Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 105 110
Rank change year-on-year -52 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 515 1,549 1,885
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.16% 3.04% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.66% 15.61% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 511 1,220 1,591
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £90,500
England median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% +10.00% +5.26%

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 4,416 9,922 13,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.52% 19.48% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,526 7,666 10,291
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 -62 100 £70,000 - 43
West London +23 4 £66,250 +1.92% 7
East London +31 3 £67,500 +68.75% 5
South London +37 2 £80,000 +68.42% 6
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 513 (99.61%) Degree
2 501 (97.28%) Computer Science
3 235 (45.63%) Finance
4 182 (35.34%) SQL
4 182 (35.34%) Python
5 147 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (25.44%) JavaScript
7 127 (24.66%) Java
8 112 (21.75%) AWS
9 108 (20.97%) Software Engineering
10 103 (20.00%) C#
11 99 (19.22%) Azure
12 92 (17.86%) Microservices
13 91 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
14 89 (17.28%) Git (software)
15 86 (16.70%) DevOps
16 83 (16.12%) Linux
17 80 (15.53%) Microsoft
18 79 (15.34%) Mathematics
19 77 (14.95%) Master's Degree
20 74 (14.37%) HTML
21 73 (14.17%) SQL Server
22 72 (13.98%) CSS
23 68 (13.20%) .NET
24 67 (13.01%) Fintech
25 66 (12.82%) React
26 59 (11.46%) Kubernetes
27 56 (10.87%) Docker
27 56 (10.87%) Analytics
28 55 (10.68%) Node.js

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 27 (5.24%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.91%) Apache
4 14 (2.72%) Confluence
5 8 (1.55%) IIS
6 5 (0.97%) SAS
7 4 (0.78%) CMS
7 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) ejabberd
9 1 (0.19%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.19%) Hyperledger
9 1 (0.19%) Luigi
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.33%) Figma
3 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) Maya
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Endur
2 4 (0.78%) MoSes
3 3 (0.58%) Findur
4 2 (0.39%) Relativity
5 1 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 112 (21.75%) AWS
2 99 (19.22%) Azure
3 42 (8.16%) SaaS
4 36 (6.99%) GCP
5 35 (6.80%) Power Platform
6 29 (5.63%) PaaS
7 19 (3.69%) GitHub
8 15 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (2.52%) IaaS
10 12 (2.33%) Amazon S3
10 12 (2.33%) Serverless
11 10 (1.94%) npm
12 9 (1.75%) Office 365
13 8 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.36%) Amazon Cognito
15 6 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.97%) Firebase
17 4 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.33%) Firewall
2 11 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.94%) HTTP
3 10 (1.94%) Internet
4 8 (1.55%) LAN
5 7 (1.36%) VPN
5 7 (1.36%) WAN
6 6 (1.17%) SNMP
6 6 (1.17%) SSL
7 5 (0.97%) DNS
8 4 (0.78%) Skype
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.39%) DHCP
9 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.39%) PBX
9 2 (0.39%) SAN
9 2 (0.39%) VSAN
10 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.19%) PSTN
10 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.13%) NoSQL
3 42 (8.16%) Big Data
4 35 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (6.21%) Hadoop
6 26 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 23 (4.47%) MySQL
8 21 (4.08%) Power BI
9 20 (3.88%) Data Lake
10 18 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (3.50%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.91%) Apache Hive
12 12 (2.33%) Tableau
13 11 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.55%) Flink
15 8 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
16 7 (1.36%) Redis
17 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 89 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.49%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.63%) JIRA
4 15 (2.91%) Cucumber
5 14 (2.72%) Maven
5 14 (2.72%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (1.94%) GitLab
6 10 (1.94%) JUnit
6 10 (1.94%) webpack
7 8 (1.55%) Mocha
7 8 (1.55%) Selenium
8 7 (1.36%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.36%) Gradle
8 7 (1.36%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.36%) Subversion
8 7 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.17%) Mockito
9 6 (1.17%) NUnit
10 5 (0.97%) Ant
General
1 235 (45.63%) Finance
2 50 (9.71%) Banking
3 37 (7.18%) Front Office
4 19 (3.69%) Back Office
5 17 (3.30%) Games
5 17 (3.30%) Marketing
6 12 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.55%) Advertising
8 8 (1.55%) Public Sector
9 7 (1.36%) Electronics
9 7 (1.36%) Retail
10 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.78%) Automotive
11 4 (0.78%) Billing
11 4 (0.78%) German Language
12 3 (0.58%) Law
12 3 (0.58%) Publishing
13 2 (0.39%) Legal
13 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (47.38%) Developer
2 48 (9.32%) Software Engineer
3 44 (8.54%) Python Developer
4 42 (8.16%) Senior Developer
5 37 (7.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 36 (6.99%) Architect
7 31 (6.02%) Software Developer
7 31 (6.02%) SQL Developer
8 30 (5.83%) C# Developer
9 29 (5.63%) Analyst
10 28 (5.44%) Java Developer
11 23 (4.47%) Junior
12 21 (4.08%) Consultant
12 21 (4.08%) Data Engineer
12 21 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 21 (4.08%) Python Engineer
13 20 (3.88%) Backend Developer
13 20 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.69%) Graduate
15 17 (3.30%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (14.37%) HTML
2 72 (13.98%) CSS
3 68 (13.20%) .NET
4 66 (12.82%) React
5 55 (10.68%) Node.js
6 49 (9.51%) AngularJS
7 42 (8.16%) REST
8 34 (6.60%) RESTful
9 32 (6.21%) Vue.js
10 30 (5.83%) Spring
11 29 (5.63%) XML
12 27 (5.24%) jQuery
13 26 (5.05%) HTML5
13 26 (5.05%) Kafka
14 24 (4.66%) Web Services
15 23 (4.47%) Spring Boot
16 22 (4.27%) Pandas
17 21 (4.08%) .NET Core
17 21 (4.08%) Middleware
18 18 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (6.41%) Hedge funds
4 32 (6.21%) Data Structures
5 29 (5.63%) Mobile App
6 28 (5.44%) Algorithms
7 27 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (4.66%) Fixed Income
8 24 (4.66%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (3.11%) User Experience
11 15 (2.91%) Public Cloud
12 13 (2.52%) Data Centre
13 12 (2.33%) Derivative
14 11 (2.14%) Video\Live Streaming
15 10 (1.94%) Media Streaming
15 10 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (1.55%) Video on Demand
16 8 (1.55%) Virtual Team
17 7 (1.36%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 83 (16.12%) Linux
2 27 (5.24%) Windows
3 23 (4.47%) Unix
4 21 (4.08%) Android
5 20 (3.88%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.58%) CentOS
9 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (97.28%) Computer Science
2 147 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (20.97%) Software Engineering
4 92 (17.86%) Microservices
5 91 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (16.70%) DevOps
7 79 (15.34%) Mathematics
8 67 (13.01%) Fintech
9 56 (10.87%) Analytics
10 55 (10.68%) OO
11 50 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (9.32%) Test Automation
13 47 (9.13%) Scrum
14 46 (8.93%) TDD
15 38 (7.38%) Open Source
15 38 (7.38%) Risk Management
16 35 (6.80%) Low Latency
16 35 (6.80%) Machine Learning
17 33 (6.41%) Data Science
17 33 (6.41%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 182 (35.34%) Python
1 182 (35.34%) SQL
2 131 (25.44%) JavaScript
3 127 (24.66%) Java
4 103 (20.00%) C#
5 51 (9.90%) TypeScript
6 46 (8.93%) C++
7 31 (6.02%) Kotlin
8 20 (3.88%) PHP
9 19 (3.69%) C
10 18 (3.50%) Java 8
11 17 (3.30%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.91%) Go
12 15 (2.91%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.91%) R
12 15 (2.91%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.72%) Scala
14 13 (2.52%) Apple Swift
14 13 (2.52%) ES6
15 12 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 513 (99.61%) Degree
2 77 (14.95%) Master's Degree
3 10 (1.94%) PhD
4 9 (1.75%) CCNA
4 9 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.78%) MCSA
6 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.78%) PMP
6 4 (0.78%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) MCSE
7 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.39%) PgMP
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.21%) QA
2 7 (1.36%) SLA
3 6 (1.17%) GDPR
4 3 (0.58%) EMIR
4 3 (0.58%) MiFID
4 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) DICOM
6 1 (0.19%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 56 (10.87%) Docker
2 15 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.94%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.17%) RHEV
5 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.58%) KVM
6 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) iptables
7 1 (0.19%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.19%) Postfix
7 1 (0.19%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 59 (11.46%) Kubernetes
2 28 (5.44%) Ansible
3 22 (4.27%) Puppet
4 19 (3.69%) Terraform
5 12 (2.33%) Prometheus
6 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.78%) Grafana
7 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.78%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.58%) SCCM
8 3 (0.58%) Zipkin
9 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.39%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.39%) Istio
9 2 (0.39%) SCOM
9 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.39%) vRealize
9 2 (0.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (0.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 80 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.24%) Google
3 23 (4.47%) Oracle
4 22 (4.27%) Databricks
5 18 (3.50%) VMware
6 15 (2.91%) Cisco
7 6 (1.17%) SAP
8 5 (0.97%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.97%) Cloudera
8 5 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.97%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.78%) Facebook
9 4 (0.78%) IBM
9 4 (0.78%) Twitter
10 3 (0.58%) Apple
10 3 (0.58%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.58%) Citrix
10 3 (0.58%) HP
10 3 (0.58%) Juniper
10 3 (0.58%) OpenLink