Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 35 32
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 181 682 775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.95% 6.76% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 7.23% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 180 576 714
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £35,000 £33,150
90th Percentile £106,250 £106,875 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +4.17%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,428 9,432 10,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.66% 93.51% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,013 8,218 9,243
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the City of London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in the City of London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 143 (79.01%) Degree
2 84 (46.41%) Finance
3 68 (37.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (30.94%) Python
5 53 (29.28%) SQL
6 49 (27.07%) Azure
7 48 (26.52%) AWS
8 42 (23.20%) Java
9 40 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (19.89%) C#
11 35 (19.34%) Mathematics
12 34 (18.78%) JavaScript
13 32 (17.68%) Microsoft
14 29 (16.02%) DevOps
15 27 (14.92%) Firewall
16 26 (14.36%) CISA
16 26 (14.36%) CISM
16 26 (14.36%) CISSP
16 26 (14.36%) Master's Degree
17 25 (13.81%) Git (software)
18 24 (13.26%) Hadoop
18 24 (13.26%) Analytics
18 24 (13.26%) Physics
19 23 (12.71%) Artificial Intelligence
19 23 (12.71%) .NET
20 22 (12.15%) CSS
20 22 (12.15%) Management Information System
20 22 (12.15%) Big Data
20 22 (12.15%) React
21 21 (11.60%) Apache Spark

Computer Science
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 21 (11.60%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.52%) SAS
3 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.76%) Confluence
5 2 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.55%) uWSGI
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.10%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.55%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) Sketch
3 1 (0.55%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) MoSes
2 1 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (27.07%) Azure
2 48 (26.52%) AWS
3 20 (11.05%) SaaS
4 18 (9.94%) GCP
5 15 (8.29%) Power Platform
6 8 (4.42%) GitHub
7 6 (3.31%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (3.31%) Office 365
7 6 (3.31%) PaaS
8 5 (2.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (1.66%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.55%) Slack
11 1 (0.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.92%) Firewall
2 13 (7.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.31%) VPN
4 5 (2.76%) LAN
4 5 (2.76%) Network Security
4 5 (2.76%) PBX
4 5 (2.76%) WAN
5 4 (2.21%) SNMP
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
6 1 (0.55%) Skype
6 1 (0.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.26%) Hadoop
2 22 (12.15%) Big Data
3 19 (10.50%) NoSQL
4 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.08%) Tableau
6 10 (5.52%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.52%) MySQL
7 9 (4.97%) Power BI
8 8 (4.42%) Apache Hive
8 8 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (4.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (4.42%) SAP BW
8 8 (4.42%) SAP HANA
9 7 (3.87%) Data Lake
10 6 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.66%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.31%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.76%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.76%) JIRA
4 5 (2.76%) JUnit
5 4 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.66%) Gradle
6 3 (1.66%) Maven
6 3 (1.66%) Mockito
7 2 (1.10%) Gatling
7 2 (1.10%) git-flow
7 2 (1.10%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.10%) Selenium
8 1 (0.55%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.55%) JMeter
8 1 (0.55%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.55%) Mocha
8 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 84 (46.41%) Finance
2 20 (11.05%) Banking
3 8 (4.42%) Front Office
4 5 (2.76%) Games
4 5 (2.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.21%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.66%) Retail
6 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.10%) Advertising
7 2 (1.10%) Billing
7 2 (1.10%) Electronics
7 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) French Language
8 1 (0.55%) German Language
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (24.86%) Developer
2 31 (17.13%) Analyst
3 12 (6.63%) Junior
3 12 (6.63%) Security Specialist
4 11 (6.08%) Java Developer
5 10 (5.52%) Configuration Analyst
5 10 (5.52%) Consultant
5 10 (5.52%) Data Scientist
5 10 (5.52%) Senior Developer
6 9 (4.97%) Information Officer
6 9 (4.97%) Information Security Officer
6 9 (4.97%) Junior Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) Security Officer
7 8 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (4.42%) Data Manager
7 8 (4.42%) Implementation Consultant
7 8 (4.42%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (4.42%) Senior Manager
7 8 (4.42%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.71%) .NET
2 22 (12.15%) CSS
2 22 (12.15%) React
3 18 (9.94%) HTML
4 17 (9.39%) AngularJS
5 15 (8.29%) Natural Language Processing
5 15 (8.29%) RESTful
5 15 (8.29%) XML
6 14 (7.73%) Node.js
6 14 (7.73%) TensorFlow
7 13 (7.18%) PyTorch
8 12 (6.63%) Keras
9 11 (6.08%) HTML5
10 10 (5.52%) scikit-learn
11 9 (4.97%) NumPy
11 9 (4.97%) Pandas
11 9 (4.97%) PySpark
11 9 (4.97%) SpaCy
11 9 (4.97%) Spring
12 8 (4.42%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Management Information System
2 21 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.39%) Algorithms
4 13 (7.18%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.97%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (4.97%) User Experience
7 7 (3.87%) Hedge funds
8 6 (3.31%) Equities
8 6 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.31%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.66%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.10%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (1.10%) Media Streaming
11 2 (1.10%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.50%) Linux
2 11 (6.08%) Windows
3 6 (3.31%) Android
4 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.66%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.34%) Mathematics
3 29 (16.02%) DevOps
4 24 (13.26%) Analytics
4 24 (13.26%) Physics
5 23 (12.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 21 (11.60%) Data Protection
6 21 (11.60%) Data Science
6 21 (11.60%) Fintech
6 21 (11.60%) Machine Learning
7 20 (11.05%) OO
8 19 (10.50%) Microservices
8 19 (10.50%) Statistics
9 18 (9.94%) Software Engineering
10 17 (9.39%) Economics
11 16 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.29%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (8.29%) Workflow
13 14 (7.73%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.94%) Python
2 53 (29.28%) SQL
3 42 (23.20%) Java
4 36 (19.89%) C#
5 34 (18.78%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.29%) PHP
7 14 (7.73%) R
8 12 (6.63%) Kotlin
9 11 (6.08%) Scala
10 10 (5.52%) MATLAB
11 9 (4.97%) C++
11 9 (4.97%) ES6
12 8 (4.42%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.76%) Java 8
13 5 (2.76%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.21%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.21%) Groovy
14 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 143 (79.01%) Degree
2 68 (37.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (14.36%) CISA
3 26 (14.36%) CISM
3 26 (14.36%) CISSP
3 26 (14.36%) Master's Degree
4 19 (10.50%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 13 (7.18%) CCSP
6 9 (4.97%) PhD
7 5 (2.76%) CCNA
7 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.21%) CRISC
9 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) CCNP
10 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.39%) NIST
2 13 (7.18%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (7.18%) GDPR
3 9 (4.97%) QA
4 7 (3.87%) SLA
5 4 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (7.18%) Docker
2 3 (1.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) HDFS
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (7.18%) Ansible
2 11 (6.08%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.87%) Puppet
4 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.66%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.66%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.55%) Kibana
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.55%) Netcool
7 1 (0.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 32 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.29%) Databricks
3 11 (6.08%) SAP
4 8 (4.42%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.31%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.31%) Cisco
6 5 (2.76%) Blue Coat
6 5 (2.76%) IBM
6 5 (2.76%) Meraki
6 5 (2.76%) Netskope
6 5 (2.76%) Zscaler
7 3 (1.66%) Splunk
7 3 (1.66%) VMware
8 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.10%) Google
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle
8 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.55%) MapR
9 1 (0.55%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow