Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 296 589 694
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.09% 6.92% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 7.36% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 268 509 601
10th Percentile £40,875 £40,000 £31,875
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £86,563 £83,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £112,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +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 4,623 8,004 9,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.18% 94.03% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,082 6,993 8,531
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £49,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +5.69%
75th Percentile £90,000 £84,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 13 April 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.

1 238 (80.41%) Degree
2 159 (53.72%) SQL
3 145 (48.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 119 (40.20%) Python
5 118 (39.86%) C#
6 116 (39.19%) Finance
7 89 (30.07%) JavaScript
8 88 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (28.72%) Java
10 83 (28.04%) .NET
11 74 (25.00%) DevOps
12 73 (24.66%) Azure
13 71 (23.99%) React
14 66 (22.30%) CSS
15 64 (21.62%) OO
16 63 (21.28%) SQL Server
16 63 (21.28%) Microservices
17 56 (18.92%) Test Automation
18 48 (16.22%) AWS
18 48 (16.22%) Fintech
19 47 (15.88%) Software Engineering
20 45 (15.20%) Mathematics
21 43 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (13.18%) AngularJS
23 38 (12.84%) Deployment Automation
24 37 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
24 37 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
24 37 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 37 (12.50%) jQuery
24 37 (12.50%) Physics

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 35 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.77%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.72%) SAS
4 5 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (0.68%) IIS
5 2 (0.68%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.34%) ejabberd
6 1 (0.34%) Mule
6 1 (0.34%) nginx
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.38%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.01%) MoSes
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 73 (24.66%) Azure
2 48 (16.22%) AWS
3 35 (11.82%) PaaS
4 24 (8.11%) Power Platform
5 23 (7.77%) SaaS
6 20 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (5.74%) Serverless
8 15 (5.07%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (3.72%) GCP
10 9 (3.04%) Azure Functions
11 8 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (2.36%) AWS Fargate
13 6 (2.03%) IaaS
14 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (1.01%) GitHub
14 3 (1.01%) Google Data Studio
15 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.38%) Firewall
2 7 (2.36%) HTTP
3 5 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.69%) Multicast
3 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.69%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.68%) 2G
4 2 (0.68%) 3G
4 2 (0.68%) 4G
4 2 (0.68%) 5G
4 2 (0.68%) LTE
4 2 (0.68%) MIMO
4 2 (0.68%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.34%) AMQP
5 1 (0.34%) BGP
5 1 (0.34%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) PBX
5 1 (0.34%) SNMP
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.12%) Hadoop
3 25 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 24 (8.11%) Big Data
5 21 (7.09%) Data Lake
6 20 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (6.42%) Data Mining
8 18 (6.08%) Relational Database
9 17 (5.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (5.41%) Apache Hive
11 14 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (4.73%) Tableau
12 13 (4.39%) MongoDB
13 11 (3.72%) SAP HANA
14 10 (3.38%) Power BI
15 7 (2.36%) MySQL
15 7 (2.36%) Redis
16 6 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (2.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 6 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (6.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (4.73%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.72%) Selenium
6 8 (2.70%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.35%) JIRA
7 4 (1.35%) Maven
8 3 (1.01%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.01%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.68%) GitLab
9 2 (0.68%) Gradle
9 2 (0.68%) JUnit
9 2 (0.68%) Mockito
9 2 (0.68%) MSTest
9 2 (0.68%) NUnit
10 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (39.19%) Finance
2 12 (4.05%) Front Office
2 12 (4.05%) Games
3 11 (3.72%) Marketing
4 9 (3.04%) Law
4 9 (3.04%) Legal
5 8 (2.70%) Banking
6 7 (2.36%) Retail
7 5 (1.69%) Advertising
8 4 (1.35%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (46.96%) Developer
2 42 (14.19%) Senior Developer
3 37 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 28 (9.46%) Architect
4 28 (9.46%) Java Developer
5 25 (8.45%) Enterprise Architect
5 25 (8.45%) Python Developer
6 24 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 22 (7.43%) Analyst
8 21 (7.09%) Data Scientist
9 20 (6.76%) Azure Developer
9 20 (6.76%) Junior
10 17 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (5.07%) Software Developer
12 14 (4.73%) Applications Architect
12 14 (4.73%) Consultant
12 14 (4.73%) Enterprise Applications Architect
12 14 (4.73%) Python Engineer
12 14 (4.73%) SaaS Architect
13 13 (4.39%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.04%) .NET
2 71 (23.99%) React
3 66 (22.30%) CSS
4 39 (13.18%) AngularJS
5 37 (12.50%) HTML
5 37 (12.50%) jQuery
5 37 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 37 (12.50%) XML
6 33 (11.15%) Web Services
7 31 (10.47%) .NET Core
8 27 (9.12%) Node.js
8 27 (9.12%) REST
9 26 (8.78%) .NET Framework
10 24 (8.11%) Entity Framework
11 22 (7.43%) HTML5
12 21 (7.09%) RESTful
13 20 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (5.07%) Ajax
14 15 (5.07%) Spring
15 14 (4.73%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.12%) Algorithms
3 26 (8.78%) Data Structures
4 20 (6.76%) Hedge funds
4 20 (6.76%) N-Tier
5 18 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (4.73%) Reinsurance
8 10 (3.38%) User Experience
9 9 (3.04%) Fixed Income
10 8 (2.70%) Equities
10 8 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.03%) Derivative
12 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
14 4 (1.35%) Data Centre
14 4 (1.35%) Wiki
15 3 (1.01%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.78%) Linux
2 12 (4.05%) Windows
3 8 (2.70%) Unix
4 7 (2.36%) CentOS
5 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.01%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (25.00%) DevOps
3 64 (21.62%) OO
4 63 (21.28%) Microservices
5 56 (18.92%) Test Automation
6 48 (16.22%) Fintech
7 47 (15.88%) Software Engineering
8 45 (15.20%) Mathematics
9 43 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (12.84%) Deployment Automation
11 37 (12.50%) Physics
11 37 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (11.82%) Data Science
13 34 (11.49%) MVC
13 34 (11.49%) Systems Analysis
14 33 (11.15%) Machine Learning
15 31 (10.47%) Artificial Intelligence
16 25 (8.45%) Statistics
17 23 (7.77%) UML
18 22 (7.43%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 159 (53.72%) SQL
2 119 (40.20%) Python
3 118 (39.86%) C#
4 89 (30.07%) JavaScript
5 85 (28.72%) Java
6 29 (9.80%) TypeScript
7 23 (7.77%) R
8 22 (7.43%) T-SQL
9 21 (7.09%) Scala
10 20 (6.76%) Kotlin
10 20 (6.76%) PHP
10 20 (6.76%) PowerShell
11 19 (6.42%) C++
12 18 (6.08%) C
13 17 (5.74%) ES6
14 8 (2.70%) Go
15 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
16 6 (2.03%) Java 8
17 5 (1.69%) Julia
18 3 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 238 (80.41%) Degree
2 145 (48.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (9.12%) Master's Degree
4 18 (6.08%) PhD
5 6 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (1.69%) CCSP
6 5 (1.69%) CISA
6 5 (1.69%) CISM
6 5 (1.69%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) MBA
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.45%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) GDPR
3 5 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.69%) NIST
4 4 (1.35%) CDISC
4 4 (1.35%) SLA
5 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.01%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (1.01%) PMO
6 2 (0.68%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 33 (11.15%) Docker
2 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.34%) iptables
4 1 (0.34%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.34%) KVM
4 1 (0.34%) Postfix
4 1 (0.34%) QEMU
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (9.46%) Kubernetes
2 27 (9.12%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (8.11%) Terraform
4 16 (5.41%) Ansible
5 15 (5.07%) Puppet
6 8 (2.70%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.35%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.34%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.34%) Kibana
8 1 (0.34%) vRealize
8 1 (0.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 29 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.76%) Nintex
3 19 (6.42%) SAP
4 17 (5.74%) Databricks
5 13 (4.39%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (2.36%) Google
6 7 (2.36%) Oracle
7 3 (1.01%) Facebook
7 3 (1.01%) IBM
7 3 (1.01%) VMware
8 2 (0.68%) Foundry
8 2 (0.68%) Palantir
8 2 (0.68%) Splunk
9 1 (0.34%) Arista
9 1 (0.34%) GENBAND
9 1 (0.34%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.34%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.34%) Percona
9 1 (0.34%) RightScale
9 1 (0.34%) Talend