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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 588 775 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.20% 6.61% 5.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.69% 14.66% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 501 663 629
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
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
4294 5285 5901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 45.28% 45.04% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3547 4340 5185
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 September 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 September 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.

1 831 (73.54%) Degree
2 469 (41.50%) Finance
3 442 (39.12%) SQL
4 345 (30.53%) Java
5 250 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
6 241 (21.33%) C#
7 233 (20.62%) Linux
8 213 (18.85%) Windows
9 207 (18.32%) C++
10 205 (18.14%) UNIX
11 194 (17.17%) SQL Server
12 188 (16.64%) Python
12 188 (16.64%) Mathematics
13 187 (16.55%) .NET
14 179 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
15 169 (14.96%) Banking
16 168 (14.87%) HTML
16 168 (14.87%) JavaScript
17 158 (13.98%) Software Engineering
18 135 (11.95%) Analytics
19 134 (11.86%) Oracle
20 130 (11.50%) Microsoft
21 125 (11.06%) CSS
22 122 (10.80%) Front Office
23 116 (10.27%) MS Excel
24 112 (9.91%) Perl
25 108 (9.56%) Hedge funds
26 104 (9.20%) TDD
27 103 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
28 100 (8.85%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 54 (4.78%) Apache
2 26 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 25 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.12%) Node.js
4 24 (2.12%) Apache Spark
5 23 (2.04%) SAS
6 20 (1.77%) Apache Pig
7 18 (1.59%) IIS
8 17 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.24%) CMS
10 10 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.71%) WordPress
12 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.44%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.35%) Drupal
15 4 (0.35%) nginx
15 4 (0.35%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 116 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 66 (5.84%) MS Office
3 27 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.33%) MS Project
6 14 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 14 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.97%) SPSS
9 6 (0.53%) Maya
9 6 (0.53%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (0.88%) Magento
3 8 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.088%) Odoo
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.088%) Beauchamp
5 1 (0.088%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.088%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.088%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.12%) SaaS
3 17 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.42%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.88%) GitHub
6 9 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.18%) IaaS
9 2 (0.18%) Office 365
9 2 (0.18%) PaaS
10 1 (0.088%) Route 53
10 1 (0.088%) Force.com
10 1 (0.088%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.088%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.07%) Firewall
2 37 (3.27%) Internet
3 35 (3.10%) DNS
4 30 (2.65%) HTTP
4 30 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 28 (2.48%) WAN
6 25 (2.21%) Network Security
7 23 (2.04%) LAN
8 18 (1.59%) Broadband
9 17 (1.50%) VoIP
9 17 (1.50%) SAN
10 16 (1.42%) DHCP
11 12 (1.06%) NetScaler
12 11 (0.97%) LDAP
12 11 (0.97%) Intranet
13 8 (0.71%) VPN
13 8 (0.71%) VLAN
14 7 (0.62%) Bluetooth
15 6 (0.53%) Wireless
15 6 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 91 (8.05%) Big Data
3 78 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 61 (5.40%) MySQL
4 61 (5.40%) Hadoop
5 55 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (3.63%) NoSQL
7 39 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 38 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 29 (2.57%) Apache Hive
11 24 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.95%) Data Mining
12 22 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.86%) Redis
14 20 (1.77%) DB2
15 18 (1.59%) SQLite
16 17 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 80 (7.08%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.65%) Jenkins
3 29 (2.57%) Subversion
4 27 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 24 (2.12%) Selenium
7 20 (1.77%) Eclipse
7 20 (1.77%) Gradle
8 18 (1.59%) JIRA
9 17 (1.50%) Android Studio
10 15 (1.33%) Axure RP
11 14 (1.24%) Maven
12 13 (1.15%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.06%) gulp
14 11 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 10 (0.88%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.88%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.80%) Hudson
17 8 (0.71%) Cucumber
17 8 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 469 (41.50%) Finance
2 169 (14.96%) Banking
3 122 (10.80%) Front Office
4 65 (5.75%) Investment Banking
5 51 (4.51%) Marketing
6 37 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.12%) Retail
8 19 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.68%) Legal
8 19 (1.68%) German Language
9 17 (1.50%) Advertising
10 13 (1.15%) Back Office
11 10 (0.88%) Billing
12 9 (0.80%) French Language
13 8 (0.71%) Electronics
13 8 (0.71%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.62%) Games
15 5 (0.44%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.44%) Publishing
16 4 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 548 (48.50%) Developer
2 178 (15.75%) Analyst
3 100 (8.85%) Graduate
4 97 (8.58%) C# Developer
5 88 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 83 (7.35%) Junior
7 69 (6.11%) Consultant
7 69 (6.11%) Java Developer
8 57 (5.04%) Support Analyst
8 57 (5.04%) Junior Developer
9 44 (3.89%) Software Engineer
10 40 (3.54%) C++ Developer
11 37 (3.27%) Programmer
12 36 (3.19%) Graduate Developer
13 35 (3.10%) Software Developer
14 34 (3.01%) Architect
14 34 (3.01%) Applications Support
15 33 (2.92%) Web Developer
15 33 (2.92%) Front-End Developer
16 31 (2.74%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (16.55%) .NET
2 168 (14.87%) HTML
3 125 (11.06%) CSS
4 82 (7.26%) HTML5
5 76 (6.73%) jQuery
6 58 (5.13%) Web Services
7 55 (4.87%) CSS3
8 52 (4.60%) XML
9 51 (4.51%) ASP.NET
10 44 (3.89%) WPF
11 43 (3.81%) AngularJS
12 41 (3.63%) REST
12 41 (3.63%) RESTful
12 41 (3.63%) Spring
13 35 (3.10%) WCF
14 33 (2.92%) JSON
15 27 (2.39%) Backbone.js
16 26 (2.30%) Ajax
17 25 (2.21%) SOAP
18 24 (2.12%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 188 (16.64%) Mathematics
2 179 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (9.56%) Hedge funds
4 92 (8.14%) Algorithms
5 90 (7.96%) User Experience
6 81 (7.17%) Physics
7 68 (6.02%) Management Information System
8 63 (5.58%) Data Structures
9 57 (5.04%) Statistics
10 53 (4.69%) Equities
11 51 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 45 (3.98%) Mobile App
13 42 (3.72%) Derivative
14 37 (3.27%) Visualisation
15 26 (2.30%) Data Centre
16 19 (1.68%) Digital Media
16 19 (1.68%) Economics
17 18 (1.59%) Fixed Income
18 17 (1.50%) Semantic Web
19 16 (1.42%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 233 (20.62%) Linux
2 213 (18.85%) Windows
3 205 (18.14%) UNIX
4 70 (6.19%) Android
5 63 (5.58%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.30%) Solaris
7 17 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (1.24%) AIX
11 12 (1.06%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.88%) Debian
13 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.35%) CentOS
13 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.27%) HPUX
14 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.18%) VMS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (13.98%) Software Engineering
3 135 (11.95%) Analytics
4 104 (9.20%) TDD
5 103 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
6 95 (8.41%) OO
7 85 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (7.26%) Project Management
9 77 (6.81%) Multithreading
10 65 (5.75%) Unit Testing
10 65 (5.75%) ITIL
11 60 (5.31%) Scrum
12 54 (4.78%) Web Development
12 54 (4.78%) Mentoring
13 51 (4.51%) Asset Management
14 47 (4.16%) Information Security
15 46 (4.07%) E-Commerce
16 42 (3.72%) Open Source
17 40 (3.54%) SDLC
17 40 (3.54%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 442 (39.12%) SQL
2 345 (30.53%) Java
3 241 (21.33%) C#
4 207 (18.32%) C++
5 188 (16.64%) Python
6 168 (14.87%) JavaScript
7 112 (9.91%) Perl
8 72 (6.37%) PHP
9 69 (6.11%) C
10 56 (4.96%) Ruby
11 50 (4.42%) T-SQL
12 43 (3.81%) R
13 42 (3.72%) Shell Script
14 37 (3.27%) PowerShell
15 36 (3.19%) Scala
16 35 (3.10%) Bash Shell
17 34 (3.01%) VBA
18 27 (2.39%) VB
18 27 (2.39%) MATLAB
19 26 (2.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 831 (73.54%) Degree
2 59 (5.22%) PhD
3 27 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (1.86%) CISSP
6 16 (1.42%) CCNA
7 13 (1.15%) CISM
8 12 (1.06%) ISEB
9 11 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (0.88%) CCA
10 10 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (0.71%) CSSLP
11 8 (0.71%) GWAPT
12 7 (0.62%) CCNP
12 7 (0.62%) MCAD
12 7 (0.62%) MCSD
12 7 (0.62%) CISA
12 7 (0.62%) CCSA
13 6 (0.53%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.85%) QA
2 16 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.88%) SLA
5 8 (0.71%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.62%) COBIT
7 4 (0.35%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) EMIR
8 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.18%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.18%) HL7
9 1 (0.088%) DICOM
9 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.86%) XenApp
4 18 (1.59%) Docker
5 16 (1.42%) vSphere
6 12 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.71%) KVM
8 7 (0.62%) LXC
9 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.44%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.35%) NFS
10 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.27%) XenServer
11 3 (0.27%) Varnish
12 2 (0.18%) Xen
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.088%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.088%) Firmware
13 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (1.42%) Puppet
2 12 (1.06%) OPNET
3 11 (0.97%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.80%) Nagios
4 9 (0.80%) WSUS
5 8 (0.71%) AppDetective
6 7 (0.62%) Chronos
6 7 (0.62%) Mesos
7 6 (0.53%) SCCM
8 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.27%) Ansible
10 3 (0.27%) cPanel
10 3 (0.27%) Plesk
10 3 (0.27%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.27%) Cacti
10 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 134 (11.86%) Oracle
2 130 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 55 (4.87%) Sybase
4 47 (4.16%) VMware
5 33 (2.92%) Citrix
6 32 (2.83%) Cisco
7 27 (2.39%) Google
8 22 (1.95%) Adobe
9 18 (1.59%) Splunk
10 17 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.42%) Cognos
12 15 (1.33%) Tableau
13 13 (1.15%) F5
13 13 (1.15%) HP
14 11 (0.97%) IBM
14 11 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.88%) Veeam
16 9 (0.80%) CheckPoint
16 9 (0.80%) Juniper
17 8 (0.71%) NetApp
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
BrightTALK Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + strong benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50,000 PA plus Bonus and Bene
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday