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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2795 2962 3079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.08% 6.76% 6.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.10% 14.73% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2325 2604 2685
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 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
19819 20113 22818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.14% 45.87% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16014 16426 19522
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,963 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 +9 741 £52,500 -4.54% 99
Hounslow +11 26 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 20 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Teddington -2 17 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Hammersmith +14 16 £37,500 - 1
Surbiton +3 13 £32,500 +8.33%
Chessington - 12 £32,500 - 1
New Malden 0 10 £50,000 +81.81%
Wimbledon 0 10 £50,000 +81.81%
Uxbridge +2 9 £57,500 +2.67% 2
Canary Wharf -7 8 £110,000 +10.00%
Wembley - 8 - - 1
Chiswick -2 6 £30,000 +33.33%
Harrow -10 6 £40,000 +60.00%
Brentford -1 5 £65,000 +202.32%
Ealing 0 4 £46,250 -5.61% 1
Paddington - 4 £30,000 -
Bromley - 4 £50,000 - 1
Hayes +6 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Enfield +2 3 £25,000 -31.03%
Southwark -8 3 £50,000 -31.03%
Docklands, London -14 3 - -
Croydon -19 3 £27,500 -51.75%
South Croydon - 3 £62,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £55,000 -
Upminster - 2 £65,000 -
Greenford - 2 £32,000 -
Coulsdon -2 1 £37,500 -
Orpington -5 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Isleworth - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4948 (77.02%) Degree
2 2369 (36.88%) Java
3 2188 (34.06%) Finance
4 2140 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
5 1697 (26.42%) SQL
6 1495 (23.27%) OO
7 1492 (23.23%) JavaScript
8 1483 (23.09%) C#
9 1380 (21.48%) Software Engineering
10 1282 (19.96%) HTML
11 1254 (19.52%) C++
12 1159 (18.04%) .NET
13 1124 (17.50%) Linux
14 1079 (16.80%) Mathematics
15 1020 (15.88%) SQL Server
16 1012 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
17 994 (15.47%) CSS
18 923 (14.37%) Python
19 864 (13.45%) Windows
20 804 (12.52%) TDD
21 780 (12.14%) Microsoft
22 745 (11.60%) UNIX
23 660 (10.27%) Scrum
24 643 (10.01%) jQuery
25 618 (9.62%) Oracle
26 587 (9.14%) XML
27 577 (8.98%) QA
28 574 (8.94%) MS Excel
29 543 (8.45%) OOP
30 530 (8.25%) ASP.NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 193 (3.00%) Node.js
2 165 (2.57%) Apache
3 144 (2.24%) CMS
4 128 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 124 (1.93%) IIS
6 107 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 107 (1.67%) MS Exchange
7 99 (1.54%) SAS
8 77 (1.20%) Apache Pig
9 57 (0.89%) Drupal
10 44 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 40 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 40 (0.62%) WebLogic
12 29 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 25 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 21 (0.33%) Apache Solr
16 19 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
17 18 (0.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 574 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 230 (3.58%) MS Office
3 75 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 71 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 59 (0.92%) MS Project
6 52 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 48 (0.75%) SPSS
8 35 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.20%) Fireworks
11 12 (0.19%) PowerPivot
12 9 (0.14%) Stata
13 8 (0.12%) CPLEX
14 7 (0.11%) InfoPath
15 6 (0.093%) Mathematica
15 6 (0.093%) InDesign
16 5 (0.078%) S-PLUS
17 4 (0.062%) Acrobat
18 3 (0.047%) FastStats
19 2 (0.031%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 37 (0.58%) Magento
1 37 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 32 (0.50%) Sophis RISQUE
3 16 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
4 14 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 13 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 13 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.19%) osCommerce
6 12 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.093%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.093%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.062%) Tridion
11 4 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 106 (1.65%) SaaS
2 58 (0.90%) GitHub
3 55 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (0.28%) Office 365
7 14 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.20%) Force.com
9 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.12%) PaaS
10 7 (0.11%) ElastiCache
10 7 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.093%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.062%) Joyent
13 3 (0.047%) IaaS
13 3 (0.047%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.047%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.031%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.031%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.016%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 236 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 234 (3.64%) Internet
3 165 (2.57%) HTTP
4 123 (1.91%) Firewall
5 101 (1.57%) DNS
6 88 (1.37%) LAN
7 83 (1.29%) WAN
7 83 (1.29%) Network Security
8 82 (1.28%) VPN
9 60 (0.93%) SAN
10 59 (0.92%) Intranet
11 58 (0.90%) DHCP
12 53 (0.83%) SSL
13 47 (0.73%) BGP
14 44 (0.68%) MPLS
15 43 (0.67%) Wireshark
16 39 (0.61%) Wireless
17 38 (0.59%) Ethernet
18 37 (0.58%) VoIP
18 37 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1020 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 472 (7.35%) Big Data
3 458 (7.13%) MySQL
4 445 (6.93%) Relational Database
5 316 (4.92%) Hadoop
6 218 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 216 (3.36%) NoSQL
8 191 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 190 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
10 177 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 153 (2.38%) Oracle Database
12 143 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 128 (1.99%) Data Mining
14 127 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
15 124 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
16 123 (1.91%) RDBMS
17 86 (1.34%) QlikView
18 84 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 72 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
20 70 (1.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 491 (7.64%) Git (software)
2 264 (4.11%) Subversion
3 207 (3.22%) Selenium
4 205 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 203 (3.16%) JIRA
6 181 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 151 (2.35%) Maven
8 121 (1.88%) JUnit
9 101 (1.57%) Eclipse
10 93 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 84 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 78 (1.21%) WebDriver
13 77 (1.20%) Jasmine
14 58 (0.90%) NUnit
15 53 (0.83%) Ant
16 46 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
17 37 (0.58%) FrontPage
18 35 (0.54%) Moq
19 34 (0.53%) SpecFlow
19 34 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 2188 (34.06%) Finance
2 483 (7.52%) Banking
3 441 (6.86%) Front Office
4 397 (6.18%) Marketing
5 302 (4.70%) Games
6 287 (4.47%) Retail
7 241 (3.75%) Advertising
8 228 (3.55%) Investment Banking
9 181 (2.82%) Telecoms
10 169 (2.63%) Financial Institution
11 103 (1.60%) Publishing
12 82 (1.28%) Electronics
13 73 (1.14%) Legal
14 59 (0.92%) Law
15 55 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
16 52 (0.81%) German Language
17 49 (0.76%) Back Office
18 48 (0.75%) French Language
19 45 (0.70%) Spanish Language
20 39 (0.61%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 3266 (50.84%) Developer
2 721 (11.22%) Analyst
3 709 (11.04%) Java Developer
4 469 (7.30%) Senior Developer
5 432 (6.72%) Graduate
6 404 (6.29%) Software Engineer
7 388 (6.04%) C# Developer
8 387 (6.02%) Software Developer
9 381 (5.93%) Junior
10 374 (5.82%) Consultant
11 350 (5.45%) C++ Developer
12 300 (4.67%) .NET Developer
13 259 (4.03%) Junior Developer
14 254 (3.95%) Web Developer
15 226 (3.52%) Architect
16 207 (3.22%) Python Developer
17 186 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
18 168 (2.62%) Programmer
18 168 (2.62%) Business Analyst
19 164 (2.55%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1282 (19.96%) HTML
2 1159 (18.04%) .NET
3 994 (15.47%) CSS
4 643 (10.01%) jQuery
5 587 (9.14%) XML
6 530 (8.25%) ASP.NET
7 454 (7.07%) Web Services
8 449 (6.99%) HTML5
9 370 (5.76%) Spring
10 358 (5.57%) REST
11 261 (4.06%) .NET Framework
12 256 (3.99%) WPF
13 247 (3.84%) Ajax
14 244 (3.80%) AngularJS
15 239 (3.72%) CSS3
16 231 (3.60%) WCF
17 226 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 203 (3.16%) SOAP
19 183 (2.85%) JSON
20 180 (2.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1079 (16.80%) Mathematics
2 1012 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
3 493 (7.67%) Physics
4 389 (6.06%) Hedge funds
5 324 (5.04%) Open Source
6 322 (5.01%) User Experience
7 311 (4.84%) Mobile App
8 293 (4.56%) Management Information System
9 203 (3.16%) Statistics
10 200 (3.11%) Visualisation
11 190 (2.96%) Derivative
12 186 (2.90%) Equities
13 166 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 132 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
15 130 (2.02%) Artificial Intelligence
16 128 (1.99%) Economics
17 126 (1.96%) Client/Server
18 106 (1.65%) iPhone
19 99 (1.54%) Fixed Income
20 89 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1124 (17.50%) Linux
2 864 (13.45%) Windows
3 745 (11.60%) UNIX
4 393 (6.12%) Android
5 269 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 151 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 85 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 72 (1.12%) Solaris
10 69 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 50 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 38 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (0.51%) CentOS
14 24 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 22 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 19 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.25%) Debian
18 15 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 13 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
20 11 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2140 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1495 (23.27%) OO
3 1380 (21.48%) Software Engineering
4 804 (12.52%) TDD
5 660 (10.27%) Scrum
6 543 (8.45%) OOP
7 528 (8.22%) Multithreading
8 525 (8.17%) Analytics
9 519 (8.08%) MVC
10 477 (7.43%) E-Commerce
11 462 (7.19%) Project Management
12 366 (5.70%) Mentoring
13 335 (5.21%) OOD
14 319 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
15 309 (4.81%) Low Latency
16 300 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
17 286 (4.45%) Unit Testing
18 263 (4.09%) Web Development
19 241 (3.75%) SOA
20 240 (3.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2369 (36.88%) Java
2 1697 (26.42%) SQL
3 1492 (23.23%) JavaScript
4 1483 (23.09%) C#
5 1254 (19.52%) C++
6 923 (14.37%) Python
7 473 (7.36%) PHP
8 419 (6.52%) C
9 410 (6.38%) Perl
10 327 (5.09%) Scala
11 305 (4.75%) Ruby
12 203 (3.16%) T-SQL
13 157 (2.44%) R
14 156 (2.43%) PowerShell
15 152 (2.37%) VBA
16 127 (1.98%) PL/SQL
17 123 (1.91%) Bash Shell
18 118 (1.84%) Objective-C
19 104 (1.62%) F#
20 103 (1.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 4948 (77.02%) Degree
2 335 (5.21%) PhD
3 135 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 116 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (1.74%) ISEB
6 83 (1.29%) CCNA
7 64 (1.00%) CCNP
8 60 (0.93%) MBA
9 55 (0.86%) CISSP
9 55 (0.86%) Security Cleared
10 51 (0.79%) CISA
11 47 (0.73%) ISTQB
12 38 (0.59%) MCSD
12 38 (0.59%) MCSE
12 38 (0.59%) PMI Certification
13 33 (0.51%) MCP
14 32 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (0.48%) MCAD
15 31 (0.48%) SC Cleared
16 30 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 577 (8.98%) QA
2 59 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 51 (0.79%) SLA
4 38 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 38 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.17%) COBIT
8 9 (0.14%) HL7
9 5 (0.078%) MiFID
10 4 (0.062%) Basel III
11 3 (0.047%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.031%) EMIR
12 2 (0.031%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.031%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.016%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.016%) P3O
System Software
1 206 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 109 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 34 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
5 23 (0.36%) Varnish
6 18 (0.28%) KVM
7 17 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.23%) Xen
9 14 (0.22%) HDFS
10 13 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.19%) NFS
12 10 (0.16%) vCloud
12 10 (0.16%) Postfix
12 10 (0.16%) XenApp
12 10 (0.16%) XenServer
13 8 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.11%) vSphere
15 6 (0.093%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.093%) Nmap
16 5 (0.078%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 74 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 72 (1.12%) Puppet
3 55 (0.86%) Nagios
4 35 (0.54%) Ansible
5 26 (0.40%) YUM
6 25 (0.39%) Zenoss
7 24 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (0.36%) Salt
9 22 (0.34%) SCCM
10 20 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 13 (0.20%) Vagrant
12 11 (0.17%) Ganglia
13 10 (0.16%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.16%) Cacti
14 9 (0.14%) SCOM
14 9 (0.14%) Kibana
15 8 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
15 8 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
15 8 (0.12%) OpenSSO
15 8 (0.12%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 780 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 618 (9.62%) Oracle
3 176 (2.74%) Google
4 165 (2.57%) VMware
5 146 (2.27%) Cisco
6 117 (1.82%) SAP
7 111 (1.73%) IBM
8 95 (1.48%) Adobe
9 91 (1.42%) Sybase
10 81 (1.26%) Tableau
11 78 (1.21%) HP
12 72 (1.12%) Cognos
12 72 (1.12%) Facebook
13 67 (1.04%) Business Objects
14 66 (1.03%) Red Hat
14 66 (1.03%) Zend
15 65 (1.01%) JBoss
16 62 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
17 61 (0.95%) Informatica
18 58 (0.90%) Reuters
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