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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2264 2919 3009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.49% 6.83% 6.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.58% 15.04% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 2390 2498
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
17998 19404 20211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.60% 45.41% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14883 15377 16736
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
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 January 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 January 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 -21 441 £55,000 - 98
Hammersmith +9 21 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +8 20 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Hounslow +5 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Wimbledon +8 16 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Uxbridge +6 16 £52,500 +61.53% 6
Canary Wharf +3 14 £85,000 -22.72%
Teddington -2 9 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Mayfair -2 8 £40,000 -44.82%
Croydon -6 7 £40,000 -23.80% 3
New Malden +1 6 £50,000 -
Surbiton -9 6 £46,250 +42.30% 2
Enfield +6 5 £27,500 -37.50%
Docklands, London 0 5 £40,000 -58.44%
Chiswick -1 5 £20,000 -39.39%
Chessington -10 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Paddington +8 4 - - 1
Orpington +2 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Edgware - 3 £30,250 -
Greenford - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £33,750 -
Ealing +8 1 - -
Coulsdon +3 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Twickenham -5 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £46,000 -
Westminster - 1 £70,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3852 (78.13%) Degree
2 1752 (35.54%) Finance
3 1683 (34.14%) Java
4 1579 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1442 (29.25%) SQL
6 1154 (23.41%) C#
7 1056 (21.42%) JavaScript
8 966 (19.59%) Software Engineering
9 935 (18.97%) OO
10 903 (18.32%) Mathematics
11 848 (17.20%) .NET
12 818 (16.59%) C++
13 811 (16.45%) Linux
14 792 (16.06%) SQL Server
15 784 (15.90%) HTML
16 773 (15.68%) Windows
17 755 (15.31%) Python
18 753 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
19 653 (13.25%) Microsoft
20 649 (13.16%) TDD
21 627 (12.72%) CSS
22 508 (10.30%) MS Excel
23 482 (9.78%) Oracle
24 468 (9.49%) Web Services
25 460 (9.33%) Analytics
26 459 (9.31%) Scrum
27 454 (9.21%) UNIX
28 435 (8.82%) XML
29 434 (8.80%) Algorithms
30 418 (8.48%) Banking

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 157 (3.18%) Node.js
2 137 (2.78%) Apache
3 135 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 125 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 112 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 104 (2.11%) IIS
7 90 (1.83%) CMS
8 71 (1.44%) SAS
9 43 (0.87%) Drupal
10 42 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 41 (0.83%) nginx
12 40 (0.81%) Confluence
12 40 (0.81%) Apache Pig
13 36 (0.73%) WebLogic
14 31 (0.63%) JBoss
15 23 (0.47%) Apache Solr
16 21 (0.43%) WebSphere
17 20 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
18 19 (0.39%) OpenStack
19 17 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 508 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 197 (4.00%) MS Office
3 82 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 62 (1.26%) MS Project
5 60 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.91%) SPSS
7 36 (0.73%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.26%) Stata
10 12 (0.24%) PowerPivot
11 8 (0.16%) CPLEX
12 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.10%) Mathematica
13 5 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.081%) Weka
14 4 (0.081%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.081%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.061%) Final Cut Pro
15 3 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 62 (1.26%) Sophis RISQUE
2 55 (1.12%) Google Analytics
3 40 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.28%) Magento
5 13 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 13 (0.26%) Finacle
6 11 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
7 7 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.081%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.081%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.081%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.081%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.061%) SAP PM
11 3 (0.061%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 97 (1.97%) SaaS
2 62 (1.26%) GitHub
3 61 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 58 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (0.51%) Office 365
7 23 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.18%) CloudBees
9 7 (0.14%) PaaS
10 6 (0.12%) IaaS
11 4 (0.081%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.081%) Sumo Logic
11 4 (0.081%) Joyent
11 4 (0.081%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.061%) Route 53
12 3 (0.061%) Force.com
12 3 (0.061%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.041%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.041%) Heroku
14 1 (0.020%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 171 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 149 (3.02%) Internet
3 133 (2.70%) Firewall
4 115 (2.33%) HTTP
5 97 (1.97%) VPN
5 97 (1.97%) DNS
6 70 (1.42%) WAN
7 69 (1.40%) SAN
7 69 (1.40%) Network Security
8 62 (1.26%) LAN
9 49 (0.99%) VoIP
9 49 (0.99%) MPLS
10 41 (0.83%) BGP
11 33 (0.67%) DHCP
12 32 (0.65%) SSL
12 32 (0.65%) Wireless
13 30 (0.61%) OSPF
14 28 (0.57%) iSCSI
15 26 (0.53%) Wireshark
16 24 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 792 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 402 (8.15%) MySQL
3 374 (7.59%) Big Data
4 272 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 252 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 246 (4.99%) Hadoop
7 235 (4.77%) MongoDB
8 155 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 148 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
10 126 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 122 (2.47%) Redis
12 112 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 94 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 91 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 80 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 80 (1.62%) Data Mining
16 71 (1.44%) Apache Hive
17 68 (1.38%) RDBMS
18 61 (1.24%) SQLite
19 60 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 356 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 203 (4.12%) JIRA
3 172 (3.49%) Subversion
4 134 (2.72%) Maven
5 130 (2.64%) Selenium
6 105 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 103 (2.09%) Jenkins
8 81 (1.64%) JUnit
9 78 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 73 (1.48%) Eclipse
11 68 (1.38%) Jasmine
12 64 (1.30%) WebDriver
13 59 (1.20%) Cucumber
14 46 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
14 46 (0.93%) Bitbucket
15 45 (0.91%) Ant
16 42 (0.85%) Mockito
17 41 (0.83%) TeamCity
18 40 (0.81%) NUnit
19 36 (0.73%) Bugzilla
General
1 1752 (35.54%) Finance
2 418 (8.48%) Banking
3 295 (5.98%) Front Office
4 249 (5.05%) Marketing
5 195 (3.96%) Retail
6 188 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 151 (3.06%) Games
7 151 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 142 (2.88%) Financial Institution
9 121 (2.45%) Advertising
10 79 (1.60%) Legal
11 75 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 75 (1.52%) Law
12 59 (1.20%) Back Office
13 49 (0.99%) German Language
14 48 (0.97%) Publishing
15 46 (0.93%) Electronics
15 46 (0.93%) French Language
16 40 (0.81%) Billing
17 31 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2366 (47.99%) Developer
2 552 (11.20%) Java Developer
3 549 (11.14%) Analyst
4 356 (7.22%) C# Developer
5 339 (6.88%) Senior Developer
6 332 (6.73%) Junior
7 318 (6.45%) Graduate
8 248 (5.03%) Consultant
9 244 (4.95%) .NET Developer
10 233 (4.73%) C++ Developer
11 222 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 217 (4.40%) Junior Developer
13 188 (3.81%) Architect
14 176 (3.57%) Python Developer
15 174 (3.53%) Support Analyst
16 172 (3.49%) Software Engineer
17 164 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
18 136 (2.76%) Programmer
19 133 (2.70%) Android Developer
20 129 (2.62%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 848 (17.20%) .NET
2 784 (15.90%) HTML
3 627 (12.72%) CSS
4 468 (9.49%) Web Services
5 435 (8.82%) XML
6 409 (8.30%) ASP.NET
7 374 (7.59%) jQuery
8 344 (6.98%) Spring
9 279 (5.66%) REST
10 274 (5.56%) HTML5
11 206 (4.18%) WPF
12 200 (4.06%) .NET Framework
12 200 (4.06%) AngularJS
13 188 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 176 (3.57%) WCF
15 172 (3.49%) Hibernate
16 170 (3.45%) SOAP
17 167 (3.39%) Ajax
18 162 (3.29%) JSON
19 143 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 903 (18.32%) Mathematics
2 753 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
3 434 (8.80%) Algorithms
4 368 (7.46%) Hedge funds
5 366 (7.42%) Physics
6 307 (6.23%) User Experience
7 290 (5.88%) Open Source
8 278 (5.64%) Management Information System
9 255 (5.17%) Mobile App
10 213 (4.32%) Data Structures
11 163 (3.31%) Visualisation
12 153 (3.10%) Derivative
13 145 (2.94%) Statistics
14 120 (2.43%) iPhone
15 117 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 98 (1.99%) Fixed Income
16 98 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
17 97 (1.97%) Social Media
18 88 (1.78%) Client/Server
19 77 (1.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 811 (16.45%) Linux
2 773 (15.68%) Windows
3 454 (9.21%) UNIX
4 335 (6.80%) Android
5 255 (5.17%) Apple iOS
6 180 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 99 (2.01%) Windows 7
8 92 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 88 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 73 (1.48%) Windows XP
11 69 (1.40%) Solaris
12 48 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (0.55%) CentOS
14 24 (0.49%) Windows Phone
14 24 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 20 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.22%) Debian
18 10 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
18 10 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1579 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 966 (19.59%) Software Engineering
3 935 (18.97%) OO
4 649 (13.16%) TDD
5 460 (9.33%) Analytics
6 459 (9.31%) Scrum
7 417 (8.46%) MVC
8 397 (8.05%) OOP
9 396 (8.03%) Multithreading
10 342 (6.94%) Project Management
11 332 (6.73%) E-Commerce
12 293 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
13 270 (5.48%) Unit Testing
14 237 (4.81%) Mentoring
15 232 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
16 221 (4.48%) OOD
17 218 (4.42%) ITIL
18 210 (4.26%) Android Development
19 206 (4.18%) BDD
20 183 (3.71%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1683 (34.14%) Java
2 1442 (29.25%) SQL
3 1154 (23.41%) C#
4 1056 (21.42%) JavaScript
5 818 (16.59%) C++
6 755 (15.31%) Python
7 291 (5.90%) PHP
8 285 (5.78%) Perl
9 273 (5.54%) C
10 262 (5.31%) Ruby
11 167 (3.39%) Scala
12 148 (3.00%) T-SQL
13 130 (2.64%) PL/SQL
13 130 (2.64%) Objective-C
14 124 (2.52%) R
15 123 (2.49%) Bash Shell
16 112 (2.27%) VBA
17 95 (1.93%) PowerShell
18 80 (1.62%) Shell Script
19 78 (1.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3852 (78.13%) Degree
2 192 (3.89%) PhD
3 94 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (1.46%) CISSP
6 64 (1.30%) MBA
6 64 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 59 (1.20%) CCNA
8 50 (1.01%) SC Cleared
9 49 (0.99%) CISM
10 47 (0.95%) CISA
11 46 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 45 (0.91%) ISEB
13 37 (0.75%) MCSE
14 35 (0.71%) PMI Certification
15 30 (0.61%) CCIE
16 29 (0.59%) CCNP
16 29 (0.59%) ISTQB
17 26 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
18 23 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (7.36%) QA
2 52 (1.05%) SLA
3 41 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 38 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.43%) COBIT
7 15 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 10 (0.20%) Basel III
8 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.10%) EMIR
9 5 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.061%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.061%) BS7799
10 3 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.041%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.041%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.041%) Val IT
11 2 (0.041%) CDISC
12 1 (0.020%) GCP
System Software
1 255 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 124 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.63%) NFS
5 28 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 27 (0.55%) Varnish
7 23 (0.47%) KVM
8 22 (0.45%) XenApp
9 21 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 18 (0.37%) Xen
10 18 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (0.32%) Docker
12 15 (0.30%) Terminal Server
13 14 (0.28%) vSphere
14 13 (0.26%) Firmware
15 10 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (0.20%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (0.18%) HDFS
16 9 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 118 (2.39%) Puppet
2 90 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (1.22%) Nagios
4 48 (0.97%) Ansible
5 38 (0.77%) SCCM
6 28 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 26 (0.53%) Salt
8 25 (0.51%) SCOM
9 18 (0.37%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.30%) Capistrano
11 14 (0.28%) Nessus
12 13 (0.26%) SCVMM
12 13 (0.26%) Cacti
13 10 (0.20%) Data Guard
13 10 (0.20%) CFEngine
14 9 (0.18%) OpenView
15 7 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
16 6 (0.12%) Sysprep
16 6 (0.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 6 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 653 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 482 (9.78%) Oracle
3 187 (3.79%) VMware
4 141 (2.86%) Google
5 139 (2.82%) Cisco
6 96 (1.95%) SAP
7 87 (1.76%) Citrix
8 61 (1.24%) HP
9 59 (1.20%) Tableau
10 57 (1.16%) Adobe
11 56 (1.14%) Dell
12 51 (1.03%) Sybase
12 51 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 49 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 43 (0.87%) iRise
15 41 (0.83%) Business Objects
15 41 (0.83%) NetApp
16 39 (0.79%) Zend
17 35 (0.71%) TIBCO
18 33 (0.67%) IBM
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £66,000 to £96,000 per annum (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits excellent bonuses
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and career prog
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
CCity IT
Salary: + Share Options
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
CCity IT
Salary: + Share Options
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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London
Verticality Ltd
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Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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London
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