Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 705 768 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.53% 7.38% 6.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.34% 14.91% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 618 712 791
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,675 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +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 5,286 5,152 6,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.93% 49.49% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,661 4,710 5,929
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £91,250
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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -4 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 534 (75.74%) Degree
2 336 (47.66%) Finance
3 313 (44.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 233 (33.05%) SQL
5 220 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
6 206 (29.22%) C#
7 198 (28.09%) Java
8 177 (25.11%) JavaScript
8 177 (25.11%) Python
9 170 (24.11%) Mathematics
10 153 (21.70%) SQL Server
11 133 (18.87%) .NET
12 129 (18.30%) Banking
13 126 (17.87%) Software Engineering
14 124 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
15 119 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
16 112 (15.89%) Microsoft
17 96 (13.62%) Greenfield Project
18 92 (13.05%) HTML
19 91 (12.91%) AngularJS
20 89 (12.62%) OO
21 83 (11.77%) C++
22 81 (11.49%) CSS
23 79 (11.21%) Front Office
24 73 (10.35%) TDD
24 73 (10.35%) Multithreading
25 70 (9.93%) PHP
26 67 (9.50%) Linux
26 67 (9.50%) ASP.NET
27 66 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure

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 28 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.55%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.27%) SAS
4 15 (2.13%) Apache
5 8 (1.13%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.13%) IIS
6 6 (0.85%) CMS
6 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.71%) Drupal
7 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.57%) nginx
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.43%) Confluence
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.43%) R Markdown
10 2 (0.28%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.28%) WordPress
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.70%) Acrobat
5 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.57%) SPSS
7 3 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.43%) Revit
7 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Primavera
2 2 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 66 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (2.41%) SaaS
5 13 (1.84%) PaaS
6 7 (0.99%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.71%) npm
8 4 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (0.57%) Office 365
9 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.28%) Datadog
10 2 (0.28%) GitHub
10 2 (0.28%) IaaS
10 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.28%) Route 53
10 2 (0.28%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.68%) Firewall
2 27 (3.83%) Internet
3 20 (2.84%) Wireless
4 16 (2.27%) SNMP
5 14 (1.99%) WebEx
6 12 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (1.56%) VPN
8 10 (1.42%) HTTP
8 10 (1.42%) LAN
8 10 (1.42%) SMTP
8 10 (1.42%) WAN
9 9 (1.28%) Network Security
10 8 (1.13%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (0.99%) DHCP
11 7 (0.99%) DNS
11 7 (0.99%) Intranet
12 6 (0.85%) VLAN
12 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (21.70%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.09%) MongoDB
3 56 (7.94%) Big Data
4 49 (6.95%) MySQL
5 39 (5.53%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (2.98%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.55%) Data Lake
9 18 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 17 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (2.13%) Power BI
12 14 (1.99%) SQLPlus
13 12 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.40%) JIRA
3 22 (3.12%) NUnit
4 20 (2.84%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.13%) JUnit
7 14 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.56%) Mockito
9 10 (1.42%) Moq
9 10 (1.42%) MSTest
10 9 (1.28%) Selenium
10 9 (1.28%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.99%) Plastic SCM
11 7 (0.99%) Subversion
11 7 (0.99%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.71%) webpack
13 4 (0.57%) gulp
13 4 (0.57%) Maven
13 4 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.57%) PHPUnit
General
1 336 (47.66%) Finance
2 129 (18.30%) Banking
3 79 (11.21%) Front Office
4 58 (8.23%) Advertising
5 57 (8.09%) Investment Banking
6 31 (4.40%) Financial Institution
6 31 (4.40%) Legal
7 19 (2.70%) Retail
8 13 (1.84%) Law
8 13 (1.84%) Marketing
9 10 (1.42%) Games
10 9 (1.28%) Publishing
11 7 (0.99%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 3 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.43%) Military
13 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 351 (49.79%) Developer
2 94 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 79 (11.21%) Analyst
4 61 (8.65%) C# Developer
4 61 (8.65%) Senior Developer
5 50 (7.09%) Software Engineer
6 47 (6.67%) Junior
7 46 (6.52%) Graduate
8 34 (4.82%) Junior Developer
9 30 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 30 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 30 (4.26%) Graduate Developer
10 28 (3.97%) C++ Developer
11 27 (3.83%) Architect
12 25 (3.55%) Software Developer
13 24 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.40%) PHP Developer
14 22 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 21 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
15 21 (2.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (18.87%) .NET
2 92 (13.05%) HTML
3 91 (12.91%) AngularJS
4 81 (11.49%) CSS
5 67 (9.50%) ASP.NET
6 50 (7.09%) React
7 48 (6.81%) REST
8 40 (5.67%) HTML5
8 40 (5.67%) Node.js
9 37 (5.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 35 (4.96%) RESTful
11 34 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (4.68%) jQuery
13 31 (4.40%) Web Services
14 26 (3.69%) Angular 2
15 23 (3.26%) J2EE
15 23 (3.26%) XML
16 22 (3.12%) Spring
17 17 (2.41%) WPF
18 16 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 124 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (13.62%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (8.23%) Algorithms
4 56 (7.94%) Hedge funds
5 53 (7.52%) Fintech
6 50 (7.09%) Data Structures
7 46 (6.52%) User Experience
8 36 (5.11%) Management Information System
9 32 (4.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (3.26%) Fixed Income
11 19 (2.70%) Equities
12 17 (2.41%) Derivative
13 16 (2.27%) Spread Betting
14 15 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (2.13%) Market Risk
15 14 (1.99%) iPhone
16 12 (1.70%) Blackberry
16 12 (1.70%) Data Centre
17 11 (1.56%) Mobile App
18 10 (1.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.50%) Linux
2 58 (8.23%) Windows
3 29 (4.11%) Unix
4 18 (2.55%) Android
5 13 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) HPUX
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (24.11%) Mathematics
3 126 (17.87%) Software Engineering
4 119 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
5 89 (12.62%) OO
6 73 (10.35%) Multithreading
6 73 (10.35%) TDD
7 66 (9.36%) Analytics
8 65 (9.22%) Scrum
8 65 (9.22%) SDLC
9 60 (8.51%) Microservices
10 58 (8.23%) Data Science
11 56 (7.94%) Machine Learning
12 54 (7.66%) Physics
12 54 (7.66%) Unit Testing
13 52 (7.38%) MVC
14 50 (7.09%) OOP
15 44 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (6.24%) DevOps
16 40 (5.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 233 (33.05%) SQL
2 206 (29.22%) C#
3 198 (28.09%) Java
4 177 (25.11%) JavaScript
4 177 (25.11%) Python
5 83 (11.77%) C++
6 70 (9.93%) PHP
7 38 (5.39%) T-SQL
8 29 (4.11%) R
9 26 (3.69%) Scala
10 23 (3.26%) Ruby
11 19 (2.70%) Java 8
12 17 (2.41%) C
12 17 (2.41%) VBA
13 16 (2.27%) Perl
14 10 (1.42%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.99%) ES6
17 6 (0.85%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 534 (75.74%) Degree
2 313 (44.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (4.40%) Numerate Degree
4 29 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (4.11%) PhD
5 23 (3.26%) Master's Degree
6 22 (3.12%) CISSP
7 18 (2.55%) CCNP
8 14 (1.99%) CCNA
8 14 (1.99%) CISA
9 13 (1.84%) CISM
10 10 (1.42%) CEH
11 8 (1.13%) CCIE
11 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.99%) MCSE
12 7 (0.99%) SANS
13 6 (0.85%) CCDP
13 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.71%) MCP
14 5 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.67%) QA
2 9 (1.28%) GDPR
3 7 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.43%) MiFID
7 3 (0.43%) SLA
8 2 (0.28%) GCP
8 2 (0.28%) PMO
8 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.14%) COREP
9 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) EMIR
9 1 (0.14%) FATCA
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (3.55%) Docker
2 20 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.43%) Varnish
5 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) LXC
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.13%) Terraform
2 7 (0.99%) Ansible
2 7 (0.99%) Nessus
3 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.57%) Puppet
4 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.28%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.28%) logstash
5 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Mesos
6 1 (0.14%) QRadar
6 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 112 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.23%) Oracle
3 37 (5.25%) Cisco
4 17 (2.41%) Tableau
5 13 (1.84%) CheckPoint
6 12 (1.70%) Adobe
6 12 (1.70%) iManage
6 12 (1.70%) Intapp
7 10 (1.42%) Bloomberg
7 10 (1.42%) New Relic
7 10 (1.42%) VMware
8 9 (1.28%) Citrix
9 8 (1.13%) Meraki
10 7 (0.99%) Splunk
10 7 (0.99%) Sybase
11 6 (0.85%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.85%) F5
11 6 (0.85%) Google
11 6 (0.85%) Palo Alto
12 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com