The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3497 2705 2916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.05% 5.95% 5.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.11% 15.38% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 2206 2493
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19305 17585 22010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 38.90% 38.69% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15641 14347 18924
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 706 £55,000 +10.00% 118
Hounslow +2 32 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Croydon +15 25 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Canary Wharf +9 18 £95,000 +28.81%
Teddington +1 13 £50,000 +37.93%
Westminster +2 12 £25,000 +2.04%
Surbiton - 12 £31,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 11 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Hammersmith +23 10 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Chessington - 10 £32,500 -
Mayfair -1 8 £80,000 -33.33%
Ealing - 8 £50,000 - 1
Uxbridge +12 7 £35,000 -56.25% 2
Clapham - 6 £27,500 -
Docklands, London -3 5 £72,500 +45.00%
Orpington - 5 £24,500 -
Coulsdon 0 4 - -
Wimbledon 0 4 £27,500 -38.88%
Bromley -13 4 £50,000 +117.39%
Enfield - 4 £44,000 - 2
Hackney - 4 - -
Twickenham 0 3 £45,000 -
New Malden - 3 £70,000 -
Ilford - 1 £20,500 -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Hayes - 1 £70,000 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £52,500 -
Brentford - 1 £29,500 -
West Drayton - 1 £40,000 - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4961 (77.37%) Degree
2 2390 (37.27%) Java
3 2386 (37.21%) Finance
4 1740 (27.14%) SQL
5 1650 (25.73%) C#
6 1458 (22.74%) OO
7 1353 (21.10%) JavaScript
8 1349 (21.04%) C++
9 1300 (20.27%) Mathematics
10 1270 (19.81%) Software Engineering
11 1235 (19.26%) HTML
12 1206 (18.81%) Linux
13 1187 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
14 1181 (18.42%) .NET
15 1029 (16.05%) SQL Server
16 1002 (15.63%) Python
17 974 (15.19%) Windows
18 879 (13.71%) CSS
19 839 (13.08%) Microsoft
20 747 (11.65%) UNIX
21 742 (11.57%) Oracle
22 707 (11.03%) TDD
23 602 (9.39%) Scrum
24 592 (9.23%) MS Excel
25 581 (9.06%) HTML5
26 572 (8.92%) Physics
27 569 (8.87%) Banking
28 565 (8.81%) Multithreading
29 562 (8.76%) jQuery
30 554 (8.64%) XML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 194 (3.03%) Apache
2 181 (2.82%) IIS
3 141 (2.20%) Node.js
4 135 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 108 (1.68%) CMS
6 90 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 85 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 82 (1.28%) Apache Pig
9 73 (1.14%) SAS
10 56 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 48 (0.75%) Drupal
12 42 (0.66%) WordPress
13 37 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 35 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 31 (0.48%) Apache Solr
16 28 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 25 (0.39%) nginx
18 23 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
18 23 (0.36%) Confluence
19 20 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 592 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 190 (2.96%) MS Office
3 77 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 67 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 51 (0.80%) MS Project
6 40 (0.62%) SPSS
7 39 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 10 (0.16%) Stata
11 9 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.14%) PowerPivot
12 8 (0.12%) Doxygen
12 8 (0.12%) Mathematica
13 5 (0.078%) S-PLUS
13 5 (0.078%) FreeHand
13 5 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.047%) CPLEX
15 2 (0.031%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 49 (0.76%) Magento
2 21 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 19 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 19 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.19%) SunGard AvantGard
6 12 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 12 (0.19%) TrackWise
6 12 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
7 11 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
8 10 (0.16%) Front Arena
9 9 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 96 (1.50%) SaaS
2 92 (1.43%) GitHub
3 49 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.27%) Heroku
8 14 (0.22%) Force.com
9 10 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
10 8 (0.12%) PaaS
10 8 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.12%) Office 365
11 7 (0.11%) IaaS
11 7 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.094%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.062%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.047%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.047%) Engine Yard
15 1 (0.016%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 203 (3.17%) Internet
2 177 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 138 (2.15%) HTTP
4 125 (1.95%) Firewall
5 71 (1.11%) VPN
6 69 (1.08%) DNS
6 69 (1.08%) WAN
7 64 (1.00%) LAN
8 58 (0.90%) Network Security
9 48 (0.75%) SAN
10 46 (0.72%) SSL
11 45 (0.70%) Wireless
12 38 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (0.58%) DHCP
14 36 (0.56%) BGP
14 36 (0.56%) VoIP
15 32 (0.50%) Unified Communications
15 32 (0.50%) IPsec
16 31 (0.48%) OSPF
17 28 (0.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1029 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 533 (8.31%) Big Data
3 482 (7.52%) MySQL
4 469 (7.31%) Relational Database
5 379 (5.91%) Hadoop
6 275 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 204 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 193 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 187 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
10 183 (2.85%) MongoDB
11 177 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 171 (2.67%) RDBMS
13 164 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 128 (2.00%) Data Mining
15 107 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
15 107 (1.67%) Oracle Database
16 102 (1.59%) Apache Hive
17 91 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 81 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
19 70 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 339 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 282 (4.40%) Subversion
3 177 (2.76%) Maven
4 169 (2.64%) Visual Studio
5 139 (2.17%) Selenium
6 131 (2.04%) JUnit
7 124 (1.93%) JIRA
8 115 (1.79%) Jenkins
9 80 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 77 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 65 (1.01%) NUnit
12 57 (0.89%) Cucumber
13 53 (0.83%) Moq
14 41 (0.64%) Xcode
14 41 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
15 40 (0.62%) Ant
16 39 (0.61%) Toad
17 38 (0.59%) MSTest
18 37 (0.58%) WebDriver
19 35 (0.55%) Jasmine
General
1 2386 (37.21%) Finance
2 569 (8.87%) Banking
3 535 (8.34%) Front Office
4 398 (6.21%) Marketing
5 374 (5.83%) Games
6 236 (3.68%) Retail
7 215 (3.35%) Investment Banking
8 208 (3.24%) Advertising
9 183 (2.85%) Telecoms
10 179 (2.79%) Financial Institution
11 98 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 88 (1.37%) Law
13 87 (1.36%) Publishing
14 74 (1.15%) Back Office
15 67 (1.04%) Legal
16 59 (0.92%) Electronics
17 46 (0.72%) French Language
18 41 (0.64%) German Language
19 37 (0.58%) Multimedia
20 29 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3424 (53.40%) Developer
2 750 (11.70%) Java Developer
3 740 (11.54%) Analyst
4 468 (7.30%) Graduate
5 450 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 439 (6.85%) Software Engineer
7 433 (6.75%) Senior Developer
8 411 (6.41%) C++ Developer
9 410 (6.39%) Software Developer
10 341 (5.32%) Junior
11 325 (5.07%) Consultant
12 282 (4.40%) Programmer
13 281 (4.38%) .NET Developer
14 247 (3.85%) Web Developer
15 219 (3.42%) Junior Developer
16 218 (3.40%) Architect
17 208 (3.24%) Python Developer
18 206 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
19 174 (2.71%) Support Analyst
20 172 (2.68%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1235 (19.26%) HTML
2 1181 (18.42%) .NET
3 879 (13.71%) CSS
4 581 (9.06%) HTML5
5 562 (8.76%) jQuery
6 554 (8.64%) XML
7 533 (8.31%) ASP.NET
8 437 (6.82%) Web Services
9 335 (5.22%) WPF
10 325 (5.07%) Spring
11 268 (4.18%) WCF
12 267 (4.16%) CSS3
13 263 (4.10%) .NET Framework
14 232 (3.62%) REST
15 228 (3.56%) STL
16 204 (3.18%) J2EE
17 203 (3.17%) Ajax
18 194 (3.03%) Hibernate
19 180 (2.81%) XSLT
19 180 (2.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1300 (20.27%) Mathematics
2 572 (8.92%) Physics
3 482 (7.52%) Hedge funds
4 354 (5.52%) Open Source
5 329 (5.13%) Derivative
6 295 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 281 (4.38%) Statistics
8 267 (4.16%) Mobile App
9 263 (4.10%) Equities
10 245 (3.82%) Management Information System
11 211 (3.29%) Fixed Income
12 165 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
13 149 (2.32%) Visualisation
14 134 (2.09%) Machine Learning
15 121 (1.89%) Artificial Intelligence
16 111 (1.73%) iPad
17 99 (1.54%) Economics
17 99 (1.54%) Social Network
18 96 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
19 89 (1.39%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1206 (18.81%) Linux
2 974 (15.19%) Windows
3 747 (11.65%) UNIX
4 384 (5.99%) Apple iOS
5 353 (5.51%) Android
6 216 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 133 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 87 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 65 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 56 (0.87%) Solaris
12 40 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (0.56%) CentOS
14 33 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 21 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 20 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 19 (0.30%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
20 16 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1458 (22.74%) OO
2 1270 (19.81%) Software Engineering
3 1187 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
4 707 (11.03%) TDD
5 602 (9.39%) Scrum
6 565 (8.81%) Multithreading
7 535 (8.34%) MVC
8 476 (7.42%) Project Management
9 436 (6.80%) OOP
10 435 (6.78%) Analytics
11 388 (6.05%) E-Commerce
12 332 (5.18%) Low Latency
13 299 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
14 293 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
15 272 (4.24%) OOD
16 258 (4.02%) Algorithmic Trading
17 242 (3.77%) Unit Testing
18 240 (3.74%) Web Development
18 240 (3.74%) iOS Development
19 217 (3.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2390 (37.27%) Java
2 1740 (27.14%) SQL
3 1650 (25.73%) C#
4 1353 (21.10%) JavaScript
5 1349 (21.04%) C++
6 1002 (15.63%) Python
7 475 (7.41%) PHP
8 449 (7.00%) C
9 443 (6.91%) Perl
10 390 (6.08%) Scala
11 299 (4.66%) Ruby
12 219 (3.42%) R
13 212 (3.31%) T-SQL
14 191 (2.98%) F#
15 189 (2.95%) Objective-C
16 173 (2.70%) PowerShell
17 147 (2.29%) Bash Shell
18 135 (2.11%) VBA
19 128 (2.00%) VB
19 128 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4961 (77.37%) Degree
2 350 (5.46%) PhD
3 187 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 139 (2.17%) ISEB
5 104 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 62 (0.97%) MCSD
8 60 (0.94%) CCNA
9 57 (0.89%) MBA
10 52 (0.81%) MCAD
11 51 (0.80%) CISSP
12 47 (0.73%) CCNP
13 38 (0.59%) MCP
14 34 (0.53%) MCITP
15 31 (0.48%) PMI Certification
16 29 (0.45%) CCDP
17 28 (0.44%) MCSE
17 28 (0.44%) MCTS
18 24 (0.37%) CCIE
19 23 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 506 (7.89%) QA
2 63 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 46 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.45%) SLA
6 21 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.22%) COBIT
9 13 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 9 (0.14%) HL7
10 9 (0.14%) CDISC
10 9 (0.14%) COSO
11 7 (0.11%) BS7799
11 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 5 (0.078%) MiFID
13 4 (0.062%) COREP
13 4 (0.062%) FINREP
14 3 (0.047%) GMP
15 2 (0.031%) WAI
16 1 (0.016%) GCP
System Software
1 206 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 133 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 36 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
5 21 (0.33%) Varnish
6 19 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.27%) Xen
8 15 (0.23%) KVM
9 13 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.17%) XenApp
10 11 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
11 10 (0.16%) XenServer
11 10 (0.16%) Samba
12 9 (0.14%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.094%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.094%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.094%) Sendmail
14 6 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.094%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 78 (1.22%) Puppet
2 65 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (0.67%) Nagios
4 41 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (0.30%) YUM
6 17 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
6 17 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 17 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
7 15 (0.23%) SCCM
7 15 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 13 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 12 (0.19%) Cacti
10 10 (0.16%) collectd
11 9 (0.14%) Nessus
11 9 (0.14%) StatsD
12 7 (0.11%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.11%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.11%) OpenView
12 7 (0.11%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 839 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 742 (11.57%) Oracle
3 184 (2.87%) Google
4 178 (2.78%) VMware
5 164 (2.56%) Facebook
6 147 (2.29%) Cisco
7 140 (2.18%) SAP
8 97 (1.51%) JBoss
9 91 (1.42%) Sybase
10 84 (1.31%) Zend
11 74 (1.15%) Adobe
12 70 (1.09%) Reuters
13 68 (1.06%) Bloomberg
14 67 (1.04%) HP
15 65 (1.01%) Red Hat
16 62 (0.97%) Tableau
17 61 (0.95%) IBM
17 61 (0.95%) Citrix
18 59 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
19 53 (0.83%) Business Objects
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Private Medical Care, Pension Scheme
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 60% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ITF Solutions
Salary: £31500 - £35500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fusion Experience
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday