Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 670 697 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.28% 6.80% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 7.35% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 553 617 631
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £103,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 8,617 9,486 9,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.65% 92.60% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,437 8,448 8,686
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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
Moorgate 0 3 £120,000 +269.23%
London Bridge -14 2 £23,500 -60.83% 2
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 499 (74.48%) Degree
2 302 (45.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 243 (36.27%) Finance
4 231 (34.48%) SQL
5 225 (33.58%) Python
6 220 (32.84%) Java
7 217 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
8 198 (29.55%) JavaScript
9 155 (23.13%) Problem-Solving
10 149 (22.24%) C#
11 141 (21.04%) AWS
12 140 (20.90%) Software Engineering
13 125 (18.66%) Mathematics
14 123 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
15 115 (17.16%) HTML
16 114 (17.01%) CSS
17 103 (15.37%) Linux
18 102 (15.22%) C++
19 96 (14.33%) Docker
20 92 (13.73%) .NET
21 91 (13.58%) Analytics
22 89 (13.28%) Fintech
23 86 (12.84%) React
23 86 (12.84%) OO
24 84 (12.54%) AngularJS
24 84 (12.54%) Azure
25 80 (11.94%) Machine Learning
26 76 (11.34%) Windows
27 74 (11.04%) Marketing
28 71 (10.60%) DevOps

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 44 (6.57%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.19%) CMS
3 7 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.90%) WordPress
5 5 (0.75%) IIS
5 5 (0.75%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.45%) Apache
6 3 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.45%) Confluence
6 3 (0.45%) SAS
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.15%) Luigi
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.15%) SmartSockets
8 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Sketch
5 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.30%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.79%) R3 Corda
2 7 (1.04%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.30%) Relativity
4 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 141 (21.04%) AWS
2 84 (12.54%) Azure
3 25 (3.73%) GCP
4 19 (2.84%) Serverless
5 17 (2.54%) SaaS
6 12 (1.79%) GitHub
6 12 (1.79%) Office 365
7 9 (1.34%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.90%) Datadog
9 6 (0.90%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.60%) npm
12 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
12 3 (0.45%) G Suite
12 3 (0.45%) Google Play
12 3 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 24 (3.58%) BGP
3 16 (2.39%) Firewall
4 9 (1.34%) Network Security
5 8 (1.19%) LAN
6 6 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (0.90%) Wireless
7 5 (0.75%) Internet
8 4 (0.60%) Broadband
8 4 (0.60%) HTTP
8 4 (0.60%) VPN
8 4 (0.60%) WAN
9 3 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.45%) SAN
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.30%) VoIP
10 2 (0.30%) WebEx
10 2 (0.30%) X.509
11 1 (0.15%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.51%) Big Data
2 46 (6.87%) SQL Server
3 43 (6.42%) Hadoop
4 41 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (3.58%) Blockchain
5 24 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.99%) Apache Hive
7 20 (2.99%) MySQL
8 18 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.54%) Data Mining
10 16 (2.39%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.09%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.64%) DB2
13 11 (1.64%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.34%) Power BI
16 7 (1.04%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 70 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.78%) JUnit
3 29 (4.33%) JIRA
4 27 (4.03%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.54%) Selenium
6 11 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.34%) Postman
8 8 (1.19%) Mockito
9 7 (1.04%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.04%) JMeter
9 7 (1.04%) webpack
10 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.75%) gulp
11 5 (0.75%) Mocha
11 5 (0.75%) Newman
11 5 (0.75%) Subversion
12 4 (0.60%) DbUnit
12 4 (0.60%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.60%) JProfiler
General
1 243 (36.27%) Finance
2 74 (11.04%) Marketing
3 35 (5.22%) Advertising
4 27 (4.03%) Banking
5 22 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.13%) Front Office
7 16 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.09%) Retail
9 12 (1.79%) Public Sector
10 10 (1.49%) Games
11 6 (0.90%) Electronics
11 6 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.75%) Legal
12 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.75%) Publishing
13 3 (0.45%) Back Office
13 3 (0.45%) Law
14 2 (0.30%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
15 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 304 (45.37%) Developer
2 102 (15.22%) Java Developer
3 68 (10.15%) Senior Developer
4 57 (8.51%) Python Developer
5 53 (7.91%) Analyst
6 51 (7.61%) Software Engineer
7 44 (6.57%) Junior
8 40 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 38 (5.67%) .NET Developer
10 34 (5.07%) Administrator
11 32 (4.78%) C# Developer
12 31 (4.63%) Support Analyst
13 29 (4.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 26 (3.88%) Graduate
15 25 (3.73%) React Developer
16 23 (3.43%) Junior Developer
16 23 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
17 22 (3.28%) Quantitative Developer
18 21 (3.13%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (17.16%) HTML
2 114 (17.01%) CSS
3 92 (13.73%) .NET
4 86 (12.84%) React
5 84 (12.54%) AngularJS
6 71 (10.60%) HTML5
7 59 (8.81%) RESTful
8 56 (8.36%) Node.js
9 47 (7.01%) Spring
10 42 (6.27%) ASP.NET
11 40 (5.97%) CSS3
11 40 (5.97%) REST
12 31 (4.63%) Spring Boot
13 27 (4.03%) Kafka
14 26 (3.88%) XML
15 25 (3.73%) TensorFlow
16 24 (3.58%) Redux
16 24 (3.58%) Vue.js
17 23 (3.43%) Pandas
18 22 (3.28%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 123 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.36%) Algorithms
2 56 (8.36%) User Experience
3 46 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (5.22%) Hedge funds
5 34 (5.07%) Data Structures
6 29 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 26 (3.88%) Fixed Income
8 22 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (2.99%) Reinsurance
10 18 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (2.54%) AS400
11 17 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (2.54%) iSeries
12 14 (2.09%) Derivative
13 11 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.64%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.34%) Cloud Native
14 9 (1.34%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 103 (15.37%) Linux
2 76 (11.34%) Windows
3 54 (8.06%) Unix
4 27 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.75%) Android
7 5 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Debian
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (23.13%) Problem-Solving
3 140 (20.90%) Software Engineering
4 125 (18.66%) Mathematics
5 91 (13.58%) Analytics
6 89 (13.28%) Fintech
7 86 (12.84%) OO
8 80 (11.94%) Machine Learning
9 71 (10.60%) DevOps
10 64 (9.55%) Microservices
11 63 (9.40%) Artificial Intelligence
12 52 (7.76%) Open Source
13 51 (7.61%) SDLC
14 48 (7.16%) Statistics
15 46 (6.87%) Data Science
16 42 (6.27%) MVC
16 42 (6.27%) Scrum
16 42 (6.27%) TDD
17 40 (5.97%) OOP
18 39 (5.82%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 231 (34.48%) SQL
2 225 (33.58%) Python
3 220 (32.84%) Java
4 198 (29.55%) JavaScript
5 149 (22.24%) C#
6 102 (15.22%) C++
7 63 (9.40%) Scala
8 38 (5.67%) PHP
8 38 (5.67%) R
9 37 (5.52%) TypeScript
10 35 (5.22%) Ruby
11 33 (4.93%) PowerShell
12 31 (4.63%) Java 8
13 30 (4.48%) Shell Script
14 24 (3.58%) ES6
14 24 (3.58%) Kotlin
15 17 (2.54%) RPG
15 17 (2.54%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.79%) C
16 12 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 499 (74.48%) Degree
2 302 (45.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (9.70%) Master's Degree
4 30 (4.48%) PhD
5 13 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.04%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.75%) CBAP
7 5 (0.75%) CISSP
7 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.60%) CCNP
8 4 (0.60%) CFA
8 4 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.60%) PMP
9 3 (0.45%) CISA
9 3 (0.45%) CISM
9 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.45%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) CCSE
10 2 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.87%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.60%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) MiFID
5 2 (0.30%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (14.33%) Docker
2 30 (4.48%) Hyper-V
3 28 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.58%) VirtualBox
5 10 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.15%) Snort
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (9.70%) Kubernetes
2 47 (7.01%) Terraform
3 27 (4.03%) Puppet
4 14 (2.09%) Consul
5 13 (1.94%) Ansible
6 6 (0.90%) Grafana
6 6 (0.90%) Graphite
7 5 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.30%) EnCase
9 2 (0.30%) Kibana
9 2 (0.30%) logstash
10 1 (0.15%) Salt
10 1 (0.15%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (7.01%) Google
2 38 (5.67%) Oracle
3 30 (4.48%) VMware
4 24 (3.58%) LogicMonitor
4 24 (3.58%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.79%) Tableau
6 11 (1.64%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.75%) SAP
8 5 (0.75%) Zend
9 4 (0.60%) Adobe
9 4 (0.60%) Cisco
9 4 (0.60%) Intapp
9 4 (0.60%) Samsung
10 3 (0.45%) Apple
10 3 (0.45%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.45%) Facebook
10 3 (0.45%) HP
10 3 (0.45%) Symantec