Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 663 764 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.63% 6.96% 6.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 7.49% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 537 704 602
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £108,500 £97,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.69% +7.27%

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 9,345 10,200 9,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.51% 92.93% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8,163 9,123 8,406
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 13 October 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 13 October 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
Moorgate - 3 £120,000 -
London Bridge -14 2 £52,500 -2.33%
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 October 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.

1 542 (81.75%) Degree
2 289 (43.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 222 (33.48%) Python
4 217 (32.73%) Finance
5 212 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (31.83%) SQL
7 207 (31.22%) Java
8 186 (28.05%) JavaScript
9 170 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
10 163 (24.59%) C#
11 147 (22.17%) AWS
12 138 (20.81%) Mathematics
13 126 (19.00%) Linux
14 117 (17.65%) Software Engineering
15 114 (17.19%) Fintech
16 113 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
17 109 (16.44%) OO
18 100 (15.08%) Azure
19 91 (13.73%) AngularJS
20 90 (13.57%) C++
21 87 (13.12%) .NET
21 87 (13.12%) Windows
22 84 (12.67%) Analytics
23 81 (12.22%) Machine Learning
23 81 (12.22%) SDLC
24 75 (11.31%) React
25 71 (10.71%) HTML
26 70 (10.56%) Master's Degree
27 69 (10.41%) Docker
28 63 (9.50%) DevOps

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 31 (4.68%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.36%) Confluence
3 7 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.06%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (0.60%) CMS
5 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.45%) SAS
5 3 (0.45%) WordPress
6 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.15%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 147 (22.17%) AWS
2 100 (15.08%) Azure
3 37 (5.58%) GCP
4 25 (3.77%) Power Platform
5 19 (2.87%) Office 365
6 13 (1.96%) SaaS
7 11 (1.66%) GitHub
8 9 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.21%) G Suite
10 7 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.06%) Serverless
11 6 (0.90%) IaaS
12 5 (0.75%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.75%) Trello
13 4 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.22%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.02%) BGP
3 9 (1.36%) Firewall
3 9 (1.36%) Internet
3 9 (1.36%) Skype
3 9 (1.36%) WAN
4 8 (1.21%) SAN
5 7 (1.06%) Network Security
6 6 (0.90%) HTTP
6 6 (0.90%) LAN
7 5 (0.75%) Wireless
8 4 (0.60%) Broadband
8 4 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.60%) VPN
9 3 (0.45%) FTP
9 3 (0.45%) SSH
9 3 (0.45%) VoIP
10 2 (0.30%) DNS
10 2 (0.30%) WLAN
10 2 (0.30%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.94%) Big Data
3 32 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 28 (4.22%) Hadoop
5 27 (4.07%) MySQL
6 26 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (3.77%) Power BI
7 25 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 14 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.11%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.81%) Blockchain
12 12 (1.81%) Data Mining
13 11 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.90%) Looker
15 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 60 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.92%) JIRA
2 26 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (3.02%) JUnit
5 16 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.41%) PyCharm
5 16 (2.41%) Visual Studio Code
6 13 (1.96%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.36%) git-flow
7 9 (1.36%) Mocha
7 9 (1.36%) Mockito
8 8 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.21%) Selenium
8 8 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.75%) NetBeans
10 4 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.60%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 217 (32.73%) Finance
2 56 (8.45%) Marketing
3 36 (5.43%) Banking
4 30 (4.52%) Front Office
5 29 (4.37%) Advertising
6 21 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.71%) Retail
8 16 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.81%) Games
10 5 (0.75%) Public Sector
11 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Publishing
12 3 (0.45%) Law
12 3 (0.45%) Legal
12 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.30%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 298 (44.95%) Developer
2 90 (13.57%) Java Developer
3 71 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 67 (10.11%) Python Developer
5 54 (8.14%) Software Engineer
6 45 (6.79%) Analyst
7 41 (6.18%) .NET Developer
8 35 (5.28%) Architect
9 31 (4.68%) C# Developer
10 30 (4.52%) Junior
11 28 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
12 23 (3.47%) Python Engineer
13 22 (3.32%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 20 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 20 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (2.87%) Data Scientist
15 19 (2.87%) Graduate
15 19 (2.87%) Support Analyst
16 18 (2.71%) Data Engineer
16 18 (2.71%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.73%) AngularJS
2 87 (13.12%) .NET
3 75 (11.31%) React
4 71 (10.71%) HTML
5 62 (9.35%) CSS
6 58 (8.75%) REST
7 49 (7.39%) Node.js
8 46 (6.94%) RESTful
9 44 (6.64%) Spring
10 34 (5.13%) HTML5
11 27 (4.07%) .NET Core
12 26 (3.92%) Django
12 26 (3.92%) jQuery
12 26 (3.92%) Spring Boot
12 26 (3.92%) Web Services
13 25 (3.77%) Keras
13 25 (3.77%) scikit-learn
13 25 (3.77%) TensorFlow
14 24 (3.62%) CSS3
15 21 (3.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (8.30%) Algorithms
2 55 (8.30%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (6.79%) User Experience
4 44 (6.64%) Reinsurance
5 40 (6.03%) Data Structures
6 32 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (4.22%) Fixed Income
8 27 (4.07%) Hedge funds
9 21 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (2.87%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.41%) Equities
12 14 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.96%) Cloud Native
14 12 (1.81%) AS400
14 12 (1.81%) iSeries
15 8 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
15 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (19.00%) Linux
2 87 (13.12%) Windows
3 53 (7.99%) Unix
4 22 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 12 (1.81%) Android
7 11 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
3 138 (20.81%) Mathematics
4 117 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 114 (17.19%) Fintech
6 109 (16.44%) OO
7 84 (12.67%) Analytics
8 81 (12.22%) Machine Learning
8 81 (12.22%) SDLC
9 63 (9.50%) DevOps
10 61 (9.20%) Microservices
11 60 (9.05%) Risk Management
12 59 (8.90%) Scrum
13 57 (8.60%) Physics
14 56 (8.45%) Mentoring
15 55 (8.30%) Low Latency
16 54 (8.14%) Data Science
16 54 (8.14%) Multithreading
17 53 (7.99%) TDD
18 52 (7.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 222 (33.48%) Python
2 211 (31.83%) SQL
3 207 (31.22%) Java
4 186 (28.05%) JavaScript
5 163 (24.59%) C#
6 90 (13.57%) C++
7 59 (8.90%) Scala
8 45 (6.79%) Ruby
9 42 (6.33%) R
10 38 (5.73%) PowerShell
11 30 (4.52%) Java 8
12 26 (3.92%) T-SQL
13 25 (3.77%) Shell Script
14 24 (3.62%) TypeScript
15 15 (2.26%) C
15 15 (2.26%) PHP
16 13 (1.96%) Kotlin
17 12 (1.81%) ES6
17 12 (1.81%) RPG
18 11 (1.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 542 (81.75%) Degree
2 289 (43.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (10.56%) Master's Degree
4 31 (4.68%) PhD
5 8 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.06%) CCNP
6 7 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.75%) CBAP
8 4 (0.60%) CISSP
8 4 (0.60%) PgMP
8 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.60%) PMP
8 4 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.30%) CCDA
10 2 (0.30%) CCNA
10 2 (0.30%) CCSA
10 2 (0.30%) CCSE
10 2 (0.30%) CISM
11 1 (0.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.13%) QA
2 16 (2.41%) SLA
3 5 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 69 (10.41%) Docker
2 29 (4.37%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.02%) VirtualBox
5 13 (1.96%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.30%) XenApp
6 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.15%) Firmware
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (7.24%) Terraform
2 47 (7.09%) Kubernetes
3 25 (3.77%) Puppet
4 16 (2.41%) Consul
5 10 (1.51%) Ansible
6 8 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.30%) Grafana
9 2 (0.30%) Graphite
9 2 (0.30%) Kibana
9 2 (0.30%) logstash
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.30%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) Control-M
10 1 (0.15%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.15%) Packer
10 1 (0.15%) Salt
10 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.84%) Google
3 32 (4.83%) Oracle
3 32 (4.83%) VMware
4 20 (3.02%) LogicMonitor
5 14 (2.11%) Tableau
6 10 (1.51%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.51%) Cisco
7 9 (1.36%) HP
8 8 (1.21%) Symantec
8 8 (1.21%) Veeam
9 7 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.90%) Citrix
11 5 (0.75%) Apple
11 5 (0.75%) Blue Prism
11 5 (0.75%) UiPath
11 5 (0.75%) Zend
12 3 (0.45%) Databricks
12 3 (0.45%) Tumblr
12 3 (0.45%) Twitter