Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
London > Central London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 34 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 880 939 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.52% 6.57% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 7.10% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 794 821 873
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.93% +2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,750 £112,500
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 12,357 13,229 12,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 91.58% 92.62% 91.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11,071 11,726 11,403
Central London median annual salary £64,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.08% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,260
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -3 707 £65,000 +8.33% 214
West End of London +11 37 £60,000 +33.33% 27
City of Westminster +6 32 £40,000 -27.27%
Kensington and Chelsea +1 8 £40,000 -46.67%
Southwark +18 4 £54,750 -0.45%
Camden -6 2 £41,750 -24.09%
Computer Science
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 625 (71.02%) Degree
2 322 (36.59%) Finance
3 311 (35.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 301 (34.20%) Java
5 266 (30.23%) Mathematics
6 251 (28.52%) SQL
7 214 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 209 (23.75%) Python
9 192 (21.82%) C#
10 180 (20.45%) JavaScript
11 173 (19.66%) Software Engineering
12 153 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
13 142 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
14 136 (15.45%) Microsoft
15 133 (15.11%) .NET
16 116 (13.18%) Banking
17 115 (13.07%) SQL Server
18 114 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
19 112 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
20 110 (12.50%) Linux
20 110 (12.50%) Physics
21 96 (10.91%) C++
21 96 (10.91%) Machine Learning
22 89 (10.11%) OO
23 85 (9.66%) Analytics
24 83 (9.43%) DevOps
25 82 (9.32%) CSS
26 81 (9.20%) HTML
27 79 (8.98%) MVC
28 77 (8.75%) Data Science

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 42 (4.77%) Apache Spark
2 26 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.61%) Apache
4 19 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.16%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.82%) nginx
6 12 (1.36%) Ethereum
7 10 (1.14%) SAS
7 10 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.02%) CMS
9 8 (0.91%) Apache Pig
9 8 (0.91%) Confluence
9 8 (0.91%) IIS
10 7 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.45%) Jetty
11 4 (0.45%) WordPress
12 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.23%) Kinematics
13 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.34%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 20 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.91%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.91%) Magento
3 3 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.23%) Relativity
4 2 (0.23%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 153 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 31 (3.52%) Office 365
4 19 (2.16%) Serverless
5 18 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.48%) G Suite
7 12 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.14%) GitHub
8 10 (1.14%) SaaS
9 9 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (0.91%) PaaS
10 8 (0.91%) Slack
11 7 (0.80%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.34%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.14%) Firewall
2 22 (2.50%) VLAN
3 21 (2.39%) VPN
4 20 (2.27%) SNMP
5 19 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (2.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 18 (2.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (1.59%) Network Security
8 13 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (1.25%) HTTP
10 9 (1.02%) BGP
10 9 (1.02%) BIG-IP
10 9 (1.02%) Internet
10 9 (1.02%) LAN
10 9 (1.02%) VoIP
11 8 (0.91%) WebEx
12 7 (0.80%) AMQP
13 6 (0.68%) DHCP
13 6 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.30%) NoSQL
3 54 (6.14%) Big Data
4 40 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 36 (4.09%) Hadoop
6 30 (3.41%) Blockchain
7 26 (2.95%) MySQL
8 25 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (2.73%) MongoDB
10 17 (1.93%) Power BI
11 15 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.70%) Redis
11 15 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.14%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.91%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 29 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.39%) JIRA
5 20 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (2.05%) JUnit
7 14 (1.59%) Selenium
8 11 (1.25%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.14%) Jasmine
9 10 (1.14%) webpack
10 9 (1.02%) Grunt
10 9 (1.02%) gulp
11 7 (0.80%) Gradle
11 7 (0.80%) Maven
11 7 (0.80%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.45%) JMeter
12 4 (0.45%) Mockito
12 4 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.45%) Subversion
12 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 322 (36.59%) Finance
2 116 (13.18%) Banking
3 55 (6.25%) Games
4 49 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 46 (5.23%) Advertising
6 26 (2.95%) Front Office
7 24 (2.73%) Marketing
8 20 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 19 (2.16%) Retail
10 13 (1.48%) Back Office
11 12 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.80%) French Language
12 7 (0.80%) Law
13 6 (0.68%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.57%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.45%) Automotive
15 4 (0.45%) German Language
15 4 (0.45%) Publishing
16 3 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 377 (42.84%) Developer
2 130 (14.77%) Graduate
3 128 (14.55%) Java Developer
4 116 (13.18%) Graduate Developer
5 78 (8.86%) Software Engineer
6 65 (7.39%) Analyst
7 58 (6.59%) Graduate Java Developer
8 57 (6.48%) C# Developer
9 54 (6.14%) Architect
10 52 (5.91%) .NET Developer
11 50 (5.68%) Senior Developer
12 47 (5.34%) Consultant
13 45 (5.11%) Data Scientist
14 34 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 34 (3.86%) Network Engineer
15 28 (3.18%) Senior Data Scientist
16 27 (3.07%) Graduate .NET Developer
17 25 (2.84%) Graduate C# Developer
18 24 (2.73%) Junior
19 23 (2.61%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (15.11%) .NET
2 82 (9.32%) CSS
3 81 (9.20%) HTML
4 72 (8.18%) React
5 69 (7.84%) Web Services
6 66 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 52 (5.91%) jQuery
8 43 (4.89%) ASP.NET
9 41 (4.66%) Spring
10 40 (4.55%) HTML5
11 39 (4.43%) Node.js
12 36 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (3.41%) RESTful
14 27 (3.07%) Entity Framework
14 27 (3.07%) REST
15 25 (2.84%) .NET Core
16 24 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (2.50%) TensorFlow
17 22 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 19 (2.16%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 112 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.27%) Fintech
3 61 (6.93%) Algorithms
4 47 (5.34%) Hedge funds
5 45 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (4.32%) Data Structures
7 32 (3.64%) Management Information System
8 28 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (3.07%) User Experience
10 25 (2.84%) Data Centre
11 20 (2.27%) N-Tier
12 19 (2.16%) Reinsurance
13 18 (2.05%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.36%) Fixed Income
15 11 (1.25%) Blog
16 10 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 9 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (1.02%) Equities
17 9 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (12.50%) Linux
2 70 (7.95%) Windows
3 50 (5.68%) Unix
4 22 (2.50%) Android
4 22 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.70%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.48%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.36%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.02%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.57%) Debian
13 5 (0.57%) Fedora
14 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.23%) CentOS
16 2 (0.23%) Robot Operating System
16 2 (0.23%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (30.23%) Mathematics
2 214 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (19.66%) Software Engineering
4 142 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
5 110 (12.50%) Physics
6 96 (10.91%) Machine Learning
7 89 (10.11%) OO
8 85 (9.66%) Analytics
9 83 (9.43%) DevOps
10 79 (8.98%) MVC
11 77 (8.75%) Data Science
12 70 (7.95%) Test Automation
13 68 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (6.93%) Artificial Intelligence
15 59 (6.70%) Scrum
16 57 (6.48%) Applied Mathematics
17 54 (6.14%) Cybersecurity
18 50 (5.68%) Mentoring
19 49 (5.57%) TDD
20 48 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (34.20%) Java
2 251 (28.52%) SQL
3 209 (23.75%) Python
4 192 (21.82%) C#
5 180 (20.45%) JavaScript
6 96 (10.91%) C++
7 49 (5.57%) R
8 46 (5.23%) C
9 42 (4.77%) Bash Shell
10 40 (4.55%) Scala
11 33 (3.75%) T-SQL
12 31 (3.52%) Java 8
13 29 (3.30%) Ruby
14 28 (3.18%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.61%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.82%) PHP
17 15 (1.70%) MATLAB
18 12 (1.36%) Kotlin
18 12 (1.36%) Perl
19 11 (1.25%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 625 (71.02%) Degree
2 311 (35.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (7.73%) PhD
4 28 (3.18%) Master's Degree
5 23 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (2.27%) CCNP
7 18 (2.05%) CCIE
8 15 (1.70%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.48%) PgMP
9 13 (1.48%) PMP
10 11 (1.25%) CISSP
11 7 (0.80%) CREST Certified
11 7 (0.80%) MBA
11 7 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.68%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.68%) CFA
12 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.57%) CCNA
13 5 (0.57%) CEH
14 4 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.09%) QA
2 9 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.68%) GDPR
5 4 (0.45%) IFRS
5 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.45%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (5.11%) Docker
2 43 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.02%) iptables
5 9 (1.02%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.57%) HDFS
7 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.23%) XenApp
9 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) LXC
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (3.52%) Ansible
2 28 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.84%) Puppet
4 22 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 14 (1.59%) Terraform
6 12 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.02%) HAProxy
8 8 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (0.80%) Nagios
9 7 (0.80%) Salt
10 3 (0.34%) Grafana
10 3 (0.34%) Oozie
10 3 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.23%) Check_MK
11 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.23%) Kibana
11 2 (0.23%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.23%) SCCM
11 2 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 136 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.00%) Oracle
3 41 (4.66%) Google
4 32 (3.64%) Palo Alto
5 31 (3.52%) Cisco
6 29 (3.30%) Tableau
7 27 (3.07%) F5
8 25 (2.84%) VMware
9 20 (2.27%) Nintex
10 18 (2.05%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.59%) SAP
12 13 (1.48%) Cognos
12 13 (1.48%) Meraki
13 12 (1.36%) IBM
13 12 (1.36%) Symantec
14 10 (1.14%) Citrix
14 10 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.02%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
17 6 (0.68%) ATG