Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 34 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 728 635 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.61% 6.25% 6.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.52% 12.97% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 668 569 733
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,500 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £99,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £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 5,386 4,896 5,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.91% 48.19% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,871 4,378 5,418
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,925 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -3 4 £53,750 +144.32%
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 535 (73.49%) Degree
2 333 (45.74%) Finance
3 280 (38.46%) SQL
4 273 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 230 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
6 214 (29.40%) Mathematics
7 206 (28.30%) Java
8 192 (26.37%) C#
9 171 (23.49%) JavaScript
10 165 (22.66%) SQL Server
11 162 (22.25%) Python
12 155 (21.29%) .NET
12 155 (21.29%) Problem-Solving
13 145 (19.92%) Microsoft
14 124 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
15 123 (16.90%) OO
16 118 (16.21%) Software Engineering
17 114 (15.66%) Banking
18 111 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
19 99 (13.60%) Test Automation
20 98 (13.46%) CSS
21 97 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 96 (13.19%) MVC
23 95 (13.05%) Linux
24 88 (12.09%) Physics
25 85 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
26 80 (10.99%) Web Services
27 78 (10.71%) HTML
27 78 (10.71%) React
28 77 (10.58%) jQuery

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 45 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.02%) Apache
3 22 (3.02%) CMS
4 18 (2.47%) Ethereum
5 14 (1.92%) nginx
5 14 (1.92%) SAS
6 13 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.24%) WordPress
9 6 (0.82%) IIS
9 6 (0.82%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.55%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.27%) JBoss
12 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 35 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.14%) InVision
7 1 (0.14%) Revit
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
3 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Primavera
4 1 (0.14%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.14%) Relativity
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 111 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.02%) Office 365
4 19 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.51%) SaaS
7 10 (1.37%) GitHub
8 9 (1.24%) G Suite
9 6 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.69%) IaaS
11 4 (0.55%) PaaS
12 3 (0.41%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.27%) Datadog
13 2 (0.27%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.27%) Route 53
13 2 (0.27%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.27%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.69%) Firewall
2 26 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (2.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 21 (2.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 21 (2.88%) SNMP
4 19 (2.61%) Internet
5 17 (2.34%) VLAN
5 17 (2.34%) VPN
6 13 (1.79%) WebEx
7 10 (1.37%) DNS
7 10 (1.37%) WAN
8 9 (1.24%) DHCP
8 9 (1.24%) HTTP
8 9 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.10%) VoIP
10 7 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.96%) LAN
11 6 (0.82%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 49 (6.73%) NoSQL
4 48 (6.59%) Big Data
5 43 (5.91%) MySQL
6 28 (3.85%) Blockchain
6 28 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 27 (3.71%) Hadoop
8 26 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.34%) Power BI
13 14 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.79%) SQLPlus
15 12 (1.65%) Redis
16 10 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (1.10%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 48 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (5.77%) Visual Studio Team System
3 31 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 25 (3.43%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.02%) JIRA
6 19 (2.61%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.65%) Selenium
8 10 (1.37%) JUnit
8 10 (1.37%) Maven
9 8 (1.10%) NUnit
9 8 (1.10%) Subversion
9 8 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.69%) Gradle
10 5 (0.69%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.69%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.55%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (0.41%) Protractor
General
1 333 (45.74%) Finance
2 114 (15.66%) Banking
3 57 (7.83%) Advertising
4 47 (6.46%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.26%) Front Office
6 26 (3.57%) Marketing
7 22 (3.02%) Games
8 20 (2.75%) Back Office
9 17 (2.34%) Retail
10 13 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.37%) Legal
12 9 (1.24%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.82%) Law
14 4 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.41%) Electronics
15 3 (0.41%) French Language
16 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.27%) Publishing
16 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 320 (43.96%) Developer
2 97 (13.32%) Java Developer
3 89 (12.23%) Graduate
4 78 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
5 72 (9.89%) Analyst
6 65 (8.93%) C# Developer
7 59 (8.10%) Architect
8 43 (5.91%) .NET Developer
8 43 (5.91%) Software Engineer
9 40 (5.49%) Junior
10 36 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (4.67%) Graduate Java Developer
12 33 (4.53%) Senior Developer
13 32 (4.40%) Consultant
14 31 (4.26%) Network Engineer
15 29 (3.98%) Python Developer
15 29 (3.98%) SQL Developer
16 28 (3.85%) Data Scientist
16 28 (3.85%) Junior Developer
17 27 (3.71%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (21.29%) .NET
2 98 (13.46%) CSS
3 80 (10.99%) Web Services
4 78 (10.71%) HTML
4 78 (10.71%) React
5 77 (10.58%) jQuery
6 54 (7.42%) AngularJS
6 54 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 49 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 48 (6.59%) ASP.NET
9 47 (6.46%) Entity Framework
10 39 (5.36%) .NET Core
11 33 (4.53%) Spring
12 31 (4.26%) RESTful
13 30 (4.12%) HTML5
13 30 (4.12%) Node.js
14 27 (3.71%) XML
15 23 (3.16%) LAMP
16 21 (2.88%) .NET Framework
16 21 (2.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 124 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (8.24%) Algorithms
3 55 (7.55%) Fintech
4 50 (6.87%) Data Structures
4 50 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (6.18%) Hedge funds
6 41 (5.63%) N-Tier
7 30 (4.12%) Management Information System
8 26 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (3.43%) User Experience
10 19 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 18 (2.47%) Data Centre
12 17 (2.34%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.92%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
15 10 (1.37%) Equities
15 10 (1.37%) Reinsurance
16 8 (1.10%) Bitcoin
16 8 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.05%) Linux
2 60 (8.24%) Unix
3 56 (7.69%) Windows
4 17 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.65%) Android
7 11 (1.51%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.82%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.69%) HPUX
10 5 (0.69%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Debian
11 2 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.14%) MVS
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (29.40%) Mathematics
3 155 (21.29%) Problem-Solving
4 123 (16.90%) OO
5 118 (16.21%) Software Engineering
6 99 (13.60%) Test Automation
7 96 (13.19%) MVC
8 88 (12.09%) Physics
9 85 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (9.48%) Machine Learning
11 67 (9.20%) Web Development
12 66 (9.07%) DevOps
13 65 (8.93%) Mentoring
14 64 (8.79%) Microservices
15 61 (8.38%) Scrum
15 61 (8.38%) SOLID
16 60 (8.24%) SOA
17 59 (8.10%) TDD
18 58 (7.97%) Analytics
19 51 (7.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 280 (38.46%) SQL
2 206 (28.30%) Java
3 192 (26.37%) C#
4 171 (23.49%) JavaScript
5 162 (22.25%) Python
6 70 (9.62%) C++
7 62 (8.52%) T-SQL
8 42 (5.77%) R
9 41 (5.63%) Scala
10 36 (4.95%) Bash Shell
11 35 (4.81%) PHP
12 34 (4.67%) Ruby
13 27 (3.71%) Java 8
14 22 (3.02%) VBA
15 19 (2.61%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.47%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.92%) C
17 14 (1.92%) Kotlin
17 14 (1.92%) Perl
18 11 (1.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 535 (73.49%) Degree
2 273 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (5.91%) PhD
4 32 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.02%) CCNP
6 21 (2.88%) CCIE
7 17 (2.34%) Master's Degree
8 13 (1.79%) CISSP
8 13 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (1.51%) CCNA
10 9 (1.24%) MBA
11 8 (1.10%) CEH
11 8 (1.10%) CISM
12 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.96%) SANS
13 5 (0.69%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.69%) MCSA
13 5 (0.69%) MCSE
14 4 (0.55%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.63%) QA
2 9 (1.24%) GDPR
3 7 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.96%) SLA
4 6 (0.82%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.69%) GCP
6 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) COBIT
7 2 (0.27%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.12%) Docker
3 16 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.82%) iptables
6 5 (0.69%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.27%) HDFS
8 2 (0.27%) XenApp
8 2 (0.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.92%) Ansible
2 14 (1.92%) Puppet
3 9 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (0.96%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.96%) Terraform
6 6 (0.82%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.69%) Nagios
8 2 (0.27%) Control-M
8 2 (0.27%) logstash
8 2 (0.27%) SCCM
8 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.14%) CASB
9 1 (0.14%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 145 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.38%) Oracle
3 38 (5.22%) Cisco
3 38 (5.22%) Nintex
4 30 (4.12%) Palo Alto
5 29 (3.98%) Google
6 28 (3.85%) F5
7 21 (2.88%) CheckPoint
7 21 (2.88%) Tableau
8 17 (2.34%) VMware
9 16 (2.20%) Cognos
10 12 (1.65%) Citrix
10 12 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.24%) Meraki
11 9 (1.24%) Symantec
12 8 (1.10%) IBM
13 6 (0.82%) SAP
14 5 (0.69%) Adobe
15 4 (0.55%) Apple
15 4 (0.55%) Sybase