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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2831 3505 2729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.36% 7.16% 5.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.39% 15.41% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 2915 2255
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £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
19672 22750 20561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.22% 46.48% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15995 18435 16839
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 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 1 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 -2 511 £52,500 -4.54% 115
Chessington +1 27 £35,000 +7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Brentford +4 16 £71,250 +141.52% 1
Surbiton +7 15 £47,500 +46.15%
Croydon +5 15 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Hammersmith -8 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Uxbridge -1 9 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Westminster 0 5 - -
Mayfair -3 5 £40,000 -50.00%
Wimbledon -7 5 £50,000 +81.81%
Hounslow -4 4 £45,000 -14.28%
Teddington -5 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Canary Wharf -11 3 £48,750 -51.25%
Bromley +12 2 £57,500 +15.00%
West Drayton -4 2 - -
Docklands, London -6 2 £77,500 +3.33%
Ealing -15 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Feltham - 2 £48,500 - 1
Hayes +4 1 - - 3
Twickenham -4 1 £45,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £20,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 3982 (78.06%) Degree
2 1922 (37.68%) Finance
3 1702 (33.37%) Java
4 1626 (31.88%) SQL
5 1600 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
6 1132 (22.19%) C#
7 1007 (19.74%) Software Engineering
8 984 (19.29%) JavaScript
9 947 (18.56%) Mathematics
10 926 (18.15%) OO
11 880 (17.25%) Linux
12 869 (17.04%) C++
13 856 (16.78%) Windows
14 833 (16.33%) .NET
15 829 (16.25%) SQL Server
16 826 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
17 799 (15.66%) Python
18 761 (14.92%) HTML
19 639 (12.53%) Microsoft
20 611 (11.98%) Oracle
21 603 (11.82%) CSS
22 599 (11.74%) TDD
23 560 (10.98%) Analytics
24 539 (10.57%) MS Excel
25 500 (9.80%) Algorithms
26 491 (9.63%) UNIX
27 481 (9.43%) Banking
28 476 (9.33%) Web Services
29 464 (9.10%) Scrum
30 428 (8.39%) Hedge funds

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 145 (2.84%) Node.js
2 136 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 132 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 116 (2.27%) Apache
5 97 (1.90%) SAS
6 91 (1.78%) IIS
7 89 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 63 (1.24%) CMS
9 56 (1.10%) Apache Spark
10 53 (1.04%) JBoss
11 49 (0.96%) Confluence
11 49 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 41 (0.80%) Drupal
13 38 (0.74%) WebLogic
14 36 (0.71%) Apache Pig
15 31 (0.61%) nginx
15 31 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (0.39%) MQSeries
18 19 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 539 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 188 (3.69%) MS Office
3 88 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (1.24%) SPSS
5 52 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 47 (0.92%) MS Project
7 37 (0.73%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.25%) PowerPivot
11 8 (0.16%) Stata
12 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (0.14%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.078%) GIMP
14 4 (0.078%) Weka
15 3 (0.059%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.039%) FrameMaker
16 2 (0.039%) XMetaL
16 2 (0.039%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 37 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.67%) Sophis RISQUE
3 24 (0.47%) Markit EDM
4 21 (0.41%) Magento
5 14 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 14 (0.27%) Finacle
6 12 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
7 11 (0.22%) Front Arena
7 11 (0.22%) LatentZero
7 11 (0.22%) thinkFolio
8 10 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
8 10 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 10 (0.20%) PORTIA
8 10 (0.20%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 10 (0.20%) Advent Moxy
8 10 (0.20%) HiInvest
8 10 (0.20%) HiPerformance
8 10 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
8 10 (0.20%) Decalog
8 10 (0.20%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 216 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (2.61%) SaaS
3 82 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 40 (0.78%) GitHub
7 31 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (0.53%) Office 365
9 17 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
10 16 (0.31%) PaaS
11 9 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (0.16%) IaaS
12 8 (0.16%) Route 53
13 7 (0.14%) Heroku
13 7 (0.14%) Force.com
13 7 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.12%) Basecamp
15 5 (0.098%) Boomi
16 4 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 186 (3.65%) Internet
2 152 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 142 (2.78%) Firewall
4 120 (2.35%) HTTP
5 99 (1.94%) DNS
6 78 (1.53%) Network Security
7 75 (1.47%) VPN
8 68 (1.33%) LAN
9 60 (1.18%) SAN
10 56 (1.10%) WAN
11 44 (0.86%) DHCP
12 33 (0.65%) SMTP
13 30 (0.59%) MPLS
13 30 (0.59%) OSPF
13 30 (0.59%) LDAP
14 29 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (0.51%) BGP
16 24 (0.47%) Wireshark
17 22 (0.43%) FTP
18 20 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 411 (8.06%) Big Data
3 353 (6.92%) MySQL
4 304 (5.96%) Relational Database
5 257 (5.04%) Hadoop
6 245 (4.80%) NoSQL
7 243 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 212 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
9 147 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 147 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
10 120 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 107 (2.10%) Data Mining
12 105 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 100 (1.96%) QlikView
14 95 (1.86%) Redis
15 89 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 88 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 79 (1.55%) Apache Hive
18 78 (1.53%) RDBMS
19 61 (1.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 405 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 205 (4.02%) JIRA
3 193 (3.78%) Subversion
4 150 (2.94%) Maven
5 122 (2.39%) Selenium
6 108 (2.12%) Jenkins
7 93 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 68 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 68 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 67 (1.31%) JUnit
9 67 (1.31%) Jasmine
10 66 (1.29%) Ant
11 53 (1.04%) Cucumber
12 48 (0.94%) WebDriver
12 48 (0.94%) Xcode
13 47 (0.92%) TeamCity
14 43 (0.84%) Mercurial
15 35 (0.69%) NUnit
16 32 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
17 29 (0.57%) Moq
General
1 1922 (37.68%) Finance
2 481 (9.43%) Banking
3 291 (5.70%) Front Office
4 268 (5.25%) Marketing
5 227 (4.45%) Retail
6 198 (3.88%) Games
7 192 (3.76%) Investment Banking
8 175 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 138 (2.71%) Financial Institution
10 115 (2.25%) Advertising
11 82 (1.61%) Legal
12 76 (1.49%) Back Office
13 58 (1.14%) Law
14 54 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
14 54 (1.06%) Automotive
15 48 (0.94%) Electronics
16 45 (0.88%) Aerospace
17 42 (0.82%) French Language
17 42 (0.82%) German Language
18 38 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2337 (45.81%) Developer
2 550 (10.78%) Analyst
3 428 (8.39%) Java Developer
4 402 (7.88%) C# Developer
5 373 (7.31%) Junior
6 344 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 336 (6.59%) Graduate
8 310 (6.08%) Consultant
9 261 (5.12%) Software Developer
10 257 (5.04%) Architect
11 240 (4.70%) Junior Developer
12 214 (4.20%) .NET Developer
13 209 (4.10%) C++ Developer
14 206 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
15 191 (3.74%) Software Engineer
16 162 (3.18%) Support Analyst
17 142 (2.78%) Android Developer
18 136 (2.67%) Programmer
19 122 (2.39%) Applications Support
20 111 (2.18%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 833 (16.33%) .NET
2 761 (14.92%) HTML
3 603 (11.82%) CSS
4 476 (9.33%) Web Services
5 407 (7.98%) XML
6 357 (7.00%) ASP.NET
7 342 (6.70%) jQuery
8 307 (6.02%) HTML5
9 297 (5.82%) Spring
10 293 (5.74%) REST
11 209 (4.10%) AngularJS
12 193 (3.78%) JSON
13 170 (3.33%) WPF
14 169 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 167 (3.27%) WCF
16 159 (3.12%) .NET Framework
17 157 (3.08%) SOAP
18 154 (3.02%) CSS3
19 146 (2.86%) Ajax
20 141 (2.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 947 (18.56%) Mathematics
2 826 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
3 500 (9.80%) Algorithms
4 428 (8.39%) Hedge funds
5 368 (7.21%) Physics
6 339 (6.65%) Open Source
7 329 (6.45%) User Experience
8 307 (6.02%) Management Information System
9 287 (5.63%) Data Structures
10 260 (5.10%) Mobile App
11 188 (3.69%) Visualisation
12 165 (3.23%) Statistics
13 157 (3.08%) Derivative
14 137 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 126 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
16 96 (1.88%) Equities
17 91 (1.78%) Fixed Income
18 83 (1.63%) iPhone
19 79 (1.55%) Economics
19 79 (1.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 880 (17.25%) Linux
2 856 (16.78%) Windows
3 491 (9.63%) UNIX
4 391 (7.67%) Android
5 347 (6.80%) Apple iOS
6 182 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 107 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 90 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 85 (1.67%) Solaris
10 55 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 32 (0.63%) Windows XP
13 30 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
14 27 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 27 (0.53%) CentOS
15 26 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (0.45%) Windows Phone
17 21 (0.41%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.25%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1600 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1007 (19.74%) Software Engineering
3 926 (18.15%) OO
4 599 (11.74%) TDD
5 560 (10.98%) Analytics
6 464 (9.10%) Scrum
7 385 (7.55%) Multithreading
8 382 (7.49%) MVC
9 327 (6.41%) Project Management
10 319 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 310 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
12 285 (5.59%) OOP
13 278 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
14 268 (5.25%) OOD
15 261 (5.12%) Mentoring
16 241 (4.72%) Unit Testing
17 226 (4.43%) Android Development
18 212 (4.16%) BDD
19 206 (4.04%) DevOps
20 199 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1702 (33.37%) Java
2 1626 (31.88%) SQL
3 1132 (22.19%) C#
4 984 (19.29%) JavaScript
5 869 (17.04%) C++
6 799 (15.66%) Python
7 301 (5.90%) C
8 295 (5.78%) Perl
9 254 (4.98%) Ruby
10 237 (4.65%) PHP
11 162 (3.18%) Scala
12 160 (3.14%) PL/SQL
13 154 (3.02%) Objective-C
14 143 (2.80%) R
15 130 (2.55%) PowerShell
16 127 (2.49%) T-SQL
17 119 (2.33%) Bash Shell
18 114 (2.23%) Shell Script
19 97 (1.90%) VBA
20 67 (1.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3982 (78.06%) Degree
2 252 (4.94%) PhD
3 110 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (1.53%) CCNA
6 65 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 64 (1.25%) CISSP
8 43 (0.84%) MBA
9 41 (0.80%) MCSE
9 41 (0.80%) ISEB
10 38 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
11 37 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 37 (0.73%) ISTQB
12 36 (0.71%) SC Cleared
13 33 (0.65%) CISM
14 29 (0.57%) CCIE
14 29 (0.57%) CCNP
14 29 (0.57%) CISA
15 25 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (7.45%) QA
2 44 (0.86%) SLA
3 34 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (0.47%) COBIT
7 21 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.39%) CRD IV
9 19 (0.37%) MiFID
9 19 (0.37%) EMIR
10 17 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.25%) HL7
12 10 (0.20%) JSP 440
13 8 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.098%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.078%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 3 (0.059%) ISO 14001
16 3 (0.059%) BS7799
17 2 (0.039%) CDISC
System Software
1 261 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 121 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (0.96%) XenApp
4 38 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 34 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.53%) vSphere
6 27 (0.53%) Varnish
7 25 (0.49%) Docker
8 24 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
10 19 (0.37%) HDFS
11 17 (0.33%) NFS
12 16 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.31%) Xen
13 15 (0.29%) XenServer
14 14 (0.27%) KVM
15 13 (0.25%) Terminal Services
16 12 (0.24%) Terminal Server
16 12 (0.24%) Firmware
17 8 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 109 (2.14%) Puppet
2 96 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (0.88%) Nagios
4 32 (0.63%) Vagrant
5 27 (0.53%) SCCM
6 25 (0.49%) Salt
6 25 (0.49%) Ansible
6 25 (0.49%) OpenView
7 24 (0.47%) Cacti
8 23 (0.45%) SCOM
9 15 (0.29%) Sysprep
10 14 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 14 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
11 13 (0.25%) WSUS
12 10 (0.20%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (0.18%) OPNET
13 9 (0.18%) Tivoli
13 9 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 639 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 611 (11.98%) Oracle
3 180 (3.53%) VMware
4 148 (2.90%) Google
5 138 (2.71%) Cisco
6 118 (2.31%) Tableau
7 109 (2.14%) SAP
8 102 (2.00%) Citrix
9 75 (1.47%) HP
10 72 (1.41%) Adobe
11 67 (1.31%) IBM
12 59 (1.16%) Cognos
13 55 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
14 54 (1.06%) Sybase
15 47 (0.92%) Apple
16 39 (0.76%) NetApp
16 39 (0.76%) Business Objects
17 37 (0.73%) Dell
17 37 (0.73%) Red Hat
17 37 (0.73%) hybris
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