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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 632 808 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.08% 6.54% 5.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.75% 14.38% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 532 697 644
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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
4597 5618 5926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.25% 45.46% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3759 4581 5165
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 861 (75.26%) Degree
2 479 (41.87%) Finance
3 441 (38.55%) SQL
4 345 (30.16%) Java
5 245 (21.42%) Linux
6 243 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
7 223 (19.49%) C#
8 221 (19.32%) Windows
9 210 (18.36%) UNIX
10 205 (17.92%) Mathematics
11 204 (17.83%) SQL Server
12 191 (16.70%) C++
13 186 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
14 182 (15.91%) .NET
14 182 (15.91%) Python
15 174 (15.21%) Banking
16 154 (13.46%) Software Engineering
17 149 (13.02%) Oracle
18 145 (12.67%) HTML
19 143 (12.50%) Microsoft
20 140 (12.24%) JavaScript
20 140 (12.24%) Analytics
21 127 (11.10%) MS Excel
22 116 (10.14%) Front Office
23 108 (9.44%) Perl
24 107 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
24 107 (9.35%) Hedge funds
25 103 (9.00%) CSS
25 103 (9.00%) TDD
26 98 (8.57%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 46 (4.02%) Apache
2 34 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 32 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.19%) SAS
5 18 (1.57%) IIS
6 15 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.22%) Node.js
8 12 (1.05%) CMS
8 12 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.87%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.52%) Drupal
11 6 (0.52%) WordPress
11 6 (0.52%) nginx
12 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 127 (11.10%) MS Excel
2 66 (5.77%) MS Office
3 25 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.40%) SPSS
6 14 (1.22%) MS Project
7 12 (1.05%) Photoshop
7 12 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.52%) Maya
9 6 (0.52%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 13 (1.14%) Cognos TM1
3 11 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.79%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.087%) Autonomy Scrittura
6 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.087%) Odoo
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.087%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.087%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.087%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.087%) Summit
6 1 (0.087%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.36%) SaaS
3 13 (1.14%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.61%) PaaS
6 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.44%) IaaS
7 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.35%) Office 365
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.17%) Force.com
9 2 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.087%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.087%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.087%) Heroku
10 1 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.087%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.55%) Firewall
2 47 (4.11%) Internet
3 41 (3.58%) DNS
4 29 (2.53%) WAN
5 27 (2.36%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.10%) HTTP
6 24 (2.10%) LAN
7 23 (2.01%) Network Security
8 21 (1.84%) DHCP
8 21 (1.84%) SAN
9 20 (1.75%) Broadband
10 17 (1.49%) LDAP
11 16 (1.40%) VoIP
11 16 (1.40%) NetScaler
12 15 (1.31%) VPN
13 10 (0.87%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.70%) Intranet
15 7 (0.61%) Wireless
15 7 (0.61%) SMTP
15 7 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 86 (7.52%) Big Data
3 80 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 68 (5.94%) MySQL
5 54 (4.72%) Hadoop
6 49 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (4.11%) NoSQL
8 40 (3.50%) MongoDB
9 36 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (3.15%) RDBMS
10 34 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (2.36%) Data Mining
12 25 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.84%) QlikView
14 21 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.75%) DB2
15 20 (1.75%) Apache Hive
16 19 (1.66%) Oracle Database
17 18 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 32 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 29 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 24 (2.10%) Subversion
4 24 (2.10%) Selenium
5 22 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.84%) Maven
7 20 (1.75%) Eclipse
8 17 (1.49%) Gradle
9 16 (1.40%) JIRA
10 15 (1.31%) Mercurial
11 14 (1.22%) Axure RP
12 12 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.05%) gulp
12 12 (1.05%) Ant
13 11 (0.96%) Android Studio
14 10 (0.87%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 10 (0.87%) Hudson
15 9 (0.79%) Plastic SCM
General
1 479 (41.87%) Finance
2 174 (15.21%) Banking
3 116 (10.14%) Front Office
4 64 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 51 (4.46%) Marketing
6 38 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.27%) Retail
8 23 (2.01%) Advertising
8 23 (2.01%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.84%) Legal
10 17 (1.49%) Back Office
11 15 (1.31%) German Language
12 10 (0.87%) Games
12 10 (0.87%) Billing
13 8 (0.70%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.61%) French Language
15 6 (0.52%) Publishing
15 6 (0.52%) Electronics
16 3 (0.26%) Law
16 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 523 (45.72%) Developer
2 186 (16.26%) Analyst
3 98 (8.57%) Graduate
4 90 (7.87%) C# Developer
5 85 (7.43%) Junior
6 77 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 76 (6.64%) Java Developer
8 70 (6.12%) Consultant
9 61 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 57 (4.98%) Junior Developer
11 48 (4.20%) Software Engineer
12 40 (3.50%) Architect
13 38 (3.32%) Applications Support
14 37 (3.23%) C++ Developer
15 36 (3.15%) Software Developer
16 34 (2.97%) Administrator
17 29 (2.53%) Programmer
17 29 (2.53%) Web Developer
18 28 (2.45%) Android Developer
19 27 (2.36%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (15.91%) .NET
2 145 (12.67%) HTML
3 103 (9.00%) CSS
4 67 (5.86%) HTML5
5 59 (5.16%) jQuery
5 59 (5.16%) Web Services
6 54 (4.72%) XML
6 54 (4.72%) ASP.NET
7 43 (3.76%) Spring
8 42 (3.67%) CSS3
9 41 (3.58%) RESTful
10 40 (3.50%) WPF
11 37 (3.23%) AngularJS
12 31 (2.71%) JSON
13 30 (2.62%) WCF
13 30 (2.62%) REST
14 29 (2.53%) Ajax
15 24 (2.10%) FIX Protocol
16 23 (2.01%) SOAP
17 21 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 205 (17.92%) Mathematics
2 186 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (9.35%) Hedge funds
4 85 (7.43%) Physics
5 83 (7.26%) Algorithms
6 77 (6.73%) User Experience
6 77 (6.73%) Management Information System
7 56 (4.90%) Statistics
8 55 (4.81%) Data Structures
9 53 (4.63%) Equities
10 52 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (4.20%) Derivative
12 45 (3.93%) Visualisation
13 38 (3.32%) Mobile App
14 28 (2.45%) Data Centre
15 23 (2.01%) Economics
16 21 (1.84%) Fixed Income
17 20 (1.75%) Digital Media
18 17 (1.49%) iPhone
19 15 (1.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 245 (21.42%) Linux
2 221 (19.32%) Windows
3 210 (18.36%) UNIX
4 63 (5.51%) Android
5 62 (5.42%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.36%) Solaris
7 23 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.87%) Debian
12 9 (0.79%) AIX
13 6 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.35%) HPUX
14 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.35%) CentOS
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (13.46%) Software Engineering
3 140 (12.24%) Analytics
4 107 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
5 103 (9.00%) TDD
6 98 (8.57%) OO
7 81 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (6.64%) Multithreading
9 73 (6.38%) Project Management
10 67 (5.86%) ITIL
11 63 (5.51%) Scrum
12 61 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 53 (4.63%) Mentoring
14 51 (4.46%) Asset Management
15 49 (4.28%) Information Security
16 48 (4.20%) Open Source
17 46 (4.02%) MVC
18 42 (3.67%) Workflow
18 42 (3.67%) E-Commerce
18 42 (3.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 441 (38.55%) SQL
2 345 (30.16%) Java
3 223 (19.49%) C#
4 191 (16.70%) C++
5 182 (15.91%) Python
6 140 (12.24%) JavaScript
7 108 (9.44%) Perl
8 60 (5.24%) C
9 57 (4.98%) Ruby
10 54 (4.72%) PHP
11 50 (4.37%) Shell Script
12 45 (3.93%) T-SQL
13 44 (3.85%) PowerShell
13 44 (3.85%) R
14 36 (3.15%) VBA
15 34 (2.97%) Scala
16 33 (2.88%) Bash Shell
17 32 (2.80%) Objective-C
18 29 (2.53%) VB
19 27 (2.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 861 (75.26%) Degree
2 65 (5.68%) PhD
3 30 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.01%) CISSP
6 17 (1.49%) CCNA
7 13 (1.14%) ISEB
7 13 (1.14%) CCA
7 13 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.96%) CISM
8 11 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.87%) CISA
10 8 (0.70%) CCNP
10 8 (0.70%) MCSD
11 7 (0.61%) MCAD
12 6 (0.52%) CCSA
12 6 (0.52%) CEH
13 5 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (7.60%) QA
2 17 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.79%) COBIT
6 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.52%) SLA
7 4 (0.35%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.26%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.17%) EMIR
9 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.17%) HL7
9 2 (0.17%) MiFID
10 1 (0.087%) DICOM
System Software
1 42 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.36%) XenApp
4 20 (1.75%) vSphere
5 15 (1.31%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.87%) Docker
7 8 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.61%) LXC
8 7 (0.61%) KVM
9 6 (0.52%) NFS
9 6 (0.52%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.44%) XenServer
10 5 (0.44%) Varnish
11 2 (0.17%) Xen
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.087%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.087%) Samba
12 1 (0.087%) Firmware
12 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (1.66%) Puppet
2 14 (1.22%) OPNET
3 12 (1.05%) WSUS
4 11 (0.96%) Nagios
4 11 (0.96%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.70%) SCCM
6 7 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.61%) Mesos
6 7 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (0.61%) Chronos
7 6 (0.52%) Cacti
8 5 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.44%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.44%) Sysprep
9 4 (0.35%) AppDetective
10 2 (0.17%) Plesk
10 2 (0.17%) Ansible
10 2 (0.17%) cPanel
11 1 (0.087%) Graphite
Vendors
1 149 (13.02%) Oracle
2 143 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.90%) Sybase
4 55 (4.81%) VMware
5 39 (3.41%) Citrix
6 30 (2.62%) Cisco
7 28 (2.45%) Google
8 19 (1.66%) Tableau
9 18 (1.57%) Cognos
9 18 (1.57%) Splunk
10 17 (1.49%) Adobe
11 15 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.14%) Veeam
12 13 (1.14%) F5
13 12 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.96%) NetApp
15 10 (0.87%) Apple
15 10 (0.87%) Juniper
15 10 (0.87%) WorldPay
16 9 (0.79%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65k - 70k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Travel Expenses
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + fully expensed travel
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago