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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 29 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 372 469 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.05% 6.55% 4.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.62% 13.77% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 341 403 459
Median salary £62,500 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.74% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2545 3406 4681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.26% 47.56% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2329 2995 3849
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 588 (80.44%) Degree
2 296 (40.49%) Finance
3 249 (34.06%) SQL
4 246 (33.65%) Java
5 193 (26.40%) JavaScript
6 183 (25.03%) Python
7 161 (22.02%) Mathematics
8 153 (20.93%) C#
9 150 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
10 143 (19.56%) Analytical Skills
11 137 (18.74%) SQL Server
12 126 (17.24%) Linux
13 125 (17.10%) Banking
14 108 (14.77%) PhD
15 101 (13.82%) Windows
16 100 (13.68%) HTML
17 98 (13.41%) CSS
18 93 (12.72%) C++
18 93 (12.72%) AngularJS
19 92 (12.59%) Mentoring
20 90 (12.31%) Advertising
21 86 (11.76%) .NET
22 85 (11.63%) TDD
23 83 (11.35%) Software Engineering
24 76 (10.40%) Big Data
25 74 (10.12%) Fintech
26 73 (9.99%) Oracle
27 71 (9.71%) Analytics
28 70 (9.58%) NoSQL
28 70 (9.58%) 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 27 (3.69%) Apache
2 24 (3.28%) Apache Spark
3 20 (2.74%) CMS
4 19 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (1.92%) IIS
6 13 (1.78%) Jetty
7 10 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.23%) Drupal
8 9 (1.23%) SAS
9 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.68%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.55%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.55%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.41%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.68%) SPSS
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Gephi
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (0.41%) DocuMatrix
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) HFM
2 3 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
3 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.27%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.27%) SAP FS
4 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (6.70%) SaaS
3 38 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.19%) GitHub
4 16 (2.19%) Yammer
5 7 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.96%) Office 365
6 6 (0.82%) PaaS
7 4 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.55%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.55%) IaaS
8 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.41%) Boomi
8 3 (0.41%) Force.com
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.43%) Firewall
2 26 (3.56%) Internet
2 26 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.87%) Network Security
4 19 (2.60%) VPN
5 18 (2.46%) Wireless
6 15 (2.05%) DNS
7 14 (1.92%) HTTP
8 13 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (1.78%) FTP
9 12 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (1.64%) MPLS
9 12 (1.64%) WAN
10 10 (1.37%) BGP
11 9 (1.23%) OSPF
12 8 (1.09%) DHCP
12 8 (1.09%) SSL
13 7 (0.96%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.96%) LAN
13 7 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (18.74%) SQL Server
2 76 (10.40%) Big Data
3 70 (9.58%) NoSQL
4 47 (6.43%) MySQL
5 43 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 34 (4.65%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (2.74%) Apache Hive
8 20 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (2.19%) HAWQ
9 16 (2.19%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.19%) Sqoop
10 14 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.64%) SQLPlus
13 9 (1.23%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (5.34%) JIRA
2 34 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.38%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (3.56%) JUnit
6 25 (3.42%) Visual Studio
7 18 (2.46%) Maven
8 15 (2.05%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.05%) NUnit
9 13 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.64%) Selenium
10 12 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
11 11 (1.50%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.50%) Subversion
12 10 (1.37%) Mockito
13 8 (1.09%) Firebug
13 8 (1.09%) Gatling
13 8 (1.09%) JMeter
13 8 (1.09%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.82%) CruiseControl
General
1 296 (40.49%) Finance
2 125 (17.10%) Banking
3 90 (12.31%) Advertising
4 56 (7.66%) Front Office
5 37 (5.06%) Marketing
6 34 (4.65%) Back Office
7 24 (3.28%) Publishing
8 13 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.23%) Retail
11 7 (0.96%) German Language
11 7 (0.96%) Legal
12 5 (0.68%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.55%) Games
13 4 (0.55%) Law
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 311 (42.54%) Developer
2 124 (16.96%) Java Developer
3 103 (14.09%) Architect
4 74 (10.12%) Senior Developer
5 61 (8.34%) Analyst
6 54 (7.39%) Enterprise Architect
7 49 (6.70%) Graduate
8 41 (5.61%) C# Developer
8 41 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 39 (5.34%) Junior
10 38 (5.20%) SQL Developer
11 30 (4.10%) C++ Developer
11 30 (4.10%) Support Engineer
12 29 (3.97%) Python Developer
13 28 (3.83%) Junior Developer
14 27 (3.69%) Consultant
15 26 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
16 25 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 23 (3.15%) Network Engineer
18 22 (3.01%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (13.68%) HTML
2 98 (13.41%) CSS
3 93 (12.72%) AngularJS
4 86 (11.76%) .NET
5 58 (7.93%) jQuery
6 57 (7.80%) Web Services
7 53 (7.25%) XML
8 47 (6.43%) Spring
9 43 (5.88%) HTML5
10 42 (5.75%) Hibernate
11 40 (5.47%) WPF
12 37 (5.06%) ASP.NET
13 35 (4.79%) WCF
14 29 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (3.69%) JSON
16 23 (3.15%) REST
17 22 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (2.46%) CSS3
18 18 (2.46%) LAMP
19 17 (2.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 143 (19.56%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (10.12%) Fintech
3 56 (7.66%) Algorithms
4 55 (7.52%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.97%) Hedge funds
7 23 (3.15%) Credit Risk
7 23 (3.15%) User Experience
8 22 (3.01%) Client/Server
9 19 (2.60%) Derivative
9 19 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (2.60%) N-Tier
10 16 (2.19%) Data Centre
11 15 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.50%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.37%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
15 8 (1.09%) Equities
15 8 (1.09%) Grid Computing
16 7 (0.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 126 (17.24%) Linux
2 101 (13.82%) Windows
3 58 (7.93%) Unix
4 20 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.05%) Android
7 12 (1.64%) CentOS
7 12 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.27%) Solaris
10 2 (0.27%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (22.02%) Mathematics
2 150 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (12.59%) Mentoring
4 85 (11.63%) TDD
5 83 (11.35%) Software Engineering
6 71 (9.71%) Analytics
7 70 (9.58%) Physics
8 68 (9.30%) Multithreading
9 67 (9.17%) Information Security
10 63 (8.62%) Web Development
11 60 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (7.52%) Machine Learning
13 52 (7.11%) OO
14 46 (6.29%) CRM
14 46 (6.29%) Enterprise Architecture
15 43 (5.88%) Low Latency
16 42 (5.75%) Statistics
17 40 (5.47%) MVC
18 39 (5.34%) OOP
18 39 (5.34%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 249 (34.06%) SQL
2 246 (33.65%) Java
3 193 (26.40%) JavaScript
4 183 (25.03%) Python
5 153 (20.93%) C#
6 93 (12.72%) C++
7 51 (6.98%) PHP
8 37 (5.06%) C
9 35 (4.79%) Perl
10 33 (4.51%) R
10 33 (4.51%) T-SQL
11 32 (4.38%) Scala
12 26 (3.56%) Ruby
13 25 (3.42%) VBA
14 21 (2.87%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.05%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.92%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.78%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.23%) Objective-C
18 9 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 588 (80.44%) Degree
2 108 (14.77%) PhD
3 68 (9.30%) Postgraduate
4 33 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (3.97%) CISM
6 27 (3.69%) CISSP
7 18 (2.46%) CCNP
8 16 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.92%) CCNA
9 14 (1.92%) CISA
10 9 (1.23%) CCSP
10 9 (1.23%) MCP
11 8 (1.09%) GIAC
11 8 (1.09%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.96%) MCTS
12 7 (0.96%) SANS
13 6 (0.82%) MCPD
14 5 (0.68%) MCSE
14 5 (0.68%) Security Cleared
14 5 (0.68%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.75%) QA
2 12 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.68%) SLA
6 4 (0.55%) PMO
7 2 (0.27%) GDPR
8 1 (0.14%) COREP
8 1 (0.14%) GCP
8 1 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (3.01%) Docker
2 20 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.46%) HDFS
4 17 (2.33%) Apache Flume
5 10 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.27%) Firmware
9 2 (0.27%) Varnish
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (2.46%) Puppet
3 12 (1.64%) SCCM
4 10 (1.37%) Nessus
5 8 (1.09%) Ansible
6 7 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.55%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.41%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.41%) HockeyApp
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.27%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.27%) Graphite
9 2 (0.27%) Nagios
9 2 (0.27%) Nmap
9 2 (0.27%) QRadar
9 2 (0.27%) WSUS
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 73 (9.99%) Oracle
2 69 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.28%) Cisco
4 19 (2.60%) VMware
5 17 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 14 (1.92%) Apple
6 14 (1.92%) Sybase
7 13 (1.78%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.64%) Google
8 12 (1.64%) Talend
9 11 (1.50%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.50%) Zend
10 10 (1.37%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.23%) New Relic
11 9 (1.23%) Tableau
12 8 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.96%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.96%) BEA
13 7 (0.96%) Citrix
14 6 (0.82%) Avaya
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + shares
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Options
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 45,000 and comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £65,000 per annum Negotiable D.O.E Apply now!+bens+bon
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Page International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + 10% pension + extensive benefits and perfor
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago