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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2389 2946 2816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.68% 6.85% 6.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.03% 14.84% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2003 2393 2300
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
18335 19854 19559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.57% 46.13% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14986 15720 16041
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 February 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 February 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 -14 476 £55,000 - 84
Kingston Upon Thames +14 29 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Uxbridge +8 20 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Chessington +1 16 £37,500 +15.38%
Wimbledon +12 13 £40,000 +23.07%
Surbiton +5 13 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Hounslow -2 13 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hammersmith +5 12 £50,000 - 2
Brentford - 12 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf 0 11 £60,000 -40.00%
Teddington -1 9 £35,000 -33.33%
Mayfair -2 8 £40,000 -55.55%
Croydon -13 7 £29,000 -44.76%
Chiswick - 5 £20,000 - 3
Docklands, London 0 4 £40,000 -44.82%
Ealing -1 3 £60,000 +20.00%
New Malden -3 3 £27,500 -60.71%
Bromley +8 2 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Paddington +2 2 - -
West Drayton +1 2 - -
Enfield -1 2 £27,500 -37.50%
Isleworth - 2 £45,250 -
Edgware - 2 £39,500 -
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Wembley - 2 £33,750 -
Westminster +7 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Feltham - 1 £46,000 - 3
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3902 (78.23%) Degree
2 1787 (35.83%) Finance
3 1701 (34.10%) Java
4 1596 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1486 (29.79%) SQL
6 1115 (22.35%) C#
7 1052 (21.09%) JavaScript
8 984 (19.73%) Software Engineering
9 923 (18.50%) OO
10 920 (18.44%) Mathematics
11 874 (17.52%) Linux
12 834 (16.72%) C++
13 831 (16.66%) .NET
14 814 (16.32%) Python
15 804 (16.12%) Windows
16 785 (15.74%) HTML
17 763 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
18 747 (14.98%) SQL Server
19 646 (12.95%) Microsoft
20 636 (12.75%) TDD
21 620 (12.43%) CSS
22 521 (10.45%) MS Excel
23 517 (10.36%) Oracle
24 501 (10.04%) Web Services
25 491 (9.84%) Analytics
26 482 (9.66%) UNIX
27 457 (9.16%) Scrum
28 445 (8.92%) Algorithms
29 441 (8.84%) XML
30 422 (8.46%) Banking

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 161 (3.23%) Node.js
2 140 (2.81%) MS Exchange
3 139 (2.79%) Apache
4 130 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 113 (2.27%) IIS
6 112 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 81 (1.62%) CMS
8 68 (1.36%) SAS
9 48 (0.96%) Drupal
10 46 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 44 (0.88%) Confluence
12 40 (0.80%) Apache Pig
13 39 (0.78%) nginx
13 39 (0.78%) JBoss
14 36 (0.72%) WebLogic
15 33 (0.66%) Apache Spark
16 28 (0.56%) WebSphere
17 22 (0.44%) MQSeries
17 22 (0.44%) Apache Solr
18 20 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 521 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 184 (3.69%) MS Office
3 88 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 61 (1.22%) MS Project
5 58 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 50 (1.00%) SPSS
7 37 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.36%) PowerPivot
9 15 (0.30%) Stata
10 10 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (0.14%) CPLEX
14 5 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.10%) Mathematica
15 4 (0.080%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.080%) Weka
16 3 (0.060%) S-PLUS
17 2 (0.040%) XMetaL
17 2 (0.040%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 57 (1.14%) Google Analytics
2 50 (1.00%) Sophis RISQUE
3 44 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.44%) Magento
5 14 (0.28%) Finacle
5 14 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 12 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
7 8 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.12%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
10 5 (0.10%) RMDS
10 5 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.10%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.080%) Workday HCM
11 4 (0.080%) osCommerce
11 4 (0.080%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 100 (2.00%) SaaS
2 83 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 62 (1.24%) GitHub
5 48 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (0.72%) Office 365
7 29 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.24%) PaaS
9 10 (0.20%) IaaS
10 9 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.10%) Heroku
11 5 (0.10%) Force.com
11 5 (0.10%) Route 53
11 5 (0.10%) CloudBees
12 4 (0.080%) Sumo Logic
12 4 (0.080%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.040%) Engine Yard
14 2 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.020%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 174 (3.49%) Internet
2 161 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 129 (2.59%) Firewall
4 119 (2.39%) HTTP
5 105 (2.11%) DNS
6 99 (1.98%) VPN
7 72 (1.44%) SAN
8 68 (1.36%) WAN
9 65 (1.30%) LAN
10 61 (1.22%) Network Security
11 45 (0.90%) MPLS
12 40 (0.80%) BGP
13 37 (0.74%) VoIP
14 34 (0.68%) DHCP
15 32 (0.64%) OSPF
16 30 (0.60%) SSL
17 29 (0.58%) Wireshark
17 29 (0.58%) Wireless
18 28 (0.56%) LDAP
18 28 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 747 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 407 (8.16%) MySQL
3 399 (8.00%) Big Data
4 286 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 262 (5.25%) MongoDB
6 258 (5.17%) NoSQL
7 251 (5.03%) Hadoop
8 177 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
9 158 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
10 125 (2.51%) Oracle Database
11 121 (2.43%) Redis
12 106 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 98 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 94 (1.88%) Data Mining
15 81 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
16 78 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
17 72 (1.44%) Apache Hive
18 70 (1.40%) QlikView
19 67 (1.34%) RDBMS
20 65 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 384 (7.70%) Git (software)
2 200 (4.01%) JIRA
3 181 (3.63%) Subversion
4 146 (2.93%) Maven
5 118 (2.37%) Selenium
6 108 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 94 (1.88%) Visual Studio
8 72 (1.44%) JUnit
8 72 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 65 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 64 (1.28%) Jasmine
11 55 (1.10%) WebDriver
12 53 (1.06%) Ant
13 49 (0.98%) Bitbucket
13 49 (0.98%) Cucumber
14 48 (0.96%) Xcode
15 45 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
16 41 (0.82%) TeamCity
17 40 (0.80%) NUnit
18 38 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 1787 (35.83%) Finance
2 422 (8.46%) Banking
3 267 (5.35%) Marketing
4 263 (5.27%) Front Office
5 198 (3.97%) Retail
6 174 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 164 (3.29%) Games
8 160 (3.21%) Telecoms
9 134 (2.69%) Advertising
10 125 (2.51%) Financial Institution
11 79 (1.58%) Legal
12 76 (1.52%) Law
13 73 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 67 (1.34%) Back Office
15 57 (1.14%) German Language
16 55 (1.10%) French Language
17 44 (0.88%) Electronics
18 43 (0.86%) Automotive
19 39 (0.78%) Aerospace
19 39 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2346 (47.03%) Developer
2 525 (10.53%) Analyst
3 517 (10.36%) Java Developer
4 367 (7.36%) C# Developer
5 347 (6.96%) Senior Developer
6 327 (6.56%) Junior
7 314 (6.30%) Graduate
8 261 (5.23%) Consultant
9 233 (4.67%) Software Developer
10 228 (4.57%) .NET Developer
11 214 (4.29%) Architect
12 213 (4.27%) C++ Developer
13 212 (4.25%) Junior Developer
14 181 (3.63%) Software Engineer
15 171 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
16 167 (3.35%) Support Analyst
17 160 (3.21%) Python Developer
18 139 (2.79%) Android Developer
19 131 (2.63%) Programmer
19 131 (2.63%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 831 (16.66%) .NET
2 785 (15.74%) HTML
3 620 (12.43%) CSS
4 501 (10.04%) Web Services
5 441 (8.84%) XML
6 382 (7.66%) ASP.NET
7 367 (7.36%) jQuery
8 337 (6.76%) Spring
9 299 (5.99%) HTML5
10 263 (5.27%) REST
11 220 (4.41%) AngularJS
12 200 (4.01%) WPF
13 194 (3.89%) .NET Framework
14 189 (3.79%) JSON
15 184 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 178 (3.57%) WCF
17 172 (3.45%) Ajax
18 169 (3.39%) Hibernate
19 158 (3.17%) SOAP
20 150 (3.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 920 (18.44%) Mathematics
2 763 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
3 445 (8.92%) Algorithms
4 386 (7.74%) Hedge funds
5 376 (7.54%) Physics
6 320 (6.42%) Open Source
6 320 (6.42%) User Experience
7 290 (5.81%) Management Information System
8 259 (5.19%) Mobile App
9 229 (4.59%) Data Structures
10 178 (3.57%) Visualisation
11 158 (3.17%) Derivative
12 155 (3.11%) Statistics
13 125 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 111 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
15 108 (2.17%) iPhone
16 107 (2.15%) Fixed Income
17 101 (2.02%) Social Media
18 86 (1.72%) Client/Server
19 85 (1.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 874 (17.52%) Linux
2 804 (16.12%) Windows
3 482 (9.66%) UNIX
4 376 (7.54%) Android
5 308 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 187 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 107 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 101 (2.02%) Windows 7
9 83 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 76 (1.52%) Solaris
11 62 (1.24%) Windows XP
12 48 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 35 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 33 (0.66%) CentOS
15 26 (0.52%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.48%) Windows Phone
17 20 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
18 19 (0.38%) Windows 8
19 15 (0.30%) Mac OS
20 10 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1596 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 984 (19.73%) Software Engineering
3 923 (18.50%) OO
4 636 (12.75%) TDD
5 491 (9.84%) Analytics
6 457 (9.16%) Scrum
7 414 (8.30%) MVC
8 391 (7.84%) Multithreading
9 359 (7.20%) OOP
10 337 (6.76%) Project Management
11 308 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
12 305 (6.11%) E-Commerce
13 267 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 248 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
15 244 (4.89%) Mentoring
16 234 (4.69%) OOD
17 226 (4.53%) Android Development
18 208 (4.17%) ITIL
19 200 (4.01%) BDD
20 175 (3.51%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1701 (34.10%) Java
2 1486 (29.79%) SQL
3 1115 (22.35%) C#
4 1052 (21.09%) JavaScript
5 834 (16.72%) C++
6 814 (16.32%) Python
7 296 (5.93%) C
8 276 (5.53%) Perl
9 274 (5.49%) PHP
10 264 (5.29%) Ruby
11 179 (3.59%) Scala
12 147 (2.95%) Objective-C
13 143 (2.87%) Bash Shell
14 133 (2.67%) PL/SQL
15 127 (2.55%) T-SQL
16 122 (2.45%) R
17 114 (2.29%) VBA
18 98 (1.96%) Shell Script
19 97 (1.94%) PowerShell
20 78 (1.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3902 (78.23%) Degree
2 210 (4.21%) PhD
3 97 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 67 (1.34%) CISSP
6 62 (1.24%) CCNA
7 55 (1.10%) MBA
8 53 (1.06%) Security Cleared
9 52 (1.04%) VCP4
10 49 (0.98%) CISM
11 43 (0.86%) SC Cleared
12 41 (0.82%) CISA
12 41 (0.82%) MCSE
13 39 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
14 36 (0.72%) PMI Certification
15 33 (0.66%) ISEB
16 31 (0.62%) CCNP
17 29 (0.58%) CCIE
18 28 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
19 26 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (6.54%) QA
2 50 (1.00%) SLA
3 41 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 34 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.44%) COBIT
6 19 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.28%) JSP 440
8 14 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.20%) Basel III
10 5 (0.10%) HL7
10 5 (0.10%) EMIR
10 5 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.080%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.060%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.060%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.060%) BS7799
12 3 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.040%) GCP
13 2 (0.040%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 279 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 133 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 32 (0.64%) VMware ESX
4 32 (0.64%) XenApp
5 30 (0.60%) Varnish
6 28 (0.56%) NFS
7 21 (0.42%) vSphere
7 21 (0.42%) Docker
8 19 (0.38%) KVM
8 19 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
9 16 (0.32%) Firmware
9 16 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (0.30%) Terminal Server
10 15 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.28%) Xen
12 12 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 12 (0.24%) HDFS
13 11 (0.22%) XenServer
14 10 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 127 (2.55%) Puppet
2 96 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (1.20%) Nagios
4 40 (0.80%) SCCM
5 39 (0.78%) Ansible
6 30 (0.60%) SCOM
7 29 (0.58%) Vagrant
8 27 (0.54%) Salt
9 20 (0.40%) Cacti
10 18 (0.36%) OpenView
11 17 (0.34%) ZABBIX
12 15 (0.30%) Capistrano
13 13 (0.26%) Sysprep
13 13 (0.26%) SCVMM
13 13 (0.26%) Nessus
14 12 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
15 10 (0.20%) Data Guard
15 10 (0.20%) CFEngine
16 8 (0.16%) Tivoli
17 6 (0.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 646 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 517 (10.36%) Oracle
3 195 (3.91%) VMware
4 151 (3.03%) Google
5 141 (2.83%) Cisco
6 101 (2.02%) SAP
7 93 (1.86%) Citrix
8 79 (1.58%) Tableau
9 65 (1.30%) HP
10 57 (1.14%) Adobe
11 53 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 53 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 49 (0.98%) IBM
13 48 (0.96%) Sybase
14 47 (0.94%) Dell
14 47 (0.94%) NetApp
15 39 (0.78%) Cognos
15 39 (0.78%) iRise
16 38 (0.76%) TIBCO
17 37 (0.74%) Zend
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum (experience dependent) + bonus + ben
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock Options + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago