Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 689 760 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.53% 7.18% 6.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.81% 14.91% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 604 692 773
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +2.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £101,750 £115,000 £94,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,988 5,097 6,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.28% 48.18% 47.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,435 4,665 5,739
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.96% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 5 £51,250 -2.38%
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 522 (75.76%) Degree
2 310 (44.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 280 (40.64%) Finance
4 217 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
5 203 (29.46%) Java
6 182 (26.42%) C#
7 175 (25.40%) Python
8 174 (25.25%) SQL
9 169 (24.53%) JavaScript
10 139 (20.17%) Mathematics
11 109 (15.82%) SQL Server
12 106 (15.38%) Software Engineering
13 104 (15.09%) .NET
14 98 (14.22%) Microsoft
15 96 (13.93%) Banking
16 94 (13.64%) C++
17 92 (13.35%) TDD
18 88 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
19 86 (12.48%) AngularJS
20 73 (10.60%) OO
21 70 (10.16%) HTML
21 70 (10.16%) Greenfield Project
22 66 (9.58%) Analytics
23 63 (9.14%) PHP
23 63 (9.14%) CSS
24 62 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
25 60 (8.71%) Scrum
26 59 (8.56%) User Experience
27 58 (8.42%) Algorithms
28 56 (8.13%) 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 24 (3.48%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.47%) Apache
3 16 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.18%) IIS
5 14 (2.03%) SAS
6 11 (1.60%) Confluence
7 10 (1.45%) CMS
8 9 (1.31%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.16%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.73%) JBoss
12 5 (0.73%) nginx
13 4 (0.58%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.58%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.44%) Drupal
15 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.16%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.73%) SPSS
6 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (2.03%) SaaS
4 8 (1.16%) GitHub
5 7 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.87%) Azure Machine Learning
7 5 (0.73%) npm
7 5 (0.73%) Office 365
7 5 (0.73%) PaaS
8 4 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.44%) Google Play
10 2 (0.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.29%) Force.com
10 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.29%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.29%) Serverless
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.21%) Internet
2 24 (3.48%) Wireless
3 23 (3.34%) Firewall
4 16 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.32%) WAN
5 15 (2.18%) LAN
6 12 (1.74%) BGP
6 12 (1.74%) DHCP
6 12 (1.74%) DNS
6 12 (1.74%) SNMP
7 11 (1.60%) Intranet
7 11 (1.60%) MPLS
7 11 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (1.45%) EIGRP
8 10 (1.45%) HTTP
8 10 (1.45%) VLAN
9 9 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.31%) Network Security
9 9 (1.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.69%) MySQL
3 48 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 43 (6.24%) Big Data
5 26 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 26 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.74%) Power BI
13 11 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.31%) Blockchain
15 9 (1.31%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (1.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (4.93%) JIRA
2 26 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.48%) TeamCity
4 21 (3.05%) JUnit
5 16 (2.32%) NUnit
6 14 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.89%) Mockito
8 12 (1.74%) Subversion
9 10 (1.45%) Selenium
10 8 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.16%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.16%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.87%) Maven
11 6 (0.87%) ReSharper
11 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.87%) webpack
12 5 (0.73%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.73%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.73%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 280 (40.64%) Finance
2 96 (13.93%) Banking
3 56 (8.13%) Front Office
4 40 (5.81%) Investment Banking
5 36 (5.22%) Advertising
6 32 (4.64%) Retail
7 25 (3.63%) Legal
8 23 (3.34%) Financial Institution
9 22 (3.19%) Marketing
10 20 (2.90%) Back Office
11 10 (1.45%) Law
12 6 (0.87%) Games
13 5 (0.73%) Publishing
14 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.29%) Electronics
16 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
16 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 301 (43.69%) Developer
2 92 (13.35%) Analyst
3 75 (10.89%) Java Developer
4 61 (8.85%) Graduate
5 55 (7.98%) Junior
6 53 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 51 (7.40%) Senior Developer
8 42 (6.10%) C# Developer
9 41 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
10 33 (4.79%) Business Analyst
11 32 (4.64%) Junior Developer
12 29 (4.21%) Architect
13 27 (3.92%) C++ Developer
14 24 (3.48%) C# Software Engineer
15 22 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
15 22 (3.19%) Network Engineer
15 22 (3.19%) Software Developer
15 22 (3.19%) Support Analyst
16 20 (2.90%) .NET Developer
16 20 (2.90%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (15.09%) .NET
2 86 (12.48%) AngularJS
3 70 (10.16%) HTML
4 63 (9.14%) CSS
5 51 (7.40%) ASP.NET
6 40 (5.81%) Node.js
7 36 (5.22%) Angular 2
7 36 (5.22%) REST
8 35 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (4.64%) React
10 30 (4.35%) RESTful
10 30 (4.35%) Spring
11 29 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (4.06%) HTML5
13 24 (3.48%) J2EE
14 23 (3.34%) XML
15 22 (3.19%) jQuery
16 19 (2.76%) Hibernate
17 18 (2.61%) Web Services
18 17 (2.47%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 88 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (10.16%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (8.56%) User Experience
4 58 (8.42%) Algorithms
5 45 (6.53%) Fintech
6 44 (6.39%) Data Structures
6 44 (6.39%) Hedge funds
7 24 (3.48%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.32%) Equities
9 16 (2.32%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.74%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.74%) Derivative
10 12 (1.74%) iPhone
10 12 (1.74%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.60%) Blog
11 11 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.60%) Spread Betting
12 9 (1.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.84%) Windows
2 52 (7.55%) Linux
3 26 (3.77%) Unix
4 25 (3.63%) Android
5 11 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.44%) HPUX
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) webOS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (20.17%) Mathematics
3 106 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 92 (13.35%) TDD
5 73 (10.60%) OO
6 66 (9.58%) Analytics
7 60 (8.71%) Scrum
8 56 (8.13%) Physics
9 55 (7.98%) Multithreading
10 54 (7.84%) SDLC
11 53 (7.69%) MVC
12 50 (7.26%) ITIL
12 50 (7.26%) Machine Learning
13 48 (6.97%) DevOps
14 45 (6.53%) OOP
15 43 (6.24%) Test Automation
16 42 (6.10%) Microservices
17 39 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (5.52%) Open Source
18 38 (5.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (29.46%) Java
2 182 (26.42%) C#
3 175 (25.40%) Python
4 174 (25.25%) SQL
5 169 (24.53%) JavaScript
6 94 (13.64%) C++
7 63 (9.14%) PHP
8 39 (5.66%) Scala
9 35 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.77%) R
11 19 (2.76%) Ruby
12 16 (2.32%) C
13 11 (1.60%) Perl
14 9 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.31%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.16%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.16%) VB
16 7 (1.02%) ES6
16 7 (1.02%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 522 (75.76%) Degree
2 310 (44.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (3.77%) Master's Degree
4 26 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
5 25 (3.63%) PhD
6 22 (3.19%) CCNA
7 20 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (2.76%) CCNP
9 17 (2.47%) MCSE
10 15 (2.18%) MCP
11 14 (2.03%) CISSP
12 10 (1.45%) ISTQB
13 9 (1.31%) CEH
13 9 (1.31%) CISA
14 8 (1.16%) CCDP
15 7 (1.02%) CISM
16 5 (0.73%) CCIE
16 5 (0.73%) ISEB
17 4 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.39%) QA
2 8 (1.16%) SLA
3 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.58%) PMO
6 3 (0.44%) GDPR
6 3 (0.44%) MiFID
6 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.29%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) FATCA
8 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
System Software
1 19 (2.76%) Active Directory
1 19 (2.76%) Docker
2 8 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.44%) Varnish
3 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (1.89%) Ansible
2 7 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (0.87%) Terraform
4 5 (0.73%) Puppet
5 4 (0.58%) Nessus
6 3 (0.44%) CSIRT
6 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.44%) QRadar
6 3 (0.44%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.29%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.29%) SCCM
7 2 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.15%) Cacti
8 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.15%) Riemann
8 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 98 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.22%) Cisco
3 24 (3.48%) Oracle
4 17 (2.47%) Tableau
5 11 (1.60%) Adobe
6 10 (1.45%) Splunk
6 10 (1.45%) VMware
7 9 (1.31%) Google
7 9 (1.31%) Meraki
8 8 (1.16%) iManage
8 8 (1.16%) Intapp
8 8 (1.16%) New Relic
9 7 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.02%) Symantec
10 6 (0.87%) Adthena
10 6 (0.87%) Alteryx
10 6 (0.87%) Postini
10 6 (0.87%) Sybase
11 5 (0.73%) Snow