Period
to 17 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 28 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 663 797 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.39% 7.09% 6.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.48% 14.94% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 587 716 855
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.28%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4919 5334 7512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.44% 47.46% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 4872 6367
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £96,500 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the City of London

Computer Science
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
London Bridge -10 1 - -
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 508 (76.62%) Degree
2 286 (43.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 273 (41.18%) Finance
4 219 (33.03%) Java
5 194 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
6 186 (28.05%) SQL
7 162 (24.43%) C#
8 156 (23.53%) Python
9 140 (21.12%) JavaScript
10 124 (18.70%) Mathematics
11 116 (17.50%) SQL Server
12 109 (16.44%) Banking
13 95 (14.33%) Microsoft
14 93 (14.03%) .NET
15 91 (13.73%) C++
16 86 (12.97%) TDD
17 81 (12.22%) Software Engineering
18 71 (10.71%) AngularJS
18 71 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
19 63 (9.50%) HTML
19 63 (9.50%) OO
20 61 (9.20%) Analytics
21 54 (8.14%) Windows
21 54 (8.14%) Scrum
21 54 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
22 53 (7.99%) MySQL
22 53 (7.99%) Physics
22 53 (7.99%) Greenfield Project
23 52 (7.84%) Linux
23 52 (7.84%) Front Office

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 22 (3.32%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.26%) IIS
3 14 (2.11%) SAS
4 13 (1.96%) Apache
4 13 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.51%) CMS
6 9 (1.36%) Confluence
6 9 (1.36%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.21%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.75%) JBoss
11 4 (0.60%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.60%) Hyperledger
11 4 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.45%) nginx
13 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
Applications
1 26 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.06%) SPSS
4 4 (0.60%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.45%) Endur
1 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.30%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 54 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.66%) SaaS
5 8 (1.21%) GitHub
6 7 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
8 5 (0.75%) Office 365
9 3 (0.45%) Google Play
9 3 (0.45%) PaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.30%) Force.com
10 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.30%) npm
10 2 (0.30%) Serverless
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.98%) Internet
2 27 (4.07%) Firewall
3 19 (2.87%) Wireless
4 15 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.26%) WAN
5 14 (2.11%) LAN
6 13 (1.96%) BGP
7 12 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (1.81%) MPLS
7 12 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (1.66%) Intranet
9 10 (1.51%) DHCP
9 10 (1.51%) DNS
9 10 (1.51%) Wireshark
10 9 (1.36%) SNMP
11 8 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (1.21%) EIGRP
11 8 (1.21%) Network Security
11 8 (1.21%) VLAN
12 7 (1.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.99%) MySQL
3 36 (5.43%) Big Data
3 36 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 22 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (1.51%) Power BI
13 10 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.06%) Data Mining
15 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (4.22%) JIRA
2 22 (3.32%) TeamCity
3 19 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.71%) JUnit
5 14 (2.11%) Selenium
6 13 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.81%) NUnit
8 10 (1.51%) Mockito
8 10 (1.51%) Subversion
9 9 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.36%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.90%) Maven
10 6 (0.90%) ReSharper
10 6 (0.90%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.75%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.60%) Appium
General
1 273 (41.18%) Finance
2 109 (16.44%) Banking
3 52 (7.84%) Front Office
4 32 (4.83%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.68%) Back Office
6 28 (4.22%) Advertising
7 27 (4.07%) Retail
8 22 (3.32%) Marketing
9 15 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 14 (2.11%) Legal
11 7 (1.06%) Law
12 6 (0.90%) Games
13 4 (0.60%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
16 1 (0.15%) Billing
16 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 290 (43.74%) Developer
2 96 (14.48%) Java Developer
3 95 (14.33%) Analyst
4 68 (10.26%) Junior
5 61 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 57 (8.60%) Graduate
7 44 (6.64%) C# Developer
8 42 (6.33%) Junior Developer
9 41 (6.18%) Software Engineer
10 36 (5.43%) Graduate Developer
11 34 (5.13%) Architect
12 31 (4.68%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.77%) Support Analyst
14 24 (3.62%) .NET Developer
15 23 (3.47%) Network Engineer
15 23 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (3.32%) Software Developer
17 21 (3.17%) Junior Java Developer
18 19 (2.87%) C++ Developer
18 19 (2.87%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (14.03%) .NET
2 71 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 63 (9.50%) HTML
4 51 (7.69%) CSS
5 47 (7.09%) ASP.NET
6 42 (6.33%) Spring
7 31 (4.68%) Hibernate
7 31 (4.68%) Node.js
8 30 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (4.37%) Angular 2
10 28 (4.22%) jQuery
11 27 (4.07%) HTML5
11 27 (4.07%) RESTful
12 26 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (3.77%) React
14 24 (3.62%) REST
15 23 (3.47%) J2EE
15 23 (3.47%) XML
16 22 (3.32%) Web Services
17 14 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.99%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (6.94%) Algorithms
4 44 (6.64%) User Experience
5 40 (6.03%) Hedge funds
6 39 (5.88%) Fintech
7 31 (4.68%) Data Structures
8 22 (3.32%) Credit Risk
8 22 (3.32%) Data Centre
9 19 (2.87%) Market Risk
10 13 (1.96%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.81%) Equities
11 12 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.81%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.66%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.66%) Derivative
13 10 (1.51%) iPhone
14 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.14%) Windows
2 52 (7.84%) Linux
3 22 (3.32%) Unix
4 21 (3.17%) Android
5 9 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.21%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.45%) HPUX
8 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) webOS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (18.70%) Mathematics
3 86 (12.97%) TDD
4 81 (12.22%) Software Engineering
5 63 (9.50%) OO
6 61 (9.20%) Analytics
7 54 (8.14%) Scrum
8 53 (7.99%) Physics
9 49 (7.39%) MVC
10 47 (7.09%) Multithreading
11 45 (6.79%) DevOps
12 44 (6.64%) ITIL
13 43 (6.49%) Machine Learning
13 43 (6.49%) Test Automation
14 40 (6.03%) SDLC
15 38 (5.73%) OOP
16 36 (5.43%) Statistics
17 35 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
18 34 (5.13%) Unit Testing
19 33 (4.98%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 219 (33.03%) Java
2 186 (28.05%) SQL
3 162 (24.43%) C#
4 156 (23.53%) Python
5 140 (21.12%) JavaScript
6 91 (13.73%) C++
7 46 (6.94%) PHP
8 36 (5.43%) Scala
9 33 (4.98%) T-SQL
10 24 (3.62%) R
11 17 (2.56%) Ruby
12 16 (2.41%) C
13 12 (1.81%) VB
13 12 (1.81%) VBA
14 10 (1.51%) Perl
15 8 (1.21%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.06%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.06%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 508 (76.62%) Degree
2 286 (43.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (4.68%) Master's Degree
5 24 (3.62%) Numerate Degree
6 23 (3.47%) PhD
7 22 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (3.17%) CCNA
9 20 (3.02%) CCNP
10 17 (2.56%) MCP
10 17 (2.56%) MCSE
11 11 (1.66%) CISSP
11 11 (1.66%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.51%) CISA
13 9 (1.36%) CCIE
14 8 (1.21%) CISM
15 6 (0.90%) CCDP
15 6 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.79%) QA
2 8 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.21%) SLA
3 6 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.30%) FATCA
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.30%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.30%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 20 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.26%) Docker
3 8 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.60%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.81%) Ansible
2 7 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (0.90%) Terraform
4 5 (0.75%) CSIRT
4 5 (0.75%) Puppet
4 5 (0.75%) QRadar
5 4 (0.60%) Cacti
5 4 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.45%) SCOM
7 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.30%) Nessus
7 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.30%) SCCM
7 2 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.15%) Riemann
Vendors
1 95 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.98%) Cisco
3 21 (3.17%) Tableau
4 19 (2.87%) Oracle
5 12 (1.81%) VMware
6 10 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.51%) Sybase
7 9 (1.36%) Alteryx
7 9 (1.36%) SolarWinds
8 8 (1.21%) Adobe
8 8 (1.21%) IBM
9 7 (1.06%) Google
9 7 (1.06%) Meraki
9 7 (1.06%) Splunk
9 7 (1.06%) Symantec
10 6 (0.90%) Adthena
10 6 (0.90%) iManage
10 6 (0.90%) Infragistics
10 6 (0.90%) New Relic
10 6 (0.90%) Postini