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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2992 2886 2996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.31% 6.42% 5.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.36% 16.19% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2491 2509 2622
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £84,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
17236 17826 20305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.32% 39.67% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14097 14487 17463
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +9 795 £51,750 -5.90% 116
Hounslow +10 30 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Teddington 0 25 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 22 £45,000 +44.00%
Surbiton - 18 £43,750 -
Chessington - 18 £41,250 -
New Malden +4 12 £38,750 +40.90%
Wimbledon +1 12 £38,750 +40.90%
Chiswick 0 12 £30,000 +33.33%
Brentford +5 11 £65,000 +202.32% 1
Uxbridge +6 9 £35,000 -14.11% 3
Harrow -3 9 £40,000 +60.00%
Hammersmith +5 8 £37,500 -16.66%
Southwark -3 8 £47,500 -34.48%
Croydon -9 8 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Canary Wharf -10 5 £110,000 +10.00% 1
Wembley - 5 - -
Paddington +1 4 £30,000 -36.84%
Ealing 0 4 £46,250 -5.61%
Upminster - 2 £65,000 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Enfield - 2 £31,250 -
Greenford - 2 £32,000 -
Bromley - 2 £50,000 - 3
Mayfair +1 1 £55,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5045 (76.87%) Degree
2 2431 (37.04%) Java
3 2272 (34.62%) Finance
4 1715 (26.13%) SQL
5 1568 (23.89%) OO
6 1533 (23.36%) C#
7 1515 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 1428 (21.76%) Software Engineering
9 1336 (20.36%) C++
10 1328 (20.23%) HTML
11 1254 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
12 1196 (18.22%) .NET
13 1184 (18.04%) Linux
14 1136 (17.31%) Mathematics
15 1058 (16.12%) SQL Server
16 1006 (15.33%) CSS
17 1000 (15.24%) Python
18 925 (14.09%) Windows
19 811 (12.36%) Microsoft
20 807 (12.30%) TDD
21 803 (12.24%) UNIX
22 683 (10.41%) Scrum
23 682 (10.39%) Oracle
24 662 (10.09%) jQuery
25 599 (9.13%) XML
26 593 (9.04%) QA
27 589 (8.97%) MS Excel
28 546 (8.32%) Multithreading
29 537 (8.18%) ASP.NET
30 536 (8.17%) Analytics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 199 (3.03%) Node.js
2 171 (2.61%) Apache
3 151 (2.30%) CMS
4 137 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 136 (2.07%) IIS
6 108 (1.65%) SAS
7 104 (1.58%) SharePoint
8 98 (1.49%) MS Exchange
9 82 (1.25%) Apache Pig
10 56 (0.85%) Drupal
11 43 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 42 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 38 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
16 24 (0.37%) Apache Solr
16 24 (0.37%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (0.32%) nginx
19 20 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 589 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 218 (3.32%) MS Office
3 74 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 61 (0.93%) MS Project
6 56 (0.85%) SPSS
7 50 (0.76%) Photoshop
8 33 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
9 20 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.20%) Fireworks
11 12 (0.18%) PowerPivot
12 10 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 10 (0.15%) Stata
12 10 (0.15%) Mathematica
13 7 (0.11%) CPLEX
14 6 (0.091%) S-PLUS
14 6 (0.091%) InDesign
15 3 (0.046%) FastStats
16 2 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.030%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 42 (0.64%) Magento
2 35 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 25 (0.38%) Sophis RISQUE
4 18 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
6 15 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
6 15 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 13 (0.20%) WebTrends
9 11 (0.17%) osCommerce
10 10 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.12%) SAP ERP
13 7 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
15 4 (0.061%) SunGard AvantGard
15 4 (0.061%) Oracle General Ledger
15 4 (0.061%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 107 (1.63%) SaaS
2 63 (0.96%) GitHub
3 55 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (0.26%) Office 365
7 15 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.21%) Force.com
9 10 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.14%) ElastiCache
10 9 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 8 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.12%) PaaS
12 7 (0.11%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.046%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.046%) Heroku
14 3 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.046%) Joyent
15 2 (0.030%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 248 (3.78%) Internet
2 244 (3.72%) TCP/IP
3 172 (2.62%) HTTP
4 118 (1.80%) Firewall
5 101 (1.54%) DNS
6 88 (1.34%) LAN
7 82 (1.25%) WAN
8 77 (1.17%) Network Security
9 73 (1.11%) VPN
10 64 (0.98%) SAN
11 58 (0.88%) DHCP
12 56 (0.85%) Intranet
13 48 (0.73%) SSL
14 44 (0.67%) BGP
15 38 (0.58%) Wireshark
15 38 (0.58%) MPLS
16 36 (0.55%) SSH
17 34 (0.52%) VoIP
17 34 (0.52%) Wireless
18 33 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1058 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 510 (7.77%) Big Data
3 464 (7.07%) Relational Database
4 454 (6.92%) MySQL
5 355 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 242 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 227 (3.46%) NoSQL
8 201 (3.06%) MongoDB
9 193 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 188 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 162 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 153 (2.33%) Oracle Database
13 149 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 145 (2.21%) RDBMS
15 134 (2.04%) Data Mining
16 132 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
17 94 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 82 (1.25%) QlikView
19 80 (1.22%) Apache Hive
20 79 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 494 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 269 (4.10%) Subversion
3 214 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 201 (3.06%) Selenium
5 196 (2.99%) JIRA
6 184 (2.80%) Jenkins
7 152 (2.32%) Maven
8 131 (2.00%) JUnit
9 99 (1.51%) Eclipse
10 88 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 81 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 75 (1.14%) Jasmine
13 72 (1.10%) WebDriver
14 61 (0.93%) NUnit
15 56 (0.85%) Ant
16 47 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
17 42 (0.64%) Moq
18 38 (0.58%) MSTest
18 38 (0.58%) FrontPage
19 36 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 2272 (34.62%) Finance
2 493 (7.51%) Banking
3 443 (6.75%) Front Office
4 405 (6.17%) Marketing
5 323 (4.92%) Games
6 287 (4.37%) Retail
7 251 (3.82%) Advertising
8 215 (3.28%) Investment Banking
9 177 (2.70%) Financial Institution
10 166 (2.53%) Telecoms
11 102 (1.55%) Publishing
12 79 (1.20%) Electronics
13 71 (1.08%) Legal
14 66 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 60 (0.91%) Law
16 51 (0.78%) Back Office
17 45 (0.69%) French Language
18 43 (0.66%) German Language
19 42 (0.64%) Italian Language
19 42 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3369 (51.33%) Developer
2 742 (11.31%) Analyst
3 720 (10.97%) Java Developer
4 482 (7.34%) Senior Developer
5 443 (6.75%) Graduate
6 438 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 422 (6.43%) Software Developer
8 396 (6.03%) C# Developer
9 382 (5.82%) Consultant
10 376 (5.73%) Junior
11 371 (5.65%) C++ Developer
12 303 (4.62%) .NET Developer
13 261 (3.98%) Web Developer
14 251 (3.82%) Junior Developer
15 231 (3.52%) Architect
16 230 (3.50%) Python Developer
17 204 (3.11%) Programmer
18 199 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
19 177 (2.70%) Business Analyst
20 154 (2.35%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1328 (20.23%) HTML
2 1196 (18.22%) .NET
3 1006 (15.33%) CSS
4 662 (10.09%) jQuery
5 599 (9.13%) XML
6 537 (8.18%) ASP.NET
7 494 (7.53%) HTML5
8 445 (6.78%) Web Services
9 378 (5.76%) REST
10 357 (5.44%) Spring
11 283 (4.31%) WPF
12 272 (4.14%) .NET Framework
13 263 (4.01%) WCF
14 252 (3.84%) CSS3
15 235 (3.58%) Ajax
16 232 (3.53%) AngularJS
16 232 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 201 (3.06%) SOAP
18 186 (2.83%) JSON
19 184 (2.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1136 (17.31%) Mathematics
2 495 (7.54%) Physics
3 422 (6.43%) Hedge funds
4 332 (5.06%) Open Source
5 306 (4.66%) Mobile App
6 281 (4.28%) Management Information System
7 230 (3.50%) Equities
8 223 (3.40%) Statistics
9 216 (3.29%) Derivative
10 209 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 195 (2.97%) Visualisation
12 150 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
13 142 (2.16%) Artificial Intelligence
14 134 (2.04%) Economics
15 132 (2.01%) Fixed Income
16 127 (1.94%) Client/Server
17 100 (1.52%) iPhone
18 92 (1.40%) iPad
19 91 (1.39%) Social Media
20 83 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1184 (18.04%) Linux
2 925 (14.09%) Windows
3 803 (12.24%) UNIX
4 403 (6.14%) Android
5 280 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 169 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 79 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 71 (1.08%) Solaris
10 69 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 50 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (0.53%) CentOS
12 35 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 20 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.23%) Debian
17 14 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
18 12 (0.18%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1568 (23.89%) OO
2 1428 (21.76%) Software Engineering
3 1254 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
4 807 (12.30%) TDD
5 683 (10.41%) Scrum
6 546 (8.32%) Multithreading
7 536 (8.17%) Analytics
8 532 (8.11%) MVC
9 521 (7.94%) OOP
10 483 (7.36%) E-Commerce
11 459 (6.99%) Project Management
12 343 (5.23%) OOD
13 337 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
14 329 (5.01%) Low Latency
15 310 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
16 285 (4.34%) Unit Testing
17 281 (4.28%) Web Development
18 261 (3.98%) BDD
19 242 (3.69%) Android Development
20 225 (3.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2431 (37.04%) Java
2 1715 (26.13%) SQL
3 1533 (23.36%) C#
4 1515 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 1336 (20.36%) C++
6 1000 (15.24%) Python
7 476 (7.25%) PHP
8 445 (6.78%) C
9 426 (6.49%) Perl
10 349 (5.32%) Scala
11 304 (4.63%) Ruby
12 209 (3.18%) T-SQL
13 187 (2.85%) R
14 172 (2.62%) PowerShell
15 158 (2.41%) VBA
16 131 (2.00%) PL/SQL
17 130 (1.98%) F#
18 127 (1.94%) Bash Shell
19 120 (1.83%) Objective-C
20 112 (1.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 5045 (76.87%) Degree
2 362 (5.52%) PhD
3 157 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 130 (1.98%) ISEB
5 114 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (1.31%) CCNA
7 64 (0.98%) CCNP
8 58 (0.88%) MBA
9 52 (0.79%) Security Cleared
10 51 (0.78%) CISSP
11 49 (0.75%) ISTQB
12 48 (0.73%) MCSD
13 47 (0.72%) CISA
14 40 (0.61%) MCAD
15 38 (0.58%) MCSE
16 34 (0.52%) MCP
17 31 (0.47%) PMI Certification
18 30 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 27 (0.41%) CFA
20 26 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 593 (9.04%) QA
2 63 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 43 (0.66%) SLA
4 42 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 42 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.18%) COBIT
8 11 (0.17%) HL7
9 5 (0.076%) MiFID
10 3 (0.046%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.030%) Basel III
11 2 (0.030%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.015%) EMIR
12 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.015%) BS7799
12 1 (0.015%) COSO
12 1 (0.015%) DICOM
12 1 (0.015%) WAI
System Software
1 207 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 113 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 34 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
5 31 (0.47%) Varnish
6 19 (0.29%) KVM
7 16 (0.24%) Xen
8 13 (0.20%) HDFS
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.18%) Hyper-V
10 11 (0.17%) XenServer
11 10 (0.15%) vCloud
11 10 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.15%) XenApp
12 9 (0.14%) NFS
13 8 (0.12%) Postfix
14 7 (0.11%) Nmap
14 7 (0.11%) vSphere
15 5 (0.076%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 70 (1.07%) Puppet
3 54 (0.82%) Nagios
4 30 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (0.46%) Ansible
5 27 (0.41%) YUM
6 25 (0.38%) Salt
7 24 (0.37%) Zenoss
8 20 (0.30%) SCCM
9 19 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 13 (0.20%) Vagrant
10 13 (0.20%) Cacti
11 12 (0.18%) HAProxy
12 11 (0.17%) Ganglia
13 10 (0.15%) OpenSSO
13 10 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
14 9 (0.14%) Kibana
14 9 (0.14%) SCOM
14 9 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
15 8 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 811 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 682 (10.39%) Oracle
3 197 (3.00%) Google
4 167 (2.54%) VMware
5 150 (2.29%) Cisco
6 123 (1.87%) SAP
7 109 (1.66%) IBM
8 101 (1.54%) Adobe
9 96 (1.46%) Sybase
10 93 (1.42%) Facebook
11 84 (1.28%) HP
12 72 (1.10%) JBoss
13 71 (1.08%) Cognos
13 71 (1.08%) Tableau
14 67 (1.02%) Business Objects
15 66 (1.01%) Red Hat
16 65 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
17 64 (0.98%) Reuters
17 64 (0.98%) Zend
18 58 (0.88%) Bloomberg
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 8% Bonus, pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ECM Selection
Salary: Upwards from £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago