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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3073 2302 2919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.51% 5.54% 6.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.89% 12.12% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2610 1943 2391
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
19337 18997 20002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.29% 45.71% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16088 15633 15856
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +26 436 £55,000 - 102
Wimbledon +2 16 £23,000 -54.00% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -14 16 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Uxbridge +2 15 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Chessington +8 12 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Hammersmith -9 12 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Mayfair +7 9 £100,000 +150.00%
New Malden +1 9 £57,000 +14.00% 1
Croydon -2 8 £21,500 -25.86% 1
Chiswick -4 7 £87,500 +337.50%
Surbiton +1 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Drayton - 5 £40,000 - 2
Brentford +2 3 £30,000 -52.38% 1
Twickenham -1 3 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Teddington -2 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Westminster +4 2 - -
Enfield 0 2 £38,000 +38.18%
Canary Wharf -10 2 £100,000 +66.66%
Greenford - 2 £49,000 -
Sidcup - 2 £26,000 -
Wembley +7 1 £49,000 +45.18%
Feltham -3 1 - -
Hounslow -16 1 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Ilford - 1 £30,000 -
Romford - 1 £36,000 -
Hornchurch - 1 £29,000 -
Southwark - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4646 (74.54%) Degree
2 2364 (37.93%) Finance
3 2216 (35.55%) Java
4 1973 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
5 1901 (30.50%) SQL
6 1549 (24.85%) C#
7 1323 (21.23%) Mathematics
8 1311 (21.03%) Software Engineering
9 1290 (20.70%) JavaScript
10 1256 (20.15%) Python
11 1077 (17.28%) Linux
12 1058 (16.97%) C++
13 1056 (16.94%) .NET
14 1047 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
15 1035 (16.61%) HTML
15 1035 (16.61%) OO
16 928 (14.89%) Windows
17 890 (14.28%) SQL Server
18 807 (12.95%) CSS
19 775 (12.43%) TDD
20 717 (11.50%) Analytics
21 702 (11.26%) Microsoft
22 678 (10.88%) Oracle
23 606 (9.72%) Algorithms
24 571 (9.16%) jQuery
25 569 (9.13%) Hedge funds
26 557 (8.94%) AngularJS
27 556 (8.92%) Physics
28 546 (8.76%) Multithreading
29 525 (8.42%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 340 (5.45%) Node.js
2 186 (2.98%) Apache Spark
3 177 (2.84%) Apache
4 124 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 120 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 111 (1.78%) SAS
7 101 (1.62%) IIS
8 91 (1.46%) Apache Pig
9 76 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 67 (1.07%) MS Exchange
11 61 (0.98%) CMS
12 46 (0.74%) JBoss
13 43 (0.69%) Confluence
14 42 (0.67%) Apache Solr
15 39 (0.63%) nginx
16 33 (0.53%) WebSphere
17 24 (0.39%) Jetty
18 22 (0.35%) WordPress
19 20 (0.32%) Drupal
19 20 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 467 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 188 (3.02%) MS Office
3 65 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 54 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.32%) SPSS
7 15 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.24%) MS Project
8 9 (0.14%) Mathematica
9 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.11%) LaTeX
10 5 (0.080%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.048%) Gephi
11 3 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.032%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.032%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.016%) Maya
13 1 (0.016%) Stata
Business Applications
1 37 (0.59%) Eagle PACE
2 32 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 31 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (0.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 27 (0.43%) Front Arena
4 27 (0.43%) LatentZero
4 27 (0.43%) thinkFolio
5 26 (0.42%) Advent Moxy
5 26 (0.42%) Beauchamp
5 26 (0.42%) Decalog
5 26 (0.42%) Eze OMS
5 26 (0.42%) Hi Portfolio
5 26 (0.42%) HiInvest
5 26 (0.42%) LongView
5 26 (0.42%) MultiFonds
5 26 (0.42%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
5 26 (0.42%) PORTIA
5 26 (0.42%) Tradar
6 20 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
7 16 (0.26%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 260 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (2.97%) SaaS
3 112 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 90 (1.44%) GitHub
5 78 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 35 (0.56%) Office 365
8 24 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
11 16 (0.26%) Heroku
12 12 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.18%) PaaS
14 9 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.13%) Force.com
16 7 (0.11%) Engine Yard
16 7 (0.11%) IaaS
16 7 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 258 (4.14%) Internet
2 196 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 164 (2.63%) Firewall
4 123 (1.97%) DNS
5 100 (1.60%) HTTP
6 90 (1.44%) VPN
7 72 (1.16%) Network Security
8 69 (1.11%) VLAN
9 62 (0.99%) Intranet
9 62 (0.99%) VoIP
10 58 (0.93%) MPLS
11 56 (0.90%) SSL
12 50 (0.80%) LDAP
13 42 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (0.66%) BGP
14 41 (0.66%) LAN
15 40 (0.64%) WAN
16 39 (0.63%) Wireless
17 38 (0.61%) DHCP
17 38 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 890 (14.28%) SQL Server
2 514 (8.25%) Big Data
3 459 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 370 (5.94%) MySQL
5 358 (5.74%) Hadoop
6 357 (5.73%) NoSQL
7 271 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 206 (3.30%) MongoDB
9 155 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
10 147 (2.36%) Data Mining
11 146 (2.34%) Oracle Database
12 143 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 132 (2.12%) RDBMS
14 128 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 109 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 97 (1.56%) Apache Hive
17 88 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
18 73 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 66 (1.06%) Redis
20 62 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 478 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 276 (4.43%) JIRA
3 223 (3.58%) Selenium
4 217 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 199 (3.19%) Subversion
6 197 (3.16%) Maven
7 151 (2.42%) JUnit
8 147 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 114 (1.83%) Visual Studio
10 86 (1.38%) Eclipse
10 86 (1.38%) TeamCity
11 82 (1.32%) gulp
11 82 (1.32%) NUnit
12 76 (1.22%) Grunt
13 73 (1.17%) Mercurial
14 66 (1.06%) Gradle
15 65 (1.04%) Cucumber
16 62 (0.99%) Ant
17 52 (0.83%) Moq
18 48 (0.77%) MSTest
General
1 2364 (37.93%) Finance
2 523 (8.39%) Banking
3 402 (6.45%) Front Office
4 351 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 339 (5.44%) Marketing
6 272 (4.36%) Retail
7 269 (4.32%) Games
8 193 (3.10%) Investment Banking
9 133 (2.13%) Financial Institution
10 128 (2.05%) Advertising
11 85 (1.36%) Back Office
12 78 (1.25%) Law
13 77 (1.24%) Legal
14 53 (0.85%) German Language
15 48 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 45 (0.72%) Publishing
17 43 (0.69%) Automotive
17 43 (0.69%) Manufacturing
18 42 (0.67%) Electronics
19 33 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3135 (50.30%) Developer
2 835 (13.40%) Java Developer
3 730 (11.71%) C# Developer
4 569 (9.13%) Analyst
5 485 (7.78%) Junior
6 470 (7.54%) Graduate
7 468 (7.51%) .NET Developer
8 431 (6.91%) Senior Developer
9 370 (5.94%) Consultant
10 362 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 349 (5.60%) Junior Developer
12 336 (5.39%) C++ Developer
13 277 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 257 (4.12%) Python Developer
14 257 (4.12%) Software Engineer
15 253 (4.06%) Architect
16 242 (3.88%) Graduate Developer
17 229 (3.67%) Software Developer
18 196 (3.14%) Data Scientist
19 179 (2.87%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1056 (16.94%) .NET
2 1035 (16.61%) HTML
3 807 (12.95%) CSS
4 571 (9.16%) jQuery
5 557 (8.94%) AngularJS
6 503 (8.07%) HTML5
7 499 (8.01%) Web Services
8 379 (6.08%) ASP.NET
9 367 (5.89%) Spring
10 316 (5.07%) XML
11 294 (4.72%) CSS3
12 250 (4.01%) REST
13 238 (3.82%) WCF
13 238 (3.82%) WPF
14 223 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 217 (3.48%) JSON
16 212 (3.40%) RESTful
17 179 (2.87%) Hibernate
18 177 (2.84%) .NET Framework
19 160 (2.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1323 (21.23%) Mathematics
2 1047 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
3 606 (9.72%) Algorithms
4 569 (9.13%) Hedge funds
5 556 (8.92%) Physics
6 350 (5.62%) Data Structures
7 342 (5.49%) Management Information System
8 324 (5.20%) Statistics
9 323 (5.18%) User Experience
10 232 (3.72%) Visualisation
11 198 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 184 (2.95%) Mobile App
13 178 (2.86%) Derivative
14 171 (2.74%) Equities
15 122 (1.96%) Fixed Income
16 110 (1.76%) Fintech
17 91 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
18 88 (1.41%) N-Tier
19 85 (1.36%) Economics
20 81 (1.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1077 (17.28%) Linux
2 928 (14.89%) Windows
3 481 (7.72%) Unix
4 371 (5.95%) Android
5 301 (4.83%) Apple iOS
6 237 (3.80%) Windows Server
7 88 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 61 (0.98%) Solaris
10 51 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (0.64%) CentOS
12 40 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 29 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 27 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (0.40%) Debian
16 23 (0.37%) Windows Phone
17 22 (0.35%) Ubuntu
18 18 (0.29%) AIX
19 13 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1973 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1311 (21.03%) Software Engineering
3 1035 (16.61%) OO
4 775 (12.43%) TDD
5 717 (11.50%) Analytics
6 546 (8.76%) Multithreading
7 525 (8.42%) Scrum
8 490 (7.86%) E-Commerce
9 484 (7.77%) OOP
10 477 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
11 439 (7.04%) MVC
12 425 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
13 382 (6.13%) Open Source
14 372 (5.97%) Unit Testing
15 355 (5.70%) Machine Learning
16 343 (5.50%) Project Management
17 321 (5.15%) SDLC
18 293 (4.70%) Low Latency
18 293 (4.70%) OOD
19 289 (4.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2216 (35.55%) Java
2 1901 (30.50%) SQL
3 1549 (24.85%) C#
4 1290 (20.70%) JavaScript
5 1256 (20.15%) Python
6 1058 (16.97%) C++
7 341 (5.47%) PHP
8 335 (5.37%) Scala
9 285 (4.57%) R
10 280 (4.49%) Perl
11 276 (4.43%) C
12 266 (4.27%) Ruby
13 179 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 149 (2.39%) PowerShell
15 137 (2.20%) Objective-C
16 133 (2.13%) VBA
17 125 (2.01%) Shell Script
18 117 (1.88%) Bash Shell
19 106 (1.70%) MATLAB
20 105 (1.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4646 (74.54%) Degree
2 382 (6.13%) PhD
3 103 (1.65%) CISSP
4 101 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 81 (1.30%) CISM
7 77 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 72 (1.16%) ISEB
9 56 (0.90%) CCNP
10 54 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 50 (0.80%) CCNA
12 49 (0.79%) CISA
12 49 (0.79%) SC Cleared
13 31 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 26 (0.42%) Brainbench
14 26 (0.42%) Postgraduate
14 26 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 24 (0.39%) CCIE
15 24 (0.39%) MBA
15 24 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (6.91%) QA
2 113 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 74 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.93%) SLA
6 25 (0.40%) COBIT
7 20 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.30%) AIFMD
9 16 (0.26%) MiFID
10 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.16%) JSP 440
12 8 (0.13%) HIPAA
12 8 (0.13%) PMBOK
13 6 (0.096%) Basel III
13 6 (0.096%) EMIR
13 6 (0.096%) PA-DSS
13 6 (0.096%) SDET
14 4 (0.064%) CRD IV
15 3 (0.048%) GCP
16 2 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 175 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 133 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (1.41%) Docker
4 32 (0.51%) HDFS
5 29 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 25 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 22 (0.35%) iptables
8 21 (0.34%) vSphere
9 19 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (0.30%) XenApp
10 18 (0.29%) Varnish
11 17 (0.27%) NFS
12 14 (0.22%) Squid
12 14 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.22%) XenServer
13 13 (0.21%) Firmware
14 8 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 8 (0.13%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.11%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 85 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 82 (1.32%) Puppet
3 50 (0.80%) Ansible
4 35 (0.56%) Mesos
5 27 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 25 (0.40%) SCCM
7 20 (0.32%) Nagios
7 20 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 19 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 18 (0.29%) Capistrano
9 18 (0.29%) yum
10 16 (0.26%) HAProxy
10 16 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 14 (0.22%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.21%) Cacti
12 13 (0.21%) Control-M
12 13 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
13 12 (0.19%) Graphite
14 11 (0.18%) OpenView
14 11 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 702 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 678 (10.88%) Oracle
3 213 (3.42%) Google
4 183 (2.94%) VMware
5 123 (1.97%) Cisco
6 109 (1.75%) Tableau
7 108 (1.73%) Sybase
8 97 (1.56%) Citrix
9 93 (1.49%) SAP
10 91 (1.46%) Bloomberg
11 90 (1.44%) Facebook
12 69 (1.11%) IBM
13 68 (1.09%) Red Hat
14 55 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
15 50 (0.80%) HP
16 49 (0.79%) Teradata
17 48 (0.77%) Informatica
18 47 (0.75%) Zend
19 45 (0.72%) Twitter
20 42 (0.67%) Sun
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Qualserv
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £110,000 + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + share options
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum + Impressive Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 35,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 25000 plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £95 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 000 to £88 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 to £79 750 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago