Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 110 108
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,982 1,997 2,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.83% 2.91% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 12.11% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,582 1,683 2,170
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,350 £26,725
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 15,861 16,493 21,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.66% 24.04% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,319 13,271 18,069
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -12 425 £60,000 +9.09% 65
West London +43 102 £45,000 -5.26% 41
East London +7 27 £50,000 -16.67% 8
South London -27 27 £35,000 -6.67% 5
North London -12 10 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 1,955 (98.64%) Degree
2 1,877 (94.70%) Computer Science
3 713 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
4 682 (34.41%) Java
5 676 (34.11%) Finance
6 539 (27.19%) SQL
7 496 (25.03%) JavaScript
8 475 (23.97%) Python
9 465 (23.46%) C#
10 384 (19.37%) Software Engineering
11 379 (19.12%) HTML
12 365 (18.42%) AngularJS
13 327 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
14 320 (16.15%) .NET
15 319 (16.09%) Linux
16 312 (15.74%) CSS
17 311 (15.69%) Microsoft
18 297 (14.98%) SQL Server
19 295 (14.88%) OO
20 283 (14.28%) Amazon AWS
21 273 (13.77%) TDD
22 271 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
23 255 (12.87%) Banking
24 254 (12.82%) Windows
25 250 (12.61%) C++
26 232 (11.71%) Mathematics
27 226 (11.40%) Analytics
28 216 (10.90%) Scrum
29 205 (10.34%) MVC
30 194 (9.79%) Git (software)

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 98 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 82 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (2.72%) Apache
4 42 (2.12%) CMS
5 38 (1.92%) Apache Solr
5 38 (1.92%) IIS
6 29 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 25 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (1.16%) nginx
9 22 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.06%) Apache Pig
11 16 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.71%) MS Exchange
13 14 (0.71%) Umbraco
14 10 (0.50%) Confluence
14 10 (0.50%) Drupal
15 9 (0.45%) R Markdown
15 9 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.66%) Acrobat
5 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.20%) Houdini
6 4 (0.20%) Maya
6 4 (0.20%) NUKE
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.15%) Revit
8 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) SPSS
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.050%) HipChat
9 1 (0.050%) InVision
Business Applications
1 12 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (0.55%) Magento
3 8 (0.40%) Relativity
4 7 (0.35%) Ringtail
4 7 (0.35%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Primavera
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.050%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.050%) Maximo
8 1 (0.050%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.050%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.050%) Shopify
8 1 (0.050%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.050%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 283 (14.28%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (4.14%) SaaS
4 36 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 31 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.51%) GitHub
7 28 (1.41%) Office 365
8 21 (1.06%) PaaS
9 17 (0.86%) IaaS
10 14 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.66%) Serverless
12 11 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.40%) Google Play
14 8 (0.40%) Route 53
15 7 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.44%) Firewall
2 57 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 41 (2.07%) Internet
4 38 (1.92%) Network Security
5 36 (1.82%) DNS
5 36 (1.82%) WAN
6 33 (1.66%) BGP
6 33 (1.66%) HTTP
7 30 (1.51%) Wireless
8 25 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (1.21%) DHCP
10 23 (1.16%) MPLS
10 23 (1.16%) VPN
11 22 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (1.06%) LAN
13 20 (1.01%) SNMP
14 19 (0.96%) OSPF
15 17 (0.86%) SMTP
16 15 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (0.71%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 179 (9.03%) Big Data
3 152 (7.67%) MongoDB
4 147 (7.42%) Relational Database
5 134 (6.76%) NoSQL
6 120 (6.05%) MySQL
7 92 (4.64%) Hadoop
8 82 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (3.23%) Data Lake
10 51 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (2.57%) RDBMS
11 48 (2.42%) Blockchain
12 47 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (2.37%) Oracle Database
13 34 (1.72%) HBase
13 34 (1.72%) Redis
14 28 (1.41%) Apache Hive
15 27 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 194 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 114 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 79 (3.99%) Subversion
4 71 (3.58%) Maven
5 66 (3.33%) JIRA
6 59 (2.98%) NUnit
7 49 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 40 (2.02%) MSTest
9 38 (1.92%) Moq
10 36 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
11 34 (1.72%) Gradle
12 28 (1.41%) TeamCity
13 27 (1.36%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.31%) Selenium
15 24 (1.21%) Vagrant
16 18 (0.91%) Cucumber
16 18 (0.91%) JUnit
17 15 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 15 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (0.71%) Mocha
General
1 676 (34.11%) Finance
2 255 (12.87%) Banking
3 116 (5.85%) Investment Banking
4 77 (3.88%) Games
5 70 (3.53%) Marketing
6 68 (3.43%) Front Office
7 55 (2.77%) Legal
8 54 (2.72%) Law
9 52 (2.62%) Retail
10 48 (2.42%) Advertising
11 47 (2.37%) Telecoms
12 45 (2.27%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.96%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.81%) Military
15 11 (0.55%) German Language
16 8 (0.40%) Back Office
16 8 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
17 7 (0.35%) French Language
17 7 (0.35%) Publishing
18 6 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 915 (46.17%) Developer
2 223 (11.25%) Java Developer
3 214 (10.80%) Graduate
4 170 (8.58%) Software Engineer
5 147 (7.42%) Consultant
6 133 (6.71%) Analyst
7 116 (5.85%) Graduate Developer
8 115 (5.80%) Junior
9 105 (5.30%) .NET Developer
9 105 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 103 (5.20%) C# Developer
11 92 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 86 (4.34%) Python Developer
13 72 (3.63%) Architect
14 67 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 60 (3.03%) Junior Developer
16 51 (2.57%) Angular Developer
16 51 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
17 49 (2.47%) Network Engineer
18 47 (2.37%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (19.12%) HTML
2 365 (18.42%) AngularJS
3 320 (16.15%) .NET
4 312 (15.74%) CSS
5 186 (9.38%) ASP.NET
6 165 (8.32%) React
7 159 (8.02%) jQuery
8 150 (7.57%) Web Services
9 149 (7.52%) XML
10 132 (6.66%) Node.js
10 132 (6.66%) REST
11 131 (6.61%) .NET Framework
12 127 (6.41%) Spring
13 116 (5.85%) HTML5
14 114 (5.75%) RESTful
15 100 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 96 (4.84%) WCF
17 79 (3.99%) Kafka
18 73 (3.68%) JSON
19 70 (3.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,877 (94.70%) Computer Science
2 271 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
3 146 (7.37%) Fintech
4 140 (7.06%) Algorithms
5 134 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
6 117 (5.90%) Management Information System
7 99 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
8 96 (4.84%) User Experience
9 87 (4.39%) Data Structures
10 61 (3.08%) Hedge funds
11 50 (2.52%) Fixed Income
12 48 (2.42%) Client/Server
13 47 (2.37%) Mobile App
14 43 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
15 42 (2.12%) Data Centre
16 36 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
16 36 (1.82%) Tandem
17 25 (1.26%) Equities
18 24 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
19 22 (1.11%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 319 (16.09%) Linux
2 254 (12.82%) Windows
3 130 (6.56%) Unix
4 66 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 54 (2.72%) Android
6 29 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.81%) Solaris
9 15 (0.76%) CentOS
10 14 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.35%) VMS
11 7 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.050%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (19.37%) Software Engineering
3 327 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
4 295 (14.88%) OO
5 273 (13.77%) TDD
6 232 (11.71%) Mathematics
7 226 (11.40%) Analytics
8 216 (10.90%) Scrum
9 205 (10.34%) MVC
10 180 (9.08%) DevOps
11 179 (9.03%) SDLC
12 173 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
13 169 (8.53%) Web Development
14 153 (7.72%) Open Source
15 152 (7.67%) Cybersecurity
16 148 (7.47%) OOP
17 126 (6.36%) Machine Learning
18 121 (6.10%) Test Automation
19 110 (5.55%) Unit Testing
20 108 (5.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 682 (34.41%) Java
2 539 (27.19%) SQL
3 496 (25.03%) JavaScript
4 475 (23.97%) Python
5 465 (23.46%) C#
6 250 (12.61%) C++
7 135 (6.81%) PHP
8 93 (4.69%) Scala
9 88 (4.44%) C
10 68 (3.43%) Ruby
11 60 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 59 (2.98%) Java 8
13 51 (2.57%) T-SQL
14 45 (2.27%) VBA
15 43 (2.17%) PowerShell
16 38 (1.92%) PL/SQL
16 38 (1.92%) Shell Script
17 33 (1.66%) Perl
18 32 (1.61%) R
19 29 (1.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,955 (98.64%) Degree
2 162 (8.17%) Master's Degree
3 82 (4.14%) Numerate Degree
4 76 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (3.18%) CCNP
7 42 (2.12%) CISSP
8 38 (1.92%) MCSD
9 37 (1.87%) CCNA
9 37 (1.87%) MCAD
10 32 (1.61%) Security Cleared
11 24 (1.21%) CCIE
11 24 (1.21%) MCP
11 24 (1.21%) MCSE
12 23 (1.16%) CISA
13 22 (1.11%) CEH
13 22 (1.11%) CISM
14 21 (1.06%) PhD
15 20 (1.01%) OSCP
16 15 (0.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.54%) QA
2 30 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.71%) GDPR
5 12 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.55%) SLA
7 8 (0.40%) GPG13
8 5 (0.25%) COBIT
8 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.20%) MiFID
9 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.15%) EMIR
10 3 (0.15%) GCP
10 3 (0.15%) GxP
10 3 (0.15%) PMO
11 2 (0.10%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.050%) COREP
12 1 (0.050%) PMBOK
System Software
1 125 (6.31%) Docker
2 63 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 34 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.36%) HDFS
5 22 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.71%) Snort
7 12 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.45%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.20%) Firmware
11 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.15%) XenApp
13 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.050%) NFS
14 1 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (3.23%) Ansible
2 49 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.87%) Puppet
4 22 (1.11%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.11%) Salt
5 17 (0.86%) Terraform
6 14 (0.71%) Suricata
7 11 (0.55%) Kibana
8 10 (0.50%) Oozie
9 9 (0.45%) SCCM
10 8 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.35%) EnCase
11 7 (0.35%) FTK
11 7 (0.35%) Mesos
12 5 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.25%) logstash
13 4 (0.20%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.15%) Cacti
14 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 311 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 154 (7.77%) Oracle
3 86 (4.34%) Cisco
4 57 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 51 (2.57%) Tableau
6 50 (2.52%) Google
7 32 (1.61%) VMware
8 26 (1.31%) Citrix
9 25 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.16%) Palo Alto
10 23 (1.16%) Sitecore
11 21 (1.06%) SAP
12 19 (0.96%) Adobe
13 18 (0.91%) F5
13 18 (0.91%) iManage
13 18 (0.91%) Splunk
13 18 (0.91%) Sybase
14 16 (0.81%) hybris
14 16 (0.81%) IBM
14 16 (0.81%) Xerox