Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 33 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 689 733 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.67% 6.84% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 7.33% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 605 655 751
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 9,516 9,997 9,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.06% 93.22% 91.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,458 8,911 8,676
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -2 2 £56,000 +6.67%
Moorgate - 1 £32,500 -
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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.

1 491 (71.26%) Degree
2 282 (40.93%) Finance
3 234 (33.96%) Java
4 231 (33.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 223 (32.37%) Mathematics
6 211 (30.62%) SQL
7 177 (25.69%) Python
8 172 (24.96%) Software Engineering
9 170 (24.67%) C#
10 148 (21.48%) JavaScript
11 146 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
12 128 (18.58%) .NET
13 115 (16.69%) Banking
14 114 (16.55%) Microsoft
15 106 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
16 100 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
17 99 (14.37%) SQL Server
18 87 (12.63%) Physics
19 83 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 82 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
21 80 (11.61%) Analytics
22 79 (11.47%) Machine Learning
23 74 (10.74%) Linux
23 74 (10.74%) NoSQL
23 74 (10.74%) Fintech
24 71 (10.30%) C++
25 70 (10.16%) HTML
26 65 (9.43%) AngularJS
27 59 (8.56%) SDLC
28 58 (8.42%) Project Management

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 26 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 16 (2.32%) Apache
3 15 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (1.60%) nginx
5 10 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.87%) Appian
7 6 (0.87%) Confluence
7 6 (0.87%) SAS
8 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.58%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.58%) WordPress
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.15%) concrete5
10 1 (0.15%) DNN
10 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.15%) InVision
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.29%) Endur
2 2 (0.29%) Relativity
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.15%) Ringtail
3 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 106 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.63%) Office 365
4 24 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.87%) G Suite
8 3 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.44%) Datadog
8 3 (0.44%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.44%) PaaS
8 3 (0.44%) Serverless
8 3 (0.44%) Slack
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.29%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.29%) SaaS
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.15%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.06%) Firewall
2 18 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.18%) VLAN
4 13 (1.89%) BGP
5 12 (1.74%) AMQP
6 11 (1.60%) Network Security
7 10 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (1.45%) SNMP
8 9 (1.31%) BIG-IP
9 7 (1.02%) VPN
9 7 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.73%) PBX
10 5 (0.73%) VoIP
11 4 (0.58%) LAN
11 4 (0.58%) WebEx
12 3 (0.44%) Internet
12 3 (0.44%) WAN
13 2 (0.29%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.74%) NoSQL
3 30 (4.35%) Big Data
4 29 (4.21%) MySQL
5 28 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (3.34%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.61%) Blockchain
8 18 (2.61%) Power BI
9 16 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.32%) Hadoop
10 15 (2.18%) MarkLogic
11 13 (1.89%) Data Lake
12 10 (1.45%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.45%) Redis
13 9 (1.31%) Cosmos DB
14 8 (1.16%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.47%) JIRA
3 15 (2.18%) Eclipse
3 15 (2.18%) JUnit
4 14 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.44%) Plastic SCM
6 3 (0.44%) Selenium
7 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.29%) ERwin
7 2 (0.29%) fastlane
7 2 (0.29%) Maven
7 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.29%) NUnit
7 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.29%) Xcode
8 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 282 (40.93%) Finance
2 115 (16.69%) Banking
3 52 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 42 (6.10%) Advertising
5 29 (4.21%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.05%) Front Office
7 20 (2.90%) Games
8 14 (2.03%) Retail
9 13 (1.89%) Marketing
10 10 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.02%) Back Office
12 6 (0.87%) Legal
13 5 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.44%) Law
15 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.15%) French Language
16 1 (0.15%) International Banking
16 1 (0.15%) Prime Brokerage
16 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 311 (45.14%) Developer
2 110 (15.97%) Java Developer
3 104 (15.09%) Graduate
4 99 (14.37%) Graduate Developer
5 77 (11.18%) Software Engineer
6 69 (10.01%) C# Developer
7 67 (9.72%) .NET Developer
8 66 (9.58%) Analyst
9 50 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 46 (6.68%) Graduate Java Developer
11 40 (5.81%) Senior Developer
12 37 (5.37%) Consultant
13 31 (4.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 31 (4.50%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
13 31 (4.50%) Graduate C# Developer
14 26 (3.77%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
15 24 (3.48%) Architect
15 24 (3.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 22 (3.19%) Data Scientist
17 21 (3.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (18.58%) .NET
2 70 (10.16%) HTML
3 65 (9.43%) AngularJS
4 43 (6.24%) ASP.NET
5 41 (5.95%) CSS
6 36 (5.22%) jQuery
7 32 (4.64%) Spring
7 32 (4.64%) Web Services
8 31 (4.50%) Kafka
8 31 (4.50%) React
9 27 (3.92%) RESTful
9 27 (3.92%) WPF
10 26 (3.77%) TensorFlow
11 25 (3.63%) HTML5
12 22 (3.19%) .NET Framework
12 22 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (3.19%) REST
13 18 (2.61%) XML
14 17 (2.47%) Spring Boot
15 15 (2.18%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (10.74%) Fintech
3 29 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.06%) Hedge funds
5 27 (3.92%) Algorithms
6 24 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.05%) Reinsurance
8 20 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.90%) User Experience
9 15 (2.18%) Cloud Native
9 15 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.89%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.89%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.89%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.73%) Spread Betting
14 4 (0.58%) Social Media
15 3 (0.44%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.74%) Linux
2 57 (8.27%) Windows
3 31 (4.50%) Unix
4 15 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.31%) Android
7 9 (1.31%) CoreOS
8 7 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (32.37%) Mathematics
2 172 (24.96%) Software Engineering
3 146 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (12.63%) Physics
6 80 (11.61%) Analytics
7 79 (11.47%) Machine Learning
8 59 (8.56%) SDLC
9 58 (8.42%) Project Management
10 56 (8.13%) MVC
10 56 (8.13%) TDD
11 55 (7.98%) DevOps
12 52 (7.55%) Artificial Intelligence
12 52 (7.55%) OO
13 49 (7.11%) Test Automation
14 48 (6.97%) Data Science
15 46 (6.68%) Applied Mathematics
16 45 (6.53%) Web Development
17 43 (6.24%) Microservices
17 43 (6.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 234 (33.96%) Java
2 211 (30.62%) SQL
3 177 (25.69%) Python
4 170 (24.67%) C#
5 148 (21.48%) JavaScript
6 71 (10.30%) C++
7 42 (6.10%) C
8 40 (5.81%) R
9 26 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 24 (3.48%) Ruby
11 23 (3.34%) Bash Shell
11 23 (3.34%) PowerShell
12 22 (3.19%) Haskell
13 18 (2.61%) Java 8
14 11 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.45%) ES6
15 10 (1.45%) ES7
16 9 (1.31%) PHP
17 8 (1.16%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 491 (71.26%) Degree
2 231 (33.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (5.95%) PhD
4 19 (2.76%) PMI Certification
5 16 (2.32%) Master's Degree
5 16 (2.32%) PgMP
5 16 (2.32%) PMP
6 12 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.74%) CREST Certified
7 10 (1.45%) CCIE
7 10 (1.45%) CCNP
7 10 (1.45%) CISSP
8 8 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (1.02%) CEH
10 5 (0.73%) CFA
10 5 (0.73%) MBA
11 4 (0.58%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.58%) CISM
11 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.44%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.93%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.58%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.29%) GDPR
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 41 (5.95%) Docker
2 28 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.89%) VirtualBox
6 9 (1.31%) iptables
7 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.29%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.15%) LXC
8 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 18 (2.61%) Puppet
3 17 (2.47%) Terraform
4 11 (1.60%) Ansible
5 10 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.31%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.73%) Grafana
9 4 (0.58%) Salt
10 3 (0.44%) Graphite
11 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.29%) Kibana
11 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.29%) vRealize
12 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.15%) Check_MK
12 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.15%) Opsview
12 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 114 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.66%) Oracle
3 28 (4.06%) VMware
4 25 (3.63%) Google
5 24 (3.48%) Tableau
6 19 (2.76%) F5
7 17 (2.47%) Palo Alto
8 15 (2.18%) Cognizant
9 13 (1.89%) Cisco
9 13 (1.89%) LogicMonitor
10 12 (1.74%) TIBCO
11 10 (1.45%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.02%) Citrix
13 7 (1.02%) Guidewire
13 7 (1.02%) IBM
13 7 (1.02%) SAP
13 7 (1.02%) Symantec
14 6 (0.87%) Meraki
14 6 (0.87%) Pega