The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3025 2853 2870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.90% 6.20% 6.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.76% 14.05% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 2364 2507
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20501 20311 20755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.74% 44.17% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16906 16351 16911
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,164 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the London region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in London

Computer Science
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 585 £52,500 +3.96% 102
Twickenham +7 22 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Croydon +22 21 £39,500 +31.66%
Teddington -6 15 £47,500 +22.58% 2
New Malden +4 13 £47,500 -5.00%
Hammersmith +2 12 £48,000 +28.00% 1
Wimbledon -3 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Docklands, London +9 8 £67,500 -
Mayfair - 7 £85,000 -
Bromley +25 4 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Paddington +2 4 £52,500 +75.00%
Canary Wharf -7 4 £57,500 -47.72%
Stanmore - 4 £26,500 -
Brentford +2 3 £75,000 +15.38%
Uxbridge -5 3 £52,500 +75.00%
Chiswick -13 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Feltham - 3 - -
Chessington -5 2 - -
Surbiton -15 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Harrow +6 1 - - 2
Southwark +3 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Wembley -6 1 £47,500 -
Ealing -30 1 £50,000 +8.10%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4588 (77.11%) Degree
2 2384 (40.07%) Finance
3 2109 (35.45%) Java
4 2082 (34.99%) SQL
5 1857 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
6 1474 (24.77%) C#
7 1240 (20.84%) Mathematics
8 1170 (19.66%) Software Engineering
9 1143 (19.21%) C++
10 1114 (18.72%) JavaScript
11 1070 (17.98%) OO
12 1044 (17.55%) .NET
13 1019 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
14 1015 (17.06%) SQL Server
15 1011 (16.99%) Linux
16 950 (15.97%) Windows
17 917 (15.41%) Python
18 886 (14.89%) HTML
19 773 (12.99%) Microsoft
20 772 (12.97%) Analytics
21 770 (12.94%) Oracle
22 717 (12.05%) CSS
23 678 (11.39%) TDD
24 601 (10.10%) Banking
25 600 (10.08%) Algorithms
26 582 (9.78%) UNIX
27 572 (9.61%) MS Excel
28 552 (9.28%) Physics
29 538 (9.04%) Hedge funds
30 483 (8.12%) Multithreading

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 174 (2.92%) Apache
2 150 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 142 (2.39%) Node.js
4 118 (1.98%) SAS
5 114 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 96 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 94 (1.58%) Apache Spark
8 93 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 80 (1.34%) IIS
10 78 (1.31%) JBoss
11 58 (0.97%) CMS
12 56 (0.94%) Apache Pig
13 45 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 42 (0.71%) nginx
15 35 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
16 32 (0.54%) Apache Solr
17 30 (0.50%) Confluence
18 28 (0.47%) WordPress
19 25 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
20 23 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 572 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 253 (4.25%) MS Office
3 90 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 78 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (0.94%) SPSS
6 52 (0.87%) Photoshop
7 35 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 24 (0.40%) MS Project
9 23 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.29%) PowerPivot
11 13 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
12 12 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.13%) Mathematica
14 6 (0.10%) Maya
15 4 (0.067%) GIMP
15 4 (0.067%) CPLEX
15 4 (0.067%) GNU Octave
16 3 (0.050%) Stata
16 3 (0.050%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 51 (0.86%) Markit EDM
2 35 (0.59%) thinkFolio
2 35 (0.59%) LatentZero
3 31 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.52%) Beauchamp
4 28 (0.47%) PORTIA
4 28 (0.47%) MultiFonds
4 28 (0.47%) Front Arena
4 28 (0.47%) HiInvest
4 28 (0.47%) HiPerformance
4 28 (0.47%) HiPortfolio
4 28 (0.47%) Decalog
4 28 (0.47%) LongView
4 28 (0.47%) Unica
4 28 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
4 28 (0.47%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 28 (0.47%) Advent Moxy
5 27 (0.45%) Magento
6 21 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 290 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (2.62%) SaaS
3 149 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (1.03%) GitHub
5 57 (0.96%) Google Analytics
6 46 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
9 24 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.34%) Heroku
11 20 (0.34%) Office 365
12 15 (0.25%) PaaS
12 15 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
14 10 (0.17%) Google Apps
14 10 (0.17%) IaaS
15 9 (0.15%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.12%) SoftLayer
16 7 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 201 (3.38%) Internet
2 155 (2.61%) Firewall
3 139 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 122 (2.05%) HTTP
5 115 (1.93%) DNS
6 90 (1.51%) Network Security
7 77 (1.29%) LAN
8 67 (1.13%) WAN
8 67 (1.13%) SAN
9 59 (0.99%) VPN
10 46 (0.77%) DHCP
11 44 (0.74%) VoIP
12 40 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (0.57%) LDAP
14 29 (0.49%) MPLS
15 28 (0.47%) OSPF
15 28 (0.47%) Ethernet
16 27 (0.45%) VLAN
17 26 (0.44%) SMTP
18 25 (0.42%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1015 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 444 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 439 (7.38%) Big Data
4 324 (5.45%) MySQL
5 268 (4.50%) Hadoop
6 262 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 210 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
8 182 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 182 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 153 (2.57%) RDBMS
10 143 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 141 (2.37%) Oracle Database
12 140 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 129 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 119 (2.00%) Data Mining
15 108 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
16 89 (1.50%) Apache Hive
17 73 (1.23%) QlikView
18 69 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
19 65 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 386 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 268 (4.50%) Subversion
3 227 (3.82%) JIRA
4 166 (2.79%) Maven
4 166 (2.79%) Visual Studio
5 154 (2.59%) Selenium
6 142 (2.39%) Jenkins
7 120 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 96 (1.61%) JUnit
9 72 (1.21%) Eclipse
10 65 (1.09%) Ant
11 63 (1.06%) TeamCity
12 62 (1.04%) Cucumber
13 59 (0.99%) Mercurial
14 55 (0.92%) WebDriver
15 52 (0.87%) Jasmine
16 50 (0.84%) NUnit
17 47 (0.79%) Gradle
18 43 (0.72%) MSTest
18 43 (0.72%) Moq
General
1 2384 (40.07%) Finance
2 601 (10.10%) Banking
3 437 (7.34%) Front Office
4 305 (5.13%) Marketing
5 267 (4.49%) Retail
6 250 (4.20%) Investment Banking
7 231 (3.88%) Telecoms
8 225 (3.78%) Games
9 153 (2.57%) Financial Institution
10 105 (1.76%) Publishing
11 95 (1.60%) Legal
12 89 (1.50%) Advertising
13 86 (1.45%) Back Office
14 80 (1.34%) Law
15 64 (1.08%) Automotive
16 48 (0.81%) Electronics
17 46 (0.77%) Aerospace
18 45 (0.76%) French Language
19 38 (0.64%) German Language
20 35 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2931 (49.26%) Developer
2 676 (11.36%) Analyst
3 546 (9.18%) Graduate
4 527 (8.86%) Java Developer
5 512 (8.61%) C# Developer
6 458 (7.70%) Senior Developer
7 454 (7.63%) Junior
8 398 (6.69%) Consultant
9 328 (5.51%) Software Developer
10 312 (5.24%) Junior Developer
11 277 (4.66%) C++ Developer
12 269 (4.52%) Architect
13 239 (4.02%) Software Engineer
14 233 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
15 218 (3.66%) .NET Developer
16 197 (3.31%) Support Analyst
17 184 (3.09%) Graduate Developer
18 164 (2.76%) Web Developer
19 145 (2.44%) Applications Support
20 141 (2.37%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1044 (17.55%) .NET
2 886 (14.89%) HTML
3 717 (12.05%) CSS
4 471 (7.92%) jQuery
5 450 (7.56%) Web Services
6 423 (7.11%) ASP.NET
7 369 (6.20%) Spring
7 369 (6.20%) HTML5
8 363 (6.10%) XML
9 281 (4.72%) AngularJS
10 269 (4.52%) REST
11 222 (3.73%) CSS3
12 206 (3.46%) WCF
13 202 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 193 (3.24%) WPF
15 188 (3.16%) JSON
16 179 (3.01%) Hibernate
17 171 (2.87%) Ajax
18 169 (2.84%) SOAP
19 164 (2.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1240 (20.84%) Mathematics
2 1019 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
3 600 (10.08%) Algorithms
4 552 (9.28%) Physics
5 538 (9.04%) Hedge funds
6 403 (6.77%) Data Structures
7 401 (6.74%) User Experience
8 335 (5.63%) Management Information System
9 277 (4.66%) Statistics
10 252 (4.24%) Mobile App
11 218 (3.66%) Derivative
12 174 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 167 (2.81%) Visualisation
14 165 (2.77%) Equities
15 108 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
16 104 (1.75%) Fixed Income
17 91 (1.53%) Client/Server
18 86 (1.45%) Economics
19 81 (1.36%) Data Centre
20 70 (1.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1011 (16.99%) Linux
2 950 (15.97%) Windows
3 582 (9.78%) UNIX
4 377 (6.34%) Android
5 317 (5.33%) Apple iOS
6 123 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (1.33%) Solaris
8 72 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 62 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 51 (0.86%) Ubuntu
12 33 (0.55%) CentOS
13 32 (0.54%) AIX
14 28 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 28 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
16 22 (0.37%) Debian
17 17 (0.29%) Windows Phone
18 16 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1857 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1170 (19.66%) Software Engineering
3 1070 (17.98%) OO
4 772 (12.97%) Analytics
5 678 (11.39%) TDD
6 483 (8.12%) Multithreading
7 474 (7.97%) Project Management
8 460 (7.73%) Scrum
9 459 (7.71%) OOP
10 419 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
11 390 (6.55%) E-Commerce
12 387 (6.50%) MVC
13 348 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
14 306 (5.14%) Open Source
15 304 (5.11%) Mentoring
16 300 (5.04%) OOD
17 291 (4.89%) SDLC
18 271 (4.55%) Unit Testing
19 263 (4.42%) Web Development
20 223 (3.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2109 (35.45%) Java
2 2082 (34.99%) SQL
3 1474 (24.77%) C#
4 1143 (19.21%) C++
5 1114 (18.72%) JavaScript
6 917 (15.41%) Python
7 378 (6.35%) Perl
8 352 (5.92%) C
9 314 (5.28%) PHP
10 248 (4.17%) Ruby
11 210 (3.53%) T-SQL
12 198 (3.33%) Scala
13 188 (3.16%) R
14 159 (2.67%) PowerShell
15 157 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 133 (2.24%) Bash Shell
17 132 (2.22%) PL/SQL
18 130 (2.18%) Objective-C
19 121 (2.03%) VBA
20 92 (1.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 4588 (77.11%) Degree
2 302 (5.08%) PhD
3 91 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (1.21%) ISEB
6 71 (1.19%) CISSP
7 63 (1.06%) Security Cleared
8 61 (1.03%) CCNA
9 44 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 38 (0.64%) CISM
11 32 (0.54%) CCSA
12 28 (0.47%) SC Cleared
12 28 (0.47%) CCNP
13 27 (0.45%) CISA
14 26 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (0.40%) MCSE
15 24 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (0.39%) CCIE
16 23 (0.39%) MBA
17 21 (0.35%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 478 (8.03%) QA
2 44 (0.74%) SLA
2 44 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.37%) COBIT
6 20 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.34%) CRD IV
7 19 (0.32%) EMIR
7 19 (0.32%) MiFID
8 18 (0.30%) HL7
9 9 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.067%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.050%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.050%) BS7799
12 3 (0.050%) WCAG
13 2 (0.034%) Basel III
13 2 (0.034%) BS15000
System Software
1 195 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 113 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (0.96%) Docker
4 43 (0.72%) XenApp
5 33 (0.55%) vSphere
6 30 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 28 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 26 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 25 (0.42%) Varnish
10 21 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
11 19 (0.32%) iptables
12 18 (0.30%) KVM
12 18 (0.30%) NFS
13 17 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 17 (0.29%) XenServer
14 15 (0.25%) HDFS
15 11 (0.18%) IMail Server
15 11 (0.18%) Squid
15 11 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 99 (1.66%) Puppet
2 85 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (0.82%) Nagios
4 37 (0.62%) Ansible
5 36 (0.61%) Vagrant
6 28 (0.47%) OpenView
7 26 (0.44%) WSUS
7 26 (0.44%) SCCM
8 24 (0.40%) Cacti
9 22 (0.37%) SCOM
10 15 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
11 13 (0.22%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.20%) OPNET
13 11 (0.18%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.13%) AppDetective
15 8 (0.13%) Sysprep
15 8 (0.13%) Graphite
16 7 (0.12%) Chronos
Vendors
1 773 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 770 (12.94%) Oracle
3 177 (2.97%) Google
4 165 (2.77%) VMware
5 128 (2.15%) Citrix
6 124 (2.08%) Sybase
7 121 (2.03%) Cisco
8 117 (1.97%) SAP
9 95 (1.60%) Adobe
9 95 (1.60%) HP
10 94 (1.58%) Tableau
11 83 (1.39%) IBM
12 69 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 62 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 57 (0.96%) Cognos
15 50 (0.84%) Apple
16 45 (0.76%) CheckPoint
17 44 (0.74%) Atlassian
18 43 (0.72%) F5
19 42 (0.71%) Splunk
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + fully expensed travel
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus (c. 100%) + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Kings College
Salary: From £48,743 to £56,482 per annum London Allowance £2,323
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago