Period
to 31 July 2021

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 July 2021 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 42 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 304 299 663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.40% 5.69% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 6.03% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 265 258 565
10th Percentile £38,850 £43,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% - +16.67%
75th Percentile £86,250 £87,188 £90,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £113,250 £103,750
Central London median annual salary £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% - +16.67%

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 5,373 4,960 9,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.42% 94.39% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,801 4,357 8,574
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £54,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,750
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +6.46% +1.94%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 July 2021.

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 31 July 2021. 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 - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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.

1 209 (68.75%) Degree
2 127 (41.78%) SQL
3 116 (38.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 115 (37.83%) C#
5 103 (33.88%) Python
6 97 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (31.25%) .NET
8 86 (28.29%) JavaScript
9 85 (27.96%) Social Skills
10 79 (25.99%) Finance
11 74 (24.34%) SQL Server
11 74 (24.34%) Azure
12 65 (21.38%) CSS
13 60 (19.74%) OO
14 59 (19.41%) React
15 57 (18.75%) Java
16 53 (17.43%) Mathematics
17 49 (16.12%) HTML
17 49 (16.12%) DevOps
18 47 (15.46%) Microservices
19 46 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
20 45 (14.80%) Data Science
20 45 (14.80%) Test Automation
21 43 (14.14%) Analytics
21 43 (14.14%) Microsoft
21 43 (14.14%) .NET Core
21 43 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
22 42 (13.82%) Machine Learning
22 42 (13.82%) AWS
23 40 (13.16%) HTML5

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 24 (7.89%) Apache Spark
2 23 (7.57%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.28%) SAS
4 5 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.66%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.66%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) ejabberd
6 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.64%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.33%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 74 (24.34%) Azure
2 42 (13.82%) AWS
3 21 (6.91%) PaaS
4 20 (6.58%) SaaS
5 18 (5.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (5.59%) Azure App Service
6 17 (5.59%) Azure Key Vault
6 17 (5.59%) Azure Service Bus
6 17 (5.59%) Azure Service Fabric
6 17 (5.59%) Azure Storage
6 17 (5.59%) Serverless
7 15 (4.93%) GCP
8 14 (4.61%) Azure Functions
8 14 (4.61%) Power Platform
9 7 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (1.97%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.63%) Firewall
2 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.32%) AMQP
3 4 (1.32%) Broadband
3 4 (1.32%) DNS
3 4 (1.32%) HTTP
3 4 (1.32%) LAN
4 3 (0.99%) 5G
4 3 (0.99%) DHCP
4 3 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.99%) Network Security
4 3 (0.99%) VPN
5 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.66%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) VLAN
5 2 (0.66%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.53%) Big Data
3 23 (7.57%) Hadoop
4 21 (6.91%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.93%) Apache Hive
7 14 (4.61%) Data Mining
8 13 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.95%) Power BI
9 12 (3.95%) Tableau
10 8 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.63%) MySQL
11 7 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.97%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.64%) SAP HANA
14 4 (1.32%) GIS
14 4 (1.32%) Looker
Development Applications
1 19 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (5.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (4.61%) Selenium
4 12 (3.95%) Ranorex
5 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.64%) JIRA
7 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.32%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.99%) GitLab
8 3 (0.99%) JMeter
8 3 (0.99%) JUnit
8 3 (0.99%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.99%) NeoLoad
9 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.66%) Gradle
10 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.33%) Maven
10 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 85 (27.96%) Social Skills
2 79 (25.99%) Finance
3 43 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.93%) Games
4 15 (4.93%) Law
4 15 (4.93%) Marketing
5 14 (4.61%) Legal
5 14 (4.61%) Retail
6 6 (1.97%) Banking
6 6 (1.97%) Front Office
6 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (1.64%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.32%) Local Government
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (42.43%) Developer
2 39 (12.83%) Senior Developer
3 35 (11.51%) .NET Developer
4 26 (8.55%) Analyst
5 25 (8.22%) C# Developer
6 23 (7.57%) Data Engineer
6 23 (7.57%) Java Developer
7 22 (7.24%) Architect
7 22 (7.24%) Software Developer
8 19 (6.25%) Junior
9 18 (5.92%) Data Scientist
10 17 (5.59%) Azure Developer
10 17 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (4.28%) Junior Developer
12 11 (3.62%) Graduate
12 11 (3.62%) Python Developer
13 10 (3.29%) Integration Developer
13 10 (3.29%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.96%) Senior Software Developer
15 8 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (31.25%) .NET
2 65 (21.38%) CSS
3 59 (19.41%) React
4 49 (16.12%) HTML
5 43 (14.14%) .NET Core
6 40 (13.16%) HTML5
7 33 (10.86%) AngularJS
8 26 (8.55%) Web Services
9 22 (7.24%) RESTful
9 22 (7.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (6.91%) .NET Framework
11 19 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (6.25%) jQuery
11 19 (6.25%) Node.js
12 17 (5.59%) Entity Framework
12 17 (5.59%) TensorFlow
13 15 (4.93%) ASP.NET
14 12 (3.95%) REST
15 11 (3.62%) Kafka
16 9 (2.96%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.18%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (7.57%) Algorithms
3 20 (6.58%) Data Structures
4 17 (5.59%) N-Tier
5 15 (4.93%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.61%) Data Centre
6 14 (4.61%) Hedge funds
7 11 (3.62%) User Experience
8 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.64%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.32%) Mobile Games
9 4 (1.32%) Social Media
9 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.99%) Derivative
10 3 (0.99%) Equities
10 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.55%) Windows
2 12 (3.95%) Linux
3 3 (0.99%) Unix
4 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.66%) CentOS
5 1 (0.33%) Debian
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.74%) OO
3 53 (17.43%) Mathematics
4 49 (16.12%) DevOps
5 47 (15.46%) Microservices
6 46 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (14.80%) Data Science
7 45 (14.80%) Test Automation
8 43 (14.14%) Analytics
9 42 (13.82%) Machine Learning
10 40 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 38 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
12 35 (11.51%) Multithreading
13 32 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (9.54%) MVC
15 28 (9.21%) Scrum
16 27 (8.88%) Fintech
17 26 (8.55%) Physics
18 23 (7.57%) Open Source
18 23 (7.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 127 (41.78%) SQL
2 115 (37.83%) C#
3 103 (33.88%) Python
4 86 (28.29%) JavaScript
5 57 (18.75%) Java
6 28 (9.21%) C
7 27 (8.88%) T-SQL
8 23 (7.57%) R
9 22 (7.24%) TypeScript
10 20 (6.58%) PowerShell
11 19 (6.25%) PHP
12 18 (5.92%) Scala
13 16 (5.26%) ES6
14 14 (4.61%) Kotlin
15 12 (3.95%) C++
16 6 (1.97%) VBA
17 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.32%) Go
17 4 (1.32%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.99%) Julia
Qualifications
1 209 (68.75%) Degree
2 116 (38.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (8.22%) Master's Degree
4 23 (7.57%) PhD
5 9 (2.96%) CISSP
6 6 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.97%) GIAC
6 6 (1.97%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.32%) CCNP
8 3 (0.99%) CCNA
8 3 (0.99%) CISM
8 3 (0.99%) MCSE
8 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.66%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.66%) CCSP
9 2 (0.66%) CISA
9 2 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.66%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.83%) QA
2 10 (3.29%) NIST
3 6 (1.97%) CDISC
3 6 (1.97%) COBIT
3 6 (1.97%) GDPR
3 6 (1.97%) NIST 800
4 5 (1.64%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (0.99%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.99%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) GRC
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (8.55%) Docker
2 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) iptables
4 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.33%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.33%) KVM
4 1 (0.33%) Postfix
4 1 (0.33%) QEMU
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.58%) Terraform
3 19 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.63%) Ansible
5 5 (1.64%) Puppet
6 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.66%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.33%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.33%) Nagios
8 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.59%) Nintex
3 10 (3.29%) Google
3 10 (3.29%) Oracle
4 5 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (1.64%) SAP
5 4 (1.32%) Alteryx
5 4 (1.32%) Cisco
6 3 (0.99%) AppDynamics
6 3 (0.99%) Databricks
6 3 (0.99%) Dynatrace
6 3 (0.99%) Facebook
6 3 (0.99%) IBM
6 3 (0.99%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix
7 2 (0.66%) Pega
7 2 (0.66%) VMware
8 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.33%) RightScale
8 1 (0.33%) SonicWALL