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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 574 802 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.59% 6.37% 6.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.88% 13.97% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 485 706 686
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,999 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
4457 5742 6097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.39% 45.59% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3670 4717 5225
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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.

1 866 (77.46%) Degree
2 462 (41.32%) Finance
3 410 (36.67%) SQL
4 324 (28.98%) Java
5 261 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
6 240 (21.47%) Linux
7 221 (19.77%) Windows
8 209 (18.69%) Mathematics
9 202 (18.07%) SQL Server
10 199 (17.80%) C#
11 197 (17.62%) UNIX
12 192 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
13 177 (15.83%) C++
14 176 (15.74%) Python
15 168 (15.03%) Banking
16 163 (14.58%) .NET
17 149 (13.33%) Oracle
18 145 (12.97%) JavaScript
19 143 (12.79%) Microsoft
19 143 (12.79%) Software Engineering
20 142 (12.70%) HTML
21 130 (11.63%) Analytics
22 129 (11.54%) MS Excel
23 106 (9.48%) Perl
23 106 (9.48%) TDD
24 103 (9.21%) OO
25 102 (9.12%) Hedge funds
26 101 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
27 100 (8.94%) CSS
27 100 (8.94%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 42 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 39 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 38 (3.40%) Apache
4 22 (1.97%) SAS
5 18 (1.61%) IIS
6 16 (1.43%) Node.js
7 14 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (1.16%) Apache Pig
8 13 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.07%) CMS
10 11 (0.98%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.89%) nginx
12 8 (0.72%) JBoss
13 7 (0.63%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.63%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.54%) Drupal
14 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 129 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 61 (5.46%) MS Office
3 25 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.34%) SPSS
6 13 (1.16%) MS Project
7 9 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.72%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.45%) Maya
9 5 (0.45%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
3 12 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.54%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.18%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.089%) Autonomy Scrittura
6 1 (0.089%) Odoo
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.089%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.089%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.089%) Summit
6 1 (0.089%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.50%) SaaS
2 26 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.89%) PaaS
3 10 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.72%) IaaS
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.27%) Office 365
7 2 (0.18%) GitHub
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.089%) Heroku
8 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.089%) Force.com
8 1 (0.089%) Route 53
8 1 (0.089%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.74%) Internet
2 52 (4.65%) Firewall
3 43 (3.85%) DNS
4 29 (2.59%) WAN
5 27 (2.42%) DHCP
6 24 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.15%) HTTP
6 24 (2.15%) Network Security
7 23 (2.06%) LAN
8 21 (1.88%) SAN
9 20 (1.79%) Broadband
10 18 (1.61%) VoIP
10 18 (1.61%) LDAP
10 18 (1.61%) VPN
11 16 (1.43%) NetScaler
12 14 (1.25%) Bluetooth
13 10 (0.89%) SMTP
14 9 (0.81%) Wireless
15 8 (0.72%) IMAP
15 8 (0.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 89 (7.96%) Big Data
3 73 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 67 (5.99%) MySQL
5 55 (4.92%) Hadoop
6 52 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 46 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (3.67%) MongoDB
9 38 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 34 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (2.59%) Data Mining
13 27 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (2.15%) QlikView
14 24 (2.15%) Oracle Database
15 23 (2.06%) Apache Hive
16 21 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (1.79%) DB2
18 19 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 28 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.06%) Maven
5 21 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (1.88%) Selenium
6 20 (1.79%) Subversion
7 19 (1.70%) JIRA
8 18 (1.61%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.52%) Mercurial
10 15 (1.34%) Gradle
10 15 (1.34%) Ant
11 12 (1.07%) gulp
12 10 (0.89%) Axure RP
12 10 (0.89%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.81%) Plastic SCM
14 8 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 8 (0.72%) Hudson
14 8 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 462 (41.32%) Finance
2 168 (15.03%) Banking
3 100 (8.94%) Front Office
4 56 (5.01%) Investment Banking
5 50 (4.47%) Marketing
6 41 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.42%) Retail
8 25 (2.24%) Advertising
9 24 (2.15%) Financial Institution
10 23 (2.06%) Legal
11 20 (1.79%) Back Office
12 14 (1.25%) German Language
13 12 (1.07%) Billing
14 10 (0.89%) Games
15 8 (0.72%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.63%) French Language
17 6 (0.54%) Publishing
18 5 (0.45%) Electronics
18 5 (0.45%) Law
19 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 482 (43.11%) Developer
2 182 (16.28%) Analyst
3 87 (7.78%) Graduate
4 76 (6.80%) Junior
5 72 (6.44%) Java Developer
6 69 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 68 (6.08%) Consultant
8 66 (5.90%) C# Developer
9 55 (4.92%) Support Analyst
10 49 (4.38%) Software Engineer
11 45 (4.03%) Junior Developer
12 41 (3.67%) Software Developer
13 38 (3.40%) Architect
14 36 (3.22%) Administrator
15 34 (3.04%) C++ Developer
16 33 (2.95%) Applications Support
17 27 (2.42%) iOS Developer
18 26 (2.33%) IT Support
18 26 (2.33%) Android Developer
18 26 (2.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (14.58%) .NET
2 142 (12.70%) HTML
3 100 (8.94%) CSS
4 65 (5.81%) Web Services
5 61 (5.46%) HTML5
6 60 (5.37%) jQuery
7 59 (5.28%) XML
7 59 (5.28%) ASP.NET
8 41 (3.67%) RESTful
8 41 (3.67%) AngularJS
9 39 (3.49%) Spring
10 36 (3.22%) CSS3
11 34 (3.04%) WCF
12 32 (2.86%) WPF
13 29 (2.59%) JSON
14 27 (2.42%) Ajax
15 26 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
16 25 (2.24%) REST
17 24 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 209 (18.69%) Mathematics
2 192 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (9.12%) Hedge funds
4 87 (7.78%) Physics
5 79 (7.07%) Management Information System
6 74 (6.62%) Algorithms
7 65 (5.81%) User Experience
8 55 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (4.74%) Derivative
10 51 (4.56%) Data Structures
11 49 (4.38%) Statistics
12 46 (4.11%) Equities
13 43 (3.85%) Visualisation
14 33 (2.95%) Mobile App
15 26 (2.33%) Fixed Income
16 25 (2.24%) Data Centre
17 24 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
18 21 (1.88%) Economics
19 19 (1.70%) Smartphone
20 18 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 240 (21.47%) Linux
2 221 (19.77%) Windows
3 197 (17.62%) UNIX
4 59 (5.28%) Apple iOS
5 56 (5.01%) Android
6 29 (2.59%) Solaris
7 27 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.63%) Debian
12 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.54%) HPUX
12 6 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.45%) AIX
14 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.27%) CentOS
16 2 (0.18%) VMS
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (12.79%) Software Engineering
3 130 (11.63%) Analytics
4 106 (9.48%) TDD
5 103 (9.21%) OO
6 101 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
7 79 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (6.89%) Project Management
9 75 (6.71%) Scrum
10 67 (5.99%) ITIL
11 65 (5.81%) Multithreading
12 61 (5.46%) Unit Testing
13 59 (5.28%) Mentoring
14 58 (5.19%) MVC
15 55 (4.92%) Open Source
16 52 (4.65%) Asset Management
17 50 (4.47%) Information Security
18 46 (4.11%) Low Latency
19 43 (3.85%) SDLC
19 43 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 410 (36.67%) SQL
2 324 (28.98%) Java
3 199 (17.80%) C#
4 177 (15.83%) C++
5 176 (15.74%) Python
6 145 (12.97%) JavaScript
7 106 (9.48%) Perl
8 58 (5.19%) Ruby
9 53 (4.74%) C
10 51 (4.56%) Shell Script
11 49 (4.38%) PowerShell
12 46 (4.11%) PHP
13 44 (3.94%) R
14 41 (3.67%) T-SQL
15 38 (3.40%) Scala
16 37 (3.31%) Objective-C
17 35 (3.13%) VBA
18 31 (2.77%) MATLAB
18 31 (2.77%) Bash Shell
19 30 (2.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 866 (77.46%) Degree
2 62 (5.55%) PhD
3 32 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.88%) CISSP
6 19 (1.70%) CCNA
6 19 (1.70%) ISEB
7 16 (1.43%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.16%) CCA
8 13 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.81%) MCSD
11 8 (0.72%) CCNP
11 8 (0.72%) CISA
11 8 (0.72%) CISM
12 7 (0.63%) MCAD
12 7 (0.63%) CCIE
12 7 (0.63%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.33%) QA
2 14 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.89%) COBIT
5 9 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.54%) SLA
7 4 (0.36%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.18%) EMIR
9 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.18%) MiFID
9 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.18%) HL7
10 1 (0.089%) CDISC
10 1 (0.089%) DICOM
10 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.089%) Val IT
System Software
1 49 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 37 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.50%) XenApp
4 20 (1.79%) vSphere
5 15 (1.34%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.81%) NFS
8 8 (0.72%) Docker
8 8 (0.72%) Varnish
8 8 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.54%) KVM
10 5 (0.45%) LXC
10 5 (0.45%) XenServer
11 2 (0.18%) Xen
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.089%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.089%) Samba
12 1 (0.089%) Firmware
12 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (1.79%) Puppet
2 14 (1.25%) OPNET
3 13 (1.16%) Nagios
4 12 (1.07%) WSUS
5 9 (0.81%) Cacti
5 9 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.72%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.72%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.72%) SCCM
6 8 (0.72%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.72%) Sysprep
7 7 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.45%) Mesos
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.18%) AppDetective
9 2 (0.18%) SCOM
10 1 (0.089%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.089%) logstash
10 1 (0.089%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 149 (13.33%) Oracle
2 143 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 61 (5.46%) VMware
4 52 (4.65%) Sybase
5 42 (3.76%) Citrix
6 35 (3.13%) Cisco
7 22 (1.97%) Google
8 19 (1.70%) Tableau
9 17 (1.52%) Cognos
10 15 (1.34%) Apple
10 15 (1.34%) Splunk
11 14 (1.25%) NetApp
12 13 (1.16%) Veeam
12 13 (1.16%) F5
13 12 (1.07%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.07%) Avaloq
13 12 (1.07%) Adobe
14 11 (0.98%) SAP
14 11 (0.98%) Nintex
15 9 (0.81%) Juniper
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: generous base and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + 25 days holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Argus Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday