Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 119 123
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,491 555 1,509
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.98% 2.86% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.18% 14.24% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 701 455 1,151
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +10.17%
75th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £135,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 8,677 3,897 11,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.33% 20.11% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5,357 3,104 8,375
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £47,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -23 121 £60,000 -7.69% 70
South London 0 26 £52,500 - 4
West London -72 11 £77,500 +24.00% 29
East London -19 3 £50,000 -25.93% 26
North London -17 1 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 1,490 (99.93%) Degree
2 1,454 (97.52%) Computer Science
3 595 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
4 521 (34.94%) JavaScript
5 468 (31.39%) Finance
6 458 (30.72%) Software Engineering
7 447 (29.98%) Python
8 426 (28.57%) Java
9 412 (27.63%) Social Skills
10 410 (27.50%) SQL
11 372 (24.95%) AWS
12 370 (24.82%) Docker
13 346 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
14 341 (22.87%) React
15 303 (20.32%) Full Stack Development
16 291 (19.52%) NoSQL
17 288 (19.32%) Kubernetes
18 281 (18.85%) DevOps
19 270 (18.11%) Azure
20 265 (17.77%) AngularJS
20 265 (17.77%) Microservices
21 249 (16.70%) Node.js
22 247 (16.57%) C#
23 235 (15.76%) .NET
23 235 (15.76%) TypeScript
24 230 (15.43%) User Experience
24 230 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
25 223 (14.96%) Mathematics
26 221 (14.82%) MongoDB
27 216 (14.49%) TDD

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 89 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (4.29%) Apache Spark
2 64 (4.29%) CMS
3 30 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.68%) nginx
5 23 (1.54%) Confluence
5 23 (1.54%) Documentum
5 23 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.48%) Apache
7 15 (1.01%) Tornado
8 11 (0.74%) IIS
9 8 (0.54%) Jupyter
9 8 (0.54%) MediaWiki
9 8 (0.54%) WordPress
10 6 (0.40%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.27%) Apache Pulsar
13 3 (0.20%) Luigi
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (1.01%) GIMP
2 15 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.27%) Sketch
5 1 (0.067%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.067%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (1.54%) TrackWise
2 10 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.54%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.47%) Summit
5 5 (0.34%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 5 (0.34%) RMDS
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.067%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 372 (24.95%) AWS
2 270 (18.11%) Azure
3 202 (13.55%) SaaS
4 162 (10.87%) GitHub
5 148 (9.93%) GCP
6 74 (4.96%) Serverless
7 56 (3.76%) PaaS
8 51 (3.42%) Veeva
9 43 (2.88%) npm
10 32 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
11 31 (2.08%) Heroku
12 28 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (1.61%) OpenShift
15 21 (1.41%) IaaS
15 21 (1.41%) Microsoft 365
16 19 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
17 17 (1.14%) Power Platform
18 16 (1.07%) AWS CodeDeploy
19 13 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.28%) WAN
2 32 (2.15%) Internet
2 32 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 30 (2.01%) HTTP
4 26 (1.74%) VPN
5 22 (1.48%) DNS
6 20 (1.34%) Firewall
7 18 (1.21%) VoIP
7 18 (1.21%) Wireless
8 17 (1.14%) SSL
9 15 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (0.87%) BGP
10 13 (0.87%) DHCP
11 11 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.60%) LAN
13 8 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
13 8 (0.54%) Network Security
13 8 (0.54%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.47%) H.323
14 7 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (19.52%) NoSQL
2 221 (14.82%) MongoDB
3 174 (11.67%) Relational Database
4 135 (9.05%) SQL Server
5 101 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
6 81 (5.43%) MySQL
7 73 (4.90%) Big Data
8 65 (4.36%) Redis
9 44 (2.95%) Oracle Database
10 37 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (2.41%) Hadoop
12 35 (2.35%) Blockchain
13 31 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 24 (1.61%) Aerospike
15 24 (1.61%) Data Mining
16 23 (1.54%) BigQuery
17 17 (1.14%) RDBMS
18 16 (1.07%) Apache Hive
18 16 (1.07%) FoundationDB
Development Applications
1 215 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 132 (8.85%) Jenkins
3 82 (5.50%) JIRA
4 55 (3.69%) Maven
5 51 (3.42%) JUnit
6 46 (3.09%) GitLab
7 40 (2.68%) webpack
8 39 (2.62%) CircleCI
9 32 (2.15%) JMeter
10 29 (1.95%) git-flow
11 21 (1.41%) Bitbucket
11 21 (1.41%) Mockito
11 21 (1.41%) Postman
11 21 (1.41%) Selenium
12 20 (1.34%) Travis CI
13 18 (1.21%) Visual Studio
14 17 (1.14%) Gradle
14 17 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (1.07%) Cypress.io
16 14 (0.94%) Mercurial
General
1 468 (31.39%) Finance
2 412 (27.63%) Social Skills
3 230 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (8.12%) Games
5 116 (7.78%) Banking
6 59 (3.96%) Marketing
7 52 (3.49%) Investment Banking
8 49 (3.29%) Retail
9 44 (2.95%) French Language
10 41 (2.75%) Spanish Language
11 38 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 37 (2.48%) German Language
13 35 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
14 34 (2.28%) Italian Language
14 34 (2.28%) Legal
15 24 (1.61%) Advertising
16 23 (1.54%) Back Office
16 23 (1.54%) Public Speaking
16 23 (1.54%) Publishing
17 22 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 463 (31.05%) Developer
2 218 (14.62%) Software Engineer
3 93 (6.24%) Senior Developer
4 91 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
4 91 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
5 87 (5.84%) Architect
6 65 (4.36%) Analyst
7 59 (3.96%) Java Engineer
8 58 (3.89%) Consultant
9 57 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 55 (3.69%) Java Developer
11 51 (3.42%) .NET Developer
11 51 (3.42%) Backend Developer
12 49 (3.29%) Implementation Consultant
13 36 (2.41%) C# Developer
14 35 (2.35%) Data Engineer
14 35 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
15 32 (2.15%) Senior Consultant
15 32 (2.15%) Senior Implementation Consultant
16 31 (2.08%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (22.87%) React
2 265 (17.77%) AngularJS
3 249 (16.70%) Node.js
4 235 (15.76%) .NET
5 201 (13.48%) HTML
6 199 (13.35%) REST
7 197 (13.21%) CSS
7 197 (13.21%) Web Services
8 166 (11.13%) RESTful
9 146 (9.79%) Spring
10 117 (7.85%) Kafka
11 92 (6.17%) .NET Core
12 89 (5.97%) GraphQL
13 87 (5.84%) Vue.js
14 82 (5.50%) .NET Framework
15 78 (5.23%) HTML5
16 74 (4.96%) jQuery
17 72 (4.83%) Redux
17 72 (4.83%) Spring Boot
18 55 (3.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 230 (15.43%) User Experience
2 123 (8.25%) Algorithms
3 104 (6.98%) Data Structures
4 90 (6.04%) Blog
5 83 (5.57%) Mobile App
6 81 (5.43%) Management Information System
7 79 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
8 58 (3.89%) Life Science
9 52 (3.49%) iPhone
10 46 (3.09%) Cloud Native
11 41 (2.75%) Data Centre
11 41 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
12 38 (2.55%) SWIFT
13 35 (2.35%) Analytical Mindset
14 33 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
15 32 (2.15%) Client/Server
15 32 (2.15%) Legacy Systems
15 32 (2.15%) Virtual Team
16 28 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
17 27 (1.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 205 (13.75%) Linux
2 109 (7.31%) Windows
3 78 (5.23%) Android
4 48 (3.22%) Unix
5 39 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.15%) Mac OS X
7 26 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 25 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 21 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (1.34%) Windows Server
12 18 (1.21%) Windows 7
13 15 (1.01%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.20%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.20%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.13%) zOS
16 1 (0.067%) CentOS
16 1 (0.067%) Debian
16 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,454 (97.52%) Computer Science
2 595 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 458 (30.72%) Software Engineering
4 346 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
5 303 (20.32%) Full Stack Development
6 281 (18.85%) DevOps
7 265 (17.77%) Microservices
8 223 (14.96%) Mathematics
9 216 (14.49%) TDD
10 192 (12.88%) Fintech
11 172 (11.54%) Test Automation
12 159 (10.66%) Mentoring
13 156 (10.46%) Analytics
14 134 (8.99%) OO
15 127 (8.52%) Front End Development
16 124 (8.32%) MVC
17 119 (7.98%) Scrum
18 114 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
19 112 (7.51%) Data Science
19 112 (7.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 521 (34.94%) JavaScript
2 447 (29.98%) Python
3 426 (28.57%) Java
4 410 (27.50%) SQL
5 247 (16.57%) C#
6 235 (15.76%) TypeScript
7 134 (8.99%) Go
8 113 (7.58%) C++
9 80 (5.37%) Java 8
10 79 (5.30%) PHP
11 78 (5.23%) C
12 67 (4.49%) Bash Shell
13 62 (4.16%) Scala
14 47 (3.15%) Rust
15 46 (3.09%) Kotlin
16 43 (2.88%) PowerShell
17 41 (2.75%) Ruby
18 35 (2.35%) R
19 34 (2.28%) Shell Script
20 31 (2.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,490 (99.93%) Degree
2 144 (9.66%) Master's Degree
3 65 (4.36%) Numerate Degree
4 20 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.14%) PhD
7 14 (0.94%) CCNA
7 14 (0.94%) CCNP
8 10 (0.67%) CISSP
9 8 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.54%) SANS
10 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.34%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.34%) CCVP
11 5 (0.34%) HNC
11 5 (0.34%) HND
11 5 (0.34%) MCSA
11 5 (0.34%) MCSE
11 5 (0.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (9.59%) QA
2 27 (1.81%) GDPR
3 25 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.34%) Accessibility
5 11 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.67%) NIST
7 4 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.27%) GxP
8 3 (0.20%) GRC
8 3 (0.20%) SLA
9 2 (0.13%) GLBA
9 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.067%) PMO
System Software
1 370 (24.82%) Docker
2 37 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.74%) ISA Server
7 7 (0.47%) vSphere
8 6 (0.40%) Firmware
9 5 (0.34%) KVM
9 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.20%) LXC
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.067%) HDFS
12 1 (0.067%) iptables
12 1 (0.067%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.067%) Postfix
12 1 (0.067%) QEMU
12 1 (0.067%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 288 (19.32%) Kubernetes
2 100 (6.71%) Terraform
3 82 (5.50%) Ansible
4 21 (1.41%) Grafana
5 20 (1.34%) Prometheus
6 17 (1.14%) Istio
7 15 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.87%) linkerd
8 13 (0.87%) Puppet
9 9 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 7 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.40%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.27%) logstash
12 4 (0.27%) MIIS
12 4 (0.27%) Opsgenie
12 4 (0.27%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 157 (10.53%) Google
2 149 (9.99%) Microsoft
3 146 (9.79%) Oracle
4 69 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
5 51 (3.42%) Cisco
6 49 (3.29%) Red Hat
7 32 (2.15%) Apple
7 32 (2.15%) Sony
8 29 (1.95%) VMware
9 23 (1.54%) OpenText
10 19 (1.27%) Atlassian
10 19 (1.27%) LexisNexis
11 18 (1.21%) Adobe
12 17 (1.14%) Workday
13 16 (1.07%) SAP
14 14 (0.94%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.87%) Bloomberg
15 13 (0.87%) Okta
16 12 (0.80%) Snapchat
17 11 (0.74%) Huawei