Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 37 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 730 611 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.52% 5.97% 6.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.30% 12.38% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 666 550 679
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,225 £30,400
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 5,487 4,936 5,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.03% 48.25% 47.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,931 4,407 5,029
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 £55,000 -
Moorgate -1 1 £32,500 -23.53%
Computer Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 542 (74.25%) Degree
2 311 (42.60%) Finance
3 266 (36.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 258 (35.34%) SQL
5 224 (30.68%) Java
6 214 (29.32%) Mathematics
7 190 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
8 178 (24.38%) C#
9 172 (23.56%) Python
10 159 (21.78%) JavaScript
11 136 (18.63%) .NET
11 136 (18.63%) SQL Server
12 135 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
13 134 (18.36%) Software Engineering
14 126 (17.26%) Microsoft
15 116 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
16 112 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
16 112 (15.34%) Banking
17 106 (14.52%) Linux
18 100 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
19 96 (13.15%) OO
20 91 (12.47%) Physics
21 88 (12.05%) MVC
22 85 (11.64%) Test Automation
23 84 (11.51%) CSS
24 80 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
25 77 (10.55%) Machine Learning
26 73 (10.00%) C++
27 71 (9.73%) Analytics
28 67 (9.18%) HTML

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 39 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.66%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.56%) Apache
4 17 (2.33%) nginx
5 15 (2.05%) CMS
5 15 (2.05%) Ethereum
6 13 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.23%) SAS
7 9 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.96%) WordPress
10 6 (0.82%) IIS
11 5 (0.68%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.68%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.41%) Confluence
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.27%) JBoss
14 2 (0.27%) Kinematics
15 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 33 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.23%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
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
1 116 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.70%) Office 365
4 18 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.64%) G Suite
7 8 (1.10%) GitHub
7 8 (1.10%) SaaS
8 6 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.55%) IaaS
10 4 (0.55%) PaaS
11 3 (0.41%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.81%) Firewall
2 23 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.01%) VLAN
4 20 (2.74%) VPN
5 18 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (2.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 18 (2.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (2.47%) SNMP
6 13 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (1.37%) DNS
7 10 (1.37%) Internet
7 10 (1.37%) Network Security
7 10 (1.37%) WebEx
8 9 (1.23%) DHCP
8 9 (1.23%) VoIP
8 9 (1.23%) WAN
9 8 (1.10%) BIG-IP
9 8 (1.10%) LAN
10 7 (0.96%) BGP
10 7 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 46 (6.30%) Big Data
4 40 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 34 (4.66%) MySQL
6 33 (4.52%) Blockchain
7 28 (3.84%) Hadoop
8 27 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (3.15%) MongoDB
10 22 (3.01%) Power BI
11 21 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.51%) Redis
14 11 (1.51%) SQLPlus
15 8 (1.10%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 40 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (4.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 29 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.05%) JIRA
6 13 (1.78%) JUnit
7 12 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.96%) Subversion
9 7 (0.96%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.68%) Gradle
10 5 (0.68%) Maven
10 5 (0.68%) Selenium
11 4 (0.55%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.55%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.55%) NUnit
11 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (0.55%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 311 (42.60%) Finance
2 112 (15.34%) Banking
3 50 (6.85%) Advertising
4 48 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.29%) Games
6 21 (2.88%) Marketing
7 19 (2.60%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.47%) Back Office
8 18 (2.47%) Front Office
9 15 (2.05%) Retail
10 9 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.41%) French Language
12 3 (0.41%) Law
12 3 (0.41%) Legal
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.14%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.14%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 315 (43.15%) Developer
2 120 (16.44%) Graduate
3 108 (14.79%) Java Developer
4 107 (14.66%) Graduate Developer
5 71 (9.73%) Analyst
6 60 (8.22%) C# Developer
7 57 (7.81%) Software Engineer
8 54 (7.40%) Architect
8 54 (7.40%) Graduate Java Developer
9 48 (6.58%) .NET Developer
10 44 (6.03%) Consultant
11 37 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 32 (4.38%) Data Scientist
13 31 (4.25%) Network Engineer
14 30 (4.11%) Senior Developer
15 29 (3.97%) Graduate C# Developer
15 29 (3.97%) SQL Developer
16 27 (3.70%) Junior
17 25 (3.42%) Python Developer
18 24 (3.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (18.63%) .NET
2 84 (11.51%) CSS
3 67 (9.18%) HTML
4 66 (9.04%) Web Services
5 64 (8.77%) jQuery
6 62 (8.49%) React
7 48 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 44 (6.03%) AngularJS
9 42 (5.75%) ASP.NET
10 40 (5.48%) Entity Framework
10 40 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 36 (4.93%) .NET Core
12 28 (3.84%) HTML5
12 28 (3.84%) Spring
13 24 (3.29%) Node.js
14 21 (2.88%) LAMP
15 20 (2.74%) RESTful
16 18 (2.47%) .NET Framework
16 18 (2.47%) 802.1X
16 18 (2.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.12%) Algorithms
3 46 (6.30%) Fintech
4 44 (6.03%) Hedge funds
5 37 (5.07%) Data Structures
6 35 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (4.52%) N-Tier
8 31 (4.25%) Management Information System
9 22 (3.01%) User Experience
10 21 (2.88%) Data Centre
10 21 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (2.33%) Reinsurance
12 14 (1.92%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.64%) Fixed Income
14 9 (1.23%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.96%) Derivative
15 7 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
16 6 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
17 5 (0.68%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 106 (14.52%) Linux
2 64 (8.77%) Windows
3 56 (7.67%) Unix
4 20 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 16 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.78%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.51%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.10%) Android
9 8 (1.10%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.27%) CentOS
12 2 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) MVS
13 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (29.32%) Mathematics
2 190 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
4 134 (18.36%) Software Engineering
5 96 (13.15%) OO
6 91 (12.47%) Physics
7 88 (12.05%) MVC
8 85 (11.64%) Test Automation
9 80 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (10.55%) Machine Learning
11 71 (9.73%) Analytics
12 65 (8.90%) DevOps
13 60 (8.22%) Mentoring
14 55 (7.53%) TDD
14 55 (7.53%) Web Development
15 53 (7.26%) Data Science
16 51 (6.99%) Applied Mathematics
17 49 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
17 49 (6.71%) Microservices
18 47 (6.44%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 258 (35.34%) SQL
2 224 (30.68%) Java
3 178 (24.38%) C#
4 172 (23.56%) Python
5 159 (21.78%) JavaScript
6 73 (10.00%) C++
7 49 (6.71%) T-SQL
8 39 (5.34%) R
9 38 (5.21%) Bash Shell
10 34 (4.66%) Scala
11 33 (4.52%) Ruby
12 27 (3.70%) PHP
13 25 (3.42%) C
13 25 (3.42%) Java 8
14 24 (3.29%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.60%) Shell Script
16 15 (2.05%) Perl
17 10 (1.37%) Kotlin
17 10 (1.37%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.10%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 542 (74.25%) Degree
2 266 (36.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (6.16%) PhD
4 24 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (2.60%) CCNP
6 18 (2.47%) CCIE
7 14 (1.92%) Master's Degree
8 12 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (1.51%) CISSP
10 10 (1.37%) MBA
11 7 (0.96%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.82%) CCNA
12 6 (0.82%) CEH
13 5 (0.68%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.68%) CFA
14 4 (0.55%) CISM
14 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.55%) SANS
15 3 (0.41%) MCSA
15 3 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.97%) QA
2 9 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.10%) GDPR
4 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.68%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.68%) SLA
6 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.27%) COBIT
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.27%) MiFID
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.97%) Docker
3 20 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.23%) VirtualBox
6 8 (1.10%) iptables
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.27%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.14%) HDFS
9 1 (0.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) LXC
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (2.47%) Ansible
3 14 (1.92%) Puppet
4 12 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.23%) Terraform
6 8 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (1.10%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.82%) Nagios
8 3 (0.41%) Grafana
9 2 (0.27%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.27%) Kibana
9 2 (0.27%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.27%) vRealize
9 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.14%) Graphite
10 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 126 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.16%) Oracle
3 33 (4.52%) Nintex
4 31 (4.25%) Palo Alto
5 30 (4.11%) Google
6 29 (3.97%) Cisco
7 27 (3.70%) F5
7 27 (3.70%) Tableau
8 24 (3.29%) VMware
9 18 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 15 (2.05%) Cognos
11 12 (1.64%) Meraki
11 12 (1.64%) Symantec
12 9 (1.23%) Citrix
13 8 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (1.10%) SAP
14 4 (0.55%) Facebook
14 4 (0.55%) IBM
14 4 (0.55%) Informatica
14 4 (0.55%) LogicMonitor