Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 37 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 286 656 745
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.65% 6.45% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 6.90% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 246 563 667
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £103,750 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,751 9,509 10,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.84% 93.46% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,139 8,412 9,110
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 226 (79.02%) Degree
2 154 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (39.51%) Finance
3 113 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (33.22%) SQL
5 89 (31.12%) Java
6 81 (28.32%) Python
7 75 (26.22%) AWS
8 52 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 45 (15.73%) Azure
10 43 (15.03%) Machine Learning
11 42 (14.69%) Mathematics
11 42 (14.69%) C#
12 40 (13.99%) Analytics
13 39 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 39 (13.64%) Master's Degree
14 38 (13.29%) .NET
15 36 (12.59%) Microsoft
15 36 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (12.24%) User Experience
17 34 (11.89%) Docker
18 33 (11.54%) Management Information System
19 32 (11.19%) PHP
20 31 (10.84%) OO
20 31 (10.84%) Data Science
21 30 (10.49%) Fintech
21 30 (10.49%) Git (software)
22 29 (10.14%) Migration
22 29 (10.14%) Microservices
23 28 (9.79%) Artificial Intelligence

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 22 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.15%) SAS
3 8 (2.80%) Confluence
4 3 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (1.05%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.05%) Luigi
5 2 (0.70%) Apache
5 2 (0.70%) IIS
5 2 (0.70%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.35%) nginx
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.35%) uWSGI
Applications
1 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.70%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.35%) InVision
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) Sketch
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.35%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 75 (26.22%) AWS
2 45 (15.73%) Azure
3 21 (7.34%) SaaS
4 17 (5.94%) GCP
5 11 (3.85%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.40%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.05%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.70%) Serverless
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.35%) Datadog
10 1 (0.35%) npm
10 1 (0.35%) Office 365
10 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.94%) Firewall
2 6 (2.10%) Network Security
3 3 (1.05%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.70%) SNMP
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.35%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) Skype
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) WebEx
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.79%) Hadoop
2 26 (9.09%) Big Data
2 26 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.24%) DB2
7 12 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.85%) Power BI
9 9 (3.15%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.80%) Data Mining
10 8 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.80%) MySQL
11 7 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.40%) Blockchain
14 3 (1.05%) Flink
14 3 (1.05%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (10.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.90%) JIRA
3 10 (3.50%) Bitbucket
4 9 (3.15%) Selenium
5 6 (2.10%) git-flow
6 5 (1.75%) Maven
7 4 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.40%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.05%) GitLab
8 3 (1.05%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.05%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.05%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.70%) ERwin
9 2 (0.70%) JUnit
9 2 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
General
1 113 (39.51%) Finance
2 17 (5.94%) Back Office
3 16 (5.59%) Banking
4 12 (4.20%) Front Office
5 10 (3.50%) Games
6 6 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.10%) Marketing
6 6 (2.10%) Retail
7 5 (1.75%) Advertising
8 4 (1.40%) Billing
8 4 (1.40%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.40%) Publishing
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
9 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (35.66%) Developer
2 54 (18.88%) Analyst
3 36 (12.59%) Java Developer
4 24 (8.39%) Software Engineer
5 23 (8.04%) Data Scientist
6 22 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 20 (6.99%) Junior
8 18 (6.29%) Business Analyst
8 18 (6.29%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.94%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.94%) SQL Analyst
10 16 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (5.59%) Java Engineer
10 16 (5.59%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (5.24%) SQL Support Analyst
12 13 (4.55%) Junior Developer
13 12 (4.20%) Data Engineer
13 12 (4.20%) Security Analyst
14 11 (3.85%) Python Developer
14 11 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.29%) .NET
2 27 (9.44%) HTML
3 26 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 26 (9.09%) React
4 25 (8.74%) CSS
5 22 (7.69%) TensorFlow
6 21 (7.34%) HTML5
7 20 (6.99%) XML
8 17 (5.94%) Natural Language Processing
9 16 (5.59%) Kafka
9 16 (5.59%) RESTful
10 15 (5.24%) Vue.js
11 14 (4.90%) .NET Core
11 14 (4.90%) scikit-learn
12 13 (4.55%) Node.js
13 12 (4.20%) NumPy
13 12 (4.20%) Pandas
13 12 (4.20%) Web Services
14 11 (3.85%) CSS3
14 11 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (12.24%) User Experience
3 33 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 24 (8.39%) Algorithms
5 21 (7.34%) Reinsurance
6 20 (6.99%) Mobile App
7 15 (5.24%) AS400
7 15 (5.24%) iSeries
7 15 (5.24%) Public Cloud
8 13 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (4.20%) Equities
10 11 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (2.80%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.80%) Hedge funds
13 6 (2.10%) Contract for Difference
13 6 (2.10%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.75%) Cloud Native
14 5 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.69%) Linux
2 9 (3.15%) Windows
3 7 (2.45%) Android
3 7 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.75%) Unix
5 2 (0.70%) CentOS
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 43 (15.03%) Machine Learning
4 42 (14.69%) Mathematics
5 40 (13.99%) Analytics
6 31 (10.84%) Data Science
6 31 (10.84%) OO
7 30 (10.49%) Fintech
8 29 (10.14%) Microservices
8 29 (10.14%) Migration
9 28 (9.79%) Artificial Intelligence
10 25 (8.74%) Information Security
11 23 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (7.69%) Visualisation
13 21 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (7.34%) Open Source
13 21 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (6.99%) Data Visualisation
14 20 (6.99%) DevOps
14 20 (6.99%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 95 (33.22%) SQL
2 89 (31.12%) Java
3 81 (28.32%) Python
4 42 (14.69%) C#
5 39 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 32 (11.19%) PHP
7 20 (6.99%) Scala
8 18 (6.29%) R
9 17 (5.94%) C++
10 15 (5.24%) RPG
10 15 (5.24%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.85%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.50%) Kotlin
13 9 (3.15%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.80%) ES6
14 8 (2.80%) MATLAB
15 7 (2.45%) Go
16 6 (2.10%) Bash Shell
16 6 (2.10%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.75%) Julia
Qualifications
1 226 (79.02%) Degree
2 154 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (13.64%) Master's Degree
4 23 (8.04%) CISSP
5 18 (6.29%) CISA
5 18 (6.29%) CISM
6 10 (3.50%) CRISC
7 8 (2.80%) PhD
8 4 (1.40%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.40%) CEH
8 4 (1.40%) GIAC
8 4 (1.40%) OSCP
9 2 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.70%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.70%) IISP
9 2 (0.70%) MCSE
9 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.70%) SSCP
10 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.20%) NIST
1 12 (4.20%) QA
2 11 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.05%) COBIT
3 3 (1.05%) PMO
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) EMIR
5 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (11.89%) Docker
2 9 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.05%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) HDFS
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 23 (8.04%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.50%) Ansible
3 5 (1.75%) Puppet
4 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.05%) Salt
4 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.70%) Netcool
5 2 (0.70%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.70%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.35%) Grafana
6 1 (0.35%) Graphite
6 1 (0.35%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.59%) ServiceNow
3 11 (3.85%) Tableau
4 7 (2.45%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.75%) Databricks
5 5 (1.75%) Google
5 5 (1.75%) Guidewire
5 5 (1.75%) VMware
6 4 (1.40%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.40%) Oracle
7 3 (1.05%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.70%) HP
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) Splunk
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) Juniper
9 1 (0.35%) Nokia
9 1 (0.35%) SAP