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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 733 661 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.46% 5.60% 5.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.78% 11.96% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 629 614 719
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £91,750 £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
4959 5525 6143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.72% 46.79% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4093 4825 5621
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 £34,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 1247 (80.09%) Degree
2 698 (44.83%) Finance
3 543 (34.87%) Java
4 535 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
5 393 (25.24%) SQL
6 313 (20.10%) C#
7 307 (19.72%) OO
8 302 (19.40%) JavaScript
9 279 (17.92%) Linux
10 273 (17.53%) SQL Server
11 269 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
12 263 (16.89%) HTML
13 253 (16.25%) Mathematics
14 251 (16.12%) .NET
15 249 (15.99%) C++
16 236 (15.16%) Microsoft
17 216 (13.87%) UNIX
18 215 (13.81%) Windows
19 201 (12.91%) CSS
20 197 (12.65%) Banking
21 195 (12.52%) Python
22 188 (12.07%) QA
23 174 (11.18%) TDD
24 172 (11.05%) Software Engineering
25 163 (10.47%) Front Office
26 152 (9.76%) Physics
27 142 (9.12%) Scrum
28 137 (8.80%) Oracle
29 136 (8.73%) jQuery
30 134 (8.61%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 34 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.12%) SAS
3 33 (2.12%) CMS
4 28 (1.80%) IIS
4 28 (1.80%) Node.js
5 20 (1.28%) Apache
5 20 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 15 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.77%) Apache Pig
7 12 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.51%) Drupal
10 6 (0.39%) Jetty
11 5 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.32%) Commerce Server
11 5 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (0.32%) LiveLink
11 5 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 130 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.60%) MS Office
3 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.58%) SPSS
5 8 (0.51%) MS Project
5 8 (0.51%) CPLEX
5 8 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.064%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.064%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.064%) Vensim
7 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (0.45%) Magento
2 4 (0.26%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.19%) TrackWise
3 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.13%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.064%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.064%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.064%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.064%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.99%) SaaS
2 11 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.26%) Joyent
6 3 (0.19%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.13%) GitHub
7 2 (0.13%) Force.com
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.064%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.95%) Internet
2 39 (2.50%) Firewall
3 38 (2.44%) Intranet
3 38 (2.44%) LAN
4 35 (2.25%) WAN
5 28 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.80%) VPN
6 25 (1.61%) Network Security
7 21 (1.35%) DNS
8 19 (1.22%) DHCP
8 19 (1.22%) HTTP
9 12 (0.77%) FTP
10 11 (0.71%) SAN
10 11 (0.71%) Wireless
11 9 (0.58%) iSCSI
11 9 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.51%) SSH
12 8 (0.51%) VoIP
13 7 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 103 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 101 (6.49%) Big Data
3 101 (6.49%) Hadoop
4 69 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (4.37%) MySQL
6 57 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (3.40%) MongoDB
8 49 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 48 (3.08%) Oracle Database
10 40 (2.57%) Mahout
11 36 (2.31%) NoSQL
12 34 (2.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 30 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
14 26 (1.67%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 112 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 82 (5.27%) Visual Studio
3 46 (2.95%) Selenium
4 37 (2.38%) JIRA
4 37 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 36 (2.31%) Subversion
6 29 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.28%) JUnit
8 19 (1.22%) Maven
8 19 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
9 17 (1.09%) WebDriver
10 15 (0.96%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.64%) Hudson
11 10 (0.64%) WATIR
12 9 (0.58%) GCC
12 9 (0.58%) GDB
12 9 (0.58%) Jasmine
13 8 (0.51%) Xcode
13 8 (0.51%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 698 (44.83%) Finance
2 197 (12.65%) Banking
3 163 (10.47%) Front Office
4 95 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 71 (4.56%) Marketing
6 67 (4.30%) Financial Institution
7 57 (3.66%) Advertising
8 54 (3.47%) Retail
9 41 (2.63%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.99%) Games
11 15 (0.96%) Back Office
12 14 (0.90%) Legal
13 13 (0.83%) Electronics
14 12 (0.77%) Publishing
15 11 (0.71%) Billing
16 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.32%) Law
19 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
20 2 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 695 (44.64%) Developer
2 226 (14.52%) Analyst
3 166 (10.66%) Java Developer
4 102 (6.55%) Senior Developer
5 98 (6.29%) C# Developer
6 97 (6.23%) Junior
7 84 (5.39%) Graduate
8 73 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 69 (4.43%) Business Analyst
10 63 (4.05%) Data Scientist
11 62 (3.98%) Consultant
12 61 (3.92%) Architect
13 57 (3.66%) C++ Developer
14 56 (3.60%) Software Engineer
15 49 (3.15%) Python Developer
16 45 (2.89%) Web Developer
16 45 (2.89%) Support Analyst
16 45 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (2.63%) Programmer
18 40 (2.57%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (16.89%) HTML
2 251 (16.12%) .NET
3 201 (12.91%) CSS
4 136 (8.73%) jQuery
5 134 (8.61%) XML
6 132 (8.48%) ASP.NET
7 116 (7.45%) Web Services
8 109 (7.00%) Spring
9 92 (5.91%) HTML5
10 86 (5.52%) REST
11 73 (4.69%) WCF
12 66 (4.24%) WPF
13 60 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 57 (3.66%) Hibernate
15 53 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 52 (3.34%) Ajax
17 46 (2.95%) .NET Framework
17 46 (2.95%) JSON
18 44 (2.83%) AngularJS
19 41 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 269 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (16.25%) Mathematics
3 152 (9.76%) Physics
4 124 (7.96%) Hedge funds
5 101 (6.49%) Management Information System
6 79 (5.07%) Open Source
7 65 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 63 (4.05%) Equities
8 63 (4.05%) Derivative
9 58 (3.73%) User Experience
10 53 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 49 (3.15%) Client/Server
12 45 (2.89%) Statistics
13 36 (2.31%) Economics
14 34 (2.18%) Visualisation
15 32 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (1.61%) iPhone
17 24 (1.54%) Fixed Income
18 23 (1.48%) N-Tier
19 22 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 279 (17.92%) Linux
2 216 (13.87%) UNIX
3 215 (13.81%) Windows
4 61 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 52 (3.34%) Android
6 37 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (2.31%) Solaris
8 22 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 15 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.39%) CentOS
14 5 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (19.72%) OO
3 174 (11.18%) TDD
4 172 (11.05%) Software Engineering
5 142 (9.12%) Scrum
6 133 (8.54%) MVC
7 131 (8.41%) Analytics
8 125 (8.03%) Project Management
9 108 (6.94%) OOP
10 103 (6.62%) Mentoring
11 97 (6.23%) Multithreading
12 93 (5.97%) SOA
13 87 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (5.01%) E-Commerce
15 73 (4.69%) Low Latency
16 72 (4.62%) MapReduce
16 72 (4.62%) Web Development
17 69 (4.43%) Data Modelling
17 69 (4.43%) Asset Management
18 65 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 543 (34.87%) Java
2 393 (25.24%) SQL
3 313 (20.10%) C#
4 302 (19.40%) JavaScript
5 249 (15.99%) C++
6 195 (12.52%) Python
7 105 (6.74%) Perl
8 103 (6.62%) Scala
9 87 (5.59%) C
10 79 (5.07%) PHP
11 66 (4.24%) R
12 53 (3.40%) T-SQL
12 53 (3.40%) VB
13 51 (3.28%) MATLAB
14 50 (3.21%) PowerShell
15 44 (2.83%) Ruby
16 38 (2.44%) VBScript
17 36 (2.31%) Objective-C
18 35 (2.25%) VBA
19 31 (1.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1247 (80.09%) Degree
2 83 (5.33%) PhD
3 63 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (2.70%) ISEB
5 34 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (2.06%) CISA
7 25 (1.61%) CISSP
8 23 (1.48%) MCSD
9 22 (1.41%) CCNP
9 22 (1.41%) CCNA
10 20 (1.28%) MCAD
11 19 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 18 (1.16%) Security Cleared
13 12 (0.77%) MCSE
14 10 (0.64%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.58%) APMP
15 9 (0.58%) CISM
16 8 (0.51%) MBA
17 7 (0.45%) A+ Certification
17 7 (0.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (12.07%) QA
2 14 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.51%) SLA
5 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.064%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.064%) MiFID
7 1 (0.064%) EMIR
7 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (0.45%) NFS
5 6 (0.39%) Nmap
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.26%) KVM
6 4 (0.26%) Xen
6 4 (0.26%) XenServer
7 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.19%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.13%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) Varnish
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.064%) Samba
9 1 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.064%) vCloud
9 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (0.83%) Puppet
2 9 (0.58%) Nagios
3 7 (0.45%) SCCM
3 7 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
5 5 (0.32%) CA SiteMinder
5 5 (0.32%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.32%) OpenSSO
6 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.26%) SmokePing
6 4 (0.26%) Cacti
6 4 (0.26%) Munin
7 2 (0.13%) Sysprep
7 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.064%) logstash
Vendors
1 236 (15.16%) Microsoft
2 137 (8.80%) Oracle
3 54 (3.47%) IBM
4 53 (3.40%) VMware
5 40 (2.57%) EPiServer
6 35 (2.25%) HP
7 33 (2.12%) Adobe
8 31 (1.99%) Tableau
9 27 (1.73%) Business Objects
10 25 (1.61%) Cisco
10 25 (1.61%) Google
11 24 (1.54%) Teradata
12 23 (1.48%) Citrix
12 23 (1.48%) Sybase
13 22 (1.41%) Red Hat
14 21 (1.35%) Cognos
15 19 (1.22%) Zend
15 19 (1.22%) Talend
16 18 (1.16%) Informatica
17 16 (1.03%) Bloomberg
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + relocation, shares, 25 days holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £32095.36 - £48143.04 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £85k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday