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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2535 3179 3147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.69% 6.98% 6.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.04% 15.53% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 2695 2635
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
19442 20467 21719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.61% 44.91% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 16404 18152
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,946 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -31 469 £55,000 -2.65% 98
Hammersmith - 29 £37,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +3 21 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Hounslow +10 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Uxbridge +4 16 £57,500 +31.42%
Canary Wharf +6 14 £61,250 -44.31% 1
Wimbledon -8 11 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Teddington -2 10 £50,000 -9.09%
Croydon -6 10 £36,500 -5.80% 2
Orpington 0 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Surbiton -8 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Mayfair -1 7 £40,000 -46.66%
Enfield +9 6 £27,500 -
New Malden -6 6 £50,000 -
Chessington - 6 £32,500 -
Paddington +12 5 - -
Docklands, London -14 5 £30,000 -75.00%
Greenford - 4 - -
Ealing +9 3 £45,000 -23.40%
Coulsdon +3 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Twickenham 0 3 £55,000 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Hayes - 3 £46,250 - 1
Chiswick -2 2 £20,000 -39.39%
Dagenham - 2 - -
Edgware - 2 £21,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4154 (78.33%) Degree
2 1881 (35.47%) Java
3 1810 (34.13%) Finance
4 1740 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
5 1493 (28.15%) SQL
6 1189 (22.42%) C#
7 1174 (22.14%) JavaScript
8 1078 (20.33%) OO
9 1034 (19.50%) Software Engineering
10 926 (17.46%) Mathematics
11 923 (17.41%) C++
12 890 (16.78%) .NET
13 879 (16.58%) Linux
14 859 (16.20%) HTML
15 853 (16.09%) SQL Server
16 824 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
17 784 (14.78%) Python
18 763 (14.39%) Windows
19 715 (13.48%) Microsoft
20 709 (13.37%) TDD
21 696 (13.12%) CSS
22 534 (10.07%) MS Excel
23 509 (9.60%) UNIX
24 505 (9.52%) Oracle
24 505 (9.52%) Scrum
25 485 (9.15%) Algorithms
26 478 (9.01%) Analytics
27 465 (8.77%) OOP
28 464 (8.75%) Web Services
29 458 (8.64%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 160 (3.02%) Node.js
2 145 (2.73%) Apache
3 124 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 119 (2.24%) CMS
4 119 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 114 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 99 (1.87%) IIS
7 93 (1.75%) SAS
8 55 (1.04%) Apache Pig
9 40 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
10 39 (0.74%) Drupal
11 38 (0.72%) nginx
11 38 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 32 (0.60%) JBoss
13 28 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 27 (0.51%) Confluence
15 24 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 21 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
16 21 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 534 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 207 (3.90%) MS Office
3 67 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 64 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 52 (0.98%) MS Project
6 48 (0.91%) SPSS
7 39 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 21 (0.40%) PowerPivot
9 19 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.23%) CPLEX
11 11 (0.21%) Stata
12 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.094%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.075%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.075%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.057%) Weka
15 3 (0.057%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.038%) XMetaL
16 2 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 63 (1.19%) Sophis RISQUE
2 59 (1.11%) Google Analytics
3 37 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.36%) Magento
4 19 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
5 9 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.15%) Finacle
6 8 (0.15%) Temenos T24
7 7 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.094%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.075%) Tridion
10 4 (0.075%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.075%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.057%) SAP EHS
11 3 (0.057%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 103 (1.94%) SaaS
2 66 (1.24%) GitHub
3 57 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (0.45%) Office 365
7 16 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.26%) CloudBees
9 5 (0.094%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.094%) Force.com
9 5 (0.094%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.075%) IaaS
10 4 (0.075%) Joyent
11 3 (0.057%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.057%) PaaS
12 2 (0.038%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.019%) Route 53
13 1 (0.019%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 180 (3.39%) Internet
2 177 (3.34%) TCP/IP
3 138 (2.60%) Firewall
4 102 (1.92%) HTTP
5 99 (1.87%) VPN
6 92 (1.73%) DNS
7 74 (1.40%) Network Security
8 73 (1.38%) WAN
9 67 (1.26%) SAN
10 66 (1.24%) LAN
11 51 (0.96%) VoIP
12 49 (0.92%) Intranet
13 46 (0.87%) MPLS
13 46 (0.87%) BGP
14 38 (0.72%) SSL
15 31 (0.58%) OSPF
16 28 (0.53%) Wireless
16 28 (0.53%) DHCP
16 28 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 853 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 435 (8.20%) MySQL
3 382 (7.20%) Big Data
4 321 (6.05%) Relational Database
5 263 (4.96%) Hadoop
6 238 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 216 (4.07%) MongoDB
8 150 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 148 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
10 142 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 142 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 129 (2.43%) Oracle Database
12 119 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 109 (2.06%) Redis
14 99 (1.87%) Data Mining
15 93 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 85 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 82 (1.55%) RDBMS
18 65 (1.23%) Apache Hive
19 63 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 417 (7.86%) Git (software)
2 197 (3.71%) JIRA
3 195 (3.68%) Subversion
4 155 (2.92%) Visual Studio
5 154 (2.90%) Selenium
6 146 (2.75%) Maven
7 125 (2.36%) Jenkins
8 104 (1.96%) JUnit
9 91 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 87 (1.64%) Jasmine
11 86 (1.62%) Eclipse
12 83 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 71 (1.34%) WebDriver
14 46 (0.87%) Ant
15 44 (0.83%) Bitbucket
16 43 (0.81%) NUnit
16 43 (0.81%) Mockito
17 41 (0.77%) TeamCity
17 41 (0.77%) SpecFlow
18 36 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1810 (34.13%) Finance
2 443 (8.35%) Banking
3 326 (6.15%) Front Office
4 285 (5.37%) Marketing
5 261 (4.92%) Retail
6 212 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 184 (3.47%) Games
8 166 (3.13%) Telecoms
9 151 (2.85%) Advertising
10 141 (2.66%) Financial Institution
11 79 (1.49%) Legal
12 72 (1.36%) Law
13 69 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 64 (1.21%) Publishing
15 56 (1.06%) German Language
16 52 (0.98%) French Language
16 52 (0.98%) Back Office
17 49 (0.92%) Electronics
18 39 (0.74%) Billing
19 23 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2586 (48.76%) Developer
2 614 (11.58%) Java Developer
3 579 (10.92%) Analyst
4 380 (7.17%) Senior Developer
5 347 (6.54%) C# Developer
6 346 (6.52%) Graduate
7 338 (6.37%) Junior
8 302 (5.69%) Consultant
9 256 (4.83%) .NET Developer
10 255 (4.81%) C++ Developer
11 236 (4.45%) Software Developer
12 227 (4.28%) Junior Developer
13 205 (3.87%) Architect
14 194 (3.66%) Software Engineer
15 186 (3.51%) Python Developer
16 169 (3.19%) Web Developer
17 164 (3.09%) Support Analyst
18 158 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
19 143 (2.70%) Android Developer
20 129 (2.43%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 890 (16.78%) .NET
2 859 (16.20%) HTML
3 696 (13.12%) CSS
4 464 (8.75%) Web Services
5 453 (8.54%) XML
6 445 (8.39%) jQuery
7 433 (8.17%) ASP.NET
8 376 (7.09%) Spring
9 314 (5.92%) REST
10 281 (5.30%) HTML5
11 218 (4.11%) AngularJS
12 200 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 199 (3.75%) .NET Framework
13 199 (3.75%) WPF
14 194 (3.66%) SOAP
15 181 (3.41%) Hibernate
16 171 (3.22%) CSS3
17 169 (3.19%) Ajax
18 168 (3.17%) WCF
19 160 (3.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 926 (17.46%) Mathematics
2 824 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
3 485 (9.15%) Algorithms
4 397 (7.49%) Physics
5 351 (6.62%) Hedge funds
6 335 (6.32%) User Experience
7 288 (5.43%) Open Source
8 285 (5.37%) Management Information System
9 266 (5.02%) Mobile App
10 220 (4.15%) Data Structures
11 174 (3.28%) Visualisation
12 164 (3.09%) Derivative
13 139 (2.62%) Statistics
14 127 (2.39%) Client/Server
15 123 (2.32%) iPhone
16 105 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 101 (1.90%) Social Media
18 85 (1.60%) Fixed Income
19 83 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
20 76 (1.43%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 879 (16.58%) Linux
2 763 (14.39%) Windows
3 509 (9.60%) UNIX
4 361 (6.81%) Android
5 249 (4.70%) Apple iOS
6 164 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 75 (1.41%) Windows XP
10 64 (1.21%) Solaris
11 62 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (0.57%) CentOS
14 19 (0.36%) Windows Phone
15 18 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 17 (0.32%) Debian
17 13 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.21%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
20 7 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1740 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1078 (20.33%) OO
3 1034 (19.50%) Software Engineering
4 709 (13.37%) TDD
5 505 (9.52%) Scrum
6 478 (9.01%) Analytics
7 465 (8.77%) OOP
8 424 (8.00%) MVC
8 424 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 390 (7.35%) E-Commerce
10 360 (6.79%) Project Management
11 312 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 282 (5.32%) OOD
13 281 (5.30%) Unit Testing
14 262 (4.94%) Mentoring
15 239 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
16 230 (4.34%) BDD
17 223 (4.21%) Web Development
18 222 (4.19%) Android Development
19 206 (3.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1881 (35.47%) Java
2 1493 (28.15%) SQL
3 1189 (22.42%) C#
4 1174 (22.14%) JavaScript
5 923 (17.41%) C++
6 784 (14.78%) Python
7 354 (6.68%) PHP
8 316 (5.96%) Perl
9 303 (5.71%) C
10 296 (5.58%) Ruby
11 178 (3.36%) Scala
12 171 (3.22%) T-SQL
13 133 (2.51%) VBA
14 130 (2.45%) R
15 129 (2.43%) PL/SQL
16 115 (2.17%) Bash Shell
17 110 (2.07%) Objective-C
18 94 (1.77%) PowerShell
19 92 (1.73%) MATLAB
20 79 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4154 (78.33%) Degree
2 219 (4.13%) PhD
3 98 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (1.49%) CISSP
6 74 (1.40%) ISEB
7 64 (1.21%) MBA
8 62 (1.17%) Security Cleared
8 62 (1.17%) CCNA
9 51 (0.96%) CISM
10 46 (0.87%) CISA
11 45 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (0.83%) SC Cleared
13 36 (0.68%) CCNP
13 36 (0.68%) MCSE
14 34 (0.64%) ISTQB
15 33 (0.62%) PMI Certification
16 22 (0.41%) CCIE
17 21 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 19 (0.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (8.64%) QA
2 50 (0.94%) SLA
3 47 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 35 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.32%) COBIT
7 16 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 10 (0.19%) Basel III
9 10 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.094%) EMIR
10 5 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.094%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.038%) BS7799
11 2 (0.038%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.019%) P3O
12 1 (0.019%) Val IT
12 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 222 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 114 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 27 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
5 26 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 24 (0.45%) KVM
6 24 (0.45%) NFS
7 23 (0.43%) Varnish
8 21 (0.40%) Xen
9 20 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (0.30%) Docker
11 15 (0.28%) Firmware
12 14 (0.26%) XenApp
13 12 (0.23%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.21%) Postfix
14 11 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
15 9 (0.17%) vSphere
16 8 (0.15%) XenDesktop
17 6 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
18 5 (0.094%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 107 (2.02%) Puppet
2 89 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (1.11%) Nagios
4 50 (0.94%) Ansible
5 40 (0.75%) SCCM
6 29 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 25 (0.47%) Salt
8 24 (0.45%) SCOM
9 16 (0.30%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.28%) Capistrano
11 14 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
12 12 (0.23%) Graphite
13 11 (0.21%) Data Guard
13 11 (0.21%) SCVMM
13 11 (0.21%) Nessus
14 10 (0.19%) CFEngine
15 9 (0.17%) HAProxy
15 9 (0.17%) Ganglia
16 8 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 715 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 505 (9.52%) Oracle
3 177 (3.34%) VMware
4 165 (3.11%) Google
5 144 (2.72%) Cisco
6 91 (1.72%) SAP
7 70 (1.32%) Citrix
8 68 (1.28%) HP
9 61 (1.15%) Dell
10 59 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 59 (1.11%) Adobe
10 59 (1.11%) Sybase
11 54 (1.02%) Tableau
12 50 (0.94%) IBM
13 49 (0.92%) Zend
14 47 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
14 47 (0.89%) Business Objects
15 44 (0.83%) TIBCO
16 43 (0.81%) Cognos
17 38 (0.72%) EPiServer
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus, Pension, Health & package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, More
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrison James Executive
Salary: Very Competitive Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Agilisys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
AB Recruit
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday