Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 31 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 928 788 1,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.50% 6.35% 6.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.37% 13.07% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 816 721 934
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £105,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 6,940 6,030 8,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.59% 48.59% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,099 5,433 7,095
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -1 750 £60,000 -4.00% 128
West End of London -28 20 £51,250 +32.26% 30
City of Westminster 0 8 £40,000 -27.27%
Southwark -23 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Kensington and Chelsea +10 6 £40,000 -46.67%
Camden +1 5 £45,000 +9.09%
Computer Science
London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 693 (74.68%) Degree
2 418 (45.04%) Finance
3 371 (39.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 312 (33.62%) SQL
5 302 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
6 261 (28.13%) Mathematics
7 248 (26.72%) Java
8 232 (25.00%) C#
9 228 (24.57%) Python
10 223 (24.03%) JavaScript
11 199 (21.44%) SQL Server
12 190 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
13 188 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
14 177 (19.07%) .NET
15 159 (17.13%) Software Engineering
16 155 (16.70%) Microsoft
17 144 (15.52%) HTML
18 143 (15.41%) CSS
19 137 (14.76%) OO
20 131 (14.12%) Banking
21 129 (13.90%) Linux
22 116 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
23 113 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
24 106 (11.42%) Physics
25 98 (10.56%) MVC
25 98 (10.56%) Windows
26 95 (10.24%) C++
27 93 (10.02%) Oracle
28 91 (9.81%) AngularJS
29 87 (9.38%) Greenfield Project

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 27 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.80%) CMS
3 25 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 17 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.72%) Apache
6 16 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.62%) SAS
8 13 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.29%) IIS
10 10 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (1.08%) WordPress
11 8 (0.86%) Ethereum
12 6 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.65%) nginx
13 5 (0.54%) Confluence
13 5 (0.54%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.43%) Drupal
15 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 46 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.08%) Acrobat
6 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.54%) Stata
8 4 (0.43%) InVision
8 4 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.43%) SPSS
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.32%) Revit
9 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.11%) Maya
11 1 (0.11%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 22 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.54%) Magento
3 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.32%) Primavera
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Lawson
4 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Shopify
4 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 116 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (3.99%) SaaS
4 29 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (2.26%) PaaS
6 13 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.29%) Office 365
8 11 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.19%) Serverless
9 9 (0.97%) GitHub
10 7 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.65%) Bluemix
11 6 (0.65%) IaaS
11 6 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.65%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.54%) Force.com
13 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.36%) Firewall
2 35 (3.77%) Internet
3 33 (3.56%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.72%) WebEx
5 15 (1.62%) SNMP
5 15 (1.62%) VPN
6 14 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (1.40%) WAN
7 13 (1.40%) Wireless
8 12 (1.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 12 (1.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.19%) HTTP
10 10 (1.08%) LAN
10 10 (1.08%) VoIP
11 9 (0.97%) SAN
12 8 (0.86%) DHCP
12 8 (0.86%) DNS
12 8 (0.86%) SMTP
13 7 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (21.44%) SQL Server
2 78 (8.41%) Big Data
3 63 (6.79%) Relational Database
4 55 (5.93%) MongoDB
5 50 (5.39%) MySQL
6 36 (3.88%) NoSQL
7 34 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (3.02%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (2.48%) Power BI
11 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.94%) Data Lake
13 18 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.72%) SQLPlus
15 15 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.51%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 71 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (3.77%) JIRA
4 26 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
5 25 (2.69%) Jenkins
6 20 (2.16%) NUnit
6 20 (2.16%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.83%) Jasmine
7 17 (1.83%) Selenium
8 14 (1.51%) webpack
9 13 (1.40%) Grunt
9 13 (1.40%) gulp
10 12 (1.29%) JUnit
11 11 (1.19%) Maven
11 11 (1.19%) MSTest
11 11 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.08%) Moq
12 10 (1.08%) Plastic SCM
13 9 (0.97%) Subversion
14 8 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 418 (45.04%) Finance
2 131 (14.12%) Banking
3 68 (7.33%) Front Office
4 58 (6.25%) Advertising
5 50 (5.39%) Investment Banking
6 37 (3.99%) Games
7 32 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 31 (3.34%) Legal
8 31 (3.34%) Marketing
9 22 (2.37%) Retail
10 20 (2.16%) Law
11 16 (1.72%) Back Office
12 12 (1.29%) Publishing
13 9 (0.97%) Electronics
14 4 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.32%) Military
15 3 (0.32%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.22%) Billing
16 2 (0.22%) German Language
16 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 415 (44.72%) Developer
2 110 (11.85%) Analyst
3 99 (10.67%) Java Developer
4 86 (9.27%) C# Developer
5 78 (8.41%) Junior
6 65 (7.00%) Senior Developer
7 60 (6.47%) Architect
8 59 (6.36%) Graduate
9 58 (6.25%) Software Engineer
10 53 (5.71%) Junior Developer
11 44 (4.74%) .NET Developer
12 42 (4.53%) Consultant
13 38 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
14 35 (3.77%) Graduate Developer
15 34 (3.66%) C++ Developer
15 34 (3.66%) Software Developer
16 31 (3.34%) Data Scientist
16 31 (3.34%) Python Developer
17 29 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
17 29 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (19.07%) .NET
2 144 (15.52%) HTML
3 143 (15.41%) CSS
4 91 (9.81%) AngularJS
5 87 (9.38%) React
6 71 (7.65%) ASP.NET
7 69 (7.44%) Web Services
8 63 (6.79%) jQuery
9 61 (6.57%) HTML5
10 60 (6.47%) Node.js
11 48 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (4.63%) REST
12 43 (4.63%) Spring
13 42 (4.53%) XML
14 40 (4.31%) RESTful
15 35 (3.77%) Entity Framework
16 32 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (2.69%) .NET Framework
18 25 (2.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 190 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 79 (8.51%) Algorithms
4 71 (7.65%) Data Structures
5 66 (7.11%) Hedge funds
6 64 (6.90%) Fintech
6 64 (6.90%) Management Information System
7 61 (6.57%) User Experience
8 34 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
9 29 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 27 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.69%) Fixed Income
11 25 (2.69%) N-Tier
12 24 (2.59%) Mobile App
13 18 (1.94%) Equities
14 17 (1.83%) Derivative
15 15 (1.62%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.62%) Data Centre
15 15 (1.62%) Market Risk
16 14 (1.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 129 (13.90%) Linux
2 98 (10.56%) Windows
3 63 (6.79%) Unix
4 19 (2.05%) Android
5 16 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.51%) HPUX
7 12 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.29%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.19%) Solaris
9 9 (0.97%) AIX
9 9 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (28.13%) Mathematics
3 188 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
4 159 (17.13%) Software Engineering
5 137 (14.76%) OO
6 106 (11.42%) Physics
7 98 (10.56%) MVC
8 86 (9.27%) TDD
9 83 (8.94%) Analytics
9 83 (8.94%) Machine Learning
9 83 (8.94%) Multithreading
10 82 (8.84%) Microservices
11 81 (8.73%) Scrum
12 79 (8.51%) Test Automation
13 68 (7.33%) DevOps
13 68 (7.33%) Web Development
14 67 (7.22%) SDLC
15 66 (7.11%) Data Science
16 65 (7.00%) SOA
17 63 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 312 (33.62%) SQL
2 248 (26.72%) Java
3 232 (25.00%) C#
4 228 (24.57%) Python
5 223 (24.03%) JavaScript
6 95 (10.24%) C++
7 66 (7.11%) PHP
8 61 (6.57%) T-SQL
9 44 (4.74%) R
10 31 (3.34%) Scala
11 29 (3.13%) C
12 26 (2.80%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.80%) Ruby
12 26 (2.80%) VBA
13 25 (2.69%) Java 8
14 24 (2.59%) Perl
15 21 (2.26%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.62%) Go
17 13 (1.40%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 693 (74.68%) Degree
2 371 (39.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (5.06%) PhD
4 33 (3.56%) Numerate Degree
5 31 (3.34%) CISSP
5 31 (3.34%) Master's Degree
6 27 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.05%) CISM
8 16 (1.72%) CCNP
8 16 (1.72%) CEH
9 14 (1.51%) SANS
10 13 (1.40%) CCIE
10 13 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.29%) CCNA
12 11 (1.19%) MCSE
13 10 (1.08%) CISA
14 8 (0.86%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.65%) MBA
16 5 (0.54%) Security Cleared
17 4 (0.43%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.22%) QA
2 12 (1.29%) GDPR
2 12 (1.29%) SLA
3 10 (1.08%) GCP
4 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.54%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.54%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.54%) MiFID
7 4 (0.43%) COBIT
7 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.22%) PMO
8 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) COREP
9 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) FATCA
System Software
1 34 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.45%) Docker
3 14 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.32%) XenApp
5 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.22%) Varnish
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) iptables
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) LXC
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.62%) Puppet
3 14 (1.51%) Ansible
3 14 (1.51%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.86%) Nessus
4 8 (0.86%) Salt
5 7 (0.75%) Terraform
6 5 (0.54%) CASB
6 5 (0.54%) QRadar
6 5 (0.54%) SCCM
7 2 (0.22%) Control-M
7 2 (0.22%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.22%) logstash
7 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.11%) Mesos
8 1 (0.11%) Oozie
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 155 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 93 (10.02%) Oracle
3 36 (3.88%) Cisco
4 28 (3.02%) Google
5 21 (2.26%) Nintex
5 21 (2.26%) Tableau
6 18 (1.94%) Splunk
7 16 (1.72%) Adobe
8 15 (1.62%) Citrix
8 15 (1.62%) VMware
9 14 (1.51%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.51%) Palo Alto
10 13 (1.40%) F5
10 13 (1.40%) IBM
10 13 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.29%) Bloomberg
11 12 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.08%) iManage
12 10 (1.08%) Intapp
13 9 (0.97%) New Relic