Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 33 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 744 662 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.67% 6.43% 6.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.72% 13.15% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 660 603 763
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,950 £27,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 5,424 5,036 6,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.62% 48.92% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,850 4,518 5,860
City of London median annual salary £62,501 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,975
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central 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 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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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
London Bridge -4 4 £53,750 +34.38%
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 554 (74.46%) Degree
2 393 (52.82%) Finance
3 292 (39.25%) SQL
4 285 (38.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 246 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
6 216 (29.03%) C#
6 216 (29.03%) Java
7 203 (27.28%) Mathematics
8 194 (26.08%) SQL Server
9 176 (23.66%) JavaScript
9 176 (23.66%) Python
10 166 (22.31%) .NET
11 158 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
12 137 (18.41%) Microsoft
12 137 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
13 126 (16.94%) OO
14 125 (16.80%) Banking
15 121 (16.26%) Software Engineering
16 107 (14.38%) CSS
17 99 (13.31%) HTML
18 98 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
19 94 (12.63%) Linux
20 86 (11.56%) C++
21 85 (11.42%) MVC
22 84 (11.29%) Test Automation
23 83 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
24 80 (10.75%) Physics
25 76 (10.22%) React
25 76 (10.22%) Oracle
25 76 (10.22%) Web Services

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 36 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.82%) CMS
4 20 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.48%) Ethereum
6 10 (1.34%) WordPress
7 9 (1.21%) Apache
7 9 (1.21%) SAS
8 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.81%) IIS
10 6 (0.81%) nginx
10 6 (0.81%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.54%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.40%) JBoss
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.27%) Drupal
13 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 40 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.94%) Acrobat
4 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.40%) Revit
5 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.13%) InVision
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.94%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.40%) Primavera
4 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.13%) Shopify
5 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 98 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (2.28%) SaaS
5 13 (1.75%) Office 365
5 13 (1.75%) PaaS
6 9 (1.21%) GitHub
7 7 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.81%) IaaS
9 3 (0.40%) AWS OpsWorks
9 3 (0.40%) G Suite
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.27%) Datadog
10 2 (0.27%) Route 53
10 2 (0.27%) Stackdriver
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.26%) Firewall
2 29 (3.90%) Internet
3 24 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 16 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (2.15%) SNMP
4 16 (2.15%) WebEx
5 12 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (1.61%) VPN
6 11 (1.48%) HTTP
7 10 (1.34%) WAN
8 8 (1.08%) VoIP
9 7 (0.94%) DHCP
9 7 (0.94%) DNS
9 7 (0.94%) LAN
9 7 (0.94%) Wireless
10 6 (0.81%) Skype
10 6 (0.81%) SMS
10 6 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (26.08%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.66%) Big Data
3 52 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.78%) MySQL
5 41 (5.51%) MongoDB
6 31 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 29 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (3.09%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.55%) Power BI
12 18 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (2.15%) SQLPlus
14 15 (2.02%) Blockchain
14 15 (2.02%) Data Lake
15 14 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.48%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (4.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 30 (4.03%) JIRA
5 25 (3.36%) Jenkins
6 20 (2.69%) Visual Studio
7 18 (2.42%) NUnit
8 13 (1.75%) JUnit
8 13 (1.75%) Selenium
9 10 (1.34%) Plastic SCM
10 9 (1.21%) Maven
10 9 (1.21%) MSTest
10 9 (1.21%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.08%) Moq
12 7 (0.94%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.94%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.94%) Subversion
13 6 (0.81%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.54%) Mockito
14 4 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 393 (52.82%) Finance
2 125 (16.80%) Banking
3 60 (8.06%) Front Office
4 53 (7.12%) Advertising
5 46 (6.18%) Investment Banking
6 29 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 23 (3.09%) Games
8 18 (2.42%) Back Office
8 18 (2.42%) Marketing
9 16 (2.15%) Legal
10 11 (1.48%) Retail
11 8 (1.08%) Law
12 7 (0.94%) Publishing
13 4 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.54%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.40%) Electronics
14 3 (0.40%) French Language
14 3 (0.40%) Military
15 2 (0.27%) Billing
15 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 353 (47.45%) Developer
2 92 (12.37%) Java Developer
3 83 (11.16%) C# Developer
4 80 (10.75%) Analyst
5 67 (9.01%) Junior
6 54 (7.26%) Graduate
7 50 (6.72%) Junior Developer
7 50 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 47 (6.32%) Architect
9 45 (6.05%) .NET Developer
10 43 (5.78%) Graduate Developer
11 42 (5.65%) Software Engineer
12 40 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
13 32 (4.30%) SQL Developer
14 27 (3.63%) Data Scientist
14 27 (3.63%) Software Developer
15 25 (3.36%) C++ Developer
15 25 (3.36%) Junior C# Developer
15 25 (3.36%) Python Developer
16 22 (2.96%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (22.31%) .NET
2 107 (14.38%) CSS
3 99 (13.31%) HTML
4 76 (10.22%) React
4 76 (10.22%) Web Services
5 72 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 68 (9.14%) jQuery
7 65 (8.74%) ASP.NET
8 51 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (5.65%) HTML5
10 41 (5.51%) Entity Framework
11 39 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 37 (4.97%) RESTful
13 35 (4.70%) REST
13 35 (4.70%) Spring
14 34 (4.57%) Node.js
15 31 (4.17%) .NET Core
15 31 (4.17%) XML
16 25 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (2.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 137 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (9.81%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (8.87%) Hedge funds
4 63 (8.47%) Algorithms
5 62 (8.33%) Fintech
6 55 (7.39%) Data Structures
7 38 (5.11%) Management Information System
8 33 (4.44%) N-Tier
9 26 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (3.49%) User Experience
10 21 (2.82%) Fixed Income
10 21 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (2.55%) Mobile App
12 16 (2.15%) Derivative
13 14 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.88%) Equities
14 13 (1.75%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.61%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.61%) Market Risk
16 11 (1.48%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.63%) Linux
2 71 (9.54%) Windows
3 50 (6.72%) Unix
4 12 (1.61%) Android
5 10 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.21%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.67%) HPUX
8 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.27%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (27.28%) Mathematics
3 158 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
4 126 (16.94%) OO
5 121 (16.26%) Software Engineering
6 85 (11.42%) MVC
7 84 (11.29%) Test Automation
8 80 (10.75%) Physics
9 75 (10.08%) Microservices
9 75 (10.08%) Multithreading
9 75 (10.08%) TDD
10 73 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (9.01%) Mentoring
12 66 (8.87%) SOA
13 65 (8.74%) Scrum
14 64 (8.60%) Machine Learning
14 64 (8.60%) Web Development
15 62 (8.33%) SOLID
16 56 (7.53%) DevOps
17 55 (7.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 292 (39.25%) SQL
2 216 (29.03%) C#
2 216 (29.03%) Java
3 176 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 176 (23.66%) Python
4 86 (11.56%) C++
5 62 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 47 (6.32%) PHP
7 34 (4.57%) R
8 32 (4.30%) Scala
9 29 (3.90%) Bash Shell
9 29 (3.90%) Java 8
10 27 (3.63%) Ruby
11 24 (3.23%) VBA
12 18 (2.42%) Perl
13 17 (2.28%) C
14 15 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.34%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 554 (74.46%) Degree
2 285 (38.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (5.24%) PhD
4 28 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (3.36%) Numerate Degree
6 22 (2.96%) Master's Degree
7 20 (2.69%) CISSP
8 17 (2.28%) CCNP
8 17 (2.28%) CISM
9 16 (2.15%) CCIE
10 12 (1.61%) CCNA
11 10 (1.34%) CEH
11 10 (1.34%) SANS
12 8 (1.08%) CISA
13 7 (0.94%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.81%) MBA
15 5 (0.67%) MCSE
16 4 (0.54%) MCSA
16 4 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.60%) QA
2 13 (1.75%) GDPR
3 7 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.81%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.67%) SLA
6 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.54%) MiFID
6 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.27%) GCP
8 2 (0.27%) PMO
9 1 (0.13%) COREP
System Software
1 31 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.49%) Docker
3 14 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.40%) XenApp
6 2 (0.27%) HDFS
6 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
7 1 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.88%) Puppet
3 12 (1.61%) Ansible
4 7 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.54%) Terraform
6 3 (0.40%) Nessus
6 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.40%) SCCM
7 2 (0.27%) Control-M
7 2 (0.27%) logstash
7 2 (0.27%) Nagios
7 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.13%) CASB
8 1 (0.13%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) Mesos
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 137 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 76 (10.22%) Oracle
3 35 (4.70%) Cisco
4 30 (4.03%) Nintex
5 19 (2.55%) Palo Alto
6 17 (2.28%) CheckPoint
6 17 (2.28%) F5
7 15 (2.02%) Citrix
7 15 (2.02%) VMware
8 13 (1.75%) Tableau
9 11 (1.48%) Google
10 9 (1.21%) Bloomberg
10 9 (1.21%) Sybase
11 8 (1.08%) Adobe
12 7 (0.94%) iManage
12 7 (0.94%) Intapp
13 6 (0.81%) Cognos
13 6 (0.81%) IBM
13 6 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.81%) New Relic