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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2947 3389 2693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.64% 6.97% 6.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.51% 15.46% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2400 2844 2309
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
20304 21914 20546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.72% 45.08% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16489 17850 16663
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -7 628 £54,000 +0.46% 93
Croydon +11 25 £39,500 -24.76% 3
Hammersmith +7 10 £48,500 +29.33% 1
Twickenham - 9 £47,500 - 1
New Malden +3 8 £47,500 +72.72%
Brentford +2 8 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Chessington -2 8 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -11 7 £31,000 -27.05%
Mayfair -4 6 £92,500 +68.18%
Wimbledon -7 6 £47,500 +72.72%
Teddington -17 6 £47,500 +55.73% 3
Docklands, London - 4 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf +4 3 £57,500 -47.72% 1
Harrow -1 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Enfield -2 2 £20,000 -36.00% 1
Beckenham - 2 £40,000 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 - 1
Romford +4 1 £41,000 +95.23%
Wembley -1 1 £47,500 -
Surbiton -12 1 £35,000 -20.00%
Uxbridge -12 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Feltham - 1 £48,500 - 3
Greenford - 1 £34,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4495 (77.90%) Degree
2 2222 (38.51%) Finance
3 2030 (35.18%) Java
4 2006 (34.77%) SQL
5 1783 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1332 (23.08%) C#
7 1151 (19.95%) Software Engineering
8 1147 (19.88%) Mathematics
9 1102 (19.10%) C++
10 1033 (17.90%) OO
11 1029 (17.83%) Linux
12 1027 (17.80%) JavaScript
13 975 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
14 968 (16.78%) SQL Server
15 949 (16.45%) .NET
16 927 (16.07%) Windows
17 914 (15.84%) Python
18 809 (14.02%) HTML
19 759 (13.15%) Analytics
20 757 (13.12%) Oracle
21 729 (12.63%) Microsoft
22 660 (11.44%) CSS
23 621 (10.76%) TDD
24 584 (10.12%) UNIX
24 584 (10.12%) Algorithms
25 570 (9.88%) Banking
26 565 (9.79%) MS Excel
27 533 (9.24%) Physics
28 527 (9.13%) Hedge funds
29 470 (8.15%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 147 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 144 (2.50%) Apache
3 112 (1.94%) SAS
4 105 (1.82%) Node.js
4 105 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 98 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 87 (1.51%) WebSphere
7 83 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 79 (1.37%) IIS
9 75 (1.30%) JBoss
10 58 (1.01%) CMS
11 43 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 43 (0.75%) Apache Pig
12 34 (0.59%) Confluence
13 32 (0.55%) nginx
14 31 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
15 28 (0.49%) Drupal
16 25 (0.43%) WordPress
16 25 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 565 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 241 (4.18%) MS Office
3 82 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 82 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 65 (1.13%) SPSS
5 49 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 27 (0.47%) MS Project
6 27 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
9 15 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.12%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.10%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.087%) Maya
13 5 (0.087%) Stata
14 4 (0.069%) CPLEX
14 4 (0.069%) GIMP
15 3 (0.052%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 41 (0.71%) Markit EDM
2 30 (0.52%) Magento
3 28 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.49%) Unica
4 25 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 25 (0.43%) LatentZero
5 22 (0.38%) Beauchamp
6 20 (0.35%) Front Arena
6 20 (0.35%) MultiFonds
6 20 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 20 (0.35%) HiInvest
6 20 (0.35%) HiPerformance
6 20 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
6 20 (0.35%) LongView
6 20 (0.35%) Decalog
6 20 (0.35%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 20 (0.35%) Advent Moxy
6 20 (0.35%) PORTIA
6 20 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
7 19 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 268 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (2.67%) SaaS
3 137 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 54 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 46 (0.80%) GitHub
6 38 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (0.47%) Office 365
8 25 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
9 22 (0.38%) PaaS
10 16 (0.28%) Heroku
11 15 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (0.19%) IaaS
14 8 (0.14%) Force.com
15 7 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
16 6 (0.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 208 (3.60%) Internet
2 147 (2.55%) Firewall
3 131 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 112 (1.94%) DNS
5 104 (1.80%) HTTP
6 89 (1.54%) LAN
7 85 (1.47%) Network Security
8 71 (1.23%) SAN
8 71 (1.23%) WAN
9 56 (0.97%) VPN
10 49 (0.85%) DHCP
11 40 (0.69%) LDAP
12 38 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (0.54%) SMTP
13 31 (0.54%) OSPF
14 27 (0.47%) VoIP
15 26 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (0.45%) Wireshark
16 25 (0.43%) Broadband
17 24 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 446 (7.73%) Big Data
3 415 (7.19%) Relational Database
4 336 (5.82%) MySQL
5 259 (4.49%) Hadoop
6 252 (4.37%) NoSQL
7 218 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
8 205 (3.55%) MongoDB
9 162 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 153 (2.65%) Oracle Database
11 135 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 134 (2.32%) Data Mining
13 127 (2.20%) RDBMS
14 123 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
15 118 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 112 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 88 (1.53%) QlikView
18 82 (1.42%) Apache Hive
19 64 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
19 64 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 417 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 278 (4.82%) Subversion
3 220 (3.81%) JIRA
4 175 (3.03%) Maven
5 141 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 132 (2.29%) Selenium
7 128 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 95 (1.65%) JUnit
9 92 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 73 (1.27%) Ant
11 71 (1.23%) Eclipse
12 59 (1.02%) Cucumber
12 59 (1.02%) TeamCity
13 57 (0.99%) Jasmine
14 54 (0.94%) Mercurial
15 53 (0.92%) WebDriver
16 36 (0.62%) MSTest
16 36 (0.62%) Moq
16 36 (0.62%) NUnit
17 34 (0.59%) TestNG
General
1 2222 (38.51%) Finance
2 570 (9.88%) Banking
3 398 (6.90%) Front Office
4 296 (5.13%) Marketing
5 254 (4.40%) Retail
6 230 (3.99%) Investment Banking
7 227 (3.93%) Games
8 212 (3.67%) Telecoms
9 137 (2.37%) Financial Institution
10 97 (1.68%) Publishing
11 94 (1.63%) Legal
12 88 (1.53%) Advertising
13 80 (1.39%) Back Office
14 76 (1.32%) Law
15 62 (1.07%) Automotive
15 62 (1.07%) Electronics
16 48 (0.83%) French Language
17 46 (0.80%) Aerospace
18 41 (0.71%) German Language
19 31 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2746 (47.59%) Developer
2 659 (11.42%) Analyst
3 510 (8.84%) Graduate
4 477 (8.27%) Java Developer
5 465 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 443 (7.68%) Junior
7 398 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 380 (6.59%) Consultant
9 311 (5.39%) Software Developer
10 306 (5.30%) Junior Developer
11 290 (5.03%) Architect
12 252 (4.37%) Software Engineer
13 249 (4.32%) C++ Developer
14 225 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
15 206 (3.57%) .NET Developer
16 192 (3.33%) Support Analyst
17 162 (2.81%) Graduate Developer
18 159 (2.76%) Web Developer
19 148 (2.56%) Applications Support
20 127 (2.20%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 949 (16.45%) .NET
2 809 (14.02%) HTML
3 660 (11.44%) CSS
4 470 (8.15%) Web Services
5 409 (7.09%) jQuery
6 390 (6.76%) ASP.NET
7 379 (6.57%) XML
8 355 (6.15%) Spring
9 331 (5.74%) HTML5
10 262 (4.54%) REST
11 242 (4.19%) AngularJS
12 209 (3.62%) JSON
13 182 (3.15%) CSS3
14 177 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 177 (3.07%) WCF
15 174 (3.02%) Ajax
16 172 (2.98%) WPF
16 172 (2.98%) SOAP
17 166 (2.88%) Hibernate
18 147 (2.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1147 (19.88%) Mathematics
2 975 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 584 (10.12%) Algorithms
4 533 (9.24%) Physics
5 527 (9.13%) Hedge funds
6 380 (6.59%) User Experience
7 374 (6.48%) Data Structures
8 352 (6.10%) Management Information System
9 256 (4.44%) Mobile App
10 229 (3.97%) Statistics
11 216 (3.74%) Derivative
12 173 (3.00%) Visualisation
13 172 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 166 (2.88%) Equities
15 107 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
16 100 (1.73%) Fixed Income
17 98 (1.70%) Data Centre
18 82 (1.42%) Economics
19 76 (1.32%) Client/Server
19 76 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1029 (17.83%) Linux
2 927 (16.07%) Windows
3 584 (10.12%) UNIX
4 386 (6.69%) Android
5 347 (6.01%) Apple iOS
6 137 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (1.39%) Solaris
9 68 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 55 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (0.83%) Ubuntu
12 33 (0.57%) CentOS
12 33 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
13 32 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 25 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 25 (0.43%) AIX
14 25 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (0.33%) Windows Phone
16 17 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1783 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1151 (19.95%) Software Engineering
3 1033 (17.90%) OO
4 759 (13.15%) Analytics
5 621 (10.76%) TDD
6 462 (8.01%) Project Management
7 461 (7.99%) Scrum
8 428 (7.42%) Multithreading
9 383 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
10 368 (6.38%) OOP
11 366 (6.34%) MVC
12 353 (6.12%) E-Commerce
13 339 (5.88%) Open Source
14 318 (5.51%) OOD
15 316 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
16 291 (5.04%) Mentoring
17 262 (4.54%) SDLC
18 242 (4.19%) Unit Testing
19 239 (4.14%) Web Development
20 222 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2030 (35.18%) Java
2 2006 (34.77%) SQL
3 1332 (23.08%) C#
4 1102 (19.10%) C++
5 1027 (17.80%) JavaScript
6 914 (15.84%) Python
7 379 (6.57%) C
8 343 (5.94%) Perl
9 285 (4.94%) PHP
10 256 (4.44%) Ruby
11 191 (3.31%) Scala
12 181 (3.14%) T-SQL
13 161 (2.79%) R
14 151 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 151 (2.62%) Shell Script
15 135 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 135 (2.34%) Objective-C
16 134 (2.32%) PL/SQL
17 117 (2.03%) VBA
18 85 (1.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 4495 (77.90%) Degree
2 294 (5.10%) PhD
3 102 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
4 97 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (1.25%) CCNA
6 62 (1.07%) CISSP
7 61 (1.06%) Security Cleared
8 54 (0.94%) ISEB
9 42 (0.73%) ISTQB
10 32 (0.55%) CCNP
10 32 (0.55%) MCSE
11 30 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (0.52%) CISM
12 28 (0.49%) CCSA
12 28 (0.49%) CISA
12 28 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (0.47%) SC Cleared
14 25 (0.43%) MCITP
15 23 (0.40%) MBA
16 22 (0.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (7.69%) QA
2 38 (0.66%) SLA
3 36 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.40%) HL7
7 21 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.35%) CRD IV
9 19 (0.33%) MiFID
9 19 (0.33%) EMIR
10 17 (0.29%) COBIT
11 15 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.069%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.052%) WCAG
14 3 (0.052%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.035%) AIFMD
15 2 (0.035%) BS7799
16 1 (0.017%) DICOM
16 1 (0.017%) Basel III
System Software
1 210 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 111 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.88%) XenApp
4 40 (0.69%) Docker
5 38 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 35 (0.61%) vSphere
7 33 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 28 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 23 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
10 22 (0.38%) Varnish
11 19 (0.33%) NFS
11 19 (0.33%) HDFS
12 17 (0.29%) KVM
13 16 (0.28%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.24%) Firmware
15 13 (0.23%) XenServer
15 13 (0.23%) iptables
16 12 (0.21%) LXC
17 11 (0.19%) IMail Server
17 11 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 101 (1.75%) Puppet
2 88 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (0.92%) Nagios
4 37 (0.64%) OpenView
5 35 (0.61%) Vagrant
6 29 (0.50%) Cacti
6 29 (0.50%) SCOM
7 26 (0.45%) Ansible
8 25 (0.43%) WSUS
9 24 (0.42%) SCCM
10 18 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
11 15 (0.26%) Sysprep
12 14 (0.24%) OPNET
13 12 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (0.19%) ZABBIX
14 11 (0.19%) Salt
15 9 (0.16%) Tivoli
16 8 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 7 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
17 7 (0.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 757 (13.12%) Oracle
2 729 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 169 (2.93%) VMware
4 163 (2.82%) Google
5 131 (2.27%) Cisco
6 123 (2.13%) Citrix
7 107 (1.85%) Sybase
8 106 (1.84%) SAP
8 106 (1.84%) Tableau
9 98 (1.70%) HP
10 88 (1.53%) Adobe
11 85 (1.47%) IBM
12 68 (1.18%) Cognos
13 57 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
14 56 (0.97%) Apple
15 54 (0.94%) Red Hat
16 46 (0.80%) CheckPoint
17 43 (0.75%) hybris
18 40 (0.69%) Atlassian
19 38 (0.66%) Splunk
London
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competative salary + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.0 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago