Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 256 660 712
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.91% 7.25% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 7.73% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 262 587 636
Median annual salary £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.85% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £35,350 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £106,250 £112,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 4,096 8,540 9,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.53% 93.85% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,578 7,447 8,592
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,125
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%

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 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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.

1 212 (82.81%) Degree
2 115 (44.92%) Finance
3 112 (43.75%) SQL
4 104 (40.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 99 (38.67%) Python
6 77 (30.08%) C#
7 74 (28.91%) Java
8 65 (25.39%) Azure
9 61 (23.83%) JavaScript
10 53 (20.70%) .NET
11 52 (20.31%) DevOps
12 49 (19.14%) AWS
13 46 (17.97%) Mathematics
13 46 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (16.41%) XML
14 42 (16.41%) React
15 41 (16.02%) CSS
16 40 (15.63%) Physics
16 40 (15.63%) Fintech
17 37 (14.45%) Microsoft
18 33 (12.89%) Software Engineering
19 31 (12.11%) Economics
19 31 (12.11%) SQL Server
19 31 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (12.11%) Microservices
19 31 (12.11%) Git (software)
20 30 (11.72%) Linux
20 30 (11.72%) OO
21 29 (11.33%) HTML
21 29 (11.33%) Test Automation

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 23 (8.98%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.91%) SAS
4 6 (2.34%) Apache
5 2 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.39%) Sketch
3 1 (0.39%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.56%) MoSes
3 1 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (25.39%) Azure
2 49 (19.14%) AWS
3 27 (10.55%) Power Platform
4 23 (8.98%) SaaS
5 20 (7.81%) GCP
6 16 (6.25%) PaaS
7 15 (5.86%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (3.91%) GitHub
9 5 (1.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 5 (1.95%) Office 365
10 4 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.56%) Serverless
11 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.17%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (1.17%) IaaS
11 3 (1.17%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.39%) npm
12 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.98%) Firewall
2 13 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.95%) LAN
3 5 (1.95%) Network Security
3 5 (1.95%) PBX
3 5 (1.95%) VPN
3 5 (1.95%) WAN
4 3 (1.17%) HTTP
4 3 (1.17%) Multicast
4 3 (1.17%) SNMP
4 3 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.17%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.78%) 2G
5 2 (0.78%) 3G
5 2 (0.78%) 4G
5 2 (0.78%) 5G
5 2 (0.78%) LTE
5 2 (0.78%) MIMO
5 2 (0.78%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.39%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 22 (8.59%) Big Data
3 22 (8.59%) Data Lake
3 22 (8.59%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 17 (6.64%) Tableau
6 15 (5.86%) MongoDB
7 13 (5.08%) Data Mining
8 12 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (4.69%) Power BI
8 12 (4.69%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (4.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 11 (4.30%) SAP BW
9 11 (4.30%) SAP HANA
10 10 (3.91%) Apache Hive
11 9 (3.52%) MySQL
12 4 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.34%) JIRA
4 5 (1.95%) Maven
5 3 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.17%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.17%) CircleCI
5 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.17%) Gradle
5 3 (1.17%) JUnit
5 3 (1.17%) Mockito
5 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.17%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.78%) Gatling
6 2 (0.78%) MSTest
6 2 (0.78%) NUnit
6 2 (0.78%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.78%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 115 (44.92%) Finance
2 14 (5.47%) Banking
2 14 (5.47%) Front Office
3 8 (3.13%) Marketing
4 6 (2.34%) Games
5 5 (1.95%) Advertising
5 5 (1.95%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.56%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (35.16%) Developer
2 29 (11.33%) Analyst
3 25 (9.77%) Senior Developer
4 22 (8.59%) Architect
5 20 (7.81%) Enterprise Architect
6 19 (7.42%) Junior
7 18 (7.03%) Python Developer
8 17 (6.64%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.64%) Consultant
8 17 (6.64%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
10 15 (5.86%) Applications Architect
10 15 (5.86%) Data Scientist
10 15 (5.86%) Enterprise Applications Architect
10 15 (5.86%) SaaS Architect
11 14 (5.47%) Software Consultant
11 14 (5.47%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.47%) Software Implementation Consultant
12 13 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.70%) .NET
2 42 (16.41%) React
2 42 (16.41%) XML
3 41 (16.02%) CSS
4 29 (11.33%) HTML
5 27 (10.55%) AngularJS
6 25 (9.77%) Node.js
7 20 (7.81%) jQuery
8 19 (7.42%) REST
8 19 (7.42%) RESTful
9 16 (6.25%) HTML5
9 16 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (5.86%) Ajax
11 14 (5.47%) Natural Language Processing
12 12 (4.69%) Spring
12 12 (4.69%) TensorFlow
13 11 (4.30%) SAP Basis
13 11 (4.30%) Vue.js
14 10 (3.91%) Pandas
14 10 (3.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.38%) Algorithms
3 17 (6.64%) Data Structures
4 16 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (5.86%) Hedge funds
6 13 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (5.08%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.52%) Fixed Income
7 9 (3.52%) Reinsurance
7 9 (3.52%) User Experience
8 8 (3.13%) Equities
9 7 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.95%) Derivative
12 4 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.78%) Media Streaming
13 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.72%) Linux
2 15 (5.86%) Windows
3 6 (2.34%) CentOS
4 5 (1.95%) Unix
5 4 (1.56%) Android
6 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.31%) DevOps
2 46 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.97%) Mathematics
3 40 (15.63%) Fintech
3 40 (15.63%) Physics
4 33 (12.89%) Software Engineering
5 31 (12.11%) Economics
5 31 (12.11%) Microservices
6 30 (11.72%) OO
7 29 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (11.33%) Test Automation
8 28 (10.94%) Data Science
8 28 (10.94%) Machine Learning
8 28 (10.94%) Statistics
9 27 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (8.98%) Artificial Intelligence
10 23 (8.98%) Deployment Automation
11 22 (8.59%) Chemistry
12 21 (8.20%) Analytics
13 20 (7.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 112 (43.75%) SQL
2 99 (38.67%) Python
3 77 (30.08%) C#
4 74 (28.91%) Java
5 61 (23.83%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.59%) R
7 17 (6.64%) TypeScript
8 16 (6.25%) C++
8 16 (6.25%) Kotlin
8 16 (6.25%) PHP
9 15 (5.86%) Scala
10 12 (4.69%) ES6
11 7 (2.73%) C
12 6 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.95%) Java 8
13 5 (1.95%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.56%) Go
14 4 (1.56%) Groovy
14 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 212 (82.81%) Degree
2 104 (40.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (9.38%) Master's Degree
4 19 (7.42%) CISA
4 19 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.42%) CISM
4 19 (7.42%) CISSP
5 14 (5.47%) PhD
6 13 (5.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 13 (5.08%) CCSP
7 5 (1.95%) CCNA
7 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) CCNP
9 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.64%) QA
2 13 (5.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (5.08%) GDPR
2 13 (5.08%) NIST
3 8 (3.13%) SLA
4 4 (1.56%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.17%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (7.42%) Docker
2 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (7.81%) Kubernetes
2 16 (6.25%) Ansible
3 15 (5.86%) Puppet
4 8 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.73%) Prometheus
6 4 (1.56%) Terraform
7 3 (1.17%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.39%) Kibana
8 1 (0.39%) vRealize
8 1 (0.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 37 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.98%) Databricks
3 21 (8.20%) SAP
4 8 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (2.73%) Google
6 5 (1.95%) Blue Coat
6 5 (1.95%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.95%) Cisco
6 5 (1.95%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.95%) IBM
6 5 (1.95%) Meraki
6 5 (1.95%) Netskope
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle
6 5 (1.95%) Zscaler
7 4 (1.56%) VMware
8 3 (1.17%) Splunk
9 2 (0.78%) Foundry
9 2 (0.78%) Palantir
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.39%) BT