Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 103 119
Rank change year-on-year -27 +16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 803 1,428 1,716
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.57% 3.15% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.91% 16.22% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 621 1,128 1,366
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,350 £31,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 5,773 8,802 13,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.51% 19.40% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,388 6,769 9,774
10th Percentile £38,000 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £42,740 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -28 163 £70,000 - 42
South London +32 16 £52,500 +5.00%
West London +16 14 £55,000 +10.00% 20
East London +14 1 £57,500 +91.67% 4
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 799 (99.50%) Degree
2 788 (98.13%) Computer Science
3 291 (36.24%) SQL
4 282 (35.12%) Finance
5 251 (31.26%) Python
6 243 (30.26%) JavaScript
7 234 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
8 218 (27.15%) C#
9 190 (23.66%) Software Engineering
10 180 (22.42%) Java
11 179 (22.29%) .NET
12 175 (21.79%) AWS
13 167 (20.80%) Azure
14 166 (20.67%) DevOps
15 145 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
16 137 (17.06%) Microservices
17 135 (16.81%) React
17 135 (16.81%) CSS
18 130 (16.19%) Microsoft
19 125 (15.57%) SQL Server
20 124 (15.44%) Linux
20 124 (15.44%) Git (software)
21 121 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
21 121 (15.07%) Docker
22 111 (13.82%) HTML
23 109 (13.57%) TypeScript
24 100 (12.45%) Fintech
25 98 (12.20%) OO
26 96 (11.96%) Master's Degree
27 93 (11.58%) REST

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 46 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 42 (5.23%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.99%) Apache
4 26 (3.24%) nginx
5 22 (2.74%) Confluence
5 22 (2.74%) IIS
5 22 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.49%) CMS
7 12 (1.49%) ejabberd
8 8 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (0.87%) Jupyter
10 6 (0.75%) Luigi
11 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.25%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.25%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.25%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.25%) Tornado
12 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.37%) Figma
3 7 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.75%) Revit
5 5 (0.62%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.25%) GIMP
7 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 22 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.25%) MoSes
4 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 175 (21.79%) AWS
2 167 (20.80%) Azure
3 70 (8.72%) SaaS
4 55 (6.85%) PaaS
5 48 (5.98%) Serverless
6 44 (5.48%) GitHub
7 43 (5.35%) GCP
8 34 (4.23%) Amazon S3
9 30 (3.74%) Azure Service Bus
10 28 (3.49%) Power Platform
11 27 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
12 25 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 24 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (2.74%) Azure Service Fabric
15 21 (2.62%) Azure Storage
16 20 (2.49%) Azure App Service
16 20 (2.49%) Azure Key Vault
17 19 (2.37%) Azure Functions
18 18 (2.24%) Firebase
19 16 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.36%) Internet
2 24 (2.99%) Firewall
3 16 (1.99%) VPN
4 14 (1.74%) Asterisk PBX
4 14 (1.74%) SNMP
5 13 (1.62%) BGP
5 13 (1.62%) HTTP
6 12 (1.49%) Diameter Protocol
6 12 (1.49%) LAN
6 12 (1.49%) PBX
7 9 (1.12%) DNS
7 9 (1.12%) FTP
7 9 (1.12%) SSL
8 8 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.00%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.87%) VoIP
10 6 (0.75%) WebEx
11 5 (0.62%) H.323
12 4 (0.50%) 5G
12 4 (0.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 87 (10.83%) NoSQL
3 54 (6.72%) Big Data
4 47 (5.85%) Hadoop
5 46 (5.73%) MongoDB
6 44 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 40 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (4.48%) MySQL
9 28 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 25 (3.11%) Apache Hive
11 22 (2.74%) Data Lake
12 20 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
12 20 (2.49%) Redis
12 20 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (1.99%) Blockchain
15 15 (1.87%) Power BI
16 12 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 12 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 124 (15.44%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.73%) JIRA
4 27 (3.36%) Maven
5 25 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (3.11%) webpack
6 23 (2.86%) GitLab
6 23 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 21 (2.62%) SonarQube
8 20 (2.49%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.74%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.74%) JUnit
9 14 (1.74%) Subversion
10 12 (1.49%) NUnit
11 11 (1.37%) Mockito
12 10 (1.25%) CircleCI
12 10 (1.25%) Selenium
13 9 (1.12%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.12%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.00%) Mocha
General
1 282 (35.12%) Finance
2 58 (7.22%) Games
3 52 (6.48%) Banking
4 28 (3.49%) Front Office
5 26 (3.24%) Marketing
6 21 (2.62%) Retail
7 17 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.12%) Public Sector
8 14 (1.74%) Back Office
9 10 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.12%) Advertising
10 9 (1.12%) Electronics
10 9 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.00%) French Language
11 8 (1.00%) Law
12 7 (0.87%) Legal
13 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.75%) Publishing
14 4 (0.50%) Automotive
14 4 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 388 (48.32%) Developer
2 91 (11.33%) Software Engineer
3 72 (8.97%) Senior Developer
4 65 (8.09%) .NET Developer
5 56 (6.97%) Architect
6 55 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 49 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 48 (5.98%) Software Developer
9 46 (5.73%) Java Developer
10 44 (5.48%) Python Developer
11 39 (4.86%) SQL Developer
12 37 (4.61%) Backend Developer
13 36 (4.48%) React Developer
14 32 (3.99%) Data Engineer
15 28 (3.49%) Azure Developer
16 27 (3.36%) Junior
17 25 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
18 24 (2.99%) Consultant
19 23 (2.86%) Analyst
20 22 (2.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (22.29%) .NET
2 135 (16.81%) CSS
2 135 (16.81%) React
3 111 (13.82%) HTML
4 93 (11.58%) REST
5 92 (11.46%) AngularJS
6 89 (11.08%) Node.js
7 75 (9.34%) RESTful
8 66 (8.22%) .NET Core
9 60 (7.47%) ASP.NET
9 60 (7.47%) Web Services
10 56 (6.97%) jQuery
11 51 (6.35%) .NET Framework
12 48 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 43 (5.35%) HTML5
14 39 (4.86%) Kafka
15 36 (4.48%) Spring
16 34 (4.23%) Redux
17 33 (4.11%) React Native
18 31 (3.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 121 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 58 (7.22%) User Experience
4 57 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (5.23%) Algorithms
6 39 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (4.86%) Hedge funds
7 36 (4.48%) Data Structures
8 35 (4.36%) Data Centre
9 31 (3.86%) Management Information System
10 29 (3.61%) Organisational Skills
11 26 (3.24%) Public Cloud
12 20 (2.49%) N-Tier
13 19 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (2.24%) Equities
15 17 (2.12%) Fixed Income
15 17 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
16 15 (1.87%) Blog
16 15 (1.87%) Virtual Team
17 14 (1.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 124 (15.44%) Linux
2 51 (6.35%) Windows
3 47 (5.85%) Android
4 29 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.11%) Unix
6 12 (1.49%) Debian
7 10 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.87%) CentOS
8 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.25%) AIX
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (98.13%) Computer Science
2 234 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (23.66%) Software Engineering
4 166 (20.67%) DevOps
5 145 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
6 137 (17.06%) Microservices
7 100 (12.45%) Fintech
8 98 (12.20%) OO
9 91 (11.33%) Mathematics
10 89 (11.08%) Open Source
11 82 (10.21%) Test Automation
12 81 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (8.97%) Analytics
14 66 (8.22%) MVC
15 58 (7.22%) Web Development
16 53 (6.60%) TDD
17 51 (6.35%) OOP
18 50 (6.23%) Scrum
19 49 (6.10%) Artificial Intelligence
20 44 (5.48%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 291 (36.24%) SQL
2 251 (31.26%) Python
3 243 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 218 (27.15%) C#
5 180 (22.42%) Java
6 109 (13.57%) TypeScript
7 59 (7.35%) C++
8 53 (6.60%) PHP
9 47 (5.85%) ES6
10 45 (5.60%) Kotlin
11 39 (4.86%) C
12 34 (4.23%) Bash Shell
13 33 (4.11%) PowerShell
14 32 (3.99%) Go
14 32 (3.99%) Scala
14 32 (3.99%) T-SQL
15 27 (3.36%) Apple Swift
16 23 (2.86%) Objective-C
17 18 (2.24%) Java 8
18 16 (1.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 799 (99.50%) Degree
2 96 (11.96%) Master's Degree
3 16 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (1.74%) PhD
4 14 (1.74%) PMI Certification
4 14 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.62%) PMP
6 8 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.75%) ACCA
7 6 (0.75%) CIMA
8 5 (0.62%) CISSP
9 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.50%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.37%) CCNA
10 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.37%) MCSA
10 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.25%) CISA
11 2 (0.25%) CISM
11 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.10%) QA
2 6 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.75%) NIST
3 4 (0.50%) FedRAMP
3 4 (0.50%) GDPR
3 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.37%) GRC
4 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.37%) WCAG
5 2 (0.25%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 2 (0.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) CDISC
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.12%) SOC 2
System Software
1 121 (15.07%) Docker
2 14 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.74%) KVM
3 12 (1.49%) iptables
3 12 (1.49%) Kamailio
3 12 (1.49%) Postfix
3 12 (1.49%) QEMU
4 11 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.00%) HDFS
6 6 (0.75%) LXC
7 5 (0.62%) vSphere
8 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.37%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.25%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) NFS
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 92 (11.46%) Kubernetes
2 49 (6.10%) Terraform
3 38 (4.73%) Ansible
4 28 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (3.11%) Puppet
6 15 (1.87%) ZABBIX
7 14 (1.74%) Prometheus
8 12 (1.49%) Galera Cluster
8 12 (1.49%) HAProxy
9 11 (1.37%) Grafana
10 5 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.37%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.37%) vRealize
12 3 (0.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 3 (0.37%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 130 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.48%) Google
2 36 (4.48%) Oracle
3 28 (3.49%) Cisco
4 24 (2.99%) Databricks
5 23 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (2.49%) Nintex
7 14 (1.74%) SAP
8 12 (1.49%) GENBAND
8 12 (1.49%) HP
8 12 (1.49%) Juniper
8 12 (1.49%) Mitel
8 12 (1.49%) Nortel
8 12 (1.49%) Percona
8 12 (1.49%) SonicWALL
9 11 (1.37%) VMware
10 8 (1.00%) PagerDuty
11 7 (0.87%) Apple
12 6 (0.75%) Citrix
12 6 (0.75%) Kofax