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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 518 728 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.16% 5.76% 6.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.54% 12.40% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 444 650 699
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 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
4130 5872 5573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.15% 46.48% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 4849 4766
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 805 (80.99%) Degree
2 419 (42.15%) Finance
3 365 (36.72%) SQL
4 287 (28.87%) Java
5 245 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
6 201 (20.22%) Linux
7 195 (19.62%) Windows
8 181 (18.21%) UNIX
9 173 (17.40%) SQL Server
10 171 (17.20%) Mathematics
11 163 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
12 160 (16.10%) C#
13 156 (15.69%) Banking
14 144 (14.49%) Python
15 136 (13.68%) JavaScript
16 135 (13.58%) C++
16 135 (13.58%) Microsoft
17 131 (13.18%) .NET
18 126 (12.68%) HTML
19 123 (12.37%) Software Engineering
20 120 (12.07%) Oracle
21 111 (11.17%) MS Excel
22 106 (10.66%) Perl
23 102 (10.26%) TDD
24 96 (9.66%) Analytics
25 95 (9.56%) OO
26 84 (8.45%) CSS
27 81 (8.15%) Hedge funds
28 79 (7.95%) Front Office
29 77 (7.75%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (4.83%) MS Exchange
2 40 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.72%) Apache
4 21 (2.11%) IIS
5 19 (1.91%) SAS
6 14 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.11%) JBoss
9 10 (1.01%) nginx
9 10 (1.01%) CMS
10 9 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.91%) Node.js
10 9 (0.91%) Drupal
11 8 (0.80%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.70%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.60%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 111 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.33%) MS Office
3 21 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.21%) SPSS
5 5 (0.50%) MS Project
6 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.10%) Maya
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
1 11 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.30%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.10%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.10%) Odoo
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) Summit
4 1 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.10%) Autonomy Scrittura
4 1 (0.10%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (2.31%) SaaS
2 10 (1.01%) PaaS
3 8 (0.80%) IaaS
4 7 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.50%) GitHub
7 4 (0.40%) Route 53
8 3 (0.30%) Office 365
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.10%) Force.com
10 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.94%) Firewall
2 54 (5.43%) Internet
3 43 (4.33%) DNS
4 33 (3.32%) DHCP
5 31 (3.12%) Network Security
6 29 (2.92%) WAN
7 27 (2.72%) TCP/IP
8 25 (2.52%) LAN
9 24 (2.41%) VPN
10 20 (2.01%) HTTP
11 16 (1.61%) NetScaler
12 15 (1.51%) LDAP
12 15 (1.51%) VoIP
12 15 (1.51%) Broadband
12 15 (1.51%) SAN
13 14 (1.41%) Bluetooth
14 11 (1.11%) SMTP
15 10 (1.01%) Wireless
16 9 (0.91%) iSCSI
16 9 (0.91%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (17.40%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.65%) MySQL
2 76 (7.65%) Big Data
3 58 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 51 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 48 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 43 (4.33%) MongoDB
7 37 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.92%) Oracle Database
11 28 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (2.82%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.21%) QlikView
12 22 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (2.01%) Apache Hive
13 20 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (1.91%) Data Mining
15 18 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.12%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.21%) Maven
3 22 (2.21%) JIRA
3 22 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.91%) Eclipse
4 19 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.81%) Selenium
6 16 (1.61%) Ant
7 15 (1.51%) Subversion
8 14 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 14 (1.41%) Gradle
9 10 (1.01%) Jasmine
10 8 (0.80%) JUnit
11 7 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.60%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.60%) Android Studio
13 5 (0.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 419 (42.15%) Finance
2 156 (15.69%) Banking
3 79 (7.95%) Front Office
4 57 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.63%) Marketing
6 41 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 30 (3.02%) Back Office
8 28 (2.82%) Retail
9 25 (2.52%) Financial Institution
10 24 (2.41%) Advertising
11 20 (2.01%) Legal
12 14 (1.41%) Games
13 12 (1.21%) Billing
14 11 (1.11%) German Language
15 8 (0.80%) Law
16 6 (0.60%) Publishing
16 6 (0.60%) iGaming
17 5 (0.50%) French Language
18 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
18 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 409 (41.15%) Developer
2 147 (14.79%) Analyst
3 70 (7.04%) Java Developer
4 66 (6.64%) Junior
5 62 (6.24%) Consultant
6 61 (6.14%) Graduate
7 54 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 48 (4.83%) C# Developer
9 40 (4.02%) Support Analyst
10 35 (3.52%) Architect
10 35 (3.52%) Junior Developer
11 34 (3.42%) Administrator
12 33 (3.32%) Software Developer
13 32 (3.22%) C++ Developer
14 31 (3.12%) Software Engineer
15 30 (3.02%) iOS Developer
16 29 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
17 28 (2.82%) IT Support
18 27 (2.72%) Android Developer
19 24 (2.41%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (13.18%) .NET
2 126 (12.68%) HTML
3 84 (8.45%) CSS
4 72 (7.24%) Web Services
5 55 (5.53%) XML
6 53 (5.33%) ASP.NET
7 52 (5.23%) jQuery
8 48 (4.83%) HTML5
9 40 (4.02%) Spring
10 38 (3.82%) AngularJS
11 37 (3.72%) RESTful
12 30 (3.02%) Ajax
13 29 (2.92%) CSS3
13 29 (2.92%) REST
14 28 (2.82%) WCF
15 26 (2.62%) JSON
16 23 (2.31%) FIX Protocol
17 22 (2.21%) WPF
18 19 (1.91%) Hibernate
18 19 (1.91%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 171 (17.20%) Mathematics
2 163 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (8.15%) Hedge funds
4 75 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 58 (5.84%) Open Source
5 58 (5.84%) Physics
6 55 (5.53%) Algorithms
7 54 (5.43%) User Experience
8 52 (5.23%) Data Structures
9 41 (4.12%) Equities
10 39 (3.92%) Statistics
11 38 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 36 (3.62%) Derivative
13 34 (3.42%) Visualisation
14 31 (3.12%) Mobile App
15 26 (2.62%) Fixed Income
16 22 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (2.11%) Smartphone
18 20 (2.01%) Economics
19 18 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 201 (20.22%) Linux
2 195 (19.62%) Windows
3 181 (18.21%) UNIX
4 53 (5.33%) Android
5 51 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 39 (3.92%) Solaris
7 32 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.30%) Debian
14 3 (0.30%) HPUX
14 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.20%) VMS
16 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (12.37%) Software Engineering
3 102 (10.26%) TDD
4 96 (9.66%) Analytics
5 95 (9.56%) OO
6 77 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (7.55%) Scrum
8 74 (7.44%) ITIL
8 74 (7.44%) Project Management
9 70 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
10 67 (6.74%) Unit Testing
11 61 (6.14%) MVC
12 56 (5.63%) Multithreading
13 53 (5.33%) Information Security
13 53 (5.33%) Mentoring
14 45 (4.53%) Asset Management
15 40 (4.02%) Low Latency
16 38 (3.82%) BDD
16 38 (3.82%) iOS Development
17 35 (3.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 365 (36.72%) SQL
2 287 (28.87%) Java
3 160 (16.10%) C#
4 144 (14.49%) Python
5 136 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 135 (13.58%) C++
7 106 (10.66%) Perl
8 50 (5.03%) PowerShell
9 48 (4.83%) PHP
10 47 (4.73%) Shell Script
11 45 (4.53%) Ruby
12 40 (4.02%) C
13 38 (3.82%) Objective-C
14 36 (3.62%) T-SQL
15 34 (3.42%) PL/SQL
16 33 (3.32%) R
17 32 (3.22%) Scala
18 30 (3.02%) VBA
19 26 (2.62%) Bash Shell
20 23 (2.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 805 (80.99%) Degree
2 45 (4.53%) PhD
3 36 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (3.32%) CISSP
5 26 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.01%) CCNA
7 17 (1.71%) ISEB
8 15 (1.51%) CISM
8 15 (1.51%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (1.41%) CCIE
9 14 (1.41%) CISA
10 13 (1.31%) CCA
10 13 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.31%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.11%) CCNP
12 10 (1.01%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.01%) MBA
12 10 (1.01%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.34%) QA
2 13 (1.31%) COBIT
3 12 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.70%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.30%) SLA
9 2 (0.20%) MiFID
9 2 (0.20%) Val IT
9 2 (0.20%) EMIR
9 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) HL7
10 1 (0.10%) CDISC
10 1 (0.10%) DICOM
System Software
1 70 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 39 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.82%) XenApp
4 15 (1.51%) XenDesktop
4 15 (1.51%) vSphere
5 12 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.01%) NFS
7 9 (0.91%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.91%) Varnish
8 6 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.50%) KVM
9 5 (0.50%) Docker
9 5 (0.50%) XenServer
9 5 (0.50%) Xen
10 2 (0.20%) Snort
10 2 (0.20%) LXC
11 1 (0.10%) iptables
11 1 (0.10%) Samba
11 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (1.71%) Puppet
2 11 (1.11%) OPNET
2 11 (1.11%) Nagios
3 10 (1.01%) Cacti
4 9 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.91%) ZABBIX
4 9 (0.91%) Sysprep
5 8 (0.80%) WSUS
6 7 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.70%) SCCM
7 6 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.50%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.50%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.20%) SCOM
9 2 (0.20%) Control-M
9 2 (0.20%) Mesos
10 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.10%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.10%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 135 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 120 (12.07%) Oracle
3 63 (6.34%) VMware
4 43 (4.33%) Citrix
5 40 (4.02%) Cisco
6 30 (3.02%) Sybase
7 25 (2.52%) Google
8 18 (1.81%) Avaloq
8 18 (1.81%) Apple
9 16 (1.61%) Tableau
10 15 (1.51%) NetApp
11 14 (1.41%) Cognos
12 13 (1.31%) Veeam
13 12 (1.21%) SAP
14 11 (1.11%) Nintex
14 11 (1.11%) CheckPoint
14 11 (1.11%) Juniper
14 11 (1.11%) Splunk
15 10 (1.01%) Avaya
16 9 (0.91%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus (50% - 100%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + shares experience dependent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 45K to 55K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 55K to 65K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago