Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 28 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 899 874 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.23% 6.78% 6.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.40% 14.22% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 783 790 994
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £115,000 £93,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,707 6,146 8,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 46.51% 47.69% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,918 5,621 6,953
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,730 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £91,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,686 £56,000
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.80% +1.82%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Central London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Central London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Central London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Central London

Computer Science
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 669 £60,000 - 175
Southwark -28 101 £52,500 -
City of Westminster -3 14 £55,000 -38.89%
Camden +16 13 £55,000 +15.79% 1
West End of London -8 11 £38,750 -3.13% 51
Computer Science
London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 695 (77.31%) Degree
2 398 (44.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 345 (38.38%) Finance
4 313 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
5 248 (27.59%) Java
6 244 (27.14%) JavaScript
7 228 (25.36%) C#
8 227 (25.25%) SQL
9 214 (23.80%) Python
10 188 (20.91%) Mathematics
11 176 (19.58%) Software Engineering
12 155 (17.24%) SQL Server
13 153 (17.02%) Microsoft
14 141 (15.68%) TDD
15 135 (15.02%) .NET
16 131 (14.57%) Banking
17 124 (13.79%) C++
18 123 (13.68%) AngularJS
19 118 (13.13%) OO
20 117 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
21 112 (12.46%) Windows
22 106 (11.79%) Linux
23 105 (11.68%) HTML
24 96 (10.68%) CSS
25 94 (10.46%) Algorithms
26 88 (9.79%) MVC
27 82 (9.12%) Scrum
27 82 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
28 81 (9.01%) Analytics
29 72 (8.01%) ASP.NET

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (3.56%) Apache Spark
2 25 (2.78%) IIS
3 24 (2.67%) Apache
4 21 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 21 (2.34%) SAS
5 19 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.89%) Confluence
7 13 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.22%) CMS
8 11 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.56%) JBoss
10 5 (0.56%) nginx
11 4 (0.44%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.44%) Hyperledger
11 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 31 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.78%) Acrobat
4 5 (0.56%) SPSS
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.22%) InVision
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.44%) Lawson
3 4 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) Endur
5 2 (0.22%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.11%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 82 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.23%) SaaS
4 23 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.45%) GitHub
6 12 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.89%) Azure Machine Learning
8 8 (0.89%) Office 365
9 6 (0.67%) Serverless
10 5 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.44%) npm
11 4 (0.44%) PaaS
12 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.33%) Google Play
13 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 2 (0.22%) Force.com
13 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.78%) Internet
2 39 (4.34%) Firewall
3 24 (2.67%) Wireless
4 23 (2.56%) WAN
5 22 (2.45%) LAN
6 18 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.89%) DHCP
7 17 (1.89%) DNS
8 14 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (1.56%) Network Security
9 13 (1.45%) BGP
9 13 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (1.45%) SNMP
10 12 (1.33%) MPLS
10 12 (1.33%) VPN
10 12 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (1.22%) HTTP
11 11 (1.22%) Intranet
12 10 (1.11%) EIGRP
12 10 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.34%) MongoDB
3 59 (6.56%) MySQL
4 55 (6.12%) Big Data
5 46 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 37 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.78%) Hadoop
8 25 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (1.78%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.67%) Power BI
13 15 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.33%) Redis
16 11 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (1.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 40 (4.45%) JIRA
3 29 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 21 (2.34%) NUnit
6 19 (2.11%) JUnit
7 17 (1.89%) Mockito
7 17 (1.89%) Subversion
8 16 (1.78%) Jasmine
9 13 (1.45%) webpack
10 12 (1.33%) Selenium
11 10 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.11%) gulp
11 10 (1.11%) WebDriver
12 9 (1.00%) Grunt
12 9 (1.00%) jMock
13 8 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (0.89%) Moq
13 8 (0.89%) MSTest
13 8 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 345 (38.38%) Finance
2 131 (14.57%) Banking
3 56 (6.23%) Front Office
4 44 (4.89%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.78%) Retail
6 40 (4.45%) Telecoms
7 38 (4.23%) Advertising
8 29 (3.23%) Games
9 27 (3.00%) Legal
9 27 (3.00%) Marketing
10 21 (2.34%) Financial Institution
11 19 (2.11%) Back Office
12 15 (1.67%) Law
13 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.44%) Publishing
15 3 (0.33%) Automotive
15 3 (0.33%) Electronics
16 1 (0.11%) Billing
16 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 407 (45.27%) Developer
2 110 (12.24%) Analyst
3 95 (10.57%) Java Developer
4 76 (8.45%) Software Engineer
5 75 (8.34%) C# Developer
6 74 (8.23%) Graduate
7 60 (6.67%) Junior
8 59 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 54 (6.01%) .NET Developer
10 49 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
11 39 (4.34%) Software Developer
12 35 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
12 35 (3.89%) Junior Developer
13 33 (3.67%) C++ Developer
14 32 (3.56%) Business Analyst
15 31 (3.45%) Architect
15 31 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
16 30 (3.34%) Support Analyst
17 27 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
18 26 (2.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (15.02%) .NET
2 123 (13.68%) AngularJS
3 105 (11.68%) HTML
4 96 (10.68%) CSS
5 72 (8.01%) ASP.NET
6 61 (6.79%) Node.js
7 58 (6.45%) React
8 47 (5.23%) HTML5
9 45 (5.01%) Angular 2
9 45 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 45 (5.01%) REST
10 42 (4.67%) jQuery
11 41 (4.56%) Spring
12 34 (3.78%) .NET Framework
13 31 (3.45%) RESTful
13 31 (3.45%) Web Services
14 30 (3.34%) J2EE
15 28 (3.11%) XML
16 26 (2.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (10.46%) Algorithms
3 69 (7.68%) User Experience
4 68 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
5 66 (7.34%) Data Structures
6 56 (6.23%) Hedge funds
7 48 (5.34%) Fintech
8 47 (5.23%) Client/Server
9 30 (3.34%) Data Centre
10 24 (2.67%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.00%) iPhone
12 17 (1.89%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.78%) Equities
13 16 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.56%) Blackberry
14 14 (1.56%) Derivative
14 14 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.33%) Private Cloud
16 11 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (1.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.46%) Windows
2 106 (11.79%) Linux
3 32 (3.56%) Android
4 28 (3.11%) Unix
4 28 (3.11%) Windows 10
5 25 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 22 (2.45%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.33%) HPUX
12 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.11%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (20.91%) Mathematics
3 176 (19.58%) Software Engineering
4 141 (15.68%) TDD
5 118 (13.13%) OO
6 88 (9.79%) MVC
7 82 (9.12%) Scrum
8 81 (9.01%) Analytics
9 71 (7.90%) Machine Learning
10 63 (7.01%) OOP
10 63 (7.01%) SDLC
11 61 (6.79%) Multithreading
12 60 (6.67%) DevOps
13 58 (6.45%) Physics
14 55 (6.12%) ITIL
14 55 (6.12%) Microservices
15 54 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (5.78%) Statistics
17 51 (5.67%) BDD
17 51 (5.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 248 (27.59%) Java
2 244 (27.14%) JavaScript
3 228 (25.36%) C#
4 227 (25.25%) SQL
5 214 (23.80%) Python
6 124 (13.79%) C++
7 68 (7.56%) PHP
8 51 (5.67%) T-SQL
9 48 (5.34%) Scala
10 37 (4.12%) R
11 35 (3.89%) Ruby
12 26 (2.89%) C
13 19 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.11%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.89%) Perl
15 13 (1.45%) Go
15 13 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.22%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.11%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 695 (77.31%) Degree
2 398 (44.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (3.56%) Master's Degree
5 31 (3.45%) PhD
6 29 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
7 27 (3.00%) CCNA
8 25 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (2.45%) CCNP
10 21 (2.34%) CISSP
10 21 (2.34%) MCSE
11 16 (1.78%) MCP
12 15 (1.67%) CISA
13 12 (1.33%) ISTQB
14 11 (1.22%) CISM
15 9 (1.00%) CEH
16 8 (0.89%) CCDP
17 7 (0.78%) CCIE
17 7 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 6 (0.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.67%) QA
2 13 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.89%) SLA
5 7 (0.78%) GCP
6 6 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.56%) GDPR
7 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.33%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.22%) FATCA
10 2 (0.22%) PMO
10 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.11%) EMIR
11 1 (0.11%) MiFID
11 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 31 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.56%) Docker
3 15 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.33%) Varnish
5 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.33%) XenApp
6 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (1.67%) Ansible
2 14 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.78%) Terraform
4 6 (0.67%) Nessus
4 6 (0.67%) Puppet
4 6 (0.67%) SCCM
4 6 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.56%) CSIRT
5 5 (0.56%) QRadar
6 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.44%) SCOM
7 3 (0.33%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.22%) Cacti
8 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 153 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.90%) Cisco
3 36 (4.00%) Oracle
4 24 (2.67%) Tableau
5 22 (2.45%) VMware
6 19 (2.11%) Google
7 14 (1.56%) Adobe
8 13 (1.45%) Meraki
9 11 (1.22%) Splunk
10 9 (1.00%) Citrix
11 8 (0.89%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.89%) iManage
11 8 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.78%) NetApp
12 7 (0.78%) New Relic
12 7 (0.78%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.78%) SAP
12 7 (0.78%) SolarWinds
12 7 (0.78%) Symantec
13 6 (0.67%) Sybase