The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Scientist
Rank 632 640 649
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 13 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.031% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.033% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 4
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £42,500
Computer Scientist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Computer Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Scientist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Computer Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Computer Scientist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Scientist across the London region.

Computer Scientist Salary Trend in London

Computer Scientist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Scientist across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Computer Scientist Salary Histogram in London

Computer Scientist
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 Scientist within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Chessington - 8 £50,000 -
Teddington - 3 £37,500 -
City of London - 2 £72,500 -
Computer Scientist
England

Computer Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Computer Scientist in their job title 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 with Computer Scientist in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (82.35%) C++
2 14 (82.35%) Algorithms
3 12 (70.59%) PhD
4 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (58.82%) CUDA
6 8 (47.06%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) C
6 8 (47.06%) Content Analysis
6 8 (47.06%) Pattern Recognition
6 8 (47.06%) Video Content Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
8 4 (23.53%) Physics
8 4 (23.53%) Parallel Computing
8 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
8 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 3 (17.65%) Blog
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) WPF
9 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 3 (17.65%) C#
9 3 (17.65%) HTML

Computer Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Computer Scientist in their job title 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 with Computer Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) WCF
1 3 (17.65%) WPF
2 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (11.76%) scikit-learn
2 2 (11.76%) Theano
3 1 (5.88%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (82.35%) Algorithms
3 10 (58.82%) CUDA
4 8 (47.06%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Physics
5 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Blog
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (11.76%) Neural Network
7 2 (11.76%) Statistics
8 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Content Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) Pattern Recognition
2 8 (47.06%) Video Content Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (23.53%) Parallel Computing
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Bayesian Methods
5 2 (11.76%) Convolutional Neural Network
5 2 (11.76%) Deep Learning
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
5 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) C
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) PhD