Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 97 134
Rank change year-on-year -20 +37 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,372 972 1,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.06% 3.31% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.13% 16.40% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 716 758 1,173
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,875 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,938 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%
75th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £120,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +10.53%

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 8,011 5,927 11,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.88% 20.16% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5,099 4,489 9,114
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -47 135 £67,500 -3.57% 46
South London +29 35 £52,500 - 6
West London -30 19 £57,500 +43.75% 16
East London +4 3 £57,500 +91.67% 15
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1,370 (99.85%) Degree
2 1,348 (98.25%) Computer Science
3 538 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
4 499 (36.37%) JavaScript
5 430 (31.34%) Python
6 415 (30.25%) SQL
6 415 (30.25%) Finance
7 395 (28.79%) Software Engineering
8 373 (27.19%) Java
9 355 (25.87%) AWS
10 354 (25.80%) Social Skills
11 333 (24.27%) React
12 326 (23.76%) Docker
13 304 (22.16%) DevOps
14 303 (22.08%) C#
15 292 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
16 272 (19.83%) .NET
17 265 (19.31%) Azure
18 249 (18.15%) Kubernetes
19 248 (18.08%) Microservices
20 246 (17.93%) NoSQL
21 226 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
22 219 (15.96%) Node.js
23 217 (15.82%) CSS
24 216 (15.74%) AngularJS
25 208 (15.16%) Linux
26 204 (14.87%) TypeScript
26 204 (14.87%) Git (software)
27 195 (14.21%) User Experience
28 193 (14.07%) HTML

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 70 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (4.96%) Apache Spark
3 44 (3.21%) CMS
4 40 (2.92%) nginx
5 39 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 33 (2.41%) Apache
7 31 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 30 (2.19%) Confluence
9 27 (1.97%) IIS
10 17 (1.24%) Tornado
11 15 (1.09%) Jupyter
12 11 (0.80%) ejabberd
13 10 (0.73%) MediaWiki
13 10 (0.73%) WordPress
14 9 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
15 7 (0.51%) Luigi
16 6 (0.44%) Documentum
17 4 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
18 2 (0.15%) Oracle Spatial
18 2 (0.15%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 18 (1.31%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (1.24%) GIMP
3 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.44%) Figma
4 6 (0.44%) Revit
5 5 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.073%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 25 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.44%) Summit
3 6 (0.44%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.073%) Quorum
5 1 (0.073%) Salerio
5 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 355 (25.87%) AWS
2 265 (19.31%) Azure
3 141 (10.28%) SaaS
4 115 (8.38%) GitHub
5 106 (7.73%) GCP
6 93 (6.78%) Serverless
7 82 (5.98%) PaaS
8 42 (3.06%) npm
9 36 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
9 36 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 31 (2.26%) Heroku
11 30 (2.19%) Amazon S3
12 28 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 28 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
13 27 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
13 27 (1.97%) Azure Functions
13 27 (1.97%) Azure Service Bus
14 24 (1.75%) Firebase
15 22 (1.60%) Azure Service Fabric
16 21 (1.53%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.97%) Internet
2 26 (1.90%) HTTP
2 26 (1.90%) VPN
3 25 (1.82%) Firewall
3 25 (1.82%) VoIP
4 20 (1.46%) Asterisk PBX
5 16 (1.17%) SSL
6 15 (1.09%) BGP
6 15 (1.09%) Unified Communications
7 14 (1.02%) LAN
8 12 (0.87%) DNS
8 12 (0.87%) H.323
8 12 (0.87%) SNMP
8 12 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.87%) WebEx
9 11 (0.80%) Diameter Protocol
9 11 (0.80%) PBX
10 10 (0.73%) FTP
11 9 (0.66%) WAN
12 8 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (17.93%) NoSQL
2 169 (12.32%) MongoDB
3 150 (10.93%) SQL Server
4 129 (9.40%) Relational Database
5 82 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
6 77 (5.61%) Big Data
7 70 (5.10%) MySQL
8 56 (4.08%) Redis
9 50 (3.64%) Hadoop
10 47 (3.43%) Oracle Database
11 32 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (1.97%) Blockchain
12 27 (1.97%) Data Mining
13 26 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 25 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.68%) Apache Hive
16 21 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (1.38%) BigQuery
17 19 (1.38%) MariaDB
18 18 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 204 (14.87%) Git (software)
2 110 (8.02%) Jenkins
3 82 (5.98%) JIRA
4 53 (3.86%) Maven
5 47 (3.43%) JUnit
6 45 (3.28%) webpack
7 43 (3.13%) GitLab
8 34 (2.48%) CircleCI
9 27 (1.97%) git-flow
9 27 (1.97%) Mockito
10 23 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.68%) JMeter
10 23 (1.68%) Selenium
10 23 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 22 (1.60%) Bitbucket
12 21 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (1.38%) SonarQube
14 18 (1.31%) Mercurial
14 18 (1.31%) Travis CI
14 18 (1.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 415 (30.25%) Finance
2 354 (25.80%) Social Skills
3 226 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (8.97%) Games
5 82 (5.98%) Banking
6 52 (3.79%) Retail
7 47 (3.43%) Marketing
8 39 (2.84%) Investment Banking
9 36 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
10 33 (2.41%) Legal
11 31 (2.26%) Organisational Skills
12 28 (2.04%) French Language
13 21 (1.53%) Documentation Skills
14 20 (1.46%) Electronics
14 20 (1.46%) Law
15 18 (1.31%) Back Office
15 18 (1.31%) Public Sector
16 17 (1.24%) Online Betting
17 16 (1.17%) Public Speaking
17 16 (1.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 537 (39.14%) Developer
2 199 (14.50%) Software Engineer
3 106 (7.73%) Senior Developer
4 94 (6.85%) .NET Developer
5 81 (5.90%) Architect
5 81 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 65 (4.74%) Senior Software Engineer
7 59 (4.30%) Java Developer
8 55 (4.01%) C# Developer
8 55 (4.01%) Java Engineer
9 53 (3.86%) Backend Developer
10 52 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 45 (3.28%) SQL Developer
12 43 (3.13%) Data Engineer
13 38 (2.77%) Software Developer
14 35 (2.55%) Analyst
14 35 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
15 34 (2.48%) React Developer
16 32 (2.33%) Consultant
17 28 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (24.27%) React
2 272 (19.83%) .NET
3 219 (15.96%) Node.js
4 217 (15.82%) CSS
5 216 (15.74%) AngularJS
6 193 (14.07%) HTML
7 188 (13.70%) REST
8 161 (11.73%) Web Services
9 160 (11.66%) RESTful
10 111 (8.09%) .NET Core
11 100 (7.29%) Kafka
12 93 (6.78%) ASP.NET
12 93 (6.78%) Spring
13 91 (6.63%) Vue.js
14 84 (6.12%) HTML5
15 81 (5.90%) .NET Framework
15 81 (5.90%) jQuery
16 79 (5.76%) GraphQL
17 68 (4.96%) Redux
18 60 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 195 (14.21%) User Experience
2 110 (8.02%) Algorithms
3 85 (6.20%) Mobile App
4 75 (5.47%) Data Structures
5 69 (5.03%) Blog
6 60 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (4.30%) Management Information System
8 56 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
9 52 (3.79%) Data Centre
10 51 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
11 46 (3.35%) Client/Server
12 40 (2.92%) Cloud Native
13 38 (2.77%) Public Cloud
14 35 (2.55%) Hedge funds
15 33 (2.41%) iPhone
15 33 (2.41%) Legacy Systems
16 31 (2.26%) Analytical Mindset
17 30 (2.19%) Virtual Team
18 29 (2.11%) SWIFT
19 23 (1.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 208 (15.16%) Linux
2 87 (6.34%) Windows
3 62 (4.52%) Android
4 49 (3.57%) Unix
5 33 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (0.80%) Debian
9 10 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.66%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.51%) CentOS
11 7 (0.51%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.29%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.15%) AIX
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,348 (98.25%) Computer Science
2 538 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (28.79%) Software Engineering
4 304 (22.16%) DevOps
5 292 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
6 248 (18.08%) Microservices
7 192 (13.99%) Fintech
8 184 (13.41%) Mathematics
9 171 (12.46%) Test Automation
10 152 (11.08%) Open Source
11 151 (11.01%) OO
12 144 (10.50%) TDD
13 128 (9.33%) Analytics
13 128 (9.33%) Mentoring
14 121 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
15 115 (8.38%) MVC
16 112 (8.16%) Artificial Intelligence
16 112 (8.16%) Scrum
17 109 (7.94%) Workflow
18 99 (7.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 499 (36.37%) JavaScript
2 430 (31.34%) Python
3 415 (30.25%) SQL
4 373 (27.19%) Java
5 303 (22.08%) C#
6 204 (14.87%) TypeScript
7 114 (8.31%) Go
8 89 (6.49%) C++
9 86 (6.27%) PHP
10 68 (4.96%) C
11 65 (4.74%) Java 8
11 65 (4.74%) Scala
12 59 (4.30%) ES6
13 57 (4.15%) Bash Shell
14 48 (3.50%) Kotlin
15 47 (3.43%) PowerShell
16 45 (3.28%) Ruby
17 40 (2.92%) Rust
18 36 (2.62%) T-SQL
19 28 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 1,370 (99.85%) Degree
2 147 (10.71%) Master's Degree
3 53 (3.86%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (1.53%) PhD
5 18 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 12 (0.87%) PMP
6 12 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.73%) CISSP
8 9 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.58%) CCNA
9 8 (0.58%) SANS
9 8 (0.58%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.44%) ACCA
10 6 (0.44%) CIMA
10 6 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.29%) CEH
12 4 (0.29%) GIAC
12 4 (0.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (9.40%) QA
2 27 (1.97%) Accessibility
3 17 (1.24%) GDPR
4 13 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.80%) NIST
6 10 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.36%) SLA
9 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.22%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.22%) GRC
10 3 (0.22%) WCAG
11 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.15%) COBIT
11 2 (0.15%) GLBA
12 1 (0.073%) CDISC
12 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.073%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.073%) PMO
System Software
1 326 (23.76%) Docker
2 30 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 15 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.80%) iptables
4 11 (0.80%) ISA Server
4 11 (0.80%) Kamailio
4 11 (0.80%) KVM
4 11 (0.80%) Postfix
4 11 (0.80%) QEMU
5 10 (0.73%) vSphere
6 9 (0.66%) LXC
7 8 (0.58%) Firmware
7 8 (0.58%) HDFS
8 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.073%) NFS
11 1 (0.073%) Xen
Systems Management
1 249 (18.15%) Kubernetes
2 81 (5.90%) Ansible
3 79 (5.76%) Terraform
4 30 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.60%) Puppet
6 19 (1.38%) Prometheus
7 16 (1.17%) Grafana
8 15 (1.09%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.95%) HAProxy
10 12 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
10 12 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
11 11 (0.80%) Galera Cluster
12 7 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.36%) Istio
13 5 (0.36%) linkerd
14 4 (0.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.29%) Rundeck
15 3 (0.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 152 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 115 (8.38%) Google
2 115 (8.38%) Oracle
3 54 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (3.06%) Cisco
5 37 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 26 (1.90%) Sony
7 20 (1.46%) Adobe
8 19 (1.38%) Nintex
9 17 (1.24%) Databricks
10 16 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 16 (1.17%) Snapchat
10 16 (1.17%) VMware
11 14 (1.02%) Apple
12 13 (0.95%) Juniper
12 13 (0.95%) SAP
13 12 (0.87%) HP
14 11 (0.80%) Huawei
14 11 (0.80%) Mitel
14 11 (0.80%) Nortel