Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 121 108
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,724 1,962 2,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.83% 2.80% 2.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.22% 12.34% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,377 1,565 1,700
London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,700
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 13,041 15,894 16,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.44% 22.70% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,607 12,352 13,381
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%

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 18 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -12 339 £65,000 +8.33% 17
West London +13 92 £62,500 +38.89% 5
South London +8 36 £42,500 +13.33%
East London +11 12 £56,500 +13.00%
North London +14 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 1,704 (98.84%) Degree
2 1,573 (91.24%) Computer Science
3 616 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
4 579 (33.58%) Finance
5 465 (26.97%) SQL
6 449 (26.04%) Java
7 374 (21.69%) Python
8 352 (20.42%) Software Engineering
9 348 (20.19%) JavaScript
10 346 (20.07%) Problem-Solving
11 325 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
12 293 (17.00%) Microsoft
13 281 (16.30%) Linux
14 277 (16.07%) Mathematics
15 256 (14.85%) C#
16 249 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 235 (13.63%) SQL Server
18 228 (13.23%) DevOps
18 228 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
19 226 (13.11%) AngularJS
20 224 (12.99%) .NET
21 198 (11.48%) Test Automation
22 196 (11.37%) HTML
23 193 (11.19%) CSS
24 185 (10.73%) Windows
25 182 (10.56%) Analytics
26 175 (10.15%) Docker
27 166 (9.63%) Web Services
28 161 (9.34%) Scrum
29 156 (9.05%) Fintech

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
1 118 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (3.83%) Apache Spark
3 55 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 50 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 44 (2.55%) Confluence
6 29 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (1.57%) Apache
7 27 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (1.10%) CMS
9 17 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.87%) nginx
12 9 (0.52%) Ethereum
13 8 (0.46%) Hyperledger
14 7 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.41%) GeoServer
14 7 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.41%) WordPress
15 6 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 75 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.29%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.058%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.64%) R3 Corda
4 8 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.35%) Magento
6 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.23%) Relativity
7 3 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.17%) Shopify
8 2 (0.12%) Endur
9 1 (0.058%) Actimize
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.058%) Quorum
9 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.058%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 325 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
2 249 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (5.86%) Office 365
4 89 (5.16%) SaaS
5 63 (3.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 61 (3.54%) PaaS
7 51 (2.96%) IaaS
8 47 (2.73%) GitHub
9 27 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (1.28%) Serverless
11 21 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 18 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
13 18 (1.04%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (0.87%) Amazon Glacier
16 12 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 123 (7.13%) Firewall
2 82 (4.76%) Internet
3 54 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 45 (2.61%) VPN
5 30 (1.74%) WAN
6 29 (1.68%) BGP
7 27 (1.57%) LAN
8 25 (1.45%) SAN
8 25 (1.45%) SNMP
9 22 (1.28%) SSH
10 21 (1.22%) VoIP
11 18 (1.04%) Network Security
12 17 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (0.99%) DHCP
13 16 (0.93%) Extranet
13 16 (0.93%) Intranet
13 16 (0.93%) WebEx
14 15 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 15 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 15 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 130 (7.54%) Big Data
3 113 (6.55%) Relational Database
4 111 (6.44%) NoSQL
5 100 (5.80%) MySQL
6 87 (5.05%) MongoDB
7 78 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (3.60%) Hadoop
10 58 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (2.61%) HBase
13 41 (2.38%) RDBMS
14 40 (2.32%) Blockchain
15 37 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
16 35 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
17 31 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (1.62%) Power BI
19 23 (1.33%) Oracle Database
20 22 (1.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 145 (8.41%) Git (software)
2 117 (6.79%) Jenkins
3 99 (5.74%) JIRA
4 50 (2.90%) Selenium
5 37 (2.15%) webpack
6 36 (2.09%) Subversion
7 25 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 24 (1.39%) JUnit
9 22 (1.28%) Babel
9 22 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (1.22%) Visual Studio
11 20 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (1.10%) Maven
13 18 (1.04%) Vagrant
14 15 (0.87%) Android Studio
15 14 (0.81%) Bitbucket
16 13 (0.75%) Cucumber
17 12 (0.70%) NUnit
17 12 (0.70%) WebDriver
18 11 (0.64%) Artifactory
General
1 579 (33.58%) Finance
2 138 (8.00%) Banking
3 75 (4.35%) Retail
4 72 (4.18%) Marketing
5 66 (3.83%) Front Office
5 66 (3.83%) Investment Banking
6 54 (3.13%) Advertising
7 53 (3.07%) Financial Institution
8 35 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.74%) Publishing
10 29 (1.68%) Legal
11 26 (1.51%) Electronics
11 26 (1.51%) Games
12 21 (1.22%) Billing
13 16 (0.93%) French Language
13 16 (0.93%) Law
14 14 (0.81%) Back Office
14 14 (0.81%) German Language
15 13 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 627 (36.37%) Developer
2 158 (9.16%) Analyst
3 148 (8.58%) Java Developer
4 145 (8.41%) Architect
5 137 (7.95%) Graduate
6 126 (7.31%) Consultant
7 122 (7.08%) Software Engineer
8 111 (6.44%) Senior Developer
9 80 (4.64%) Software Developer
10 76 (4.41%) Junior
11 74 (4.29%) .NET Developer
12 62 (3.60%) C# Developer
12 62 (3.60%) Graduate Developer
13 60 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 55 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
15 47 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
16 46 (2.67%) Business Analyst
16 46 (2.67%) Graduate Consultant
16 46 (2.67%) Lead Developer
17 45 (2.61%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (13.11%) AngularJS
2 224 (12.99%) .NET
3 196 (11.37%) HTML
4 193 (11.19%) CSS
5 166 (9.63%) Web Services
6 151 (8.76%) Spring
7 148 (8.58%) RESTful
8 118 (6.84%) REST
9 103 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
10 102 (5.92%) React
11 93 (5.39%) .NET Framework
12 92 (5.34%) Kafka
13 80 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 74 (4.29%) XML
15 61 (3.54%) ASP.NET
16 59 (3.42%) Hibernate
17 58 (3.36%) Node.js
18 55 (3.19%) JMS
19 50 (2.90%) jQuery
20 46 (2.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 228 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (9.05%) Fintech
3 92 (5.34%) User Experience
4 75 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 73 (4.23%) Algorithms
6 72 (4.18%) Virtual Team
7 71 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
8 69 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (3.25%) Data Structures
10 55 (3.19%) Hedge funds
11 54 (3.13%) Mobile App
12 44 (2.55%) Public Cloud
13 36 (2.09%) Derivative
14 34 (1.97%) Blog
15 33 (1.91%) Fixed Income
16 32 (1.86%) Data Centre
17 24 (1.39%) Tandem
18 22 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
18 22 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
19 20 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 281 (16.30%) Linux
2 185 (10.73%) Windows
3 89 (5.16%) Unix
4 81 (4.70%) Windows Server
5 67 (3.89%) Android
6 55 (3.19%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 21 (1.22%) CentOS
11 14 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.75%) Fedora
13 12 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.58%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.41%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.41%) Debian
16 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,573 (91.24%) Computer Science
2 616 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
3 352 (20.42%) Software Engineering
4 346 (20.07%) Problem-Solving
5 277 (16.07%) Mathematics
6 228 (13.23%) DevOps
7 198 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 182 (10.56%) Analytics
9 161 (9.34%) Scrum
10 154 (8.93%) Microservices
11 136 (7.89%) Front End Development
12 133 (7.71%) Open Source
12 133 (7.71%) TDD
13 127 (7.37%) Project Management
14 124 (7.19%) SDLC
15 119 (6.90%) Mentoring
16 109 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
17 104 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
18 95 (5.51%) Machine Learning
19 93 (5.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 465 (26.97%) SQL
2 449 (26.04%) Java
3 374 (21.69%) Python
4 348 (20.19%) JavaScript
5 256 (14.85%) C#
6 117 (6.79%) C++
7 105 (6.09%) PowerShell
8 98 (5.68%) C
9 78 (4.52%) Bash Shell
10 68 (3.94%) Ruby
11 65 (3.77%) Scala
12 61 (3.54%) T-SQL
13 59 (3.42%) Shell Script
14 56 (3.25%) Java 8
15 54 (3.13%) PHP
16 43 (2.49%) Kotlin
17 40 (2.32%) Perl
18 32 (1.86%) Go
19 31 (1.80%) VBA
20 28 (1.62%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,704 (98.84%) Degree
2 109 (6.32%) Numerate Degree
3 89 (5.16%) Master's Degree
4 70 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (3.48%) CISSP
6 37 (2.15%) CCNA
6 37 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (2.03%) CISM
8 34 (1.97%) CEH
9 33 (1.91%) PhD
10 31 (1.80%) Security Cleared
11 30 (1.74%) CCNP
12 29 (1.68%) MCSE
13 27 (1.57%) MCP
14 25 (1.45%) AWS Certification
14 25 (1.45%) CISA
15 24 (1.39%) CCIE
16 21 (1.22%) PMI Certification
16 21 (1.22%) PMP
17 19 (1.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (8.70%) QA
2 41 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.93%) GDPR
4 15 (0.87%) SLA
5 13 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.46%) COBIT
6 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (0.46%) NIST 800
7 7 (0.41%) PMO
8 6 (0.35%) IFRS
9 5 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.058%) MiFID
12 1 (0.058%) Solvency II
System Software
1 175 (10.15%) Docker
2 108 (6.26%) Active Directory
3 99 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (3.89%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.74%) vSphere
6 23 (1.33%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.35%) HDFS
7 6 (0.35%) iptables
7 6 (0.35%) KVM
8 5 (0.29%) Varnish
8 5 (0.29%) XenApp
9 4 (0.23%) GridGain
9 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.12%) Xen
12 1 (0.058%) Firmware
12 1 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 99 (5.74%) Ansible
2 77 (4.47%) Kubernetes
3 71 (4.12%) Puppet
4 62 (3.60%) Terraform
5 47 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.16%) Backup Exec
7 17 (0.99%) Mesos
8 13 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (0.64%) Ambari
9 11 (0.64%) Graphite
9 11 (0.64%) Marathon
9 11 (0.64%) SCCM
9 11 (0.64%) systemd
10 10 (0.58%) Grafana
11 7 (0.41%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.41%) Packer
12 5 (0.29%) Juju
12 5 (0.29%) Salt
12 5 (0.29%) SCOM
12 5 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 293 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 128 (7.42%) Oracle
3 120 (6.96%) VMware
4 91 (5.28%) Cisco
5 60 (3.48%) Google
6 56 (3.25%) SAP
7 54 (3.13%) EMC
8 48 (2.78%) NetApp
9 40 (2.32%) HP
10 39 (2.26%) Dell
11 38 (2.20%) Red Hat
12 35 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (1.74%) Tableau
14 27 (1.57%) Kaseya
15 26 (1.51%) Atlassian
15 26 (1.51%) F5
16 22 (1.28%) LogicMonitor
16 22 (1.28%) Palo Alto
17 20 (1.16%) Veritas
18 19 (1.10%) CheckPoint