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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2987 3662 2764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.68% 7.33% 6.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.74% 16.01% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 3057 2341
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
20268 22880 20630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.35% 45.80% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16506 18703 16839
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -8 567 £52,500 -4.54% 102
Croydon +11 26 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Chessington -1 12 £35,000 -17.64%
Brentford -5 10 £75,000 +15.38%
Mayfair -3 7 £75,000 +36.36%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 6 £31,750 -25.29% 1
Wimbledon -5 5 £50,000 +81.81%
Docklands, London - 5 £77,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +4 4 £57,500 -47.72% 1
Westminster +11 3 - -
Surbiton -7 3 £55,000 +44.73% 1
Uxbridge -9 3 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Harrow +1 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
New Malden -2 2 - -
Beckenham - 2 £40,000 -
Enfield - 2 £20,000 -
Feltham - 2 £48,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Romford +3 1 £41,000 +95.23%
Hammersmith -3 1 - -
Hounslow -11 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Twickenham -21 1 £45,000 - 1
Greenford - 1 £34,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4348 (77.82%) Degree
2 2150 (38.48%) Finance
3 1928 (34.51%) Java
4 1925 (34.45%) SQL
5 1728 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
6 1252 (22.41%) C#
7 1132 (20.26%) Software Engineering
8 1092 (19.55%) Mathematics
9 1056 (18.90%) C++
10 1038 (18.58%) JavaScript
11 1018 (18.22%) OO
12 1008 (18.04%) Linux
13 956 (17.11%) SQL Server
14 954 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
15 919 (16.45%) Windows
16 918 (16.43%) .NET
17 901 (16.13%) Python
18 816 (14.61%) HTML
19 740 (13.25%) Oracle
20 707 (12.65%) Analytics
21 694 (12.42%) Microsoft
22 665 (11.90%) CSS
23 616 (11.03%) TDD
24 568 (10.17%) MS Excel
25 567 (10.15%) Algorithms
26 547 (9.79%) UNIX
27 520 (9.31%) Banking
28 518 (9.27%) Hedge funds
29 500 (8.95%) Physics
30 464 (8.30%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 148 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 123 (2.20%) Apache
3 119 (2.13%) Node.js
4 115 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 111 (1.99%) SAS
6 87 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 75 (1.34%) Apache Spark
8 73 (1.31%) IIS
8 73 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 67 (1.20%) JBoss
10 60 (1.07%) CMS
11 42 (0.75%) Confluence
12 41 (0.73%) Apache Pig
13 37 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 33 (0.59%) Drupal
15 32 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 30 (0.54%) nginx
17 27 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
19 23 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 568 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 224 (4.01%) MS Office
3 92 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 74 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 67 (1.20%) SPSS
6 46 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 37 (0.66%) MS Project
8 24 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 19 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
10 18 (0.32%) PowerPivot
11 15 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (0.13%) Stata
13 7 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 7 (0.13%) Fireworks
14 5 (0.089%) CPLEX
15 4 (0.072%) Maya
15 4 (0.072%) GIMP
15 4 (0.072%) Mathematica
16 3 (0.054%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 33 (0.59%) Markit EDM
2 29 (0.52%) Magento
3 28 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (0.47%) Unica
5 19 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
6 18 (0.32%) LatentZero
6 18 (0.32%) thinkFolio
7 17 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.29%) Beauchamp
9 15 (0.27%) Front Arena
9 15 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
9 15 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 14 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
10 14 (0.25%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 14 (0.25%) Advent Moxy
10 14 (0.25%) HiInvest
10 14 (0.25%) HiPerformance
10 14 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
10 14 (0.25%) Decalog
Cloud Services
1 259 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (2.61%) SaaS
3 133 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 51 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 43 (0.77%) GitHub
7 37 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
9 23 (0.41%) Office 365
9 23 (0.41%) PaaS
10 14 (0.25%) Heroku
11 12 (0.21%) IaaS
12 10 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.11%) Basecamp
14 6 (0.11%) Force.com
15 5 (0.089%) Taleo
15 5 (0.089%) Route 53
15 5 (0.089%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 192 (3.44%) Internet
2 150 (2.68%) Firewall
3 141 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 109 (1.95%) HTTP
5 104 (1.86%) DNS
6 87 (1.56%) Network Security
7 85 (1.52%) LAN
8 71 (1.27%) WAN
9 70 (1.25%) SAN
10 54 (0.97%) VPN
11 46 (0.82%) DHCP
12 41 (0.73%) LDAP
13 36 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (0.55%) OSPF
15 30 (0.54%) SMTP
16 29 (0.52%) FTP
17 28 (0.50%) VoIP
18 25 (0.45%) Broadband
18 25 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
19 24 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 956 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 456 (8.16%) Big Data
3 380 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 335 (6.00%) MySQL
5 254 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 252 (4.51%) Hadoop
7 230 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
8 223 (3.99%) MongoDB
9 155 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 152 (2.72%) Oracle Database
11 131 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 131 (2.34%) Data Mining
12 120 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
13 114 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 114 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 114 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 91 (1.63%) QlikView
15 83 (1.49%) Apache Hive
16 68 (1.22%) Redis
17 59 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 417 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 265 (4.74%) Subversion
3 234 (4.19%) JIRA
4 168 (3.01%) Maven
5 126 (2.26%) Selenium
6 125 (2.24%) Visual Studio
7 119 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 80 (1.43%) JUnit
9 74 (1.32%) Ant
10 72 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 65 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 63 (1.13%) Jasmine
13 56 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 55 (0.98%) Mercurial
15 54 (0.97%) TeamCity
16 51 (0.91%) WebDriver
17 34 (0.61%) Xcode
18 33 (0.59%) NUnit
18 33 (0.59%) MSTest
18 33 (0.59%) Moq
General
1 2150 (38.48%) Finance
2 520 (9.31%) Banking
3 368 (6.59%) Front Office
4 287 (5.14%) Marketing
5 242 (4.33%) Retail
6 223 (3.99%) Games
7 205 (3.67%) Investment Banking
8 200 (3.58%) Telecoms
9 135 (2.42%) Financial Institution
10 99 (1.77%) Advertising
11 93 (1.66%) Legal
12 88 (1.58%) Publishing
13 80 (1.43%) Back Office
14 73 (1.31%) Law
15 61 (1.09%) Electronics
16 59 (1.06%) Automotive
17 47 (0.84%) French Language
18 45 (0.81%) Aerospace
19 42 (0.75%) German Language
20 27 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2592 (46.39%) Developer
2 637 (11.40%) Analyst
3 472 (8.45%) Graduate
4 438 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 431 (7.71%) Java Developer
6 425 (7.61%) Junior
7 370 (6.62%) Senior Developer
8 355 (6.35%) Consultant
9 306 (5.48%) Software Developer
10 284 (5.08%) Architect
11 281 (5.03%) Junior Developer
12 252 (4.51%) Software Engineer
13 229 (4.10%) C++ Developer
14 223 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
15 220 (3.94%) .NET Developer
16 178 (3.19%) Support Analyst
17 150 (2.68%) Applications Support
18 144 (2.58%) Graduate Developer
19 139 (2.49%) Web Developer
20 129 (2.31%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 918 (16.43%) .NET
2 816 (14.61%) HTML
3 665 (11.90%) CSS
4 460 (8.23%) Web Services
5 399 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 397 (7.11%) jQuery
7 396 (7.09%) XML
8 326 (5.83%) HTML5
9 318 (5.69%) Spring
10 263 (4.71%) REST
11 235 (4.21%) AngularJS
12 207 (3.71%) JSON
13 187 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 169 (3.02%) Ajax
15 167 (2.99%) WCF
16 166 (2.97%) CSS3
17 165 (2.95%) WPF
18 154 (2.76%) .NET Framework
19 152 (2.72%) SOAP
20 150 (2.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1092 (19.55%) Mathematics
2 954 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
3 567 (10.15%) Algorithms
4 518 (9.27%) Hedge funds
5 500 (8.95%) Physics
6 358 (6.41%) Data Structures
7 354 (6.34%) Management Information System
8 353 (6.32%) User Experience
9 259 (4.64%) Mobile App
10 205 (3.67%) Statistics
11 198 (3.54%) Derivative
12 178 (3.19%) Visualisation
13 172 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 148 (2.65%) Equities
15 122 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
16 105 (1.88%) Data Centre
17 91 (1.63%) Fixed Income
18 84 (1.50%) Economics
19 81 (1.45%) Client/Server
20 72 (1.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1008 (18.04%) Linux
2 919 (16.45%) Windows
3 547 (9.79%) UNIX
4 369 (6.60%) Android
5 338 (6.05%) Apple iOS
6 140 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (1.32%) Solaris
9 68 (1.22%) Windows 7
10 48 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 46 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
13 31 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 30 (0.54%) CentOS
15 29 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (0.39%) Windows Phone
17 19 (0.34%) Windows 8
18 18 (0.32%) AIX
19 15 (0.27%) Mac OS
20 11 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1728 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1132 (20.26%) Software Engineering
3 1018 (18.22%) OO
4 707 (12.65%) Analytics
5 616 (11.03%) TDD
6 464 (8.30%) Scrum
7 434 (7.77%) Project Management
8 397 (7.11%) Multithreading
9 381 (6.82%) MVC
10 367 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
11 360 (6.44%) Open Source
12 335 (6.00%) E-Commerce
13 329 (5.89%) OOP
14 327 (5.85%) OOD
15 303 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
16 292 (5.23%) Mentoring
17 275 (4.92%) SDLC
18 238 (4.26%) Unit Testing
19 226 (4.05%) DevOps
20 225 (4.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1928 (34.51%) Java
2 1925 (34.45%) SQL
3 1252 (22.41%) C#
4 1056 (18.90%) C++
5 1038 (18.58%) JavaScript
6 901 (16.13%) Python
7 380 (6.80%) C
8 322 (5.76%) Perl
9 277 (4.96%) PHP
10 253 (4.53%) Ruby
11 168 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 166 (2.97%) Scala
13 159 (2.85%) R
14 148 (2.65%) PL/SQL
15 143 (2.56%) PowerShell
16 140 (2.51%) Objective-C
17 133 (2.38%) Shell Script
18 132 (2.36%) Bash Shell
19 108 (1.93%) VBA
20 80 (1.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4348 (77.82%) Degree
2 292 (5.23%) PhD
3 111 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
4 97 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (1.38%) CCNA
6 59 (1.06%) CISSP
7 58 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 45 (0.81%) ISEB
9 43 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 33 (0.59%) MCSE
11 31 (0.55%) CCNP
12 30 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (0.50%) CCSA
13 28 (0.50%) CISA
14 27 (0.48%) CCIE
15 26 (0.47%) CISM
15 26 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (0.47%) SC Cleared
16 25 (0.45%) MBA
17 22 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (7.52%) QA
2 40 (0.72%) SLA
3 35 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (0.41%) HL7
5 22 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.36%) CRD IV
8 19 (0.34%) EMIR
8 19 (0.34%) MiFID
9 17 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.29%) COBIT
11 10 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.089%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.036%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.036%) CDISC
13 2 (0.036%) WCAG
13 2 (0.036%) BS7799
13 2 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.036%) GCP
System Software
1 222 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 118 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (0.98%) XenApp
4 39 (0.70%) vSphere
5 36 (0.64%) VMware ESX
6 33 (0.59%) XenDesktop
7 32 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 31 (0.55%) Docker
9 25 (0.45%) Varnish
10 23 (0.41%) HDFS
11 21 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
12 18 (0.32%) NFS
13 17 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 17 (0.30%) KVM
14 14 (0.25%) XenServer
15 13 (0.23%) iptables
16 11 (0.20%) IMail Server
16 11 (0.20%) Firmware
16 11 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 103 (1.84%) Puppet
2 91 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (0.98%) Nagios
4 36 (0.64%) OpenView
5 32 (0.57%) Vagrant
6 28 (0.50%) SCOM
7 27 (0.48%) Cacti
8 23 (0.41%) WSUS
9 22 (0.39%) SCCM
10 21 (0.38%) Ansible
11 19 (0.34%) Salt
12 17 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
13 14 (0.25%) Sysprep
13 14 (0.25%) OPNET
14 12 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.18%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
17 8 (0.14%) Tivoli
18 6 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 6 (0.11%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 740 (13.25%) Oracle
2 694 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 177 (3.17%) VMware
4 145 (2.60%) Google
5 138 (2.47%) Cisco
6 131 (2.34%) Citrix
7 113 (2.02%) SAP
8 108 (1.93%) Tableau
9 96 (1.72%) Sybase
10 93 (1.66%) Adobe
11 87 (1.56%) HP
12 84 (1.50%) IBM
13 67 (1.20%) Cognos
14 61 (1.09%) Business Objects
15 56 (1.00%) Apple
16 51 (0.91%) Red Hat
17 45 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
18 43 (0.77%) CheckPoint
19 40 (0.72%) hybris
20 36 (0.64%) F5
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Negotiable + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Negotiable + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits, Rewards + Non-
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonuses, Benefits and C
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £140,000 per annum Excellent salary plus uncapped vari
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago