientists 2 5 Impact Score 0.99
750 Logical Methods in Computer Science

Logical Methods in Computer Science

1860-5974, Irregular
Top Scientists 22 24 Impact Score 0.99
750 Service Oriented Computing and Applications

Service Oriented Computing and Applications

1863-2386
Top Scientists 6 6 Impact Score 0.99
805 Journal of Object Technology

Journal of Object Technology

1660-1769
Top Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.82
805 Journal of Web Engineering

Journal of Web Engineering

1540-9589, Quarterly
Top Scientists 3 4 Impact Score 0.82
805 Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications

Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications

1526-1719
Top Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.82
805 International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms

International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms

1755-0386
Top Scientists 2 4 Impact Score 0.82
829 IET Software

IET Software

1751-8806, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 5 5 Impact Score 0.66
829 E-Informatica Software Engineering Journal

E-Informatica Software Engineering Journal

1897-7979
Top Scientists 2 2 Impact Score 0.66
829 International Journal of Critical Computer-Based Systems

International Journal of Critical Computer-Based Systems

1757-8779
Top Scientists 3 3 Impact Score 0.66
829 Programming and Computer Software

Programming and Computer Software

0361-7688, Bi-Monthly
Top Scientists 2 2 Impact Score 0.66
918 Journal of Communications Software and Systems

Journal of Communications Software and Systems

1845-6421
Top Scientists 1 1 Impact Score 0.33
918 Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications

Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications

1793-8309
Top Scientists 4 7 Impact Score 0.33
918 International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies

International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies

1947-3532
Top Scientists 1 1 Impact Score 0.33
1005 International Journal of Web Services Research

International Journal of Web Services Research

1545-7362, Quarterly
Top Scientists 1 1 Impact Score 0.17

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