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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3355 2689 2837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.94% 6.07% 5.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.75% 15.57% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2813 2306 2458
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17892 17269 20231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.01% 38.98% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14747 14055 17461
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,768 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +13 836 £53,000 +0.95% 145
Hounslow +7 35 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Teddington 0 23 £33,000 -12.00% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -3 22 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Chessington - 21 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 20 £43,750 -
Brentford - 17 £65,000 - 2
Chiswick -2 12 £30,000 +33.33%
Croydon +4 11 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Uxbridge +2 10 £40,000 +56.86%
New Malden +1 9 £27,500 -
Southwark -4 9 £47,500 -34.48%
Wimbledon - 9 £27,500 -
Harrow - 8 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf -2 7 £110,000 +10.00% 1
Hammersmith -3 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Mayfair +1 5 £55,000 -
Ealing 0 5 £46,250 -5.61% 2
Paddington +3 4 £30,000 -36.84%
Wembley - 4 - -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Enfield - 2 £31,250 -
Bromley - 2 £50,000 - 3
Romford -1 1 £21,000 +5.00%
Westminster -5 1 - -
Coulsdon -6 1 £35,000 -6.66%
West Drayton - 1 £50,000 -
Upminster - 1 £60,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5237 (76.51%) Degree
2 2598 (37.95%) Java
3 2440 (35.65%) Finance
4 1786 (26.09%) SQL
5 1627 (23.77%) OO
6 1625 (23.74%) C#
7 1560 (22.79%) JavaScript
8 1483 (21.67%) Software Engineering
9 1415 (20.67%) HTML
10 1414 (20.66%) C++
11 1286 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
12 1267 (18.51%) .NET
13 1248 (18.23%) Linux
14 1228 (17.94%) Mathematics
15 1098 (16.04%) SQL Server
16 1053 (15.38%) Python
17 1033 (15.09%) CSS
18 974 (14.23%) Windows
19 872 (12.74%) Microsoft
20 859 (12.55%) UNIX
21 797 (11.64%) TDD
22 730 (10.66%) Oracle
23 695 (10.15%) Scrum
24 679 (9.92%) jQuery
25 614 (8.97%) QA
26 609 (8.90%) MS Excel
27 606 (8.85%) XML
28 588 (8.59%) Multithreading
29 583 (8.52%) Big Data
30 566 (8.27%) ASP.NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 209 (3.05%) Node.js
2 180 (2.63%) Apache
3 159 (2.32%) IIS
4 150 (2.19%) CMS
5 142 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 108 (1.58%) SAS
7 107 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 102 (1.49%) MS Exchange
9 85 (1.24%) Apache Pig
10 58 (0.85%) Drupal
11 52 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 51 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 41 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 30 (0.44%) Apache Solr
15 29 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
15 29 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 26 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
17 22 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (0.31%) nginx
18 21 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 609 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 218 (3.18%) MS Office
3 85 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 65 (0.95%) MS Project
6 58 (0.85%) SPSS
7 51 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 31 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.20%) Fireworks
11 13 (0.19%) PowerPivot
12 11 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 11 (0.16%) Stata
12 11 (0.16%) Mathematica
13 6 (0.088%) S-PLUS
13 6 (0.088%) InDesign
13 6 (0.088%) CPLEX
14 3 (0.044%) FastStats
15 1 (0.015%) Vensim
15 1 (0.015%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 46 (0.67%) Magento
2 30 (0.44%) Google Analytics
3 22 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
4 18 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.23%) WebTrends
5 16 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 13 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 13 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
9 11 (0.16%) osCommerce
10 10 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.10%) SunGard AvantGard
13 7 (0.10%) SAP ERP
13 7 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
14 6 (0.088%) Oracle Payables
15 5 (0.073%) Markit EDM
15 5 (0.073%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 110 (1.61%) SaaS
2 68 (0.99%) GitHub
3 57 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 43 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.26%) Office 365
7 14 (0.20%) Force.com
8 11 (0.16%) ElastiCache
9 9 (0.13%) PaaS
10 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 7 (0.10%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.10%) Basecamp
12 6 (0.088%) IaaS
12 6 (0.088%) Rackspace Cloud
13 5 (0.073%) Heroku
14 3 (0.044%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.029%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 272 (3.97%) Internet
2 254 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 172 (2.51%) HTTP
4 120 (1.75%) Firewall
5 100 (1.46%) DNS
6 91 (1.33%) LAN
7 87 (1.27%) WAN
8 78 (1.14%) VPN
9 75 (1.10%) Network Security
10 66 (0.96%) SAN
11 57 (0.83%) DHCP
12 54 (0.79%) Intranet
13 51 (0.75%) BGP
14 42 (0.61%) SSL
15 41 (0.60%) MPLS
16 37 (0.54%) VoIP
17 34 (0.50%) Wireless
18 33 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
18 33 (0.48%) OSPF
18 33 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1098 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 583 (8.52%) Big Data
3 501 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 476 (6.95%) MySQL
5 416 (6.08%) Hadoop
6 259 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 253 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 213 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 206 (3.01%) MongoDB
10 187 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 185 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
12 178 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 175 (2.56%) RDBMS
14 154 (2.25%) Oracle Database
15 153 (2.24%) Data Mining
16 126 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
17 100 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 84 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
19 83 (1.21%) Apache Hive
20 82 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 465 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 265 (3.87%) Subversion
3 227 (3.32%) Visual Studio
4 208 (3.04%) Selenium
5 183 (2.67%) JIRA
6 177 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 163 (2.38%) Maven
8 127 (1.86%) JUnit
9 83 (1.21%) Eclipse
10 82 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 78 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 69 (1.01%) Jasmine
13 67 (0.98%) WebDriver
13 67 (0.98%) NUnit
14 54 (0.79%) Ant
15 44 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
16 41 (0.60%) Moq
17 38 (0.56%) FrontPage
18 37 (0.54%) TeamCity
19 36 (0.53%) MSTest
General
1 2440 (35.65%) Finance
2 521 (7.61%) Banking
3 469 (6.85%) Front Office
4 438 (6.40%) Marketing
5 345 (5.04%) Games
6 298 (4.35%) Retail
7 269 (3.93%) Advertising
8 211 (3.08%) Investment Banking
9 192 (2.80%) Telecoms
10 173 (2.53%) Financial Institution
11 97 (1.42%) Publishing
12 86 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 70 (1.02%) Electronics
14 68 (0.99%) Legal
15 67 (0.98%) Law
16 58 (0.85%) Back Office
17 50 (0.73%) French Language
17 50 (0.73%) German Language
18 44 (0.64%) Spanish Language
19 43 (0.63%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 3553 (51.91%) Developer
2 785 (11.47%) Analyst
3 766 (11.19%) Java Developer
4 502 (7.33%) Senior Developer
5 476 (6.95%) Software Engineer
6 473 (6.91%) Software Developer
7 457 (6.68%) Graduate
8 417 (6.09%) C# Developer
9 403 (5.89%) Consultant
10 388 (5.67%) C++ Developer
11 357 (5.22%) Junior
12 305 (4.46%) .NET Developer
13 288 (4.21%) Web Developer
14 237 (3.46%) Architect
15 235 (3.43%) Programmer
16 231 (3.37%) Junior Developer
17 227 (3.32%) Python Developer
18 214 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
19 195 (2.85%) Business Analyst
20 152 (2.22%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1415 (20.67%) HTML
2 1267 (18.51%) .NET
3 1033 (15.09%) CSS
4 679 (9.92%) jQuery
5 606 (8.85%) XML
6 566 (8.27%) ASP.NET
7 555 (8.11%) HTML5
8 441 (6.44%) Web Services
9 367 (5.36%) Spring
10 360 (5.26%) REST
11 316 (4.62%) WPF
12 301 (4.40%) .NET Framework
13 283 (4.13%) WCF
14 271 (3.96%) CSS3
15 236 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 236 (3.45%) Ajax
16 231 (3.37%) AngularJS
17 213 (3.11%) STL
18 195 (2.85%) J2EE
19 185 (2.70%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 1228 (17.94%) Mathematics
2 524 (7.66%) Physics
3 461 (6.73%) Hedge funds
4 343 (5.01%) Open Source
5 318 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 277 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 261 (3.81%) Equities
8 252 (3.68%) Statistics
9 251 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 241 (3.52%) Derivative
11 195 (2.85%) Visualisation
12 177 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
13 164 (2.40%) Fixed Income
14 160 (2.34%) Artificial Intelligence
15 140 (2.05%) Economics
16 126 (1.84%) Client/Server
17 116 (1.69%) iPad
18 100 (1.46%) iPhone
19 98 (1.43%) Social Media
20 90 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1248 (18.23%) Linux
2 974 (14.23%) Windows
3 859 (12.55%) UNIX
4 414 (6.05%) Android
5 316 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 180 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 93 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 73 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 66 (0.96%) Solaris
11 59 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (0.51%) CentOS
14 30 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 22 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.23%) Debian
18 13 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
19 12 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
19 12 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1627 (23.77%) OO
2 1483 (21.67%) Software Engineering
3 1286 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
4 797 (11.64%) TDD
5 695 (10.15%) Scrum
6 588 (8.59%) Multithreading
7 559 (8.17%) MVC
8 536 (7.83%) Analytics
9 527 (7.70%) OOP
10 474 (6.92%) E-Commerce
10 474 (6.92%) Project Management
11 354 (5.17%) Low Latency
12 338 (4.94%) OOD
13 330 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
14 314 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
15 297 (4.34%) Web Development
16 279 (4.08%) Unit Testing
17 247 (3.61%) Android Development
18 240 (3.51%) BDD
19 223 (3.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2598 (37.95%) Java
2 1786 (26.09%) SQL
3 1625 (23.74%) C#
4 1560 (22.79%) JavaScript
5 1414 (20.66%) C++
6 1053 (15.38%) Python
7 494 (7.22%) PHP
8 472 (6.90%) C
9 446 (6.52%) Perl
10 387 (5.65%) Scala
11 300 (4.38%) Ruby
12 217 (3.17%) R
13 213 (3.11%) T-SQL
14 178 (2.60%) PowerShell
15 164 (2.40%) F#
16 159 (2.32%) VBA
17 142 (2.07%) Objective-C
18 134 (1.96%) Bash Shell
19 131 (1.91%) PL/SQL
20 121 (1.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 5237 (76.51%) Degree
2 378 (5.52%) PhD
3 181 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 144 (2.10%) ISEB
5 111 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (1.29%) CCNA
7 66 (0.96%) CCNP
8 57 (0.83%) MCSD
9 54 (0.79%) CISSP
10 52 (0.76%) MBA
11 51 (0.75%) MCAD
11 51 (0.75%) ISTQB
12 39 (0.57%) MCP
13 38 (0.56%) MCSE
13 38 (0.56%) CISA
14 37 (0.54%) Security Cleared
15 36 (0.53%) PMI Certification
16 28 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 27 (0.39%) CFA
18 26 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 614 (8.97%) QA
2 67 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 44 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 43 (0.63%) SLA
5 34 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.20%) COBIT
8 11 (0.16%) HL7
9 8 (0.12%) COSO
10 5 (0.073%) MiFID
11 3 (0.044%) BS7799
11 3 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.044%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.029%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.029%) Basel III
13 1 (0.015%) FATCA
13 1 (0.015%) EMIR
13 1 (0.015%) DICOM
System Software
1 214 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 125 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 36 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
5 33 (0.48%) Varnish
6 22 (0.32%) KVM
7 18 (0.26%) Xen
8 15 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 13 (0.19%) HDFS
9 13 (0.19%) XenServer
10 12 (0.18%) XenApp
10 12 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.16%) vCloud
12 8 (0.12%) Postfix
13 7 (0.10%) Nmap
14 6 (0.088%) vSphere
15 5 (0.073%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.073%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (0.058%) NFS
Systems Management
1 78 (1.14%) Puppet
2 76 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (0.83%) Nagios
4 35 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.38%) YUM
5 26 (0.38%) Salt
6 24 (0.35%) Zenoss
7 23 (0.34%) ZABBIX
8 21 (0.31%) Ansible
9 17 (0.25%) HAProxy
9 17 (0.25%) SCCM
10 16 (0.23%) Vagrant
11 15 (0.22%) Cacti
12 10 (0.15%) OpenSSO
12 10 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
12 10 (0.15%) logstash
13 9 (0.13%) collectd
13 9 (0.13%) StatsD
13 9 (0.13%) SCOM
14 8 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 872 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 730 (10.66%) Oracle
3 226 (3.30%) Google
4 179 (2.62%) VMware
5 151 (2.21%) Cisco
6 136 (1.99%) Facebook
7 124 (1.81%) SAP
8 114 (1.67%) IBM
9 101 (1.48%) Adobe
10 97 (1.42%) Sybase
11 82 (1.20%) JBoss
12 81 (1.18%) HP
13 77 (1.12%) Tableau
14 73 (1.07%) Cognos
14 73 (1.07%) Red Hat
15 71 (1.04%) Zend
16 70 (1.02%) Reuters
16 70 (1.02%) Business Objects
17 65 (0.95%) Bloomberg
18 64 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Shares, Large Bonus, benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oxford Knight
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Met Police
Salary: From £36,479 to £41,516 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + options + 30 days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago