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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2582 3123 2674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.03% 6.87% 6.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.89% 14.88% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2142 2608 2179
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £83,321 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
18594 20989 19621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.46% 46.20% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15133 16813 16017
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -5 511 £52,500 -1.40% 103
Kingston Upon Thames +17 29 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Chessington +1 23 £35,000 +7.69%
Surbiton +4 15 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Uxbridge +9 14 £43,000 +22.85%
Hammersmith +4 14 £33,500 -4.28%
Brentford - 14 £67,500 -
Wimbledon +4 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Croydon -8 9 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Canary Wharf -5 8 £60,000 -36.84%
Hounslow -3 7 £51,250 -2.38%
Teddington -3 6 £35,000 -30.00%
Mayfair -8 5 £40,000 -50.00%
Docklands, London 0 4 £40,000 -44.82%
Westminster +4 3 £70,000 +180.00%
Ealing -7 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Bromley +10 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Paddington -1 2 - - 3
West Drayton -2 2 - -
Hayes - 2 - - 3
Isleworth - 2 £45,250 -
Chiswick - 2 £20,000 -
New Malden -6 1 £27,500 -60.71%
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Edgware - 1 £39,500 -
Feltham - 1 £46,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3905 (78.24%) Degree
2 1832 (36.71%) Finance
3 1662 (33.30%) Java
4 1570 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
5 1522 (30.49%) SQL
6 1094 (21.92%) C#
7 985 (19.74%) JavaScript
8 965 (19.33%) Software Engineering
9 929 (18.61%) OO
10 917 (18.37%) Mathematics
11 871 (17.45%) Linux
12 848 (16.99%) Windows
13 821 (16.45%) C++
14 820 (16.43%) .NET
15 806 (16.15%) Python
16 767 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
17 752 (15.07%) SQL Server
18 746 (14.95%) HTML
19 648 (12.98%) Microsoft
20 615 (12.32%) TDD
21 589 (11.80%) CSS
22 553 (11.08%) Oracle
23 529 (10.60%) MS Excel
24 514 (10.30%) Analytics
25 493 (9.88%) Web Services
26 484 (9.70%) UNIX
27 479 (9.60%) Scrum
28 450 (9.02%) Banking
29 445 (8.92%) Algorithms
30 431 (8.64%) Hedge funds

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 159 (3.19%) Node.js
2 146 (2.93%) MS Exchange
3 133 (2.66%) Apache
4 127 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 109 (2.18%) IIS
6 107 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 68 (1.36%) SAS
8 63 (1.26%) CMS
9 51 (1.02%) Confluence
10 46 (0.92%) Drupal
11 43 (0.86%) Apache Spark
12 41 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
13 40 (0.80%) JBoss
14 39 (0.78%) nginx
15 37 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 36 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 36 (0.72%) Apache Pig
17 27 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (0.38%) MQSeries
19 17 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 529 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 190 (3.81%) MS Office
3 94 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 56 (1.12%) MS Project
5 52 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 48 (0.96%) SPSS
7 37 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 14 (0.28%) Stata
10 12 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.12%) Mathematica
14 5 (0.10%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.080%) CPLEX
15 4 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 4 (0.080%) Weka
16 3 (0.060%) S-PLUS
17 2 (0.040%) XMetaL
17 2 (0.040%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 52 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 46 (0.92%) Sophis RISQUE
3 39 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.40%) Magento
5 14 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 14 (0.28%) Finacle
6 12 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
7 11 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 11 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.12%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
11 5 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
11 5 (0.10%) RMDS
12 4 (0.080%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 115 (2.30%) SaaS
2 84 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 64 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 56 (1.12%) GitHub
6 32 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (0.60%) Office 365
8 15 (0.30%) PaaS
9 10 (0.20%) IaaS
9 10 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.16%) Route 53
11 7 (0.14%) Force.com
12 5 (0.10%) Heroku
13 4 (0.080%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.080%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (0.060%) CloudBees
14 3 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.060%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 194 (3.89%) Internet
2 165 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 148 (2.97%) Firewall
4 120 (2.40%) HTTP
5 110 (2.20%) DNS
6 96 (1.92%) VPN
7 75 (1.50%) SAN
8 71 (1.42%) LAN
9 69 (1.38%) Network Security
10 67 (1.34%) WAN
11 43 (0.86%) DHCP
12 37 (0.74%) MPLS
13 35 (0.70%) OSPF
14 33 (0.66%) BGP
14 33 (0.66%) VoIP
15 32 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (0.62%) LDAP
17 30 (0.60%) SMTP
18 27 (0.54%) Wireshark
19 24 (0.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 752 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 399 (7.99%) Big Data
3 373 (7.47%) MySQL
4 285 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 260 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 253 (5.07%) Hadoop
6 253 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 187 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
8 146 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
9 131 (2.62%) Oracle Database
10 110 (2.20%) Redis
11 106 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 101 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 93 (1.86%) Data Mining
14 81 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 75 (1.50%) QlikView
16 73 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 73 (1.46%) Apache Hive
17 70 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
18 68 (1.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 394 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 208 (4.17%) JIRA
3 189 (3.79%) Subversion
4 145 (2.91%) Maven
5 123 (2.46%) Selenium
6 107 (2.14%) Jenkins
7 84 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 73 (1.46%) JUnit
9 68 (1.36%) Jasmine
10 66 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 65 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 58 (1.16%) WebDriver
12 58 (1.16%) Ant
13 50 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 48 (0.96%) Xcode
15 44 (0.88%) TeamCity
16 42 (0.84%) Mercurial
17 39 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
18 36 (0.72%) Bitbucket
19 35 (0.70%) Mockito
General
1 1832 (36.71%) Finance
2 450 (9.02%) Banking
3 258 (5.17%) Front Office
4 256 (5.13%) Marketing
5 205 (4.11%) Retail
6 182 (3.65%) Investment Banking
7 176 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 175 (3.51%) Games
9 125 (2.50%) Advertising
10 121 (2.42%) Financial Institution
11 81 (1.62%) Back Office
12 77 (1.54%) Legal
13 71 (1.42%) Law
14 70 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 51 (1.02%) German Language
16 50 (1.00%) Automotive
17 46 (0.92%) French Language
18 44 (0.88%) Aerospace
19 40 (0.80%) Electronics
20 38 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2292 (45.92%) Developer
2 547 (10.96%) Analyst
3 478 (9.58%) Java Developer
4 391 (7.83%) C# Developer
5 343 (6.87%) Senior Developer
6 339 (6.79%) Junior
7 327 (6.55%) Graduate
8 298 (5.97%) Consultant
9 239 (4.79%) Software Developer
10 226 (4.53%) Architect
11 215 (4.31%) Junior Developer
12 209 (4.19%) .NET Developer
13 199 (3.99%) C++ Developer
14 185 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
15 177 (3.55%) Support Analyst
16 176 (3.53%) Software Engineer
17 147 (2.95%) Android Developer
18 138 (2.76%) Programmer
19 132 (2.64%) Applications Support
19 132 (2.64%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 820 (16.43%) .NET
2 746 (14.95%) HTML
3 589 (11.80%) CSS
4 493 (9.88%) Web Services
5 430 (8.62%) XML
6 351 (7.03%) ASP.NET
7 343 (6.87%) jQuery
8 323 (6.47%) Spring
9 298 (5.97%) HTML5
10 290 (5.81%) REST
11 206 (4.13%) AngularJS
12 197 (3.95%) WPF
13 181 (3.63%) WCF
13 181 (3.63%) JSON
14 180 (3.61%) .NET Framework
15 173 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 157 (3.15%) SOAP
17 153 (3.07%) Hibernate
18 145 (2.91%) CSS3
19 143 (2.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 917 (18.37%) Mathematics
2 767 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
3 445 (8.92%) Algorithms
4 431 (8.64%) Hedge funds
5 349 (6.99%) Physics
6 318 (6.37%) Open Source
7 314 (6.29%) User Experience
8 303 (6.07%) Management Information System
9 256 (5.13%) Mobile App
10 239 (4.79%) Data Structures
11 174 (3.49%) Visualisation
12 163 (3.27%) Derivative
13 147 (2.95%) Statistics
14 140 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 118 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
16 105 (2.10%) Fixed Income
17 98 (1.96%) iPhone
18 92 (1.84%) Social Media
19 86 (1.72%) Equities
20 84 (1.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 871 (17.45%) Linux
2 848 (16.99%) Windows
3 484 (9.70%) UNIX
4 384 (7.69%) Android
5 322 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 198 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 108 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 94 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 84 (1.68%) Solaris
10 83 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 50 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 42 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 32 (0.64%) CentOS
15 25 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 24 (0.48%) Windows Phone
17 19 (0.38%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.30%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1570 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 965 (19.33%) Software Engineering
3 929 (18.61%) OO
4 615 (12.32%) TDD
5 514 (10.30%) Analytics
6 479 (9.60%) Scrum
7 387 (7.75%) MVC
8 373 (7.47%) Multithreading
9 330 (6.61%) Project Management
10 323 (6.47%) OOP
11 307 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
12 305 (6.11%) E-Commerce
13 267 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
14 259 (5.19%) OOD
15 256 (5.13%) Unit Testing
16 241 (4.83%) Mentoring
17 236 (4.73%) Android Development
18 211 (4.23%) BDD
19 204 (4.09%) ITIL
20 184 (3.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1662 (33.30%) Java
2 1522 (30.49%) SQL
3 1094 (21.92%) C#
4 985 (19.74%) JavaScript
5 821 (16.45%) C++
6 806 (16.15%) Python
7 301 (6.03%) C
8 294 (5.89%) Perl
9 254 (5.09%) Ruby
10 247 (4.95%) PHP
11 172 (3.45%) Scala
12 149 (2.99%) Bash Shell
13 148 (2.97%) Objective-C
14 137 (2.74%) PL/SQL
15 131 (2.62%) R
16 121 (2.42%) T-SQL
17 119 (2.38%) PowerShell
18 113 (2.26%) VBA
19 110 (2.20%) Shell Script
20 79 (1.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3905 (78.24%) Degree
2 229 (4.59%) PhD
3 116 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (1.64%) CCNA
6 75 (1.50%) CISSP
7 52 (1.04%) MBA
8 47 (0.94%) Security Cleared
9 46 (0.92%) CISM
10 44 (0.88%) MCSE
11 40 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 39 (0.78%) CISA
13 38 (0.76%) SC Cleared
14 35 (0.70%) ISEB
15 32 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
16 31 (0.62%) CCNP
17 30 (0.60%) CCIE
18 29 (0.58%) PMI Certification
18 29 (0.58%) ISTQB
19 25 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (6.89%) QA
2 50 (1.00%) SLA
3 38 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 34 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.44%) COBIT
7 19 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.24%) JSP 440
10 9 (0.18%) HL7
11 7 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.12%) Basel III
13 5 (0.10%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.080%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.080%) EMIR
15 3 (0.060%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.060%) BS7799
15 3 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 2 (0.040%) GCP
16 2 (0.040%) Val IT
System Software
1 286 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 140 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.88%) XenApp
4 38 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 38 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 30 (0.60%) Varnish
6 25 (0.50%) vSphere
7 24 (0.48%) NFS
8 23 (0.46%) Docker
9 21 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
10 20 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.36%) KVM
12 16 (0.32%) HDFS
12 16 (0.32%) XenServer
12 16 (0.32%) Firmware
12 16 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (0.30%) Xen
14 13 (0.26%) Terminal Services
15 12 (0.24%) Terminal Server
16 10 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 130 (2.60%) Puppet
2 99 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (1.16%) Nagios
4 36 (0.72%) SCCM
5 34 (0.68%) Ansible
6 30 (0.60%) Vagrant
7 28 (0.56%) SCOM
8 27 (0.54%) Salt
9 24 (0.48%) OpenView
9 24 (0.48%) Cacti
10 18 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 15 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
11 15 (0.30%) Sysprep
12 13 (0.26%) Capistrano
13 12 (0.24%) WSUS
14 11 (0.22%) Nessus
15 10 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (0.20%) Data Guard
16 9 (0.18%) SCVMM
16 9 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 648 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 553 (11.08%) Oracle
3 200 (4.01%) VMware
4 159 (3.19%) Google
5 148 (2.97%) Cisco
6 99 (1.98%) SAP
7 97 (1.94%) Citrix
8 87 (1.74%) Tableau
9 76 (1.52%) HP
10 59 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 57 (1.14%) Adobe
12 54 (1.08%) Sybase
13 51 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 50 (1.00%) IBM
15 46 (0.92%) NetApp
16 44 (0.88%) Dell
17 41 (0.82%) Cognos
17 41 (0.82%) Apple
18 35 (0.70%) Business Objects
19 33 (0.66%) hybris
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