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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2811 3615 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.56% 7.36% 6.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.66% 15.90% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2284 3052 2234
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
19179 22738 20013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.78% 46.28% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15557 18602 16342
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3 525 £52,500 -4.54% 102
Croydon +16 24 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Chessington -1 22 £35,000 +7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 10 £32,500 -
Brentford -1 8 £75,000 +15.38%
Hammersmith -3 8 £32,500 -7.14%
Wimbledon -9 7 £50,000 +81.81%
Mayfair -2 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Surbiton -8 6 £55,000 +62.96%
Westminster +5 5 - -
Uxbridge -4 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Docklands, London +9 2 £77,500 +5.08%
Enfield -2 2 £20,000 -57.44% 1
Hounslow -8 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Canary Wharf -8 2 £42,500 -61.36%
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Feltham - 2 £48,500 -
Beckenham - 2 £40,000 -
Harrow +5 1 £35,000 - 1
Greenford +1 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Romford +1 1 £41,000 +95.23%
Twickenham -13 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4056 (77.78%) Degree
2 1997 (38.29%) Finance
3 1755 (33.65%) Java
4 1748 (33.52%) SQL
5 1630 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1165 (22.34%) C#
7 1036 (19.87%) Software Engineering
8 993 (19.04%) Mathematics
9 974 (18.68%) JavaScript
10 960 (18.41%) OO
11 951 (18.24%) C++
12 923 (17.70%) Linux
13 886 (16.99%) SQL Server
14 868 (16.64%) .NET
15 867 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
16 863 (16.55%) Windows
17 824 (15.80%) Python
18 773 (14.82%) HTML
19 657 (12.60%) Oracle
19 657 (12.60%) Microsoft
20 617 (11.83%) Analytics
21 611 (11.72%) CSS
22 585 (11.22%) TDD
23 545 (10.45%) MS Excel
24 526 (10.09%) Algorithms
25 500 (9.59%) UNIX
26 482 (9.24%) Banking
27 465 (8.92%) Scrum
28 457 (8.76%) Hedge funds
29 450 (8.63%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 136 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 126 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 126 (2.42%) Node.js
3 115 (2.21%) Apache
4 99 (1.90%) SAS
5 85 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 74 (1.42%) IIS
7 64 (1.23%) Apache Spark
8 63 (1.21%) JBoss
9 62 (1.19%) CMS
10 52 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 44 (0.84%) Confluence
12 40 (0.77%) Drupal
13 38 (0.73%) WebLogic
14 35 (0.67%) Apache Pig
15 31 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (0.50%) nginx
18 22 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
18 22 (0.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 545 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 201 (3.85%) MS Office
3 95 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (1.25%) SPSS
5 58 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 44 (0.84%) MS Project
7 40 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
9 16 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.27%) PowerPivot
11 13 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.15%) Stata
13 7 (0.13%) Fireworks
13 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.077%) GIMP
15 3 (0.058%) CPLEX
15 3 (0.058%) Weka
15 3 (0.058%) GNU Octave
16 2 (0.038%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.038%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (0.58%) Markit EDM
2 28 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.50%) Magento
4 25 (0.48%) Sophis RISQUE
5 14 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 13 (0.25%) Front Arena
6 13 (0.25%) LatentZero
6 13 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 13 (0.25%) Unica
7 12 (0.23%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 12 (0.23%) Advent Moxy
7 12 (0.23%) PORTIA
7 12 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
7 12 (0.23%) MultiFonds
7 12 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (0.23%) Beauchamp
7 12 (0.23%) Decalog
7 12 (0.23%) LongView
7 12 (0.23%) HiInvest
7 12 (0.23%) HiPerformance
Cloud Services
1 237 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (2.65%) SaaS
3 111 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 71 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (0.86%) Google Analytics
6 36 (0.69%) GitHub
7 34 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
9 18 (0.35%) Office 365
10 16 (0.31%) PaaS
11 10 (0.19%) Heroku
11 10 (0.19%) IaaS
12 8 (0.15%) Route 53
13 7 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 7 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.12%) Basecamp
15 5 (0.096%) Taleo
15 5 (0.096%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 185 (3.55%) Internet
2 149 (2.86%) Firewall
3 140 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 112 (2.15%) HTTP
5 97 (1.86%) DNS
6 88 (1.69%) Network Security
7 75 (1.44%) LAN
8 62 (1.19%) SAN
8 62 (1.19%) WAN
9 61 (1.17%) VPN
10 48 (0.92%) DHCP
11 37 (0.71%) LDAP
12 34 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (0.58%) SMTP
14 29 (0.56%) OSPF
15 28 (0.54%) MPLS
16 27 (0.52%) VoIP
17 24 (0.46%) Wireshark
17 24 (0.46%) FTP
18 22 (0.42%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 886 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 436 (8.36%) Big Data
3 335 (6.42%) MySQL
4 328 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 257 (4.93%) Hadoop
6 251 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 235 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
8 226 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 151 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 147 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 134 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
12 119 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 117 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 115 (2.21%) Data Mining
15 108 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 98 (1.88%) QlikView
17 97 (1.86%) RDBMS
18 83 (1.59%) Redis
19 81 (1.55%) Apache Hive
20 59 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 403 (7.73%) Git (software)
2 220 (4.22%) Subversion
3 210 (4.03%) JIRA
4 154 (2.95%) Maven
5 126 (2.42%) Selenium
6 104 (1.99%) Jenkins
7 101 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 74 (1.42%) Ant
9 67 (1.28%) JUnit
10 65 (1.25%) Jasmine
11 62 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 61 (1.17%) Eclipse
13 55 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 47 (0.90%) Mercurial
15 46 (0.88%) WebDriver
16 41 (0.79%) TeamCity
17 40 (0.77%) Xcode
18 29 (0.56%) Moq
18 29 (0.56%) MSTest
19 28 (0.54%) TestNG
General
1 1997 (38.29%) Finance
2 482 (9.24%) Banking
3 317 (6.08%) Front Office
4 257 (4.93%) Marketing
5 233 (4.47%) Retail
6 204 (3.91%) Games
7 188 (3.60%) Investment Banking
8 180 (3.45%) Telecoms
9 130 (2.49%) Financial Institution
10 97 (1.86%) Advertising
11 83 (1.59%) Legal
12 76 (1.46%) Back Office
13 65 (1.25%) Law
14 64 (1.23%) Publishing
15 57 (1.09%) Automotive
16 55 (1.05%) Electronics
17 47 (0.90%) Aerospace
18 39 (0.75%) French Language
18 39 (0.75%) German Language
19 38 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2390 (45.83%) Developer
2 577 (11.06%) Analyst
3 417 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 410 (7.86%) Java Developer
5 406 (7.79%) Graduate
6 390 (7.48%) Junior
7 333 (6.39%) Senior Developer
8 315 (6.04%) Consultant
9 285 (5.47%) Software Developer
10 275 (5.27%) Architect
11 250 (4.79%) Junior Developer
12 225 (4.31%) Software Engineer
13 217 (4.16%) .NET Developer
14 215 (4.12%) C++ Developer
14 215 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
15 165 (3.16%) Support Analyst
16 131 (2.51%) Applications Support
17 130 (2.49%) Android Developer
18 127 (2.44%) Programmer
18 127 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 868 (16.64%) .NET
2 773 (14.82%) HTML
3 611 (11.72%) CSS
4 450 (8.63%) Web Services
5 391 (7.50%) XML
6 376 (7.21%) ASP.NET
7 350 (6.71%) jQuery
8 309 (5.93%) HTML5
9 292 (5.60%) Spring
10 269 (5.16%) REST
11 208 (3.99%) AngularJS
12 196 (3.76%) JSON
13 179 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 159 (3.05%) WPF
15 156 (2.99%) WCF
16 155 (2.97%) CSS3
16 155 (2.97%) Ajax
17 143 (2.74%) .NET Framework
18 139 (2.67%) SOAP
19 132 (2.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 993 (19.04%) Mathematics
2 867 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
3 526 (10.09%) Algorithms
4 457 (8.76%) Hedge funds
5 430 (8.25%) Physics
6 334 (6.40%) Management Information System
6 334 (6.40%) User Experience
7 326 (6.25%) Data Structures
8 262 (5.02%) Mobile App
9 184 (3.53%) Statistics
10 180 (3.45%) Visualisation
11 152 (2.91%) Derivative
12 150 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 123 (2.36%) Equities
13 123 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
14 108 (2.07%) Data Centre
15 86 (1.65%) Fixed Income
16 79 (1.51%) Economics
17 74 (1.42%) Client/Server
17 74 (1.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 923 (17.70%) Linux
2 863 (16.55%) Windows
3 500 (9.59%) UNIX
4 371 (7.11%) Android
5 332 (6.37%) Apple iOS
6 156 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (1.63%) Solaris
9 82 (1.57%) Windows 7
10 42 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 42 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
12 31 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 31 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (0.48%) CentOS
14 24 (0.46%) Windows Phone
15 20 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.38%) Windows XP
16 17 (0.33%) AIX
17 13 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1630 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1036 (19.87%) Software Engineering
3 960 (18.41%) OO
4 617 (11.83%) Analytics
5 585 (11.22%) TDD
6 465 (8.92%) Scrum
7 382 (7.33%) MVC
8 370 (7.09%) Multithreading
9 365 (7.00%) Project Management
10 356 (6.83%) Open Source
11 342 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
12 315 (6.04%) E-Commerce
13 302 (5.79%) OOD
14 292 (5.60%) OOP
15 266 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
16 259 (4.97%) Mentoring
17 255 (4.89%) SDLC
18 224 (4.30%) Unit Testing
19 222 (4.26%) BDD
20 215 (4.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1755 (33.65%) Java
2 1748 (33.52%) SQL
3 1165 (22.34%) C#
4 974 (18.68%) JavaScript
5 951 (18.24%) C++
6 824 (15.80%) Python
7 339 (6.50%) C
8 299 (5.73%) Perl
9 253 (4.85%) PHP
10 239 (4.58%) Ruby
11 163 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 153 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 151 (2.90%) Scala
14 148 (2.84%) Objective-C
15 146 (2.80%) R
16 132 (2.53%) PowerShell
17 125 (2.40%) Shell Script
18 111 (2.13%) Bash Shell
19 87 (1.67%) VBA
20 65 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4056 (77.78%) Degree
2 268 (5.14%) PhD
3 113 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (1.50%) CCNA
6 64 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 62 (1.19%) CISSP
8 41 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 39 (0.75%) MCSE
10 38 (0.73%) ISEB
11 33 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
12 32 (0.61%) SC Cleared
12 32 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 32 (0.61%) CCIE
13 31 (0.59%) MBA
13 31 (0.59%) CCNP
13 31 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 29 (0.56%) CCSA
15 28 (0.54%) CISM
16 27 (0.52%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (7.59%) QA
2 42 (0.81%) SLA
3 35 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 24 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.40%) COBIT
7 20 (0.38%) CRD IV
8 19 (0.36%) MiFID
8 19 (0.36%) EMIR
9 18 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.33%) HL7
11 16 (0.31%) PCI DSS
12 10 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.12%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.096%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.058%) BS7799
15 3 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 2 (0.038%) Val IT
16 2 (0.038%) CDISC
16 2 (0.038%) GCP
System Software
1 233 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 119 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.05%) XenApp
4 38 (0.73%) VMware ESX
5 34 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.63%) vSphere
7 29 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 28 (0.54%) Docker
9 27 (0.52%) Varnish
10 21 (0.40%) HDFS
11 20 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
11 20 (0.38%) NFS
12 16 (0.31%) XenServer
13 15 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.29%) KVM
14 13 (0.25%) Firmware
14 13 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.25%) Xen
15 11 (0.21%) Terminal Server
15 11 (0.21%) iptables
Systems Management
1 100 (1.92%) Puppet
2 92 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (0.90%) Nagios
4 31 (0.59%) Vagrant
5 29 (0.56%) OpenView
6 27 (0.52%) Cacti
7 23 (0.44%) Salt
8 22 (0.42%) Ansible
8 22 (0.42%) SCCM
8 22 (0.42%) SCOM
9 17 (0.33%) WSUS
10 16 (0.31%) Sysprep
11 14 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
12 12 (0.23%) OPNET
13 11 (0.21%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.19%) Tivoli
15 9 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
16 7 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 657 (12.60%) Oracle
1 657 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 178 (3.41%) VMware
3 138 (2.65%) Google
4 136 (2.61%) Cisco
5 121 (2.32%) Citrix
6 112 (2.15%) Tableau
7 110 (2.11%) SAP
8 83 (1.59%) Adobe
9 80 (1.53%) HP
10 70 (1.34%) IBM
11 61 (1.17%) Sybase
11 61 (1.17%) Cognos
12 52 (1.00%) Business Objects
13 48 (0.92%) Apple
14 45 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
15 42 (0.81%) Red Hat
16 41 (0.79%) CheckPoint
17 35 (0.67%) NetApp
17 35 (0.67%) hybris
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Equity!
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits and unlimited holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
ThreePeople
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday