The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 696 682 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.21% 5.72% 6.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.17% 12.06% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 602 635 745
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £97,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4912 5655 6151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.82% 47.46% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4070 4939 5632
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the City of London region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the City of London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in the City of London

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 1218 (79.76%) Degree
2 672 (44.01%) Finance
3 541 (35.43%) Java
4 512 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
5 393 (25.74%) SQL
6 304 (19.91%) C#
7 303 (19.84%) JavaScript
8 300 (19.65%) OO
9 282 (18.47%) Linux
10 265 (17.35%) SQL Server
11 256 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
12 254 (16.63%) Mathematics
13 250 (16.37%) C++
13 250 (16.37%) HTML
14 249 (16.31%) .NET
15 225 (14.73%) Microsoft
16 213 (13.95%) Python
17 211 (13.82%) Algorithms
18 208 (13.62%) UNIX
19 205 (13.43%) Windows
20 196 (12.84%) Banking
21 190 (12.44%) CSS
22 179 (11.72%) QA
23 174 (11.39%) TDD
24 168 (11.00%) Software Engineering
25 164 (10.74%) Front Office
26 151 (9.89%) Physics
27 142 (9.30%) Scrum
28 135 (8.84%) Analytics
29 133 (8.71%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (2.42%) MS Exchange
1 37 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.36%) SAS
3 33 (2.16%) CMS
4 29 (1.90%) Node.js
5 25 (1.64%) IIS
6 20 (1.31%) Apache
7 19 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.92%) Apache Pig
9 13 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.59%) Drupal
12 7 (0.46%) Jetty
13 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.33%) Commerce Server
14 5 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
14 5 (0.33%) Documentum
14 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 125 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 57 (3.73%) MS Office
3 12 (0.79%) SPSS
4 10 (0.65%) CPLEX
5 9 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.52%) MS Project
7 6 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.065%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.065%) Vensim
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) osCommerce
1 3 (0.20%) Magento
1 3 (0.20%) TrackWise
1 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.13%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.065%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.96%) SaaS
2 12 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.39%) GitHub
5 5 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.26%) Joyent
7 3 (0.20%) Office 365
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.13%) Force.com
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.065%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.065%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.85%) Internet
2 38 (2.49%) Intranet
2 38 (2.49%) Firewall
3 37 (2.42%) LAN
4 34 (2.23%) WAN
5 28 (1.83%) VPN
6 25 (1.64%) Network Security
7 24 (1.57%) TCP/IP
8 20 (1.31%) HTTP
9 17 (1.11%) DNS
10 16 (1.05%) DHCP
11 13 (0.85%) VoIP
12 12 (0.79%) FTP
13 11 (0.72%) Wireless
14 10 (0.65%) SAN
15 9 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.59%) iSCSI
16 8 (0.52%) SSH
17 7 (0.46%) NAS
17 7 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 103 (6.75%) Relational Database
3 102 (6.68%) Big Data
3 102 (6.68%) Hadoop
4 74 (4.85%) MySQL
5 71 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 68 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (3.21%) MongoDB
10 48 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (2.88%) Oracle Database
12 40 (2.62%) Mahout
13 35 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 35 (2.29%) NoSQL
14 27 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
14 27 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
15 25 (1.64%) RDBMS
16 24 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 105 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 79 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 46 (3.01%) Selenium
4 41 (2.69%) Subversion
5 35 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 34 (2.23%) JIRA
7 31 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (1.38%) JUnit
8 21 (1.38%) Maven
9 19 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
10 17 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 10 (0.65%) WATIR
13 9 (0.59%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.59%) GCC
13 9 (0.59%) GDB
13 9 (0.59%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.52%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.52%) Hudson
15 7 (0.46%) CruiseControl
General
1 672 (44.01%) Finance
2 196 (12.84%) Banking
3 164 (10.74%) Front Office
4 100 (6.55%) Investment Banking
5 72 (4.72%) Marketing
6 58 (3.80%) Financial Institution
7 54 (3.54%) Advertising
8 52 (3.41%) Retail
9 44 (2.88%) Telecoms
10 27 (1.77%) Games
11 13 (0.85%) Legal
12 12 (0.79%) Publishing
12 12 (0.79%) Electronics
12 12 (0.79%) Back Office
13 10 (0.65%) Billing
14 9 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.39%) Law
15 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 684 (44.79%) Developer
2 218 (14.28%) Analyst
3 165 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 97 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 96 (6.29%) Junior
6 90 (5.89%) C# Developer
7 78 (5.11%) Graduate
8 70 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 65 (4.26%) Data Scientist
10 63 (4.13%) Business Analyst
11 62 (4.06%) Architect
12 58 (3.80%) C++ Developer
13 57 (3.73%) Consultant
14 55 (3.60%) Python Developer
15 54 (3.54%) Software Engineer
16 47 (3.08%) Web Developer
17 45 (2.95%) Support Analyst
18 40 (2.62%) Software Developer
18 40 (2.62%) Junior Developer
19 39 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (16.37%) HTML
2 249 (16.31%) .NET
3 190 (12.44%) CSS
4 133 (8.71%) jQuery
5 127 (8.32%) ASP.NET
5 127 (8.32%) XML
6 121 (7.92%) Web Services
7 112 (7.33%) Spring
8 88 (5.76%) HTML5
9 77 (5.04%) REST
10 70 (4.58%) WCF
11 65 (4.26%) WPF
12 62 (4.06%) Hibernate
13 56 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (3.60%) Ajax
15 54 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 45 (2.95%) AngularJS
17 43 (2.82%) JSON
17 43 (2.82%) CSS3
18 41 (2.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 256 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (16.63%) Mathematics
3 211 (13.82%) Algorithms
4 151 (9.89%) Physics
5 120 (7.86%) Hedge funds
6 117 (7.66%) Data Structures
7 97 (6.35%) Management Information System
8 82 (5.37%) Open Source
9 63 (4.13%) Mobile App
9 63 (4.13%) Derivative
10 57 (3.73%) Equities
11 56 (3.67%) User Experience
12 53 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 50 (3.27%) Client/Server
14 46 (3.01%) Statistics
15 38 (2.49%) Economics
16 35 (2.29%) Visualisation
17 30 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
18 28 (1.83%) iPhone
19 26 (1.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 282 (18.47%) Linux
2 208 (13.62%) UNIX
3 205 (13.43%) Windows
4 53 (3.47%) Android
5 52 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.36%) Solaris
7 34 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.11%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.39%) CentOS
13 6 (0.39%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (19.65%) OO
3 174 (11.39%) TDD
4 168 (11.00%) Software Engineering
5 142 (9.30%) Scrum
6 135 (8.84%) Analytics
7 129 (8.45%) MVC
8 119 (7.79%) Project Management
9 108 (7.07%) OOP
10 97 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 95 (6.22%) Multithreading
12 93 (6.09%) SOA
13 87 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (5.04%) Web Development
15 72 (4.72%) Low Latency
16 71 (4.65%) MapReduce
17 70 (4.58%) E-Commerce
18 67 (4.39%) Asset Management
19 66 (4.32%) Data Modelling
20 62 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 541 (35.43%) Java
2 393 (25.74%) SQL
3 304 (19.91%) C#
4 303 (19.84%) JavaScript
5 250 (16.37%) C++
6 213 (13.95%) Python
7 101 (6.61%) Scala
7 101 (6.61%) Perl
8 81 (5.30%) C
9 75 (4.91%) PHP
10 69 (4.52%) R
11 54 (3.54%) MATLAB
12 50 (3.27%) T-SQL
12 50 (3.27%) VB
13 47 (3.08%) Ruby
14 45 (2.95%) PowerShell
15 41 (2.69%) VBA
16 34 (2.23%) VBScript
17 29 (1.90%) Bash Shell
18 26 (1.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1218 (79.76%) Degree
2 82 (5.37%) PhD
3 54 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (2.55%) ISEB
5 33 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (1.96%) CISA
7 26 (1.70%) CISSP
8 21 (1.38%) CCNP
9 20 (1.31%) CCNA
10 19 (1.24%) MCSD
10 19 (1.24%) Security Cleared
11 18 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (1.05%) MCAD
13 13 (0.85%) MCSE
14 12 (0.79%) CISM
15 9 (0.59%) APMP
15 9 (0.59%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.52%) MBA
17 7 (0.46%) CEH
17 7 (0.46%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (11.72%) QA
2 15 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.52%) SLA
5 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.20%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.065%) EMIR
8 1 (0.065%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 45 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (0.46%) NFS
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.39%) Nmap
6 4 (0.26%) Xen
6 4 (0.26%) KVM
7 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.20%) XenServer
7 3 (0.20%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) Varnish
9 1 (0.065%) vCloud
9 1 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.065%) vSphere
9 1 (0.065%) Firmware
9 1 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (0.79%) Puppet
2 8 (0.52%) Nagios
3 7 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (0.39%) SCCM
4 6 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.33%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.33%) OpenSSO
5 5 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
5 5 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
6 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.26%) Munin
7 3 (0.20%) SmokePing
7 3 (0.20%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.20%) Cacti
7 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.13%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.13%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 225 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 129 (8.45%) Oracle
3 52 (3.41%) IBM
4 51 (3.34%) VMware
5 40 (2.62%) EPiServer
6 34 (2.23%) Tableau
7 32 (2.10%) Adobe
8 29 (1.90%) HP
9 26 (1.70%) Business Objects
10 23 (1.51%) Teradata
10 23 (1.51%) Cisco
11 22 (1.44%) Citrix
12 21 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 21 (1.38%) Google
13 20 (1.31%) Sybase
13 20 (1.31%) Cognos
14 19 (1.24%) Talend
15 18 (1.18%) Informatica
16 16 (1.05%) Zend
17 14 (0.92%) Siebel
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Digital
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum +career+benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum +career+bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ShareForce Staffing Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday