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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
London > Central London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 48 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 376 338 554
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 4.51% 5.53% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 5.82% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 291 301 477
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £38,250
25th Percentile £52,625 £47,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.70%
75th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,453 £113,750 £115,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,899 5,810 8,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 94.64% 95.12% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6,348 5,191 7,263
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £41,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £69,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.45% +6.15%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £100,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Central London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Central London.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Central London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -16 316 £82,500 +22.22% 72
West End of London -4 9 £55,000 -47.62% 1
Camden - 7 £65,000 - 1
Southwark -2 6 - -
City of Westminster -6 3 - -
Lambeth -10 3 - -
Computer Science
London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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.

1 283 (75.27%) Degree
2 199 (52.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 162 (43.09%) Social Skills
4 126 (33.51%) SQL
5 125 (33.24%) Python
6 121 (32.18%) Finance
7 119 (31.65%) Azure
8 118 (31.38%) AWS
9 108 (28.72%) Java
10 98 (26.06%) Windows
10 98 (26.06%) Agile
11 94 (25.00%) C#
12 70 (18.62%) JavaScript
12 70 (18.62%) Software Engineering
13 64 (17.02%) .NET
13 64 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (15.43%) Linux
15 56 (14.89%) Git (software)
15 56 (14.89%) Analytics
16 54 (14.36%) SQL Server
17 51 (13.56%) HTML
18 50 (13.30%) Microsoft
19 49 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (12.77%) REST
21 47 (12.50%) Data Science
22 45 (11.97%) Mathematics
23 44 (11.70%) API Integration
24 42 (11.17%) CI/CD
25 41 (10.90%) Multithreading
26 40 (10.64%) HTML5

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 15 (3.99%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.46%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (2.13%) IIS
4 7 (1.86%) SugarCRM
5 6 (1.60%) Jupyter
6 5 (1.33%) SAS
6 5 (1.33%) TPMS
7 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.27%) Tornado
Applications
1 25 (6.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) InVision
5 2 (0.53%) Sketch
5 2 (0.53%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 119 (31.65%) Azure
2 118 (31.38%) AWS
3 27 (7.18%) SaaS
4 23 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (5.59%) Serverless
6 18 (4.79%) Microsoft 365
7 17 (4.52%) GCP
8 13 (3.46%) GitHub
8 13 (3.46%) Power Platform
9 12 (3.19%) AWS Fargate
10 9 (2.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 8 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.86%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.60%) Azure Machine Learning
13 6 (1.60%) PaaS
14 5 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (1.33%) IaaS
14 5 (1.33%) OpenShift
14 5 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.45%) Firewall
2 18 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.99%) DNS
3 15 (3.99%) WAN
4 14 (3.72%) VLAN
4 14 (3.72%) VPN
4 14 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (3.46%) DHCP
6 11 (2.93%) BGP
7 6 (1.60%) Internet
7 6 (1.60%) VoIP
7 6 (1.60%) Wireless
8 5 (1.33%) Network Security
9 4 (1.06%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.80%) HTTP
11 2 (0.53%) Broadband
11 2 (0.53%) LAN
11 2 (0.53%) SSH
12 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.45%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.38%) Big Data
3 24 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.19%) Data Lake
6 12 (3.19%) MySQL
6 12 (3.19%) Power BI
6 12 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (1.86%) MariaDB
8 7 (1.86%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.33%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.33%) SSDT
9 5 (1.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 56 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.86%) JIRA
6 5 (1.33%) Plastic SCM
6 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.06%) GitLab
8 2 (0.53%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.53%) Selenium
8 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.27%) JMeter
9 1 (0.27%) JUnit
9 1 (0.27%) MSTest
9 1 (0.27%) NUnit
9 1 (0.27%) TestNG
General
1 162 (43.09%) Social Skills
2 121 (32.18%) Finance
3 49 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.59%) Organisational Skills
5 19 (5.05%) Electronics
6 18 (4.79%) Advertising
7 14 (3.72%) Marketing
8 13 (3.46%) Banking
8 13 (3.46%) Law
9 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
10 11 (2.93%) Front Office
11 7 (1.86%) Games
11 7 (1.86%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.86%) Legal
12 6 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.60%) Public Sector
12 6 (1.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (21.28%) Developer
2 57 (15.16%) Analyst
3 39 (10.37%) Software Developer
4 27 (7.18%) Junior
5 24 (6.38%) Graduate
6 22 (5.85%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.32%) Data Scientist
7 20 (5.32%) Support Specialist
8 18 (4.79%) Data Engineer
9 17 (4.52%) Architect
9 17 (4.52%) Senior Software Developer
10 16 (4.26%) Software Manager
11 15 (3.99%) Applications Support
12 14 (3.72%) Development Manager
12 14 (3.72%) Graduate Analyst
12 14 (3.72%) Graduate Developer
12 14 (3.72%) Security Engineer
12 14 (3.72%) Software Development Manager
13 13 (3.46%) Network Engineer
13 13 (3.46%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.02%) .NET
2 51 (13.56%) HTML
3 48 (12.77%) REST
4 40 (10.64%) CSS
4 40 (10.64%) HTML5
5 30 (7.98%) .NET Core
6 29 (7.71%) React
7 26 (6.91%) Spring
8 25 (6.65%) AngularJS
9 20 (5.32%) Spring Boot
9 20 (5.32%) Web Services
10 16 (4.26%) RESTful
11 15 (3.99%) JSON
12 12 (3.19%) Kafka
13 10 (2.66%) PySpark
13 10 (2.66%) XML
14 9 (2.39%) WPF
15 8 (2.13%) ASP.NET
15 8 (2.13%) Node.js
15 8 (2.13%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.11%) User Experience
2 34 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.85%) Algorithms
4 20 (5.32%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (4.52%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.46%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.46%) Derivative
7 12 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.66%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.66%) Fixed Income
9 9 (2.39%) Equities
9 9 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.39%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.13%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.86%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.60%) Replication
13 5 (1.33%) SCADA
13 5 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (26.06%) Windows
2 58 (15.43%) Linux
3 25 (6.65%) Windows 10
3 25 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (6.38%) Mac OS X
4 24 (6.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (5.32%) Mac OS
6 15 (3.99%) Unix
6 15 (3.99%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.19%) Android
8 8 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) VMS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (26.06%) Agile
2 70 (18.62%) Software Engineering
3 64 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 56 (14.89%) Analytics
5 47 (12.50%) Data Science
6 45 (11.97%) Mathematics
7 44 (11.70%) API Integration
8 42 (11.17%) CI/CD
9 41 (10.90%) Multithreading
10 38 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
10 38 (10.11%) Data Modelling
11 33 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (8.78%) Microservices
11 33 (8.78%) Scrum
11 33 (8.78%) Workflow
12 32 (8.51%) Data Loss Prevention
12 32 (8.51%) Multithreaded Programming
13 31 (8.24%) Information Security
13 31 (8.24%) Machine Learning
13 31 (8.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 126 (33.51%) SQL
2 125 (33.24%) Python
3 108 (28.72%) Java
4 94 (25.00%) C#
5 70 (18.62%) JavaScript
6 40 (10.64%) C++
7 21 (5.59%) TypeScript
8 17 (4.52%) Bash
8 17 (4.52%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.72%) C
9 14 (3.72%) Ruby
10 11 (2.93%) R
10 11 (2.93%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.66%) PHP
12 9 (2.39%) Scala
12 9 (2.39%) VBA
13 7 (1.86%) Perl
14 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.33%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 283 (75.27%) Degree
2 199 (52.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (6.38%) Master's Degree
3 24 (6.38%) PhD
4 19 (5.05%) CCNA
4 19 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.46%) CCNP
5 13 (3.46%) CISSP
5 13 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.93%) CISA
6 11 (2.93%) CISM
7 7 (1.86%) CREST Certified
7 7 (1.86%) MCSE
7 7 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.86%) OSCP
8 6 (1.60%) CRISC
8 6 (1.60%) GPEN
8 6 (1.60%) OSCE
9 5 (1.33%) MCSD
9 5 (1.33%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.85%) QA
2 9 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.86%) GDPR
3 7 (1.86%) GRC
3 7 (1.86%) NIST
4 6 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.06%) CDISC
5 4 (1.06%) Good Clinical Practice
6 3 (0.80%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.53%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (9.57%) Docker
2 14 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) oVirt
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (9.31%) Kubernetes
2 26 (6.91%) Terraform
3 11 (2.93%) Ansible
4 4 (1.06%) Kubeflow
5 3 (0.80%) Grafana
6 2 (0.53%) Kibana
6 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.53%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.53%) Puppet
7 1 (0.27%) Autotask
7 1 (0.27%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.26%) Oracle
3 13 (3.46%) Meraki
3 13 (3.46%) Palo Alto
3 13 (3.46%) VMware
4 12 (3.19%) Okta
5 11 (2.93%) LogicMonitor
5 11 (2.93%) ServiceNow
6 10 (2.66%) Google
7 9 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.86%) IBM
9 6 (1.60%) SAP
10 5 (1.33%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.33%) MarketAxess
10 5 (1.33%) Tradeweb
11 3 (0.80%) Adobe
12 2 (0.53%) Citrix
12 2 (0.53%) Guidewire
12 2 (0.53%) Splunk
12 2 (0.53%) Veracode