Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 35 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 472 686 733
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.72% 6.76% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 7.25% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 423 596 648
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -

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 6,615 9,461 10,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.16% 93.26% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,749 8,399 8,865
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £94,250
Central London median annual salary £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% +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 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 353 (74.79%) Degree
2 242 (51.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 181 (38.35%) Finance
4 170 (36.02%) SQL
5 168 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (32.63%) Java
7 134 (28.39%) Python
8 115 (24.36%) AWS
9 98 (20.76%) Software Engineering
10 87 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
11 82 (17.37%) C#
12 80 (16.95%) .NET
13 78 (16.53%) JavaScript
14 66 (13.98%) Docker
14 66 (13.98%) Analytics
14 66 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (13.77%) Mathematics
16 61 (12.92%) HTML
17 58 (12.29%) CSS
17 58 (12.29%) Management Information System
18 57 (12.08%) Machine Learning
19 56 (11.86%) Master's Degree
19 56 (11.86%) Migration
20 55 (11.65%) Azure
21 53 (11.23%) User Experience
22 48 (10.17%) Microservices
23 46 (9.75%) SQL Server
24 45 (9.53%) Artificial Intelligence
24 45 (9.53%) Kubernetes
25 44 (9.32%) React

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 29 (6.14%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (1.48%) IIS
4 6 (1.27%) Confluence
4 6 (1.27%) Jupyter
4 6 (1.27%) Luigi
5 5 (1.06%) Apache
5 5 (1.06%) CMS
6 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.64%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.42%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.42%) WordPress
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.21%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.21%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.21%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) InVision
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Sketch
5 1 (0.21%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.21%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 115 (24.36%) AWS
2 55 (11.65%) Azure
3 21 (4.45%) SaaS
4 18 (3.81%) GCP
5 14 (2.97%) Serverless
6 12 (2.54%) Power Platform
7 7 (1.48%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.06%) GitHub
9 4 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.85%) Office 365
9 4 (0.85%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.64%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (0.64%) npm
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon SageMaker
11 2 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.42%) Datadog
11 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.66%) Firewall
2 15 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.91%) Network Security
4 8 (1.69%) BGP
4 8 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.85%) 3GPP
5 4 (0.85%) Wireless
6 3 (0.64%) LAN
6 3 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.42%) Internet
8 1 (0.21%) SSL
8 1 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.05%) Big Data
3 34 (7.20%) NoSQL
4 29 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (5.93%) DB2
5 28 (5.93%) Hadoop
5 28 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (5.51%) Relational Database
7 23 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.75%) Apache Hive
9 13 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.54%) Power BI
11 11 (2.33%) Blockchain
11 11 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.12%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.91%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.91%) Snowflake Schema
14 7 (1.48%) OLAP
14 7 (1.48%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 42 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.87%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.45%) JIRA
4 17 (3.60%) Selenium
5 14 (2.97%) JUnit
6 8 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.48%) ERwin
7 7 (1.48%) PowerDesigner
8 6 (1.27%) git-flow
8 6 (1.27%) JMeter
9 5 (1.06%) Maven
9 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.85%) Postman
10 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.85%) TestNG
11 3 (0.64%) NeoLoad
General
1 181 (38.35%) Finance
2 24 (5.08%) Advertising
3 21 (4.45%) Back Office
4 19 (4.03%) Front Office
5 18 (3.81%) Marketing
6 14 (2.97%) Banking
7 11 (2.33%) Games
8 10 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.48%) Billing
9 7 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.06%) Legal
11 4 (0.85%) Retail
12 3 (0.64%) Automotive
12 3 (0.64%) Law
12 3 (0.64%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.64%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (35.17%) Developer
2 81 (17.16%) Analyst
3 57 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 39 (8.26%) Software Engineer
5 38 (8.05%) Support Analyst
6 34 (7.20%) SQL Analyst
7 32 (6.78%) Architect
8 31 (6.57%) Junior
9 29 (6.14%) .NET Developer
10 28 (5.93%) Business Analyst
10 28 (5.93%) SQL Support Analyst
11 26 (5.51%) Administrator
12 25 (5.30%) PHP Developer
13 24 (5.08%) Java Engineer
14 23 (4.87%) Java Software Engineer
14 23 (4.87%) Python Developer
15 20 (4.24%) Data Scientist
16 19 (4.03%) C# Developer
16 19 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
17 18 (3.81%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (16.95%) .NET
2 61 (12.92%) HTML
3 58 (12.29%) CSS
4 44 (9.32%) React
5 43 (9.11%) HTML5
6 42 (8.90%) XML
7 40 (8.47%) AngularJS
8 34 (7.20%) RESTful
9 28 (5.93%) Kafka
10 26 (5.51%) ASP.NET
11 23 (4.87%) Node.js
12 22 (4.66%) Vue.js
13 19 (4.03%) CSS3
14 18 (3.81%) .NET Core
15 17 (3.60%) TensorFlow
16 16 (3.39%) REST
16 16 (3.39%) Spring
17 15 (3.18%) Natural Language Processing
17 15 (3.18%) Pandas
18 14 (2.97%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 87 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (12.29%) Management Information System
3 53 (11.23%) User Experience
4 38 (8.05%) Reinsurance
5 28 (5.93%) AS400
5 28 (5.93%) iSeries
6 26 (5.51%) Algorithms
7 24 (5.08%) Mobile App
8 23 (4.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (3.39%) Hedge funds
10 14 (2.97%) Derivative
10 14 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.97%) Reference Data
11 13 (2.75%) Equities
12 11 (2.33%) Data Structures
12 11 (2.33%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.69%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (1.48%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.32%) Linux
2 29 (6.14%) Windows
3 13 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.54%) Unix
5 5 (1.06%) Android
5 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (20.76%) Software Engineering
3 66 (13.98%) Analytics
3 66 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (13.77%) Mathematics
5 57 (12.08%) Machine Learning
6 56 (11.86%) Migration
7 48 (10.17%) Microservices
8 45 (9.53%) Artificial Intelligence
9 43 (9.11%) DevOps
9 43 (9.11%) Fintech
9 43 (9.11%) OO
10 42 (8.90%) SDLC
11 41 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (7.84%) Information Security
12 37 (7.84%) ITIL
13 36 (7.63%) Open Source
14 34 (7.20%) Data Security
14 34 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (6.78%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 170 (36.02%) SQL
2 154 (32.63%) Java
3 134 (28.39%) Python
4 82 (17.37%) C#
5 78 (16.53%) JavaScript
6 41 (8.69%) PHP
7 34 (7.20%) C++
8 33 (6.99%) Scala
9 28 (5.93%) RPG
10 19 (4.03%) R
11 18 (3.81%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.60%) T-SQL
13 15 (3.18%) ES6
14 13 (2.75%) Kotlin
14 13 (2.75%) TypeScript
15 11 (2.33%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.91%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.91%) C
17 7 (1.48%) Go
18 6 (1.27%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 353 (74.79%) Degree
2 242 (51.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (11.86%) Master's Degree
4 24 (5.08%) CISSP
5 18 (3.81%) CISA
6 16 (3.39%) CISM
7 14 (2.97%) AWS Certification
8 10 (2.12%) PhD
9 9 (1.91%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.48%) CEH
10 7 (1.48%) CRISC
10 7 (1.48%) GIAC
10 7 (1.48%) OSCP
11 6 (1.27%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.85%) IISP
12 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.85%) PMP
13 3 (0.64%) MBA
13 3 (0.64%) SSCP
14 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.47%) QA
2 10 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.91%) NIST
4 8 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.06%) COBIT
5 5 (1.06%) SLA
6 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.64%) PMO
7 3 (0.64%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.42%) MiFID
9 1 (0.21%) EMIR
System Software
1 66 (13.98%) Docker
2 17 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.69%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.06%) Firmware
7 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (9.53%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.97%) Puppet
3 11 (2.33%) Terraform
4 9 (1.91%) Ansible
5 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.06%) Salt
6 2 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.42%) Grafana
6 2 (0.42%) Graphite
6 2 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.42%) SCCM
6 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.21%) Netcool
7 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.93%) ServiceNow
3 20 (4.24%) Oracle
4 17 (3.60%) VMware
5 9 (1.91%) Google
5 9 (1.91%) Guidewire
6 8 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.69%) LogicMonitor
7 7 (1.48%) Tableau
8 4 (0.85%) CyberArk
8 4 (0.85%) Intapp
9 3 (0.64%) Adobe
9 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.42%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.42%) Citrix
10 2 (0.42%) Samsung
11 1 (0.21%) Automation Anywhere
11 1 (0.21%) Optimizely
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.21%) Solace