Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 107 105
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2,243 1,990 2,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.19% 2.82% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.34% 11.83% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,662 1,777 2,217
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,650 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.46% +0.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,641 16,824 22,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.25% 23.80% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,094 13,810 18,266
London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the London region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Central London -3 421 £60,000 +9.09% 87
West London +69 141 £55,000 +4.76% 39
East London -13 23 £57,500 -11.54% 9
South London -37 17 £37,500 - 6
North London -1 6 £46,250 -21.28% 4
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 2,216 (98.80%) Degree
2 2,163 (96.43%) Computer Science
3 830 (37.00%) Finance
4 800 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
5 651 (29.02%) Java
6 525 (23.41%) Python
7 514 (22.92%) SQL
8 510 (22.74%) JavaScript
9 405 (18.06%) HTML
10 404 (18.01%) Software Engineering
11 397 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
12 383 (17.08%) Banking
13 370 (16.50%) C#
14 366 (16.32%) Linux
15 359 (16.01%) Scrum
16 346 (15.43%) AngularJS
17 332 (14.80%) Microsoft
18 298 (13.29%) SQL Server
19 297 (13.24%) Windows
20 294 (13.11%) CSS
21 290 (12.93%) TDD
21 290 (12.93%) Mathematics
22 283 (12.62%) .NET
23 271 (12.08%) Investment Banking
24 264 (11.77%) Amazon AWS
25 263 (11.73%) C++
26 260 (11.59%) Oracle
27 258 (11.50%) SDLC
28 252 (11.23%) Git (software)
29 237 (10.57%) OO

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 103 (4.59%) Apache Spark
2 97 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (2.67%) Apache
4 51 (2.27%) Confluence
5 42 (1.87%) Apache Solr
6 34 (1.52%) CMS
6 34 (1.52%) IIS
7 27 (1.20%) nginx
8 26 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 22 (0.98%) Ethereum
9 22 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 21 (0.94%) Hyperledger
11 20 (0.89%) Apache Pig
12 19 (0.85%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.71%) eris
14 13 (0.58%) SAS
15 11 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (0.49%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.045%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.045%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.045%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.045%) HipChat
8 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.16%) Magento
2 16 (0.71%) MultiChain
3 13 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.089%) assyst
7 2 (0.089%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.089%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.045%) Endur
8 1 (0.045%) Maximo
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.045%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.045%) Summit
8 1 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.045%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 264 (11.77%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (3.74%) SaaS
4 60 (2.67%) GitHub
5 27 (1.20%) PaaS
6 26 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (1.07%) Office 365
8 23 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 22 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.89%) IaaS
11 18 (0.80%) Serverless
12 16 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (0.58%) Google Play
14 12 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 8 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.22%) Mimecast
17 5 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 62 (2.76%) Firewall
3 57 (2.54%) DNS
3 57 (2.54%) Internet
4 45 (2.01%) DHCP
5 40 (1.78%) HTTP
6 34 (1.52%) WAN
7 33 (1.47%) Wireless
8 29 (1.29%) LAN
9 28 (1.25%) BGP
10 26 (1.16%) Network Security
11 22 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (0.98%) SAN
12 21 (0.94%) MPLS
13 20 (0.89%) OSPF
13 20 (0.89%) SNMP
14 18 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (0.76%) VLAN
16 16 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 163 (7.27%) MySQL
3 153 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 152 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 147 (6.55%) Big Data
6 132 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 102 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 100 (4.46%) Oracle Database
9 83 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 81 (3.61%) RDBMS
11 71 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (2.41%) HBase
13 45 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 43 (1.92%) Blockchain
14 43 (1.92%) Redis
15 36 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 29 (1.29%) Apache Hive
17 26 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 252 (11.23%) Git (software)
2 176 (7.85%) Jenkins
3 102 (4.55%) JIRA
4 72 (3.21%) Subversion
5 63 (2.81%) Maven
6 42 (1.87%) NUnit
7 38 (1.69%) Selenium
8 36 (1.60%) Vagrant
9 35 (1.56%) Moq
9 35 (1.56%) MSTest
9 35 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
10 34 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 30 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 30 (1.34%) TeamCity
12 27 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 26 (1.16%) JUnit
14 25 (1.11%) Gradle
15 24 (1.07%) Artifactory
15 24 (1.07%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.94%) RStudio
General
1 830 (37.00%) Finance
2 383 (17.08%) Banking
3 271 (12.08%) Investment Banking
4 201 (8.96%) Retail Banking
5 100 (4.46%) Marketing
6 89 (3.97%) Games
7 87 (3.88%) Retail
8 69 (3.08%) Telecoms
9 55 (2.45%) Front Office
10 49 (2.18%) Advertising
10 49 (2.18%) Legal
11 27 (1.20%) Law
12 26 (1.16%) Publishing
13 18 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 14 (0.62%) Back Office
15 8 (0.36%) Automotive
15 8 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.31%) Electronics
17 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 909 (40.53%) Developer
2 238 (10.61%) Java Developer
3 204 (9.09%) Graduate
4 194 (8.65%) Analyst
5 177 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 169 (7.53%) Architect
7 126 (5.62%) Junior
8 119 (5.31%) Graduate Developer
9 110 (4.90%) Consultant
10 108 (4.81%) Software Developer
11 101 (4.50%) Senior Developer
12 92 (4.10%) C# Developer
13 83 (3.70%) .NET Developer
14 82 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 73 (3.25%) Junior Developer
16 63 (2.81%) Business Analyst
17 62 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
18 57 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
19 53 (2.36%) Data Scientist
20 50 (2.23%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (18.06%) HTML
2 346 (15.43%) AngularJS
3 294 (13.11%) CSS
4 283 (12.62%) .NET
5 197 (8.78%) Web Services
6 187 (8.34%) Spring
7 170 (7.58%) HTML5
8 152 (6.78%) Node.js
9 149 (6.64%) ASP.NET
10 147 (6.55%) REST
11 140 (6.24%) .NET Framework
12 139 (6.20%) XML
13 133 (5.93%) React
14 117 (5.22%) jQuery
15 111 (4.95%) RESTful
16 108 (4.81%) Hibernate
17 106 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 83 (3.70%) WCF
19 69 (3.08%) WPF
20 66 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2,163 (96.43%) Computer Science
2 397 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
3 232 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 149 (6.64%) Algorithms
5 137 (6.11%) Fintech
6 123 (5.48%) User Experience
7 85 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 66 (2.94%) Client/Server
9 63 (2.81%) Hedge funds
10 53 (2.36%) Data Structures
11 48 (2.14%) Mobile App
12 47 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
13 43 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
14 39 (1.74%) Derivative
15 38 (1.69%) Data Centre
16 35 (1.56%) Tandem
17 34 (1.52%) Fixed Income
18 29 (1.29%) iPad
19 26 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 18 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 366 (16.32%) Linux
2 297 (13.24%) Windows
3 197 (8.78%) Unix
4 96 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 72 (3.21%) Android
6 58 (2.59%) Apple iOS
7 50 (2.23%) Windows 10
8 46 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.62%) CentOS
12 13 (0.58%) VMS
13 10 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.22%) Solaris
17 4 (0.18%) Debian
17 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.089%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (18.01%) Software Engineering
3 359 (16.01%) Scrum
4 290 (12.93%) Mathematics
4 290 (12.93%) TDD
5 258 (11.50%) SDLC
6 237 (10.57%) Asset Management
6 237 (10.57%) OO
7 226 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
8 210 (9.36%) Analytics
9 200 (8.92%) Wealth Management
10 192 (8.56%) MVC
11 177 (7.89%) Project Management
12 176 (7.85%) Kanban
13 175 (7.80%) Web Development
14 172 (7.67%) Open Source
15 162 (7.22%) DevOps
16 151 (6.73%) Machine Learning
17 150 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
18 138 (6.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 651 (29.02%) Java
2 525 (23.41%) Python
3 514 (22.92%) SQL
4 510 (22.74%) JavaScript
5 370 (16.50%) C#
6 263 (11.73%) C++
7 147 (6.55%) PHP
8 90 (4.01%) R
9 86 (3.83%) Bash Shell
9 86 (3.83%) Ruby
10 82 (3.66%) Scala
11 70 (3.12%) C
12 60 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 60 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 54 (2.41%) Perl
14 49 (2.18%) T-SQL
15 47 (2.10%) PowerShell
16 43 (1.92%) VBA
17 42 (1.87%) Go
18 32 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2,216 (98.80%) Degree
2 181 (8.07%) Master's Degree
3 100 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 81 (3.61%) Numerate Degree
5 73 (3.25%) CISSP
6 60 (2.67%) CISM
7 51 (2.27%) MCSD
8 49 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (2.18%) MCAD
9 38 (1.69%) MCSE
10 36 (1.60%) CCNP
11 35 (1.56%) ISEB
12 33 (1.47%) CBAP
13 31 (1.38%) MCP
14 26 (1.16%) CISA
14 26 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
15 24 (1.07%) Security Cleared
16 23 (1.03%) CEH
16 23 (1.03%) ISTQB
17 21 (0.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.02%) QA
2 35 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.94%) SLA
5 9 (0.40%) GPG13
6 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.27%) GDPR
8 6 (0.27%) PMO
8 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.089%) COBIT
10 2 (0.089%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.089%) PSD2
10 2 (0.089%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.045%) EMIR
11 1 (0.045%) GCP
11 1 (0.045%) MiFID
11 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
System Software
1 150 (6.69%) Docker
2 75 (3.34%) Active Directory
3 73 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (2.27%) XenApp
4 51 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 37 (1.65%) Hyper-V
6 32 (1.43%) vSphere
7 31 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 31 (1.38%) XenServer
8 19 (0.85%) HDFS
9 13 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.40%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.40%) Snort
10 9 (0.40%) Xen
11 8 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.27%) Firmware
13 5 (0.22%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.18%) iptables
15 2 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.089%) KVM
Systems Management
1 81 (3.61%) Ansible
2 56 (2.50%) Puppet
3 55 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 25 (1.11%) Terraform
6 14 (0.62%) HAProxy
7 13 (0.58%) Mesos
7 13 (0.58%) Salt
7 13 (0.58%) SCCM
8 10 (0.45%) Nagios
8 10 (0.45%) Packer
9 9 (0.40%) Marathon
9 9 (0.40%) Suricata
10 8 (0.36%) Kibana
11 7 (0.31%) logstash
12 6 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.27%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.22%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.22%) Cacti
13 5 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 332 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 260 (11.59%) Oracle
3 99 (4.41%) VMware
4 75 (3.34%) Cisco
5 66 (2.94%) Citrix
6 58 (2.59%) Google
7 48 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (1.43%) Murex
8 32 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 26 (1.16%) hybris
10 23 (1.03%) Tableau
11 20 (0.89%) SAP
12 19 (0.85%) Splunk
13 17 (0.76%) ATG
13 17 (0.76%) Palo Alto
14 16 (0.71%) Monax
14 16 (0.71%) Zend
15 15 (0.67%) Apple
16 14 (0.62%) HP
16 14 (0.62%) Informatica