Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 128 103
Rank change year-on-year +52 -25 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 311 245 332
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.58% 2.38% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.17% 11.48% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 296 207 300
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £95,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +9.09%

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 1,622 2,134 2,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.66% 20.73% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,419 1,826 2,191
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Degree
2 302 (97.11%) Computer Science
3 145 (46.62%) SQL
4 124 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (39.23%) Finance
6 108 (34.73%) Java
7 91 (29.26%) Python
8 83 (26.69%) AWS
9 72 (23.15%) JavaScript
10 69 (22.19%) Analytical Skills
11 65 (20.90%) HTML
12 57 (18.33%) .NET
13 56 (18.01%) CSS
14 54 (17.36%) C#
15 51 (16.40%) Migration
15 51 (16.40%) Software Engineering
15 51 (16.40%) DevOps
15 51 (16.40%) Problem-Solving
16 49 (15.76%) HTML5
17 48 (15.43%) Artificial Intelligence
18 47 (15.11%) Azure
19 46 (14.79%) User Acceptance Testing
19 46 (14.79%) AngularJS
20 45 (14.47%) Master's Degree
21 43 (13.83%) React
21 43 (13.83%) Git (software)
21 43 (13.83%) PHP
22 42 (13.50%) NoSQL
23 41 (13.18%) Reinsurance
24 40 (12.86%) Docker

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 31 (9.97%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
2 5 (1.61%) IIS
2 5 (1.61%) Luigi
3 4 (1.29%) Apache
3 4 (1.29%) CMS
4 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.64%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.32%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 83 (26.69%) AWS
2 47 (15.11%) Azure
3 14 (4.50%) Serverless
4 12 (3.86%) Power Platform
5 9 (2.89%) SaaS
6 7 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.61%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.61%) GCP
7 5 (1.61%) npm
7 5 (1.61%) Office 365
8 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.96%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.04%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.47%) BGP
3 8 (2.57%) Firewall
4 3 (0.96%) DNS
4 3 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.50%) NoSQL
2 38 (12.22%) Big Data
3 34 (10.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (10.29%) DB2
4 32 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (8.68%) Hadoop
6 23 (7.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (7.40%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (7.07%) SQL Server
8 21 (6.75%) Apache Hive
9 14 (4.50%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.86%) Power BI
11 9 (2.89%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.57%) MongoDB
12 8 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (2.25%) CouchDB
13 7 (2.25%) KDB
13 7 (2.25%) OLTP
13 7 (2.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.82%) JUnit
4 14 (4.50%) Selenium
5 13 (4.18%) JIRA
6 7 (2.25%) ERwin
6 7 (2.25%) PowerDesigner
7 6 (1.93%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.61%) Newman
8 5 (1.61%) Postman
8 5 (1.61%) webpack
9 4 (1.29%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.96%) Gatling
10 3 (0.96%) gulp
10 3 (0.96%) JMeter
10 3 (0.96%) NeoLoad
10 3 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.96%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.96%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 122 (39.23%) Finance
2 28 (9.00%) Marketing
3 20 (6.43%) Back Office
4 12 (3.86%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.54%) Advertising
6 9 (2.89%) Front Office
6 9 (2.89%) Games
7 8 (2.57%) Banking
8 6 (1.93%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.96%) Electronics
10 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.64%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.64%) Retail
10 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (42.77%) Developer
2 64 (20.58%) Java Developer
3 52 (16.72%) Analyst
4 43 (13.83%) Administrator
5 36 (11.58%) Support Analyst
6 32 (10.29%) SQL Analyst
6 32 (10.29%) SQL Support Analyst
7 29 (9.32%) Architect
8 21 (6.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (6.43%) Python Developer
9 20 (6.43%) Senior Developer
10 18 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (5.47%) PHP Developer
12 15 (4.82%) Junior
12 15 (4.82%) Python Engineer
13 14 (4.50%) Software Engineer
14 12 (3.86%) React Developer
15 11 (3.54%) .NET Developer
15 11 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
16 9 (2.89%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (20.90%) HTML
2 57 (18.33%) .NET
3 56 (18.01%) CSS
4 49 (15.76%) HTML5
5 46 (14.79%) AngularJS
6 43 (13.83%) React
7 40 (12.86%) RESTful
8 39 (12.54%) XML
9 33 (10.61%) Node.js
10 25 (8.04%) Vue.js
11 23 (7.40%) Spring
12 22 (7.07%) CSS3
13 19 (6.11%) Kafka
14 16 (5.14%) REST
15 14 (4.50%) .NET Core
15 14 (4.50%) FIX Protocol
16 13 (4.18%) Spring Boot
16 13 (4.18%) Web Services
17 10 (3.22%) LINQ
18 9 (2.89%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 69 (22.19%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.18%) Reinsurance
3 39 (12.54%) User Experience
4 38 (12.22%) Management Information System
5 32 (10.29%) AS400
5 32 (10.29%) iSeries
6 25 (8.04%) Mobile App
7 18 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (4.50%) Reference Data
9 13 (4.18%) Derivative
9 13 (4.18%) Hedge funds
10 12 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (2.89%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.57%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.61%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.61%) Online Games
13 5 (1.61%) Robotics
13 5 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.29%) Equities
14 4 (1.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.29%) Linux
2 29 (9.32%) Windows
3 21 (6.75%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.93%) Android
4 6 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.61%) CentOS
6 4 (1.29%) Unix
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (97.11%) Computer Science
2 124 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.40%) DevOps
3 51 (16.40%) Migration
3 51 (16.40%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (16.40%) Software Engineering
4 48 (15.43%) Artificial Intelligence
5 46 (14.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (12.22%) Fintech
6 38 (12.22%) OO
7 37 (11.90%) Analytics
7 37 (11.90%) Data Security
8 36 (11.58%) Mathematics
9 35 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (10.93%) ITIL
11 33 (10.61%) Service Management
12 32 (10.29%) Tech Ops
13 30 (9.65%) Microservices
13 30 (9.65%) MVC
14 28 (9.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 145 (46.62%) SQL
2 108 (34.73%) Java
3 91 (29.26%) Python
4 72 (23.15%) JavaScript
5 54 (17.36%) C#
6 43 (13.83%) PHP
7 33 (10.61%) Scala
8 32 (10.29%) RPG
9 26 (8.36%) PowerShell
10 25 (8.04%) C++
11 24 (7.72%) ES6
12 21 (6.75%) Kotlin
13 20 (6.43%) Shell Script
14 17 (5.47%) TypeScript
15 14 (4.50%) T-SQL
16 9 (2.89%) Java 8
17 8 (2.57%) Bash Shell
18 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.61%) Ruby
19 3 (0.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 311 (100.00%) Degree
2 45 (14.47%) Master's Degree
3 14 (4.50%) AWS Certification
4 10 (3.22%) CISSP
5 8 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.93%) CISA
6 6 (1.93%) OSCP
7 4 (1.29%) CEH
7 4 (1.29%) MCSE
7 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.96%) CISM
8 3 (0.96%) CRISC
8 3 (0.96%) GIAC
8 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.96%) MBA
8 3 (0.96%) MCITP
8 3 (0.96%) MCSA
8 3 (0.96%) SSCP
9 2 (0.64%) GREM
9 2 (0.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.97%) QA
2 8 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.96%) NIST
4 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.64%) PMO
6 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (12.86%) Docker
2 19 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.47%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.47%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (8.68%) Kubernetes
2 22 (7.07%) Puppet
3 20 (6.43%) Terraform
4 6 (1.93%) Ansible
5 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.61%) Salt
6 2 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 32 (10.29%) ServiceNow
2 29 (9.32%) Oracle
3 23 (7.40%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.11%) VMware
5 17 (5.47%) LogicMonitor
6 9 (2.89%) Guidewire
7 7 (2.25%) Google
8 4 (1.29%) Samsung
9 3 (0.96%) CyberArk
9 3 (0.96%) Nintex
10 2 (0.64%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.64%) SAP
11 1 (0.32%) Adobe
11 1 (0.32%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.32%) Apple
11 1 (0.32%) HP
11 1 (0.32%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.32%) Tableau