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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 32 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 913 773 1,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.47% 6.19% 6.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.36% 12.80% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 828 685 885
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £105,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +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 6,834 6,039 7,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.42% 48.39% 47.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,148 5,387 6,781
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 September 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 September 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 -1 728 £60,000 +1.69% 149
West End of London -19 32 £52,500 +31.25% 49
City of Westminster +14 22 £40,000 -27.27%
Kensington and Chelsea +4 11 £40,000 -46.67%
Southwark -6 4 £53,750 +144.32%
Camden +7 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Computer Science
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 668 (73.17%) Degree
2 361 (39.54%) Finance
3 355 (38.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 301 (32.97%) SQL
5 286 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
6 274 (30.01%) Mathematics
7 253 (27.71%) Java
8 219 (23.99%) C#
8 219 (23.99%) Python
9 212 (23.22%) JavaScript
10 194 (21.25%) Problem-Solving
11 175 (19.17%) SQL Server
12 168 (18.40%) .NET
13 161 (17.63%) Amazon AWS
13 161 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
14 157 (17.20%) Microsoft
15 139 (15.22%) Software Engineering
16 135 (14.79%) OO
17 130 (14.24%) Linux
17 130 (14.24%) CSS
18 127 (13.91%) Physics
19 120 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
20 118 (12.92%) Banking
21 114 (12.49%) HTML
22 107 (11.72%) Test Automation
23 106 (11.61%) MVC
24 92 (10.08%) React
25 91 (9.97%) Machine Learning
25 91 (9.97%) DevOps
26 88 (9.64%) Continuous Integration

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 45 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.72%) Apache Spark
3 26 (2.85%) CMS
4 25 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 23 (2.52%) Apache
6 21 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.97%) Ethereum
7 18 (1.97%) SAS
7 18 (1.97%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.75%) nginx
9 10 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (1.10%) IIS
10 9 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.99%) WordPress
11 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.77%) Confluence
12 6 (0.66%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 40 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.44%) SPSS
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.33%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.33%) InVision
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.11%) Maya
8 1 (0.11%) NUKE
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 38 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.99%) Magento
3 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.11%) Primavera
4 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.11%) Relativity
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 161 (17.63%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (2.85%) SaaS
5 24 (2.63%) Office 365
5 24 (2.63%) Serverless
6 18 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.64%) GitHub
8 14 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (1.53%) PaaS
9 12 (1.31%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
10 11 (1.20%) G Suite
11 10 (1.10%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.55%) Force.com
14 5 (0.55%) IaaS
15 4 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
16 3 (0.33%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.12%) Firewall
2 40 (4.38%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.52%) SNMP
4 22 (2.41%) Internet
5 21 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 21 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (2.30%) VLAN
6 20 (2.19%) VPN
7 14 (1.53%) WebEx
8 12 (1.31%) HTTP
8 12 (1.31%) WAN
9 11 (1.20%) DHCP
9 11 (1.20%) DNS
9 11 (1.20%) VoIP
9 11 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.99%) LAN
11 7 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.66%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.90%) Big Data
3 60 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 53 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 44 (4.82%) MySQL
6 38 (4.16%) Hadoop
7 34 (3.72%) MongoDB
8 30 (3.29%) Blockchain
9 28 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (2.08%) Power BI
13 18 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (1.53%) Redis
16 14 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (1.42%) SQLPlus
18 10 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
19 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (4.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 36 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 28 (3.07%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.96%) JIRA
6 24 (2.63%) Selenium
7 19 (2.08%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.53%) Maven
9 12 (1.31%) JUnit
10 10 (1.10%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.88%) Gradle
11 8 (0.88%) Grunt
11 8 (0.88%) NUnit
11 8 (0.88%) Subversion
11 8 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.77%) gulp
13 6 (0.66%) webpack
14 5 (0.55%) JMeter
14 5 (0.55%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 361 (39.54%) Finance
2 118 (12.92%) Banking
3 59 (6.46%) Advertising
4 47 (5.15%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.71%) Games
6 34 (3.72%) Marketing
7 33 (3.61%) Front Office
8 20 (2.19%) Back Office
8 20 (2.19%) Retail
9 13 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.20%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.10%) Legal
12 8 (0.88%) Electronics
13 7 (0.77%) French Language
14 6 (0.66%) German Language
14 6 (0.66%) Law
14 6 (0.66%) Publishing
14 6 (0.66%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 390 (42.72%) Developer
2 106 (11.61%) Graduate
3 105 (11.50%) Java Developer
4 92 (10.08%) Analyst
5 82 (8.98%) Graduate Developer
6 72 (7.89%) Architect
7 70 (7.67%) C# Developer
8 54 (5.91%) Consultant
9 52 (5.70%) Junior
10 47 (5.15%) Software Engineer
11 45 (4.93%) Senior Developer
12 44 (4.82%) .NET Developer
13 42 (4.60%) Data Scientist
14 37 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
15 35 (3.83%) Network Engineer
16 34 (3.72%) Graduate Java Developer
16 34 (3.72%) Software Developer
17 33 (3.61%) Junior Developer
18 32 (3.50%) Python Developer
19 29 (3.18%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (18.40%) .NET
2 130 (14.24%) CSS
3 114 (12.49%) HTML
4 92 (10.08%) React
5 86 (9.42%) Web Services
6 84 (9.20%) jQuery
7 65 (7.12%) AngularJS
8 56 (6.13%) Node.js
9 55 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (5.70%) ASP.NET
11 51 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 48 (5.26%) Entity Framework
13 47 (5.15%) Spring
14 44 (4.82%) HTML5
15 42 (4.60%) RESTful
16 39 (4.27%) .NET Core
16 39 (4.27%) XML
17 31 (3.40%) Spring Boot
18 24 (2.63%) LAMP
19 22 (2.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 161 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (8.54%) Algorithms
3 63 (6.90%) Fintech
4 59 (6.46%) Data Structures
5 55 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
6 53 (5.81%) Hedge funds
7 47 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
8 41 (4.49%) Management Information System
8 41 (4.49%) N-Tier
9 38 (4.16%) User Experience
10 26 (2.85%) Mobile App
11 21 (2.30%) Data Centre
12 19 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (2.08%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.75%) Blog
14 14 (1.53%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (1.20%) Equities
16 11 (1.20%) Public Cloud
17 10 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 130 (14.24%) Linux
2 78 (8.54%) Unix
3 75 (8.21%) Windows
4 21 (2.30%) Mac OS X
5 20 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.86%) Android
6 17 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.53%) HPUX
8 14 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.42%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.99%) AIX
10 9 (0.99%) Solaris
11 6 (0.66%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
13 2 (0.22%) Debian
13 2 (0.22%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (30.01%) Mathematics
3 194 (21.25%) Problem-Solving
4 139 (15.22%) Software Engineering
5 135 (14.79%) OO
6 127 (13.91%) Physics
7 107 (11.72%) Test Automation
8 106 (11.61%) MVC
9 91 (9.97%) DevOps
9 91 (9.97%) Machine Learning
10 88 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (9.31%) Scrum
12 80 (8.76%) Analytics
13 78 (8.54%) Microservices
14 76 (8.32%) Web Development
15 69 (7.56%) TDD
16 67 (7.34%) Mentoring
17 66 (7.23%) Data Science
17 66 (7.23%) Multithreading
18 64 (7.01%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 301 (32.97%) SQL
2 253 (27.71%) Java
3 219 (23.99%) C#
3 219 (23.99%) Python
4 212 (23.22%) JavaScript
5 87 (9.53%) C++
6 62 (6.79%) T-SQL
7 50 (5.48%) R
7 50 (5.48%) Scala
8 43 (4.71%) Bash Shell
9 40 (4.38%) PHP
10 35 (3.83%) Ruby
11 34 (3.72%) C
12 30 (3.29%) Shell Script
13 27 (2.96%) Java 8
14 25 (2.74%) VBA
15 23 (2.52%) Perl
16 20 (2.19%) PowerShell
17 16 (1.75%) Kotlin
18 14 (1.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 668 (73.17%) Degree
2 355 (38.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (6.35%) PhD
4 33 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (3.50%) Master's Degree
6 23 (2.52%) CCNP
7 21 (2.30%) CCIE
8 18 (1.97%) Numerate Degree
9 14 (1.53%) CISSP
10 12 (1.31%) CCNA
11 9 (0.99%) MBA
11 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.88%) CEH
12 8 (0.88%) CISM
13 7 (0.77%) SANS
14 6 (0.66%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.66%) MCSE
15 5 (0.55%) CFA
15 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.48%) QA
2 16 (1.75%) SLA
3 15 (1.64%) GCP
4 9 (0.99%) GDPR
5 7 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.66%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.33%) COBIT
9 2 (0.22%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (5.15%) Docker
2 42 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.77%) iptables
6 5 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.22%) HDFS
9 2 (0.22%) XenApp
9 2 (0.22%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (3.07%) Ansible
3 24 (2.63%) Puppet
4 22 (2.41%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.31%) Terraform
6 11 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.10%) Salt
8 8 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.66%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.66%) Nagios
10 5 (0.55%) CASB
11 4 (0.44%) QRadar
12 3 (0.33%) Oozie
12 3 (0.33%) SCCM
12 3 (0.33%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.22%) Control-M
13 2 (0.22%) logstash
14 1 (0.11%) Check_MK
14 1 (0.11%) Graylog
14 1 (0.11%) RANCID
Vendors
1 157 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 63 (6.90%) Oracle
3 48 (5.26%) Google
4 40 (4.38%) Cisco
5 38 (4.16%) Nintex
6 33 (3.61%) Palo Alto
7 28 (3.07%) F5
8 24 (2.63%) Tableau
9 21 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 18 (1.97%) IBM
10 18 (1.97%) VMware
11 16 (1.75%) Cognos
12 15 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.64%) Splunk
13 12 (1.31%) Citrix
13 12 (1.31%) Meraki
13 12 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
13 12 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.31%) SAP
14 11 (1.20%) Symantec