Period
to 24 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 122 102
Rank change year-on-year -44 -20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 98 71 297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.65% 1.97% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.21% 10.43% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 68 246
10th Percentile £31,250 £45,175 £40,000
25th Percentile £42,999 £55,313 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% -3.57% +16.67%
75th Percentile £76,563 £102,188 £80,000
90th Percentile £89,125 £105,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +16.67%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 874 681 1,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.72% 18.88% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 750 592 1,474
10th Percentile £41,750 £35,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,438 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the City of London.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 City of London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 98 (100.00%) Degree
2 82 (83.67%) Computer Science
3 57 (58.16%) Finance
4 43 (43.88%) Python
5 40 (40.82%) SQL
6 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
7 28 (28.57%) Social Skills
8 24 (24.49%) Data Science
9 22 (22.45%) C#
10 19 (19.39%) Java
10 19 (19.39%) Windows
10 19 (19.39%) ITIL
10 19 (19.39%) Cisco
11 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
12 17 (17.35%) WAN
12 17 (17.35%) Internet
12 17 (17.35%) .NET
12 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.35%) Banking
12 17 (17.35%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
13 16 (16.33%) Azure
13 16 (16.33%) iPad
13 16 (16.33%) Android
13 16 (16.33%) iPhone
13 16 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (16.33%) Asset Management
13 16 (16.33%) Blackberry
13 16 (16.33%) Wireless
13 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Office

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (4.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) nginx
2 1 (1.02%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Salerio
1 1 (1.02%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.33%) Azure
2 13 (13.27%) AWS
3 8 (8.16%) SaaS
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.08%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.02%) GCP
6 1 (1.02%) GitHub
6 1 (1.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.02%) NuGet
6 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
2 17 (17.35%) Internet
2 17 (17.35%) WAN
3 16 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
3 16 (16.33%) Wireless
4 2 (2.04%) DNS
4 2 (2.04%) Intranet
5 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.02%) LAN
5 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.02%) SAN
5 1 (1.02%) SD-WAN
5 1 (1.02%) SMS
5 1 (1.02%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.02%) Telnet
5 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) Big Data
2 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.08%) Power BI
3 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.06%) MySQL
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2017
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.06%) SSDT
5 2 (2.04%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.04%) DB2
6 1 (1.02%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.06%) JMeter
2 3 (3.06%) JUnit
2 3 (3.06%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.06%) NeoLoad
2 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.04%) GitLab
4 1 (1.02%) Ant
4 1 (1.02%) Gradle
4 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.02%) JIRA
4 1 (1.02%) Maven
4 1 (1.02%) Moq
4 1 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 57 (58.16%) Finance
2 28 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 17 (17.35%) Banking
4 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.16%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (6.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 6 (6.12%) Marketing
7 2 (2.04%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.02%) Front Office
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Developer
2 16 (16.33%) Desktop Support
2 16 (16.33%) Desktop Support Technician
2 16 (16.33%) Desktop Technician
2 16 (16.33%) Support Technician
3 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Market Data Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Python Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Python Developer - Fintech
5 8 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Architect
6 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Graduate
6 6 (6.12%) Graduate C# Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) CSS
2 8 (8.16%) HTML
2 8 (8.16%) React
3 7 (7.14%) .NET Core
3 7 (7.14%) Caffe
3 7 (7.14%) MXNet
3 7 (7.14%) TensorFlow
3 7 (7.14%) Theano
3 7 (7.14%) Torch
4 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.12%) Blazor
4 6 (6.12%) RESTful
5 5 (5.10%) HTML5
5 5 (5.10%) Node.js
6 3 (3.06%) XML
6 3 (3.06%) XSLT
7 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.04%) CSS3
7 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (16.33%) Blackberry
2 16 (16.33%) iPad
2 16 (16.33%) iPhone
3 10 (10.20%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.06%) Reinsurance
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.02%) Derivative
7 1 (1.02%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) Social Network
7 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.33%) Android
3 16 (16.33%) Mac OS X
3 16 (16.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Unix
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (83.67%) Computer Science
2 24 (24.49%) Data Science
3 19 (19.39%) ITIL
4 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.33%) Asset Management
6 15 (15.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (14.29%) Analytics
7 14 (14.29%) Fintech
8 13 (13.27%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (12.24%) DevOps
9 12 (12.24%) OO
9 12 (12.24%) Requirements Gathering
10 11 (11.22%) Machine Learning
10 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.20%) Creative Thinking
11 10 (10.20%) Investment Management
12 9 (9.18%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) Python
2 40 (40.82%) SQL
3 22 (22.45%) C#
4 19 (19.39%) Java
5 11 (11.22%) R
6 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.14%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.08%) ES6
8 4 (4.08%) PHP
8 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.06%) C++
9 3 (3.06%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.06%) Scala
9 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.06%) XPath
10 2 (2.04%) C
11 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) Master's Degree
2 8 (8.16%) PhD
3 6 (6.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.02%) CCNP
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Docker
2 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.02%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.04%) Ansible
2 2 (2.04%) Terraform
3 1 (1.02%) Grafana
3 1 (1.02%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.02%) Istio
3 1 (1.02%) Nagios
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.39%) Cisco
3 16 (16.33%) Apple
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle
5 3 (3.06%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.06%) AppDynamics
5 3 (3.06%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.06%) Dynatrace
5 3 (3.06%) MarketAxess
5 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.06%) Tradeweb
5 3 (3.06%) VMware
6 2 (2.04%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.04%) Sybase
7 1 (1.02%) Citrix
7 1 (1.02%) F5
7 1 (1.02%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.02%) Splunk